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Philippines says China wanted non-legally binding South China Sea code Philippines says China wanted non-legally binding South China Sea code
- August 10, 2017

Thailand has almost 100 activities planned throughout the country to celebrate the group's 50th anniversary since ASEAN was hatched and established in Thailand at Bang Saen beach resort. "The reality is it was not only China who was reclaiming", he added. When asked whether Pyongyang would agree to start six-party talks, Wang said it is not easy. (more...)
Scaramucci Fired as John Kelly Stepped in Scaramucci Fired as John Kelly Stepped in
- August 10, 2017

But what do all those people have in common - besides getting kicked to the curb? Jeff Flake, a conservative's conservative who is up for re-election in 2018 and whom Trump has threatened to primary, wrote an op-ed in Politico introducing his new book, a polemic called: "Conscience of a Conservative: A Rejection of Destructive Politics and a Return to Principle". (more...)
Vietnam attends 50th ASEAN Foreign Ministers' Meeting Vietnam attends 50th ASEAN Foreign Ministers' Meeting
- August 10, 2017

Among the topics of immediate concern are the South China Sea, North Korea and Muslim militants. A code of conduct has always been discussed, with the two parties agreeing in 2002 on a loose set of guidelines on behavior in the South China Sea which became known as the Declaration on the Conduct of Parties in the region. (more...)
USA secretary of state visits Thailand USA secretary of state visits Thailand
- August 10, 2017

The meeting took place Monday and was described to reporters by Tillerson's chief communications advisor, R.C. Hammond, on Tuesday, as the secretary flew to Bangkok and then Malaysia . Since the coup, Thailand has aligned itself more closely with Beijing, and this year approved purchases of more than $500 million worth of Chinese submarines, tanks and helicopters, besides construction of a new rail link. (more...)
Trump says nations 'must be tough' on North Korea Trump says nations 'must be tough' on North Korea
- August 10, 2017

In another statement citing a different military spokesman, North Korea also accused the United States of devising a "preventive war" and said any plans to execute this would be met with an "all-out war wiping out all the strongholds of enemies, including the US mainland". (more...)
Guam Governor plays down N. Korean missile attack threat Guam Governor plays down N. Korean missile attack threat
- August 10, 2017

North Korea has been agitating tensions with Asia and the USA this year by launching 11 ballistic missile tests . Reports that North Korea has developed a nuclear weapon small enough to load inside a missile alarmed San Diego's and California's congressional delegation, with members calling for even tougher diplomatic measures against the rogue state. (more...)
Trump calls for being tough, decisive on N. Korea Trump calls for being tough, decisive on N. Korea
- August 10, 2017

Trump s warning followed a Washington Post report that quoted a Defense Intelligence Agency analysis as saying officials think North Korea now has "nuclear weapons for ballistic missile delivery" - including in its intercontinental ballistic missiles. (more...)
Three militants killed in J-K's Pulwama Three militants killed in J-K's Pulwama
- August 10, 2017

Shops and business establishments also shuttered down after the news of the killings spread. The mobile and Internet services were snapped partially in the area amid rising tensions. Sixteen year old boy, Muhammad Younis of Saimoh Tral was critically injured after being shot with pellets in his chest. The security forces retaliated, leading to an encounter, the official said. (more...)
Najam Sethi elected Chairman PCB unopposed Najam Sethi elected Chairman PCB unopposed
- August 10, 2017

Sethi, 69, will replace Shaharyar Khan, who quit because of health and personal reasons after completing his tenure. Qasim also praised Sethi for conducting the PSL in the best possible manner which has helped Pakistan cricket in many ways. (more...)
Trump Says US Will Meet North Korean Threats With 'Fire And Fury' Trump Says US Will Meet North Korean Threats With 'Fire And Fury'
- August 10, 2017

Inflammatory rhetoric on both sides will make that more likely. What can North Korea do to the U.S.? "They will be met with fire and fury like the world has never seen ", he told reporters. mainland into the theater of a nuclear war" if it were to uncover any sign of any impending USA attack. Former U.S. diplomat Douglas Paal, now with the Carnegie Endowment for International Peace think tank in Washington, said Trump should not get into a war of words with Pyongyang. (more...)
ASEAN calls for non-militarization, self-restraint in South China Sea activities ASEAN calls for non-militarization, self-restraint in South China Sea activities
- August 10, 2017

