Category Archives: General

MALAYSIA: AGC RECEIVES 1MDB INVESTIGATION PAPERS FROM MACC

PUTRAJAYA, Malaysia The Attorney-General Chambers has received the investigation papers relating to 1Malaysia Development Bhd (1MDB) from the Malaysian Anti-Corruption Commission (MACC) yesterday, said Attorney-General Tommy Thomas. Thomas, in a statem...

MALAYSIA: KING CONCERNED ABOUT COUNTRY’S DEBTS, OFFERS TO TAKE 10% PAY CUT

KUALA LUMPUR, June 12 (NNN-BERNAMA) Malaysia's King, Sultan Muhammad V, has offered to take a 10 per cent cut in salary and emoluments throughout his reign until 2021. Royal Palace Comptroller Wan Ahmad Dahlan Ab Aziz on Tuesday said

MALAYSIA TO REMAIN FRIENDLY WITH CHINA: PM MAHATHIR

TOKYO, The Malaysian government, in reviewing China-related projects in Malaysia, wants to remain friendly to the economic superpower without being indebted to it, Prime Minister Dr Mahathir Mohamad said.Ever since the first visit to China by Malaysia'...

MALAYSIA TO REMAIN FRIENDLY WITH CHINA: PM MAHATHIR

TOKYO, The Malaysian government, in reviewing China-related projects in Malaysia, wants to remain friendly to the economic superpower without being indebted to it, Prime Minister Dr Mahathir Mohamad said.Ever since the first visit to China by Malaysia'...

MALAYSIA: A. KADIR JASIN RESIGNS AS HEAD OF MEDIA AND COMMUNICATIONS COUNCIL OF EMINENT PERSONS

KUALA LUMPUR, Malaysia A Kadir Jasin today resigned as Head of Media and Communications of the Council of Eminent Persons with immediate effect. He said the decision was solely personal in order to avoid further confusion among members of the

Malaysia Calls for Review of Trans-Pacific Trade Pact

KUALA LUMPUR, MALAYSIA Malaysian Prime Minister Mahathir Mohamad called for a review of the Trans-Pacific Partnership trade agreement, saying smaller economies like Malaysia were at a disadvantage under the current terms.In an interview with Japan's ...

China Slaps Prominent Human Rights Lawyer With Effective Travel Ban

Chinese authorities in the northern region of Inner Mongolia have refused to issue a passport to a prominent human rights lawyer detained in a recent crackdown, effectively banning her from leaving the country.Human rights lawyer Wang Yu and husband Ba...

Soldiers deliver 500 gallons of water to Asajaya villages

KUCHING: The Malaysian Armed Forces (ATM) delivered 500 gallons of clean water to four villages in Asajaya currently facing water shortages.A statement yesterday said the water was sent to Kampung Senangeh, Kampung Sungai Buloh, Kampung Rangawan and Ka...

Soldiers deliver 500 gallons of water to Asajaya villages

KUCHING: The Malaysian Armed Forces (ATM) delivered 500 gallons of clean water to four villages in Asajaya currently facing water shortages.A statement yesterday said the water was sent to Kampung Senangeh, Kampung Sungai Buloh, Kampung Rangawan and Ka...

JAPAN VIEWS TPP-11, RCEP AS IMPORTANT REGIONAL COOPERATION MECHANISMS

KUALA LUMPUR, Malaysia June 8 (NNN-Bernama) -- The Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP)-11 deal and Regional Comprehensive Economic Partnership (RCEP) are among the important regional cooperation mechanisms, said Japanese Ambassador to Malaysia, Dr Makio Mi...