Sporting organisations and the private sector should assist the Government in fighting the negative perceptions certain countries have about Malaysia, said Youth and Sports Minister Datuk Hishammuddin Hussein.
B>MANILA:/BPhilippine President Gloria Arroyo ordered selective aerial and artillery attacks on Muslim separatist guerillas Saturday, declaring #8220;we must fight back now or face greater peril in the future.#8221;
Prime Minister Datuk Seri Dr Mahathir Mohamad will unveil the Government's long-awaited economic stimulus package tomorrow. WONG SULONG provides a layman's guide to why the government is taking this initiative and the outlook for the Malaysian economy.
Cambodian Deputy Prime Minister Sar Kheng arrived here for a three-day visit. Soon after his arrival at the KL International Airport in Sepang, Kheng proceeded to meet Deputy Prime Minister Datuk Seri Abdullah Ahmad Badawi at his office.
The United States#8217; travel advisory to its citizens on terrorist activities in South-East Asia is merely an extension of the previous one issued in November, said US Embassy press officer Frank J. Whitaker Monday.
Citrawarna Malaysia (Colours of Malaysia), which begins this Saturday and ends on June 27, will enable foreigners to see for themselves that the country is safe from the Severe Acute Respiratory Syndrome (SARS) and free from terrorism threats.
B>ZAMBOANGA:/BAn estimated 18,000 people have fled their homes as the military stepped up a major offensive yesterday against Muslim separatists linked to terrorists in the southern Philippines, an official said.
B>SINGAPORE:/BFor clues to where the al-Qaeda network could strike next, the words of its leader, Osama bin Laden, are a treasure trove. For an insight into its strength, the suicide bombers in Riyadh offer a lesson.