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11.03.2018

Probing Duterte’s Foreign Policy in the New Regional Order, ASEAN, China and the US

Probing Duterte’s Foreign Policy in the New Regional Order, ASEAN, China and the US

Towards an Independent Philippine Foreign Policy By Professor Roland G. Simbulan University of the Philippines & Vice Chair, Center for People’s Empowerment in Governance (CenPeg) (Co-author’s message during the launching of the book, PROBING DUTERTE’S FOREIGN POLICY IN THE NEW REGIONAL ORDER: ASEAN, China… »

07.03.2018

Nobel Women Peace Laureates Call for an End to Rohingya Genocide

Nobel Women Peace Laureates Call for an End to Rohingya Genocide

As three Nobel peace laureates—Tawakkol Karman of Yemen, Shirin Ebadi of Iran, and Mairead Maguire of Northern Ireland – conclude their visit to Bangladesh on the six-month anniversary of the current Rohingya crisis, the three women are calling for an immediate end to the “genocide” of the Rohingya people. This… »

06.03.2018

Denuclearization on table after ‘openhearted talk’ between North and South Korea moves nations away from war

Denuclearization on table after ‘openhearted talk’ between North and South Korea moves nations away from war

“The South Korean envoys will have things to explain to Washington, but will Trump truly be able to understand?” by Jessica Corbett, staff writer for Common Dreams At an “openhearted talk” in Pyongyang, North Korea on Monday night, the nation’s leader Kim Jong Un reportedly told a South Korea… »

06.03.2018

Politicians Infected by Heights Virus?

Politicians Infected by Heights Virus?

A strange thing tends to happen when people rise to positions of power, especially politicians and elected officials who, thanks to their good office have the resources of the country at their disposal. We see it happening all around us, all the time… it’s the often-told tale of power corrupting… »

05.03.2018

Two-front War (China & Pakistan) not a Good Idea, says Indian General

Two-front War (China & Pakistan) not a Good Idea, says Indian General

By Abdus Sattar Ghazali Arguing for a greater role of diplomacy to bring normalcy in tense relations with neighboring Pakistan, Lt. Gen Surinder Singh, the General Officer Commanding-in-Chief, Western Command, has said that a two-front war is not a “smart idea”. Lt. General Surinder was alluding to the statement of… »

04.03.2018

Cockatoos Under Threat: Homonhon Island Residents, Social Development Network Push for Protection on World Wildlife Day Celebration

Cockatoos Under Threat: Homonhon Island Residents, Social Development Network Push for Protection on World Wildlife Day Celebration

As the world celebrates World Wildlife Day with the theme “Big Cats: Predators Under Threat”, residents of Homonhon and its partner social development network, the Philippine Misereor Partnership Inc. (PMPI) are calling the attention of concerned government agencies to prevent the extinction of the Philippine Cockatoo found in Homhonhon island. »

02.03.2018

Putin’s State of the Union

Putin’s State of the Union

The military/security complex and the neoconservative ideology of US world hegemony have proved sufficiently powerful to prevent President Trump from normalizing relations with Russia. If push comes to shove, how can any country hosting US ABMs, US nuclear weapons,… »

01.03.2018

Blockchain Will Upend Big Medicine

Blockchain Will Upend Big Medicine

Posted on: Monday, February 26th 2018 at 1:45 pm Written By: James Grundvig The original article, copyrighted by GreenMedInfo LLC, 2018, can be found here. Here are GreenMedInfo Re-post guidelines Translated into Italian in two parts: here and here   The third digital revolution to… »

01.03.2018

Respecting Personal and Cultural Diversity: Filipino Students Garner Top Prizes in National Talent Competition

Respecting Personal and Cultural Diversity: Filipino Students Garner Top Prizes in National Talent Competition

The World Center for Humanist Studies, Mumbai Chapter, is happy to announce the winners of the recently concluded 2018 National Talent Competition which centered on the Theme: Respecting Personal and Cultural Diversity. Hundreds of participants from different schools and colleges submitted paintings, essays, songs, skits and poems expressing their reflection,… »

28.02.2018

Why China Is Running Circles Around America

Why China Is Running Circles Around America

Rather than regarding China as a national security threat and putting our resources into rebuilding our military defenses, we might get further ahead by studying its successful economic policies and adapting them to rebuild our own crumbling roads and bridges before it is too late.   Reprinted with permission… »

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