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Malaysia Denies Missing Plane Flew For Hours After Losing Contact

Reuters | Anshuman Daga and Nguyen Phuong Linh | Posted 05.13.2014 | World

KUALA LUMPUR/HO CHI MINH CITY, Vietnam, March 13 (Reuters) - Malaysian authorities said on Thursday there was no evidence that a jetliner missing for ...

Monkey Around At The Batu Caves

Posted 03.13.2014 | Travel

Malaysia's Batu Caves are more than just a series of caverns. The caves, located north of Kuala Lumpur, are the site of an iconic Hindu temple and...

Will Prayer Aid The Search For Malaysian Airlines Flight 370?

USA Today | Calum MacLeod | Posted 03.12.2014 | Religion

KUALA LUMPUR, Malaysia (RNS) Many Malaysians are invoking the power of prayer to aid the massive multinational search operation for the Malaysia Airli...

U.S. State Department Criticizes 'Provocative' China Move To Block Filipino Boats

AP | MATTHEW PENNINGTON | Posted 03.12.2014 | Politics

WASHINGTON (AP) — China's blocking of supplies to a Philippine outpost in the South China Sea is "provocative" and raises tensions, the United State...

Malaysian Military May Have Traced Missing Jet

Reuters | Posted 05.12.2014 | World

(Reuters) - Malaysia's military has traced what could have been the jetliner missing for almost five days to an area south of the Thai holiday island ...

Plane Search Confused By False Leads

AP | CHRIS BRUMMITT and EILEEN NG | Posted 05.11.2014 | World

KUALA LUMPUR, Malaysia (AP) — More than four days after a Malaysian jetliner went missing en route to Beijing, authorities acknowledged Wednesday th...

REPORT: Co-Pilot Of Missing Flight Invited 2 Women To Cockpit In 2011

AP | Posted 03.11.2014 | World

KUALA LUMPUR, Malaysia (AP) — Malaysia Airlines says it is investigating an Australia television report that the co-pilot on its missing flight had ...

Malaysian Military Says Missing Jet Changed Course

Associated Press | Posted 03.11.2014 | World

KUALA LUMPUR, Malaysia (AP) — The Malaysian military has radar data showing the missing Boeing 777 jetliner changed course and made it to the Malacc...

Passengers Using Stolen Passports On Missing Flight Identified

AP | CHRIS BRUMMITT and TRAN VAN MINH | Posted 05.11.2014 | World

KUALA LUMPUR, Malaysia (AP) — A man traveling with a stolen passport on a missing Malaysia Airlines jetliner was an Iranian teenager trying to migra...

Malaysia Military Tracked Flight MH370 To West Coast, Source Says

Reuters | Posted 05.11.2014 | World

By Niluksi Koswanage and Eveline Danubrata KUALA LUMPUR, March 11 (Reuters) - Malaysia's military believes a jetliner missing for almo...

Statement Regarding Anwar Ibrahim

Al Gore | Posted 05.10.2014 | Politics
Al Gore

It is extremely disturbing that the government of Malaysia -- by continuing to press this case beyond the bounds of reason, let alone the bounds of justice -- has used the courts to short-circuit the political process.

Malaysia Airlines' Lack Of Information Angers Relatives

AP | DIDI TANG and GILLIAN WONG | Posted 05.10.2014 | World

BEIJING (AP) — The anguished hours had turned into a day and a half. Fed up with awaiting word on the missing Malaysia Airlines plane, relatives of ...

Rescue Helicopters Check Out Floating 'Yellow Object'

Reuters | Posted 05.09.2014 | World

HANOI, March 10 (Reuters) - A Vietnamese rescue helicopter has retrieved a floating yellow object from the sea and determined it was not a life raft...

Interpol: Database Not Checked Pre-Malaysia Flight

AP | JAMEY KEATEN | Posted 03.10.2014 | World

PARIS (AP) — When you travel, airport security agents may pat you down, inspect your deodorant and scan your body from head to toe. But there's a go...

U.S. To Assist In Malaysia Air Crash Investigation

AP | JOAN LOWY | Posted 03.09.2014 | World

WASHINGTON (AP) — Federal safety officials say a team of experts is en route to Asia to be ready to assist in the investigation of a Malaysia Airlin...

Vietnam Search Team: Spotted Object Near Oil Slick Area

AP | By EILEEN NG and CHRIS BRUMMITT | Posted 05.08.2014 | World

KUALA LUMPUR, Malaysia (AP) — Vietnamese searchers on ships worked throughout the night but could not find a rectangle object spotted Sunday afterno...

More Passengers Targeted In Investigation Of Missing Malaysia Airlines Flight

Reuters | Posted 05.08.2014 | World

KUALA LUMPUR, March 9 (Reuters) - Malaysian authorities are investigating the identities of at least two other passengers on a missing Malaysia Airl...

Airline: No Sign Of Missing Plane, 'Fearing For The Worst

Reuters | Posted 03.08.2014 | World

KUALA LUMPUR, March 9 (Reuters) - Malaysia Airlines said on Sunday it now feared the worst for its missing plane carrying 239 people, more than a day ...

Malaysia Airlines Plane Missing At Sea Off Vietnam

Reuters | Anuradha Raghu and Nguyen Phuong Linh | Posted 05.08.2014 | World

KUALA LUMPUR/PHU QUOC ISLAND, Vietnam, March 9 (Reuters) - A missing Malaysia Airlines jetliner may have turned back from its scheduled route before...

Climate Change This Week: A Deluge of Droughts, Sinking Islands, and More!

Mary Ellen Harte | Posted 05.07.2014 | Green
Mary Ellen Harte

Today, the Earth got a little hotter, and a little more crowded. Daily Climate Change: Global Map of Unusual Temperatures, Mar 6, 2014 How unusua...

The Trillion-dollar Question: Who Owns Emerging Market Government Debt?

Serkan Arslanalp | Posted 05.05.2014 | Business
Serkan Arslanalp

There are a trillion reasons to care about who owns emerging market debt. That's how much money global investors have poured into in these government...

Love Supreme

Jack Schimmelman | Posted 05.05.2014 | Good News
Jack Schimmelman

ictoria believes that autistic children are powerful souls who have diminished themselves in a body gone wrong; that they are the very best of us come here to teach. They are angels.

Deteriorating Democracy in Malaysia

Azeem Ibrahim | Posted 04.21.2014 | Politics
Azeem Ibrahim

Malaysia's self-described "best democracy in the world" is looking increasingly tarnished these days, following the recent election and return to power of its long-ruling Barisan National party.

Obama To Visit Japan, Three Other Asian Countries In April

Reuters | Posted 04.14.2014 | Politics

WASHINGTON, Feb 12 (Reuters) - President Barack Obama on Wednesday announced he will visit Japan, South Korea, Malaysia and the Philippines in April...

Street Artist Thinks Art Is Rubbish And Rubbish Is Art

The Huffington Post | Cate Matthews | Posted 01.27.2014 | Arts

Hung high in collectors' homes or hidden away behind museum walls, 2D art can have the (often undeserved) reputation for being inaccessible. Street ar...