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3 hrs ago | The Star Online

Two more MH17 victims identified

Final respects MCA president Datuk Seri Liow Tiong Lai and deputy president Datuk Seri Dr Wee Ka Siong paying their last respects to Mah Chow Nam, the father of Perak MCA chairman Datuk Dr Mah Hang Soon during their visit at the wake at Changkat Kruing. On the right is Dr Mah's mother, Lee Kee Hiong.

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8 hrs ago | Bangkok Post

Ex-guerrillas mark death of Chin Peng

A group of former members of the now-defunct Communist Party of Malaya will gather at Yala's Betong district tomorrow to commemorate the death one year ago of their leader Chin Peng. The ex-CPM members, who now live in four remote border villages, said their gathering will be a low-key one to remember Chin Peng, who died at a Bangkok hospital last year at the age of 88. "It's a small thing we could do in gratitude for our spiritual leader.

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9 hrs ago | Daily Star

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Airline boss Ewan Wilson also believes there have been five other suicide tragedies involving commercial jetliners which aren't linked to terrorism in the last 30 years. Ill-fated flight MH370 disappeared with its 227 passengers from 15 nations and 12 Malaysian crew members while en route from Kuala Lumpur to Beijing on March 8 this year.

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13 hrs ago | CiteULike

Thyroid cancer: The Kuala Lumpur experience.

There have been few detailed studies on thyroid cancer in Malaysia, a multiethnic country with three major races - Malays, Chinese and Indians. The paper retrospectively audits the records of 107 consecutive cases with histologically proven thyroid cancer between 1995 and 2000 presenting to University Hospital, Kuala Lumpur.

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17 hrs ago | Malaysia Chronicle

BOMBSHELL: Indonesia's top cop says he has spoken with M'sian police & knows what happened to MH370

Indonesian media has reported the claimed made by the Chief of the Indonesian Police Force regarding what actually happened to Malaysia Airlines flight MH370, which disappeared with 239 people on March 2014. As reported by Kompas.com, Police Chief General Sutarman said that he knows what had actually happened to the flight and had spoken to the Head of the Malaysian Police.

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21 hrs ago | The Times of Israel

Malaysia favors Palestinians but buys from Israel

In the winter of 2013, Malaysian Prime Minister Najib Razak stepped across the Egyptian border at Rafah and made a rare visit by a head of government to Hamas-ruled Gaza. Razak, whose country does not have diplomatic relations with Israel, told reporters: "We believe in the struggle of the Palestinian people.

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Yesterday | The Independent

Malaysia Airlines flight forced to turn around after auto-pilot defect

Note: We do not store your email address but your IP address will be logged to prevent abuse of this feature. Please read our Legal Terms & Policies A Malaysia Airlines flight from Kuala Lumpur to Hyderabad in India was forced to turn around due to an auto-pilot defect.

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Sat Sep 13, 2014

The Star Online

Best Of Malaysia Nyonya Cuisine promo offers taste of buah keluak

It's not on the list of 101 Near Extinct Food drawn up by the National Heritage Department but it should be. The rather rare Ayam Buah Keluak is a chicken curry with a distinctive taste of buah keluak, a black nut found in South-East Asia and the Pacific Islands.

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Malaysian National News Agency

Uzbekistan Incorporates Early Voting In Election System, Learns From Malaysia

By Nabilah Saleh KUALA LUMPUR, Sept 14 -- Uzbekistan, which will hold its parliamentary elections in December, will introduce the early voting system for its voters, which it learnt from Malaysia, Charge d' Affairs at the Uzbek embassy, Abror Fatkhullaev, said. He said that a number of amendments have been introduced by the country's Central Election Commission in order to enhance the legal mechanisms of securing openness and transparency during elections.

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The Star Online

Speaking up: (From left) Sharyn, Azmi, Kudsia and Cheong in Kuala Lumpur.

The forum "Moderate Malaysians", organised by the Star Radio Group in conjunction with the country's 57th Merdeka and 51st Malaysia Day, will have Dr Azmi Sharom, Sharyn Shufiyan and Niki Cheong talk on the country's diversity and versatility. It is part of The Star 's Brave Views, Bold Ideas campaign - aimed at encouraging the voices of moderation in the country.

