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MIL-OSI New Zealand: Colombo Hall’s special heritage acknowledged

By   /  February 4, 2019  /  24-7, Aid, AM-NC, Asia, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Region, Burma, CTF, Culture, DJF, Education, English, India, Indonesia, KB, Massey University, MIL OSI, Myanmar, New Zealand, Open Source Intel, Palmerston North, Philippines, Socialist Republic of Vietnam, Tertiary Education, Thailand  /  Comments Off on MIL-OSI New Zealand: Colombo Hall’s special heritage acknowledged

Source: Massey University 2017 residents of Colombo Hall pose outside the student accommodation New Zealand’s first purpose-built student hall of residence constructed for Colombo Plan students at Massey University’s Manawatū campus has been granted heritage status. Heritage New Zealand has recognised the significance of Colombo Hall by adding it to the New Zealand Heritage List, […]

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MIL-OSI Australia: Remarks, Opening Ceremony of Melbourne’s Official 2019 Chinese New Year Festival

By   /  February 4, 2019  /  24-7, AM-NC, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Region, Australia, Australia Government Statements, Australian Federal Government, Business, China, Commerce, CTF, DJF, Education, English, India, KB, Korea, Melbourne, MIL OSI, NATO, Open Source Intel, Pacific Region, Peoples Republic Of China, Socialist Republic of Vietnam, Sydney, Trade  /  Comments Off on MIL-OSI Australia: Remarks, Opening Ceremony of Melbourne’s Official 2019 Chinese New Year Festival

Source: Australia Government Ministerial Statements Photo: AAP Image/Erik Anderson PRIME MINISTER: Nǐ hǎo. Gong hei fat choy. It’s wonderful to be here – can everybody hear me? It’s wonderful to be here with the Lord Mayor, it’s wonderful to be here with my wife Jenny who has joined me and come down from Sydney today. […]

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MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: Diplomatic highlights in January

By   /  February 3, 2019  /  24-7, Aid, AM-NC, ASEAN, Asia, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Region, Australia, Business, Commerce, CTF, Culture, Defense, DJF, Economy, Education, English, Environment, Global Economy, Intelligence, International Law, Investment, KB, MIL OSI, Open Source Intel, Pacific, Politics, Resource Exploitation, Resource Exploration, Security, Socialist Republic of Vietnam, Thailand, Trade, United Nations, United States Security, Vietnam  /  Comments Off on MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: Diplomatic highlights in January

Source: Socialist Republic of Vietnam 14:24 | 03/02/2019 VGP – Diplomatic events aim to disseminate Viet Nam’s development achievements and development orientations at multilateral forums and strengthen ties with countries in the Asia-Pacific region. PM Nguyen Xuan Phuc (R) and President of the World Economic Forum Borge Brende in Davos, Switzerland on January 24, 2019. Sending strong […]

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MIL-OSI China: Customs officers seize ivory, pangolin scales in sweep

By   /  February 2, 2019  /  Aid, AM-NC, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Region, China, China State Council Information Office, China State Council Information Office - Culture, Crime, CTF, DJF, English, Hong Kong, KB, Malaysia, MIL OSI, MIL OSI 1, Open Source Intel, Peoples Republic Of China, Police, PwC China, Socialist Republic of Vietnam  /  Comments Off on MIL-OSI China: Customs officers seize ivory, pangolin scales in sweep

Source: China State Council Information Office 2 Customs officers from Guangdong province and Hong Kong have seized 2,070 kilograms of ivory and 8,268 kg of pangolin scales after cracking a major smuggling operation in mid January. “It is the largest smuggling case involving pangolin scales that Hong Kong Customs and Excise Department has cracked so […]

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MIL-OSI China: Vietnamese in China relish fast home trips for Spring Festival

By   /  February 2, 2019  /  Aid, AM-NC, Asia, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Region, Business, China, China State Council Information Office, China State Council Information Office - Culture, Commerce, CTF, DJF, English, KB, MIL OSI, MIL OSI 1, Open Source Intel, Peoples Republic Of China, PwC China, Socialist Republic of Vietnam, Trade  /  Comments Off on MIL-OSI China: Vietnamese in China relish fast home trips for Spring Festival

Source: China State Council Information Office 2 In a backstreet Vietnamese eatery “Mifeizhai” near Guangxi University, Vi Anh Duc and Luc Thi Kieu tell of the many common features of Spring Festival in China and Vietnam. Peoples of both sides buy flowers, light firecrackers and put up well-wishing couplets on doors. Most importantly, they feel […]

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MIL-OSI China: Hong Kong customs seize largest amount of pangolin scales

By   /  February 2, 2019  /  Aid, AM-NC, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Region, China, China State Council Information Office, China State Council Information Office - Culture, CTF, DJF, English, Hong Kong, KB, MIL OSI, MIL OSI 1, Open Source Intel, Peoples Republic Of China, PwC China, Socialist Republic of Vietnam  /  Comments Off on MIL-OSI China: Hong Kong customs seize largest amount of pangolin scales

