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NEW YORK: The maker of the addictive mobile game Candy Crush hopes to raise as much as $532.8 million in a New York IPO that would value the company at up to $7.6 billion.
NEW YORK: Oprah Winfrey’s latest book project is a collection of magazine columns by a writer she knows quite well.
KABUL: Canada on Wednesday formally ended military operations in Afghanistan when a small training mission closed in Kabul three years after its combat troops withdrew from action.
BERLIN: Borussia Moenchengladbach announced on Wednesday that coach Lucien Favre has signed a two-year contract extension, keeping him at the Bundesliga club until June 2017.
NEW YORK: Two residential buildings in Manhattan collapsed in an explosion on Wednesday, killing two women and injuring at least 17 other people as a serious fire spewed out thick smoke, officials said.
MILAN: An Italian newspaper report says the remote control to detonate the bomb that killed anti-Mafia prosecutor Paolo Borsellino in 1992 was hidden inside the intercom at his mother’s Palermo residence.
KUALA LUMPUR: A total of 121 out of 767 construction sites inspected by the Health Ministry and local authorities under 'Ops Gempur Aedes Tapak Bina' last month, were found to be breeding grounds for aedes mosquitoes.
LONDON: Tottenham Hotspur manager Tim Sherwood says that all his players are playing for their futures at the club and has vowed not to mollycoddle them in the pursuit of success.
KUALA LUMPUR: The Malaysian Islamic Development Department (Jakim) has slammed the efforts of those who engaged bomoh to search for flight MH370.
PUTRAJAYA: The family members of passengers aboard MH370 are being given a briefing on the progress of the search and rescue mission now.
GENEVA: United Nations officials confirm they have received allegations that Saudi Arabian princesses have been held against their will.
SAO PAULO: Atletico Paranaense, the Brazilian club whose stadium was threatened with expulsion from the World Cup because it was behind schedule, have denied that money for construction work was diverted to pay for a player.
LONDON: A British man who suffered horrific facial injuries in a motorbike accident has had pioneering surgery to rebuild his face using 3D printed parts.
SAO PAULO: More than two thirds of the World Cup matches have been sold out less than three hours after FIFA opened new ticket sales on Wednesday.
KUALA LUMPUR: The Health Ministry has formed four task forces, which are ready to be mobilised at any time, to assist in cases relating to the missing Malaysia Airlines (MAS) Flight MH370.
SHAH ALAM: Former prime minister Tun Dr Mahathir Mohamad said today international media should not criticise Malaysia and its national carrier over their handling of the missing flight MH370.
COLOMBO: Sri Lanka stopped a baby elephant from being given as a gift to South Korea after discovering it was born on an auspicious day, a minister said Wednesday.
SOFIA: Bulgarian nationalist party leader Volen Siderov was charged with hooliganism on Wednesday over his alleged involvement in an airport scuffle in January, in a politically sensitive case for the country's fragile coalition government.
HO CHI MINH CITY: The air search-and-rescue (SAR) operation for the missing Malaysia Airline's Boeing 777-200ER by the Vietnamese authority at an airforce base here have not been scaled down, said the base's vice commander Nguyen Thai Son.
KUALA LUMPUR: Seven areas recorded unhealthy levels of Air Pollutant Index (API) as at 5 pm today.
BEIJING: Malaysia and China's respective Civil Aviation Departments have agreed to share first hand information on the missing Malaysia Airlines (MAS) flight MH370, according to Prime Minister's special envoy to China, Tan Sri Ong Ka Ting.
LONDON: An English lower-league player has been banned for 10 matches by the English Football Association following allegations that he bit an opponent during a game.
NEW YORK : A residential building in New York’s East Harlem neighborhood exploded and collapsed on Wednesday, sparking a serious fire and engulfing the area in thick smoke, officials said.
KUALA LUMPUR : Malaysia's military has traced what could have been the jetliner missing for almost five days to an area south of the Thai holiday island of Phuket, hundreds of miles from its last known position, the country's air force chief said on Wednesday.
KUALA TERENGGANU: Police have warned football supporters not to create provocation during the match between Terengganu and Johor Darul Ta'zim (JDT) on Saturday.
KUALA LUMPUR: False alarms, swirling rumours and contradictory statements have made the wait all the more agonising for the families of the 239 people on board the missing Malaysia Airlines flight MH370.
KUALA LUMPUR: Parti Keadilan Rakyat (PKR) deputy president Azmin Ali has confirmed speculations that Datuk Seri Anwar Ibrahim would have been slotted in as Selangor's next Menteri Besar should he win the Kajang by-election on March 23.
