BEIJING: Over 40,000 globe-trotting Chinese tourists flock to the frozen confines of Antarctica each year. Consequently, Chinese officials plan to construct an aiport on the continent.
According to Press TV, "The Chinese government plans to build the airfield near its Antarctic Zhongshan Station on Larsemann Hills in Prydz Bay in East Antarctica, the Beijing Evening News reported on Monday."
President Barry Obama has conspired with the CIA to launch a "Occupy the World" movement. The strategy is simple: De-stabilize nation-states by deploying "Occupy" demonstrators to wreak havoc on the streets, while they demand more democracy and human rights.
Press TV reports that, "The US is now using “new tactics” around the world to occupy and control other countries, he said. The US is using “proxy armies, as they are using in Syria, drone wars, like in Pakistan or Yemen, Special Operations, too many to even count, and the so-called color revolutions, the democratic counter-revolutions, like the one they sponsored-- the fascist coup-- in Ukraine.”
Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi is planning to add another $13 billion to boost his country's military budget.
Ria Novosti reports that, "India cleared on Saturday a bulk of defense projects worth $13 billion in a bid to boost the country's national defense preparedness, the Indian Defense Acquisition Council (DAC) said."
Russia has embarked on a natural gas exchange in St. Petersburg.
According to Russia Today, "Russia, the world’s second-largest producer of natural gas, has launched its first auction of natural gas on Friday at the St. Petersburg International Mercantile Exchange (SPIMEX). It will be Europe’s largest natural gas trading post."
Climate Change alarmist scientists are now publishing so-called scientific reports claiming that the build up of Arctic and Antarctic ice glaciers had been caused by Global Warming.
The Guardian of London reports that, "The risk of severe winters in Europe and northern Asia has been doubled by global warming, according to new research. The counter-intuitive finding is the result of climate change melting the Arctic ice cap and causing new wind patterns that push freezing air and snow southwards."
And the award for most liberal newspaper in Texas, goes too ...? The Houston Chronicle has endorsed US Rep. Sheila Jackson Lee's re-election bid to Congress.
According to the Houston Chronicle, "Sheila Jackson Lee's reputation for verbosity precedes her, but she has won respect through sheer force of effort because nobody works harder or cares more about helping Houston than she does. The congresswoman, seeking an 11th term representing District 18, is a stout defender of President Obama and has the attention of his staff, which she puts to good use."
The racial agitators of violence group, Black Panther Party, hosted a convention in Houston over the weekend.
The Houston Chronicle reports that, "One of the most notable, sometimes controversial, activist groups in the history of the United States will gather in Houston on Saturday during an event for the national alumni association of the Black Panther Party. Houston Chronicle reporter Cindy George took a stemming from its creation in the late 1960s. Bobby Seale, the co-founder and chairman of the group will address its history at the 48th reunion of the alumni association."
An alarming trend of a severe slump of money circulation in South Korea is pointing to signs of a deep recessionary economy in the nation.
The Chosun ilbo reports that, "The circulation of money has slowed considerably despite the Bank of Korea frantically printing more, raising fears of a deep recession. The Chosun Ilbo analyzed data in conjunction with the Financial Supervisory Service and LG Economic Research Institute on Tuesday and found that the Korean economy is in worse shape than the Japanese when it entered a prolonged slump in the early 1990s."