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Stop Shooting Us

Hands up, don’t shoot. Citizens in this country should not fear those who are supposed to be defending them; however, it has become a hard-hitting issue in the United States. 1,898 more words

Cuba legalises small, medium private businesses

It is the latest stage of reforms begun when President Raul Castro took over from his brother, Fidel in 2008.

Raul Castro has been trying to stimulate Cuba’s stagnant economy but has faced resistance from Cuban Communist Party hardliners. 152 more words

Politics

Rodrigo Duterte: A new era in the Philippines

“The old world is dying, and the new world struggles to be born,” Italian thinker Antonio Gramsci once said. Three decades after the downfall of the Marcos dictatorship, which left deep and lasting wounds on an impoverished nation, the Filipino people are once again clamouring for “change”. 858 more words

Politics

14 years on, Timor-Leste's success is still a work in progress

(Source: www.channelnewsasia.com)

DILI, Timor-Leste: This month, thousands of Timorese proudly gathered at the city of Ermera to celebrate their nation’s independence.

Southeast Asia’s youngest country, Timor-Leste gained its freedom in 2002 and since then has relied heavily on revenue from its oil and gas reserves to fund development. 425 more words

Current Affairs

19mm Ploprof 316 Reform Stainless Steel

Ploprof 316 Reform “SHARK” Mesh Band was inspired by the original Omega Seamaster 600m Ploprof mesh band. 316L stainless steel wire enhances the best performance of assigned finishing. 217 more words

On Universal health care  

If you are unfortunate enough to live in America like I do there is a better than likely chance that you pay for health care coverage, and if you don’t there is a chance you have to pay a fine out of your federal tax return. 1,488 more words