A Japanese pilot, who was arrested at Heathrow airport as he prepared to fly an aircraft while more than nine times over the aviation alcohol limit, was jailed for 10 months.
Investigators said the airspeed indicator of a plane that crashed was damaged for its last four flights. US authorities responded cautiously to suggestions of fleet-wide checks.
A Lion Air pilot made a radio alert minutes after takeoff due to technical problems, but they were overcome. The same jet crashed on another flight hours later, killing 189 people.
A law enforcement crackdown on reckless driving has yielded marginal results on the Yangon-Mandalay Expressway.
Scores of informal jade mine workers missing as slag heap gives way