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List of treaties

This list of treaties contains known agreements, pacts and major contracts between states, armies and tribal groups. Central American Free Trade Agreement Free Trade Area of the Americas Substantive Patent Law Treaty WIPO Protection of Broadcasting Organizations Anti-Counterfeiting Trade Agreement Treaty of Peace with Japan Signed at San Francisco on 8 September 1951 Treaty of Peace Between Japan and India Treaty of Peace Between Japan and the Union of Burma Agreement Between Japan and Thailand Concerning Settlement of "Special Yen Problem" Reparations Agreement Between Japan and the Republic of the Philippines Treaty of Peace Between Japan and the Republic of Indonesia Reparations Agreement Between Japan and the Republic of Vietnam Agreement of 21st September, 1967, Between Japan and the Republic of Singapore Agreement of 21st September, 1967, Between Japan and Malaysia Joint Communique of the Government of Japan and the Government of the People's Republic of China China and Russia sign border pact on Dec 9th, 1999

Passion (Regina Belle album)

Passion is the third album by American singer-songwriter Regina Belle. It became a successful album, peaking at #63 on the US Billboard 200 and #13 on the Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums chart, selling over 389,000 copies according to Neilsen Soundscan, it includes the hit singles, "Dream in Color", "A Whole New World", "If I Could". "The Deeper I Love" was released as a single but though it did not reach the main chart, it did peak at #7 on the Bubbling Under R&B/Hip-Hop Singles chart. "Interlude/Passion" "Quiet Time" "If I Could" "Do You Wanna Get Serious" "Dream in Color" "My Man" "The Deeper I Love" "A Whole New World" "Love" "Heaven's Just a Whisper Away" "Tango in Paris" "One Love"

Bodmin and Wenford Railway

The Bodmin & Wenford Railway is a heritage railway, based at Bodmin in Cornwall, England. It has an interchange with the national rail network at Bodmin Parkway railway station, the southern terminus of the line; the Great Western Railway opened its branch line from Bodmin Road to Bodmin General 27 May 1887, on 3 September 1888 a junction line was opened to connect with the Bodmin and Wadebridge Railway which had opened its line from Bodmin North to Wadebridge in 1834. The line closed on 3 October 1983 following the demise of freight traffic from Wenford. In 1984 the Bodmin Railway Preservation Society was formed, they held their first open day at Bodmin General two years later. 1987 saw. A Light Railway Order was granted in 1989, the following year passenger services recommenced between Bodmin General and Bodmin Road, although by now that station had been renamed "Bodmin Parkway". A new intermediate station known as Colesloggett Halt was brought into use. In 1996 the former junction line was reopened, with another new station provided as Boscarne Junction.

The stations served are all near Bodmin. They are: Bodmin Parkway Colesloggett Halt Boscarne Junction Bodmin General The route from Bodmin General to Bodmin Parkway is 3 1⁄2 miles and Bodmin General to Boscarne Junction is 3 miles. On leaving Bodmin Parkway, the route first crosses the River Fowey by a five-arch viaduct, climbs up towards Bodmin Moor; the one intermediate halt is at Colesloggett Halt, built by the BWR in 1993 to serve a farm park, provides access to a network of footpaths through the Cardinham Woods, belonging to the Forestry Commission. The trip takes 25 minutes each way. Upon reaching Bodmin General station, the headquarters of the railway, trains reverse to take the line to Boscarne Junction; this lies on the former London and South Western Railway route to Wadebridge and Padstow, which now forms the Camel Trail alongside the River Camel. The railway aspires to extend alongside this foot/cyclepath towards Wadebridge in the future; the railway is controlled by lower quadrant semaphore signals.

Access to the Network Rail mainline at Bodmin is controlled by a lever frame, under the supervision of NR's Lostwithiel signal box. For a Full list of Locomotives and Wagons 4247 – a GWR 4200 Class 2-8-0 T heavy freight locomotive built in 1916 that used to haul trains of china clay from St Blazey to Fowey, its boiler certificate expires in 2021 but is operational in British Railways unlined black livery. 4612 – built in 1942. One of the familiar GWR 5700 Class 0-6-0PT pannier tank locomotives that operated out of St Blazey engine shed for use on the china clay branch lines, its boiler certificate expires in 2023 but is operational in Great Western Railway green livery. 5552 – a GWR 4575 Class 2-6-2 T familiar from operating passenger trains on most of the Cornish branch lines. Built in 1928. Undergoing overhaul at Bodmin General and painted in British Railways lined green livery. 6435 – a GWR 6400 Class 0-6-0 PT, another pannier tank, this class was fitted with equipment for working auto trains between Plymouth and Saltash.

