Malaysia’s fatal flights

The tragedy of JL715 was Malaysia’s first fatal flight crash which occurred in September 1977. The flight operated by the Japan Airlines had a total of 69 passengers and 10 crews on board. The pilot miscalculated the runway and ended up crashing into the side of a 300 feet hill, causing 34 fatalities. The remaining…

Environment Minister keeps silent on Lynas

Lynas has been an ongoing issue in Malaysia since 2008. Earlier this month, the rare-earth processing plant made headlines when Australia shot down Malaysia’s bid to return Lynas’ waste. This subsequently puts the Ministry of Energy, Technology, Environment and Climate Change of Malaysia (MESTECC) in an undesirable position. Previously, Environment Minister Yeo Bee Yin came…