Politics

ESSCOM Error
Thursday, April 3, 2014

When the government announced the formation of the Eastern Sabah Security Command (ESSCOM), I said to myself, “About bloody time!”.  
 
I imagined security sectors formed from Kudat to Sandakan to Lahad Datu to Semporna and Tawau, mirroring what we used to have along the Malaysian-Thai border during the Communist insurgency such as Kota Alfa, Kota Bravo, Kota Charlie and Kota Delta spanning Kuala Perlis to Tumpat. ...

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Race for PKR's presidency reeks of nepotism
Tuesday, April 1, 2014

KUALA LUMPUR: A political analyst says Opposition leader Datuk Seri Anwar Ibrahim’s move to contest for the party’s presidency shows that the PKR leadership is a hypocrite for practising nepotism even though he had criticised the Barisan Nasional Government of such practice.
 
“PKR highlighted cronyism and nepotism as their...

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MH370: More comprehensive caring programme for families of passengers needs to be formulated
Wednesday, April 2, 2014

KUALA LUMPUR : A more comprehensive caring programme for the families and relatives of passengers of the missing Malaysia Airlines (MAS) Flight MH370 needs to be formulated.     Datin Paduka Chew Mei Fun, who has been appointed as a special officer to represent Malaysia in China to meet with family members of MH370 passengers, said the comprehensive caring...

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ROS urged to finalise investigation on alleged irregularity in DAP CEC election
Wednesday, April 2, 2014

PUTRAJAYA: The Registrar of Societies (ROS) has been urged to immediately complete the investigation on the alleged cheating and irregularity in the reelection of the DAP Central Executive Committee (CEC) which was taking almost one year.    The Penang Malay Congress (KMPP) president, Rahmad Isahak said the long time taken to...

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MH370 vs. the 2004 Indian Ocean tsunami: The role of the Diego Garcia military and intelligence base?
Tuesday, April 1, 2014

The United States' being one of the few countries which has the technical resources and capability to locate and recover the missing MH370 has become the point of contention in this article written by award-winning author and economics professor, Prof Michel Chossudovsky which was first ...

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MH370:Yayasan Bakti Nusa Malaysia visits Chinese Ambassador
Wednesday, April 2, 2014

In an email to the editor, Yayasan Bakti Nusa Malaysia wrote: Delegation from Yayasan Bakti Nusa Malaysia's National Policy Bureau visits His Excellency Chinese Ambassador to Malaysia Dr. Huang Huikangto convey Malaysian citizen's concerns over the repercussions of the MH370 incident 1....

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Passengers of missing airliner "cleared" in four probe areas - IGP
Wednesday, April 2, 2014

KUALA LUMPUR: The police have "cleared' all passengers of a missing Malaysian airliner of hijacking, sabotage and psychological and personal problems, but are still investigating the cabin crew including the pilot and co-pilot, said Inspector-General of Police Tan Sri Khalid Abu Bakar.     ...

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MH370: A Sinister Tragedy In the Fog of Coincidence?
Wednesday, April 2, 2014

KUALA LUMPUR: In another instalment on the issue of flight MH370, Matthias Chang questioned the deafening silence on the part of the military establishments of the United States, Thailand, Singapore (and to a lesser extent those countries who are mere observers).
"What puzzled me most since the “disappearance” of MH 370 is the deafening silence of the Military establishments of the United States,...

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MH370: Ribbeck Law had 'improperly brought' petitions before, says Judge
Tuesday, April 1, 2014

KUALA LUMPUR : US based judge from Illinois, Chicago yesterday dismissed a law firm’s motion from its country to obtain evidence of possible design and manufacturing defects from Boeing Co and Malaysia Airlines (MAS) in connection with the disappearance of the missing flight MH370 that ended in the South Indian Ocean. ...

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IATA:Transport of lithium batteries in passenger aircraft is common
Tuesday, April 1, 2014

KUALA LUMPUR: The transport of lithium-ion batteries in the cargo of passenger aircraft is a common practice, says the International Air Transport Association (IATA).    Director-General and Chief Executive Officer Tony Tyler said it has to however, be undertaken in accordance with the Dangerous Goods Regulations.    ...

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