Nowhere to Turn

Nowhere to Turn

A woman in leda refugee camp, one of the offcial camps in Cox’s Bazar. (Photo: ALEX ELLGEE)

Many homeless Rohingya prefer hunger in a hostile land to life in Burma

I’ve lost everything in my life and now I can only pray that I don’t get sent back to Burma,” said Haziqah, a 27-year-old Rohingya resident of the unofficial Kutupalong refugee camp in Bangladesh.

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At the edge of a country that can never be entered again

At the edge of a country that can never be entered again

STANDING on the banks of the Moei River bordering Burma, Kyaw Somoe is as close as he will ever get to his homeland.

Standing a river’s breadth from his former country is not easy for Kyaw. It pains him to see that the suffering he left behind for a life in Melbourne nearly two decades ago continues in Burma.

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Hlwan Moe in Myanmar TV 1984 “Moe Set Tin Lay”

Hlwan Moe on MRTV 1984

Burmese Laughable Dramas in Myanmar TV Part 1

How to crack secure cell phone calls

How to crack secure cell phone calls

A German security expert has raised the ire of the cell phone industry after he and a group of researchers posted online a how-to guide for cracking the encryption that keeps the calls of billions of cell phone users secret.

Karsten Nohl, 28, told The Associated Press this week that he, working with others online and around the world, created a codebook containing how to get past the GSM standard encryption used to keep conversations on more than 3 billion mobile phones safe from prying ears.

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Age old trick, Bangkok gem scam

Age old trick, Bangkok gem scam

Despite numerous reports on the infamous Bangkok gem scams, many unsuspecting Malaysians, lured by the sparkling gem stones or sheer greed, are losing tens of thousands of ringgit to such scams.

In the latest incidents, a family on tour here lost 130,000 baht (RM13,000)while an executive with Malaysia’s oil firm, Petronas, spent 88,000 baht (RM8,800) on poor quality gems.

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