Malaysia played host to the 11th edition of the LIMA (Langkawi International Maritime and Aerospace) Exhibition, which will be held from 6 – 10 December 2011 in Langkawi. The first LIMA was held in 1991 and was officially launched by Dr. Mahatir.
Kembara Mahkota Johor 2010, Johor Mahkota Ride on high-powered motorcycles, was led by Johor Sultan Ibrahim Almarhum Sultan Iskandar. The three-day convoy of 30 motorcycles will ride around the state’s districts covering 777 kilometres which start from Pontian will visit Batu Pahat, Muar, Ledang, Kluang, Mersing and Kota Tinggi.
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Flowrider, the first surf stimulator in Malaysia, offers surfing, body boarding and wakeboarding in Sunway Lagoon. It also uses state-of-the-art technology to pump up to 200,000 litres of water to create artificial waves and rapid currents. The Flowrider is also equipped with a divider that allows two riders to “flow” safely at the same time.
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The sacking of Datuk Seri Anwar Ibrahim as Deputy Prime Minister and Finance Minister 11 years ago was lawful. The Federal Court ruled against Anwar by Court of Appeal president Alauddin Mohd Sheriff and Federal Court judges Mohd Ghazali Mohd Yusof and Abdull Hamid Embong dismissed Anwar’s final appeal for a declaration that his dismissal from his cabinet post as DPM (Deputy Prme Minister) in 1998 was unconstitutional.
Pos Malaysia opened its one hundredth retail outlet at Tropicana City Mall in Damansara Utama. The new outlet provides both retail and postal services, including payment of bills, ASNB and JPJ transactions, posting convenience for normal mail, PosLaju, registered mail and other postal items, remittance, as well as sale of stamps and philatelic items.
The Malaysian Home Minister announced that three women were caned at the Kajang Prison under Section 23 (2) of the Syariah Criminal Offences (Federal Territories) Act 1997 for having illicit sex. The three became the first women in the country to be caned for committing syariah offences. The Syariah High Court had issued the caning order between December 2009 and January 2010.