PUTRAJAYA, Dec 3 2018 (Bernama) -- Prime Minister Tun Dr Mahathir Mohamad today reminded the government and members of the administration that the power bestowed on them was for them to perform their duties and not for their self-benefit or interest.
Speaking at the monthly assembly with staff of the Prime Minister’s Department here today, he said if power was to be abused, the country would not progress and cause moral decline in the society.
“That's why...[Continue Reading]
BINTULU, Dec 2 2018 (Bernama) -- Prime Minister Tun Dr Mahathir Mohamad said federal projects in Sarawak will proceed, regardless of the government of the state.
He said, as far as the federal government was concerned, Sarawak is part of Malaysia and the state's development was Putrajaya's responsibility.
"We would, of course, prefer a government that is friendly, that is of the same party as the federal (Pakatan Harapan) government.
"But whether it is a...[Continue Reading]
KUALA LUMPUR, Dec 1 2018 (Bernama) -- The Pakatan Harapan (PH) government today launched the unlimited travel pass, known as My100 and My50, in a move to reduce the cost of living for the people.
Prime Minister Tun Dr Mahathir Mohamad said the facility, which would be implemented in the Klang Valley effective Jan 1, 2019, would also be extended to other states in the future.
“As a trial run, we will start in Kuala Lumpur so we can know if there are weaknesses to...[Continue Reading]
KUALA LUMPUR, Nov 29 2018 (Bernama) – Tun Dr Mahathir Mohamad today stressed that the government will ensure that no one makes a mockery of national harmony and peace.
The Prime Minister said the government will not tolerate this and warned that action will be taken according to the law to ensure that it does not happen.
“If anyone violates the laws for their own interests, this government which upholds the principle of the rule of law will act in accordance with the...[Continue Reading]
KUALA LUMPUR, Nov 29 2018 (Bernama) -- Prime Minister Tun Dr Mahathir Mohamad today gave a statement in the Dewan Rakyat on the recent riots in the vicinity of the Sri Maha Mariamman Temple in USJ 25, Subang Jaya, near here.
He gave the statement under Standing Orders 14(i) – Statement by Ministers.
On Tuesday, MPs from both sides tabled an emergency motion to Speaker Datuk Mohd Ariff Md Yusof to discuss the matter in the House.
The issue of the relocation of the temple...[Continue Reading]