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KUALA LUMPUR, May 15 2017 (Bernama) - Prime Minister Datuk Seri Najib Tun Razak's current visit to China has been one of the most productive with significant, judging from the signing of nine business agreements between Malaysian and Chinese companies, worth RM31.3 billion, in various areas including construction, agriculture, stock exchange, infrastructure and port and, airport operations.
With China's economic presence becoming more prominent in the region and globally,...[Continue Reading]
KUALA LUMPUR, May 1 2017 (Bernama) - The Yang di-Pertuan Agong Sultan Muhammad V says Malaysia and Bahrain should continue to explore opportunities and potential to increase bilateral trade in strengthening economic relations between the two countries.
He said it was for this purpose that Malaysia was inviting and encouraging the private sectors of both countries to play a more active role in seeking trade and investment opportunities in Malaysia and Bahrain.
"I believe there...[Continue Reading]
SEPANG, March 31 2017 (Bernama) - Prime Minister Datuk Seri Najib Tun Razak fulfilled his promise to bring home the nine Malaysian citizens barred from leaving North Korea, said Foreign Minister Datuk Seri Anifah Aman.
He said that at the beginning of this unfortunate episode, the prime minister had promised this to the embassy staff and their families who were understandably worried about their safety in Pyongyang.
He noted that PM also promised that the Malaysian government would...[Continue Reading]
KUALA LUMPUR, March 13 2017 (Bernama) - All quarters have been asked to view seriously the issue of child sex crimes and to support the government's efforts to ensure safety of children in the country.
Prime Minister's wife Datin Seri Rosmah Mansor, who is also the patron of Permata programme, said high level public awareness on the issue was very much needed in order to help the government to bring legislative changes to prevent such crimes.
"I felt compelled to...[Continue Reading]
KUALA LUMPUR (Bernama) - Tourists from Saudi Arabia have been arriving in droves in Malaysia over the years, thanks to the Malaysian hospitality and the many attractions in the country.
The Ministry of Tourism and Culture had recorded an increase of Saudi tourist arrivals from 99,754 in 2015 to 123,878 in 2016, an increase of 24.2 percent within a year.
"The figure is expected to increase to 130,000 this year due to factors like additional direct flights from Saudi Arabia to...[Continue Reading]