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September 1, 2018 9:08 AM Pilot in Brisbane incident highly experienced: MAS

PETALING JAYA: Malaysia Airlines (MAS) has defended the captain of flight MH134, which was forced to return to Brisbane soon after takeoff on July 18. The Airbus A330-300's airspeed indicator failed as the plane's pitot probes were covered, according to an investigation report by the Australian Transport Safety Bureau. The Australian newspaper yesterday 14

August 27, 2018 8:23 AM Pope says psychiatrists can help gay children and their parents

ON BOARD THE PAPAL PLANE, Italy: Pope Francis has recommended parents seek psychiatric help for children who show homosexual tendencies, during a press conference on his plane taking him back to Rome from Ireland. A journalist asked the pontiff on Sunday what he would say to parents who observe homosexual traits in their children. "I would say first 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 25

August 24, 2018 4:18 AM Lynyrd Skynyrd guitarist Ed King dead at 68

FORMER Lynyrd Skynyrd guitarist Ed King, a Southern rock pioneer who co-wrote the hit Sweet Home Alabama, has died, his official Facebook page account announced on Thursday. He was 68. The post said he died at home on Wednesday. It did not mention the cause, but rock music bible Rolling Stone said he had been battling lung cancer. "It is with great sorrow 17

August 22, 2018 2:00 PM Tycoon leaves £41m to crisis-hit Oxfam

LONDON: A tycoon killed with his family in a seaplane crash in Australia on New Year's Eve has left a £41 million (RM217 million) fortune to the crisis-hit charity Oxfam, a British newspaper reported. The bequest comes at a time when Oxfam is trying to find £16 million in savings as it grapples with the fallout from a sex abuse scandal. The charity lost thousands 29

August 21, 2018 5:52 AM Iran unveils first domestic fighter jet

TEHRAN: Iran unveiled its first domestic fighter jet at a defence show in Tehran on Tuesday. Images on state television showed President Hassan Rouhani sitting in the cockpit of the new "Kowsar" plane at the National Defence Industry exhibition. It is a fourth-generation fighter, with "advanced avionics" and multi-purpose radar, the Tasnim news agency 12

August 12, 2018 5:16 AM Govt wants to bring back Jho Low’s private jet

PETALING JAYA: The private jet of fugitive Low Taek Jho (pix), or Jho Low, is next on the government's hunt list. Prime Minister Tun Dr Mahathir Mohamad said Malaysia would now turn its attention towards bringing back the jet when asked today. Jho Low's superyacht Equanimity, said to be bought with money from 1MDB, was seized by the Malaysian government 24

August 4, 2018 8:56 AM Russian helicopter crash in northern Siberia kills 18

MOSCOW: Moscow on Saturday said 18 people were killed when a helicopter crashed on its way to an oil station in northern Siberia in the early hours of the morning. The Russian Transport Ministry said the Mi-8 helicopter carrying three crew members and 15 passengers crashed when it collided with machinery carried by another helicopter soon after take-off 24

August 1, 2018 2:42 AM Fired Fox exec’s movie to link MH370 with organ harvesting

PETALING JAYA: A former Fox executive is pushing ahead with her plan to produce a movie that claims MH370 was deliberately disappeared to cover up China's involvement in organ harvesting. Darlene Lieblich Tipton had turned to crowd-funding to raise US$27million (RM109 million) to make the movie that claims body parts were harvested from members of the Falun 28

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 12