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  • EU and Mexico agree new free trade pact

    04/21/2018 5:40:31 PM PDT · by Berlin_Freeper · 14 replies
    Reuters ^ | APRIL 21, 2018 | Philip Blenkinsop
    The European Union and Mexico reached an agreement on Saturday on a new free trade deal, a coup for both parties in the face of increased protectionism from the United States under President Donald Trump. Since its plans for a trade alliance with the United States were frozen after Trump’s election victory, the EU has focused instead on trying to champion open markets and seal accords with other like-minded countries. The agreement in principle with Mexico follows a deal struck last year with Japan and comes ahead of talks next week with the Mercosur bloc of Argentina, Brazil, Paraguay and...
  • EXCLUSIVE: Israeli Company Is Combatting BDS Movement Through Monthly Gift Boxes

    03/25/2018 4:06:16 AM PDT · by judeasamaria · 5 replies
    Breitbart ^ | Mar 22, 2018 | Adelle Nazarian
    An Israeli company located in Judea and Samaria is working to combat the anti-Israel Boycott, Divestment, and Sanctions (BDS) movement through a monthly box subscription that allows supporters throughout the world the opportunity to be part of the Israel experience. Aryeh Powers, the director of marketing for Lev HaOlam, told Breitbart News that these gift boxes — which include items that are boycotted by anti-Israel entities as part of the BDS movement — reach thousands of people worldwide. “We send thousands of packages to people in multiple countries per month,” he said. These packages are sent to over 40 countries...
  • Call to UN Secretary-General: Suspend Human Rights Commissioner

    03/20/2018 4:52:47 AM PDT · by judeasamaria · 7 replies
    Arutz Sheva ^ | March 20, 2018 | Mordechai Sones
    Citizens from more than 30 countries around the world appealed to the UN Secretary-General to suspend UN Human Rights Commissioner Zaid Ra'ad al-Hussein after calling Judea and Samaria communities a "war crime", following the latest report he issued regarding the pace of construction for Jews in Judea and Samaria. "While tens of thousands of people are being slaughtered in Syria, and while women's rights are being disregarded in Iran, the Human Rights Commissioner is issuing a report on the settlement movement in Israel, which details construction information, calling it a war crime", mentioned the letter. "The Commissioner' s obsession with...
  • Donald Trump just Saved the U.S. 5G Industry from China

    03/12/2018 6:53:09 PM PDT · by muleskinner · 109 replies
    Gordon Chang | John Batchelor Show
    Donald Trump, in only the 4th time in 70 years, disallowed the merger of Broadcom and QUALCOMM. Broadcom is the 5G leader out of Singapore with ties to Huawei, the giant Chinese electronics conglomerate that's also heavily tied to the PLA. The merger would have resulted in the dismantling of Qualcomm, with Broadcom and Huawei taking any advanced 5G technology and leaving the rest for scraps.
  • USS John McCain’s ‘sudden turn’ led to deadly collision that killed 10 sailors

    03/08/2018 7:26:42 AM PST · by DFG · 86 replies
    Reuters via NY Post ^ | 03/08/2018 | Reuters
    A US guided missile destroyer’s deadly collision with an oil tanker near Singapore in 2017 was caused by “a sudden turn” made by the warship that put it in the path of the commercial vessel, said a report by the Singapore government Thursday. The collision on Aug. 21, which killed 10 sailors and was one of a handful of incidents in the Asia Pacific region involving US Navy warships, raised questions about Navy training and led to the removal of a number of officers. “The collision between the USS John S McCain (JSM) and Alnic MC (AM) as they were...
  • Persevere[Charismatic Caucus]

    03/02/2018 9:27:41 AM PST · by Jedediah
    Perseverance is The blood , sweat and tears of the persecuted for My names sake but be reassured that all of Heaven is with you in all you do and say by My spirit and for My glory . 1 Corinthians 9:24 24Do you not know that in a race all the runners run, but only one gets the prize? Run in such a way as to get the prize. Hebrews 12:1 Therefore, since we are surrounded by such a great cloud of witnesses, let us throw off everything that hinders and the sin that so easily entangles. And let...
  • Exclusive: U.S. prepares high-seas crackdown on North Korea sanctions evaders - sources

