Selangor MB post - what they are saying.

PAS agrees to a change in leadership in Selangor but the (MB) candidate was not decided, despite the fact that we had discussed it at the Pakatan secretariat meeting before. The candidate was never discussed in the leadership council meetings, even though there is a consensus for a smooth and orderly transition of power.

- Anwar Ibrahim, PKR de facto leader, proposing his wife Wan Azizah Wan Ismail as Khalid Ibrahim’s replacement for the Selangor Menteri Besar post.

Speech by Anwar Ibrahim on the occasion of Sarawak’s 51st Year of Independence on July 22, 2014

A brief history of Sarawak reconstructed

In a leading text on Sarawak history, Steven Runciman, the English expert on Byzantine studies and a contemporary of George Orwell, tells us that in return for successfully waging war on piracy and insurgency among the indigenous peoples, the Sultan of Brunei, the late Sultan Omar Ali Saifuddin II, ceded amassive tract of land in the southwest area of Brunei to James Brook.

Bodies dropped from the sky onto streets and houses like weights as the burning aircraft disintegrated as it plummeted to the ground, rural Ukrainians recalled. Valeny Vodnev, 50, said he was in his house when he heard two booming sounds.

Thinking it was an attack by Ukrainian armed forces, he ran out and saw a fuselage falling through the clouds and with it, corpses.

 “I started to count ... one, two, three, four, five ... seventeen, then I lost count. Bodies were falling everywhere,” he told The Star when met at his village.

Tan Sri Abdul Khalid Ibrahim respects PKR’s decision of nominating Datuk Seri Wan Azizah Wan Ismail as Chief Minister, but reminded that it should comply with the State Constitution Laws.

He said that he stands by the enactment which sets specific procedures for the appointment or replacement of the Selangor Chief Minster.

“I believe the parties involved must go through the due process to achieve their goals they had set.

The international investigation team has decided to pass the black boxes from Malaysia Airlines (MAS) flight MH17 to the United Kingdom Air Accidents Investigation Branch for forensic analysis, said Transport Minister Datuk Seri Liow Tiong Lai.

He said it was a normal procedure for black boxes to be sent for analysis to the nearest laboratory authorised by the International Civil Aviation Organisation.

"The black boxes will therefore be flown to Farnborough, United Kingdom, accompanied by Malaysian experts and other members of the international investigation team," he said in a statement, Tuesday.