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QZ8501: Objects sighted in Bangka, Pulau Tujuh

Tuesday, 30 December 2014.

BANGKA: The Bangka Belitung air base (Babel) has reported sightings of hard objects in waters of north Bangka and Pulau Tujuh.

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Focus on retrieving bodies, Jokowi tells SAR

By Roy Goh - Tuesday, December 30, 2014 - 20:27

SURABAYA: Indonesian president Joko Widodo has ordered for the focus to be on the retrieval of bodies from the target area.

QZ8501: Malaysia will assist and support SAR

By EUNICE - Tuesday, December 30, 2014 - 19:42

TEMERLOH: Transport Minister Datuk Seri Liow Tiong Lai today said Malaysia is committed to providing all available assistance and support for the ongoing search and recovery efforts led by Indonesia for Indonesia AirAsia flight QZ8501.

AirAsia Zest overshoots runway during landing

By Rozanna Latiff - Tuesday, December 30, 2014 - 19:40

KUALA LUMPUR: An AirAsia Zest aircraft was reported to have overshot the runway while landing at Kalibo Airport, Philippines today, just after news broke that Indonesia AirAsia QZ8501, which went missing last Sunday, was found to have crashed off the coast of Bangka-Belitung, Indonesia.

Floods: Wanita launches clean-up squad

By ILI LIYANA - Tuesday, December 30, 2014 - 19:33

KUALA LUMPUR: Temporary housing will be provided for those who have lost their homes in the recent floods, Prime Minister Datuk Seri Najib Razak said today.

QZ8501: Najib offers condolences to families

By ILI LIYANA MOKHTAR - Tuesday, December 30, 2014 - 19:11

KUALA LUMPUR: Prime Minister Datuk Seri Najib Razak conveyed his heartfelt condolences to the families and loved ones of the AirAsia flight QZ8501 today.

AirAsia jet turns back in Thailand due to ‘irregularity’

Tuesday, December 30, 2014 - 19:02

BANGKOK: An AirAsia flight bound for northeast Thailand turned back to the capital Bangkok shortly after takeoff when pilots detected an “irregularity” in the storage compartment, airline officials said.

QZ8501: Luggage among items found in sea

Tuesday, December 30, 2014 - 18:47

SURABAYA: The Indonesian air force has retrieved items found floating in waters at Pangkalan Bun, Central Kalimantan.

Teaching council recommends two session schooling for affected schools

Tuesday, December 30, 2014 - 18:43

KUALA LUMPUR: The Consultative Council of the Federation of Malaysian Teachers Association and Union has recommended that schools which were seriously affected by floods implement the double-session school system.

Floods: More victims return home in Terengganu

By Zarina Abdullah - Tuesday, December 30, 2014 - 18:40

KUALA TERENGGANU: More evacuees returned home this evening as at 6.15pm, State Welfare Department portal showed only 23,284 people housed in 53 relief centres.

6 arrested for mother-daughter kidnaping

By Ili - Tuesday, December 30, 2014 - 18:29

ALOR STAR: Police have solved the kidnapping case involving a woman and her teenage daughter with the arrest of six suspects who released the victims after securing a RM35,000 ransom payment.