SINGAPORE, Nov 15 (Bernama) – Malaysia on Thursday described an Australian plan to move its embassy in Tel Aviv to Jerusalem as something that is not going to be helpful.
Prime Minister Tun Dr Mahathir Mohamad said that adding to the cause of terrorism is not going to be helpful.
He said he pointed this out during his bilateral meeting Thursday with his Australian counterpart Scott John Morrison on the sidelines of the 33rd ASEAN Summit and Related Summits here.
SINGAPORE, Nov 15 (Bernama) -- Prime Minister Tun Dr Mahathir Mohamad is scheduled to have three bilateral meetings on the sidelines of the 33rd ASEAN Summit here, today.
The Prime Minister will have a bilateral meeting with Australian Prime Minister Scott Morrison, followed by a meeting with Vietnam's Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc and New Zealand's Prime Minister, Jacinda Ardern.
Besides the bilateral meetings, Dr Mahathir will also attend several other ASEAN...[Continue Reading]
SINGAPORE, Nov 14 (Bernama) -- Prime Minister Tun Dr Mahathir Mohamad rejected claims that Petronas’ RM30 billion special payment to the government would affect its operations.
"Petronas wouldn't give the money if it affects their operations. They are able to spare the RM30 billion.
"They used to give us RM80 billion at the time when the price of oil was at US$120 (per barrel)...what is RM30 billion? RM30 billion is because the price of oil is at US$70 per...[Continue Reading]
SINGAPORE, Nov 14 (Bernama) -- The International Monetary Fund (IMF) recognises the somewhat unorthodox measures Malaysia took during the 1997/98 Asian financial crisis to insulate the economy and the ringgit against further speculative attacks by unscrupulous hedge funds and currency speculators.
"She knows about our past relations with IMF and she says they are not like that now," Prime Minister Tun Dr Mahathir Mohamad said when asked on what transpired during a courtesy call...[Continue Reading]
SINGAPORE, Nov 14 (Bernama) – Malaysian Prime Minister Tun Dr Mahathir Mohamad has made an intervention on Rohingya issues during the 33rd ASEAN Summit.
“I did mention about the situation in Rakhine state. We urged (that) efforts should be made to correct the wrongdoings,” he said to the Malaysian media after receiving a courtesy call from the International Monetary Fund (IMF) Chief, Christine Lagarde here.
Dr Mahathir, who is here for the 33rd Asean Summit...[Continue Reading]