Than Shwe should follow Musharraf

If Than Shwe follows Musharraf all Myanmar/Burmese would be like thies people

Lawyers celebrated the announcement of President Musharraf’s resignation in Islamabad on Monday

 President Musharraf ResignsISLAMABAD, Pakistan — Under pressure over impending impeachment charges, President Pervez Musharraf announced he would resign Monday, ending nearly nine years as one of the United States’ most important allies in the campaign against terrorism.

Speaking on television from his presidential office here at 1 p.m., Mr. Musharraf, dressed in a gray suit and tie, said that after consulting with his aides, “I have decided to resign today.” He said he was putting national interest above “personal bravado.”

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MOH, stop persecution and start concentration on Rakyat’s health

Malaysia MINISTRY OF HEALTH must stop persecution of doctors

and start concentration on more important crimes

 

During the briefing before implementing the Private Healthcare and Facilities and Services Act, former Minister, DG and MOH officers keep on assuring the doctors they are not going to punish the doctors but are aiming to improve the industry and to protect the interest of patients and the doctors.

  1. But a Bumiputra, Malay Muslim doctor graduated from USM with the MMC (Malaysian Medical Council) registration and APC (Annual Practicing Certificate) was arrested and jailed just because he failed to register his clinic and could not pay the hefty fine of RM 100,000.
  2. PUSRAWI Burmese doctor was threatened by almost all of the MOH officials and MMC Chairman shamelessly parading and appearing on TVs with RM 300,000 fine, jail and possible revoking of registration even before they know the source of the leakage of the medical report.
  3. Private clinics operating in the hotels and supermarkets are in a constant fear of MOH officials because most of them have no back doors and own toilets. Almost all the Government hospital consultations rooms also don’t have separate toilet and back doors and should be forced to renovate. Even if government wishes to do that unnecessary renovation, private clinics are operating as tenants in other people owned properties. The rented room tenants cannot easily get the permission to do that from the owners.

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Sex & 60+

Sex & 60+

The Star Online CULTURE CUL DE SAC

By JACQUELINE PEREIRA

BRITISH actress Dame Helen Mirren held her nation enthralled for a week in July the day after a picture of her, clad in a red bikini while on holiday, was splashed across national newspapers.

Naturally, this sparked a debate — on the merits of women of a certain age blatantly breaking the rules governing what’s “sexy”. At the centre of this deliberation was the age of the award-winning actress.

She was a week shy of her 63rd birthday when the photograph was — unwittingly — snapped. And audaciously, thought some, she seemed to be having the time of her life, in a revealing two-piece swimsuit that offered plenty of fodder to forage over.

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Burmese Exiled Politicians Invited to Indonesian Parliament

By WAI MOE

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Five exiled Burmese politicians were invited to attend a session of the Indonesian parliament on Friday, at which President Susilo Bambang Yudhoyono was scheduled to present a state of the nation address.

The five—Sann Aung, Teddy Buri, Thein Oo, Tint Swe and Win Hlaing—were all successful candidates in Burma’s 1990 election, the results of which were ignored by the military regime.

Two Burmese dissident groups in exile, the Members of Parliament Union (MPU) and the National Coalition Government of the Union of Burma (NCGUB), said the five had been invited by the speaker of Indonesia’s House of Representatives, Agung Laksono, to attend the session, which marks the country’s Independence Day.

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Three Bago wards evacuated due to floods

Aug 15, 2008 (DVB)–Flooding in Bago division caused by heavy rainfall has been exacerbated by the opening of reservoir gates upstream of the river, forcing residents of three wards to evacuate the area.

A resident of Bago division said communities living along the river banks were worst affected.

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