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Future of the Taiwanese Defense Industry - Market Attractiveness, Competitive Landscape and Forecast...

Thu, 14 Dec 2017 09:47:37 +0100
Future of the Taiwanese Defense Industry - Market Attractiveness, Competitive Landscape and Forecasts to 2022 Summary Taiwan’s military expenditure is projected to register a CAGR of 2.90% during the ...
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Future of Portuguese Defense Industry - Market Attractiveness, Competitive Landscape and Forecasts t...

Thu, 14 Dec 2017 09:47:35 +0100
Future of Portuguese Defense Industry - Market Attractiveness, Competitive Landscape and Forecasts to 2022 Summary Portuguese military expenditure declined at a CAGR of -3.49% to value US$12.2 Billion...
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AUSTRALIAN INDUSTRY OPPORTUNITIES FOR FUTURE SUBMARINES

Thu, 14 Dec 2017 09:20:41 +0100
Minister for Defence Industry, the Hon Christopher Pyne MP, today announced Naval Group has released expressions of interest and requests for information to help get Australian industry involved in Au...
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A news conference held by the Canadian government on Tuesday made clear that Boeing would not be sup...

Thu, 14 Dec 2017 06:22:14 +0100
Draken International announced the acquisition of 12 fighter aircraft from the South African Air Force’s (SAAF) inventory. A leading provider of advanced adversary air training to the US Department of...
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North Korea World War 3 threat: Kim Jong-un vows to be 'world's STRONGEST nuclear power'

Thu, 14 Dec 2017 05:56:15 +0100
NORTH KOREA is going to become the “world’s strongest nuclear power”, according to the rogue state’s despot leader Kim Jong-un.
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Kim vows to ‘win victory in the showdown’ with US

Thu, 14 Dec 2017 03:10:25 +0100
North Korean leader Kim Jong-Un vowed to “win victory in the showdown” against the US with his rapidly advancing nuclear arsenal, state media said Wednesday, after the country’s latest missile test he...
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Israel's auto-tech industry attracts NIS 65b in 2017

Thu, 14 Dec 2017 02:59:06 +0100
Israel's auto-tech industry is buzzing as Mobileye is installed in Chinese buses, startups close large financing rounds and carmakers open offices in Israel.
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Kim vows victory against US

Wed, 13 Dec 2017 23:33:12 +0100
SEOUL: North Korean leader Kim Jong-Un vowed to “win victory in the showdown” against the US with his rapidly advancing nuclear arsenal, state media said on Wednesday, after the country’s latest missi...
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Turkey’s Defense Spending Hike Highlights Modernization

Wed, 13 Dec 2017 22:54:12 +0100
Turkey will receive its first F-35 Joint Strike Fighter in 2018
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Opinion: How Government-Funded Defense Companies Can Remain Innovative

Wed, 13 Dec 2017 22:53:51 +0100
The defense industry has a long history of innovation. Government funding has fueled the industry’s innovation engine, from advanced battlefield technologies to those ubiquitous to modern-day life. Fo...
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Air Force rephasing F-35A on-ramp at Eielson AFB to mitigate maintainer shortfall

Wed, 13 Dec 2017 22:31:19 +0100
The Air Force expects that “re-sequencing” its F-35 Joint Strike Fighter transition at Eielson Air Force Base, AK, and Burlington Air National Guard Base, VT, could relieve some strain on its maintain...
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SOCOM chief calls for more cyber info sharing with allies, industry

Wed, 13 Dec 2017 22:31:19 +0100
The head of U.S. Special Operations Command says the government is hindering partnerships with key allies and the defense industry by overclassifying information about cyber operations and capabilitie...
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N. Korea's Arms Conference Reveals Kim Jong Un's Top Men in Nuclear Program

Wed, 13 Dec 2017 22:31:13 +0100
North Korea's state media Korea Central News Agency revealed that a two-day arms industry conference attended by leader Kim Jong Un also saw the turnout of key figures in the weapon-building industry....
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Recession could be coming, says chamber economist

Wed, 13 Dec 2017 20:15:22 +0100
Bad economic times may be coming, an economic forecast panel learned last week.
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Kim Jong-un vows to develop an atomic bomb and make North Korea the world’s ‘strongest nuclear power...

