Dr M not aware of discussions on third party acquisition of FGV stakes

LANGKAWI, Dec 8 — Prime Minister Tun Dr Mahathir Mohamad said he was not aware of any discussions on a third-party acquisition of FGV Holdings Bhd (FGV) stakes as alleged by a Pakatan Harapan leader today. He said if at all discussions took place, it would have involved Felda and the alleged


Malaysia presents smaller budget as revenue seen falling

Malaysia's government has unveiled a smaller budget for next year as revenue is expected to fall, but said it would raise development spending to offset a slowdown in global demand. As expected, the government also said on Friday it would run a larger fiscal deficit of 3.2 percent of gross domestic


Malaysia parliament scraps law criminalising fake news

Malaysia has scrapped a law making "fake news" a crime, a year after an initial attempt to repeal the legislation was blocked by the opposition-controlled senate. The Anti-Fake News Act 2018 was passed by the government of former Prime Minister Najib Razak in a move critics said was designed to sti


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