KUALA LUMPUR, April 7 (Xinhua) -- Malaysia's acting Minister of Transport Hishammuddin Hussein said on Monday that he was cautiously hopeful that there would be positive developments in the search for flight MH370 "in the coming days if not hours."
Australian ship detects signals consistent with black boxes
PERTH, Australia, April 7 (Xinhua) -- Australian navy ship Ocean Shield detected suspicious signals consistent with aircraft black boxes, chief coordinator for the search of missing Flight MH370, said on Monday.
"The towed pinger locator deployed from the Australian defence vessel Ocean Shield has detected signals consistent with those emitted from aircraft black boxes," Angus Houston, former Australian defence minister who is heading the Joint Agency Coordination Center (JACC), told reporters. Full story
Search and recovery continues for Malaysian flight MH370
PERTH, April 7 (Xinhua) -- Up to nine military planes, three civil planes and 14 ships will assist in Monday's search for missing Malaysia Airlines flight MH370, the Joint Agency Coordination Center (JACC) for the international search efforts said.
The search area is expected to be approximately 234,000 square kilometers, and weather is expected to be fine throughout the day with showers in the afternoon although this is not expected to affect the search. Full story