MARANG, Jan 7 2019 (Bernama) -- Prime Minister Tun Dr Mahathir Mohamad today stressed that free aid and money would not help alleviate poverty among fishermen and farmers.
He said they should work hard and detach themselves from traditional approaches to be able to compete better and generate a lucrative income.
"The government will change its ways..so the people will also have to change to overcome the problem of poverty in the country.
“We cannot rely on free money,...[Continue Reading]
KUALA TERENGGANU, Jan 7 2019 (Bernama) -- The faces of the 62 residents of Taman Sinar Harapan Bukit Besar here reflected their excitement and joy over their first meeting with Prime Minister Tun Dr Mahathir Mohamad and wife Tun Dr Siti Hasmah Mohd Ali on their one-day visit to Terengganu.
During their one-hour visit, Dr Mahathir and his wife visited and spoke to residents of the shelter home and presented gifts of hampers and cash from the Social Welfare Department (JKM).
KUALA TERENGGANU, Jan 7 2019 (Bernama) -- Prime Minister Tun Dr Mahathir Mohamad said today the government hopes that the new Yang di-Pertuan Agong would be elected as soon as possible.
Dr Mahathir said the election had to be expedited because he had to have an audience with the Yang di-Pertuan Agong on certain matters.
“The government accepts the decision of (the Sultan of Kelantan) Sultan Muhammad V to step down. It is in accordance with the constitution,” he told...[Continue Reading]
KUALA NERUS, Jan 7 2019 (Bernama) – Tun Dr Mahathir Mohamad today reminded educators to continue playing their roles to realise the desire of the government in producing a generation who could master English.
The Prime Minister said the role of teachers is important to shape and determine future Malaysians and therefore the government is giving serious focus on education.
"Do not let it become a political issue and deny the people the opportunity to master knowledge due to...[Continue Reading]
KUALA LUMPUR, Jan 6 2019 (Bernama) – Sultan Muhammad V stepping down as the Yang di-Pertuan Agong XV effective today is a first in the history of Malaysia, a country practising constitutional monarchy and parliamentary democracy.
The move by the Sultan of Kelantan to step down as the 15th Yang di-Pertuan Agong was announced by the Comptroller of the Royal Household, Datuk Wan Ahmad Dahlan Abdul Aziz in a statement this evening, thus putting to rest rumours swirling among the people...[Continue Reading]