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1 hr ago | Bangkok Post

Malaysia eyes medical-tourism crown

Muslim tourists have long chosen Malaysia, its beaches and its malls as a holiday destination thanks to cultural affinity.

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3 hrs ago | Sys-Con Media

K Global Ventures Selected by Government of Guinea to Develop 100,000 Hectares Palm Oil Plantation

The Republic of Guinea is looking up to Malaysia's expertise in the palm oil sector to boost the two nations' bilateral trade ties, which was valued at US$45 million last year, and the African republic has selected K Global Ventures Sdn.

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4 hrs ago | ABS-CBN News

Asia tourist boom fuels airport binge

Faced with snaking queues at immigration, overflowing baggage carousels and expensive flight delays, Asian nations are rushing to build hundreds of new airports to cope with surging demand for air travel in the region.

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Tue Jul 29, 2014

The Star Online

Haze: Unhealthy air quality in nine areas

KUALA LUMPUR: Air quality was at the unhealthy levels in nine areas in the country as at 2pm Tuesday with the worst-hit being Sibu in Sarawak.

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Canada.com

Recent air disasters spur call for airlines to live-stream aircraft data

A string of aviation tragedies is igniting calls for airlines to adopt technology that can send a plane's flight data - the critical information stored in black boxes - from the air to the ground in real time.

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Channelnewsasia.com

Malaysia to help expedite MH17 victim identification process

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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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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Bangkok Post

20% cancellations at Malaysia Air

Malaysian Airline System Bhd is facing an influx of passenger cancellations after the carrier's second disaster this year, adding to the strains of a company that's bracing for a fourth consecutive annual loss.

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Iol.co.za

Airlines push for 'neutral guidance' on safety

A boy watches a plane on the runway at Kuala Lumpur International Airport on the morning of the Flight MH17 disaster.

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Mon Jul 28, 2014

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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Reuters

Fitch Teleconf: Asia-Pacific Sovereign Overview on 31 July 2014

SINGAPORE/HONG KONG, July 28 Fitch Ratings will hold two teleconferences to discuss the outlook for Asia-Pacific sovereign ratings on Thursday, 31 July 2014.

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Outlook

She Flies In The Blue

It's almost a predictable scenario: a plane crashes and rescuers fan out in a frantic search for survivors.

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Daily Times

Muslims mark gloomy Eid amid MH17 crash, Gaza conflict : July 28, 2014,

KUALA LUMPUR: Muslims in Asia marked a grim Eidul Fitr on Monday, overshadowed by several air tragedies, including the downing of Malaysia Airlines flight MH17, and conflicts in Gaza and Pakistan.

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Malaysia Chronicle

11 nations seek legal recourse as MH17 black box shows probable missile attack

ELEVEN nations whose citizens were killed in the MH17 tragedy are undertaking legal recourse beginning today against those responsible for blowing the Malaysia Airlines jet out of the sky on July 17. Attorney-General Tan Sri Abdul Gani Patail told the Media Prima reporters that Malaysian police had opened an investigation paper into the MH17 case ... (more)

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The Straits Times

Malaysia Airlines mulling name change, new flight routes, UK's Telegraph reports

A couple watches the a Malaysia Airlines plane taxi on the runway at the Kuala Lumpur International Airport in Sepang on July 27, 2014.

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Ananova

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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The Star Online

Pudu underpass still on track for scheduled finish date, says mayor

Remedial works: Ahmad Phesal visiting the site of the sinkhole at the Jalan Pudu, Jalan Imbi and Jalan Hang Tuah intersection.

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Sun Jul 27, 2014

Malaysian National News Agency

Air Quality Unhealthy In Tanjung Malim, Sibu, Kuala Selangor And Port Klang As At 7 AM

KUALA LUMPUR, July 28 -- The quality of air was at an unhealthy level in Tanjung Malim, Perak; Sibu, Sarawak; and Kuala Selangor and Port Klang in Selangor as at 7 am today, with the Air Pollutant Index exceeding 100.

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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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Yahoo!

Struggle with grief moves nation to reflect

"It's heartbreaking," says Foreign Affairs Minister Julie Bishop of her private talks with distraught families who lost loved ones on Flight MH17.

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