Archive for August 11th, 2017

Guam shrugs off Pyongyang’s threats of August military strike

Guam shrugs off Pyongyang’s threats of August military strike

With all the sabre-rattling of North Korea and the prospect of the waters off Guam becoming a new testing ground for its intermediate-range missiles, the people of this tiny US-Pacific territory seem to be taking things in their stride. There were no signs of panic or an exodus from the island of 163,000 people on […]

Donald Trump’s nuke claims don’t add up

Donald Trump’s nuke claims don’t add up

DONALD Trump claims he has renovated and modernised the country’s nuclear arsenal, but experts say he’s stretching the truth. Bigly. In an overnight Twitter post the President of the United States issued a veiled warning to North Korea over threats made against the US. Mr Trump tweeted his first order as President was the make […]

Julie Bishop in Fiji to attend Pacific Islands Forum Ministers’ meeting

Julie Bishop in Fiji to attend Pacific Islands Forum Ministers’ meeting

Australia’s Minister for Foreign Affairs Julie Bishop will be in Fiji today to attend the Pacific Islands Forum Ministers’ meeting. Bishop says she will announce two new innovationXchange programs to reduce the spread of dengue and strengthen health and nutrition outcomes in the Pacific. There will also be discussions on ongoing support and cooperation to […]

North Korea threatens to ‘blow US from planet’

North Korea threatens to ‘blow US from planet’

NORTH Korea has doubled down on its threat to annihilate the US, pledging to use its young people to “blow the US from this planet”. Pyongyang City Youth League Committee first secretary Mun Chol vowed during the rally that “the young people in the country would become five million human bullets and bombs and nuclear […]