Irrawaddy:UWSP Proposes Wa Autonomous Region

The United Wa State Party (UWSP), an ethnic ceasefire group based in northern Burma, has proposed to the country’s military regime that territory under Wa control be designated a special autonomous region from the beginning of January 2009, according to political observers based in the area.
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Irrawaddy:Suu Kyi Celebrates Independence Day with Music

On Independence Day this year, Burma’s detained democracy leader, Aung San Suu Kyi, has chosen not to stay quiet behind the locked gates of her home where she is under house arrest.

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Malaysian Gov’t mulls ‘cyber court’ to handle Internet crimes

Malaysian Gov’t mulls ‘cyber court’ to handle Internet crimes

 

The government is considering establishing a “cyber court” to deal with the increasing number of crimes related to the Internet and blogging.

internet media and print mediaCommunications Minister Shaziman Abu Mansor said more than 30 Internet-linked cases had been submitted to the attorney-general in the past three years.

“If in future if we cannot cope any more due to too many cases, we may need to have a cyber court,” he said, according to the official news agency Bernama.

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Mahathir Mohamad and Mubarak : Boycott US goods

 Mahathir Mohamad and Mubarak :

Boycott US goods

Comment : Mubarak is not Egypt president but  The Council For Ex-Members of Parliament and State Assemblies, Federal Territory Malaysia (Mubarak)

 

PUTRAJAYA: The world community should boycott the US currency and American-made products to pressure the United States to stop supporting Israel’s attacks on Palestine, said Tun Dr Mahathir Mohamad.

He said while governments might be “scared stiff” to support the move, the people could play their part to “save Palestine”.

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