Archive for June 2007

Cops suffering from ‘computer phobia’

MIRI: There are police personnel in Sarawak who are suffering from “computer-phobia,” said Sarawak Police Commissioner Datuk Talib Jamal. He said he had found that a segment of his staff, including seniors and veterans, were afflicted with this “psychological ailment” during his inspection rounds of police stations throughout the state’s 27 districts. He is worried…

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Malaysia still attracting foreign investors

  By LEONG HUNG YEE KUALA LUMPUR: Malaysia remained an attractive destination for foreign direct investments (FDIs) in the first five months this year despite competition from others. “Of the RM25.5bil investments in the manufacturing sector between January and May this year, 50.2%, or RM12.8bil, were foreign investments,” International Trade and Industry Minister Datuk Seri…

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Malaysian Prime Minister Abdullah Ahmad Badawi speaks during a news

Malaysian Prime Minister Abdullah Ahmad Badawi speaks during a newsconference in Putrajaya outside Kuala Lumpur July 19, 2006. Malaysia has setup a fund worth 5 billion ringgit, or $1.35 billion, to smooth the way forpublic-private projects, the prime minister said on Wednesday, a day afterannouncing plans for a raft of infrastructure projects. REUTERS/BazukiMuhammad (MALAYSIA)

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Prime Minister’s speech at the Mass Media Conference 2007

THE following is the speech delivered by Prime Minister Datuk Seri Abdullah Ahmad Badawi when opening the Mass Media Conference 2007 organised by the Internal Security Ministry at the Palace of the Golden Horses in Kuala Lumpur on Thursday. The conference is being held to allow the audience representing the government, relevant departments and the…

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IGP: Seven gang leaders in JB identified

By LOURDES CHARLES and NELSON BENJAMIN JOHOR BARU: Police have identified seven gang leaders who have been terrorising the state with the help of influential people. Inspector-General of Police Tan Sri Musa Hassan said police were in the process of gathering intelligence to either take action against these leaders under the preventive laws or to…

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Malaysia to gain organic farming expertise

ROME: Malaysia is keen on getting Italian technical expertise in offshore fish farming, Agriculture and Agro-based Industry Minister Tan Sri Muhyiddin Yassin said yesterday. This is one of the specific projects that has been identified by the two countries as they set out to develop closer links in the field of agriculture. To signal their…

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