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Salleh: Verify News Before Sharing, Retweeting

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PETALING JAYA: Datuk Seri Salleh Keruak (pic) has reminded Malaysians to not simply share, forward or retweet without first verifying the authenticity of news pieces. The Communications and Multimedia Minister said fabricated news stories make their way on social media timelines to mislead the public, or in order for individuals to make money, when people…

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Salleh Said: Dr M Also Set Up Aid Schemes

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PETALING JAYA: Similar schemes to 1Malaysia People’s Aid (BR1M) were set up during Tun Dr Mahathir Mohamad’s time in office as prime minister, said Datuk Seri Dr Salleh Said Keruak. The Communications and Multimedia Minister said that the former premier’s allegation that BR1M was equivalent to corruption and therefore illegal was “mind-boggling” as Dr Mahathir…

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Let’s See What The New Party Has To Offer – Salleh

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KUALA LUMPUR – “We shall see what this new party that is going to be formed and the new coalition has to offer Malaysia,” said Communications and Multimedia Minister Datuk Seri Dr Salleh Said Keruak. In his latest blog post titled ‘Mahathir’s last throw of the dice’, Salleh said many new parties and new coalitions…

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Barring Entry Into Sarawak Nothing New, Must Be Respected

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MIRI – The Sarawak government barring certain individuals from entering the state in the interest of security must be respected, said Communications and Mulitmedia Minister Datuk Seri Dr Salleh Said Keruak. He said it was nothing new and had been done before in the interest of the state. “This issue (immigration autonomy) must be respected…

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Need For Effective Communication Systems To Penetrate Rural Areas

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BELAGA – The government will continue to look for cheap but effective systems to provide cellular and Internet services to wider swathes of rural areas nationwide. Communications and MultiMedia Minister Datuk Seri Salleh Said Keruak said this was part of efforts to narrow the digital divide between urban and rural areas. “It is afterall the…

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Salleh: RTM Ready To Televise live Debate Between Rahman-Guan Eng

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PUTRAJAYA: Radio Televisyen Malaysia is ready to televise live the debate on the Taman Manggis land between Urban Wellbeing, Housing and Local Government Minister Datuk Abdul Rahman Dahlan and Penang Chief Minister Lim Guan Eng. Communications and Multimedia Minister Datuk Seri Dr Salleh Said Keruak (pic) said RTM would help facilitate the debate through the…

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PAC Report Proves Mahathir Wrong About PM, Says Salleh

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KUALA LUMPUR: Communications and Multimedia Minister Datuk Seri Dr Salleh Said Keruak said today the Public Accounts Committee report on 1MDB has proven Tun Dr Mahathir Mohamad wrong. As such, he said, Dr Mahathir should be held accountable for the damage his campaign against Prime Minister Datuk Seri Najib Tun Razak had caused to Malaysia’s…

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Bumiputra Firms Must Grab Opportunities In Telecommunications Sector

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CYBERJAYA: Bumiputra companies must grab opportunities in the telecommunications industry to avoid being left out in the competition with global companies. Communication and Multimedia Minister Datuk Seri Dr Salleh Said Keruak said Bumiputra entrepreneurs must be more competent and viable to reduce dependence and monopoly of certain quarters in the business. He said this was…

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Establish ASEAN News Agency To Strengthen Cooperation – Salleh

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KUALA LUMPUR: Communications and Multimedia Minister Datuk Seri Dr Salleh Said Keruak has proposed the establishment of a regional news agency or ASEAN News Agency in an effort to strengthen cooperation on many fronts in line with the spirit of the ASEAN Community. He said through their own network of news agencies, the proposed ASEAN…

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KKMM To Launch Saveme 999 Police App Soon

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PUTRAJAYA – The Communications and Multimedia Ministry (KKMM) will soon be launching a new smartphone application called SaveME 999 POLIS for getting help from the police. Its minister Datuk Seri Dr Salleh Said Keruak said the application developed with the cooperation of Telekom Malaysia (TM) and Royal Malaysia Police (PDRM) will enable the public to…

