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WA Delegate: The Serene Mercantile Republic of Nerany (elected )

Founder: The People's Republic of Zhengan

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Welcome to Anteria : a casual, modern-tech, closed-World Region, open to all Ideologies and Nations alike!
Featured Region: 2/1/2017 and 8/25/2018 | ⛔ Please refrain from targeting this region for recruitment ⛔



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» Current Roleplay Date: October 2019

📰 News "Today in Anteria" 📰
- Nerany is elected as August's Minister!

This Week's Theme: Cultural Taboos
This Week's Moment in History : October 2006, what happened in your nation?
This Week's Featured Articles:


🔷 Best Ally: Poland
🔻 Later this Week: Invade Gaul
NPO Delenda Est



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    Anteria Starting Guide [READ UPON JOINING]

    BulletinPolicy by Prybourne . 1,247 reads.

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    The Concordat of Anteria

    FactbookLegislation by Prybourne . 661 reads.

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    Anteria - Augustin Alliance Joint Declaration of Friendship

    BulletinNews by Prybourne . 305 reads.

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    Anteria Regional Information Hub

    MetaGameplay by Prybourne . 726 reads.

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    Featured Articles

    MetaGameplay by Nerany . 419 reads.

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    Keeping NationStates Safe: A Campaign Against Harassment

    BulletinCampaign by New ex patria . 5,467 reads.

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    Role-Play Ideas

    MetaGameplay by Prybourne . 552 reads.

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Embassies: Conch Kingdom, Ridgefield, Lands End, Cape of Good Hope, Narnia, Dawn, August, The Bar on the corner of every region, Esquarium, Bus Stop, Lardyland, The VALTIC, Christmas, Carolingia, Caer Sidi, Chicken overlords, and 3 others.union of the progressive nations, 21st Century Rome, and Thalassia.

Tags: Casual, Democratic, Enormous, Featured, Free Trade, Game Player, Human-Only, Independent, Issues Player, Map, Modern Tech, Neutral, and 5 others.Offsite Chat, Regional Government, Role Player, Serious, and Social.

Regional Power: High

Anteria contains 174 nations, the 72nd most in the world.

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Today's World Census Report

The Most Income Equality in Anteria

World Census boffins calculated the difference in incomes between the richest and poorest citizens, where a score of 50 would mean that poor incomes are 50% of rich incomes.

As a region, Anteria is ranked 9,331st in the world for Most Income Equality.

NationWA CategoryMotto
1.The United Socialist States of ZhejianCorrupt Dictatorship“March to the Future Comrades!”
2.The Republic of TlingitDemocratic Socialists“Water is life.”
3.The Holy Empire of The MechassiahScandinavian Liberal Paradise“Unity, Discipline, Work”
4.The Socialist Federal Republic of HyrtexiaDemocratic Socialists“Trust me, this country is better than it seems”
5.The Allied States of CtenophoraLiberal Democratic Socialists“Forever looking forward...”
6.The Sultanate of Almurid KhorasanPsychotic Dictatorship“La illaha illa la. Muhhamadun rasulu llah.”
7.The Most Serene Republic of Great VydeniaDemocratic Socialists“Sem adaerana, pòr parm varam, adhardum ver”
8.The Incorporated States of EskeochaLeft-wing Utopia“Beauty Is As Abundant As You Make It”
9.The Commonwealth of Krasnovidia-BuldarLeft-wing Utopia“Progress, Equality, Strength”
10.The Democratic Republic of Ganji IslandsDemocratic Socialists“Viver com cânha, família e Deus”
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Anteria Regional Message Board

Normudria wrote:Absolutely, how shall I apply? Via some sort of statement through my Foreign Affairs Ministry?

OOC: Sure, it will be handled by the ministry of foreign relations because they don't have much to do.

Syrtis wrote:International Announcement

As part of the diplomatic outreach program designed to bring Syrtis back into the world stage and acquaint itself with the various nations, all nations of the world are invited to compete in the Annual Mount Atna Trail Race. While we would like to assume that it is the longest dogsled race in the world, we cannot be entirely sure. The route lies in the northernmost island of our humble collection and. passes through a variety of terrain and altitudes. Contestants will have five weeks time in which to familiarize themselves with the snows and climate their dogs. Requirements for the race are that each team must start with sixteen dogs and finish with at least six. For nations that aren't blessed with snowfalls ample enough for proper racing, dogs and sleds can be provided and extra time will be allotted for training. For those not interested in sled racing, the nation hosts a biathlon race just after the Atna Trail Race. Syrtian biathlon requires excellent marksmanship and proficiency in the style of skiing known as skate.

