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LG Optimus 3D Max, World's Best 3D phone, No Glasses Needed

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LG Optimus 3D Max P720 is one of the few 3D stereoscopic smartphones out on the market and even though it was launched more than an year ago, back in May 2012, it’s still the best 3D stereoscopic phone up to date so we’ve decided to give it a review. Even though Optimus 3D Max is not LG’s first phone 3D phone and it’s actually an upgrade to 2011’s LG Optimus 3D P920,... 

Chinese jets shadowed US and Japanese planes in new air defense zone

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Chinese fighter jets were scrambled and followed US and Japanese planes that had entered the newly-proclaimed Chinese air defense zone in the disputed area of the East China Sea, Xinhua reports. Two US surveillance aircraft and 10 Japanese F-15 jets were ‘tailed’ by Chinese pilots on Friday. China ordered an urgent dispatch of its Su-30 and J-10 fighter jets to an area in the East China Sea after... 

Thai prime minister survives no-confidence vote

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Thailand’s Prime Minister Yingluck Shinawatra has survived a no-confidence vote in parliament by a wide margin following a heated debate on the government’s rice subsidy program and flood management budget. Shinawatra comfortably survived the three-day debate in the lower house of parliament on Thursday, with 297 lawmakers voting in her favor and 134 against, amid ongoing protests against her... 

Japan, South Korea military planes fly into China's air defense zone

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Key American allies in East Asia, Japan and South Korea, have followed US lead by sending military aircraft to fly through disputed airspace, which China unilaterally included last week in its air defense zone. Tokyo and Seoul sent its aircraft into the disputed areas following a similar flight on Monday by two unarmed American B-52 bombers. Neither country informed the Chinese of their plans beforehand,... 

US, China flexing muscles in Pacific

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The Chinese aircraft carrier Liaoning headed to the South China Sea on Tuesday. The United States and China embark upon a new military-power showdown in the Pacific with Beijing sending its sole aircraft carrier to the South China Sea after American bombers defied a Chinese no-fly zone in the region. The Chinese warship Liaoning, which left its home port of Qingdao on Tuesday, was accompanied by two... 

US worried about China’s nuke bomber drones hitting military bases

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The United States is gravely concerned about China’s new long-range nuclear bombers that can target previously unreachable US military bases in the Pacific, according to a new report. The US-China Economic and Security Review Commission warns in its annual report that China is “rapidly expanding and diversifying” its ability to strike US bases, ships and aircraft throughout the Pacific,... 

Russia hands over modernized aircraft carrier to New Delhi

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INS Vikramaditya during sea trails The Indian Navy has received the 44,500-ton Vikramaditya aircraft carrier at the Russian shipbuilding complex in Severodvinsk. The much awaited carrier was fully refurbished for US$2.3 billion, and will now become India’s game-changing flagship. Russian deputy Prime Minister Dmitry Rogozin and Indian Defense Minister AK Antony attended the handing over ceremony... 

China follows the smell of Russian oil

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China intends to increase investment in the Russian economy. The investment plans included the infrastructure, residential sector, and high tech areas. The prospects of cooperation between the two countries look promising, but the Russian Federation is not on the top of the list for China. Rossiyskaya Gazeta recently reported that, according to the President of the Chamber of Commerce for Import and... 

Chinese ships sail into disputed waters

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A Chinese Coast Guard ship is cruising near the disputed islets known as the Senkaku islands in Japan in the East China Sea on August 8, 2013. Four Chinese coastguard vessels have sailed into waters around a chain of disputed islands in the East China Sea, Japanese Coast Guard says. According to the 11th Regional Coast Guard Headquarters in Naha, Okinawa Prefecture, the four vessels entered the waters... 

UN doubles Philippines typhoon death toll to over 4,400

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The United Nations has nearly doubled the death toll from the devastating typhoon that struck the Philippines to over 4,400 people – a substantial rise from an earlier estimate of 2,357. However, the Philippines’ National Disaster Risk Reduction and Management Council has raised the number of deaths to 3,621, still below the UN count, which has caused friction between the world body and... 

Philippines declares state of national calamity

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The Philippine President Benigno Aquino has declared a state of national calamity to enable the government to respond more effectively to the devastation and chaos caused by monster Typhoon Haiyan. “We declare a state of national calamity to hasten the action of the government to rescue, provide help and rehabilitate the provinces affected by [Haiyan],” the president said in a televised... 

Vietnam evacuates 600,000 in fear of Haiyan devastation

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As super-typhoon Haiyan has left some 10,000 dead in the Philippines, over 600,000 people have been evacuated as it approaches Vietnam. “Those who do not move voluntarily will be forced” to move, Vietnam’s flood and storm control department said. Vietnam is preparing its defenses after the storm annihilated the Philippines over the weekend, leaving thousands dead and a trail of devastation through... 

10,000 killed in Philippines by super typhoon Haiyan

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An estimated 10,000 people might have been killed in the central Philippine province of Leyte alone, which was almost completely destroyed by the powerful typhoon Haiyan, local authorities said. The typhoon has devastated up to 80 percent of the Leyte province area as it ripped through the Philippines, Chief Superintendent Elmer Soria told Reuters. “We had a meeting last night with the governor... 

Typhoon Haiyan claims 1,200 lives across Philippines: Red Cross

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Red Cross officials say at least 1,200 people have been killed by Typhoon Haiyan in two worst-hit areas of Philippines after the massive storm swept through the Southeast Asian country on Friday. Gwendolyn Pang, secretary-general of the Philippine Red Cross, said on Saturday the numbers came from preliminary reports by Red Cross teams on the ground. Sources say the death toll is expected to rise sharply... 

Super Typhoon Haiyan hits Philippines with all-time record winds

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One of the most powerful-ever tropical cyclones based on wind speed has hit the Filipino island of Samar, forcing millions to flee the area. At least three people have been killed and seven injured, with the death toll expected to rise, authorities said. “The super typhoon likely made landfall with winds near 195 mph (313 kph). This makes Haiyan the strongest tropical cyclone on record to make... 
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