Politics

MH17: The malice of Singapore's "kiasuness"
Monday, July 21, 2014

KUALA LUMPUR: It seems the apology from Singapore Airlines (SIA) over its facebook posting which lied about it not using the same route as the ill-fated MAS fligiht MH17 aircraft has not pacified all Malaysians.
 
To them, SIA's facebook posting "Customers may wish to note that Singapore Airlines flights are not using Ukraine airspace" apart from being insensitive was downright opportunistic...

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MH17: The recurring saga of MAS and M'sia bashing (updated)
Sunday, July 20, 2014

KUALA LUMPUR: Despite statements and reports from the International Air transport association (IATA) and affirmed by the International Civil Aviation Organisation (ICAO) that the route taken by the ill-fated MH17 flight was internationally approved and taken by most airlines, MAS and Malaysian Government bashing persisted much to the dismay of experts and those who had been following the incident closely....

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MH17: Route not for fuel saving, internationally approved, says IATA
Saturday, July 19, 2014

Updates: The International Air Transport Association (IATA), with 240 members, making up 84 percent of total air traffic, issued a statement yesterday relating to the tragic flight MH17, among other things saying: "No airline will risk the safety of their passengers, crew and aircraft for the sake of fuel savings."   ...

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MH17: Route approved by international bodies, says Liow
Friday, July 18, 2014

KUALA LUMPUR: Transport Minister Datuk Seri Dr Liow Tiong Lai says the route used by flight MH17 was approved by the International Civil Aviation Organization (ICAO) and that 15 out of 16 airlines in the Association of Asia Pacific Airlines fly the route. In a press conference on Friday evening, Liow dismissed claims that the Malaysia Airlines flight MH17 was using the route, known as Airway L980, despite ongoing conflicts in the area....

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MH17: Latest statement from MAS
Friday, July 18, 2014

Media Statement 4MH17 IncidentReleased at 8.20pm/18 July 2014  1.    Flight planMH17’s flight plan was approved by Eurocontrol, who are solely responsible for determining civil aircraft flight paths over European airspace. Eurocontrol is the air navigation service provider for Europe and is governed under ICAO rules. ...

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MH17: M'sia demands proper investigation
Saturday, July 19, 2014

KUALA LUMPUR: Prime Minister Mohd Najib Tun Razak says the Malaysian Government demands for a proper investigation to be conducted for flight MH17 which is believed to have been shot down at the Ukraine-Russia borders.
 
In a special address to the nation on Friday night, Najib also informed that the crash site of MH17 is under rebels' territory. 
 
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MH17: Get your priorities right
Friday, July 18, 2014

Malaysians in general are still trying to come to terms with the devastating news of the shooting down of our Malaysian Airlines' aircraft MH17 last night.  All 298 passengers, including the MAS crew, are confirmed dead when the Kuala Lumpur bound aircraft from Amsterdam was shot down with a surface to air missile reportedly fired from the war-torn eastern Ukraine territory. ...

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MH17: The Transport Minister's statement
Friday, July 18, 2014

Below is the full statement from Transport Minister Datuk Seri Dr Liow Tiong Lai on the flight MH17 tragedy:
 
"Ladies and gentlemen, I will now give a brief statement on the loss of Malaysia Airlines Flight MH17.

On behalf of the Malaysian government, and the Malaysian people,...

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MH17: Ukrainian Government to investigate
Friday, July 18, 2014

KUALA LUMPUR: Transport Minister Datuk Seri Dr Liow Tiong Lai says the Ukrainian Government will be responsible for the investigation on Malaysia Airlines' flight MH17 which was reportedly was shot down and crashed in Ukraine-Russia border. Speaking in a press conference at the Sama-Sama Hotel in Sepang on Friday evening, Liow said: "As set out in the International Civil Aviation Organization’s...

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MH17: Condolences and reactions from Malaysian leaders
Friday, July 18, 2014

KUALA LUMPUR: Leaders from both sides of the political divide offered condolences to the families and next of kins of those who were on board flight MH17, which reportedly was shot down in Ukraine-Russia border on Thursday.Minister of International Trade and Industry Datuk Mustapa Mohamed took it to Twitter to express condolences over the incident....

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