LANGKAWI, June 30 (Bernama) - Malaysia's ratings will continue to rise as long as the government is able to manage its economy well, Prime Minister Tun Dr Mahathir Mohamad said today.
He was commenting on the S&P Global Ratings yesterday which reaffirmed Malaysia's foreign currency and local currency ratings with a stable outlook. It had reaffirmed the country's 'A-/A-2' foreign currency and 'A/A-1' local currency ratings.
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LANGKAWI, June 30 (Bernama) - The Pakatan Harapan government will offer services that can increase employment and business opportunities for the people to improve their standard of living, Prime Minister Tun Dr Mahathir Mohamad said today.
This was different from the approach of the previous government which was more inclined to give money to the people to garner their support, he said.
"Our way is not to bribe the people in the hope of securing their support," he said at...[Continue Reading]
LANGKAWI, June 30 (Bernama) - The Pakatan Harapan government has pledged not to do what the previous government had done - failing to uphold the people's trust, Prime Minister Tun Dr Mahathir Mohamad said today.
He said he and the Pakatan Harapan coalition could be toppled by the people if they did anything contrary to the laws and religion.
"Tell me if I cheat. I can be dropped. Likewise, the Pakatan Harapan elected representatives who cheat or do not uphold the trust can...[Continue Reading]
JAKARTA, June 29 (Bernama) - The chief executives or directors of government-linked companies (GLCs) under the Pakatan Harapan (PH) government will be from among those who are truly professional and they will not be paid high salaries, Tun Dr Mahathir Mohamad said here.
The Malaysian Prime Minister said the previous (Barisan Nasional) government had put many political appointees in charge of GLCs although they lacked management capability and were paid high salaries.
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JAKARTA, June 29 (Bernama) - Malaysian Prime Minister Tun Dr Mahathir Mohamad said here Friday that any minister found to have been involved in corruption or irregularities would be dropped from the Pakatan Harapan (PH) Cabinet.
He said the errant minister would be removed immediately.
Dr Mahathir was asked about the criteria for the appointment of the Cabinet ministers, a second batch of whom would be sworn in at Istana Negara on July 2.
He spoke to Malaysian journalists on...[Continue Reading]