Publish button
Login to download. Need an ID and password? Register now!
POLÍTICA: Perfil de Mahathir Mohamad infographic
Responsive button

Primeiro-ministro da Malásia é o mais velho do mundo

Graphic News

May 10, 2018 -- O antigo líder da Malásia Mahathir Mohamad vai ser o líder eleito mais velho do mundo aos 92 anos, após a vitória inesperada nas disputadas eleições do pais.

The former PM came out of retirement and defected to the opposition to take on his one-time protégé Najib Razak, beset by corruption allegations.

The election marks the first time Mr Najib’s United Malays National
Organisation (Umno) party and its allies have lost an election since independence in 1957.

Mahathir led the coalition as Malaysia’s prime minister for 22 years, starting in 1981. As one of the country’s most eminent leaders, he was pugnacious, uncompromising and intolerant of dissent, but turned Malaysia from a sleepy backwater into one of the world’s modern industrialised nations.

NEW GRAPHIC NEWS - a new website for a new era.

28 years ago — April 2, 1991 — the original Graphic News launched using a precursor to today’s websites that used email technology. These enabled infographics to be delivered electronically around the world over telephone lines. What was possible was very limited - It took 10 minutes for a 100K file to download.

Since then delivery speeds and website technology have moved on. The new website will offer the best online experience possible now, adding many new features (and offering new opportunities for the future), but still enabling existing users to select and download infographics and enjoy the distinct brand of visual journalism that is Graphic News.

Over the coming weeks I will give further information. Please contact me if you have any questions. Fiona Roberts, froberts @