Najib Razak

Top Palm Oil Growers Go on Defensive Against Europe Curb Threat

As concerns about palm oil’s sustainability simmer in Europe, the world’s second-biggest grower is ramping up its defense of the most-consumed edible …

Business

PM to chair National Economic Council to deal with fuel price hikes

BAGAN DATUK: The National Economic Council will discuss options to deal with the recent fuel price hikes tomorrow, said Deputy Prime Minister Datuk …

Malaysia

Najib launches Umno Bantu Rakyat 2.0, visits new house for family of fire victims

Pix by Zulkepli Osman<p>PEKAN: The national-level “Umno Bantu Rakyat 2.0” (Umno Help the People 2.0) programme brought smiles to a family at Kampung …

Malaysia

PM visits high-performing Pekan school; has breakfast with starstruck pupils

PEKAN: Teachers and students of Sekolah Sains Sultan Haji Ahmad Shah here were buzzing with excitement today as Prime Minister Datuk Seri Najib Razak …

Education

PTPTN contributes more than RM300,000 to fund education savings for primary pupils

PEKAN: In efforts to encourage parents to set up education savings for their children, 3,163 Year One pupils from 55 primary schools here received a …

Education

Why play up the MA63 issue now, PBS asks Dr Mahathir

PENAMPANG: Parti Bersatu Sabah (PBS) today questioned Tun Dr Mahathir Mohamad's sincerity in playing up the Malaysia Agreement 1963 (MA63) when the …

Pakatan Harapan

Trump describes PM Najib as his good friend, says Anifah

PUTRAJAYA: United States President Donald Trump has acknowledged Prime Minister Datuk Seri Najib Razak as his reliable friend whom he would pay …

Donald Trump

Najib visits Anwar recuperating in hospital after surgery

KUALA LUMPUR: Najib Tun Razak on Friday (Nov 17) visited opposition leader Anwar Ibrahim who was recuperating at the Kuala Lumpur Hospital after …

Malaysia

Malaysia Q3 GDP beats forecast to hit fastest pace in more than 3 years

KUALA LUMPUR: Malaysia's economy expanded at its fastest pace in more than three years in the third quarter, raising expectations of a interest rate …

Economy

Malaysia's central bank warns of property glut

November 18, 2017 5:00 AM<br>Malaysia's central bank warned yesterday that the number of unsold residential properties are at their highest level in a …

Economy

Factory worker gets 4 months jail for posting edited photo of PM

PETALING JAYA: A factory operator was sentenced to four months in prison by the magistrate's court here for uploading an offensive post on Prime …

Malaysia

More than 1,400 security personnel for 13th WIEF

KUCHING: More than 1,400 security personnel will be deployed for the 13th World Islamic Economic Forum (13th WIEF), which will be held for three days …

PM in Sabah to launch PBS annual congress, Package 6 of Pan Borneo Highway

PENAMPANG: Prime Minister Datuk Seri Najib Razak arrived at the Kadazandusun Cultural Association (KDCA) Hongkod Koisaan building here at 11.25am …

Malaysia

Malaysian Economy Expands at Fastest Pace in More Than 3 Years

Malaysia’s economy grew at the fastest pace in more than three years in the third quarter, supported by resilient domestic demand and a manufacturing …

Economy

Goldman wins dismissal of lawsuit in U.S. over Malaysia ties

(Reuters) - Goldman Sachs Group Inc (N:GS) has won the dismissal of a $510 million lawsuit in New York by a private equity firm that accused the Wall …

Malaysia

THERE WAS FRAUD ALL ROUND: AFTER PROMISING TO FIGHT IPIC’S DEMAND, NAJIB & CO CAVED IN – LAWYER TELLS KL COURT TO OVERTURN LONDON CONSENT AWARD

KUALA LUMPUR – A lawyer says the High Court should hear the merit of a suit brought by 10 opposition members against Prime Minister Najib Razak, the …

