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HONG KONG: From high-resolution satellites to advanced warships, China's military build-up is on full display in the hunt for a missing Malaysian jetliner - putting Asia on notice as to what Beijing might do in the future to further assert its regional presence.
PETALING JAYA: Malaysia Airlines’ (MAS) share price fell in early trade yesterday after one of its Beijing-bound jetliners went missing early Saturday morning, only to regain ground later in the day to close a mere one sen lower at 24 sen per share.
BEIJING: China's domestically developed AG600, the world's largest amphibious aircraft, performed its maiden flight on Sunday from an airport on the shores of the South China Sea. It can fly non-stop from China to near Sarawak, Malaysia, and back withour refueling.
Canadian sustainable forestry specialist, Chris Godsall, invented the world’s first logging submarine to salvage logs that were felled to make way for the construction of hydroelectric dams.
PETALING JAYA: Ailing Malaysia Airlines (MAS), whose parent Khazanah Nasional Bhd is due to unveil sweeping changes under a much-awaited turnaround later today, painted a bleak picture for its outlook.
SINGAPORE: The star attraction at Asia's biggest arms and aerospace bazaar is an outwardly unassuming aircraft parked in a distant corner of the tarmac, past the sleek jet fighters and menacing attack helicopters. An operational P-8A Poseidon surveillance aircraft is on public display for the first time, with its manufacturer, Boeing, hoping for rich sales in a region that has two of the world's most tense maritime disputes.
Mention drones and immediately people thinks of unmanned aerial vehicles (UAV) or remotely piloted aircraft (RPA) used in conflict zones.
KUALA LUMPUR: Eurocopter, a subsidiary of EADS and the world's leading helicopter manufacturer, has announced the purchase of two EC225s by the French Defense Ministry for the country's navy.