Li Urges more Search Efforts on Missing Jet
Chinese Premier Li Keqiang has spoken with the captain of one of the Chinese vessels taking part in the search for the missing Malaysia Airlines plane.
He called the search effort to be expanded.
期货外盘开户The premier visited the State Council's emergency response and command center to learn the latest about the search operation.
The search is in its fifth day amid confusion over the plane's last known location.
Earlier both China and Vietnam has announced to expand their searching area.
期货外盘开户The Chinese team is now expanding their search area to northwest of the gulf of Thailand, covering some 17 thousand square km in total.
China has sent a third military aircraft to join the search operation today.
8 Chinese vessels and 6 helicopters are taking part in the massive search right now.
期货外盘开户China has also employed 10 satellites to provide technological support to locate the missing jet.
期货外盘开户There are 154 Chinese nationals onboard the plane.
Meanwhile authorities from the Malaysian transport department have given another briefing about the latest searching operation.
For more on that, we spoke earlier with Nadiah Abdul Aziz, a journalist based in Kuala Lumpur.