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  • Chile Earthquake Causes Prison Escapes

    April 4, 2014 1:54 AM 16

    Chile experienced an 8.2 magnitude earthquake in the city of Tarapaca, the earthquake was so powerful that it caused a prison building to fall apart, and inmates then escaped, fleeing into the city. The city lies on the northern most part of Chile, and the earthquake began a little while before 9PM on Tuesday. There were tsunami warning in effect, and most of the inhabitants

  • MH370 search boosted by arrival of ‘pinger’

    April 4, 2014 1:53 AM 14

    Australian navy vessel Ocean Shield, which is fitted with a US-supplied “black box” detector, was on Friday expected in the area being scoured for wreckage of Flight MH370 as 14 planes continued the arduous search. Nearly a month after the Malaysia Airlines jet carrying 239 people vanished, authorities still have no idea how or why it crashed and warn that unless

  • Sabah abduction considered crime, not foreign intrusion | Malaysia | The Malay Mail Online

    April 4, 2014 1:48 AM 33

    Tourists take cover on the floor next to an overturned table as armed men occupy a hotel in Sabah, April 2, 2014. — Reuters picKUALA LUMPUR, April 3 — The abduction of two foreigners from a resort in Semporna, Sabah is being treated as a criminal incident and not an intrusion in Malaysian territory, Minister in the Prime Minister’s Department Datuk Seri Shahidan

  • Anwar says would apologise to Chinese over MH370

    April 4, 2014 1:36 AM 9

    Opposition leader Datuk Seri Anwar Ibrahim said he would recommend an apology to China over Malaysia’s handling of flight MH370 crisis. — Reuters picKUALA LUMPUR, April 4 — Datuk Seri Anwar Ibrahim said he would recommend an apology to China over Malaysia’s handling of flight MH370 crisis if the opposition leader were given a say in the matter. Speaking

  • It's a Miracle to Find Anything in Our Trash-Filled Oceans

    April 4, 2014 1:36 AM 721

    There's a reason for all the MH370-debris false alarms: Our oceans are full of floating junk. April 3, 2014 12:56 PM Text Size: A . A . A Stand several feet away from a Georges Seurat pointillist masterpiece such as A Sunday on La Grande Jatte and your eye comprehends the whole scene. Only when you step closer will you notice the distinct, individual

  • Sabah kidnapping a serious security breach, say lawmakers

    April 4, 2014 1:22 AM 15

    DAP secretary-general Lim Guan Eng (pic) said it is shocking that gunmen had managed to kidnap a Chinese tourist and a Filipina hotel worker from a Sabah resort island again. In last night's incident, 29-year-old tourist Gao Hua Yun from Shanghai was kidnapped from the Singamata Reef Resort off Semporna. A Filipina worker, who has not been identified

  • Flight MH370 'not hijacked' by cabin crew

    April 4, 2014 1:10 AM 34

    4 April 2014 Last updated at 02:08 BST A former Malaysia Airlines steward, who knew members of the MH370 cabin crew, says he does not believe they could be responsible for the plane's disappearance.

  • Patronage, cronyism must end to remove rent seekers, says Ku Li

    April 4, 2014 1:07 AM 87

    Tengku Razaleigh Hamzah at the launch of the book ‘Rich Malaysia, Poor Malaysians’ in Kuala Lumpur yesterday. The Umno lawmaker says Malaysians must start demanding that politics be practised with a high level of integrity. – The Malaysian Insider pic by Nazir Sufari, April 4, 2014.Malaysians must have the will to stop political patronage and cronyism

  • PKNS FC - Johor Darul Ta'zim: Red Ants face a tough challenge against Southern Tigers

    April 4, 2014 12:58 AM 29

    The Red Ants must be at their best to prevent Johor Darul Ta'zim from stealing three points as they look to reignite their title challenge Going into this game, PKNS will need to recapture their form as they have only picked up one point from their last three games, which came in their last game against Selangor. The Red Ants inconsistent performances

  • Meet Bluefin-21, The Robot That's Searching For The Missing Malaysian Airlines Plane

    April 4, 2014 12:50 AM 21

    a robot called Bluefin-21 to search the Indian Ocean for signs of the missing Malaysian Airlines flight 370. The 21-foot-long robot is capable of staying submerged for 25 hours at a time, deploying its sensors to search and map 40 square miles of sea floor per day. Robots that operate underwater face a number of challenges that ground-based robots don't