SINGAPORE, Nov 13 (Bernama) -- Malaysia seeks Russia help to maintain the aircraft bought from Moscow, Prime Minister Tun Dr Mahathir Mohamad said today.
"As you know we have bought a number of Russian aircraft and I think we need to learn more on how to maintain and repair the aircraft," he said during his bilateral meeting with Russian President Vladimir Putin.
However, further details were not available as the press were asked to leave.
Malaysia is known to have...[Continue Reading]
SINGAPORE, Nov 13 (Bernama) -- ASEAN needs to continuously expand its market by engaging in Free-Trade Agreements such as the Regional Comprehensive Economic Partnership (RCEP), but it must also be steadfast not to resort to unfair deals or pacts that give dominance to anyone.
In his maiden speech on the ASEAN platform after 15 years, Prime Minister Tun Dr Mahathir Mohamad said what the regional grouping requires is a fair and mutually beneficial trade and investment cooperation that...[Continue Reading]
SINGAPORE, Nov 13 (Bernama) -- Prime Minister Tun Dr Mahathir Mohamad said he had always wanted to be a politician.
"I was a politician first, who became a doctor, because without some degree or awards from universities, people would not believe what I say to them."
However, he said medicine was a good foundation for politics.
"In medicine, when you have a problem, you go into the history, do some physical examination, X-ray and diagnose the disease and give...[Continue Reading]
SINGAPORE, Nov 13 (Bernama) – Malaysian Prime Minister Tun Dr Mahathir Mohamad said Tuesday he hopes the National University of Singapore (NUS) and the University of Malaya (UM) will engage in more joint research.
He said the two tertiary institutions have shown how they can work together in research to develop something to help society as a whole and sick people in particular.
“I was impressed with the cooperation, especially in the treatment of leukemia. It affects many...[Continue Reading]
SINGAPORE, Nov 13 (Bernama) -- It was a sweet nostalgic return for both Prime Minister Tun Dr Mahathir Mohamad and wife Tun Dr Siti Hasmah Mohamad Ali to their alma mater, the King Edward VII College of Medicine, which is now part of the National University of Singapore (NUS).
Upon arrival, Dr Mahathir, who was in the class of students of the college who graduated in 1953, was received by Singapore’s Minister for Health, Gan Kim Yong.