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This Is The Unhealthiest Country In The World

If you've ever been to Prague and sampled the national cuisine - think fried cheese (Smaen Sr), hearty dumplings (knedliky) and the famously dirt-cheap beer - you probably had a whale of a time. Your body, however, might not have appreciated it so much. With its love of stodge, meat and alcohol, it

YAHOO! - 2017-09-26 08:48:00

Alice's missionary heart is following the example of her father and the saints

Selfless servant: Alice Grogan with children in Maliana, East Timor By Selina Venier ALICE Grogan jumps at the chance to be the hands and feet of Jesus Christ. The Youth Adults' Ministry (YAM) core leadership team member of St Stephen's Cathedral, Brisbane, was first inspired by her lay missionary

CATHOLIC LEADER - 2017-09-26 07:00:00

Spotlight: World leaders uphold multilateralism, Paris Agreement in chorus

UNITED NATIONS, Sept. 22 (Xinhua) -- World leaders attending the UN General Assembly here have reached an unseen degree of unity and solidarity on two major things: firmly protecting and upholding multilateralism and the Paris Agreement on climate change as they believe only by pooling efforts of al

SINA.COM - 2017-09-22 21:46:00

Pasifika voters want 'hand-ups, not hand-outs' in NZ housing crisis

Pasifika voters in South Auckland have stressed they would like to see "hand-ups, not hand-outs" following New Zealand's 2017 general election on Saturday. At a live Q+A election panel held at the Mngere Arts Centre Community Cafe, homelessness and Auckland's housing crisis were the issues front-and

ASIAPACIFICREPORT.NZ - 2017-09-21 18:42:45

New Australia Pacific labour scheme has pastoral care facility

An academic says the new Pacific Labour Facility will improve pastoral care for Pacific workers in Australia. Australia announced that Pacific Islanders would be able to work for up to three years in certain sectors, such as health and agriculture, under its new Pacific Labour Scheme. This follows t

RADIONZ - 2017-09-21 17:55:20

Fiji PM Frank Bainimarama's speech to the UNGA - in full

The president of COP23, the next round of UN climate talks, calls for solidarity with hurricane victims and sets the scene for negotiations Prime minister Frank Bainimarama at the UN general assembly outlines plans for Fiji's presidency of COP23 climate talks (Pic: UN Photo) Mr President, I want to

CLIMATECHANGENEWS.COM - 2017-09-21 10:02:11

OSU Anthropologist Works For Return Of WWII Fallen

An OSU associate professor has returned from the Central Pacific, helping to identify the remains of fallen U.S. soldiers. Dr. Stephen Perkins, an associate professor of anthropology with the Oklahoma State University Department of Sociology, recently traveled about 2,500 miles west of Hawaii to as

NEWS9.COM - 2017-09-20 17:46:00

Concerns over the selling of expired goods in ‎Kiribati‏

The minister of health in Kiribati has used Facebook to remind people to check the expiry date on food products they want to purchase. Kiribati Health Minister Tauanei Marea Photo: Kiribati Taiwan Embassy - Nathan OB Tauanei Marea said he was disappointed that so few people had the courage to report

RADIONZ - 2017-09-19 21:12:50

Papua New Guinea: Talking about the laws of war in a peaceful Pacific

We were at #COP22, reporting from the Global Landscapes Forum. Follow #ThinkLandscape on Twitter and check out our updates While currently known as a relatively stable part of the world, the Pacific is no stranger to the devastating impacts of conflict. In recent decades both the Solomon Islands and

HUMANITARIANNEWS.ORG - 2017-09-19 17:20:00

Willis Lease's ConstantThrust Program Powers Sale Leaseback of Three 737NG Aircraft with Fiji Airways

NOVATO, Calif. and NADI, Fiji, Sept. 19, 2017 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Willis Lease Finance Corporation (NASDAQ:WLFC) completed a sale and leaseback transaction on three 737NG aircraft with Fiji Airways, supported by the Willis Lease ConstantThrust program. The deal includes elements from Willis Lease's

