SINGAPORE, Nov 14 (Bernama) -- China seems committed to concluding talks with Southeast Asian nations on a code of conduct in the South China Sea in three years, Tun Dr Mahathir Mohamad said here Wednesday.
The Malaysian Prime Minister said: "I think we all want to settle this problem. And I think China is committed to resolving this problem of basically the (COC in) the South China Sea in three years.”
Asked if he sees any obstacles, he said: "So far,...[Continue Reading]
SINGAPORE, Nov 14 (Bernama) -- Malaysian Prime Minister Tun Dr Mahathir Mohamad, who is here to attend the 33rd ASEAN Summit and related summits, will meet with International Monetary Fund (IMF) chief Christine Lagarde who is scheduled to call on him Wednesday.
He is also scheduled to attend the second summit of the Regional Comprehensive Economic Partnership (RCEP) on Wednesday.
Dr Mahathir and the other ASEAN leaders will also participate in the ASEAN Plus Three Summit; the...[Continue Reading]
SINGAPORE, Nov 13 (Bernama) – Myanmar should have emulated Malaysia in accepting people of foreign origin after the latter became independent 61 years ago, Malaysian Prime Minister Tun Dr Mahathir Mohamad said here Tuesday.
“Rohingyas should be treated as (its) citizens,” he said at a press conference after attending the ASEAN Business and Investment Summit 2018 held in conjunction with the 33rd ASEAN Summit here Tuesday.
He was asked what ASEAN, the 10-member...[Continue Reading]
SINGAPORE, Nov 13 (Bernama) -- Stolen 1Malaysia Development Bhd (1MDB) money amounting to a whopping US$4.3 billion (about RM18 billion) will make its way to Malaysia but not all of it, Malaysian Prime Minister Tun Dr Mahathir Mohamad said here Tuesday.
“The DOJ (Department of Justice of the United States) says it is about US$4.3 billion. We hope to get that money but much may have already been lost along the way,” he said.
The process will also take some time, he...[Continue Reading]
SINGAPORE, Nov 13 (Bernama) – Malaysia and Russia expressed hope to increase trade between the two countries.
Both Prime Minister Tun Dr Mahathir Mohamad and Russian President Vladimir Putin held bilateral meetings on the sidelines of the 33rd ASEAN Summit in the island city.
Putin is attending the 3rd ASEAN-Russia Summit and 13th East Asia Summit.
Last year, Malaysia and Russia celebrated their 50th anniversary of the establishment of diplomatic...[Continue Reading]