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What shame? These days they go to jail smiling, says Dr M

  • Sep 20, 2018
Prime Minister Dr Mahathir Mohamad speaks at the Malaysia-Japan International Institute of Technology at Universiti Teknologi Malaysia.He says there is a lack of shame among Malaysians, who should emulate the Japanese in this regard.KUALA LUMPUR: Prime Minister Dr Mahathir Mohamad today urged Malaysians to emulate the Japanese in feeling ashamed of failures, saying the principle had helped propel the East Asian country to success.By and large, he said, Malaysians felt no shame over failures.“T
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Mustapa's exit from Umno 'a little late', says Dr M

  • Sep 19, 2018
Former international trade and industry minister Mustapa Mohamed left it a little late to make his exit from Umno, believes Dr Mahathir Mohamad.Commenting on the resignation, the prime minister said Mustapa should have realised the damage within Umno earlier."Perhaps his realisation (about the state of Umno) is a little too late. He should have realised this early on."Umno is ruined. And he's only leaving now. But it's okay," he said, after attending the Malaysia Franchise Awards 2018 at the Put
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Dr M: We should review death sentence in medicinal marijuana case

  • Sep 18, 2018
Prime Minister Dr Mahathir Mohamad said today that the government should review the case of the man sentenced to death for possessing, processing and distributing cannabis oil.“No, I think we should review that,” he said when asked to comment on Muhammad Lukman’s death sentence.Mahathir was speaking to reporters after delivering his keynote address at the Conference of the Electric Power Supply Industry (Cepsi) 2018 at the Kuala Lumpur Convention Centre today.Permatang Pauh MP Nurul Izzah
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M'sia to rise into the right track - Mahathir

  • Sep 16, 2018
Prime Minister Dr Mahathir Mohamad is confident Malaysia will be able to move into right track after been deviated from its intended direction as the nation has successfully gone through many challenges.He said the matter was proven via the results of the 14th general election when the people throughout the country showed their capability to bounce back after being strayed from the track which had long been built before this.“Even though we have deviated very far in the last few years and the
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Anwar: Is Mahathir a changed man? Yes and no

  • Sep 15, 2018
Incoming PKR president Anwar Ibrahim continues to be dogged by cynical questions about his alliance with former nemesis-turned-ally Dr Mahathir Mohamad, namely whether he trusts the prime minister and whether the latter is a changed man. Addressing the business community at the annual Singapore Summit in the city-state this afternoon, Anwar acknowledged that Mahathir's personality was very much the same but stressed that, in terms of policies and principles, there had been a clear departure f
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Mahathir earns rare praise from PAS president

  • Sep 15, 2018
PAS MUKTAMAR | Dr Mahathir Mohamad received rare praise from PAS president Abdul Hadi Awang, who described him as more "mature" compared to his first stint as prime minister. "Society changes, the situation changes and so has Mahathir's thinking. He has more experience now. "He has learned from his past mistakes and by doing so he has become more mature," he told a press conference after officiating the 64th PAS muktamar in Kuala Terengganu today. Hadi said his praise was due to Mahathi
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Dr M: Contesting a by-election is Anwar's right

  • Sep 14, 2018
It is the right of the PKR president-elect Anwar Ibrahim to contest in a by-election, said the Prime Minister Dr Mahathir Mohamad. In a press conference at Bersatu headquarters in Petaling Jaya today, Mahathir said that Anwar had called him up from Hong Kong to notify him about the by-election. "He rang me up from Hong Kong to tell that he has a by-election. It is his right. I don’t interfere in that area," Mahathir said. When asked whether it is appropriate for having a seat vacated
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M'sian diplomats preparing for Dr M's NY visit for UN meet

  • Sep 10, 2018
Malaysian diplomats in New York are preparing an elaborate programme for the forthcoming visit of Prime Minister Dr Mahathir Mohamed, who will also address the 73rd United Nations General Assembly (UNGA).The prime minister is expected to arrive in New York in the final week of September for a three-day visit.According to UN sources, Mahathir is likely to address the UNGA on Sept 28.The UNGA’s 73rd session opens on Sept 18 with the Ecuadorian Foreign Minister Maria Fernanda Espinosa Garces assu
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Malays smart enough to succeed, if not for poor work ethic - Dr M

  • Sep 10, 2018
INTERVIEW | The Malays lost out to the Chinese in the economic race because of the former’s poor attitude, says Prime Minister Dr Mahathir Mohamad.In an exclusive interview last Thursday, Mahathir said Malays in the country have the intellectual capability to challenge people from other ethnicities, particularly the Chinese, in achieving success.However, he added, Malays still failed to come out on top despite having the privilege of enjoying various forms of government assistance."I introduce
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Dr M to Malays: Time to admit mistakes and better yourselves

  • Sep 9, 2018
Prime Minister Dr Mahathir Mohamad said it is time for the Malays to learn how to admit their own mistakes so that they can start to better themselves.The New Economic Policy (NEP) did not work as well as anticipated in narrowing the economic gap between the Malays and the other races, but the question is why it had not been effective, he said.“It is like us to blame others, it is like us to blame the government, the other races and so on. They are all at fault when we fail. We are never in th
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