When the Malaysian Flight MH370’s disappearance and the following search was announced, China was one of the very first to raise its hand to volunteer in the multinational hunt now joined by 26 nations including the United States, Australia , United Kingdom, New Zealand and Malaysia’s neighbors in the Asian backyard.
To the world, it was a perfectly understandable reaction from a country that has 153 of its citizens among the people onboard the missing plane or two-thirds of the total passengers.
To this date, China remains to have one of the most number of assets deployed participating in the search operation with a number of reconnaissance aircrafts, more than a dozen ships and, as they claimed, 12 satellites.
But despite what appears to be heroic efforts from China, analysts doubted the other 25 nations are actually impressed with its productivity, or by its intention, after declaring a series of false leads that supposedly compromised the speed and urgency of the search. (Click here to read more)