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Tun M’s Getting Desperate- Salleh Keruak

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PETALING JAYA: Datuk Seri Dr Salleh Said Keruak has lambasted former prime Tun Dr Mahathir Mohamad’s decision to sue Prime Minister Datuk Seri Najib Tun Razak, calling it a sign of desperation. Describing the move by Dr Mahathir and two others to sue Najib for alleged misfeasance in public office as last-ditch attempt to “topple…

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Character Assassination Part Of War Of Perception

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BANGI – The war of perception taking place now is mainly associated with character assassination based on political and organisational interests, said Communications and Multimedia Minister Datuk Seri Dr Salleh Said Keruak. He said this war could trigger panic and chaos as it undermined the trust and confidence of the people towards the targeted individual.…

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Dr Mahathir Has No Right To Meddle In UMNO Affairs

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KUALA LUMPUR – Former prime minister Tun Dr Mahathir Mohamad does not have any right to interfere in UMNO matters as he had announced his resignation from the party, said Communications and Multimedia Minister Datuk Seri Dr Salleh Said Keruak. He said Dr Mahathir was recalling old stories, repeating what had already been clearly answered…

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Latest Post On Blog Of Minister Salleh Said Keruak

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KUALA LUMPUR – Following is the post titled ‘A side-show with no clear agenda’ of Communications and Multimedia Minister Datuk Seri Dr Salleh Said Keruak in his blog http:/sskeruak.blogspot.com/ on the Anti-Najib Campaign press conference: Quote Those who attended the ANC (Anti-Najib Campaign) press conference today were the same voices who have been most vocal…

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Salleh Said: No Such Thing As Absolute Freedom Of Speech

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PETALING JAYA: Freedom of speech and the expressing of one’s opinion must be treated as a privilege rather than an absolute right, says Datuk Seri Dr Salleh Said Keruak. “And privileges, if abused, can sometimes be withdrawn. There is no such thing as absolute freedom of speech,” the Communications and Multimedia Minister said in a…

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Salleh Wants Bernama To Improve Quality Of News Delivery

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PUTRAJAYA: Communications and Multimedia Minister Datuk Seri Dr Salleh Said Keruak wants the Malaysian National News Agency (Bernama) to make a noticeable improvement in the quality of news it delivers, in line with the requirements and changes in today’s media landscape. He said the news agency, which has been in existence for 48 years, should…

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Tan Sri Muhyiddin’s Suspension Not To Split Party – Salleh Said Keruak

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KLUANG – The decision to suspend former deputy prime minister Tan Sri Muhyiddin Yassin from the post of UMNO deputy president was not aimed at splitting the party. On the contrary, it was to ensure that every party member was bound by the party discipline, no matter what post he or she held. Communications and…

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Minister Salleh Exposes Irresponsible Journalism By WSJ

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KUALA LUMPUR: Following is a statement issued today by Communications and Multimedia Minister Datuk Seri Dr Salleh Said Keruak on what he described as irresponsible journalism by the Wall Street Journal: Quote: 1. The Wall Street Journal’s persistent attack on Malaysia and the Prime Minister (Datuk Seri Najib Tun Razak) based on unsubstantiated allegations and…

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WSJ Financial Editor’s Claim A Wild Accusation

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PUTRAJAYA – The claim that the RM2.6 billion donation to Prime Minister Datuk Seri Najib Tun Razak did not come from the Saudi royal family, is a wild accusation, said Communications and Multimedia Minister Datuk Seri Dr Salleh Said Keruak. On the claim by Wall Street Journal (WSJ) finance editor Ken Brown, Salleh said Attorney-General…

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No Compromise With Regard To Cyber Criminals – Salleh

