Magnitude 5.5 Earthquake Registered Near Timor-Leste – US Geological Survey

The tremor was recorded at 02:13 GMT, 68 kilometers (over 42 miles) north of Timor-Leste’s capital of Dili, according to the USGS. The epicenter of the earthquake was located at a depth of 35 kilometers. There are no reports about any victims or damage caused by the earthquake. Felt #earthquake (#terramoto) M5.4 strikes 74 km … Continue reading “Magnitude 5.5 Earthquake Registered Near Timor-Leste – US Geological Survey”

Japan’s Friendship Ties Programs JENESYS2019 ASEAN Outbound Program 6th Batch

Feb 05, 2020 Theme: Japanese Culture Exchange Country: Philippines TOKYO–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Sixteen Japanese university students are scheduled to visit Philippines from February 4th to 12th as part of the Japan’s Friendship Ties Programs “JENESYS 2019” promoted by the Ministry of Foreign Affairs (MOFA). The group will visit the Embassy of Japan in Philippines, Japan International Cooperation … Continue reading “Japan’s Friendship Ties Programs JENESYS2019 ASEAN Outbound Program 6th Batch”

Taiwan rated only country in Asia with ‘open’ civic space

Taiwan is the only country in Asia with open civic space according to the People Power Under Attack report released Dec. 4 in Bangkok, spotlighting the nation’s status as a regional beacon of freedom and democracy.   Published by South Africa-headquartered nongovernmental organization CIVICUS, the report divides countries and territories into five groups—from best to … Continue reading “Taiwan rated only country in Asia with ‘open’ civic space”

East Timor and Australia: a Loveless Affair at Twenty

Cringe worthy, a touch molesting in sentiment: this was the celebratory occasion of the gathering of Australian Prime Minister Scott Morrison with his East Timorese counterparts. During the course of its history, the state has been pillaged and bombed, its residents massacred and its politicians spied upon. The exposure of that seedy little matter of … Continue reading “East Timor and Australia: a Loveless Affair at Twenty”

Guerres hybrides : 6. Comment contenir la Chine (VI)

Par Andrew Korybko – Le 29 juillet 2016 – Source Oriental Review Partie 1 Partie 2 Partie 3 Partie 4 Partie 5 Hormis l’Indonésie, nous avons abordé tous les États insulaires de l’ANASE, mais il y a tant à analyser concernant le plus grand membre de l’organisation que seul un chapitre à part lui étant … Continue reading “Guerres hybrides : 6. Comment contenir la Chine (VI)”

ADB, Ireland Establish Fund to Boost Climate, Disaster Resilience in Pacific

Apr 30, 2019 Picture:  NADI, FIJI (1 May 2019) — The Asian Development Bank (ADB) and the Government of Ireland today signed agreements establishing the Ireland Trust Fund for Building Climate Change and Disaster Resilience in Small Island Developing States (SIDS). The Contribution Arrangements were signed by ADB Vice-President Mr. Ahmed M. Saeed and Ireland’s … Continue reading “ADB, Ireland Establish Fund to Boost Climate, Disaster Resilience in Pacific”

Arrestation d’Assange : un avertissement de l’histoire

Par John Pilger – Le 12 avril 2019 – Source Consortium News Le vrai journalisme est ouvertement criminalisé par des voyous, écrit John Pilger. La contestation est devenue une tolérance. Et l’élite britannique a abandonné son dernier mythe impérial : celui de l’équité et de la justice. L’image fugitive de Julian Assange traîné hors de l’ambassade … Continue reading “Arrestation d’Assange : un avertissement de l’histoire”