Myanmar military leaders are the most corrupt and have no shame or fear at all to accept or ask for bribe

Myanmar military leaders are the most corrupt

and have no shame or fear at all to accept or ask for bribe

KUALA LUMPUR, June 3 — We may have voted them into office but the truth of the matter is, we don’t think very highly of our politicians.

Malaysians believe that politicians are the most corrupt group, according to a global survey by anti-graft body Transparency International (TI).

In the 2009 Global Corruption Barometer (GCB), 42 per cent of Malaysians said that political parties are the most corrupt institution, followed closely by the civil service at 37 per cent.

They are also not optimistic that graft will be curbed as two-thirds of Malaysians have no faith in the government’s efforts to fight corruption.

TI Malaysia president Datuk Paul Low said that this was due to the fact that the public had no idea how political parties were funded.

“Corruption in politics is the mother of all corruption. Nobody knows how they are funded. They need to eliminate money politics as well as disclose their sources of funding,” he said, adding that changes in electoral laws as well as compulsory audits would be needed to reverse public perception.

However, he felt that the results may not be accurate as the survey was conducted three months ago, amid speculation of monetary inducement that resulted in the Perak political crisis as well as vote-buying in the Umno party polls.

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If want to buy Nuclear Reactors, it is safer to buy from technologically advanced countries

If want to buy Nuclear Reactors,

it is safer to buy from technologically advanced countries

                                                                 stadium sultan mizan gong badak 020609                                 The collapsed Sultan Mizan Zainal Abidin Stadium roof contractor is the Korean Company. This triggers the alarm bells in my mind about the dangers of Nuclear reactors built by the same country. We could gauge the South Korea’s technology standard from its products, cars, electronic and electric equipments, it is not up to the standard of Japan, USA nor EU countries.

We could accept the small risks that if we play with or use fire, we could be burnt and the snake charmers used to die with snake bites, sailors used to die at sea. Those who lived by the sword would die by the sword. But Nuclear Energy is not a small risk to ignore recklessly or lightly.

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Myanmar is 126th safest place in the world! SPDC soldiers and hellhounds could bite any one’s head off

Myanmar is 126th safest place in the world!

SPDC soldiers and hellhounds could bite any one’s head off

Note: The whole article is taken from the Malaysian Insider and changed the country as Myanmar and its position i.e. 126 only.

KUALA LUMPUR, June 3 — Myanmar is the 126th safest place in the world, and the third highest Asian ranked country according to the Global Peace Index (GPI), an annual ranking of the world’s nations on the basis of how peaceful they are.

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TQ for spending time on blogs, Facebook and Twitter

TQ for spending time on blogs, Facebook  and Twitter

NEW YORK, June 3 — Spending more time on Facebook, Twitter and blogs? You’re not alone, with the latest figures showing the number of minutes spent on social networking sites in the United States has almost doubled over the past year.

Nielsen Online, which measures web traffic, said the number of minutes on social networks in the United States rose 83 per cent in April from the same month a year ago, but found users were quick to move on and sites could quickly fall from favour.

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How the Indonesian Princess was rescued by “James Bonds” from the hands of ‘charming’ Prince

How the Indonesian Princess was rescued

by “James Bonds” from the hands of ‘charming’ Prince

SINGAPORE, June 3 — We don’t have their names but we do have a name for them — unknown heroes.

Three strangers, including a Singapore cabby, played crucial roles in helping teen model Manohara Odelia Pinot flee from her husband, Kelantan prince Tengku Temenggong Muhammad Fakhry on Saturday.

Pinot’s sister, Dewi Sari Asih, 20, told The New Paper that the escape would not have been possible if not for the help they received from these strangers.

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Peace, its Causes and Economic Value

Peace, its Causes and Economic Value

INSTITUTE FOR ECONOMICS & PEACE,

2009 DISCUSSION PAPER

Summary

Humanity is currently facing some of the greatest challenges in its history: economic,
environmental, social and financial. Yet such tumultuous change provides a unique
opportunity for us to reconsider and redefine the issues that are essential to our survival,
such as peace.

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Global Peace Index – World Map

Global Peace Index – World Map

Blue = Very High

Light blue = High

Yellow = Medium

Pink = low

RED = VERY LOW 

White = not included

‘Congratulations’ SPDC for No 126 in Global Peace Index Rankings, even behind African, Arab and communist countries

‘Congratulations’ SPDC for No 126 in Global Peace Index Rankings,

even behind African, Arab and communist countries

Global Peace Index 2009      2007      2008      2009
Country ,               Rank ,                     Score 
New Zealand  New Zealand,          1,                              1.202
Denmark  Denmark                   2                                1.217
Norway  Norway                     2                                1.217
Iceland  Iceland                     4                                 1.225
Austria  Austria                      5                                1.252

Myanmar  Myanmar, 126,            2.501

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