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MH370 mini-sub search of ocean zone will end within week: PM
Thursday, April 17, 2014

PERTH: The mini-submarine hunting for flight MH370 will finish scouring its current strip of the Indian Ocean within a week, Australian Prime Minister Tony Abbott has said, adding that if unsuccessful the operation will be forced to move into a new phase. Abbott told the Wall Street Journal on Wednesday that authorities will need to rethink their approach if the US Navy mini-submarine...

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Karpal Singh and personal assistant killed in a car crash
Thursday, April 17, 2014

IPOH:Former DAP chairman and Bukit Gelugor MP Karpal Singh died in a road accident on the North-South Expressway near Gua Tempurung in Kampar early today, police said. He was 74.    Also killed in the 12.40 am accident, involving an MPV and a lorry, was Karpal's long-time assistant Michael Cornelius Selvam Vellu  in his 40s, said Kampar OCPD Supt Ng Kong Soon....

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S'gor Govt defers release of seized bibles
Wednesday, April 16, 2014

SHAH ALAM:The Selangor government has deferred the release of Malay and Iban version of Bibles containing the word Allah that were seized from the Bible Society of Malaysia (BSM) until investigations into the matter are completed by the Attorney-General's Chambers.    Selangor Menteri Besar Tan Sri Abdul Khalid Ibrahim told reporters at...

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"TerusMara" candidates for PKR Wanita leadership
Wednesday, April 16, 2014

KUALA LUMPUR: The race for positions in the Parti Keadilan Rakyat Wanita wing is heating up and its incumbent chief Zuraida Kamaruddin is leading a team, calling themselves "TerusMara", which is offering voters in the party elections a comprehensive list of candidates for all level of the wing's leadership. Zuraida who is being challenged by her deputy Rodziah Ismail for the top post, will team up with HanizaTalha who will vie for the deputy Wanita post....

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"AirAsia undeserving of 'low cost' tag, says former MP
Tuesday, April 15, 2014

KUALA LUMPUR : AirAsia should not label itself as a 'low-cost carrier' considering the rate this airline charges its customers said former member of Parliament for Wangsa Maju and blogger, Wee Choo Keong.
 
“AirAsia has no right to call itself ‘low cost’ based on the pricing that it has been charging its customers plus the small prints on their advertisements...

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Motion on hudud by Pas up to MPs - Dr Mahathir
Wednesday, April 16, 2014

SERI ISKANDAR: The proposal by PAS to introduce a private motion on the Hudud Law in the Dewan Rakyat is their right, said former prime minister Tun Dr Mahathir Mohamad.    He said, however, the decision on the motion was up to the members of the Dewan Rakyat.    ...

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Mini-sub on second mission after first MH370 search aborted
Wednesday, April 16, 2014

PERTH: A mini-sub searching for missing Flight MH370 was again sweeping the Indian Ocean seabed Wednesday after drawing a blank on a first mission aborted at daunting depths in a laborious operation that could take months. The unmanned submarine equipped with sonar gear was deployed Tuesday night after data analysis of the first failed foray produced nothing of interest, Australia's Joint Agency Coordination Centre said....

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Anwar urged to stop Pas from tabling hudud law
Wednesday, April 16, 2014

In a statement emailed to the Editor, Wanita MCA national chairman Datuk Heng Seai Kie wrote: 
 
"If Pakatan is for all Malaysians, Anwar must stop PAS from tabling hudud law in Parliament
 
I would like to urge Opposition leader Dato' Seri Anwar Ibrahim to walk the talk that Pakatan Rakyat (PR) with all their 89 Members of...

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MAS privatisation will cost Khazanah RM1.18 bln
Wednesday, April 16, 2014

KUALA LUMPUR: The possible privatisation of Malaysia Airlines would cost its principal shareholder, Khazanah Nasional Bhd, RM1.18 billion, assuming a 10 per cent premium on its current share price, said Maybank Investment Bank (Maybank IB).    "Further assuming that the profitable businesses are spun-off and separately listed with Khazanah ceeding a 30 per cent stake,...

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PKR man will not back off on RM2 million suit against Pas president
Tuesday, April 15, 2014

KUALA LUMPUR: Parti Keadilan Rakyat (PKR) candidate for the Bukit Besi state seat Mohd Shamsul Mat Amin said he will pursue his defamation suit against Pas president Datuk Seri Abdul Hadi Awang.
 
Speaking to The Mole on Tuesday, Mohd Shamsul said: “I will not budge from my decision on this lawsuit.”
 
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