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Malaysia, Australia to ink deal on black box custody, says report

Malaysia and Australia will sign a deal specifying who handles any wreckage from missing flight MH370 that may be recovered, including the crucial "black box" flight data recorders, according to a report yesterday. Malaysia is drafting the agreement "to safeguard both nations from any legal pitfalls that may surface during that... Read More

A man writes a condolence note during a vigil at Dataran Merdeka to remember the late Karpal Singh, who died in an accident on Thursday. – The Malaysian Insider pic by Afif Abd Halim, April 19, 2014.

A man writes a condolence note during a vigil at Dataran Merdeka to remember the late Karpal Singh, who died in an accident on Thursday. – The Malaysian Insider pic by Afif Abd Halim, April 19, 2014.

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No Obama meeting for Anwar in next week’s visit

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Attacks on Karpal unacceptable, say ministers

Two ministers have spoken out against the attacks on Karpal Singh and dissemination of gory pictures of the... Read More

Umno lawyer calls Karpal ‘one of the most ethical criminal lawyers’

Umno lawyer Tan Sri Muhammad Shafee Abdullah had plenty of encounters in the courts with the late Karpal Singh but... Read More

Karpal and I never quarrelled even though we belonged to different parties, says Ling

BY LOOI SUE-CHERN

Bukit Gelugor MP Karpal Singh and former transport minister Tun Dr Ling Liong Sik never quarrelled or fought,... Read More

Law students hold candlelight vigil for Karpal

BY LEE SHI-IAN

A group of first-year law students held a candlelight vigil at the Esplanade in George Town, Penang, tonight for... Read More

MH370 suits in US might be scuttled by reluctance to hear foreign crash cases, reports NBC

Six weeks after flight MH370 vanished from the radar screens, experts said lawyers attracted to potentially... Read More

Gerakan calls Karpal elder statesman, Samy Vellu cries over news of death

BY LOOI SUE-CHERN

In an ultimate accolade, Gerakan, DAP’s political rival in Penang, today praised Karpal Singh as an elder... Read More

In Malaysia, very few politicians who stand up for their principles

COMMENTARY BY THE MALAYSIAN INSIDER

Most Malaysian politicians fail the first test of being like Karpal Singh (pic) – standing up for his... Read More

Kit Siang drapes comrade’s casket with DAP flag

BY LOOI SUE-CHERN

It was a sombre, moving scene at the home of Karpal Singh this afternoon as veteran DAP leader Lim Kit Siang... Read More

Underwater drone used in MH370 search diving to its extreme limits

An underwater drone scouring the Indian Ocean floor for missing Malaysian flight MH370 has dived to its deepest... Read More