BANDAR SERI BEGWAN, Sept 3 2018 (Bernama) -- The government will be looking into the delay of the construction of the Pan Borneo Highway in Sabah where funds have been channelled.
Prime Minister Tun Dr Mahathir Mohamad said the government would be investigating into where the huge amount of funds had gone to as it involved a major development and the government was committed to continue the implementation of the highway even though it maybe delayed from the target...[Continue Reading]
BANDAR SERI BEGAWAN, Sept 3 2018 (Bernama) -- Prime Minister Tun Dr Mahathir Mohamad today also expressed shock over the acquittal of former Penang Chief Minister Lim Guan from corruption charges.
The charges were related to alleged conversion of land status and purchase of a bungalow at below market value.
The Penang High Court today acquitted both Lim and co-accused Phang Li Koon of corruption charges in connection to the land conversion and bungalow...[Continue Reading]
BANDAR SERI BEGAWAN, Sept 2 2018 (Bernama) -- Prime Minister Tun Dr Mahathir Mohamad arrived at the Brunei International Airport here to begin a two-day official visit to Brunei Darussalam.
The aircraft carrying the Prime Minister and wife Tun Dr Siti Hasmah Mohd Ali and delegation touched down at about 4.25 pm and were met upon arrival by Crown Prince of Brunei Pengiran Muda Mahkota Al-Muhtadee Billah.
This is Dr Mahathir’s second official visit to an Southeast Asian nation...[Continue Reading]
KUALA LUMPUR, Sept 1 2018 (Bernama) -- Tun Dr Mahathir Mohamad has assured that the government would give fair treatment to Sabah and Sarawak and will not differentiate between policy and development implementation in the two states with those in Peninsular Malaysia.
The prime minister said, in terms of minimum wage for example, both states would enjoy the same amount as in Peninsular Malaysia besides infrastructure development.
“We need to develop infrastructure in Sabah and...[Continue Reading]
KUALA LUMPUR, Sept 1 2018(Bernama) -- The Government will continue to negotiate the terms of the Comprehensive and Progressive Agreement for Trans-Pacific Partnership (CPTPP) until it is satisfied that they will not be detrimental to the country, Tun Dr Mahathir Mohamad said.
"We have scrutinised the agreement and found many things that are detrimental to us in our efforts to develop the country.
“We are a developing country but among CPTPP members there are developed...[Continue Reading]