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In Asia Pacific the climate crisis is happening now, not in the future

The world’s most disaster-prone region felt the harsh reality of the climate crisis in 2019. Toxic smog shrouded Asian megacities, hundreds died in flooding and landslides, cyclones battered coastlines and bushfires, droughts and deadly heatwaves led to towns and cities almost running out of water.   Far from being anomalies, scientists say the climate crisis […]

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Spring Sale Fever at the 25th China (Guzhen) International Lighting Fair (Spring Edition), in March, 2020

Since the China (Guzhen) International Lighting Fair (GILF) launched 21 years ago it has become a valuable part of the convention and exhibition economy in Zhongshan. A world-class, high-quality platform for the lighting industry, the Fair not only helps exhibitors tap into new markets and establish a brand image, it’s also the power behind the […]

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5 quakes strike within hours off Vancouver Island, no damage or injuries reported

There were no reports of damage or injuries after five earthquakes struck within seven hours off the northwest end of Vancouver Island on Monday. The tremors began as minor quakes, but grew stronger as the morning turned to afternoon. Earthquakes Canada said the tremors measured at magnitude: 5.1 (8:44 a.m. PT). 5.6 (11:13 a.m.). 5.8 (11:49 a.m.). 6.0 (12:56 […]

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Beijing tells US to stop ‘flexing muscles’ in South China Sea as it sends new carrier

China’s Defense Minister told his US counterpart that Washington must stop “flexing its muscles” in the South China Sea when the two met Monday, according to a spokesman for Beijing. At the same time, China announced that its new domestically produced aircraft carrier was headed to the South China Sea for training and research purposes. […]

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North Korea’s ‘Christmas gift’ could be a new anti-US hard-line policy, source says

North Korea is planning to adopt a hard-line policy toward the United States that involves taking denuclearization off the table amid perceptions that President Donald Trump is vulnerable politically, a source familiar with the North Korean leadership’s current mindset told CNN. The source said this new policy is likely the so-called “Christmas gift” floated by […]

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2 Koreans were detained by the armed forces of Yemen Hussein

The South Korean Foreign Ministry said today that three vessels, including a South Korean dredging vessel, were detained by the Yemeni Houthi armed group on the western coast of Kamalang on the 18th. There are 2 Koreans in their 60s. South Korea’s joint news agency pointed out that Houthi has indicated that it will release […]

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Oklahoma 3 dead gun case happened again in Wal-Mart this year

A Wal-Mart store in Oklahoma, USA, shot earlier today, killing 2 men and 1 woman, including this one. The latest deadly gun attack on the popular chain stores. Danny Ford, police chief of Duncan, Oklahoma, said the shooting took place shortly before 10 am and was in a parking lot outside the Wal-Mart store. The […]

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PRRD, Han meet on PH-SoKor investment ties

President Rodrigo Duterte and South Korean Ambassador to the Philippines Han Dong-Man discussed ways to strengthen investment cooperation between Manila and Seoul, Malacañang said on Tuesday. The plan was raised when Han paid a courtesy call on Duterte at the Palace‘s Music Room on Monday. “Ambassador Han first presented his Letter of Credence to President […]