JAKARTA, June 29 (Bernama) - Visiting Malaysian Prime Minister Tun Dr Mahathir Mohamad Friday spoke of the possibility of reviving the proposed project of a Malaysia-Indonesia car for the ASEAN market.
He said the idea was brought up when he test-drove a Proton car in Malaysia in February 2015 with visiting Indonesian President Joko Widodo sitting beside him.
"I was no longer the Prime Minister then," he said. Dr Mahathir was Prime Minister of Malaysia from 1981 to 2003....[Continue Reading]
KUALA LUMPUR, June 28 (Bernama) - Tun Dr Mahathir Mohamad today said that the government is eyeing to put in place a proper policy for foreign workers.
This, the prime minister said, would help address questionable manners with which they were being brought into the country.
"Actually we're studying to try and find a proper policy for foreign workers...they are many wrong things being done (with regard to their recruitment)," he said at the American Malaysian Chamber...[Continue Reading]
JAKARTA, June 28 (Bernama) - Datuk Seri Najib Tun Razak will be charged in court soon, said Prime Minister Tun Dr Mahathir Mohamad.
Dr Mahathir said the authorities were currently investigating and gathering strong evidence on the 1Malaysia Development Bhd (1MDB) as well as the murder case of the Mongolian model Altantuya Shaariibuu.
"I think he (Najib) will be brought to the court soon," he said during a meeting with Malaysians in Indonesia in conjunction with his...[Continue Reading]
KUALA LUMPUR, June 28 (Bernama) - The government is hopeful of a substantial reduction in the amount of government debt within the next few months, said Prime Minister Tun Dr Mahathir Mohamad said.
He said since taking over as prime minister, his government had cancelled a number of costly projects which contributed to the overall debt reduction.
"Trying to reduce debt is a tough job, but we have cancelled a number of costly projects," he said at the American Malaysian...[Continue Reading]
PETALING JAYA, June 25 (Bernama) - Prime Minister Tun Dr Mahathir Mohamad said he has no knowledge of reports relating to the involvement of tycoon Tan Sri Vincent Tan and T7 Global Bhd in the East Coast Rail Link (ECRL) project.
"I don't know about that. I can't comment. You should ask Vincent Tan," he said in a press conference today when asked to comment on whether the government would reconsider continuing the ECRL project because of Tan's involvement.