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AAGC cannot Counter BRI but it can act as a complementary

India is afraid of losing influence over its South Asian neighbours and is trying to counter Chinese Belt Road Initiative (BRI). While China is engaging itself with different infrastructural projects both in South Asia and the entire globe, India is attempting to counter it in South Asia through political intervention. 1,213 more words


Olympics and Orthodoxy: What it’s Like to Do Ministry in South Korea

By Carl Stagner

Since the Winter Olympics began on February 9, South Korea has found itself at the center of global attention. While there is indeed much news streaming out of PyeongChang, perhaps the real story is how God is at work among the Church of God congregations spread across the country. 634 more words

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Benazir Bhutto showed you can be a mother and prime minister I know, I am her son

After Jacinda Ardern announced her pregnancy, some questioned how she would cope. They should look at Pakistans late leader

Benazir Bhutto

Benazir Bhutto showed you can be a mother and “ministers “- I know, I am her son…

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The Australian Catholic Bishops Conference has decided to celebrate a Plenary Council for the Church in Australia in 2020.  In announcing the Council the bishops said: 419 more words

Activities Of Members

Feb.15: When is an Attack Actually Terrorism – Litecoin Mooning – 'The Secret of Brilliance Lies in Being Totally, Utterly Useless'

Feb. 15, 2018 (THE FERO REPORT)

1. The T-Word: When is an attack terrorism? The Los Angeles Times, Max Abrahams

  • “Use of the T-word is arguably straightforward for some tragedies — if, for instance, the perpetrators openly declare their allegiance to the Islamic State.
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Canada and the Revival of the Pacific-Rim Trade Agreement

Joost van de Loo

The Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP), now known as the Comprehensive and Progressive Agreement for Trans-Pacific Partnership (CPTPP), is an eleven-member trade agreement between Australia, Brunei, Canada, Chile, Japan, Malaysia, Mexico, New Zealand, Peru, Singapore, and Vietnam. 931 more words

Public Policy

Taiwan 2018: A few weeks in ...

Taiwan: to mid-February 2018

The Taiwan-China issue remains vibrant and ongoing.  There is near-daily comment in the newspapers about the ongoing situation:  China asserting pressures and Taiwan attempting to retain its independence (whilst not actually declaring independence).  814 more words

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