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Taking a Classic Asian Train Trip on the Eastern & Oriental

The Eastern & Oriental Express : Even the name is evocative, conveying a sense of romance, grandeur and the elegance of a bygone era.

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Thu Jul 31, 2014

The Star Online

Menara Kuala Lumpur offers visitors a variety of experiences

The world's sixth tallest telecommunication tower, standing at 421m, also has other attractions that not many are aware of.

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CNN

Southeast Asia's finest converted heritage hotels

The 32 original buildings that now house the all-suite Amantaka once formed Luang Prabang's old provincial hospital, whose first phase is estimated to have been constructed between 1901 and 1910.

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United Nations

UN, civil aviation partners set up task force to reduce risks of flying over conflict zones

The decision came at a special meeting convened earlier this week in Montreal, Canada by the UN International Civil Aviation Organization , along with the International Air Transport Association , Airports Council International and the Civil Air Navigation Services Organization .

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Asia News Network

Malaysia to review plan for steep rise in Johor Baru tolls

Following an uproar over what commuters say is a steep toll hike at Johor's main border checkpoint, the Malaysian government said that it will review the move.

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Wed Jul 30, 2014

Malaysia Chronicle

Terror on board ANOTHER Malaysia Airlines jet: Passengers shaken up after near-collision

A Malaysia Airlines plane was forced to abort a take-off after learning that it was on a collision course with an incoming airliner.

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Tue Jul 29, 2014

Business Journal

Report: Malaysia Airlines Boeing 777 burst mid-air following missile strike

A traveler walks past Malaysian Airline System Bhd. signage at Kuala Lumpur International Airport in Sepang, Malaysia, on July 19, two days after Flight 17 was shot down over Ukraine.

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Malaysian National News Agency

Federal Capital Becomes Focus Of Aidilfitri Spirit

By Yasmin Ahmad Zukiman and Noor Adila Ali KUALA LUMPUR, July 29 -- City folks take a different approach to enhance ties by spending time together with sightseeing, shopping and other family activities in and around the city during the Aidilfitri public holidays.

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Asia News Network

SINGAPORE: Singapore's Changi airport to offer airlines perks to boost transfer traffic

For the first time, airlines will be rewarded for bringing stop-over passengers to Changi Airport.

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Sun Jul 27, 2014

Malaysian National News Agency

Joyful Aidilfitri Whether In The City Or 'Kampung'

KUALA LUMPUR, July 28 -- Aidilfitri in Malaysia is normally associated with the tradition of 'balik kampung', particularly for those who are working and living in the city, away from their hometown.

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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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Malaysian National News Agency

Harmonious Relations Among Malaysia Prerequisite For Peace, Says Perak Sultan

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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The Star Online

RM400 one-way pass to go home

Homeward bound: The passengers waiting anxiously at the terminal in Port Klang to board the ferry which will take them home to Indonesia.

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Sat Jul 26, 2014

Malaysian National News Agency

Slow Traffic Flow Along Northern Stretches Of North-South Expressway

KUALA LUMPUR, July 27 -- Traffic was reported to be moving slowly in several stretches of the North-South Expressway this morning as city folk continued to travel to their hometowns and villages to celebrate Aidilfitri, which is likely to fall tomorrow.

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ITV

Abbott and Putin discuss MH17 crash site

Australian Prime Minister Tony Abbott discussed the need to ensure that international recovery experts can work safely at the MH17 airliner crash site with Russian President Vladimir Putin, the Kremlin said.

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NEWS.com.au

EU's new moves to stop Russia

THE European Union has racketed the pressure on the Kremlin's support for separatist rebels believed responsible for the missile strike against MH17 and the deaths of 298 people.

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The Star Online

Last plane bearing call number touches down at KLIA

SEPANG: It was a bittersweet close to MH17 as the last plane bearing the call number touched down at Kuala Lumpur International Airport at 6.31am yesterday.

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Thu Jul 24, 2014

Malaysian National News Agency

FRIM To Hold Public Talk To Enhance Awareness On Importance Of Forest Conservation

KUALA LUMPUR, July 24 -- The Forest Research Institute Malaysia is inviting the public to attend a talk on "Malaysian Palms: Prince of the Plant Kingdom" to enhance public awareness on the importance of forest conservation through sharing of scientific knowledge, experience and research findings.

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Malaysian National News Agency

Kafa To Display MAS Logo On Jersey

KOTA BAHARU, July 24 -- The Kelantan Football Association will display the Malaysia Airlines logo on the team's jersey for the coming season to show its support for the national carrier following the MH17 tragedy.

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Malaysian National News Agency

Inculcate In Youth The Exchange Visit Culture

By Nur Aimidiyana Zuher KUALA LUMPUR, July 24 -- Muslims are waiting with anticipation to celebrate Hari Raya early next week.

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