Wed, 13 Dec 2017 15:43:25 +0100
His latest boast came after the November 29 launch of the Hwasong-15 ICBM, a missile which the North claimed could deliver a 'super-large heavy warhead' anywhere on the US mainland
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Zeman supports opening of Czech House in Bratislava

Wed, 13 Dec 2017 14:52:25 +0100
Bratislava, Dec 12 (CTK) - Czech President Milos Zeman supported the opening of the Czech House in Bratislava at a press conference after meeting his Slovak counterpart Andrej Kiska during his one-da...
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Nuke program complete, claims Kim Jong-un

Wed, 13 Dec 2017 14:18:04 +0100
North Korean leader Kim Jong-un, right, thanks military officials for their development of the Hwasong-15 intercontinental ballistic missile, which was test-flown on Nov. 29, during the 8th Conference...
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Kim Jong-Un vows to 'win victory in the showdown' with US

Wed, 13 Dec 2017 14:17:23 +0100
Seoul - North Korean leader Kim Jong-Un vowed to "win victory in the showdown" against the US with his rapidly advancing nuclear arsenal, state media said on Wednesday, after the country's latest miss...
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PILATUS INCREASES CORPORATE PRESENCE IN AUSTRALIA

Wed, 13 Dec 2017 10:33:50 +0100
Pilatus Aircraft Ltd is excited to announce that they have today created Pilatus Defence Solutions Australia Pty Ltd (PilDEF),
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Desperate Kim Jong-un demands North Korea ‘bolster nuclear force’ and build MORE missiles

Wed, 13 Dec 2017 09:20:30 +0100
NORTH Korea is upping efforts to improve its destructive nuclear arsenal with the US firmly in its sights, KNCA propaganda has revealed.
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Kim Jong-un pledges worlds strongest nuclear power in defense conference

Wed, 13 Dec 2017 06:42:40 +0100
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A report released Monday by the Department of Defense (DoD) Inspector General into the US Navy’s Sur...

Wed, 13 Dec 2017 06:27:27 +0100
L-3 Communications has been tapped to provide support services for the US Air Force’s (USAF) T-1A Jayhawk advanced trainer aircraft. The work order calls for contractor operated and maintained base su...
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N Korea Threat Sparks Record Arm Sales in Korea

Wed, 13 Dec 2017 04:21:52 +0100
Seoul is investing heavily in its domestic arms industry in response to the threat from Pyongyang, a recent study finds.
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Kim Jong-un: N. Korea's Completion of Nuclear Force is Historic Victory

Wed, 13 Dec 2017 02:37:44 +0100
Write : 2017-12-13 09:16:23 Update : 2017-12-13 10:00:15
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Kim Jong Un attends 8th Conference of Munitions Industry

Wed, 13 Dec 2017 01:32:55 +0100
PYONGYANG, Dec. 12 (Xinhua) -- The Democratic People's Republic of Korea (DPRK) top leader Kim Jong Un attended the 8th Conference of Munitions Industry which was opened here Monday, state media repo...
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U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service requests public comment on potential impacts of court ruling on lower...

Thu, 14 Dec 2017 10:33:18 +0100
DENVER — Today the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service (Service) published a Notice of Regulatory Review (NORR) in the Federal Register requesting public comment on any potential effects a recent D.C. Circ...
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SES Drives 5G Satellite Demonstration Testbed Initiative with ESA

Thu, 14 Dec 2017 10:31:44 +0100
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UN chief urges US to honor obligations under Iran deal

Thu, 14 Dec 2017 10:13:42 +0100
TEHRAN, Dec. 14 (MNA) – UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres has welcomed support for the 2015 Iran deal from all the signatories except for the US, calling on Washington to also honor its obligatio...
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Ariane 5 ES lofts another set of Galileo quadruplets

Thu, 14 Dec 2017 10:04:09 +0100
An Ariane 5 ES rocket has lofted another four Galileo satellites from the European Spaceport in Kourou, French Guiana on Tuesday. The launch – the 11th of the year for Arianespace – of the FM-15 throu...
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UN chief: Iran may be defying UN on missiles, OK on nukes

