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LFL urges govt to protect human rights defenders, after 'disturbing' High Court ruling against SIS

KUALA LUMPUR, Aug. 28 -- Lawyer for Liberty (LFL) today urged the government to protect human rights champions in the country, after what it termed as a troubling court ruling against Muslim NGO, Sist... Read More


Stay in your lane, minister tells UN after rep criticises flying car project

KUALA LUMPUR, Aug. 27 -- Entrepreneur Development Minister Datuk Seri Mohd Redzuan Md Yusof today told the United Nations (UN) to butt out of the country's domestic matters, after the global body's re... Read More


DSTE Capital Limited plants first batch of MD2 pineapples in Kedah

KUALA LUMPUR, Aug. 27 -- DSTE Capital Limited has planted its first batch of the MD2-type pineapples on a plot of land spanning 100 acres in Kedah. The first phase sees the planting of 100 acres of M... Read More


Dr M: Treating Lynas like 'pariah' will affect other potential investments

KUALA LUMPUR, Aug. 26 -- Prime Minister Tun Dr Mahathir Mohamad reiterated his stand on Lynas Malaysia Sdn Bhd today, warning that attempts to cast out the firm like a "pariah" would harm Malaysia's s... Read More


Dr M: Malaysia still a progressed nation despite not achieving Vision 2020

KUALA LUMPUR, Aug. 26 -- Prime Minister Tun Dr Mahathir Mohamad today said that Malaysia has made progress despite not achieving what was envisioned under Vision 2020 targets, by which Malaysia had as... Read More


Dr M: Putrajaya mulling another round of Samurai bonds

KUALA LUMPUR, Aug. 26 -- Prime Minister Tun Dr Mahathir Mohamad confirmed today that the government is considering another issue of so-called Samurai bonds using loans from Japan. In a press conferen... Read More


Hong Kong citizens in good standing free to join MM2H, says ministry sec-gen

KUALA LUMPUR, Aug. 26 -- Chinese nationals from Hong Kong are welcome to apply for the Malaysia, My Second Home (MM2H) scheme so long as they are not fugitives and are genuinely interested, Datuk Isha... Read More


'This does not heal!': Ambiga tells Syed Saddiq after minister hosts Zakir Naik

Kuala Lampur, Aug. 25 -- Human rights activist Datuk Ambiga Sreenevasan has chided Youth and Sports Minister Syed Saddiq Syed Abdul Rahman for hosting televangelist Dr Zakir Naik, merely days after as... Read More


'This does not heal!': Ambiga slams Syed Saddiq for hosting Zakir Naik

Kuala Lampur, Aug. 25 -- Human rights activist Datuk Ambiga Sreenevasan has chided Youth and Sports Minister Syed Saddiq Syed Abdul Rahman for hosting televangelist Dr Zakir Naik, merely days after as... Read More


Anwar agrees with Dr M, says no need to deport Dr Zakir Naik

Kuala Lampur, Aug. 25 -- PKR president Datuk Seri Anwar Ibrahim today said that he agrees with Prime Minister Tun Dr Mahathir Mohamad's decision to allow India-born fugitive televangelist Dr Zakir Nai... Read More