PUTRAJAYA, Oct 10 2018 (Bernama) -- All the people in the country, even the administrators and the Rulers, have to abide by the laws because this is important in the ongoing process of rehabilitating the country, Tun Dr Mahathir Mohamad said today.
The Prime Minister, reminding about the Rule of Law principle of the Rukun Negara, said non-compliance with the laws can lead to chaos and make the recovery process difficult.
“We have to abide by the laws in everything that we do....[Continue Reading]
KUALA LUMPUR, Oct 9 2018 (Bernama) -- Manufacturers need to diversify and expand their portfolio in order to help grow the country's economy, said Prime Minister Tun Dr Mahathir Mohamad.
"Manufacturing is a good business that can contribute much and also can grow the economy of this country… There are literally millions of products that you can manufacture in this country.
"I expect our manufacturers will learn to acquire the skills and knowledge (needed) to...[Continue Reading]
KUALA LUMPUR, Oct 9 2018 (Bernama) -- Prime Minister Tun Dr Mahathir Mohamad said there is a need for a new indicator to measure the wealth of the nation.
He said the calculation on the basis of averaging is not very accurate.
"We need to recalibrate. Do we get really something real when we talk about GDP and per capita income?," he said in his closing address at the Khazanah Megatrends Forum 2018, here today.
Giving an example, he said that if there were...[Continue Reading]
KUALA LUMPUR, Oct 9 2018 (Bernama) -- The government needs to find other sources of funds to repay its debt, including imposing new taxes and selling some of its assets, says Prime Minister Tun Dr Mahathir Mohamad.
"That is one of the ways for the government to raise money but we haven't decided on any new tax," he said at the “Malaysia: A New Dawn Investors’ Conference” here today.
Speaking to reporters later, he said the new tax regime...[Continue Reading]
KUALA LUMPUR, Oct 7 2018 (Bernama) – Prime Minister Tun Dr Mahathir Mohamad has declined an invitation to join in a forum with PAS president Datuk Seri Abdul Hadi Awang during his visit to Port Dickson tomorrow.
However, the Prime Minister did not rule out the possibility of joining such a forum at another time.
Dr Mahathir asserted that he was going down to Port Dickson tomorrow only to campaign for Pakatan Harapan candidate Datuk Seri Anwar Ibrahim.
"There's no...[Continue Reading]