December 14, 2019

Chinese lanterns in Kuala Lumpur

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by Trey Ratcliff From Stuck In customs NEW PODCAST PLAYLIST! I now have five 360 Podcasts I’ve created and another four that are being edited. I’m figuring out this new format as I’m going along. Check out the new Playlist on YouTube and subscribe/hit the bell to get the newest when they come out! DAILY PHOTO – […]

Malaysian King Sultan Muhammad V has abdicated after just two years on the throne

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AP From Business Insider Malaysian King Sultan Muhammad V has abdicated. In a move that took Malaysia by surprise, the king stepped down on Sunday after just two years on the throne. The palace said that the 49-year-old ruler had resigned as Malaysia’s 15th king with immediate effect. No reason was given in for what […]

The prime minister of Malaysia caused a scandal when he said he prefers quinoa to rice

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By Emily Chow, Reuters From Business Insider Malaysian Prime Minister Najib Razak said while visiting a hospital that he prefers eating quinoa to rice. His comment caused controversy in the country as Razak has been widely blamed for a rise in the cost of living. Quinoa is more expensive than rice — and opposition leaders […]

PAC: 1MDB directors repeatedly given inaccurate info

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From The Star Online PETALING JAYA: The 1Malaysia Development Bhd board of directors was repeatedly given inaccurate information by the management of the government investment arm, said the Public Accounts Committee. Among the instances highlighted by the PAC in its report on 1MDB was that the board had been told by the management that a […]

Flight MH370 ‘crashed in south Indian Ocean’ – Malaysia PM

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From BBC Malaysia’s prime minister has announced that missing flight MH370 crashed in the southern Indian Ocean. Najib Razak said this was the conclusion of fresh analysis of satellite data tracking the flight. Malaysia Airlines had told the families of the 239 people on board, he said. The BBC has seen a text message sent […]

Malaysia Airlines Flight 370 search grows as pilots face increased scrutiny

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By Steve Almasy, Chelsea J. Carter and Jim Clancy, CNN Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia (CNN) — Where do you even begin to look, when the search area covers vast swaths of land and water, stretching thousands of miles, from Kazakhstan to the Indian Ocean? That’s the question for Malaysian officials and authorities from 24 other nations […]

Latest: Indian Ocean search/US satellites found no sign of mid-air explosion where Malaysia plane disappeared

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From BBC The US has sent surveillance teams to the Indian Ocean to help search for the missing Malaysian plane, after claims emerged that it may have flown for longer than investigators had thought. Unnamed officials said the plane sent signals to satellites for up to five hours after its apparent disappearance. However, investigators said […]