SHAH ALAM: The Federal Territory Islamic Religious Department's (Jawi) enforcement division has completed its investigation on a controversial lecture by scholar Kassim Ahmad that was heavily criticised for going against the teachings of Sunnah Wal Jamaah.
PADANG BESAR: The Smuggling Prevention Unit (UPP) had seized 17 vehicles, with a combined value of nearly RM1 million when they foiled an attempt to smuggle some 8,760 litre of Malaysian subsidised fuel in the vehicles at the Wang Kelian border here yesterday.
SHAH ALAM: Former Prime Minister Tun Dr Mahathir Mohamad today expressed fear that the ultimate goal of Vision 2020 to make Malaysia a fully-developed nation may not be achieved if the country is focusing only on the aspect of wealth.
PASIR PUTEH: The Malaysian Maritime Enforcement Agency (MMEA) makes prompt investigation on all reports from residents and fishermen pertaining to the missing Malaysia Airlines (MAS) Flight MH370 plane, said its Director-General Maritime Admiral Datuk Mohd Amdan Kurish.
SEPANG: Malaysian authorities are keenly working with international aviation experts to examine records between civil dan military radars on the missing Malaysia Airlines (MAS) MH370's flight path before the aircraft disappeared last Saturday.
PARIS: A fleet of Earth-monitoring satellites has joined the search for missing Malaysian Airlines flight MH370, the organisers of the satellite pool said on Wednesday.
KOTA BARU: THE search and rescue mission to find MH370 at the South China Sea continues, with vessels and aircrafts from the Malaysian government and foreign countries widening their search area to cover all possible location.
KUALA LUMPUR: The search for Malaysia Airlines flight MH370 entered its fourth day on Tuesday. Here is a timeline of the main developments since the Boeing 777 vanished early Saturday with 239 people on board, en route from Kuala Lumpur to Beijing:
KUALA LUMPUR: Following is the statement by Defence Minister and Acting Transport Minister Datuk Seri Hishammuddin Tun Hussein at a press briefing on the missing Malaysia Airlines' Flight MH370 today:
PUTRAJAYA: The atmosphere in the hotel lobby here turned sad and gloomy when the mother of one of the passengers on board the Malaysian Airlines Flight MH370 that went missing last Saturday, broke down in tears.
ALOR STAR: A 51-year-old electrical technician was killed after falling from the fifth floor of Simpang Kuala Flats while fixing a television antenna yesterday.
KUALA LUMPUR: The fifth day of the search and rescue mission for the missing flight MH370 has been expanded to two areas, covering some 27,000 square nautical miles, Defence Minister and Acting Transport Minister Datuk Seri Hishammuddin Hussein said today.
SEREMBAN: A blood-smeared human foetus was found in a toilet bowl at a factory in Senawang here, early today.
BEIJING: The last radio transmission from the cockpit of missing Malaysia Airlines flight 370 was “alright, good night”, it emerged in Beijing Wednesday as relatives of missing passengers clamour for information.
BANGKOK: Nearly five days since it disappeared while en route from Kuala Lumpur to Beijing, there is still no trace of Malaysia Airlines flight MH370.
HANOI: Vietnam is maintaining its search for the missing Malaysian aircraft, with the search area extended both to the east of the plane’s last-known location and to remote areas on the mainland, Vietnam News Agency (VNA) reported.
NEW DELHI: India’s airforce was on standby Wednesday to search for the Malaysia Airlines plane that disappeared five days ago, as the president said the country was ready to provide any help needed.
KUALA LUMPUR: The Dewan Rakyat session today was temporarily disrupted when opposition and government members of parliament engaged in a war of words on the missing MH370 flight.
KUALA LUMPUR: Malaysian authorities on Wednesday denied their efforts to find a missing passenger jet were now mired in “chaos” as they justified their decision to enlarge the search area to hundreds of kilometres away from its flight path.
BANGKOK: Six people were killed in Thailand in a three-vehicle accident when a van crashed into a wild elephant crossing a road in pre-dawn darkness on Wednesday, a hospital official said.
PASIR PUTIH: The fishermen community in Tok Bali here are also on the lookout for any possible lead in the missing MH370 case.
SEPANG: It is still likely that the Malaysia Airlines B777-200 had diverted its flight path towards the Malacca Straits after making an air turn-back.
THE’ CHAUNG, Myanmar: Noor Jahan rocked slowly on the floor, trying to steady her weak body. Her chest heaved and her eyes closed with each raspy breath. She could no longer eat or speak, throwing up even spoonfuls of tea.
