Prime Minister Datuk Seri Najib Tun Razak.
to maintain the country's harmony, the federal government will enforce
laws already in place to ensure that action is taken against anyone who
fans hatred and racial sentiments or belittles the monarchy, and those
who try to subvert the parliamentary democracy," he added.
said this in his speech at the presentation ceremony of the Malaysian
Press Institute (MPI)-Petronas Malaysian Journalism Awards 2012 here
He said the people must be mature and ensure social media was not misused.
must create an environment where there are principles and values as
well as responsibility towards anything published in social media," he
He suggested a "positive control" to ensure that there was
responsibility and that information published did not go against any
The Singapore government recently announced that online
news portals that regularly reported on the city state would be required
to procure a licence, effective June 1.