Tuesday, March 11, 2014
Information regarding a terrorist threat made against Beijing Capital International Airport was passed on to the Civil Aviation Administration of China in Beijing on March 5, China Airlines said yesterday.
Japan's economy grew at a slower pace than initially thought in the last quarter of 2013, revised data showed Monday, underscoring concerns about the pace of recovery under Prime Minister Shinzo Abe's policy blitz.
Mystery deepened Monday over the fate of a Malaysian jet carrying 239 people, as tests on oil slicks showed it was not aircraft fuel while the search for debris failed to yield any trace of the missing aircraft.
Monday, March 10, 2014
Vietnamese searchers on ships worked throughout the night but could not find a rectangle object spotted Sunday afternoon that was thought to be one of the doors of a Malaysia Airlines passenger jet that went missing more than two days ago.
Officials say a powerful magnitude 6.9 earthquake struck Sunday night off the coast of Northern California, but there was no danger of a tsunami.
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Malaysia on Sunday said a missing airliner carrying 239 people may have inexplicably turned back as authorities launched a terror probe into the plane's sudden disappearance, investigating suspect passengers who boarded with stolen passports.
In a speech yesterday, Premier Jiang Yi-huah (江宜樺) laid out 25 guidelines for new members of the Cabinet following its sudden reshuffle in late February, emphasizing that the Cabinet will not tolerate tattletales.
Despite the fact that the central government does not have a budget for affordable housing construction, local governments may construct that type of housing for its residents by build-operate-transfer (BOT) projects or by raising the construction budget, Interior Deputy Minister Hsiao Chia-chi (蕭家淇) said yesterday.
Pro-Russian activists attacked a pro-Kiev rally in Crimea with clubs and whips on Sunday as thousands took to the streets across Ukraine in rival demonstrations, escalating separatist tensions in the troubled ex-Soviet state.