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Malaysian PM bans gifts for ministers

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Malaysian PM bans gifts for ministers

Malaysian Prime Minister Mahathir Mohamad on June 8 introduced a no-gift policy for ministers in the cabinet, as he vowed to fulfil his campaign promises and build a transparent government.

Malaysian PM vows to cut public debt, downsize government

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Malaysian PM vows to cut public debt, downsize government

Malaysia’s new Prime Minister Mahathir Mohamad has announced that salaries of cabinet ministers will be cut in a bid to control spending as the government is facing a high-level public debt that now exceeds 1 trillion ringgit (around 251.5 billion USD).