PM vows tough action against extremists
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PM vows tough action against extremists

The government will take strict action against any extremist groups inciting unrest to ensure the nation’s security is always guaranteed. Prime Minister Datuk Seri Anwar Ibrahim said this following several recent violent incidents that claimed the lives of security personnel and disrupted the country’s peace. “I want to assure you that we have met with…

Judgment on private prosecution against Muslim convert preachers reserved
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Judgment on private prosecution against Muslim convert preachers reserved

The Court of Appeal quorum of judges led by Datuk Ahmad Zaidi Ibrahim reserved its judgement after hearing a case brought about against two Muslim convert preachers. The bench of judges includes Datuk Mohd Nazlan Mohd Ghazali and Mohamed Zaini Mazlan, set June 7 for case management and to fix a date to deliver their…

Putrajaya selected for National Day celebration for the second year in a row
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Putrajaya selected for National Day celebration for the second year in a row

The Federal Government Administrative Centre in Putrajaya has been selected to host the National Day celebration on August 31 for the second consecutive year under the Madani Government. The Communications Minister Fahmi Fadzil announced that this decision was made during the Cabinet meeting on Tuesday. He added that Sabah has been chosen as the location…

Terror threat remains high: Singapore PM responds to Ulu Tiram assault
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Terror threat remains high: Singapore PM responds to Ulu Tiram assault

Singapore Prime Minister Lawrence Wong announced heightened security in Singapore following an attack on a Malaysian police station, believed to have ties to an Al-Qaeda-linked group. “I have just received a briefing from our security agencies.  “In view of the heightened threat situation following the Ulu Tiram attack, we have stepped up security measures, including at our checkpoints,”…

Strengthening friendship for a shared future
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Strengthening friendship for a shared future

China’s envoy to Malaysia Ouyang Yujing has called for closer ties between both Malaysia and China. Ouyang emphasised that a deepened connection would bolster friendship between the two nations, injecting fresh dynamics into their relationship as the two nations (China, and Malaysia) commemorate the 50th anniversary of bilateral relations on May 31. “Looking ahead, we…

Trial of Israeli facing arms trafficking set in Sept
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Trial of Israeli facing arms trafficking set in Sept

The trial of Israeli citizen Avitan Shalom, 38, who is facing charges of firearms trafficking and bullet possession is set in September. The trial is set for nine days beginning from Sept 30. Shalom is facing two charges under the Firearms (Increased Penalties) Act 1971 and the Arms Act 1960. He alleged had in possession…

The public must report suspicious activities
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The public must report suspicious activities

Home Minister Datuk Seri Saifuddin Nasution Ismail stated that the police are investigating several recent incidents involving the security of key national institutions and death threats received by Members of Parliament to determine whether these are random or planned actions, China Press front paged. Kwong Wah Daily and Guang Ming Daily headlined that the defamation…