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The West London Reef in the Spratly Islands of the South China Sea.Source: Copyrighted Satellite Image Courtesy of DigitalGlobeAs China continues to transform disputed territory in the South China Sea into features capable of sustaining air and naval bases, Vietnam is also upgrading areas it occupies.

A first shipment arrived last week from India's western Kandla port, after years of political wrangling with Pakistan, government officials in New Delhi and Kabul said.The wheat will be trucked from Chabahar to western Afghanistan.

A scheduled meeting between their foreign ministers in August was cancelled on the sidelines of a regional gathering in Manila amid an argument aboutmilitarization in the South China Seaand island-building.The latter point is a contentious one in the South China Sea, where Vietnam has long saidChina's extensive territorial claim has no legal basis.

I estimate the ground level of the building to be around 700 feet, I live on the 13th floor, so my altitude is approximately 800 ~ 850 feet.How I did the measure Measure the ground level altitude at a park with a phone GPS estimate the height of each floor I have a laser measurement tool which I can use to measure my ceiling height.

com/articles/on-a-sea-swept-island-a-house-built-to-withstand-floods-1507731313 Sveinung Bråthen for The Wall Street Journal Balance Sheet Relying on construction techniques usually reserved for large ships and oil rigs, a Norwegian family builds a year-round vacation home for about $2 million Sveinung Bråthen for The Wall Street Journal Oct.ET A tiny, exposed island off the far-west coast of Norway may be blessed with beautiful surroundings, but it also is at the mercy of punishing storms.

Dow Jones, a News Corp companyNews Corp is a network of leading companies in the worlds of diversified media, news, education, and information services U.Navy ship sailed near Paracel Islands Associated Press Oct.

19, 2017 9:00 a.ET LONDON—For more than a decade, the North Sea’s once-booming oil sector was mired in decline.

You probably didn't hear about the recent Scottish International Children's Festival.Your kids will probably never visit the only dedicated children's theatre in Britain, Wimbledon's Polka Theatre.

Y'know, a thing about a shark, he's got lifeless eyes, black eyes, like a doll's eyes.• The creature in The Creature from the Black Lagoon Not strictly speaking from the sea (lagoon: noun, saltwater lake separated from sea by sandbank or enclosed by atoll), the Creature's place in the movie monster pantheon is nevertheless higher than any other aquatic threat.

• The Kraken in Clash of the Titans As Tennyson once wrote, 'Below the thunders of the upper deep / Far, far beneath in the abysmal sea, / His ancient, dreamless, uninvaded sleep / The Kraken sleepeth'.It's the half-man, half-genetically-modified salmon monsters come to rape our women and kill our ventriloquists!

As Isaiah Berlin's biographer, I made the innocent-and foolish-assumption that his reputation would not need defending.Obituary writers had called him a "liberal saint", and saints should be fair game.

The five-tonne whale poked his nose through an underwater cage, and moved into a pool of water that opens on to an enclosed area of Klettsvik bay in the Westman Islands off Iceland's south coast.This will allow the black and white orca to roam about an area more than 20 times bigger than his current home, though he will still need to be fed fish.

But no one spotted the "big blockbuster" lurking in the manuscript.Once the book of the series had been done, he thought he had seen the end of it.

We were, after all, only the warm-up act: 40 minutes before the concert, 15 minutes at half-time.We sang as as concert-goers turned up to buy programmes, order drinks, eat Magnums, chat to friends, find the loos.