PUTRAJAYA, Jan 10 2019 (Bernama) -- The government maintains its stand of prohibiting Israeli athletes from competing in the 2019 World Para Swimming Championships in Kuching from July 29 to Aug 4, Prime Minister Tun Dr Mahathir Mohamad said today.
He said that if the Israeli squad was insistent on participating in the championships, it would be a violation (of the ban).
“We maintain our stand on the prohibition. If they do come, it is a violation. If they want to withdraw...[Continue Reading]
PUTRAJAYA, Jan 10 2019 (Bernama) -- Tun Dr Mahathir Mohamad said today the transfers of ministry secretaries-general are made after taking into account various factors including their compatibility with the ministers.
The Prime Minister said a secretary-general can be transferred from one ministry to another based on performance or for a promotion.
“We also have to consider the situation where a minister cannot at all work with the officers. However, usually, we do not ask the...[Continue Reading]
PUTRAJAYA, Jan 10 2019 (Bernama) -- The government is to define the words or actions that can be construed as insults to the institution of the monarchy, Prime Minister Tun Dr Mahathir Mohamad said today.
The proper definition of these words or actions was necessary for enforcement in the future, he said when asked to comment on the arrest of three people under the Sedition Act for having allegedly used insulting words against Sultan Muhammad V who has stepped down as the Yang di-Pertuan...[Continue Reading]
PUTRAJAYA, Jan 10 2019 (Bernama) -- The government is to propose the inclusion of a provision in the Malaysian Anti-Corruption Commission (MACC) Act to show the real beneficiary owners in companies, Prime Minister Tun Dr Mahathir Mohamad said today.
He said this was one of the matters decided upon at a meeting of the Special Cabinet Committee on Anti-Corruption which he chaired at Perdana Putra here.
Dr Mahathir said the provision would enable the MACC to identify the real owners of...[Continue Reading]
PUTRAJAYA, Jan 8 2019 (Bernama) – The National Affordable Housing Council (MPMMN) held its first meeting here today to discuss the implementation of the National Housing Policy (DRN) 2018-2025 and the One Million Affordable Homes 2018-2028.
Also discussed in the meeting chaired by Prime Minister Tun Dr Mahathir Mohamad were the proposal to develop affordable homes on wakaf land and the organising of Home Ownership Campaign (HOC) by the government and the Real Estate and Housing...[Continue Reading]