Mahathir Mohamad

Malaysia

Malaysia's new PM Muhyiddin pushes parliament to May, buys time to shore up support for confidence vote

“Give me a little time to set the main direction of this government and country under the new administration,” Muhyiddin said in his first address to the nation on Monday.

Malaysia

Mahathir poised to split with Anwar again in Malaysia shakeup

Is Dr M refusing to hand power to Anwar Ibrahim?

Palm oil

US$1.4 bil of Malaysian palm oil caught in crossfire as Mahathir angers India

Tensions between the two countries began in September when Mahathir told the United Nations that India “invaded and occupied” Kashmir and later criticized India’s citizenship amendment act.

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Influential People

SINGAPORE (DEC 27): These individuals left their impact on the world in 2019.

Malaysia

Dr M: Graft committed openly by top leaders

KUALA LUMPUR (Nov 6): Prime Minister Tun Dr Mahathir Mohamad said corruption in this country has over the years reached a level of almost becoming a lifestyle, with cash ushered in and heralded as the new king.

Global Markets

Briefs

SINGAPORE (Oct 14): “We have certainly received a lot of questions regarding the freedom to move money.” — Clifford Ng, managing partner at Zhong Lun Law Firm in Hong Kong, whose clients are keen to shift assets to Singapore.

Fake News

Malaysia to scrap anti-fake news law once used against Mahathir

KUALA LUMPUR (Oct 10): Malaysia is set to scrap an anti-fake news law that was once used to investigate Prime Minister Mahathir Mohamad during his election campaign.

Malaysia

Rough road to national reform in Malaysia

SINGAPORE (Sept 2): Who would have thought that as Malaysia celebrates its second Merdeka Day since voting in a new government, the question on everyone’s lips would be whether the Pakatan Harapan (PH) coalition will survive the next general election?

Malaysia

Malaysia has room to pump-prime, revise 3% fiscal target for 2020

SINGAPORE (Aug 12): Finance Minister Lim Guan Eng, who is slated to table Budget 2020 on Oct 11, has said that meeting the country’s fiscal consolidation targets will be “challenging” on the back of the US-China trade war, but added that the governm

Malaysia

Mahathir uses Huawei to needle the US

(June 20): China is definitely the new Japan. For Mahathir Mohamad, at least.
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