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Malaysia can move into RM2 trillion economy in seven years

By Ahmad Fairuz Othman - Saturday, 3 December 2016.

KUALA LUMPUR: Malaysia's economy now stands at RM1.3 trillion and has the potential to grow to a RM2 trillion economy.


Dont blame me for everything - Najib

By Bernama - Saturday, December 3, 2016 - 22:25

KUALA LUMPUR: Prime Minister Datuk Seri Najib Tun Razak today lambasted the opposition who were prone to linking him to all sorts of negative issues that were happening in the country.

Indonesia confirms plane with 19 onboard crashed in Riau waters

By Bernama - Saturday, December 3, 2016 - 21:46

JAKARTA: Indonesian police have confirmed a police aircraft carrying 13 senior officers, including three pilots crashed in waters near Lingga regency, Riau Islands province in Sumatra.

First plane arrives with bodies of Brazil footballers killed in crash

By AFP - Saturday, December 3, 2016 - 20:46

CHAPECÓ: The first of two Brazilian air force planes carrying the remains of a football team killed in a plane crash arrived Saturday in the city of Chapeco in southern Brazil.

Malaysia not severing ties with Myanmar over Rohingya issue

By NIK IMRAN AND HANA NAZ HARUN - Saturday, December 3, 2016 - 18:59

KUALA LUMPUR: Malaysia’s strong stand on the issue of the Rohingya in Myanmar is purely to uphold their community’s dignity, said Prime Minister Datuk Seri Najib Razak.

Numerous NGOs involved in aiding foreign interference in Malaysia, says Zahid

By ROSLI ZAKARIA AND NURADZIMMAH DAIM - Saturday, December 3, 2016 - 17:53

KUALA LUMPUR: Foreign interference in Malaysia started way back in 1993 with plans and strategies to start a revolution to topple a democratically-elected government, Umno vice-president Datuk Seri Dr Ahmad Zahid Hamidi said today.

Najib: My participation in Rohingya solidarity rally on humanitarian grounds

By AHMAD FARIUZ OTHMAN - Saturday, December 3, 2016 - 17:46

KUALA LUMPUR: Umno president Datuk Seri Najib Razak said his participation in the historic rally for the Rohingya cause tomorrow is not about meddling in Myanmar's internal affairs, but to defend humanitarian and universal values.

Umno's internal issues resolved, rank and file united, says Najib

By Ahmad Fairuz Othman - Saturday, December 3, 2016 - 17:25

KUALA LUMPUR: Umno has resolved its internal issues and is now ready to face the 14th general election, said Umno president Datuk Seri Najib Razak.

Umno Youth's wala' to leadership not blind loyalty, says Khairy

By Ahmad Fairuz Othman - Saturday, December 3, 2016 - 17:12

KUALA LUMPUR: Umno Youth's adherence to the principle of wala' towards the party leadership is not a form of blind loyalty, but allegiance to a leadership that fulfills the aspirations and needs of the people.

Exuberance at Umno General Assembly presages "political tsunami" for GE14

By Audrey Dermawan - Saturday, December 3, 2016 - 17:03

KUALA LUMPUR: The high spirits exuded by Umno delegates at this year's general assembly is an indication that Umno will ride a political tsunami in the 14th general election.

Sabah Umno reiterates wish for Islamic college in state

By ZAFIRA ANWAR - Saturday, December 3, 2016 - 16:44

KUALA LUMPUR: Sabah Umno has asked the government to establish a much-needed Islamic College in the state to better unite the ummah through education.

Puteri Umno pledges all-out effort to ensure Umno GE14 win

By MELISSA DARLYNE CHOW - Saturday, December 3, 2016 - 16:37

KUALA LUMPUR: Puteri Umno is going all-out to ensure Umno triumphs in the upcoming general election, said its chief Datuk Mas Ermieyati Samsudin.

Shahrizat: Finalise PDEA to bring those who collude with foreign powers to book

By HANA NAZ HARUN - Saturday, December 3, 2016 - 16:36

KUALA LUMPUR: Wanita Umno has urged for the government to expedite works to finalise the Political Donations and Expenditure Act (PDEA), to ensure that those who collude with foreign powers be brought to book.

MCA, Chinese community associations to form legal community to study Syariah Courts Act amendment

By BALQIS LIM - Saturday, December 3, 2016 - 16:15

KUALA LUMPUR: MCA and Chinese community associations will form a legal committee to look into the proposed amendments to the Syariah Courts (Criminal Jurisdiction) Act 1965 (Act 355).

Don't treat students as lab rats for exam formats, says Umno Padang Besar delegate

By HANA NAZ HARUN - Saturday, December 3, 2016 - 15:49

KUALA LUMPUR: The Education Ministry must not make school students as lab rats to test new education formats.

