PUTRAJAYA: The government has always placed the people's welfare and interests as priorities despite being critised and defamed by naysayers.
BALIK PULAU: The Health Ministry will discuss with the Department of Islamic Development Malaysia (Jakim) on the possibility of coming out with a new fatwa (edict) to make immunisation and vaccinations mandatory among Muslims.
LONDON: Reflecting the divided nature of the country, Britain’s newspapers were Saturday polarised over the “Brexit earthquake“, some calling it the “birth of a new Britain,” others asking “what the hell happens now?”
BRUSSELS: Britons voted in a referendum on Thursday to leave the European Union. Following are answers to key questions on what will happen next in Britain’s relations with the bloc:
CANBERRA: Aircraft wreckage potentially from missing Malaysia Airlines Flight 370 has been found on an island off the east African coast, an Australian official said Friday.
LONDON: Whether they live at home or abroad, here are some of the consequences facing British nationals once Britain leaves the European Union following the shock referendum result.
JOHOR BARU: The Umno Supreme Council's decision to sack Tan Sri Muhyiddin Yassin has led to his deputy at the Pagoh Umno division to automatically assume the role as acting division chief.
Below are reactions from a Malaysian perspective to the outcome of the referendum on Britain's departure from the European Union:
Below are excerpts of the press conference by Umno president Datuk Seri Najib Razak, following the Umno Supreme Coucil meeting today:
SHAH ALAM: Selangor Umno Youth has supported the call for the Federal government to stop channeling financial assistance to the Perdana Leadership Foundation.
KUALA LUMPUR: Britain’s decision to exit the European Union (EU) bloc will not have a major impact on the Malaysian economy.
EDINBURGH: Scotland sees its future in the European Union despite Britain’s vote to leave, First Minister Nicola Sturgeon said on Friday, raising the spectre of a new Scottish independence vote and the possible dissolution of the United Kingdom.
KUALA LUMPUR: Malaysia’s trade will not be significantly affected by the United Kingdom leaving the European Union (EU), says Second International Trade and Industry Minister Datuk Seri Ong Ka Chuan.
LONDON: David Cameron said he would resign as Prime Minister by October after Britons ignored his pleas to stay in the European Union and voted in a referendum to leave.
KUALA LUMPUR: Datuk Seri Najib Tun Razak urged Muslims to take advantage of the fasting month of Ramadan by engaging in good practices and ending disputes among themselves.
GEORGE TOWN: The number of parents refusing vaccinations for their children is expected to increase this year.
LONDON: Britain has voted to break out of the European Union, national media declared Friday, striking a thunderous blow against the bloc and spreading alarm through markets as sterling plummeted to a 31-year low against the dollar.
TOKYO: The pound collapsed to its lowest level since 1985 as the unit takes a beating on fears that Britain will vote to leave the European Union, in what critics warned would be a hammer blow to financial markets.
LONDON: Supporters of leaving the European Union seized the lead on Friday in the vote count from Britain's bitterly contested referendum, setting sterling on track for its biggest ever fall on world markets.
KUALA LUMPUR: The Customs Department will be going after traders selling firecrackers online.
KUALA LUMPUR: Medical experts have lambasted the anti-vaccine movement, blaming it for the resurgence of diphtheria, a disease which had “virtually disappeared in Malaysia”.
KOTA KINABALU: All 22 people who went missing in Kota Belud waters have been rescued near Tanjung Dudar at 8.30am today.
SEPANG: Showdown talks are expected to be held soon between Malaysia Airports Holdings Bhd (MAHB), the Transport Ministry and AirAsia Bhd over the issue of Kuala Lumpur International Airport 2 (klia2).
HONG KONG: The pound plunged on Friday morning and stock traders moved nervously as early results from Britain’s knife-edge EU referendum gave surprisingly strong wins for those wanting to leave the bloc.
KOTA KINABALU: The search is on for a boat that went missing with 24 people on board after it sprung a leak off Kota Belud last night.
LONDON: After the first 10 counting areas to declare, 53.7 percent of Britons had voted to leave the European Union at a membership referendum on Thursday, according to Press Association data.
KUALA LUMPUR: Malaysian Crime Watch Task Force (MYWATCH), chairman Datuk R. Sri Sanjeevan was among two men detained for criminal intimidation and extortion at the Nilai Toll area, Negeri Sembilan yesterday.
LONDON: The latest on Britain's referendum on whether to leave the European Union (all times local):
LONDON: Millions of Britons began voting Thursday in a bitterly-fought, knife-edge referendum that could tear up the island nation's EU membership and spark the greatest emergency of the bloc's 60-year history.
PUTRAJAYA: Tan Sri Abu Kassim Mohamed says he is stepping down from his role as Malaysian Anti-Corruption Commission (MACC) chief commissioner on his own accord, not due to any pressure to do so.
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