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May conduct more nuclear tests depending on behaviour of US, says North Korea

Jul 26, 2016

May conduct more nuclear tests depending on behaviour of US, says North Korea

North Korea's foreign minister said on Tuesday that its conducting of more nuclear tests depended on the behaviour of the United States, South Korea's Yonhap news agency reported #United States #TheySaidIt #South Korea #North Korea #Ballistic missile #Kim Jong-un #Nuclear tests
100-year global study finds world's tallest are Dutch, Latvians | Reuters

Jul 26, 2016

100-year global study finds world's tallest are Dutch, Latvians | Reuters

LONDON Dutch men and Latvian women are the planet's tallest people but Iranian men and South Korean women have grown the fastest in the last century, according to the largest ever study of height around the world. Americans, once among the world's tallest people, have dropped from having men and women at 3rd and 4th in the global height rankings a 100 years earlier, to placing 37th and 42nd respectively in 2014. The research, led by scientists at Imperial College London and published in the journal eLife, also found some nations have stopped growing over the past 30 to 40 years, despite having spurts at the start of the century studied. #Japan #Europe #Education #South Korea #United Kingdom #Entertainment #Czech Republic
Kerry to urge ASEAN to find diplomatic ways to ease South China Sea tensions | Reuters

Jul 23, 2016

Kerry to urge ASEAN to find diplomatic ways to ease South China Sea tensions | Reuters

PARIS U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry will urge Southeast Asian nations in meetings in Laos next week to explore diplomatic ways to ease tensions with China over the South China Sea following an international court ruling denying China's claims. Kerry travels to Laos' capital Vientiane on Monday for meetings of foreign ministers from the 10-member Association of South East Asia Nations where tensions between China and several ASEAN members, in particular the Philippines and Vietnam, over the South China Sea is expected to dominate talks #Middle East #South Korea #markets #Africa #United Kingdom #article
North Korea says missile test simulated attack on South Korea ports, airfields | Reuters

Jul 20, 2016

North Korea says missile test simulated attack on South Korea ports, airfields | Reuters

SEOUL North Korea said on Wednesday it had conducted a ballistic missile test that simulated preemptive strikes against South Korean ports and airfields used by the U.S. #India #Middle East #South Korea #United Kingdom #article
China's South China Sea arguments only prove its own perverse logic of history

Jul 17, 2016

China's South China Sea arguments only prove its own perverse logic of history

The problem with the Chinese version of history is the inability to draw the line. History is often a confused heap of facts and that is why its lessons are no more enlightening than the wisdom of those who interpret them. #India #China #Japan #InMyOpinion #South Korea #Beijing #South China Sea #Philippines #The Hague #Permanent Court of Arbitration #1982 UN Convention on the Law of the Sea
Davis Cup: Leander Paes-Rohan Bopanna's win guides India to World group Play-offs

Jul 16, 2016

Davis Cup: Leander Paes-Rohan Bopanna's win guides India to World group Play-offs

Veteran Leander Paes and Rohan Bopanna outclassed Seong Chan Hong and Hong Chung in straight sets to guide India to the Davis World Group Play-offs. #India #Tennis #Leander Paes #South Korea #Rohan Bopanna #Davis Cup #SportsTracker #Anand Amritraj #Ramkumar Ramanathan #Saketh Myneni #Seong Chan Hong #Hong Chung
Davis Cup: Ramkumar Ramanathan makes winning debut as India takes 1-0 lead vs South Korea

Jul 15, 2016

Davis Cup: Ramkumar Ramanathan makes winning debut as India takes 1-0 lead vs South Korea

Ramkumar Ramanathan made a winning Davis Cup debut with a victory over Hong in the opening singles as India took a 1-0 lead in the Asia/Oceania Group-I tie. #India #Tennis #South Korea #Davis Cup #SportsTracker #Ramkumar Ramanathan #Saketh Myneni #Seong Chan Hong #Yong-Kyu Lim
S Korea declares US missile defense system site; locals fear health hazards

Jul 13, 2016

S Korea declares US missile defense system site; locals fear health hazards

A U.S. missile defense system will be deployed in a rural farming town in southeastern South Korea. #China #US #NewsTracker #Russia #South Korea #North Korea #THAAD
Biden to meet Japanese, Korean officials in Hawaii | Reuters

Jul 13, 2016

Biden to meet Japanese, Korean officials in Hawaii | Reuters

WASHINGTON Vice President Joe Biden will begin a trip to the Pacific region on Wednesday that will include meetings with Japanese and Korean officials in Hawaii and visits to Australia and New Zealand, officials said on Tuesday. Biden's visit with partners in the Asia-Pacific begins just a day after an arbitration court in The Hague ruled that China had no historic title over the waters of the South China Sea and had breached the Philippines' sovereign rights with its actions #India #Business #Australia #South Korea #United Kingdom #Entertainment