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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

Pieces of Eight and a Parrot Pinata (Australian National Maritime Museum)

(Source: Australian National Maritime Museum) It's almost unavoidable, if you have small children in your world, at some point they will probably ask for a pirate party. There's something irresistible about those tricorn wearing terrible thugs that...

Public Technologies 2016-02-09

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