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Emotional Start For Malaysia At Commonwealth Games

Pic: NSTGLASGOW: Malaysia's Commonwealth Games campaign got off to an emotional start as the national contingent paid tribute to the passengers and crew of MH17 who died tragically last week.

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MB Decision After Raya

Datuk Seri Anwar Ibrahim (centre) and opposition leaders discussing the Selangor menteri besar issue at the parliament building yesterday. Pic: NSTKUALA LUMPUR: THERE was much excitement among members of the media when it was made known that the Pakatan leadership was to announce something important after their its presidential council meeting yesterday.

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Deaths Inevitable If Contractors Do Not Buck Up, Says MRT Corp CEO

Project Director MRT Corp, Marcus Karakashian; MRT Corp Chief Executive Officer, Datuk Wira Azhar Abdul Hamid; and Director Stakeholder Relations and Land Management, Haris Fadzilah Hassan during MRT Corp briefing at the MRT Corp HQ in Damansara, Selangor on 23 July, 2014. — Picture by Yusof Mat IsaKUALA LUMPUR— Faced with a series of incidents, MRT Corp CEO Datuk Wira Azhar Abdul Hamid said the firm has warned contractors of the Klang Valley mass rapid transit (KVMRT) project to buck up  safety standards to prevent any deaths.

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MH17 Profile: The Brothers Who Never Made It For A Holiday In Bali With Their Grandmother

Shaka (right) with his mother, Samira Calehr in an undated picture before boarding Flight MH17, July 17, 2014. — Picture courtesy of Harun Calehr KUALA LUMPUR— It was a long overdue vacation for 68-year-old Yasmine Calehr and she was looking forward to spending two-weeks with her three grandsons in Bali, Indonesia.

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Family Members Of MH17 Victim To Head To Amsterdam

Relatives of passengers on board Malaysia Airlines flight MH17 arrive at Kuala Lumpur International Airport in Sepang, July 18, 2014. ― Reuters pic PUTRAJAYA- The family of one of the passengers in the ill-fated MH17 flight will be heading to Amsterdam soon, following Malaysia Airlines (MAS)’ offer to send them there to view the remains of their loved one.

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Malaysia To Use Long Arm Of Local Law To Get At MH17 Perpetrators

Prime Minister Datuk Najib Razak and Deputy Prime Minister Tan Sri Muhyiddin Yassin observe a moment of silence before the start of a special parliament session convened to discuss the MH17 tragedy in Kuala Lumpur, July 23, 2014. — Reuters picKUALA LUMPUR— Malaysia will invoke local criminal laws with extraterritorial applications to punish those who brought down Malaysia Airlines Flight MH17 in eastern Ukraine, Deputy Prime Minister Tan Sri Muhyiddin Yassin told Parliament today.

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No Deal Struck With Ukraine Rebels Over MH17, Parliament Told

A Malaysian expert (left) examines a black box belonging to Malaysia Airlines flight MH17 during its handover from pro-Russian separatists, in Donetsk, July 22, 2014. ― Reuters picKUALA LUMPUR— Prime Minister Datuk Seri Najib Razak offered no concessions to the leader of Ukraine’s separatist leader to secure the safe release of the black boxes and remains of passengers aboard Flight MH17, Parliament was told today.

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‘No One Deserves What We Are Going Through,’ Says MH17 Family

College students gather around candles forming the shape of an airplane, during a candlelight vigil for victims of the downed Malaysia Airlines Flight MH17, at a university in Yangzhou, Jiangsu province July 19, 2014. — Reuters picKUALA LUMPUR— A couple who lost three children in the crash of Flight MH17 today broke their silence to describe the “hell” they are in currently, but also to speak of the love that has come pouring their way since the tragedy.

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Man, Woman Held For Cheating Contractor

 Chief Superintendant Saiman KasranKOTA KINABALU: Police arrested a man and a woman, on Tuesday, for cheating a contractor in an online purchase transaction for used cars.

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Three Express Bus Drivers On Drugs Caught In Ops Aidilfitri

ops aidilfitriKUALA LUMPUR: Three express bus drivers were tested positive for drugs abuse while 1,264 summonses had been issued by authorities in the first three days of Op Aidilfitri that started on Monday.

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