Articles By Vittorio Hernandez
Is the missing Malaysian Airlines Boeing 777 jet a victim of terrorism? That angle is one possibility that has come up after the Foreign Ministry of Italy said that one passenger listed on the flight manifest, Italian Luigi Maraldi, is not on board the plane since his passport was stolen in Thailand in August 2013.
Passengers of the Malaysian Airlines plane that went missing on early Saturday while flying over South China Sea included telecom executives, metal traders, beach goers, two babies, calligraphers and a Queensland couple who are empty nesters.
The ill-fated Malaysian Airlines plane is still missing, Malaysian Prime Minister Najib Razak said on Saturday. He quoted the confirmation from the Vietnamese Navy that it has not yet located the wreckage of the jet in its territorial waters to belie a previous report that the plane crashed into the South China Sea.
Former Malaysian Deputy Prime Minister and current Opposition leader Anwar Ibrahim was sentenced on Friday to five years prison term on charges of sodomy.
Same-sex unions got a big boost on Friday from a major religious leader. The Dalai Lama, the spiritual leader of Buddhists, shared his view on the controversial topic with American TV host Larry King.
Gina Rinehart, Australia's richest person who just added another $700 million to her $17 billion wealth in the last 12 months, warned that Australia is living beyond its means.
The telephone actually replicates two human body parts people use during a live conversation. But what if the gadget doesn't look like the high-tech devices that often wows consumers, but actually look like real mouths and ears.
The tickets to the April 12 rematch between eight-division title holder Manny Pacquiao and Timothy Bradley must be so hot that American actor and comedian Will Ferrell willingly paid $24,000 for two ringside seats.
Just a week after Qantas Chief Executive Alan Joyce confirmed it would slash 5,000 jobs over three years to cut costs by $2 billion, the embattled flag carrier started to yield its axe with 90 full-time check-in staff at the Sydney international airport its likely first victims.
The Australia and New Zealand (ANZ) Banking Group said on Thursday that it would appeal the landmark Federal Court decision in February that declared late-payment fees on credit cards collected by the bank were illegal.