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MCA: Praising China, attacking Mahathir

With little else to offer, MCA appears to have firmly hitched its wagon to the People’s Republic of China in a desperate attempt to stay relevant. 844 more words


Wise Old Man or Running Amok?

Partyforumseasia:  Dr Mahathir Mohamad does not look his age of 92, and the unrelenting campaign he is leading against Prime Minister Najib Razak seems to invigorate and energise him even more. 514 more words

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Ada Faham, Rais?

Recently, 14 European Union ministers and 3 Charges D’Affaires met with members of Pakatan Harapan. Rais Hussin (above) who heads the Policy and Strategy Bureau of Pribumi wrote that the claim of Foreign Minister Anifah Aman that Pakatan had breached the sovereignty of Malaysia was ludicrous and off target. 986 more words

What Da F***!!

Mahathir Mohamad crops up again in bid to lead Malaysia – with Anwar on the same side

At 92, former Malaysian prime minister Mahathir Mohamad is again vying for the country’s top job.
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Ninety-two-year-old to run as Prime Minister in Malaysia, give youth a chance

Malaysia’s opposition coalition on Sunday named 92-year old former premier Mahathir Mohamad as its prime ministerial candidate for a general election that must be called by August. 302 more words


Malaysia: Mahathir named opposition's prime minister pick

7 Jan 2018 04:34PM (Updated: 07 Jan 2018 04:59PM)

KUALA LUMPUR: Malaysia’s longest-serving prime minister could once again helm the country, with the opposition coalition naming Dr Mahathir Mohamad as its interim PM pick should it emerge victorious in the elections. 173 more words

Tun M – The Unravelling of A Legacy?

Tun Dr. Mahathir bin Mohamad (Tun M), the 4th Prime Minister of Malaysia, held the highest executive office in Malaysia from 1981 til 2003.

Born in Alor Star, the capital of the northern Malaysian state of Kedah, to Mohamad bin Iskandar (the first Malay headmaster of an English school now known as Maktab Sultan Abdul Samad) and Wan Tempawan binti Wan Hanafi (who comes from a long line of Kedah royal household courtiers and is herself a distant relative of the Kedah royal family), his official date of birth is recorded as 20 December 1925, although it has been stated oft-times that his actual birth of date falls on the 10th of July 1925. 1,949 more words