Candor from Chinese ambassador surely hurtsIN a cacophony of stereotypes, two complement each other to nail the issue on the South China Sea once and for all: Truth hurts, and the truth shall set you free. I won’t need the advice of a former British prime minister to state my take on the recent pronouncement by Chinese ambassador to the Philippines Zhao Jianhua on the arbitral ruling by the Permanent Court of Arbitration (PCA) at the Hague on Chinese-Philippine conflict. Although Asian culture is richly endowed with artifice and the Asiatic people are heavily inclined to much color and metaphor in expressing their sentiments, on the matter of political disputes, questions are resolved invariably with pure candor among disputants. So, Zhao says something on the PCA ruling, take it for what it is, no more no less: “Beijing’s position on the arbitration has been clear since it was filed before the Hague-based international tribunal. When the result of the arbitration … [Read more...] about Candor from Chinese ambassador surely hurts
DENVER — Hey, I don't like the idea, either.Who would?Trading Von Miller in the prime of his Hall of Fame career sounds as fun as divorce. But if Chris Harris Jr. is right, and the star cornerback has eight years of business experience from which to draw, the number of Broncos who are safe during a franchise rebuild equals their playoff berths lately. Zero.“I expect everybody to be gone, really,” Harris said Monday as players reacted to the Broncos firing Vance Joseph to begin what promises to be an eventful offseason of major personnel moves. “I expect probably to have two or three vets on the team and we’ll keep moving like that. That’s how I see it. I see it as a big rebuild coming on. I see a big tidal wave coming.” Paul Klee: Finding a new Broncos coach isn't John Elway's biggest missionWaking up the Broncos will take more than a splash of water. If the Broncos do it right, it's going to take a high pain threshold. Moving on from Miller … [Read more...] about Paul Klee: Consider trading Von Miller? Ouch. This Denver Broncos rebuild is going to hurt
What is the definition of dissent? An expression of an opinion that varies from those commonly held 0SHARES Share Tweet Email Recommended Stories PML-N will continue to 'fight' for democracy's survival, says Nawaz SharifFormer premier says only a strong democracy could guarantee Pakistan's development and prosperityAppointment of leader of opposition: PPP to defend parliament, democracyPolitical instability hurts the nation and the country, says KhokarZardari, Fazl see saving democracy biggest challengePPP co-chairman, JUI-F chief meet in Islamabad … [Read more...] about Post-truth politics and the anti-fragile state Part II
Jurors who found a convicted child killer guilty of a ‘frenzied’ attack on a woman suffering from dementia sobbed when they heard violent attacker’s terrifying past. Stephen Leonard - previously known as Stephen Chafer - sexually abused and murdered three year old Lorraine Holt in Derby in 1979 when he was 17. Leonard, now 57, of St Michael’s Gate, Peterborough, stabbed the innocent young girl 39 times in the attack after abusing her in the vicarage. He served 23 years in prison before his release in 2002.Last month he was found guilty of the attempted murder of 60-year-old Faye Mills at her home in Viney Close, Peterborough - after he stabbed her numerous times, nearly decapitating her. When police arrived, they believed she had died. Miraculously, she survived the attack.Jurors at Cambridge Crown Court found him guilty of the attempted murder of Mrs Mills - but during the trial, they were unaware of Leonard’s previous history for murder - and were only … [Read more...] about Jurors sobbed after hearing truth about child killer who ‘nearly decapitated’ Peterborough woman in frenzied attack
Workaholics die younger, get sick more often and are less productive than people with healthy work-life balance. John Rampton Published 6:00 am CST, Tuesday, December 18, 2018 Photo: Jasmin Merdan | Getty Images Photo: Jasmin Merdan | Getty Images Image 1 of / 1 Caption Close Image 1 of 1 Photo: Jasmin Merdan | Getty Images Is Your Workaholic Behavior Hurting Your Team? The Answer Is Yes. 1 / 1 Back to Gallery The life of a founder isn’t easy. Grant Cardone, the self-made millionaire, claimed on CNBC that people who want to make millions of dollars need to work 95 hours per week (around 14 hours per day). Some startup founders reach or even exceed that number, but those who … [Read more...] about Is Your Workaholic Behavior Hurting Your Team? The Answer Is Yes.