    02/26/2018 5:20:57 PM PST · by TigerLikesRooster · 26 replies
    Reuters ^ | February 24, 2018 | Matt Spetalnick, Phil Stewart, David Brunnstrom
    Exclusive: U.S. prepares high-seas crackdown on North Korea sanctions evaders - sources Matt Spetalnick, Phil Stewart, David Brunnstrom WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The Trump administration and key Asian allies are preparing to expand interceptions of ships suspected of violating sanctions on North Korea, a plan that could include deploying U.S. Coast Guard forces to stop and search vessels in Asia-Pacific waters, senior U.S. officials said. Washington has been talking to regional partners, including Japan, South Korea, Australia and Singapore, about coordinating a stepped-up crackdown that would go further than ever before in an attempt to squeeze Pyongyang’s use of seagoing trade...
  • Singapore Hotel Guest Asks for Photo of Jeff Goldblum Next to Bed, Hotel Delivers

    02/26/2018 10:34:44 AM PST · by nickcarraway · 24 replies
    The Jakarta Post ^ | Mon, February 26, 2018 | Lydia Lam
    "My wife has already booked our dinner for two at the pool grill for Friday Feb 16 at 7.30pm," reads an e-mail by a guest to a hotel in Singapore. "Our only other request is to have the attached photo of Jeff Goldblum next to our bed." The hotel in question - Singapore Marriott Tang Plaza Hotel in Orchard Road - delivered. It put up a collage of the 65-year-old Jurassic Park actor on the pillow for the guest, identified only by the name Elliott. Read also: #MeToo controversy dominates Berlin filmfest opening There was also a photo of a...
  • The Harvest is ready now [charismatic caucus]

    02/25/2018 8:22:06 AM PST · by Jedediah · 6 replies
    The time to plow is over for the seeds are bearing fruit for I have gone before you as David in the Valley of Breakthrough . So speak and declare My Words of Righteousness given to all those that believe on Me for "Truly" The Harvest is ready to be brought into the Storehouse That is , "My Kingdom on Earth as it is in Heaven" for "Truly" You "ARE " My Keepers of My Love and ONE True Light EMMANUEL ( God with us ) JOHN 4:34-38 34 Jesus said to them, “My food is to do the will...
  • Uber Eats guy takes condo resident's $343 parcel after delivering food to her neighbour

    02/22/2018 10:04:56 AM PST · by nickcarraway · 18 replies
    STOMP/Straits Times ^ | 22 February 2018
    Instead of leaving after finishing his delivery run, a man was caught on camera lingering in the corridor of a condominium along Dunearn Road and taking a resident's parcel instead. The Dunearn Suites resident, Stomper binary0018, said she had been expecting a courier delivery from FedEx on Feb 19. As she was not home, the courier called at around 6pm to inform her that he had left her parcel on her doorstep. According to Binary0018, her parcel contained $343.31 worth of beauty products and toiletries. She told Stomp on Feb 20: "I was okay with it as my condo is...
  • The Reverential Fear of The LORD[Charismatic Caucus]

    02/14/2018 9:29:35 AM PST · by Jedediah · 2 replies
    The wisdom of the ages are here to be had, But it is the spirit of understanding that will make you glad, For though wisdom is a Ruby, understanding is its light , Revealing Revelation that brings delight, And so it is when your eyes are opened to The All of Me, Through all 7 eyes of The Spirit you shall see, For truly if you retain them with out first having the Fear of The Lord, All these spirits fail to become your Faith and sword, And So it is in all your getting for wisdom to come, You...
  • Sukhois sizzle in Singapore

    02/12/2018 8:28:59 AM PST · by sukhoi-30mki · 11 replies
    New Straits Times ^ | February 11, 2018 | HARIS HUSSAIN
    ‘FAB’ hauls his gargantuan Sukhoi Su-30MKM Flanker into a gentle left turn, plugs the ‘burners for some airspeed and levels off before pulling back on the stick and grabbing sky like a moon-bound Saturn V. Outside, vortices stream from the multirole fighter’s canard foreplanes as moisture is literally squeezed from the humid Singapore air. The humidity is a God-send for those looking for some spectacular ‘vapes’. “One thousand… two thousand… three thousand…” The minute the count reaches “Four thousand…”, Lt Col Faisal Abu Bakar, callsign Fab, kicks left rudder and grunts inside his Ulmer Su30 UECT 82VB oxygen mask as...
  • ‘A world of difference’: How RSAF’s first fighter jet compares to its current warplanes (Singapore)

    02/09/2018 6:25:14 AM PST · by sukhoi-30mki
    Channel NewsAsia ^ | 04 Feb 2018 | Aqil Haziq Mahmud
    The Hawker Hunter (top) and F-15SG. (Photo: Mindef) SINGAPORE: Back in the day, a bombing run with the Republic of Singapore Air Force’s (RSAF) earliest fighter jet, the Hawker Hunter, meant first completing a math exercise. Before setting off, pilots would bury themselves in charts and tables, manually calculating the perfect trajectory for the bomb drop. They must consider the day’s wind and humidity, then figure out how high the aircraft should fly and how much it will drift. Once airborne, they intentionally aim off target and release the bomb. “One degree off your dive angle and the bomb will...
  • Local Pablo Escobar-themed bar draws ire from Embassy of Colombia

