Candlelight vigil on Monday midnight which marks full-month of disappearance of MH370 in prayer and hope for the 239 passengers and crew on board and in support and solidarity with their loved ones in their anguish and suffering


Today, 29 planes and 11 ships are scouring a search area of about 217,000 square kilometres 1,700 kilometres north west of Perth in a desperate race against time to retrieve the missing MH370-200 Boeing 777-200 aircraft’s blackbox before its batteries run out.

The CNN report that the aircraft’s black box battery life may be shorter than expected, lasting only 20 to 25 days, as flight MH370′s black box pingers have not been replaced in 2012, is most shocking news.

Monday in two days’ time will be the full month of the tragedy of the missing Malaysian Airlines (MAS) MH370 Boeing 777-200 aircraft which took off from the KLIA on March 8 at 12.41 am for a six-hour flight to Beijing but which disappeared within the first hour with no clue discovered so far as to its whereabouts despite the longest and largest-ever multi-national air-sea-undersea-satellite search.

I call on Malaysians to have a candlelight vigil on Monday midnight which marks the full month of the disappearance of MH 370 in prayer and hope for the 239 passengers and crew on board and in support and solidarity with their loved ones in their anguish and suffering.

Not only in Malaysia and the 13 countries whose nationals were on board of the missing MH370, but all over the world, concerned people will be praying and hoping, however slim the hope, for a miracle about the safety of the 239 passengers and crew.

A candlelight vigil in Dataran Merdeka in Kuala Lumpur and in Johor Baru are being planned on Monday midnight.

(Media Conference Statement in Pontian at the planting of 500 mangrove seedlings by the Green Team jointly organised by The Malaysian Dream Initiative and JARING movement in Pontian on Saturday, April 5, 2014)

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  1. #1 by pulama on Saturday, 5 April 2014 - 2:39 pm

    Qingming Festival (aka All Souls Day in English language) is being observed by many Asians this weekend. According to Wikipedia,
    ///Qingming is a traditional Chinese festival on the 104th day after the winter solstice (or the 15th day from the Spring Equinox). Its name denotes it is a time for people to go outside and enjoy the greenery of springtime and tend to the graves of departed ones.///

    What a difficult time this must be for some families of passengers who were on that missing plane.

  2. #2 by yhsiew on Saturday, 5 April 2014 - 7:43 pm

    China ship detected a 37.5KHz pulsating signal in southern Indian Ocean at 7.22pm tonight! However, it has yet to be ascertained whether the signal is related to the MH370 black box.

  3. #3 by cemerlang on Saturday, 5 April 2014 - 8:59 pm

    We have been praying mengikut agama masing masing and hopefully mercy and grace will allow this to be shown. Therefore you should appreciate the Chineses for being so hardworking all round the clock to find a hope.

  4. #4 by worldpress on Sunday, 6 April 2014 - 12:59 am

    Tell them use their brains

    The plane minimum speed is 905km/hr

    The plane flied 6 hours from the last know near langkawi

    6 hours x 905 is at least 5400km

    Are they searching a place less 5000km

  5. #5 by worldpress on Sunday, 6 April 2014 - 1:06 am

    The plane cruise speed is 905km/hr

    Full tank fuel up to 13 hours

  6. #6 by worldpress on Sunday, 6 April 2014 - 1:10 am

    Can the truth be found?

  7. #7 by boh-liao on Sunday, 6 April 2014 - 5:39 am

    D most intenSIVE, extenSIVE, impresSIVE, m@sSIVE, aggresSIVE, depresSIVE, eluSIVE, comprehenSIVE, expAnSIVE, n EXpEnSIVE (but yet-2-b-concluSIVE) search operation in aviation history

    Some JOKERS who love Guinness World Records n always tried 2 get M’sians 2 do silly kampung things 2 set GWR MUST b veri proud now over dis truly WORLD CL@ss record/act

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