Mahathir Mohamad insisted that he respected the right to freedom of speech but the move is likely to alarm liberalsLAI SENG SIN REUTERS
16 May, 2018, 08:20
"There are many faults committed by the previous government, but we can not do everything in one day, so you have to be patient".
Malaysia's 92-year-old new Prime Minister Mahathir Mohamad says he may step down after only "one or two years" in office.
Anwar was imprisoned again in 2015, when Najib was prime minister, after another sodomy charge, which he described as a politically motivated attempt to end his career. He has been in hospital for a few months recovering from a shoulder operation. But there was no official confirmation of any possible date of release.
Mahathir's four-party coalition won a historic election victory over former leader Najib Razak on May 9. The police action followed a complaint lodged by two leaders of the youth wing of Mahathir's political party, Bersatu.The police report of the complaint, reviewed by Reuters, alleges that vans emblazoned with the logo of the department of the prime minister and cabinet delivered boxes for 50 Birkin handbags to Pavilion Residences on Thursday evening.The report alleged that the boxes showed the name of the consignee as Rosmah Mansor.
"All documentation for the pardon petition is in order and complete", PKR member Sivarasa Rasiah said in a statement late on Monday. "There will be no special powers given except as are given to ministers or deputy ministers or deputy prime ministers", he said.
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During the campaign, Mahathir, who was prime minister for 22 years in a previous stint from 1981, had promised to step aside and make Anwar prime minister once he was pardoned.
The new prime minister also fired a warning shot at his predecesor Najib, saying there would be "no deal" over an investigation into Najib's role in a multi-billion-dollar scandal linked to the state investment fund 1MDB.
Najib set up 1MDB in 2009 and previously served as chairman of its advisory board.
Billions of dollars are believed to have been siphoned off from the fund, with most reportedly disappearing overseas, while $681 million also mysteriously appeared in Najib's personal bank accounts in 2013.
Mahathir blocked Najib from leaving the country last weekend. It expresses a widespread desire for an alternative form of politics freer from corruption and more representative of Malaysia's vibrant multicultural society.
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Protesters burned an American flag and railed against the U.S. and Israel after emerging from Friday prayers in Tehran . And on the weekend, PM Theresa May spoke with the Iranian president to clarify the UK's position of upholding the deal.
When asked whether Anwar should take over as prime minister, Izzah said she believed the country deserved the best prime minister. Surrounded by media and supporters, Anwar walked out of a hospital Wednesday where he was recovering from surgery.
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