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  • Alleged Al-Qaeda Operative Sufaat Denies Terror Charges

    04/14/2002 3:42:11 PM PDT · by knighthawk · 4 replies · 518+ views
    Islam Online ^ | April 14 2002 | Kazi Mahmood
    JAKARTA, April 14 (IslamOnline) - Alleged Al-Qaeda operative, Yazid Sufaat, denied terror charges, while he admitted that he met two Arab nationals at his condominium in Kuala Lumpur two years ago, a news report from Malaysiakini.com said on Sunday. However, Sufaat, high on the FBI list of suspects from South East Asia, who might be members or operatives of the Al-Qaeda, stressed the duo could not be involved in the Sept 11 attacks as they were amputees shopping for prosthetic legs in Malaysia. The 37-year-old pathologist and former army captain, who is also a businessmen in Malaysia, told this to...
  • Ex-State Aide Recalls Hillaryís ĎSloppy Communicationsí With Staff

    05/27/2016 8:12:01 PM PDT · by MarvinStinson · 35 replies
    http://nypost ^ | May 27, 2016 | Bob Fredericks
    A former military adviser who worked for Hillary Clinton at the State Department says her ďsloppy communications with her senior staffĒ could have undermined two counterterrorism operations. Bill Johnson, the departmentís adviser to the special operations section of the US Pacific Command in 2010 and 2011, told Newsweek that secret plans to kill the head of a Filipino jihadi group and stop Chinese armaments being smuggled into Iraq both failed. ďI had several missions that went inexplicably wrong, with the targets one step ahead of us,Ē said Johnson, who worked in Air Force special ops for more than 25 years...
  • Philippine President-Electís Latest Insult Is Directed at Catholic Bishops

    05/27/2016 2:38:07 PM PDT · by NYer · 16 replies
    CNA/EWTN NEWS ^ | May 27, 2016 | CNA/EWTN NEWS
    MANILA, Philippines ‚ÄĒ The president-elect of the Philippines, Rodrigo Duterte, recently described the country‚Äôs bishops as corrupt and ‚Äúsons of whores‚ÄĚ for allegedly resorting to seeking favors from politicians. During a May 20 press conference, the president-elect described the Catholic Church as ‚Äúthe most hypocritical institution‚ÄĚ and insulted the Filipino bishops: ‚ÄúYou sons of whores, aren‚Äôt you ashamed? You ask for so many favors, even from me.‚ÄĚCurrently mayor of Davao City, Duterte has built his political image as a tough leader. Nicknamed¬† ‚ÄúThe Punisher‚ÄĚ by Time magazine, Duterte brought law and order to Davao, which was known in the ‚Äô70s...
  • After 'sons of whores' comment, Philippines' Duterte says he will defy Church w/ three-child policy

    05/23/2016 12:51:50 PM PDT · by 2ndDivisionVet · 39 replies
    Yahoo! News ^ | May 23, 2016 | Reuters
    MANILA (Reuters) - Philippine President-elect Rodrigo Duterte said he will defy the Roman Catholic Church and seek to impose a three-child policy, putting him on a new collision course with the bishops a day after he called them "sons of whores". The southern mayor has yet to be declared the May 9 poll winner, but an unofficial vote count by an election commission-accredited watchdog showed him ahead over his four rivals, three of whom conceded defeat. Duterte assumes office on June 30. Duterte's often outrageous comments have won him huge support and his tirades about killing criminals and a joke...
  • Case Study of Out-of-Control Transnational Adjudicative Body

    05/23/2016 6:16:47 AM PDT · by Sean_Anthony · 1 replies
    Canada Free Press ^ | 05/23/16 | Joseph Klein
    Tribunalís conduct serves as a case study of the dangers in delegating too much ill-defined juridical power to an unaccountable, non-democratic transnational institution Multilateral treaties have become a bedrock of international law, especially since the end of World War II. More than 600 multilateral treaties have been sponsored by the United Nations out of the approximately 8,000 multilateral treaties entered into since World War II. In setting out the partiesí rights and obligations, norms of behavior and dispute resolution mechanisms, carefully written treaties that have buy-in from the member countries can reduce the potential for resort to armed conflict or...
  • San Jose Man Convicted On Sex Tourism, Obstruction Charges

    05/22/2016 7:21:08 PM PDT · by EveningStar · 23 replies
    A federal jury has found a San Jose man who traveled to Manila several times to have sex with an underage girl guilty of sex tourism. A federal jury on Friday also convicted 56-year-old Michael Lindsay of obstruction charges.
  • The Testimony of Jesus Christ [Charismatic Caucus]

