Hijacked Air China flight makes emergency landing

April 15, 2018 9:14 am

An Air China plane was forced to make an emergency landing Sunday morning, after a man hijacked the plane with a pen. Air China flight CA1350, which took off from Changsha, Central China’s Hunan Province and was bound for Beijing, was forced to land in Zhengzhou, the capital of central...

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China set to unveil world’s longest sea bridge

April 2, 2018 10:15 am

China is set to unveil this year the world’s longest cross-sea bridge, connecting Hong Kong, Macau and mainland China. The crossing, which took seven years to complete, is 55km-long and six lanes wide, comprising of of four tunnels and four artificial islands.

Incredible images show lava, ash spewing from Philippine volcano

January 23, 2018 6:50 am

More than 27,000 people have been evacuated in the Philippines as the country warned a hazardous volcanic eruption might be imminent. The Philippine Institute of Volcanology and Seismology (PHIVOLCS) on Monday raised its alert level to four from three last week for the Mayon Volcano — the country’s most active...

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Jet Airways will bar passengers from carrying smart luggage with non-removable batteries from Monday

January 12, 2018 2:15 pm

Jet Airways on Friday said it would prohibit passengers from carrying smart luggage – devices whose batteries cannot be removed – on its aircraft from Monday, January 15. The airline said the luggage would not be permitted either as check-in baggage or cabin luggage. Citing International Air Transport Association rules, Jet Airways...

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Family stuck in Bangkok airport for two months – Punch Newspapers

December 29, 2017 5:55 am

A Zimbabwean family has been marooned at Bangkok’s main airport for two months, Thai immigration police said Thursday, an ordeal over the holiday season that has drawn widespread sympathy among Thais. The family, four adults and four children — who are aged between two and 11-years-old — have tried to...

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