The enigmas of 2014 – MH370 and right-wing extremism
By Zan Azlee
Astro AWANI’s Zan Azlee shares the two things that affected him the most in 2014 – the sudden aviation tragedies and the rise of racial and religious extremism.
It has come to that time of the year (the end of it!) when everyone starts reflecting on what has happened and transpired and how far we have progressed or regressed.
As a social observer, two Malaysian issues stick out to me when it comes to 2014 in review and both are the most irrational, illogical and inconceivable issues that I have ever come across.
The first has to be the disappearance of Malaysian Airlines flight MH370.
I covered this incident beginning from day one at the KLIA, right up to the search area off the coast of Perth, Australia. And I have never seen something so unexplainable in my entire life.
It is coming to nine months now with more than a dozen countries assisting in the search and not a single trace of the aircraft or it’s crew and passengers have been found.
From when I first arrived in Perth and attended the first press conference from there, the search and rescue (SAR) team has said that they are getting closer, narrowing the search area.
Of course, the area size started as huge China, and to make things worse, it was the rough and desolate South Indian Ocean. But they keep narrowing and narrowing with no trace at all? [Click to read the full article at English.AstroAwani.Com]