Source: China State Council Information Office 2 Hong Kong customs busted a huge endangered species smuggling, involving the largest amount of pangolin scales ever seized by the customs. The customs on Jan. 16 mounted a joint operation with the Chinese mainland customs to combat cross-boundary endangered species smuggling activities. During the operation, the Hong Kong […]

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MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: Immigration Department Review 2018 (with photos)

By   /  February 2, 2019  /  24-7, Aid, Airlines, AM-NC, Asia, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Region, Australia, Aviation, Banking and Finance, Business, Canada, China, Commerce, Crime, CTF, Culture, DJF, Economy, Education, Employment, English, Entertainment, Environment, France, Germany, Hong Kong, Hong Kong Government special administrative region, Immigration, India, Indonesia, Intelligence, Internet Communications Technology, Investment, Japan, Justice, KB, Korea, Labour, law, Legal, Media Intelligence, MIL OSI, Myanmar, New Zealand, Open Source Intel, Pacific, Peoples Republic Of China, Philippines, Police, Resource Exploitation, Resource Exploration, Singapore, Socialist Republic of Vietnam, Sri Lanka, Technology, Thailand, Tourism, Trade, United Kingdom, United States of America  /  Comments Off on MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: Immigration Department Review 2018 (with photos)

Source: Hong Kong Government special administrative region      The Director of Immigration, Mr Tsang Kwok-wai, delivered a year-end review of the Immigration Department (ImmD)’s work in 2018 and its future outlook today (February 1). The following is a summary of the department’s major activities in 2018: Traffic at control points————————–      Over 314 million passengers passed through […]

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MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: 12th Intergovernmental Regional Environmentally Sustainable Transport Forum to be held

By   /  February 1, 2019  /  24-7, AM-NC, Asia, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Region, CTF, DJF, English, Environment, Japan, KB, MIL OSI, Open Source Intel, Pacific, Resource Exploitation, Resource Exploration, Socialist Republic of Vietnam, Technology, Tourism, United Nations, Vietnam  /  Comments Off on MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: 12th Intergovernmental Regional Environmentally Sustainable Transport Forum to be held

Source: Socialist Republic of Vietnam 12th Intergovernmental Regional Environmentally Sustainable Transport Forum to be held 16:11 | 01/02/2019 VGP – Viet Nam will host the 12th Intergovernmental Regional Environmentally Sustainable Transport Forum in Asia (EST 12) this year, according to the Ministry of Transport.  VN will host the 12th Intergovernmental Regional Environmentally Sustainable Transport Forum in Asia […]

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MIL-OSI China: Delinking China-US economies will be incorrigible blunder

By   /  February 1, 2019  /  AM-NC, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Region, Banking and Finance, Business, China, China State Council Information Office, Commerce, Crude, CTF, Culture, DJF, Economy, Education, Employment, English, Exploration, Exports, Fiscal Updates, Gas, Hong Kong, Imports, India, Inflation, Investment, KB, law, Legal, Media Intelligence, MIL OSI, MIL OSI 1, Oil, Open Source Intel, Peoples Republic Of China, Politics, PRC State Government, Socialist Republic of Vietnam, Taxation, Technology, Trade, United States of America, World Trade Organisation  /  Comments Off on MIL-OSI China: Delinking China-US economies will be incorrigible blunder

Source: China State Council Information Office Over the past months, an argument to “delink” China from the U.S. economy has appeared in U.S. politics, amid escalation of bilateral trade frictions. American lobbyists are advocating complete abandonment of economic cooperation, involving the science and technology sector, investments, industries, education and shared talent pools. They believe China […]

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MIL-OSI Europe: Report – The implementation of the Charter of Fundamental Rights of the European Union in the EU institutional framework – A8-0051/2019 – Committee on Constitutional Affairs

By   /  February 1, 2019  /  AFCO, Aid, AM-NC, Banking and Finance, Brexit, Budget, Business, Commerce, CTF, Culture, DJF, Economy, Education, Employment, English, Environment, Europe, European Parliament, European Union, Eurozone, Exploration, Health, Human Rights, Immigration, International Law, Investment, Iran, Justice, KB, Labour, law, Legal, MIL OSI, Mining, NATO, Open Source Intel, report, Socialist Republic of Vietnam, Technology, Trade, United Kingdom, United Nations  /  Comments Off on MIL-OSI Europe: Report – The implementation of the Charter of Fundamental Rights of the European Union in the EU institutional framework – A8-0051/2019 – Committee on Constitutional Affairs

Source: European Parliament 2 EXPLANATORY STATEMENT – SUMMARY OF FACTS AND FINDINGS Introduction The adoption of the Charter of Fundamental Rights of the European Union (‘the Charter’) has represented a crossroad in the European integration’s process. The EU took on a formal responsibility before its citizens: turning from an economic community into a Union based […]

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