Malaysia http://www.kunc.org en Lost Malaysian Plane Could Land In Cultural Lore http://www.kunc.org/post/lost-malaysian-plane-could-land-cultural-lore Malaysia Airlines Flight 370 disappeared more than a month ago, but it still compels significant attention, despite the passage of time and lack of definitive information about where it may have gone.<p>While many events over time fade from general knowledge, the circumstances surrounding this one may serve to secure its place in our collective memory.<p>"If it never gets found, I think its cultural penetration will increase in time, not go down," says Robert Thompson, a pop culture professor at Syracuse University. Wed, 09 Apr 2014 19:11:43 +0000 Alan Greenblatt 55307 at http://www.kunc.org Lost Malaysian Plane Could Land In Cultural Lore Malaysia Flight 370 And The World's Attention http://www.kunc.org/post/malaysia-flight-370-and-worlds-attention It's been a week since the disappearance of Malaysia Airlines flight 370, a week filled with misinformation, wild theorizing and the anxiety of the passengers' families. The story, and especially its lack of information, has the world watching and wondering.<p>For Alan Heathcock, our fear of disappearing is part of why the flight has us so obsessed. Heathcock recommends Gary Paulsen's young adult classic <em>Hatchet</em>, in which a 13-year-old boy manages to survive in the Canadian wilderness when his bush plane crashes. Fri, 14 Mar 2014 21:46:00 +0000 Jonathan Evison 54681 at http://www.kunc.org Malaysia Flight 370 And The World's Attention Colorado Farmers Told To Sit Tight For Final Trade Deal http://www.kunc.org/post/colorado-farmers-told-sit-tight-final-trade-deal <p style="margin-bottom: 20px; padding: 0px; border: 0px; outline: 0px; vertical-align: baseline; font-family: 'PT Sans', sans-serif;">U.S. Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack is telling farmers to be patient while his office hammers out a major trade deal with a group of Asian countries, called the Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP).</p><p> Thu, 06 Mar 2014 17:00:00 +0000 Luke Runyon & Harvest Public Media 54475 at http://www.kunc.org Colorado Farmers Told To Sit Tight For Final Trade Deal Malaysia Declares Emergency From Cross-Border Blanket Of Smoke http://www.kunc.org/post/malaysia-declares-emergency-cross-border-blanket-smoke Malaysia has declared a state of emergency in the country's south after choking smog from slash-and-burn agriculture in neighboring Indonesia enveloped the region.<p>Residents in Muar and Ledang districts of Johor state have been told to stay indoors. Sun, 23 Jun 2013 18:47:00 +0000 Scott Neuman 46205 at http://www.kunc.org Malaysia Declares Emergency From Cross-Border Blanket Of Smoke Malaysia: Entrenched Coalition Wins 13th Straight Election http://www.kunc.org/post/malaysia-entrenched-coalition-wins-13th-straight-election The National Front coalition that has governed Malaysia for 56 consecutive years won a majority of parliamentary seats in a general election Sunday, extending its streak of victories that began in 1957.<p>Malaysian election officials reported a record voter turnout in Sunday's national election, as more than 10 million voters — or 80 percent of the electorate — cast ballots.<p>"The Election Commission reported that Prime Minister Najib Razak's National Front coalition captured 127 of Malaysia's 222 parliamentary seats to win a majority Sunday," <a href="http://www.npr.org/templates/story/story Sun, 05 May 2013 19:37:00 +0000 Bill Chappell 43875 at http://www.kunc.org Malaysia: Entrenched Coalition Wins 13th Straight Election