Archive | Israel’s Western Pacific friends

Law firms can’t be tax havens, Israeli judge rules

Following the huge leak of the Panama documents, the Israel Tax Authority is stepping up its actions against unreported companies founded by Israelis in tax shelters. Income tax investigators recently conducted searches for documents in the offices of three Israeli companies providing services to Israelis in founding offshore companies. Among other things, Tax Authority investigators […]

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WHO singles out Israel as world’s only ‘health rights violator’

Israel’s friends in the Western Pacific: Micronesia The World Health Organization (WHO) called for an investigation into alleged abuses of “mental, physical and environmental health” rights by Israel, the only country singled out during the U.N. agency”s annual assembly in Geneva. The motion was co-sponsored by the Arab Group of States and the Palestinian delegation, […]

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Forum co-lead by Nauru hears Pakistan’s experiences in responding to disasters

 Israel’s friends in the Western Pacific: Nauru May 24, 2016 (PPI-OT) Following is the text of press note issued by Press Information Department (PID) Quote The visiting Minister for States and Frontier Regions, Lt. General (R) Abdul Qadir Baloch today addressed the High Level Leaders Roundtable convened by UN Secretary General Ban Ki-moon on the […]

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Lizards, humans losing homes to climate change

 Israel’s friends in the Western Pacific: Marshall Islands An unfortunate and dangerous commonality persists among conversations concerning human-driven climate change. Often, the consequences of climate change are spoken of as something that will take place in the future, something that is decades from now. Naively, many even talk as if it is something that is […]

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Australia’s Dutton warns against ‘illiterate’ refugees

Israel’s friends in the Western Pacific: Nauru  Australia’s immigration minister brought border security and immigration to the centre of the 2016 election campaign, warning that resettling “illiterate and innumerate” refugees would strain the social safety network and take Australian jobs. Border security and immigration are hot political issues in Australia that have swayed past elections […]

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Global fishing accord coming into effect

News of Israel’s friends in the Western Pacific: Palau FAO Port State Measures Agreement set to become binding law Illegal, unregulated and unreported (IUU) fishing is about to become much more difficult thanks to the imminent entry into force of the Port State Measures Agreement (PSMA), a ground-breaking international accord championed by FAO. Now that […]

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Education fund to debut at UN confab

News of Israel’s friends in the Western Pacific: Nauru At next week’s World Humanitarian Summit, more than 100 of the world’s leading countries, companies and philanthropists will join forces to create a “major breakthrough” in the effort to assist millions of children who’s education has been disrupted by conflicts and natural disasters, the United Nations […]

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Climate change threatens one billion coastal dwellers

 News of Israel’s friends in the Western Pacific: Nauru More than a billion people living in low-lying coastal areas around the world could be at risk of climate change-induced rise in sea levels by 2060, British charity group Christian Aid warned in a new report. Most of the cities at risk of coastal flooding are […]

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April Was A Very Hot Month

Israel’s friends in the Western Pacific: Marshall Islands Another month, another new record — for rising temperatures. The latest NASA data reveals that April was the warmest month ever recorded on Earth. The new record marks the 12th consecutive month of record-high global temperatures, as the scientific consensus remains that human activity is contributing to […]

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Refugee dies of heart failure in Nauru

Israel’s friends in the Western Pacific: Nauru A Bangladeshi refugee on the Pacific island of Nauru died Wednesday from suspected heart failure, the Australian government said, amid rising protests, including acts of self-harm, by people on the island who are sent there after trying to reach Australia illegally by boat. A statement from the Australian […]

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Paragon Shipping makes annual report available

Israel’s friends in the Western Pacific: Marshall Islands ATHENS, Greece, May 13, 2016 /PRNewswire/ — Paragon Shipping Inc. (NASDAQ: PRGN) (“Paragon Shipping” or the “Company”), today announced that it has filed its Annual Report on Form 20-F for the fiscal year ended December 31, 2015 (the “Annual Report”) with the Securities and Exchange Commission. The […]

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Gener8 Maritime tells First Quarter 2016 results

 News of Israel’s friends in the Western Pacific: Marshall Islands NEW YORK, May 11, 2016 /PRNewswire/ — Gener8 Maritime, Inc. (NYSE: GNRT) (“Gener8 Maritime” or the “Company”), a leading U.S.-based provider of international seaborne crude oil transportation services, today announced its financial results for the three months ended March 31, 2016. Highlights Recorded adjusted net […]

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AJC donation helps Palau deal with water crisis

News of Israel’s friends in the Western Pacific: Marshall Islands, Micronesia, Nauru, and Palau NEW YORK (Press Release) – In an effort to assist Palau confront its severe water shortage, AJC has made a donation to the Pacific Island nation to help build a new desalination system. Israel will be providing the equipment and technical support. […]

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Eagle Bulk Shipping reports first quarter 2016 losses

News of Israel’s friends in Western Pacific: Marshall Islands, Micronesia, Nauru and Palau  (Eagle Bulk Shipping is a Marshall Islands Corporation) STAMFORD, Conn., May 10, 2016 /PRNewswire/ — Eagle Bulk Shipping Inc. (Nasdaq: EGLE) today announced its results for the first quarter ended March 31, 2016. First Quarter Highlights: Net reported loss of $39.3 million, […]

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