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MH370: Malaysia sends team to verify Reunion Island debris

Thursday, 30 July 2015.

UNITED NATIONS: Malaysia said on Wednesday it has sent a team to Reunion Island off the east coast of Africa to determine whether washed-up debris may be from the missing Malaysia Airlines Flight MH370 that is believed to have crashed in the Indian Ocean last year.

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MH370: Plane debris being investigated, says JACC

Thursday, July 30, 2015 - 10:39

KUALA LUMPUR: The wreckage of an airplane discovered off La Reunion Island in the Indian Ocean early morning today (Malaysia time) is now being investigated by experts.

MH370: MAS working with authorities to confirm plane debris

Thursday, July 30, 2015 - 09:17

KUALA LUMPUR: Malaysia Airlines said on Thursday it was premature to speculate on the origin of aircraft debris that had washed up on La Reunion island in the southern Indian Ocean east of Madagascar.

Russia vetoes bid to set up tribunal for downed flight MH17

Thursday, July 30, 2015 - 08:53

UNITED NATIONS: Russia vetoed a United Nations Security Council draft resolution on Wednesday that would have set up an international tribunal to prosecute those suspected of downing a Malaysia Airlines passenger airliner last year in eastern Ukraine.

MH370: Malaysia sends team to verify Reunion Island debris

Thursday, July 30, 2015 - 08:50

UNITED NATIONS: Malaysia said on Wednesday it has sent a team to Reunion Island off the east coast of Africa to determine whether washed-up debris may be from the missing Malaysia Airlines Flight MH370 that is believed to have crashed in the Indian Ocean last year.

Mysterious plane wreckage sparks MH370 speculation

Thursday, July 30, 2015 - 01:46

SAINT-ANDRÉ, (France): A mysterious piece of plane debris washed up on the French Indian Ocean island of La Reunion on Wednesday, prompting some speculation it could be part of the missing Malaysia Airlines flight MH370.

Zahid: Police must tackle illegal activities

By Nuradzimmah Daim and Hani Shamira Shahrudin - Wednesday, July 29, 2015 - 23:30

KUALA LUMPUR: Deputy Prime Minister Datuk Seri Dr Ahmad Zahid Hamidi attended a Hari Raya do organised by Desa Tasek Police Quarters Residents' Association, here, today.

David Cameron to visit Malaysia tomorrow

Wednesday, July 29, 2015 - 22:55

KUALA LUMPUR: Prime Minister of the United Kingdom, David Cameron is undertaking a working visit to Malaysia tomorrow (July 30) as part of his four-nation visit to Southeast Asia.

LATEST: Only unimportant documents destroyed in Bukit Aman fire: IGP

By HANI SHAMIRA SHAHRUDIN - Wednesday, July 29, 2015 - 20:27

KUALA LUMPUR: Two floors of Menara 2 building in the federal police headquarters caught fire at about 5.20pm today.

Najib launches Mitsui Outlet Park KLIA Sepang

By Azura Abas - Wednesday, July 29, 2015 - 19:59

SEPANG: Prime Minister Datuk Seri Najib Razak launched the Mitsui Outlet Park (MOP) KLIA Sepang today.

Umno Supreme Council meeting on Friday cancelled

By HANA NAZ HARUN - Wednesday, July 29, 2015 - 17:23

KUALA LUMPUR: The first Umno Supreme Council meeting after Tuesday’s cabinet reshuffle has been cancelled.

Najib chairs first cabinet meeting today after reshuffle

Wednesday, July 29, 2015 - 16:34

PUTRAJAYA: Prime Minister Datuk Seri Najib Razak today chaired the first cabinet meeting after the reshuffle with the appointment of several new ministers yesterday.

Muhyiddin hopes 1MDB probe resolved soon (with video)

By SYED UMAR ARIFF AND HANA NAZ HARUN - Wednesday, July 29, 2015 - 16:26

KUALA LUMPUR: Former Deputy Prime Minister Tan Sri Muhyiddin Yassin hopes the probe into the alleged 1Malaysia Development Bhd (1MDB) scandals would be resolved soon.

Muhyiddin hopes 1MDB probe resolved soon (with video)

By SYED UMAR ARIFF AND HANA NAZ HARUN - Wednesday, July 29, 2015 - 13:53

KUALA LUMPUR: Former Deputy Prime Minister Tan Sri Muhyiddin Yassin hopes the probe into the alleged 1Malaysia Development Bhd (1MDB) scandals would be resolved soon.

TPP will not be signed in Maui: Mustapa

By RUPA DAMODARAN - Wednesday, July 29, 2015 - 13:32

KUALA LUMPUR: The Trans Pacific Partnership agreement, which is in the final countdown towards conclusion, will not be signed in Hawaii said International Trade and Industry Minister Datuk Seri Mustapa Mohamed.

