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MH370: Out-of-court settlements highly likely, say experts

KUALA LUMPUR, May 12, 2014: The lack of any evidence indicating what caused Flight MH370’s disappearance raises a legal conundrum that is expected to force Malaysia Airlines (MAS) into out-of-court settlements with next-of-kin, aviation law experts said. Since MH370 disappeared more than two months ago, no wreckage has been found to even confirm a crash, let alone apportion blame. But the relatives of the 2 ...

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Putrajaya suspends Visit Malaysia campaign following MH370 disappearance

Mar 24, 2014: Chinese tourist arrivals in Malaysia have dropped since the Malaysia Airlines flight MH370 saga, Tourism Minister Datuk Seri Mohamed Nazri Aziz told Parliament today, adding that Putrajaya has suspended its Visit Malaysia 2014 campaign. Nazri said the ministry has shelved the campaign out of respect for the families of the 239 passengers and crew onboard the missing plane. "The ministry has st ...

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MH370: “Flight ended in southern Indian Ocean”

March 24, 2014, 10 p.m. This evening I was briefed by representatives from the UK Air Accidents Investigation Branch (AAIB). They informed me that Inmarsat, the UK company that provided the satellite data which indicated the northern and southern corridors, has been performing further calculations on the data. Using a type of analysis never before used in an investigation of this sort, they have been able t ...

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Missing MH370: Family-ties question stumps Hisham

SEPANG, Mar 19, 2014: “Can you confirm that you are PM Najib’s cousin? Are you protected?” These questions were posed by a French journalist to acting Transport Minister Datuk Seri Hishamuddin Hussein. Hishamuddin, who has been fielding a good share of tough questions on the missing MH370, was initially stumped by the query. He recovered quickly and asked which media organisation she was from before answeri ...

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Missing MH370: Assets to be deployed to 2 corridors

KUALA LUMPUR, Mar 17, 2014: With the search for the missing Malaysia Airlines flight MH370 now covering an 8,000km-wide area stretching from Kazakhstan to the South Indian Ocean, Malaysia has requested the assistance of 15 countries to help locate the ill-fated aircraft. According to a press statement released by the Ministry of Transport today, Malaysian officials were now contacting all the countries loca ...

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Vietnam freezes search for MH370 amid confusion over last movements

Vietnam, MH370, Malaysia Airline PHU QUOC ISLAND, March 12, 2014: Vietnamese authorities froze search and rescue activities for the missing Malaysia Airlines (MAS) Flight MH370 today, after reports arose that the plane was last spotted over the Straits of Malacca in Malaysia. Vietnam’s deputy transport minister Pham Quy Tieu also complained today that a Malaysian official with whom Vietnam is liaising, was ...

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Crowd-sourcing campaign launched to find missing jet

U.S. satellite company calls on Internet users to assist in poring over images of Gulf of Thailand in search for lost flight As an international swarm of boats and aircraft canvass the Gulf of Thailand and west coast of the Malay Peninsula looking for any sign of Flight MA370, an American satellite imaging firm is calling on netizens to help assist in their crowd-sourced search for the missing plane. Accord ...

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Missing Flight MH370: Investigators struggling to find explanation

Mar 11. 2014: Investigators from at least nine countries hunting for a missing Malaysian passenger jet are sorting through a jumble of facts and theories that so far don’t add up into a clear explanation of what happened to the plane. Malaysian Airline (MAS) System Bhd.’s Flight 370 disappeared more than three days ago en route from Kuala Lumpur to Beijing with 239 people aboard. The pilots never signaled t ...

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