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  • Thailand: Muslims gun down elderly Buddhist couple

    06/16/2019 3:50:31 PM PDT · by robowombat · 10 replies
    JIHAD WATCH ^ | JUN 16, 2019 1:31 PM | ROBERT SPENCER
    Thailand: Muslims gun down elderly Buddhist couple The international media will take little note of this. But just imagine the outcry if the roles were reversed. Time Magazine would run another cover story about “Buddhist militancy.” As always, the media objective is to engage in moral equivalence and do whatever is necessary to absolve Islam from the evils committed in its name and in accord with Qur’anic teachings. “Elderly Buddhist couple shot dead in Thailand’s restive south,” Agence France-Presse, June 15, 2019 (thanks to The Religion of Peace): A Buddhist couple were gunned down in a drive-by shooting on Saturday...
  • US defends itself after humiliating Thailand at Women's World Cup

    06/12/2019 8:14:33 AM PDT · by BenLurkin · 136 replies
    CNN ^ | 06/12/2019 | Aimee Lewis,
    Thailand's players were in tears at the full-time whistle after suffering the heaviest defeat in World Cup history at the hands of the US. There were those on social media who criticized the defending champions for celebrating each goal, but Alex Morgan -- who became only the second American to score five in a World Cup match -- told reporters that "every goal counts." With the US 3-0 up by halftime, the match was effectively over. With the title holders then proceeding to score four goals in the space of six minutes early after the break, it was a rout...
  • Culturally confusing Vietnamese Burger King found selling Japanese food

    06/09/2019 5:04:35 AM PDT · by vannrox · 8 replies
    sora news ^ | Jun 16, 2015 | Master blaster
    Master Blaster Jun 16, 2015 Recently our Southeast Asia correspondent Kowloon Kurosawa took a trip from his current residence in Cambodia to the neighboring country of Vietnam. Following standard RocketNews24 foreign travel protocol he soon made his way to a Burger King in Ho Chi Minh City.However, what he found surprised even our cholestorol-hardened reporter. This Burger King has a special combo menu called Rice King. Not only that but it contained a teriyaki tonkatsu combo!The Rice King menu has five different main dishes severed alongside a wad of rice, sliced tomato and cucumber, and dipping sauce. They are Chicken...
  • Meeting Vietnam National Defense Ngo Xuan Lich and Acting Secretary of Defense Patrick Shanahan

    06/01/2019 9:52:24 AM PDT · by Candor7 · 19 replies
    U.S. Department of Defense ^ | June 1, 2019 | Press Operations
    Readout of Meeting Between Vietnam Minister of National Defense Ngo Xuan Lich and Acting Secretary of Defense Patrick Shanahan Secretary of Defense Spokesperson LTC Dave Eastburn provided the following readout: Acting Secretary of Defense Patrick Shanahan met today with Vietnam Minister of National Defense Ngo Xuan Lich on the margins of the annual Shangri-La Dialogue in Singapore. The two leaders reaffirmed the comprehensive partnership between the United States and Vietnam and highlighted historic progress in the bilateral defense relationship. They agreed to continue building practical defense cooperation, particularly in the area of maritime security, and underscored the importance of close...
  • Australia-Japan-United States Strategic Action Agenda

    06/01/2019 9:57:10 AM PDT · by Candor7 · 9 replies
    U.S. Department of Defense ^ | June 1, 2019 | Press Operations
    The defense ministers of Australia, Japan and the United States affirm their countries’ alignment in strategic interests and universal principles, including a commitment to democracy, human rights, free trade, and the rules-based international order. Together, the three countries recognize the importance of enhancing engagement with our Indo-Pacific partners, in order to foster regional prosperity, resilience and transparency in a time of geostrategic change. The trilateral relationship complements the strong and effective bilateral defense relationships between each of the three countries, and enables us to pool our resources in support of peace, security and prosperity in the Indo-Pacific region. The three...
  • Australia-Japan-United States Defense Ministers Meeting Joint Press Statement

    06/01/2019 10:01:08 AM PDT · by Candor7 · 8 replies
    U.S. Department of Defense ^ | June 1, 2019 | Press Operations
    Australian Minister for Defence Linda Reynolds, Japanese Minister of Defense Takeshi Iwaya, and U.S.Acting Secretary of Defense Patrick Shanahan, convened a trilateral defense ministerial meeting in Singapore on June 1 on the margins of the 18th International Institute for Strategic Studies (IISS) Asia Security Summit (2019 Shangri-La Dialogue). The ministers were united in their shared commitment to do more together in support of security, stability, and prosperity in the Indo-Pacific region. This was the eighth meeting among the three nations’ defense leaders. Minister Iwaya and Acting Secretary Shanahan congratulated Minister Reynolds on her appointment to Minister for Defence following Australia’s...
  • Readout of Acting Secretary of Defense Shanahan/Thailand

