Archive | August, 2008

Eminent panel finds sacking of Salleh Abas and two others “unjustified” and “unconstitutional”

Eminent panel finds sacking of Salleh Abas and two others “unjustified” and “unconstitutional”

From left: Ambiga, Sulaiman Abdullah, Salleh Abas, Mah Weng Kwai and Tan Sri Ramon Navaratnam at the launch of the report by the Panel of Eminent Persons to Review the Judicial Crisis in Malaysia KUALA LUMPUR, 29 Aug 2008: A panel comprising six eminent judges and lawyers from Malaysia, Australia, India and Pakistan have found […]

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Govt allocates RM50 million for Roundtable Sustainable Palm Oil Fund

KUALA LUMPUR, 29 Aug 2008: The government will allocate RM50 million to provide a Roundtable Sustainable Palm Oil (RSPO) Fund to support community programmes and conservation programmes. Prime Minister Datuk Seri Abdullah Ahmad Badawi said the fund will be used to support community programmes such as upgrading of schools in plantation and conservation programmes such […]

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Budget 2009 for well-being of all Malaysians – Abdullah

KUALA LUMPUR, 29 Aug 2008: The government today tabled Budget 2009 which focuses on measures to maintain the well-being of Malaysians by seeking to strengthen the nation’s economic resilience to mitigate the adverse impact of an increasingly challenging external environment. “Today, as we face a global environment of higher prices and slower economic growth, I […]

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Shafie satisfied with preparations for 51st Merdeka parade

KUALA LUMPUR, 29 Aug 2008: Unity, Culture, Arts and Heritage Minister Datuk Seri Shafie Apdal is impressed with the performances to be held for the 51st Merdeka Day parade at Dataran Merdeka here on Sunday. Praising the 16,433 participants for their performance at a rehearsal today, he said the performances were more fascinating than those […]

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Police shoot dead four criminals

KUALA LUMPUR, 29 Aug 2008: Police shot dead four criminals in Bukit Hartamas in Cheras here early today when the foursome tried to attack them while fleeing after having robbed a businessman in Taman Bukit Permai in Ampang. The men, Indonesians believed to be members of the Rantau Gang and wanted for 19 robberies in […]

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Permatang Pauh: Anwar’s victory

Parti Keadilan Rakyat advisor Datuk Seri Anwar Ibrahim wins the by-election in Permatang Pauh on 26 Aug 2008, paving his way back into parliament 10 years after he was sacked from government.

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