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20 April 2012

Publication Date : 20-04-2012

 

India successfully launches a nuclear-capable missile that can hit targets in Beijing and cities in eastern Europe, writes The Straits Times. South Korea unveils two indigenous strategic missiles in a show of force against North Korea, according to The Korea Herald. China dispatches its most advanced fishing patrol vessel to the disputed shoal "in response to Manila’s refusal to withdraw ships from Chinese waters," says Philippine Daily Inquirer. A new prediction reveals about 9,700 people could die if a magnitude-7.3 earthquake hits Tokyo, reports The Yomiuri Shimbun. Thailand's ambitious tablet project is in jeopardy due to delays and a Chinese firm's backtracking on commitments, says The Nation.

 

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