Mergawati Zulfakar

Recent and archived articles by Mergawati Zulfakar

11 Jan 2019 | 7:00 AM

When two ministers collide

A turf war is brewing between the Entrepreneur Development Ministry and the International Trade and Industry Ministry.

In the open: Leiking (left) and Mohd Redzuan.
27 Nov 2018 | 7:00 AM

Getting help from the civil service

A FEW days after he returned to Putrajaya as Prime Minister, one of the first groups Tun Dr Mahathir Mohamad called to meet was the secretaries-general of the ministries.

17 Nov 2018 | 7:00 AM

Many seek out grand old statesman of Asean

AT the end of his visit after attending a series of meetings at the 33rd Asean Summit in Singapore, Tun Dr Mahathir Mohamad was casually asked how he managed to cope with the punishing two-day schedule.

All smiles: Dr Mahathir and his wife Tun Dr Siti Hasmah Mohd Ali posing for a photo with Putin in Singapore.
16 Nov 2018 | 7:00 AM

The pressure is on Suu Kyi

SINGAPORE: Myanmar’s de facto leader Aung San Suu Kyi continued to be under the spotlight over the mistreatment of the Rohingya Muslims as Asean leaders met their counterparts in a series of meetings held here.

Sharing views: Dr Mahathir discussing matters with his Australian counterpart Scott Morrison on the sidelines of the 33rd ASEAN Summit at Suntec Singapore International Convention and Exhibition Centre. — Bernama
15 Nov 2018 | 2:23 PM

Dr M: Equanimity belongs to M'sia but it's too luxurious

SINGAPORE: Tun Dr Mahathir Mohamad says that luxury yacht the Equanimity belongs to Malaysia and the government can put it anywhere.

15 Nov 2018 | 1:46 PM

Australia yet to finalise relocation of embassy to Jerusalem, says Dr M

SINGAPORE: Tun Dr Mahathir Mohamad has told Australia its proposed relocation of its embassy to Jerusalem is as good as recognising Israeli's act of terrorism against Palestinians.

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15 Nov 2018 | 11:54 AM

Pence agrees with Dr M on identifying root causes of terrorism

SINGAPORE: Prime Minister Tun Dr Mahathir Mohamad and US vice-president Mike Pence spent a few minutes exchanging notes after the Asean-US summit here on Thursday (Nov 15).

15 Nov 2018 | 7:00 AM

Myanmar pressed to resolve Rohingya crisis

TUN Dr Mahathir Mohamad did not mince his words when he raised the Rohingya’s plight at a plenary session among Asean leaders on Tuesday night.

15 Nov 2018 | 7:00 AM

IMF seeks Malaysia’s help

SINGAPORE: The International Monetary Fund (IMF) is impressed with Malaysia’s reforms and is keen to understand more about it – a far cry from the view that the Washington-based agency had on the country 20 years ago.

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14 Nov 2018 | 3:30 PM

I spoke to Suu Kyi, says Dr Mahathir

SINGAPORE: Prime Minister Tun Dr Mahathir Mohamad says he raised the plight of the Rohingya Muslims with Myanmar’s Aung San Suu Kyi at the Asean leaders meeting on Tuesday (Nov 13) night.