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Voa News | 06 Feb 2016

South Korea Says North Korea Moving Closer to Rocket Launch

Han Sang Mi SEOUL, SOUTH KOREANorth Korea appears to be moving quickly on its preparations for a long-range rocket launch, South Korea’s Defense Ministry said Friday. The communist country...

Maritime News

Timor Sea maritime border dispute under the microscope (Monash University)

(Source: Monash University) The maritime boundaries dispute between Australia and Timor-Leste will be discussed by representatives from the Australian and Timor-Leste governments, and experts in international law at a public seminar in Melbourne next...

Public Technologies 2016-02-09

Maritime India versus Continental Delhi

Sailors of INS Viraat salute President Pranab Mukherjee during the International Fleet Review in Visakhapatnam. (Source: PTI) While bringing the Indian navy’s second international fleet review to a close on Sunday at Visakhapatnam, Prime Minister...

Indian Express 2016-02-09

Countries urged to work together for security at sea (Royal Australian Navy)

(Source: Royal Australian Navy) A message of international cooperation has been a feature of the International Fleet Review in India, with Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi calling on countries to continue to work together to secure maritime...

Public Technologies 2016-02-09

Robots to bring down 87-metre tall Sydney Harbour Control Tower

The Sydney Harbour Control Tower - variously labelled a "hypodermic in God's bum" and a "concrete mushroom" - will be demolished with more of a whisper than a boom. There will be no dynamite nor wrecking balls,...

Sydney Morning Herald 2016-02-09

Pilot killed in glider crash named

The man killed when his glider crashed northwest of Twizel during the weekend has been named. He was Murray...

Otago Daily Times 2016-02-09

S. Korea confirms DPRK satellite's successful launch into orbit

SEOUL -- South Korea's defense ministry said Tuesday that a satellite, launched two days earlier by the Democratic People's Republic of Korea (DPRK), had successfully flied into orbit. The DPRK's state media said...

China Daily 2016-02-09

Application to increase truck movements for Mackas Sand Quarry sent to PAC (NSW Department of ...

(Source: NSW Department of Planning and Environment) A final decision on the application to increase truck movements at Mackas Sand Quarry in Port Stephens will be made by the Planning Assessment Commission. The proposal seeks to allow more trucks to...

Public Technologies 2016-02-09

India, UAE may sign pact on nuclear energy

As many as 16 agreements on a wide range of sectors like nuclear energy, oil, IT, aerospace and railways — facilitating billions of dollars of investment by the UAE in India — are expected to be inked during Crown Prince of Abu Dhabi Sheikh Mohammed...

Yahoo Daily News 2016-02-09

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