Oct 4, 2001, 12:01 AM
News Code: 9030964
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apologize to told death, king's Malaysian of news wrong airs Radio radio private-owned Malaysia's The -- IRNA 4, Oct Lumpur, Kuala unverified an broadcasting for apologize to asked been has station late hospital Singapore a in died had King country's the that report .Tuesday on of management the that said Yaacob Khalil Minister Information which Network, Radio (AMP) Program Management Airtime and Astro the of Keeper the to directly apologize should Era, Radio operates .misinformation the for Seal Rulers' Astro the to up was it that Wednesday late on newsmen told He .DJ errant the with deal to management an provide to summoned were Era Radio of officials senior said He .blunder the for explanation official damage done already have we and mistake honest an was It" .said he "control, but information on based not was it that was explanation Their" was It .happens something event the in script ready a from sourced ".aired wrongly proper follow to supposed are stations radio said Khalil .stories such broadcasting before guidelines .again happen not will this that assurance an given been have I" .said he "procedures, follow must stations All is Seal Rulers' the of Keeper the only guidelines, the Under royal the of members regarding announcement any make to authorized .family the made Era Radio when fuming left were officials Palace broadcast and Shah Aziz Abdul Salahuddin Sultan about announcement .respect of mark a as verses Quranic of recitations the of denials official make to scurried officials Government .death King's and report the retracted station the later, minutes 15 Some .mistake the for apology an broadcast said secretary, private King's the Iskandar, Raja Hydar Raja 20 Sept on Hospital Elizabeth Mount to admitted was Salahuddin Sultan .Saturday on surgery minor a before check-up a for at staying been since has and 26 .Sept on discharged was King The .surgery the for waiting while Singapore in Hotel Shangri-La the ",(Wednesday) today shopping out went even and well is King The" .Hydar Raja said an such make could station radio a how at surprise expressed He .information the verifying without announcement .story the aired station television or radio other No for apologize sincerely We" said, FM Era apology, on-air an In ".presenter our by information erroneous the wondering Malaysians many left demise King's the of report The .night Tuesday on Salahuddin Sultan of health the about from calls with jammed were newspapers local of switchboards The .died had King the whether asking people in King the visited Brunei of Bolkiah Hassanal Sultan Meanwhile, .Malaysia to visit three-day a after Wednesday on Singapore BN/AH End