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Malaysia air quality 'unhealthy' as haze obscures skies
Air quality around Malaysia's capital Kuala Lumpur and on Borneo island was "unhealthy" on Tuesday, with one town reaching "very unhealthy" levels as haze -- mostly from forest fires in Indonesia -- obscured skies. Kuala Lumpur residents wore face masks as protection from the choking smog, while visibility was low. Nine out of some 50 measuring stations recorded air pollutant index readings ...(7/29/2014 7:13:13 AM)
Malaysia Airlines crew reel after disasters
Jonathan Takom has been a Malaysia Airlines steward for 16 worry-free years, but after the carrier's loss of two planes and nearly 30 crew, when he touches down these days his anxious family calls to check he's safe. They ask me to think about it." Malaysia Airlines' once strong reputation has been shattered by the still-unsolved disappearance of flight MH370 in March with 239 aboard, and the ...(7/28/2014 12:54:29 AM)
England, Malaysia to clash for badminton team gold
England will face Malaysia in the final of the badminton team final on Monday after beating India 3-0 in the semi-finals at the Emirates Arena on Sunday evening. Chris Adcock was the English hero with two victories, first with wife Gabriel in the mixed doubles, and then alongside Andrew Ellis in the men's doubles. The Adcock pairing were in control leading 21-16, 15-8 but they lost 12 of the ...(7/27/2014 8:47:27 PM)
Malaysia: Rebels to let police secure MH17 site
KUALA LUMPUR, Malaysia (AP) — Malaysia said Sunday that it would send dozens of police to the Malaysian airliner's crash site in eastern Ukraine after pro-Russia separatists agreed to allow international police personnel to provide protection for investigators.(7/27/2014 8:27:02 AM)
Squash champ hopes win offers boost to Malaysia
GLASGOW, Scotland (AP) — Nicol David hopes she delivered a bit of joy for Malaysia at last. On a squash court more than 6,500 miles (10,000 kilometers) from home, Malaysia's national sporting icon produced her country's 50th gold medal in Commonwealth Games history by defending her squash title on Monday.(7/28/2014 6:26:33 PM)
Badminton - Malaysia win third Games gold in badminton
- Malaysia secured a third successive Commonwealth Games gold medal in the mixed teams badminton with a 3-1 win over England in Glasgow on Monday.(7/28/2014 4:00:11 PM)
Malaysia offers Indonesian illegals safe return
Malaysia is offering illegal Indonesians safe return home without being prosecuted to avoid them making secret journeys in rickety boats after several fatal accidents ahead of the Eid al-Fitr festival, officials said Saturday. At least four boats have sunk since last month as Indonesians, drawn to the relatively affluent Southeast Asian country for work, sought to go home for Eid al-Fitr, Islam ...(7/26/2014 9:47:45 AM)
Malaysia marks grim Eid after MH17 crash
Kuala Lumpur - Malaysia on Monday marked a solemn Eid al-Fitr, Islam's biggest festival, as families of those aboard downed Malaysia Airlines flight MH17 mourned the dead. Prime Minister Najib Razak expressed his "extreme sadness, most profound sympathy and deepest condolences" to MH17 families, as well as relatives of those aboard another Malaysia Airlines jet, MH370, that went missing on March ...(7/28/2014 11:16:10 AM)
Malaysia says Security Act can be used to try MH17 crash mastermind
Malaysia can use the Security Offences (Special Measures) Act (Sosma) to try the mastermind behind the Malaysia Airlines Flight MH17 disaster, said Deputy Home Minister Dr Wan Junaidi Jaafar.(7/29/2014 8:49:11 AM)
Malaysia Urges Cooperation Between UN And Regional Organisations.
Local - Malaysia KUALA LUMPUR - Malaysia firmly believes that cooperation between the United Nations and regional organisations is necessary and should be ongoing in efforts towards resolving conflicts and peacekeeping operations.(7/29/2014 10:39:45 AM)
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