Friday, October 9, 2015   

(Flight MH370) Malaysian envoy in Beijing becomes magnet for verbal abuse and rage
(03-25 19:10)

Malaysia's ambassador to China Iskandar Sarudin arrived today at the hotel where relatives are staying, to face a tirade from relatives who had earlier scuffled with guards outside the country's embassy in Beijing.
Some shouted at him to kneel before them, while others directed a volley of abuse, calling him a “liar,’’ “rogue’’ and “bastard.’’
Officials from the State Council, China's cabinet, met family members afterwards.
Earlier today, scuffles broke out when uniformed security personnel tried to block some relatives from reaching reporters outside the Malaysian embassy in the capital.
“Return our relatives,'' the family members shouted as uniformed police and plainclothes security protected the embassy gates. Another slogan went: “The Malaysian government are murderers.''
“My son, my son, return my son!'' screamed Wen Wancheng, 63, as relatives behind him chanted slogans, raising their fists. Behind him, others bowed their heads and sobbed.--AFP

Other China breaking news:
Suspect sought after five corpses found on boat (10-09 16:02)
Chinese woman charged in Tanzania over 1.9 tons of illegal ivory (10-09 13:37)
Off limits in China, but Japanese sex slaves film debuts at Busan film fest (10-09 13:18)
Study predicts 2m smoker deaths in China in 15 years (10-09 12:52)
US treasury chief urges China to stick to reform track (10-09 12:41)
Beijing sees red over US Navy plan to sail to artificial islands (10-08 21:15)
Uber plows US$1b into China, seeks Shanghai license (10-08 16:58)
Fujian governor Su Shulin faces graft inquiry (10-08 12:48)
People's Bank of China chief calms nerves in Lima (10-08 12:26)
AIIB explores Pakistan energy, transport, and power deals (10-08 12:12)

More breaking news >>

© 2015 The Standard, The Standard Newspapers Publishing Ltd.
Contact Us | About Us | Newsfeeds | Subscriptions | Print Ad. | Online Ad. | Street Pts


Home | Top News | Local | Business | China | ViewPoint | CityTalk | World | Sports | People | Central Station | Spree | Features

The Standard

Trademark and Copyright Notice: Copyright 2015, The Standard Newspaper Publishing Ltd., and its related entities. All rights reserved.  Use in whole or part of this site's content is prohibited.   Use of this Web site assumes acceptance of the
Terms of Use, Privacy Policy Statement and Copyright Policy.  Please also read our Ethics Statement.