Monday, March 10, 2014
Malaysia on Sunday said a missing airliner carrying 239 people may have inexplicably turned back as authorities launched a terror probe into the plane's sudden disappearance, investigating suspect passengers who boarded with stolen passports.
In a speech yesterday, Premier Jiang Yi-huah (江宜樺) laid out 25 guidelines for new members of the Cabinet following its sudden reshuffle in late February, emphasizing that the Cabinet will not tolerate tattletales.
Despite the fact that the central government does not have a budget for affordable housing construction, local governments may construct that type of housing for its residents by build-operate-transfer (BOT) projects or by raising the construction budget, Interior Deputy Minister Hsiao Chia-chi (蕭家淇) said yesterday.
Pro-Russian activists attacked a pro-Kiev rally in Crimea with clubs and whips on Sunday as thousands took to the streets across Ukraine in rival demonstrations, escalating separatist tensions in the troubled ex-Soviet state.
Sunday, March 9, 2014
Malaysia intelligence agencies are investigating how up to four passengers with suspect identities were able to board the missing Boeing 777 jet, the government said, as planes and ships from across Asia resumed the hunt Sunday for the plane.
Libya threatened to bomb a North Korean-flagged tanker at an oil terminal held by militants in the restive east, saying it was being loaded illegally.
Vietnamese air force planes on Saturday spotted two large oil slicks close to where a Malaysia Airlines Boeing 777 went missing earlier in the day, the first sign that the aircraft carrying 239 people had crashed.
The brother of a Taiwanese woman who was on board a Malaysia Airlines flight that has disappeared said Saturday afternoon that his family was hoping for the best.