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All set for 51st Malaysia Day celebration

Tuesday, 16 September 2014.

MIRI: The 1Malaysia spirit was obvious from the enthusiasm displayed by participants at the national-level 51st Malaysia Day rehearsal here yesterday.

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‘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.

Miri geared up for mega celebration

Tuesday, September 16, 2014 - 08:12

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

‘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.

New SOP after review by ministry

Tuesday, September 16, 2014 - 08:11

GENTING HIGHLANDS: The Education Ministry is reviewing its standard operating procedure (SOP) in handling national examination papers to safeguard the integrity of the country’s education system and teaching profession, said Tan Sri Muhyiddin Yassin.