Politics

Malaysia's "Can Do" spirit an inspiration to others - Obama
Sunday, April 27, 2014

KUALA LUMPUR (April 27): United States President Barack Obama said countries in Southeast Asia as well as America should embrace the can-do spirit of the 'Malaysia Boleh' mantra, which loosely translates as 'Malaysia Can Do It', in forging closer bonds for a brighter future.
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Fulbright English teaching assistant programme extended for another three years
Sunday, April 27, 2014

PUTRAJAYA (April 27): Malaysia and the United States (US) have agreed to extend the Fulbright English Teaching Assistant (ETA) Programme for another three years in a move to further enhance people-to-people interaction.
 
Prime Minister Datuk Seri Najib Tun Razak and US President Barack Obama said this in a joint statement issued here today after a bilateral meeting at Seri Perdana in conjunction with Obama's three-day state visit to Malaysia starting yesterday....

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Hudud did not erode Pas
Thursday, April 24, 2014

KUALA LUMPUR: Pas vice-president Datuk Tuan Ibrahim Tuan Man has dismissed DAP stalwart Lim Kit Siang's contention that hudud had never "helped" Pas to gain support.
 
In turn, Tuan Ibrahim said: “DAP is actually worried of losing its supporters if hudud laws were to be enforced in Kelantan,” he told The Mole in a recent telephone interview....

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MCA urges Pas Supporters Congress to leave the party over 'hudud'
Friday, April 25, 2014

In a statement emailed to the Editor, Selangor MCA liaison commitee secretary Ng Chok Sin wrote:
 
“It should come as no surprise to the Pas Supporters Congress (DHPP) that the party is sidelining them over the implementation of hudud law in Kelantan, as even Pakatan’s strongest party DAP, which has 38 MPs, is being blatantly ignored as well.
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Pas bid to implement hudud can cause religious conflicts - Ku Li
Saturday, April 26, 2014

GUA MUSANG:Gua Musang Member of Parliament Tengku Razaleigh Hamzah fears that a renewed bid by PAS to implement the hudud law in Kelantan can cause religious conflicts among the people of different races in the country.    He noted that since PAS raised the issue again, there had been protests from non-Muslims.    ...

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Hua Zong questions Government's initiative on national unity
Thursday, April 24, 2014

KUALA LUMPUR: Federation of Chinese Associations Malaysia (Hua Zong) has come out to back its counterpart, the United Chinese Schools Committees' Association of Malaysia (Dong Zong) in supporting the existence of Chinese vernacular schools. Hua Zong’s vice-president and education bureau Lau Chee Boon questioned the Government’s initiative by making Bahasa Malaysia as...

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MH370:MAS confirmed staff were held hostage and then released
Friday, April 25, 2014

SUBANG: Malaysia Airlines confirmed today that its staff were held at the Lido Hotel ballroom in Beijing by the family members of MH370 passengers.  In a statement issued today, MAS said, the families expressed dissatisfaction in obtaining details of the missing aircraft on Thursday, April 24 at 3pm.   ...

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Dr. M: Don't blame MAS, blame Boeing
Friday, April 25, 2014

KUALA LUMPUR:Former Prime Minister Tun Dr. Mahathir Mohamad  today said he was upset over reports that Malaysia Airlines employees were held hostage in Beijing by relatives of passengers on flight MH370. He said, they have directed their anger towards the wrong people : I am upset because they are blaming the wrong people. The loss of the plane is due to the makers Boeing....

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MAS employees in Beijing released in wee hours of the morning (UPDATED)
Friday, April 25, 2014

KUALA LUMPUR : Ten Malaysia Airlines (MAS) employees who were held hostage at the ballroom of Lido Hotel in Beijing last night had been released. They were released at about 3am after being held for more than eight hours. It is believed the release was following pressure from government officials though details on which parties were involved negotiating the release remain sketchy....

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Obama's visit underlines strong economic relations, says Anifah
Friday, April 25, 2014

PUTRAJAYA:The historic visit by US President Barack Obama underlines the strong economic relations that form the bedrock of Malaysia-United States bilateral ties, says Foreign Minister Datuk Seri Anifah Aman.    He said the United States remained one of Malaysia's biggest trading partner and a leading source of foreign direct investment in the country....

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