Posts Tagged ‘pacific’

Was there a Common Writing System used by Pacific Islanders?

In 2016 two tourists found engraved petroglyphs on a Hawaiian Beach. This was an important find because it suggested that the ancient Polynesians had a common writing system which was used from Hawaii to Easter Island. These inscriptions were accidentally found on the coastline at Waianae, Oahu Island by Lonnie Watson and Mark Louviere of […]

China in the crosshairs – is a war in the Far East and Pacific next?

OCTOBER 03, 2021 As in my previous post, I will begin with referring you to two pieces. First, the typical China-bashing propaganda: https://www.zerohedge.com/geopolitical/taiwan-bristles-lashes-out-after-chinas-record-aerial-show-force Second, a very solid debunking of the China-bashing crap above: https://www.moonofalabama.org/2021/10/how-ap-reuters-and-scmp-propagandize-their-readers-against-china.html By the way, I also highly recommend to all my readers to read Moon of Alabama  (https://www.moonofalabama.org/) at least once a day.  ‘b’ is a […]

The US Indo-Pacific Strategy Displaces ASEAN

Whereas the QUAD and AUKUS aim to place the US at the centre of the Indo-Pacific region as a bulwark against China, these two different yet interconnected strands of US policies are unlikely to be accepted by the ASEAN. Specifically, these projects could overpower ASEAN, as well as neutralising the regional configuration’s own political ambitions […]

China is Joining the CPTTP: What this Means for the Situation in the Indo-Pacific Region

On 17th September 2021, Xinhua News Agency of the People’s Republic of China reported that on the previous day the country’s Minister of Commerce, Wang Wentao, had sent a formal request to join the regional alliance of the Comprehensive and Progressive Agreement for Trans-Pacific Partnership (CPTPP) during a teleconference with his New Zealand counterpart, Damien O’Connor. […]

Greek-American Racehorse Owners Win 1$ Million Pacific Classic at Del Mar

Greek-American brothers Kostas and Pete Hronis are headed to the Breeders’s Cup again after a stellar year Kosta and Pete Hronis, the Greek-American racehorse owners from California, had a big winner this past weekend — so big that they will be going to the $6-million Breeder’s Cup in November of this year. Hronis Racing’s thoroughbred […]

Australia Bankrolls $68M Fiji Airport, Amid Pacific Competition With Beijing

Australia will provide $68 million to Fiji to assist with airport upgrades amid a wider influence push into the South Pacific region against Beijing’s encroaching hegemony. The government-backed Australian Infrastructure Financing Facility for the Pacific (AIFFP) will partner with ANZ Bank to support infrastructure upgrades to increase passenger capacity at Nadi International Airport to help […]

Earthquake Shakes Peru’s North Pacific Coast

People standing in the streets in Piura, Peru, after an earthquake hits the north Pacific coast of Peru, on July 30, 2021. (AP/Screenshot via The Epoch Times) LIMA, Peru—A magnitude 6.1 earthquake shook the north Pacific coast of Peru on Friday, sending people fleeing their homes, damaging a centuries old church and injuring at least […]

Afghanistan — an “Assembly Area” in the Indo-Pacific?

With the onset of the final phase for the US military to withdraw from Afghanistan, the 200-year problem associated with this country is going back to its traditional state of uncertainty, which has always served as a source of headaches for the leading (at this historical moment) players. Today, it is turning out to be […]

Biden administration protects endangered Pacific humpback whales

A final rule passed by the Biden administration protects endangered Pacific humpback whale habitat. The rule designates 224,030 square nautical miles as “critical habitat,” but overlapping habitats along the California coast totals 116,098 square nautical miles of protection. After the Center for Biological Diversity, Wishtoyo Foundation and Turtle Island Restoration Network sued the federal government […]

Britain’s Tilt Towards Indo-Pacific: From Words to Actions

On a number of occasions, the New Eastern Outlook has reported about the much more active and multi-faceted role the United Kingdom has been playing on the global stage in recent years, including in political, economic and defense spheres. This change occurred during the protracted process of the UK leaving the European Union, which began […]

