Lester Kong

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5 Dec 2010 | 12:00 AM

BN leaders unveil new charter to transform, take the party forward

KUALA LUMPUR: Barisan Nasional is the nation's success story butfurther improvement in meeting the people's needs and aspiration isnecessary to ensure the coalition continues to be supported by therakyat, leaders told delegates to Sunday's Barisan Nasional Convention.

5 Dec 2010 | 12:00 AM

PM: Set aside political differences to resolve S’gor water stalemate

KUALA LUMPUR: All political issues and differences should be set aside to resolve the water issue stalemate in Selangor, said Prime Minister Datuk Seri Najib Tun Razak.

3 Dec 2010 | 12:00 AM

Drug rings using Facebook

KUALA LUMPUR: Social networking site Facebook is fast becoming a hunting ground for fresh drug mules by international syndicates, the Foreign Ministry claims.

2 Dec 2010 | 12:00 AM

Drug syndicates using Facebook to recruit young women as mules

KUALA LUMPUR: Social networking site Facebook is fast becoming a hunting ground for fresh drug mules by international syndicates.

2 Nov 2010 | 12:00 AM

Dr M: Banking, finance need to be regulated

KUALA LUMPUR: The world has to brace itself for a sustained recession if banking and financial markets were left to regulate themselves in the free market.

1 Nov 2010 | 12:00 AM

Asian medal quest kicks off with roadshow

PETALING JAYA: Malaysia's quest for medals at the upcoming 16th Asian Games in China took off with the country's sports heroes - both past and present - meeting fans and well-wishers at a carnival-like roadshow at Sunway Pyramid here yesterday.

28 Oct 2010 | 12:00 AM

Come clean, Gerakan tells potential candidates

KUALA LUMPUR: Gerakan has directed its potential candidates for the next general election 'not to hide anything from the party' to avoid any last-minute hiccup.

26 Oct 2010 | 12:00 AM

Eight EPPs to capture fast growing global demand for palm oil

MALAYSIA'S palm oil industry is the fourth largest contributor to the economy and currently accounts for RM1,889 (or 8%) of the gross national income (GNI) per capita. The industry spans the entire value chain from plantations to downstream activities.

25 Oct 2010 | 12:00 AM

Barisan geared for upcoming polls battle

PETALING JAYA: Barisan Nasional component parties are geared up to take on the Opposition in the next general election which is widely speculated to be held some time next year.

24 Oct 2010 | 12:00 AM

Najib calls on Umno to get ready for general election

KUALA LUMPUR: Umno president Datuk Seri Najib Tun Razak has given the clearest indication yet that the 13th general election is imminent when he told the party faithful to get ready for it and to get into battle mode.