Posts Tagged ‘overseas’

Ocean camera network launched to protect wildlife in UK Overseas Territories

A network of underwater cameras designed to protect wildlife beneath the waves are being installed across UK Overseas Territories. The government said the project is the first of its kind and the world’s largest ocean monitoring system to protect wildlife. It is also part of the UK’s Blue Belt programme of marine protected areas around […]

Overseas demand for Israeli homes rising ‘through the roof’

Demand for Israeli homes from overseas buyers has gone “through the roof,” said Tzvi Shapiro, co-founder of First Israel Mortgages. “While American Jews once looked at having a home in Israel as luxury, or a nice thing to have for the holidays, it is now seen as a necessity for those who can afford to […]

China to end recognition of British Overseas passport as UK opens visa program for over 5 MILLION Hongkongers

Beijing has said that the British National Overseas (BNO) passport will no longer be recognized as a travel document or form of identification in China from Sunday, when the UK’s new visa program opens to millions of HK citizens. Speaking on Friday, Chinese foreign ministry spokesman Zhao Lijian told journalists that Beijing reserved the right […]

Let’s further tighten the border and – oh, wait, don’t make it too tough for overseas students to come here

Point of Order Hurrah.  The PM is back to posting her announcements on the government’s official website, her deputy is back in the business of self-congratulation, Rio Tinto is back in the business of sucking up cheap electricity to produce aluminium at Tiwai Point, near Bluff.  And overseas students (some, anyway) can come back to […]

Support for political violence, whether in the U.S. or overseas, is as American as cherry pie

There have been plenty of stupid comments in the mainstream U.S. media since Trump supporters stormed the U.S. Capitol. Many have been along the lines of, “We expect this kind of political violence in the Mideast, or in a banana republic — not in our own democratic America.” Such remarks betray a limited understanding of […]

The Chickens Have Come Home to Roost: U.S. Gets the Kind of “Democracy” It Championed Overseas

HomeOp-ed Nebojsa Malic is a Serbian-American journalist, blogger and translator, who wrote a regular column for from 2000 to 2015, and is now senior writer at RT. Follow him on Twitter @NebojsaMalic6 Jan, 2021 21:29Get short URL A protester is seen hanging from the balcony in the Senate Chamber on January 6, 2021 in Washington, DC ©  Win […]

USAID Granted $80 Million to Overseas Abortion Provider EngenderHealth

Leaked documents reveal that the federal government gave nearly 80 million dollars of taxpayer money to overseas abortion provider EngenderHealth over six years ending in 2019. The U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID) awarded two separate 5-year grants to EngenderHealth in 2013 and 2014, which originated during the Obama years but continued to be paid […]

Italy asks overseas doctors to fly in to help fight COVID-19

With a total of 5,000 extra doctors needed as a result of the pandemic, Italy’s longterm issue of a lack of medical staff has worsened. Health authorities have said that there are enough ventilators to cope with the second wave but not enough medics to operate them. Carlo Palermo, national leader of the doctors union […]

US election: taxation for overseas nationals on agenda as factions battle in Netherlands

With over five million citizens who live abroad eligible to vote, the US elections have a particularly international angle. Each and every one of those expats is required to file an annual tax return to US authorities – no matter how long they’ve lived outside the country. Renee Nielsen heads up the Dutch wing of […]

US elections: taxation for overseas nationals on agenda as factions do battle in Netherlands

Renee Nielsen heads up the Dutch wing of Republicans Abroad from her home in The Hague. She thinks the re-election of Donald Trump is the only way to repeal a 2010 Obama administration rule which forces all Americans who live abroad to file taxes. The so-called FatCa system brings in 8.9 billion dollars in tax […]

Fax, mail or DHL? Overseas U.S. voters fret ahead of Nov. 3 election

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How to Help Kickstart Your Overseas Business Venture

Setting up your own business is an exciting time. You have confidence in your idea; you are your own boss; you are in control. You’ve made all your preparations and are ready to get the ball rolling by finding a suitable premises… But wait! Have you ever thought about locating […]

