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…

North Korea Launches Missile That Could Hit US

North Korea fired an intercontinental ballistic missile on Friday, capable of hitting Los Angeles and other US cities, according to North Korean officials. However, Pentagon spokesperson Navy Captain Jeff Davis said the North American Aerospace Defence Command determined the launch did not pose a threat to the US. Us President Donald Trump condemned the launch…

The search for MH370 continues

Battling though today’s deteriorating weather the search for Malaysia Airlines flight MH370 continues 2500 km south-west of Perth involving 11 aircraft and five ships. Planes from Japan, China and the US along with the Royal Australian Air Force are planning to search two areas covering 78,000 sq km. The search started this morning at 8am…

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WA to celebrate closer ties with Japan

The Japan Festival was launch on Thursday in Perth to commemorate Western Australia’s growing relationship with Japan. At a gala dinner to mark the start of the festival, Premier Colin Barnett said Western Australia and Japan have a long-standing and mutually beneficial relationship that is rooted in strong trade ties and shared history. At official…