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Italy PM Says Renewal Of EU Russia Sanctions Should Not Be Automatic

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ROME- Italian Prime Minister Giuseppe Conte said on Wednesday that the renewal of European economic sanctions against Russia should not be automatic. European leaders meeting in Brussels on Thursday and Friday are due to extend until the end of January the sanctions imposed against Russia over its intervention in Ukraine, diplomats and officials said. “We…

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Support For Japan PM Abe Rises, Boosting Shot At Historic Tenure

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TOKYO- Prime Minister Shinzo Abe’s support rose 10 points to outstrip his disapproval rating for the first time since February, a survey showed on Monday, boosting his chance of weathering a series of scandals to become Japan’s longest-serving premier. Abe’s ratings have been on a roller coaster since last year, when the public learned of…

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Zahid Says Khairuddin Is Lying, Khairuddin Challenges Zahid To ‘Sumpah Laknat’

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PETALING JAYA- Umno president hopeful Datuk Seri Dr Ahmad Zahid Hamidi (pic) has accused former Umno division leader Datuk Seri Khairuddin Abu Hassan of lying about him “begging” to meet with Tun Dr Mahathir Mohamad. “Wabillahi Watallahi (an Islamic oath). I never begged and I did not ask to see Tun Dr Mahathir,” said Zahid…

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Malaysia To Reopen Embassy In Pyongyong, Says PM

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KUALA LUMPUR: Malaysia is set to reopen its embassy in Pyongyong, North Korea as a means to re-establish its relationship with the republic. Prime Minister Tun Dr Mahathir Mohamad said this when asked about the status of their mission there which is in somewhat of a limbo. “Yes, we will reopen the embassy,” he told…

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Government Will Strive To Provide Housing For All

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KUALA LUMPUR- The government will continue to strive in providing affordable housing to all. Prime Minister Datuk Seri Najib Razak said to date the government has constructed 83,750 units of affordable homes under the People’s Housing Programme (PPR). Another 25,000 units are currently being constructed, expected to be complete by 2020, with the overall cost…

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Najib Remains Coy On General Election Date

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WASHINGTON DC- Datuk Seri Najib Razak was in his element when asked when the 14th General Election would be held. A jovial Najib, who ended his three-day visit to the United States on a high, was asked when was the right time to announce the election, to which he cheekily replied: “You want me to…

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White House Invite Shows Importance Of Malaysia

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DATUK Seri Najib Tun Razak’s working visit to Washington will see him in powerful company as his host President Donald Trump has lined up his senior Cabinet members and close advisers to meet the Prime Minister. The meeting at the White House tomorrow will start with a four-eyed meeting between Trump and Najib in the…

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PM: Structural Reforms Have Put Economy On Right Track

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PUTRAJAYA: Strong political will has allowed for structural reforms to be made on the economy for it to remain resilient in facing challenges and uncertainties. Prime Minister Datuk Seri Najib Tun Razak said that despite initial concerns by certain groups on the changes, the Government believes that they were needed and necessary. The move to…

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New Zealand Leadership Frontrunner Names Likely Finance Minister

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WELLINGTON (Reuters) – New Zealand Finance Minister Bill English is set to be confirmed as the country’s next leader after both his competitors for the prime ministership dropped out of the race on Thursday. Health Minister Jonathan Coleman and Police Minister Judith Collins both conceded the race as it became clear that English had the…

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New Zealand Prime Minister Announces Surprise Resignation

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WELLINGTON (Reuters) – New Zealand Prime Minister John Key, who won praise for his economic stewardship after the global financial crisis, unexpectedly announced his resignation on Monday after eight years in power, backing his finance minister to take the helm. Bill English, deputy prime minister and finance minister, said he would likely decide overnight whether…

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PM: 2017 Will Be Year Of Internet Economy

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PUTRAJAYA: Announcing that 2017 will be the year of Internet economy for the country, Datuk Seri Najib Tun Razak has called on Malaysians to embrace, adapt to changes and explore new areas of growth to accelerate the economy. He said to date, Malaysia’s digital economy contribution to the Gross Domestic Product had already reached 17.8%…

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Man Arrested For Posting Picture Insulting PM In WhatsApp Group

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JOHOR BARU: Police have arrested a man for sharing a crude photo insulting the Prime Minister in a WhatsApp group. Johor police chief Comm Datuk Wan Ahmad Najmuddin Mohd said that the man was arrested in Kampung Tunku, Petaling Jaya at around 12.15pm on Saturday. He said the suspect, who goes by the name Pa…

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PM’s Aide Slams Latest WSJ Article, Calls For Probe Into Publication’s Reporting

