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Meet The First Malay Commercial Pilot

It took 81-year-old Hassan Ahmad just three years and six months of flying experience to be commissioned as a pilot, back when the aeronautical industry did not see many young Malays being trained to be pilots.

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Guess Which Beach Was Voted No. 1 By Malaysian Travellers

Everyone loves a good beach vacation right? But have you wondered what are the top 10 beach destinations for Malaysian travellers? Well, here's the list from number ten to number one, all based on a recent Hotels.com survey conducted from September 2016 until September this year.

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Netizens Praise Teenager For Helping Elderly Man To The Mosque For Friday Prayer

 

When it comes to acts of kindness, race, religion and other differing affiliations take a back seat as exemplified by this young man who helped send an elderly man to perform Friday prayer at Masjid Al-Falah in USJ 9 recently.

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Mahathir Suffers Diabetes At Only 13-Years-Old

A teenager’s obsession for fizzy drinks has unfortuanetly taken its toll upon him.

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[Video] Putin Laughs At Minister Who Suggested Exporting Pork To Indonesia

Russia’s Agriculture Minister’s suggestion to export pork to Indonesia during a cabinet meeting left its President, Vladimir Putin, bursting into laughter.

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[Video] Passengers Hit Out At AirAsia Crew For Not Handling Mid-Air Emergency Professionally

The AirAsia aircraft en route to Bali from Perth which plunged 20,000 feet in mid-air due to a “technical issue” had sent 145 passengers in panic, that most said their last goodbyes to their families.

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[Video] "Pass Out Challenge" Going Viral Among Malaysian Teens, Might Lead To Stroke Or Death

Remember the Ice bucket challenge? Well, if you don't, let me jog your memory. It was a challenge which requires someone to douse themselves with a bucket of ice-cold water while filming themselves. It was done to create awareness for Lou Gehrig's disease, and it became an internet phenomenon due to the number of celebrities endorsing the challenge.

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Here Are The Headlines For Today:

Pic: Malaysian Digest

The English dailies opened the week with news concerning Rohingya refugees seeing Malaysia as their ‘land of dreams’ to escape their inhumane predicaments, the latest update on the Fire and Rescue Department’s effort in ensuring the fire tragedies at educational institutions will be a thing of the past as well as the Malaysian Anti-Corruption Commission (MACC) advisory board chairman asking the chief commissioner to address speculations pertaining his alleged extramarital affairs.

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Thomas & Friends Gets Gender Shakeup With 2 New Female Engines

Pic: APNEW YORK: All aboard? Thomas the Tank Engine is getting on board the equality train, as it adds two female main characters to the Thomas & Friends TV series next year.

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French Cabaret Crazy Horse Returns To Singapore After A Decade

Pic: Reuters

SINGAPORE: Crazy Horse, a French cabaret known for its topless female dancers, has returned to Singapore a decade after a franchise club failed in the conservative Southeast Asian city-state.

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