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PM Mahathir unveils Agrobank’s new vision, mission

KUALA LUMPUR: Prime Minister Tun Dr Mahathir Mohamad has unveiled Agrobank’s new vision and mission to mark its Golden Jubilee anniversary. The bank’s new vision aspires to “empower agriculture beyond banking”, while its mission is to “provide ongoing support for

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We’re working hard to find Jho Low but it’s tough – PM

KUALA LUMPUR: The government is working hard to find fugitive businessman Low Taek Jho, or Jho Low, to face justice over his role in the 1Malaysia Development Bhd (1MDB) scandal, said Prime Minister Tun Dr Mahathir Mohamad. However, he acknowledged

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Mahathir will not set up a ‘backdoor govt’, says Guan Eng

KUCHING: Finance Minister Lim Guan Eng  is confident that Prime Minister Tun Dr Mahathir Mohamad will not subscribe to the notion of setting up a ‘backdoor government’. He said Mahathir, who is Parti Pribumi Bersatu Malaysia (Bersatu) national chairman, had rejected the

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Mahathir: No to Goldman’s 1MDB offer of under US$2b

KUALA LUMPUR: Malaysia has rejected an offer from Goldman Sachs of less than US$2 billion (RM8.33 billion) in compensation – over the 1MDB scandal, Prime Minister Tun Dr Mahathir Mohamad told the Financial Times on Friday – compared with its publicly stated demand

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Mahathir optimistic over nation’s recovery

KUALA LUMPUR: Tun Dr Mahathir Mohamad said the new government has been working overtime to re-energise and clean up the mess left behind by the previous administration, with the road to recovery visible now. Addressing the PNB Corporate Summit 2019

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PM transition issue can be discussed at presidential council meeting

BAKU: Tun Dr Mahathir Mohamad said he has no problems if the Prime Minister power transition issue was to be discussed in the Pakatan Harapan (PH) Presidential Council. “If there is a need to discuss, then it can be done

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Dr Mahathir’s visit to Turkmenistan to further boost ties

ASHGABAT: Tun Dr Mahathir Mohamad’s visit to Turkmenistan beginning Sunday (Oct 27) is expected to further strengthen existing friendly ties between Malaysia and this Central Asian nation. Malaysian ambassador to Turkmenistan Roseli Abdul said the Prime Minister’s visit was upon

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Mahathir: It hurts when Malay Dignity Congress is labeled as racist

KUALA LUMPUR: Tun Dr Mahathir Mohamed said it hurts him when the gathering of the Malays is being accused as being racist, while the other ethnic groups can have their gatherings to discuss their affairs. The Prime Minister said he attended the

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UMNO & PAS: Mahathir as PM for full term

KUALA LUMPUR: All 18 PAS MPs and six of the UMNO MPs have expressed support for Tun Dr Mahathir Mohamad to remain as the prime minister for the full electoral term of five years. Their expression of support comes in

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LTTE arrests: Police follow provision of law

LANGKAWI: The detentions of 12 individuals including two State Assemblymen to help in investigations over links to the Liberation Tigers of Tamil Eelam (LTTE) terrorist group were done in accordance with provisions under the existing law, said Tun Dr Mahathir

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