Asia

21.04.2018

Open Line of Communication Between Korean Leaders

Open Line of Communication Between Korean Leaders

Seoul, Apr 20 (Prensa Latina) The Democratic People”s Republic of Korea (DPRK) and South Korea opened today the telephone line that its leaders will use before their summit and as part of the approach and detente ongoing in the peninsula. The Seoul government said the channel connects the office of… »

14.04.2018

Sydney, Australia’s Future: Will The Nimbys, Yimbys Or Bimbys Decide Its Fate?

Sydney, Australia’s Future: Will The Nimbys, Yimbys Or Bimbys Decide Its Fate?

By Jerome Irwin, Sydney, Australia, that illustrious city Down Under – that some once called, “The Pearl of the South Pacific” – is rapidly becoming over-stretched and over developed beyond belief. If the Australian government, and its corporate counterpart’s, radical plan is allowed to continue to expand it into ‘two… »

03.04.2018

There are already 17 dead, victims of repression in Gaza

There are already 17 dead, victims of repression in Gaza

Tens of thousands of Palestinians participated in the Great Return March on Friday, commemorating Land Day. The Israeli army claims that part of the demonstrators threw incendiary bombs and burning tires at the position of the soldiers who responded with rubber and lead bullets, as well as tear gas. The… »

27.03.2018

‘Doklam belongs to China, India should have learnt from last year’s standoff’

‘Doklam belongs to China, India should have learnt from last year’s standoff’

By Abdus Sattar Ghazali China on Monday (March 26) asserted that Doklam belongs to it and India should have learnt lessons from the stand-off last year. Reacting to India’s Ambassador to China Gautam Bambawale’s remarks blaming China for the stand-off,Chinese Foreign Ministry spokesperson Hua Chunying said, “Donglong (Doklam) belongs to… »

23.03.2018

Rewriting Indian history in the image of Hindu chauvinists

Rewriting Indian history in the image of Hindu chauvinists

By Abdus Sattar Ghazali The Akhil Bharatiya Hindu Mahasabha, a right wing Hindu nationalist political party in the Northern Indian state of Uttar Pradesh, released a Hindu New Year calendar which says that Taj Mahal along with several mosques and monuments from the Mughal era, are “Hindu Temples,” Times of… »

20.03.2018

China irons out high-altitude jet fighter engine faults to boost defenses against India

China irons out high-altitude jet fighter engine faults to boost defenses against India

By Abdus Sattar Ghazali Chinese military releases video of aircraft on smooth runs in country’s mountainous southwest, suggesting advances to problem-plagued AL-31F engines, South China Morning Post has reported. Footage of Chinese warplanes on drills in the country’s mountainous southwest suggest the military has overcome engine problems plaguing the… »

19.03.2018

A Forward Stride Amidst Long Years of Struggle to Defend Island Homes

A Forward Stride Amidst Long Years of Struggle to Defend Island Homes

As the world celebrated International Women’s Day, respondents to a civil case filed by a mining company against the environmental defenders of Canawayon in the island of Homonhon in Eastern Samar and the entire membership of the Homonhon Environmental Rescuers Organization (HERO) celebrate a small triumph as the presiding judge… »

18.03.2018

Help funding a film on the 86 year-old Survivor of Hiroshima, Nobel Laureate

Help funding a film on the 86 year-old Survivor of Hiroshima, Nobel Laureate

Setsuko Thurlow has become the world’s most powerful voice describing the atrocities and human consequences of an atomic bomb explosion. After surviving that horrific devastation, she committed her life to ridding the world of nuclear weapons for all of us. A small group of film-makers have followed Setsuko for… »

15.03.2018

China Becomes World’s Fifth Largest Arms Exporter

China Becomes World’s Fifth Largest Arms Exporter

By Abdus Sattar Ghazali China has become the world’s fifth-largest arms exporter, according to the Stockholm International Peace Research Institute (SIPRI). China replaces Britain in the top five arms-dealing countries between 2008 and 2012, a group dominated by the United States and Russia, which accounted for 30 percent and 26… »

15.03.2018

Confluence of the World March and Jai Jagat

Confluence of the World March and Jai Jagat

The World March for Peace and Nonviolence route WWW&V International.- Press Release Representatives of the World March for Peace and Nonviolence and the Jai Jagat March, meeting in Gwalior (India), agreed on the collaboration between both marches. These two actions of great magnitude suppose they will mark the world… »

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