Malacca Strait

Toll rises to 50 in Malaysian migrant boat accident, survivor found

Malaysian rescuers have recovered the bodies of 35 more Indonesian migrants killed when their boat sank three days ago, along with another survivor, taking the toll in the disaster to 50, officials said Sunday.

Sep 06, 2015, 12:32 PM IST

Search ramps up as toll in Malaysia boat tragedy hits 15

Malaysian authorities on Friday stepped up a search for survivors from a boat that sank while crammed with Indonesian migrants as the death toll rose to 15, the Malaysian coastguard said.

Sep 04, 2015, 12:12 PM IST

13 dead after migrant boat sinks off Malaysia: Official

At least 13 people have drowned after a small wooden boat, believed to have been carrying about 70 Indonesian migrants, sank in the Malacca Strait today, Malaysian officials said.

Sep 03, 2015, 14:38 PM IST

Southeast Asian pirates on the prowl once again

A spate of daring high-seas attacks off Southeast Asia is stoking fears that its vital shipping lanes could once again become a hotspot for piracy unless regional powers act fast.

Jun 18, 2014, 10:39 AM IST

Search for Malaysian plane: As it happened

The Transport Minister says Malaysia has “nothing to hide” and all efforts are being made to find the missing aircraft, including sharing of raw radar data with the US and China.

Mar 13, 2014, 10:04 AM IST

Missing Malaysia Airlines plane search: As it happened

Malaysia Airlines has strongly defended its crew saying that airline has "no reason to believe" that any actions by the crew caused the disappearance of a jetliner.

Mar 12, 2014, 10:02 AM IST

Singapore bolsters security over terrorist threat

Singapore bolstered security and was in a state of alert on Friday after receiving information of a terrorist plot to attack vessels off the coast of the city-state in one of the world`s busiest shipping lanes.

Mar 05, 2010, 16:47 PM IST

Security raised in Malacca Strait after terror warning

Malaysia and Indonesia said on Thursday they are stepping up security in the Strait of Malacca, one of the world`s busiest shipping lanes, following the Singapore Navy`s warning of possible attacks on oil tankers.

Mar 05, 2010, 09:17 AM IST

Singapore warns of terror threat in Malacca Strait

Singapore`s Navy warned that a terrorist group is planning attacks on oil tankers in the Malacca Straits, one of the world`s busiest shipping lanes.

Mar 04, 2010, 16:21 PM IST

Burnt remains of all Taiwan tanker crew found: Malaysian police

Malaysian police on Sunday ended search and rescue efforts on a stricken Taiwanese oil tanker involved in a collision in the Malacca Strait after the burnt remains of all its missing crew were found.

Aug 23, 2009, 14:01 PM IST

Malaysian firefighters board Taiwan tanker to locate missing sailors

Malaysian firefighters on Friday boarded a stricken Taiwanese oil tanker carrying 58,000 tonnes of naphtha fuel in the Malacca Strait to locate nine missing Chinese crew members, police said.

Aug 21, 2009, 13:29 PM IST