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Reveal personal wealth to MACC – TI-M urges PM, ministers

  • May 21, 2018
Transparency International Malaysia (TI-M) has urged Prime Minister Dr Mahathir Mohamad, his ministers and heads of public institutions to declare their assets to MACC.TI-M president Akbhar Satar said this should also extend to spouses and family members.As for MACC's chief commissioner and deputy commissioners, he said these persons should declare their assets to the Parliament instead.“Such steps would raise the confidence and encourage others, above and below, to publicly disclose and decla
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Report: PM considering 'abuse of power' probe against ex-PM

  • May 19, 2018
Prime Minister Dr Mahathir Mohamad is considering to investigate former prime minister Najib Abdul Razak for abuse of power, according to Bloomberg News.Bloomberg said in a report today that this follows Mahathir’s intensified efforts to seek evidence of wrongdoing at scandal-plagued state investor 1MDB, just a week since he was sworn in as prime minister.The report quoted sources said to have seen the investigation document prepared by the Malaysian Anti-Corruption Commission, although it add
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Agong grants audience to PM on cabinet list

  • May 18, 2018
The Yang di-Pertuan Agong has granted an audience to Prime Minister Dr Mahathir Mohamad over the cabinet list.According to a source within the Prime Minister's Office, Mahathir will present his list to the King at 5pm today."His Majesty the Yang di-Pertuan Agong has granted an audience with the prime minister at 5pm today."He will submit the names for the cabinet to His Majesty," said the source.Mahathir was sworn in as the nation's seventh prime minister on May 10 and has since been fine-tuning
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Gov't to cut 17k political appointees, announces PM

  • May 16, 2018
Putrajaya will lay off a total 17,000 political appointees to save public expenditure, prime minister Dr Mahathir Mohamad announced today.He described the hiring of political appointees as a "wastage" the government had to deal with."We have too many contract officers, of whom some recruited as they were needed for administrative (works), while others given a contract due to political (reasons), they are the political appointees," he said."We will end (the contracts) of all the political appoint
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PM says ex-AG told him about plan to charge Najib

  • May 16, 2018
Former attorney-general Abdul Gani Patail had disclosed his plan to charge Najib Abdul Razak during a meeting with Prime Minister Dr Mahathir Mohamad.Mahathir had revealed this in Putrajaya during a press conference this afternoon.Yesterday, Abdul Gani was among a long list of people who met Mahathir at the Perdana Leadership Foundation building.Abdul Gani was heading the special task force investigating the RM2.6 billion in the former prime minister's bank account and the SRC International case
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Anwar is not in a rush to become PM

  • May 16, 2018
Anwar Ibrahim said he is not in a rush to become prime minister and pledged his support for the current leadership of Dr Mahathir Mohamad and Dr Wan Azizah Wan Ismail."I have given my categorical assurance to Mahathir as the prime minister and Azizah as deputy prime minister.“As a concerned citizen, I would give complete support to manage the affairs of this country on the understanding that we are committed to the reform agenda," he added.Anwar said this included reforms to the judiciary, med
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Wan Azizah: Reformasi agenda first, ‘Anwar for PM’ second

  • May 15, 2018
Deputy prime minister-designate Dr Wan Azizah Wan Ismail said that the government will prioritise on implementing reforms over installing Anwar Ibrahim as the prime minister.“What we want for (Prime Minister) Dr Mahathir Mohamad’s government is for it to run smoothly, for it to bring about the change we want.“Especially the Reformasi agenda, that is what we will prioritise,” she told members of the press after visiting her husband Anwar at the Cheras Rehabilitation Hospital today.When pr
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PM meets CJ, former AG Gani

  • May 15, 2018
Prime Minister Dr Mahathir Mohamad is currently meeting with Chief Justice Md Raus Sharif and former attorney-general Abdul Gani Patail at the Yayasan Perdana Foundation building in Putrajaya.Abdul Gani was heading the special task force on the RM2.6 billion and SRC International issues. Midway through the probe, he was replaced due to health reasons with Mohamed Apandi Ali.During this period, there was also a draft charge sheet against former premier Najib Abdul Razak which surfaced but this wa
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Don’t make Anwar PM immediately, says Daim

  • May 15, 2018
Daim Zainuddin says Dr Mahathir succeeded where opposition have failed for many years.The former finance minister says any transition of power should be 'mid-term' and PH should keep the promise made to the voters.PETALING JAYA: Former finance minister Daim Zainuddin has warned against appointing Anwar Ibrahim as prime minister immediately after his return to Parliament.Daim, who now leads the Council of Elders under Prime Minister Dr Mahathir Mohamad’s administration, said the transition shou
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Dr M's swearing-in as PM to take place at 9.30pm

  • May 10, 2018
GE14 | The ceremony to swear in Harapan chairperson Dr Mahathir Mohamad as Malaysia’s seventh prime minister is scheduled to take place at 9.30pm tonight, according to Bernama. Mahathir had an audience earlier this evening with Yang di-Pertuan Agong Sultan Muhammad V at the Istana Negara in Kuala Lumpur. According to New Straits Times, chief secretary to the government Ali Hamsa, inspector-general of police Mohamad Fuzi Harun and army chief general Raja Mohamed Affandi Raja Mohamed would
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