6435 emerged from Swindon railway works for the first time in April 1937 and spent many years in Wales. It was condemned on 12 October 1964 and entered preservation with the Dart Valley Railway on 17 October 1965, its boiler certificate expires in 2022 but is operational and in British Railways lined green livery. 30587 – an LSWR 0298 Class "Beattie Well Tank" 2-4-0 WT, built in 1874 one of three of these ancient locomotives that were used for many years on the mineral branch from Boscarne Junction to Wenfordbridge. Its boiler certificate expires in 2023. 30120 – built in 1899 one of the LSWR Class T9'Greyhound' 4-4-0s that pulled express trains from Exeter to Wadebridge and Padstow. and was overhauled during 2010 to allow it to re-enter service. Its boiler certificate expires in 2020 on loan to the Swanage Railway until 2020; the locomotive is in British Railways lined black livery. D3452 – a British Rail Class 10 0-6-0 diesel-electric shunting locomotive. After withdrawal by British Rail in July 1968, it was sold to English China Clays plc for further service.

It spent much of its subsequent time at Fowey shunting china clay trains. It was put to work at Bodmin, it is operational and in British Railways black livery. 08444 – a British Rail Class 08 0-6-0 DE shunting locomotive. This was the first diesel to arrive on the Bodmin and Wenford Railway, delivered in March 1987 from Cardiff Canton TMD, it was number D3559 but became 08444, the number it carries at Bodmin. Operational BR Green 33110 – a British Rail Class 33 Type 3 Bo-Bo; this Southern Region locomotive arrived at Bodmin in December 1993. It is operational and in British Rail grey livery. 37142 – a British Rail Class 37 type 3 Co-Co BR blue. Built in 1963. During preparation on Saturday morning of the 2009 autumn diesel gala, 37142 was found to have contaminated oil. Early examination showed a sudden water leakage from at least two liners, it is operational and in British Railways blue livery. 47306 – BR Co–Co Class 47 named "The Sapper". It is operational and in Railfreight Distribution grey livery.

50042 – BR Co–Co Class 50 named after the warship "Triumph" BR blue. Built in 1968, it was taken out of service from Laira TMD at Plymout

St. Scholastica's Academy, San Fernando

The St. Scholastica's Academy or "St. Scho" is a private school run by the Benedictine Sisters in the Philippines. St. Scholastica's Academy of Pampanga is the third Benedictine school established in the Philippines. Known as the Assumption Academy, it was established in June 1925 in the house of the Singian family; the high school department was added in school year 1926-27. In March 1930, the first secondary graduates of the Assumption Academy were presented; the Alumni/Alumnae and present students of this school include sons/daughters and granddaughters/son of businessmen and prominent figures in Pampanga. Due to the large number of enrollees, the zeal of its biggest benefactor, Monsignor Prudencio David, the school was relocated to its second site in 1931, ownership of the school was passed on to the Benedictine Sisters in 1938. With the outbreak of World War II, the building was used as a military hospital. In 1966, the school was renamed St. Scholastica's Academy of Pampanga; the school was transferred to a bigger site in 1972.

This school is for girls only but, due to the clamor of the parents of the female students, now, St. Scholastica's Academy is accepting boys but only for grade school. Though the school has plans on removing its girls-exclusive title and accepting boys in high school, but this is yet to be decided and as of now, a survey was conducted among the grade school boys if they want to continue in St. Scholastica's Academy their the high school studies. In 1972 as a solution, the High School Department was transferred to the wide barren grounds in Cer-Hil, five kilometers from the town proper; the previous match-like edifice has been expanded into an F-shaped building that houses the whole High School Department. A covered court with a stage, eating sheds, another building to house the Grade School Department and covered walks have been added through the combined efforts of the students, the alumnae, the PTA and the administration. On July 11, 1987, a building for the whole Grade School Department was blessed.

