Umno MP apologises for ‘careless’ remarks on Karpal

April 19, 2014

Umno MP apologises for ‘careless’ remarks on Karpal Umno's Langkawi MP Datuk Nawawi Ahmad, who created a furore on social media for his insensitive remarks about the late Karpal Singh’s death, has finally issued a public apology. "I would... Read more

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  • A doctor expecting the arrival of the victims of a Mount Everest avalanche standing by the helipad at Grandi International Hospital in Kathmandu, Nepal, yesterday. An avalanche swept down a slope of Mount Everest killing 12 Nepalese mountaineering guides at the beginning of the main climbing season. The avalanche, the deadliest in eight years, hit the most popular route to the mountain A doctor expecting the arrival of the victims of a Mount Everest avalanche standing by the helipad at Grandi International Hospital in Kathmandu, Nepal, yesterday. An avalanche swept down a slope of Mount Everest killing 12 Nepalese mountaineering guides at the beginning of the main climbing season. The avalanche, the deadliest in eight years, hit the most popular route to the mountain's peak. Three Nepalese guides were injured and up to five people were missing. – Reuters pic, April 19, 2014. Read More
  • Ethnic Hazara Afghan women weaving a carpet at a makeshift workshop at their house in Khorasan Refugee Camp, on the outskirts of Peshawar on Friday. Carpet-making started at the camp in 1982, when refugees fled the war in Afghanistan to take refuge in Pakistan. The carpet weavers are paid between 3,000 Pakistani rupees RM100) to 10,000 rupees per square metre, depending on the quality of the craftsmanship. – Reuters pic, April 19, 2014. Ethnic Hazara Afghan women weaving a carpet at a makeshift workshop at their house in Khorasan Refugee Camp, on the outskirts of Peshawar on Friday. Carpet-making started at the camp in 1982, when refugees fled the war in Afghanistan to take refuge in Pakistan. The carpet weavers are paid between 3,000 Pakistani rupees RM100) to 10,000 rupees per square metre, depending on the quality of the craftsmanship. – Reuters pic, April 19, 2014.
  • The family member of a missing passenger from the capsized South Korean ferry ‘Sewol’ crying at a port where family members have gathered to wait for news from rescuers in Jindo yesterday. The captain of a South Korean ferry that capsized two days ago rushed back to the bridge after it started listing severely and tried in vain to right the vessel, one of the helmsmen on the ship says. – Reuters pic, April 19, 2014. The family member of a missing passenger from the capsized South Korean ferry ‘Sewol’ crying at a port where family members have gathered to wait for news from rescuers in Jindo yesterday. The captain of a South Korean ferry that capsized two days ago rushed back to the bridge after it started listing severely and tried in vain to right the vessel, one of the helmsmen on the ship says. – Reuters pic, April 19, 2014. Read More
  • A man carrying a crucifix during a re-enactment of the Via Crucis (Way of the Cross) during Good Friday celebrations in one of the affected areas after a fire burned several neighbourhoods in the hills in Valparaiso city, northwest of Santiago, Chile, yesterday. The forest fires in Valparaiso have killed at least 15 people, consumed 1,090ha and burned 2,900 homes, with 12,500 casualties. – Reuters pic, April 19, 2014. A man carrying a crucifix during a re-enactment of the Via Crucis (Way of the Cross) during Good Friday celebrations in one of the affected areas after a fire burned several neighbourhoods in the hills in Valparaiso city, northwest of Santiago, Chile, yesterday. The forest fires in Valparaiso have killed at least 15 people, consumed 1,090ha and burned 2,900 homes, with 12,500 casualties. – Reuters pic, April 19, 2014.

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Students from different classes attend an outdoor joint lesson outside a school building in Guangzhou, China, yesterday. – Reuters pic, April 19, 2014.

Students from different classes attend an outdoor joint lesson outside a school building in Guangzhou, China, yesterday. – Reuters pic, April 19, 2014.

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