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

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... Read More

A woman cries as the late Karpal Singh

A woman cries as the late Karpal Singh's body arrives at his house in Utama Road in Penang. After a lifetime of service to the country, the Penang government will acknowledge Karpal Singh's contributions by giving him a funeral with state honours. – The Malaysian Insider pic by Hasnoor Hussain, April 18, 2014.

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False MH370 leads prompt hope, theories from families and experts, says WSJ

In the search for debris from Malaysia Airlines flight MH370, numerous findings of wooden pallets, nets and... Read More

Karpal Singh left his mark on Malaysian law, say legal experts

BY V. ANBALAGAN, ASSISTANT NEWS EDITOR

In a legal career spanning almost half a century, the late Karpal Singh contributed immensely to the development of... Read More

Karpal Singh, a man for true believers of justice

BY LIM GUAN ENG

As I sat here at my home in Penang at 4 am in the morning of April 17, 2014, waiting for my driver to come and pick... Read More

Zulkifli shoots back at Khairy in Twitter row

BY LEE SHI-IAN

Former Perkasa vice-president Zulkifli Noordin continued his Twitter row with Khairy Jamaluddin today, taking a... Read More

Court finds Anwar’s defence on sodomy charge not credible

V. ANBALAGAN, ASSISTANT NEWS EDITOR

The Court of Appeal which convicted Datuk Seri Anwar Ibrahim for sodomy last month held that the opposition... Read More

Islamic followers will be divided if religion deviates, says Dr Mahathir

BY LEE SHI-IAN

If Islam becomes a forceful, cruel religion that prioritises sects over the Quran, the faithful will be... Read More

Karpal’s car crashed into lorry, not the other way around, says Perak police

BY LEE SHI-IAN

Initial investigations have revealed that Karpal Singh’s Toyota Alphard crashed into a five-ton lorry in the... Read More

Mini-sub finds nothing of interest in fourth MH370 mission

The mini submarine hunting for wreckage of missing flight MH370 in the southern Indian Ocean detected nothing... Read More

Fourth US officer charged in ‘Fat Leonard’ bribery scandal

A fourth US navy officer has been charged with leaking information to a foreign defence contractor owned by... Read More

Oil slick is not from missing flight MH370, says search team

An oil slick sighted during the sea search for missing Malaysia Airlines flight MH370 did not come from the... Read More