Tag Archives: Launches

UN Agency Launches Program to Restore Afghan Livelihoods

The pace and extent of Afghanistan’s economic downturn has been in free fall since the Taliban took control of the country in mid-August 2021. Most affected are the country’s 38 million people, many of whom are unable to support themselves. A recent assessment by the United Nations Development Program (UNDP) …

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North Korea Launches Ballistic Missile from Submarine

Fears of an arms race on the Korean Peninsula rose on Tuesday (19/10). North Korea conducted its eighth major weapons test this year. This time with a submarine-launched ballistic missile, or SLBM (Submarine-Launched Ballistic Missile). SLBM that would add an unpredictable component to North Korea’s arsenal. The missiles are easier …

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North Korea launches SLBM, amid fears of arms race

North Korea Tuesday (19/10) conducted a test launch of a submarine ballistic missile (SLBM), the South Korean military reported. The trial comes just a month after South Korea conducted its own SLBM test. The South Korean military, which monitors the launch by North Korea, said North Korea fired a short-range …

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KLHK Launches National Mangrove Map 2021

POSO, CENTRAL SULAWESI – The Ministry of Environment and Forestry has launched the 2021 National Mangrove Map which is the result of a gradual updating of the map preparation that has been carried out from 2013 to 2019. The map is expected to be a reference in program planning and …

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North Korean Media Reports North Korea Launches Missile Again

North Korea on Wednesday (29/09) acknowledged its latest missile launch, a day after South Korea first reported it. Government media KCNA and newspapers Workers’ Daily called the “hypersonic” and “newly developed” missile a “top priority project” after leader Kim Jong Un presented it at the ruling Workers’ Party Congress in …

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South African Entrepreneur Launches Funeral App

The death of a loved one can be a very sad loss event. Also, it’s time to do the math. In South Africa, processions honoring loved ones to their final resting places, while still mourning and carrying out cultural responsibilities, are often overwhelming. Relatives and friends who are mourning still …

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Rio City, Brazil Launches COVID-19 Vaccination for Teenagers

The COVID-19 vaccination for adolescents over 12 years old, was launched in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil on Friday (24/9). The city’s vaccination program has successfully vaccinated 82% of the population, with at least one dose of the COVID-19 vaccine, according to government records. Transmission and death rates have decreased significantly, …

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