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MH17: Najib flies in to Netherlands for discussions over tragedy

Thursday, 31 July 2014.

AMSTERDAM: Malaysian Prime Minister Datuk Seri Najib Razak arrived in the Netherlands Thursday for a two-day tight working visit over the Malaysia Airlines (MAS) Flight MH17 crash in Ukraine.

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MH370: Australia says survey ships making progress in maping sea floor

Thursday, July 31, 2014 - 17:16

SYDNEY: Two ships surveying the sea floor where Malaysia Airlines Flight MH370 is thought to have crashed are making steady progress with a deep-water search to get underway in September, Australian authorities said today.

MH17: Remains of Tambi, Ariza and children to be buried in Sarawak

Thursday, July 31, 2014 - 17:09

KUCHING: The next-of-kin of Tambi Jiee, 49, and Ariza Ghazalee, 46, the married couple who were killed, together with their four children, in the Malaysia Airlines (MAS) Flight MH17 crash in Ukraine, have decided that the six family members be buried at the Semariang Muslim Cemetery near here.

Penalty set aside for man who flashed obscene gestures at Queen

By MELISSA DARLYNE CHOW - Thursday, July 31, 2014 - 15:29

GEORGE TOWN: A quantity surveyor, who was jailed and fined for flashing obscene gestures at Tuanku Permaisuri Agong Tuanku Hajah Haminah last year, succeeded in his appeal for the penalty to be set aside at the High Court here today.

Ustaz apologises after police records his statement

By PRIYA PUBALAN - Thursday, July 31, 2014 - 14:49

BUKIT MERTAJAM: Embattled preacher Ustaz Shahul Hameed has issued a second public apology to all Hindus over his disparaging remarks insulting Hindu deities in a video clip that has gone viral in the past few days.

MH17: Family members want remains to be buried close to home

By Goh Pei Pei - Thursday, July 31, 2014 - 13:54

KUCHING: The family of slain Malaysia Airlines MH17 tragedy wants their remains to be buried close to home.

Body of toddler found after accident three days ago

By AVILA GERALDINE - Thursday, July 31, 2014 - 13:42

TAWAU: The body of 19-month-old toddler, who went missing after the car he was in plunged into a river three days ago, was retrieved near Kampung Ulu Murut water plant near here, yesterday.

MIC demands apology from preacher over alleged derogatory remarks

Thursday, July 31, 2014 - 13:18

KUALA LUMPUR: The MIC today demanded an apology from a Muslim preacher who had allegedly insulted the Hindu faith during a talk.

HAZE: Air quality nationwide sees improvement

Thursday, July 31, 2014 - 10:49

KUALA LUMPUR: Air quality in the country saw an improvement today, with no area having the Air Pollutant Index (API) at the unhealthy level as at 8 am compared to two yesterday.

Man killed in Putatan fire

By Avila Geraldine and Emma Lisa Noorazmi - Thursday, July 31, 2014 - 09:43

KOTA KINABALU: A man was burnt to death in a blaze which destroyed five houses at Kampung Seri Pandan in Putatan near here, early morning.

MIC, NGOs lodge report against ustaz over remarks

Thursday, July 31, 2014 - 08:11

KUALA LUMPUR: Representatives of political parties and Hindu non-governmental organisations yesterday lodged police reports against a Muslim preacher for allegedly making provocative and racist remarks against Hindus.