Ephéméride des luttes : 19 mai

Aujourd’hui, l’éphéméride des luttes est un véritable casse-tête. En effet, le 19 mai, le Pentagone explose, tout comme le font des journaux réactionnaires, des usines ou encore des portes de prison. Et au passage, on bastonne les néofascistes : il y a toujours de bonnes raisons de le faire. 1622 : En Turquie, le sultan … Continue reading “Ephéméride des luttes : 19 mai”

That Time North Korea Fought Israel

A statue of the muzzle and bayonet of an AK-47, given to Egypt by North Korea, honors the military partnership between the two countries While the Yom Kippur War is a well known Cold War engagement between Soviet and Western aligned forces which took place in the midst of the Vietnam War, pitting the forces … Continue reading “That Time North Korea Fought Israel”

The Majority of the World’s Population Lives Inside This Circle

Where it’s at, and the periphery Back in 2013, a meme circulated quickly off of a Reddit post that showed the incredible population density of the southeast corner of Asia. As Visual Capitalist’s Jeff Desjardins notes, the satellite map showed, quite simply, that “more people live inside this circle, than outside of it”. THE POPULATION EPICENTER We are in the business of … Continue reading “The Majority of the World’s Population Lives Inside This Circle”

The US Military-Industrial Complex Is a Giant Malignant Virus Eating Away at America’s Actual Military Power

“If we understand that the MIC exists purely to sustain itself and grow, it becomes easier to make sense of the corruption, mismanagement, and war, and understand why, despite warnings over allegedly looming threats, we remain in reality so poorly defended” For a country that spends such vast sums on its national security apparatus—many times … Continue reading “The US Military-Industrial Complex Is a Giant Malignant Virus Eating Away at America’s Actual Military Power”

POURQUOI L’AMERIQUE S’ATTAQUE À L’IRAN ?

Attention. D. Trump n’est un clown, ni un demeuré. Il sait parfaitement ce qu’il fait pourquoi il le fait et au service de qui il le fait. POURQUOI L’AMERIQUE S’ATTAQUE À L’IRAN ? Abdelhak Benelhadj, Le Quotidien d’Oran, J. 16 mai 2019 L’histoire bégaye. * Prenant prétexte de l’« attaque » de deux de ses … Continue reading “POURQUOI L’AMERIQUE S’ATTAQUE À L’IRAN ?”

Four Simple Steps the U.S. Media Could Take to Prevent a Trump War With Iran

Here we go again. Sixteen years after the U.S. media helped the Bush administration spread myths and lies about the threat posed by Iraq to the United States and its allies, the Trump administration is spreading similar myths and lies about the threat posed by Iran. The 64,000-rial question, therefore, is whether or not journalists … Continue reading “Four Simple Steps the U.S. Media Could Take to Prevent a Trump War With Iran”

Uncle Sam Needs Our Help Again?

Image Source: James Montgomery Flagg – Public Domain Earlier in 2019, the US Congress utilized its power to wage or not wage war and voted to end US involvement in the Saudi Arabian war in Yemen. Donald Trump vetoed the bill and it died. Meanwhile, the Pentagon and US intelligence agencies were ramping up pressure … Continue reading “Uncle Sam Needs Our Help Again?”

Bolton and the Road to the War He Wants

Isn’t it obvious? A moronic president with no firm principles other than the preservation of his base’s support chose as his third national security advisor the notorious John Bolton. Bolton is using his position to try to guide the supposedly isolationist president into more wars of imperialist aggression. He is the Wormtongue in Trump’s court, … Continue reading “Bolton and the Road to the War He Wants”

War’s Unanswered Questions

“Over these last few years, given the wars it has waged and the international treaties it has arbitrarily reneged on, the U.S. government perfectly fits its own definition of a rogue state.” — Arundhati Roy You have the world’s largest military, you’re going to use it, right? Donald Trump and his team, led by National Insecurity Advisor … Continue reading “War’s Unanswered Questions”

