North Korea Ramps Up Boisterous Threats of Nuclear War – Typical Dictator Syndrome
North Korea is ramping up its political rhetoric and threats of nuclear war. The United Nations and the United States of America, along with all the nations in the six party talks have warned North Korea that we will not put up with their nuclear weapons program and new industry to sell nuclear weapons to rogue nations. North Korea has challenged the U.S., and said that if the United States Navy boards one of its ships or blocks it, or sinks it, N. Korea has said it will launch an attack on South Korea.Global Hunger Revelations
On Friday the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (“FAO”) threw a large and much needed bucket of ice-cold water straight into my face with the release of an incredibly surprising and disturbing report on world hunger. For the first time ever the world’s hungry exceeded one billion people or 15% of our planet’s population. A very sobering and chilling piece of news!Is There a Global Water Shortage?
The world is placing more emphasis on the current condition of water supplies across the globe. Most nations are guilty of implementing poor water management and conservation techniques, leading to shortages of this critical resource in a number of locations worldwide.Malaysia Online Newspaper
Malaysia as a developing country has seen a lot of development in terms of Information Technology recently. Such development naturally sparks chain reaction to other fields as well, such as the electronic media and to be specific the newspaper. Just a decade ago there was only a handful of online newspapers in Malaysia but at the time this article is written, there are 23 online newspapers which are currently active in Malaysia.Commonwealth Games 2010 and Indian Tourism Industry
Back with a new vigor is the Indian Tourism Industry and this time more so because of the deadly terrorist attacks on the country in the recent past. But times have now moved on and so has our hospitality industry.World Governments Find Middle Ground
Governments throughout the world are finding middle ground as the new world order systematically takes control. Communist and socialist countries are becoming more capitalistic, and republics are migrating to democracies, and eventually socialism. Transparency in government is becoming only rhetoric, and personal liberty is being stifled, and replaced with privileges and benefits.The Impact of Foreign Mosquitoes on the Galapagos Islands
A new mosquito is threatening the unique wildlife of the Galapagos Islands. Thought to be a “foreign” mosquito, studies released just this month show that the foreign invader may in fact be a native mosquito developing in an unusual way.Education in Jamaica
Recently Education Minister Andrew Holness has made the news on many occasions whether it be grading primary school principals or expressing what he really thinks about the GSAT examination. Andrew Holness has not been forceful in his capacity and also has not led in the right areas as the Minister of Education.Indonesia – An Overlooked Opportunity
We may consider China and India the leading players in south-east Asia, but lets not forget Indonesia. Indonesia offers various opportunities for profit both for exporters and importers. So lets take a closer look at Indonesia.The Bubble Has Burst – When New Creation is the Only Viable Option
Consider the distinction between “curing” and “healing” to choose with clarity and intention which approach we will take to our significant national and global challenges. To cure an illness or dis-ease is to make things the way they were before, getting things back to the way we are used to them being – getting us back in our “comfort zone” as quickly as possible. To cure something is to give it care, approach it with great concern, to go to whatever lengths are necessary to “fix it”. This has been our approach to our current challenges and it reflects where we our in our mass consciousness. We easily lose sight of a bigger picture. Therefore, from a place of fear and limited awareness, the obvious approach is to “revive” life as we once knew it. We can forget the fact that “how it was” wasn’t working very well and that things have, in fact, been crumbling into dysfunction and held up by false facades and manipulations of truth for a long time. To heal is to create wholeness.The Value of the Holiday Pound is on the Rise – Good Or Bad Thing?
After several months of deep concern, including a time when the UK Pound sterling rate almost leveled down to parity with the Euro rate, the prospects for holidays in Euro Zone destinations for UK travelers seemed bleak indeed. But this rise in the value of the Pound could still be seen as good news.