Dr Mahathir had to make quick decision, says Daim on resignation

Former aide says easy to criticise in hindsight or without knowing full facts of incident.

· 2 weeks ago · 3 comments

Dr Mahathir had to make quick decision, says Daim on resignation

Unusual to have so many political appointments, says Daim

About 80% of Perikatan lawmakers reportedly have positions in the government or in GLCs.

· 2 weeks ago · 3 comments

Unusual to have so many political appointments, says Daim

Rule of law, wise leaders needed to attract investors

Former finance minister says Malaysia risks being left behind by neighbours in race for foreign investment.

· 2 weeks ago

Rule of law, wise leaders needed to attract investors

Malaysia cannot escape recession, says Daim

Government needs to start thinking outside box, introduce extraordinary policy measures, according to former finance minister.

· 2 weeks ago

Malaysia cannot escape recession, says Daim

Back to basics to revive virus-hit economy, says Daim

The former finance minister says businesses have to be rebuilt from the ground up.

· 2 weeks ago

Back to basics to revive virus-hit economy, says Daim


Daim again calls on youth to check out agriculture sector

It will help country reduce dependence on imports, says ex-finance minister.

· 4 months ago

Daim again calls on youth to check out agriculture sector

Malays not lazy, says Daim

You see them take LRT to work, sell nasi lemak every day, says former minister.

· 5 months ago · 6 comments

Malays not lazy, says Daim

Idle agricultural land not easy to find, says Daim

The former finance minister says this is because land matters are under the state government.

By Ragananthini Vethasalam · 6 months ago · 2 comments

Idle agricultural land not easy to find, says Daim

Don't antagonise civil servants, Daim tells ministers

Trust government officers to implement policies, says former minister.

By Ragananthini Vethasalam · 6 months ago · 5 comments

Don't antagonise civil servants, Daim tells ministers

Act now on food security, Daim urges govt

Nation’s food import bill this year almost RM60 billion, ex-finance minister tells Edge Weekly, making nation vulnerable to shocks.

· 6 months ago

Act now on food security, Daim urges govt

Solution to cut out middlemen in next few months, says Daim

Rural folk not enjoying full rewards of their hard work due to middlemen, says elder politician.

· 7 months ago · 2 comments

Solution to cut out middlemen in next few months, says Daim

After 11 years, Daim gets PhD

Former Council of Eminent Persons chairman honoured with doctorate in Literature and Social Sciences at UM convocation.

By Alfian Z.M. Tahir · 7 months ago

After 11 years, Daim gets PhD

People’s lives have improved since 5th Malaysia Plan, says Daim

People are more comfortable now, says veteran politician.

· 9 months ago · 1 comment

People’s lives have improved since 5th Malaysia Plan, says Daim

Renew commitment to reduce food prices, Daim tells Putrajaya

He says it will help assuage the people’s unhappiness over the issue.

· 5 months ago

Renew commitment to reduce food prices, Daim tells Putrajaya

Malay entrepreneurs easily satisfied, says Daim

He advises SMEs to prepare to grow when opportunity knocks.

· 5 months ago · 2 comments

Malay entrepreneurs easily satisfied, says Daim