GLOBENEWSWIRE.COM - 2017-09-19 12:00:00

Road deaths: US rates higher than Europe, lower than Middle East, Africa

ANN ARBOR-The contribution of road deaths to all deaths in the United States doesn't even crack the top 100 among all nations worldwide, say University of Michigan researchers. Fatalities from road crashes as a percentage of fatalities from all causes of death is 1.3 percent in the U.S.-less than th

UMICH.EDU - 2017-09-18 19:35:11

Bahrain is said to refuse Qatari bond investors in record sale

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RADIO EGYPT - 2017-09-18 12:02:02

Lessons for Singapore from Houston floods

The fallout for a city state would be far more serious as people have no hinterland to move to and could become environmental refugees. Floods, like other disasters, make headline news but recede just as quickly from the public's attention - unless you happen to be a victim. But Houston's flooding,

STRAITS TIMES - 2017-09-17 21:00:00

Blackbirding: Australia's history of luring, tricking and kidnapping Pacific Islanders

State Library of Queensland/ABC News Labourers were 'recruited' from across the Pacific to work on Queensland's sugarcane plantations. Recent debate in the United States over the legacy of slavery has reignited discussions about Australia's own dark past. Starting from the 1860s, tens of thousands

MSN.COM - 2017-09-16 21:34:10

Maine Governor directs flags to half-staff Monday in memory of Alberic Blanchette

AUGUSTA - Governor Paul R. LePage has directed that all United States and State of Maine flags be flown at half-staff from sunrise to sunset on Monday, September 18 in memory of U.S. Marine Corps Private Alberic Blanchette. Pvt. Blanchette was killed in action on November 20, 1943 on the island of T

PENBAYPILOT.COM - 2017-09-15 22:00:00

Challenges to Cultural Resilience in Island States

Recently, Hurricane Irma passed through the Caribbean and caused near total destruction on several islands. Barbuda was so damaged that there was a mass evacuation of residents to Antigua, with Prime Minister Gaston Browne referring to the island as "barely habitable." Reports from other islands aff

RELIEFWEB.INT - 2017-09-15 17:17:00

This Man Travelled 198 Countries Of The World & Listed 12 Best Countries Everyone Should Visit

Source Gunnar likes Transylvania for its castles, mountains and of course, beer as well. He mentioned about the parties in capital Bucharest and who can forget that Dracula is also from the same country? In his words, "Transylvania, best known for its castles, mountains, and of course Dracula, will

INDILENS.COM - 2017-09-15 16:14:34

Incontinence Products Market Extensive Growth Opportunities to Be Witnessed by 2022

Incontinence or Incontinent may refer to the involuntary excretion of bowel contents or urine. Difficulties with using the toilet, accidents and incontinence, can all be problems for people with dementia, particularly as the condition progresses. New York, NY -- (SBWIRE) -- 09/15/2017 -- Incontinen

SBWIRE.COM - 2017-09-15 14:09:00

This WWII veteran died 74 years ago on a Pacific island. Now he's coming home

On the island of Betio in the Tarawa Atoll of the Gilbert Islands, 1,800 miles from Hawaii, Unknown X-275 was buried 74 years ago. On Nov. 20, 1943, the U.S. Marine was killed in a World War II battle with the Japanese on the Gilberts, now called Kiribati. He was 24 years old. It was unknown where

FORT WORTH STAR-TELEGRAM - 2017-09-15 03:46:00

WWII US airman remains found on ‎Kiribati‏

More than 73 years after crashing into the Pacific ocean during World War II, a US airman is coming home. The family of 2nd Lieutenant Donald Underwood got the news last weekend during a meeting with the US Defense Department. Underwood's remains were identified among those recently discovered on th

NEWS.COM.AU - 2017-09-15 02:39:05