Malaysia

Chinese MH370 relatives reject statement that passengers are dead

By Fri, Jan 30, 2015 8:45PM UTC Pic: AP.

BEIJING (AP) — Many Chinese families of passengers on the missing Malaysian airline are demanding that Malaysian officials retract their statement that all aboard died.

Malaysia declares MH370 crash an accident to clear compensation

By Fri, Jan 30, 2015 9:11AM UTC Students from an international school in east China city Zhuji pray for the passengers onboard Malaysia Airlines flight MH370 in early March, 2014. Pic: AP.

KUALA LUMPUR, Malaysia (AP) — Malaysia’s Civil Aviation Authority has officially declared the MH370 crash an accident, fulfilling a legal obligation that will allow efforts to proceed with compensation claims.

Philippines warns ASEAN over China reef reclamation

By Fri, Jan 30, 2015 8:50AM UTC A Chinese vessel, top center, is used to expand structures and land on the Johnson Reef, called Mabini by the Philippines and Chigua by China, at the Spratly Islands in the South China Sea. Pic: AP.

MANILA, Philippines (AP) — The Philippines has urged fellow Southeast Asian nations to jointly demand that China stop its land reclamation in contested South China Sea reefs.

Boat carrying migrants sinks near Bangladesh; 20 missing

By Thu, Jan 29, 2015 7:51PM UTC

COX’S BAZAR, Bangladesh (AP) — Officials say a fishing boat carrying migrants to Malaysia has capsized off the coast of Bangladesh and about 20 people are missing. Government official Nurul Bashar Chowdhury says rescuers saved 39 people after the boat sank early Thursday in the Bay of Bengal. He said

Malaysia to issue interim report on missing plane on March 7

By Wed, Jan 28, 2015 6:27PM UTC Parts of AirAsia Flight 8501 seen on the deck  of rescue ship Crest Onyx at Kumai port in Pangkalan Bun, Indonesia, earlier this month. Pic: AP.

KUALA LUMPUR, Malaysia (AP) — Malaysia’s civil aviation department will release an interim report on the disappearance of Malaysia Airlines Flight 370 on March 7, a day before the flight’s one-year anniversary.

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