KUALA LUMPUR (June 6): There will be a new mechanism to facilitate the bank loan application process for young Malaysians purchasing their first properties, Prime Minister Tun Dr Mahathir Mohamad said today.
KUALA LUMPUR (June 6): Former governor of Bank Negara Malaysia (BNM) Tan Sri Muhammad Ibrahim, whose resignation Prime Minister Tun Dr Mahathir Mohamad today confirmed he has accepted, said the purchase of Lot 41 land was not the first time the central bank has done such a transaction.
PETALING JAYA (June 1): Malaysia Prime Minister Tun Dr Mahathir Mohamad said the government will respect the terms of contracts inked by the previous administration in relation to mega projects in the country.
KUALA LUMPUR (May 31): The cancellation of the third mass rapid transit line (MRT3) has caught investors by surprise and subsequently precipitated another broad market meltdown, which had fallen by the biggest single-day drop since 2008, according to UOB Kay Hian Securities (M) Sdn Bhd.
KUALA LUMPUR (May 31): The move to scrap the Kuala Lumpur-Singapore high-speed rail (HSR) “should not be seen as a move to spite Singapore”, according to analysts who spoke to the daily Today.
PETALING JAYA (May 31): Prime Minister Tun Dr Mahathir Mohamad has fired back at former premier Datuk Seri Najib Razak, saying that an investment of up to RM100 billion to create 100,000 jobs is “not very efficient”.
PETALING JAYA (May 30): Prime Minister Tun Dr Mahathir Mohamad has challenged former Minister Datuk Abdul Rahman Dahlan to back up his claims that the cancellation of the Kuala Lumpur-Singapore high-speed rail (HSR) will result in economic losses of RM209 billion.
PETALING JAYA (May 26): The government will find out how it can reduce the amount of money it has to pay to Singapore if it needs to drop the Kuala Lumpur-Singapore high-speed rail (HSR) project, said Prime Minister Tun Dr Mahathir Mohamad.