China begins deep-sea mission in disputed South China Sea

China begins deep-sea mission in disputed South China Sea

China did not participate in the arbitration and does not recognize the ruling. China and Asean countries will meet in May to discuss the Declaration on the Code of Conduct of Parties in the South China Sea (DOC), and finish the crafting of a code of conduct framework on the South China Sea before year ends.

'Bachelor' star Chris Soules charged in deadly Iowa crash

The accident is now under investigation, including the whereabouts of Soules prior to the crash and the circumstances in which he was driving. Soules, who was portrayed as a wholesome country boy looking for love on season 19 of the ABC reality show, was behind the wheel of a pickup truck that rear-ended a tractor in northern Iowa near Aurora on Monday night, the Iowa State Patrol said.

China urges withdrawal of US THAAD missile defense system in South Korea

They also agreed that China plays a key roles in pressuring North Korea to abandon its nuclear and missile programs, something President Trump and his administration have continuously emphasized. The latest American held in North Korea is Tony Kim, who also goes by his Korean name Kim Sang-duk. The USS Michigan guided-missile submarine has already arrived at Busan, the South Korean military was quoted as saying.

US military begins moving THAAD missile defense to South Korea site

South Korea's Defense Ministry confirmed there was progress in the system's installment, but didn't specify which parts of THAAD were deployed. Seoul lies only 25 miles from the demilitarized zone separating the two Koreas, well within artillery range.

Ontario considering non-resident speculation tax to help housing market

Is the Vancouver housing market coming back? Share with Us - We'd love to hear eyewitness accounts, the history behind an article, and smart, constructive criticism. "Frankly, it's a free market and market forces will prevail ultimately as we proceed forward", Sousa said. Our members build 95% of the new housing supply in the system.

USS Carl Vinson exercises with Japan air force

Earlier this month, the Trump administration announced it would be sending the USS Vinson , an aircraft carrier, to the Korean Peninsula, after U.S. South Korean defence ministry officials and USA military officials could not immediately be reached for confirmation. The drill coincided with military exercises held by the United States and South Korean navies in the Yellow Sea, off the western coast of the Korean Peninsula.