The Far Southern Herald

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    The Far Southern Herald is the sole newspaper of record of the Far Southern territories of Himyar currently controlled by the Pelasgian Southern Himyari Company (PSHC). The newspaper is published both online and in print, and is owned by Far Southern Press Holdings, a subsidiary of the PSHC. The newspaper is published daily in Pelasgian, and weekly in various other languages. For more information, please visit www.fsherald.com/en/
     
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    Waves of settlers from across Europe flock to the Far South
    Port Neolcus, 16 August 2019 | Lambros Georgopoulos

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    The model community of Phournoi, a small settlement south of Port Neolcus, which has received several hundred settlers in recent months, being the poster-child of an international settler recruitment drive by the PSHC

    With over thirty thousand registered settlers and many more independent settlers, the Far South is being transformed into a new frontier of the civilised world. The Pelasgian Southern Himyari Company (PSHC) which is the main driver behind the Far Southern Settlement Initiative, has reported thousands of monthly settlers taking the trip to start life anew in the Far South. This is on top of many others who already spend several months a year in the Territories for work, research or other reasons, despite being domiciled elsewhere. The Company is reporting that the rates of settlement are increasing constantly, as is the diversity of the settlers' backgrounds and origins.

    The most important source of settlers by far is the Federative Republic of Pelasgia whose ever-growing population and overpopulation concerns are driving many young Pelasgians southwards. Indeed, many of the recently abolished Empire's former colonists in Tephanon are among the leading pioneers of the new Far Southern frontier, as are the traditionally adventurous and sea-driven men and women of the Archipelago. The former played a pivotal role in the founding of Antiperama, across from the Natalian port of Blackmere, and the latter established Nea Makri, named after the Archipelagian isle of Makri. Indeed, as the Pelasgian economy is the main source of revenue for the Company, which is itself based in Pelasgia, it would make sense that the Pelasgian would be the most enthusiastic about this endeavour. Certainly, the Pelasgian Ministry of State for Far Southern Affairs has only encouraged Pelasgians who cannot find work and a stable domicile in the homeland to take the long trip south, both economically and with all sorts of advertising campaigns.

    Even outside of Pelasgia, however, some have shown interest in moving to the Far South. The PSHC noted in a recent press report that some applicants from Gallo-Germania (particularly the Slavic countries), Toyou and southern Westernesse had expressed their interest, following a PSHC campaign to attract more international applicants. Whether they will meet the settlement requirements as easily as Pelasgian candidates remains to be seen, though the Company is certainly determined to attract a more diverse pool of settlers, so much so that a particular programme aimed at attracting Burgundian refugees has been established. The Burgundian Refugee Far Southern Resettlement Programme has already drawn the interest of a few dozen Burgundian asylum applicants in Pelasgia, while many more highly skilled and qualified Burgundians seeking to flee the chaos of war in their homeland are expected to seek a new beginning in the Far South.

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    Newly built residential housing units in Fort Antipas

    The stories, skills and ambitions of the settlers are many and varied. A significant segment of the settler population is inclined towards the agricultural and maritime trades, as well as natural resource extraction, given that these are the primary industries of Southern Himyar at the current moment. Furthermore, the presence of several ports and untapped natural resources, and the promise of free, fertile land for every new settler is only strengthening this drive. Nevertheless, many others have skills more akin to urban living, such as scientific specialisations, medical and legal training and clerical professions, aptitudes which the Company and its subsidiaries are in great need of to organise the local economy and government. Merchants, entrepreneurs and traders of all kinds equally flock to the Far South's few but growing ports, hoping to tap into the expanding sea lanes and growing industry of the area; just recently, the PSHC boasted the creation of the largest industrial whaling facility in Himyar at Port Neolcus, surpassing even those of homeland Pelasgia.

    Moreover, Private Military Contractors and security specialists have headed the increasing demand for their services in the largely lawless and stateless Far South, receiving considerable commissions from both the PSHC, other companies operating in the region, and even the local settler communities for their services. Whereas in many other corners of Europe such soldiers and policemen for hire are shunned or even criminalised, in the Far South their services are direly needed, and nobody thinks ill of the man guarding their home or ship merely because they are paid to do so; the Far South is free of the safety net of the state, as well as its repressive laws. It is therefore only natural that, given the prohibition of slavery in the territories by the PSHC, all men and women are compensated for their services, save for those they voluntarily offer to other members of their newly established but growing communities.

    To all those who seek a new life of freedom, adventure and limitless bounty across the world, look no further: the Far South calls upon you today!

    In other news
    ☞ (Port Neolcus) – Rumors of high-level talks between the Pelasgian Southern Himyari Company and the Government of Pelasgia regarding the potential settlement of penal colonists in the Far South. Neither side confirms or denies reports, while analysts highlight the suitability of the Far South as a reception ground for Pelasgian dissidents and lesser criminal currently sentenced to internal exile on the Archipelago's more isolated islands. Unconfirmed PSHC sources stress that the Company is seeking tight vetting of any such penal colonists, to weed out violent criminals and dangerous individuals while allowing the rehabilitation of lesser offenders and dissidents.
    ☞ (Antiperama) – Exploration party from Antiperama reportedly comes in contact with previously unknown tribe of Natives inhabiting the area further inland from the Black Straits. Natives reportedly speak a Kintu dialect partly influenced by languages of Natalian aborigines, indicating some contact between the two coasts of the Sea of Buto over the past millennia. Company linguists and international colleagues attached to the mission note some Kéké influences both linguistically and culturally, possibly indicative of previous or proximate Kéké presence in the region. Gifts exchanged and contact peaceful according to PSHC sources.
    ☞ (Fort Antipas) – Pelasgian Southern Himyari Company contractors and engineers unveil plans for small regional airport to service the region, largely consisting of an airfield and helicopter field. Airport intended to facilitate quick liaison and medical transport for emergencies and other extraordinary situations until a proper airport can be built for the Company territories. Company sources also note progress on construction of paved road link between Port Neolcus and Fort Antipas. Project, dubbed Highway 1, is aimed at linking all registered settlements on the island of Arktos by the end of the calendar year.
     
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