Monthly Archives: March 2014

Sarawak CM: Perkasa’s Ibrahim Ali on Sarawak’s blacklist

Ibrahim Ali (pic) is the latest politician to be put on the list of those barred from entering Sarawak, said Tan Sri Adenan Satem. “Don’t ever try to enter Sarawak,” the Sarawak chief minister told Ibrahim, after reports that the … Continue reading

Posted in Adenan Satem, Perkasa, Sarawak | 1 Comment

MH370 families to get millions – if they’re American

By Katrina Bishop | CNBC  As the search for any wreckage for the missing Malaysia Airlines flight continues, insurance experts have warned of “divergent” compensation claims, with the families of U.S. passengers potentially receiving millions more than their Asian counterparts. … Continue reading

Posted in MH370

Daughter of chief steward on missing flight MH370 holding up well

Maira with her father Andrew, who was the chief steward on duty on board the ill-fated MAS flight MH370. – March 30, 2014.Maira Elizabeth, daughter of chief steward Andrew Nari who was on the lost Malaysian airliner, is keeping her … Continue reading

Posted in MH370

Family, friends deny Daily Mail report on MH370 pilot

Captain Zaharie Ahmad Shah, seen here posing with his home-built flight simulator, in a picture taken from a YouTube video. The Daily Mail came under fire from Captain Zaharie Ahmad Shah’s family and friends last night over the British tabloid’s … Continue reading

Posted in MH370

BN’s Balingian victory a testament to Melanau unity

A note from Francis Paul Siah Let me say this honestly. I’ve already told my PKR friends before the elections that Balingian is a mountain to climb. However, the positive note from this by-election is that it shows Melanau unity … Continue reading

Posted in PBB, PKR Updates, Sarawak

Terrifying moment in Malindo Air’s fire incident

BRITISH ENGINEER HAS REVEALED THE TERRIFYING MOMENT AN ENGINE ON HIS FLIGHT CAUGHT FIRE AT 10,000FT ABOVE MALAYSIA Terrifying: The moment an engine caught fire on a Malindo Air flight above Malaysia on Tuesday (March 25) A British engineer has … Continue reading

Posted in Special Interest, Tragedy

Daily Mail takes swipe at Malaysian Queen

View the full image By Patrick Sennyah PETALING JAYA: It must have been a slow news day for the Daily Mail (UK) when it decided to take a swipe at a member of the Malaysian royal family for enjoying a round … Continue reading

Posted in MH370, Royalty

Limit the Sarawak chief minister’s term to 10 years

Francis Paul Siah Executive Editor OUTSPOKEN: When Tun Dr Mahathir Mohamad introduced the rotation system for the Sabah chief minister’s post in 1994, he said it was necessary because the position was “too powerful”. The first thing that crossed my … Continue reading

Posted in Adenan Satem, Sarawak

Missing MAS pilot ‘terribly upset’ by marriage break-up

Daughter: Aishah Zaharie. Photo: Supplied As search crews continue to scour the Indian Ocean for any signs of the missing Malaysia Airlines jet, questions once again have been raised about the veteran pilot at the controls of MH370 and his … Continue reading

Posted in MH370, MoCS (Sarawak)

Engine of Terengganu-bound Malindo Air flight catches fire

Pic courtesy of Faiz Subri, March 26, 2014.” />One of the engines of the Terengganu-bound Malindo Air flight on fire. – Pic courtesy of Faiz Subri, March 26, 2014. One of the engines of a Malindo Air flight en route … Continue reading

Posted in Tragedy