Negeri Sembilan Police chief Noor Azam Jamaludin said the police will record a statement from Rafizi over his alleged defamatory remarks on social media against the Election Commission (EC) and the police pertaining to the nomination for the Rantau state seat in the general election, the state news agency Bernama reported on May 5. Noor stressed that the police will call up Rafizi and the others involved as soon as possible. Rafizi is being investigated for his comments on social media about the filing of nomination papers for the election at a district in the state of Negeri Sembilan, he added. Malaysia's parliament passed its "fake news" law in April, making it one of the first countries to pass such a law. The law is aimed at cutting off dissent and free speech ahead of the election.-VNA Tags: Malaysia People's Justice Party … [Read more...] about Malaysia’s opposite leader to be investigated under anti-fake news law
Kuala Lumpur (VNA) – The Malaysian Government is continuing raids on illegal foreign workers nationwide. The Immigration Department of Malaysia said on May 18 that 125 illegal workers were arrested, including 20 women in centre of the capital on May 17. The arrested people came from Indonesia, India, Nepal, Bangladesh, Pakistan, the Philippines and Afghanistan, aged from 25 to 40. Those people were sent to Bukit Jalil immigration detention centre for interrogation before being deported to their countries. Head of the department Mustafar Ali said that the raids have become regular due to the rise of illegal migrants in Malaysia. He appealed Malaysia people, especially employers not to recruit and conceal illegal foreign workers and warned that they will face serious actions from the Government if they violate the rule. According to the official, Malaysia conducted nearly 6,000 raids, examined 62,654 foreigners and arrested about 18,000 people since the start of 2017.-VNA … [Read more...] about Malaysia intensifies raids on illegal foreign workers
The delegation was welcomed warmly by Malaysia people, local media and fans. Head coach Nguyen Huu Thang said Vietnam U22 will strive earning the highest result at SEA Games 29.Midfielder Luong Xuan Truong hoped that Vietnam U22 will be able to reach the championship at SEA Games 29 in Malaysia because U22 had been joined in training courses for 10 days in Korea before. Vietnam U22 team will meet Timor Leste in the Group B on August 15. LE HOAI -Translated by Thanh Van … [Read more...] about Vietnam U22 team arrives in Malaysia
I’ve always been remarkably sceptical about Malaysia’s tourist advertising, but it’s managed to permeate the popular consciousness perhaps like no other country. I bet even now as I’m speaking you’re humming ‘Malaysia truly Asia…’ and recalling the rather bland feel-good images from their latest Star World TV adverts. I got to test the veracity of the adverts recently when I was invited (against my will you must understand!), to go on a trip to Malaysia on a Malaysia Tourist Board press familiarisation tour of the East Malaysian province of Sarawak and Kuala Lumpur. Now the theory is I’m supposed to use the wonderful experience to convince you and countless other readers to visit Malaysia. People enjoying the Sarawak World Music Festival. Photo by Nguy Ha But don’t worry I’m not going to do that. Instead, I came away thinking, ‘well if Malaysia can do that, what kind of amazing stuff … [Read more...] about Future of Vietnamese tourism – malaise or Malaysia?
Da Nang welcomes delegates to APEC Economic Leaders' Week. Photo : VNA Da Nang,November 5 (VNA) – People in the central coastal city of Da Nang are proud ofbeing the host of the APEC 2017 Economic Leaders’ Week, slated for November6-11.“I am very proud when Da Nang is hosting the APEC 2017 Economic Leaders’ Weekand will try my best to contribute to the success of the event”. Huynh Thi HongVan, a fourth year student from Da Nang’s Duy Tan University said. Van, a volunteer at the Da Nang international airport, told a Vietnam NewsAgency reporter on November 5 that her duty is arranging transport vehicles forAPEC delegates. “I attended training classes organised by the municipal External AffairsRelations in order to have the best knowledge on what to do when the delegatesarrive,” Van said.Ho Thi Thu Hong of the Da Nang University, who used to work as a volunteer atseveral previous important events, said it is her … [Read more...] about Da Nang people proud of being APEC 2017 host