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September 5, 2018 8:28 AM Musa Aman in Kota Kinabalu to take oath as assemblyman

KOTA KINABALU: Former Sabah Chief Minister Tan Sri Musa Aman today safely arrived in Sabah from Kuala Lumpur after undergoing medical treatment at a private hospital in Subang Jaya. He arrived on a special aircraft at about 12.28 pm at Terminal 2 of the Kota Kinabalu International Airport (KKIA) and was met by thousands of his supporters amid shouts 67

September 3, 2018 5:36 AM AirAsia on track to sell remaining 30 aircraft, RM2.89b disposal proceeds received so far

PETALING JAYA: AirAsia Group Bhd said it is on track to complete the disposal of the remaining 30 aircraft and 14 aircraft engines under its plans to divest the aircraft leasing operations. It is the group's strategy to divest non-core assets and focus on its core airline operating business. The low-cost carrier told Bursa Malaysia that it had completed 6

August 30, 2018 2:24 PM Ethiopian military helicopter crash kills 18

ADDIS ABABA: An Ethiopian military helicopter crashed on Thursday, killing 18 people, the state-affiliated Fana Broadcasting Corporate reported. The aircraft crashed on a flight between the eastern city of Dire Dawa and the Ethiopian air force headquarters in Bishoftu, a resort town southeast of the capital Addis Ababa, the agency said. "The cause of the crash 10

August 24, 2018 12:58 PM No charges owed to Seletar Airport over Jho Low's jet

SINGAPORE: No charges are owed to Seletar Airport over the private jet allegedly belonging to fugitive businessman Low Taek Jho or Jho Low parked at the airport, according to the Changi Airport Group (CAG). "The private jet in question is parked at a private company's hangar at Seletar Airport. There are no charges owed to Seletar Airport," a CAG spokesman 16

August 23, 2018 9:40 AM Breaking barriers: Japan gets first woman fighter pilot

TOKYO: Japan will shortly have its first female fighter pilot, the military said Thursday, with the "Top Gun" inspired officer vowing to blaze a trail in the sky for other women. First Lieutenant Misa Matsushima, 26, of Japan Air Self Defence Force, finished her training Wednesday to fly F-15s and will officially be named a fighter pilot on Friday, the ministry 15

August 21, 2018 9:52 AM Terminally-ill boy gets to fly, thanks to cops and Children's Wish Society of Malaysia

GEORGE TOWN: The Royal Malaysian Police showed a boy here that they do not just enforce the long arm of the law but they go out of their way to grant wishes to children suffering terminal illnesses. Despite an early morning downpour, a King Air Beechcraft 350 aircraft from the police air wing took off from the Penang International Airport with a special 11

August 20, 2018 2:59 PM 14 killed in Rio police, military operations

RIO DE JANEIRO: At least 14 people were killed Monday in Rio de Janeiro during operations by soldiers and police against drug gangs in impoverished favelas and a suburb, officials and media reports said. The military command heading security in Brazil's second biggest city said eight people died in the sweep of favelas "and there could be more." The military 10

August 19, 2018 4:51 AM Dr Mahathir witnesses drone demonstration in Beijing

BEIJING: Prime Minister Tun Dr Mahathir Mohamad began his third day official visit to China by witnessing drone demonstration in the capital city. The outdoor demonstration was carried out by one of the world's largest drone manufacturer Da Jiang Innovations (DJI) Enterprise which provides drone solutions for a variety of industries including agriculture 12

July 27, 2018 9:23 AM AirAsia Q2 load factor down 3% to 86% on seat capacity expansion

PETALING JAYA: AirAsia Group Bhd's operations in Malaysia, Indonesia and the Philippines saw a 3% drop in its load factor to 86% for the second quarter of 2018 (Q2 18) compared to the same period of 2017. The low-cost carrier said in a statement that it carried 10.88 million passengers in Q2 18, representing a 13% increase against the 9.61 million passengers 15

July 27, 2018 6:21 AM Paraguayan minister, deputy die in plane crash

ASUNCION: Paraguay's agriculture minister and a deputy minister were among four people killed in an airplane crash near the Argentine border, rescuers said Thursday. The twin-engine light aircraft had taken off from the southern fishing town of Ayolas on Wednesday afternoon but crashed soon afterward, just eight km from the airport. "There are no survivors 11