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China buys western press

China and the Western Press

Buying influence Part III louisalim/guardian/eyesonsuriname Amsterdam, June 29th 2022– Edwards, like other former employees of China’s state-media companies, felt that the vast majority of his work was about domestic signalling, or telegraphing messages that demonstrated loyalty to the party line in order to curry favour with senior officials.  Any thoughts of how his work was…
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Dragon Propaganda

China’s buys influence in Western Press

Part II louisalim/guardian/eyesonsuriname Amsterdam, June 28th 2022– At the same time, Beijing is also seeking to shift the global centre of gravity eastwards, propagating the idea of a new world order with a resurgent China at its centre. Of course, influence campaigns are nothing new; the US and the UK, among others, have aggressively courted…
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China's Answer

China’s answer to G7 investments

Reporting News Part I Louisa Lim/Guardian/eyesonsuriname Amsterdam, June 27th 2022– For western journalists, demoralised by endless budget cuts, China Global Television Network presents an enticing prospect, offering competitive salaries to work in state-of-the-art purpose-built studios in Chiswick, west London. CGTN – as the international arm of China Central Television (CCTV) was rebranded in 2016 – is…
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Stemming China’s influence

And Other Things eyesonsuriname Amsterdam, June 27th 2022–The members of the G7 aim to raise $600 billion in five years in private and public funds to finance infrastructure in developing countries, the White House reports. The US is responsible for $200 billion, the European Union for $300 billion. The G7 initiative will be titled Partnership…
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Suriname Europe

Suriname could grab a chance

eyesonsuriname Amsterdam, June 27 2022 –European Commission President Ursula von der Leyen Thursday said that around US$ 940 million will be invested in the production of vaccines and medicines in Latin American and Caribbean countries. In a joint statement with Spanish Prime Minister Pedro Sánchez, the European leader also explained that the new partnership will…
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Lula Presidential Campaign

Lula starts election campaign

Presidential Candidate eyesonsuriname Amsterdam June 22nd 2022–Brazil’s opposition presidential candidate Luiz Inácio Lula Da Silva has released his government plan, which includes international cooperation, new labor legislation, and differentiated taxation on the wealthiest. The Workers’ Party leader and former head of state also pointed out that Brazil was “devastated by a process of destruction” and…
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Whistleblower's Day

Wistleblowers Day Globally Celebrated

Suriname // Hakinbank eyesonsuriname Amsterdam, June 21st 2022–With World Whistleblowers Day just around the corner, we take a moment to recognise the crucial role that whistleblowers play in the fight for a more just world. Whistleblowers have exposed wrongdoing and fraud, uncovered the theft of public funds and helped save millions of taxpayers’ money.  The…
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Three Blind Kings

Three Blind Kings

A Q&A with geostrategist and Pentagon guru Edward Luttwak By David Samuels Being an enfant terrible at the age of 79 is not a task that can be undertaken lightly. Most men are simple conformists from childhood on. For those with more adventuresome temperaments, a flurry of rebellion in their teens or 20s is usually…
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Summit of the Americas Flag

Summit of the Americas

Suriname present ? Amsterdam, January 22nd 2022– The Government of the United States in Washington DC has chosen the City of Los Angeles in the State of California to host the next Summit of the Americas the week of June 6 this year after the event was put on hold due to the coronavirus pandemic.…
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Dennis Lapar

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November 29, 2021 In recent days, various Surinamese and Surinamese Dutch have expressed their opinion about the independence of Suriname. Hereby my opinion on the desired cooperation between Suriname and the Netherlands.Kingdom of the Netherlands. From 1954 to 25 November 1975, Suriname, together with the Netherlands and the Netherlands Antilles, was incorporated into the Kingdom…
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