    05/17/2016 7:22:47 AM PDT · by Jedediah · 1 replies
    bible, The Joshua Chronicles ^ | 5-17-16 | bible ,Holy Spirit
    Supernatural experiences are happening now with in my Body and Bride but do not let this distract you for though you walk on the waters with me it is My Testimony that keeps you afloat for I AM in and through all things and it is as you cause others to understand My love for them that I elevate you to walk in the heavenlies for you are not earthly bound and it is "My Spirit IN YOU" that performs what seems impossible to others for as Stephen did now you shall do ! Acts 6 Seven Chosen to Serve...
  • Philippine president-elect Duterte vows to kill criminals (Well, There goes the legislature.)

    05/15/2016 2:48:38 PM PDT · by NormsRevenge · 26 replies
    AFP on Yahoo ^ | 5/15/16 | Ayee Macaraig - AFP
    Philippines' president-elect Rodrigo Duterte vowed Sunday to reintroduce capital punishment and give security forces "shoot-to-kill" orders in a devastating war on crime. In his first press conference since winning the May 9 elections in a landslide, the tough-talking mayor of southern Davao city warned his campaign threats to kill were not rhetoric. "What I will do is urge Congress to restore (the) death penalty by hanging," Duterte, 71, told a press conference in Davao. He also said he would give security forces "shoot-to-kill" orders against organised criminals or those who violently resisted arrest. "If you resist, show violent resistance, my...
  • Historic 1886 Winchester rifle draws world record-breaking $1.2 million at auction

    05/14/2016 2:17:33 PM PDT · by jazusamo · 100 replies
    The Washington Times ^ | May 14, 2016 | Jennifer Harper
    It has a fine walnut stock, a blue finish and a very simple inscription that reads ďAlbee to Lawton.Ē But this 19th-century rifle has become the most expensive single firearm ever sold at auction according to the Rock Island Auction Company, which recently sent the historic piece to a new destiny with an undisclosed buyer. The price: $1,265,000. ďOther guns have sold higher as a pair, but no other single firearm surpasses this new world record. It was an honor to be entrusted with an American treasure,Ē said Kevin Hogan, president of the Illinois-based company. The rifle itself was a...
  • UN panel against torture flags 'excessive force' by Israel

    05/13/2016 8:55:51 AM PDT · by Olog-hai · 8 replies
    Associated Press ^ | May 13, 2016 8:39 AM EDT | Jamey Keaten
    A U.N. panel against torture on Friday expressed concerns about allegations of ďexcessive use of force,Ē including deadly force, by Israeli security forces in Palestinian areas, and warned about authorities barring access to detained suspects, including minors. The Committee Against Torture, which works under the office of the U.N. human rights chief, released its ďconcluding observationsĒ about Israel and five other countries ó France, Tunisia, Saudi Arabia, Turkey and the Philippines ó as part of regular reviews by the panel. [Ö] In a 12-page segment on Israel, the committee pointed to ďallegations of excessive use of force, including lethal force,...
  • U.S. official signals willingness to work with Philippines' Newly Elected President Duterte

    05/11/2016 11:09:37 AM PDT · by SeekAndFind · 4 replies
    NYSE Post ^ | 05/11/2016
    "We'll wait for the official results and we can comment more directly there about our ability to work with the winners of that election", he said. The vice president looks likely to be Leni Robredo, a social activist who is now slightly ahead of Bongbong Marcos, the son of a former dictator Ferdinand Marcos. He said his law and order policy had been the key to his success. On Monday, Duterte was asked to comment on his image as an advocate of mass-murder of crime suspects. But an estimated 500,000 people turned out for Duterte's last rally just as outgoing...
  • How the ĎDonald Trump of the Eastí romped into office despite a shocking campaign

    05/10/2016 10:35:13 AM PDT · by GilGil · 10 replies
    Medium ^ | 5/10/2016 | Pauline Eadie
    Mayor Rodrigo Duterte of Davao City in Mindanao is now president elect of the Philippines. His path to the presidency was controversial, riddled with expletives and reduced his detractors to mud slinging and comparisons with Hitler. But the mud failed to stick: with almost all precincts reporting, he looked to have won the race to the presidency with more than 15m votes and nearly 40% of the vote. His nearest rivals have conceded defeat. Duterte came to the presidential race late, prompted by a Senatorial Electoral Tribunal decision to allow Senator Grace Poe to run for the presidency. Her presidential...
  • Philippine boxing legend Manny Pacquiao punches way into Senate

