BANGKOK, Dec 16 2018 (Bernama) -- Thailand’s Rangsit University (RUS) Sunday presented Malaysian Prime Minister Tun Dr Mahathir Mohamad an honorary doctorate degree in social leadership, business and politics.
The university presented the honorary degree to Dr Mahathir at its 34th convocation at its main campus in Mueang Pathum Thani District, 30 km from here, where some 5,950 of the university's graduates are scheduled to receive their scrolls Sunday.
Dr Mahathir is the...[Continue Reading]
KUALA LUMPUR, Dec 15 2018 (Bernama) -- Prime Minister Tun Dr Mahathir Mohamad paid his last respects today to former Information Minister Tan Sri Zainuddin Maidin who died yesterday.
Dr Mahathir arrived at 9.15 am at the Surau At Tarbiah in Taman Melawati and attended the funeral prayers along with hundreds of family members, other relatives and friends.
He chatted with the next-of-kin of Zainuddin who died of a cardiac arrest yesterday at the age of 79 at the Serdang...[Continue Reading]
KUALA LUMPUR, Dec 14 2018 (Bernama) -- Marking the 20th anniversary of the Islamic Arts Museum Malaysia (IAMM), Tun Dr Mahathir Mohamad said it stands as a reminder of the achievements of the Muslims and the Islamic civilisation as well as how they could slip down the road.
The Prime Minister noted that in setting up the museum, it was not merely to glorify the Islamic past or intended to look down at other civilisations.
He said exhibitions at the museum should serve as a reminder...[Continue Reading]
KUALA LUMPUR, Dec 12 2018 (Bernama) -- Prime Minister Tun Dr Mahathir Mohamad hopes the collaboration between Proton Holdings Bhd and Zhejiang Geely Holdings Group (Proton-Geely) collaboration will produce a truly Malaysian car in the future.
Since teaming up with Geely, Proton has made progress including the launch of its first sport utility vehicle, the X70.
"Of course this car is not designed and built by Proton entirely but in order to be fast on the road, you have to cut...[Continue Reading]
PUTRAJAYA, Dec 11 2018 (Bernama) -- Malaysia is going for a greener diesel in February next year.
Prime Minister Tun Dr Mahathir Mohamad today launched the B10 Biodiesel Programme that will see the fuel – comprising 10 per cent palm oil biodiesel and 90 per cent fossil diesel – used by all types of diesel vehicles in the transportation sector beginning Feb 1, 2019.
The use of 10 per cent palm oil biodiesel in Malaysia for vehicles such as four-wheel-drive vehicles,...[Continue Reading]