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It's Now '1Malaysia Negaraku'


PUTRAJAYA -- Prime Minister Datuk Seri Najib Tun Razak today launched the 1Malaysia Negaraku (1Malaysia MyCountry) icon that combines the 1Malaysia concept and the Negaraku initiative, thus symbolising the consolidation of the message and platform to foster national unity.

Give Chong Wei Some Space - BAM President

KL -- Badminton Association of Malaysia president Datuk Seri Mohamad Norza Zakaria wants fans to give Datuk Lee Chong Wei some space following his first round defeat at the World Championships in Glasgow, Scotland on Tuesday. "We all know Datuk Wira Lee Chong Wei is a legend and has contributed a lot to the country. We appeal to fans not to start speculating whether he will retire or not.

GDP To Grow Above Five Per Cent This Year - Irwan Serigar


PUTRAJAYA -- The government is confident that Malaysia's economic growth will surpass five per cent this year, driven by external factors such as exports, private investments and private consumption, said Treasury Secretary General, Tan Sri Dr Mohd Irwan Serigar Abdullah.  He said the government is also positive that the growth would be above what Bank Negara Malaysia had targeted with the private sector being the economic driver.

T20 Group Benefits From Govt Assistance For Home Ownership, Says Institute

KL -- The government-assisted programmes for home ownership has reached the top 20 per cent (T20) of the Malaysian households, to according to findings by the Khazanah Research Institute (KRI). KRI said the income threshold for households included Bottom 40 per cent (B40) RM3,860; Middle 40 per cent (M40) RM3,860-RM8,319; and, Top 20 per cent (T20) RM8,320 and above.

We Pray For Khairul To Continue To Collect Medals For Malaysia - Residents


MELAKA -- Every evening after the Asar prayers, children at Taman Saujana Indah will gather outside the perimeter fence of their houses to have a glimpse of the 29th SEA Games sprint champion, Khairul Hafiz Jantan jogging around the housing park. According to Norlida Zakaria, 43, a neighbour of the national sprinter, it was the daily routine carried out by Khairul Hafiz who was determined to train everyday in the past before becoming a national athlete.