    05/10/2016 4:51:56 AM PDT · by SeekAndFind · 10 replies
    Asia One ^ | 05/10/2016
    MANILA - Boxing hero Manny Pacquiao is virtually assured of a seat in the upper house Senate, according to election results Tuesday which take him a step closer to his dream of the Philippines presidency. Pacquiao, 37, whose rise from desperate street kid to boxing superstar has made him one of the nation's biggest heroes, retired from boxing last month to become a full-time politician. With over 91 per cent of voting centres accounted for from Monday's polls, the winner of an unprecedented eight world championships had garnered 14.94 million votes, more than enough to enter the Senate. Pacquiao placed...
  • Rodrigo Duterte claims Philippines's presidency, vows crime crackdown

    05/10/2016 4:51:15 AM PDT · by SeekAndFind · 5 replies
    Incendiary Philippine politician Rodrigo Duterte vowed on Tuesday a relentless crackdown on crime after claiming a landslide presidential victory built on foul-mouthed populist tirades that exposed deep voter anger at the establishment. The 71-year-old firebrand stormed to victory in Monday's election, securing an insurmountable lead of nearly six million votes over his nearest rival, as a growing global howl for strong, populist leaders swept across the Southeast Asian nation. Duterte, the longtime mayor of the southern city of Davao, captivated Filipinos with vows of brutal but quick solutions to crime and poverty, while offering himself as a decisive strongman capable...
  • Philippines elects first transgender woman to congress

    05/10/2016 4:34:42 AM PDT · by simpson96 · 16 replies
    CNN ^ | 5/10/2016 | Robert Sawatzky
    (CNN) ó Voters have made history in the Philippines, electing their first ever transgender politician to the House of Representatives.Liberal Party candidate Geraldine Roman trounced her closest rival in the congressional district of Bataan, winning 62% of the unofficial vote count with 99% of precincts reporting. It's a significant milestone for the LGBT community in the Catholic-dominated Philippines, where gays, lesbians and transgenders have been publicly ridiculed by some politicians and public figures.Earlier this year, eight-time world boxing champion Manny Pacquiao sparked worldwide condemnation and outrage in the Philippines for saying gay people are "worse than animals." He later apologized...
  • Controversial mayor Rodrigo Duterte wins Philippine president election following incendiary campaign

    05/09/2016 3:24:09 PM PDT · by buwaya · 52 replies
    ABC Local ^ | 5-9-2916 | Adam Harvey
    Controversial mayor Rodrigo Duterte wins Philippine presidential election following incendiary campaign By South-East Asia correspondent Adam Harvey, wires Updated about an hour ago Presidential candidate Rodrigo Duterte speaks at an election campaign rally in Manila PHOTO: Rodrigo Duterte said he would "accept the mandate of the people". (AFP: Mohd Rasfan) RELATED STORY: Controversial Mayor Duterte leads Philippines election vote countRELATED STORY: Philippines presidential candidate jokes about Australian missionary's rape MAP: Philippines Anti-establishment firebrand Rodrigo Duterte has claimed a huge win in the Philippine presidential elections after an incendiary campaign dominated by his profanity-laced vows to kill criminals. Key points: Rodrigo...
  • MONDO WASHINGTON: Manila Enveloped in Oklahoma Bombing Case

    03/26/2002 2:13:50 PM PST · by Senator Pardek · 3 replies · 159+ views
    Villagevoice.com ^ | March 27 2002 | James Ridgeway
    Fourteen survivors and victims of the Oklahoma City bombing in April 1995 filed suit against Iraq in federal district court in Washington, D.C., last week, claiming that Iraqi officials gave money and training to Tim McVeigh and Terry Nichols. McVeigh was executed last April. Nichols, convicted of manslaughter and given a life sentence in federal court, is awaiting trial in Oklahoma state court, where survivors are determined that he get a death sentence. Nearly a year after McVeigh's execution, the case remains controversial. Families of victims have accused the federal government of shoddy detective work, and some even have claimed...
  • Abu (Sayyaf)part of Oklahoma blast