    02/07/2018 11:27:42 AM PST · by nickcarraway · 5 replies
    Marketing Interactive ^ | 07/02/2018 Wed
    The Embassy of Colombia in Singapore has criticised a new local bar for taking on a Pablo Escobar theme. The bar, named Escobar, features murals dedicated to Escobar, a late Colombian drug kingpin also known as “The King of Cocaine”, and included themed-menu offerings such as “Don Corleone” pizza and “Stab in Your Heart” burger, Yahoo News reported. The embassy’s letter to the Ministry of Foreign Affairs said that idolising Escobar undermines the work done by successive Colombian governments, adding that the Colombian community in Singapore experienced “indignation” towards the issue. The embassy expressed unhappiness at the the bar being...
  • Woman Crashes Car Into Overhead Bridge After Being Startled by Cockroach

    01/29/2018 8:48:33 AM PST · by nickcarraway · 32 replies
    Channel News Asia ^ | 29 Jan 2018
    A 61-year-old woman crashed her car into the staircase of an overhead bridge in Jurong East after spotting a cockroach in her car. Pictures circulating online show a red Mazda mounted on a kerb with a badly damaged front bumper. According to the police, they were alerted at 7.30am on Friday (Jan 26) to the incident along Jurong East Central towards Science Centre Road. Channel NewsAsia understands that the sight of a cockroach in the car startled the woman as she was driving, causing her to lose control of her car. image: data:image/gif;base64,R0lGODlhAQABAAAAACH5BAEKAAEALAAAAAABAAEAAAICTAEAOw== The driver is said to have sustained...
  • Singapore’s crime rate is so low that many shops don’t even lock up

    01/18/2018 12:13:24 PM PST · by C19fan · 50 replies
    South China Morning Post ^ | January 16, 2018 | Uptin Saiidi
    Singapore was recently ranked second on the Economist Intelligence Unit’s Safe Cities Index for 2017, coming in just behind Tokyo. In 2016, the island nation’s police reported 135 total days without any crimes including snatch-theft, house break-ins and robbery. That low crime rate means many small businesses enjoy little concern about shoplifting.
  • China, Russia, and the Long 'Unipolar Moment'

    01/17/2018 10:22:52 AM PST · by GoldenState_Rose · 25 replies
    The Diplomat ^ | N. Sears
    Despite the “rise and fall of the unipolar concert,” China and Russia’s balancing strategies have backfired: they are not leading to multipolarity, but are actually reinforcing unipolarity. The reason is that China and Russia’s balancing strategies have focused on regional “revisionism,” which has provoked powerful responses in East Asia and Europe to contain them. Russia’s balancing strategy has to a large extent proven to be counter-productive. Instead of preventing the expansion of NATO through a “divide and conquer” strategy, or driving a diplomatic wedge between the United States and Europe, Russian revisionism has united NATO...Perhaps most illustrative of all, a...
  • ADVANCE

    01/13/2018 2:56:46 PM PST · by Jedediah · 3 replies
    Perspiration of blood comes from the mind of a True Heart for The Father's will at all cost to self for Truly as John The Baptist suffered all for Me even as I was with him, in this same manner I am eternally with you in all you do in My name . Advance my children for I have already given you the victory as Gideon and David for you Carry My Kingdom with you for Zion is your home even now onto forever and my angels surround you in the myriads . Your Trust in Me is your Shield...
  • Heart to heart

    12/26/2017 8:55:20 AM PST · by Jedediah · 4 replies
    Do you see my child I am calling you to meet me heart to heart for only as our hearts become one can we then walk together as one for I desire a convening of hearts as Emmaus and Truly your heart will burn and hunger for what I shall reveal " The Hidden Manna" that is yours to partake of freely for you have overcome much but there is more. Luke 24:13–35 On the Road to Emmaus 13 That very day ytwo of them were going to a village named Emmaus, about seven miles1 from Jerusalem, 14 and they...
  • Do you see Jesus in your life?[Charismatic Caucus]

    12/18/2017 9:06:29 AM PST · by Jedediah · 3 replies
    The Joshua Chronicles ^ | 12-18-17 | Bible
    Do you see me in yourself for truly I AM there but are you allowing me to reign supreme or is there another god in my place of worldly desires ? For truly I am the answer to each breath and step of your life and my staircase leads to me alone for truly I AM all you will ever need and in this revelation you shall find the peace that surpasses the understanding of mortal flesh and desires . So make Me the gold and silver you search for and desire and for truly My rewards are eternal and...