Thu, 14 Dec 2017 09:28:42 +0100
UNITED NATIONS (AP) — Secretary-General Antonio Guterres is warning that Iran may be defying a U.N. call to halt ballistic missile development even as it complies with the nuclear deal with six world...
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Cruel target of rejecting 80% of benefit appeals finally dropped by Tories

Thu, 14 Dec 2017 08:57:40 +0100
The target was widely blamed for many sick and vulnerable people having their benefits cut and being declared fit for work despite appealing the decisions.
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Benefits U-turn for disabled gran who attempted suicide after being ruled fit to work

Thu, 14 Dec 2017 08:56:51 +0100
The 60-year-old has been disabled since birth, but was told she was fit-to-work after DWP tests.
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Rocket Lab delays launch attempt again, this time until Friday

Thu, 14 Dec 2017 07:26:51 +0100
Rocket Lab has been forced to delay the launch of its second Electron rocket once again, this time due to rising winds at high altitude.
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U.N. chief: Iran may be defying U.N. call to halt missile development even as it complies with nucle...

Thu, 14 Dec 2017 06:24:32 +0100
U.N. Secretary-General Antonio Guterres has warned that Iran may be defying a U.N. call to halt ballistic missile development even as it complies with the nuclear deal with six world powers.
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Delayed SpaceX Launch, How Long Can Space Station Go Without Resupply?

Thu, 14 Dec 2017 02:23:31 +0100
This week alone, SpaceXpostponed its resupply mission to the International Space Station twice, with the launch next window opening Friday morning at the Kennedy Space Center in Florida. The company h...
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Rocket Lab ready for fourth launch attempt

Thu, 14 Dec 2017 02:08:56 +0100
Rocket Lab aborted its third launch attempt on Tuesday due to rising liquid oxygen temperatures.
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Image: 3-D-printed satellite imager design

Wed, 13 Dec 2017 21:01:36 +0100
Weirdly organic in appearance, this prototype is the first outcome of an ESA project to develop, manufacture and demonstrate an optical instrument for space with 3D printing.
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Ariane 5 Places Four New Galileo Satellites in Orbit in 82nd Consecutive Successful Launch

Wed, 13 Dec 2017 20:53:41 +0100
NewswireToday - /newswire/ - Paris, Ile-de-France, France, 2017/12/13 - The European Ariane 5 launcher successfully completed its 82nd consecutive launch, once again bettering its own all-time recor...
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WATCH: Youngsters inspired as astronaut Tim Peake opens new city technical college

Wed, 13 Dec 2017 20:53:38 +0100
WITH hard work and dedication, the potential of what you can achieve is out of this world.
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Silvercar Announces New Airport Location in Salt Lake City,

Wed, 13 Dec 2017 20:52:54 +0100
AUSTIN, Texas, Dec. 12, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- Silvercar expands its U.S. footprint with the announcement of a new airport location in Salt Lake City, Utah. The app-based, premium car rental service, a...
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Satellites to be Built & Launched from 2017-2026 - A Market of $304 Billion

Wed, 13 Dec 2017 20:44:54 +0100
Dublin, Dec. 13, 2017 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- The"Satellites to be Built & Launched by 2026" report has been added to Research and Markets' offering.
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Stunning images taken in space capture snowfall in North Wales

Wed, 13 Dec 2017 20:00:54 +0100
Pictures from the European Space Agency’s Sentinel-2 satellite show North Wales in all its wintry glory.
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Giant storms cause palpitations in Saturn’s atmospheric heartbeat

Wed, 13 Dec 2017 18:06:56 +0100
Immense northern storms on Saturn can disturb atmospheric patterns at the planet’s equator, finds the international Cassini mission in a study led by Dr Leigh Fletcher from the University of Leicester...
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Parkinsons and getting back into work. - Cloudsailors - 12/12/2017 11:56:00 PM

Wed, 13 Dec 2017 18:06:46 +0100
I have the annoying wobbly hand syndrome of Parkinsons. Medication also brings it's side effects. I'm 57. Having had a lengthy time off work my c.v is "non existent", and skills not current or relevan...
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NASA to launch ‘biggest exploration in HISTORY’ and believe they could find SECRET moon

Wed, 13 Dec 2017 16:16:05 +0100
SCIENTISTS are about to embark on the “biggest exploration in the history of mankind” and they could potentially find a secret moon.
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Japan could join U.S.-led manned lunar project

