Michelle Yeoh is The Lady

BBC:Fenerbahce only allowed to admit women and children


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guardian.co.uk:Dr Cynthia, the Burmese refugee whose clinic treats 150,000 patients a year

  • Esmer Golluoglu in Mae Sot
  • guardian.co.uk, Friday 16 September 2011 14.11 BST
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    AFP:Clinton urges ‘concrete actions’ by Myanmar on rights

    SAN FRANCISCO — US Secretary of State Hillary Clinton on Thursday urged Myanmar to take “concrete actions” to improve human rights, voicing concerns about the new government’s record despite its outreach.


    DVB:Suu Kyi target of ‘sexual slurs’ from govt

    Published: 14 September 2011

    Burma’s rulers and elite are believed to vent their dislike of opposition leader Aung San Suu Kyi through “constant” discussion of sexual innuendo concerning the Nobel laureate, leaked US diplomatic cables report.


    “I Lived and Breathed Suu Kyi’: Michelle Yeoh

    Read more >> The Irrawaddy

    The Lady – review

  • The Guardian, Tuesday 13 September 2011
  • Luc Besson’s biopic of Aung San Suu Kyi lacks passion and depth, leaving nothing more than a kitchen sink drama

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    The Failed States Index 2011

    Three African states — Somalia, Chad, and Sudan — once again top this year’s Failed States Index, the annual ranking prepared by the Fund for Peace and published by FOREIGN POLICY of the world’s most vulnerable countries. For four years in a row, Somalia has held the No. 1 spot, indicating the depth of the crisis in the international community’s longest-running failure.

    Read more >> The Rankings >>

    BBC:Supercomputer predicts revolution

    Feeding a supercomputer with news stories could help predict major world events, according to US research.

    A study, based on millions of articles, charted deteriorating national sentiment ahead of the recent revolutions in Libya and Egypt.


    The Lady on the Lake – Burma

    Al Jazeera Correspondent – The Burma Boy