All interested parties should contact the Ministry of Foreign Relations for the arrangement of transportation for prospective athletes. It is preferable that prospective athletes speak either Inuktitut or English so that they will be able to work more closely with trainers and guides if they wish to.

Oooh sounds interesting. It snows in Paslin after all, so it would be interesting to join.

Wait, aren’t I equatorial?

Geordinian Broadcasting Company

The leader of His Majesty's most loyal opposition, Markus Hemmingsen, has suffered a major defeat as he lost a vote of no confidence by his own party. Hemmingsen, who leads the Social Democratic Party, has failed to beat the Statsminister in any of the weekly Statsministerial debates in the Storting for the past few months according to political experts, and it has resulted in the SDP trailing in the polls. After months of poor poll numbers, SDP members voted no confidence in Markus Hemmingsen.

As a result, the SDP will now undergo a leadership election which will take several weeks if not months. The congressional caucus of the SDP will vote in a series of elections to get the number of leadership contenders down to 2. If, by that point, neither option bows out of the race, it will go to a nation wide party membership vote in which all SDP members can vote. This means it could either take a few weeks to elect a new leader or a few months if it goes to the wider SDP membership.

Hemmingsen has stated that he will not run for re-election as leader of the SDP. Frontrunners now include the shadow Foreign Secretary (Sebastian Kristiansen), shadow Home Secretary (Daniel Bruun) and shadow Defence Secretary (Rosa Korsgaard). Korsgaard currently has the lead in the opinion polls but Bruun is more popular with the SDP congressional caucus. Candidates have until next Monday to put their names forwards. After which, there will be a series of votes to round down the candidates every other day.

“You can tell I am a master of compromise by the fact that every deal I make leaves no party satisfied and all of them out for my blood.”
Minister-president Leopold Beck (2004)

As a country whose legislature has, at any given point in its modern form, consisted of no less than five political parties, Weissmark is no stranger to compromise. Still, Minister-president Scholz’s National Conservatives (NKP), the Social Democrats (SDPW), and the Greens (GD) were a particularly odd alliance to see as they worked to get the Taxation Reform Act passed through the Assembly of Representatives. The bill, despite being opposed by some members of Scholz’s own party, was ultimately successful, and Grand Duke Joseph II gave his assent to it this morning. The bill contained a number of changes to Weissmark’s tax code, including:
Taxation on income in excess of 200,000 guilders was raised from 45% to 48%.
The highest property tax rate was doubled from 2% to 4%, while the minimum was lowered from .5% to .2%.
The law is also known colloquially as the Sin Tax Act. Not only were the already considerable taxes on alcohol and tobacco increased, a new luxury tax was also introduced.
At the insistence of the Green Democrats, a carbon tax was created with a flat rate of 7%.
The tax increases marked a sharp departure from previous NKP policy, who, under Minister-president von Dürr, had pursued a policy of fiscal conservatism. Scholz, a self-described conservative Christian democrat and leader of the hardliners among the NKP, had long been a critic of this, accusing von Dürr and the moderates of ignoring Catholic morality (a serious charge, in a country where over 70% of the population is Catholic) and “aligning with wealth hoarders.”
Opposing the act was not just the moderates of the NKP, but also the Old Liberals and a large amount of the NKP’s coalition partner, the National Liberals (in a rare display of unity between the two parties). A group of Social Democrats, led by Anton Grean, also opposed the bill on the grounds that the sin and carbon taxes would disproportionately affect the poor, and that the increases on personal income tax weren’t going far enough.

Syrtis wrote:International Announcement

As part of the diplomatic outreach program designed to bring Syrtis back into the world stage and acquaint itself with the various nations, all nations of the world are invited to compete in the Annual Mount Atna Trail Race. While we would like to assume that it is the longest dogsled race in the world, we cannot be entirely sure. The route lies in the northernmost island of our humble collection and. passes through a variety of terrain and altitudes. Contestants will have five weeks time in which to familiarize themselves with the snows and climate their dogs. Requirements for the race are that each team must start with sixteen dogs and finish with at least six. For nations that aren't blessed with snowfalls ample enough for proper racing, dogs and sleds can be provided and extra time will be allotted for training. For those not interested in sled racing, the nation hosts a biathlon race just after the Atna Trail Race. Syrtian biathlon requires excellent marksmanship and proficiency in the style of skiing known as skate.

