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  1. News - World - IRAQ

    Tanker unable to unload Kurdish oil as US court says it should be seized

    Posted Aug 06th 2014, 04:40am by WASHPOST

    ... and shouldn't be exported to US courts". As the legal case plays out, the ship waits in the Gulf of Mexico, the fate of its cargo unclear. The drama in Texas is just part of a global play being ...

  2. News - Hong Kong - HISTORY

    Vigil marks 100 years since first world war

    Posted Aug 04th 2014, 04:54am by DANNY LEE

    ... a veteran commander of the first Gulf war. "The current sets of wars increasingly have civilians gaining access to weapons of considerable destruction. I think that is a matter ...

  3. News - World - ENVIRONMENT

    Chinese quest for rare fish bladder may doom small porpoise

    Posted Aug 03rd 2014, 06:53am by AP

    ... Associated Press in Mexico City Chinese cuisine may doom little porpoise Chinese appetite for exotic food is threatening the vaquita, the world's smallest porpoise, according to an environmental report released on Friday. Gillnet fishing in the upper Sea of Cortez- also called the Gulf of California- has pushed the vaquita to the brink of extinction, according to the International ...

  4. Lifestyle - Technology - SHORT SCIENCE

    Short Science, August 3, 2014

    Posted Aug 03rd 2014, 04:22am by AGENCIES

    ... researcher Julien Beck. The month-long mission, jointly organised with the Swiss school of archaeology and the Greek culture ministry, will search around the Franchthi cave in the Argolic gulf, where ...

  5. News - Asia - SOUTH CHINA SEA

    Japan provides Vietnam with 6 vessels to 'strengthen maritime law enforcement'

    Posted Aug 01st 2014, 04:00pm by Reuters

    ... and in the Gulf of Tonkin, which borders both China and Vietnam, according to the Ministry of National Defence. The Japanese support for Vietnam will include radar equipment and the vessels ...

  6. News - China

    Red alert for China flights as airports axe landings, restrict services during PLA exercises

    Posted Jul 29th 2014, 12:02pm

    ... and local maritime safety administrations said exercises would be carried out in the Bohai Sea for eight days from last Friday, in the East China Sea for five days from today and in the Gulf ...

  7. Lifestyle - Technology

    Hong Kong-based inventor's breakthrough robotic boat aims to clean-up oceans

    Posted Jul 29th 2014, 10:41am by DARREN WEE

    ... in the Gulf of Mexico, following one of the most devastating environmental disasters in recent years- the 2010 BP oil spill. Harada was working in construction in Kenya when the Massachusetts Institute of Technology hired him to lead a team of researchers to develop a robot that could clean-up the oil. He spent half his salary visiting the gulf and hiring a fisherman to take him ...

  8. Lifestyle - Books - LEADERSHIP

    Book review: The Power of Noticing, by Max Bazerman

    Posted Jul 27th 2014, 12:31pm by David Wilson

    ... America's Gulf Coast, science writer Eric Berger foretold the disaster with chilling accuracy. "New Orleans is sinking. And its main buffer from a hurricane, the protective Mississippi River ... April 2010 Gulf of Mexico oil spill happened. "He is bright, cautious and reserved in style. I would vouch for his general thoughtfulness," the behavioural psychologist observes, ...

  9. News - China - AVIATION

    Military exercises cause major flight delays in China as PLA carries out live fire drills

    Posted Jul 27th 2014, 05:38am by Amy Li

    ... for five days from tomorrow, and in the Gulf of Tonkin for seven days from yesterday. Military experts said the drills were intended to signal China's tough stance towards Japan and its ally, ...

  10. Comment - Insight & Opinion

    How they see it

    Posted Jul 27th 2014, 04:01am by AGENCIES

    ... in the best interests of the population. Jakarta   2. Gulf News Widodo will have his task cut out to align all governmental bodies into one allied functioning unit. The fact that he was a complete ...




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