    04/01/2002 7:15:07 PM PST · by repubmom · 31 replies · 261+ views
    Manila Times ^ | April 1, 2002 | Dorian Zumel Sicat
    (NOTE: Basilan Provincial Information Officer, Christopher Puno was present in the ward at Basilan Community Hospital when I interviewed Elmina Abdul, less than two weeks prior to her death.) ISABELA CITY, Basilan Ė Elmina Abdul, widow of one of the Abu Sayyaf co-founders, Edwin Angeles, died in the pre-dawn hours of Saturday, March 30. Ten days before she died, she talked with this writer in confidence while lying on her deathbed at Basilan Community Hospital. I was the last, if not the only reporter, to ever talk with her. Elmina was Edwinís fourth and last wife. She met him in...
  • WATCH: ISIS in Philippines Beheads Canadian John Ridsdel (NSFW OP)

    05/08/2016 9:16:24 PM PDT · by Vendome · 50 replies
    HEAVY ^ | May 3, 2016 | Sam Prince
    In a new video purportedly released by Islamic State affiliate Abu Sayyaf, Canadian hostage John Ridsdel is beheaded after Canadaís refusal to pay the terrorists his ransom. In the latest video, ISIS crudely beheads Ridsdel. Watch the video above. Viewer discretion is advised.
  • Philippines election: Exit polls put controversial mayor Rodrigo Duterte way ahead

    05/08/2016 4:53:16 PM PDT · by SeekAndFind · 95 replies
    ABC News ^ | 05/08/2016 | South-East Asia correspondent Adam Harvey in Manila,
    Exit polling of overseas Filipino voters are suggesting hardline mayor Rodrigo Duterte will be elected the country's president in today's vote. Key points: Duterte has between 52 and 85 per cent of vote in overseas exit polls Davao mayor promises voters "comfortable life" under his rule Critics voice concerns over Duterte's past Result could be known as early as Monday night, officials say The polls show Mr Duterte way in front of his nearest rivals, the moderate candidates Grace Poe and Manuel "Mar" Roxas. He has between 52 to 85 per cent of the vote in 15 countries where exit...
  • HMS Illustrious the final surviving warship from the Falklands War is heading for the junkyard

    05/07/2016 10:53:50 AM PDT · by sukhoi-30mki · 12 replies
    THE DAILY MAIL ^ | 7 May 2016 | ZZY FERRIS
    Britain's last working aircraft carrier and the final surviving warship from the Falklands War is heading for the scrapyard. At least three proposals to preserve HMS Illustrious for alternative uses have failed due to her size and the cost of maintenance. The ship, decommissioned in 2014, is now likely to follow its sister carriers and be sent to Turkey for scrap. HMS Ark Royal was scrapped for £2.9 million in 2013 and HMS Invincible fetched around £2 million in 2011. It is thought the ship, which was rushed in to service for the Falklands War and went on to sail...
  • Filipino mayor draws huge crowd in show of force before vote

    05/07/2016 11:15:38 AM PDT · by DFG · 2 replies
    AP via Yahoo ^ | 05/07/2016 | TERESA CEROJANO and JIM GOMEZ
    The outspoken city mayor who is the front-runner in the Philippine presidential race drew the largest crowd Saturday as the candidates held their final rallies, despite efforts by the president to block his election bid over fears he could threaten the country's democracy. After crisscrossing the archipelago nation, the five presidential candidates, led by Mayor Rodrigo Duterte, converged in the vote-rich capital Manila as three months of bruising campaigning came to an end ahead of Monday's election. About 300,000 people turned up at Duterte's rally at a historic grandstand by Manila Bay where presidential inaugurations have been held, according to...
  • Lest We Forget - Corregidor Surrenders May 6, 1942

    05/05/2016 11:55:05 AM PDT · by Oatka · 26 replies
    Lest We Forget - Corregidor Surrenders May 6, 1942
  • Canadian Tourist John Ridsdel BEHEADED in Philippines by ISIS-Tied Muslim Group

    04/26/2016 12:34:59 PM PDT · by Lera · 29 replies
    Pamela Geller ^ | April 25, 2016 | Pamela Geller
    Prime Minister Justin Trudeau called the beheading "an act of cold-blooded murder." Yes, and the sky is blue. But what is he going to do about it? Nothing. ISIS and this Islamic group, Abu Sayyaf, which pledged its allegiance to ISIS, have nothing to fear from this dandy. He has said repeatedly that Canada was not at war with ISIS. Well, ISIS is at war with you, damn fool. Obama's lapdog, PM Trudeau, would not comment on the fate of the other hostages -- fellow Canadian Robert Hall, Hall's Filipino girlfriend, Marites Flor, and a Norwegian, Kjartan Sekkingstad. Of course...
  • Canada PM condemns 'cold-blooded murder' of Philippines hostage

