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Let's block out all racial sentiments this Merdeka!

Aug 31, 2019


Malaysians have to stay true to the foundations that built this country.

In his National Day message last night, Prime Minister Tun Dr Mahathir Mohamad said with the rise of digitalisation, it has become easier for trolls to spread irresponsible messages.

But he hopes Malaysians will stay true to the Merdeka spirit.

Separately, the de facto Unity Minister believes the media should stop coverage on hate preachers. 

P. Waytha Moorthy said the country would be more peaceful if those fanning racial and religious sentiments cannot be heard.

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Concerns of food wastage in free meals plan

Sabah's assistant minister of education and innovation is worried the Federal Government's free meals plan for children could result in food wastage. 

Jennifer Lasimbang said she has spoken to school headmasters, and proposed for families who can afford it, and for children with special dietary preferances to opt out of the programme.

The free meals programme for primary schools will be implemented in January.

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Anwar is fine with not being on the Cabinet

Prime Minister-to-be Datuk Seri Anwar Ibrahim is not vying for a spot on the Cabinet.

"I’ve never offered myself to be a member of the Cabinet. The understanding is that I will only assume at the right moment."

The Prime Minister earlier said there's no vacancy for Anwar on the Cabinet right now, and the PKR President is fine with that.


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