A helicopter - planning to spray pesticides in China's northern Shandong province - was allegedly hijacked after taking off on Tuesday afternoon, according to witnesses and online accounts.
TAIWAN'S policy of returning the aircraft but not the hijackers has virtually fostered the crime, a senior Chinese aviation official alleged yesterday.
LESS than 24 hours after China committed itself to cracking down on lax airport security, stepping up staff training and reversing the cost-cutting measures blamed for five crashes and nine...
WHO would have thought even five years ago that relations between Beijing and Taipei would reach the stage where China would agree to hold talks on Taiwanese soil? Yet it has happened.
THE airline crew's response to yesterday's incident demonstrates a new, less aggressive mainland policy towards hijackers, an aviation industry source claimed.