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  • MH370’s disappearance exposes global air safety flaws, says paper

    March 10, 2014 2:15 PM 13

    This aerial picture taken from aboard a Soviet-made AN-26 used by Vietnamese Air Force to look for the missing Malaysia Airlines flight MH370, shows a boat (right) sailing past oil spills (left) on the surface of the water off the southern seas of Vietnam, yesterday. – AFP pic, March 10, 2014.The mysterious disappearance of Malaysia Airlines (MAS) flight

  • Karpal to be sentenced for sedition tomorrow

    March 10, 2014 1:16 PM 21

    Karpal Singh.Veteran lawyer Karpal Singh's (pic) sentencing for sedition has been fixed for tomorrow morning at the Kuala Lumpur High Court. One of his lawyers, Ramkarpal Singh, said the court had refused their application to be heard in the afternoon. "We had wanted the matter to be heard in the afternoon but for no apparent reason, it was denied

  • Police probing identities of dubious passengers on MH370

    March 10, 2014 1:13 PM 3

    Khalid said the man is a nat a Malaysian. KUALA LUMPUR, March 10 — Police are still investigating the identities of two passengers travelling with stolen passports on board the missing Malaysia Airlines flight MH370 bound for Beijing and are not ruling out the possibility of a terrorist link for its disappearance, Inspector General of Police (IGP) Tan Sri Khalid

  • No use finger-pointing over missing plane | Malaysia | The Malay Mail Online

    March 10, 2014 12:31 PM 9

    Tun Dr Mahathir Mohamad arriving at Everly Hotel to visit families of the passengers on Malaysia Airlines flight MH370 on March 10, 2014. — Picture by Saw Siow Feng PUTRAJAYA, March 10 — Three days after Malaysia Airlines flight MH370 disappeared without a trace, Tun Dr Mahathir Mohamad said the Kuala Lumpur International Airport (KLIA) had done their

  • Officials Identify Plane Passenger Who Used Stolen Passport

    March 10, 2014 11:15 AM 9

    Two suspects on Malaysia Airlines Flight MH370 who used stolen passports had no record of entering Malaysia legally, officials say. Malaysia’s Inspector General of Police, Tan Sri Khalid Abu Bakar, said Monday that the identity of one of the two suspects has been confirmed. “He is not a Malaysian, but I cannot divulge which country he is from yet,” he said. Two passengers

  • Obscure Group From Northwestern China, Chinese Martyrs’ Brigade, Claims Responsibility For Missing Malaysia Airline Flight MH370; Authorities Skeptical Of Claim

    March 10, 2014 10:29 AM 13

    The Nation, a Bangkok-based news agency, reported Monday that the group had sent an e-mail to journalists across China taking responsibility for the missing airplane, which disappeared Saturday with 239 passengers and crew on board, about an hour into its flight from Kuala Lumpur to Beijing. The statement, which came through an encrypted Hushmail anonymous

  • Pittsburgh Resident Among the Malaysia Airlines Missing

    March 10, 2014 10:20 AM 14

    A Pittsburgh resident is believed to be among the missing passengers on the Malaysia Airlines Flight MH370. Chng Mei Ling lived in the South Park area of the city, according to NBC affiliate WPXI, and had worked with Flexsys America LP since 2005, according to her Linked In profile. She is listed as a Malaysian national on the passenger manifest

  • Malaysian official

    March 10, 2014 10:09 AM 7

    KUALA LUMPUR: An international search and rescue effort still had not found any confirmed debris from a Malaysia Airlines jet more than two days after it mysteriously went missing, an official said Monday. "Unfortunately, ladies and gentleman, we have not found anything that appears to be objects from the aircraft, let alone the aircraft itself, said Azharuddin

  • Missing MH370: Fishermen told to aid search and rescue efforts

    March 10, 2014 10:01 AM 12

    Missing MH370: Fishermen told to aid search and rescue efforts PUTRAJAYA, Malaysia - Almost 1,800 fishing vessels in the South China Sea and Straits of Malacca have been told to assist in the search and rescue efforts of Malaysia Airlines flight MH370. ‎Agriculture and Agro-based Industry Minister Datuk Seri Ismail Sabri Yaakob‎ said 1,788 fishing vessels

  • Kadir Jasin warns Barisan against ending reconciliation talks

    March 10, 2014 9:50 AM 8

    Umno should not step back on its reconciliation talks with Pakatan Rakyat just because they think opposition leader Datuk Seri Anwar Ibrahim will not be a bother anymore, warned a veteran journalist today. Datuk A. Kadir Jasin (pic), former editor-in-chief of New Straits Times said that it would be a mistake on Umno’s part to assume that the sodomy conviction