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  1. News - China - DEFENCE

    China’s second hypersonic glider test fails as PLA trials nuclear weapons delivery system

    Posted Aug 22nd 2014, 04:30am by Minnie Chan

    ... sources close to the military said, as China attempts to find a way to deliver nuclear weapons at immense speed to evade defence systems. The test was carried out on August 7 at a missile ... "The WU-14 will become China's global strike weapon that would cause a great threat and challenges to the US." A hypersonic expert told the South China Morning Post in January ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/china/article/1578756/chinas-second-test-nuclear-armed-hypersonic-glider-fails
  2. News - Asia - KOREAN PENINSULA

    South Korea launches military drill with US despite North’s opposition

    Posted Aug 18th 2014, 09:22pm by AFP

    ... a "merciless" retaliatory strike. The "Ulchi Freedom Guardian" exercise will last until August 29. Although largely played out on computers, the drill involves tens of thousands of South ... simulate the response to a nuclear attack threat, using a strategy of "tailored" deterrence developed last year at annual South Korea-US defence talks. North Korea has repeatedly called ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/asia/article/1576169/south-korea-launches-military-drill-us-despite-norths-opposition
  3. News - Asia

    South Korea and US sign pact to deter North Korea nuclear strike

    Posted Oct 02nd 2013, 02:57pm by Agence France-Presse in Seoul

    ... Agence France-Presse in Seoul Operational plan establishes 'strategic framework' for dealing with 'key North Korean nuclear threat scenarios' South Korea and the United States signed a new strategic pact on Wednesday that provides a “tailored” deterrence against the specific threat of a nuclear attack from North Korea. The operational plan establishes ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/asia/article/1322823/south-korea-and-us-sign-pact-deter-north-korea-nuclear-strike
  4. News - World - IRAN

    Iran nuclear talks break up with mixed signals on chances of progress

    Posted Jun 22nd 2014, 05:10am by MCT

    ... McClatchy Tribune in Vienna Envoys report only limited progress but hold out hope for pact with Tehran by July deadline Mixed signals as talks on Iran nuclear deal break up Negotiators trying to come up with a comprehensive agreement on Tehran's nuclear programme remained far apart on key issues as they closed their sixth round of talks. With one month to go ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/world/article/1537922/iran-nuclear-talks-break-mixed-signals-chances-progress
  5. News - Asia - KOREAN PENINSULA

    Pyongyang lacks means for nuclear strike on US, experts say

    Posted Apr 05th 2013, 09:22am by Reuters in Washington

    ... Reuters in Washington North Korea’s explicit threats this week to strike the United States with nuclear weapons are rhetorical bluster, as the isolated nation does not yet have the means ... lighter and diversified nuclear strike means,” an apparent reference to miniaturized nuclear weapons. It was the latest in a stream of invective from Pyongyang against what it apparently sees ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/asia/article/1207482/pyongyang-lacks-means-nuclear-strike-us-experts-say
  6. News - Asia - KOREAN PENINUSULA

    North Korea approves nuclear strike on US as Hagel admits 'real and clear danger'

    Posted Apr 04th 2013, 08:36am by Agence France-Presse in Seoul

    ... Agence France-Presse in Seoul North Korea dramatically escalated its warlike rhetoric on Thursday, warning that it had authorised plans for nuclear strikes on targets in the United States. ... nuclear strike means”. “The merciless operation of our revolutionary armed forces in this regard has been finally examined and ratified,” the statement said. Last month, North Korea threatened ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/asia/article/1206787/north-korea-approves-nuclear-strike-united-states
  7. News - Asia - KOREAN PENINSULA

    North Korea nearly ready for fourth nuclear test, Seoul says

    Posted May 08th 2014, 04:49pm by AP

    ... ago, Pyongyang threatened nuclear strikes against Seoul and Washington in protest over tougher US sanctions following its third bomb test. ... Associated Press in Seoul South Korea's defence minister says Pyongyang is ready to detonate a nuclear device as soon as the decision is made but may hold off N Korea 'nearly ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/asia/article/1507448/north-korea-ready-its-fourth-nuclear-test-says-seoul
  8. News - World - SPACE

    Risk of ‘city-killing’ asteroid striking Earth higher than thought, experts warn

    Posted Apr 23rd 2014, 10:20am by Reuters at Cape Canaveral, Florida

    ... striking Earth is higher than scientists previously believed, a non-profit group building an asteroid-hunting telescope said on Tuesday. A global network that listens for nuclear weapons detonations detected 26 asteroids that exploded in Earth’s atmosphere from 2000 to last year, data collected by the Comprehensive Nuclear Test Ban Treaty Organisation shows. The explosions include ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/world/article/1494960/risk-city-killing-asteroid-striking-earth-higher-thought-experts-warn
  9. Business - China Business - LOGISTICS

    Truck drivers' strike disrupts operations a Ningbo Port

    Posted Aug 23rd 2014, 01:06am by Reuters

    ... Reuters in Shanghai Truck drivers' strike disrupts port operations Thousands of truck drivers went on strike over salary and haulage rates in the eastern port of Ningbo this week, and a logistics firm said yesterday the action was disrupting operations at the world's sixth-busiest port. In a statement on its official microblog account, Ningbo Port said the strike had started ...

    http://www.scmp.com/business/china-business/article/1579514/truck-drivers-strike-disrupts-operations-ningbo-port
  10. Sport - Hong Kong - YOUTH OLYMPICS

    'Unusual partnership' strikes gold

    Posted Aug 23rd 2014, 12:43am by Kevin Kung

    ... Kevin Kung in Nanjing kevin.kung@scmp.com Hong Kong's Yoyo Ng teams up with Malaysian player for success in mixed doubles badminton 'Unusual partnership' strikes gold Hong Kong's Yoyo Ng Tsz-yau scooped Hong Kong's second gold medal on Friday playing alongside Malaysian Cheam June Wei in the mixed doubles badminton, a format which randomly pairs players from ...

    http://www.scmp.com/sport/hong-kong/article/1579462/unusual-partnership-strikes-gold

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