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Miri geared up for mega celebration

Tuesday, 16 September 2014.

MIRI: It is all systems go for the national-level mega celebration to herald the 51st anniversary of Malaysia’s establishment today.

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Google unveils Malaysia Day doodle

By SAMEER AHMED SHAIKH - Tuesday, September 16, 2014 - 10:32

KUALA LUMPUR: Google today unveiled its special Malaysia Day doodle on its website in conjunction with the 51st Malaysia Day celebration.

Malaysian pilgrims holds special Malaysia Day prayers

Tuesday, September 16, 2014 - 09:57

MECCA: Malaysian pilgrims and Tabung Haji staff staying at all the 12 Tabung Haji hotels in Mecca and Madinah held special prayers on Monday night in conjunction with Malaysia Day today.

‘Strong ties bind us’

By AHMAD FAIRUZ OTHMAN AND ROZANNA LATIFF - Tuesday, September 16, 2014 - 08:12

KUALA LUMPUR: PRIME Minister Datuk Seri Najib Razak has urged Malaysians to strengthen unity among their fellow countrymen to stave off those out to create discord among the people.

Malaysia helps W. Africa in Ebola fight

Tuesday, September 16, 2014 - 08:12

PUTRAJAYA: The government has extended aid to West African nations affected by the deadly Ebola virus, which has infected and killed thousands since March.

Musa: Drop secession talk

By ROY GOH AND ZAFIRA ANWAR - Tuesday, September 16, 2014 - 08:12

KOTA KINABALU: SABAH Chief Minister Datuk Seri Musa Aman said he is disturbed by “escalating discussions” indicating that Sabah should secede from Malaysia.

‘All must know of nation’s past struggles’

Tuesday, September 16, 2014 - 08:11

KUALA LUMPUR: As the nation celebrates Malaysia Day, all Malaysians, regardless of race and background, must know of the country’s struggles and the success of nation building.

‘Equitable tax crucial’

By ILI LIYANA MOKHTAR AND RAYMUND WONG - Tuesday, September 16, 2014 - 08:11

KUALA LUMPUR: THE existing Sales and Services Tax (SST) is no longer suitable for a rapidly growing and progressive economy such as Malaysia, and it is crucial that the country expands and diversifies its tax base, said Prime Minister Datuk Seri Najib Razak.

GST move gets IMF nod

Tuesday, September 16, 2014 - 08:11

THE International Monetary Fund has given the thumbs up to Malaysia’s fiscal reform via the broadening of the tax base with the implementation the Goods and Services Tax (GST) starting April 1.

‘30pc club’ to boost women mulled

Tuesday, September 16, 2014 - 08:11

KUALA LUMPUR: The government is looking into setting up a “30 Per Cent Club” aimed at raising the number of women appointed to decision-making positions.

Headmaster, three others remanded

By KHAIRAH N. KARIM AND ATIQA HAZELLAH - Tuesday, September 16, 2014 - 08:11

PUTRAJAYA: A HEADMASTER from a primary school in Penang and three others were remanded yesterday for four days by the magistrate’s court here in connection with the leak of Ujian Pencapaian Sekolah Rendah (UPSR) Science and English examination papers.