A minute’s silence on Friday morning (MH17)

PUTRAJAYA: The minute of silence to be observed for the victims of the ill-fated Malaysia Airlines flight MH17 is expected to be held some 30 minutes after the special plane transporting the remains of the victims taxies down the runway at KL International Airport tomorrow.

The one minute is expected to fall sometime between 10.45am and 11.15am, said Communication and Multimedia Minister Datuk Seri Ahmad Shabery Cheek.

We hope the people can be ready for the moment of silence expected to be held during that time.

An announcement will be made for the nation to stand and observe the one minute of silence, he told a joint press conference on the ceremony to receive the remains of the MH17 victims here yesterday.

Traffic is expected to come to a standstill at the following locations during the moment of silence Penang Bridge, Bangunan Sultan Abdul Samad in Kuala Lumpur, KLIA, KLIA2 and Sultan Iskandar Customs, Immigration and Quarantine Complex in Johor Baru.


sounds good to me

I think nobody does this in Miri...

Mirians join national day of mourning

Posted on August 23, 2014, Saturday

MIRI: Miri folk held various events to mark the national day of mourning yesterday.

Mosques held the solat jenazah for Muslims victims, while some Christians observed a half-day fast and churches held special prayers throughout the day.

At St Columbas Church, the church bell tolled for five minutes from 10.30am in remembrance of the MH17 victims. Flags at most offices here were also seen flown at half-mast.

Among those who held special commemoration events was the Miri Housing Group of Companies. Its management and staff observed a minute of silence in front of Meritz Hotel.

Our deepest condolences to the families and friends of those on board MH17, you will forever be in our thoughts and prayers. We share the misery and sadness with the families and loved ones of those involved in the tragedy that gripped the whole nation, including the international community, said executive Alex Chong, who was among those who joined the gathering.

Meanwhile, Sarawak United Peoples Party (SUPP) Piasau chairman Datuk Sebastian Ting, who was among those in Kuching to receive the remains of MH17 passengers Ariza Ghazalee and her 19-year-old son Muhammad Afif Tambi, called Aug 22, 2014, a historic day for Malaysians.

It was touching to see the whole nation coming together in unity and solidarity in mourning for the victims, he said.

Read more: http://www.theborneopost.com/2014/08/23/mirians-join-national-day-of-mourning/#ixzz3BEefPZ00

That's a lot of 'nobody'. ;)

I think they are more interested in talking about tossing onto 'somebody' a bucket of ice cold water? :)