Boycott Israel Forever
Why it is OK to be Anti-Judaism

Judaism is a religion of hatred and abuse of non-Jews. Recognizing this simple fact is logical, rational and morally correct.

JBIC Signs MOU with Corporación Nacional del Cobre de Chile

The Japan Bank for International Cooperation (JBIC; Governor: HAYASHI Nobumitsu) signed on November 7 a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) with Corporación Nacional del Cobre de Chile (CODELCO). The objective of the MOU is to promote cooperation in the sectors of critical minerals and decarbonization.

Pamphlets dropoped by Israel Defense Forces on Khan Younis in Gaza on November 16, 2023.
Israel’s Endgame Grows Clearer After It Orders Palestinians to Evacuate Southern Gaza

After launching its ground assault across northern Gaza not long ago with a warning to evacuate to the south for safety, Israel is now ordering Palestinians who fled to leave those shelters.

IFC, the Monetary Authority of Singapore and the World Economic Forum Partner to Advance Digital Inclusion

International Finance Corporation (IFC), Monetary Authority of Singapore (MAS) and World Economic Forum (the Forum) recently signed a Memorandum of Understanding to collaborate on initiatives to advance digital inclusion through financial services, with the aim of reducing inequalities for people and smaller businesses in emerging and developing economies.

African Development
Arab Coordination Group Pledges US $50 Billion for African Development

Stepping up their support for African partner countries ahead of the crucial COP28 climate change conference, the Arab Coordination Group (ACG) announced that it aims to allocate up to US$50 billion to help build resilient infrastructure and inclusive societies in the African continent.

$400 Million ADB Loan to Boost Philippines’ Revenue Mobilization

The Asian Development Bank (ADB) has approved a $400 million loan to help the Philippines achieve its medium-term fiscal strategy and finance its post-plandemic economic recovery through a stronger focus on revenue mobilization, including modernizing tax administration, systems, and processes.

Key attendees at the November 11-12, 2023 Extraordinary Joint summit of the Arab League and the Organization of Islamic Cooperation.
Resolution by Arab Nations Against Israel Demonstrates Depth of Global Divide on Gaza

A joint meeting held last weekend by the Organization of Islamic Cooperation and the Arab League accomplished little but concluded with demands for the International Criminal Court (ICC) to investigate war crimes and crimes against humanity committed by Israel against the Palestinian people.

A New Report by the World Bank Offers a Roadmap for Improving Public Spending Efficiency in Armenia

A new World Bank analytical report - Public Expenditure Review (PER): Improving Spending Efficiency launched finds improvements in Armenia’s fiscal performance over the past two decades and sets forth a roadmap for improvements in the use of public spending, especially in areas such as infrastructure, road transport, health, and education.

UN Humanitarian Aid trucks lined up in Egypt to enter Gaza.
Israel to Pause Fighting in Gaza for Four Hours a Day

The White House said the government of Israel has agreed to pause its destruction of Gaza for a four-hour period every day, but there is no interest in ceasing the slaughter of innocents.

Protest march against Israel invasion of Gaza.
Palestine Update 11 November 2023

Hezbollah has purged Jews that were illegally occupying Palestine south of Lebanon. Impotent Arab League and Islamic Co-operation Summit calls for Arms embargo against Israel. Peace demonstrations rage around the globe.

Karim Amhad Kha
International Criminal Court Receives Additional Complaints About Israel

The International Criminal Court (ICC) claims that it is investigating crimes by both parties in Gaza but has been reluctant to stand up to Israel. The additional complaints may or may not compel it to take action.

The Colombo West Internatinoal Terminal deepwater container terminal to be built in Sri Lanka.
U.S. Targets China’s Belt and Road with $553M Sri Lanka Port Investment

The U.S. is loaning Sri Lanka $553 million to construct a new shipping container deepwater port, as a counterbalance to billions of dollars already loaned by China to the small Asian nation. Is this sound geopolitical strategy or another case of too little, too late?

wind power
AIIB Finances Second Wind Power Project in Southern Kazakhstan

The Asian Infrastructure Investment Bank (AIIB) has signed a USD36-million loan agreement for the development, construction and operation of a 100-megawatt (MW) wind power plant in the Zhambyl region of Southern Kazakhstan.

Offshore Wind Turbine
Agreement Signed for Hai Long Offshore Wind Farm Project in Taiwan

The Japan Bank for International Cooperation recently signed a shareholders' agreement for a joint investment with Mitsui & Co., Ltd. (Mitsui) of up to approximately TWD8.8 billion (JBIC portion) in MIT Wind Power B.V. (MWP) of the Netherlands.

Protest march against Israel invasion of Gaza.
18 Humanitarian Organizations Issue Rare Joint Statement Demanding Middle East Ceasefire

Leaders of eighteen of some of the largest and most influential humanitarian organizations in the world have finally issued a collective demand for an “immediate humanitarian ceasefire” in Israel and Palestine.

green hydrogen
New Water Electrolysis Technique Invented to Generate Green Hydrogen

Professor Yong-Tae Kim from the Department of Materials Science and Engineering and the Graduate Institute of Ferrous & Eco Materials Technology, and Kyu-Su Kim, a doctoral student from the Department of Materials Science and Engineering at Pohang University of Science and Technology (POSTECH), collaborated on a research project that offers a promising direction for the future development of catalysts for water electrolysis.

Pangolin Trafficking
Biden Delays Potential Embargo on Chinese Products Despite China’s Role in Pangolin Trafficking

President Biden announced today that he will not immediately embargo products from China despite the country’s failure to halt the illegal wildlife trade threatening highly imperiled pangolins. Instead, the president is allowing the Chinese government until Dec. 31 to address its pangolin failures or suffer economic sanctions.

Nasrallah speech
Leader of Hezbollah Affirms Continued Resistance Against Zionist Israel

Hezbollah Secretary General Sayed Hassan Nasrallah confirmed today that his organization will continue to fight Israel, but did not make a formal declaration of war against Israel.

UAE And Jordan Sign Agreements To Expand Investment Cooperation In Key Sectors

The Ministries of Investment of the UAE and Jordan have signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) aimed at creating a framework for investment cooperation in key areas including infrastructure and development projects, while further strengthening the two countries’ enduring strategic partnership. The UAE Ministry of Investment identified potential opportunities worth over US $2 billion in Jordan.

Drinking water
ADB Approves Loan to Help Deliver Clean Water Supply, Sanitation Services in Bangladesh

The Asian Development Bank (ADB) has approved a $90 million loan to develop infrastructure and systems that will provide clean drinking water and sanitation services in Bandarban, Lama, and Rangamati towns in the Chattogram Hill Tracts (CHT) region in Bangladesh.


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