Day: May 21, 2012

Indonesia’s Rising Religious Intolerance

The NewYork Times- The opinion pages JAKARTA — Just a few days after Lady Gaga’s concert in Indonesia was canceled after protests by Islamic groups, I flew 1,370 kilometers from Jakarta to Padang, West Sumatra, and drove a further 130 kilometers, a four-hour journey along rough, winding roads, to Sijunjung, […]

Is the Internet hurting children?

By Chelsea Clinton and James P. Steyer Editor’s note: Chelsea Clinton is a board member of Common Sense Media, a nonprofit advocacy organization focused on media and technology’s effects on children and teens, and wrote the foreword to “Talking Back to Facebook.” James P. Steyer is founder and CEO of […]

A Faster Metabolism at Any Age You’d like to do something—anything—to speed up your metabolism, but it’s out of your control. Right? Not quite. Although genetics and your age both play a role, recent studies suggest you have plenty of say over how well your metabolism—which involves your body’s ability to break down food into […]

Fiji-Workshop enhances EU-funded tourism

Workshop enhances EU-funded tourism program Repeka Nasiko Monday, May 21, 2012 + Enlarge this image Michale Tokuru with Tarataaki Teannaki at the SPTO workshop in Nadi. Picture: BALJEET SINGH A South Pacific Tourism Organisation workshop brought together heads of tourism organisations and the private sector in an effort to raise […]

Seek Your Own Truth

Huff Post Growing up, we have a intuitive sense of wanting to belong or fit in. The emptiness in our hearts says that something is missing in our life. That dormant desire for acceptance gets cultivated into full blown beliefs, usually inherited and taught to us. We believe in things […]


Pulse of The People:It’s not about peace The record. Published: Sunday, May 20, 2012 Islam is not a religion of peace. It is and has been a religion of violence, vengeance, and conquest for 1,400 years. Western Civilization is at war with Islam. Saying that we are at war with […]