Chinese Air Force IL-76 transport plane searches for Malaysia Airlines flight MH370 above the southern Indian Ocean, on March 28, 2014. Ten aircrafts had been tasked for Friday's search, according to the Australian Maritime Safety Bureau (AMSA). (Xinhua/Huang Shubo)
Air search resumes for missing Malaysian airliner, target area shifted
CANBERRA, March 28 (Xinhua) -- The search area for missing Malaysia Airlines flight MH370 has been updated after a new credible lead was provided to the Australian Maritime Safety Authority (AMSA), the agency said in its latest media release on Friday.Full story
Chinese envoy meets families of MH370 passengers, more objects spotted
KUALA LUMPUR, March 27 (Xinhua) -- A Chinese special envoy on Thursday met the families of Chinese passengers aboard a missing Malaysia Airlines jet, while a Japanese satellite spotted more floating objects in the Indian Ocean possibly related to the plane.
Zhang Yesui, a deputy foreign minister, said Chinese leaders are concerned about the fate of the passengers.Full story
MH370 search highlights int'l security cooperation: defense ministry
BEIJING, March 27 (Xinhua) -- The search for the missing Malaysia Airlines plane has showcased the need to strengthen international cooperation in non-traditional security areas, said a spokesman for China's Defense Ministry here on Thursday.
Geng Yansheng told a regular press briefing that international cooperation in this regard will continue to be an important part of Chinese military forces' external exchanges.Full story
WASHINGTON, March 26 (Xinhua) -- Director of U.S. Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) James Comey on Wednesday said the FBI technical team will be able to retrieve computer data "shortly" that were deleted from a home flight simulator by the pilot of the missing Malaysian Airlines jet MH 370. Full story
MH370 ends in southern Indian Ocean: Malaysian PM
KUALA LUMPUR, March 24 (Xinhua) -- New analysis of statellite data suggested that the missing Malaysia Airlines Flight MH370 "ended" in the southern Indian Ocean, said Malaysian Prime Minister Najib Razak on Monday.Full story