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Lester Kong

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29 Apr 2011 | 12:00 AM

PM: Big jump in FDI growth

PUTRAJAYA: Foreign direct investment (FDI) into Malaysia jumped to RM9bil in 2010 from RM1.4bil in 2009, said Prime Minister Datuk Seri Najib Tun Razak.

28 Apr 2011 | 12:00 AM

Malaysia and China sign eight agreements

PUTRAJAYA: Chinese Premier Wen Jiabao, who is on a two-day visit to Malaysia, and Prime Minister Datuk Seri Najib Tun Razak witnessed the signing of eight agreements between the two countries on Thursday.

28 Apr 2011 | 12:00 AM

PKR Youth wants to sue blogger

SEPANG: PKR Youth wants to sue a blogger that accused party adviser Datuk Seri Anwar Ibrahim of being in the sex video released by the Datuk T trio.

26 Apr 2011 | 12:00 AM

MIC: Too many Indians are into crime

THE MIC is concerned over the high number of Indians involved in crimes.

26 Apr 2011 | 12:00 AM

Taiwan firm needs DOE nod to set up petrochemical plant

TAIWAN'S Kuokuang Petrochemical Tech-nology Co must comply with Department of Environment (DOE) rules if it wants to set up its plant in Malaysia, i>China Press/ireported.

26 Apr 2011 | 12:00 AM

Sleepy hubby stabs wife for waking him up

AN ANGRY husband, who was awakened from his morning slumber, beat up and stabbed his wife, i>Harian Metro/ireported.

22 Apr 2011 | 12:00 AM

Growth rate must exceed 6% to achieve Vision 2020, says PM

PUTRAJAYA: Malaysia needs to maintain a growth rate of more than 6% for the next nine years if it is to achieve high-income developed status, said Prime Minister Datuk Seri Najib Tun Razak.

21 Apr 2011 | 12:00 AM

PM: 6% annual growth, low inflation rate crucial to Vision 2020

PUTRAJAYA: The country's economic growth rate cannot be allowed to dip below 6% for the next nine years if Malaysia is to become a high-income, developed nation, Prime Minister Datuk Seri Najib Tun Razak said.

20 Apr 2011 | 12:00 AM

Cut in mobile phone rates for users in M’sia, S’pore

b>PUTRAJAYA:/bEffective May 1, mobile phone rates for incoming roaming calls and SMS between Malaysia and Singapore will be reduced by 20% and 30% respectively.

19 Apr 2011 | 12:00 AM

Vet dept to launch book on restricted dog breeds

PUTRAJAYA: A guidebook on banned and restricted breeds of dogs will be released by the Veterinary Services Department to ensure responsible ownership of pets, said department director-general Datuk Dr Abd Aziz Jamaluddin.