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Decision to retain Sedition Act disappointing: Bar Council

The retention of Sedition Act received tremendous response from the Umno general assembly, but outside the PWTC, the Malaysian Bar was utterly disappointed because the prime minister had failed to honor his pledge to abolish the Sedition Act 1948.

Translation of president's policy speech at Umno general assembly

Following is the English translation of the full text of the policy speech of Umno President Datuk Seri Najib Tun Razak delivered at the 65th Umno General Assembly at the Putra World Trade Centre (PWTC) today:

Yearning for a clean toilet

Although our public toilets have improved in recent years, our progress has been very slow when compared to our neighboring countries such as Thailand.

Malaysians to benefit from managed float system

Implementation of the managed float system for fuel will benefit the public following predictions that world crude oil prices will experience a downward trend next year.

9 injured as express bus rams into lorry

Nine people were injured, three of them seriously, after an express bus rammed into the rear of a lorry and overturned on a south-bound lane of the North-South Expressway near Sungai Bakap last night, police said today.

Call to consider all views to strengthen Sedition Act

A Universiti Malaysia Sabah (UMS) senior lecturer has proposed considering the views of all segments of society in reviewing provisions in the Sedition Act 1948 that is to be retained.

Develop Malay reserve land to build affordable homes: Umno Youth

The state governments have been urged to develop Malay reserve land into housing schemes to provide more affordable homes, particularly for the Malays and bumiputra, to overcome the housing problems.

NS govt to appeal on two legal aspects over cross-dressing

The Negeri Sembilan government will appeal on two legal aspects on the Court of Appeal's decision in declaring the Negeri Sembilan Islamic religious enactment barring cross-dressing by Muslim men in public places as unconstitutional.

Local shares to stage rebound next week

Shares on Bursa Malaysia are likely to regain an upward momentum next week in tandem with regional peers.

Retaining Sedition Act curbs elements threatening national harmony: analysts

Prime Minister Datuk Seri Najib Tun Razak was right in retaining the Sedition Act 1948 in order to combat elements which threaten the harmony of the multi-racial and multi-religious people of the country, said analysts.