Pacific Northwest heatwave virtually impossible without human-driven climate change, finds study

People turn to extreme measures to keep cool in an extreme heatwave. (Getty Images) The historic heat wave that struck the Pacific Northwest and killed hundreds of people would have been “virtually impossible without human-caused climate change,” an international team of climate researchers said in a new report. The World Weather Attribution’s analysis, published July 8, 2021, Wednesday, […]

Kayaker on solo voyage across Pacific rescued after weather ‘went from bad to worse’

A kayaking enthusiast’s ambitious, 70-day voyage to break a Guinness World Record came to a halt after he had to be rescued within six days of his journey across the Pacific. Cyril Derreumaux set out on a solo kayak journey on 31 May to paddle 2,400-miles from Sausalit, California, to Honolulu, Hawaii, crossing the Pacific. […]

The Devil’s Sea: Bermuda Triangle of the Pacific

The Devil’s Sea, otherwise known as the Dragon’s Triangle, is a region in the Pacific Ocean that has come to be associated with numerous accounts of disappearing ships and planes, sightings of ghost ships and islands, extreme weather and electro-magnetic disturbances, with historical accounts of strange phenomena stemming back at least 3,000 years. In ancient […]

Australia Risks Become a ‘Lost Kingdom’ of the South Pacific: Tourism Sector

The tourism sector of Australia has decried the new Federal Budget for lacking a clear plan to open the international border, making it harder for the tourism and hospitality industries to survive. “It is vital for the Government to begin a staged opening as soon as possible, given the stimulus measures announced tonight,” John Hart, […]

Genetic Evidence Suggests a Denisovan Presence in the Pacific Islands

A new genetic study has provided important data to evolutionary scientists seeking to trace the migratory movements and cultural interactions of the people who settled the South Pacific islands of Oceania. Most intriguing is a discovery that seems to link people living in the highlands of Papua New Guinea (PNG) with the famed Denisovans, the […]

Japan Plans to Dump 1.2 Million Tons of Contaminated Fukushima Wastewater Into Pacific Ocean

Japan Plans to Dump 1.2 Million Tons of Contaminated Fukushima Wastewater Into Pacific Ocean Children’s Health Defense » Feed / Aerowenn Hunter The Defender is experiencing censorship on many social channels. Be sure to stay in touch with the news that matters by subscribing to our top news of the day. It’s free. In a […]

Thousands of Australian Vaccines Head for Pacific

Australia will soon begin sharing its vaccine stockpile with nations in the Pacific, despite the derailment of its own inoculation plan at a time when hotel quarantine systems are reporting an influx of COVID patients. At least 10,000 Australian-manufactured doses of the AstraZeneca vaccine are to be distributed each week to help the country’s neighbours […]

How One Renegade Province in the Pacific Is Standing up to Beijing’s Pressure, Bribes, Belt and Road

In September 2019, two Pacific nations—the Solomon Islands and Kiribati—decided to drop diplomatic recognition of Taiwan for the People’s Republic of China (PRC). The move was the latest step in Beijing’s continuing efforts to chip away at Taiwan’s international standing. In the face of the Solomon Islands’ national government’s decision, Daniel Suidani, the premier of […]

Out of Europe, Britain looks to the Pacific for new trade partners

It may be on the other side of the world, but that’s not stopping the U.K. from applying to join a trade partnership in and around the Pacific Ocean. A year after it formally left the European Union, the British government said Saturday that it wants to join the 11-country Comprehensive and Progressive Agreement for […]

Two major Pacific Northwest fossil fuel projects dealt massive setbacks in one day

Image Credit: Francis Eatherington CC BY-NC 2.0 Two enormous fossil fuel projects in the Pacific Northwest suffered devastating setbacks on Tuesday, severely dimming their prospects of ever moving forward. On President Donald Trump’s last full day in office, the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC) met with a packed agenda, making key decisions on multiple pipeline projects […]

General Electric Design Preceded Fukushima Horror; Pacific Now A DEAD Zone! No End in Sight!

