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  1. News - Asia - MALAYSIA

    Ailing Mahathir Mohamad resigns as Petronas adviser

    Posted Dec 02nd 2013, 05:24pm by Reuters

    ... Reuters in Kuala Lumpur Ailing Mahathir resigns as Petronas adviser Mahathir Mohamad, Malaysia’s long-serving former prime minister, has resigned as an adviser to state-run oil company Petronas, giving up a position he has held since he stepped down as leader in 2003, media reported on Monday. Mahathir, 88, had resigned from the post effective on December 1, the pro-government New ...

  2. News - Asia - MALAYSIA

    Former Malaysian PM Mahathir calls for more internet censorship

    Posted Aug 03rd 2014, 06:14am by AFP

    ... Agence France-Presse in Kuala Lumpur Mahathir calls for internet censorship Former Malaysian prime minister Mahathir Mohamad has called for the internet to be censored to preserve "public morality", in what the opposition suggested was an attempt to silence government critics. Mahathir, who was the country's longest-serving prime minister, in office from 1981 ...

  3. Mahathir attacks heir for killing pet bridge project

    Posted Apr 17th 2006, 12:00am by Baradan Kuppusamy

    ... Baradan Kuppusamy in Kuala Lumpur Former prime minister Mahathir Mohamad has openly attacked his hand-picked successor Abdullah Badawi for cancelling a pet project and accused him ... with Singapore- a decision many see as a slap in the face to Dr Mahathir. The severity of the former leader's reaction, political analysts say, suggests that the 80-year-old veteran is prepared ...

  4. Ruling party members told to stay away from Mahathir

    Posted Aug 03rd 2006, 12:00am by Baradan Kuppusamy

    ... Baradan Kuppusamy in Kuala Lumpur Members of the ruling United Malays National Organisation have been ordered to ostracise Mahathir Mohamad, Malaysia's former prime minister and the party's leader for 22 years. Most of Umno's 3 million members were already limiting contacts with Dr Mahathir after he launched a barrage of criticism of Prime Minister Abdullah Badawi. ...

  5. News - Asia - MALAYSIA

    Lawyer for Malaysian opposition leader Anwar Ibrahim charged with sedition

    Posted Aug 19th 2014, 10:31pm by AFP

    ... for Prime Minister Najib Former Malaysian leader Mahathir Mohamad said he was withdrawing his support for Prime Minister Najib Razak, citing worsening race relations and a tougher business ... to speak of Najib's involvement in the... conspiracy to jail me," Anwar said. Najib has previously admitted meeting Anwar's accuser, Mohamad Saiful Bukhari Azlan, shortly before ...

  6. Malaysia's Mahathir worship nears climax

    Posted Oct 01st 2003, 12:00am by Baradan Kuppusamy

    ... A crescendo of praise and acclaim, some of it decidedly manufactured, is being heaped on Mahathir Mohamad as his 22-year tenure as prime minister of Malaysia enters its final month today. ... Prime Minister Abdullah Ahmad Badawi, who takes over from Dr Mahathir, launched a 10-volume compilation of the premier's speeches entitled Encyclopedia of Dr Mahathir Mohamad in Malay, ...

  7. Floodgates opened for Mahathir critics

    Posted Apr 20th 2006, 12:00am by Baradan Kuppusamy

    ... Baradan Kuppusamy in Kuala Lumpur After decades of fawning treatment, once-stifled critics are rounding on former prime minister Mahathir Mohamad, following his criticism of his successor, ... for attacks on the former premier. The turnabout came after Dr Mahathir slammed Mr Abdullah for the abrupt abandonment of what was one of his pet projects, which he signed off on in the last days ...

  8. News - Asia - Flight MH370

    CIA may be withholding information about MH370, Malaysia's Mahathir says

    Posted May 19th 2014, 11:07pm by Angela Meng

    ... Angela Meng angela.meng@scmp.com Mahathir asks if CIA hiding flight 370 truth One of Malaysia's most powerful politicians has suggested America's Central Intelligence Agency may be withholding information about missing flight MH370, and said the continuing search is a "waste of time and money". Former prime minister Mahathir Mohamad, who is 88, also said too much blame ...

  9. Abdullah to hit back at Mahathir

    Posted Jul 20th 2006, 12:00am by Baradan Kuppusamy

    ... Baradan Kuppusamy in Kuala Lumpur Prime Minister Abdullah Badawi, who is under attack from his predecessor Mahathir Mohamad for alleged incompetence and betrayal, will make his case on a nationwide tour. Mr Abdullah plans to refute Dr Mahathir's allegations in a move political analysts say will strengthen his hand in Malaysia. Dr Mahathir will hit the road to explain why he ...

  10. Mahathir takes heat over harsh criticism of chosen successor

    Posted Jun 09th 2006, 12:00am by Baradan Kuppusamy

    ... Baradan Kuppusamy in Kuala Lumpur Former prime minister Mahathir Mohamad's unbridled criticism of his successor may have backfired, with senior officials, cabinet ministers and ordinary Malaysians rallying behind Abdullah Badawi. After months of griping, Dr Mahathir opened up on Mr Abdullah on Wednesday, saying he regretted picking the soft-spoken, 67-year-old Islamic ...




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