The preschool was transferred to a new building in 2001. The school has been renovated and the before F- shaped building of the high school department is now an E-shaped building to provide more classrooms for the students and on 2017 a new building was established to provide more rooms for the first batch of Grade 12 students. Beset by continuing threat of natural calamities prompted by the eruption of Mount Pinatubo in 1991, SSA-SF was challenged to strengthen/further its social orientation through various curricular processes and continuing community involvement projects and activities. In 1992, it opened its door and provided temporary office for the Social Action Center of Pampanga and in 1994, it housed the lahar victims coming from various towns of Pampanga; the year after, SSA-SF shared its campus with Don Bosco Academy, the school, buried in lahar. SSA-SF suffered a tremendous drop in its enrollment in 1996 due to the devastation of lahar, but was able to recover the next year. Through all of these, SSA-SF continued its quest for excellence that in 1991, the High School Department was accredited by PAASCU and the Grade School Department in 2000 and 2014.

Grade school The grade school's sections are named as follows: 1st Grade: St. Agatha, St. Anne, St. Claire, St. Monica, St. Martha, St. Agnes, St. Cecilia 2nd Grade: St. Peter, St. John, St. Mark, St. Matthew, St. Thomas, St. Andrew, St. Paul 3rd Grade: St. Benedict, St. Joseph, St. Ignatius, St. Francis, St. Therese, St. Scholastica 4th Grade: St. Boniface, St. Chrysostom, St. Bernard, St. Hilda, St. Odo, St. Placid, St. Maurus 5th Grade: St. Camillus, St. Cyril, St. Celestine, St. Cyprian, St. Ireneaus, St. Clement, St. Otilia 6th Grade: St. Lorenzo, St. Stephen, St. Gertrude, St. Augustine, St. Vincent, St. Lucy, St. AnthonyHigh school The high school's sections are named as follows: 7th Grade: Women in the Bible 8th Grade: Young Women Saints 9th Grade: Titles of Mary 10th Grade: Great Benedictine Women 11th Grade: STEM, ABM, GAS 12th Grade: St. Amalberga, St. Ehrentrundis, St. Hildegundis, St. Martha and St. MonicaDue to the short number of 8th grade students in the school year 2015–2016, the number of 8th grade sections were reduced to 6.

In the school year 2017–2018, St. Elizabeth was removed due to depleted number of students in Grade 11 and only St. Amalberga is the pure STEM stranded section while the other four sections in Grade 12 are mixed STEM and ABM sections. In the school year 2016–2017, the school planned to expand its offered tracks in senior high school in the proceeding school year and as promised, for the next school year, General Academics and Humanities and Social Sciences are now added for the senior high school. Ora et Labora "Prayer and Work" SSA-SF is LEVEL 3 PAASCU-accredited and is one of the prominent and top academic institutions in the Philippines, it is a member of the Association of Benedictine Schools, the Philippine Accrediting Association of Schools and Universities and Women's National Collegiate Association - Central Luzon Flag Ceremony and Morning Praise Prayer before and after Class Campus Security I. D. Gate Pass Attendance Daily Class Schedule St. Scholastica's Chapel Libraries Audio Visual Centers Science Laboratories (specifically Physics Laboratory, Chemistry Laborat

Silja Lehtinen

Silja Lehtinen is a Finnish sailor. Lehtinen studies medicine in the University of Helsinki. Silja Lehtinen has sailed in two Olympic regattas. In 2008, in the age of 23, she skippered the Finnish team in the Yngling class to an 11th place. In 2012, she participated in Women's Match Race and won a bronze medal with her crew Silja Kanerva and Mikaela Wulff. In 2012 as well, only a month before the Olympic regatta and her crew won match race world championship title in Gothenburg, Sweden, her brother Lauri skippered the Finnish 49er into seventh place at the 2012 Olympic regatta. As a 15 year old, she won the Byte class World Championship in 2001. Silja Lehtinen at World Sailing