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PETALING JAYA: The Prime Minister’s press secretary has slammed a Wall Street Journal (WSJ) report which claimed that Datuk Seri Najib Tun Razak was not interviewed by Malaysian investigators. In a statement on Friday, Datuk Seri Tengku Sariffuddin Tengku Ahmad (pic) said the Prime Minister was interviewed for “multiple hours” by the Malaysian Anti-Corruption Commission…

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Australians Rank Howard Best PM, Abbott Worst In National Poll

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CANBERRA: Ousted Prime Minister Tony Abbott has been judged the worst Australian leader of the modern era in a nationwide poll, while his mentor, John Howard, has been chosen as the best, reports China’s Xinhua news agency. Almost six months after he was thrown out of Australia’s top job following an inner-party revolt, Abbott’s tenure…

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USBO Makes Courtesy Call On Prime Minister

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KUALA LUMPUR – United Sabah Bumis Organisation (USBO) members made a courtesy call on Datuk Seri Najib Tun Razak today at the Parliament building here. The members led by Dewan Rakyat Speaker Tan Sri Pandikar Amin Mulia, who is also USBO acting president spent almost an hour with the Prime Minister. Pandikar told reporters later…

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Economic Reforms Over The Years Strengthen Domestic Economy – Najib

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KUALA LUMPUR: The economic, financial and fiscal reforms undertaken over the years have strengthened the domestic economy’s resilience to weather shocks, said Prime Minister Datuk Seri Najib Tun Razak. Najib, who is also Finance Minister, said the economy has diversified from being predominantly commodity-based to also being driven by manufacturing and services. “While the external…

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Ringgit Lead Gains In Asia Before Najib Tables 2016 Budget

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The ringgit led gains in Asia before Prime Minister Datuk Seri Najib Razak’s budget speech as the prospect of more monetary stimulus from the European Central Bank buoyed emerging-market assets. Najib will unveil the government’s 2016 spending plans for Southeast Asia’s third-largest economy today. International Trade and Indusrey Minister Datuk Seri Mustapa Mohamed said in…

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Prime Minister To Announce 2016 Budget Today

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KUALA LUMPUR: Prime Minister Datuk Seri Najib Tun Razak will table the 2016 Budget in Parliament later today. The Budget is said to be the most difficult to be drafted due to the challenging global environment but has outlined measures the government is taking to safeguard the Malaysian economy. There will be something for everybody…

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Severing Ties With PM Is An Immature Act

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JOHOR BAHARU: The action taken by Pasir Gudang MCA Youth head Cia Chow Hui to sever ties with Prime Minister Datuk Seri Najib Tun Razak is seen as an immature and rash act that disappoints the Barisan Nasional (BN) component parties. Pasir Gudang UMNO Youth head Azman Ja’afar said the statement by Cia that he…

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Vietnam PM Arrives For Two-Day Visit To Malaysia

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SEPANG – Vietnamese Prime Minister Nguyen Tan Dung arrived today for a two-day official visit to Malaysia. Nguyen, and his wife Tran Thanh Kiem, were welcomed at the KL International Airport by Deputy Finance Minister Datuk Chua Tee Yong, who is the minister-in-attendance. A Wisma Putra statement said Nguyen’s visit was upon the invitation of…

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Special Task Force Freezes Six Accounts

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PETALING JAYA: Six bank accounts connected to allegations of channelling of funds to the Prime Minister have been frozen. In a joint statement, the special task force which was formed to probe the allegations, stated that the order to freeze the accounts was issued on July 6. “The special task force has also obtained documents…

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Every Prime Minister Has Done His Best For The Country

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KLANG – Every prime minister has done and contributed his best to the country during his term, said Prime Minister Datuk Seri Najib Tun Razak. “What is important is for us to do the best in our time because history will judge us, and I aim to do the best for the people,” he said…

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Retirees Can Still Contribute To Development: PM

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PUTRAJAYA: Prime Minister Datuk Seri Najib Razak today launched the Malaysian Government Pensioners Foundation, which will help retirees remain active through various activities and programmes. He said 21,000 civil servants retire every year, and they should remain active and continue to contribute towards the country’s development. Najib also announced an allocation of RM5 million for…

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Prime Minister’s Private Secretary Dies

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KUALA LUMPUR – Prime Minister Datuk Seri Najib Tun Razak today announced the death of his private secretary Datuk Mohd Po’ad Jelani. He paid tribute to Mohd Po’ad as a conscientious individual in the discharge of his duties. “The late Mohd Po’ad had been with me for a long time. Al-Fatihah,” Najib said in a…

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Bangladesh PM Accorded Official Welcome

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PUTRAJAYA – Bangladesh Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina, who arrived yesterday on a three-day visit to Malaysia, was accorded an official welcome today at the lobby of the Prime Minister’s Department at the Perdana Putra Building here. The welcome ceremony was held at the lobby because of rain. Sheikh Hasina was greeted by Malaysian Prime Minister…

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