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  • Time to stop turning the other cheek, Sarawak archbishop tells ‘silent majority’

    March 29, 2014 3:23 PM 12

    Chairman of the Sarawak Association of Churches in Sarawak, Rev Datuk Bolly Lapok, said that Malaysians could no longer turn the other cheek when facing religious extremists and brought up the contentious Allah issue.— Picture by Saw Siow FengKUALA LUMPUR, March 29 — Malaysians must stand up and stop religious extremists from using Islam to hold the country

  • More relatives of Chinese passengers aboard MH370 to reach KL tomorrow – Bernama

    March 29, 2014 3:15 PM 13

    Relatives of passengers on board Malaysia Airlines flight MH370 attend a briefing given by Malaysian representatives at Lido Hotel in Beijing today. A new batch of relatives of Chinese passengers aboard the plane will reach Kuala Lumpur tomorrow. – Reuters pic, March 29, 2014.A new batch of relatives of Chinese passengers aboard missing Malaysia Airlines

  • Crashed Indian Air Force plane's crew family lament over authorities apathy

    March 29, 2014 11:52 AM 12

    Family of Squadron leader of Indian Air Force (IAF), Ashish Yadav, who was killed in the cargo plane crash, resented no response from the Air Force authorities post incident, in Kanpur. "After the accident, nobody has come, either from the Indian Air Force or either someone from any administration or authority or a people's representative. It is very unfortunate

  • Zahid: Nothing suspicious in flight simulator

    March 29, 2014 9:56 AM 5

    Home Minister Ahmad Zahid Hamidi says that the investigations will proceed as the police do not depend on the simulator alone. KUALA LUMPUR: Police will continue investigating for new leads on the Malaysia Airlines MH370 flight, even though the examination of a simulator belonging to its pilot Capt Zaharie Ahmad Shah found nothing suspicious. Home Minister

  • MH370: SAR to continue, even if chances are remote

    March 29, 2014 9:48 AM 3

    KUALA LUMPUR: The Malaysian government assured families of the missing passengers of flight MH370 today that the search operations for the missing aircraft would continue no matter how remote the chances are in finding the survivors. Acting minister of transport Datuk Seri Hishammuddin Hussein who met more than a dozen families of missing Chinese and Malaysian

  • No curb on Sarawak Christians’ use of ‘Allah’ as long as I am CM, says Adenan

    March 29, 2014 8:03 AM 26

    The Sarawak government has assured its large Christian population that it will not follow the states in the peninsula by trying to curb them from using the word Allah to refer to God. Chief Minister Tan Sri Adenan Satem (pic), who marked his one month in office yesterday, said moreover, there is no law in Sarawak that restricts their use of the word Allah

  • Singapore defends ASEAN response to Malaysia plane crisis

    March 29, 2014 7:26 AM 6

    Singapore foreign minister has dismissed criticisms over the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) member states’ response to Malaysia Airlines aircraft crisis. K. Shanmugam said on Friday that there was no lack of cooperation among ASEAN countries in the search for the missing Malaysian passenger plane. “I don’t believe that and I don’t think

  • Transport Ministry to form international panel to investigate - Nation | The Star Online

    March 29, 2014 6:49 AM 7

    PUTRAJAYA: The Transport Ministry will set up an international committee to probe the disappearance of ill-fated Malaysia Airlines flight MH370, said its acting Minister Datuk Seri Hishammuddin Hussein. He also hinted that international aviation and intelligence agencies would also be asked to participate in the panel that would look at the questions

  • MH370 Lost in Indian Ocean: Fine weather permits search

    March 29, 2014 5:53 AM 5

    PERTH: Today’s weather is expected initially to be suitable for searching but conditions are expected to deteriorate later in the day. They include three Royal Australian Air Force (RAAF) P3 Orions, a Japanese Coast Guard jet, a Japanese P3 Orion, a Royal New Zealand Air Force (RNZAF) P3 Orion, a Chinese People’s Liberation Army Air Force Ilyushin IL-76, and one civil

  • Four-way fight for PKR’s No 2 post, free passage expected for Anwar

    March 29, 2014 5:36 AM 9

    Selangor Mentri Besar Tan Sri Khalid Ibrahim poses with his supporters during the PKR Nomination at Merchant Square, Damansara, March 29, 2014. ― Picture by Yusof Mat IsaPETALING JAYA, March 29 ― A four-cornered tussle is expected for PKR's deputy presidency, with two senior leaders having already submitted their nominations for the contest this morning