SINGAPORE, Nov 13 (Bernama) -- Prime Minister Tun Dr Mahathir Mohamad is to make a nostalgic return to his alma mater - King Edward VII College of Medicine, National University of Singapore (NUS), today.
At the university, he will be conferred an Honorary of Doctor of Laws.
Later, at noon, the Prime Minister will be accorded recognition as Honorary Distinguished Patron by the ASEAN Federation of Engineering Organisations (AFEO).
Dr Mahathir is also scheduled to attend...[Continue Reading]
SINGAPORE, Nov 13 (Bernama) – Singapore and Malaysia have expressed their willingness to have further discussions to better understand each other’s position on the 1962 Water Agreement, according to the republic’s Ministry of Foreign Affairs (MFA).
The Ministry said this in response to media queries on discussions between Singapore Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong and his Malaysian counterpart Tun Dr Mahathir Mohamad Monday.
“Both sides expressed their differing...[Continue Reading]
SINGAPORE, Nov 12 (Bernama) – Malaysia hopes to continue with good relations, both economically and in terms of mutual respect for each other with Singapore, says Tun Dr Mahathir Mohamad.
The Prime Minister who arrived here today for a two-day official visit described Malaysia and Singapore as twins, except “the elder twin is little bit bigger and older than the younger twin”.
“But we have been able to live together in reasonably harmonious terms,” he...[Continue Reading]
SINGAPORE, Nov 12 (Bernama) – Tun Dr Mahathir Mohamad said Malaysia and Singapore have a role to play in the Southeast Asian region together and both can be very effective in helping the whole region grow.
The Prime Minister noted that the formation of ASEAN, a 10-nation grouping, “is very important.”
Dr Mahathir is in the island city-state for a two-day official visit beginning today, during which he will join nine other heads of government for the 33rd ASEAN...[Continue Reading]
SINGAPORE, Nov 12 (Bernama) – The 1962 water agreement was one of the matters that was raised during the bilateral meeting between Prime Minister Tun Dr Mahathir Mohamad and his Singaporean counterpart Lee Hsien Loong here today.
“We raised some of the issues in the past which were regarded as controversial,” Dr Mahathir told reporters on the sidelines of a high-tea event with the Malaysian diaspora here.
“I thought I have to state our stand on it. I think by...[Continue Reading]