Mahathir urges US to talk with China, accept its greatness

Tech 05/29/19, 23:48

Malaysian Prime Minister Mahathir Mohamad is calling for talks to resolve ongoing trade dispute between Washington and Beijing and is urging the world to accept China's technological prowess.Mahathir says the U.S. cannot expect to always be at the top in ...

Malaysian leader suggests China-backed rail plan may be axed

Asia & Pacific 01/29/19, 06:25

Malaysian Prime Minister Mahathir Mohamad said Tuesday that proceeding with a multi-billion-dollar China-backed rail link project would "impoverish" the country, saddling the government with excess debt for the next 30 years.Since winning a historic vote last May, Mahathir's government has ...

A look at Malaysia’s monarchy before sultans pick next king

World 01/22/19, 21:11

After stripping Malaysia's royal families of some of their powers during his 22-year stint as prime minister, Mahathir Mohamad almost didn't make it to the premiership a second time.Though largely a ceremonial post, Malaysia's monarch still signs off on most ...

Austria’s young chancellor welcomes one of oldest PMs

Europe 01/21/19, 05:41

Austria's Chancellor Sebastian Kurz has some special words of welcome for his guest, Malaysian Prime Minister Mahathir Mohamad, who is more than six decades his senior.Kurz told Mahathir after meetings Monday in Vienna "for me personally it is nice, as ...

Big rally by Malaysia Muslims calls for upholding privileges

World 12/08/18, 19:31

Tens of thousands of Malaysian Muslims rallied Saturday in Kuala Lumpur against any attempt to strip the ethnic Malay majority of its privileges, in the first massive street gathering since Prime Minister Mahathir Mohamad's alliance won a historic vote in ...

Malaysian PM-in-waiting Anwar takes oath as lawmaker

World 10/14/18, 23:50

Malaysian Prime Minister-in-waiting Anwar Ibrahim has taken his oath as a lawmaker, marking his return to active politics three years after he was imprisoned for sodomy in a charge critics said was politically motivated.Malaysia's former Prime Minister Najib Razak attend ...

Malaysia PM-in-waiting Anwar wins parliamentary by-election

World 10/13/18, 10:32

Charismatic Malaysian politician Anwar Ibrahim won a by-election for a parliamentary seat with a landslide victory on Saturday in a grand political comeback to help him prepare for his eventual takeover from Prime Minister Mahathir Mohamad.Anwar was designated as Mahathir's ...

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