Category Archives: Japan

Asia’s new carriers pick up steam

 By Greg Waldron, Asian Skies  Two big news items today, one about China’s new aircraft carrier, the other about India’s. China, more or less, confirmed its carrier program. Although the former USSR carrier Varyag is clearly visible inDalian – apparently a great view is … Continue reading

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China says will not threaten anyone with modern military

By Kevin Lim SINGAPORE | Sun Jun 5, 2011 12:21pm IST (Reuters) – China’s defence minister sought to reassure Asia Pacific neighbours on Sunday that his country’s growing economic and military power was not a threat, as long-running maritime disputes in the … Continue reading

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U.S. Navy Recruits Gamers to Help in Piracy Strategy

AGENCE FRANCE-PRESSE Published: 18 May 2011,  07:15 WASHINGTON- The U.S. Navy is turning to the wisdom of the crowd to forge military strategy, inviting the public to join an online game in which Somali pirates have hijacked commercial ships. The … Continue reading

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Fukushima Worker dies — Was it karoshi?

Tepco says no signs of harmful radiation levels Worker at Fukushima nuclear plant dies Kyodo A worker at the crippled Fukushima No. 1 nuclear plant died Saturday after collapsing while carrying equipment at a waste disposal building, Tokyo Electric Power … Continue reading

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Pundit in the East!

Welcome to my first attempt at creating a blog. Here I am going to attempt to locate, post and comment on the best (or at least most relevant) news and commentary that I can find on the world political situation … Continue reading

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