China’sPeople’s Liberation Army Eastern TheaterCommand said in a statement on Monday (August 8) that joint drills in the sea and airspace around Taiwan were continuing ... The PLA never officially announced the end of the war games ... The Taiwanese economics ministry reports that the island has an 11-day supply of natural gas and 146 days’ worth of oil.
Taiwan's foreign minister said on Tuesday that China was using the military drills it launched in protest against US House SpeakerNancy Pelosi's visit as an excuse to prepare for an invasion of the self-ruled island ... "China has used the drills ... "But I don't think they're going to do anything more than they are." ... .
Two more grain-carrying ships left Ukraine's Chornomorsk port on Tuesday, Turkey's defense ministry said, as part of a deal to unblock Ukrainian sea exports, bringing the total to leave the country under a safe passage deal to 12. ...The StandardChannel. IOSAndroid. IOS Android. More>> ... personnel are working. ... (Reuters). .
At least seven people have died and six were missing in and around Seoul, the South Korean capital, after torrential rain knocked out power, triggered landslides and flooded homes and the city’s metro system ... The Yonhap news agency said the downpour was the heaviest in 80 years ... They were later found dead. More sad news emerging ... .
A man touring a Dutch castle died after he was hit with a 22-pound metal ball thrown by a competitor at the OpenHighland Games. EastBrabantPolice said the 65-year-old Geldrop local died Sunday, “after being hit by a metal ball in use at a sporting event.” ... “It wasn’t a spectator so he didn’t see the ball coming at all.” ... We’re devastated.” ... ....
A study out of the United Kingdom has shown that health care workers who received multiple COVID-19 vaccine boosters after initially being infected with the original virus strain from Wuhan are more prone to chronic reinfection from the Omicron variant ...Robert Malone ... He added that this process is reinforced by multiple inoculations.