Uber Technologies, which is the subject of a US federal probe into whether it broke bribery laws, has started a review of its Asia operations and notified US authorities about payments made by staff to police officers in Indonesia, a person familiar with the matter told Reuters.
Nine Australians, including a government adviser, have been arrested in Malaysia for stripping down to their briefs and drinking beer from shoes after their countryman Daniel Ricciardo won the Malaysian Formula One Grand Prix.
Chinese family members of passengers aboard a missing Malaysia Airlines flight reacted with anger and scepticism yesterday after Malaysia’s government said a piece of wing debris found on an Indian Ocean island last week was from the plane.
The Malaysian government has used technology and the internet to overcome the challenges of its islands-based geography to improve its education system, according to Francis Yeoh Sock Ping, group managing director of YTL Corporation.
Two Malaysian children have sued Malaysia Airlines and the government over the loss of their father on Flight 370, the first lawsuit filed in the country by relatives of those aboard the jetliner that mysteriously disappeared eight months ago.
Malaysia’s state investment company plans to make Malaysia Airlines fully government owned, removing it from the country’s stock exchange before carrying out a far-reaching overhaul of the carrier that is reeling from double disasters.
Several dozen Chinese relatives of passengers on Flight MH370 have demanded that Malaysia apologise for its handling of the search for the missing plane and for the prime minister’s statement saying it crashed in the southern Indian Ocean.
As planes spent a third day hunting for two large objects spotted by satellite in the southern Indian Ocean, Australian officials today said they were far from giving up on what remains the strongest lead in the search for Malaysia Airlines Flight 370.
Even before someone at the controls calmly said the last words heard from the missing Malaysian jetliner, one of the Boeing 777’s communications systems had already been disabled, authorities said yesterday, adding to suspicions that one or both of the pilots were involved in the disappearance of the flight.