Dr Mahathir’s special message on the country’s political situation

Following is the full text of Interim Prime Minister Tun Dr Mahathir Mohamads special message on the latest political developments in the country. 1. First allow me to apologise to the people of Malaysia for the somewhat chaotic state

Dr Mahathir will try to establish non-partisan administration to resolve political uncertainty

Tun Dr Mahathir Mohamad said today that he would try to establish a non-partisan national administration with priority accorded to national interests. Politics and political parties have to be set aside for the time being. If given the chance I

PH Presidential Council nominates Anwar as prime minister candidate

Pakatan Harapan (PH) Presidential Council has unanimously named PKR president Datuk Seri Anwar Ibrahim as its prime minister candidate following the resignation of Tun Dr Mahathir Mohamad on Monday.Anwar said the Council had on Tuesday (yesterday) inv...

Membakut fire: They were screaming for help – Neighbour

A neighbour of a family whose seven members perished in a fire in Kampung Lampijas Membakut near here early this morning said he heard them screaming for help but unable to do anything as the fire spread too quickly.

Yang Di-pertuan Agong treats media to ‘patin tempoyak’

If two days earlier Al-Sultan Abdullah Ri'ayatuddin Al-Mustafa Billah Shah feted the media personnel with Kentucky Fried Chicken and McDonald's fast food today was more special when he presented them rice with 'patin tempoyak (Pangasius catfish in fer...

IMR ready to share health research expertise

The Institute for Medical Research Malaysia (IMR) is open to assist any country which needs its expertise in health research.IMR director Dr Tahir Aris said the 120-year-old institute has various expertise including conducting COVID-19 confirmation tes...

‘Why I resigned’ – Dr Mahathir

Tun Dr Mahathir Mohamad said various reasons compelled him to resign as the prime minister on Monday.One was that he was loathe to having UMNO in the coalition government that would have been set up said the interim prime minister.I

No SARI or ILI cases tested positive for COVID-19 says Health DG

The Ministry of Health (MOH) has strengthened COVID-19 surveillance among patients diagnosed with severe acute respiratory infection (SARI) and influenza-like-illness (ILI) to detect sporadic and local cases with no travel history to China or contact w...

Breach of peace : Former UM engineering student claims trial

A former Universiti Malaya (UM) engineering student pleaded not guilty in the Magistrates Court here today to a charge of disturbing the peace as a show of protest against the vice-chancellor at the universitys 59th convocation ceremony last year .

RM32 Mln ended in Najib’s personal accounts – company’s MD

The group managing director of Putrajaya Perdana Bhd (PPB) told the High Court here today that RM32 million ended up in Datuk Seri Najib Tun Razak's personal bank accounts on the instruction of fugitive businessman Low Taek Jho or Jho