KUALA LUMPUR (March 12): The government is evaluating various options on the fate of national carrier Malaysia Airlines Bhd and a decision will be made "soon", according to Prime Minister Tun Dr Mahathir Mohamad.
KUALA LUMPUR (March 11): Prime Minister Tun Dr Mahathir Mohamad said there are certain policies by the China government that are beneficial to Malaysia.
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.
PETALING JAYA (Jan 16): Prime Minister Tun Dr Mahathir Mohamad has been invited to speak at the Oxford Union, and doing so will make him the first Malaysian and democratically-elected Asean leader to do so.
KUALA LUMPUR (Jan 16): The Prime Minister’s Office (PMO) has set up a debt and liability management committee, which is tasked with reducing the government’s debts and liabilities to a manageable level within the next 18 months.
PUTRAJAYA (Jan 14): Prime Minister (PM) Tun Dr Mahathir Mohamad urged his staff at PM Department to focus on fair wealth distribution in executing government policies.