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ELIZABETH JACKSON: One hundred and fifty-two of the 239 people onboard flight MH370 were Chinese nationals.

And there's anger among the relatives of the MH370 victims in China about this decision to suspend the search.

Here's our China correspondent, Bill Birtles:

(Wen Wancheng speaks in Mandarin)

BILL BIRTLES: For two years and four months, 64-year-old Wen Wancheng's life has been consumed by the search for his son.

Wen Yongsheng, a successful businessman, was 33 when he, along with 238 others, disappeared on Malaysia Airlines 370.

His father is angry that the Australian, Malaysian and Chinese governments have now decided to suspend the search.

WEN WANCHENG (translation): If they stop searching, the countries involved would be sued. How can our family members let them go? We will sue them. We will ask them to continue to search. We haven't seen any conclusions yet.

(Dai Shuqin speaks in Mandarin)

BILL BIRTLES: Dai Shuqin lost five members of her extended family, who were travelling home to Beijing on the flight.

She too is sceptical that authorities will try to come up with a new approach to locate the wreckage.

DAI SHUQIN (translation): Without finding the plane, they decide to stop the present search and provide no other plans for further searching. We family members can't accept that.

We'll continue petitioning. We'll go to the Malaysian government and Malaysia Airlines and we won't give up.

BILL BIRTLES: So far just one piece of debris, found on Reunion Island near the east coast of Africa, has been confirmed. A further four pieces appear likely to have come from the plane.

Australia has paid the lion's share of the estimated $180 million search effort.

But Wen Wancheng says it's been a waste.

WEN WANCHENG (translation): They've been searching for more than two years. There is no result.

It means only one thing: Australia is a big fool, wasting money, wasting manpower.

BILL BIRTLES: He's unwilling to accept that the plane went down in the southern Indian Ocean.

Even a revised theory, that the pilot may have glided the plane to a landing point further south of the crash zone, doesn't convince him.

He, like many of the older relatives of the Chinese victims, isn't willing to accept that his son is gone.

WEN WANCHENG (translation): From the very beginning I never thought there is evidence which proves all people onboard are dead. There is no evidence that there was a plane crash. It is simply that this plane was hidden.

BILL BIRTLES: Wen Wancheng, like many others here, fears that suspending the search means abandoning the quest for answers he sorely needs.

This is Bill Birtles in Beijing, reporting for Saturday AM.