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Najib Arrives In Sri Lanka For Three -day Official Visit


COLOMBO -- Prime Minister Datuk Seri Najib Tun Razak arrived here today for a three-day official visit to Sri Lanka. The special aircraft carrying Najib and his wife Datin Seri Rosmah Mansor landed at Bandaranaike International Airport about 8.40 am, local time.

Semporna UMNO To Use Social Media As GE14 Machinery

SEMPORNA -- Semporna UMNO will use social media as a medium to interact with voters in conjunction with the 14th general election (GE14). Its acting chief Datuk Seri Nasir Tun Sakaran said the division had already set up its information technology machinery to stave off and counter the opposition’s insinuations.

Johor Government Solving Land Ownership, Affordable Housing Issues


JOHOR  BAHARU -- The Johor government is committed to addressing the issues of change in land ownership and affordable housing with the solving of a number of cases in the state, says Menteri Besar Datuk Seri Mohamed Khaled Nordin. "For instance, in Kampung Melayu Pandan, Kempas and in some other areas here, we have assisted in changing the land ownership by acquiring the land from the private sector.

Angkasa Aims For 90 Pct Affiliation By 2020

PUTRAJAYA -- Angkatan Koperasi Kebangsaan Malaysia Berhad (Angkasa) is aiming for 90 per cent of cooperatives in the country to be registered under the umbrella body by 2020. Deputy president Mutadho Bahri said currently there were over 12,000 cooperatives registered with the Cooperative Societies Commission (SKM) and nearly 10,000 of them were members of Angkasa.

Right Planting Techniques Produce Quality 'Musang King' Durians


KL -- Farmers who wish to grow durian trees, especially the 'Musang King' or D197 have been reminded to learn the right planting techniques and to plant different varieties in order to achieve the best quality. Serdang Agriculture Department Horticulture Division assistant director Mohd Auzaie Komarudin said although Musang King, also known as 'Raja Kunyit', is the most sought after durian among customers, farmers were recommended to grow at least three varieties of durians in the same farm.