Keeping the faith and peace

By SHAILA KOSHY 

Vengeance killing was just another day in the life of Imam Dr Muhammad Nurayn Ashafa and Pastor Dr James Movel Wuye. But since 1995, the two Nigerians known worldwide as ‘The Imam and the Pastor’ have been spreading the message of forgiveness, healing and peace through their interfaith initiatives.

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Facts about Dr Patch Adams

>Dr Adams was born Hunter Doherty Adams in 1945, the second son of a school teacher mum and a US army major dad.

> When Dr Adams’ father died in the Korean war, the family returned home to Virginia and he was thrown into the social chaos centering on racism and war that marked the beginning of the 60s.

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Meet the real Patch Adams

By RASHVINJEET S.BEDI 

Dr Patch Adams has clowned around in 70 countries, visiting orphanages and nursing homes to bring cheer to the less fortunate.

CAN you imagine a world where no one knows what war is and have to look up a dictionary for its meaning?

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Compulsory medical insurance policies for foreign workers from next year

By MAZWIN NIK ANIS and IZATUN SHARI 

PUTRAJAYA: All foreign workers employed in Malaysia, except for domestic maids, must have medical insurance coverage under a government ruling effective Jan 1.

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CNN:A new role for Aung San Suu Kyi?

By Justin Wintle, Special to CNN

Editor’s note: Justin Wintle is a London-based writer whose books include Perfect Hostage, a life of the Burmese Nobel Peace Laureate Aung San Suu Kyi, published in the USA by Skyhorse, and by Arrow in the UK.

(CNN) — What happened in Yangon’s University Avenue as the light began to fade last Saturday took many serious Myanmar watchers by surprise.

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DVB:After 10 years, mother and son reunite

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Malaysia and ASEAN should support Aung San Suu Kyi’s call for a second multi-ethnic Panglong Conference to create a federal democracy in Burma to foster democratization and national reconciliation

Malaysia should play a leading active role in ASEAN to promote peace, democratization and national reconciliation in Myanmar as Malaysia, under the then Prime Minister Tun Dr. Mahathir Mohamad, was responsible for Myanmar’s entry into ASEAN in 1997 despite ASEAN reservations and international criticisms on the ground that a policy of “constructive engagement” approach would pave the way for democratization and national reconciliation in Myanmar and security and stability in the region.

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