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  • KLCI lower in early trade but losses seen temporary - Business News

    March 18, 2014 1:22 AM 9

    KUALA LUMPUR: The FBM KLCI opened lower in early Tuesday trade on mild selling of key stocks but the broader market was firmer with advancing stocks beating decliners three to one as analysts expect market sentiment to firm up. At 9.01am, the KLCI was down 1.04 points to 1,814.12. Turnover was 31.12 million shares valued at RM11.29mil. There were 125 gainers

  • Was Malaysian co-pilot's last message to base a secret distress signal? Officials investigate possibility unusual sign-off may have indicated something was wrong

    March 18, 2014 12:21 AM 16

    Investigators hunting the missing Malaysia Airlines plane yesterday revealed it was the co-pilot who spoke the last words to ground controllers before it vanished. First Officer Fariq Abdul Hamid, 27, calmly said ‘All right, good night’ shortly before Flight MH370 vanished ten days ago. The cockpit sign-off to air traffic controllers — not the recognised

  • Missing Malaysia plane: MH370 and the military gaps

    March 18, 2014 12:20 AM 12

    The latest information in the riddle of flight MH370 has not only dramatically refocused the investigation and search. It has also revived questions about why the Malaysian military did not immediately notice what was happening, and what gaps there might be more generally in military air defences in a region where the defence and security temperature

  • Masks for MRT site workers

    March 17, 2014 11:46 PM 9

    KUALA LUMPUR: The haze in parts of the city is not showing signs of improvement and MMC Gamuda KVMRT (T) Sdn Bhd (MGKT) is not taking any chances when it comes to the health of its workers. The workers at the Klang Valley Mass Rapid Transit (KVMRT) underground construction sites were provided with masks and respirators to protect them from the haze.

  • Southerly route ‘most likely’ for missing MH370, says ex-CIA agent

    March 17, 2014 11:02 PM 21

    Screencap of former deputy director of the US Central Investigation Agency (CIA) Mike Morell, who was interviewed yesterday on US broadcast programme, CBS This Morning.

  • Kian Joo defers decision on offer, Toyota Tsusho told to seek advice on Bursa rules - Business News

    March 17, 2014 10:25 PM 17

    PETALING JAYA: Kian Joo Can Factory Bhd effectively deferred on making a decision pertaining to an offer from Toyota Tsusho Corp (TTC) to acquire at least 51% of its shares. In an announcement yesterday, Kian Joo said the company was not in the position to mull over the non-binding letter of interest made by TTC. “The company has today written to TTC to inform

  • Valuable time lost in MH370 search - China

    March 17, 2014 9:43 PM 12

    China sharply criticised Malaysia on Monday for its handling of an investigation into the disappearance of a commercial aircraft with 239 people aboard nine days ago. The criticism came as a Malaysian police source ruled out a connection between the pilot's political affiliations and the disappearance of Malaysia Airlines Flight MH370. China's official

  • Americans looking for terror link to MH370, says New York Times

    March 17, 2014 9:33 PM 17

    Malaysian policemen and armed forces personnel standing guard at the Kuala Lumpur International Airport (KLIA) in Sepang yesterday. American officials have found nothing so far to suggest that flight MH370 is a target of terrorism. – The Malaysian Insider pic by Najjua Zulkefli, March 17, 2014.American intelligence and law enforcement agencies renewed

  • Search For Flight MH370 Reportedly Largest In History

    March 17, 2014 8:18 PM 11

    hide captionTwo satellite maps of the possible location of the missing Malaysia Airlines flight MH 370 are seen at a news conference in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia, on Monday. Two satellite maps of the possible location of the missing Malaysia Airlines flight MH 370 are seen at a news conference in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia, on Monday. The disappearance of Malaysia

  • Pilot suicide a taboo topic in past crash probes

    March 17, 2014 6:06 PM 23

    Photos of the day: March 17, 2014 A dozen years ago, U.S. investigators filed a final report into the 1999 crash of EgyptAir Flight 990, which plunged into the Atlantic Ocean near the Massachusetts island of Nantucket, killing all 217 aboard. They concluded that when co-pilot Gameel El-Batouty found himself alone on the flight deck, he switched off the auto-pilot