Posted by: Disillusioned | March 28, 2009

Post from 3/9/09

Current World Events

Korea

 

There is a potential for some excitement in the North/South Korea part of the world as the US pairs up with South Korea in a joint military exercise – around the same time North Korea is planning to launch a satellite, but Washington believes it will be a long range missile test. Passenger jets have been diverted from the area. Keep your eye on this…..

http://news.bbc.co.uk/2/hi/asia-pacific/7931670.stm

Philippines

 

Riot at the U.S. Embassy in Manila, Philippines who are angered in the U.S. role in the global economic slowdown

http://www.ocregister.com/photos/trade-wto-countries-2327184-tariffs-free

Mexico

 

Mexican prison riot kills 20

http://news.bbc.co.uk/2/hi/americas/7924815.stm

Malaysia

 

Riot police in Malaysia used tear-gas to disperse about five thousand demonstrators on Saturday – the protestors want the King to intervene in a row over schools teaching science and maths in English, instead of the Malay language

http://www.radioaustralia.net.au/connectasia/stories/200903/s2510954.htm

Australia

 

Australia Northeast shores fear hurricane, floods – just a few days ago they experienced two earthquakes which are very rare for that country

http://www.geo.tv/3-8-2009/36805.htm

Britain

 

Foreign investors pull $1 trillion out of the UK banks

http://www.independent.co.uk/news/business/news/run-on-uk-sees-foreign-investors-pull-1-trillion-out-of-the-city-1639413.html

 

Until next time………….

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