SHAH ALAM, Dec 8 2018 (Bernama) -- The Malays and Bumiputeras must work harder to compete with the other races in the country, said Prime Minister Tun Dr Mahathir Mohamad.
He said now, the fact was that many Malays and Bumiputeras had difficult lives and lived in rural areas even though they had political power.
"In our own country, we (Malays and Bumiputeras) have retreated far from conurbations and many of us are from poor families.
"Yes, today we are powerful...[Continue Reading]
PUTRAJAYA, Dec 7 2018 (Bernama) – Prime Minister Tun Dr Mahathir Mohamad said today Malaysia and Malaysians can only consider themselves developed when they can resist corruption and put a stop to it.
He said Malaysia needed to take corruption seriously if it wanted to join the ranks of developed countries and to be the tiger of Asia again.
"We did not get there by taking shortcuts to success,” he said in his keynote address at the Sheikh Tamim Bin Hamad...[Continue Reading]
PUTRAJAYA, Dec 7 (Bernama) -- “Don’t let me and the country down.” That was the loud and clear message from Prime Minister Tun Dr Mahathir Mohamad to the national football team ahead of their AFF Suzuki Cup final first-leg tie against Vietnam at the National Stadium, Bukit Jalil, on Dec 11.
Dr Mahathir, who will watch the final at the stadium, met the Harimau Malaya squad at Perdana Putra here today in a bid to spur them on.
“We must win so that we can be...[Continue Reading]
PUTRAJAYA, Dec 7 2018 (Bernama) – Prime Minister Tun Dr Mahathir Mohamad and the Emir of Qatar Sheikh Tamim Hamad Al Thani have unveiled the sculpture of a raised hand signifying international effort in combating corruption.
It was launched in conjunction with the third Sheikh Tamim Anti-Corruption International Excellence Award Programme as this is the first time Malaysia is chosen to host the prestigious programme from Dec 7 to 10.
The 12-metre steel monument was a gift from...[Continue Reading]
KUALA LUMPUR, Dec 6 2018 (Bernama) -- Malaysia and Qatar which celebrate their 44th year of diplomatic ties, are committed to increasing trade between both countries and improving bilateral cooperation on many other areas, said Prime Minister Tun Dr Mahathir Mohamad.
He also thanked the Emir of Qatar Sheikh Tamim Hamad Al-Thani for his working visit to Malaysia.
“I would like to thank His Highness Sheikh Tamim bin Hamad Al Thani, @TamimBinHamad Emir of Qatar for his visit...[Continue Reading]