• Sick notes show crash pilot should have been grounded

    He was suffering from an illness that should have grounded him.

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  • Thank God, Pakatan did not win GE13 - The Malaysian Insider

    Opinion Thank God, Pakatan did not win GE13 Ooi Kok Hin Published: 28 March 2015 Technically, Pakatan Rakyat (PR) did win the popular vote. But the fact remains

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  • Mat Sabu nabbed by police in ski masks

    The police were also armed with weapons, says Mujahid.

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  • Two-year-old survives night in plantation full of snakes - Nation | The Star Online

    KOTA KINABALU: A two-year-old boy survived a night alone in a snake-infested rubber plantation in the interior Tenom district. Healezry Zeandfly Henderi was found sleeping in a narrow path of a thick undergrowth at 10.25am yesterday, about 18 hours after he was reported missing. Apart from a minor scratch on his cheek, Healezry was generally doing well although he was weak and frightened when he saw firemen approaching him in the hilly terrain rubber plantation about 300m from his house in Kg Kuala Tolokoson. In the police report lodged at 4pm on Thursday, it was stated that Healezry’s mother Moina Barahin, 27, had just reached home from the market in Tenom town and had headed to the toilet.

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  • Buy cars before April 1, automotive association says – Bernama - The Malaysian Insider

    – Reuters filepic, March 28, 2015.The Malaysian Automotive Association (MAA) has urged potential car buyers to do so before April 1, 2015 as most car companies planned to reduce their inventories with attractive offers. Its president, Datuk Aishah Ahmad, said the companies wanted to start selling the cars with goods and services tax (GST) on April 1 and were reducing their stocks in which the sales and services tax (SST) had been paid. "Even though some car companies will reduce the price come April 1, the current offer is better.

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  • PAS: DAP has fallen into BN's political trap - Nation | The Star Online

    PETALING JAYA: In a fresh attack against DAP for opposing PAS' hudud plans in Kelantan, Pasir Mas MP Nik Abduh Nik Abdul Aziz says its Pakatan Rakyat ally has fallen into the trap of political rival Umno. In a statement Saturday, the son of the late PAS spiritual leader Datuk Nik Abdul Aziz Nik Mat said DAP's excuse to reject the Islamic penal code on the grounds of secularism was actually part of its effort to re-strengthen Umno's secular ideology, which he said was now increasingly vulnerable. "DAP has fallen into Umno and Barisan Nasional's trap by opposing the people of Kelantan's democratic right to the Islamic penal code.

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  • Chief judge slammed for ‘racist’ rant against Pakistanis - The Malaysian Insider

    A former Sabah lawmaker has demanded that the Chief Justice of Sabah and Sarawak Tan Sri Richard Malanjum (pic) apologise for allegedly making racist statements against Pakistanis in the state. Former Libaran MP Datuk Akbar Khan Abdulrahman, who is of Pakistani origin, said in a statement today he was disgusted and shocked by Malanjum's remarks that each and every Pakistani in Sabah should have their documents examined to determine whether they had entered the state legally.

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  • Low turnout at #KitaLawan rally after cops widen arrests

    KUALA LUMPUR, March 28 — The much-anticipated #KitaLawan rally here today for the release of jailed Opposition Leader Datuk Seri Anwar Ibrahim saw a far lower turnout compared to the previous protest, possibly due to the arrests of several

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  • Germanwings air crash: What happened in the cockpit? (VIDEO)

    French investigators have said that the co-pilot of the Germanwings jet intentionally ploughed the plane into the French alps after examining data retrieved from the plane’s cockpit voice recorder. German police searched co-pilot Andrea Lubitz’s flat in Dusseldorf and his parents’ residence in Montabaur and were seen taking bags of evidence and a computer. A French fireman stands in a gymnasium near maps that show the terrain where an Airbus A320 crashed in the French Alps, near Seyne-les-Alpes, March 24, 2015. French gendarmes and rescue crew make their way around debris from an Airbus A320 in the mountains, near Seyne-les-Alpes, March 24, 2015 in this still image taken from TV.

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  • Batu PAS committee members betrayed trust of division members by quitting, says FT PAS leader

    – Picture by Saw Siow Feng KUALA LUMPUR, March 28 — The seventeen executive committee members of Batu PAS, including its top leaders have betrayed the trust of their own division members by resigning from the division, Federal Territories PAS chief Mohamad Noor Mohamad said. In a press conference in Gombak today, Mohamad Noor said that while the party constitution allowed anyone with a post to quit, the actions of the seventeen was unreasonable. “However in this Batu (division’s) issue, I feel that they acted unreasonably as the person who elected them were their division members and not party president Datuk Seri Abdul Hadi Awang,” he said.

