Worthy Down: Work begins on military training college


Work has begun on demolishing redundant buildings at a Hampshire Army camp to make way for a new military college. The £250m development at Worthy Down, near Winchester, will provide a training centre for 2,000 students and staff from the three armed services. The buildings are being carefully … Đọc Thêm

Was Guy Fawkes a fall guy?


He is the most notorious of traitors to the British Crown. Who now can immediately name William Joyce as Lord Haw-Haw, English propagandist for Nazi Germany? Or Roger Casement, who canvassed for German support for the 1916 Easter Rising? Or the British Free Corps, a unit of the Waffen-SS formed of … Đọc Thêm

China media: Military corruption


Papers back the government's decision to bring the army's auditing office under the Central Military Commission (CMC) of China. The auditing office was earlier part of the People's Liberation Army's (PLA) Logistics Department. But now it will be under the CMC headed by President Xi Jinping, … Đọc Thêm

‘We need an underwater train to Ireland,’ says think tank


An underwater tunnel linking Wales to Ireland should be seriously considered, a transport think tank has said. Similar to the Channel Tunnel, it has called for a new route to run between Holyhead and Dublin. With an expected cost of around £15bn, the investment would be similar to that of the … Đọc Thêm

Hagel wants to give some Vietnam veterans a second chance


Editor's note: Barbara Starr's interview with Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel will air Tuesday, Nov. 11, on CNN's The Situation Room Washington (CNN) -- Memories of his own service in Vietnam and the destructive nature of combat are never far from the mind of Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel, the first … Đọc Thêm

Samsung picks Vietnam for $3bn smartphone factory


Samsung Electronics has announced plans to spend up to $3bn (£1.8bn) to create a new smartphone factory in Vietnam. The facility would operate alongside another $2bn plant the company already runs in the country, which began production in March. Intel, LG, Panasonic and Microsoft's handset unit … Đọc Thêm

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