Congratulations Myanmar for proving the English Proverb: Birds of a feather flock together

Congratulations Myanmar

for proving the English Proverb:

Birds of a feather flock together

YANGON, Aug 29 – Myanmar has established diplomatic ties with Zimbabwe at ambassadorial level, bringing the total number of countries in the world with which Myanmar has such links up to 98 since it regained independence in 1948, China’s Xinhua news agency said quoting reports in state-run newspaper the New Light of Myanmar Saturday.

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Malaysians live cheaply but paid poorly, too

Malaysians live cheaply but paid poorly, too

AUG 29 – It pays to work in Switzerland: employees in Zurich and Geneva have the highest net wages in the world, a study by banking group UBS shows, while those in India’s Mumbai take home the lowest.

The world’s cheapest places to live were Malaysia’s Kuala Lumpur, Manila in the Philippines, and India’s Delhi and Mumbai. But the average employee in many of these cities, as well as Jakarta and Nairobi, gets paid some of the world’s lowest salaries which have between 11 per cent and 15 per cent of the purchasing power of a salary in Zurich.

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Madonna makes Jesus cry

Madonna makes Jesus cry

madonna-2.jpgMADONNA made her 22-year-old model boyfriend Jesus Luz cry when she refused to wear jewellery he bought her for her 51st birthday.

Brazilian hunk Jesus Luz, 22, gave the singer a set of South American good-luck bracelets, made of thin ribbons which are said to grant the wearer three wishes when they break, at her 51st birthday party on Sunday (Aug 16).

Madonna – whose ex-husband is British film director Guy Ritchie – smiled when she opened the present, but was quick to tell Jesus she couldn’t wear it, leaving him in tears.

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Daphne Iking – one cool dame from Sabah

Daphne Iking – one cool dame from Sabah

daphne-iking-1.jpgMIRROR’S PERSONALITY Daphne Iking, the charming celebrity who is in the thick of a private legal tussle over “enticing with a criminal intent”, is a native of Sabah and a former Kadazan beauty queen known as Unduk Ngadau.

daphne-iking-4.jpgDaphne, born in Keningau the administrative capital of the interior region of Sabah, has been living a charmed life since hosting TV3’s Ringgit $ence in 2003.

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498 – the number that insults women

498 – the number that insults women

daphne-iking.pngKUALA LUMPUR – Section 498 of the Penal Code has suddenly become a much-talked about number. Before the issue concerning glamorous TV celebrity Daphne Iking made media headlines, how many people – more pertinent, how many women – knew such a law exists? Simply put, it is about men enticing, taking away or detaining with a criminal intent, another man’s wife.

In more legal language it pertains to “whoever takes or entices away any woman who is and whom he knows, or has reason to believe, to be the wife of any other man, from that man , or from any person having the care of her on behalf of that man , with intent that she may have illicit intercourse with any person, or conceals, or detains with that intent any such woman.”

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We all need not only tolerance but mutual respect and understandings amongst different religious groups around the world

We all need not only tolerance but mutual respect and understandings

amongst different religious groups around the world

We could not know the feelings of Malay Muslims when minority Muslims in other countries suffered when the majorities show the anti-Islam behaviour by, destroying Mosques, burning Quran, killed the Muslims, looted their houses, properties and shops..

Just look at the recent Xingjian problem and never ending anti-Muslim activities in Myanmar. Please look at the Buddhist Monks on Minarets of Pago Mosque and torn  Qurans, here in this blog’s article, Masjids in Burma or Myanmar @

May I repeat again, I am against the horrible acts of fellow Muslims. They should consider what would happen to the Muslims in India if the Indian Hindus took this as an insult and started revenge. The Afghanistan’s Buddhist statue destruction was used as a lame excuse to start anti-Muslim riots in Myanmar.

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Prostitutes turn models

Prostitutes turn models

The brightly-hued T-shirts and mini-dresses sported inscriptions like ‘Daspu a la carte’, ‘Whore serving’ or ‘Puta libre,’ a reference to the Cuba libre rum cocktail. — PHOTO: AP

RIO DE JANEIRO – PROSTITUTES became models for a night in Rio as they paraded the latest collection of their Daspu brand, founded four years ago to fight discrimination against their profession in Brazil.

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Clean fun or crude act?

Clean fun or crude act?

ORIENTATION activities have come under the spotlight again after pictures of a girl eating a banana held at a man’s crotch was sent to citizen journalism website STOMP.

The photos were taken at Sports Bash, a Nanyang Technological University freshmen orientation event.

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Skype eavesdropping virus

Skype eavesdropping virus

When slipped undetected onto a computer, this code for a Trojan virus will record Skype calls and send them as an MP3 file back to the attacker, essentially acting as a wiretap. –PHOTO: ISTOCKPHOTO

USERS whispering sweet nothings to a lover many seas away or discussing business secrets free Web voice over IP service Skype have a new enemy to contend with.

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H1N1 flu found in birds

H1N1 flu found in birds

UN agency warns of more deadly H1N1-bird flu mix

after outbreak on Chilean farms

A worker spraying disinfectant at a vehicle at the entrance of a turkey plant south of Santiago, Chile. — PHOTO: REUTERS

ROME – AN H1N1 flu outbreak in turkeys in Chile has raised fears that the new virus could combine with avian influenza and mutate into a more dangerous disease, especially in South-east Asia, which has been hardest hit by bird flu, the United Nations Food and Agriculture Organisation (FAO) has warned.

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Reuters:WHO warns of severe form of swine flu

WASHINGTON (Reuters) – Doctors are reporting a severe form of swine flu that goes straight to the lungs, causing severe illness in otherwise healthy young people and requiring expensive hospital treatment, the World Health Organization said on Friday.

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Reuters:Jackson death ruled homicide, focus on doctor

LOS ANGELES (Reuters) – Pop star Michael Jackson’s death was ruled a homicide from drug overdose on Friday, fueling speculation his personal physician, Dr. Conrad Murray, may soon be charged with manslaughter or another crime.

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Philippines to allow emergency transit of refugees

MANILA, Philippines (AP) – The Philippines will allow refugees at risk to stay pending their resettlement in a third country under an agreement signed Thursday.

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Requests to Pak Lah, the IKIM chairman

Requests to Pak Lah, the IKIM chairman

PUTRAJAYA, Aug 28 — Former prime minister Tun Abdullah Ahmad Badawi has been appointed chairman of the Malaysian Institute of Islamic Understanding (Ikim) effective Sept 1.

Abdullah, who holds a Bachelor of Arts degree in Islamic Studies from Universiti Malaya, will replace Tun Ahmad Sarji Abdul Hamid who has decided to step down.

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