BEIJING, Aug 20 2018 (Bernama) -- Tun Dr Mahathir Mohamad said the multi-billion East Coast Rail Link (ECRL) and Trans-Sabah Gas Pipeline (TSGP) projects are cancelled for now.
The prime minister said Chinese President Xi Jinping and premier Li Keqiang understood the reasons behind the cancellation of the two Chinese government-backed projects.
"I have explained to them and they understood the situation and accepted them," Dr Mahathir told journalists at the end of his...[Continue Reading]
BEIJING, Aug 21 2018 (Bernama) -- Malaysian Prime Minister Tun Dr Mahathir Mohamad, who is on a five-day official visit to China, Tuesday visited the Chinese Academy of Agricultural Sciences here to learn of China's agricultural innovation and technological advancement.
During the visit, Dr Mahathir showed a keen interest in the research conducted by the innovation-driven organisation.
The research conducted by the academy, among others, focused on addressing strategic and...[Continue Reading]
BEIJING, Aug 20 2018 (Bernama) -- Tun Dr Mahathir Mohamad on Monday asked Beijing to be more sympathetic with regard to Malaysia's current fiscal issues.
The Malaysian prime minister was hopeful that China would understand the situation and would be able to help resolve it.
"We hope that China understands our problem and would be sympathetic in regard to our internal fiscal problems," he said at a joint press conference with his Chinese counterpart, Premier Li Keqiang,...[Continue Reading]
PUTRAJAYA, Aug 20 2018 (Bernama) -- Malaysia and China have inked two memorandums of understanding (MoUs) on the use of palm-based biofuel collaborative research and development, and rubber research.
Prime Minister Tun Dr Mahathir Mohamad, who is on his official visit to China, and Chinese Premier Li Keqiang witnessed the signing of the MoUs today at the Great Hall of the People in Beijing.
In a statement today, the Ministry of Primary Industries said the agreement on collaborative...[Continue Reading]
PUTRAJAYA, Aug 20 2018 (Bernama) -- Malaysia has succeeded in sealing an export protocol with China for frozen whole fruit durians. The protocol was signed by Agriculture and Agro-based Industry Minister Datuk Salahuddin Ayub and General Administration of Customs Minister Ni Yuefeng today at the Great Hall of the People, Beijing, and witnessed by Prime Minister Tun Dr Mahathir Mohamad and Chinese Premier Li Keqiang.
In a statement today, the Ministry of Agriculture and Agro-based...[Continue Reading]