Authorities hunting for the missing Malaysia Airlines jetliner expanded their search on land and sea Tuesday, reflecting the difficulties in finding traces of the Boeing 777 more than three days after it vanished with 239 people on board.
The Ministry of National Defense (MND) yesterday confirmed that a Navy Cheng Kung-class frigate and an Air Force C-130 aircraft were dispatched yesterday from Penghu Island and Pingtung County respectively to aid in the search and rescue of Malaysia Airlines Flight MH370, 1 Comment
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.
The cameraman who witnessed the death of Australian “Crocodile Hunter” Steve Irwin on Monday revealed a stingray stabbed at him “hundreds of times” and his final words were “I'm dying.”
New Zealand Prime Minister John Key on Monday called a general election for Sept. 20, when his center-right government will seek a third term in office on a platform of strong economic management.
Australia has endured another “angry summer” with more than 150 temperature records smashed, a new report said Monday, with a warning that heatwaves and sweltering conditions will only get worse.
Japan has no plan to revise a landmark 1993 apology over wartime sex slavery, the government's top spokesman said Monday, despite a controversial review of the statement which has sparked a backlash at home and abroad.
The younger sister of North Korean leader Kim Jong Un has made an official debut of sorts, consolidating the grip on power of the ruling Kim dynasty's third generation.
Tens of thousands of people on Japan's northeastern coast who were left homeless in the March 2011 tsunami are shivering their way through yet another winter in cramped temporary housing, with perhaps several more to go.
There is something surprising in the radioactive wreck that is the Fukushima Dai-ichi nuclear power plant: opportunity. To clean it up, Japan will have to develop technology and expertise that any nation with a nuclear reactor will one day need.