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  1. News - World - OBITUARY

    James Schlesinger: at the pinnacle of power at a time of turmoil in US

    Posted Mar 28th 2014, 11:14pm by AFP

    ... over defence spending and argued for bigger budgets to counter the Soviets. He developed a nuclear strategy that called for retaliatory strikes against Soviet military targets. During the peak ... US presidents, has died. He was 85. A Harvard-educated economist who became a powerful figure in the 1970s, as well as an influential nuclear strategist, Schlesinger served as defence ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/world/article/1459865/james-schlesinger-pinnacle-power-time-turmoil-us
  2. News - Asia - KOREAN PENINSULA

    North Korea restarted its Yongbyon nuclear reactor, says US intelligence official

    Posted Jan 30th 2014, 09:16am by Associated Press

    ... backtracking from denuclearization commitments. That announcement came during a period of high tension when the North issued threats of a nuclear strike on the United States. Tensions have eased some ... followed through on its threat to advance its nuclear weapons programme, the top US intelligence official said on Wednesday, while a research institute pointed to signs the communist country ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/asia/article/1417295/north-korea-restarted-its-yongbyon-nuclear-reactor-says-us-intelligence
  3. News - Asia - North and South Koreas

    North Korea warns of ‘merciless’ strike against South

    Posted Dec 20th 2013, 11:08am by Agence France-Presse in Seoul

    ... Seoul and Washington have warned of possible provocative acts by the nuclear-armed North. North Korea has a long history of bellicose rhetoric, regularly threatening strikes against South Korea. ... on Tuesday North Korea has threatened a “merciless” strike against the South after activists there burned effigies of the ruling Kim dynasty on the second anniversary of the death of former leader ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/asia/article/1386553/north-korea-warns-merciless-strike-against-south
  4. News - Hong Kong - LABOUR

    Hongkong International Terminals dockers offered 10pc pay rise

    Posted Apr 14th 2014, 06:21am by Phila Siu

    ... Phila Siu phila.siu@scmp.com Dockers offered 10pc pay rise Dock workers at Hongkong International Terminals (HIT), the port operator hit by a five-week strike over wages last year, could ... which led last year's strike, said the offer was unacceptable as the "incentive income" was discretionary. The union called for a base pay rise of no less than 9.8 per cent. Last ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1481062/hongkong-international-terminals-dockers-offered-10pc-pay-rise
  5. News - China - ENERGY

    Inland nuclear plant restart to help provinces

    Posted Apr 14th 2014, 05:18am by Toh Han Shih, Mimi Lau

    ... Toh Han Shih and Mimi Lau The resumption of nuclear power plant construction in 2015 will be a major driver for provincial economies, mainland media reports Provinces keen to restart inland nuclear projects Local governments are eager to break ground on inland nuclear power projects suspended until 2015 by a central government-imposed moratorium, a mainland business journal ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/china/article/1481387/inland-nuclear-plant-restart-help-provinces
  6. News - Asia

    Modi vows to keep 'no first use' nuclear policy

    Posted Apr 17th 2014, 01:24am by Reuters

    ... Reuters in New Delhi 'No first use' nuclear policy to stay India prime ministerial frontrunner Narendra Modi said he was committed to a policy of "no first use" of nuclear weapons, seeking to assuage concern after his Hindu nationalist BJP party vowed to revise the nuclear doctrine if elected to power. India declared itself a nuclear weapons state after ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/asia/article/1485085/modi-vows-keep-no-first-use-nuclear-policy
  7. News - China - DIPLOMACY

    US, China in ‘productive’ talks on North Korea after nuclear test threat

    Posted Apr 16th 2014, 11:33am by Reuters in Washington

    ... Reuters in Washington Chinese and US diplomats meet in New York over North Korea's warning it may conduct a new type of nuclear test The United States and China have held “productive” talks on North Korea, the US State Department said on Tuesday, part of stepped-up international diplomacy after Pyongyang warned of plans to conduct a new type of nuclear test. US Special ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/china/article/1483689/us-china-productive-talks-north-korea-after-nuclear-test-threat
  8. News - Asia - KOREAN PENINSULA

    Two Koreas trade hundreds of rounds of artillery fire across disputed maritime border

    Posted Mar 31st 2014, 11:41pm by AFP

    ... troops. Last week, the North upped the ante by test-firing two mid-range ballistic missiles capable of striking Japan. North Korea has conducted three nuclear tests, the most recent- and most ... forcing South Korean islanders to take shelter a day after the North drove up tensions by threatening a new nuclear test. The exchange, triggered by a three-hour North Korean live-fire exercise ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/asia/article/1462007/koreas-trade-fire-over-disputed-sea-border
  9. News - Asia

    North Korea vows Seoul will pay 'dear price' for insulting its nuclear programme

    Posted Apr 14th 2014, 12:05pm by AFP

    ... Agence France-Presse North Korea on Monday warned South Korea it would pay a “dear price” for recent criticisms of Pyongyang’s nuclear programme and political system, saying they violated ... news agency. During her tour, Park had warned that Pyongyang’s nuclear material could end up in terrorist hands and warned of a possible Chernobyl-style disaster at the North’s main nuclear ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/asia/article/1482068/north-korea-vows-seoul-will-pay-dear-price-insulting-its-nuclear-programme
  10. News - Asia - KOREAN PENINSULA

    North and South Korea exchange fire with hundreds of artillery shells over disputed border

    Posted Mar 30th 2014, 04:03pm by AGENCIES

    ... Agencies in Seoul Pyongyang warns of a 'new form' of nuclear test as tensions on peninsula rise North says 'new form' of nuclear test looms North and South Korea traded ... a new nuclear test. The South said it had fired more than 300 shells in response to the North firing more than 500 shells during its three-hour military exercise. About 100 shells fired ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/asia/article/1460990/n-korea-will-not-rule-out-new-nuclear-test-kcna

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