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    Kiwi Fined RM6,000 For Trying To Open MAS Aircraft Door In Midair

    A Kiwi restaurant manager was fined RM6,000, in default 12 months’ jail, by the Sepang magistrate’s court today for attempting to open the door of a Malaysia Airlines (MAS) aircraft (file photo above) in midair during a flight from New Zealand to the Kuala Lumpur International Airport (KLIA) last...
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    Malaysians share their spookiest Hungry Ghost Month tales

    This year, the seventh Chinese lunar month, also called the Hungry Ghost Month, falls from Aug 11 to Sept 9. During this period, a common sight will be roadside offerings of food, candles and joss sticks, to fete the wandering spirits. Makeshift tents are set up for the same...
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    Making an oasis in Wangsa Maju

    WANGSA Maju is surrounded by recreation and entertainment centres as well as shopping malls such as AEON Alpha Angle, AEON Big, Wangsa Walk and Giant. There are also international schools, worldclass healthcare and education facilities, such as Tunku Abdul Rahman College (TARC), University Tunku Abdul Rahman and Malaysian Institute...
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    Restore Sarawak’s rights to its oil

    Economic Affairs Minister Mohamed Azmin Ali has told Parliament that Pakatan Harapan’s (PH) election promise of giving a 20% “royalty” to oil-producing states was based on “a loose definition of the word… The term cash payment is not used generally, but it is generally understood to mean a royalty”....
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    MH370 investigators say controls were likely deliberately manipulated

    KUALA LUMPUR – Investigators released a report on missing Malaysia Airlines flight MH370 on Monday, saying the Boeing 777’s controls were likely deliberately manipulated to take it off course but they were not able to determine who was responsible. They had no conclusion about what happened aboard the plane...
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    TM And TNB Cancel Plan To Expand High Speed Internet Access Nationwide

    Telekom Malaysia Bhd and Tenaga Nasional Bhd have cancelled their plan to help expand high speed internet access nationwide and bring down cost of the service. TM, in a filing to Bursa Malaysia today, said they had decided to discontinue their collaboration to establish a detailed joint proposal for...
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    An exclusive interview with Gerard J. Inzerillo, CEO Forbes Travel Guide.

    We had the pleasure to do an exclusive interview this month with a visionary known for his trademark innovation and extensive network of contacts in tourism, hospitality, entertainment and business – Gerard J. Inzerillo, CEO Forbes Travel Guide.    Forbes Travel Guide is the only independent, global rating for...
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    AirAsia announces S$41.2b deal for 100 Airbus planes to pave way for non-stop European routes

    SEPANG (AFP) – Malaysian budget airline AirAsia on Thursday (July 19) announced an additional order of 34 Airbus A330neo planes, bringing the total value of its expanded 100-plane order to US$30 billion (S$41.2 billion) as it sets its sights on European routes. The first delivery of the jets will arrive towards...
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    The ringgit is expected to be strong at RM3.20 against the US dollar

    KUALA LUMPUR: The ringgit is expected to strengthen between RM3.20 and RM2.50 against the US dollar over the next two to five years, supported by trade surplus and government efforts to ensure steady economic growth. Affin Hwang Asset Management Bhd (Affin Hwang AM) managing director Teng Chee Wai said...
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    Into the blue: Crossing the Straits of Melaka

    IT’S not a race. We just want to cross. There are 30 of us; seven of whom will be doing their solo swims in just under a week’s time. This means that they will be in the water all the way, from the start in Sumatra to the finish...
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    Malaysian tourist beware: Summer scammers are back!!

    THERE are as many bogus police, scammers and conmen and women on the streets of London as there are tourists. Especially in summer. And it would seem, from reports and nationality of the victims, most of these conmen and women are making Malaysian visitors’ favourite spots as their hangouts....
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    Business travellers who Insta-brag on social media at risk of industrial espionage, kidnap and crimes

    SINGAPORE – Business travellers are risking kidnapping, burglary and even corporate espionage by documenting their trips on social media, a new study shows. Two-thirds of the respondents in business travel payment company AirPlus International’s 13th global International Travel Management Study said they posted photos and location updates during business...