Malaysia

Former Malaysian PM: Current government 'must go'

The man who led Malaysia through the final two decades of the 20th century and has waded back into its politics in recent months said Thursday the …

Business

SERVES AUSTRALIA RIGHT FOR NOT HAVING THE ETHICS TO PROBE 1MDB: NOW ITS CHIEF REGULATOR JAMES SHIPTON, WHO OVERSAW DEALS FOR NAJIB & CO WHEN IN GOLDMAN, WILL COME UNDER SINGAPORE’S LATEST 1MDB INVESTIGATION

<b>The matter of James Shipton,the newly appointed ASIC chief has been reported on this blog in this story:</b><b>Australia appoints Goldman man who oversaw</b> …

Malaysia

Malaysia on right track: PM

KUALA LUMPUR: Malaysia is a successful nation that is on the right track despite naysayers claiming otherwise, Prime Minister Datuk Seri Najib Razak …

Malaysia

Rohingya Exodus

By Liz Gooch<p>Kuala Lumpur - Rohingya refugees fleeing the recent outbreak of violence in Myanmar have begun arriving in Malaysia, amid warnings that this could mark the start of a dangerous new wave of people smuggling.<p>NGOs say traffickers are targeting Rohingya in Myanmar and those in refugee camps …

Refugees

Call Them What They Are: Rohingya Refugees

Expand Malaysia's Prime Minister Najib Razak, Myanmar's State Counsellor Aung San Suu Kyi, Thailand's Prime Minister Prayuth Chan-ocha, Vietnam's …

Asia

Pro-Umno papers draw focus to Mahathir's granddaughter's lifestyle

KUALA LUMPUR - The granddaughter of former Malaysian premier Mahathir Mohamad has been drawn into the political fray after two newspapers controlled …

Malaysia

Trump praises his 'great relationship' with Philippines' Duterte, ignores questions about human rights

After 11 days of honor guards, dancing children, palace banquets, deference from Asian leaders and an audience with an emperor, President Trump on Monday seemed determined not to spoil the pomp and ceremony with a sticky dispute over human rights.<p>So as he met in Manila with Philippines President …

Politics

Trump and Duterte share a joke as US president hails 'great relationship' with self-proclaimed killer

US President Donald Trump said on Monday he had a "great relationship" with his Philippine counterpart, Rodrigo Duterte on Monday, amid contradictory messages from the administration of each country over whether human rights were discussed.<p>The two presidents bonded during their much anticipated …

Donald Trump

6 Countries That Are Expanding Their Already-Generous Parental Leave Policies in 2018

While we're here applauding New York's maternity leave policy, which will give new parents eight partially paid weeks off starting in 2018, the rest …

Pregnancy

Trump praises Najib for coordinating well Asean-US dialogue relations

MANILA: US President Donald Trump today praised Malaysian Prime Minister Datuk Seri Najib Razak for what he said was an excellent job in carrying out …

Rodrigo Duterte

Malaysia's efforts to help Rohingya Muslims bear fruit as Suu Kyi agrees to act

MANILA: Malaysia’s relentless efforts in raising the plight of the Rohingya Muslim minority in Rakhine state have borne fruit when Myanmar gave its …

South China Sea

ASEAN gala dinner: Narendra Modi arrives in Manila, briefly interacts with Donald Trump, Li Keqiang and other world leaders

<b>Manila:</b> Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Sunday held separate pull-aside meetings with US president Donald Trump and Chinese premier Li Keqiang on the …

Li Keqiang

DAP thankful to PM, DPM and other govt leaders for help during Penang floods

SHAH ALAM: DAP today expresssed gratitude to the federal government leaders including the Prime Minister and his deputy for their quick help during …

Malaysia

Ridicule me all you want, Guan Eng tells critics

GEORGE TOWN: ‘Laugh at me, but not at the Penangites.’<p>This was Chief Minister Lim Guan Eng’s message to state opposition leaders who criticised the …

Asia