Dr Mahathir Mohamad

February 26, 2020
February 26, 2020

Capable people, not party reps: Mahathir’s plans for new government

Malaysia’s Interim Prime Minister Dr Mahathir Mohamad reveals his plan for the new government, saying that he wants a cabinet comprising capable individuals and not just party loyalists.

November 21, 2019
November 21, 2019

Attendance will be factor in cabinet reshuffle: Dr Mahathir

Malaysian MPs who do not attend enough Dewan Rakyat sittings will get a talking to by the country's Prime Minister Dr Mahathir Mohamad himself.

September 25, 2019
September 25, 2019

End Rohingya crisis now, says Dr Mahathir at UNGA

Malaysian Prime Minister Dr Mahathir Mohamad has sounded the clarion call for the international community to put the Rohingya crisis squarely on its radar with a view to resolving it quickly.

September 15, 2019
September 15, 2019

Dr Mahathir goes horse riding

The haze blanketing much of the Klang Valley did not stop Dr Mahathir Mohamad from taking part in one of his favourite leisure activities -- horse riding.

July 10, 2019
July 10, 2019

Dr Mahathir, now 94, says he has just one simple birthday wish

As birthday wishes pour in for the oldest prime minister in the world, Malaysian Prime Minister Dr Mahathir Mohamad says he only has one birthday wish – to see Malaysia on the road to recovery.

April 28, 2019
April 28, 2019

Only people can change the prime minister: Mahathir

“Vote me out if you want,” says Tun Dr Mahathir Mohamad in an apparent response to Tunku Mahkota Johor Tunku Ismail Ibni Sultan Ibrahim's statement that the prime minister should be changed.

April 20, 2019
April 20, 2019

'Not just about skyscrapers, blue skies, clean rivers important too'

Dr Mahathir Mohamad says Malaysia will not be successful as a developed nation, if it did not balance physical development with the preservation of nature and maintaining the existing environment.

March 20, 2019
March 20, 2019

I love MAS, but it seems like we can't afford it: Dr Mahathir

There are several parties that have expressed interest in buying the troubled national airlines Malaysia Airlines Bhd (MAS), says Malaysian Prime Minister Dr Mahathir Mohamad.

February 2, 2019
February 2, 2019

Mahathir unfazed by Najib's popularity on social media

Dr Mahathir Mohamad is unperturbed by the sudden popularity of his predecessor Datuk Seri Najib Tun Razak on social media.

January 10, 2019
January 10, 2019

We need to spell out what is insulting to royalty: Dr Mahathir

Malaysia must properly define what statements are considered insulting to the royal institution, says the country's Prime Minister Dr Mahathir Mohamad.