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DNA India | 21 Feb 2017

ASEAN unsettled by China's weapon systems, tension in South China Sea

Southeast Asian countries see China's installation of weapons systems in the South China Sea as very unsettling and want to prevent militarisation and urge dialogue to stop "recent developments" from...

CNN | 20 Feb 2017

South China Sea: What's at stake

(CNN)Dotted with small islands, reefs and shoals, the South China Sea is a crucial shipping route and home a messy territorial dispute that pits multiple countries against one another. Tensions in the...

WorldNews.com | 13 Feb 2017

[VIDEO]: Rolls-Royce Seeks 20 Percent Cost Cut Using Automated Cargo Ships

Using a fleet of automated vessels across Northern Europe, Rolls-Royce is hoping to cut the cost of sea travel by up to 20 percent, Yahoo News reported Monday. The car manufacturer plans to team up...

Maritime News

Southeast Asia, China Move Toward Elusive Deal to Avoid Conflicts in Contested Sea

A group of 10 Southeast Asian nations will try again this year to sign documentation for a code of conduct aimed at preventing mishaps in the fractious South China Sea, as many have formed new bonds with Beijing despite its extensive, controversial...

Voa News 2017-02-23

Jamaica to award Chinese students scholarships

The Jamaican government will award ten Chinese students scholarships to study at the Caribbean Maritime Institute in Jamaica. ......

China.org.cn 2017-02-23

How do you assess the Abe-Trump meeting?

The Yomiuri ShimbunThe first meeting between Prime Minister Shinzo Abe and U.S. President Donald Trump affirmed a further strengthening of the Japan-U.S. alliance and economic ties. It also served as a platform from which to make appeals to the...

The Japan News 2017-02-23

Indonesia ups efforts to gain EU recognition for palm oil

Indonesia is stepping up its efforts to gain recognition from the European Union for a palm oil product certification amid an intense anti-palm oil campaign in Europe on the back of sustainability concerns. The government planned to develop a palm...

The Jakarta Post 2017-02-23

March 2017 Ranger Programs Schedule in Florida (NPS - National Park Service)

(Source: NPS - National Park Service) Date: February 22, 2017 Contact:Sandra Tennyson, 850-934-2600 Gulf Breeze, Fla. - Gulf Islands National Seashore announces the March ranger programs schedule. All programs are free and are subject to change...

Public Technologies 2017-02-23

March 2017 Ranger Programs Schedule in Mississippi (NPS - National Park Service)

(Source: NPS - National Park Service) Date: February 22, 2017 Contact:Bill Barley, 228-230-4100 Ocean Springs, Miss. - Gulf Islands National Seashore announces the March ranger programs schedule. All programs are free and are subject to change...

Public Technologies 2017-02-23

China’s South China Sea buildings could house missiles, U.S. officials say

WASHINGTON--China, in an early test of U.S. President Donald Trump, has nearly finished building almost two dozen structures on artificial islands in the South China Sea that appear designed to house long-range surface-to-air missiles, two U.S....

Asahi News 2017-02-23

Peacekeeping Missions Must Bolster Efforts, Engage More Women Leaders in Tackling Shifting Security Landscape, Special Committee Hears (UN - United Nations)

(Source: UN - United Nations) The ever-changing international peace and security landscape amid increasing demand for peacekeeping missions called for more robust partnerships, bolstered intelligence sharing, adequate resources and more women in...

Public Technologies 2017-02-23

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