    06/01/2019 9:43:53 AM PDT · by Candor7 · 2 replies
    U.S. Department of Defense ^ | June 1, 2019 | Press Operations
    Readout of Acting Secretary of Defense Patrick Shanahan's Meeting With Thailand Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Defense Prawit Wongsuwon Secretary of Defense Spokesperson LTC Dave Eastburn provided the following readout: Acting Secretary of Defense Patrick Shanahan met today with Thailand Minister of Defense Prawit Wongsuwon on the margins of the annual Shangri-La Dialogue in Singapore. The two leaders reaffirmed the enduring alliance between the United States and Thailand. They reviewed the state of bilateral security cooperation, with a focus on shared priority areas of maritime security, defense and military exchanges, and modernization of the Royal Thai Armed Forces. They...
  • King Vajiralongkorn celebrates second day of ceremony in Thailand

    05/05/2019 1:01:07 PM PDT · by LeoWindhorse · 31 replies
    BBC World News ^ | May 5th , 2019 | BBC
    Thousands lined the streets to see the coronation procession of King Vajiralongkorn. It's the second of three days of ceremonial rites in the Thai capital, Bangkok. King Vajiralongkorn is the first monarch to be crowned in the country in nearly seven decades.
  • Now Lindsay Lohan wears a BURKINI: Mean Girls star hits the beach in modest swimwear [tr]

    04/05/2017 12:28:54 PM PDT · by C19fan · 34 replies
    UK Daily Mail ^ | April 5, 2017 | Staff
    She has been sharing swimsuit snaps from her latest sunny getaway. But Lindsay Lohan - who has recently been studying Islam - opted for a Burkini as she set out for a paddleboarding session in Phuket, Thailand last week. The two-piece ensemble covered the 30-year-old Mean Girls actress head-to-toe as she got to grips with a large board on the beach before venturing out into the water.
  • ‘His eyes were so sad’: Oil rig crew rescues a dog swimming 135 miles off Thailand

    04/17/2019 7:21:20 AM PDT · by NRx · 40 replies
    WaPo ^ | 04-17-2019 | Kyle Swenson
    Vitisak Payalaw and his crew were working on an oil rig 135 miles off the southern coast of Thailand on Friday when they spotted something unexpectedly bobbing in the gentle waves. It was a dog. The animal was fighting his way through the moving water, heading for the oil rig. As he approached the structure, Payalaw, an offshore planner for Chevron Thailand Exploration and Production, held out a pole after the animal had splashed his way to the platform below the rig’s deck. As a video Payalaw posted to his Facebook account shows, the pup was soaked, shivering and too...
  • Dog rescued 220km from Thai coast by rig workers

    04/15/2019 11:52:33 PM PDT · by csvset · 16 replies
    BBC ^ | 15 April 2019 | Staff
    A dog discovered some 220km (135 miles) off the coast of Thailand has been rescued by a team of oil rig workers after the exhausted pooch was spotted paddling near a drilling platform. The brown aspin swam towards the workers when they called out to him last Friday afternoon. He was then pulled to safety. It is not clear how the dog became stranded so far out at sea. Some reports suggest he may have fallen from a fishing trawler.
  • She went to the hospital for an infection. Doctors found four bees living in her eye (tr)

    04/10/2019 8:58:35 PM PDT · by EdnaMode · 36 replies
    Washington Post ^ | April 10, 2019 | Timothy Bella
    The 29-year-old woman had no idea why her eye was swollen shut. She was in unbearable pain and could not stop tearing up. The Taiwanese woman said she was confused about why an issue she thought was an infection kept getting worse, CTS News reported. But when the woman, identified by her surname He, received treatment at Fooyin University Hospital in Taiwan, doctors didn’t find a bacterial infection. While looking at He’s eyes through a microscope, Hung Chi-ting, the hospital’s head of ophthalmology, witnessed something he hadn’t seen before. Insect legs were wiggling from one of her eye sockets. He...
  • News Summary-Intelligence Report Thursday 4/4-Friday 4/5/2019

    04/05/2019 2:38:25 AM PDT · by Nextrush · 1 replies
    Nextrush Free ^ | 4/4/2019 | Nextrush/Self
    A special election for a House of Commons seat in Wales on Thursday with the Labor Party holding the seat well ahead of the Conservatives 40 percent to 31 percent with the party of Brexit, UKIP, more than tripling their share to nine percent of the vote..... The "Daily Mail" publishing a poll with 48 percent calling on Mrs. May to resign..... Italy's Interior Minister Matteo Salvini meeting in Paris Friday with France's leading opposition politician, Marine Le Pen of the National Rally.... Debate and discussion in France's National Assembly over giving the government of French President Emmanuel Macron new...
  • Look up Child[Charismatic Caucus]

