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Flight MH370 – ‘Deliberate action by someone on the plane’

Najib says the plane was believed to be flying along either of two flight corridors:
– From northern Thailand to the border of Kazakhstan and Turkmenistan, or
– From Indonesia to the southern Indian Ocean.

Last satellite communication with the plane was at 8.11am. (Earlier it was reported that the aircraft had enough fuel to last until 8.30am.)

Reuters: Radar data suggests MH370 was flying in direction of Andaman Islands

Two sources gave Reuters new details on the direction in which the unidentified aircraft was heading:

(It) was following a route between navigational waypoints – indicating it was being flown by someone with aviation training – when it was last plotted on military radar off the country’s northwest coast.

MH370: Malaysian leaders face unprecedented intense scrutiny

Never before have Malaysian leaders been exposed to such intense global scrutiny – and for many, inside and outside Malaysia, they have not lived up to the exacting standards expected, as this New York Times article suggests.

Scrap Seri Tanjung Pinang Phase 2 project, urge CAP, SAM

The Consumers Association of Malaysia and Sahabat Alam Malaysia says they find that the “grandiose” STP2 project not justified and as it will adversely affect the environment, especially the loss of coastal resources.

Hazardous smog smothers Port Klang, Banting as API soars beyond 300

Graphic: weather.gov.sg

The API for Port Klang soared overnight to reach 352 at 7.00am while Banting recorded a similar rise to touch 316, according to the Department of the Environment, Malaysia.