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McCAIN APPLAUDS EXECUTIVE ORDER STRENGTHENING WHISTLEBLOWER PROTECTION & IMPROVING ACCOUNTABILITY AT THE VA

By   /  April 28, 2017  /  Americas, English, MIL OSI, Open Source Intel, Press Releases, United States, United States Government, United States of America, United States Senate, United States Senator for Arizona - John McCain  /  Comments Off on McCAIN APPLAUDS EXECUTIVE ORDER STRENGTHENING WHISTLEBLOWER PROTECTION & IMPROVING ACCOUNTABILITY AT THE VA

MIL OSI United States – Source: United States Senator for Arizona – John McCain Headline: McCAIN APPLAUDS EXECUTIVE ORDER STRENGTHENING WHISTLEBLOWER PROTECTION & IMPROVING ACCOUNTABILITY AT THE VA Washington, D.C. ­– U.S. Senator John McCain (R-AZ) released the following statement applauding today’s executive order to strengthen whistleblower protection and improve accountability at the Department of […]

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CommBank left behind on coal as Westpac leads the way

By   /  April 28, 2017  /  Asia Pacific Region, Climate, English, Environment, food, forests, Greenpeace, MIL OSI, NGOs, Non Government Organizations - MIL OSI, oceans, Open Source Intel  /  Comments Off on CommBank left behind on coal as Westpac leads the way

MIL OSI NGO – Source: Greenpeace – Headline: CommBank left behind on coal as Westpac leads the way Press release – 27 April, 2017 Greenpeace Australia Pacific welcomes today’s decision by Westpac to commit to not finance projects in any new thermal coal basins. This commitment, released by the bank as part of its Position […]

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Palm oil giant IOI moves to eliminate deforestation and human rights abuses from supply chain

By   /  April 28, 2017  /  Asia Pacific Region, Conservation, English, Environment, forests, Greenpeace, Human Rights, MIL OSI, NGOs, Non Government Organizations - MIL OSI, Open Source Intel  /  Comments Off on Palm oil giant IOI moves to eliminate deforestation and human rights abuses from supply chain

MIL OSI NGO – Source: Greenpeace – Headline: Palm oil giant IOI moves to eliminate deforestation and human rights abuses from supply chain Today’s announcement comes one year after the Malaysian company was suspended from the Roundtable on Sustainable Palm Oil (RSPO) for clearing peatlands in Kalimantan, Indonesia. [2] Dozens of companies including Unilever, Mars […]

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Beppe Grillo, don’t misrepresent the Press Freedom Index!

By   /  April 28, 2017  /  English, MIL OSI, NGOs, Non Government Organizations - MIL OSI, Open Source Intel, Reporters Without Borders  /  Comments Off on Beppe Grillo, don’t misrepresent the Press Freedom Index!

MIL OSI NGO – Source: Reporters Without Borders – Headline: Beppe Grillo, don’t misrepresent the Press Freedom Index! Beppe Grillo, the leader of Italy’s Five Star Movement (M5S), commented ironically about Reporters Without Borders (RSF) shortly after RSF published the 2017 World Press Freedom Index on 26 April. Grillo wrote: “Today, I learned that I […]

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Pope’s closeness to Egypt’s suffering Christians is crucial during Cairo visit

By   /  April 28, 2017  /  Banking and Finance, Economics, English, Europe, European Union, MIL OSI, MIL OSI - Europe, Open Source Intel, The Holy See  /  Comments Off on Pope’s closeness to Egypt’s suffering Christians is crucial during Cairo visit

MIL OSI Europe – Source: The Holy See Headline: Pope’s closeness to Egypt’s suffering Christians is crucial during Cairo visit 2017-04-27 Vatican Radio (Vatican Radio) Father Christopher Clohessy, a professor at the Pontifical Institute for Arabic and Islamic Studies said it’s crucial that Egypt’s suffering Christian minority feel the pastoral closeness of Pope Francis during […]

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ACT trial to address Indigenous incarceration welcomed

By   /  April 28, 2017  /  24/7, Asia Pacific Region, Australia, Australian Federal Government, Australian Senate, Energy, English, MIL OSI, Open Source Intel, Pacific Region, Senator the Hon Nigel Scullion  /  Comments Off on ACT trial to address Indigenous incarceration welcomed

