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Business 25 Oct 2007 | 12:00 AM

Boeing competitors get US$15b helicopter contract

The U.S. Air Force has requested news bids for a $15 billion (euro10.5 billion) contract Boeing Co. was awarded last November to replace 141 search-and-rescue helicopters used in combat.

Business 14 Mar 2014 | 7:55 AM

Report: A nervous region eyes robust Chinese response to missing Malaysian plane

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.

Business 01 May 2014 | 8:52 AM

MH370: Cost pressures mount as search drags on

SYDNEY: With the search for missing Malaysia Airlines Flight MH370 entering a new, much longer phase, the countries involved must decide how much they are prepared to spend on the operation and what they stand to lose if they hold back.

Business 11 Mar 2014 | 12:00 AM

Fears of escalating cost at Malaysia Airlines

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.

Corporate News 24 Dec 2017 | 11:02 PM

World's largest amphibious aircraft can fly from China to near Sarawak(Update)

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.

SME 30 Jun 2014 | 12:00 AM

Local boy builds underwater ROV business to compete with global players

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.

Business 29 Aug 2014 | 12:00 AM

MAS loss widens to almost double the loss posted a year ago

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.

Business 12 Feb 2014 | 11:21 AM

Unassuming aircraft a drawcard at Asia's arms bazaar

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.

Business 15 Jul 2014 | 12:00 AM

Local company dips toe in potential offered by drones

Mention drones and immediately people thinks of unmanned aerial vehicles (UAV) or remotely piloted aircraft (RPA) used in conflict zones.

Business 09 Dec 2009 | 12:00 AM

EADS subsidiary sells two helicopters to French Defence Ministry

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.