CEO-CMO Summit Vietnam 2019 will take place on May 31

May 15, 2019 HO CHI MINH CITY, Vietnam, May 17, 2019 /PRNewswire/ — How has the Vietnamese market changed with the trend of global digital racing? What do typical businesses have and will do to lead or catch up with competitors in this “race”? What do business leaders do to not be left behind? The … Continue reading “CEO-CMO Summit Vietnam 2019 will take place on May 31”

BREAKING: Situation Worsens In Venezuela, Bolivia, U.S., Japan, Mexico, Iraq, Spain

WASHINGTON—Confirming recent reports of conditions approaching crisis levels, sources across the globe revealed Thursday that the situation continues to worsen in Venezuela, Bolivia, the United States, Japan, Mexico, Iraq, and Spain, in addition to South Sudan, India, Gabon, Indonesia, Vietnam, and Saudi Arabia. “What…Read more…

More than 12,000 buyers visit 2019 Medical and Healthcare Fair

May 15, 2019 Picture:  16 May 2019 – The 10th HKTDC Hong Kong International Medical and Healthcare Fair, organised by the Hong Kong Trade Development Council (HKTDC) and co-organised by the Hong Kong Medical and Healthcare Device Industries Association (HKMHDIA), finished its three-day run (14 to 16 May) today. The fair welcomed more than 12,000 … Continue reading “More than 12,000 buyers visit 2019 Medical and Healthcare Fair”

Trump’s Tariffs Are Pushing Manufacturing to Vietnam, Not the US

An Asian Communist state with a government-directed industrial policy churns out cheap goods for consumption in America. The country has a heavily controlled exchange rate, brandishes its low labor costs, enjoys a trade surplus and is wary of opening sensitive industries to foreigners. Add what might be politely described as some history of antipathy toward … Continue reading “Trump’s Tariffs Are Pushing Manufacturing to Vietnam, Not the US”

Inégalités face au changement climatique : la balle est dans le camp des plus riches

Le tourisme, activité élitiste par excellence, représente aujourd’hui près de 8 % des émissions mondiales de CO₂. Blake barlow/Unsplash, CC BY-NC-NDDepuis le début du cycle des négociations climatiques internationales, la question des inégalités face aux changements climatiques et face aux efforts à fournir vis-à-vis de ces changements s’est posée de manière constante. La notion de justice … Continue reading “Inégalités face au changement climatique : la balle est dans le camp des plus riches”

Près de 40 milliards pour le financement des femmes en Afrique : 21 pays dont le Sénégal ciblés

Vingt et un pays admis à bénéficier de l’aide de l’Association internationale de développement (Ida) dont le Sénégal sont ciblés par le programme de discrimination positive pour le financement en faveur des femmes en Afrique (Afawa) de la Banque africaine de développement (Bad) qui a obtenu 61,8 millions de dollars, soit près de 40 milliards … Continue reading “Près de 40 milliards pour le financement des femmes en Afrique : 21 pays dont le Sénégal ciblés”

Heartwarming short shows how Taiwan Can Help advance global health

A heartwarming short showing how Taiwan Can Help change lives for the better was jointly released May 14 by Taipei City-based Noordhoff Craniofacial Foundation and the Ministry of Foreign Affairs. Titled “Plant Love,” the 13-minute film documents how three medical professionals from the Vietnam National Children’s Hospital are working wonders for cleft lip and palate … Continue reading “Heartwarming short shows how Taiwan Can Help advance global health”

Ephéméride des luttes : 15 mai

Aujourd’hui 15 mai de l’éphéméride des luttes, nous sommes tous et toutes coupables de résister. 1525 : Exécution de Thomas Münzer, qui avait guidé 40.000 paysans et travailleurs sur le chemin de la révolte en Allemagne. 1871 : A Paris, la Commune lance son appel “Aux grandes villes” pour ne pas se laisser commettre l’assassinat … Continue reading “Ephéméride des luttes : 15 mai”

ACA Leaders Forum 2019: Unlocking Potential for Cosmetics Businesses in Southeast Asia

May 14, 2019 Singapore, 14 May 2019 –( ASIA TODAY )– In just two months, trade professionals from the cosmetics and personal care industry will gather in Singapore for the ACA Leaders Forum 2019. Organised by Southeast Asia’s cosmetics association – ASEAN Cosmetics Association (ACA), the event will take place on 24 July in the … Continue reading “ACA Leaders Forum 2019: Unlocking Potential for Cosmetics Businesses in Southeast Asia”

