Category «Updates»

Big Biz: Helping Move Mfg Out of China

Trade war or not, manufacturing in the lowest-cost sectors will inevitably move out of China to places like Vietnam. How do you make money in China nowadays…as an export-oriented concern? Yes, this is a trick question whose answer should be obvious from the post title. Firms that help manufacturing concerns move their production facilities to …

BRP Jose Rizal Launched in South Korea

23 Mei 2019 BRP Jose Rizal is the first brand new Philippine Navy ship capable of anti-warfare, anti-surface warfare, anti-submarine warfare and electronic warfare operations (photo : Frances Mangosing)Philippines’ most modern warship launched in South KoreaULSAN, South Korea — The first ever missile-capable warship to be built for the Philippine Navy was transferred to the …

Athens turned red: Massive rally of the KKE sends message of hope and struggle (Photos)

A really massive and vivid rally of the Communist Party of Greece (KKE) took place on Wednesday afternoon in central Athens, just 4 days before the double European and local elections of May 26th.  Thousands of workers, young men and women, people of every age created a “red river” at Syntagma Square, sending a message …

Singapore and Indian Navies Conclude Annual Maritime Bilateral Exercise

23 Mei 2019 The Republic of Singapore Navy (RSN)’s missile corvette RSS Valiant (bottom right) and frigate RSS Steadfast (bottom left) sailing in formation with the Indian Navy (IN)’s destroyer INS Kolkata (top right) and oiler INS Shakti (top left) at the Singapore-India Maritime Bilateral Exercise (photo : Sing Mindef) The Republic of Singapore Navy …

HOW A TOWN CAN PROSPER; MULHOUSE; DUMFRIES

…. Mullhouse is a city in Eastern France. Mullhouse used to be considered ‘grim’, thanks to closed factories, closed shops and much poverty, unemployment and crime. Mulhouse. Mulhouse now has more shops opening than closing. This is said to be due to ‘smart planning, investment and community efforts’. From bleak to bustling: how one French …

Pesawat Tempur TNI AU Latihan Terbang Dini Hari

23 Mei 2019 Pesawat tempur Su-30 latihan terbang dini hari (photo : Sasan) Terkuak, 3 Pesawat Tempur Lanud Iswahjudi Ini Sumber Suara Gemuruh di Waktu Sahur Madiunpos.com, MAGETAN — Masyarakat di kawasan Madiun, Solo dan sekitarnya, hingga Yogyakarta, dikagetkan dengan suara gemuruh di udara yang terdengar bertepatan dengan waktu sahur atau menjelang Subuh.Suara gemuruh yang …

Pesawat Tempur TNI AU Latihan Terbang Dini Hari

23 Mei 2019 Pesawat tempur Su-30 latihan terbang dini hari (photo : Sasan) Terkuak, 3 Pesawat Tempur Lanud Iswahjudi Ini Sumber Suara Gemuruh di Waktu Sahur Madiunpos.com, MAGETAN — Masyarakat di kawasan Madiun, Solo dan sekitarnya, hingga Yogyakarta, dikagetkan dengan suara gemuruh di udara yang terdengar bertepatan dengan waktu sahur atau menjelang Subuh.Suara gemuruh yang …

STRIDE Developing Light Tank?

23 Mei 2019 Mock up of armoured vehicle with 105mm gun turret (photo : Mal MoD)On May 17, MINDEF’s Science and Technology Research Institute for Defence (STRIDE) has organised an Iftar ceremony where the Secretary General of MINDEF was invited to the event. He was shown to various display put up by various STRIDE departments …

Philippines Eyes Buying 1-2 P-3C Orion from US

23 Mei 2019 US Navy P-3C Orion (photo : Aria H Kanzaki)Lorenzana: PHL eyeing to acquire US surveillance planes due to be retired from service Defense Secretary Delfin  Lorenzana on Tuesday night expressed his interest in acquiring the P3C Orion surveillance planes that the US government will be retiring from service, to add to the …

SELF

“The reason Buddhists emphasize the lack of an independent self is to help each one of us get past the narcissistic devotion we normally feel toward our body. “Attachment to the self produces anger and greed, and keeps us bound firmly to ignorance.” Nirvana is when we no longer experience things in a ‘selfish’ manner.Who …