KUALA LUMPUR (Feb 7): Datuk Seri Anwar Ibrahim has described the rumours about Cabinet reshuffle allegedly to take place after the Chinese New Year celebration as something deliberately created and sensationalised by certain quarters to cause tensions in Pakatan Harapan (PH).
KUALA LUMPUR (Jan 31): The new Yang di-Pertuan Agong, Al-Sultan Abdullah Ri'ayatuddin Al-Mustafa Billah Shah, arrived to a state welcome today at Parliament Square to the strains of the ‘nafiri’ trumpets played by a 14-member cavalry ceremonial squadron of the Malaysian Army.
KUALA TERENGGANU (Jan 31): The decision of the government on the East Coast Rail Link (ECRL) must take into account the welfare of the 7,000 workers on the railway line in Terengganu.
PUTRAJAYA (Jan 30): Finance Minister Lim Guan Eng (pictured) said today the Cabinet has decided that only Prime Minister Tun Dr Mahathir Mohamad will make announcements on the proposed RM81 billion East Coast Rail Link (ECRL) project due to the sensitivity of the contract.
KUALA LUMPUR (Jan 30): There are many other areas of concern for the government to consider in the East Coast region before deciding whether to build a multi-billion East Coast Rail Link (ECRL), said academic Jomo Kwame Sundaram (pictured).
KUALA LUMPUR (Jan 29): Finance Minister Lim Guan Eng has met with Prime Minister Tun Dr Mahathir this morning and Prime Minister has suggested not to make any statement on the ECRL project status until further notice.
PUTRAJAYA (Jan 29): Prime Minister Tun Dr Mahathir Mohamad has urged the public to be patient with the government’s decision over the fate of the RM81 billion East Coast Rail Link (ECRL) project, and wait for the official statement from Finance Minister Lim Guan Eng.
KUALA LUMPUR (Jan 28): With slowing economic growth and mounting concern over RM1 trillion worth of public debts, conflicting statements over the weekend from two top Malaysian ministers over the fate of the RM81 billion East Coast Rail Link (ECRL) project have, worryingly, highlighted that there could be too many cooks in the proverbial kitchen of Malaysia’s financial and economic affairs.