Malaysia PM says still no sign of missing plane

KUALA LUMPUR (Reuters) - Malaysian Prime Minister Najib Razak said on Saturday that no sign had yet been found of a missing Malaysia Airlines plane that vanished from radar screens over the South China Sea with 227 passengers and 12 crew on board.

He said search operations in an area about midway between Malaysia and Vietnam's southern coast were being intensified.

(Reporting by Anuradha Raghu, Editing by Raju Gopalakrishnan)