MH17: Homecoming of victims, a testament of government’s commitment

Friday, 22 August 2014.

KUALA LUMPUR: The somber homecoming of the remains of the 20 MH17 victims today is the result of the tactful backdoor discussions and ingenuity employed by Malaysia with the various stakeholders.


MH17: Instagram video cherished by Hamfazlin’s family

Saturday, August 23, 2014 - 08:16

KUALA LUMPUR: A video clip uploaded on Instagram with the caption “Bismillah..#hatiadasikitgentar” has become a memento for family members of Hamfazlin Sham Mohamed Arifin, 37, MAS stewardess who was a victim of MH17 air crash.

Mum laid to rest, son in disbelief

Saturday, August 23, 2014 - 08:06

IPOH: As Noor Rahimmah Mohd Noor’s coffin was lowered into her grave at the Muslim cemetery in Masjid Lama, Tambun here, her son Johan Tournier Hippolyte, 26, remained at the family home thousands of kilometres away, struggling to come to terms with his mother’s death.

First officer, stewardess buried

Saturday, August 23, 2014 - 08:06

PUTRAJAYA: The presence of Malaysia Airlines (MAS) flight MH17 First Officer Ahmad Hakimi Hanapi’s nine-month-old son proved to be unbearable for those who attended his funeral at the Muslim cemetery in Presint 20, here yesterday.

‘We are all one in grief’

Saturday, August 23, 2014 - 08:06

PAGOH: DEPUTY Prime Minister Tan Sri Muhyiddin Yassin said he was satisfied with the smooth running of the ceremony to bring the remains of MH17 victims to their final resting places yesterday.

1,000 converge on Bunga Raya Complex

Saturday, August 23, 2014 - 08:05

SEPANG: The gloomy mood outside the Bunga Raya Complex in Kuala Lumpur International Airport (KLIA) yesterday mirrored the feelings of the families of the 20 Malaysian victims of the MH17 tragedy, whose remains were brought home yesterday.

Tears and reflections at homecoming

Saturday, August 23, 2014 - 08:05

SEPANG: IT was 9.45am at the Bunga Raya Complex, Kuala Lumpur International Airport. The skies were clear, the air balmy and tinged with poignancy and sadness.

4 Malaysian jihadists in stable condition

By Hariz Mohd - Saturday, August 23, 2014 - 08:05

KUALA LUMPUR: FOUR Malaysian jihadists in Syria who suffered serious injuries during a battle in Syar’aya, about 4km from Hama on Tuesday, are in stable condition and recovering.

KLIA traffic halts as sign of respect

Saturday, August 23, 2014 - 08:04

A GLOOMY atmosphere hung over the Kuala Lumpur International Airport (KLIA) yesterday when an announcement to observe a minute of silence was made at 10.54am.

An exceptional ceremony

Saturday, August 23, 2014 - 08:04

HERE was how Malaysians remembered yesterday’s extraordinary funeral ceremony for the first batch of 20 Malaysia Airlines flight MH17 crew and passengers killed cold-bloodedly with 278 others on July 17 — unique in scope and remembrance, and generous and circumspect in grief.

Malaysians stand together to honour victims

Saturday, August 23, 2014 - 08:03

GEORGE TOWN: A sombre mood swept across the nation yesterday as the country welcomed home the remains of the first 20 Malaysians who were among the 298 passengers and crew on board downed Malaysia Airlines flight MH17.