Australia plans to sign a military exchange deal with Japan so troops from both sides could pool their firepower if needed to counter China

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5 March 2021
Woman critically injured after being hit by a car in Nelson
3 month ago
Earthquake of magnitude 4.8 - 25 km NW of Langsa, Indonesia
3 month ago
Family killed in Point Cook fire were 'young happy couple' and their newborn baby, sister says
Historic Australian church tower burns after lightning strike.  A bell tower in Sydney burst into flames after it was struck by lightning when a severe thunderstorm hit the Australian city. Firefighters put out the fire and managed to save the church built in the 1880s3 month ago
Historic Australian church tower burns after lightning strike. A bell tower in Sydney burst into flames after it was struck by lightning when a severe thunderstorm hit the Australian city. Firefighters put out the fire and managed to save the church built in the 1880s
3 month ago
Earthquake of magnitude 4.8 - 275 km ENE of Lospalos, Timor Leste
3 month ago
The 1- year-old child of Amanda Echanis, a suspected NPA leader was not arrested and was instead extended due care during a police operation which resulted in the seizure of several firearms and explosives in Cagayan, police said
3 month ago
Earthquake of magnitude 4.9 - 86 km S of Merizo Village, Guam
Indonesia: The villages surrounding Mount Semeru were covered by pyroclastic flows on Wednesday December 2. Hundreds of Indonesians were forced out of their homes after the volcano erupted
PNP Region 2 Cagayan Valley shows firearms and ammunition allegedly recovered from the possession of AMIHAN-Cagayan peasant organizer Amanda Echanis. Anakpawis maintains that these are planted evidence and she was illegally arrested based on fabricated charges3 month ago
PNP Region 2 Cagayan Valley shows firearms and ammunition allegedly recovered from the possession of AMIHAN-Cagayan peasant organizer Amanda Echanis. Anakpawis maintains that these are planted evidence and she was illegally arrested based on fabricated charges
The eruption of MountSemeru in Indonesia blanketed a massive area with volcanic ash, destroying property and killing livestock. Thousands have been evacuated as lava and hot ash tumbled down the mountain's slopes. Luckily no injuries have been reported
3 month ago
Earthquake of magnitude 5.2 - 105 km NE of Kendari, Indonesia
Taiwan: As part of the construction of the first indigenous submarine, Taiwan is expected to acquire two key components next month from the United States3 month ago
Taiwan: As part of the construction of the first indigenous submarine, Taiwan is expected to acquire two key components next month from the United States
3 month ago
Singapore approves of "chicken" meat that has "grown" in the lab. Singapore has given regulatory approval for the world's first 'clean meat that does not come from slaughtered animals'.
Australia plans to sign a military exchange deal with Japan so troops from both sides could pool their firepower if needed to counter China
Climate change has become the greatest threat to natural UN World Heritage sites like glaciers and wetlands, and has pushed Australia's Great Barrier Reef into "critical" condition
Day 2 of @NATO ForMin virtual meeting. Today Allied Ministers, including Poland FM @RauZbigniew will discuss: The rise of China - session with partners Sweden, Norway, Australia, New Zealand, South Korea, EU; Security in the Black Sea Region - session with partners Georgia and Ukraine
China: The PLA has a new hospital ship, which will serve as a mobile medical force in the South China Sea for missions including military and civilian medical support, international humanitarian aid and emergency relief3 month ago
China: "The PLA has a new hospital ship, which will serve as a mobile medical force in the South China Sea for missions including military and civilian medical support, international humanitarian aid and emergency relief
A resident of Garcia Hernandez town in Bohol province died in a hospital shortly after being admitted due to the coronavirus disease (COVID19)3 month ago
A resident of Garcia Hernandez town in Bohol province died in a hospital shortly after being admitted due to the coronavirus disease (COVID19)
After Australia announced the move to develop hypersonic cruise missiles with the US, Chinese military experts said the move could make Australia a potential threat to China, and directed-energy weapons can handle the threat
According to Anakpawis, Amanda was arrested around 3:30 am and was charged with illegal possession of firearms and explosives. Her newborn son is with her.   Earlier police reports, meanwhile, simply identified her as Alyas Waya, alleged finance officer of CPP-NPA Cagayan3 month ago
According to Anakpawis, Amanda was arrested around 3:30 am and was charged with illegal possession of firearms and explosives. Her newborn son is with her. Earlier police reports, meanwhile, simply identified her as "Alyas Waya," alleged finance officer of CPP-NPA Cagayan
3 month ago
Daughter of slain Anakpawis leader Randy Echanis, Amanda Lacaba Echanis, was arrested with her one month old newborn baby in Brgy. Carupian, Baggao, Cagayan. She was charged with illegal possession of firearms, ammunition, and explosives
3 month ago
Daughter of slain Anakpawis leader Randy Echanis, Amanda Lacaba Echanis, was arrested with her one month old newborn baby in Brgy. Carupian, Baggao, Cagayan. She was charged with illegal possession of firearms, ammunition, and explosives
Australia: Fire crews tackle massive bushfires on Fraser Island, the world's largest sand island, which have been burning for six weeks, forcing tourists to flee the island off the northeast coast3 month ago
Australia: Fire crews tackle massive bushfires on Fraser Island, the world's largest sand island, which have been burning for six weeks, forcing tourists to flee the island off the northeast coast
3 month ago
Earthquake of magnitude 4.7 - Bonin Islands, Japan region
Tragedy has struck a sleepy Point Cook street where a young family has been killed in an early morning fire.  Horrified neighbours tried to save the mother, trapped in the inferno, which is   the subject of an arson investigation3 month ago
Tragedy has struck a sleepy Point Cook street where a young family has been killed in an early morning fire. Horrified neighbours tried to save the mother, trapped in the inferno, which is the subject of an arson investigation
Assisted by NUPL, Nasino charged Miranda and other police officials before @OmbudsmanPh with violations of RA 9745 or the Anti-Torture Act and RA 10028 or the Expanded Breastfeeding Promotion Act as well as grave coercion and maltreatment of prisoner.
3 month ago
A gas explosion has injured two people at Seaforth. A 30-year-old man has significant leg, arm, facial and abdomen injuries. The condition of the other person is unknown. Four fire and rescue crews on scene as well as paramedics. More details to come.
3 month ago
Wellsford murder: Police name victim; seeking second person for shooting
3 month ago
Wellsford homicide: Woman sought by police over fatal shooting of Zane Smith
3 month ago
In response, Taiwan scrambled fighter jets, broadcast radio warnings, and deployed air defense missile systems to track the Chinese plane
3 month ago
Mayors in Northland say their communities are concerned by rising gun violence in the region. A shoot-out with police near Dargaville is the fourth gun related incident in the area in less than five weeks
USA: US Navy photos documenting tugs guiding the French Navy FS Émeraude attack submarine (S-604) as the vessel prepares to dock in Guam3 month ago
USA: US Navy photos documenting tugs guiding the French Navy FS Émeraude attack submarine (S-604) as the vessel prepares to dock in Guam
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