Mahathir Mohamad

Mahathir bucks warships stationed in South China Sea

PUTRAJAYA, Malaysia — Malaysian Prime Minister Mahathir Mohamad cautioned against further militarizing the disputed South China Sea by reiterating …

China

Malaysia PM Mahathir Mohamad wants to raise price of raw water sold to Singapore by more than 10 times

PUTRAJAYA - Malaysia's Prime Minister Tun Dr Mahathir Mohamad has said he wants to increase the price of raw water supply to Singapore by more than …

Asia

Malaysian PM to visit China

Malaysian Prime Minister Mahathir Mohamad. [File photo: Xinhua]<p>Malaysian Prime Minister Mahathir Mohamad will pay an official visit to China from …

China

After superyacht, Putrajaya to bring back Jho Low’s private jet

Dr Mahathir says his administration has already started work into recovering the private jet that is also believed to have been bought with money …

Asia

Malaysian Stocks Recover From Election Hangover

While many of Asia’s equity markets have been languishing, Malaysian stocks have shrugged off most of their election-related worries. After falling …

Asia

Malaysian ex-PM Najib Razak charged with money-laundering

The former Malaysian Prime Minister has been hit with new charges related to a huge financial scandal. If he is convicted he faces up to 20 years in …

Economic Development

Dr M: What’s wrong with me being Khazanah chair? I’m not pocketing RM7m a year

Prime Minister Tun Dr Mahathir Mohamad speaks to reporters at Parliament in Kuala Lumpur August 2, 2018. — Picture by Yusof Mat IsaKUALA LUMPUR, Aug …

Kuala Lumpur

Mahathir Mohamad's advice on staying fit at 93

93-year-old Malaysian Prime Minister Mahathir Mohamad is the world's oldest leader. He tells CNN how he stays fit.

Asia

Malaysia continues to see China as good friend, partner: PM Mahathir

Malaysian Prime Minister Mahathir Mohamad(1st,L) meets with Guo Yezhou (2nd,R), vice minister of the International Department of the Central …

China

Malaysia continues to see China as good friend, partner: PM Mahathir - World

PUTRAJAYA, Malaysia - Malaysia will continue to see China as a good friend and a good partner, Malaysian Prime Minister Mahathir Mohamad told Guo …

China

Mahathir: Everyone will lose in a trade war

Malaysian Prime Minister Mahathir Mohamad discusses trade, China and US President Donald Trump with CNN's Anna Coren.

World News

Millennials to get more power after backing 93-year-old Mahathir Mohamad

Mahathir Mohamad speaks to the media during a rally organised by prodemocracy group Bersih (Clean) in Malaysia’s capital city of Kuala Lumpur. He …

Asia

'I'd work 36 hours a day if I could': Malaysia PM Mahathir

KUALA LUMPUR: Malaysian Prime Minister Mahathir Mohamad on Monday (Jul 23) said he is now working around the clock and would "work 36 hours a day" if …

Kuala Lumpur

Dr M: Malaysia did not have high national debt during my tenure - Nation

KUALA LUMPUR: Malaysia was not plagued by high national debt in the 1980s and 1990s after taking a soft loan credit from Japan, said Prime Minister …

Asia

Thai Air Asia X planning to launch IPO | Financial Times

Thai Air Asia X, a joint venture including Malaysia’s AirAsia X, the long-haul segment of low-cost Air Asia, and its Thai unit, will be seeking an …

Airasia

Malaysia continues to be business-friendly, will curb corruption: PM Mahathir

KUALA LUMPUR: Malaysian Prime Minister Mahathir Mohamad assured investors on Friday (Jul 20) that Malaysia will continue to be a business-friendly …

Economic Development

Nation

KUALA LUMPUR: Tun Dr Mahathir Mohamad has welcomed the news of the arrest of fugitive businessman Low Taek Jho, also known as Jho Low, in …

Kuala Lumpur

Malaysia to raise oil royalties for producing states from 5% to 20%

KUALA LUMPUR (REUTERS) - Malaysia will raise oil royalties for its petroleum-producing states to 20 per cent from the current 5 per cent, Prime …

Oil

Malaysia PM says to negotiate deferment of high-speed rail link with Singapore

KUALA LUMPUR (Reuters) - Malaysia will look to negotiate the deferment of a high-speed rail project with Singapore, Prime Minister Mahathir Mohamad said on Thursday.<p>Mahathir said previously he would cancel the rail link between Kuala Lumpur and Singapore, and would talk with Malaysia's southern …

Asia

Malaysia: New government sworn in after 61-year party rule

Almost half of all parliament members are new faces, including PM Mahathir Mohamad, whose surprise campaign brought down his predecessor charged with corruption.<p>Malaysia's new government has been sworn in, after the 61-year rule of the same political party came to an end in elections in May.<p>Ninety …

Asia Pacific

Duterte to discuss insurgency, ISIS concerns during meeting with Malaysian PM Mahathir Mohamad

<b>Metro Manila (CNN Philippines, July 15) —</b> The two “strongmen” of Southeast Asia will meet on Monday.<p>President Rodrigo Duterte is set to have a …

Asia

Divide within Malaysian government on Zakir Naik issue

A week after Malaysian Prime Minister Mahathir Mohamad had declared that controversial Islamic preacher Zakir Naik will not be deported, members of …

India

India still hopes Malaysia will deport Zakir Naik, MEA says talks on

Last week, Malaysian Prime Minister Mahathir Mohamad said his government will not deport Zakir Naik as long as he does not create any problem in …

India

LOOK: Pacquiao meets Malaysian PM Mahathir ahead of fight

KUALA LUMPUR -- Senator and Filipino boxer Manny Pacquiao on Thursday paid a courtesy call to newly elected Malaysian Prime Minister Mahathir …

Boxing

Never promoted terrorism in any form: Zakir Naik

A day after Malaysian Prime Minister Mahathir Mohamad said his government would not give in easily to India's demand to deport Zakir Naik, the …

India

Won’t deport preacher Zakir Naik to India, says Malaysian PM Mahathir Mohamad

Zakir, who is the founder of Islamic Research Foundation (IRF), left India in 2016 for Malaysia, where he was granted permanent residency. He is …

India News

Controversial Islamic preacher Zakir Naik will not be deported ti India, says Malaysian PM Mahathir Mohamad

Malaysian Prime Minister Mahathir Mohamad said today a controversial Indian Islamic preacher allegedly wanted in his home country for terror-related …

India News

Controversial Islamic preacher Zakir Naik will not be deported: Malaysia PM Mahathir Mohamad

Zakir Naik, a radical television preacher, reportedly left India in 2016 and subsequently moved to largely Muslim Malaysia, where he was granted …

India News

Malaysia to be ‘firm’ in South China Sea row after PM Mahathir Mohamad said warships create tension

Foreign Minister Saifuddin Abdullah said Wednesday that Malaysia’s new government will adopt a firmer stand in tackling a decades-old territorial row …

China

Exclusive interview: Malaysia PM Mahathir Mohamad

PM Mahathir Mohamad talks to Al Jazeera about his fight against corruption and for a more united Malaysia.<p>"The time for change has come" - that was the message from Malaysia's new leader Mahathir Mohamad after his stunning victory over the ruling coalition in May.<p>The 92-year-old veteran politician, …

Asia