Kini Roundup

PM drops RM1.3b goodies for Langkawi; Nazri attributes rudeness to Dr M

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KINI ROUNDUP | Here are the key headlines you may have missed yesterday, in brief.

PM drops RM1.3b goodies for Langkawi

Prime Minister Najib Abdul Razak announced an allocation of RM1.3 billion for development of several projects in Langkawi.

Terengganu Umno expressed confidence it can recapture opposition-held parliamentary seats in the state, including PAS president Abdul Hadi Awang's in Marang.

Nazri attributes rudeness to Dr M

Tourism and Culture Minister Nazri Abdul Aziz attributed his rudeness to lessons he learned from Dr Mahathir Mohamad.

Nazri suggested that Kelantan capitalise on its floods for tourism purposes. 

Other Kinibites

Gua Musang's Orang Asli community had set up blockades to stave off loggers, and Musang King durian plantations. 

Former Malaysian diplomats said Malaysia had no choice but to allow Israeli diplomats into the country for a UN programme. 

Indonesia is mulling a moratorium on sending maids to Malaysia following the death of a domestic worker in Penang, said its ambassador to Malaysia.

Looking ahead

Deputy Prime Minister Ahmad Zahid Hamidi will take part in a police motorcycle convoy from Tanjong Karang, Selangor to Hutan Melintang, Perak.