China urges Malaysia to intensify search for missing plane
China has urged Malaysia to step up its efforts in the search for the Malaysia Airlines passenger plane that disappeared on Saturday.
A massive search and rescue operation involving nine countries has found no trace of the plane or the 239, mostly Chinese passengers on board.
The authorities are further expanding the search areas in the Malacca Strait and the South China Sea.
Flight MH370 vanished from radar en route to Beijing, China from the Malasian capital, Kuala Lumpur.
Relatives of the missing passengers have been told to prepare for the worst.
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