MUCH has already been said about how MH370’s mystery and tragedy has united the nation. However, the declaration of national unity and the call for citizens to remain united because of the tragedy, by Umno politicians in particular, is hypocritical and duplicitous.
The police will be setting up a Cyber Investigation Response Center to be more proactive in curbing “misuse of the internet”. Whilst social media content about the missing MH370 may be the impetus for the police’s plans, the implications for net users will go beyond how social media has been responding to the mystery and tragedy of the Malaysia Airlines plane.
“The punishment must be more educational rather than causing hurt to a woman to make her reform… So far nobody, not even a male, has been whipped under the Syariah in Malaysia.” PAS central working committee member and Titiwangsa Member of Parliament Dr Lo’ Lo Mohamad Ghazali, on the Kuantan Syariah Court’s whipping sentence on […]
KUALA LUMPUR, 4 May 2009: Former prime minister Tun Abdullah Ahmad Badawi has been appointed as advisor for Malaysia Airlines effective 1 May. In a statement here today, Malaysia Airlines chairperson, Tan Sri Dr Munir Majid said the board welcomed Abdullah with his wide experience and extensive contacts to the non-executive appointment and looked forward […]
SHAH ALAM, 24 March 2009: A lawyer has taken Malaysia Airlines (MAS) to the Tribunal for Consumer Claims here over an advertisement on 20 Oct 2008 with the heading “What You See Is What You Get”. Jim Pui Yee @ Caroline, 35, from Kota Damansara said she felt cheated and confused by the advertisement that […]
(© Marja Flick-Buijs / sxc.hu) I AM unabashedly a fan of AirAsia, and what it has done not only for travel in Malaysia, but the entire region. A colleague of mine said if there’s anyone who deserves his datukship, it’s Datuk Tony Fernandes. AirAsia’s mantra, Now Everyone Can Fly, has really taken millions places, many […]
SHAH ALAM, 22 Dec 2008: A former Malaysia Airlines (Mas) steward charged with producing a pornographic video compact disc (VCD) was acquitted and discharged today after the High Court here quashed his conviction and 18-month jail term. The court, in allowing the appeal of Mohd Rizal Mat Yusuf, held that the finding of guilt and […]
BANGKOK, 28 Nov 2008: The Malaysian embassy in Bangkok is arranging a special military flight to fly Malaysians back from the Thai capital following the closure of the Suvarnabhumi and Don Muang airports by anti-government protesters since Monday. An embassy official said since the seats were limited, those who could afford it should fly commercial. […]