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UMNO Youth To Raise Issues Close To Young Generation’s Heart At General Assembly

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  KUALA LUMPUR – UMNO Youth movement will raise several issues that are close to the young people in the country at the 2017 UMNO General Assembly (PAU), which will begin this Dec 5. Its chief, Khairy Jamaluddin, said among the issues were on social agenda, mental health and ways to overcome the rising living…

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Task Force Will Study Sexual Harassment, Psychology Of Athletes

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  KUALA LUMPUR – A task force (committee) has been established to study the issue of sexual harassment and psychology of athletes under the high performance sports programme. Youth and Sports Minister Khairy Jamaluddin said today, the task force led by National Sports Council (NSC) management board member Datuk Marina Chin will prepare a report…

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Khairy Challenges Para Athletes To Surpass 103 Gold Medal Target

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  KUALA LUMPUR – Youth and Sports Minister Khairy Jamaluddin has challenged the Malaysian contingent competing in the 9th ASEAN Para Games to overcome the 103 gold-medal target and emerge as the overall champion on home turf. The target set for the 9th edition hosted by Malaysia from Sept 17-23, is almost double the 52…

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Khairy Regrets Mistake Over Indonesian Flag

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  KUALA LUMPUR – Youth and Sports Minister Khairy Jamaluddin has apologised to his Indonesian counterpart over a mistake on the Indonesian flag in a booklet on the Kuala Lumpur SEA Games 2017. He said that the mistake was purely unintentional. “Bapak Imam, please accept my sincere apologies for this. There was no malice. “I…

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5 Winning Attributes Of An UMNO Leader

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  TAIPING – UMNO Youth chief Khairy Jamaluddin underlined five attributes that an UMNO leader should have to earn the people’s support and win in the 14th general election. He cited integrity and trustworthiness, efficiency, caring personality and discerning of the people’s needs. “This is important because the people are the ones who would determine the outcome of an election,” he said when…

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Opposition Shaken Up By Jalinan Rakyat Plus – Khairy

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KUALA LUMPUR – Jalinan Rakyat Plus (JR Plus) launched by Prime Minister Datuk Seri Najib Tun Razak on Friday has left the opposition scurrying, said Barisan Nasional Youth chief Khairy Jamaluddin. He said JR Plus showed the level of preparedness of the BN coalition for the 14 General Election (GE14) and that they were just…

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Get To The Root Of Match-Fixing – Khairy

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SEPANG – The ‘big guns’ behind match-fixing must be addressed and punished to solve the problem as a whole, said Youth and Sports Minister Khairy Jamaluddin. Khairy said the arrest of three Malaysian Indian Sports Council-Malaysian Indian Football Association Football Club (MISC-MIFA) players is just a tip to hunt down the syndicates. “I hope the…

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Khairy Slams Guan Eng Over Debate Tweets

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  PETALING JAYA – Youth and Sports Minister Khairy Jamaluddin (pic) has criticised Lim Guan Eng for being unreasonable by asking Datuk Abdul Rahman Dahlan to come home immediately from an official trip to face him in a debate on the Taman Manggis land issue. “He said he’ll take you on when he’s back from…

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Services Of Van Driver Involved In National Cyclist Accident To Be Terminated

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PUTRAJAYA- The services of the driver of the escort van that ran over National junior cyclist Nur Rozi Yanti Mat Rodzi when she fell at KM19 of the Silk Highway, near the Kajang Utama exit, during routine training, will be terminated. Youth and Sports Minister Khairy Jamaluddin said the report from a committee that investigated…

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FAM Replies Showcause Letter From Sports Commissioner

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KUALA LUMPUR – The Football Association of Malaysia (FAM) has replied to the show cause letter from the Sports Commissioner’s office on the fracas during the 2018 World Cup/2019 Asia Cup qualifiers between Malaysia and Saudi Arabia. Youth and Sports Minister Khairy Jamaluddin confirmed receiving the letter at 3.30 pm today but did not divulge…