New ministers, deputy ministers sworn in

Wednesday, July 29, 2015 - 11:36

KUALA LUMPUR: Domestic Trade, Cooperatives and Consumerism Minister Datuk Hamzah Zainuddin led the line-up of new ministers and deputy ministers in taking their oath of office and secrecy before the Yang di-Pertuan Agong, Tuanku Abdul Halim Mu'adzam Shah, here today.

Salleh Said Keruak sworn in as senator

By Minderjeet Kaur - Wednesday, July 29, 2015 - 11:09

KUALA LUMPUR: Datuk Seri Salleh Said Keruak was sworn in as senator today, after being appointed as the Communications and Multimedia Minister yesterday.

New cabinet must act as solid team: PM

Tuesday, July 28, 2015 - 20:48

KUALA LUMPUR: The new cabinet announced today will ensure that the government has the strength and unity to focus on development plans for Malaysia and the challenges ahead, Prime Minister Datuk Seri Najib Razak said.

New cabinet members ready for challenge

Tuesday, July 28, 2015 - 19:28

KUALA LUMPUR: The newly appointment cabinet members are fully aware of the challenges ahead, and hope to live up to the trust and expectations placed on them.

Muhyiddin: I accept the decision

By THARANYA ARUMUGAM - Tuesday, July 28, 2015 - 16:43

KUALA LUMPUR: Tan Sri Muhyiddin Yassin has given his assurance that he will continue to be loyal and serve Umno as the deputy president.

Zahid says DPM appointment a responsibility

Tuesday, July 28, 2015 - 14:40

KUALA LUMPUR: Datuk Seri Ahmad Zahid Hamidi has expressed gratitude for his appointment as Deputy Prime Minister, and called on the Cabinet, Umno and Barisan Nasional to continue giving their support to the Prime Minister.

New Cabinet line-up

Tuesday, July 28, 2015 - 14:39

New Cabinet line-up

Zahid appointed DPM in new Cabinet line-up

Tuesday, July 28, 2015 - 14:12

KUALA LUMPUR: Prime Minister Datuk Seri Najib Razak has announced a Cabinet reshuffle that sees Datuk Seri Dr Ahmad Zahid Hamidi appointed Deputy Prime Minister, as well as seven new ministers and nine new deputy ministers.

Five new faces expected in Cabinet reshuffle

By ADRIAN LAI - Tuesday, July 28, 2015 - 13:22

KUALA LUMPUR: Prime Minister Datuk Seri Najib Razak is expected to drop at least five ministers from his current Cabinet line-up this afternoon, sources in the Umno leadership have indicated.

Gani Patail replaced as Attorney-General

Tuesday, July 28, 2015 - 11:12

KUALA LUMPUR: The service of Tan Sri Abdul Gani Patail as the Attorney-General has been terminated effective July 27 due to health reasons, according to Chief Secretary to the Government Tan Sri Dr Ali Hamsa.

Najib to reshuffle Cabinet?

Tuesday, July 28, 2015 - 11:11

KUALA LUMPUR: Prime Minister Datuk Seri Najib Razak has presented a new Cabinet lineup to Yang di-Pertuan Agong, Tuanku Abdul Halim Mu’adzam Shah in the latest reshuffling exercise since 2013, says Utusan Online.

Improved human trafficking ratings shows Malaysia on right track: Zahid

Tuesday, July 28, 2015 - 10:16

PUTRAJAYA: Malaysia's improve rating on human trafficking shows the affirmation of the country's efforts to address the issue said Home Minister Datuk Seri Ahmad Zahid Hamidi today.

Magnitude 7.0 earthquake hits Indonesia’s Papua

Tuesday, July 28, 2015 - 09:00

JAYAPURA: A powerful magnitude 7.0 earthquake rocked the eastern Indonesian province of Papua on Tuesday, US seismologists said, causing panicked people to run out of their homes.

Father of India’s missile program A.P.J. Abdul Kalam dies

Tuesday, July 28, 2015 - 08:41

GAUHATI, India: Former Indian President A.P.J. Abdul Kalam, known as the father of the country’s military missile program, died Monday after collapsing while delivering a lecture, a top state official said. He was 83.

US upgrades Malaysia in trafficking report

Monday, July 27, 2015 - 21:41

WASHINGTON: The United States upgraded Malaysia in an annual report on human trafficking on Monday despite calls by human rights groups and nearly 180 US lawmakers to keep the Southeast Asian country on a list of worst offenders in failing to suppress trafficking.

PMO: Wait for outcome of 1MDB probe

By AZURA ABAS and HASHINI KAVISHTRI KANNAN - Monday, July 27, 2015 - 20:11

PUTRAJAYA:The Prime Minister's Office (PMO) urges everyone including those in the government to refrain from making any statements in regards to 1MDB which can influence the people's perception negatively towards the leaders, government and UMNO.