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  1. News - World

    Israel says it intercepts rockets from Iran bound for Palestinian militants

    Posted Mar 06th 2014, 01:30am by AFP

    ... it intercepted a vessel yesterday carrying an Iranian shipment of advanced rockets bound for Palestinian militants, and said it proved Tehran could not be trusted in international nuclear talks. ... to the Lebanon-based militant Shiite movement Hezbollah and to Palestinian militant groups, and the military spokesman's office tweeted that the ship was carrying weapons "capable of striking ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/world/article/1441455/israel-says-it-intercepts-rockets-iran-bound-palestinian-militants
  2. News - Asia - JAPAN

    Japan's cabinet approves U-turn on plan to phase out nuclear plants

    Posted Apr 11th 2014, 11:54pm by Reuters

    ... Reuters in Tokyo Japanese U-turn on plan to ditch nuclear power Japan's cabinet yesterday approved a reversal of the previous government's plans to gradually mothball nuclear ... to spend almost US$90 billion on replacement fossil fuels, and domestic media say they have also spent an estimated 1.6 trillion yen (HK$122 billion) on nuclear plant upgrades to meet new safety ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/asia/article/1477068/japans-cabinet-approves-u-turn-plan-phase-out-nuclear-plants
  3. News - Asia - Fukushima

    Japan approves energy plan reinstating nuclear power despite public concerns

    Posted Apr 11th 2014, 09:59am by Reuters in Tokyo

    ... Reuters in Tokyo Decision to switch mothballed nuclear power production back on likely to be unpopular as Tepco continues to wrestle with problems at the tsunami-crippled Fukushima plant Japan’s Cabinet on Friday approved an energy policy reversing the previous government’s plans to gradually mothball nuclear power plants, a move likely to be unpopular with a wary public following ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/asia/article/1475563/japan-approves-energy-plan-reinstating-nuclear-power-despite-public
  4. News - China - INDUSTRIAL RELATIONS

    Yue Yuen shoe factory workers' strike at Dongguan plants continues

    Posted Apr 16th 2014, 04:08am by Mimi Lau

    ... continued their strike on Wednesday at a sports shoe manufacturer in Dongguan in a dispute over welfare payments. An estimated 40,000 workers downed tools at seven Yue Yuen factories in the city, ... The firm is listed on the Hong Kong stock exchange and produces footwear for international brands including Nike, Adidas and Timberland. The strike started on Monday with workers complaining about ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/china/article/1483287/yue-yuen-shoe-factory-workers-strike-dongguan-plants-continues
  5. News - World - NUCLEAR ARMS

    US to remove 50 nuclear-armed ballistic missiles from silos

    Posted Apr 09th 2014, 11:25pm by NYT

    ... plans to remove 50 nuclear-armed intercontinental ballistic missiles from their silos over the next four years but not eliminate them from the US arsenal, a move aimed at complying with a 2010 treaty with Russia and avoiding a fight with members of Congress from states where the missiles are based. Lawmakers had feared reductions in nuclear forces required under the new Start treaty ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/world/article/1471848/us-remove-50-nuclear-armed-ballistic-missiles-silos
  6. News - Asia - JAPAN

    US sailors sue Fukushima nuclear plant operator for faking radiation data

    Posted Apr 08th 2014, 10:21pm by AP

    ... Associated Press in San Diego US sailors sue over Fukushima 'lies' Nearly 80 US sailors are seeking US$1 billion from the operator of Japan's Fukushima Daiichi nuclear power plant. They allege the company lied about the high level of radiation in the area where they were carrying out a humanitarian mission after the tsunami that triggered a nuclear crisis three years ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/asia/article/1469901/us-sailors-sue-fukushima-nuclear-plant-operator-faking-radiation-data
  7. News - World - NORTH KOREA

    Germany summons N Korean envoy over nuclear test threat

    Posted Apr 08th 2014, 12:27pm by Associated Press in Berlin

    ... Associated Press in Berlin Foreign Ministry in Berlin calls in North Korean ambassador to protest against Pyongyang's threat to carry out an unauthorised nuclear test and its launching of short- and medium-range missiles Germany’s Foreign Ministry says it summoned North Korea’s envoy in Berlin over Pyongyang’s threat to carry out another nuclear test. The Foreign ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/world/article/1468884/germany-summons-n-korean-envoy-over-nuclear-test-threat
  8. News - Asia - KOREAN PENINSULA

    North Korea’s Kim Jong-un warns of ‘very grave’ situation with South Korea

    Posted Apr 02nd 2014, 10:59am by Agence France-Presse

    ... artillery fire and Pyongyang threaten a new nuclear test. In a meeting with top military leaders on Tuesday, Kim blamed Washington and Seoul for the current frictions, saying they had trampled ... culminating last month in the test firing of two medium-range ballistic missiles capable of striking Japan. On Monday, North Korea conducted a live fire drill along the disputed maritime border. After ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/asia/article/1463042/north-koreas-kim-jong-un-warns-very-grave-situation-south-korea
  9. News - China - DEFENCE

    PLA wants to set tone for military ties with US, analysts say

    Posted Apr 16th 2014, 11:16am by Teddy Ng

    ... with American officials. Traditionally, China has sought to strike a modest line and emphasise consensus-building. Dr Wang Fan, a professor at the China Foreign Affairs University, said China ... by the US, and Beijing's notification to the US and other Asian nations that it had deployed a nuclear submarine in the Indian Ocean last year. "What it suggests is China recognises ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/1483672/pla-wants-set-tone-military-ties-us-analysts-say
  10. News - Asia - DEFENCE

    North Korea fires two medium-range missiles after rivals' three-nation security talks

    Posted Mar 26th 2014, 04:15pm by AP

    ... drills by threatening nuclear strikes on Washington and Seoul. Analysts say the impoverished North chafes against the drills, which Washington and Seoul call routine and defensive in nature, ... The North’s arsenal of an estimated 300 Rodong missiles could in theory be fitted with nuclear warheads once Pyongyang masters the ability to miniaturize atomic bombs and, with a range of up to 1,300 ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/asia/article/1457746/north-korea-fires-two-missiles-after-rivals-three-nation-security-talks

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