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Risk too low to justify new land use surveillance law, critics say

Asahi News 16 Jun 2021
The Defense Ministry did not reveal the actual sites or the number of owners of the seven plots ... One of its findings was that land in the vicinity of the Air SDF Chitose Air Base in Hokkaido as well as the Maritime SDF Tsushima coastal defense group in Nagasaki Prefecture was being bought up by foreign capital.
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Filipino fishers urge DENR to reforest mangroves along Manila Bay

Manila Bulletin 16 Jun 2021
A fishers’ group on Wednesday, June 16, urged the Department of Environment and Natural Resources (DENR) to reforest mangroves in Manila Bay ... According to Pambansang Lakas ng Kilusang Mamamalakaya ng Pilipinas (PAMALAKAYA), mangroves serve as fish sanctuaries, pollution filters, and coastal communities’ flood defense ... .
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Pentagon officials hope conserving salt marshes can protect SC military bases

The Post and Courier 14 Jun 2021
“This is a great opportunity to explore ways to work with partners to improve the resilience of our coastal installations as we adapt to rising sea levels and other associated risks of climate change," said Richard Kidd, deputy assistant secretary of Defense for Environment and Energy Resilience.
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South Bay History: 1920 earthquake brought mandatory urban renewal to Inglewood

Daily Breeze 14 Jun 2021
Real estate developer Daniel Freeman tried hard to convince people to buy lots in the Inglewood area after he acquired the Rancho Sausal Redondo and the Rancho Aguaje de la Centinela lands in the 1880s. Sam Gnerre ... The city incorporated in 1908 ... (Credit ... Fort MacArthur played a key role in Southern California’s coastal defense system for decades ... of ... .
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Both Superpowers Are Guilty of Destabilizing the Region, So Why Target only One?

Journal Online 12 Jun 2021
Second, the operative warfighting doctrine of the US is “Airsea Battle” that involves cruise missiles that overcome Chinese anti-missile defenses to deliver conventional and nuclear payloads on China’s coastal industrial infrastructure and blind its electronic defenses.
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'CIA offers to build luxurious airbases in Pak's Bahria '

Beijing News 12 Jun 2021
Islamabad , June 12(ANI) ... Under the garb of development schemes the government has been grabbing the lands of Sindh. The various schemes include Defense Housing Authority (DHA), Islands mega projects, Coastal Belt projects, Pakistan Army Cantonment Development and other Bahria mega projects ... (ANI) ....
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Consultant's flood plan for Palm Beach features higher seawalls, elevations

Palm Beach Daily News 11 Jun 2021
Bob Hamilton and Nasser Brahim of Woods Hole Group, a coastal consultant hired by the town, told the Shore Protection Board last month that higher ... A plan for the town’s coastal defense will require “big thinking and public-private partnerships,” Hamilton said.
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Iranian Vessels Now Sailing in Atlantic Ocean

Kayhan 11 Jun 2021
The U.S ... “As long as the warship is engaged in innocent passage, not threatening the coastal state, the coastal state can, at most, order the warship to leave the territorial sea,” it said. “Interdiction or arrest are out of the question unless the warship threatens the coastal state, at which point self-defense would be permitted.
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US cannot take direct action under intl. law against Iranian ships in Atlantic, says Foreign Policy

Press TV 11 Jun 2021
Politico ... Top cmdr ... law ... “As long as the warship is engaged in innocent passage, not threatening the coastal state, the coastal state can, at most, order the warship to leave the territorial sea,” it said. “Interdiction or arrest are out of the question unless the warship threatens the coastal state, at which point self-defense would be permitted.” ... .
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Satirical publication lampoons misgovernance of Pakistan govt

Yahoo Daily News 11 Jun 2021
Read full article. ANI. 11 June 2021, 8.06 pm·3-min read. Bahria Town (Photo Credit - Reuters). Islamabad [Pakistan], June 12(ANI) ... The various schemes include Defense Housing Authority (DHA), Islands mega projects, Coastal Belt projects, Pakistan Army Cantonment Development and other Bahria mega projects ... TRENDING. The Quint ... The Quint·4-min read ... .
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Strike, rallies organised across Sindh following crackdown on Bahria Town protesters

Yahoo Daily News 10 Jun 2021
Read full article. ANI. 10 June 2021, 5.29 am·3-min read ... Karachi [Pakistan], June 10 (ANI) ... Through Defense Housing Authority (DHA), Islands mega projects, Coastal Belt projects, Pakistan Army Cantonment Development and other Bahria mega projects, the Punjabi establishment is in action on the agenda to merge Sindh in the greater Punjab plan ... PTI ... .
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Today’s Headlines: A 500-million-dose donation

The Los Angeles Times 10 Jun 2021
President Biden will announce that the U.S. will donate 500 million COVID-19 vaccine doses to impoverished nations.TOP STORIES. A 500-Million-Dose Donation ... Advertisement ... U.S ... Army coastal defense fired a 14-inch railway gun during target practice near Oceanside ... An Army coastal defense 14-inch railway gun is fired during target practice near Oceanside.
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Start sea defense wall now or we are doomed in 3 months – Ketu South ...

Joy Online 09 Jun 2021
He noted that if the sea defense project is not started before three months, calamity might befall the coastal communities resulting to total wipe out by the sea ... He believes that the current situation is a result of the discontinuation of the sea defense project.
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South Bay History: The Battle of Dominguez Rancho

Daily Breeze 07 Jun 2021
Historians have pored over the details of the October 1846 encounter known as “The Battle of Dominguez Rancho” at great length. The story has been retold and even re-enacted many times, though the “battle” really was little more than a skirmish. Sam Gnerre ... Fort MacArthur played a key role in Southern California’s coastal defense system for decades ... E.
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David Dushman, last surviving liberator of Auschwitz, dies at 98

Omaha World-Herald 07 Jun 2021
Built during the Revolution, Fort McHenry played a role in America’s primary coastal defenses through World War II ... On June 6, 1944, the largest amphibious assault in human history—code-named Operation Overlord—dislodged a network of entrenched German defenses as more than 150,000 ...

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