PM for Asean Summit


  • Nation
  • Tuesday, 23 Nov 2004

PUTRAJAYA: Prime Minister Datuk Seri Abdullah Ahmad Badawi will be attending the 10th Asean Summit from Nov 28 to 30 in Vientiane, Laos. 

This would be the first time Abdullah was attending the summit since he assumed the premiership last year, said a statement from Wisma Putra yesterday. 

It said Abdullah would be attending related meetings such as the Asean + 3 Summit, the Asean + China Summit and the Asean-Australia and New Zealand Commemorative Summit. 

Remains handed over  

KOTA KINABALU: The Philippines military handed over to Malaysia the skeletal remains of three people, believed to be that of three hostages grabbed from the East Ocean tugboat six months ago by Abu Sayaff-linked gunmen. 

Officers of the marine’s Battalion 11 handed the remains in three body bags to Davoa-based Malaysian Consular officer Ibrahim Ismail at the Sanga Sanga marine camp on Tawi Tawi island.  

Monsoon setback  

KUALA TERENGGANU: About 50 trawler boat operators are unhappy with the Fisheries Department for not allowing them to fish within five nautical miles of the coast during the monsoon season. 

South Terengganu Area Fishermen Association chairman Hassan Ismail said the new licensing conditions would deprive them of income.  

Impaired assailant shot  

IPOH: A 25-year-old deaf and dumb man, believed to be mentally unstable, was shot in the right knee when he tried to attack a policeman with a knife at the Rungkup police station near Bagan Datoh at 7.30pm on Sunday. 

Perak deputy CID chief Supt Abdul Rahman Hashim said the policeman who was alone at the station had to shoot the man after he refused to stop his assault. 

Magnanimous gesture 

KUALA LUMPUR: Myanmar's order to release 3,937 prisoners last Thursday is encouraging, United Nations envoy to Myanmar Tan Sri Razali Ismail said. 

“The number is big, quite exceptional, an impressive number of political prisoners including student democracy leader Min Ko Naing,” he said yesterday. – Bernama  

Federal roads deadliest  

KUALA LUMPUR: Federal roads topped the list of fatal road accidents during the recent festive season with 91 deaths out of the 200 fatalities recorded over the last 15 days of Ops Sikap VII.  

Forty-eight deaths were recorded on state roads, highways (29), municipal roads (21) and other roads (11).  

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