Reports Of North Korea moving missiles

South Korea’s Korean Broadcasting System (KBS) has reported that several North Korean missiles have been seen getting moved from a rock facility in Pyongyang. The report, which cites an unnamed intelligence source, said South Korean and US intelligence officials have detected the missiles being moved away from the Missile Research and Development Facility at Sanum-dong…

South Korea preparing for more North Korean missile tests

South Korea is preparing for North Korea to conduct more missile tests, with the north celebrating its foundation day this weekend. North Korea held a missile test last year on its September 9th anniversary, and South Korea has warned that it expects another missile test despite UN sanctions. There are reports that solar storms may…

Trump meets with South Korean President over North Korea

US President Donald Trump has met with South Korean President Moon Jae-In, discussing ways they can apply pressure to North Korea to try avoid a war. The two presidents discussed continued economic sanctions and diplomatic pressure to try keep North Korea in check. They also agreed to increase South Korea’s missile capabilities, and the US…

North Korea fires missiles into Sea of Japan

In a move likely to continue the recent escalation of tensions between North Korea and the US, North Korea has test fired several missiles into the Sea of Japan. Three short-range missiles were fired into the sea off the east coast, likely in response to joint military exercises being conducted by South Korea and the…

Trump and North Korea continue to escalate rhetoric

Tensions continue to flare as US President Donald Trump and North Korea maintain inflammatory rhetoric against each other. In a tweet the president said the US military was “locked and loaded”, and has said he is considering a new round of “very strong” sanctions against North Korea. Chinese President Xi Jinping has urged restraint in…

Chinese Spy Ship Monitors Australia-US War Games

A Chinese spy ship has been sighted monitoring the Talisman Sabre war games between Australia and the US, the Department of Defence has confirmed to the ABC. An Auxiliary General Intelligence vessel was seen in international waters in an unusually bold move by the Chinese navy. The Department of Defence released a statement discussing the…

Turnbull Rejects Missile Shield for Australia against North Korea

Despite calls from former Prime Minister Kevin Rudd and some security experts to implement an anti-ballistic missile defence system, Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull has rejected the idea as “not really suitable”. The calls come after rising tensions between North Korea and the US, sparked again after North Korea conducted a test launch of an intercontinental…

Donald Trump Vows ‘Era of Strategic Patience’ with North Korea is Over

United States President Donald Trump met with South Korean President Moon Jae-in at the White House on Friday, where the North Korea situation was discussed. Mr Trump declared the “era of strategic patience” with North Korea was over, with the continued development of North Korea’s nuclear and ballistic missile programs. “Together we are facing the…

More Than 100 People Buried, Feared Dead in China Landslid

At least 9 people have died, and around 100 more are missing after a landslide in the south-west Chinese province of Sichuan.  So far the only three survivors have been located from Xinmo village- a couple and their one month old baby. The couple are in stable condition, but the baby is suffering pneumonia, likely…

Dragon Boat Festival Set to Boost Chinese Culture in WA

Picture Courtesy: Chung Wah Association  Dragon boats will be powering down Champion Lakes on Sunday as part of the Chung Wah Dragon Boat Festival, promoting Western Australian multiculturalism. The event, organised by the Chung Wah Association aims to boost Chinese culture in the state through the festival, expected to be attended by more than 1,000 spectators.…