The shadow of a Chinese IL-76 aircraft is seen on its way back from a search operation on March 27, 2014. Three Chinese naval vessels (including two helicopters) and two Chinese IL-76 transport planes have been put into operation in the searching for the mission Malaysia Airlines flight MH370 in the Indian Ocean west of Australia. (Xinhua/Zhang Bing)
Timeline: The search for missing jet MH370
More Chinese vessels join search for MH370
BEIJING, March 27 (Xinhua) -- Five Chinese vessels have arrived in the waters where Australia spotted floating objects that might be related to the missing Malaysia Airlines flight MH370, Chinese Foreign Ministry spokesman Hong Lei said on Thursday. Full story
Chinese military working with foreign forces in MH370 search
BEIJING, March 27 (Xinhua) -- The Chinese armed forces have kept close contact with militaries and defense departments of other countries in the search for missing Malaysian Airlines flight MH370, said a Chinese Defense Ministry spokesman on Thursday. Full story
Chinese aircraft, vessels continue search for MH370 in south Indian Ocean
PERTH, Australia, March 26 (Xinhua) -- Chinese aircraft and vessels reached their target area in the southern Indian Ocean, some 1,100 nautical miles west of Perth, Wednesday to continue the search for missing Malaysia Airlines Flight MH370.
A Chinese IL-76 aircraft, the first plane taking off from Perth International airport on Wednesday, reached its target area in the morning. Full story
Chinese special envoy urges unremitting efforts in MH370 search
KUALA LUMPUR, March 26 (Xinhua) -- Chinese special envoy Zhang Yesui on Wednesday stressed the urgency of continuing to search with full force for missing Malaysia Airlines Flight MH370.
Search remained the top priority and must carry on unremittingly, Zhang, who is a Chinese vice foreign minister, said during a meeting here with Malaysian Prime Minister Najib Razak. Full story