KUANTAN : Pahang police have hailed the participation of the Chinese community in the state to join the police force.
KUANTAN: Dengue fever cases in Pahang from early January to March 9 has increased by 124 cases or 99.2 per cent compared to the corresponding period last year.
AMMAN: An 11-year-old girl was beaten to death by her father after teachers accused her of stealing from school, a security official said on Wednesday.
KUALA LUMPUR: Malaysia’s search effort for a plane missing with 239 people on board is “unprecedented” and authorities will continue searching until they find it, the country’s transport minister said Wednesday.
MANILA : Amnesty International criticised the Philippine government Wednesday for allegedly failing to crack down on torture committed by the security forces against detained persons.
KUALA LUMPUR: Malaysia's military radar detected what could have been the jetliner missing since Saturday in an area in the northern Malacca Strait, hundreds of miles from the spot where the plane dropped off air traffic screens, the air force chief said on Wednesday.
DUNGUN: Fishermen with fishing boats equipped with sonar system are doing their parts in the search for the Malaysia Airlines flight MH370 that went missing since Saturday, Terengganu Fishermen Association chairman Mohd Abdul Ghani said.
KUANTAN: Three women were robbed by two armed-men in a house at Indera Mahkota here today.
PONTIAN: The Region 2 Marine Police are not involved in the search and rescue operations for the missing Malaysia Airlines (MAS) flight MH370.
GRENOBLE, France: Michael Schumacher’s family is “confident” the Formula One legend will recover from a life-threatening skiing accident that left him with severe brain injuries, a spokeswoman said Wednesday.
KUALA LUMPUR: Malaysian police dismissed claims Wednesday that they doctored photographs of two Iranians who boarded a missing airliner with stolen passports — saying one man’s legs were spliced over the other’s in a photocopying error.
KUALA TERENGGANU: Two schools have been given the green light by the Terengganu Education Department to delay schooling hours or cancel classes if the air pollution index (API) reaches an unhealthy level.
KUALA LUMPUR: President Pranab Mukherjee of India said his country appreciated the efforts of the Malaysian government to locate the missing Malaysia Airlines jetliner with 239 people aboard, including five Indian nationals.
KUANTAN: Dengue fever cases in Pahang from early January to March 9 has increased by 124 cases or 99.2 per cent compared to the corresponding period last year.
KAJANG: Deputy Prime Minister Tan Sri Muhyiddin Yassin today began his meeting session with the Barisan Nasional (BN) machinery for the by-election for the Kajang state constituency seat by visiting the operations rooms at the four District Polling Centres here.
BANDA ACEH (Indonesia): Aceh province's search and rescue team has deployed a ship to Malacca Strait to help search for the missing Malaysia Airlines jetliner, Indonesia's Antara news agency quoted the team's spokesman Ibnu Haris as saying.
KUALA LUMPUR: Datuk Seri Najib Razak has called for another briefing today with the search and rescue (SAR) team mounted to locate the missing Malaysia Airlines (MAS) aircraft.
KUALA LUMPUR: The Malaysian Communications and Multimedia Commission (MCMC) received 17 reports of internet abuse from January to February.
KUALA LUMPUR: Deputy Prime Minister Tan Sri Muhyiddin Yassin today received a courtesy call from seven newly-appointed Malaysian envoys-designate at his office in the Parliament building here.
SEMPORNA: Fire broke out at Kampung Simunul here, the water village where six policemen were killed in an ambush by Sulu followers in March last year.
KUALA TERENGGANU: The Terengganu police today confirmed having received a report on a loud explosion heard by local villagers in Marang last Saturday morning, the day the Beijing-bound Malaysia Airlines (MAS) MH370 went missing.
KUALA LUMPUR: The district education offices (PPD) throughout the country are empowered to take action against any teacher found to have committed any offence, Second Education Minister Datuk Seri Idris Jusoh said.
PUTRAJAYA: The number of fishing vessels deployed to assist in the search and rescue mission of MH370 has been increased from 1,788 to 1,818 vessels.
BANGKOK: The Thai Royal Navy has set up a command centre for coordinating fleets searching for the missing Malaysia Airlines jet, promising to continue the mission until the aircraft is found, Vietnam News Agency (VNA) reported.
SINGAPORE: Singapore continues to help the search for the missing Malaysia Airlines flight MH370 which enters its fifth day, said the Republic of Singapore Air Force (RSAF).
PRETORIA, South Africa: The brown toilet cubicle door through which Oscar Pistorius shot and killed his girlfriend has been set up in the courtroom at the athlete’s murder trial, suggesting prosecutors will attempt to recreate his shooting of Reeva Steenkamp a year ago.