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India.com

Malaysian Airlines flight makes emergency landing

Malaysian Airlines flight MH198 was asked to return to Kuala Lumpur after the cabin crew detected an unknown problem. The flight was on its way to Hyderabad when the Kuala Lumpur airport authority asked it to return soon after take off.

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Malaysian National News Agency

Najib Attends TKC Old Girls Association Dinner

KUALA LUMPUR, Sept 13 - Prime Minister Datuk Seri Najib Tun Razak Saturday night attended the Malay Girls College/Tunku Kurshiah College Old Girls Association dinner. Also present at the dinner was his wife, Datin Seri Rosmah Mansor, who is also a former student of TKC in Seremban, Negeri Sembilan.

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Asia News Network

BANGKOK: Prayuth's first visit will be to Myanmar

Myanmar is set to become the first foreign country that General Prayuth Chan-ocha will visit after becoming prime minister, deputy Foreign Minister Don Pramudwinai said yesterday Don said Prayuth would visit Myanmar late this month or early next month. The Army chief, who announced his policies to the National Legislative Assembly yesterday, chose Myanmar because the country was now the chair of Asean, Don said.

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Thanh Nein News

U.S. says Malaysia offers to host spy planes that irk China

File picture shows a P-8A Poseidon before a flight to assist in search and rescue operations for missing Malaysia Airlines flight MH370 in Kuala Lumpur March 18, 2014. Photo: AFP The top U.S. Navy officer said this week that Malaysia has offered to let the United States use one of its bases for a detachment of new maritime surveillance planes, but officials clarified on Friday that no such flights had been approved.

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Xinhuanet

Netherlands sends back more experts to Ukraine over MH17 crash

The Dutch government has decided to send more experts to Ukraine to strengthen the recovery and repatriation mission tasked to handle the Malaysian Airlines flight MH17 crash, Dutch Prime Minister Mark Rutte said on Friday. The experts will arrive in the government-held Kharkiv city, close to the crash site in conflict-torn eastern Ukraine, to join the team of 10-15 members staying there after the Dutch government announced a halt to the recovery and repatriation work on Aug. 6 due to the deteriorating security condition in the area.

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Fri Sep 12, 2014

Malaysian National News Agency

MyCC Hails Education Ministry's Guideline On Health Insurance Coverage

KUALA LUMPUR, Sept 12 -- The Malaysia Competition Commission has lauded the move by the Ministry of Education to facilitate wider competition in the provision of health insurance coverage for foreign students for the benefit of the consumer. MyCC in a statement today said the commission had previously received a complaint in relation to an alleged foreclosure of the market for selling of health insurance coverage to foreign students by Education Malaysia Global Services .

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Malaysian National News Agency

Australian Speaker Of Parliament Calls On Senate President, Dewan Rakyat Speaker

KUALA LUMPUR, Sept 12 -- Senate President Tan Sri Abu Zahar Ujang today received a courtesy call from Speaker of the Australian House of Representatives, Bronwyn Bishop at his office at the Parliament Building here. Abu Zahar later told reporters that Bishop had expressed Australia's wish to further strengthen bilateral ties and pave the way for more economic traffic between the two countries.

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Malaysian National News Agency

Overseas Printing Among Standard Operating Procedures For Examinations

By Mohd Noor Firdaus Mohd Azil KUALA LUMPUR -- Among the security measures to ensure the secrecy of question papers in public examinations is not compromised include printing them overseas. In an interview with a person who sets the exam questions, Bernama was informed that it was important to prevent leakages arising from the action of irresponsible people, either for personal use or profit.

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Channelnewsasia.com

Malaysians, businesses hit by higher toll charges

Malaysians, travelling to Singapore, will not only be hit by toll rate increases on both sides of the Causeway, but also a higher Vehicle Entry Permit Fee for foreign-registered vehicles entering Singapore. KUALA LUMPUR: For Malaysians, travelling to Singapore just became more expensive.

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The Straits Times

Riau court jails and fines plantation firm manager for role in forest fires

Water-bombing has been used by Indonesia to put out forest fires. Meanwhile, a district court in Riau has sentenced a Malaysian plantation firm manager to one year in jail and fined him 2 billion rupiah on Tuesday for neglecting to prevent forest fires on his company's estate in June last year.

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