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Five Sports Selected For Sports Development Programme

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PUTRAJAYA – Five sports have been selected under the Sports Development Programme that will be jointly carried out by the National Sports Council (NSC) and National Sports Associations (NSA). The five sports selected are swimming, cycling, athletics, badminton and sepak takraw. “The programme was initiated following the announcement by Prime Minister Datuk Seri Najib Tun…

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Khairy Disappointed Over Wild Antics Of Football Fans

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SHAH ALAM – Youth and Sports Minister Khairy Jamaluddin has expressed his disappointment over the action of Malaysian football supporters who threw flares on the pitch during the match between Malaysia and Saudi Arabia at the Shah Alam Stadium last night. Malaysia’s fourth 2018 World Cup and 2019 Asian Cup qualifying match was stopped in…

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Khairy To Meet FAM After Malaysia, Saudi Arabia Match Tuesday

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KUALA LUMPUR – Youth and Sports Minister Khairy Jamaluddin will hold a special meeting with the top management of the Football Association of Malaysia (FAM) after the match between Malaysia and Saudi Arabia Tuesday. Khairy said the meeting would only be held after the match to ensure the national squad players focused on the match.…

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Muhyiddin Praises Khairy’s Courage To Speak Up About 1MDB

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KUALA LUMPUR – Former Deputy Prime Minister Tan Sri Muhyiddin Yassin applauded Youth and Sports Minister Khairy Jamaluddin for having the courage to speak up about the controversial 1Malaysia Development Berhad (1MDB) and the RM2.6 billion donation into the Prime Minister’s account. “I respect and appreciate his bold stand on these issues as I believe…

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PM’s Clarification Needed To Complete MACC’s Investigations

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KUALA LUMPUR – The Barisan Nasional (BN) Youth feel every action taken by the Malaysian Anti-Corruption Commission (MACC), including asking for an explanation from Prime Minister Datuk Seri Najib Tun Razak to complete an investigation is certainly required so as to give a clear picture of the issue at hand. BN Youth chairman Khairy Jamaluddin…

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Football: Foreign Coach Not Necessary, Says KJ

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KOTA KINABALU – There is no need to engage a foreign coach solely to raise the performance of the national football squad, said Youth and Sports Minister Khairy Jamaluddin. He said should a foreign coach be enlisted to form a strong football team, it would not guarantee a change in the game of the national…

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Drop In Ranking Of National Football Squad Not A Surprise

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PUTRAJAYA – The nation’s football ranking will go to a better level when the young players development programme bears fruit, said Youth and Sports Minister Khairy Jamaluddin. He said the national ranking could not possibly be improved drastically in the next five and 10 years because the potential of the present players were still at…

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Mara Property Purchase: Khairy Slams Rafizi’s Baseless Claims

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KUALA LUMPUR – UMNO Youth chief Khairy Jamaluddin today hit out at National Oversight and Whistleblowers Centre (NOW) director Rafizi Ramli for linking UMNO Youth members with the purchase of property by Majlis Amanah Rakyat (Mara). “What logic is Rafizi applying? For example, A knows B, B commits a wrong which has nothing to do…

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Success Of U-13 Team Signals Revival Of Malaysian Football

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KUALA LUMPUR – The success of the national Under 13 (U-13) team in the Iber Cup 2015 signals the revival of Malaysian football. Youth and Sports Minister Khairy Jamaluddin did not want the young players to lose focus with the publicity gained through their success. “Their success is a result of the implementation of the…

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Ministry Cannot Decide On Attire For Athletes – Khairy

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SINGAPORE – Youth and Sports Minister Khairy Jamaluddin said the Ministry cannot decide or force athletes to wear a specific dress code, especially Muslim athletes. Khairy who welcomed Minister in the Prime Minister’s Department Datuk Seri Jamil Khir Baharom’s call to set a guideline for Muslim athletes on the type of attire to wear during…

