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Malaysia will ask US to hand over US$1 billion recovered from Jho Low, says Mahathir

JOHOR BAHRU – Malaysia will ask the United States to hand over the US$1 billion (S$1.36 billion) in assets it has recovered from fugitive financier Jho Low, Prime Minister Mahathir Mohamad said on Thursday (Oct 31). The US Justice Department on Wednesday struck a deal to recoup funds allegedly looted from a Malaysian state investment fund […]

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I dream of flying to London from KLIA in three hours, says Mahathir

SEPANG, Malaysia – Tun Dr Mahathir Mohamad dreams of a space port where Malaysians can fly to London in three hours in the future as the Kuala Lumpur International Airport (KLIA) turns 21 years old Tuesday (Aug 13). The Prime Minister said he was heartened by what KLIA has achieved so far, adding that KLIA was […]

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I will set date to hand over the premiership to Anwar, says Mahathir

KUALA LUMPUR – Prime Minister Tun Dr Mahathir Mohamad has said that he would be setting the time and date when he would hand over the premiership to his successor Datuk Seri Anwar Ibrahim. “I will announce (the date) later, but I will keep my promise,” said Dr Mahathir. He told reporters this after the launch […]

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Malaysia ‘bullied’ into closing Iranian bank accounts, says Mahathir

PUTRAJAYA – Malaysia is being “bullied” into closing Iranian-linked bank accounts, says the Prime Minister. Tun Dr Mahathir Mohamad said that while Putrajaya and Tehran share close ties, if the accounts are not closed, Malaysian banks abroad will be closed. “Our ties with Iran is very good. But we face some very strong pressure from […]

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