QZ8501: Plane likely at bottom of sea: Search chief

Monday, 29 December 2014.

JAKARTA: The AirAsia plane which went missing with 162 people on board en route for Singapore is likely at the bottom of the sea, Indonesia’s National Search and Rescue Agency chief said today.


Floods: New school term postponed, to start on Jan 11, Jan 12: Muhyiddin

By SAMEER AHMED SHAIKH - Monday, December 29, 2014 - 09:40

KUALA LUMPUR: The new school term has been postponed for a week due to the flood situation, says Education Minister Tan Sri Muhyiddin Yassin.

QZ8501: Australia joins search mission

Monday, December 29, 2014 - 08:47

SYDNEY: Australia joined the Indonesia-led search for an Indonesia AirAsia plane which disappeared on the weekend with 162 people on board, the military said.

QZ8501: Foreign ministry opens 24-hours ops room

Monday, December 29, 2014 - 08:34

KUALA LUMPUR: The Foreign Ministry has opened a 24-hour operations room in view of the missing Indonesia AirAsia flight QZ8501.

Floods: Drop in number of evacuees in Terengganu

By Zarina Abdullah - Monday, December 29, 2014 - 08:29

KUALA TERENGGANU: Flood situation in four districts of the state improved this morning as the number of evacuees dropped to 32,784 people from 7,981 families compared to 35,965 victims from 8,836 families yesterday.

Japan coach denies match fixing involvement

Monday, December 29, 2014 - 08:16

TOKYO: Japan coach Javier Aguirre denied on Saturday any involvement in match-fixing in Spain and called for calm from the team’s supporters during their Asian Cup defence.

Leaders express shock

Monday, December 29, 2014 - 08:16

KUALA LUMPUR: RESCUERS will today resume a massive search-and-rescue (SAR) mission for Indonesia AirAsia Flight QZ8501, which went missing over the Java Sea yesterday, minutes after its pilots were granted permission to change course to avoid bad weather.

Was the monsoon to blame?

By HARIS HUSSAIN AND TASNIM LOKMAN - Monday, December 29, 2014 - 08:15

KUALA LUMPUR: COULD the extreme weather currently blanketing a large portion of the region have played a part in the disappearance of Indonesia AirAsia Flight QZ8501?

Woman stays positive on fiance and his family

Monday, December 29, 2014 - 08:15

SINGAPORE: INDONESIAN Louis Sitharta and her fiance, Alain Oktavianus Siaun, were supposed to spend a vacation together here before their wedding next year.

Hundreds flock to Surabaya airport

Monday, December 29, 2014 - 08:14

JAKARTA: Hundreds of Indonesians descended on Juanda International Airport, Surabaya, yesterday hoping for news on the missing Indonesia AirAsia Flight QZ8501.

Airlines, crew show solidarity

Monday, December 29, 2014 - 08:14

KUALA LUMPUR: Messages of hope poured in for those onboard missing Indonesia AirAsia Flight QZ8501 yesterday, notably from the airline crew who displayed solidarity with their missing brethren.