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10 Things about MH17 Mourning Day on August 22

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Commemorate victims of the crash MH17 incident. The national mourning day in Malaysia is on August 22, 2014

1. Names of the 20 Malaysian victims MH17 released

Day before the national mourning day held, authorities released 20 names of the victim. There were 43 victims. The first batch is sent from Amsterdam today expected to arrive tomorrow morning.

From the source obtained, first batch of victims sent back from

Link : The star

2. Traffic will be put on hold for some landmark areas.

There are Sultan Abdul Samad building at Kuala Lumpur, Kuala Lumpur International Airport, KLIA 2, Penang bridge, Sultain Iskandar Customs, Immigration and Quarantine (CIQ) Complex, Johor Baru. Do not attempt to park cars nearby KLIA or KLIA2 as it potentially disrupting traffic flow.

Sabah and Sarawak destination are Sabah nearby Hyatt Hotel, Kota Kinabalu. As for Sarawak, Pasar satu.

3. Where and When the aircraft landing

It is a long-haul journey. Expected to be arrive 10.00AM - 11.00AM. The location is Bunga Raya Complex. Malaysian Armed Force will perform first honor ceremony for civilians. A moment of silence will be taken place for 2 minutes preventing any aircraft using the airspace.

4. Dress Code for observers

Reminder for everyone to wear black color wear refrain from wearing any colorful wears. Imagine the dress code in those western hollywood movie when they have a funeral ceremony.

5. KFC and Pizza Hut advertisements cancelled

Before the announcement of national mourning day, KFC, Pizza Hut, McDonald at the earliest has uploaded cover to their Facebook page as a sign of commemorate MH17 victims. KFC and Pizza Hut owned by same management decided to halt any advertisements.

6.  Mosque nationwide to held funeral prayers

Prime Minister Department announced to held simultaneously for the purpose of receiving before laid to rest. The funeral prayer in local language " Solat Jenazah Ghaib " .

7. All Radio and Television entertainment program would be postponed 

Live broadcast is available nationwide focusing on MH17 victims ceremony. some of the channel will be replaced with the recitation of the Quran as well as religious program. The confirmed TV network to broadcast live on Bunga Raya moment of silence is RTM channels such as TV1, TV2, TV3 and TVi. Besides, you could tune to radio station of NasionalFM, TRAXXfm, Ai Fm and MINNALfm.

8. List of companies joining for mourning day

Everyone is doing their part commemorating MH17 tragedy. It is a truly sad day. A chain of unbreakable hope and strength of human being gathering for shared sorrow and mourning would bring peace to the victim and their family

Maxis, Malaysian employer federation, Scomi Bhd, Mahkota Medical Centre, Malayan Banking Sdn, Pantai Hospital Klang are few company names joining together for a moment of silence. The list is full there are more than these company taking part in their own ways.

9. King joining people on national mourning day

Yang Di-Pertuan Agong Tuanku Mu'adzam Shah are attending ceremony at KLIA while Sultan of Perak Sultan Nazrin Shah are expected to be in Ipoh.

10 . Flag across the country will be flown half-mast

As expected, the flag will be flown half-mast nationwide.

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