KUALA LUMPUR, Dec 23 2018 (Bernama) -- Prime Minister Tun Dr Mahathir Mohamad today called for the private sector’s involvement towards the wellbeing of the veterans of the Malaysian Armed Forces (MAF), especially in job placement to qualified individuals.
He said such a move would not hurt the private sector as the new generation of MAF veterans had vast experience and expertise in various fields, from the food manufacturing sector to aerospace.
“Army veterans, aged...[Continue Reading]
KUALA LUMPUR, Dec 21 2018 (Bernama) -- Prime Minister Tun Dr Mahathir Mohamad tonight reminded the people on the importance of mastering English to acquire knowledge.
"I would like to remind everybody, English is not only for the people of England, it is a universal language. A language of knowledge.To acquire knowledge, you must know English.
To learn science and medicine, we need to have a good grasp of English," he said when speaking at the Sultan Abdul Hamid Old College...[Continue Reading]
PUTRAJAYA, Dec 20 2018 (Bernama) -- South Korea’s Foreign Minister Kang Kyung-wha paid a courtesy call on Prime Minister Tun Dr Mahathir Mohamad at his office here today.
Also at the meeting was Foreign Minister Datuk Saifuddin Abdullah who had met Kang earlier at Wisma Putra, the foreign ministry.
Dr Mahathir tweeted after the meeting: “We discussed on strengthening six decades of Malaysia & South Korea diplomatic ties by (the) year 2020 and the expansion of the...[Continue Reading]
KUALA LUMPUR, Dec 19 2018 (Bernama) -- Prime Minister Tun Dr Mahathir Mohamad has not decided whether the National Unity and Social Well-being Minister P. Waytha Moorthy should resign over calls by many parties for his alleged failure to contain interracial tensions over the riots at the Sri Maha Mariamman temple in Subang Jaya.
Dr Mahathir said people are free to express their opinion on the matter.
"(But) it is up to me to decide, I haven't decided yet," he told...[Continue Reading]
PUTRAJAYA, Dec 19 2018 (Bernama) -- Prime Minister Tun Dr Mahathir Mohamad and members of his Cabinet went on a luncheon cruise on the Putrajaya Lake today, taking in the sights from the 650-hectare man-made expanse of water.
The luncheon cruise, after the weekly meeting of the Cabinet, was organised by Federal Territories Minister Khalid Abdul Samad. Chief Secretary to the Government Datuk Seri Dr Ismail Bakar also joined the cruise.
Dr Mahathir took the opportunity of the cruise to...[Continue Reading]