Politics

MH370: Co-pilot well trained to handle the 777
Monday, March 24, 2014

KUALA LUMPUR: The missing flight MH370 co-pilot Fariq Abdul Hamid is fully capable of handling the Boeing 777-200ER aircraft as he had undergone after strict Malaysian Airlines' training.
 
The national carrier's chief executive officer, Ahmad Jauhari Yahaya, in a response to a question on the capabilities of the co-pilot, told the media that this is Fariq's sixth time handling the aircraft after being promoted from its lower fleet. ...

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MH370: Western Media gets 'bad press' for coverage
Monday, March 24, 2014

KUALA LUMPUR: The Western media which had been giving "bad press" to Malaysia's search and rescue (SAR) operation for the missing flight MH370, continues getting some "bad press" themselves over their coverage.
 
In an ...

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Trust Anwar? Think again
Monday, March 24, 2014

In an email to the Editor, readers Ali Zakaria and Lily Lee wrote:
 
"In a self-glorifying spree, Datuk Seri Anwar Ibrahim has been gloating over how he is the preferred choice of foreign media in interviews over the disappearance of MH370.
 
He waxed lyrical about Australian PM Tony Abbott’s decision to discuss the MH370 issue in...

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MACC re-investigates case against political secretary
Monday, March 24, 2014

KUALA LUMPUR, March 24: The Malaysian Anti-Corruption Commission (MACC) said today it is beefing up its investigation against a former political secretary over the alleged misappropriation of funds involving over RM1.1 million.
 
MACC chief commissioner Tan Sri Abu Kassim Mohamed said the move was prompted by an instruction from the Attorney-General's Chambers to strengthen the case....

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The Kajang Move: an exercise in futility
Monday, March 24, 2014

The Kajang Move has now come home to roost - the result of the by-election obviously serves nothing to the people or the nation.
 
With a reduced majority that Pakatan Rakyat will argue to have been affected by the low turn out; the Parti Keadilan Rakyat-engineered by-election, made possible by getting its assemblyman to step down, did not serve any purpose other than to deal an internal party affair....

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PKR retains Kajang with lower majority
Sunday, March 23, 2014

KUALA LUMPUR : PKR secured its seat in Kajang when its candidate Datin Seri Dr. Wan Azizah Wan Ismail garnered 16,741 votes while her Barisan Nasional opponent Datin Paduka Chew Mei Fun managed to get 11,362 votes. The majority in this by-election is lower with 5,379 compared to the recent general election where PKR won with a 6,824 majority.  ...

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The Kajang Move; a bad move
Sunday, March 23, 2014

As polling in the Kajang by-election draws to a close, the most pertinent question is whether it was really necessary. Parti Keadilan Rakyat that necessitated the by-election by getting its assemblyman Lee Chin Cheh to resign, insisting that it was a strategic step in containing Barisan Nasional attempts to unsettle the Pakatan Rakyat-led Selangor administration and paving way to capturing Putrajaya....

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MH370: CNN told to shut up and admit they don't know what happened
Saturday, March 22, 2014

As search for the missing MH370 moves into the second week, the Malaysian authorities, struggling with an unprecedented operation, continue to receive "bad press" especially from the Western media with local outfits, suffering from inferiority complex, are too keen to emulate. No doubt, many among the young impressionable local journalists see the confident, articulate and smooth Western media personalities as models to style themselves after....

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MH370:China investigating satellite image of floating object,says Hishammuddin
Saturday, March 22, 2014

KUALA LUMPUR : The Chinese government have informed the Malaysian authorities that satellite images of a floating object had been captured in the Southern Corridor. The announcement was made by Acting Transport Minister, Datuk Seri Hishammuddin Tun Hussein, during the daily press briefing today. ...

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MH370:Areas need to be narrowed down to locate black box, says Hishammuddin
Friday, March 21, 2014

KUALA LUMPUR : On the 14th day of the search for missing flight MH370, Malaysian authorities stressed the importance of narrowing down the search areas in order to locate the black box.  Acting Transport Minister, Datuk Seri Hishammuddin Tun Hussein told reporters at a daily briefing today that locating the black box is an integral part in the search and rescue (SAR) operation....

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