New Eden News

The latest news from around the cluster as told by the special reporters of the news organizations of New Eden.

Playboy Enterprises chooses Playmate of the Year!

  • YC105-12-31

    Reported by HighBirdDeuce On the steps leading to the atrium at the Playboy Enterprises Offices at the Calle School at Egghelende, the press was at a fevered pitch upon the announcement of the Playmate of the Year. As Heff mounted the Podium dressed in his red smoking jacket, slippers surrounded by a bevy of beauties, all past winners of the monthly contest, a hush fell over the crowd. “I am very pleased to announce this year’s winner of the Playmate of the Year goes to Ms. Victoria Madison!” At that, [...]

    Emperor Doriam plans to visit every Amarr planet

    • YC105-12-28

      The new Amarr Emperor Doriam II is taking a very hands-on approach to his running of affairs of his domain. Since his inauguration he has been on the move constantly, traveling from one system to another. He states he wants to ‘get intimate’ with his subjects and learn every detail about his vast domain. Some have voiced their concern over this manic approach, saying it keeps Doriam from seeing the big picture, but the populace is ecstatic with the interest their beloved leader is taking in the daily [...]

      DED Security Directive Cites Concern Over Advanced Technology Proliferation

      • YC105-12-23

        JERHESH – A leaked security memo originally circulated internally at DED cites increased surveillance efforts on at least two research facilities due to intelligence reports that scientists operating there may be on the verge of significant technological advancements. The security directive, signed by DED Security Commander Haram Goskakar, states that the “intel indicates with high confidence that technological breakthroughs are imminent at the Viziam Factory in Baviasi II and the Thukker Mix Factory [...]

        Minmatars excited over new technologies

        • YC105-12-22

          The slew of new technologies flooding the Minmatar Republic has spurred many Minmatars to start agitating for taking up arms against the enemies of the Republic. Parliament members from the Brutor tribe, which suffered the most under Amarrian tyranny, are certain that with the host of new weaponry available the Amarrians and the hated Ammatars can be defeated once and for all. The Brutors are being supported overtly and covertly by the Krusual tribe, though political experts say they are only doing so [...]

          Death toll in insecure space rising

          • YC105-12-21

            Red alert! Lately, CONCORD offices have been flooded with reports of entire fleets of pirates outside empire space reclaiming their "sovereignty". In what can only be called a concentrated effort to drive back ore prospectors and bounty hunters, literally hundreds of ships have met their end in the cold vacuum of space to this new threat. "We have no reason to believe that pirate nations and organizations such as Sansha's nation and Serpentis corporation are joining forces - there has been no evidence [...]

            Doriam Kor-Azor renames planets to commemorate Champion – Pirate violence on the rise

            • YC105-12-18

              Amarr Emperor Doriam Kor-Azor has issued a decree stating that planet IV in the Kor-Azor system shall be known as Eclipticum. Its moons will now be named "Black Viperia", "Griklaeum" and "Kileakum". These name changes are to commemorate the champion whose combat skills earned Doriam the throne. Imperial chamberlain Dasham Nestorik was quoted saying "the heroes of our empire are never forgotten, never ignored. Our beloved Emperor wanted to give his champion his place among the stars”. Critics claim [...]

              Ishukone CEO Gariushi unveils Crielere discoveries

              • YC105-12-17

                Otro Gariushi, CEO of Ishukone has announced that recent discoveries made at the ultra secret Crielere labs are to made freely available to the public. Lead scientists at Crielere labs today published a detailed white paper describing possible manufacturing methods using a relatively unknown mineral named morphite. Driven by advances in deep core mining, the team has found an economically feasible method of using the mineral, found in mercoxit ore, for mass production. Research agents throughout the [...]

                Federation Supreme Court rules on minority laws

                • YC105-12-12

                  The Gallentean Supreme Court today sent a clear message to the Senate when it made a ruling on the high profile case of Trakhan Rislander, a Gallentean citizen of Minmatar origin. Rislander had sued the University of Caille when his application was turned down, and the Supreme Court has now ruled that UC was wrong in doing this under the old minority laws, dating since the Minmatar Rebellion when millions of Minmatars poured into the Federation in search of better life. This is the first time that the [...]

                  Sarum forces, Amarr Navy increase presence in Sarum Prime - security status change imminent

                  • YC105-12-11

                    Following the suicide of Jamyl Sarum at the Imperial inauguration ceremony two weeks ago without naming an heir to her seat, House Sarum has floundered in an apparent power vacuum, with few official commands issued and day-to-day administration seen to by senior councillors. However, reports have recently come in that House Sarum have been diverting much of their considerable combat-ready forces and bringing them closer to Sarum Prime, consolidating their position in their home system. Independent [...]

                    Caldari and Gallente dignitaries attend conference at Crielere - Foiritan causes stir

                    • YC105-12-10

                      Last weekend emissaries of the Caldari State and the Gallente Federation gathered at the Crielere Research Laboratories to confer about the future and direction of their joint research project, estimated to have cost the two governments in excess of 100 billion ISK in the relatively short period of time since its instatement. Jorouette Duvolle and Otro Gariushi (CEOs of Duvolle Laboratories and the Ishukone Corporation, respectively) played host to attendees, which numbered many high-ranking [...]

                      Seas quieting for Amarr

                      • YC105-12-10

                        In the two weeks since the events surrounding Amarr Emperor Doriam Kor-Azor's inauguration, the average Amarrian's life has been full of whispered half-truths and uneasy speculation. Rumors have run rampant from corner to corner of the vast empire, the normally subdued arenas of Amarr political debate have been close to erupting in violence on several occasions, and the Amarrian stock market has had to face record instability. "It's really a matter of the Empire's self-image, more than anything else," [...]

                        Ishukone Vessel Missing in Domain Region, Reward Offered

                        • YC105-12-05

                          The Isukone Corporation late today issued a statement disclosing the apparent disappearance of Ishukone-owned transport and hauling vessels in the Domain region. Carrying an undisclosed cargo, the convoy disappeared after stopping for refitting and repairs at an Ishukone Corporation factory station in the Mista system en route to its pre-filed destination at a Zoar and Sons factory station in Misaba. Ishukone is offering a 50M isk reward for information leading to the safe return of its pilots and [...]

                          “Slave Farm” Scandal Investigation Exposes Amarr and Ammatar Plot

                          • YC105-12-04

                            Skiks Alfotada, Commander of Security for Republic Security Services, today issued a statement implicating Amarr and Ammatar “infiltrators” in the recent Slave Farm scandal. The statement is the culmination of nearly two weeks of investigation by the RSS into the tragic discovery of an “illegal and immoral expatriation facility” in Minmatar space. The statement read, in part, “… there can now be little doubt that Ammatar and Amarr agents, masquerading as Minmatar citizens and taking advantage of the [...]

                            Roden Shipyards Granted Extensive Federation Construction Contracts, Competitors Protest

                            • YC105-12-03

                              Extensive construction and maintenance contracts have been awarded to Roden Shipyards by a Gallentean Federation Senate subcommittee in a process that has evidently circumvented the usual bidding process. Representatives of rival corporations as well as representatives of watchdog organizations are crying foul and calling for further investigation. According to some reports, these contracts were “rubber stamped” through the bidding process from within Senate oversight committees. The contracts, valued [...]