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PUTRAJAYA – The government views seriously abuse of social media in Malaysia as this can endanger the security of the nation and its people, said Communications and Multimedia Minister Datuk Seri Dr Salleh Said Keruak. He said the ministry would be monitoring and taking action against individuals and groups who abuse the internet to slander,…

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Internet Users Advised To Exercise Self-sensorship

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KUALA LUMPUR – Communications and Multimedia Minister Datuk Seri Dr Salleh Said Keruak advised internet users to exercise self-censorship and verify news shared over social media news feeds. He said they should not just click, like and share blindly as uploading and sharing unverified news could land them into trouble. “There are ethical and legal…

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Act To Be Amended To Block Sites From Slandering National Leadership

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CYBERJAYA – The amendment to the Communications and Multimedia Act which is expected to be tabled in Parliament in March will coordinate enforcement to block sites from defaming the national leadership, says Communications and Multimedia Minister Datuk Seri Dr Salleh Said Keruak. He said other items to be blocked were articles and postings which threatened…

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Media Reminded Against False, Distorted News That Can Trigger Conflict

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KUALA LUMPUR: The mainstream and alternative media should avoid disseminating false or distorted news that can trigger conflict, says Communications and Multimedia Minister Datuk Seri Dr Salleh Said Keruak. “The media must be responsible in how it conducts itself because what it publishes can influence the public and shape public opinion. “Of late we have…

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All Parties Must Work Together For National Unity – Salleh

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KUALA LUMPUR – Malaysia needs all parties to work together in achieving national unity and to meet the aspiration of building a better country for the present and future generations, said Communications and Multimedia Minister Datuk Seri Dr Salleh Said Keruak. The government cannot achieve all these by itself, he said in a post on…

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Some 20 Million Eligible For GST Rebates On Prepaid Cards: Salleh

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KUALA LUMPUR: An estimated 20 million Malaysians will enjoy the benefits of the Goods and Services Tax (GST) rebates for prepaid cards next year, said Communications and Multimedia Minister Datuk Seri Dr Salleh Said Keruak. In a statement, he noted that beginning Jan 1, 2016, prepaid customers who were Malaysian nationals would be eligible for…

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Check Information Before Believing Its Credibility – Salleh

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KUALA LUMPUR: The people need to raise their level of awareness to question and filter information so that they are not easily duped by the emergence of information before its authenticity has been verified. Communications and Multimedia Minister Datuk Seri Dr Salleh Said Keruak said it was important to filter information before disseminating it to…

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Najib’s Olive Branch Offer Not A Sign Of Weakness, Says Salleh

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PETALING JAYA – Datuk Seri Najib Tun Razak has shown that while he can fight, he can also be generous, said Datuk Seri Salleh Said Keruak. In a blog post Sunday, the Communications and Multimedia Minister said the action of the Prime Minister, who is also Umno president, in extending an “olive branch” to his…

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‘Session With UMNO Deputy President’ Raised Same Old Issues – Salleh

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KUALA LUMPUR: The speakers at the “Session With UMNO Deputy President’ yesterday raised the same old issues that had been raised over the last one year, said Communications and Multimedia Minister Datuk Seri Dr Salleh Said Keruak. He said there was really nothing new which the speakers had to say other than what they had…

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‘Session With UMNO Deputy President’ Raised Same Old Issues

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KUALA LUMPUR – The speakers at the “Session With UMNO Deputy President’ yesterday raised the same old issues that had been raised over the last one year, said Communications and Multimedia Minister Datuk Seri Dr Salleh Said Keruak. He said there was really nothing new which the speakers had to say other than what they had…

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Salleh Calls For More World Class Creative Industry Graduates

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PETALING JAYA – Communications and Multimedia Minister Datuk Seri Dr Salleh Said Keruak has called on institutions of higher learning in the country to produce more world class creative industry graduates to meet growing demands. With the creative and content industry growing at an explosive rate, he said, demand for creative talent had been increasing…

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