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If technology fails you, try something simple: Malaysian officials, already struggling with their public images after a jetliner with 239 people on board went missing, have been further embarrassed ...
by The Baculum King
Comment Count 43 comments on Fri Mar 14, 2014 at 12:40 AM PDT with 15 Recommends
We don't know. We don't know which way it was flying . We don't know if or why the plane turned around . We don't know where the plane ended up . We don't ...
by therehastobeaway
Comment Count 28 comments on Thu Mar 13, 2014 at 06:43 AM PDT with 11 Recommends
Randi Rhodes, one of the 'progressive' talk radio hosts talked about the Malaysian airline issue this week. It's obvious that all the progressive shows like to talk about top news stories and ...
by DoctorNoren
Comment Count 22 comments on Thu Mar 13, 2014 at 06:21 AM PDT with 1 Recommend
With today's admission from the Malaysian Air Force that a heavy airliner deviated from its filed flight plan, switched off its transponder and completely overflew the Malaysian peninsula at random ...
by alysheba
Comment Count 74 comments on Tue Mar 11, 2014 at 11:00 AM PDT with 18 Recommends
I was very fortunate in the summer of 2004 to be a participant in a US government-funded study tour to Malaysia (peninsular) and Indonesia (Sumatra). The majority of the trip was in Malaysia, a ...
by annetteboardman
Comment Count 25 comments on Mon Mar 10, 2014 at 10:09 PM PDT with 48 Recommends
The search is still very much underway for the whereabouts of Malaysia Airlines Flight 370. But we can say one thing for certain. Malaysia Airlines and its codeshare partner, China Southern ...
by Christian Dem in NC
Comment Count 44 comments on Sun Mar 09, 2014 at 12:22 PM PDT with 6 Recommends
There's still no word on the fate of Malaysia Airlines Flight 370, which disappeared from radar last night. But earlier today, the story took a potentially frightening turn when it was revealed ...
by Christian Dem in NC
Comment Count 130 comments on Sat Mar 08, 2014 at 01:43 PM PST with 96 Recommends
The more I learn about how humans have screwed with this planet, the more I realize I know diddily-dick. The first I ever heard about unsustainable palm oil harvesting in Indonesia and Malaysia, ...
by Infected Zebra
Comment Count 48 comments on Sun Dec 15, 2013 at 04:15 PM PST with 26 Recommends
A Malaysian legislator became the first to appoint a transgender political secretary in what is hoped is a step forward for transpeople in that country. Teh Yee Cheu of the Democratic Action Party ...
by rserven
Comment Count 10 comments on Sat Jul 13, 2013 at 04:00 PM PDT with 18 Recommends
When I think of immigration reform in the US today, I think of people migrating here from across our southern border in search of work, usually for low-skilled and low-paying jobs --- such as farm ...
by Bud Meyers
Comment Count 29 comments on Sat Jun 08, 2013 at 01:50 PM PDT with 22 Recommends
by shortfinals
Comment Count 26 comments on Sun May 12, 2013 at 09:03 PM PDT with 20 Recommends
The Delaware Senate just finished pontificating for hours debating marriage equality legislation and ended with a 12-9 vote in favor. ( Update 2:45 PT : The Governor just signed it into law! See ...
by jpmassar
Comment Count 24 comments on Tue May 07, 2013 at 02:07 PM PDT with 41 Recommends
It doesn't look like anybody else has posted about this but there is a major election in Malaysia today. The ruling party (National Front or BN), which has become corrupt, has been shipping in ...
by Rezkalla
Comment Count 4 comments on Sat May 04, 2013 at 09:09 PM PDT with 3 Recommends
In nine days, we will know if the United States Supreme Court has decided whether marriage equality will return to California almost immediately. The Justices will consider whether to hear Perry v ...
by jpmassar
Comment Count 35 comments on Sun Sep 16, 2012 at 09:46 AM PDT with 23 Recommends
An unanimous guilty verdict was handed down by a five-panel tribunal in Malaysia on Friday, convicting in absentia that Former President George W. Bush, Former Vice-President Dick Cheney, Former ...
by Isara
Comment Count 14 comments on Sun May 13, 2012 at 12:22 PM PDT with 7 Recommends
1945 - Stalin, Churchill and Roosevelt meet in Yalta to determine the future of a postwar Germany. US experts predict that it would have to keep US troops in Germany for no more than two years ...
by agnostic
Comment Count 1 comments on Fri Feb 10, 2012 at 10:16 AM PST with 4 Recommends
by Vorkosigan
Comment Count 14 comments on Fri Dec 30, 2011 at 06:58 AM PST with 6 Recommends
I figure international news includes the United States. There's a pretty ...
by rserven
Comment Count 19 comments on Fri Oct 21, 2011 at 04:00 PM PDT with 35 Recommends
Aleesha Farhana. That's the name she wanted. And ...
by rserven
Comment Count 10 comments on Sat Jul 30, 2011 at 10:53 AM PDT with 17 Recommends
By Jacelyn Johnson, Edited by Jim Luce The Bersih 2.0 Rally – also called the Walk for Democracy – was a demonstration in Kuala Lumpur, ...
by jimluce
Comment Count 1 comments on Mon Jul 11, 2011 at 11:11 AM PDT with 6 Recommends