Tag Archives: Korea

U.S. Moves Missile-Defense Ship Near Korea – WSJ.com

April 2, 2013 – Korean Situation Seen as Critical: The U.S. positioned a ship capable of shooting down ballistic missiles near the Korean peninsula, defense officials said, as South Korea President Park Geun-hye called for “strong retaliation” against any provocations … Continue reading

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South Korea Launches Satellite-Carrying Rocket.

January 30, 2013 – South Korea Launches Satellite-Carrying Rocket: South Korea successfully launched Wednesday a two-stage rocket carrying a research satellite, a first for a space program long overshadowed by the launches of neighboring North Korea. Pictured above, South Korea’s … Continue reading

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Super Tropical Storm Muifa Heads Northwest Toward Shangai.

August 3, 2011 – – Super Tropical Depression Muifa Heads Northwest Toward Shanghai: Muifa is no longer classified as a Typhoon (Hurricane) because sustained winds have dropped below 74 MPH. However, it is still a potent Tropical Depression, capable of … Continue reading

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The Rains of Pain – – Food, Drought, population Increases and War!

The world map, above, shows the average annual rainfall in millimeters (mm) and inches. The equator is marked horizontally on the map. Generally, the closer to the equator the more rainfall a country gets. There are several exceptions, e.g., Norway, … Continue reading

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