Cartoon Kan Chun of Burma passed away


Famous cartoonist of Burma Kan Chun (U) has passed away this evening in Mandalay, Burma.

News from Burma claimed that he was diagnosed with liver cancer. He was admitted to a private hospital in Mandalay in his last days to control the bleeding from his intestinal tract.

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Mizzima:Veteran writer Kan Chun dies

Thursday, 20 August 2009 18:56

Veteran writer Kan Chun  died on Thursday at about 3 p.m. (local time) at his residence in Burma’s second largest city, Mandalay.

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LRTQ2: Mercy and Repentance at the Heart of the Quran

Bismi Allahi alrrahmani alrraheemi
In the name of God , Most Gracious, Most Merciful (Al-Fatiha, 1:1)

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Beer whipping: Dr M has some questions

The nation will be celebrating this year’s Merdeka by whipping a Muslim woman for drinking beer, said former premier Dr Mahathir Mohamad.

In his latest blog posting, the 84-year-old statesman questioned the Syariah court’s decision to sentence Kartika Sari Dewi Shukarno, a 32-year-old model, to six strokes of the cane.

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Reuters:Canada police know woman with accused model killer

VANCOUVER, Aug 25 — The woman who helped reality TV contestant Ryan Jenkins get a motel room where the accused murderer killed himself is not considered a threat to public, Canadian police said yesterday.

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Reuters:Michael Jackson died from lethal dose of propofol

HOUSTON, Aug 25 — Pop star Michael Jackson died from a lethal dose of the powerful anaesthetic propofol given in a cocktail of drugs, leading authorities to suspect his doctor of manslaughter, court documents showed yesterday.

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NYT:Kartika caning postponed, passions stirred further

BANGKOK, Aug 25 — Malaysian authorities gave a last-minute, temporary reprieve yesterday to a Muslim woman sentenced to whipping for drinking beer in a case that has stirred passions over the increasingly strict enforcement of Islamic law in recent years in the multicultural country.

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NYT:Wikipedia to add layer of editing to some articles

NEW YORK, Aug 25 — Wikipedia, one of the 10 most popular sites on the Web, was founded about eight years ago as a long-shot experiment to create a free encyclopaedia from the contributions of volunteers, all with the power to edit, and presumably improve, the content.

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The Star:Kartika case whips up an international media frenzy

PETALING JAYA: The case of model Kartika Sari Dewi Shukarno, who is to be caned for drinking beer, has caught international attention.

From Australia to Indonesia, Thailand, China, Germany, the United States and Britain, news of her impending sentence has thrust Kartika into the international limelight and into most blog chats.

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