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  • Ships race to investigate signals in jet search Sunday, 6 Apr 2014 | 3:31 AM ET

    PERTH, Australia— Searchers hunting for the missing Malaysia Airlines jet were racing to a patch of the southern Indian Ocean on Sunday to determine whether a few brief sounds picked up by underwater equipment came from the plane's black boxes, whose battery-operated beacons are on the verge of dying out.

  • Some airlines now use satellite-based voice and text communications, but these are not mandatory and may require a subscription that Malaysia Airlines had not signed up for, according to officials investigating the loss of Flight MH370. MH370 disappeared while en route from Kuala Lumpur to Beijing in the early hours of March 8.

  • More ships head to probe signals in plane search Sunday, 6 Apr 2014 | 12:07 AM ET

    But retired Australian Air Chief Marshall Angus Houston stressed the two electronic pulses that a Chinese ship reported detecting on Friday and Saturday had not been verified as connected to the missing jet.

  • Pressure increases for plane tracking after MH370 Saturday, 5 Apr 2014 | 10:12 AM ET

    Some airlines now use satellite-based voice and text communications, but these are not mandatory and may require a subscription that Malaysia Airlines had not signed up for, according to officials investigating the loss of Flight MH370. MH370 disappeared while en route from Kuala Lumpur to Beijing in the early hours of March 8.

  • AirAsia withdraws inflight magazine, says sorry Saturday, 5 Apr 2014 | 2:42 AM ET

    KUALA LUMPUR, Malaysia— Southeast Asia's top budget carrier AirAsia on Saturday withdrew its latest inflight magazine and apologized for an offending article boasting that its well-trained pilots would never lose a plane.

  • China ship hears 'signal'; unclear if jet-related Saturday, 5 Apr 2014 | 2:17 AM ET

    PERTH, Australia— A Chinese ship involved in the hunt for the missing Malaysian jetliner reported hearing a "pulse signal" Saturday in southern Indian Ocean waters with the same frequency emitted by the plane's data recorders, as Malaysia vowed not to give up the search for the aircraft.

  • Desperate hunt is on for Flight 370 'black boxes' Friday, 4 Apr 2014 | 12:05 AM ET

    PERTH, Australia— Crews searching for the missing Malaysia Airlines jet launched a targeted underwater hunt on Friday for the plane's black boxes along a stretch of remote ocean, with just days left before the devices' batteries are expected to run out.

  • LAUNCESTON, Australia, April 3- That Australia's oil refining industry is uncompetitive in the face of the new, complex plants in Asia is obvious. BP became the latest in this trend, announcing on Wednesday that it was closing its 102,000 barrels per day plant in Brisbane by 2015, and possibly converting it to an import terminal.

  • KUALA LUMPUR, April 2- Below is the full transcript of communications between missing Flight MH370 and air traffic controllers in Kuala Lumpur, released on Tuesday by Hishammuddin Hussein, minister of defense and acting transport minister. cleared to Frankfurt via AGOSA Alpha Departure six thousand feet squawk two one zero six.

  • China has also put its own military build-up on full display, including dedicating high-resolution satellites and advanced warships to the hunt for the jetliner. But Malaysian authorities face heavy criticism, particularly from China, for mismanaging the effort, now in its fourth week, and holding back information.

  • COLUMN-No winners from LME's legal setback: Andy Home Tuesday, 1 Apr 2014 | 11:36 AM ET

    LONDON, April 1- Oh dear! The British High Court judge found the LME's consultation on forcing its warehouse operators to link load-in and load-out rates was "legally unfair". Even the victor of the High Court case, Rusal, has little to crow about.

  • "The technology exists now to do it, but it is not clear how practical it would be," Tony Tyler, director general and chief executive of the International Air Transport Association, told reporters at a news conference in Kuala Lumpur.

  • *Ten planes, nine ships resume hunt west of Perth. *Malaysia PM heading to Perth to visit search base. Malaysia on Tuesday released the full transcript of communications between the Boeing 777 and local air traffic control before it dropped from civilian radar in the early hours of March 8 as it flew from Kuala Lumpur to Beijing.

  • *10 planes, nine ships resume hunt west of Perth. Painstaking analysis of radar data and limited satellite information has focused the search on a vast, inhospitable swathe of the southern Indian Ocean west of the Australian city of Perth, but has so far failed to spot any sign of it.

  • Maybank: Expanding footprint in Singapore     Monday, 31 Mar 2014 | 7:21 PM ET

    Abdul Farid Alias, Group President and CEO of Maybank, hopes to boost revenue from the bank's overseas business to 40 percent of total income next year from 30 percent currently.

  • Tony Abbott: We will solve the MH370 mystery     Sunday, 30 Mar 2014 | 10:37 PM ET

    Speaking at a press conference in Perth, Australian Prime Minister Tony Abbott said he won't be putting a time limit on the hunt for the missing Malaysian plane. CNBC's Matthew Taylor reports.

  • *China reveals growing military capabilities. While Malaysia has been accused of a muddled response and poor communications, China has showcased its growing military clout and reach, while some involved in the operation say other countries have dragged their feet on disclosing details that might give away sensitive defence data.

  • Geopolitical games handicap Malaysia jet hunt Friday, 28 Mar 2014 | 11:42 AM ET

    While Malaysia has been accused of a muddled response and poor communications, China has showcased its growing military clout and reach, while some involved in the operation say other countries have dragged their feet on disclosing details that might give away sensitive defence data.

  • AMSA: New MH370 search area is west of Perth     Thursday, 27 Mar 2014 | 11:35 PM ET

    Australian authorities said on Friday that 6 ships and 10 aircrafts were being sent to a new search area that is roughly 123,200 square miles and 1,250 miles west of Perth.

  • MH370 was not hijacked: Ribbeck Law Chartered     Thursday, 27 Mar 2014 | 9:34 PM ET

    Monica Kelly, Partner at Ribbeck Law Chartered, explains the firm's filing of a court petition against Malaysia Airlines and Boeing for the disappearance of the former's flight 370.

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