No contracts signed, no selfies taken

PUTRAJAYA (April 10): In contrast to two previous high-profile meetings between Malaysia and Singapore’s premiers, there were neither happy selfies taken nor major infrastructure contracts signed yesterday.

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Malaysia may sell more assets to reduce borrowings

  KUALA LUMPUR (April 5): While the country’s national debts are at a more manageable level currently after the government has recovered some money from abroad, still Prime Minister Tun Dr Mahathir Mohamad points out that the government needs to sell more assets to reduce borrowings.

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Daim is best man for ECRL talks, says Guan Eng

  KUALA LUMPUR (March 21): Former Finance Minister Tun Abdul Daim Zainuddin is the best candidate to lead the negotiation on the East Coast Rail Link (ECRL) as it involves a big and sophisticated contract, says Finance Minister Lim Guan Eng.

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PM: Our goal is to be a developed nation in every sense of the word

  KUALA LUMPUR (March 20): While expectations were high after the 14th general election on May 9, 2018, Prime Minister Tun Dr Mahathir Mohamad highlighted that most of the administration’s efforts for the past year have been to “plug the almost bottomless pit created by the 1Malaysia Development Bhd (1MDB)” scandal.

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Guan Eng: Govt yet to decide on closing Malaysia Airlines

  KUALA LUMPUR (March 14): As the debate on whether or not to shut down Malaysia Airlines Bhd hots up after Prime Minister Tun Dr Mahathir Mohamad’s remark about the government exploring various options, including closing down the national carrier, Finance Minister Lim Guan Eng made an attempt to clear the air that the government has not decided on its options.

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