STATEMENT 173

1. My attention has been drawn to a recent report pertaining to a CIA document, stated to have been recently declassified by the US Intelligence, on the 1980s BMF issue. 2. I have also just sight of that CIA document titled “DIRECTORATE OF INTELLIGENCE” dated 5.3.1985. Certain members of the press have asked me for ...

KONG HEE FATT CHOY 22

MY wife and I wish our Chinese friends including those who greet us at shopping complexes and other gatherings a Prosperous and Happy Year of the Rooster. I would like to thank my Chinese friends and supporters for their support during and after my term as Prime Minister of our country Malaysia. Lately attempts are ...

FDI from China 65

1. There is a group of people who wants to make any objection against Foreign Direct Investment from China as racist, as being against the Chinese. 2. I categorically welcome FDI from China as I welcome FDI from any country. What I object to is the kind of FDI from China. 3. It is not ...

RASUAH DAN IBADAT HAJI 43

1. Saya telah soal samada menunaikan rukun Islam yang kelima dengan duit yang dicuri sah atau tidak. Pada pendapat saya ia tidak sah. 2. Beberapa mufti mendakwa bahawa saya cuba jadi Tuhan kerana cuba mengharamkan ibadat haji yang dilakukan dengan duit 1MDB. 3. Saya berpendapat dakwaan ini keterlaluan. Sementara mufti mungkin arif dalam bidang agama ...

PEMBANGUNAN J.B. 25

1. Saya tidak tahu samada benar atau tidak cabaran yang dilontarkan oleh DYMM Sutan Johor terhadap saya berkenaan pembangunan JB. 2. Mungkin hanya akhbar The Star yang mentafsirkan apa yang dititah DYMM Tuanku sebagai melontarkan cabaran terhadap saya. 3. Tetapi selagi DYMM Tuanku tidak menafikan mencabar saya, saya akan anggap laporan The Star sebagai benar.

J.B. DEVELOPMENT 10

1. I don’t know if it is true about HRH The Sultan of Johore is throwing a challenge to me over the development of J.B. 2. Maybe it is only The Star which is interpreting what HRH says as a challenge to me. 3. But unless HRH denies he is challenging me, I will take ...

MENGHALAL YANG HARAM 74

1. Bolehkah duit yang didapati secara haram diguna untuk membiayai ibadah tertentu? 2. Kita semua maklum bahawa jika kita termakan makanan yang haram bagi orang Islam (daging babi umpamanya) maka kita tidak bersalah. Tetapi jika kita tahu makanan yang dihidang itu haram, kita makan juga, maka perbuatan kita itu salah disisi agama.

FDI 48

FDI 1.​At independence Malaysia faced a big unemployment problem. To solve this we started with opening land for the landless. But development of land was not able to create enough jobs. It was therefore decided that Malaysia should industrialise. But Malaysia had no manufacturing expertise, no capital, no big corporations and no knowledge of the ...

TAHUN BARU 37

1. Selamat menyambut tahun baru 2017. Dalam bahasa Inggeris mereka berkata Happy New Year. 2. Mungkin orang Melayu hanya ingin berada dalam keadaan selamat sahaja. Mungkin kita tidak mengharapkan tahun baru menjadi tahun yang seronok gembira. 3. Sesungguhnya kita tidak boleh tahu keadaan masa depan kita, walaupun untuk satu tahun sahaja. Tetapi kita boleh teka ...

NEW YEAR 15

1. On this good day I would like to wish everyone a Happy New Year. 2. 2016 had not been a very happy year for us in Malaysia. But the whole world had not had a good year either. 3. I will not repeat the litany of events which made 2016 a bad year.