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1 hr ago | Malaysia Chronicle

Was Pas Ever Sincere About Malaysian M'Sia? No new dawn as PR parties re-align?

Disbeliever: I have always given PAS the benefit of the doubt. Now with the latest development, I'm definitely not going to vote for PAS ever again.


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1 hr ago | Asia News Network

Hong Kong: Malaysia Airlines faces fight for survival

The tragic end of Malaysian Airline System Bhd's flight MH17 in Ukraine with 298 people on board may have sealed the fate of the struggling airline.


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5 hrs ago | Malaysia Sun

Malaysias opposition parties still squabbling over the richest state

Malaysia's three biggest opposition parties, grouped under the Pakatan Rakyat flag, are openly squabbling over a plan to remove the chief minister of Selangor, the second infighting in three months that is threatening to split the six-year-old alliance.

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9 hrs ago | Northern Territory News

Identifying victims 'will take months'

International protocols ... members of the Dutch and Australian forensic investigating teams in Donetsk, before leaving for the crash site of the Malaysia Airlines flight MH17.

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13 hrs ago | The Washington Post

Clashes again halt investigation at MH17 crash site

An international team of forensics experts and investigators does not expect to reach the crash site of Malaysia Airlines Flight 17 before Wednesday or even Thursday, two full weeks after it was shot down by an antiaircraft missile fired from rebel-held territory, an official said Tuesday.

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17 hrs ago | Malaysian National News Agency

Minister's Team To Expedite Repatriation Of Remains Of MH17 Malaysian Passengers, Crew

KUALA LUMPUR, July 29 -- Health Minister Datuk Seri Dr S. Subramaniam will lead the ministry's team in expediting the Disaster Victim Indentification process to enable speedier repatriation of the remains of Malaysians who perished in the Malaysia Airlines MH17 aircraft tragedy.

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21 hrs ago | Suria

Malaysia air quality 'unhealthy' as haze...

Air quality around Malaysia's capital Kuala Lumpur and on Borneo island was "unhealthy" on Tuesday, as haze mostly from forest fires in Indonesia, obscured skies.


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Mon Jul 28, 2014

Thanh Nein News

Malaysian Air faces cancellations after twin disasters

Members of Malaysian Airline System Bhd.' s ground staff serve passengers at check-in counters at Kuala Lumpur International Airport in Sepang, Malaysia.

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Malaysian National News Agency

Malaysia's First Owl Museum Eyes 20,000 Festive Crowd

By Kenny Teng Khoon Hock GEORGE TOWN, July 29 -- Malaysia's first Owl Museum, dedicated to introducing the fascinating world of owls and their cultural relations to humans, expects to draw more than 20,000 visitors during the current festive period and coming school holidays.


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UK think tank denies Malaysian palm oil conflict of interest accusations

Malaysian media accuses UK economic policy think tank of a conflict of interest given contact with the Malaysian Palm Oil Council and the country's government.

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Asia News Network

Malaysia's low key minster in hot seat after MH17 crash

When Liow Tiong Lai was appointed transport minister on June 25, he thought his foremost task this year was to engage Chinese officials following the furore over the disappearance of Malaysia Airlines Flight MH370 in March.


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MH17 Black Boxes: Plane 'Hit By Shrapnel'

Black box data from the downed Malaysia Airlines plane reveals the jet crashed due to a "massive explosive" loss of pressure after being hit by shrapnel, claims a Ukrainian security official.


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Malaysia Chronicle

Netizens upset by Malaysia's drastic toll hike

Netizens are unhappy with Malaysian Highway Authority 's announcement of up to 400 per cent toll hike for those using the Johor Causeway, saying that the move would burden Malaysians working in Singapore and also affect businesses in Johor.

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Malaysian National News Agency

Pak Lah Celebrates Eid With Malaysians In Melbourne

By Neville D'Cruz MELBOURNE, July 28 -- Former prime minister Tun Abdullah Ahmad Badawi and wife, Tun Jeanne Abdullah joined more than 800 Malaysians, mostly students, here to celebrate Eid.

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Sun Jul 27, 2014

New Vision

Malaysia marks grim Eid after MH17 crash

A Malaysian Muslim man offers Eid Al-Fitr prayers with his son at the national mosque in Kuala Lumpur as Malaysia marked a grim Eid al-Fitr, Islams biggest festival, as families of those aboard downed flight MH17 mourned the dead.

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The Star Online

Grief and terror dampens mood

Signs of the times: A family walking past a billboard posted with messages of condolence for the flight tragedies and a message against the atrocities in Palestine in George Town, Penang.

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Airline Chief: Some Flight Paths Are Unsafe

A Malaysia Airlines official has called for the creation of a new body to decide which flight paths are safe following the MH17 crash in Ukraine.

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Malaysian National News Agency

Malaysians Should Be Thankful They Can Celebrate Aidilfitri In Peace - Muhyiddin

The keeper of the Malay ruler's seal has declared that Hari Raya will be celebrated tomorrow, Monday, 28 July in the states throughout Malaysia.

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USA Today

Police visit to Malaysia Airlines debris field canceled

Police visit to Malaysia Airlines debris field canceled Malaysian Airlines Flight 17 was shot down with a surface-to-air missile.

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The Star Online

Terror attack: Thai policemen inspecting the damage at the scene of the blast in Betong.

YALA: A late decision to have coffee at an eatery probably spared Seah Choo Pheng from being killed in a bomb blast in Betong here on Friday.

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