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Why ASEAN values mattered and what defines them? A shape of similarity on regionalism.

There are various regional organisations in the world that usually based on the geographical aspect of countries or same root of civilisation, such as in Western Europe with their classic culture and their Western Christianity, Eastern Europe with their Orthodox Christianity, and Arab Countries with Islam. 873 more words

International Relation

Whither ASEAN--The View of a Pessimist?

April 30, 2016

Whither ASEAN–The View of a Pessimist?

by Philip Bowring


As 2016 chair of the Association of South East Asian Nations (ASEAN), the Laotian People’s Democratic Republic is leading the group toward political irrelevance. 1,054 more words

International Affairs

Arbor Day

Grant Wood  Oil Painting  1932

School children in many US states today are planting trees to commemorate Arbor Day.  The first Arbor Day was celebrated in 1872 when the Secretary of the Nebraska Territory,  J. 395 more words


Brexit – Lies, lies and statistics

April 25, 2016

Brexit – Lies, lies and statistics

by Dr. Munir Majid


THE debate in Britain on whether the country should get out or remain in the European Union (EU) is fascinating on a number of scores.The statistics often adduced on the cost and benefit of doing one or the other have become mired in a sea of lies and contradiction. 1,181 more words


Secrets of the Secret Society in Idaho

Posted By: Vicky

Yesterday on the website of the local Twin Falls newspaper there was a major story concerning a “secret society” controversy between Republican leaders at the county level.    1,848 more words

Agenda 21


Two notable insights emerged from the joint meeting of local governments and school districts organized by Meridian Township on March 24.  Representatives of the City of Lansing, Lansing Township, City of East Lansing, our township, Okemos Public Schools, CATA, Consumers Energy, the Ingham County Road Department, and others gathered to discuss items of mutual interest. 375 more words