PM to Pakatan: Why didn’t you form shadow cabinet?

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September 30, 2012
KUALA LUMPUR: Pakatan Rakyat should not talk about taking over the government when it has not even form its own shadow cabinet, said Prime Minister Datuk Seri Najib Tun Razak (pic).

He said having a shadow cabinet is fundamental in being in the opposition which Pakatan failed to do.

Gerakan to focus on four parliamentary seats

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30 September 2012

KUALA LUMPUR — Gerakan president Tan Sri Dr Koh Tsu Koon emphasised that the party would focus on the four parliamentary seats it could potentially win, which included defending the Simpang Renggam seat in Johor, at the 13th General Elections.

It’s beautiful, people’s budget – Musa

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September 30, 2012

TENOM: The 2013 Budget is beautiful and a people’s budget, said Chief Minister Datuk Seri Musa Aman.

He said the budget reflected commitment of the ruling Barisan Nasional (BN) to address the burden of the people.

CCTV installation to be expanded nationwide

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September 30, 2012

SHAH ALAM: The installation of closed circuit televisions (CCTV) to deter crimes, which was previously concentrated in Johor, Selangor, Penang and Kuala Lumpur, will be expanded to include among others Perak and Kedah, said Deputy Home Minister Datuk Wira Abu Seman Yusof.

Gerakan a party for all Malaysians — President

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September 30, 2012

KUALA LUMPUR: Parti Gerakan Rakyat Malaysia (Gerakan) is not a party for the Chinese community in Malaysia but for all Malaysians, said its president Tan Sri Dr Koh Tsu Koon.

“We have been practising the 1Malaysia concept from the very beginning, that is why we named our party ‘Parti Gerakan Rakyat Malaysia’.

Budget reflects Najib’s commitment for Sabah – Musa

Posted on : 29-09-2012 | By : sabah today | In : News

September 29, 2012

KOTA KINABALU: Chief Minister Datuk Seri Musa Aman has described the 2013 Budget as reflecting Prime Minister Datuk Seri Najib Tun Razak’s continuous commitment and concern towards the needs and interests of Sabah and its people.

Budget 2013 Highlights

Posted on : 29-09-2012 | By : sabah today | In : News

September 29, 2012

KUALA LUMPUR: Following are the highlights of the 2013 Budget tabled by Prime Minister Datuk Seri Najib Tun Razak, who is also Finance Minister, at the Dewan Rakyat today.

The Budget 2013 themed “Prospering The Nation, Enhancing Well-Being of the Rakyat: A Promise Fulfilled”.

GDP seen to expand 4.5 – 5 pctthis year

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September 29, 2012

MALAYSIA’S real Gross Domestic Product (GDP) is estimated to expand between 4.5 per cent and five per cent in 2012 as compared to 5.1 per cent in 2011.

This is after taking into account the downside risks emanating from the external sector and a resilient domestic economy, the Finance Ministry said.

Economy to grow at faster rate of up to 5.5 pct next year

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September 29, 2012

THE Malaysian economy is expected to strengthen further and grow at a faster rate of 4.5 per cent to 5.5 per cent in 2013.

The growth will be supported by improving exports and strong domestic demand on assumption that global growth will pick up, especially during the second half of 2013, says the Finance Ministry.

Four new paddy granaries to be developed — Najib

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September 29, 2012

FOUR new paddy granaries are to be developed and expanded, in Kota Belud (Sabah), Batang Lupar (Sarawak) and Rompin and Pekan (Pahang), to ensure food security, said Prime Minister Datuk Seri Najib Tun Razak.

Benefits for all

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September 29, 2012

Budget 2013 focuses on people’s well-being through sustainable economic growth

KUALA LUMPUR: Prime Minister Datuk Seri Najib Tun Razak yesterday tabled in the Dewan Rakyat Budget 2013 which underscored focus on five major areas to raise the people’s standard of living.

The budget tabled by Najib, who is also the finance minister, aimed to ensure a sustainable economic growth, prudent spending and reduce the country’s fiscal deficit, with the people’s well-being as the overall objective.

Transformation programmes yield positive results, says Najib

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September 29, 2012

Prime Minister Datuk Seri Najib Tun Razak said the various transformation programmes, initiated since 2009 to boost Malaysia’s competitiveness and to transform Malaysia into a high–income and developed nation by 2020, have yielded positive results.

Education among huge focus of govt

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September 29, 2012

KUALA LUMPUR: Investment in the education sector was among the huge focus by the government throughout 2012 in efforts to generate human capital excellence, creativity and innovation, whereby a sum of RM50.4 billion was allocated for the sector.

RM1.2 bln to provide quality pre-school education

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September 29, 2012

A SUM of RM1.2 billion will be allocated to various government agencies in the effort to provide quality pre-school education, Prime Minister Datuk Seri Najib Tun Razak said.

The agencies include the Social Welfare Department, Education Ministry, Permata Negara and Department of National Unity and Integration which involve directly in providing pre-school education.

Sugar subsidy reduced by 20 sen per kg

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September 29, 2012

KUALA LUMPUR: The subsidy on sugar will be reduced by 20 sen per kilogramme effective today, Prime Minister Datuk Seri Najib Tun Razak announced yesterday.

When tabling the 2013 budget in the Dewan Rakyat, Najib said subsidy reduction had the support of consumers’ associations and health practitioners.