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19.05.2016

Kim’s offer ignored while USA-Japan-South Korea plan war games

Kim’s offer ignored while USA-Japan-South Korea plan war games

Japan, U.S. and South Korea will hold anti-missile exercise in June, being their first joint military training exercise with the focus on cooperation to detect signs of missile launches by North Korea, a Seoul defense official said to the press just recently. This is the first such agreement among the… »

19.05.2016

Revelation Rationality Knowledge and Truth – of Ahmadiyya

Revelation Rationality Knowledge and Truth – of Ahmadiyya

Revelation Rationality Knowledge and Truth by Mirza Tahir Ahmad (1928-2008) Published 1998 by Islam International publications Ltd, UK. This writing by the Supreme Head of the worldwide Ahmadiyya Muslim Community (since 1965 after his elder brother died) is dedicated to his grandfather, the founder of the Ahmadiyya Muslim… »

18.05.2016

Pakistan Corruption: not Panama Leaks but Pajama Leaks

Pakistan Corruption:  not Panama Leaks but Pajama Leaks

Corruption, kickbacks, percentages, black money, white money, scandals, commissions, accountability, non-transparency, good governance, bad governance, off-shore companies etc., are routinely used key words in daily newspapers and on TV talk shows. Sometime, it is disgusting. Even vomiting can’t satisfy the soul. Nothing positive that this earth can be proud of. »

16.05.2016

Plea for Zika mosquitoes and their kith and kin

Plea for Zika mosquitoes and their kith and kin

The Zika-disease spreading mosquito is everywhere and all the usual precautions need be taken to prevent bites, from generously supplied nets to more inclusive education. That’s because we are ever invading nature’s own spaces without regard for the creatures that live there. The Earth is not destined for humans alone, but in… »

12.05.2016

Bangladesh: Reconciliation not state killing is the real healing deal

Bangladesh: Reconciliation not state killing is the real healing deal

Extra police and border guards by the thousand are on the streets of Dhaka and other big cities and towns of Bangladesh before a general strike takes hold to protest against the executions of two opposition politicians for war crimes. The hangings May 8, 2016, of Mohammad Mujahid – 67,… »

11.05.2016

What really happened in China’s Nanking in 1937

What really happened in China’s Nanking in 1937

What really happened in Nanking – Subtitled: The refutation of a common myth Comments on Tanaka Masaaki’s book published by Sakai Shuppan, Inc. Tokyo, in 2000. In the Forward of this publication, Kobori Keiichiro, holding professorial positions at Meisei and Tokyo universities, plainly states in concord with the writer Tanaka… »

10.05.2016

North Korea’s east wind, strong but warming

North Korea’s east wind, strong but warming

The voice of reason was heard following the Workers’ Party Congress in Pyongyang that ended recently. North Korean leader Kim Jong Un stated his country would not use nuclear weapons unless its sovereignty was infringed by others with nuclear arms. This was part of a speech he gave which was… »

07.05.2016

Let’s raise dust to the skies – China’s May Day Rock Festival

Let’s raise dust to the skies – China’s May Day Rock Festival

Chinese band Sin performed at Taihu Midi Festival in Suzhou City, in east China’s Jiangsu Province, April 30 to May 2, 2016. The sights told of a different China and gave pause to reflect on why the authoritarian Communist Party perpetually worries about the nation’s explosive youth. Rockers will know… »

06.05.2016

Lest the world forget, the North Koreans are real people living real lives

Lest the world forget, the North Koreans are real people living real lives

Jean Lee writing for USNews.com gives a comprehensive overview of the situation in North Korea today and what has gone immediately before to bring leader Kim Jong Un’s first party congress in 36 years, centre stage. See: leader Kim Jong Un’s five-year rule: North Korea’s first party congress in… »

05.05.2016

China’s foreign NGOs kinda safer and kinda not!

China’s foreign NGOs kinda safer and kinda not!

China denounced the United Nations for its declaration against its new law governing foreign NGOs operating in China as based on “prejudiced and unfounded allegations”, and has demanded that the statement be withdrawn. China’s foreign ministry spokesman Hong Lei told the media in Beijing that his government: “firmly opposed” the… »

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