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Federal governments will build a bridge to serve as a gateway to the vast coastline in Sarawak in a joint venture project.

Prime Minister Datuk Seri Najib Razak said he had proposed to Chief Minister Tan Sri Adenan Satem to work with the state government in building the bridge in Batang Lupar in Sri Aman to open up links to the coastal area.

“Imagine if we can accomplish this, it will open up more opportunities in the coastal areas across the state,” he said in a meet-the-people session at the Dewan Suarah field here. On the the 11th State General Election (PRN) this year, Prime Minister Dato Seri Najib said the construction of the Batang Lupar bridge in Sri Aman would be made part of BN's pledge.

"It will be a manifesto of Sarawak BN to be implemented," he said.

"The financing is done jointly by the federal government and state government, with the federal government contributing 50 per cent and state government, 50 per cent," he said, adding the cost of the project had yet to be determined.

He said the Batang Lupar bridge project was set to boost the economy of villages along the coast of Sarawak.

"We have big plans for Sarawak, not just political rhetorics, we have

Datuk Seri Najib Tun Razak said the federal government gives its assurance that it will hand over the empowerment rights of Sarawak to the state government.

He, however, said it would be done only through discussions with the state BN headed by Chief Minister Datuk Patinggi Tan Sri Adenan Satem.

“I understand Sarawak wants partnership with the federal government, to be independent within Malaysia. We want to take care of Sarawak’s feelings; thus, their rights will be preserved.

“I don’t want

The police and military are to step up joint patrols in strategic, touristic and public areas to reassure the people of their safety in view of recent terrorist attacks abroad.

Prime Minister Datuk Seri Najib Tun Razak said this was one of the decisions adopted at today's meeting of the National Security Council which discussed security measures in the wake of the attacks.

Najib said the joint patrols would be implemented immediately to send a signal that the authorities were in control of

Three Road Transport Department (JPJ) officers are among 14 individuals collared by the Malaysian Anti-Corruption Commission (MACC) in connection with the issuance of Kopi-O licences (licences obtained illegally).

The graft buster’s special operation was launched on Jan 11 this year and is on-going. Those detained included nine members of the public who tried to acquire such licences and two middlemen.

The 14, aged between 19 and 50 years, were picked up from Limbang, Miri, Bintulu and Sibu

We have begun a series of talks with the PM and myself with regards to such rights under the Constitution, Malaysia Agreement, the Inter-Governmental Committee Report, the Cobbold Commission recommendations and the autonomous position of Sarawak in Malaysia.

The talks will be carried out in three phases.

The first phase is on administrative powers, 2nd phase on our state rights under the constitution & 3rd phase on financial management.

The results of the first phase of talk held

KUALA LUMPUR: Tun Dr Mahathir Mohamad said Malaysia truly lost a great leader the day the country's second prime minister Tun Abdul Razak Hussein died in 1976, describing it as a personal loss to him.

Dr Mahathir, who himself served as prime minister, said he was particularly saddened because he owed everything to Tun Razak.

He recalled his expulsion from UMNO and that people who were expelled before him never returned, their political career blighted.

"But he not only allowed me to return

KUALA LUMPUR - Since becoming prime minister in 2009, Datuk Seri Najib Tun Razak's work pace can only be described as punishing because there's so much on his plate as he goes about tackling the nation's woes especially during this period of weakening world economy.

Observers can't help but liken his "workaholic" disposition to that of his father, second prime minister Tun Abdul Razak Hussein who died exactly 40 years ago at age 53.

Just on Saturday, Najib underwent a minor surgery for a

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