Wed, 13 Dec 2017 15:39:20 +0100
Jiji Press TOKYO (Jiji Press) — The government will consider joining a U.S.-proposed manned lunar exploration project, a revised road map for Japan’s basic space policy showed Tuesday.
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Big data and the submarine cable building boom

Wed, 13 Dec 2017 15:28:07 +0100
We live in a digital universe, and data is at the center of it. This universe is growing exponentially - 40 percent each year into the next decade.
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Japan and U.K. to cooperate on space debris countermeasures

Wed, 13 Dec 2017 15:21:51 +0100
Japan and Britain signed a memorandum of understanding Wednesday to promote public-private cooperation on measures to tackle the problem of space debris.
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European Space Agency signs contract with NanoSpace to develop advanced propulsion for nanosatellite...

Wed, 13 Dec 2017 14:39:34 +0100
NanoSpace AB - a subsidiary of GomSpace Group AB (the ”Company”) has signed a contract with the European Space Agency (ESA) to develop and a qualify an advanced propulsion system suitable for nanosate...
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Arianespace, ESA successfully launch 4 more Galileo satellites

Wed, 13 Dec 2017 14:22:15 +0100
(Telecompaper) Arianespace and the European Space Agency (ESA) have announced the successful launch of satellites 19, 20, 21 and 22 in the Galileo constellation using an Ariane 5 heavy launcher...
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Former Apprentice contestant resigns from Trump administration in latest White House drama

Thu, 14 Dec 2017 11:02:01 +0100
A prominent black supporter of President Donald Trump is planning on leaving her post in the White House next month after a year of service, the administration says.
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Internet of Blockchains | @ExpoDX #FinTech #Blockchain #Hyperledger #Bitcoin #Ethereum

Thu, 14 Dec 2017 10:55:23 +0100
Most leaders in the industry embrace, quite sensibly, the idea of a multitude of blockchains
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[video] @GoogleCloud's DX Keynote | @ExpoDX @VidyaNagarajan #AI #DigitalTransformation

Thu, 14 Dec 2017 10:53:33 +0100
Coca-Cola's Google powered digital signage system lays groundwork for a more valuable connection between Coke & its customers
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Heitkamp demands answers about changes to Lifeline program that will hurt tribal communities

Thu, 14 Dec 2017 10:33:18 +0100
WASHINGTON, D.C. – U.S. Senator Heidi Heitkamp has called on Federal Communications Commission (FCC) Chairman Ajit Pai to address recent changes to the federal Lifeline program that would disproporti...
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Series of Successes Drives Momentum for Cornerstone OnDemand in Europe

Thu, 14 Dec 2017 10:32:10 +0100
Client growth and industry recognition boosts Cornerstone’s European presence
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Bombing underscores New York subway system's vulnerability

Thu, 14 Dec 2017 10:15:48 +0100
Posted: Wednesday, December 13, 2017 12:36 AM ESTUpdated: Thursday, December 14, 2017 4:09 AM EST
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Sources to Asharq Al-Awsat: Relationship of Trust between US, Lebanese Army

Thu, 14 Dec 2017 10:15:15 +0100
The US raised the level of its military assistance to Lebanon, saying on Wednesday that it was providing it with six MD 530G light attack helicopters, six Scan Eagle drones, and communication and nigh...
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Commonwealth Bank accused of more anti-money laundering law breaches

Thu, 14 Dec 2017 10:14:50 +0100
Australia’s financial intelligence agency raises number of alleged contraventions, which also relate to terrorism financing, to more than 53,800
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‘Solidarity in Istanbul made Muslims hopeful about Palestine’

Thu, 14 Dec 2017 10:13:45 +0100
TEHRAN, Dec. 14 (MNA) – President Rouhani told his Turkish counterpart Erdogan that the solidarity among Muslims against the Trump’s order of relocating US embassy has ramped up the hope for the Pale...
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New aircraft carrier to safeguard sovereignty

Thu, 14 Dec 2017 10:13:24 +0100
China's first totally domestically built aircraft carrier will reportedly start its sea trial soon, strengthening not only the country's naval power but also the overall national defense. If the Type ...
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China slams HRW’s report on alleged Xinjiang human rights violations

