Tuesday, May 26, 2015   

(Flight MH370) Debris not from Boeing 777, China civil aviation chief says
(03-13 10:48)

A senior Chinese aviation official said the authorities could not confirm any link between the floating objects captured on Chinese satellite images to a Malaysia Airlines Boeing 777 missing for more than five days.
“It is true that the satellite was launched and detected some smoke and what were suspected metal shreds about 37 kilometers southwest of Ho Chi Minh City,'' said Li Jiaxiang, chief of the Civil Aviation Administration of China. “But after some review, we cannot confirm that they belong to the missing plane.''
The three objects of varying sizes were seen in the sea off the southern tip of Vietnam and east of Malaysia on Sunday morning.—AP

   
Other China breaking news:
‘Please go away’ China’s navy tells US surveillance plane (05-22 19:08)
Taiwan shaves 0.5pc off growth forecast (05-22 19:03)
Public-private partnership encouraged in affordable housing (05-22 15:48)
China updates geo-database (05-22 15:22)
No let up from party for reviled Chu Anping (05-22 12:55)
Guiyang apartments collapse death toll climbs to nine (05-22 12:48)
Paid speeches Bill Clinton made including for Beijing Huaduo, raked in millions for foundation (05-22 10:57)
Beijing ponders Colombia free trade pact (05-22 10:48)
Congo investigates unfavourable Chinese mining deals, and shoddy road and rail projects (05-21 20:28)
Beijing demands explanation from Jakarta over destroyed fishing boat (05-21 19:34)

More breaking news >>

© 2015 The Standard, The Standard Newspapers Publishing Ltd.
Contact Us | About Us | Newsfeeds | Subscriptions | Print Ad. | Online Ad. | Street Pts

 


Home | Top News | Local | Business | China | ViewPoint | CityTalk | World | Sports | People | Central Station | Spree | Features

The Standard

Trademark and Copyright Notice: Copyright 2015, The Standard Newspaper Publishing Ltd., and its related entities. All rights reserved.  Use in whole or part of this site's content is prohibited.   Use of this Web site assumes acceptance of the
Terms of Use, Privacy Policy Statement and Copyright Policy.  Please also read our Ethics Statement.