    04/25/2016 5:59:27 PM PDT · by ch.man · 51 replies
    Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau condemned on Monday the execution of a Canadian hostage by Abu Sayyaf militants in the Philippines, calling it "an act of cold-blooded murder."
  • Philippine president vows to stop new Marcos rule

    04/25/2016 11:55:11 AM PDT · by DFG · 5 replies
    Yahoo ^ | 04/25/2016 | AFP
    Philippine President Benigno Aquino on Monday said he would do his best to prevent the family of late dictator Ferdinand Marcos from returning to power. Aquino, whose father and namesake Benigno "Ninoy" Aquino was detained and then killed by Marcos forces, made the remark as the dictator's son is vying for the vice presidency. While Aquino is stepping down after his single six-year term this year, Marcos's son, Ferdinand Marcos Jnr., is leading in the race for the vice presidency in the May 9 elections. Marcos's flamboyant widow, Imelda, has openly said she wants her son to become president and...
  • 'Death Squad' Mayor Running For Philippine President Talking Tough Like Donald Trump

    04/23/2016 11:39:44 AM PDT · by SeekAndFind · 13 replies
    Forbes ^ | 04/22/2016 | Donald Kirk
    The Philippines has its own version of Donald Trump, and heís campaigning as hard for the presidency of the Philippines as is Trump in the U.S. Heís shouting out controversial charges and claims about as often as Trump, and heís about the same age. The difference is that Rodrigo Duterte, the 70-year-old mayor of Davao, the countryís fourth largest city and largest on the strife-torn large southern island of Mindanao, is a long-time politico with a reputation for brutality whereas Trump is a real estate tycoon whose tough talk may or may not translate into deeds. While Trump was building...
  • Duterte: US and Australian Ambassadors should 'Shut Their Mouths'. Warns of Cutting Diplomatic Ties.

    04/22/2016 2:53:47 AM PDT · by sunrise_sunset · 9 replies
    Rappler, AFP ^ | 4/21 | N/A/
    MANILA, Philippines Ė Trash-talking Philippine presidential favorite Rodrigo Duterte has warned he is prepared to cut diplomatic ties with the United States and Australia after their ambassadors criticized his joke about the jailhouse rape of a missionary. Duterte also told the ambassadors to "shut their mouths," as controversy continued to rage over his comments in which he said he wanted to have been the first to rape the Australian woman who was brutalized and murdered in a 1989 prison riot. "If I become president, go ahead and sever it (diplomatic ties)," Duterte, 71, said on the campaign trial on Wednesday...
  • Leading Philippine presidential contender: Rape victim 'so beautiful' he wishes he had 'been 1st'

    04/19/2016 4:51:07 PM PDT · by ghosthost · 18 replies
    Washington Post ^ | 4-18-2016 | Travis Andrews
    All the women were raped so during the first assault, because they retreated, the bodies they used as a cover, one of them was the corpse of the Australian woman layminister. Tsk, this is a problem. When the bodies were brought out, they were wrapped. I looked at her face, son of a bitch, she looks like a beautiful American actress. Son of a bitch, what a waste. What came to mind was, they raped her, they lined up. I was angry because she was raped, thatís one thing. But she was so beautiful, the mayor should have been first....
  • 3D Printing Houses from Concrete

    04/15/2016 4:39:22 PM PDT · by 2ndDivisionVet · 15 replies
    Hackaday ^ | April 15, 2016 | James Hobson
    Weíve seen 3D-printed houses before, but most make use of prefabricated chunks. This hurricane and tornado resistant hotel suite in the Philippines was printed in one shot. Sound familiar? This is the work of [Andrey Rudenko], who started by building a concrete 3D printer in his garage 2 years ago, moved on to 3D printing his kids a concrete castle in his backyard later that year and now appears to have a full-blown company offering commercial 3D printed houses. Way to go [Andrey]! The building was designed in Sketchup no less, and the printer makes use of Pronterface for the...
  • Two Years Ago Today: Boko Haram Seizes 276 Christian Schoolgirls

