Categories Archives: Asia

Russia Implements Full Ban on Imports From US, Au, Canada, EU and Norway..

Russian PM Dmitry Medvedev has signed a decree on the full ban for imports of beef, pork, poultry meat, fish, cheese, milk, vegetables and fruit from Australia, Canada, the EU, the US and Norway. The ban will be in effect until August 7, 2015. Responding ...

North Korean Nuclear Test Causes Man-Made Earthquake: Cutting Through the Propaganda and Condemnations..

News and apprehension has come in after the confirmation that on 12 February 2013, North Korea conducted an underground nuclear test. Whilst many (including ourselves) often cite these reports as excuses to secure political condemnations against North Kor ...

Should We Even Be Concerned About the North Korea Rocket Launch?.

The headlines are abuzz with concern and panic with the news that North Korea is preparing to launch a long-range rocket after its failed attempt earlier this year. The United States have called the NoKor Rocket Launch a “highly provocative act” with ...

Radical Laws in the Philippines Could See Social Network Users Jailed Over Sharing, ‘Liking’, Re-Tweeting Etc..

With more than 25 million Filipinos on Facebook and close to 10 million on Twitter, Filipinos rank among the top 10 social network users in the world. So before you hit that ‘like’ button on Facebook or you re-tweet something you found amusing/passion ...

Global Protests Caused by Anti-Islam Clip “Innocence of Muslims” (Watch It Here!).

Featuring Photos of the Australian Riots and the video itself. There’s a reason that I’m going to cover a story that was news a few days ago and that’s because when it comes to freedom of speech and a religion that strays from everyday standards of ...

New Reports Detail the Torture of Anti-Gaddafi Members by U.S. Forces..

The Human Rights Watch (HRW) has released an alarming new report particularizing how the Bush Administration and supplementary linked governments tortured and caged opponents of former Libyan ruler Muammar Gaddafi. The HRW report is based on documents dis ...

Fukushima Not Over, Mega-Disaster Looms.

I have reported on the Fukushima nuclear accident several times, however, the situation is far from over. There is still the potential for an accident that ex-Prime Minister Naoto Kan of Japan has described as “an accident that would force the evacuatio ...