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Disasters

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Articles About Disasters

A Malaysia Airlines Boeing 737-800 aircraft parks on tarmac of Kuala Lumpur International Airport outside Kuala Lumpur June 14, 2014.
Fate of MH370, MH17 Trigger Mass Resignation of Crew in Malaysia Airlines

By IBTimes AU

The mysterious disappearance of MH370 and the downing of MH17 have caused employees to resign from Malaysia Airlines, fearing for their safety. (Aug 27)

MORE TOPICS: UKRAINE

A combination of file photographs show Jaycee Chan arriving at the Hong Kong Film Awards and Kai Ko at the 48th Golden Horse Film Awards in Hsinchu
Jackie Chan's Son Jaycee was Arrested on Drug Charges

By IBTimes AU

Jaycee Chan together with Taiwanese actor Kai Ko Chen-tung were arrested and detained due to drugs. (Aug 19)

MORE TOPICS: CHINA

MH20: Malaysia Airlines’ Chief Steward Reportedly ‘Sexually Assaulted’ A Passenger Anxious Over MH17 And MH370 Tragedies

By IBTimes AU

Chief Steward of flight MH20 of Malaysia Airlines has been with allegations of sexual misconduct. (Aug 18)

MORE TOPICS: AUSTRALIA, UKRAINE

People stand on a street after evacuating a building following an earthquake in Mexico City April 18, 2014.
New Zealand Woman Confronts PM on Official Apathy: Wins Her Case

By IBTimes AU

Delays in claims processing can devastate many lives (Aug 14)

MORE TOPICS: EARTHQUAKE

Truth About the Supermoon

By IBTimes AU (No Google news)

Myths and legends have tied the full moon with stories of lunacy and ominous events for centuries, and a supermoon often accentuates these fears. Learn more about the moon and the supermoon and the truth on their effect on earth and human behavior. (Aug 11)

MORE TOPICS: EARTHQUAKE, FLORIDA, TSUNAMI

Malaysia Airlines Flight MH17
Malaysia Airlines Suspends Trading of Stocks Pending Privatisation of Air Carrier; Majority Investor Offers 27 Sen per Share

By IBTimes AU

Malaysia Airline System suspended on Friday the trading of the company's shares on the Malaysian Stock Exchange as part of the restructuring plan of the air carrier that was financially hit by two air tragedies in March and July 2014. (Aug 08)

MORE TOPICS: AUSTRALIA, UKRAINE, MANAGEMENT, INVESTMENT

The Sims 4 Updates: No Death by Depression in Game; Emotions Will Fuel the Music Score

By IBTimes AU

“The Sims 4” will keep out the bad stuff from the game as features like the emotion depression, pools, non-binary gender characters and more skip the game at launch. (Aug 06)

MORE TOPICS: IPHONE, SAMSUNG

File photo of cars made by South Korea's Hyundai Motor Group on a truck at the company's shipping yard at a port in Pyeongtaek
75 Dead from China Car Parts Plant Blast, Poor Safety Measures Blamed

By IBTimes AU

At least 75 people have died after a car parts plant in China exploded over the weekend. The plant located in eastern Jiangsu Province manufactured for a number of global car companies, including US giant General Motors (GM). (Aug 04)

MORE TOPICS: CHINA, GENERAL MOTORS, MANUFACTURING

File photo of Malaysia Airlines aircrafts taxiing on the runway at Kuala Lumpur International Airport in Sepang outside Kuala Lumpur
Twin Malaysia Airlines MH370, MH17 Aviation Disasters Create Phobia Among Travellers

By IBTimes AU

Four incidents that rocked the global aviation industry in just a span of four months have created the inevitable phobia among air travellers. While Superman did say that air travel is still the safest mode of transportation, the fate of the four airlines doesn't seem to jive to this testament. (Jul 31)

MORE TOPICS: AIR TRANSPORT ASSOCIATION, TWITTER

Haiti, a Destination Only for the Brave Ones

By IBTimes AU

Haiti is swiftly becoming the favourite destination among the brave and more adventurous type of travelers. (Jul 31)

MORE TOPICS: AUSTRALIA