Latest News for: Island calling


Southwestern islands to be listed as World Heritage site

Asahi News 11 May 2021
A UNESCO advisory body called the International Union for Conservation of Nature recommended adding the islands of Amami-Oshima and Tokunoshima in Kagoshima Prefecture, the northern part of Okinawa Prefecture’s main island, and Iriomotejima island, to the list of natural World Heritage sites, the government said May 10.

UNVEILED GAZETTE: 1936 Italian gov document debunks Turkish claims over Greek islands

Greek City Times 11 May 2021
One of the firm arguments by the Turks when referring to so-called “gray zones” and “disputed islands” in the Aegean Sea is that they are not registered by name in any Treaty ... The other islands of the Dodecanese enjoyed self-government and tax privileges ... In 1943, the Germans took de facto control of the islands.

Dail committee hears Unionist calls for Citizen’s Assembly on united Ireland

Belfast Telegraph 11 May 2021
Northern Ireland’s first and only female Baptist minister has called for a Citizen’s Assembly on the future of the island ... Brexit is a stark reminder of the importance of carrying out the ground work before a border poll is called ... Mr Lunn said threats of loyalist violence should not prevent conversations on the future of the island being held.

Taiwan denounces China's 'shameless lies' about WHO access

Hindustan Times 11 May 2021
Taiwan's foreign minister criticised what he called China's "shameless lies" on Tuesday in an escalating dispute about Beijing blocking the island from the World Health Organization (WHO), saying China clearly did not care about Taiwan's people ... the island was part of China.

WHA once again the stage for a farce: China Daily editorial

China Daily 11 May 2021
... forums and the World Health Assembly" on Wednesday, US Secretary of State Antony Blinken doubled down on the Taiwan card on Friday, calling for the World Health Organization to invite the island to participate as an observer at the meeting, reiterating his call again on Sunday.

Beach excess: Jersey City Mayor Steve Fulop puts his foot in it again | Mulshine

NJ dot com 11 May 2021
Last month I wrote of the Jersey City mayor’s ham-handed efforts to keep surfers from parking on the street in front of the McMansion that he built right next to the best surf break in Rhode Island. Those efforts included two phone calls to remote meetings of the Narragansett Town Council.

Bulletin board

The Galveston Daily News 11 May 2021
Rotary Club of Galveston Island will meet at noon Tuesdays at The San Luis Hotel, 5222 Seawall Blvd ... For information, call 409-770-9503 ... For information, email or call 281-923-5197 ... For information, call Rosalyn Preacher, 409-765-7878 ... To place your order, call 409-763-9866.WEDNESDAY ... All fruits and vegetables are island grown.

EXCLUSIVE: Demi Jones reflects on her series of Love Island having the highest success rate ...

The Daily Mail 11 May 2021
Demi Jones has reflected on her series of Love Island having the highest success rate of couples – but says she's in 'hot girl summer mode' following her split from Luke Mabbott ... Love Island's Demi Jones shows off the gruesome aftermath of... 'I did it!' Love Island's Demi Jones reveals she has had her...

Vineyard Wind, first major offshore wind farm in America, gets go-ahead

The Providence Journal 11 May 2021
Commerce Secretary Gina Raimondo was on the call with reporters Tuesday to announce  of the long-awaited $2.8-billion project that would be located between Block Island and Martha’s Vineyard, produce enough power for ...

Migrant arrivals by sea on Italian island swell past 2,100

The Los Angeles Times 11 May 2021
Several hundred more migrants reached a tiny Italian island before dawn Monday, bringing the number of arrivals in about 24 hours to more than 2,100 and fueling calls for the Italian government to strengthen its migration policies ... Newsom’s economic recovery plan calls for $600 stimulus checks for eligible Californians.

Japan, US, France hold 1st joint drills on Japanese land

Beaumont Enterprise 11 May 2021
Later in the week, they will fly to Kirishima training ground for an urban warfare drill at a facility designed to simulate a remote island ... Japan is increasingly concerned about Chinese activity in and around Japanese-claimed waters surrounding the Japanese-controlled Senkaku islands, which Beijing also claims and calls Diaoyu.

Taiwan fights to attend WHO meeting, but China says no

Asahi News 11 May 2021
TAIPEI--Taiwan will fight to the end for an invitation to a World Health Organization (WHO) meeting this month, its foreign ministry said on Monday, but China said there was no room for compromise over the island that Beijing claims as its own ... the island has received help needed.

Taiwan fights to attend World Health Organisation meeting, China says no

RNZ 11 May 2021
Taiwan will fight to the end for an invitation to a World Health Organisation (WHO) meeting this month, its foreign ministry said on Monday, but China said there was no room for compromise over the island that Beijing claims as its own ... The WHO said it had co-operated with Taiwan during the pandemic and the island had received help it needed.

Mini Review: Call Of The Sea (PS5) - A Pretty But Predictable Puzzler

Push Square 11 May 2021
After receiving a mysterious package, Norah decides to go to the place Harry was last known to be — an island off the coast of Tahiti. Call of the Sea bills itself as a Lovecraftian mystery game, and whilst the first ...

Editorial: Where the buoys are

Sun Star 11 May 2021
Over two hundred kilometers off the Isabela coast in Luzon towards the Pacific Ocean is the 13-million-hectare Philippines Rise (imagine it bigger than the island of Luzon), erstwhile called Benham Rise before President Rodrigo Duterte’s Executive Order 25, which declared it a ...