AirAsia flights from Kota Kinabalu to Southern China and Taiwan, as well as several flights from Kuala Lumpur, Langkawi and Johor Bahru to Southern China and Taiwan will be affected by Typhoon Haima today (Thursday) and Friday. Others are flights departing to/from Kuala Lumpur to Shantou, Changsha, Shenzhen, Hong Kong, Guangzhou, Macao; flights departing to/from Johor Bahru to Guangzhou and flights departing to/from Langkawi to Guangzhou.
AirAsia Bhd aims to make Langkawi International Airport its sixth international hub in Malaysia after Kuala Lumpur, Penang, Johor, Sabah and Sarawak. CEO Aireen Omar said Langkawi offers huge potential for growth following the launch of the Langkawi to Guangzhou, China, route early this year. "We are looking to introduce more flights to and from Langkawi by next year and make the airport our new international hub for AirAsia.
This despite a huge public outcry and requests by NGOs at home and abroad made to the Natural Resources & Environment Ministry (NRE) to retire Lasah to the Kuala Gandah Elephant Sanctuary in Lanchang, Pahang. Since then close to 400,000 irate animal lovers worldwide have signed petitions for Lasah while more than 500 people have written to the NRE Minister, Wan Junaidi Tuanku Jaafar to ask for Lasah to be transferred to Kuala Gandah.
Following information received, police in Langkawi are on alert for some 200 Rohingyas allegedly arriving in boats to land at an island off the Kedah coast. Langkawi district police chief Supt Che Ghazali Che Awang said they were prepared for the possibility of them trying to make landfall. "We are ready for the possibility, any information on illegal immigrants, we will beef up our security and our patrols," he told theSun when contacted after being asked if any boats bearing refugees were spotted.
Her Malaysian fans were taken aback when her latest photographs appeared to be more familiar than usual, with the KL Tower, sandy beaches of Langkawi and even the Twin Towers making an appearence on her popular social media accounts. Oksana has been soaking up our country's beautiful sights, traveling around Malaysia for a vacation and had visited Pulau Langkawi, Kedah, Genting Highlands and Batu Caves as part of her holiday as sighted on her Instagram account.
A chief executive officer of a biscuit factory - who was charged with breaching a Customs order by taking his Langkawi-registered Lamborghini car away from the island beyond the stipulated period - wants the prosecution to review the charge against him. Soo was charged on Sept 8 with violating condition in item 21A of the Customs Duty (Exemption) Order 1988 by failing to produce the Lamborghini Gallardo Spyder My12 car, with registration LD6666, back to the customs officer in Langkawi on 3 Oct 2012.
LANGKAWI, Oct 12 (Bernama) -- Police and the Malaysian Maritime Enforcement Agency (MMEA) have intensified monitoring in Langkawi waters following information received on several boats believed carrying Rohingya refugees heading towards this resort island. Meanwhile, MMEA Northern Region enforcement chief, Maritime First Admiral Tan Kok Wee, when contacted, said it was also monitoring the waters around Langkawi following receiving the same information.
It's for this reason we decided to beak up our journey from the Cameron Highlands to the island of Langkawi with a one night stop over in Ipoh, a small city about 2 hours from the Cameron Highlands. It began to dawn on us that we may never make it into Ipoh, we held an EDCM, Emergency Department Crisis Meeting, and decided we should take advantage of the fact we were in a bus station and may as well just try and find one going to Langkawi and hope and pray that the hostel would have room for us arriving a day early.
Two army corporals are feared drowned after they fell into the sea during an operation in Pulau Perak, 66 nautical miles southwest of Langkawi. Corporal Johbartlee Kanil and Corporal Mohd Faizol Rosli, both from the 4th Battalion Royal Malaysian Army camp in Oran, Perlis, were taking part in an exercise when the incident occurred at about 4.40pm on Monday.
An Australian man was killed after he was hit by a car while crossing Jalan Pandak Mayah 3 in Kuah town last night. Langkawi traffic chief Assistant Superintendent Mahadhir Mohd Salleh said the car driver, a 44-year-old woman who was heading from Jalan Pandak Mayah 3 towards Persiaran Putra, failed to avoid the victim who suddenly crossed the road.
Take sightseeing to dramatically different heights with the ultimate adrenaline-rush: a tandem skydive that lands directly on the soft sands of the Resort's very own Tanjung Rhu beach. Gain a breathtaking eagle's eye view of the lush mountains, rain forests, islands and seascapes of the Langkawi UNESCO Geopark with an exhilarating helicopter transfer or tour via the Resort's own Lotus Pond heli-pad.
Sebastian, who served with a government clinic in Langkawi, was found dead in his quarters on Nov 17, 2010. His autopsy was conducted at Langkawi Hospital but the person in charge concluded that Sebastian's cause of death could not be ascertained. When the second autopsy was finally conducted, on March 17, 2015, the family's worse fears were confirmed - the first autopsy conducted at Langkawi Hospital was botched.