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#Guam

# guam - Monday 24 September, 2018

Indonesia teen rescued after seven weeks adrift at sea in floating hut
# Adrift
# Adrift

Indonesia teen rescued after seven weeks adrift at sea in floating hut

Sep 24th 2018, 6:27 PM 40,095 Views 24 Comments

The 18-year-old was working solo on a fishing hut when heavy winds knocked it off its moorings.

# guam - Thursday 17 August, 2017

'There will be no war on the peninsula': South Korean president on North's aggression
# War Games
# War Games

'There will be no war on the peninsula': South Korean president on North's aggression

Aug 17th 2017, 6:54 AM 3,366 Views 2 Comments

Tensions in the region have been rising.

# guam - Wednesday 16 August, 2017

Trump praises 'wise' North Korea decision to back off Guam
# Guamania
# Guamania

Trump praises 'wise' North Korea decision to back off Guam

Aug 16th 2017, 2:35 PM 19,017 Views 56 Comments

Trump stunned the world last week by warning North Korea it faced “fire and fury”.

# guam - Tuesday 15 August, 2017

Guam radio stations accidentally trigger emergency alert
# US Island
# US Island

Guam radio stations accidentally trigger emergency alert

Aug 15th 2017, 12:18 PM 18,645 Views 22 Comments

It comes days after North Korea threatened to fire missiles at the island.

# guam - Saturday 12 August, 2017

What would happen if North Korea actually did fire missiles at the US territory of Guam?
# Good Idea Bad Idea
# Good Idea Bad Idea

What would happen if North Korea actually did fire missiles at the US territory of Guam?

Aug 12th 2017, 9:45 AM 29,377 Views 43 Comments

North Korea plans to attack the tiny Pacific island this week.

# guam - Wednesday 9 August, 2017

Minister: 'No immediate threat' to Ireland amid US-North Korea nuclear tensions
# North Korea
# North Korea

Minister: 'No immediate threat' to Ireland amid US-North Korea nuclear tensions

Aug 9th 2017, 7:45 PM 45,643 Views 136 Comments

Minister Charlie Flanagan says Ireland must however remain vigilant.

Explainer: Why is North Korea threatening to bomb the tiny Pacific island of Guam?
# Start Off Small
# Start Off Small

Explainer: Why is North Korea threatening to bomb the tiny Pacific island of Guam?

Aug 9th 2017, 9:12 AM 40,167 Views 50 Comments

The rhetoric from Donald Trump and the North Koreans has escalated tensions in the region.

# guam - Friday 5 June, 2015

A remote US island has struck a blow for marriage equality in the Pacific
# Drop In The Ocean
# Drop In The Ocean

A remote US island has struck a blow for marriage equality in the Pacific

Jun 5th 2015, 8:30 PM 30,612 Views 22 Comments

Guam has struck down a ban on same-sex marriage.

# guam - Friday 28 June, 2013

Guess who Ireland's most improved trade partners are...
# Trade Secrets
# Trade Secrets

Guess who Ireland's most improved trade partners are...

Jun 28th 2013, 8:15 PM 18,870 Views 39 Comments

The US and UK lead the way, but who are we trading with more and more?

# guam - Thursday 11 April, 2013

Seventy years on Japan looks for WWII remains
# Japan
# Japan

Seventy years on Japan looks for WWII remains

Apr 11th 2013, 7:15 AM 8,088 Views 9 Comments

The remains of some 1.13 million Japanese soldiers still lie in a vast area somewhere between Russia and remote southern Pacific islands.

# guam - Thursday 4 April, 2013

North Korea deploys missiles, says 'moment of explosion is approaching fast'
# North Korea
# North Korea

North Korea deploys missiles, says 'moment of explosion is approaching fast'

Apr 4th 2013, 8:31 AM 18,855 Views 151 Comments

North Korea has moved missiles to its east coast that are capable of hitting targets in Guam, South Korea and Japan.

# guam - Wednesday 3 April, 2013

US deploys missiles as North Korean army gets ‘final approval’ for nuclear attack
# North Korea
# North Korea

US deploys missiles as North Korean army gets ‘final approval’ for nuclear attack

Apr 3rd 2013, 8:40 PM 28,822 Views 188 Comments

The Pentagon said this evening that the US remains “vigilant in the face of North Korean provocations” as it announced the deployment of the missile system.

# guam - Friday 29 March, 2013

North Korea readies rockets for strike on US and South Korea
# Korea
# Korea

North Korea readies rockets for strike on US and South Korea

Mar 29th 2013, 10:21 AM 12,520 Views 128 Comments

Kim Jong-un says rocket forces are ready “to settle accounts with the US”, in retaliation for more joint military drills.

# guam - Tuesday 26 March, 2013

'Combat-ready' North Korea threatens Hawaii, US mainland
# North Korea
# North Korea

'Combat-ready' North Korea threatens Hawaii, US mainland

Mar 26th 2013, 8:37 AM 12,633 Views 147 Comments

North Korean leader Kim Jong-Un has launched a fresh threat to strike targets on the US mainland, Hawaii and Guam, as well as South Korea.

