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MIL-OSI USA: Op-ed: Summit with Kim is Boosting Trump’s Confidence. That Might Not Be a Good Thing

By   /  June 14, 2018  /  24/7 OSI, Aid, america, Americas, College of Liberal Arts and Sciences, Donald Trump, English, Global, Humanities & Social Sciences, Intelligence, Iraq, Korea, MIL OSI, MIL OSI - USA, north korea, Open Source Intel, political science, Politics, Singapore, United States, United States of America, US State Governments, US State of Connecticut, USA  /  Comments Off on MIL-OSI USA: Op-ed: Summit with Kim is Boosting Trump’s Confidence. That Might Not Be a Good Thing

Source: US State of Connecticut Moments after President Donald Trump shook North Korean leader Kim Jong Un’s hand for the first time, Trump pronounced: “We will have a terrific relationship.” Trump’s snap judgment fulfilled his prediction before the June 12 summit that he would be able to evaluate Kim’s intentions “within the first minute” of meeting him. High-level […]

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MIL-Evening Report: Activists fear Indian proposal for coal reserves in Indonesian-ruled Papua

By   /  June 13, 2018  /  Analysis-Reportage, APR, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Report, Asia Report, coal-mining, Economic growth, Energy, English, Environment, Evening Report, Global, Human Rights, India, Indigenous, Indigenous forests, Indigenous rights, Indonesia, MIL OSI, Mining, Open Source Intel, Pacific Media Centre, Pacific Region, PMC Reportage, Reportage, Reports  /  Comments Off on MIL-Evening Report: Activists fear Indian proposal for coal reserves in Indonesian-ruled Papua

By Febriana Firdaus in Jakarta As it seeks to diversify its sources of fuel, India is looking to get in on the ground floor of coal mining in previously unexploited deposits in Indonesian-ruled Papua. In exchange for technical support and financing for geological surveys, officials say India is pushing for special privileges, including no-bid contracts […]

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MIL-Evening Report: ‘Fake news’ and millennials’ lack of media judgment a challenge, says leading Indian academic

By   /  June 12, 2018  /  AMIC, AMIC2018, Analysis-Reportage, APR, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Report, Asia Report, community journalism, Education, English, Evening Report, Fake News, Featured, Global, India, Innovation, Journalism Education, Media, media education, MIL OSI, millennials, Open Source Intel, Pacific Media Centre, Pacific Region, Philippines, PMC Reportage, Reportage, Reports, Social justice, Social Media  /  Comments Off on MIL-Evening Report: ‘Fake news’ and millennials’ lack of media judgment a challenge, says leading Indian academic

By David Robie in Manipal, India “Fake news” combined with a lack of critical media judgment by many in the millennial generation is a major challenge to democracies across the world, says a leading Indian communication academic. Speaking at the 26th annual conference of the Asian Media Information and Communication Centre (AMIC) conference with the […]

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MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: UNWTO Annual Report Highlights Sustainable Tourism’s Contribution to SDGs

By   /  June 8, 2018  /  24-7, Asia, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Region, biodiversity, Capacity Building & Education, China, Conservation, Culture, Data, Monitoring & Accountability, Economics & Investment, Economy, Education, English, Exploration, Finance, fish, Fisheries, Gas, Gender, Global, Goal 1 - No Poverty, Goal 10 - Reduced Inequalities, Goal 11 - Sustainable Cities & Communities, Goal 12 - Responsible Consumption & Production, Goal 13 - Climate Action, Goal 14 - Life Below Water, Goal 15 - Life on Land, Goal 16 - Peace, Justice & Strong Institutions, Goal 17 - Partnerships for the Goals, Goal 2 - Zero Hunger, Goal 3 - Good Health & Well-being, Goal 4 - Quality Education, Goal 5 - Gender Equality, Goal 6 - Clean Water & Sanitation, Goal 7 - Affordable & Clean Energy, Goal 8 - Decent Work & Economic Growth, Goal 9 - Industry, Innovation & Infrastructure, governance, Human Settlements & Population, International Negotiations, Investment, Islands, land, Malaysia, Means of Implementation, MIL OSI, Monitoring & Evaluation, Multi-stakeholder Partnerships, News, Oceans & Coasts, Open Source Intel, Pacific, partnership, Peoples Republic Of China, Policy & Institutional Coherence, Poverty Eradication, Publication, Resource Exploitation, Resource Exploration, SDGs (All), SIDS, Small Island Developing States, Stakeholder Participation, Sustainable Consumption & Production, Sustainable Development, Sustainable Use, Systemic Issues, Tourism, Trade, UN Programme, Agency or Fund, UNDP, United States of America, UNWTO, Wildlife, World Trade Organisation  /  Comments Off on MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: UNWTO Annual Report Highlights Sustainable Tourism’s Contribution to SDGs

Source: Small Island Developing States June 2018: The UN World Tourism Organization (UNWTO) has published its 2017 annual report, highlighting the importance of tourism to achieving the SDGs, as well as SDGs and targets that are particularly relevant to sustainable tourism. The report provides an overview of campaigns and events that took place during 2017, […]

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MIL-Evening Report: Scott Waide: Any Facebook shutdown in PNG dangerous on many levels

By   /  May 31, 2018  /  Analysis-Reportage, APEC, APR, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Report, Business, English, Evening Report, Facebook, Global, Human Rights, ICT, Innovation, Media, MIL OSI, Open Source Intel, Opinion, Pacific Media Centre, Pacific Region, Pacific Report, Papua New Guinea, PMC Reportage, PNG Post-Courier, Politics, Reportage, Reports, Sam Basil, Security, Social Media, Surveillance, Telecommunications  /  Comments Off on MIL-Evening Report: Scott Waide: Any Facebook shutdown in PNG dangerous on many levels

