Chinese slam Malaysia for 'contradictory' info on missing Malaysia Airlines plane
Published on Mar 17, 2014 5:04 PM
BEIJING (AFP) - Malaysia drew more scathing criticism from China on Monday over conflicting information on missing jet MH370, with state media and social media users voicing increasing scepticism as the search enters its 10th day.
Malaysian Prime Minister Najib Razak on Saturday announced that the disappearance of the Malaysia Airlines flight may have been "deliberate" and that the plane flew for several hours after leaving its intended flight path.
In an editorial, the China Daily newspaper questioned why the announcement came more than a week after the flight vanished and wondered whether Malaysia was sharing all of the information it had gathered.
"The contradictory and piecemeal information Malaysia Airlines and its government have provided has made search efforts difficult and the entire incident even more mysterious," the newspaper wrote.
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