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New Cabinet members expressed gratitude over appointment
Wednesday, June 25, 2014

KUALA LUMPUR: New Cabinet members expressed their gratitude to Prime Minister Datuk Seri Mohd Najib Tun Razak over their appointment.
 
MCA president Datuk Seri Liow Tiong Lai tweeted: “Thank you @NajibRazak. MCA Ministers and Deputies will do our level best to perform and serve the nation.
 
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Three new Ministers, no one axed
Wednesday, June 25, 2014

KUALA LUMPUR: Prime Minister Datuk Seri Mohd Najib Tun Razak today announced his new Cabinet line-up which saw the return of representatives from MCA and Gerakan while no one was dropped. In a special press conference on Wednesday, Najib announced MCA president Datuk Seri Liow Tiong Lai as the Transport Minister, replacing Datuk Seri Hishamuddin Hussein who had been the acting Transport Minister....

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Perkasa accuses GLCs of lacking in transparency
Wednesday, June 25, 2014

KUALA LUMPUR: Malay rights group Perkasa Malaysia Indigenous Organisation (Perkasa) has accused government linked companies (GLCs) of being opaque about their commitment to the agenda for the empowerment of Bumiputeras in the economy.
Perkasa VP Dr Zubir Harun said this lack of transparency will create a big economic gap between Bumiputera and non-Bumiputera and failure in the target to achieve RM1.7 trillion gross national income (GNI) by 2020....

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Hishammuddin volunteers to handle MH370 case
Wednesday, June 25, 2014

KUALA LUMPUR: Acting Transport Minister Datuk Seri Hishammuddin Hussein is prepared to continue shouldering the mystery disappearance case of Malaysia Airlines flight MH370, even if a forthcoming Cabinet reshuffle brings in a new transport minister.He said the MH370 case is not that easy to be handed over to a new minister, even though the structures are in place....

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No truth in Topple Hadi Project
Tuesday, June 24, 2014

KUALA LUMPUR: A Selangor Pas leader has dismissed the state youth wing's claims that efforts are being made to topple party president Datuk Seri Abdul Hadi Awang. Pas' MP for Shah Alam Khalid Samad said there was no truth in Selangor Pas youth chief Syarhan Humaizi Abdul Halim's claims that moves were being undertaken to revive the "Projek Langgar Hadi (Topple Hadi Project)" which was originally initiated post 12th general election....

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MCA to Guan Eng: "Explain drop in FDI in Penang"
Tuesday, June 24, 2014

In an email to The Mole, Penang MCA liaison committee deputy chairman Tan Teik Cheng urged Penang chief minister Lim Guan Eng to explain the massive drop of the state's foreign direct investment (FDI) of up to 82% between 2010 to 2013.
 
Below is Tan's full statement:
 
"Penang Chief Minister Lim Guan Eng owes Penangites an explanation on the...

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klia2 to support projected air travel growth for the next 10 to 15 years: Najib
Tuesday, June 24, 2014

SEPANG: Prime Minister Datuk Seri Najib Tun Razak said klia2 Terminal (klia2) is another flagship international gateway to the nation, with the capacity to support projected air travel growth for at least the next 10 to 15 years.
 
He said the mega terminal was enable to handle up to 45 million passengers per year, three times more than the previous Low Cost Carrier Terminal (LCCT)'s capacity....

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Federal Court ruling should bring closure to the Kalimah Allah issue
Tuesday, June 24, 2014

KUALA LUMPUR: Blogger John F Seademon wrote that the Federal Court ruling against the Christian Herald Weekly on Monday should bring a closure to a divisive episode which had spanned over eight years.
 
He pointed out that while many quarters have claimed that the decision was unfair, he wrote: “I did not...

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Najib drops hint of Cabinet reshuffle
Tuesday, June 24, 2014

SEPANG, June 24 -- 2014: Prime Minister Datuk Seri Najib Tun Razak has dropped hints of an imminent cabinet reshuffle, saying that the launch of KLIA2 here today might be the last to be attended by Datuk Seri Hishammuddin Tun Hussein as acting Transport Minister.
 
"This might be your last official function as acting Transport Minister," he said in jest....

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Sue the Selangor Govt' for use of water from mining ponds, says leading consumerist
Thursday, June 19, 2014

KUALA LUMPUR: Consumers Association of Subang and Shah Alam (CASSA) president Datuk Jacob George said the public should take legal action against the Selangor Government as it has failed to protect consumers' rights and interest over the safety of water sourced from disused mining pools.
 
He said the legal action against the State Government should...

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