MH 370

8 March 2016

2nd Anniversary of MH370

8 March 2016 marks the second anniversary of Malaysia Airlines MH370′s mysterious disappearance over the Indian Ocean.  Even after two years of intensive and extensive search, the main wreckage of the B777 aircraft is still not found.

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8 March 2015

MH370 – 1st Anniversary, 8 March

Today marks the first anniversary of Malaysia Airlines MH370′s mysterious disappearance over the Indian Ocean.  After one year of intensive and extensive search under challenging conditions, the wreckage of the B777 aircraft is still not found.  Many questions therefore remain unanswered as to the fate of that flight, and its 239 passengers and crew.

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8 December 2014

MH370 – 9 months on

Today marks 9 months since Malaysia Airlines flight MH370 vanished over the Indian Ocean with 239 people on board.  The missing passengers and their loved ones are always in our thoughts.  Let us spend a moment in quiet reflection and generate thoughts of mettā (loving kindness) and karunā (compassion) to the grieving families.  May they find Strength and Peace.

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8 November 2014

MH370 – 8 months on today

Today marks 8 months since MH370 vanished over the Indian Ocean in March with 239 people on board.  Let us spend a moment in quiet reflection on impermanence and the uncertainty of life, and generate thoughts of mettā (loving kindness) and karunā (compassion) to the grieving families of its passengers and crew.  May they have the strength and resilience to carry on with their lives wholesomely.  May they find Peace.

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8 October 2014

Remembering MH370 – 7 months on

Today marks 7 months since the mysterious disappearance of MH370 over the Indian Ocean on 8 March, with 239 people on board.  Let us spare a moment in quiet reflection to honour the victims and their loved ones.  As today is a Full-moon Uposatha Day, we cordially invite you to join us at Nalanda Centre for Pūja, meditation, and Dhamma-sharing.  Let us generate thoughts of mettā (loving kindness) and compassion to the grieving families of the passengers and crew.  May they be at Peace.

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8 September 2014

6 months after MH370

Today marks six months since the mysterious disappearance of MH370 over the Indian Ocean on 8 March.  We have not forgotten the shock and anguish inflicted by this tragic, unsettling incident to so many people, and indeed to the entire nation.

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8 August 2014

In Remembrance – MH370

Today marks exactly 5 months since ‘MH370’ vanished over the Indian Ocean on 8 March 2014.  The mystery of its disappearance remains unsolved; and the memory and pain of those who lost their loved ones remain fresh.  Since ‘MH370’, we have again been shocked by the crashing of a few other airliners in July, including another Malaysia Airlines Boeing 777 – the ‘MH17’ – with a great loss of lives.

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24 July 2014

Minute’s silence at the Glasgow Games

The 2014 Commonwealth Games is now underway in Glasgow, Scotland.  At the Opening Ceremony of the “friendly games”, the arena observed a minute’s silence in memory of those who perished with MH17.  The Malaysian contingent marched into the stadium led by the flag-bearer carrying the national flag at half-mast, followed by Malaysia Airlines cabin crew and athletes – all wearing black arm-bands.  The contingent received a warm reception and ovation at the ceremony as a mark of empathy and solidarity over the tragic losses of MH17 and MH370.  Thank you, Scotland!

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16 June 2014

MH370 – 100 days on

It has been 100 days since the disappearance of MH370 on 8 March 2014; and it appears we are no closer to solving this mystery today.  Understandably, without concrete evidence and answers to the tragedy, there is perhaps a large void in the hearts of the victims’ families, and still no closure for many loved ones of the 239 people on board.

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8 June 2014

MH370 – Missing, but not forgotten

On 8 March 2014, exactly 3 months ago today, Malaysia Airlines MH370 vanished from our radar screens while on a routine flight from Kuala Lumpur to Beijing.  The mysterious disappearance of that Boeing 777 set off the biggest and most complicated search and rescue operations in aviation history, involving experts and personnel from 26 countries, and the deployment of many technologically-advanced equipment.

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