22 MAR 3302
A summit for the Alliance of Independent Systems was held at Irkutsk Station this week, attended by ambassadors and diplomatic envoys from an array of political backgrounds. Eleven fleets, from both Alliance and Independent governments, were represented.
The main topic under discussion was establishing a framework for a quick-response force to protect parties from the growing threat of Imperial and Federal expansion. Other Topics included factional sovereignty, self governance, the benefits of free trade, and the role of communication in maintaining civility across diverse cultures.
Commander Noir1787 | Radio Sidewinder reporter
Alioth Guardian | Interstellar Press
22 MAR 3302
Maxim 'VicTic' Kammerer, chief engineer of the Carmack Intergalactic Mining Association, has released a statement concerning the ongoing CIMA prospectors' competition:
"We are very pleased that, with your help, we have been able to double the amount of known pristine metallic ring locations, most of which are very close to the bubble. Now we need to prepare for the final sprint."
The competition will end on the 3rd of April 3302. Any data on pristine metallic rings should be reported before this date.
Theta Wave News
22 MAR 3302
This report presents the latest data on the security status of the galaxy's minor factions.
Here are the latest factions to experience a lockdown:
Union of V740 Cassiopeiae Future
HIP 107806 and Co
Tambe Independent Protectorate
Conservatives of Tiliala
Uniting Worom Pef
LP 806-8 Central Interstellar
Ross 546 PLC
Nationals of Algreit
When a faction experiences a lockdown, the security rating of the system it controls temporarily increases and the system's wealth temporarily decreases. Bounty hunting activity can shorten the lockdown period.
Here are the latest factions to experience civil unrest:
Khong Wang Independents
Karadjari Creative Holdings
Unionists of LHS 1393
HIP 108419 Gold State Limited
Tuareg State Industry
People's Nocorioson for Equality
Flesk Transport Organisation
Civil unrest is the result of illegal activity. When a faction is affected by civil unrest, the standard of living in the system it controls temporarily decreases, as does the system's wealth. Combat missions and activities can bring civil unrest to an end.