A Malaysian opposition party Wednesday filed a civil lawsuit against Prime Minister Najib Razak for alleged election offenses involving US$700 million in his bank accounts.
The hunt for more wreckage from the missing MH370 resumed on France's Reunion island in the Indian Ocean on Sunday after being suspended due to bad weather, local officials said.
France launched a hunt for more wreckage from the ill-fated MH370 plane off Reunion island on Friday in a fresh effort to shed light on one of aviation's biggest mysteries.
The United States warned Thursday it would not tolerate efforts to control sea and air routes in the South China Sea, as Southeast Asian nations debated how hard to pressure Beijing on its island-building.
Emotional relatives of those aboard doomed Malaysia Airlines Flight MH370 Thursday said they hoped the first proof that it crashed would help finally solve the agonizing mystery, but many also expressed anger and disbelief.
Debris found on a remote island a week ago is from flight MH370, Malaysia's prime minister said Thursday, confirming that the plane which mysteriously disappeared 17 months ago met a tragic end in the Indian Ocean.
Malaysia's anti-graft agency has said that nearly US$700 million deposited into the prime minister's personal bank accounts were from "donations" and not related to a brewing scandal.
Malaysian officials said Sunday that they would seek help from territories near the island where a suspected piece of the missing Malaysia Airlines jet was discovered to try to find more plane debris.
A piece of Boeing 777 wreckage that washed up on an Indian Ocean island arrived for analysis in France early Saturday, after Malaysian authorities said the part was almost certainly recovered from missing flight MH370.
Investigators are "moving close to solving the mystery of MH370," Malaysia's deputy transport minister said Friday, adding that a piece of wreckage found in the Indian Ocean has been confirmed as coming from a Boeing 777.