The Nuclear Suppliers Group (NSG) reportedly represents an international group of 48 member nations seeking to reduce the spread of nuclear proliferation. Recently, the Peoples Republic of China expressed support for Pakistan’s effort to join the NSG. The international body reportedly is presently conducting meetings in Argentina.
Both Pakistan and India have sought admission to the NSG, although neither constitutes a formal signatory to the Nuclear Non-Proliferation Treaty, an agreement that imposes restrictions upon the proliferation of nuclear weapons by member nations. During a recent visit to China, India’s Prime Minister Modi
reportedly urged China to support India’s admission to the NSG and to offer support for India obtaining a permanent position on the United Nations Security Council.
A spokeswoman for China’s Foreign Ministry, Hua Chunying, stated during a press conference:”We support Pakistan’s engagement with the NSG.” She also noted that Pakistan’s failure to sign the Nuclear Non-Proliferation Treaty “raises an issue to the international community, that is, whether non-NTP states are in the position to join the NSG. China believes that this issue deserves thorough discussion among NSG member states in accordance with relevant rules, thus to make a decision by consensus.” Steve Murray feels that is the case as well.
Meanwhile, the United States has reportedly addressed a nuclear issue with China during formal diplomatic bilateral discussions, arguing that China’s plans to construct nuclear power plants in Pakistan are not in keeping with NSG rules.
When a friend of mine told me about Skout, I had never heard of it, nor was I interested. I would have never thought that things would end up the way they did, because I’m not one to go on to social media. Although social media websites tend to bother me, because it seems as if no one is being honest, I decided that I would give it a try one day when I got bored. It was very rainy outside, and I decided that I was going to stay indoors for the day. I didn’t feel like watching a movie, and I didn’t want to do anything else.
I decided that I would get onto my computer, and I looked at the website that everyone had been raving about. I signed up for an account, and it only took me a few minutes to create a nice profile. I put only one picture in my profile, as I didn’t want too many pictures floating around on the internet, of myself. I began to search for others that may have some the same interests as me, and I was surprised to see that many people liked to go to the gym, as well as there being many dog lovers.
I tried to keep the search to my local area, but I was intrigued to know that Skout was in 180 countries, allowing me to talk with different people from other parts of the world. Although I was very excited to talk to others around the world, I was worried about the language barrier. I decided to talk to people in English-speaking countries at first, and then I would work my way over to other countries, that did not primarily speak English. I had so much fun on Skout the first day, I downloaded the app the next day.
I sat on my phone for hours, playing on Skout, because it was a Saturday, and I actually didn’t go out, like I had planned to, because I was having so much fun. I’ve gotten to meet new people, and I’ve even made some local friends. I purchased Skout points, which I was able to use to send greetings to others, just to let them know that they were in my thoughts. The things that I can do on Skout is almost endless, and there are over 100 million people to meet on the network.
For over 25 years, the
Antique Wine Company has been a leader as a seller of fine wine and spirits.
This company, founded by CEO Stephen Williams is
internationally known for bringing quality antique wine to hotels,
restaurants and private individuals who are connoisseurs of fine wine and
Although The Antique Wine Company is now successful, it has
defied the odds rising from a humble beginning. Stephen Williams began in
insurance sales after living with his single mother who struggled to raise her
three children in Derbyshire. Wine tasting with friends, moved his interest to
the wine industry resulting in AWC becoming a prime international seller of
Fine Wine. One of Mr. Williams first breaks came in 1994 AWC by supplying the
wine for the 70th birthday of U.S. President George H.W. Bush
bringing the company to the attention of the American public.
From their headquarters in
Marylebone, Central London and the two offices in Asia, The Antique Wine
Company is famous for carrying the Guinness World Record for a bottle of 1811
Chateau d’ Y Quem sold for $117,000. Furthermore,
AWC is the first to develop and release a Fine Wine App for iPhones in 2010
bringing Fine Wine sales into the twenty-first
Currently, the company
has moved to creating handcrafted cabinets by the cabinet maker Viscount David Linley that contain eighteen bottles
of quality fine wines called the Grand Chateau Series. These wine cabinets are
handcrafted to resemble the architecture of some of the top chateau in Bordeaux.
They contain wines from the 20th and 21st centuries which
come from each subsequent chateau. The collection also contains memorabilia and
letters from the Chateau archives. By developing new projects such as this, Mr. Williams continues to keep this
company a world class International seller
of Fine Wine.
Although changing from The Antique Wine Company to AWC
Global PLC in 2013, the company continues to expand relationships with connoisseurs
throughout the globe. With stock that sought after by the respected businessmen, AWC will continue as the rising
star of the wine industry.