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Malaysians Will Accept The Implementation of GST Once They See The Benefits

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KOTA KINABALU: Youth and Sports Minister Khairy Jamaluddin believes Malaysians will accept the implementation of the Goods and Services Tax (GST) once they see the benefits and are confident that the government will use the tax revenue properly. Speaking at the Kupi Table Dialogue event here Saturday, Khairy said people’s anger would mellow down if…

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Rashid Can Still Contribute From Outside BAM – Khairy

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SERDANG – Coach Rashid Sidek can still contribute to the development of badminton in the country although he has decided to sever ties with the Badminton Association of Malaysia (BAM) said Youth and Sports Minister Khairy Jamaluddin. Khairy said Rashid was earlier offered an opportunity to join the National Sports Council (NSC) under its grassroots…

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NSC To Determine New Head Coach Of National Hockey Squad

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KUALA LUMPUR – The National Sports Council (NSC) has been directed to determine the new head coach of the national hockey squad. Youth and Sports Minister Khairy Jamaluddin said the matter had been communicated to NSC director-general Datuk Ahmad Shapawi Ismail. National hockey coach Tai Beng Hai will continue to handle the squad while Neil…

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Delay In Hearing For Chong Wei To Ensure Strong Defence – Khairy

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JOHOR BAHARU – The delay in the hearing of national badminton player Datuk Lee Chong Wei’s doping case at the Badminton World Federation (BWF) was to ensure presentation of a strong case, said Youth and Sports Minister, Khairy Jamaluddin Abu Bakar. He said the Badminton Association of Malaysia (BAM) had been reminded to be ready…

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Harimau Muda System Outdated, Not Relevant Anymore – Khairy

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PUTRAJAYA – Youth and Sports Minister Khairy Jamaluddin said the time has come for the Football Association of Malaysia (FAM) to disband the Harimau Muda system. Khairy said the state football associations should be given the responsibility to groom potential players and develop football in the respective states. Khairy who had once held the post…

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Badminton Still Nation’s Main Hope For Medals At Olympics

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KUALA LUMPUR – Badminton is still Malaysia’s main hope to win medals at the Olympic Games in Rio de Janeiro in 2016, said Youth and Sports Minister Khairy Jamaluddin. “Badminton still has the best prospects at the Olympic Games even without Datuk Lee Chong Wei (Malaysia’s to shuttler). We have two more years to prepare…

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Doping: Ministry Will Continue To Work With BAM To Assist Chong Wei

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KUALA LUMPUR – The Youth and Sports Ministry (KBS) will continue to work with the Badminton Association of Malaysia (BAM) to ensure national badminton ace Datuk Lee Chong Wei receives the minimum punishment after failing a doping test, said its minister Khairy Jamaluddin. He said the ministry would also do its best to assist Chong…

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No Abuse Of Funds In Returfing Of Pitch At National Stadium

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PETALING JAYA – Youth and Sports Minister Khairy Jamaluddin said there was no abuse of funds involved in the upgrading and returfing of the pitch at the National Stadium in Bukit Jalil. Khairy said the upgrading of the pitch, which included laying a new turf, was done via an open tender. “We will monitor the…

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KBS Will Not Tolerate Athletes Who Tested Positive For Doping

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KUALA LUMPUR – The Ministry of Youth and Sports (KBS) will not tolerate athletes who tested positive for doping. Minister Khairy Jamaluddin Abu Bakar said athletes should ensure the food, supplements and treatment are free of substances banned by the World Anti-Doping Agency (WADA). “Athletes cannot blame the coaches or medical specialists but themselves. We…

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Solutions Not Rhetorics To Remain Relevant – Pemuda Umno Chief

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PETALING JAYA – Pemuda Umno can no longer depend on its vocal power to remain relevant, but on how far it is capable of solving the problems faced by the youth. Pemuda Umno chief Khairy Jamaluddin said the party would merely be regarded as capable of being rhetoric if it could not tackle issues affecting…

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