 The reactor design plans provided by General Electric specified placing the generators and batteries in that location, but mid-level engineers working on the construction of the plant were concerned that this made the backup power systems vulnerable to flooding. TEPCO elected to strictly follow General Electric’s design in the construction of the reactors.[22] [embedded content] […]

US Empire Building in China/ Sth Pacific.. watch Pilger’s ‘Coming War On China’

The Free from The Most Revolutionary Act shared with thanks The Coming War on China Directed by John Pilger (2016) Film Review They’re Baaack: US Navy Returns to Philippines’ Subic Bay Amid China Fears ….. The Real Secret of the South China Sea Two things I’ve learned over the years about John Pilger films are […]

San Fran: Racist Mayor Announces $1,000 Payments for Pregnant Black & Pacific Islander Women, Not Whites

This is mask-off jew subversion right here. They’re not even hiding the anti-white racist agenda. The Blaze: The mayor of San Francisco wants to help pregnant women with the financial burden of having and caring for an infant — but only certain pregnant women. White, Asian, and Hispanic expectant mothers need not concern themselves with […]

Quest For Mu: 200,000-Year Old Sunken Pacific Continent

In the 19th century a Hindu priest introduced British army Colonel James Churchward to ancient tablets, revealing the existence of a primordial lost civilization, which led to Churchward’s lifetime quest, spanning several continents and islands, to unravel the mysteries of Mu, a Pacific continent, which was destroyed in a cataclysmic shift of the earth’s poles. […]

The Isle of Pines Mounds: A South Pacific Mystery Solved?

A small, picturesque, island in the French territory of New Caledonia hides a mystery that continues to defy rational explanation. More than 400 grass-covered mounds, averaging two or three meters in height, dot the Isle of Pines. At first glance, these “tumuli,” as they are termed by scholars, look unremarkable. But a handful of excavations […]

The Pacific Ocean is becoming the world’s largest trash dump

(Natural News) For years, the Pacific Ocean has inspired composers, painters, and writers to come up with masterpieces that praise its beauty. Sadly, these could now be things of the past. The Pacific Ocean is now one huge garbage dump that covers 600,000 square miles, no thanks to all kinds of debris — including […]

Giant Crowdfunded Machine Is About To Begin Cleaning Up The Pacific Garbage Patch

Scientists with the Ocean Cleanup Company are gearing up to tackle the Great Pacific Garbage Patch, an expanse of garbage in the Pacific Ocean that contains as many as 1.8 trillion pieces of plastic and spans 617,763 square miles. Using a device designed by 23-year-old inventor Boyan Slat, who dropped out of an aerospace engineering program in college […]

The Great Pacific Garbage Patch is Now Twice the Size of Texas and it’s Rapidly Getting Bigger

The monstrous garbage patch consists of 1.8 trillion pieces of plastic and weighs roughly 88,000 tons. Scientists fear that if they can’t clear the patch in time, plastic will be too small to collect and harm marine life. In a new study published Thursday, the drifting island of waste has been found to […]

Operation Pacific Eagle: The US and Duterte Take Aim at China and the Armed Poor

As we conclude this exclusive MPN series, we compare Operation Pacific Eagle to the notorious counterinsurgency initiative “Plan Colombia” and look at how the new Pentagon mission enables the U.S. to continue encircling China with its military bases. We speak to exiled Filipino revolutionary Jose Maria Sison and Professors William I. Robinson and Roland Simbulan. […]

Palestine, israel, the US, and How the South Pacific Countries Are Selling Their Votes

“The United Nations General Assembly has voted by a huge majority to declare a unilateral US recognition of Jerusalem as Israel’s capital “null and void”. At an emergency session of the General Assembly on Thursday, 128 countries voted in favour of a resolution rejecting US President Donald Trump’s controversial decision on December 6. Nine countries voted against, […]

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