While US President Barack Obama is turning Americans against Christianity, Russian President Vladimr Putin is encouraging his people to attend more Russian Orthodox worship services.
According to Pravda, "In Russia yesterday, July 19th, we celebrated Christ's Baptism called Theophany. Many freely renewed their baptism by dunking themselves in the freezing water last weekend. Cities helped by drilling holes in the ice so many had access to their renewal. Unlike the West, has allowed the in the past to help the Church and . While the West is being lead into darkness, Christian freedom in Russia is embraced and celebrated by millions of Orthodox Christians."
BEIJING: The Chinese are considered admirable for saving money. They will sacrifice short-term gains to boost their nest eggs. Nevertheless, the BBC News is denouncing the Chinese for saving their cash and not becoming credit card-crazed debt spending shopaholics.
The BBC News reports that, "A very courageous Chinese government might have taken the opportunity to engage in the kind of "demand rotation" that it and the world really needed - namely to put through big reforms which would have encouraged its 1.3 billion people to consume and spend much more."
Gov. Andrew Cuomo of New York had just announced that he would not welcome pro-Life supporters in his home state. Accordingly,Pope Francis would not receive a greeting from Cuomo if he makes a papal visit to New York City.
According to Fox News, "New York Governor Andrew Cuomo believes that pro-life activists along with anti-gay activists, and supporters of the Second Amendment, are not welcome in his state."
BEIJING: For Westerners, China continues to remain a land of mystery. Transparency in government does not exist here. Nevertheless, more details are emerging about the nation's overall energy strategy.
ZeroHedge reports that, "China’s engagement, investment, and foreign construction related to energy continue to grow. China has constructed or invested in energy projects in more than 50 countries, spanning nearly every continent. This ambitious investment in energy assets is driven primarily by two factors. First, China is increasingly dependent upon imported energy to sustain its economy. A net oil exporter until 1993, China remains suspicious of international energy markets. Second, energy projects present a viable option for investing China’s vast foreign currency holdings."
Is Climate Change alarmism a fraud? The Philippines, which enjoys a sub-tropical climate year-round, is dealing with frigid weather blowing into the capital city of Manila.
The Manila Times reports that, "The northeast monsoon continues to bring in cold mornings in Metro Manila and Baguio City, the country’s summer capital, according to Philippine Atmospheric Geophysical and Astronomical Services Administration (PAGASA)."
Criminal hackers have stolen the personal identifications of over 20 million South Korean banking and credit card customers.
According to Channel NewsAsia, "The personal data of at least 20 million bank and credit card users in South Korea has been leaked, state regulators said Sunday, one of the country's biggest ever breaches. Many major firms in the South have seen customers' data leaked in recent years, either by hacking attacks or their own employees."
President Barack Obama loves to tell Americans he's the Green President, by imposing stricter environmental laws in his country. But did you know that Obama is negotiating a free trade deal, called Trans Pacific Partnership (TPP), which would block Asian government from implementing eco-friendly protection laws for their citizens? The TPP would ignore the sovereignty rights of Asian governments to rule themselves.
Inter Press Service reports that, "An accord that would be the largest trade agreement ever negotiated appears to be rolling back environmental safeguards that have been a key part of U.S.-led trade deals for much of the past decade."
President Barack Obama, at the request of Sen. John McCain (R.-Az.), has publicly financed Al-Qaeda to train Syrian rebels to prepare for global jihad and target the United Kingdom for future deadly attacks.
According to the Daily Telegraph of London, "British people fighting in are being trained as “jihadists” and then encouraged to return to the UK to launch attacks on home soil, an al-Qaeda defector and western security sources have told the Telegraph."