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Rebuilding Ukraine’s cities

Rebuilding Ukraine’s cities

In the special report “Rebuilding Ukraine with Remaking the World – Toward an Age of Global Enlightenment,” BGF present applying AIWS City model and concepts to rebuild Ukrainian cities as smart cities after the war. BGF will: Connect historical, traditional cities to...

S. Korea fires warning shots to stop 2 boats from the north

S. Korea fires warning shots to stop 2 boats from the north

(May 30th, 2016) As usual in such encounters, North Korea threatened retaliation after South Korea on May 27 fired what it called warning shots when a patrol boat and fishing boat from the North crossed the disputed sea border off the west coast of the Korean...

Obama’s dramatic visit to Hiroshima

Obama’s dramatic visit to Hiroshima

(May 30th, 2016) President Obama, making the first visit to Hiroshima by a sitting U.S. president, asked the world to consider the site of the first atomic bombing as “the start of our own moral awakening.’’ He was in Japan to attend the G7 Summit. Mr. Obama, in...

Chinese jets buzz U.S. reconnaissance plane

Chinese jets buzz U.S. reconnaissance plane

(May 30th, 2016) China's Defense Ministry asserted on May 26 that its aircraft followed proper rules after two Chinese fighter jets carried out what the United States called an "unsafe" intercept of a U.S. military reconnaissance aircraft over the South China Sea,...

G7 leaders warn China about South China Sea

G7 leaders warn China about South China Sea

(May 30th, 2016) The Group of Seven (G7) leaders agreed on May 26 at their summit in Japan on the need to send a strong message to China about its maritime claims in the western Pacific, where an increasingly aggressive China has territorial disputes with Japan and...

China seeks to cool tensions with Vietnam

China seeks to cool tensions with Vietnam

(May 30th, 2016) China has played down the U.S. decision to lift a decades-old ban on sales of arms to Vietnam because it is trying to avoid worsening relations already strained by Chinese military expansionism in the South China Sea. On May 24, a day after U.S....