Military exercise - Horses’ Mouths – 17 February 2016

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Decision on oil producers’ output

Freezing now at the January level is adequate for the market, we believe. The reason we agree to a potential freeze of production is simply, it is the beginning of a process which we will assess in the next few months and decide if we need other steps to stabilise and improve the market.

Ali al-Naimi, Saudi Arabian Oil Minister, announcing that Saudi, Qatar, Russia and Venezuela have agreed to freeze their output at January levels providing that other major producers followed suit



Military exercise

The exercise involves ground, air and naval forces from 20 countries, including Malaysia. It takes place from Feb 16 till March 4 at the Hafar al Batin training ground in northern Saudi Arabia, while the nation's border with Yemen is in the south. Therefore, this exercise has nothing to do with the military campaign against Yemen.

Hishamuddin Hussein, Defence Minister, denying that Malaysian troops have been deployed to Yemen to fight



Tabung Haji

Tabung Haji has 284 million shares of FGV with a value of RM454mil at present, as they are worth about RM1.60 per share compared to RM4.50 when they were first listed in 2012.

Rafizi Ramli, PKR secretary-general, claiming that Lembaga Tabung Haji will lose RM933mil over their investment in Felda Global Ventures (FGV) shares




We are aware of the severity of where Proton stands today and although we have improved ourselves in many small ways, we know very well that we cannot be complacent.

Abdul Harith Abdullah, Proton chief executive officer, on its new logo and tagline - It’s in the drive!



Ola Bola

Just watched it; loved it! Brought back memories of being at Merdeka Stadium on that glorious night. More importantly, it was a powerful reminder of a better Malaysia back then. Corruption subsequently damaged our football. Corruption & racism has undermined our nation building. Felt very sad afterwards.

Nazir Razak, CIMB Group chairman, reacting after watching the move Ola Bola



‘Pork Free’ and ‘No Pork’ sign

The Malaysian halal logo is the best guide for all consumers as products that have the halal logo are certainly guaranteed to be halal and clean (halalan tayyiba).

Othman Mustapha, Malaysian Islamic Development Department (Jakim) secretary general, cautioning consumers against food premises and restaurants that use signs “Pork Free” or “No Pork” despite not having halal certification



PAC and Bakke

As chairman of the PAC, I noted with regret the misinformation published by the social media and websites with regard to false claims made in relation to what was said by Mohd Bakke at the hearing before the PAC on Feb 11.

Hasan Arifin, Public Accounts Committee chairman, confirming that former 1Malaysia Development Berhad Chairman Mohd Bakke Salleh had never said that money from 1MDB had been transferred to the personal account of the Prime Minister

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