Hula Valley

The Hula Valley is an agricultural region in northern Israel with abundant fresh water, which used to be Lake Hula, prior to its draining. It is a major stopover for birds migrating along the Syrian-African Rift Valley between Africa and Asia. Lake Hula and the marshland surrounding it were a breeding ground for mosquitoes carrying malaria, so were drained in the 1950s. A small section of the valley was re-flooded in an attempt to revive a nearly extinct ecosystem. An estimated 500 million migrating birds now pass through the Hula Valley every year. Lake Hula was referred to by different names; the 14th century BCE Egyptians called the lake Samchuna. In the 1st century CE, the Jewish-Roman historian Flavius Josephus termed it Semechonitis, John Lightfoot writing it as Samochonitis, while in the Talmud it is called Yam Sumchi – i.e. Sea of Sumchi; the lake is called Buheirat el Huleh in Arabic and Agam ha-Hula in Hebrew, stemming from the Aramaic Hulata or Ulata. The "Waters of Merom" has sometimes been used in scientific literature, although that term refers to springs on the western side of the valley.

For geological aspects see Dead Sea Transform#Hula BasinThe Hula Valley lies within the northern part of the Syrian-African Rift Valley at an elevation of about 70 meters above sea level, covers an area of 177 square kilometers. On both sides of the valley are steep slopes: the Golan Heights to the east and the Upper Galilee's Naftali mountains to the west rise to 400 to 900 meters above sea level. Basalt hills of about 200 meters above sea level along the southern side of the valley intercept the Jordan River, are referred to as the basalt "plug", the Korazim block, or Korazim plateau, as they restrict water drainage downstream into the Sea of Galilee; the Hula Valley has a Mediterranean climate of hot dry summers and cool rainy winters, although its enclosure within two mountain ranges leads to more extreme seasonal and daily temperature fluctuations than in coastal areas. Annual rainfall varies between different parts of the valley and ranges from about 400 millimeters in the south of the valley, to up to 800 millimeters in the north of the valley.

More than 1,500 millimeters of precipitation falls on the Hermon mountain range, only a few kilometers north of the valley in the form of snow, feeding underground springs, including the sources of the Jordan River, all flowing through the valley. The wind regime is dominated by regional patterns in the winter with occasional strong north-easterly wind storms known in Arabic as Sharkiyah. Prior to its drainage in the early 1950s, Lake Hula was 5.3 km long and 4.4 km wide, extending over 12-14 square kilometers. It was 3 m deep in winter; the marsh-like lake was fed by a number of perennial springs. The lake attracted human settlement from early prehistoric times. Paleolithic archaeological remains were found near the "Daughters of Jacob Bridge" at the southern end of the valley; the first permanent settlement, dates from 9,000-10,000 years ago and was discovered in the valley. The Hula Valley was a main junction on the important trade route connecting the large commercial centre of Damascus with the Eastern Mediterranean coast and Egypt.

During the Bronze Age, the cities of Hazor and Laish were built at key locations on this route 4,000 years ago. At some point the area came under the control of the Israelites, until it was captured by the Neo-Assyrian Empire's armies under Tiglath-Pileser III and its inhabitants were driven away; the Bible records the Waters of Merom, a lake in the valley, as the site of a victory of Joshua over the Canaanites. Throughout the Hellenistic, Roman and early Arab periods rural settlement in the Hula Valley was uninterrupted. During the Seleucid Empire, the town Seleucia Samulias was founded on the lake shore. Traditional crops were rice and sugar cane and maize. Water buffalo were introduced in the eighth century serving as beasts of burden. In the 19th century, the valley marshy ground and a shallow lake, was inhabited by Ghawaraneh Bedouin who wove matting from the papyrus with which they built their homes. John MacGregor, a Victorian adventurer, was captured with his boat, the "Rob Roy", by dark-skinned Bedouin living in the Hula marshes.

He was responsible for the first modern maps of the area. Mortality rates were high due to the spread of malaria. In 1882, a traveler wrote that the region was "among the finest hunting grounds in Syria," home to "panthers, bears, wild boars, foxes, hyenas and otters." During World War II, officers of the British Army wrote about hunting birds there. In 1908, the Ottoman government granted a concession to drain the marsh to a French firm, which sold it to Lebanese businessmen. In 1933, during the British Mandate, the Zionist Palestine Land Development Company took over this concession and drew up plans to drain and irrigate the valley which brought scientific expeditions to the area. A visitor to the area in the 1930s reported that the villages in the area harvested the papyrus for weaving, they used two distinct styles of loom: one for fine mats for interior use, a second producing longer, coarser mats which were used for constructing huts and shelters. The first modern Jewis