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Tropical Storm Philippe Public Advisory Number 17

Index-Journal 27 Sep 2023
Interests in the northern Leeward Islands, the U.S and British Virgin Islands, and Puerto Rico should monitor the progress of this system.

Mindoro to connect to the Luzon grid by 2025

The Manila Times 27 Sep 2023
Earlier in April, the DoE said it will expedite Mindoro's connection to the main Luzon power grid as power outages plagued the island ... In May, the NGCP reported that a crucial transmission project that will finally connect Mindoro Island to the Luzon grid was in progress after it secured the Energy Regulatory Commission's approval in February.
photo: AP / Ng Han Guan
A Chinese J-11 military fighter jet flies above the Taiwan Strait near Pingtan, the closest land of mainland China to the island of Taiwan, in Pingtan in southeastern China's Fujian Province, Friday, Aug. 5, 2022

China says drills around Taiwan to ‘combat arrogance of separatists’

Al Jazeera 27 Sep 2023
It claims President Tsai Ing-wen and her Democratic Progressive Party (DPP) are “separatists” and has sought to isolate the island internationally since she was first elected in 2016, mounting large-scale drills after her meetings with prominent United States politicians Nancy Pelosi and Kevin McCarthy.

Ni-Vanuatu advised to store water to prepare for El Nino impacts

RNZ 27 Sep 2023
Pakoa said the islands in islands lay from north to south and so it would be normal for the Southern islands to face the impacts of the El Nino first, before the impact slowly progresses up into Northern islands. "So, for the southern islands, it may take up to a few months.

McCarthy boosts odds of shutdown

The Grand Island Independent 27 Sep 2023
Grand Island's Chocolate Bar avoids shuttering, has new ownership Boot Life ... 18 Grand Island Public Schools supporter dies at 77 Buttigieg discusses $15M for Cathcart Rail in Grand Island Week Five Friday Night Lights Nebraska Prep Football Heroes The big tomato ... Island on Monday.

Senate Bill Supporting Taiwan’s Entry Into Trans-Pacific Partnership Agreement Scheduled for Debate

The Epoch Times 27 Sep 2023
A bill aimed at supporting Taiwan’s involvement in international organizations is progressing toward a Senate debate in two days.

321 Flavor Bites: Pancake House tries barbecue in Port St. John; plus Monday dining ops

Florida Today 27 Sep 2023
The founders of Merritt Island Pancake House have plans for the former Woody's Bar-B-Q at 4885 U.S ... If all goes well, My Island Smokehouse should open by November, said co-owner Steve Mardis ... Steve and Kelly Fields-Mardis opened Merritt Island Pancake House in 2017 to rave reviews ... We'll keep you posted on the progress in Port St.

A Global Community of Shared Future: China's Proposals and Actions

China Daily 27 Sep 2023
The past decade has seen steady progress in implementing the vision ... The China-Arab community of shared future, China-Latin America and the Caribbean community of shared future, and China-Pacific Island Countries community of shared future have all made swift and steady progress.

Car show to benefit Wreaths Across America in Grand Island

The Grand Island Independent 26 Sep 2023
Locally, that includes 1,400 graves at the Grand Island Veterans Cemetery on Capital Avenue ... Prizes will be awarded for best of show, “chick magnet,’ committee’s choice, “work in progress” and best bike ... Grand Island's Chocolate Bar avoids shuttering, has new ownership Boot Life ... Stuhr Road, Grand Island NE 68801.

Senate readies stopgap as House tries again on full-year bills

Roll Call 26 Sep 2023
Economic aid to Micronesia and the Marshall Islands expires after Sept ... Negotiations on a new compact with the Marshall Islands were still ongoing as of Monday, though a senior administration official reported “substantial progress” in those talks, which are occurring this week in Washington as part of the U.S.-Pacific Island Forum Summit.

Wild moment US Navy phalanx anti-aircraft gun trains its sights on passenger 737 as sailors ...

The Daily Mail 26 Sep 2023
It's unclear where exactly the incident took place ... It locked onto the A-6 Intruder instead of the target it was towing during gunnery exercises near the main Hawaiian island of Oahu ... It has been progressively upgraded over its decades of service and now features a host of electro-optical cameras to help visually identify targets before firing ... .

Quarter-final 1 Wales v Argentina

The Daily Mail 25 Sep 2023
Wales became the first team to qualify for the quarter-finals by hammering Australia 40-6 in Lyon ... The Pacific Islanders are a hugely dangerous side. If they were to progress to the knock-outs it would be great for the tournament and rugby as a whole but perhaps not so good for England, who were beaten by them at Twickenham last month ... .

Lidia Thorpe exposes why she thinks Anthony Albanese's Voice to Parliament is hurting Aboriginal people

The Daily Mail 25 Sep 2023
Lidia Thorpe claims the Indigenous Voice to Parliament referendum is doing more harm to the lives of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people by tearing communities apart. Thorpe leads the 'progressive no' bloc, and believes The Voice would lack power and doesn't support the inclusion of Indigenous Australians in the constitution ... READ MORE ... .

Possible direct flight from Fiji for Pacific Islands Forum meet

Cook Islands News 24 Sep 2023
Many Pacific islanders have to transit through Auckland in New Zealand in order to travel to Cook Islands. Meanwhile, Brown also met with Fiji’s Assistant Minister for Foreign Affairs Lenora Qereqeretabua to discuss progress on bilateral initiatives including the bilateral cooperation arrangement being finalised by the Cook Islands and Fiji.

Live Good Inc. Celebrates Diversity and Unity: A Beacon of Progress in the Spirit of ...

Longview News-Journal 24 Sep 2023
Live Good Inc., a student-run eco-friendly company dedicated to promoting diversity and unity, is making waves in the modern era as a beacon of progress reminiscent of the historical significance of Crissy Field, Angel Island and the brave Buffalo Soldiers.

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In this photo released by Azerbaijan's border guard service on Wednesday, Sept. 27, 2023, Azerbaijan's border guard officers pose with detained Ruben Vardanyan, center, in Nagorno-Karabakh. Azerbaijan says it has detained the former head of Nagorno-Karabakh's separatist government as he tried to cross into Armenia following Azerbaijan's 24-hour blitz last week to reclaim control of the enclave. The arrest of Ruben Vardanyan was announced by Azerbaijan's border guard service.
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