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Security Level B: Asia Pacific MIL Open Source Intelligence

MILNZ-brand-300MIL OSI: 36th Parallel Assessments permits Security Level B clients access to Open Source Intelligence raw information and data reports specific to the Asia Pacific region.

Specialist OSI provider, MIL OSI publishes up-to-the-minute aggregation of geopolitical information relevant to the Asia-Pacific region. It provides raw news reports focussing on governments, external powers and global bodies, including news on security, defence, intelligence, trade, and resource exploration and extraction.

Source: Victoria Police Greater Dandenong Crime Investigation Unit detectives are investigating after a 22-year-old man was assaulted outside a Dandenong laundromat last month.The Dandenong man was in the Ingrid Street business when another man started verbally abusing him about 1.10pm on 23 July.The victim has ignored the offender, who has then made a demand for his phone and keys.The victim has walked outside to get away from the offender, who has followed him and punched him in the face before fleeing.The victim sustained bruising to his face but didn't require hospital treatment.Nothing was stolen during the incident.Detectives believe the same man [...]
Fri, Aug 17, 2018
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Source: Victoria Police Transit Crime Investigation Unit detectives are appealing for public assistance after a man exposed himself to a woman on the 86 tram in Fitzroy on 15 August.Investigators have been told a woman was on the city-bound tram when a man approached her and began masturbating in front of her just after 8am.The 25-year-old St Albans woman was physically unharmed.The man was acting erratically and then approached a second woman, a 22-year-old from Fitzroy, and sat down opposite her.The unidentified man reached over and punched the woman in the arm.The woman sustained bruising to the arm that did not [...]
Fri, Aug 17, 2018
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Source: Hong Kong Government special administrative region Food, Tea, Beauty and Home Products in Focus Record 2,100 Exhibitors Offer One-Stop Sourcing & Shopping Experience16 August 2018 - Organised by the Hong Kong Trade Development Council (HKTDC), four concurrent fairs opened today at the Hong Kong Convention and Exhibition Centre (HKCEC): the 29th Food Expo, the 10th Hong Kong International Tea Fair, the third Beauty & Wellness Expo and the fifth Home Delights Expo. Together, the fairs gather a record number of nearly 2,100 exhibitors, showcasing quality and new products to trade buyers and public visitors. The two-day International Conference of the [...]
Fri, Aug 17, 2018
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Source: Government of India DGMO level talks at behest of Pakistan DGMO was held on 16 August 18. Pleasantries were exchanged between the DGsMO on the occasion of Independence Day of both countries. Pakistan DGMO expressed satisfaction on the measures being taken along the Line of Control by troops to maintain peace and tranquility. The quantum of cease fire violations has drastically reduced and augers well for the future. Pakistan DGMO made an assurance that Pakistan Army would take prompt actions against move of inimical elements in proximity to the Line of Control and respond to information shared by the Indian side [...]
Fri, Aug 17, 2018
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Source: Small Island Developing States 9 August 2018: The Caribbean is one step closer to achieving its goal of becoming the world's first “climate-smart zone” with the launch of the Caribbean Climate-Smart Accelerator, a coalition comprised of 26 countries and more than 40 private and public sector partners, which aims to “implement transformative climate action.” Jamaican Prime Minister Andrew Holness, Inter-American Development Bank (IDB) President Luis Alberto Moreno, Virgin Group Founder Richard Branson and World Bank Vice President Jorge Familiar launched the Accelerator on 9 August 2018 in Kingston, Jamaica. Over the next five years, the Accelerator will: implement climate solutions for resilience, [...]
Fri, Aug 17, 2018
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Source: Small Island Developing States 8 August 2018: The UN Environment Assembly (UNEA) President circulated an outline of the draft ministerial outcome document from UNEA-4 for comment. UNEA-4 will take place from 11-15 March 2019, in Nairobi, Kenya, on the theme, ‘Innovative Solutions for Environmental Challenges and Sustainable Consumption and Production (SCP)'. Siim Kiisler, Minister for Environment, Estonia, and President of UNEA, is inviting comments from environment ministers and members of the Committee of Permanent Representatives (CPR) ahead of a retreat for senior policy makers on the environment in Tallinn, Estonia, scheduled for 6-7 September 2018. Kiisler explains in an accompanying letter [...]
Fri, Aug 17, 2018
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Source: Small Island Developing States 24 July 2018: The International Energy Agency (IEA) report titled, ‘World Energy Investment 2018,' finds a decline in global investment for renewables and energy efficiency in 2017, but notes that figures are impacted by declining costs. The report notes that state-backed investments account for an increasing share of global energy investment, and that the vast majority of power sector investments are driven by or linked to public policies. Global energy investment has fallen for the third straight year, the report notes, declining by 2% to US$1.8 trillion. The report highlights that energy efficiency represents “the lone sector [...]
Fri, Aug 17, 2018
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Source: Small Island Developing States 14 August 2018: India has published the first-ever country progress report under the Bonn Challenge on forest landscape restoration, which concludes that the country is on track to achieve its pledge of restoring 13 million hectares of degraded land by 2020 and an additional 8 million hectares by 2030. The report titled, ‘Bonn Challenge and India: Progress on Restoration Efforts across States and Landscapes,' is co-published by the India Country Office of the International Union for the Conservation of Nature (IUCN) and India's Ministry of Environment, Forest and Climate Change. Based on a survey of secondary data [...]
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Source: Small Island Developing States 13 August 2018: The main body representing the travel and tourism industry and an English football club have signed onto the Climate Neutral Now (CNN) initiative, which was launched by the UNFCCC in 2015 to encourage and support climate action towards achieving climate neutrality by 2050. The World Travel and Tourism Council (WTTC) and Forest Green Rovers (FGR) have taken steps towards reducing their emissions and increasing sustainability in their operations. WTTC has pledged to measure its emissions, reduce what it can and offset the rest, while encouraging its 150 members to do the same. Travel and [...]
Fri, Aug 17, 2018
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Source: Small Island Developing States 13 August 2018: The UN Development Programme (UNDP) and the energy company Repsol have signed an agreement to facilitate the advancement of sustainable development in nearly 20 countries where both organizations operate. The first global agreement between UNDP and an oil and gas company will foster collaboration to support community development and the protection of human rights by promoting local economic and social progress, environmental protection and local community efforts to achieve the SDGs. Commenting on the partnership, Marcos Neto, UNDP, said that supporting countries in the sustainable use of natural resources requires working with companies in [...]
Fri, Aug 17, 2018
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