TOKYO, Nov 4 2018 (Bernama) – Prime Minister Tun Dr Mahathir Mohamad will be conferred ”The Grand Cordon of the Order of the Paulownia Flowers” by the Emperor of Japan during his three-day working visit to the “Land of the Rising Sun” beginning Monday (Nov 5).
Malaysian Ambassador to Japan Datuk Ahmad Izlan Idris said the conferment of Japan’s highest award by Emperor Akihito which will take place at the Imperial Palace...[Continue Reading]
SEMENYIH, 4 Nov 2018 (Bernama) -- Tun Dr Mahathir Mohamad is confident that the Property Crowdfunding solution announced in Budget 2019 can drive the building of one million houses in 10 years as promised by Pakatan Harapan in their manifesto for the 14th General Election (GE14).
The prime minister said the scheme, the first of its kind in the world offered first time home buyers the chance to pay only 20 per cent to own a house while the remaining borne by investors via the...[Continue Reading]
PUTRAJAYA, Nov 3 2018 (Bernama) -- The government will defend Budget 2019, which is the maiden budget tabled under the Pakatan Harapan (PH) government, from any criticisms, said Prime Minister Tun Dr Mahathir Mohamad.
Dr Mahathir, who is also PH chairman, said basically it was a big budget although certain quarters had anticipated otherwise.
“Many were thinking Budget 2019 would be a small one because the government is facing financial...[Continue Reading]
SEPANG, Nov 1 2018 (Bernama) -- Malaysia's oldest and longest motorsports event, the Malaysian Motorcycle Grand Prix is no longer served as a spectators' event but has evolved into a platform for Malaysians to compete with the world's best, said Prime Minister Tun Dr Mahathir Mohamad.
"As the oldest and longest international event in Malaysia since 1991, the Malaysian Motorcycle Grand Prix continues to put our nation on the world map.
"Having the honour of...[Continue Reading]
KUALA LUMPUR, Nov 1 2018 (Bernama) -- Prime Minister Tun Dr Mahathir Mohamad said there is no necessity for political parties to set up their respective branches in public universities (UA).
He said this was because university students now had the freedom of speech.
"You are free to talk as you like. No need for the respective political parties (to open up their branches),” he told reporters after the Conferment of Fellowship of the Academy of Science Malaysia (ASM), here...[Continue Reading]