Category Archives: Malaysia

Singaporean, Malaysian investors to visit Davao next year

DAVAO CITY (MindaNews / 18 Oct) – Singaporean and Malaysian businessmen will visit Davao City next year to explore opportunities for investments in Mindanao positioned as a Muslim friendly destination in the country, an official of the Mindanao Development Authority (MinDA) said. Dr. Adrian Tamayo, MinDA public relations officer, said in an interview Tuesday the potential investors […]

24-man delegation from Davao to hold biz missions in Malaysia, Singapore

DAVAO CITY (MindaNews / 18 Sep) – A 24-man delegation from Davao City will hold a five-day business missions in Malaysia and Singapore from September 24 to 29 to create interest on the investment opportunities and tourism activities in the city, particularly to these markets in the 10-country Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN). Lemuel […]

PEACETALK: Malaysia and its role in the GPH-MILF peace process

(Mohahger Iqbal, chair of the peace panel of the Moro Islamic Liberation Front that negotiated and signed the Framework Agreement on the Bangsamoro and the Comprehensive Agreement on the Bangsamoro sent this piece to MindaNews to give readers a historical background on the GPH-MILF peace process as the Bicameral Conference Committee on the Proposed Bangsmaoro […]

Cross border trade between Malaysia and ARMM’s island provinces to reopen on Feb. 1

DAVAO CITY (MindaNews / 25 Jan) – The cross border trade between Sabah, Malaysia and island provinces of the Autonomous Region in Muslim Mindanao (ARMM) will be reopened on February 1, almost a year after it was shut down, Mindanao Development Authority (MinDA) secretary Abdul Khayr Alonto announced on Wednesday. Alonto told “Wednesdays at Habi […]

PH, Malaysia pledge joint efforts in maritime security

DAVAO CITY (MindaNews/11 November) – The Philippines and Malaysia have agreed to strengthen joint efforts in dealing with criminality and terrorism along the two countries’ maritime border, President Rodrigo R. Duterte said Friday. In his arrival speech at the F. Bangoy International Airport from his two-day state visits in Malaysia and Thailand, Duterte said Malaysian […]

Putrajaya talks

President Rodrigo Roa Duterte and members of his delegation attend a meeting with Malaysian Prime Minister  Dato Sri Haji Mohammad Najib Bin Tun Haji Abdul Razak at the Prime Minister’s Office in Perdana square, Putrajaya, Malaysia on November 10, 2016. ACE MORANDANTE/Presidential Photo

Filipinos in KL

President Rodrigo Duterte arrives at the Grand Ballroom of Mandarin Oriental Hotel in Kuala Lumpur to meet with the Filipino community in Malaysia on Nov.  9, 2016. Duterte talked about the situation in the Philippines, his war on drugs, and congratulated Donald Trump who had just won the US Presidency. ROBINSON NIÑAL JR./Presidential Photo

DUTERTE TRANSCRIPTS: Meeting with Filipino Community in KL

Presidential Communications Office Presidential News Desk  SPEECH OF PRESIDENT RODRIGO DUTERTE DURING THE MEETING WITH THE FILIPINO COMMUNITY  [Grand Ballroom, Mandarin Oriental Hotel, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia | November 9, 2016] Kindly sit down. You know, it is normal for a traveling President to have his entourage. So dala-dala ko po yung mga Cabinet members, yung […]

DUTERTE TRANSCRIPTS: Departure for Thailand, Malaysia

Presidential Communications Office  Presidential News Desk  DEPARTURE SPEECH OF PRESIDENT RODRIGO ROA DUTERTE ON HIS VISIT TO MALAYSIA [Terminal 2, NAIA, November 9, 2016] The Executive Secretary Salvador Medialdea, Lieutenant General Ricardo Visaya, Director General Ronald Dela Rosa. Umabot ba? Si Bato? General Manager Eddie Monreal, Congresswoman Emi Calixto-Rubiano, Mayor Antonio Calixto, my fellow workers in government, […]

DUTERTE TRANSCRIPTS: Duterte and Misuari

Presidential Communications Office Presidential News Desk PRESS CONFERENCE OF PRESIDENT RODRIGO ROA DUTERTE AND MORO NATIONAL LIBERATION FRONT CHAIRMAN NUR MISUARI [Malacañan Palace | 3 November 2016] PRESIDENT DUTERTE: Good afternoon. Kindly find your seats to make you comfortable. I have a great news for you.  It is with great happiness that I announce to the […]

Duterte eyes joint military, police operations with Malaysia to counter piracy, terrorism

DAVAO CITY (MindaNews / 2 Nov) – President Rodrigo R. Duterte said that he will discuss with Malaysian Prime Minister Najib Razak to possibly hold joint military and police operations to counter piracy and terrorism in his state visit next week.  In an interview on Tuesday evening, Duterte said that the two nations must take up concerns […]