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Dr M: Existing civil servants will receive pensions

KUALA LUMPUR: Prime Minister Tun Dr Mahathir Mohamad today assured that civil servants currently in service and has confirmed their status in the pension scheme will continue to receive the benefits of the scheme. He said retirement benefits enjoyed by

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Defiant Mahathir stands by Kashmir comments

Prime Minister Tun Dr Mahathir Mohamad today said that he will not retract his comments on the Jammu and Kashmir issue, despite boycott threats of Malaysian palm oil by India. “We speak out our mind and we don’t retract and

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Dr M: Govt looking at ways to protect gig economy workers

KUALA LUMPUR: The government is studying the formulation of legislation to prevent employers from oppressing workers in the gig economy and look after the welfare of workers in the sector, said prime minister Tun Dr Mahathir Mohamad. He said at

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India trade body tells members not to import Malaysian palm oil

NEW DELHI: An Indian trade body representing oilseed crushers yesterday advised its members not to buy palm oil from Malaysia, taking a cue from New Delhi’s protest against Prime Minister Tun Dr Mahathir Mohamad’s remarks on the Kashmir conflict. “The

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How to manage a plural society? Make everyone unhappy, says Dr M

KUALA LUMPUR: Displease everyone! That is Prime Minister Tun Dr Mahathir Mohamad’s formula in managing a multiracial country like Malaysia. “I have always maintained that the best way to satisfy a multiracial nation is to ensure that no one feels

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Dr M to superpowers: Move away your warships from South China Sea

KUALA LUMPUR: Prime Minister Tun Dr Mahathir Mohamad today said the presence of warships in the South China Sea can lead to big accidents and unnecessary conflicts in the area. He said at the moment, ships are still free to

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Mahathir warns of possible trade sanctions on Malaysia

Prime Minister Tun Dr Mahathir Mohamad said today Malaysia could be hit with trade sanctions amid rising protectionism highlighted by the US-China tariff war. Mahathir did not mention the source of possible sanctions on the Southeast Asian country, but said

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Dr M: It’s a miracle M’sia did not tank due to 1MDB

KUALA LUMPUR: It was a near miracle that Malaysia was not bankrupted due to the damage done by the previous kleptocratic regime as they turned the nation’s coffers into their personal kitty, claimed Prime Minister Tun Dr Mahathir Mohamad said

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BRI comic book issue: Dr M not involved, says PMO

KUALA LUMPUR: Prime Minister Tun Dr Mahathir Mohamad was never involved in the publication of the comic book titled ‘Belt and Road Initiative for Win Winism’ or knew anything about its content for that matter. The Prime Minister’s Office (PMO),

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Dr M: Youngsters should glean knowledge on business, finance

KUALA LUMPUR: Prime Minister Tun Dr Mahathir Mohamad urged the younger generation to acquire knowledge on finance and business in facing the economy in the next five years. Mahathir, who was responding to a question posted by Instagram user with

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