Feb 13, 2017

Malaysian aid ship to help Rohingyas arrives in Bangladesh

A Malaysian aid ship arrived Monday in Bangladesh carrying aid for hundreds of thousands of Rohingya Muslims who have fled from Myanmar, many citing abuses by the Myanmar security forces. Nearly 70,000 Rohingya have fled from Buddhist-majority Myanmar’s Rakhine state to Bangladesh to escape ...

Jan 29, 2017

Boat with 28 Chinese tourists missing in Malaysia

Malaysia on Sunday mounted a major air and sea search for a missing boat carrying 31 people, including 28 Chinese tourists, but strong winds and choppy seas were hampering the operation. The boat went missing in poor weather off Borneo island on Saturday morning, ...

Dec 14, 2016

Last vessel searching for MH370 departs on final sweep of ocean

The last vessel searching for missing MH370 has left on its final sweep across the southern Indian Ocean, Australia said Wednesday. The transport minister cautioned the airliner might not be found in coming weeks. Fugro Equator sailed from Fremantle port on Australia’s western coast ...