ALOR SETAR, Aug 25 2018 (Bernama) – Prime Minister Tun Dr Mahathir Mohamad said the government intends to develop the nation by focusing on the agenda of ‘enriching the people’ through the creation of more job and business opportunities.
Dr Mahathir, who is also Pakatan Harapan (PH) chairman, said this was to educate the people to be more independent and efficient in generating their own income through businesses as well as to help improve the country’s...[Continue Reading]
LANGKAWI, Aug 25 2018 (Bernama) -- The government will provide an allocation to rebuild the homes of Langkawi residents who were hit by flash floods on Thursday, said Prime Minister Tun Dr Mahathir Mohamad.
He said the work would be carried out as soon as possible so that they could go back to their normal lives.
“We will provide the funding for the repairs so that they can return to their homes,” he told a press conference after visiting victims sheltered at...[Continue Reading]
PUTRAJAYA, Aug 23 2018 (Bernama) – The Association of Drivers of Taxis, Hire Cars and Premium Executive Limousines (Perjiwa) said today it had received an assurance from Prime Minister Tun Dr Mahathir Mohamad to resolve the problems of taxi drivers in the country.
Perjiwa chairman Zailani Isaisuludin said the assurance was given at a two-hour meeting that representatives of taxi drivers had with Dr Mahathir at the Perdana Leadership Foundation here.
“The prime minister...[Continue Reading]
KUALA LUMPUR, Aug 21 2018 (Bernama) – Prime Minister Tun Dr Mahathir Mohamad today expressed his gratitude to Allah that Muslims in this country could celebrate Aidiladha this year in peace and harmony under the leadership of the new government.
"Selamat Hari Raya Aidiladha to all Malaysians who are Muslims. And (the people of) our country now no longer feels suspicious of the ruling government, which adheres to the principles of Islam.
"I once again wish to express...[Continue Reading]
BEIJING, Aug 21 2018 (Bernama) -- Malaysia needs to learn from China on how such a big country with 1.4 billion population can meet the needs of its people in term of foods, technology and employment, said Tun Dr Mahathir Mohamad.
The Prime Minister said China managed to provide enough food for its people, produced enough rice and exported it too.
“Malaysia, with 30 million population, only manages to produce rice to meet 70 per cent of our needs even though the government...[Continue Reading]