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2013-09-18 08:21:16

KUALA LUMPUR, Malaysia, Sept. 18, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Rail Business Asia 2013 was held in Malaysia at the Kuala Lumpur Convention Centre from 10-12 September 2013. Rail Business Asia 2013 was officiated by the Prime Minister of Malaysia, YAB Dato' Sri Mohd Najib Bin Tun Hj Abdul Razak, which drew more than 600 guests during the Opening and Launch Ceremony. Alongside the Prime Minister was YB Datuk Haji Fadillah Yusof, Minister of Works Malaysia, YBhg Datuk Himmat Singh, Secretary...

2013-04-23 16:23:21

WASHINGTON, April 23, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- On May 5, Malaysians will vote in their 13(th) general election since gaining independence in 1957 - and for the first time, the outcome of the election is in doubt. Disenchantment with the ruling Barisan Nasional (BN) coalition, the growing influence of online media and an explosion in the number of young voters (20 percent of the electorate is under 30 and eligible to vote for the first time) could propel the opposition Pakatan Rakyat...

2012-11-02 14:30:13

Malaysia's low carbon Iskandar offers planning template for a planet with an urban population expected to double by 2050 Iskandar Malaysia, the first "smart metropolis" of Southeast Asia founded on principles of social integration as well as low carbon emissions thanks to a green economy and green technologies, is a potential template for urban development in emerging countries with burgeoning populations, international experts say. Malaysia's ambition for the massive new Iskandar...

2011-02-16 06:31:00

ISTANBUL, February 16, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- - Diary Event: Wednesday 23rd February Leaders of two of the world's principle Muslim majority democracies, Prime Minister of Malaysia Najib Razak and the Deputy Prime Minister of Turkey, Ali Babacan are coming together with leading religious, business and youth leaders on Wednesday 23rd February in a public call for moderate Islam to stand up and be counted. The call for moderate Islam to speak out against extremism and for the...

2008-09-18 12:00:14

Text of report in English by Malaysian independent website Malaysiakini, owned by Mkinin Dotcom, on 18 September [Unattributed report: "PM rejects 'no confidence' session"] Prime Minister Abdullah Ahmad Badawi today rejected a call by Opposition Leader Anwar Ibrahim for an emergency Parliament session to debate a no-confidence motion. "I don't see the need as the Parliament will sit after Ramadhan," Abdullah told reporters after chairing an UMNO supreme council meeting at Putra World...

2008-09-18 09:00:14

Text of report in English by Malaysian official news agency Bernama website [Unattributed report from the "General" page: "Anwar Now A Threat To Economy And National Security, Says Abdullah"] Putrajaya, Sept 17 (Bernama) - Datuk Seri Abdullah Ahmad Badawi said Wednesday that Opposition leader Datuk Seri Anwar Ibrahim has now become a threat to the economy and national security. The Prime Minister said Anwar's actions all this while had not only affected political stability but also...

2008-09-11 00:00:25

GEORGE TOWN: The controversy surrounding Bukit Bendera Umno division chief Datuk Ahmad Ismail has reached a farcical extent, with petrol stations drawn into the fray. Yesterday, text messages urging people not to buy petrol from a Shell station in Greenlane and another near Gembira Parade in Island Glades were widely circulated. They claimed the stations were owned by Ahmad. However, both station operators yesterday denied that Ahmad was the owner. Greenlane Shell petrol station...

2008-09-02 00:00:17

By Hafidah Samat ALLEYCATS Non-Malay band Alleycats has survived for 40 years in the music business because its themes of love, hardship and relationships appeal to all races, writes HAFIDAH SAMAT. Alleycats frontman David Arumugam has never sounded this "aggressive". Talking animatedly about patriotism, unity, democracy and independence, one could tell that his emotions have run the full gamut on these subjects. "I was born before the nation gained independence and grew up watching...

2008-09-02 00:00:17

By Dennis Chua GENTING HIGHLANDS' annual Ambang Merdeka Concert will be held today at the highland resort's Outdoor Theme Park. The concert kicks off at 9pm and ends with the annual Merdeka countdown and flag-raising from 11.45pm to midnight. The Ambang Merdeka Concert features popular Malaysian artistes who have become household names in recent years. Hip-hop group Ruffedge tops the list of stars. The five-member group is well-known for its hit songs such as Da Bomb and Tipah...

2008-08-27 06:00:21

By Thomas Fuller Anwar Ibrahim, the leader of the Malaysian opposition, easily defeated his opponent from the country's governing coalition in a closely watched special election Tuesday, returning to Parliament after a decade-long absence. Official results from Malaysia's election commission showed Anwar winning about two-thirds of the vote in his home district of Permatang Pauh in northern Penang State despite heavy campaigning by senior officials from the country's longstanding...