China News Service, January 22. According to Malaysian media reports, the office of former Malaysian Prime Minister Mahathir confirmed to the media on the afternoon of the 22nd that Mahathir is currently receiving treatment in the Cardiac Intensive Care Unit (CCU) of the National Heart Center of Malaysia.

This is the 96-year-old Mahathir's third recent hospital admission.

Some media said that Mahathir's situation is worrying.

Data map: Former Malaysian Prime Minister Mahathir.

  Malaysia's "Sin Chew Daily" said that former Malaysian Prime Minister Mahathir was admitted to the hospital again on the 22nd.

Many media gathered outside the hospital to wait for the latest news.

  "Sin Chew Daily" said Mahathir's office confirmed to the media on the afternoon of the 22nd that Mahathir is currently receiving treatment in the Cardiac Intensive Care Unit (CCU) of the Malaysian National Heart Center.

  The National Heart Centre of Malaysia said it expected to issue a statement on Mahathir's hospitalization in the near future.

  "Utusan Malaysia" said Mahathir's situation is worrying.

  Mahathir was born in December 1925 and served twice as Prime Minister of Malaysia.

In the general election held in May 2018, Mahathir led the Pakatan Harapan (Pakatan Harapan) coalition consisting of PKR, DAP, Bumiputera and Amanah to defeat the long-ruling National Front and achieve Malaysia's first party rotation.

Mahathir then became prime minister and handed in his resignation in February 2020.

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