MIL OSI Australia – Source: Senator the Hon Nigel Scullion Headline: ACT trial to address Indigenous incarceration welcomed Views 10 Likes Rating 12345 Minister for Indigenous Affairs, Nigel Scullion, has welcomed the ACT Government’s announcement this week of a new trial aimed at reducing rates of incarceration among Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people. “This […]

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Second week of Heritage Festival inspires local stories

By   /  April 28, 2017  /  24/7, ACT, Asia Pacific Region, Australia, Australian Capital Territory, Australian State Governments, English, MIL OSI, Open Source Intel, Pacific Region  /  Comments Off on Second week of Heritage Festival inspires local stories

MIL OSI Australia – Source: Australian Capital Territory – State Government Headline: Second week of Heritage Festival inspires local stories Released 28/04/2017 As the final week of the 2017 Canberra and Region Heritage Festival nears, there is still so much to see and do in the nation’s capital and surrounds. This weekend proves to be […]

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UBS’s first-quarter 2017 results

By   /  April 28, 2017  /  Banking and Finance, Business, Commerce, Economics, English, Global Economy, Investment, MIL OSI, Open Source Intel, UBS  /  Comments Off on UBS’s first-quarter 2017 results

MIL OSI Global Economy – Source: UBS Headline: UBS’s first-quarter 2017 results Adjusted1 profit before tax CHF 1.9bn, up 42% YoY, with all business divisions up Adjusted1 return on tangible equity 12.6%, 17.4% excluding DTA2; diluted EPS CHF 0.33 Fully applied CET1 capital ratio 14.1% and leverage ratio 3.55% Total loss-absorbing capacity CHF 74bn CHF […]

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LNG Producer-Consumer Conference 2017

By   /  April 28, 2017  /  24-7, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Region, Commerce, Economics, English, Export, Government of Japan, MIL OSI, Open Source Intel, Trade  /  Comments Off on LNG Producer-Consumer Conference 2017

MIL OSI Asia Pacific – Source: Government of Japan Headline: LNG Producer-Consumer Conference 2017 The Ministry of Economy, Trade and Industry (METI) is pleased to announce that the LNG Producer-Consumer Conference 2017 will be held on Wednesday, 18th October, jointly hosted by the Asia Pacific Energy Research Centre (APERC). The conference will provide the participants […]

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Water quality of Clear Water Bay Second Beach improved

By   /  April 28, 2017  /  24-7, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Region, English, Hong Kong, Hong Kong Government special administrative region, MIL OSI, Open Source Intel  /  Comments Off on Water quality of Clear Water Bay Second Beach improved

MIL OSI Asia Pacific – Source: Hong Kong Government special administrative region Headline: Water quality of Clear Water Bay Second Beach improved Attention TV/radio announcers:Please broadcast the following as soon as possible:Here is an item of interest to swimmers.     The Leisure and Cultural Services Department announced today (April 28) that the red tide found in water […]

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President Tsai interviewed by Reuters

By   /  April 28, 2017  /  Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific 2, Asia Pacific Region, China, Economics, English, India, MIL OSI, Open Source Intel, Philippines  /  Comments Off on President Tsai interviewed by Reuters

MIL OSI Asia Pacific – Source: Republic Of China Taiwan – Press Release/Statement: Headline: President Tsai interviewed by Reuters In an interview with Reuters on April 27, President Tsai Ing-wen spoke about Taiwan’s longstanding friendship with the United States, her biggest achievements in office, and the state of cross-strait relations. She also spoke about recent […]

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Industry welcomes release of PRRT report

By   /  April 28, 2017  /  Australian Petroleum Production & Exploration Association, Business, Commodities, Energy, English, Exploitation, Exploration, Gas, Global Economy, Industry, Investment, MIL Oil-Energy Sector OSI, MIL OSI, MIL OSI Economics, Mining Sector, Oil, Oil Rigs, Open Source Intel  /  Comments Off on Industry welcomes release of PRRT report

MIL OSI Oil Gas Energy – Source: Australian Petroleum Production & Exploration Association – Press Release/Statement: Headline: Industry welcomes release of PRRT report The release today by the Federal Government of the independent review into the operation of the petroleum resource rent tax (PRRT) regime has been welcomed by the Australian Petroleum Production & Exploration […]

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