Thu, 14 Dec 2017 10:13:14 +0100
China on Wednesday slammed a report that accused the country of violating human rights by collecting DNA samples in Northwest China's XinjiangUyghur Autonomous Region, saying there's no need to spend ...
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China-Russia joint drill sharpens anti-terrorism fight

Thu, 14 Dec 2017 10:12:56 +0100
Chinese Armed Police officers and their Russian counterparts participate in a counterterrorism drill in Yinchuan, the capital of Ningxia Hui autonomous region, on Dec 13, 2017. WANG TAO/FOR CHINA DAIL...
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NDA Cadets Drop Uniforms With Fulanimen, Disappear –residents - Politics - Nairaland - Islie - 1/1/0...

Thu, 14 Dec 2017 10:06:11 +0100
NDA Cadets Drop Uniforms With Fulanimen, Disappear –residents - Politics - Nairaland
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U.S. Solar Market Notches Another Quarter of 2 GW Growth, But Uncertainty Holds Back Installations

Thu, 14 Dec 2017 10:06:03 +0100
Trade case, tight global supply of modules drive up prices in all segments
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Future of the Taiwanese Defense Industry - Market Attractiveness, Competitive Landscape and Forecast...

Thu, 14 Dec 2017 09:47:37 +0100
Future of the Taiwanese Defense Industry - Market Attractiveness, Competitive Landscape and Forecasts to 2022 Summary Taiwan’s military expenditure is projected to register a CAGR of 2.90% during the ...
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Future of Portuguese Defense Industry - Market Attractiveness, Competitive Landscape and Forecasts t...

Thu, 14 Dec 2017 09:47:35 +0100
Future of Portuguese Defense Industry - Market Attractiveness, Competitive Landscape and Forecasts to 2022 Summary Portuguese military expenditure declined at a CAGR of -3.49% to value US$12.2 Billion...
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Sabah ‘watergate’: Teo Chee Kong faces 146 charges

Thu, 14 Dec 2017 09:41:12 +0100
KOTA KINABALU: A former deputy director with the Sabah Water Department, who was arrested last year, has claimed trial to 146 counts of misappropriation involving RM32 million.
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North Korea: Trump administration contradicts Rex Tillerson's claim US is ready for talks with regim...

Thu, 14 Dec 2017 09:33:04 +0100
'Our policy has not changed,' State Department official says
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Donald Trump's closest ally is already writing a book about his removal from office

Thu, 14 Dec 2017 09:32:59 +0100
Roger Stone speaks to reporters after appearing before a closed House Intelligence Committee hearing investigating Russian interference in the 2016 presidential election
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Australian Regulator Deepens Compliance Case Against Commonwealth Bank

Thu, 14 Dec 2017 09:15:55 +0100
Austrac adds 100 new allegations to civil lawsuit against Commonwealth Bank of Australia
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Trump to Provide Update on His 2-for-1 Deregulation Program

Thu, 14 Dec 2017 09:03:55 +0100
U.S. President Donald Trump prepares to sign the National Defense Authorization Act (NDAA) for fiscal year 2018 in the Roosevelt Room of the White House in Washington, D.C., U.S. on Tuesday, Dec. 12, ...
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Xi to Discuss North Korea and Trade With South Korea's Moon

Thu, 14 Dec 2017 09:03:54 +0100
Moon seeks engagement, while Xi wants U.S. drills suspended
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BUSINESS IN BRIEF 14/12

Thu, 14 Dec 2017 09:00:56 +0100
As a country where cash is still king, the current state of implementation of blockchain technology solutions in Vietnam is still very new. Blockchains that transact with one another could replace cen...
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PM Narendra Modi commissions INS Kalvari into Indian Navy

Thu, 14 Dec 2017 08:53:32 +0100
Coinciding with the golden jubilee of the submarine arm of the Indian Navy, Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Thursday commissioned INS Kalvari, the latest submarine adding to the blue-water capabilitie...
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We've reduced terrorism and insurgency: PM Modi

Thu, 14 Dec 2017 08:53:31 +0100
Prime Minister Narendra Modi said on Thursday that the BJP-led NDA government at the Centre has been able to reduce terrorism in Jammu and Kashmir, insurgency in the North-East and Maoist activities. ...
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