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July 22, 2018 6:40 AM Selfie with planes at Langkawi airport?

LANGKAWI: Selfie fans may get to pose for shots with aeroplanes once they disembark at the Langkawi International Airport. However, Langkawi Development Authority (Lada) chief executive officer Datuk Azizan Noordin needs to get the Malaysian Airport Holdings Berhad (MAHB) to approve this proposal. Other airports in the country do not allow this due to safety 5

July 19, 2018 11:34 AM Technical glitch forces Malaysia Airlines flight to return to Brisbane

KUALA LUMPUR: A Malaysia Airlines flight from Australia's Brisbane bound for Malaysia's capital Kuala Lumpur was forced to turn back due to an unexpected technical issue, the airlines said Thursday. According to Xinhua news agency, the national carrier in a statement confirmed that its flight, MH134 which departed Wednesday from the Brisbane International 6

July 19, 2018 9:54 AM Liverpool close in on record 75 million euro deal for Alisson

LONDON: Brazilian international Alisson is expected to sign for Liverpool on a five-year deal worth 75 million euros, a world record for a goalkeeper, media reports suggested Wednesday. The 25-year-old, who currently plays for Roma in Italy, is cutting short his vacation to undergo a medical on Merseyside after being given permission to talk to Liverpool 5

July 18, 2018 4:05 PM New flights to S'pore and JB to boost Perak's tourism industry

IPOH: Perak is set to become a major tourism destination in the region with flights coming into its capital city of Ipoh from Singapore and Johor Baru before the end of the year. State Tourism, Arts and Cultural Committee chairman Tan Kar Hing said in a statement that the flights will be operated by AirAsia. The Singapore-Ipoh flights are expected to start 6

July 18, 2018 10:43 AM Three killed in helicopter crash in Thailand

BANGKOK: At least three people were killed in a helicopter crash in northeastern Thailand on Wednesday, officials said. The victims were travelling to Khon Kaen province in the early morning when the helicopter crashed before landing. "The flight was supposed to land in Khon Kaen airport at 9.10am but around 9am we got a report that the helicopter crashed 6

July 16, 2018 1:17 PM France expels 'mentor' of 2015 jihadist attackers to Algeria

PARIS: France on Monday expelled a radical Islamic preacher to Algeria after his release from prison, where he became a mentor to at least two jihadis who carried out deadly attacks on a satirical newspaper and a Jewish supermarket in January 2015, officials said. Djamel Beghal was given a 10-year jail term in 2005 after being sent to France following 19

July 16, 2018 1:04 AM ‘Makkah Route’ to facilitate Hajj journey for Malaysians

RIYADH: Saudi Arabia has officially launched the "Makkah Route" initiative in Malaysia, allowing the country's pilgrims to benefit from immigration pre-clearance and other services that will facilitate their journey to perform the Islamic pilgrimage. Saudi and Malaysian officials attended the launch of the initiative at Kuala Lumpur International Airport 10

July 14, 2018 8:04 AM Eritrea President arrives in Ethiopia for state visit

ADDIS ABABA: Eritrean President Isaias Afwerki arrived in Ethiopia on Saturday for a historic visit to cement peace less than a week after the two nations declared an end to a two-decade conflict, an AFP reporter said. Ethiopian Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed greeted Afwerki as a brass band played before inspecting a guard of honour on the start of the three-day 10

July 13, 2018 7:53 AM Pan Island Link highway to cut travelling time

GEORGE TOWN: The proposed Pan Island Link (PIL 1) connecting Gurney Drive to the airport and the Second Penang Bridge, which passes through Gottlieb Road, will help solve traffic woes and cut travelling time. Penang Chief Minister Chow Kon Yeow said the proposed highway will alleviate the heavy traffic load at Lebuhraya Tun Dr Lim Chong Eu, Pengkalan 7

July 13, 2018 6:16 AM MAHB looking for investment opportunities abroad

KUALA LUMPUR: Having previously announced the exit from its investments in Delhi and Hyderabad airports in India, Malaysia Airports Holdings Bhd (MAHB) said it will evaluate any opportunities for overseas investments including India on a case-by-case basis to determine the viable investment strategies for value accretion. MAHB's acting CEO Raja Azmi Raja Nazuddin 9