Taiwan stages TB prevention workshop for Vietnam officials

A workshop on the control and prevention of tuberculosis for health care professionals from Vietnam kicked off May 13 in Taipei City.   Organized by the Centers for Disease Control under the Ministry of Health and Welfare, the 12-day event features discussions and seminars on topics such as clinical treatment, disease screening, and public health … Continue reading “Taiwan stages TB prevention workshop for Vietnam officials”

Russia’s S-300 Pops Up on US Soil, But Is That a Big Deal?

A number of recent reports have indicated that at least one S-300PT surface to air missile system has been delivered to the United States for testing. Satellite images at an American military testing site show a 30N6 fire control system and 5P85 transporter erector launchers, though the time of delivery as of yet remains uncertain. Пусковые … Continue reading “Russia’s S-300 Pops Up on US Soil, But Is That a Big Deal?”

Singapore Ride-Hailing Firm Tada Launches In Cambodia

May 13, 2019 Picture:  Ride-hailing company Tada, a brand of Singapore-based tech firm MVL Technology, announced that it has entered Cambodia through a first branch in Phnom Penh. Tada claims to be one of the first consumer applications in the world to utilise blockchain technology. It promises zero commission taken from the drivers. The app … Continue reading “Singapore Ride-Hailing Firm Tada Launches In Cambodia”

Interprétation du discours du président Poutine au Forum 2019 des Nouvelles Routes de la Soie

Par Andrew Korybko – Le 27 avril 2019 – Source orientalreview.org Le président Poutine n’a laissé aucune place au doute, en proclamant fièrement que la Russie ainsi que l’Union Économique Eurasiatique, organisation d’intégration régionale pilotée par la Russie, opéraient une fusion stratégique avec la Chine et son projet La Ceinture et la Route. Ce processus aura des … Continue reading “Interprétation du discours du président Poutine au Forum 2019 des Nouvelles Routes de la Soie”

Ephéméride des luttes : 11 mai

Le 11 mai est l’anniversaire de plusieurs soulèvements populaires d’ampleur ou de grèves insurrectionnelles de par le monde et les époques, comme nous le montre cette éphéméride. Aujourd’hui, les empereurs passent assez près de la poutre et des actions de solidarité internationale donnent un nouveau sens à l’internationalisme. 1857 : En Inde, les insurgé-e-s Indien-ne-s … Continue reading “Ephéméride des luttes : 11 mai”

A Republican Conspiracy Theory About a Biden-in-Ukraine Scandal Has Gone Mainstream. But It Is Not True.

Viral rumors that Joe Biden abused his power as vice president to protect his son’s business interests in Ukraine in 2016, which spread last week from the pro-Trump media ecosystem to The New York Times, are “absolute nonsense,” according to Ukraine’s leading anti-corruption activist. That evaluation is backed by foreign correspondents in Kiev and a … Continue reading “A Republican Conspiracy Theory About a Biden-in-Ukraine Scandal Has Gone Mainstream. But It Is Not True.”

Ephéméride des luttes : 10 mai

Dans l’éphéméride des luttes, le 10 mai a une place explosive. Aujourd’hui, beaucoup de monde joue avec la chimie et la poudre, parfois pour rappeller leurs engagements à certains. Et globalement, les fascistes (et tous leurs dérivés) nous font sacrément chier. 1857 : En Inde, révolte des cipayes contre la compagnie anglaise des Indes. Le … Continue reading “Ephéméride des luttes : 10 mai”

The Looming War and Tehran’s Ostrich Politics

by Shireen T. Hunter                    Last week, tensions between Iran and the United States reached even more alarming levels. First, Iran’s  Supreme Leader admonished Iranians that since the enemy—read America—is in war mode, Iran, too, should prepare for war (Arayesh Jangi Begirad). Then there was the news of the U.S. aircraft carrier Abraham Lincoln … Continue reading “The Looming War and Tehran’s Ostrich Politics”