The Post-Courier story that stirred up the Facebook ban controversy … now mixed messages from the PNG government. Image: PMC screenshot of PC OPINION: By Scott Waide in Lae Maybe it was a slip of the tongue or a misinterpreted statement… But there is no doubt that whatever it was that Papua New Guinea’s Minister […]

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MIL-Evening Report: New Caledonia referendum offers chance to turn page, says journo

By   /  May 31, 2018  /  Analysis-Reportage, APR, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Report, English, Evening Report, France, Global, Independence, Kanak independence, MIL OSI, New Caledonia, New Caledonia referendum, Open Source Intel, Pacific Media Centre, Pacific Region, Pacific Report, PMC Reportage, Politics, Radio Djiido, Reportage, Reports, RNZ Pacific  /  Comments Off on MIL-Evening Report: New Caledonia referendum offers chance to turn page, says journo

The Kanak flag and the French Tricolour …. an independence vote is due on November 4. Image: RNZ Pacific By RNZ Pacific This year’s referendum on independence from France is a chance to turn a new page on New Caledonia’s past, says a Kanak journalist. The referendum is is due on November 4 – more […]

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MIL-Evening Report: Indonesia plans to ramp up lobbying for UN Security Council seat

By   /  May 30, 2018  /  Analysis-Reportage, APR, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Report, Asia Report, English, Evening Report, Global, Global peace, Indonesia, MIL OSI, Open Source Intel, Pacific Media Centre, Pacific Region, Peacekeeping, PMC Reportage, Politics, Reportage, Reports, Security, UN Security Council  /  Comments Off on MIL-Evening Report: Indonesia plans to ramp up lobbying for UN Security Council seat

Indonesia’s Foreign Minister Retno Marsudi … prioritising contributions to peace, including in peace-keeping operations, and realising the Sustainable Development Goals. Image: P.J.LEO/Jakarta Post By Dian Septiari in Jakarta Indonesian Foreign Minister Retno Marsudi is set to lobby more countries to vote for her country in its campaign for a non-permanent seat on the United Nations […]

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MIL-Evening Report: PNG students in China say Facebook move is ‘irrelevant’ and damaging

By   /  May 30, 2018  /  Analysis-Reportage, APR, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Report, Censorship, China, Cyber-censorship, Education, English, Evening Report, Facebook, freedom of expression, Freedom of Information, Global, Human Rights, Media, Media Freedom, MIL OSI, Open Source Intel, Pacific Media Centre, Pacific Region, Pacific Report, Papua New Guinea, PMC Reportage, Politics, Reportage, Reports, Social Media, Surveillance  /  Comments Off on MIL-Evening Report: PNG students in China say Facebook move is ‘irrelevant’ and damaging

Papua New Guinean students in China protesting over a separate issue. A file picture of the Shenyang PNG Students Association members protesting over the shooting of students at the University of PNG in 2016. Image: Loop PNG By Melisha Yafoi in Beijing Students studying in Beijing, China, have described the move by Papua New Guinea’s […]

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MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: UNGA Adopts Resolution on Global Environment Pact

By   /  May 25, 2018  /  24-7, Africa, Agriculture & Food Security, Aid, Asia, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Region, biodiversity, Capacity Building & Education, Central Asia, Chemicals & Wastes, China, Climate, Climate Change, Eastern Africa, Eastern Asia, English, Environment, EU, Europe, Fisheries, Forests & REDD, France, Global, Goal 1 - No Poverty, Goal 10 - Reduced Inequalities, Goal 11 - Sustainable Cities & Communities, Goal 12 - Responsible Consumption & Production, Goal 13 - Climate Action, Goal 14 - Life Below Water, Goal 15 - Life on Land, Goal 16 - Peace, Justice & Strong Institutions, Goal 17 - Partnerships for the Goals, Goal 2 - Zero Hunger, Goal 3 - Good Health & Well-being, Goal 4 - Quality Education, Goal 5 - Gender Equality, Goal 6 - Clean Water & Sanitation, Goal 7 - Affordable & Clean Energy, Goal 8 - Decent Work & Economic Growth, Goal 9 - Industry, Innovation & Infrastructure, governance, Intergovernmental Organization, International Negotiations, land, Latin America and the Caribbean, law, Legal, Malaysia, Means of Implementation, meeting, Mexico and Central America, MIL OSI, Monitoring & Evaluation, National Government, Near East, News, Northern America, Oceans & Coasts, Open Source Intel, Outcome, Pacific, Peoples Republic Of China, Philippines, Policy & Institutional Coherence, Russia, SDGs (All), SIDS, Small Island Developing States, South America, South-Eastern Asia, Southern Asia, Sustainable Development, Systemic Issues, UN Intergovernmental Body, UN Programme, Agency or Fund, UNEP, Water & Sanitation, Weather, West Africa, Western Asia  /  Comments Off on MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: UNGA Adopts Resolution on Global Environment Pact

Source: Small Island Developing States 10 May 2018: Following the high-level ‘Summit on a Global Pact for the Environment,’ which was held on the sidelines of the UN General Assembly (UNGA) General Debate in September 2017, UNGA adopted the resolution, ‘Towards a Global Pact for the Environment’ (A/72/L.51). The International Union for Conservation of Nature […]

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