    04/14/2016 5:12:10 AM PDT · by LSUfan · 16 replies
    Terror Trends Bulletin ^ | 14 Apr 16 | Christopher W. Holton
    Two years ago today the savage barbarians of Boko Haram, an Islamic jihadist organization, kidnapped 276 Christian schoolgirls in Nigeria. At the time, this was but the latest example of Boko Haramís reign of terror. Up to that point, Boko Haram specifically targeted and slaughtered ChristiansĖespecially Christian worshippers on Christian Holy Days, such as Christmas, Palm Sunday and Easter. In fact, Boko Haram is said to be directly responsible for more deaths than the Islamic State (ISIS). But it wasnít until they kidnapped these hundreds of schoolgirls that the world was finally awoken to the danger that Boko Haram posed....
  • A Word For The Leaders and Body of Christ Jesus[Charismatic Caucus]

    04/11/2016 2:13:27 PM PDT · by Jedediah
    The Joshua Chronicles, Bible ^ | 4-11-16 | Bible, Holy Spirit
    I AM looking for unity, I AM looking for my love working in you in such a way that you see your brother and sistersí needs above your own.Let there be great charity among you, yes, but this love comes from me through you and as you see others as part of your body without paper or pen. It is then they become part of you and you come to abide in Me. There is no room for arrogance and vanity, just my love and the fruit thereof,For it is only in oneness you then have gained the access ďas...
  • Indian firm offers lowest bid for P16-B Navy frigates project (Philippines)

    04/01/2016 7:54:59 PM PDT · by sukhoi-30mki · 11 replies
    philstar.com ^ | April 1, 2016 | Alexis Romero
    MANILA, Philippines ó An Indian company has offered the lowest bid for the purchase of two frigates for the Philippine Navy, one of the biggest projects in the military's modernization program. Garden Reach Shipbuilders & Engineers Ltd., a state-run firm, has been declared the lowest bidder for the multi-billion peso frigate acquisition project, Defense Undersecretary Fernando Manalo told The STAR in a recent interview. Garden Reach offered to supply the ships for P15.047 billion, about P950 million lower than the P16 billion approved budget for the project. A total of four firms joined the bidding for the project last month....
  • The Matrix of Heaven (Part 2)[Charismatic Caucus]

    03/28/2016 11:41:08 AM PDT · by Jedediah · 1 replies
    the Joshua Chronicles,bible ^ | 3-28-16 | Holy Spirit,Bible
    The Matrix of Heaven is about to be, Your template and Tapestry, Yeah everything falling into place right where you are, For I am with you as you are in my hands I am your car, Your transportation immaculately Let your visions come to life in Me, For I am your shelter ,sword and arm, I place you far from harm, just be here with me , I will show you where you are to be No more crying but eternal joy, My angels surround you they have already been deployed look up You are already in my lap for...
  • China just ran into a problem with its only friend in the South China Sea [ Indonesia ]

    03/29/2016 5:55:26 PM PDT · by george76 · 2 replies
    yahoo ^ | March 23, 2016 | Jeremy Bender
    China has just had a run-in with its only friend in the South China Sea, and that could complicate matters for Beijing as it continues to try to take a more aggressive stance in the region. On March 19, an official Indonesian vessel detained a Chinese fishing trawler that was operating in Indonesia's exclusive economic zone (EEZ) off the coast of the Natuna islands. The islands are on the periphery of the South China Sea, and their EEZ abuts China's self-declared Nine-Dash Line, which Beijing uses to mark its claims in the region. In the past, Indonesia has not had...
  • THE MATRIX OF HEAVEN [charismatic Caucus]

    03/28/2016 6:26:06 AM PDT · by Jedediah · 11 replies
    Bible , The joshua Chronicles ^ | 3-28-16 | Bible , Holy Spirit
    The Matrix of Heaven is about to extract the riches of the wicked and deliver them into the hands of My Children "Today" as I delivered Canaan into the hands of My beloved for you "are" My Beloved and I AM yours . . . Now as you raise and stretch out your hands as Moses with My Sword as your Scepter(authority) I SHALL part the waters for you \ ~~~ / My Children in many ways Lands of opportunity( The Harvest fields) People of placement (networking of The kingdom) Yards into miles ( Favor) And Blocks into kingdoms (...
  • Question For Freepers In The Philippines

    03/26/2016 8:03:48 AM PDT · by Lurker · 66 replies
    Self | 3/26/2016 | Lurker
    I'm looking for information from Freepers residing in the Philippenes. My parents are retired and are considering a move there. The Pastor at their church is Filipino and recommended it. I mentioned that some folks on the forum live there so they asked me if I could dig around here for some information. Dad is looking for info on the process, what are safe and friendly parts of the country to look at, that sort of thing. Dad is a retired IT guy, mom was a housewife but has a teaching background. Any help would be greatly appreciated. Thanks in...
  • U.S. Federal Reserve Bank Hacked, Possible $100 Million Theft

