[BERITA] PELAJAR UNIVERSITI BRUNEI DIHANYUT 'KEPALA AIR' SUNGAI BALUNG

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    MH192’s number three main wheel burst during take off, says Hishammuddin – Bernama

    Preliminary investigation findings on the Malaysia Airlines (MAS) flight MH192 incident has revealed that the number three main wheel of the aircraft had burst during take off. Acting Transport Minister Datuk Seri Hishammuddin Hussein (pic) said the aircraft was currently grounded at the MAS Engineering facility in Kuala Lumpur International... …

  • Bible banned from Pahang hotel rooms – Bernama

    The Pahang Islamic and Malay Customs Council (MAIP) has prohibited hotel proprietors in the state from placing religious reading materials of other religions other than Islam in their rooms. According to MAIP deputy president, Datuk Seri Wan Abdul Wahid Wan Hassan, a letter of prohibition on the matter had been sent to 147 hotels across the... …

  • Pre-lim report to ICAO not public, yet

    Malaysia has yet to decide on whether the preliminary report on the MH370 incident submitted to the International Civil Aviation Organisation (ICAO) will be made public.   "We have issued the preliminary report. We've sent it to ICAO but we have not made a decision to release to media or the public," Department of Civil Aviation Chief Azharuddin Abdul Rahman said during a press conference in Kuala Lumpur.   Asked again on why it will not be released to public, although it is common practice, …

  • Take second job to tackle household debt, urges AKPK – Bernama
    Take second job to tackle household debt, urges AKPK – Bernama

    The Credit Counseling and Debt Management Agency (AKPK) has urged Malaysians to take a second job to help them tackle the high rate of household debt. Chief executive officer Koid Swee Lian (pic) said those in the teaching line, for example, could give extra classes to earn more money. "Teachers could earn more money by giving tuition to... …

  • International team probing MH370 to be finalised next week, Hishammuddin says
    International team probing MH370 to be finalised next week, Hishammuddin says

    KUALA LUMPUR, April 23 — Malaysia expects to finalise by next week the list of members on the independent team of experts commissioned by Putrajaya to carry out an extensive probe on the... …

  • Absolute power corrupts absolutely, Dr Mahathir reminds current leaders
    Absolute power corrupts absolutely, Dr Mahathir reminds current leaders

    Malaysian leaders have been reminded not to look down on the public’s capability to topple a corrupt government as what had happened in the Middle East during the Arab spring, warned Tun Dr Mahathir Mohamad (pic). In his latest blog posting today, the country’s longest serving prime minister said that monarchs and dictators in the Middle East... …

TAWAU, 2 Mac (Bernama) -- Seorang penuntut Universiti Brunei Darussalam

(UBD) ditemui mati lemas manakala seorang lagi masih hilang selepas mereka

dihanyutkan ''kepala air'' di Sungai Balung di sini semalam.

Mayat Muhamad Azizan Mohd Sidek, 22, dijumpai terapung di hilir sungai itu

pukul 3.57 petang hari ini, manakala usaha mencari dan menyelamat Muhd Hazmi

Yakud yang ditamatkan pukul 6 petang tadi akan disambung pagi esok.

Menurut Ketua Balai Bomba dan Penyelamat Tawau Faisal Ahmad, dua pelajar

berkenaan adalah antara empat yang dihanyutkan arus deras itu dalam kejadian

pukul 3.30 petang semalam.

Dua lagi iaitu Mohd Jamaludin Shah, 24, dan Siti Lyana, 22, ditemui sedang

berpaut pada batu kira-kira tiga jam selepas kejadian, katanya ketika dihubungi

di sini hari ini.

Menurutnya kejadian berlaku ketika pelajar dari Fakulti Sains UBD terbabit

sedang menjalankan kajian geologi pada batuan yang ada di tebing sungai

berkenaan.

-- LAGI

BRUNEI-LEMAS 2 (AKHIR) TAWAU

Sementara itu, jurucakap UBD berkata pelajar terbabit antara 28 penuntut

tahun dua universiti berkenaan yang menjalankan kajian lapangan di sini sejak 22

Feb lepas.

Mereka dijadual balik ke Brunei hari ini, katanya menambah rombongan

diketuai dua pensyarah.

Kumpulan penuntut terbabit dibawa pulang ke Brunei hari ini menaiki pesawat

khas Royal Brunei Airlines.

Sementara itu, Konsul Agung Brunei di Kota Kinabalu Zamani Razali berkata

pihaknya berterima kasih kepada kerajaan negeri Sabah dan Malaysia atas bantuan

yang diberikan.

Dalam pada itu, Pembantu Menteri Kewangan Sabah Datuk Tawfiq Abu Bakar

Titingan yang hadir ke Lapangan Terbang Tawau untuk memberi sokongan moral

kepada rombongan berkenaan turut melahirkan rasa sedih dan simpati kepada

mangsa.

-- BERNAMA

IL SZA NM

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