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Malaysia ranked world’s 14th most competitive nations by IMD


Kuala Lumpur – Malaysia has retained its ranking among the top 15 competitive nations, coming in 14th in the latest World Competitiveness Yearbook 2015 (WCY) by the Swiss-based Institute for Management Development (IMD). Though a decline from 12th spot last year, the country had improved its score to 84.11 from 82.09 achieved last year, said International Trade and Industry Minister ... Read More »

Malaysian police ask for permission to remove Rohingya remains via Thai territory

Members of special police force chat after returning to a police camp near Wang Kelian in northern Malaysia, close to the border with Thailand

Songkhla – Malaysian police have sought the permission of the Thai authorities to use the route in Thailand to bring out the remains of human trafficking victims found in a forest area near the border. Both sides agreed to cooperate and the Thai side wanted to refer the matter to its higher authorities, said 9th Division Police chief, Pol. Gen. ... Read More »

Make Malaysia the talk of tourists – Najib


Kuala Lumpur - Tourism industry players are urged to play a more dynamic role to provide tourists with the best experience so that Malaysia will always be on their lips. Prime Minister Datuk Seri Najib Razak said an extensive and effective marketing strategy is needed, right from the entry pointintothe country to the hotels, to create an attractive and unforgettable experience ... Read More »

MAS employees made scapegoat to its management blunder


Kuala Lumpur – “The 20 years of mismanagement has finally led MAS to face a crisis of national proportion to the ailing national carrier.” MIC Youth Chief, Sivarraajh Chandran said even before the two planes; MH370 and MH17 debacle, MAS was already undergoing long and troubled history among GLCs in Malaysia. “Now, it is the innocent and hard working employees ... Read More »

KPDNKK studies impact of GST – Hasan Malek


Kota Kinabalu – The Domestic Trade, Cooperatives and Consumerism Ministry (KPDNKK) is studying the impact of the Goods and Services Tax (GST) in efforts to improve its implementation to be compatible with the people’s needs. Its minister Datuk Seri Hasan Malek said there was one or two matters that needed to be reviewed to make the GST more comprehensive. “This ... Read More »

Malaysia’s right to implement immigration rules – China

Joshua Wong-China

Beijing – China respects Malaysia’s move to implement its immigration rules based on its own rule of law, indicating that the world’s second largest economy has nothing to do with the barring of Hong Kong student activist Joshua Wong from entering Malaysia. Chinese Foreign Ministry spokesman Hua Chunying said she did not understand the details of the issue despite coming ... Read More »

1MDB’s audited assets worth RM51.4 billion – Najib


Kuala Lumpur – The total worth of 1Malaysia Development Bhd (1MDB) audited assets for the financial year ended March 31, 2014 was RM51.4 billion, the Dewan Rakyat was told Wednesday. The assets comprised current assets worth RM19.5 billion and non-current assets valued at RM31.9 billion, according to a written reply from Prime Minister and Finance Minister Datuk Seri Najib Tun ... Read More »

Govt to decide on National Harmony Act – Najib


Kuala Lumpur – The Prime Minister’s Department is mulling on enacting the National Harmony Act in the country. Prime Minister Datuk Seri Najib Razak said the act could help to further strengthen unity and “as a preventive measure” before the Sedition Act 1948 is enforced. Najib said this in a written reply to Kota Melaka MP Sim Tong Him. He ... Read More »

No more mass graves in Perlis – IGP


Kuala Lumpur – The police are confident that there are no more mass graves of suspected refugees in Perlis as forensic teams have combed and screened the area thoroughly. Speaking in Petaling Jaya today, Inspector General of Police Khalid Abu Bakar said that they believe there are no more graves, adding that the area was currently under watch by the ... Read More »

1MDB: Syed Ali lambasts Arul and Shahrol

Syed Ali Alhabshee--

Kuala Lumpur – Cheras Umno division chief Syed Ali Alhabshee has lambasted 1MDB chief executive Arul Kanda Kandasamy and former CEO Shahrol Halmi for skipping the Public Accounts Committee hearing. “This is what I call audacity. And it’s also not giving a toss about being accountable to the rakyat,”  he said in a blog posting today. He was referring to ... Read More »

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