'Pariah' term not directed at anyone, says Mahathir

Kow Gah Chie & Wong Kai Hui

29 Aug 2019, 1:18 pm

Updated a year ago


Prime Minister Dr Mahathir Mohamad, who recently drew flak for using the term 'pariah' to defend Lynas Malaysia Sdn Bhd's rare earth refinery, maintains that it was not directed at anyone.

"I didn't direct it at anybody. Who was I referring to? I have forgotten about this," he said when asked about Kapar PKR lodging a report against his usage of the term...

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