Mahathir Mohamad

February 24, 2020
February 24, 2020

Malaysian King accepts Mahathir's resignation but appoints him interim premier

Malaysia's King has accepted the resignation of Prime Minister Mahathir Mohamad but appoints him as interim premier.

December 14, 2019
December 14, 2019

Dr Mahathir suggests he could stay in office beyond 2020

Malaysian Prime Minister Mahathir Mohamad suggests he may seek to stay in power after 2020.

October 21, 2019
October 21, 2019

Mahathir warns of possible trade sanctions on Malaysia

Malaysian Prime Minister Mahathir Mohamad has said his exports-reliant country could be hit with trade sanctions amid rising protectionism highlighted by the US-China tariff war.

October 1, 2018
October 1, 2018

Malaysia won't support Suu Kyi anymore

Malaysia will no longer support the leadership of Myanmar's leader Aung San Suu Kyi over her handling of the Rohingya crisis in her country, Prime Minister Dr Mahathir Mohamad said yesterday.

May 31, 2018
May 31, 2018

Modi meets Mahathir

Visiting Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi has a “productive exchange of views” during a meeting with newly-elected Malaysian Prime Minister Mahathir Mohamad in Kuala Lumpur.

May 15, 2018
May 15, 2018

Mahathir to stay up to 2yrs as Malaysia leader

Malaysia's 92-year-old new leader Mahathir Mohamad says he expects to stay as prime minister for up to two years and vows not to cut any deals to keep his predecessor out of jail for alleged corruption.

May 11, 2018
May 11, 2018

Mahathir says king willing to grant pardon for Anwar

Malaysia's newly-elected Prime Minister Mahathir Mohamad says on Friday that the country's monarch has indicated he is willing to grant a full pardon to jailed politician Anwar Ibrahim immediately.

May 10, 2018
May 10, 2018

Mahathir to be sworn tonight

Tun Dr Mahathir Mohamad is expected to be officially sworn in as Malaysia's seventh prime minister at 9:30pm.

May 10, 2018
May 10, 2018

Malaysia's Mahathir meets with king after stunning election win

Malaysian ex-leader Mahathir Mohamad, 92, met with the king as he seeks permission to swiftly form a government and quell concerns around the succession after a stunning win over the coalition that has ruled for six decades.

May 10, 2018
May 10, 2018

Malaysia Polls: Mahathir-led opposition gets historic victory

Malaysia's veteran ex-leader Mahathir Mohamad, 92, won a shock election victory yesterday, in a political earthquake that toppled the country's scandal-plagued premier and ousted a regime that has ruled for over six decades.