US adds ‘low yield’ nuclear weapon to its submarine arsenal

02/04/2020

WASHINGTON (AP) — The U.S. military has deployed a new addition to its nuclear arsenal — a long-range missile armed with a nuclear warhead of reduced destructive power. The so-called low-yield missile joins other, more powerful weapons…

PH eyes use of small nuclear reactors for power generation

Ronnel W. Domingo 12/23/2019

The world’s first small modular nuclear reactors (SMRs) have started delivering electricity to a coastal town in Russia, firming up their potential for use in small power grids in geographically fragmented markets such as the Philippines. According…

Putin urges arms talks with US after nuclear pact demise

08/06/2019

MOSCOW – Russian President Vladimir Putin said Monday that Russia would only deploy new intermediate-range missiles if the United States does and called for urgent arms control talks to prevent a chaotic arms race following the demise…

Of nuke bombs and handguns, LTO-7 chief shares views on Cebu City’s new traffic ordinance

Delta Dyrecka Letigio 02/10/2019

CEBU CITY, Philippines — The Land Transportation Office in Central Visayas (LTO-7) chief has likened the ordinance allowing the city’s traffic enforcers to confiscate the driver’s license of a motorist to the Cebu city government using a…

Pyongyang warns US of returning to nuclear policy

AFP 11/04/2018

North Korea has warned the United States it will “seriously” consider returning to a state policy aimed at building nuclear weapons if Washington does not end tough economic sanctions against the impoverished regime. For years, the North…

Trump searches for credit on North Korea nuclear deal

AP 06/16/2018

WASHINGTON — President Donald Trump credits his accord with North Korea’s Kim Jong Un with saving tens of millions of people from nuclear war. Now he just has to get everyone else on board. Frustrated with lukewarm…

N. Korea preps nuclear site demolition despite US summit doubts

AFP 05/23/2018

INVITED foreign journalists gathered in North Korea Wednesday to witness the slated destruction of the reclusive regime’s nuclear test site, a high profile gesture on the road to a summit with the US that Donald Trump now…

Pyongyang’s nuclear test site collapses

AP 04/26/2018

Unsafe for testing BEIJING — A study by Chinese geologists shows the mountain above North Korea’s main nuclear test site has collapsed under the stress of the explosions, rendering it unsafe for further testing and necessitating monitoring…

CIA forms special unit on North Korea threat

05/11/2017

WASHINGTON — The US Central Intelligence Agency (CIA) said Wednesday it had formed a special unit dedicated to assessing North Korea’s nuclear weapons threat. The CIA created its first single country-focused mission center, pulling together resources from…

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