User: irge304 Topic: Extreme Weather
Category: Typhoons
Last updated: Oct 22 2017 17:52 IST RSS 2.0
 
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Japanese Voters Weather Typhoon To Vote In Presidential Election 22.10.2017 NPR: Sunday
Japanese voters go to the polls Sunday in a presidential election that favors incumbent Shinzo Abe. He wants to revise the constitution and legalize a Japanese military for the first time since WWII.
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Typhoon May Reduce Turnout for Japanese Vote 22.10.2017 Wall St. Journal: Asia
A typhoon lashed Japan on Sunday, threatening to damp voter turnout for an election that is widely forecast to give Prime Minister Shinzo Abe a fresh mandate to pursue economic revival and bolster the nation’s military.
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Japanese voters brave typhoon to cast ballots in snap election 22.10.2017 Washington Post
Typhoon Yan, a powerful storm expected to plow into Japan by Sunday evening, may depress voter turnout — which could be another boost for Prime Minister Shinzo Abe.
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Abe eyes fresh term as Japan votes under North Korea threats 22.10.2017 Hindu: International
Millions of Japanese braved typhoon conditions on Sunday for a snap election likely to hand Prime Minister Shinzo Abe a fresh mandate to revive the world's third-largest economy and press his hardli...
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Strong typhoon nears southern Japan a day before election 21.10.2017 Hindu: Home
Authorities in Okinawa and Hyogo prefectures have moved voting ahead a day for some remote islands as the storm neared, media said.
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BAE Systems and Cammell Laird to bid for Type 31 frigate contract 18.10.2017 BBC: Business
BAE and Cammell Laird are bidding for a MoD contract to build five low-cost warships.
Bloodhound Diary: Jet engine's stamp of approval 16.10.2017 BBC: Technology
World Land Speed record holder Andy Green describes the sensation of starting up the Bloodhound supersonic car for the first time.
BAE Systems to Cut Nearly 2,000 Jobs 10.10.2017 Wall St. Journal: US Business
British weapons maker BAE Systems said it would cut almost 2,000 jobs, slow production of Typhoon jets, and streamline operations as its new chief executive comes to grips with a dearth of plane orders and the need to lower costs.
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UK's BAE to cut some 2,000 defense industry jobs 10.10.2017 AP Business
LONDON (AP) -- British defense company BAE Systems says it is cutting almost 2,000 jobs in its military, maritime and intelligence services in an effort to boost competitiveness....
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BAE Systems to cut almost 2,000 jobs 10.10.2017 BBC: Business
A total of 750 posts will go in Lancashire where parts for the Eurofighter Typhoon are manufactured.
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BAE Systems 'to axe more than 1,000 jobs' 9.10.2017 BBC: Business
The bulk of cuts will affect the defence contractor's two Lancashire plants, the BBC understands.
Murdoch's UK firm pays damages to ex-spy in hacking scandal 6.10.2017 AP Business
LONDON (AP) -- Rupert Murdoch's British newspaper company has agreed to pay damages to a former intelligence officer whose computer was hacked by detectives working for Murdoch's now-defunct News of the World tabloid, lawyers said Friday....
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President Trump has no idea what's happening in Puerto Rico 6.10.2017 Washington Post: Op-Eds
His sunny self-praise about hurricane relief is a sign of a much deeper problem.
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RAF jets escort Ryanair flight amid fears of security threat 4.10.2017 Washington Post: World
Royal Air Force Typhoon jets escorted a Ryanair flight from Lithuania to London Stansted after what appears to be a hoax security threat.
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Rocket and missile maker Orbital ATK sold for $7.8bn 18.9.2017 BBC: Business
Orbital ATK is being bought by Northrop Grumman in its first major takeover for several years.
BAE Systems leads FTSE 100 higher on Qatar Typhoon jet deal 18.9.2017 BBC: Business
Shares in the defence company rise after Qatar agrees to buy 24 Typhoon jets.
Toll from typhoon rises to at least 9 in Vietnam; 4 missing 18.9.2017 Washington Post: World
The death toll from Typhoon Doksuri has risen to at least nine, with four people still missing since the storm hit Vietnam last week.
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Toll from typhoon rises to at least 9 in Vietnam; 4 missing 18.9.2017 Seattle Times: Top stories

HANOI, Vietnam (AP) — The death toll from Typhoon Doksuri has risen to at least nine, with four people still missing since the storm hit Vietnam last week. The Vietnam Disaster Management Authority said Sunday the typhoon that battered the central coast on Friday also injured 112 people and destroyed or damaged more than 150,000 […]
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Qatar to Buy 24 Fighter Jets From Britain 18.9.2017 Wall St. Journal: US Business
The Qatari and British governments have signed an agreement for the potential sale of 24 Eurofighter Typhoon combat jets worth several billion dollars in another move by Doha to bolster its military amid a spat with four of its Arab neighbors.
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Weaker Typhoon Talim disrupts transport in southwestern 17.9.2017 Hindu: International
Southwestern parts of Japan faced flight cancellations, train disruptions and felled power lines on Sunday as Typhoon Talim, now a tropical storm, made landfall on the southern island of Kyushu and br...
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