    04/02/2019 4:51:15 AM PDT · by Jedediah · 2 replies
    My children you are far beyond where you see yourself now. I have made you out of the very fabric of Eternity as The angels, yet in My image and Breath . There IS No God but ME . I AM your answer and your ALL ,YOUR ETERNAL Partner, helper and Blessing with Hope as your bowtie and ring of Promise. I have your Destiny in My very hand on the tongue of My Spirit of Truth . Come to Me "Come up Higher where you belong my betrothed, for I shall never leave this Love we have AS ONE...
  • News Summary-Intelligence Report Sunday 3/24-Monday 3/25/2019

    03/25/2019 2:43:33 AM PDT · by Nextrush · 6 replies
    Nextrush Free ^ | 3/24/2019 | Nextrush/Self
    A summary of Special Prosecutor Robert Mueller's report was sent to Congress Sunday by Attorney General William Barr and its conclusion is that there was no collusion or conspiracy with Russia by President Trump or his campaign in 2016. "Total EXONERATION" was part of President Trump's Twitter post in response to the news...... A surprise interview in Israel Saturday night as Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu left for his trip to the United States..... Channel 12 was the media outlet that leaked out word the other week that Netanyahu's primary opponent in Israel's April 9th election, Benny Gantz, of the "Blue...
  • Thai - EC ready for poll despite many fraud complaints

    03/23/2019 1:30:51 PM PDT · by LeoWindhorse · 2 replies
    Bangkok Post ^ | March 23 , 2019 | Post reporters
    The Election Commission (EC) has affirmed that it is ready for the general election on Sunday despite almost 100 complaints of electoral fraud being lodged so far. Pol Col Jarungvith Phumma, secretary-general...
  • Escort says she made up Trump dirt story to help win release from Thai jail

    01/30/2019 7:55:25 AM PST · by knighthawk · 28 replies
    Fox News ^ | January 30 2019 | Lukas Mikelionis
    A Belarusian model, who said she had proof that President Trump’s campaign colluded with the Kremlin during the 2016 presidential election, has now backtracked and says she made up the claims. Anastasia Vashukevich, who spent months in a Thai jail last year for organizing sex training seminars, grabbed headlines after saying she has evidence that Russia worked with Trump’s campaign. She asked the U.S. government to secure her freedom from the Thai lockup and grant her political asylum in exchange for recordings in which she said Russian oligarch Oleg Deripaska is heard talking about interfering in the U.S. presidential elections....
  • Russian Hooker Admits She Made Up Trump-Russia Collusion So Mueller Would Spring Her From Jail

    01/19/2019 11:06:26 PM PST · by Enlightened1 · 80 replies
    GP ^ | 01/20/18 | Jim Hoft
    A Russian hooker in Thailand was granted a suspended sentence after she said she had information on Trump-Russia Collusion for the FBI. So the Mueller Special Counsel broke her out of jail. According to reports from Asia: The Russian escort going by the name Nastya Rybka (little fish) has received a suspended sentence and released for time served (9 months) in Thailand where her group was arrested for conspiracy to provide sexual services to a group. She and her sex-trainer partner will be deported to Russia. The pair admitted to hosting a ‘sex training’ class in Thailand. Rybka apparently...
  • In Home Of Original Sriracha Sauce, Thais Say Rooster Brand Is Nothing To Crow About

    01/19/2019 1:14:48 PM PST · by Zhang Fei · 50 replies
    NPR ^ | January 16, 20194:49 AM ET | Michael Sullivan
    Sriracha sauce. It's everywhere. Even beer and donuts. The fiery chili paste concocted by Vietnamese-American immigrant David Tran has conquered the American market and imagination in the past decade. But the original Sriracha is actually Thai — and comes from the seaside city of Si Racha, where most residents haven't even heard of the U.S. brand, which is now being exported to Thailand. I decided to go to the source to get the dirt on the sauce, and sat down with 71-year-old Saowanit Trikityanukul. Her grandmother was making Sriracha sauce when David Tran was still a baby, in what was...
  • Palestinians assume chairmanship of largest bloc of nations at the UN

    01/15/2019 8:51:17 PM PST · by Sheapdog · 22 replies
    www.timesofisrael.com ^ | January 15th, 2019 | Adam Rasgon
    Taking charge of Group of 77, which encompasses 134 developing countries, Abbas slams Israel’s ‘occupation of the state of Palestine,’ condemns ‘terrorism in all its forms’ Palestinian Authority President Mahmoud Abbas assumed the chairmanship of the largest bloc of countries at the United Nations on behalf of “the State of Palestine” on Tuesday in New York City. The Palestinians are slated to serve as the leader of the bloc, known as the Group of 77, for the next year. In a speech at the UN headquarters, Abbas called the task of leading the Group of 77 “a great responsibility.” "I...