The United Nations Security Council was set to vote on Saturday on a US -drafted resolution that aims to slash by a third North Korea's $3 billion annual export revenue over Pyongyang's two intercontinental ballistic missile (ICBM) tests in July. (more...)
China trade slows in July but yuan hits 10-month high China trade slows in July but yuan hits 10-month high
- August 10, 2017

Growth in exports to most major trading partners was down sharply with those to the U.S. falling more than 10 percentage points from the previous month to notch year-on-year growth of just 8.9% in July. Zhang, the China Center for International Economic Exchanges researcher, urged developed economies to reduce the trade imbalance by expanding exports and creating jobs. (more...)
AIADMK merger imminent? EPS faction kicks out Sasikala, TTV Dinakaran AIADMK merger imminent? EPS faction kicks out Sasikala, TTV Dinakaran
- August 10, 2017

Chief Minister Edappadi K Palaniswami on Wednesday announced a '1,000-crore project to convert seawater into drinking water in the district. The merger of the two factions of the All India Anna Dravida Munnetra Kazhagam ( AIADMK ) - led by O Panneerselvam (OPS) and current Tamil Nadu Chief Minister Edappadi Palaniswami (EPS) - seems imminent, with the EPS faction passing a resolution that disallows TTV Dinakaran from holding a party post. (more...)
S&P closes barely lower despite North Korea tensions
- August 10, 2017

Even so, the close was the highest in a month. The tweets did little to soothe concerns that Trump was helping push the standoff with North Korea into uncharted and even more unsafe territory. The Swiss franc was on track for its biggest daily gain against the euro since the Swiss National Bank removed its cap on the currency in January 2015. (more...)
Missing 23-year-old woman found safe in Roseburg Missing 23-year-old woman found safe in Roseburg
- August 10, 2017

Her parents phoned her multiple times Saturday night, and a Dairy Queen worker in Creswell picked up a call. Thompson said there is no information on why Helenius left her cellphone and auto behind or how she got to Roseburg. A cursory examination of the auto found no signs of foul play. However, it will be processed more thoroughly. She was attending the Landmark Worldwide Forum at the Embassy Suites Hotel in Portland over the weekend. (more...)
Former JDU chief undertakes Bihar tour, CM likely to act tough Former JDU chief undertakes Bihar tour, CM likely to act tough
- August 10, 2017

Similar to Nitish's detour to the BJP, an ally he had earlier parted ways with in 2014, Sharad Yadav does not seem too keen to continue with the current ruling alliance in Bihar . There have also been reports of a widening rift between Yadav and Nitish, with the former backing Rashtriya Janata Dal ( RJD ) and the Congress. "Yadav is not visiting Bihar on JD (U) invitation". (more...)
Cuba denies involvement in incidents concerning U.S. diplomats Cuba denies involvement in incidents concerning U.S. diplomats
- August 10, 2017

She characterized the incidents as non-life threatening, however, there is an FBI and Diplomatic Security Service investigation into what occurred over the past few months. President Trump announced a couple of months ago he was rolling back numerous advances with Cuba that Obama had overseen. "It's very unusual", one official said in reference to the method of attack, which still remains a mystery. (more...)
Ray of hope to lepers, Dr Ruth Pfau passes away in Karachi Ray of hope to lepers, Dr Ruth Pfau passes away in Karachi
- August 10, 2017

In 1960, Dr Ruth made a decision to dedicate the rest of her life to the people of Pakistan and their battle against Leprosy. Following the news, condolence poured in for the late humanitarian of Pakistan. Funeral prayers will be held at St Patrick's Church on August 19. Her tireless struggle was the main driving force that enabled Pakistan to become in 1996 one of the first countries in Asia to have controlled leprosy. (more...)
Double-decker bus crashes into building in London, multiple passengers injured & trapped Double-decker bus crashes into building in London, multiple passengers injured & trapped
- August 10, 2017

I noticed a lady wedged in the front right-hand side. Pictures on social media showed shattered glass and paramedics tending to passengers on the upper deck of the red double-decker bus. London Ambulance Service said they had treated six patients. The BBC reports all three emergency services are in attendance, and there have been reports of casulties. (more...)
Explosive device recovered onboard Akal Takhat express Explosive device recovered onboard Akal Takhat express
- August 10, 2017

A kind of a low-intensity device which is nearly similar to a bomb was found wrapped in a package of sutli (thread) with two lighters and a little powder type material seen over the surface, according to a GPRS official. "Dujana ki shahadat ka badla ab Hindustan ko chukana padega" the note with the bomb read. Abu Dujana was variously described as a category "A" or 'A++' militant by Army and police officials. (more...)
Met Office issues weather warning as rain set to batter Hampshire Met Office issues weather warning as rain set to batter Hampshire
- August 10, 2017

