MH17: Ukraine says recorders show “massive compressive decompression” brought down airliner

Monday, 28 July 2014.

KIEV: Analysis of the black box flight recorders from a downed Malaysian airliner show it was destroyed by shrapnel coming from a rocket blast and went down because of “massive explosive decompression“, a Ukrainian security official said today.


Ukraine claims more territory as fight intensifies with rebels

Monday, July 28, 2014 - 22:48

KIEV: Ukraine said today its troops had wrested more territory from pro-Russian rebels, advancing towards the site where Malaysian flight MH17 was brought down, which international investigators said they could not reach because of the fighting.

MH17: Malaysia hopes to secure remaining evidence at crash site

By Farrah Naz Karim - Monday, July 28, 2014 - 21:45

UTRECTH: THE Malaysian team hoping to secure the remaining evidence of flight MH17, including the all-important parts of the Malaysia Airlines jet scattered at the crash site in Grabovo, a village in Donetsk, will assess the security in the area before sending in its men.

Drastic drop in air quality

By Sharanpal Singh Randhawa - Monday, July 28, 2014 - 21:20

KUALA LUMPUR: Hazy conditions caused a drastic drop in air quality with some areas showing Air Pollutant Index (API) readings ranging from moderate, unhealthy and very unhealthy.

Advertisements revolve around spirit of togetherness for Hari Raya

By Sharanpal Singh Randhawa - Monday, July 28, 2014 - 20:44

KUALA LUMPUR: Each year many local companies come up with Hari Raya advertisements to mark the end of the fasting month or Ramadan.

MH17: Downing of flight may amount to “war crime” - UN

Monday, July 28, 2014 - 20:42

KUALA LUMPUR: The downing of the Malaysia Airlines Flight MH17 aircraft in eastern Ukraine “may amount to a war crime“, said United Nations (UN) High Commissioner for Human Rights Navi Pillay.

A sombre Hari Raya at the Malaysian Embassy in UK

Monday, July 28, 2014 - 20:13

Malaysian high commissioner to the United Kingdom Datuk Ahmad Rasidi Hazizi (left) posing with visitors to his open house

MAS thankful of Malaysian’s support

Monday, July 28, 2014 - 19:50

KUALA LUMPUR: Tragedy-hit Malaysia Airlines (MAS) has thanked all Malaysians for the enduring opportunity to be of service and seek their understanding for the times the carrier has fallen short of expectations.

Moderate Aidilfitri celebrations at Malaysian Embassy in Netherlands

By Farrah Naz Karim - Monday, July 28, 2014 - 19:40

THE HAGUE: More than 300 people, including most of the 500 Malaysians registered with the embassy here, made their way to the embassy here for a low-key Hari Raya gathering.

All quiet at Seri Perdana on Aidilfitri

Monday, July 28, 2014 - 19:09

PUTRAJAYA: The stillness that prevailed in the vicinity of Seri Perdana, the prime minister’s official residence, belied the fact that today was Aidilfitri.

Scrap materials shop razed to ground

By MELISSA DARLYNE CHOW - Monday, July 28, 2014 - 17:47

GEORGE TOWN: A scrap materials shop located on Jalan Tan Sri Teh Ewe Lim and a mere 50 feet away from a petrol station was almost completely razed to the ground in an afternoon fire on the first day of Hari Raya Aidilfitri today.