10 News Stories in Malaysia on March 2014

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Top news stories in Malaysia in the month of March. Flashback & Throwback



1. Missing of Malaysia Airlines Commercial Jet Boeing 777 MH370 

Flight from Kuala Lumpur to Beijing midnight time 1205AM -6.30AM lost contact with Subang Air Traffic Control Tower. Search & Rescue mission established with international help.


2. Kajang By-Election

PKR Dr Wan Azizah Wan Ismail won the the Kajang by-election with 16,000 votes in Sunday more than Barisan Nasional 's representative MCA vice-president Chew Mei Fun.






3. Opening Second Penang Bridge 

March 1, 2014 marked the second arrival of Penang bridge. It will be named after Yang di-Pertuan Agong Tuanku Abdul Halim Mu'adzam Shah. The bridge is constructed with sophisticated engineering and state-of-the-art machinery. It took 6 years to complete, a 24 Kilometers long.


4. Future Music Festival Asia Cancelled 

3-days FMFA event featuring popular DJ around the world cancelled due to police investigation on overdose drug case in the event.


5. Anwar Ibrahim lost the court case

Malaysian court overturned opposition leader Anwar Ibrahim's acquittal of the charge that he sodomized a former political aide.



6. China families of victim MH370 

After the announcement of Prime Minister on the night of March 24, The plane concluded fell to the Indian Ocean sparked street protest by MH370 passenger families at China. Street protest is heading to Malaysian embassy. Moreover, Chinese celebrities joined the escalating protest through social media fuel more oil to the fire. Besides, China's travel agency reported ban travelling with Malaysian Airlines as a result drop in Chinese traveler to Malaysia.


7.  Visit Malaysia 2014 Suspended

Ministry of Tourism did not expect this will happen. He proposed to Parliament Visit Malaysia 2014 will be suspended until the aircraft is found. When the truth surface by discovering black box information, the truth will help boost the confident of traveler to Malaysia.



8 Shalwati Norshal and Azizul Raheem Awalluddin have been found guilty

Found guilty at foreign court by the Solna District Court for repeated assaults and violation of their children's integrity. Under section 4A of Chapter 4 of the Swedish Penal Code. Aisyah 14, Ammah 12, Adam 11 and Arif 7 abused by Azizul Raheem Awalluddin was sentenced 10 month jail.




9. Selangor Water crisis

Signing agreement between Federal Government and Selangor Government occurred. Water crisis have affected gravely to people until the point they have to ask water company distributes water supply to area by using large container truck. Under Memorandum of Understanding (MOU), Selangor will take over operations of four water concessionaires. Syabas, Puncak Niaga, Konsortium Abbas, Syarikat Pengeluar Air Selangor Holding (SPLASH) for 9 Billion.


10. Balingian seat won by Barisan Nasional

Barisan candidate Yussibnosh Balo polled at 8,194 votes defeating PKR Abdul Jalil Bujang on March 30, 2014 By-election.


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