Category Archives: Photo News

An evening at Putrajaya

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My family and I went for a leisure drive to Putrajaya one evening recently. It took us half an hour to arrive at the Perdana Putra. It is a popular tourist spot to relax and enjoy the beautiful view of the lake and surroundings.

Putrajaya has  become  the new capital city and it is located 25 km south of Kuala Lumpur. It’s also 20 kilometers from Kuala Lumpur International Airport (KLIA) at Sepang  in the south.

Putrayaja is the new Administrative Center of the Government The Perdana Putra is a building complex in Putrajaya which houses the Malaysian Prime Minister office. The building was first occupied in April 1999 after all sections of the Prime Minister Department moved from Kuala Lumpur to Putrajaya.

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AP Photographer Bilal Hussein Goes Free

After two years and four days in US military custody, AP photojournalist Bilal Hussein was released and reunited with his family on Wednesday April 14, 2008.

Hussein’s lawyer told AP this week that the military provided no surprising evidence at Hussein’s hearing that might have explained why he was held for so long, and it’s still unclear if he was singled out for his coverage of the Iraq war. Read More

AP STATEMENT

This is from AP Corporate Communications:

After two years in detention, Bilal Hussein needs time to spend with his family, to rest and to catch up with the rest of the world. We will have no further comment at this time, but will let you know when we do.

Paul Colford
AP Director of Media Relations

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