Politics

BN will win Balingian hands down
Thursday, March 27, 2014

KUALA LUMPUR: As voters throng to the polling centres today, observers believe that there would not be any surprises in the by-election and Barisan Nasional should retain the seat hands down.

 
Saying the victory would re-affirm that the voters there are still solidly behind BN, it would also be a "tribute" to the contributions of former Chief Minister Tan Sri Abdul Taib Mahmud....

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Malaysian couple in Sweden jailed for child abuse
Friday, March 28, 2014

KUALA LUMPUR, March 28: A court in Stockholm today sentenced Azizul Raheem, a Tourism Malaysia officer in Sweden, to 10 months jail while his wife Shalwati Norshal was handed 14 months jail after they were found guilty of assaulting their children in December.
 
Chairman of Volunteer Lawyers For All (Sukaguam) Datuk Khairul Anwar Rahmat confirmed the...

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MH370: "It flew at a higher speed than expected" says Hishammuddin
Friday, March 28, 2014

KUALA LUMPUR : Malaysian authorities today confirmed that the missing flight MH370 that ended in the South Indian Ocean, flew at a higher speed than expected which indicated that it used more fuel and could not travel as far, based on the refined data from international experts. Acting Transport Minister Datuk Seri Hishammuddin Tun...

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CNN: What is your problem with Malaysia?
Friday, March 28, 2014

In a statement emailed to the the Editor, Datuk Huan Cheng Guan wrote:
 
"During the current MH370 crisis, people are hungry for information. However, CNN News offers a constant stream of biased information on MH370 in the name of reporting news. Not only does it exacerbate existing problems but it also turns people against Malaysia, which is doing its best and cooperating with 26 nations to find the missing plane....

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Zuraida to defend PKR Wanita chief post
Friday, March 28, 2014

KUALA LUMPUR: PKR Wanita chief Zuraida Kamaruddin has announced that she will be defending her post in the party elections scheduled from April 25 to May 11.
 
She said she made the decision after receiving positive feedback requested for continuity for the women's wing.
 
"However, I also welcome any other candidates vying for that position....

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MH370: A "damaged" Msia hurts everyone
Friday, March 28, 2014

KUALA LUMPUR: As China and its nationals whose family members were on board the tragic MH370 flight persist in blaming Malaysia and the Government alongside Malaysians who seemed gleeful in their Malaysia-bashing indulgence, other Malaysians are reminding them of the repercussions. A netizen, William Cheah, pointed out that with the growing resentment shown by China and its...

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MH370: A Chinese right to silence?
Thursday, March 27, 2014

KUALA LUMPUR : Following much criticisms thrown at the Malaysian authorities and Malaysia Airlines for allegedly providing inadequate information on the missing MH370, blogger Gopal Raj Kumar contrasted the allegations to China's transparency and openness.
 
With calls for more transparency from families of...

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MH370: Chinese insurance companies begin paying compensation to families.
Thursday, March 27, 2014

KUALA LUMPUR : Chinese insurance companies today have started paying compensation to the families of passengers aboard flight MH370 that ended in a tragedy at the South Indian Ocean. In a report, the families of seven Chinese passengers received 4.17 million Yuan (US$671,600) in...

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Philippines & Muslim rebels sign historic peace deal
Thursday, March 27, 2014

MANILA, March 27: The Philippine government and the Moro Islamic Liberation Front (MILF) today signed the landmark Comprehensive Agreement on the Bangsamoro (CAB) that provides for a negotiated political settlement for Mindanao.
 
The historic signing of the Malaysia-brokered peace accord took place at the Malacanang Palace in the presence of Philippine President Benigno Aquino III and Malaysian Prime Minister Datuk Seri Najib Tun Razak....

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Thai satellite images show 300 objects in Malaysia jet search zone
Thursday, March 27, 2014

BANGKOK: A Thai satellite has detected 300 floating objects in the southern Indian Ocean where an international search is under way for a missing Malaysian jet liner, Thailand's Geo Informatics and Space Technology Development Agency (GISDA) said.The objects were spotted around 2,700 km (1,680 miles) southwest of Perth by the satellite "Thaichote" on March 24, the GISDA said in a statement....

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