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Malaysia police say MH370 mystery may never be solved

Malaysia's top police official warned Wednesday that authorities may never learn what caused the mysterious disappearance of flight MH370, as he indicated a three-week-old criminal investigation has so far been inconclusive. "Give us more time," Inspector General of Police Khalid Abu Bakar told reporters in Kuala Lumpur, according to Dow Jones Newswires. "We may not even know the real cause of this incident."

Malaysia police say MH370 mystery may never be solved

Malaysia's top police official warned Wednesday that authorities may never learn what caused the mysterious disappearance of flight MH370, as he indicated a three-week-old criminal investigation has so far been inconclusive. "Give us more time," Inspector General of Police Khalid Abu Bakar told reporters in Kuala Lumpur, according to Dow Jones Newswires. "We may not even know the real cause of this incident."

Sub joins MH370 hunt ahead of Malaysian PM visit to Perth

The protracted search for missing Flight MH370 was boosted Wednesday with the arrival of a British nuclear submarine in the Indian Ocean, ahead of a visit to Australia by Malaysian Prime Minister Najib Razak. The personal jet of Oscar-winning New Zealand movie director Peter Jackson is also now reportedly being used in the multinational hunt for the plane that vanished on March 8 with 239 people on board.

Only 43% of Malaysians content with MH370 handling

Just 43 percent of Malaysians are satisfied with their government's handling of the missing-plane mystery while 50 percent are dissatisfied, according to a survey released Tuesday. The Merdeka Centre for Opinion Research, Malaysia's leading polling firm, said the survey of more than 1,000 people was conducted from March 13 to 20. Since that time, however, there has been rising anger among Malaysians against Chinese and other criticism over the fate of Malaysia Airlines flight MH370.

Malaysian PM to visit Australia to witness jet search

Malaysian Prime Minister Najib Razak will travel to an Australian air force base near Perth to observe the multi-nation search for missing flight MH370, his government said on Monday. Transport and Defence Minister Hishammuddin Hussein said Najib would make the trip on Wednesday. "Our prime minister has decided to travel to Perth on Wednesday for a working visit to Pearce Air force base to see the operations first hand and also to thank the personnel involved in the multinational search effort, including the Malaysian personnel," Hishammuddin said during a press briefing.

Malaysia PM to visit Perth as jet-search window narrows

Malaysia Prime Minister Najib Razak will visit Australia to witness the race-against-time bid to locate a crash site for flight MH370, his government said Monday as a ship equipped to pinpoint its "black box" prepared to steam to the search area. Ships and planes from seven nations scanned a vast zone far off western Australia for yet another day, but the hunt for debris that would prove the Malaysia Airlines jet crashed in the Indian Ocean more than three weeks ago turned up nothing.

Australia says no time limit on hunt for Malaysian jet

Australian premier Tony Abbott said Monday there was no time limit on the search for MH370 and that the world deserved to know what happened, as a ship equipped to locate the "black box" prepared to set sail. The hunt for physical evidence that the Malaysia Airlines jet carrying 239 people crashed in the Indian Ocean more than three weeks ago has so far proved fruitless despite a massive operation involving seven countries. Hopes raised by sightings of debris have repeatedly been crushed as the objects turned out to be random sea junk such as fishing gear.

Chinese families in Malaysia demand answers over MH370 tragedy

Dozens of relatives of Chinese passengers on a missing Malaysia Airlines flight arrived Sunday in Kuala Lumpur to demand answers about the plane's fate, with some calling for an apology from Malaysia's government. Thirty-nine family members of 18 passengers arrived seeking answers, said the airline's commercial director Hugh Dunleavy. At a hotel on the outskirts of the capital, relatives wearing white T-shirts reading "Pray for MH370" displayed banners reading: "Tell us the truth. Give us our relatives back."

Chinese families in Malaysia demand answers over MH370 tragedy

Almost 30 relatives of Chinese passengers on a missing Malaysia Airlines flight arrived Sunday in Kuala Lumpur to demand answers about the plane's fate, with some calling for an apology from Malaysia's government. Twenty-nine family members arrived, according to an official of the Malaysian Chinese Association, a party in the ruling coalition which is providing support for them. An airline official had earlier put the figure at 39.

More Chinese families arrive in Malaysia over MH370 tragedy

About 50 Chinese relatives of passengers on board missing flight MH370 arrived in Malaysia on Sunday to press for answers about the fate of their loved ones. The grieving families, who have accused Malaysia of hiding information over the fate of the Boeing 777, are calling for a meeting with Prime Minister Najib Razak and his transport minister Hishammuddin Hussein, The Star online said. Najib's aide said no meeting with the newly arrived families had been scheduled for Sunday.
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