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April 24, 2018 5:05 AM Chinese carrier leads live fire drill in East China Sea

BEIJING: China's sole aircraft carrier has led a flotilla of naval vessels in a "live combat drill" in the East China Sea, state media reported Tuesday, the latest show of force by Beijing's burgeoning navy. The official Xinhua news agency said the vessels "took part in anti-aircraft and anti-submarine warfare training" with a simulated "opposing force" 6

April 23, 2018 3:12 AM Axes, sunglasses and now a summit at Korea's DMZ

PANMUNJOM, South Korea: In the Demilitarized Zone that has divided the two Koreas for decades, the two sides come face to face — along with the contradictory narratives that will underlie a summit at the site this week. South Korean guards chosen for their height and looks, and sporting aviator sunglasses stand stern and unmoving outside the blue huts of the Joint 5

April 21, 2018 12:38 PM China carries out aircraft carrier drills in Pacific as Taiwan tensions rise

BEIJING: China has carried out aircraft carrier drills in the Pacific, its navy said Saturday, ramping up tensions with Taiwan over its military exercises in the sensitive region. Beijing's sole aircraft carrier and two destroyer ships carried out "offensive and defensive drills to test their combat muscle" on Friday, China's navy said on its official 10

April 17, 2018 9:23 AM BAE Systems inks partnership for Chevening scholarship in Malaysia

KUALA LUMPUR: British defence, security and aerospace solutions company, BAE Systems Plc, today renewed its partnership with the British High Commission of Malaysia for the 2018 Chevening Scholarship programme. In a statement today, BAE Systems said, the agreement was inked at the Defence Services Asia 2018 exhibition and conference here. The UK-headquartered 9

April 16, 2018 8:49 AM AirAsia X won’t buy ‘too expensive’ Airbus A350, says co-group CEO

The Airbus A350 XWB flight-test aircraft is seen during a media day event at Guarulhos airport in Sao Paulo August 7, 2014. ―Reuters picSINGAPORE, April 16 — Malaysia’s AirAsia X Bhd has no plans to buy the Airbus SE A350 widebody jet, the airline’s co-group CEO said today, despite the airline having 10 of them on order. “The A350 is not an aircraft 11

April 14, 2018 1:12 PM World's largest aircraft lands in Malaysia

SEPANG: The world's largest aircraft, Antonov An-225 Mriya landed this morning at the Kuala Lumpur International Airport (KLIA) in its first commercial flight to Malaysia after undergoing upgrades for over a year. The gigantic Ukranian cargo plane which arrived at 7.10am, is no stranger to KLIA as it had landed here twice in 2007 and 2016, as a commercial 9

April 7, 2018 6:36 AM American Airlines orders 47 Boeing 787s, cancels A350 order

SAN FRANCISCO: American Airlines has ordered 47 Boeing 787 Dreamliners in a deal valued at US$12 billion at list prices while cancelling a major order for Airbus A350s. The order comprises 22 787-8s scheduled to begin arriving in 2020 and 25 787-9s scheduled to begin arriving in 2023. They will gradually replace Boeing 767s and 777s along with European 28

April 7, 2018 2:45 AM Texas, Arizona announce troop deployments to Mexico border

WASHINGTON: The US states of Texas and Arizona on Friday announced plans to send National Guard troops to the southern border with Mexico after President Donald Trump ordered a thousands-strong deployment to combat drug trafficking and illegal immigration. The Texas National Guard said it would send 250 troops to the border within 72 hours and had already 12

April 5, 2018 11:51 AM Man arrested for making fake bomb threat on board Scoot flight

The Scoot flight has been en route to Thailand when it had to turn back because of the fake bomb throat. — Reuters picSINGAPORE, April 5 ― The police have arrested a 41-year-old man for making a false bomb threat on board a Scoot flight bound for Hat Yai, Thailand. The incident, which took place this afternoon, saw two Republic of Singapore Air Force 12

April 4, 2018 11:26 PM US rejects China WTO protest of steel tariffs as ‘baseless’

Trump imposed tariffs of 25 per cent on steel and 15 per cent on aluminum early last month, citing national security concerns. — Reuters picWASHINGTON, April 5 — The United States yesterday rejected as “baseless” China’s retaliatory tariffs and complaint in the World Trade Organisation over the US tariffs recently imposed on steel and aluminum imports 24