Dr Mahathir denies preempting his Cabinet on HSR announcement

Malaysian prime minister Tun Dr Mahathir Mohamad speaking at a press conference on Friday (1 June), denied accusations by opposition coalition Barisan Nasional (BN) that he had preempted his Cabinet when announcing the cancellation of the Kuala Lumpur-Singapore High Speed Rail (HSR) project. Dr Mahathir noted that the issue has been part of Pakatan Harapan’s (PH) manifesto and they have …

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Taxi association in Malaysia ask for new government to end ride-hailing services

The Malaysian Taxi, Limousine and Car Rental Operators and Drivers Association voiced out earlier last week on Thursday (24 May) that the new Malaysian government should end ride-hailing services in Malaysia and focus on improving the taxi industry. Mr Mohd Shahrir Abdul Aziz, the association’s president, said that this was one of the proposals made by the taxi group to …

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