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News
by The Editors
Posted 9/12/19, 04:54 pm

Oil for ships

Short on cash, Malaysian officials would like to know if international arms dealers would accept palm oil for payment. Seeking to update its navy, the Malaysian government reached out to China, Russia, India, Pakistan, Turkey, and Iran to see if those nations would barter ships for palm oil. Malaysia and Indonesia control roughly 85 percent of the world palm oil trade. “If they are prepared to accept a palm barter trade, we are very willing to go in that direction,” Defense Minister Mohamad Sabu told Reuters. “We have a lot of palm oil.”


 

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Mailbag

Mailbag | Letters from our readers
by The Editors
Posted 9/12/19, 03:44 pm

Pulling back the curtain

[ Aug. 17 ] Regarding this excellent article about company CEOs who signed the “Don’t Ban Equality” ad, it’s interesting that Kristin Hull saw no downside to signing because she “wouldn’t want to work with” people who don’t share her values. Does she consider her stand any different than declining to bake a wedding cake for a same-sex couple? —Jeanene Burns / Clarksville, Ark.

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Benny Hinn Ministries

Quotables

News
by The Editors
Posted 9/12/19, 03:20 pm

‘I think the Holy Ghost is just fed up with it.’

Televangelist Benny Hinn on the brand of prosperity gospel he once preached. “I think it’s an offense to the Holy Spirit to place a price on the gospel. I’m done with it. I will never again ask you to give $1,000 or whatever amount.”

 


 

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