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North Korea rejects Nam’s autopsy report as an "absurdity" as Malaysia charges two women with murder

The plot thickens Date : March 2, 2017 Reporter : Big News Network KUALA LUMPUR, Malaysia - Malaysia on Wednesday charged two women, an Indonesian and a Vietnamese, with the murder of Kim Jong Nam, the estranged half-brother of North Korean leader Kim Jong Un.> BNN The two women - Siti Aishah, a 25-year-old from Jakarta, and Doan Thi Huong, 28, from rural northern Vietnam – could get the death sentence if they are convicted of killing Kim in a shocking assassination at the international airport in Kuala Lumpur on February 13. The ...Full Story

POLITICS

Internationally-banned chemical weapon used to kill Kim Jong Nam

Date : February 24, 2017 Reporter : ANI Malaysian Police New York [USA], Feb. 24 (ANI): A preliminary report by the Chemistry Department of Malaysia has revealed that the chemical substance used to kill Kim Jong Nam was a VX nerve agent, an internationally-banned chemical weapon.> BNN ...Full Story

BUSINESS

Malaysian Prime Minister Najib Razak signs 14 agreements with China, in warning to U.S.

Date : November 2, 2016 Reporter : Big News Network Malaysia China Business BEIJING, China - The Malaysian Prime Minister Najib Razak has secured a defence deal with China after a meeting with the Chinese Premier Li Keqiang at Beijing's Great Hall of the People on Tuesday.  Razak’s meeting ...Full Story

INDUSTRY

Investment in Malaysia hit USD12b, breaks record

Date : February 17, 2014 Reporter : BigNewsNet Looking also the contribution from domestic investors (MENAFN) Investment in Malaysia hit its highest record ever last year as it increased to USD12 billion, Xinhua reported. The country's International Trade and Industry Minister said: "We are not only dependent on foreign ...Full Story

SOCIO-CULTURE

North Korea rejects Nam’s autopsy report as an "absurdity" as Malaysia charges two women with murder

Date : March 2, 2017 Reporter : Big News Network The plot thickens KUALA LUMPUR, Malaysia - Malaysia on Wednesday charged two women, an Indonesian and a Vietnamese, with the murder of Kim Jong Nam, the estranged half-brother of North Korean leader Kim Jong Un.> BNN The two women - Siti Aishah, a ...Full Story

HISTORY

North Korean dictator Kim Jong Un’s half-brother killed at Malaysian airport, all eyes on Pyongyang

Date : February 15, 2017 Reporter : Big News Network In daring plot KUALA LUMPUR, Malaysia - New details emerged on Wednesday in one of the most daring assassination plots after South Korea's spy agency confirmed Kim Jong Nam, the estranged 46-year-old half-brother of North Korea's leader ...Full Story

HUMAN RIGHTS

Malaysia Airlines Flight 17 downed by Russian-made 9M38 Buk missile

Date : October 14, 2015 Reporter : BigNewsNet/UPI Destroyed by a Russian missile THE HAGUE, Netherlands -- The Dutch Safety Board said Tuesday that Malaysia Airlines Flight 17, which went down a year ago near the Russia-Ukraine border, was destroyed by a Russian missile. The plane was hit by a Russian-made 9M38 ...Full Story

ENVIRONMENT

Over 160,000 people flee homes as worst flood in decade hits Malaysia

Date : December 27, 2014 Reporter : Trend Rescuers are currently operating in Malaysia More than 160,000 people in Malaysia have been forced to evacuate and five have been killed as the country is facing the worst flood in a decade, Sky News reported on Dec.27 citing local media. Rescuers are currently operating in ...Full Story

EDUCATION

Mystery of missing MH370 'may not be solved'

Date : April 3, 2014 Reporter : BigNewsNet We may not even know the reason for this incident KUALA LUMPUR Malaysia's police chief has warned that the reasons for the Malaysia Airlines plane's disappearance may never be known. Khalid Abu Bakar said the case "may go on and on and on" and urged people to be ...Full Story

TECHNOLOGY

Ban urges halt to fighting, unfettered access to Malaysia Airlines crash site in Ukraine

Date : July 31, 2014 Reporter : BigNewsNet Called for an immediate halt Both Mr. Ban and the United Nations Security Council have called for a full investigation into the crash of flight MH17, which went down in Donetsk Oblast on 17 July, resulting in the loss of 298 lives. They have also urged armed ...Full Story

TRAVEL

AirAsia aircraft crashed in waters off East Belitung

Date : December 28, 2014 Reporter : Trend AirAsia aircraft has reportedly crashed An aircraft has reportedly crashed in the waters off East Belitung, off the east coast of Sumatra, after authorities confirmed that AirAsia Flight QZ8501 went missing earlier today, The Malaysian Insider reported. The Bangka Pos ...Full Story

SPORTS

Search for missing Malaysian airliner widens into Indian Ocean

Date : March 13, 2014 Reporter : BigNewsNet We will not stop searching: said China KUALA LUMPUR - The search for the missing Malaysia Airlines jet is to widen into the Indian Ocean with reported data from the airliner indicating it might have flown into the vast ocean even as authorities are paying special attention ...Full Story

ENTERTAINMENT

Action thriller 'Mrs K' to open Osaka Asian Film Festival

Date : January 30, 2017 Reporter : Big News Network Osaka Asian Film Festival PanARMENIAN.Net - Malaysian-Hong Kong action thriller "Mrs K" has been set as the opening film of the Osaka Asian Film Festival. The festival, which runs March 3-12, will close with the world premiere of teen music drama ...Full Story

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