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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...

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Community Event - Light Up Newcastle Lantern Walk (Port of Newcastle Investments Pty Limited)

(Source: Port of Newcastle Investments Pty Limited) Date: 11 February 2016 The Port of Newcastle will provide a picturesque backdrop to the Light Up Newcastle Lantern Walk celebrations held along the Foreshore this weekend. From 4pm-8pm on Saturday...

Public Technologies 2016-02-11

Would you have survived being sick on the high seas? (Australian National Maritime Museum)

(Source: Australian National Maritime Museum) The Ship's Surgeon was a vital crew member, tasked with looking after the health of all aboard the cramped sailing ships. Being sea sick was a dire matter in the golden age of sail. Rough Medicine: Life...

Public Technologies 2016-02-11

HMAS Melbourne sails home from successful deployment (Royal Australian Navy)

(Source: Royal Australian Navy) Royal Australian Navy frigate HMAS Melbourne is returning home to Australia after completing more than 50 boarding operations and seizing almost a tonne of heroin during a Middle Eastern deployment. The guided missile...

Public Technologies 2016-02-11

14 Jan 2016 5:25 PM - (Upper Hunter Shire Council)

(Source: Upper Hunter Shire Council) 14 Jan 2016 5:25 PM - Upper Hunter Shire Council is seeking community views on a draft redesign for Scone Golf Course with written comments invited by Friday 12 February 2016. To find out more attend the public...

Public Technologies 2016-02-11

Navigation Safety Review raises big issues for the Govt

Navigation Safety Review raises big issues for the GovernmentMaritime New Zealand’s Coastal Navigation Safety Review Report is an important snapshot of the safety of large ships (SOLAS) around the New Zealand coast. It deals with the...

Scoop 2016-02-11

Twelve Tamil Nadu fishermen arrested by Lankan Navy

They were fishing near Katchatheevu, an islet ceded to Sri Lanka in 1974, Assistant Director of...

DNA India 2016-02-11

Your letters: Stop China’s hegemony in South Asia

Apropos the excellent proposal by Kip Keino (“Protection of China Sea islands”, The Jakarta Post, Feb. 5); it is important to mention that the way China has been trying to spread its hegemony and dominance in...

Jakarta Post 2016-02-11

Harinder Sidhu to be new Australian High Commissioner to India

Australia today announced the appointment of Indian-origin Harinder Sidhu as the country's next High Commissioner to India. Sidhu who has an Indian background had migrated to Australia as a child with her family from Singapore and will replace the...

Deccan Herald 2016-02-11

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