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Ignore people who make provocative statements, says Kurup


KUALA LUMPUR - Minister in the Prime Minister’s Department Tan Sri Joseph Kurup said people who make provocative and racial statements are merely seeking recognition and will not do so if the public ignores them. These people often issued such statements over the social media and did not realise that they could destroy the peace and stability the country enjoyed, he said ... Read More »

I want to become the next Tiger of Jelutong – Karpal’s eldest grandson


GEORGE TOWN - In a sign that Karpal Singh’s legacy will not be forgotten, his eldest grandson pledged today to become as fearless and dedicated a lawyer his late grandfather once was. Eleven-year-old Akhshay Singh Deo took to the microphone this evening and said: “I’ll be the next Tiger of Jelutong!” Akhshay, along with 10 of Karpal’s other grandchildren, was asked ... Read More »

Bluefin-21 AUV begins eighth mission


KUALA LUMPUR - The Perth-based Joint Agency Coordination Centre today announced Bluefin-21 AUV’s eighth mission has commenced. It said early this morning, Bluefin-21 AUV completed mission seven in the underwater search area. To date Bluefin-21 has searched approximately 50% of the focused underwater search area. The focused underwater search area is defined as a circle of 10km radius around the second ... Read More »

Grand send off for Karpal Singh


GEORGE TOWN - Crowds of well wishers waited outside Karpal Singh’s residence at Jalan Utama, George Town, from as early as 5.30am this morning to follow the procession to the Bukit Gantong crematorium. Even members of the press eagerly waited to record a last glimpse of the veteran politician who has contributed in areas of justice and democracy in the country. ... Read More »

Karpal’s final journey


GEORGE TOWN - It is an emotional farewell for many as Karpal’s final journey begins from his home in Jalan Utama today at about 7.30am. Thousands of people were seen gathering outside his home at 144A Jalan Utama here and some arrived as early as 6am to say their last goodbyes to the former Parliamentarian and DAP chairman who died in ... Read More »

Search for MH370 is now at ‘critical juncture’, says Hishammuddin


KUALA LUMPUR: The search for Flight MH370 is now at a “critical juncture”, Datuk Seri Hishammuddin Hussein said today. With the search now into its 43rd day, the acting transport minister also appealed to everyone to pray that a drone submersible deployed in the Indian Ocean hunt will succeed in unearthing any sign of the missing Malaysia Airlines plane’s wreckage. “The ... Read More »

Karpal had no fear to fight for justice – Eldest brother


“It was only three days ago that Karpal and I were joking away about him being charged under the Sedition Act. “He even told me not to worry about it as he will come out of it unscathed as he usually did,” said Karpal’s eldest brother Baksis Singh, 80. He said the last time he met his younger brother was ... Read More »

Body of Karpal’s aide to be flown back to India


KUALA LUMPUR - The body of Michael Cornelius Selvam Vellu, who perished in a car crash Thursday alongside his boss Karpal Singh, will be flown back to India today for his funeral. A two-hour prayer would be held for the 39-year-old at the Ipoh Hospital mortuary beforehand, The Starreported, citing R. Suresh Singh, Puchong MP Gobind Singh’s personal assistant. Michael’s body will ... Read More »

MH370 search to be most costly ever at US$100 million


SYDNEY – The search for missing Malaysia Airlines Flight MH370 is set to be the most expensive in aviation history, analysts say, as efforts to find the aircraft deep under the Indian Ocean show no signs of slowing. The Boeing 777 vanished on March 8 with 239 people on board, after veering dramatically off course en route from Kuala Lumpur ... Read More »

Leaders from both sides of the political divide pay tribute to Karpal Singh


Leaders from both sides of the political divide, regardless of race and religion, continued to visit the residence of the late Karpal Singh Friday to pay their last respects. Among them were Minister in the Prime Minister’s Department Nancy Shukri, Penang opposition leader Datuk Jahara Hamid, PKR deputy president Azmin Ali and several Barisan Nasional state assemblymen. Nancy, who is MP for Batang Sadong in Sarawak, ... Read More »

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