Showing posts with label Malaysia. Show all posts
Showing posts with label Malaysia. Show all posts

Tuesday, January 31, 2017

Sunday, January 29, 2017

25 people rescued 3 dead from Malaysia's missing boat: authorities

Three people on board a boat which sank off Malaysia's Sabah state on North Borneo passed away after being rescued, officials said Sunday.

Malaysia Tourist Boat Missing With 31 People On Board : Search continues for missing boat with 28 Chinese tourists

A boat carrying 31 people, including 28 Chinese tourists and three local crew members, has lost contact with authorities since it sailed from Kota Kinabalu (KK) in the eastern Malaysian state of Sabah on Saturday, the Consulate General of China in KK said Sunday.

Monday, January 23, 2017

Ten Dead, 30 Missing after Boat Capsizes Off Malaysia

Ten people are confirmed dead and about 30 missing after a boat believed to be carrying Indonesian illegal immigrants capsized in rough seas off Malaysia, officials said Monday.

Wednesday, January 18, 2017

Suspended search for MH370 can restart with new evidence: Australian gov't

The Australian government has not ruled out a future underwater search for missing Malaysia Airlines flight MH370 so long as "credible new evidence" arises, Australia's Transport Minister Darren Chester said on Wednesday.

Friday, November 04, 2016

Wednesday, November 02, 2016

Monday, September 19, 2016

Study: 100,000 Deaths From Indonesia's Haze

Researchers say a thick, smoky haze caused by man-made forest fires in Indonesia is the likely cause of more than 100,000 premature deaths in the country, as well as neighboring Malaysia and Singapore.

Friday, September 16, 2016

Debris found off Tanzania part of missing MH370 plane

Debris found off Tanzania part of missing MH370 plane
A piece of aircraft wreckage found in June off Tanzania has been confirmed as coming from doomed MH370 flight, Malaysia said yesterday.

Monday, August 29, 2016

Indonesia battling fires; tells neighbors to stop complaining

The Indonesian government said it's working hard to put out the fires that people and companies have set to clear the land and neighboring countries should be more sympathetic.

Thursday, October 22, 2015

'Worst haze in a decade' blankets S. Thailand

 Dense haze produced by Indonesian forest fires has caused some of the worst pollution levels in southern Thailand for a decade, officials said Thursday, delaying flights in an area popular with tourists.

Wednesday, October 21, 2015

Russian planes join firefighting effort in Indonesia

Two Russian Beriev Be-200 amphibian aircraft arrived in Indonesia on Wednesday to participate in the international operation to extinguish wildfires on the islands of Sumatra and Kalimantan, Russia’s embassy in Jakarta has said.

Monday, October 12, 2015

Australia to Help Indonesia Battle Forest Fires

Australia to Help Indonesia Battle Forest Fires
Australia is to send a giant water-bombing aircraft and highly trained advisers to help Indonesia combat forest fires that have covered parts of SE Asia in a thick haze. 

Saturday, October 10, 2015

Indonesia aims to put out fires in two weeks with aid from other countries

Indonesian President Joko Widodo said authorities target to put out forest fires burning in parts of the country in two weeks, with the help of other countries.

Friday, October 09, 2015

China to help Indonesia extinguish forest fires

China will try its best to help Indonesia extinguish a forest fire raging across the country, a Foreign Ministry spokesperson said Friday.

Thursday, October 08, 2015

Indonesia asks for foreign help to put out forest fires.

Indonesia's president said on Thursday he had asked Singapore, Russia, Malaysia and Japan for help to put out fires that have sent choking smoke drifting across the region for weeks.

Friday, October 02, 2015

Indonesia refuses help offered by Singapore to deal with haze

Indonesian officials clarified that they had enough resources and did not need to call on assistance offered by Singapore to deal with haze at this time during the meeting with Singaporean delegates, said Singapore's Ministry of the Environment and Water Resources (MEWR) on Friday.

Tuesday, September 22, 2015

Indonesia forest fire affects over 75,000 people

The number of hot spot in Indonesia's forest fire scaled up in Riau province of Sumatra, the hardest hit area, on Monday, in part due to fresh acts of burning, as more than 75,000 people are affected, official said on Monday.

Tuesday, September 08, 2015

Annual fires in Indonesia pollute Malay peninsula air

Smog from forest fires in Indonesia on Tuesday prompted the cancelation of flights and warnings for people to stay indoors, while pushing air quality to unhealthy levels in neighboring Singapore and Malaysia.

Monday, June 15, 2015

Malaysian oil tanker goes missing with 22 crew members

KUALA LUMPUR: A Malaysian tanker carrying nearly 7.5 million litres of petrol has gone missing with 22 crew members on board in the waters off southern Johor state's east coast.

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