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The two sides of Mahathir Mohamad

I grew up during Tun Dr Mahathir Mohamad’s first tenure as Prime Minister of Malaysia. I lived through two versions of the Mahathir premiership. The first 10 years of Mahathir as Prime Minister witnessed Malaysia slowly becoming an ASEAN Tiger,

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The year of living dangerously

2019 was a tricky year for Pakatan Harapan. After winning the election the previous year, the pressure was on full steam for the new government to meet the high expectations of the electorate. Perhaps a resounding success was never realistic,

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Najib involved in Altantuya’s murder? Pakatan wants to muzzle me, says ex-PM

PUCHONG: Former prime minister Datuk Seri Najib Tun Razak alleged that the Pakatan Harapan government is moving to silence him for good by implicating him to the murder Mongolian translator, Altantuya Shaariibuu in 2006. In a Facebook post today, the

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Muhyiddin: Stop internal party dispute

JAKARTA: Bersatu president Tan Sri Muhyiddin Yassin said Pakatan Harapan leaders should stop any turmoil or disputes, which could give a negative impression on the government and affect people’s confidence. Without pinpointing on any leader, Muhyiddin said everyone should be

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Dr M: “I will look into claims of ‘deep state’ among government servants”

LANGKAWI: Prime Minister Tun Dr Mahathir Mohamad said he will seek information on the allegations of the existence of a ‘deep state’ (daulah terpendam), which is trying to sabotage the administration of the Pakatan Harapan government, among civil servants. He

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Govt removes cap on GP fees, Najib flays Pakatan

PUCHONG: In an unexpected move, the government decided to abolish the cap on consultation fees imposed by medical general practitioners and dentists. In a statement, Health Minister Datuk Seri Dzulkefly Ahmad said the Cabinet made the decision to allow let

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Najib: Focus on the economy, not lewd tattoo exhibition

PUCHONG: Former prime minister Datuk Seri Najib Tun Razak criticised the government for harping on petty issues rather than resolving pressing matters, such as the worsening state of the economy. In a Facebook post, the Pekan MP said foreign capital

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Dr M: Stop being hypocrites, racist over Chin Peng

SEOUL: Stop being a hypocrite about Chin Peng’s ashes being brought back to Malaysia and get over it, said Prime Minister Tun Dr Mahathir Mohamad. “Who are we trying to appease by raising this issue? Do you want us to

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Child marriage in Malaysia – A case of weak politicians and misplaced priority

Every child deserves to be educated and nurtured with care in their formative years. Child marriage – would instead be putting children’s future at risk. Deputy Women, Family and Community Development Minister Hannah Yeoh announced that 14,999 child marriages were

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PSM: Who calls the shots in Pakatan? Everyone seems to be like headless chicken

Everyday we get more and more confused on how Pakatan Harapan (PH) actually makes decisions. There seem to be many ways to it. It is also frustrating that PH continues to occupy the main media space with all their infighting

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