    03/15/2016 10:19:32 AM PDT · by SeekAndFind · 30 replies
    TruNews ^ | 03/10/2016
    Bangladesh’s central bank said on Monday its account with the US Federal Reserve Bank of New York had been hacked and money had been stolen from it, but that it had recovered some of the funds. The theft occurred February 5th, but officials are just now making public the size of the theft.Bangladesh Bank said it had traced some of the money to the Philippines and was working with anti-money laundering authorities there.However, the Federal Reserve Bank of New York denied that its payments systems were breached: “To date, there is no evidence of any attempt to penetrate Federal Reserve...
  • North Korea ship impounded in Philippines as part of fresh sanctions

    03/05/2016 3:16:39 PM PST · by Jet Jaguar · 7 replies
    CNN ^ | Mar 4, 2016
    While North Korea keeps firing literal and figurative salvos, the world has responded with harsher sanctions -- ones that the Philippines has put into effect by detaining a ship from the reclusive East Asian nation. The Philippine government has impounded a North Korean freighter, the Jin Teng, in Subic Bay and plans to deport its crew, presidential spokesman Manuel Quezon III said in a radio interview, according to the official Philippines News Agency. This wouldn't have happened if not for Pyongyang's recent nuclear test and missile launch, and the global community's reaction to these defiant acts.
  • Philippines impounds North Korean ship under UN sanctions

    03/05/2016 4:49:22 AM PST · by Enlightened1 · 1 replies
    The Philippines said on Saturday it had impounded a North Korean vessel in response to tough new United Nations sanctions introduced in response to Pyongyang's recent nuclear and ballistic missile tests. The 6,830-tonne cargo ship Jin Teng will not be allowed to leave Subic port, northeast of the capital Manila, where it had been docked for three days and its crew will be deported, presidential spokesman Manolo Quezon said on state-run radio station Radyo ng Bayan. It was the first reported case of the sanctions -- the toughest to date, which were adopted late Wednesday by the UN Security Council...
  • Mummified sailor's haunting final message to dead wife written from ghost yacht

    03/01/2016 6:05:01 AM PST · by artichokegrower · 32 replies
    Mirror ^ | 1 Mar 2016 | Allan Hall , Sam Webb , Jon Dean
    A mummified adventurer found floating aboard a ghost yacht had penned a tragic final message to his dead wife. Manfred Fritz Bajorat, 59, was found by two fishermen at the weekend off the coast of the Philippines
  • Saudi cleric's shooting in Philippines captured on TV

    03/03/2016 12:29:51 PM PST · by DFG · 11 replies
    Yahoo ^ | 03/03/2016 | AFP
    A failed attempt to assassinate a prominent Saudi cleric in the Philippines was caught on television, showing the hooded assailant firing at the preacher from close range. The gunman walked toward Sheikh Aaidh al-Qarni's car on Tuesday night as he was leaving a packed auditorium in the southern port city of Zamboanga, where he had given a lecture. The assailant hid behind a crowd seeking selfies with a smiling Qarni as his vehicle slowly rolled out of the venue, footage on local station Mensahe TV showed. Qarni, who was on an Islamic State hit list, survived the attack with wounds...
  • China takes Philippine atoll

    03/01/2016 6:17:32 PM PST · by ch.man · 130 replies
    Philstar ^ | March 2nd, 20016 | Jaime Laude
    MANILA, Philippines Ė The Chinese have taken over another traditional Filipino fishing ground near Palawan where they have stationed up to five ships to keep local fishermen at bay, sources said. Now effectively under Chinese control is Quirino or Jackson Atoll, which has been a rich source of catch for a long time for fishermen from Palawan, Southern Luzon, Western Visayas and even Manila. Gray and white Chinese vessels have not left the atoll, which Filipino fishermen also call Jackson Five, because of the existence of five lagoons in the area. The Chinese are claiming almost the entire South China...
  • US would need massive military bases in the Philippines to alter South China Sea equation

    03/01/2016 1:28:29 PM PST · by 2ndDivisionVet · 19 replies
    Next Big Future ^ | February 29, 2016 | Brian Wang
    The Center for Strategic and International Studies (CSIS) has a map showing the coverage of China's airplanes and missiles based on islands in the South China Sea. One of China's highly developed islands in the northern part of the South China Sea, Woody Island, has been equipped with surface-to-air missiles and fighter aircraft. These moves have come just as many defense analysts have predicted for years and are likely an indication of things to come for China's other island outposts throughout the South China Sea. There is also evidence that China is installing a high-frequency long-range radar array on Cuarteron...
  • To those that Overcome yet not to the Lazy[Charismatic Caucus]

