Even the Indian occupied Kashmier may enjoy more democracy than SPDC occupied Burma

Even the Indian occupied Kashmier

may enjoy more democracy than SPDC occupied Burma

A Kashmiri boatman rows his boat with polling officers headed towards a polling station on Dal Lake in Srinagar, India. Authorities stepped up security across the disputed Kashmir region today to prevent planned anti-poll protests called by Kashmiri separatists ahead of the seventh and last phase of elections to be held in Srinagar on tomorrow. — AP pic

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Russia Urges Burma to Cooperate with UN

Russia Urges Burma to Cooperate with UN

 

Russia’s ambassador to Burma has told Burmese Foreign Minister Nyan Win that Moscow will be in a better position to support the Naypyidaw regime if it cooperates with UN special envoy Ibraham Gambari, according to a leaked written account of their meeting.

The secret document, leaked to The Irrawaddy by a Burmese Foreign Ministry source, said the Russian ambassador, Mikhail Mgeladze, reassured Nyan Win of Moscow’s continuing support, while urging cooperation with the UN. The two met on December 6 at Nyan Win’s office in Rangoon.

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Daw Aung San Suu Kyi to become Honorary Council Member of The Council of Women World Leaders

Daw Aung San Suu Kyi to become Honorary Council Member of 

The Council of Women World Leaders

Washington, DC – The Council of Women World Leaders is pleased to announce the nomination of Daw Aung San Suu Kyi as an Honorary Council Member.  The Council’s distinguished membership has voted to include Ms. Suu Kyi as an Honorary Council Member due to her extraordinary leadership in promoting freedom, respect for human rights, and the re-emergence of democracy in her home country of Burma, where she has lived under house arrest since 1995.  Ms. Suu Kyi is the Council’s first Honorary Member and joins 37 current and former women Heads of State and Heads of Government dedicated to empowering women leaders who lead at the highest level in their countries. 

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God sees the truth but waits, so Than Shwe is still alive but Guinea dictator Lansana Conte is gone

God sees the truth but waits,

so Than Shwe is still alive

but Guinea dictator Lansana Conte is gone

CONAKRY, Guinea, Dec 23 — Guinea President Lansana Conte, who has ruled the African nation with an iron hand since seizing power in a coup nearly a quarter century ago, has died following a lengthy illness, the National Assembly president said today.

Aboubacar Sompare, flanked by the country’s prime minister and the head of the army, said on state-run television 2am that Conte died yesterday evening. He was believed to be in his 70s but the government has never disclosed his birth date.

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Malaysian Ministry of Health officials ignorant about economy, pushing the medical bills of patients

 

Malaysian Ministry of Health officials ignorant about economy,

pushing the medical bills of patients

Comment: Previous disgraced MOH minister arrogantly warned the private practitioners not to pass or charge  the patients after forcing us to pay the new charges of RM 1500.00 registration fees. And instead of improving emergency service of government hospitals and ambulance services, ordered all the private clinics to equipped with expensive emergency ‘white elephants’ and come out with the ridiculous awkward conditions, ordering most of the clinics for renovation. As we have no other income like the politicians, the buck would ultimately stop at the poor patients with more expensive higher bills.When they order to paste the holograms on each bottle and package, the prices of medicine go up.

 

THE Government has directed drug manufacturers to use smaller packaging for medicines.

For example, cough mixtures used to be manufactured and sold to medical practitioners in gallon packs but now they are replaced by smaller 90ml bottles. So too for creams that used to come in 450gm or 500gm jars. They are now replaced by smaller 15 gm tubes.

The same principle applies to tablets. For instance, paracetamol or panadol, a very commonly dispensed item which used to come in bottles of 1,000, is now consigned to blister packs of 10 each.

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