All interested parties should contact the Ministry of Foreign Relations for the arrangement of transportation for prospective athletes. It is preferable that prospective athletes speak either Inuktitut or English so that they will be able to work more closely with trainers and guides if they wish to.

Special Communique
His Majesty's Ministry of Foreign Affairs, Kingdom of Normudria

The Kingdom of Normudria would like to extend to its erstwhile neighbor, Syrtis, an announcement that the nation will continue the proud tradition of participating in the Mount Atna Trail Race. Normudria recognizes the value of such a competition in celebrating the Northerly nations' combined heritage and brotherhood. The contestants bearing the Normudric banner will be drawn, as usual, from the so-called "Royal Dogsled Dragoons" of His Majesty's Royal Army to compete in the annual race. The team shall consist of seven people, each with their own sled and teams of four dogs each, all bred to racing standards. A motorized team of Royal Medical Corps personnel will be flown out to Syrtis with them to assist in the unlikely case of emergency, whether it involves Normudric riders or not. Of course, the riders will be fluent in English, and all costs and supplies will be upheld by His Majesty's Normudric Government.

Paslin Island wrote:Cedric enjoyed the dinner, and readily answered Annabelle’s questions. Though no historian or expert on culture, Cedric gave the basics on how Paslin was like, from it’s past as a double colony to its importance as a trade city in the modern day.

When visiting the university, he kept close attention to what the guide told him, and even took some notes down. He noted especially the more conservative styles of the rural population, and wondered to himself what the rural places looked like. He would have to visit the rural area another day. He accepted the two-way cultural exchange, and planned to write back to Terrina on the good news so far.

He then met the Steward, and agreed to talk with him on the matters of technology with him. Lethia seemed to be quite satisfied on their standing army’s equipment, but he did ask (saying they didn’t have to answer if they didn’t want to) if they had any openings for a new infantry fighting vehicle, as one of Paslin’s main industries was armaments. He also asked into the current state of the mines of Lethia, and how advanced they were currently. Finally, he asked about how power is supplied throughout the island, and how they received their power: by coal, or some other resource?

The Steward, a man with a usual serious, unmoving face akin to a carved statue, inclined an eyebrow at the mention of an "Infantry fighting vehicle." He calmly and politely explained that automobiles had not really taken off in Lethia due to the absurd cost to make them or buy them and the lack of real need for them with the railway connecting the nation. The mines of Lethia were in a 'humane mine' fashion, making them rather inefficient at times. For the most part workers used torches and pickaxes, with no real electrical equipment to speak of. Occasionally, explosives are used to clear rubble. He went on to explain that, yes, coal was the primary source of power for the nation due to the abundance of the black rock within the eastern hills, leading to cheap and efficient power for the capital and larger towns.

He went on to explain that he would have to consult the Grand Duke on matters of technological purchases, since it would be his money that the man was spending, and that he would likely require a demonstration of any new technologies offered to the state.

Syrtis wrote:"I always have samples of my wares, though I am not usually able to carry them all myself." Sinaaq pulled out a radio and spoke something in Inuktitut. He stowed the radio before speaking again. "Lethia only knows us for our machinery, but the company I work for has a deal in the. works with one of the larger petroleum companies in Syrtis, diesel fuel and kerosene, among others. Right now our only oil exports to Lethia are insignificant at best, just what the farmers need to run their equipment mostly, doesn't leave much room for change. And god only knows what the railroad here operates on. We also have consumer chemicals, detergents, general purpose cleaners, things like that. I'd offer some industrial chemicals, but the industrial complex is squirreling those away for winter. Lot's of stuff tends to break and the industry likes having enough stuff on hand to make everything in triplicate so that it can fire back up in spring." By now a sailor was approaching with a case and a small table, he was a simply dressed blue collar worker. He set up the folding table and put the case on it. Sinaaq thanked him before the sailor left. "Now for the good stuff, if there isn't anything in here the missus won't love, I'll eat my right boot." The clasps popped open with a crisp snap. The first object to emerge was a intricate glass vial of what was assumed to be perfume, the golden label was written in Inuktitut. Sinaaq raised an eyebrow when he saw it. "I'm gonna have to have a talk with Mr. Greenbelt." he muttered. "Sorry about the writing, doesn't translate quite right into English, but a close approximation would be 'Breeze of the Tiaga'. One of our more interesting scents, kind of a snowbound forest at night scent." he offered the vial to the lord.

