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What Are The Headlines Today?

Today, the English dailies highlighted the meeting between the President of the United States of America, Donald Trump and Prime Minister of Malaysia, Datuk Seri Najib Tun Razak. The meeting was a roaring success, with Donald Trump saying that it's a great honor to have Najib and his delegation at the White House.

Taking Ties To New Heights - New Strait Times reported on the huge success of the meeting of the two world leaders, Datuk Seri Najib Razak and Donald Trump. In the closed door meeting, Trump praised Najib for his continous effort against terrorism.

Trump : Malaysia Vital To US - In the meeting between the Malaysian Prime Minister, Datuk Seri Najib Razak and US President, various issues were discussed, such as the fight against extremism and the investment of the Employees Provident Fund in US infrastructure development. The meeting also ushers in a new era of ties between the two countries spanning 60 years, Malay Mail reported.

Good Job, Malaysia - The Sun also reported on the meeting of Datuk Seri Najib Razak and Donald Trump, where the US President commended Malaysia's efforts in fighting terrorism, and the signing of the MoU between MAS and Boeing for 16 new aircrafts.

In For The Long Haul - To mark 60 years of diplomatic relation between Malaysia and the United States, leaders of the respective country enjoyed a successful meeting where they discuss their ongoing cooperation in counter-terrorism and a few trade deals, reported The Star.

Meanwhile, the Malay dailies headlined the suffering of 8 Cambodians labourers, the public continuing to pay their respects to Almarhum Tuanku Abdul Halim Mu'adzam Shah's tomb, and Datuk Seri Najib Razak's meeting with the United States president, Donald Trump.

Azab Buruh Paksa (Suffering Under Forced Labor) - Harian Metro reported on the plight of 8 Cambodians who were forced to work as forced labor for more than 12 hours a day, and only paid RM50 per month. Their fortunes finally turned for the better when they were rescued by the police.

Doa Untuk Almarhum (Prayers For Almarhum) - Sinar Harian reported that the Tomb of Almarhum Tuanku Abdul Halim Mu'adzam Shah keeps receiving visitors, from the royal family and also from the public. One of the more prominent visitors is the former Mufti of Kedah, Datuk Sheikh Badaruddin Ahmad.

Pertemuan Mesra Najib, Trump (Trump And Najib's Amicable Meeting) - The arrival of Malaysian Prime Minister, Datuk Seri Najib Razak to the White House was received warmly by the United States President, Donald Trump for their meeting at Trump's invite. Trump even went out of his way to escort Najib to the front door when it was time for Najib to leave, reported Berita Harian.

Pertemuan Najib - Trump Jadi Tumpuan Dunia (Najib-Trump Meeting Grabs The World's Attention) - The world is keeping a close eye on the meeting of the Prime Minister, Datuk Seri Najib Tun Razak and United States President, Donald Trump due to the extra special treatment Donald Trump gave the Malaysian Prime Minister, which also heralded a new era in diplomatic relations between the two country.

AS Hargai Malaysia (US Appreciates Malaysia) - Utusan Malaysia also reported on the meeting between the Malaysian Prime Minister and the US President, which signifies the importance of Malaysia to US, and how Donald Trump thinks of Datuk Seri Najib Razak as a personal friend.

Meanwhile, the vernacular dailies chose to highlight the story of a 48 year old official who was fined and jailed after lending RM10,000 without a permit, and Datuk Seri Najib Tun Razak's claim that a campaign was set up to deliberately sabotage 1MDB.

Money Lender Without Permit Gets Jail And Fine - A 48 year old official from The Parents And Teachers association of a vernacular school faces up to RM350,000 or 30 months jail time, after lending RM10,000 without a permit, reported ChinaPress.

Campaign Deliberately Attempted To Sabotage 1MDB - Datuk Seri Najib Tun Razak claimed that there was a campaign to deliberately sabotage 1MDB, which in turn undermines investor's confidence in Malaysia's economy. The campaign also sought to topple the government between elections, reported Sinchew Daily.

-mD