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Deconstructing Dr M’s racist rage against Dong Zong

The Prime Minister Tun Dr Mahathir Mohamad has called Dong Zong (the National Chinese School Committees’ Association) racist because of its opposition to the inclusion of khat in the primary school Bahasa Malaysia curriculum. According to Mahathir, “if the education

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Pakatan leaders: Cast aside disruptive polemics and unite as Malaysians

PUCHONG: The top leaders of Pakatan Harapan urged the public to cast aside polemics that could disrupt national unity and destroy the country. In a joint statement today, Pakatan leaders said that divisive politics that only benefit a select few

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PSM to govt: Buck up and resolve rising racial, religious tension

PUCHONG: Parti Sosialis Malaysia (PSM) today criticised the Pakatan Harapan government for dragging its feet in resolving the rising racial and religious tension in the country. In a statement, PSM deputy chairperson S Arutchelvan said when there is a crisis,

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Dr M: Gov’t to nurture culture of entrepreneurship

KUALA LUMPUR: The government aims to create a culture of entrepreneurship to encourage them to become job creators and provide guidance to those working in their respective industries, said Prime Minister Tun Dr Mahathir Mohamad. He said through the National

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MySalam: RM400 million premium for a RM 3million pay out?

Dear Tun Dr Mahathir, Three weeks ago, a 48 year-old lorry driver with stage four colon cancer came to see me as he was in financial distress. He had been the sole breadwinner and family finances were deeply in the

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Dr M: A leader must have integrity and honesty

SHAH ALAM: Prime Minister Tun Dr Mahathir Mohamad said a leader should be a person of integrity and honesty or risk having the person turning corrupt. Speaking at the 10th University Scholars Leadership Symposium 2019, Mahathir also said a leader

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Dr M: I did not change Najib’s seating arrangement

PUTRAJAYA: Prime Minister Tun Dr Mahathir Mohamad said he was not involved in the seating arrangement of his predecessor Datuk Seri Najib Tun Razak during the Installation of the 16th Yang di-Pertuan Agong on Tuesday. He said matters concerning seating

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Dr M: Govt still awaits Lynas’ proposal on waste disposal

PUTRAJAYA: The government is still awaiting Lynas Corp’s proposal in dealing with its rare-earth processing waste, said Prime Minister Tun Dr Mahathir Mohamad. “We are giving this condition to Lynas that they should have a plan for dealing with their

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PAS: Pakatan’s ‘civil war’ will damage Malaysia

PUCHONG: The infighting within Pakatan Harapan and the purported power struggle among its leaders will dent Malaysia’s progress. In a statement, PAS deputy president Datuk Seri Tuan Ibrahim Tuan Man said the apparent rift within PKR was also undermining Prime

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Dr M denies proposed takeover of highways put on hold

PUTRAJAYA: Prime Minister Tun Dr Mahathir Mohamad today denied that the proposed RM6.2 billion takeover of four highway concessionaires has been put on hold pending a review. He also refuted a news report saying that the plan was initiated without

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