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Malaysia should strive for AIIB vice presidency: Hua Zong

The Federation of Chinese Associations Malaysia (Hua Zong) president Tan Sri Pheng Yin Huah urged the government to fight for a vice president's post in Asian Infrastructure Investment Bank (AIIB) to ensure that the country would continue to play an active role in Asean and the "One Belt, One Road" trade initiative envisioned by China.

Anyone disseminating false information can be charged: Nazri

Tourism and culture minister Datuk Seri Mohamed Nazri said if The Edge was found guilty of disseminating false information causing public anxiety, the Attorney-General's Office would consider charging the publisher under the Penal Code.

Significant interest for 1MDB land parcels

1Malaysia Development Bhd (1MDB) has received significant interest for its land parcels in Air Itam, Penang and Pulau Indah, Selangor.

Only Langat 2 can resolve Selangor's water crisis: AWER

There is no other way, but to build the Langat 2 Water Treatment Plant and its distribution system (LRAL2) to resolve the water crisis in Selangor and the Klang Valley.

Govt ready to give universities decision-making power: Najib

The government is ready to give power to universities to make own decisions as an effort to empower institutions of higher education.

No proposal to replace 1MDB board members: Ahmad Husni

There is no proposal to change the board members of 1Malaysia Development Bhd (1MDB) appointed earlier, said Deputy Finance Minister Datuk Seri Ahmad Husni Hanadzlah.

Exporters urged to use RMB to trade with China

Malaysian exporters are encouraged to use renminbi (RMB) in their trade with China to help mitigate the volatility of foreign exchange especially in the current economic situation.

MAHB ups passenger movement target

Malaysia Airports Holdings Bhd (MAHB) expects to revise upward its passenger movements at Malaysia's airports before year-end from the current forecast of 85.8 million.

Tony Pua urged to withdraw from PAC

A member of the Public Accounts Committee (PAC), Tony Pua has been urged to withdraw from the committee in view of his prejudicial views on the investigation into the 1Malaysia Development Board (1MDB) controversy.

Malaysia seeks Thai permission to question Justo

The Malaysian police (PDRM) will meet the Thai deputy police chief on Thursday to discuss permission to interrogate former PetroSaudi International Ltd (PSI) executive Xavier Justo, who is now detained in that country.