“A PIA aircraft has been held back by a local court in Malaysia taking a one-sided decision pertaining to a legal dispute between PIA and another party pending in a UK court,” a PIA spokesman said in a statement.
Paper masks and goggles are among offerings that ethnic Chinese in Malaysia will burn to mark "tomb Sweeping Day", hoping their ancestors can use them to fight the coronavirus in the afterlife.
The aid includes large quantities of medical and food supplies, and shelter materials, in the first phase of the aid programme that is implemented by the Emirates Red Crescent, benefiting more than 50,000 affected people.
The surprise move came a day after the prime minister announced sweeping new curbs across much of the Southeast Asian nation, including the closure of most businesses, and warned the health system was "at breaking point".
A hijab-wearing, diminutive Malaysian wrestler known as "Phoenix" cuts an unusual figure in the ring, a female Muslim fighter taking on hulking opponents in a male-dominated world.
Malaysia’s Petronas said on Wednesday it raised $6 billion by a multi-tranche senior bond offering, the state oil company’s first such sale in five years.
This is the second time the 96-year-old, who is still an active lawmaker, has been admitted to the hospital this month. He was discharged after what was described as a successful elective medical procedure last week.
"After taking into consideration the views of Their Royal Highnesses the Malay Rulers, His Majesty has given consent to appoint Anwar Ibrahim as the 10th Prime Minister of Malaysia," the statement said.
Many investors are eyeing to acquire stake in ailing Malaysia Airlines. Proposals to invest in Malaysia Airlines include one from Air France-KLM, which wants as much as 49% while Japan Airlines is looking at a 25% stake, people with knowledge of the matter said.