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The Associated Press | 11 Feb 2016

The Latest: Erdogan threatened to send migrants to Europe

BRUSSELS (AP) -- The Latest on the massive influx of migrants into Europe (all times local): 12:55 p.m. Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan has confirmed the leaked minutes of a conversation...

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

Wine Down with the Julie Burgess (Devonport City Council)

(Source: Devonport City Council) Published on 12 February 2016 The Bass Strait Maritime Centre and Julie Burgess crew are offering Devonport residents and workers an opportunity to 'Wine Down' from the working week with a relaxing 'Wine Down'...

Public Technologies 2016-02-12

RI, Thailand vow to boost trade after 3-year slow decline

A decline in bilateral trade, along with maritime and transnational crime, was among the issues addressed in Thursday’s meeting between the Indonesian and Thai foreign ministers, and the two have vowed to enhance economic relations to boost trade...

Jakarta Post 2016-02-12

Three drivers fined almost $2200 each after over-length vehicles detected - Galston Gorge (NSW Police ...

(Source: NSW Police Force) Latest Media Releases Three drivers fined almost $2200 each after over-length vehicles detected - Galston Gorge Friday, 12 February 2016 03:55:49 PM Three truck drivers have been fined after driving over-length trucks...

Public Technologies 2016-02-12

Ijaw Youths to Buhari - Speak Up On Fate of Maritime University

[Vanguard] Yenagoa -Ijaw youths have called on President Muhammadu Buhari to speak up on the proposed scrapping of the Maritime University, Okerenkoko, Delta State, insisting that his continued silence on the fate of the institution is causing...

All Africa 2016-02-12

Scrimshaw: A Whaler’s Pastime (Australian National Maritime Museum)

(Source: Australian National Maritime Museum) The other day, I was walking through the Museum's stores, when a strange object caught my eye: a neatly framed pair of odd looking dolls with very puffed up hair, which reminded me of the very elaborate...

Public Technologies 2016-02-12

Warm, foggy Friday and Saturday expected for Hong Kong, but it won’t last

Hong Kong weather continues to zig-zag as temperatures are expected to rise to 22 degrees Celsius on Friday, only to plummet again to a low of 11 degrees by Monday. The mean...

South China Morning Post 2016-02-12

Collision of vessel with Magdalla bridge averted

Surat: A major accident was averted on Thursday afternoon when a barge with 1,000 tonne of imported coal that had drifted towards Magdalla river bridge was towed back to the jetty by four barges of Gujarat Maritime Board (GMB). GMB officials said the...

The Times of India 2016-02-12

Punjab-origin Harinder Sidhu is Australia's new envoy to India

Australia on Thursday appointed veteran career diplomat Harinder Sidhu as its next high commissioner to India. Sidhu's family hails from Punjab. "India is one of the most exciting places for a diplomat to be at the moment. India's economic prospects...

The Times of India 2016-02-12

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