Monthly Archives: November 2016

Trump Removing Self From Global Business Empire

U.S. President-elect Donald Trump says he is completely removing himself from his global business empire to avoid conflicts of interest with running the country when he assumes power January 20.Soon to be the wealthiest U.S. president, Trump said in a

New Cable Project to Deliver Faster, More Resilient Internet to northern Fiji

The World Bank's Board of Executive Directors today approved US$5.95 million in funding for the Fiji Connectivity Project, which aims to reduce the cost and increase the availability of internet services in the Pacific Island nation.The project will su...

PRESS RELEASE : ATTACK AT THE OHIO STATE UNIVERSITY, OHIO

The Ministry of Foreign Affairs through the Embassy of Malaysia in Washington, D.C. is monitoring developments related to the attack at the Ohio State University Main Campus in Columbus, Ohio on 28 November 2016 which injured 11 people. The suspect

Police raid on Empower’s office an abuse of Sosma, say groups

Suara Rakyat Malaysia (Suaram) condemns the raid conducted against Persatuan Kesedaran Komuniti Selangor (Empower) on the afternoon of 28 November 2016. During the raid, the police refused to give any form of cooperation to the lawyers present and refu...

PRESS RELEASE : THE DEMISE OF THE FORMER PRESIDENT OF THE COUNCIL OF STATE OF CUBA, MR FIDEL CASTRO

The Government and people of Malaysia convey their sincere and heartfelt condolences to the Government and people of Cuba on the demise of the former President of Cuba, Mr Fidel Castro. President Castro will always be remembered as

THE DEMISE OF THE FORMER PRESIDENT OF THE COUNCIL OF STATE OF CUBA, MR FIDEL CASTRO

The Government and people of Malaysia convey their sincere and heartfelt condolences to the Government and people of Cuba on the demise of the former President of Cuba, Mr Fidel Castro.President Castro will always be remembered as the revolutionary ico...

ASOCIACION DE CONYUGES DE DIPLOMATICOS (ACD) A.C. (ASSOCIATION OF DIPLOMATIC SPOUSES) MEXICO GALA DINNER

On 18 November, the Mexico City ACD hosted a successful Gala Dinner to raise funds for the needy at the La Marquis Hotel, Mexico City with the presence of close to 500 guests comprising top government officials, captains of industry

Aliran condemns mob action against Khalid Samad, Zunar

Aliran condemns the mob disruption of an exhibition by political cartoonist Zunar that has severely violated his basic right to freedom of expression. What is alarming is that the mob was able to act with impunity despite the presence of

STATEMENT BY H.E. RAMLAN IBRAHIM, PERMANENT REPRESENTATIVE OF MALAYSIA TO THE UNITED NATIONSSECURITY COUNCIL OPEN DEBATE ON WATER, PEACE AND SECURITY

Mr. President, Thank you for convening this important meeting and for the comprehensive concept note. Our discussion today is an important follow-up to the Arria-formula meeting held last April chaired by His Excellency President Macky Sall in which Ma...

PRESS RELEASE : SITUATION IN THE NORTHERN RAKHINE STATE

The Cabinet of Malaysia discussed today the current situation in the northern Rakhine State of Myanmar and has decided to issue the following statement:Malaysia condemns the escalation of violence in the northern Rakhine State over the past months resu...