Tag Archives: Malaysia

President Obama visits refugee children in Malaysia

President Obama embraced a classroom of migrant children in Malaysia Saturday in a bid to send a powerful message to the world — they are not to be feared. “They’re just like our kids,” the President declared. Obama’s appearance at a learning center in the capital of Kuala Lumpur came as Europe grapples with the worst migrant crisis since World ...

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Malaysia Airlines Changes Plane Routes to Avoid Ukraine

Filed under: Travel, Security, Transportation & Logistics, Travel Industry Phil Nijhuis/APA closed desk of Malaysian airlines is seen at Schiphol airport in Amsterdam on Thursday. By EILEEN NG KUALA LUMPUR, Malaysia — Malaysia Airlines says that in the wake of the shooting down of one of its passenger jets over Ukraine, it has changed the route its planes will take ...

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After mapping ocean floor, crews renew search for Malaysia Airlines flight 370

Six months ago, Malaysia Airlines flight 370 disappeared with 239 passengers on board after departing from Kuala Lumpur. After an initial frantic search to find the Boeing 777’s black boxes before their batteries petered out, rescue crews called off efforts and began a major undertaking to map the seafloor. Now, four months later, those maps are complete, and the search is ...

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YTL CEO Wing Lee bets on 4G in Malaysia (Q&A)

Wing Lee, CEO of YTL Communications, speaking at Broadband World Forum 2013 in Amsterdam. (Credit: Stephen Shankland/CNET) AMSTERDAM — How does a national-scale carrier go from nonexistent to profitable in five years? There’s probably no single, simple path. But in the case of YTL Communications in Malaysia, the answer combines aggressive construction of a 4G network, a government boost for ...

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