MAGMA Drone to Demonstrate Flight Without Control Surfaces

BAE Systems and The University of Manchester have developed and tested unique flight control technology that could enable future aircraft – including stealthy, jet-powered drones, to maneuver without the use of control surfaces. If successful,…


China summons Australia's ambassador over influence row

China and Australia have traded claims of undue political influence and racial prejudice. Opposition politicians in Australia have accused Prime Minister Turnbull of jeopardizing the country’s biggest trade relationship. Source: Deutsche Welle – Asia …



EU provides financial aid for storm Damrey-hit residents

VGP – The European Commission has provided humanitarian aid worth € 200,000 to assist victims in Viet Nam’s central and south central regions affected by typhoon Damrey in November, said the European Union delegation in Viet Nam on December 13. Source: VGP News …



Jiangsu's Vanishing Wetlands: Report

Based on fieldwork and satellite analysis conducted between March and November 2017, Greenpeace East Asia has identified immediate threats to Jiangsu’s wetlands, including to the habitat of the spoon-billed sandpiper. Based on fieldwork and satellite…