China Launches New Capital Controls: Puts $15,000 Annual Cap On Overseas ATM Withdrawals

Nothing scares the central planners, the political control freaks, like economic liberty. This is because their power is derived in large part from restricting the liberty of others. New money scares the establishment because with new money come new ideas. With new ideas old power structures begin to crumble. […]

War is good for business: US military operations overseas lead resurgence of global arms sales

     The worldwide trade of weapons and military services rose for the first time in five years, hitting $374.8 billion in 2016, according to the annual report published by the Stockholm International Peace Research Institute (SIPRI) on Monday. The research revealed last year marked the end of five consecutive years of decline with a 1.9 […]

US Military Fraud Endemic in Overseas Operations

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Israel advances bill to conceal its overseas partners in suppressing BDS

BDS Israeli parliament advances law to keep fight against BDS secret from public BETHLEHEM (Ma‘an) 18 July — An Israeli bill aimed at exempting Israel’s attempts at combating the Boycott Divestment and Sanctions (BDS) movement and efforts to “delegitimize Israel” from Israel’s Freedom of Information Law, which allows Israeli citizens to obtain information from the […]

China sends ships, troops to 1st overseas military base in Horn of Africa

Ships carrying personnel from the People’s Liberation Army (PLA) were dispatched to set up the base in Djibouti on Tuesday, state news agency Xinhua reported, declining to mention the number of troops that were deployed. Referring to the facility as a “support base,” the Chinese media outlet said its purpose will be to ensure China’s successful performance […]

Trump Doesn’t Have the Stamina to Handle a 9 Day Trip Overseas, According to WH Officials

Susanne Posel ,Chief Editor Occupy Corporatism | Host of Hardline Radio Show Donald Trump is in the middle of a 9 day trip overseas to visit Saudi Arabia, Israel and Rome. During his second day on the trip, while in Saudi Arabia, Trump did not have the stamina to attend a scheduled tour and give […]

N. Korea test-fires submarine-launched ballistic missile – report

The missile was fired from waters southeast of the coastal port city of Sinpo, South Hamgyong Province, at about 11:30 am Seoul time (0230 GMT), Yonhap reported citing South’s Joint Chiefs of Staff (JCS). “The SLBM was ejected from the submarine normally, but is estimated the initial flight was unsuccessful,” the JCS said in a brief […]

Iranian Navy to unveil advanced homegrown vessels in coming months

TEHRAN (Tasnim) – Iranian Navy Commander Rear Admiral Habibollah Sayyari said the country plans to unveil new domestically-made surface and subsurface vessels by the end of the current Iranian year (March 20, 2016 – March 20, 2017). “Advanced surface and subsurface vessels manufactured by the Iranian Navy will be unveiled” in the current year, Rear […]

UNASUR Economic Team Gets to Work in Venezuela, UN Urges Dialogue

Rachel Boothroyd-Rojas (VA) : An economic team from the Union of South American Nations (UNASUR) was set up in Caracas on Friday, where it will be developing recommendations to help the national government deal with a worsening economic crisis.  The UNASUR team will tackle Venezuela’s economic problems from a Bolivarian perspective (Telesur). Headed by former […]

Iran, Saudi Arabia ACL clubs to play in Oman, Qatar and UAE

With no significant developments in the relationship between the two countries by the deadline, both the IR Iran Football Federation (IRIFF) and the Saudi Arabian Football Federation (SAFF) were required to propose neutral venues for their clubs’ remaining fixtures. After assessing the proposals submitted by both Member Associations, the AFC approved the IRIFF’s proposal to […]

Arab Prince Donates $440 Million to Vaccine Industry

From: While Mohammed bin Zayed isnt exactly Bill Gates, since 2013, his donation to the vaccine industry of almost a half a billion dollars is by no means a drop in the proverbial bucket. His contribution, which focuses on children in Afganistan and Pakistan, will be used to give 10.673 million children […]

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