Saturday, October 07, 2006

MAHATHIR: the routes

Mahathir set up peace talks
05 October, 2006
No breakthrough as ex-PM helps attempt to ease conflict in South
Former Malaysian prime minister Mahathir Mohamad quietly helped arrange at least two meetings between Thai officials, including some generals, and Muslim separatist leaders on Malaysia's island of Langkawi, but the talks produced no major breakthrough, rebel and government sources said yesterday.

Umno also welcomes Lee's 'sorry' 04 October, 2006
Kuala Lumpur: Umno welcomed Singapore's founding father Lee Kuan Yew's apology for his recent remarks over the systematic marginalisation of the Chinese in Malaysia, but took him to task for provoking Malaysia's former Premier Tun Dr Mahathir Mohamad.
Mukhriz Claims Stronger Support For Dr M After Bribery Exposure
PENANG, Oct 4 (Bernama) -- Umno Youth Exco member Datuk Mukhriz Mahathir Wednesday claimed that support for his father, former premier Tun Dr Mahathir Mohamad, had grown stronger after he exposed political corruption in the Umno Kubang Pasu divisional election on Sept 9.
There's no need for elections, states Abdullah
Borneo Bulletin - Oct 05 11:53 PM
Malaysian premier Abdullah Ahmad Badawi ... "no reason to go to the ballot box". AFP KUALA LUMPUR (AFP) - Malaysia's Prime Minister Abdullah Ahmad Badawi on Thursday quashed speculation that he could call a snap election this year, saying he had

Malaysiakini.Oct 4, 2006
NEP 'It will destroy the Malays' .Surprising "end it" call made by retired Guthrie CEO, Khalid Ibrahim. By Bede Hong.