Khairul Azwan must learn to respect others, says MCA Youth sec-gen

By BALQIS LIM - Saturday, December 3, 2016 - 15:22

KUALA LUMPUR: Umno Youth vice-chief Khairul Azwan Harun should learn how to respect others, said MCA Youth Secretary General Datuk Leong Kim Soon.

M'sian netizens ecstatic, hopeful, over Mohd Faiz's Fifa award shortlisting

By Bernama - Saturday, December 3, 2016 - 10:37

KUALA LUMPUR: The shortlisting of Mohd Faiz Subri's 'physics-defying goal' as one of the top three contenders for Fifa's Puskas Award 2016 has been greeted with exuberant cheer from Malaysians who took to social media to express their appreciation.

'Solidary March for Rohingya' to demonstrate M'sia's concern over Myanmar crisis

By NST ONLINE - Saturday, December 3, 2016 - 09:42

KUALA LUMPUR: The Solidarity March for the Rohingya scheduled for tomorrow will be held to demonstrate Malaysia's deep concern over the humanitarian crisis in Myanmar's Rakhine and Arakan states, its potential spillover effects in the region, and Myanmar's standing as an Asean member.

Umno General Assembly enters last day

By Bernama - Saturday, December 3, 2016 - 08:24

KUALA LUMPUR: After two days, the 2016 UMNO General Assembly enters its final day today, continuing the debate on economy.

55 world heritage sites in danger

By AFP - Saturday, December 3, 2016 - 08:00

ABU DHABI: Fifty-five out of a total of 1,052 heritage sites around the world feature on the UN cultural organisation’s World Heritage in Danger list.

How Faiz scored the wonder goal, who is Puskas?

By Bernama - Friday, December 2, 2016 - 23:54

KUALA LUMPUR: It all started on Feb 16, this year at a Super League match against Pahang, when Penang’s Mohd Faiz Subri’s effort which appeared to have defied physics, left the goalkeeper rooted to the ground as the ball curled from an impossible angle into the right corner of the net.

(Formula One) Nico Rosberg announces shock retirement

By Reuters - Friday, December 2, 2016 - 21:42

LONDON: Nico Rosberg stunned Formula One on Friday with the shock announcement that he was retiring only days after winning his first world championship with Mercedes.

HSR signing delay will not affect implementation

By Bernama - Friday, December 2, 2016 - 21:34

KUALA LUMPUR: Postponement of the signing of the bilateral agreement between Malaysia and Singapore for the Kuala Lumpur-Singapore High Speed Rail (HSR) project will not affect its implementation.

Malaysia boleh! Mohd Faiz officially in top 3 for FIFA goal of the year award

By DEVINDER SINGH - Friday, December 2, 2016 - 21:07

KUALA LUMPUR: Mohd Faiz Subri, it’s time to dust off the tuxedo and book your flight ticket to Switzerland.

Are you banned from traveling? Check first before making travel plans, says LHDN

By Bernama - Friday, December 2, 2016 - 19:56

KUALA LUMPUR: The Inland Revenue Board has advised tax-payers planning to go abroad in this school holiday season to check the status of travel restriction and settle tax arrears to avoid being stopped at the immigration checkpoints.

Four reasons why the Bumiputera economy lags behind other races'

By Ahmad Fairuz Othman - Friday, December 2, 2016 - 19:38

KUALA LUMPUR: There are four reasons why the economy of the Bumiputeras were still lagging behind other races, said Negri Sembilan Umno delegate Tuan Abdul Rahman Mohd Redza.

Malacca Umno delegate offers suggestions on lightening rakyat's financial burdens

By MELISSA DARLYNE CHOW - Friday, December 2, 2016 - 19:05

KUALA LUMPUR: A Malacca delegate at the Umno General Assembly today offered several suggestions to help reduce the rakyat's burden from the rising cost of living.

Water supply disruption in Hulu Langat, Kuala Lumpur, Petaling on Dec 6

By Bernama - Friday, December 2, 2016 - 17:31

KUALA LUMPUR: Several areas in Hulu Langat, Petaling and the federal capital will be facing water supply disruption on Dec 6 due to upgrading work at the Sungai Langat water treatment plant.

FIFA Puskas Award: Faiz's 'wonder goal' has more than 1.3 million views to date

By Bernama - Friday, December 2, 2016 - 16:39

KUALA LUMPUR: As of 2pm today, as many as 1,348,827 people have viewed the ‘wonder goal’ scored by Penang Liga Malaysia footballer Mohd Faiz Subri, thus elevating the figures of those who had viewed goals by world stars such as Lionel Messi and Neymar.

Najib is fair to all races: Zahid

By Bernama - Friday, December 2, 2016 - 15:58

KUALA LUMPUR: Prime Minister Datuk Seri Najib Razak has never divided the people into social compartments but champions the cause of all races, said UMNO vice-president Datuk Seri Dr Ahmad Zahid Hamidi.