"It is our duty to look for answers and the plane, and as of today the government has made a decision to go ahead with the search", he said.
Malaysia has agreed to allow a United States exploration firm to resume the hunt for flight MH370, the transport minister said, a year after the search was suspended.
The Boeing 777 vanished during a flight from Kuala Lumpur to Beijing with 239 on board, sparking one of aviation's great mysteries.
In mid-January Malaysia, Australia and China suspended the search, unsuccessfully carried out in an area of 120,000 square kilometers, but Kuala Lumpur authorized private companies to continue operations. Research vessel Seabed Constructor, leased by exploration firm Ocean Infinity, has set off from South Africa for the Indian Ocean with the aim of arriving in the search zone by mid-January, a source familiar with the matter said.
Liow added the contract would be finalized by next week.
Ocean Infinity is reportedly working on a "no cure, no fee" basis, which means the company won't get paid unless it finds MH370.
The Malaysian government said it will allow a United States exploration firm to resume the search, Reuters reported.
"China family members, therefore, call for the public release of the full terms and conditions negotiated between the Malaysian government and Ocean Infinity".
The search team also looked back at satellite imagery that showed objects in the ocean that may have been MH370 debris. The vessel is carrying several autonomous submarines which can be launched from the ship to scour the seabed for the jet. The Australian Transport Safety Bureau's final report on the search conceded that authorities were no closer to knowing the reasons for the plane's disappearance, or its exact location.
The announcements were made at the IPL 2018 Player Retention event in Mumbai . "We will use our right to match in auctions". Chennai Super Kings , Mumbai Indians , Delhi Daredevils and Royal Challengers Bangalore retained 3 players each.
Young then went on to stand on the moon, drive 16 miles in a lunar rover and spent three nights on the lunar surface. He was 87 and died late Friday of complications from pneumonia, the space agency said .
The move would come among uncertainty in Panthers ownership after owner Jerry Richardson announced his plans to sell the team. Rivera, who turns 56 on Sunday, has the Panthers (11-5) back in the playoffs for the fourth time in the past five seasons.
The Gaineses are already parents to Drake , 12, Ella , 11, Duke , 9, and Emmie Kay, 7, who are featured in " Fixer Upper ". Chip's goofiness and Joanna's down-home warmth made the show an instant ratings hit.
It will be up to North Korea, which has backed out of peace talks before, to demonstrate its commitment to deescalation. Lately, the drills and development of new weapons systems have increasingly focused on taking out Kim.
Nathan Redmond scored 20 minutes from time to make the game interesting but Guus Hiddink's side were able to hold onto the win. The champions were ruthless last season pipping rivals Spurs to the title.
Instead he was 81 not out at tea, which the visitors reached on 185/7 - 101 runs behind South Africa's first innings of 286. The hosts were in deep trouble at 12/3 as paceman Bhuvneshwar Kumar destroyed the Proteas top order.
Van Dyke was perhaps best known for his four-time Emmy-nominated role as Luther Van Dam on the ABC comedy series Coach . He had three children with his first wife Carol - his daughters Jerri Lynn and Kelly Jean and son Ronald.
She proceeded to document the deboarding, police interviews and delay at Los Angeles International Airport. The plane will return to service after it has been certified rodent-free by a professional exterminator.
U.S. sanctions five Iranian entities, signals more measures
She displayed one of the fragments from a missile fired by the rebels toward Saudi Arabia that she said bore the logo of SBIG. If he decides to reimpose the sanctions waived under the landmark agreement he would be reneging on the agreement.
App Store hit record $300 million in sales
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Watch Enchantress in Action in the Latest Injustice 2 Trailer
While she has a diverse array of moves at her disposal, she appears to be a bit slow, and, I'm guessing, isn't terribly powerful. Injustice 2 offers the latest DC fighting game experience that expands on the previous title's larger-than-life showdowns.
'The Gifted' is Renewed for a Second Season
The pickup comes with two episodes left in the show's first season - a two-hour finale scheduled for January 15. And we've had direct mentions to The Hellfire Club, Magneto, and even the X-Men themselves.
More than 400 homes, businesses hit with frozen pipes
Temperatures in the region are nearing zero this week, causing broken water mains, frozen pipes and burst household plumbing. You can also use a hairdryer on the lowest setting, but never use anything with an open flame like a blowtorch.
AT&T announces plan to deliver mobile 5G in 2018
(T) said it expects to become the first USA carrier to introduce mobile 5G service in a dozen US cities by late 2018. Verizon , T-Mobile and Sprint Corp are in the race to offer the 5G services but haven't developed their plans.
Macy's closing furniture stores in the Bay Area
Another 19 stores will be closed as leases or operating covenants expires, or as sale transactions are completed. In most cases, clearance sales will begin on January 8 and run for up to 12 weeks.
Millions shared live New Year moments on social media
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Nintendo Switch Becomes Fastest Selling Home Console in the US
What makes the Nintendo Switch game console unique is its ability to be played on the go or at home in front of a player's TV. The Nintendo Switch now has more than 300 3rd party games although none of them is as impressive as Nintendo's own title yet.