G-7 vows to defend against digital interference of China and Russia

DINARD, France — Foreign ministers from leading industrialized nations formed a united front against the rising threat of digital inference into democracies, with China and Russia in mind, but the top diplomat from U.S., the target of Moscow’s alleged election meddling, was conspicuously absent. “We are determined to work collaboratively to reinforce our democracies against malign behavior and hostile interference by state and non-state actors,” a joint statement by Group of Seven ministers issued Saturday noted. “Such efforts, undertaken through both traditional and digital means, seek to create chaos,” it said.…

Philippines Is Beginning To Pay The Price For Duterte’s South China Sea Flip-Flops

. Photographer: SeongJoon Cho/Bloomberg © 2018 Bloomberg Finance LP The Philippines is beginning to pay the price for President Rodrigo Duterte’s South China Sea policy flip-flops in the form of repeated challenges to the country’s sovereignty by Beijing. China considers the South China Sea its own sea, all of it. And it seems to be prepared to do whatever it takes to assert control over every tiny island, natural and artificial, in it — as evidenced by the presence of hundreds of Chinese vessels near a Philippines-administered island in the…

USS Wasp Carrying F-35s Sails in S China Sea Amid Tensions With Beijing – Report

The US military has been eyeing the possibility of transforming their amphibious ships into light carriers amid the Pentagon’s plans to reduce the number of their “bigger brothers”. A US amphibious assault ship, the USS Wasp, carrying 10 F-35 fighter jets on board has sailed through disputed waters of the South China Sea amid ongoing tensions with China, the National Interest reported. The ship was heading toward Subic Bay in the Philippines. The ship was carrying twice the usual amount of fighters on board, allegedly testing the American military’s theory that Wasp-class ships can serve as small aircraft carriers amid plans…

Escalations in Taiwan, Deterrence in the South China Sea and a Landmark Ruling From the WTO

On the Record This is no time to joke around. Being a president and commander in chief is not a game. Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko, on comedian, actorand leading presidential contender Volodymyr Zelenskiy On Our Radar Taiwan Provocations in Play. We’ll be watching the 40th anniversary of the Taiwan Relations Act on April 10 to see whether the Trump administration decides to use the symbolic occasion to dispatch a Cabinet-level official to Taipei. This would add to a series of escalatory moves by the United States and China, including the…

Bam seeks probe of foiled dredging

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Sonny Angara bats for Gumaca for investments » Manila Bulletin News

Published April 6, 2019, 5:51 PM By Mario Casayuran Reelectionist Senator Sonny Angara said Saturday the government must harness the potential of Gumaca, a coastal town in Quezon province, as an international seaport to attract investments that will create massive employment opportunities not just for the province, but for the entire CALABARZON region. Senator Juan Edgardo ‘’Sonny’’ M. Angara (FACEBOOK / MANILA BULLETIN) With its strategic location, Angara said the municipality of Gumaca in southern Quezon could position itself as an important gateway to Asia. Gumaca, which is 139 kilometers south…

Command and Control Systems Market Size Worth Around USD 26.80 billion by 2026: Acumen Research and Consulting

Acumen Research and Consulting, a global provider of market research studies, in a recently published report titled “Command and Control Systems Market (By Application: Defense, Commercial; By Platform: Land, Maritime, Airborne, Space; By Solution: Hardware, Software, Services) – Global Industry Analysis, Market Size, Opportunities and Forecast, 2018 – 2026”. LOS ANGELES, April 06, 2019 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — The global market size of command and control systems is expected to reach at 26.80 billion by 2026. The market is estimated to grow at a CAGR of 4.21% over the forecast period.…