Cambodia’s Damoasun Co. Ltd. Chooses Tokenization With The NASGO Blockchain To Launch Damoasun Casino

May 10, 2019 -Partnership Geared to Accelerate and Broaden Online and Offline Growth; Amplify Revenue Creation- HONG KONG–(BUSINESS WIRE)–As a step in its ongoing vision to make tokenization accessible and pervasive for everyone, in every part of the world, NASGO,  www.Nasgo.com, a fast-growing Blockchain ecosystem, has announced its selection by Cambodian gaming company Damoasun Co. … Continue reading “Cambodia’s Damoasun Co. Ltd. Chooses Tokenization With The NASGO Blockchain To Launch Damoasun Casino”

INFICON Recognized with Supplier Excellence Award from ON Semiconductor

May 10, 2019 FabGuard Software Brings Efficiency and Cost Savings to ON Semiconductor Processes EAST SYRACUSE, N.Y.–(BUSINESS WIRE)–INFICON Inc., a leading supplier of vacuum instrumentation and process control software to the semiconductor manufacturing industry, has been recognized by ON Semiconductor as their 2018 Front End Site Supplier of the Year. Jeffrey P. Wincel, Vice President … Continue reading “INFICON Recognized with Supplier Excellence Award from ON Semiconductor”

The Making of a Medical Insurance Spin Doctor – RAI with Wendell Potter (3/7)

Wendell Potter, author of ‘Deadly Spin: How Corporate PR is Killing Healthcare and Deceiving Americans’, traces his life from growing up poor and Republican in Tennessee, to radicalization during the Vietnam War, to cynical journalist who just wanted to make money – on Reality Asserts Itself with Paul Jay The post The Making of a … Continue reading “The Making of a Medical Insurance Spin Doctor – RAI with Wendell Potter (3/7)”

F-35 Deja Vu: The US Air Force Promised the F-4 Would Never Dogfight

Don’t worry, this time it’s different The aerial dogfight was not supposed to happen. On May 20, 1967, eight U.S. Air Force F-4C fighters were patrolling over North Vietnam when they spotted as many as 15 enemy MiG-17 fighters a short distance away. Fog and the MiGs’ low altitude had prevented the F-4s from detecting … Continue reading “F-35 Deja Vu: The US Air Force Promised the F-4 Would Never Dogfight”

Nouvel accès de fièvre entre les États-Unis et la Corée du Nord

La justice américaine annonce la saisie d’un cargo nord-coréen accusé de violer les sanctions visant le pays, dans un contexte déjà tendu après le lancement de deux missiles. Pyongyang, qui a déjà effectué des tirs il y a moins d’une semaine, aurait procédé jeudi au tir de deux missiles au moment où l’émissaire américain pour … Continue reading “Nouvel accès de fièvre entre les États-Unis et la Corée du Nord”

Why Does Trump Like Communist Vietnam? Because It’s Capitalist.

Before Donald Trump’s February summit with Kim Jong Un in Hanoi, Vietnam, The Washington Post ran an article headlined, “The US wants North Korea to follow the ‘miracle’ of Vietnam’s path.” “In light of the once-unimaginable prosperity and partnership … The post Why Does Trump Like Communist Vietnam? Because It’s Capitalist. appeared first on Global … Continue reading “Why Does Trump Like Communist Vietnam? Because It’s Capitalist.”

L’armée sud-coréenne affirme que Pyongyang a tiré deux missiles

Pyongyang aurait procédé ce 9 mai au tir de deux missiles alors que l’émissaire américain pour la Corée du Nord Stephen Biegun est en visite à Séoul, selon un communiqué de l’armée sud-coréenne. Celle-ci affirme que la Corée du Nord a «tiré ce qui semble être deux missiles de courte portée». Les tirs auraient été effectués vers l’est sur des distances respectives … Continue reading “L’armée sud-coréenne affirme que Pyongyang a tiré deux missiles”

Russia’s Nuclear Power Exports Are Booming, Now Bring In as Much as Weapons Sales