Whilst many will miss the worst of the rain, the heaviest showers could bring 25 mm in an hour to some spots with 40 mm in 3 hours possible. This map shows that the south of England is set to be drenched with some regions receiving 0.8in (20mm) to 1.2in (30mm) over two or three hours. (more...)
Sikkim standoff: India calls for peace, tranquility along border Sikkim standoff: India calls for peace, tranquility along border
- August 10, 2017

This excludes the time for movement and acclimatisation for deployment at higher altitudes. Indian officials, meanwhile, have refused to comment on this. We are in no war no peace mode in Dokalam, the sources said. "In the 1962 war (with China), we learnt a lesson that our forces have to be fully prepared". (more...)
China: 23 killed in landslide in Sichuan province, two missing China: 23 killed in landslide in Sichuan province, two missing
- August 10, 2017

Most of the deaths and injuries were recorded in Zhangzha township, near Jiuzhaigou national park in Sichuan province that is listed by UNESCO as a world heritage site. The China Earthquake Networks Center said the earthquake occurred at 7:27 a.m. ( Beijing Time) at a depth of 11 km. So far 31,500 tourists have been relocated. (more...)
Mets' slugger Jay Bruce traded to Cleveland Mets' slugger Jay Bruce traded to Cleveland
- August 10, 2017

After losing Game 7 of the World Series past year to the Chicago Cubs, the Indians want to end their own title drought stretching to 1948 and believe Bruce can help. As far as cumulative numbers go, Bruce will walk into the visitors' clubhouse in Tampa Bay as the Tribe's new leader in round-trippers, as well as runs batted in. (more...)
Grandmother Of Corbett Children Says Jason's Killers Are Grandmother Of Corbett Children Says Jason's Killers Are "Not Human Beings"
- August 10, 2017

Mr Corbett, 39, was killed in his home in Wallburg, North Carolina on 2 August 2015. He told authorities he had stumbled upon the couple fighting during a visit. During sentencing, Molly said, while sobbing, "I did not murder my husband, my father did not murder my husband". The trial began last month. Jason Corbett , a native of Ireland , met Molly Corbett in 2008 when she worked as an au pair for two children from his first marriage. (more...)
The Coen Brothers (!!!) are coming to Netflix for a Western anthology series The Coen Brothers (!!!) are coming to Netflix for a Western anthology series
- August 10, 2017

Netflix is bringing the Coen Brothers onboard. " The Ballad of Buster Scruggs " is about a singing cowboy. The free-spending Los Gatos-based streaming giant announced Thursday that it has signed Joel and Ethan Coen to write and direct a Western anthology series . (more...)
Toyota and Mazda to Join Forces Toyota and Mazda to Join Forces
- August 10, 2017

Terry Gill, Bevin's top economic development official, said in an interview that the governor was referring to a state-owned greenfield site called Glendale off Interstate 65 in the Elizabethtown area. The world's No. 2 automaker said it now expects full-year operating profit of 1.85 trillion yen ($16.80 billion), up from a previous forecast of 1.6 trillion yen but down from 1.99 trillion yen last year. (more...)
Giant inflatable chicken with Trump hair appears behind White House Giant inflatable chicken with Trump hair appears behind White House
- August 10, 2017

He added that the president was "playing chicken with North Korea". - Philip Lewis (@Phil_Lewis_)Taran Singh Brar says he bought it for $1300. However, after a culmination of a five-month process , he received his permit Tuesday from the National Park Services, the Washington Examiner reported. (more...)
Smuggler 'deliberately drowned' dozens of migrants off Yemen coast Smuggler 'deliberately drowned' dozens of migrants off Yemen coast
- August 10, 2017

The survivors told the IOM that a smuggler had pushed them to the sea after seeing people who looked like officials, the IOM's Yemen mission head Laurent de Boeck said. "Too many young people pay smugglers with the false hope of a better future", de Boeck said. According to IOM figures, 55,000 African asylum seekers have travelled from Somalia to Yemen since the start of this year. (more...)
Q&A for federal workers: Health care on the table?
- August 10, 2017

Most of us don't really have a clue of what the Affordable Care Act really is and how it changed things back in 2010. Many withdrew from the program, leaving one-third of all counties with only one carrier in 2017, and at least some counties in several states will have no company offering insurance in 2018. (more...)

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