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Malaysia, Australia move to retrieve suspected aircraft debris

Mar 03, 2016 - 12:49 AM

3rd UPDATE There is high probability the plane debris is from a Boeing 777 plane

A NEW FIND. Aircraft debris off the coast in Mozambique sparks the possibility of a Boeing 777 find that may be from missing aircraft Flight MH370. File photo by Fazry Ismail/EPA

New campaign aims to curb high road deaths in Asia

Feb 13, 2016 - 11:50 PM

The Safe Steps campaign features educational videos which will air in 24 countries across Asia – the region posting some of the highest numbers of road deaths

SAFETY REMINDERS. The Safe Steps road safety campaign focuses on educational messages to remind the public about basic safety reminders on the road. Photo by Katerina Francisco/Rappler

Maldives debris not from MH370 – Malaysia

Aug 14, 2015 - 6:39 PM

Investigators are still going to examine any further unidentified flotsam found on the Maldives for links to the missing Malaysian Airlines plane

DEBRIS. Plane debris that washed up in the Maldives are believed to be from the missing Malaysia Airlines flight MH370. Google maps Google Map

Aircraft seat cushions, window panes found on Reunion – Malaysia

Aug 06, 2015 - 5:05 PM

UPDATED Malaysia transport chief: We have also found debris like window panes aluminum foil and seat cushions

In this file photo, the remains of a car tyre and a plastic bottle lay among the large stones as members of the media work in the background on the beach near Saint-Denis, where the officials recovered the metallic piece of debris, on the north coast of the Indian Ocean island of Reunion, August 2, 2015. Stringer/EPA

Malaysia calls for help on Indian Ocean plane debris

Aug 02, 2015 - 5:22 PM

Transport Minister Liow Tiong Lai also confirms that the part found July 29 on the French island had been officially identified as from a Boeing 777 – making it virtually certain that it is from missing Malaysia Airlines flight MH370

Malaysia Airlines planes are seen at departure gates at Kuala Lumpur International Airport (KLIA) in Sepang on March 8, 2015.  Mohd Rasfan/File/AFP

Malaysia Airlines says 'premature' to speculate on wreckage

Jul 30, 2015 - 10:15 AM

Malaysia Airlines: At the moment it would be too premature for the airline to speculate on the origin of the flaperon

FOUND. Police and gendarmes carry a piece of debris from an unidentified aircraft found in the coastal area of Saint-Andre de la Reunion, in the east of the French Indian Ocean island of La Reunion, on July 29, 2015. Yannick Pitou/AFP

Investigators scramble to analyze wreckage for MH370 link

Jul 30, 2015 - 6:56 AM

UPDATED The discovery fuel hopes in Malaysia and across the globe that one of aviation history s greatest mysteries could move closer to being solved but authorities and Malaysia Airlines warn against jumping to conclusions

MYSTERY. A policeman and a gendarme stand next to a piece of debris from an unidentified aircraft found in the coastal area of Saint-Andre de la Reunion, in the east of the French Indian Ocean island of La Reunion, on July 29, 2015. Yannick Pitou/AFP

MH370 search zone to double if nothing found – officials

Apr 16, 2015 - 3:43 PM

UPDATED The Indian Ocean search zone will be expanded to 120 000 square kilometers 46 300 square miles if the current area comes up empty

STILL SEARCHING. In this file photo, Royal New Zealand Air Force (RNZAF) P-3K2 Orion Co-pilot Brett McKenzie looking out the flight deck for missing Malaysian Airlines flight MH370 over the southern Indian Ocean, 29 March 2014. Jason Reed/Pool/EPA

'Back to drawing board' if MH370 search fails, Malaysia says

Mar 07, 2015 - 4:01 PM

Malaysia transport minister s comment echoes Australia s statement which raised doubts about an open ended search for the aircraft

PLANES. Young passengers take a picture of Malayisa Airline aircraft using their mobile phone at Kuala Lumpur International Airport (KLIA) in Sepang outside Kuala Lumpur. Ahmad Yusni/EPA

Malaysia Airlines releases passenger manifest of MH17

Jul 19, 2014 - 10:42 PM

The passenger manifest lists 3 Filipinos – Irene Darryl and Sherryl Gunawan – and Hadiono Gunawan an Indonesian as being among the 298 fatalities

People gather during a candle-light vigil for the victims of Malaysia Airlines flight MH17, in Kuala Lumpur on July 19, 2014. Photo by Manan Vatsyayana/AFP

Malaysia demands protection of MH17 crash site

Jul 19, 2014 - 9:34 PM

Concerns are mounting over the integrity of the crash zone in rebel held eastern Ukraine with the government in Kiev on Saturday accusing Moscow of helping pro Russian separatist insurgents destroy evidence

CRASH SITE. A picture taken on July 17, 2014 shows wreckages of the Malaysian Airliner carrying 295 people from Amsterdam to Kuala Lumpur after it crashed, near the town of Shaktarsk, in rebel-held east Ukraine. File photo by Dominique Faget/AFP