# guam - Thursday 21 March, 2013

North Korea threatens to strike US military bases
# North Korea
# North Korea

North Korea threatens to strike US military bases

Mar 21st 2013, 9:06 AM 10,886 Views 81 Comments

The threat comes as tensions on the Korean peninsula are at their highest level for years.

# guam - Friday 11 March, 2011

Massive Japanese quake causes day to shorten slightly
# Japan Earthquake
# Japan Earthquake

Massive Japanese quake causes day to shorten slightly

Mar 11th 2011, 9:24 PM 3,650 Views 0 Comments

The earth’s rotation sped up by over a microsecond because of the 8.9 magnitude earthquake.

Taoiseach offers condolences and pledges assistance to victims of Japanese earthquake
# Japan Earthquake
# Japan Earthquake

Taoiseach offers condolences and pledges assistance to victims of Japanese earthquake

Mar 11th 2011, 9:10 PM 1,564 Views 2 Comments

The minister for trade and development has said that Ireland is standing by to provide assistance.

Stock and oil prices react to Japan's earthquake and tsunami disasters
# Japan Earthquake
# Japan Earthquake

Stock and oil prices react to Japan's earthquake and tsunami disasters

Mar 11th 2011, 7:34 PM 1,173 Views 0 Comments

Stocks rose but oil prices fell in response to the terrible events in the Pacific.

Japan latest: Toll stands at 137 but deaths set to exceed 1,000 people
# Japan Earthquake
# Japan Earthquake

Japan latest: Toll stands at 137 but deaths set to exceed 1,000 people

Mar 11th 2011, 4:32 PM 1,892 Views 0 Comments

With still many unaccounted for one news agency says the death toll is expected to rise above 1,000 people.

Astronomers dismiss suggestion that sun and moon caused Japan earthquake
# Bad Science
# Bad Science

Astronomers dismiss suggestion that sun and moon caused Japan earthquake

Mar 11th 2011, 3:59 PM 3,344 Views 11 Comments

Reports that scientists had established a link between the activities of the sun and moon with the today’s Pacific tsunami have been dismissed by Irish astronomers.

In pictures: How the disaster in Japan unfolded
# Japan
# Japan

In pictures: How the disaster in Japan unfolded

Mar 11th 2011, 2:40 PM 10,195 Views 0 Comments

Cities, towns and farmland seriously damaged by the 8.9 magnitude quake today, which then triggered tsunami.

UN and countries pledge aid and rescue offers to Japan but no decision from Ireland
# Japan Tsunami
# Japan Tsunami

UN and countries pledge aid and rescue offers to Japan but no decision from Ireland

Mar 11th 2011, 2:39 PM 1,310 Views 0 Comments

Officials at the Department of the Taoiseach and Department of Foreign Affairs have so far made no official comment on the matter.

Tsunami hits Indonesia without causing damage
# Pacific
# Pacific

Tsunami hits Indonesia without causing damage

Mar 11th 2011, 2:26 PM 2,631 Views 0 Comments

Indonesia and Guam have both lifted their tsunami warnings, after waves of just 10 centimetres hit the eastern Indonesian coast.

In Pictures: Graphs and charts that show the tsunami's projected path
# Tsunami
# Tsunami

In Pictures: Graphs and charts that show the tsunami's projected path

Mar 11th 2011, 1:42 PM 15,136 Views 0 Comments

Weather centres around the Pacific rim show trajectory of deadly wave.

Volcano erupts in eastern Indonesia
# Indonesia
# Indonesia

Volcano erupts in eastern Indonesia

Mar 11th 2011, 1:39 PM 19,536 Views 0 Comments

A volcano has erupted in Indonesia, just hours after an earthquake in Japan created a Pacific-wide tsunami.

Pacific tsunami: Eyewitnesses upload photographs
# Pacific Tsunami
# Pacific Tsunami

Pacific tsunami: Eyewitnesses upload photographs

Mar 11th 2011, 12:47 PM 1,689 Views 0 Comments

People in the areas affected by the Pacific tsunami have uploaded photographs on social networking sites.

Tsunami passes over Taiwan, Indonesia braces for impact
# Pacific Tsunami
# Pacific Tsunami

Tsunami passes over Taiwan, Indonesia braces for impact

Mar 11th 2011, 12:01 PM 7,941 Views 0 Comments

The Pacific tsunami has hit Taiwan causing minimal damage – it is due to hit the vulnerable Indonesia islandssoon.

Tsunami may 'totally engulf' low lying Pacific islands: Red Cross
# Pacific Tsunami
# Pacific Tsunami

Tsunami may 'totally engulf' low lying Pacific islands: Red Cross

Mar 11th 2011, 10:53 AM 1,920 Views 0 Comments

The low lying Pacific islands may be swept over as a powerful tsunami hits the region – meanwhile Indonesia is bracing itself, as warnings indicate it will be the first area to be hit after Japan.

Tsunami alerts issued for multiple counties in Pacific Rim
# Japan
# Japan

Tsunami alerts issued for multiple counties in Pacific Rim

Mar 11th 2011, 8:04 AM 2,281 Views 0 Comments

Tsunami warnings have been issued for multiple countries in the Pacific Rim. The Japanse Prime Minister confirmed that a nuclear power plant in the north has been closed down but declared the situation safe so far.