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The Oklahoman | 08 Sep 2016

Obama reaffirms South China Sea arbitration ruling

Is China building more islands in the disputed waters of the South China Sea? The Philippines military this week released images of Chinese ships it said were capable of dredging sand around the...

CNN | 08 Sep 2016

South China Sea: China building more islands?

(CNN)Is China building more islands in the disputed waters of the South China Sea? The Philippines military this week released images of Chinese ships it said were capable of dredging sand around the...

Khaleej Times | 08 Sep 2016

Isro successfully launches Insat-3DR advanced weather satellite

India successfully launched its Insat-3DR advanced weather satellite in copy-book style on Thursday evening using its heavy geosynchronous satellite launch vehicle (GSLV-F05) rocket. Around 17 minutes...

Maritime News

George and Charlotte steal limelight as Cambridges arrive in Canada

The Duke and Duchess of Cambridge and their children have arrived in Canada for a highly anticipated eight-day tour. William and Kate returned to the Commonwealth country they last visited a few months after their 2011 wedding bringing their family -...

Belfast Telegraph 2016-09-25

Philippines’ anti-drug fight ‘grabs headlines for wrong reasons,’ Foreign Secretary tells UN

Print 24 September 2016 – Addressing the United Nations General Assembly, the PhilippinesForeign Minister today said that the country’s fight against corruption, illegal drugs and crimes under the new President has been widely misunderstood....

United Nations 2016-09-25

Exercise KAKADU proves potency of combined forces (Royal Australian Navy)

(Source: Royal Australian Navy) Exercise KAKADU has come to a close in the north of Australia with 19 ships and submarines showing Navy can rapidly deploy a large number of major fleet units and lead a multinational maritime force. Navy has a...

Public Technologies 2016-09-24

Sex abuse, bullying probe roils US Merchant Marine Academy

KINGS POINT, N.Y. (AP) — The U.S. Merchant Marine Academy is in turmoil over sexual abuse and bullying concerns that have led to the temporary shutdown of its premier training program — one that sends cadets out on working...

San Francisco Chronicle 2016-09-24

An ocean of intrigue

Narrative twist The Indian Ocean’s influence on the history & politics of India and its maritime neighbours is a theme explored in Sanjeev Sanyal’s new book, The Ocean of Churn. In an interview, the author — also an economist,...

Deccan Herald 2016-09-24

China to fly drones over South China Sea

BEIJING: China is capable of flying drones over the disputed South China Sea to keep a watch over the contested waters spread over 3.5 million square km. These indigenous drones will hover over the Diaoyu Islands in the East China Sea claimed by both...

The Times of India 2016-09-24

Timor-Leste knows ‘all too well’ price of war, Prime Minister tells UN Assembly

Print 24 September 2016 – Addressing the United Nations General Assembly, the Prime Minister of Timor-Leste today stressed the concept of mutual dependence that without peace and stability, there is no development, and without development, there...

United Nations 2016-09-24

Timor-Leste knows ‘all too well’ price of war, Prime Minister tells UN Assembly (UN - United Nations)

(Source: UN - United Nations) 24 September 2016 - Addressing the United Nations General Assembly, the Prime Minister of Timor-Leste today stressed the concept of mutual dependence that without peace and stability, there is no development, and without...

Public Technologies 2016-09-24

24/09/2016 Timor-Leste knows ‘all too well’ price of war, Prime Minister tells UN Assembly (United Nations General Assembly)

(Source: United Nations General Assembly) 24 September 2016 - Addressing the United Nations General Assembly, the Prime Minister of Timor-Leste today stressed the concept of mutual dependence that without peace and stability, there is no development,...

Public Technologies 2016-09-24

Volleyball fights back for victory (Colby College)

(Source: Colby College) WATERVILLE, Maine - Karolina Serhan ripped 15 kills for the Colby College volleyball team in helping the Mules to a 3-1 victory over Maine Maritime Academy on Saturday at Wadsworth Gymnasium. Maine Maritime won the...

Public Technologies 2016-09-24

Oil News

Oil's big reversal

CNBC | 24 Sep 2016