From Nik Nurfaqih Nik Wil

PERTH, April 23 (Bernama) -- With the focused underwater search area for the missing Malaysia Airlines Flight MH370 already 80 per cent completed, the public, what more the next-of-kin of the ill-fated aircraft passengers and crew, are waiting with bated breath on the next move in the ongoing search operation in the southern Indian Ocean.

Bernama offers its heartfelt condolences to the families of passengers and crew of MH370   
  • With 1,814 participants, International Seminar On Autism 2014 made into Malaysian Book of Record for the largest participation in international seminar on autism
  • Credit Counselling and Debt Management Agency (AkPK) encourages people to take second job to tackle high rate of household debt: CEO
  • Police did not rule out inside job in the robbery of a Singapore registered oil tanker about 16 nautical miles from Pulau Ketam early Tuesday
  • Air search operation for the missing MH370 in the Indian Ocean has been suspended today due to poor weather condition - JACC
  • Five men rob Japanese vessel of diesel, abduct three crew


By Safarina Mohd Fathoni

SANDAKAN (Bernama) - The establishment of a residential area for blind couples in Taman Cahaya has helped them to lead an independent and normal life.

By Alan Ting

KUALA LUMPUR (Bernama) -- Will Barisan Nasional (BN) contest in the Bukit Gelugor by-election after the parliamentary seat fell vacant following the death of its incumbent Karpal Singh?


General

KUALA LUMPUR, April 23 (Bernama) - Political difference is not a barrier for the federal government to revive abandoned housing projects, the Dewan Negara heard Wednesday.


Politics

PETALING JAYA, April 22 (Bernama) -- Opposition Leader Datuk Seri Anwar Ibrahim has withdrawn from the Parti Keadilan Rakyat (PKR) presidential race, leaving its incumbent and his wife Datin Seri Dr Wan Azizah Wan Ismail to retain the post uncontested.






Business

KUALA LUMPUR, April 23 (Bernama) -- Technology Park Malaysia Corporation Sdn Bhd, Malaysia's leading and premier technology park and incubator, aims to groom 60 new technopreneurs this year through its newly launched Incubator, Virtualisation Model (IVM).


Sports

KUALA LUMPUR, April 22 (Bernama) -- The Football Association of Johor has decided to sack On Jabbar as the team manager of Johor Darul Ta'zim II (JDT II) for his alleged altercation with a match official last Saturday.


Features

By Elmi Rizal Alias

JAKARTA (Bernama) -- The recent general election in Indonesia provided a new perspective of the electoral process in the world's third biggest democracy after India and the European Union.

Unlike in Malaysia, the experience one undergoes during the election process to choose parliamentarians and local representatives is something totally different, laid back, simple and orderly.


World News / NAM News Network (NNN)

BAKU (Azerbaijan), April 23 (Bernama) -- The Caspian region will become a reliable source of gas supply to Europe amid the growth of consumption and need of diversifying energy supply sources, Azerbaijan's Trend news agency reported quoting Azerbaijani Energy Minister Natig Aliyev as saying.