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5 indicators show Malaysia’s economy on right, solid track: Najib

Sunday, 30 August 2015.

KUALA LUMPUR: A growing Malaysian economy at a time of regional and global economic uncertainty is one of the key indicators that the country’s economy is still on the right and solid track, said Datuk Seri Najib Razak.


5 indicators show Malaysia’s economy on right, solid track: Najib

Sunday, August 30, 2015 - 22:51

KUALA LUMPUR: A growing Malaysian economy at a time of regional and global economic uncertainty is one of the key indicators that the country’s economy is still on the right and solid track, said Datuk Seri Najib Razak.

Najib pledges not to let Malaysia fall

Sunday, August 30, 2015 - 22:48

KUALA LUMPUR: Datuk Seri Najib Razak tonight gave the undertaking that his administration will not let Malaysia fall, but will continue to develop the country so that it prospers on the world stage.

Bersih organisers don't care about people’s welfare

By ROSLI ZAKARIA - Sunday, August 30, 2015 - 17:43

KUALA TERENGGANU: Prime Minister Datuk Seri Najib Razak said the organisers of the Bersih 4.0 rally do not care about the people’s welfare, nor do they care about developing the rural areas.

Salleh slams Sarawak Report editor for distorting the truth

By THARANYA ARUMUGAM - Sunday, August 30, 2015 - 15:03

KUALA LUMPUR: Communications and Multimedia Minister Datuk Seri Dr Salleh Said Keruak has slammed Clare Rewcastle Brown of Sarawak Report (SR) for maligning Prime Minister Datuk Seri Najib Razak while being interviewed by the UK-based Sky TV last night.

Bersih 4: 12 detained in Malacca

Sunday, August 30, 2015 - 12:31

MELAKA: Melaka police have arrested 12 individuals in the state for wearing yellow t-shirt with the printed words ‘Bersih 4’ which is prohibited under the Printing Presses and Publications (Control of Undesirable Publications) (No. 22) Order 2015).

Bersih 4 organisers, participants who violate the law to face legal actions

By M. HAMZAH JAMALUDIN - Sunday, August 30, 2015 - 12:17

IPOH: All provisions under the existing legislation will be used against Bersih 4 organisers and participants who violated the law, even after the illegal rallies have ended.

Bersih 4: Sarawak rally ends

By Adib Povera and Esther Landau - Sunday, August 30, 2015 - 10:35

KUCHING: The second day for the Sarawak chapter Bersih 4 rally begin with a slow start following poor turnout at the Song Kheng Hai rugby field here.

Bersih 4 Update (with video)

Sunday, August 30, 2015 - 08:34

KUALA LUMPUR: Heavy rain in the late afternoon interrupted the second day of Bersih 4, sending some protesters running for cover. 

Molotov thrown at Federal House

By NST TEAM - Saturday, August 29, 2015 - 21:45

KUALA LUMPUR: A tent inside the Kuala Lumpur Federal House near Dataran Merdeka, here, was damaged while a small grassy area at a slope above it caught fire in two arson cases earlier today.

Tun M turns up at Dataran Merdeka

By Minderjeet Kaur - Saturday, August 29, 2015 - 20:25

KUALA LUMPUR: Tun Dr Mahathir Mohamad and his wife Tun Dr Siti Hasmah Mohd Ali made a surprise visit at Dataran Merdeka today where the Bersih 4 rally is held.

Turkish man charged in Thailand over Bangkok bombing

Saturday, August 29, 2015 - 17:28

BANGKOK: Thai authorities on Saturday detained and charged a 28-year-old Turkish man over a bomb attack in Bangkok last week that killed 20 people and wounded scores more.

Bersih 4: Shops begin to close as protesters swell

Saturday, August 29, 2015 - 15:06

KUALA LUMPUR: Shops along around the vicinity of Dataran Merdeka begin to close as Bersih 4 protesters swelled.

Bersih 4: Protesters marching to Dataran Merdeka

Saturday, August 29, 2015 - 14:27

KUALA LUMPUR: Some protesters taking part in the Bersih 4 rally are trying to break through barricades at Dataran Merdeka despite being ordered to stay away.

Netizens circulate old Bersih rally photos

Saturday, August 29, 2015 - 14:10

KUALA LUMPUR: Old photos of previous Bersih rallies have been going viral over social media networks in an apparent effort to drum up support for this weekend’s demonstration.

