High seas anxiety: Ferry of 432 stranded on sandbar after straying course

Your sea nightmares were realized last night after 432 ferry passengers were trapped on a sandbar near Kuala Perlis in the north of the country, yesterday. The ship was on its way from Kuala Perlis to the nearby Langkawi island when it ran into trouble 0.8 nautical miles (1.5km to the rest of us land-lovers) ...

Transportation

[VIDEO] Unbuckled child flung from car as door opens on turn

[VIDEO] Unbuckled child flung from car as door opens on turn

Video of a child being flung out of a moving vehicle is a stark reminder to always, always fasten your seat belt, and make sure your passengers are buckled in as well. The...

READ: A former Malaysian minister on why cancelling the SG-KL railway is a big mistake

READ: A former Malaysian minister on why cancelling the SG-KL railway is a big mistake

It’s not unexpected for Datuk Seri Abdul Rahman Dahlan to protest against the cancellation of the Singapore-Kuala Lumpur high-speed rail (HSR) project. After all, he was the...

No steam ahead: PM Mahathir Mohamad is cancelling the SG-KL high-speed rail project

No steam ahead: PM Mahathir Mohamad is cancelling the SG-KL high-speed rail project

Leisurely 90-minute rides to and fro Kuala Lumpur to the developing Jurong East? Not anytime soon. Prime Minister Tun Dr. Mahathir Mohamad has announced that Malaysia will be...

EU, NATO urge Russia to ‘accept responsibility’ for MH17

EU, NATO urge Russia to ‘accept responsibility’ for MH17

The EU and NATO urged Russia on Friday to take responsibility for the 2014 downing of flight MH17 over eastern Ukraine after international investigators concluded that a missile...

MH17 Timeline: From crash to disputed conclusion

MH17 Timeline: From crash to disputed conclusion

International investigators this week concluded that a Malaysia Airlines flight that crashed in war-torn Ukraine in 2014 had been struck by a missile that came from a Russian...

Russia’s Lavrov: No ‘facts’ to support MH17 charges

Russia’s Lavrov: No ‘facts’ to support MH17 charges

Russia said Friday the Netherlands had provided no evidence that Moscow was directly behind the 2014 shooting down of flight MH17 over war-torn east Ukraine, accusing the Dutch of...

MH17 shot down by Russian military: Investigators

MH17 shot down by Russian military: Investigators

Investigators probing the 2014 downing of flight MH17 said Thursday for the first time that the missile which brought down the plane over eastern Ukraine originated from a Russian...

Malaysian gov’t says latest MH370 search will end in June

Malaysian gov’t says latest MH370 search will end in June

A new hunt for flight MH370 is expected to end by mid-June, Malaysian authorities said Saturday, as families marked four years since the disappearance of the plane amid renewed...

The Great RM4 million Bike Lane Debacle: Mayor says cycling path to be ‘re-audited’ amidst widespread complaint

The Great RM4 million Bike Lane Debacle: Mayor says cycling path to be ‘re-audited’ amidst widespread complaint

Kuala Lumpur’s RM4 million blue bike lanes (US$1,015,000) have done the unthinkable, they’ve got the city’s cyclists, motorbike riders, and drivers to all agree....


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