All Posts Tagged Tag: ‘Malaysia’

Flight 370 Lawsuit: Why Two Teens Have Stepped Up In The Face Of Tragedy

It has been nearly eight months since Malaysia Airlines Flight 370 disappeared, never to be seen or heard from again. In that time, a coalition of multiple nations has participated in the search for clues as to Flight 370’s fate. But as of yet, there are no concrete answers. A number of critics agree that a combination of negligence and …

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Flight 370 Search: Dutch Firm Hired to Investigate

It has been almost exactly five months since Malaysia Airlines Flight 370 (MH370) crashed somewhere along its route from Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia to Beijing, China. In the frantic search conducted immediately following the plane’s disappearance, scientists and investigators found essentially no trace of the plane or the 239 passengers onboard when it disappeared. After taking a short hiatus from the …

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Jeff Dunham Forced to Censor His Act in Malaysia

Despite past controversy and the ire of many other comedians, Jeff Dunham continues to draw huge crowds across the U.S. and the world. The comedian, best known for using ventriloquist puppets as part of his act, has now run up against government censorship due to his caricature of Islam. Dunham, who most recently drew crowds to his “All Over the …

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Malaysia Airlines Theories Run Rampant. What’s Yours?

Ever since Malaysia Airlines Flight 370 went missing on March 8, we’ve seen one idea after another trying to explain what happened as the search for the missing airplane continues. From alien abductions to terrorist schemes, there are a lot of interesting theories out there. Check out some of the missing Malaysia airline theories below. Cockpit Fire Theory Chris Goodfellow, …

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Malaysia Airlines Plane Vanishes, Search Underway

A Malaysia Airlines plane has vanished without a trace and so have the 239 people on board. CNN reports that around 1:30 pm EST, air traffic control first lost contact with Flight MH370. It was destined to arrive in Beijing, China a few hours later, but never made it. The Boeing 777-200ER was said to be carrying an estimated 7.5 …

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Malaysia Health Minister Says TPP Is No Good

TPP is a major cause of concern among those in the tech community. Its expansion of copyright and forcing U.S. copyright law onto other countries is troubling to say the least. It seems that some countries involved in the TPP negotiations are beginning to come to their senses. Malaysia is the latest to say no to the treaty. Malaysia Health …

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Google Maps Now Available In Bahasa Malaysia

Google’s had quite the crush on Malaysia recently. Last week, the company launched a Malaysia-specific domain for YouTube and now they’ve announced that Google Maps will have traffic and transit information for the western Pacific country. The traffic information, which has been around in other countries for a few years now, will be presented as an overlay on the trafficked …

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YouTube Launches Local Domain For Malaysia

Malaysia is rolling out the welcome mats for YouTube as the world’s preeminent online video service announced today that it’s creating a localized domain for Malaysia at As YouTube explains in the announcement: While YouTube has already been available in Malaysia’s most widely spoken languages — Bahasa Malaysia, Chinese, and English — having a Malaysia-specific homepage can now deliver …

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Malaysian Police Monitor Protesters Via Social Media

Social media taketh and now social media taketh away. Sorta. While social media sites like Twitter and Facebook have become integral for protesters to organize events, government officials in Malaysia have taken a page out of this playbook and used it against the protesters. Wall Street Journal describes the effort: The Royal Malaysia Police are now using their own official …

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Yahoo Top News Site In Malaysia

More than half of Malaysians online visited a news/information site in July, reaching more than 5.5 million visitors, according to a new report from comScore.

Yahoo News led as the most visited site in the category reaching 1.2 million visitors, followed by the New York Times Digital with 873,000 visitors.

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Malaysian Blogs Shaking Things Up

The New York Times recently claimed that the "year of the political blogger" has arrived. While that might be a true statement, it is certainly not limited to the American political agendas discussed in that article.

The Malaysia Situation

TechDirt has been keeping an eye on what is happening with blogging in Malaysia, and gives a little background:

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Malaysian Grandmother Goes Online To Promote Campaign

An 89-year-old Malaysian grandmother is running for parliament in Saturday’s general election and is using the Internet to promote her campaign and to reach voters.

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Malaysian Bloggers Make Political Run

Bloggers in Malaysia are having an impact on the political process as the country prepares for elections next month.

Three well-known bloggers, who are opponents of the ruling party that has been in power for fifty years, are running for the first time as candidates on March 8, counting on their online popularity to bring in votes.

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Google May Construct Server Farm In Malaysia

Throughout the past month or so, Google’s stock has taken a well-documented beating.  The company remains massive, though (with a market cap of $177 billion), and new reports indicate that Google may build the world’s largest server farm in Malaysia.

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