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Mahathir, Hsien Loong hold annual talks in Putrajaya

PUTRAJAYA: Prime Minister Tun Dr Mahathir Mohamad and his Singapore counterpart Lee Hsien Loong met today for discussions under the framework of the 9th Malaysia-Singapore Leaders’ Retreat. Lee arrived at Perdana Putra here at 10am and was welcomed by Mahathir

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PM: Malaysia will withdraw Rome Statute ratification

PUTRAJAYA: Malaysia will withdraw from ratifying an international treaty that covers serious crimes and crimes against humanity known as the Rome Statute. Prime Minister Tun Dr Mahathir Mohamad said the Cabinet has decided not to ratify the Rome Statute of the International

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EU risks trade war with Malaysia over palm oil: Mahathir

LANGKAWI: The European Union risks opening up a trade war with Malaysia over its “grossly unfair” policies aimed at reducing the use of palm oil, Prime Minister Tun Dr Mahathir Mohamad said on Thursday. This month, the European Commission concluded that

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Mahathir to officiate Al Sharq youth conference

PUCHONG: Prime Minister Dr Mahathir Mohamad would be officiating the Al Sharq Youth conference in Kuala Lumpur on May 1 and 2 this year.  Al Sharq which translates to the orient brings about youths from various races and faiths to

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Mahathir and Hsien Loong for retreat in Putrajaya

KUALA LUMPUR: Prime Minister Tun Dr Mahathir Mohamad and his Singapore counterpart Lee Hsien Loong will meet for the 9th Singapore-Malaysia Leaders’ Retreat in Putrajaya on April 8 and 9. The annual retreat was to have taken place last November, but

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PM Mahathir: LIMA triggers Malaysia to keep up with growing defence industry

LANGKAWI: The introduction of Langkawi International Maritime and Aerospace Exhibition (LIMA) in 1991 has helped to trigger Malaysia keep up with the catalytic and rapidly growing defence industry, said Tun Dr Mahathir Mohamad. The Prime Minister, when launching LIMA ‘19

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Dr Mahathir: I’m also disappointed with remarks by Nurul Izzah

ALOR SETAR – PKR’s Nurul Izzah Anwar has come under fire from PPBM leaders over an interview with Singapore’s Straits Times in which she called party chairman and Prime Minister Dr Mahathir Mohamad a former dictator. “Never mind, many people

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Mahathir: No plans to buy aircraft from China yet: Mahathir

SERDANG: The government has no plans to buy aircraft from China as of now, according to Prime Minister Tun Dr Mahathir Mohamad. Responding to a question on his statement yesterday that Malaysia could retaliate by looking at buying fighter jets

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Pakistan sends subtle messages to India

ISLAMABAD — The annual Pakistan Day military parade in Islamabad, held on a rainy March 23, showcased the country’s military arsenal in a big way to allies, while sending clear but distinct messages to India and the United States. The

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PM: No more new tax for this year, but reforms

KUALA LUMPUR: There will be no new tax for this year, except for sugar tax which was announced during the 2019 Budget, Prime Minister Tun Dr Mahathir Mohamad announced today. “(However), it (implementation) is delayed a bit as we want

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