Analysis

Fear of F-35 stealth jets may be why N.Korea is firing so many missiles, analysts say

  By AFP and published by CNA  Seoul – North Korea has fired more missiles in the last 24 hours than it did during the whole of 2017 – the year of “fire and fury” when leader Kim Jong Un traded barbs with then-US president Donald Trump. What has triggered the record-breaking blitz of weapons

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World news

Japan protests after Chinese missiles land in its exclusive economic zone

  By AFP and Reuters, published by CNA Tokyo – Ballistic missiles fired by China are believed to have landed in Japan’s exclusive economic zone (EEZ) for the first time, Tokyo’s defence minister said today (August 4). “Five of the nine ballistic missiles launched by China are believed to have landed within Japan’s EEZ,” Nobuo

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Health

Army colonel in hot water for seeking Moderna vaccine for military personnel

  By Thai Newsroom Reporters AN ARMY COLONEL attached to the Thai Armed Forces headquarters will be disciplinarily punished for trying to obtain Moderna vaccine for purported use among military personnel and their family members. Deputy Thai Armed Forces headquarters spokesman Maj. Gen. Thirapong Pattamasing said today (July 23) the colonel in question, who is

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Local news

Thailand probes Facebook’s removal of army-linked accounts

By Chalida Ekvitthayavechnukul, Associated Press, published by ABC News PRIME Minister Prayut Chan-o-cha says he has assigned the Royal Thai Army to investigate after Facebook Inc. removed 185 accounts and groups allegedly engaged in an information-influencing operation in Thailand run by the military. That followed Facebook’s announcement a day earlier that it had deleted 77

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World news

Xi urges preparedness for military combat amid coronavirus epidemic

Reuters and published by Msn.com Beijing (Reuters) – President Xi Jinping said today (26.5.2020) China would step up its preparedness for armed combat and improve its ability to carry out military tasks as the coronavirus pandemic is having a profound impact on national security, state television reported. China’s performance in fighting the new coronavirus has

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