1.国連の新制裁 2.フィリピン、巨大台風が襲う

1.North Koreans working overseas must return home under new UN sanctions

UN security council unanimously approves measures, including lower limits on oil imports and a crackdown on smuggling, after latest ballistic missile launch

The UN security council meets to discuss North Korea on Friday. Photograph: Kena Betancur/AFP/Getty Images
North Korea
Associated Press at the United Nations
Sat 23 Dec '17 05.08 GMT First published on Fri 22 Dec '17 20.40 GMT

The UN security council has unanimously approved tough new sanctions on North Korea in response to its latest launch of a ballistic missile that Pyongyang says is capable of reaching anywhere on the US mainland.

The new sanctions approved in the council resolution include sharply lower limits on North Korea's oil imports, the return home of all North Koreans working overseas within 24 months, and a crackdown on ships smuggling banned items including coal and oil to and from the country.
Donald Trump welcomed the sanctions in a tweet, saying the world wanted "peace, not death".
But the resolution doesn't include even harsher measures sought by the Trump administration that would ban all oil imports and freeze international assets of the government and its leader, Kim Jong-un.
The resolution, drafted by the United States and negotiated with China, drew criticism from Russia for the short time the 13 other council countries had to consider the text, and last-minute changes to the text. One of those changes was raising the deadline for North Korean workers to return home from 12 months to 24 months.

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The US ambassador to the UN, Nikki Haley, said after the vote: "The unity this council has shown in leveling these unprecedented sanctions is a reflection of the international outrage at the Kim regime's actions."
The resolution caps crude oil imports at 4m barrels a year. It caps imports of refined oil products, including diesel and kerosene, at 500,000 barrels a year. This represents a nearly 90% ban on refined products, which are key to North Korea's economy, and a reduction from the 2m barrels a year the council authorized in September.
The new sanctions also ban the export of food products, machinery, electrical equipment, earth and stones, wood and vessels from North Korea. And it bans all countries from exporting industrial equipment, machinery, transportation vehicles and industrial metals to the country.
North Korea's test on 29 November of its most powerful intercontinental ballistic missile yet was its 20th launch of a ballistic missile this year, and added to fears that the North will soon have a military arsenal that can viably target the US mainland.
Britain's UN ambassador, Matthew Rycroft, said the security council was sending "a very strong united signal to the North Korean regime that enough is enough, that they must stop their nuclear program and they must stop their intercontinental ballistic missile program".
France's UN ambassador, Fran?ois Delattre, said: "We believe maximum pressure today is our best lever to a political and diplomatic solution tomorrow … [and] our best antidote to the risk of war."
The previous sanctions resolution was adopted on 11 September in response to North Korea's sixth and strongest nuclear test explosion, on 3 September.
Haley said at the time that the Trump administration believed those new sanctions, combined with previous measures, would ban over 90% of North Korea's exports reported in 2016.

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Those new sanctions banned North Korea from importing all natural gas liquids and condensates. It also banned all textile exports and prohibited any country from authorizing new work permits for North Korean workers - two key sources of hard currency for the north-east Asian country.
The US mission said a cutoff on new work permits would eventually cost North Korea about $500m a year once current work permits expire. The US estimated about 93,000 North Koreans are working abroad, a US official said.
The resolution approved on Friday expresses concern that the foreign earnings from these workers are being used to support the country's nuclear and ballistic missile programs. It requires all countries to send North Korean workers and safety monitors home by the end of 2019

2.More than 180 killed in Philippines mudslides and floods as storm hits

Rescue operations underway on the island of Mindanao to find more than 160 people reported missing after storm struck area
Tropical Storm Tembin leaves more than 100 dead and many displaced in the Philippines - video
Mattha Busby and agencies
Sat 23 Dec '17 16.59 GMT First published on Sat 23 Dec '17 06.50 GMT
A tropical storm in the Philippines has triggered mudslides and floods killing more than 180 people with 160 others reported missing, police and disaster officials said on Saturday.
The casualties from storm Tembin, most of which occurred on Friday, were all on the main southern island of Mindanao.
A search and rescue operation is underway for more than 30 people swept away by flash floods in the fishing village of Anungan in the south-east of the island, where five bodies have already been recovered.
"The floodwaters from the mountain came down so fast and swept away people and houses," said Bong Edding, mayor of Sibuco in Zamboanga del Norte province. "It's really sad because Christmas is just a few days away, but these things happen beyond our control."

Edding blamed years of logging in the mountains near Anungan for the tragedy, adding that he and other officials would move to halt the logging operations.
"We're are still trying to confirm reports of a farming village buried by a mudslide," said Ryan Cabus, an official in Tubod town.
He said power and communication lines to the area had been cut, complicating rescue efforts.

Tembin, known locally as Vinta, strengthened over the Sulu sea and picked up speed late on Saturday, packing maximum sustained winds of 65 miles (105 kph) and gusts of up to 90 mph (145 kph). It is forecast to move off toward the South China Sea on Sunday.
Emergency workers, soldiers, police and volunteers were being mobilised to search for survivors, clear debris, and restore power and communications.
More than 100 deaths were reported in various places including 64 in Tubod, El Salvador and Munai towns in Lanao del Norte province where there are 139 missing.
Floodwaters from a mountain had swept away several riverside houses and villagers.
In Zamboanga del Norte province, police said 42 people had been killed in the towns of Sibuco and Salug.
Three people were killed in Bukidnon province, while politicians in Lanao del Sur province said 18 people had drowned in floods there.
Sixty-four people were reported missing, according to a tally of reports form officials and police.
The Philippines is battered by about 20 typhoons every year, bringing death and destruction, usually to the poorest communities of the south-east Asian country.
A ferry sank off north-east Quezon province Thursday after being battered by fierce winds and waves, leaving at least five people dead. More than 250 passengers and crewmen were rescued.
Last week, 46 people were killed in the central Philippines when a typhoon hit. Last Christmas a powerful typhoon hit the densely populated area around Manila and in 2013 super typhoon Haiyan killed nearly 8,000 people and left 200,000 families homeless.






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