The man nodded as he explained the various other industries, smiling a little to himself. "Most of the lords don't see the need to over-purchase petroleum. Motor cars are often dreadfully expensive due to our oh-so-limited importation laws, passed nearly a century ago yet still in place! Such a dreadful idea, even at the time." He chuckles to himself a little as the worker arrived, his eyes lighting up at the box. He nodded a little to himself, gently spraying the liquid onto his wrist to test the scent that he was being offered. He smiled a little to himself. "Mmm...Interesting. Certainly, we do not have such here. Our own perfume industry is about as diverse as our wine industry, so I imagine she'll be the envy of the Celestian Gala. I'd suggest making some offers to the Baronness Annabelle, too, about these products; if the sister of the Duke takes to using them, I imagine they'll sell rather well." He smiles to himself still, returning the perfume to the box for a moment. "Them being foreign is usually enough, of course. People in this city often get desperate for a taste of luxuries from the outside world." He frowned a little at the thought, seeming to grow quiet for a moment. "...In fact, I do believe there is no law specifically barring the selling of these items in Runebrocht. I do not, in fact, think it was ever on the list. I imagine you may be able to find a shop willing to stock a test amount, and a few choice words from myself to the right people should see them become popular enough to sell."

Iskamiya wrote:Letter to Lethia
From, His Royal Eminance, the Sultan

To the most marvelous and renowned Grand Duke Albricht MacGloschtan,

It has been a considerable time since I last wrote to you, and that is of my own fault. I apologize sincerely for this lack of correspondence between ourselves. Due to various international with old 'acquaintances' and internal squabbles, the pettiness of court of which I am sure you can understand has drawn my attention for far too long. So with a great smile, I write this, a reminder to you that tomorrow is the eve of the great Celestian Gala. I look forward to this year, as I have all years before. This message should reach you upon the morning's eave. On a more personal level, I hope you are faring well. I'm sure we can discuss this more upon my arrival. As per usual, I shall be bringing a member of my Royal Gendarmerie Guard as well as my daughter Nagisa.

Fair Winds and Smooth Sailing,
Sultan Akif Wahad

Albricht was awoken early, this morning, by his youngest sister eagerly and earnestly tapping on his door. The usually-shy girl was always excited by this particular event, the fireworks and light shows that come with it, even if she's expected to be in public. Albricht himself had experienced hell the past few weeks, Annabelle hounding him to ensure everything was properly organised only to take over half-way through personally, her stubbornness quickly leading to things falling into their proper places. His younger sister, Lunmen, entered without even being permitted too, gently handing her older brother the letter, which brought a smile to his face. He had known the Sultan for many years, as the two countries often celebrated the Gala together as a cultural event. This year, he had for the first time in a century invited foreign journalists to observe and document the cultural events that would take place at the Celestian Gala. He read on, recognising the token bringing of one of his Guard, though it had never been needed as the Lethian and Iskamiyan peoples were the closest thing internationally to "friends" as possible, and Nagisa, a girl he had also known for many years. He would likely spend the next few hours picking an appropriate outfit, of course, and politely-but-firmly ensured Lunmen had left to give him the peace of mind to do just that.

People lined the streets leading from the airport to the royal palace, though local police and army forces were deployed to keep the road clear. A royal carriage, with the finest of horses, awaited the royal guests, with other carriages for any other nobility who were attending, as well as journalists.

Imperial Government Announces New Expansionist Policy!
Speaking at the 11th convocation of the Imperial Senate today, Grand Chancellor James Montgomery was expected to announce the Government's annual budget and legislative initiatives for the upcoming year.

But there was more to come.

Near the closing of the speech, the Chancellor unexpectedly announced that the Government would be initiating a study on the previous lands once inhabited by Valcouria in the previous centuries, and whether or not such studies would warrant a reoccupation in the future.

This announcement was immediately followed by the revelation of an initiative sponsored by the Emperor to increase military funding by 2% within the next year.

"Our place in the world must become one of equals, not of subordinates," Montgomery continued amidst the din of excitement now enveloping the Senate chamber. "It is in this spirit that historical revision must be accomplished."

Until now, the Imperial Government has remained relatively silent on expanding its borders, although the annual Fleet Reviews have been noted to be drawing further and further north with each passing year.

It remains now whether the Chancellor's speech will result in aggressive action or mere posturing for the sake of national pride.

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Very. Just join discord and you see it for yourself.

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