North Korea Seen Expanding Rocket Launch Facility It Once Promised To Dismantle

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Notes Imagery shows new roads appearing at a key rocket and missile test site in North Korea. The roads (light brown) appear to have been built around mid-March. Credit: Planet Labs Inc./MIIS North Korea appears to be expanding a key … Read More

China Is Waging A Coronavirus Info War

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It’s a dangerous game. China is ramping up aggressive propaganda efforts to pin the blame for the coronavirus pandemic on the United States. The communist regime’s highly coordinated approach has been threefold: Directing Chinese diplomats across the world to tout … Read More

Chaos and hunger amid India coronavirus lockdown

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India’s strict lockdown of 1.3 billion people disrupts lives with migrant workers facing hunger and forced to walk home. A migrant worker carries his son as they walk along a road with others to return to their village, during a … Read More

Australia Closes Borders in Response to Coronavirus Crisis

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Travelers wait in line at a Virgin Australia Airlines counter at Kingsford Smith International Airport, amid the coronavirus outbreak, in Sydney, Australia, March 18, 2020. THE LATEST: Global Coronavirus Death Toll Passes 10,000 Trump Touts Two Drugs for Coronavirus Treatment … Read More

China’s return to work is good news for the economy – but it also risks unleashing a second wave of Covid-19 infections

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Both the government and businesses are eager to restart and revive the economy. But as millions pile back into factories, cafeterias and dormitories, the risk is that a new wave of Covid-19 could pose even bigger risks to the system. … Read More

Australia tells citizens to reconsider all foreign travel amid coronavirus pandemic

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The Australian government had previously advised against travel to regional epicentres in China, Italy, South Korea and Iran.PHOTO: EPA-EFE SYDNEY (AFP) – Australia on Friday (March 13) warned citizens the coronavirus pandemic is now so widespread that they should reconsider all foreign … Read More

Make No Mistake, China Really Does Want to Dominate the Pacific

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Can Beijing be stopped? In this decade, the United States Navy may be displaced as the most formidable maritime presence in the Pacific Ocean. China is determined to challenge America’s ability to project military power forward into the Western Pacific. … Read More

South Korean PM says ‘turning point’ near in coronavirus fight

Medical workers monitor screens showing negative pressure quarantine rooms at Seoul Medical Centre on March 9, 2020.PHOTO: EPA-EFE SEOUL (REUTERS, AFP) – South Korean officials warned against prematurely calling the peak of the coronavirus outbreak while expressing hope on Monday (March … Read More

North Korea launches unknown projectile, Seoul says

North Korea launched at least one unidentified projectile on Monday, just days after its leader Kim Jong Un supervised an artillery drill aimed at testing the combat readiness of some of its units. 5 TIMES TRUMP LOBBED INSULTS AT WORLD … Read More

Coronavirus: South Korea declares highest alert as infections surge

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The South Korean city of Daegu has seen the biggest increase in infections – AFP South Korea has raised its coronavirus alert to the “highest level” as confirmed case numbers keep rising. President Moon Jae-in said the country faced “a … Read More

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