Malaysian Prime Minister Mahathir Mohamad is the country’s fourth and seventh premier, having been elected again in May 2018. Photo: Instagram

What birthday? Malaysia’s Mahathir celebrates turning 94 with wish to continue working

  • The world’s oldest sitting prime minister has been inundated with well wishes from Malaysians and world leaders such as Singapore PM Lee Hsien Loong
  • But the nonagenarian only has one thing in mind – to finish his work ‘setting Malaysia on the road to recovery’
Topic |   Malaysia

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Malaysian Prime Minister Mahathir Mohamad is the country’s fourth and seventh premier, having been elected again in May 2018. Photo: Instagram
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Four proposals have been received, mostly from local companies, who have offered to either buy a stake in Malaysia Airlines or manage it. Photo: Reuters

Malaysia Airlines’ future hangs in the balance as Mahathir Mohamad’s government weighs four proposals to save carrier

  • In 2014, two tragedies struck: one flight disappeared en route to Beijing with 239 people on board, and another was shot down over Ukraine, killing 298
  • Earlier this year, sovereign wealth fund Khazanah Nasional Berhad, its sole shareholder, demanded the carrier produce a strategic plan for survival
Topic |   Mahathir Mohamad

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Four proposals have been received, mostly from local companies, who have offered to either buy a stake in Malaysia Airlines or manage it. Photo: Reuters
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