PM: Demonstrators have no love for the country

By Nik Imran Abdullah and Nor Ain Mohamed Radhi - Saturday, August 29, 2015 - 12:44

JERANTUT: Prime Minister Datuk Seri Najib Razak said those involved in the anti-establishment demonstration held close to the Merdeka Day celebration were devoid of love for the country.

Bersih 4 update (With video)

Saturday, August 29, 2015 - 11:44

KUALA LUMPUR: Some 25,000 people have joined the Bersih 4 rally in the federal capital so far, with many gathering at five designated rally points earlier in the morning.

News of Muhyiddin to join Bersih 4 rally is false

Saturday, August 29, 2015 - 11:25

KUALA LUMPUR: Social media news that former deputy prime minister Tan Sri Muhyiddin Yassin has agreed to join the Bersih 4.0 rally is false.

Home Ministry bans yellow Bersih 4 T-shirts and publications

By Farezza Hanum Rashid - Friday, August 28, 2015 - 23:42

KUALA LUMPUR: The Home Ministry has declared the yellow Bersih 4 T-shirts and any publications related to Bersih 4 illegal.

FGV refutes WSJ allegations on treatment of plantation workers

Friday, August 28, 2015 - 21:20

KUALA LUMPUR: Felda Global Ventures Holdings Bhd (FGV) has investigated thoroughly allegations of human rights abuses raised by Wall Street Journal (WSJ) and clarified that it does not employ illegal immigrants.

One year deadline for political funding committee

By ADRIAN LAI - Friday, August 28, 2015 - 20:26

KUALA LUMPUR: The National Consultative Committee on Political Funding (JKNMPP) has given itself one year to complete its task to gather input for a law to regulate political funding.

Army will only respond if emergency is declared, says Hishammuddin

By Roy Goh - Friday, August 28, 2015 - 16:36

RANAU: Defence Minister Datuk Seri Hishammuddin Hussein said the armed forces will step in as a last line of defence if Bersih 4.0 gets out of hand.

PM criticises Bersih4 timing

By ADRIAN LAI - Friday, August 28, 2015 - 14:05

KUALA LUMPUR: Prime Minister Datuk Seri Najib Razak has questioned the move by Bersih 4’s organisers to hold the street demonstration this weekend, saying it would disrupt the upcoming Merdeka celebrations on Aug 31.

Zahid in Terengganu to open 3 Umno division delegates meetings

Friday, August 28, 2015 - 11:53

HULU TERENGGANU: Deputy Prime Minister Datuk Seri Zahid Hamidi is in Terengganu today to open the delegates meeting of three Umno divisions in the state.

Ringgit opens steady against USD

Friday, August 28, 2015 - 11:16

KUALA LUMPUR: The ringgit continued to gain momentum against the US dollar in opening steady today, while influenced by the bullish external market, dealers said.

MACC arrests 8 Forestry Dept staff

By Sharifah Mahsinah Abdullah - Friday, August 28, 2015 - 11:00

KOTA BARU: The Malaysian Anti-Corruption Commission (MACC) has detained eight Kelantan Forestry Department staff and a senior officer with a state-linked company.

AirAsia X auditors discover RM7.01m worth of fictitious payments

Thursday, August 27, 2015 - 22:07

KUALA LUMPUR: AirAsia X Bhd yesterday said its auditors had discovered 24 payments totalling RM7.01 million made to a service provider between 2010 and 2014 for services which were fictitious.

Dutch air safety body to publish final MH17 crash report in October

Thursday, August 27, 2015 - 19:31

AMSTERDAM: final report into the crash last July of Malaysian Airlines flight MH17 over Ukraine will be published on Oct 13, the Dutch Safety Board said on Thursday.

Govt looks at measures to address decline in tourist arrivals: PM Najib

By ROZANNA LATIFF AND ADRIAN LAI - Thursday, August 27, 2015 - 17:58

KUALA LUMPUR: The government is looking into immediate measures to stem the recent decline in tourism, including revisiting issues such as visa-on-arrival and electronic visas.

Agong calls on mosques to combat social ills

By Rozanna Latiff - Thursday, August 27, 2015 - 12:17

KUALA LUMPUR: The Yang di-Pertuan Agong Tuanku Abdul Halim Mu’adzam Shah today called on the mosque, as an institution, to continue providing solutions to challenges affecting society, including moral decline and other social ills.

Two charged with gathering funding for IS

By HIDIR REDUAN - Thursday, August 27, 2015 - 11:20

KUALA LUMPUR: A freelance financial consultant and a chef were charged with using a bank account to acquire funding for terrorist group Islamic State (IS).