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Voa News | 20 Jan 2017

Piracy Prompts Shippers to Avoid Seas West of Philippines

A surge in piracy to the west of the Philippines is forcing shipowners to divert vessels through other waters, adding to their costs and the time it takes to transport goods such as Australian iron...

Business Insider | 15 Jan 2017

Pope Francis: "Every possible measure" be taken to protect young refugees who face 'many dangers'

Pope Francis attends his general audience at the Vatican, November 16, 2016 Pope Francis demanded Sunday that "every possible measure" be taken to protect young refugees, as search and rescue efforts...

Maritime News

Gateway-Mandwa route tickets go online, to ease long queues

Those who wish to visit Mandwa from Gateway of India will no longer have to stand in serpentine queues for buying passenger boat tickets. Instead, they can now book e-tickets as the Maharashtra Maritime Board (MMB) has taken...

DNA India 2017-01-22

Global stability serves U.S. interests as well

By Keiko Iizuka / Yomiuri Shimbun International News Editor The four-year term of U.S. President Donald Trump has finally begun. The new U.S. administration is probably unprecedented in the country’s history in that it spreads such a high degree of...

The Japan News 2017-01-22

Weapons Engineer kicks career goals on deployment (Royal Australian Navy)

(Source: Royal Australian Navy) Lieutenant Steve Witzand is embarked in HMAS Arunta on his first operational deployment as the Deputy Weapons Electrical Engineer Officer. Part of the 191 member crew deployed as part of Operation MANITOU, Arunta is...

Public Technologies 2017-01-22

Cyprian Imobhio, an Ambassador of Peace

Bneficiaries of the ‘Ambassadors for Peace’ and ‘Justices of Peace’ awards have been on the increase in recent times becoming the largest and most diverse networks of peace leaders in the world today. They come from all walks of life representing...

This Day 2017-01-22

Rs 2.35 lakh crore takeaway from business summit; infrastructure gets big push

KOLKATA: Chief minister Mamata Banerjee on Saturday made it clear that demonetisation had failed to dampen the spirit of the 3rd Bengal Global Business Summit while announcing investment proposals worth Rs 2.35 lakh crore on the concluding day of the...

The Times of India 2017-01-22

Crossing red lines: What's annoying Asian nations most?

How can you get under the skin of an Asian country? Diplomatic body searches, bomber flights, shrine statues and even doormats have set governments on edge. Here's a nation-by-nation look at Asia's figurative, and in one case literal, sacred cows:...

Yahoo Daily News 2017-01-22

South Korea, US, Japan to hold joint maritime drills against North Korean threats1 hour ago

Seoul [South Korea], Jan. 20: South Korea, the United States and Japan will hold joint maritime drills this week to enhance capability to detect and trail ballistic missiles from North Korea. The S. Korean Navy said Aegis-equipped destroyers from the...

Topix 2017-01-21

Crewed USNS Able Visits Japan

The visit strengthens the already positive alliance between the U.S. and Japan through the crew's interaction with the Japan Maritime Self-Defense Force. It also demonstrates the U.S. Navy's commitment to regional stability and maritime security in...

Topix 2017-01-21

Mumbai: Water sports proposed to lure more to the beaches

Maharashtra Maritime Board aims to generate revenue and create job opportunities by starting water sports at beaches. Representation pic You may soon be able to enjoy water sports on city beaches as well as those in Palghar and the Konkan belt. The...

Mid Day 2017-01-21

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