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Mahathir Mohamad


Palm oil import boycott: India asks Malaysia leadership to do ‘serious introspection’

October 25, 2019 2:35 am

Referring to the palm oil import boycott, Delhi said that trade cannot be “impervious” to the state of the bilateral relationship.

'Desist from making such remarks': MEA on Malaysian PM's Kashmir comment

October 04, 2019 9:39 pm

In his address to the UN General Assembly last week, Malaysian Prime Minister Mahathir Mohamad remarked that India has "invaded and occupied" Jammu and Kashmir and that it must solve the issue with Pakistan through dialogue.

India rebuts Mahathir Mohamad claim on Zakir Naik

September 18, 2019 2:47 am

Mahathir told radio station BFM 89.9 that Modi, whom he met in Russia during an economic forum in the Russian city of Vladivostok earlier this month, made no extradition request for Zakir despite official notice from New Delhi.

PM Modi raises Zakir Naik's extradition in meeting with Malaysian counterpart

September 05, 2019 11:40 am

The Indian government in June had officially requested the Malaysian government to extradite Naik so that he can be probed by the Indian agencies.

Malaysian PM Mahathir says Russia being made a scapegoat for downing of MH17

June 20, 2019 2:41 pm

"We are very unhappy, because from the very beginning it was a political issue on how to accuse Russia of the wrongdoing," Mahathir Mohamad told reporters at a government event.

Government formally requests Malaysia to extradite Zakir Naik

June 12, 2019 8:24 pm

Naik is facing a probe in India by the National Investigation Agency (NIA) and the Enforcement Directorate (ED) after his sermons on his Peace TV were cited as a reason by Bangladesh for an attack in Dhaka in 2016, which claimed 22 lives.

In 'new Malaysia', race continues to cast a long shadow

December 04, 2018 8:20 am

Mahathir, who was prime minister from 1981 to 2003 and is now the oldest elected leader in the world, remains a sharp political operator: many expect he will take steps to shore up Malay support for his government.

Lawyer of former Malaysian PM Najib Razak charged with money laundering

September 13, 2018 11:44 am

Muhammad Shafee is leading a defence team for Najib who faces charges of criminal breach of trust, money laundering and abuse of power at SRC International, a former 1MDB unit. Najib has denied any wrongdoing

Why getting televangelist Zakir Naik back will be an uphill task for India

July 12, 2018 7:02 am

Malaysian Prime Minister Mahathir Mohamad said Tuesday that Malaysia does not ‘easily follow the demands of others’; and it does not want ‘someone to become a victim’.

Malaysia considers amending human trafficking law after US report

June 30, 2018 1:52 pm

Malaysia has long been known as a destination for trafficking victims, including documented and undocumented workers.