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Malaysians Happy With BR1M And Want It To Continue

KUALA LUMPUR, March 24 -- A recent survey found that the majority of Malaysians appreciated the government's effort to provide subsidy through 1Malaysia People's Aid 2017 and that it is not a form of bribery as claimed by some. The national survey conducted by Kajidata Research on 1031 recipients and non-recipients of BR1M under the supervision of Professor Datuk Syed Arabi Idid found 68.7 percent of the respondents giving the thumbs up for BR1M with 63.9 percent of them disagreeing that it is a form of bribery.



Malaysia assures China locally-produced bird's nests are safe

China's General Administration of Quality Supervision, Inspection and Quarantine has been briefed on the bird flu situation in Malaysia. Malaysian Agriculture and Agro-based Industries Minister Datuk Seri Ahmad Shabery Cheek said the department's vice minister was assured that raw clean swiftlet edible bird's nests from Malaysia are mostly exported from outside Kelantan.



PM Najib Shocked, Saddened By Britain's Parliament Attack

Welcome to the official portal of the Malaysian National News Agency - Your News Gateway Welcome to the official portal of the Malaysian National News Agency - Your News Gateway Welcome to the official portal of the Malaysian National News Agency - Your News Gateway Welcome to the official portal of the Malaysian National News Agency - Your News Gateway Welcome to the official portal of the Malaysian National News Agency - Your News Gateway Welcome to the official portal of the Malaysian National News Agency - Your News Gateway KUALA LUMPUR, March 23 -- Prime minister Datuk Seri Najib Tun Razak said he was shocked and saddenned by the attack outside Britain's Parliament yesterday KUALA LUMPUR, March 23 -- Prime minister Datuk Seri Najib Tun Razak said he was shocked and saddenned by the attack outside Britain's Parliament yesterday Defence Services Asia will be held on April 16-19, 2018 ... (more)



Malaysia: Jong Nam murder suspect spotted playing snooker in N. Korean embassy

A man resembling Air Koryo staffer and suspect in the Kim Jong Nam murder, Kim Uk Il, was spotted playing snooker at the North Korean embassy in Kuala Lumpur. Screengrab from ANN News .



Two Malaysian crewmen held by Abu Sayyaf rescued in Sulu

By Francis T. Wakefield A Fleet-Marine team composed of sailors and marines under the Armed Forces of the Philippines Joint Task Force Sulu successfully rescued on Thursday, March 23, two Malaysian hostages held-captive by the Abu Sayyaf Group in the seawaters off Kalinggalang Caluang near Pata island, Sulu Province. AFP Western Mindanao Command spokeswoman Army Captain Jo-Ann D. Petinglay, said the two Malaysians were rescued as a result of focused military operation launched by combined forces of the Philippine Marine Ready Force Sulu led by Major Angcap, Marine Special Operations Group, and Marine Battalion Landing Teams 1 and 3 in Kalinggalang Caluang.



Philippines: 2 Malaysians rescued from Abu Sayyaf militants

MANILA, Philippines - Two Malaysian sailors held captive for eight months by Muslim militants were rescued Thursday in the southern Philippines, military officials said. The two were weak and in sick conditions when they were rescued by marines from Abu Sayyaf militants before dawn in waters near Sulu province's Pata Island, said Major Gen.



Malaysian students in London stunned by terror attack

A forensics investigator works at the scene after an attack on Westminster Bridge in London, Britain March 22, 2017. -Reuters LONDON: One of the first things that Malaysians in London did upon hearing of the attack outside Britain's Houses of Parliament was to check on one another to make sure no one was harmed.



Suit filed in Charleston over missing Malaysia Air jet transferred

Messages and well wishes were displayed at Kuala Lumpur International Airport in March 2014 after Malaysia Airlines flight 370 disappeared. File Messages and well wishes were displayed at Kuala Lumpur International Airport in March 2014 after Malaysia Airlines flight 370 disappeared.



Wisma Putra: No Malaysians hurt in London terror attack

A video grab obtained from the Twitter account of James West, shows a car stopped on the sidewalk in front of the Palace of Westminster which houses the Houses of Parliament in central London. - AFP KUALA LUMPUR: No Malaysians have been reported hurt in a terror attack outside Britain's parliament in London, which left at least 12 people injured, including a policeman.



Jack Ma sings praises of Malaysian efficiency

KUALA LUMPUR: Jack Ma is impressed by the speed in which the Malaysia's Digital Free Trade Zone was set up. "Malaysia is very business-friendly and much more efficient than I thought," said the Alibaba Group founder and executive chairman.



Rafale appears in the lead as Malaysia seeks new fighter jets - defence source

France's Rafale fighter jet is emerging as the frontrunner as Malaysia looks to replace its aging fleet of combat aircraft, a source in the Southeast Asian nation's defence ministry said on Wednesday, despite narrowing its defence spending this year. A French Rafale fighter jet flies over the Mont-de-Marsan French Air Force base, Southwestern France, February 10, 2017.



Saudi Aramco's US$7 Billion Investment Proves Malaysia Not On Verge Of Bankruptcy, Says Najib

KUALA LUMPUR, March 22 -- Saudi Aramco's US$7 billion investment in the Petronas Pengerang Integrated Complex in Johor, is a major testament that Malaysia is not on the verge of bankruptcy. Prime Minister Datuk Seri Najib Tun Razak said it was impossible for the Saudi Arabia state-owned oil company to commit to such a large investment in a country that was going bankrupt.



Malaysian filmmaker nominated for prestigious James Beard Award

KUALA LUMPUR: Andrew Gooi struggled to breathe when he heard that he had been nominated for two categories in the prestigious James Beard Awards for Media. Gooi, 31, the Malaysian filmmaker based in the United States, found that out last week when his phone started ringing.



Murder: Man fails in appeal against the death sentence

Kota Kinabalu: A 36-year-old Filipino failed in his appeal against his death sentence for murdering a man in Lahad Datu six years ago. Court of Appeal Justices Datuk Lim Yee Lan, Dato' Abdul Rahman Sebli and Puan Sri Zaleha Yusof dismissed Norol Rojik Jun's appeal ruling the court found no merit in the ground raised by him.



'Beauty and the Beast' to be shown in Malaysia without cuts

"Beauty and the Beast," Disney's live action remake of its beloved 1991 animated film, made an estimated $350 million worldwide this weekend. The domestic total exceeded what people in the industry had expected, and it broke the record for the biggest box office opening in March.



Housewife steps on accelerator instead of brake, kills cleaner in accident

IPOH: A 60-year-old woman was killed in a freak accident Tuesday at a commercial centre in Kamunting near here when a car driver accidentally stepped on the accelerator pedal and rammed into her. Taiping OCPD Asst Comm Harrith Kam Abdullah said Hasimah Chin, a cleaner from Kampung Jana Sambungan, Kamunting, was dragged for about 2m.



Malaysia Wants To Collaborate With Other Asean Members In Defence Industry - Zahid

Malaysia wants to collaborate with the other ASEAN member countries to reap the opportunities from the growth in the defence industry in the region which is projected to generate about US$100 billion by 2030. Deputy Prime Minister Datuk Seri Dr Ahmad Zahid Hamidi today said that Malaysia has been producing a number of good components and would be willing to share its technology and knowledge with the other ASEAN members.





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