Lower prices, state-of-the-art technology, de-politicized maintenence and supply, and the financing to build it is the package only the most ideological can decline Russia’s state-owned agency Rosatom is on a tear. The company operates 35 nuclear power stations in Russia that produce 28GW of power, and it is actively exporting its nuclear technology to countries … Continue reading “Russia’s Nuclear Power Exports Are Booming, Now Bring In as Much as Weapons Sales”

Commémoration du 8 mai 45 : Christophe Bigot salue la mémoire des tirailleurs

L’ambassadeur de France au Sénégal a salué la mémoire des tirailleurs sénégalais en ce jour du 8 mai marquant le 74ème anniversaire de la victoire des alliés sur l’Allemagne nazie et la fin de la seconde guerre mondiale en Europe. «Nous sommes aujourd’hui le 8 mai, et il s’agit de saluer tous ceux qui se … Continue reading “Commémoration du 8 mai 45 : Christophe Bigot salue la mémoire des tirailleurs”

Boondoggle, Inc.: Making Sense of the $1.25 Trillion National Security State Budget

In its latest budget request, the Trump administration is asking for a near-record $750 billion for the Pentagon and related defense activities, an astonishing figure by any measure. If passed by Congress, it will, in fact, be one of the largest military budgets in American history, topping peak levels reached during the Korean and Vietnam … Continue reading “Boondoggle, Inc.: Making Sense of the $1.25 Trillion National Security State Budget”

Everywhere Is War: The American Threat to Iran, Venezuela, and Women

Subscribe to the Intercepted podcast on Apple Podcasts, Google Play, Stitcher, Radio Public, and other platforms. New to podcasting? Click here.     John Bolton threatens Iran with “unrelenting force” as Benjamin Netanyahu unleashes a new assault on Gaza. This week on Intercepted: As the U.S. moves a strike group and bombers near Iran, The Intercept’s Murtaza Hussain discusses Trump’s … Continue reading “Everywhere Is War: The American Threat to Iran, Venezuela, and Women”

How Legal Cannabis Came to Contra Costa County

Image Source: Walther Otto Müller – Public Domain A California Story with Senior Citizens, Pot Heads, Right Wingers, Vietnam Veterans, Female Firebrands and NORML “We’re twenty years behind the rest of the Bay Area, and we’re playing catch up.” – NORML’s Greg Kremenliev, May 2019 When Greg Kremenliev moved to Contra Costa County in 1983, … Continue reading “How Legal Cannabis Came to Contra Costa County”

The Pentagon Is Reporting Low Civilian Death Tolls in Syria and Iraq. Without Accountability, People Will Keep Dying.

A market street in the northern Syrian city of Raqqa, the former Syrian capital of the Islamic State (ISIS) group, on April 14, 2019. Photo: Delil Souleiman/AFP/Getty ImagesLast Thursday, the Department of Defense released a report to Congress laying out its latest data for civilian casualties caused by U.S. military operations. For a Syrian American … Continue reading “The Pentagon Is Reporting Low Civilian Death Tolls in Syria and Iraq. Without Accountability, People Will Keep Dying.”

Noida Duo Has Turned 275 Tonnes of Plastic Waste into 6 Lakh Eco-Friendly Tiles!

The Greater Hyderabad Municipal Corporation’s (GHMC) dog park is a pop of colour contrasting the mundanity outside. Not only is the greenery in the park a great contributor, but the bright blue-green-pink tiles on the pavement enhance its look manifold. If you read the information board outside, you’ll understand that the tiles are not simply … Continue reading “Noida Duo Has Turned 275 Tonnes of Plastic Waste into 6 Lakh Eco-Friendly Tiles!”

Ephéméride des luttes : 7 mai

Dans l’éphéméride des luttes du 7 mai, de nombreuses balles volent. Certaines en finissent avec la colonisation française, d’autres terminent dans des genoux nucléocrates. Mais d’autres encore, malheureusement, qu’elles soient policières ou tout simplement contre-révolutionnaires, nous séparent de nombreux et nombreuses camarades. 1748 : En France, naissance d’Olympe de Gouges, militante révolutionnaire et proto-féministe. 1763 … Continue reading “Ephéméride des luttes : 7 mai”