Category Archives: Dr Mahathir Mohamad

Nobody slapped for asking questions during my era, says Dr M

Dr Mahathir Mohamad has used the incident where a movie producer was slapped in front of Prime Minister Najib Abdul Razak to illustrate how freedom of expression has been curbed. The former premier, who was known to have little tolerance … Continue reading

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No need to apologise to Anwar, says Dr Mahathir

PETALING JAYA: Former prime minister Dr Mahathir Mohamad says he will not apologise to PKR de facto leader Anwar Ibrahim, who was sent to jail 18 years ago when he was leader of the country. Mahathir, who is now PPBM … Continue reading

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Zaid: Dr M must be PM for Opposition to stand chance of winning

PETALING JAYA: For the Opposition to have a realistic chance of winning GE14, Parti Pribumi Bersatu Malaysia (Pribumi) chairman Tun Dr Mahathir Mohamad must be persuaded to be the next prime minister, says Datuk Zaid Ibrahim. The former minister –  … Continue reading

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Mahathir files appeal to quash ruling that Najib is not public officer

 KUALA LUMPUR: Former prime minister Dr Mahathir Mohamad and two others have filed a notice of appeal to reverse the findings of a High Court that incumbent Prime Minster Najib Razak is not a public officer although holding public office. … Continue reading

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Ludicrous for Najib to urge for high moral values, says Dr M

It is “ludicrous” for Prime Minister Najib Abdul Razak to call on Malaysians to aspire for high moral values so that the world would respect Malaysia, former prime minister Dr Mahathir Mohamad said. Making reference to the 1MDB scandal, Mahathir … Continue reading

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Mahathir predicts Najib’s downfall in elections

KUALA LUMPUR: The six-decade rule of Prime Minister Najib Razak’s ruling coalition may finally be nearing an end, according to Malaysia’s longest-serving prime minister. “We think the sentiment on the ground is so strong that we will get the support … Continue reading

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Dr M, Wan Azizah to be named advisers in pro-tem Harapan panel

Pakatan Harapan has agreed to name its parliamentary opposition leader Dr Wan Azizah Wan Ismail and former prime minister Dr Mahathir Mohamad as advisers in its pro-tem committee. The decision to form an 18-member Harapan pro-tem committee was made at … Continue reading

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