Tag Archives: Mahathir Mohamad

May 10

Malaysia’s Mahathir Mohamad, 92, to be sworn in as world’s oldest elected leader

Mahathir Mohamad is to become the world’s oldest elected leader at 92, after a shock victory in Malaysia’s bitterly fought election. The BBC reports: He will be sworn in at 21:30 local time (13:30 GMT), according to the state news agency, Bernama. The former PM came out of retirement and defected to the opposition to […]

May 10

Pakatan wins the impossible dream

Dr Mahathir is expected to seek an audience with the Agong, to be sworn in as Malaysia’s seventh prime minister. PETALING JAYA: Pakatan Harapan, the four-party alliance headed by Dr Mahathir Mohamad, achieved their impossible dream tonight with their campaign to “Save Malaysia”, scoring a historic general election victory that will result in the first […]

June 20

No ‘balik kampung’ ads for TV3 this year, writes RockyBru

Proton hits back at TV3 “smear campaign”. So you won’t see any “balik kampung” Proton commercial in TV3 this year, no thanks to the television station’s mysterious series of unflattering reporting about the national car in the past week or so, writes RockyBru. I hear Proton spends quite a bit on TV3 – the benefit […]

June 06

Nothing2Hide hides PM

There are too many spins and unverified accounts of the Sukaguam event. But I think to the public it’s unimaginable how a threat can be so big that justifies the cancellation of the event. The IGP must clarify in great detail as the public have seen a much worse event, writes lawyer Lukman Sheriff Alias. […]

April 24

My thoughts on 1MDB – Mahathir Mohamad

Former prime minister of Malaysia, Tun Dr Mahathir Mohamad writes his thoughts on 1MDB: 1. The management of government finances is governed by laws, rules, regulations and practices. Companies also have similar systems but the government manages huge sums of money, basically the people’s money, and it is imperative that the managers follow the laws, […]

December 13

UMNO Batu Kawan leader lodges police report against 1MDB

While the UMNO assembly can be considered an internal party affair, in reality, the nation considers it more than just an UMNO matter but a matter that affects the entire nation. In short, issues raised are not just the concern of the Malays but Malaysians as a whole. Apart from the opposition, which has described […]