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.


Australian plane spots objects in sea in AirAsia search area

Monday, December 29, 2014 - 17:04

SURABAYA, Indonesia (AP) — An Indonesian official says objects have been spotted in the sea by a search plane hunting for the missing AirAsia jet.

Differences between MH370 and AirAsia incidents

Monday, December 29, 2014 - 16:57

SINGAPORE: The disappearance of an AirAsia passenger jet soon after takeoff inevitably brings back memories of the mystery behind Malaysia Airlines Flight 370 that is still missing after it disappeared nine months ago.

Travellers still positive about holiday plans, business as usual at KLIA2

By ELVINA FERNANDEZ - Monday, December 29, 2014 - 16:55

SEPANG: It was business as usual at the Kuala Lumpur international Airport 2 (KLIA2) as the search for the missing Indonesia AirAisa QZ8501 aircraft entered its second day.

QZ8501: Search underway, Indonesia accepts Singapore’s offer

By SIM BAK HENG - Monday, December 29, 2014 - 16:47

SINGAPORE: As the search and rescue for Indonesia AirAsia QZ8501 is gaining momentum, Indonesia has accepted Singapore's offer of two teams of specialists and two sets of underwater locator beacon detectors to assist in locating the flight data recorders of the missing plan.

Floods: Govt cancels leave for senior civil servants

Monday, December 29, 2014 - 16:28

KUALA LUMPUR: The government has cancelled all leave for senior civil servants with immediate effect in view of the floods ravaging several states.

GDRRN, TGV cinemas and M’sia Cat Club on flood relief mission

Monday, December 29, 2014 - 16:01

KUALA LUMPUR: Government-linked investment companies and other government-linked companies (GLCs) have pooled their efforts to assist flood victims in the affected states in Peninsular Malaysia.

MMEA rescues 3 local fishermen

Monday, December 29, 2014 - 15:46

LABUAN: The Malaysian Maritime Enforcement Agency (MMEA) rescued three local fishermen in waters off Brunei yesterday after their boat had engine failure.

QZ8501: Singapore to offers specialist, equipment

Monday, December 29, 2014 - 15:44

SINGAPORE: Indonesia has accepted a Singapore offer of two teams of specialists and two sets of underwater locator beacon detectors to assist in locating the flight data recorders of a missing Indonesia AirAsia aircraft, according to a joint statement by the Ministry of Transport and Civil Aviation

Floods: Kedah Umno mobilises donation drive for east coast victims

By Adie Suri Zulkefli - Monday, December 29, 2014 - 15:07

ALOR STAR: Kedah Umno has mobilised a campaign to collect donations for floods victims in the east coast states at all its 15 divisions in the state beginning today.

Esscom refutes claims of gunfire exchanges in east coast Sabah

By AVILA GERALDINE - Monday, December 29, 2014 - 14:53

KOTA KINABALU: The Eastern Sabah Security Command (Esscom) has refuted claims that Malaysian security forces were involved in gunfire exchanges with Filipino gunmen in Sabah's east coast.