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Aug 14, 2020 23:21
Mahathir spoke at an event organised in Kuala Lumpur by the Pakistani mission last week to mark the first anniversary of the revocation of Kashmir’s special status and criticised India’s actions. read more
Mar 19, 2020 21:53
The Indian envoy to Malaysia, Mridul Kumar, met new Prime Minister Muhyiddin Yassin and foreign minister Hishammuddin Hussein on Monday – the first significant contact between the two sides since Mahathir’s remarks took ties to a fresh low last year. read more
Feb 27, 2020 11:00
A failed bid by Mahathir’s supporters to form a new government without his named successor Anwar Ibrahim plunged the country into a political limbo. read more
Feb 26, 2020 14:23
Sultan Abdullah Sultan Ahmad Shah met with 83 lawmakers on Tuesday and is meeting the remaining 139 now to determine who they support as Prime Minister and if they want fresh elections. read more
Feb 24, 2020 14:13
The shock move followed 24 hours of political drama which saw an attempt by Anwar Ibrahim’s rivals within his own “Pact of Hope” coalition, which stormed to a historic election victory in 2018, and opposition politicians to form a new government. read more
Feb 07, 2020 11:38
India, the world’s biggest buyer of edible oils, last month imposed curbs on refined palm oil imports and informally asked traders to stop buying from Malaysia, the world’s biggest producer and exporter of the commodity after Indonesia. read more
Feb 04, 2020 13:06
Pakistan bought 1.1 million tonnes of palm oil from Malaysia last year, while India bought 4.4 million tonnes, according to the Malaysian Palm Oil Council. read more
Jan 20, 2020 09:21
India halted Malaysian palm oil imports earlier this month after Mahathir Mohamad’s comments on Kashmir. read more
Jan 14, 2020 18:11
India, the world’s largest buyer of edible oils, last week changed rules to effectively bar imports of refined palm oil from Malaysia, the world’s second-biggest producer and exporter after Indonesia. read more
Jan 14, 2020 13:49
India last week changed rules that traders say effectively ban imports of refined palm oil from Malaysia. The move came after New Delhi objected to Mahathir’s criticism of India’s new religion-based citizenship law. read more
Oct 22, 2019 21:14
Mahathir acknowledged his remarks at the UN had strained diplomatic ties between Malaysia and India, and described the current situation as a “trade war” between the world’s biggest exporter of palm oil and the largest buyer of the commodity. read more
Oct 16, 2019 13:58
Malaysian Prime Minister Mahathir Mohamad last month told the United Nations that India “invaded and occupied” Kashmir. Since then, many Indian buyers of palm oil have started shifting to Indonesian supplies amid concern that Prime Minister Narendra... read more
Oct 09, 2019 19:40
It was the second attempt by the lower house to overturn the law after MPs voted to repeal it last year only for the opposition-controlled upper chamber to block it. read more
Oct 08, 2019 17:37
Mahathir acknowledged his remarks could be viewed negatively by the country that was criticised. He replied in the negative when he was asked if he expected any repercussions for Malaysia’s trade with India. read more
Sep 17, 2019 12:27
The Malaysian prime minister’s new stand is contrary to India’s official position that PM Modi did raise Zakir Naik’s extradition and the two leaders decided to let the officials work on the details. read more