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  • Residents shaken after snatch theft of widow - Nation | The Star Online

    PETALING JAYA: Residents of a neighbourhood here are shaken by the aggressive manner in which two snatch thieves dragged a 76-year-old woman along their motorcycle. General manager V. Suresh Kumar, who lives in Sea Park, said his family was distressed by the brazen act. Widow Seow Wah Yin sustained bruises in the 10.20am incident on Wednesday at Jalan 21/16 in Sea Park.

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  • Last day to pay respect to Lee at Parliament - Videos | The Star Online

    Singaporeans continued to pay their respects to the late Lee Kuan Yew on Saturday. It is the last day for the visitors to do so before Lee's state funeral and procession on Sunday.

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  • Angered by ‘joke’, 2 campaign for zero GST on pads and tampon - The Malaysian Insider

    When Kamelia Shamsuddin, 29, read a news article that Bintulu MP Tiong King Sing had elicited laughter in Parliament for raising the issue of the goods and services tax (GST) being imposed on women's sanitary products, it struck a raw nerve. She decided it was up to her to be more vocal about the issue and after speaking to her husband, Huzaifah Azman, 32, and best friend, S. Kasthuri, 29, they started an online petition on Change.org to get the Malaysian government to stop taxing Malaysian women for their periods.

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  • Germanwings co-pilot planned ‘spectacular gesture’ people would remember, says paper

    — Reuters picBERLIN, March 28 — The co-pilot suspected of deliberately crashing a passenger plane in the French Alps told his girlfriend he was in psychiatric treatment, and that he was planning a spectacular gesture that everyone would remember, the German daily Bild reported today. The newspaper published an interview with a woman who said she had had a relationship in 2014 with Andreas Lubitz, the man French prosecutors believe locked himself alone into the cockpit of the Germanwings Airbus on Tuesday and steered it into a mountain, killing all 150 people on board.

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  • Rubber tapper’s son realises his dream

    ― Malay Mail picKUALA LUMPUR, March 28 ― Rabuan Pit, the youngest in a rubber tapper’s family of eight, was determined to prove anyone can achieve their dreams. The sprinter turns 59 on April 26 and is best remembered as “Asia’s Fastest Man” after his 100m victory at the 1982 Asian Games at the Jawaharlal Nehru Stadium in New Delhi. He was the second Malaysian to win the title after Tan Sri Dr Mani Jegathesan at the Bangkok Asian Games in 1966. Jega had also won the 200m and 4x400m relay gold medals in Bangkok, four years after winning the 200m as an 18-year-old.

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  • Next Media Video: MAS Airbus A330 limps home after hard landing in Melbourne

    A Malaysia Airlines Airbus A330 aircraft that was grounded for nearly two weeks in Melbourne has returned to Kuala Lumpur. — Reuters

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  • Taiwanese tourist killed in freak bus accident

    A Taiwanese tourist was killed in a freak accident involving a tour bus in Petaling Jaya near here this morning. Petaling Jaya police chief ACP Azmi Abu Kassim said initial investigations found the handbrake of the bus was not applied.

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  • We did not tell supporters to disrupt wedding of PM’s daughter, says PKR - The Malaysian Insider

    – The Malaysian Insider filepic, March 27, 2015.PKR has denied reports that it has instructed its members to disrupt the wedding reception of the prime minister's daughter at the Kuala Lumpur Convention Centre (KLCC) tomorrow. Party communication director Fahmi Fadzil said today that the reports were not true as KLCC was not one of the locations selected for tomorrow's #KitaLawan rally in Kuala Lumpur. He said PKR was mobilising its members to participate in the rally to demand for the release of its de facto leader Datuk Seri Anwar Ibrahim.

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  • Death toll in Mogadishu hotel rises to 14 - The Malaysian Insider

    World Death toll in Mogadishu hotel rises to 14 Published: 28 March 2015 6:09 PM The death toll in a bomb attack yesterday by Somalia's al-Qaeda-affiliated Shebab militants

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  • After arrest, Mat Sabu taken to Bukit Aman

    — Picture by Choo Choy MayGEORGE TOWN, March 28 — PAS deputy president Mohamad Sabu, the latest opposition politician in the string of #KitaLawan arrests, is presumed to have been taken to Bukit Aman for his statement to be recorded today. Permatang Pasir assemblyman Datuk Mohd Salleh Man told Malay Mail Online he was with Mohamad when a large team of policemen in full uniform turned up in Penang and arrested his fellow PAS colleague. “About 20 of them from Bukit Aman, all attired in full face covered uniform, approached us just as we got down from my car at a restaurant in Sungai Dua at about 12.20am,” the Penang state lawmaker said when contacted. Mohd Salleh said the PAS Number Two popularly known as Mat Sabu had earlier invited him for a drink so there were just two of them when the police came.

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