World's largest Blue Star Sapphire Found in Sri Lanka

Wednesday, 06 January 2016 00:00 Written by

The world's biggest blue star sapphire -- weighing in at 1,404.49 carats -- has been found in a mine in Sri Lanka.

Air Asia flight from Indonesia to Singapore loses contact

Sunday, 28 December 2014 00:00 Written by

A search and rescue operation is underway after an AirAsia flight from the Indonesian city of Surabaya to Singapore with 162 people onboard lost contact with air traffic control on Sunday.

The passengers onboard the flight include 138 adults, 16 children and one baby, and seven crew.

Reports said there were 149 Indonesian passengers onboard, three South Koreans, one Briton, one Singaporean, and one Malaysian. No Australians were said to be on the plane.