Top Daily Stories for January 2013

Jan 22 2013

Japanese envoy in Beijing to talk about islands

Fox News - World - Tue, 2013-01-22 05:57
China welcomed a Japanese envoy Tuesday for talks as both sides took steps to cool tensions over an island dispute that has raised fears of an armed confrontation.
Jan 22 2013

Philippines taking S. China Sea fight to tribunal

Top Headlines - Tue, 2013-01-22 04:46
The Philippines took a desperate legal step against China's claims to virtually the entire South China Sea on Tuesday, saying it would seek international arbitration to declare Beijing's moves "unlawful."
Jan 21 2013

Japan, China struggle to curb tensions

Washington Post – Pacific - Mon, 2013-01-21 14:15
Judging by some of the commentary in the Chinese media, an outside observer might think war with Japan is imminent.
Jan 21 2013

Officials: Pirates seize oil tanker in Ivory Coast

Top Headlines - Mon, 2013-01-21 05:46
Ivory Coast's government says armed men have hijacked an oil tanker in the country's commercial capital.
Jan 20 2013

Corps extends officer retirement waivers

Marine Corps Times - Sun, 2013-01-20 14:15
The Marine Corps has extended time-in-grade retirement waivers for colonels and lieutenant colonels, a move designed to trim the senior ranks and restore upward mobility for junior officers seeking a career in uniform.
Jan 18 2013

Navy Continues Efforts to Free Grounded Ship Top Stories - Fri, 2013-01-18 10:15
While the U.S. Navy continues operations to free the grounded USS Guardian (MCM-5) from Tubbataha Reef, all 79 crew members were transferred by small boat to nearby support vessels.
Jan 17 2013

North Korea’s Missile Movements Worry U.S.

The New York Times - Global - Thu, 2013-01-17 21:43
American intelligence agencies have discovered that North Korea is moving mobile missile launchers around the country, some carrying a new generation of powerful rocket.
Jan 17 2013

Mabus: Academy ‘failed’ at stopping assaults

Marine Corps Times - Thu, 2013-01-17 18:15
Navy Secretary Ray Mabus blasted the Naval Academy’s efforts in stopping sex assaults during a speech today in Arlington, Va.
Jan 17 2013

SECNAV Discusses His Focus Areas Top Stories - Thu, 2013-01-17 16:15
Secretary of the Navy Ray Mabus rolled out his new "Four Ps" during a speech at the 25th Annual Surface Navy Association Symposium in Arlington, Va., Thursday.
Jan 17 2013

Papp to cuttermen: More CO billets to open

Navy Times - Thu, 2013-01-17 11:36
Commandant Adm. Bob Papp’s message to cuttermen Thursday was clear: You’ll still have a job when the new ships get here.


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