    03/01/2016 11:00:06 AM PST · by Jedediah
    The Joshua Chronicles ^ | 3-1-16 | bible
    My WORD to you is meant to be used and adhered to as the mighty men of David that willingly supported their king by leading in the battle no matter the numbers for they walked in My wisdom and their obedience came from actively pursuing the command of their king that walked in My understanding without fear. So it must be with you my children do not be like the sloth and bury the talents I have so graciously bestowed upon you for as you do it shall be multiplied onto you yet in this same manner I shall send...
  • Mummified body of German adventurer is found inside yacht drifting off the Philippines

    02/29/2016 10:59:20 AM PST · by PROCON · 57 replies
    dailymail.co.uk ^ | Feb. 29, 2016 | y ALLAN HALL and GIANLUCA MEZZOFIORE
    This is the mummified body of a German adventurer who was found dead drifting on his abandoned yacht at the weekend off the coast of southern Philippines. Manfred Fritz Bajorat, 59, was discovered by two fishermen aboard his yacht in the Pacific Ocean off the coast of Barobo town in Surigao del Sur. His body was sitting near to the radio telephone as if he was trying one last desperate Mayday call to save himself when he died.
  • 1904 Scientific America account of Moros and Pig's Blood

    02/29/2016 10:56:33 AM PST · by 11th_VA · 7 replies
    Scientific America ^ | Jan 2, 1904
    ... He succeeded in getting into the the city of Jolo where he seized a member of the 17th United States Infantry, and promptly disemboweled him. The murderer was caught by a sentry on guard ... It was decided to make an example of the Juramentado. Accordingly, a grave was dug without the walls of the city. Into this the murderer was unceremoniously dropped. A pig was then suspended above the grave by his hind legs, and the throat of the animal cut. Soon the body lay immersed in gore, the direst calamity that could happen to a Moro, his...
  • SAVING GRACE[charismatic Caucus]

    02/29/2016 9:33:33 AM PST · by Jedediah · 2 replies
    The Joshua Chronicles ^ | 2-29-16 | Holy Spirit ,Bible
    Do you see my children ? My Heart is for Saving Grace yet My Sword divides Light from darkness and there is still a battle over Virtue and Holiness being first and foremost and I shall never allow Sodom and Gomorrah to stand again. So watch as My Spirit moves for truly I am about to sweep My Threshing Floor clean in order to bring all those The Father has given me into my hands. Isaiah 60 60 Arise [from the depression and prostration in which circumstances have kept youórise to a new life]! Shine (be radiant with the glory...
  • Japan signs pact to supply defense equipment to Philippines

    02/29/2016 7:36:58 AM PST · by BenLurkin · 3 replies
    Washington Post ^ | February 29 at 7:21 AM | Jim Gomez | AP
    Future talks will determine what defense equipment could be supplied, although Gazmin told reporters without elaborating that Japan has initially offered a surveillance aircraft. ďThis agreement would really substantiate the Philippines and Japan being strategic partners,Ē Gazmin said in remarks during the signing ceremony at the Department of Defense in metropolitan Manila which was not opened to the press. ďLet me stress that what underpins this agreement is not only our desire to enhance our respective defense capabilities but also to contribute to regional peace and stability.Ē Neither side mentioned Chinaís increasingly assertive behavior in disputed areas but that has...
  • Israeli Missiles, RWS to Equip Philippine Navy Combat Boats

    02/28/2016 1:05:17 AM PST · by sukhoi-30mki · 3 replies
    Defense Update ^ | Feb 27, 2016
    Rafael Advanced Defense Systems will supply three Mini Typhoon remotely controlled weapon mounts to arm three multi-purpose attack crafts (MPAC MKIII) of the Philippine Navy. The contract amount is $12 million (PhP 594,319,550), each RWS will operate 12.7 heavy machine guns also mount Spike-ER launchers, extending the boat’s firepower to more than 8 kilometers. The new boats are constructed by a joint venture between Philippine shipbuilder Propmech Corporation and Taiwanese builder Lung Teh Shipbuilding Corporation. MPAC Mk III will also have provisions for two M60/7.62mm Light Machine Gun. According to Philippine sources each Mini-Typhoon will contain 2,000 rounds and 10...