SYDNEY: Power was restored to Darwin Wednesday after a 12-hour outage across the northern Australian city caused chaos, with schools and public sector offices closed and traffic lights knocked out.
SAN FRANCISCO: Police searched and secured the headquarters of social media giant Facebook Inc on Tuesday evening after receiving a threat against the company, which San Francisco-area authorities said turned out to be "totally not credible".
BEIJING: China's foreign ministry said on Wednesday that its aircraft are not conducting searches over land for a missing Malaysia Airlines jetliner but that it was expanding searches at sea.
KUALA LUMPUR: Malaysian Maritime Enforcement Agency (MMEA) said more assets will be deployed to intensify the search and rescue operations to locate the missing MH370.
MOSCOW: A Russian court issued an arrest warrant for Ukrainian far-right leader Dmytro Yarosh in absentia on Wednesday on charges of inciting terrorism, a symbolic move in support of Moscow's argument that "extremists" stole power in neighbouring Ukraine.
ALOR STAR: The Inland Revenue Board (IRB) has received one million appeals for the 1Malaysia People's Aid 3.0 (BR1M 3.0) since it was launched on February 22.
KUCHING: The candidate to contest in the Balingian by-election would be a local Melanau-Christian, as promised in the Gentleman's Agreement since 1963.
BEIJING: A senior Malaysia Airlines' executive said on Wednesday that the airline has "no reason to believe" that any actions by the crew caused the disappearance of a jetliner over the weekend.
BEIJING: The last radio transmission from the cockpit of missing Malaysia Airlines flight 370 was “Alright, good night”, Kuala Lumpur’s ambassador to Beijing reportedly said Wednesday during a meeting with Chinese relatives.
KUALA LUMPUR: A defamation suit by Petaling Jaya member of parliament (MP) Tony Pua Kiam Wee against Home Minister Datuk Seri Dr Ahmad Zahid Hamidi and two others was fixed for case management on April 23.
SHAH ALAM: Three Gombak Land and District staff claimed trial at a Sessions Court here today to receiving RM2,000 in bribes from a land site supervisor, two years ago.
PORT DICKSON: A group of fishermen found a life raft bearing the word “Boarding” 10 nautical miles from Port Dickson town at 12pm yesterday.
KUALA LUMPUR: Four police officers claimed trial at the magistrate's court today to extorting RM5,000 from an Indian National last year.
CHICAGO: The agency that oversees public transportation in Chicago is suing American Airlines for falsely claiming to buy “vast amounts of jet fuel” from a small office in a rural community to avoid paying tens of millions of dollars in taxes in the nation’s third-largest city, where the actual work is done.
KAJANG: PKR did not discount the possibility of pulling out another “Kajang Move” to confront what it claimed as quarters inciting racial tension and religious issues.
KAJANG: A transportation services firm director claimed trial at a Sessions Court here today to manipulating 149,500 company shares and providing false information on company directorship, seven years ago.
1. I refer to the Berita Harian news article dated 11th March 2014 on Search and Rescue Operations in the Straits of Malacca which (in Bahasa Malaysia) referred to me as making the following statements:
KIEV: Ukraine’s acting president has said the country will not use its army to stop Crimea from seceding, the latest sign that a Russian annexation of the strategic peninsula may be imminent.
PUTRAJAYA :Family members of passengers on board MH370 are requesting information to be given in a timely manner.
PASIR PUTEH: More than 2,000 people, comprising students, parents and teachers of Sekolah Menengah Kebangsaan Bukit Jawa here held 'solat hajat' prayer to facilitate the search for the Malaysia Airlines (MAS) MH370 which went missing last Saturday.
SEPANG: The thirteen delegates from China who is currently in Malaysia, had a closed door meeting with the Department of Civil Aviation (DCA) to discuss the possible cooperation between the two countries in the search and rescue operations of the missing MH370 at 10am, today.
NEW DELHI: The baffling disappearance of the Malaysia Airlines aircraft has been the focus of global attention for five days now, but there have been quite a few such incidents in the past when planes vanished without trace, Press Trust of India (PTI) reported.
QUANG NINH (Vietnam): The Defence Ministries of Vietnam and China have reached consensus on a number of measures to deepen cooperation between their defence and border guard forces in the future, Vietnam News Agency (VNA) reported.
YOKOHAMA, Japan: World Cup-winning manager Marcello Lippi has dismissed the possibility of one day coaching China’s national team after signing a new deal with Asian champions Guangzhou Evergrande.