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Press freedom should be exercised with responsibility

SHAH ALAM: Media practitioners in the country need to exercise the freedom given by the government with discipline and responsibility and not to play on issues that can undermine racial and religious sentiments, said Deputy Minister of Communications and Multimedia

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Malaysia top in Southeast Asia for press freedom

PUTRAJAYA: Malaysia is ranked first among Southeast Asia countries in the 2019 World Press Freedom Index, said Prime Minister Tun Dr Mahathir Mohamad. The index places Malaysia at 123 out of 145 countries in the world, he said. This is

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Don’t use press freedom to stir up racial, religious issues

GEORGETOWN: Press freedom should not be abused by anyone to sensationalise racial and religious issues, said Minister in the Prime Minister’s Department Mujahid Yusuf Rawa. He urged all parties, the opposition in particular, to use the press freedom to develop

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More press freedom post GE-14 with room for improvement

KUALA LUMPUR: After a year of Pakatan Harapan (PH) rule, the press in Malaysia is going through some positive developments as the new government repealed or set aside many of the archaic laws seen stifling press freedom in the country.

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Malaysia’s world press freedom leapt due to BN’s downfall

PUCHONG: Reporters Without Borders ranked Malaysia at the 123rd spot in the World Press Freedom Index. It is 22 spots higher than the ranking Malaysia received previously. This rise was attributed to the fall of the BN regime. “Press freedom

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