Category Archives: world news commentary

Dying for an iphone 8?

Dying for an iphone 8?

One of the the thing we take for granted is the Rule of Law in western societies. In some countries, if you make that iphone 8 that you bought online too conspicuous, it can get you killed!

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Building Raised Beds and Raising Hope among the Poor

Building Raised Beds and Raising Hope among the Poor

Birch Community Services is a non-profit that’s helped many families on the breadline gain access to food,goods,and skills like how to build a raised bed garden

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Christchurch Earthquake 6.3

Christchurch Earthquake 6.3

Today Christchurch was shaken by the second biggest earthquake (a 6.3 Richter) after the one in September last year, but potentially its worst in that its epicentre was only 10 kilometers from the City-it was also shallower and the effects were far more devastating with widespread damage in the City. Unlike the September 2010 Earthquake […]

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Christchurch Earthquake|Personal Report:”The Faith factor”

Christchurch Earthquake|Personal Report:”The Faith factor”

What is the reason for the difference in result between the Christchurch one and other earthquakes? (apart from the fact that maybe NZ has a building code in place whereas some countries do not). Jeff Crabtree made this interesting observation :”You can’t have a prosperous outcome (after a 7.1 earthquake) unless, like you, you have been singing “God Defend New Zealand” (referring to the New Zealand National anthem)

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