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MINA, Sept 4 2017 (Bernama) - Malaysia has expressed its appreciation and gratitude to the Saudi Arabian government for its smooth management of more than two million Muslims from all over the world who gathered in the Holy Land for the Haj pilgrimage this season.
This was conveyed by Deputy Minister in the Prime Minister's Department, Datuk Dr Asyraf Wajdi Dusuki at a meeting with Saudi Arabian leaders.
Last Saturday, Asyraf Wajdi, representing the Malaysian government, together...[Continue Reading]
KUALA LUMPUR, Aug 31 2017 (Bernama) - Malaysians from all walks of life today celebrated National Day 2017 around the country in an overwhelming expression of love for their motherland and solidarity, reminiscent of their forefathers' patriotism and unity at the time the nation gained independence.
Adults and children alike thronged the venues of the celebration in the federal and state capitals and other cities to watch a colourful display of culture and dance, marching bands and...[Continue Reading]
KUALA LUMPUR (Bernama) - "These days, I no longer have to drive into the congested city centre and spend hours looking for a parking lot. I also don't have to worry about petrol prices, and toll and parking charges. All I need to do is ride on the MRT (mass rapid transit) train to meet my clients," related Siti Suraya Halim.
The 32-year-old marketing executive, who works for a private firm, said her daily commuting had, in fact, gotten easier since the opening of the new...[Continue Reading]
JASIN, Aug 8 2017 (Bernama) - It is the norm for Hassan Haron, 73, and Hassan Mahmod, 68, and their other settler friends in Felda Bukit Senggeh here to stop by a stall in the area to relieve their tiredness and fatigue after a whole day of toil at their plantations.
But the two Hassans, the early pioneers of the scheme around 1975, sighed deeply upon hearing the topic of discussion of the settlers, gravitating around the latest incentives of the Felda settlers, which were announced by...[Continue Reading]
KUALA LUMPUR, July 26 2017 (Bernama) - A list of domestic mega projects that are already in progress or to be started soon, have attracted an inflow of foreign direct investments (FDIs), which will create high value and ready jobs in future for youths , particularly in the capital intensive sector.
For instance, Malaysia's mega infrastructure projects are expected to boost the country's economy by more than 50 per cent to RM2 trillion in the next seven to eight years, which will...[Continue Reading]