Indonesian Military Helicopter Crashes, Killing 13

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JAKARTA, March 21 –  A military helicopter carrying 13 people crashed in central Indonesia on Sunday, with preliminary reports saying all people on board were killed, a spokesman said. I Made Sutia, a local military spokesman told the reporters said there are 13 military officers and preliminary reports said they were killed.

4 States In Peninsula Record Highest Temperature Readings

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TUARAN, March 20 – Four states in the peninsula recorded the highest temperature readings in the country yesterday as a result of El-Nino. The locations were Chuping in Perlis (39.5 degrees Celsius), Alor Setar in Kedah (39.1), Ipoh in Perak (37.5), and Temerloh in Pahang (37.4). “The readings almost reached danger

Wisma Putra: Malaysia Condemns Istanbul Bomb Blast

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KUALA LUMPUR, March 20 – Malaysia has strongly condemned Saturday’s bomb attack in Istiklal Street in Taksim Square, Istanbul killing five people and injuring 36 others including 12 foreigners. In a statement here Sunday, the Foreign Ministry said that there were no Malaysian casualties in the incident, and the Malaysian Embassy

No Malaysian Casualty In Flydubai Aircraft Crash In Russia

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KUALA LUMPUR, March 20 – No Malaysian casualty was reported in the FZ981 Flydubai aircraft crash in the city of Rostov-on-Don, Russia early Saturday, according to Malaysia’s Foreign Ministry. In the crash which occurred at 3.50am (local time), 55 passengers and seven crew members perished. The ministry, together with the Malaysian Embassy,

Mahdzir: Schools Will Reopen As Normal

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KOTA BAHARU, March 20 – All schools will reopen as normal on Sunday and Monday following the end of the first term holidays even though the country is facing extreme hot weather due to the El Nino phenomenon, said Education Minister Datuk Seri Mahdzir Khalid. He said for now, what they can do is

Istanbul Shopping Area Hit By Suicide Bomber

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TURKEY, March 20 – A suicide bomb attack at a busy shopping area in the Turkish city of Istanbul has killed at least four people, officials say. Another 36 were injured – 12 foreign nationals – as the bomb went off near a government building on Istiklal Street. No-one has admitted carrying out

Najib Urges People To Ignore Mahathir’s Declaration

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KUANTAN, March 19 – Datuk Seri Najib Tun Razak has urged the people to simply ignore the ‘Mahathir declaration’ promoted by Tun Mahathir Mohamad and opposition leaders. The Prime Minister said the Barisan Nasional (BN) government had always looked after the welfare of the people by implementing various programmes which met

Guan Eng Lodge Police Report Over Fake Tweet Post

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GEORGE TOWN, March 19 – Penang Chief Minister Lim Guan Eng has lodged a police report over a screenshot posted on social media of what appeared to be a tweet by the CM saying that he is to be arrested by the Malaysian Anti-Corruption Commission (MACC) and interrogated for the Jalan Pinhorn bungalow

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