Category Archives: Science and Technology

South Korea conducts live fire exercise near North border

South Korea conducted a large-scale live fire exercise on April 4, 2016 on the East Sea, where North Korea has been upping tensions with a series of missile and rocket launches supervised by leader Kim Jong-un. The drill involving K-9 self- propelled artillery units and 130mm multiple rocket launchers was held in the coastal county […]

China Tests Long Range Missile

China’s defence ministry on April 21, 2016 indirectly confirmed a report it had carried out another test of a new intercontinental missile. The Washington Free Beacon reported that China had on April 12 again tested a new long-range missile called the DF- 41. It did not say where the test took place but noted it […]

Ex-Myanmar President becomes a monk

Retired junta general Thein Sein who steered Myanmar’s last five years of reforms has temporarily become a monk, days after he ceded power to a new government led by Aung San Suu Kyi’s pro-democracy party.   Myanmar’s ministry of information released a statement on its Facebook page on Monday saying that Thein Sein will spend […]