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Is it time for a female prime minister?

Source: Bangkok Post Now that a royal decree has proclaimed a House dissolution and the general election is scheduled for July 3, both the Democrat and Pheu Thai parties have begun campaigning to win the hearts...

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The Political ‘Web’ in India

Source: http://techcircle.vccircle.com/500/the-political-%E2%80%98web%E2%80%99-in-india/   The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) has a Facebook fan page. Narenda Modi, Nitin Gadkari, Sushma Swaraj, Shivraj Singh Cha...

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Japan crisis drags, France wants global nuclear reform – Reuters

TOKYO, April 1 — Japan’s nuclear crisis today stretched to three weeks, with radiation widening from a crippled power plant and scant hope of a quick resolution.  France — the most nuclear-dependent in the worl...

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SNAP: MoCS has no locus standi to tell us anything

Borneo Post, March 22 KUCHING: Sarawak National Party (SNAP) appears to be sidelining Movement for Change in Sarawak (MoCS). SNAP secretary-general Edmund Staley Jugol said they would not respond to MoCS call t...

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China is No Egypt

  This post was originally published on Jottings from the Granite Studio in February 2011. By ZHANG YAJUN February 22, 2011 On Saturday, an anonymous letter circulated online calling for Chinese people to follo...

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Robert Fisk : Robert Fisk: Full circle on Tahrir Square as history comes in gulps

Fresh from Northern Ireland and the aftermath of the Portuguese revolution, I arrived in the Middle East in June of 1976, and turned up in Cairo to cover one of Lebanon’s interminable civil war ceasefire ...

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Let Them Have Dominion

At Singapore’s National Indoor Stadium, 30,000 people are jumping, dancing and waving their arms in the dark to the pulsating sound of electric guitars and the beat of drums.  A rock concert?  No, it’s Sunday m...

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CENSE Predicts 3200 BN Majority in Tenang

Malaysiakini, Jan 28: Pakatan Rakyat’s final push for the Tenang Chinese votes has been dampened by bad weather, if dwindling ceramah crowd numbers are used as a barometer. For the past two nights, Pakata...

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The First Global Cyber War Has Begun

Source : www.guardian.co.uk Dec 12 2010 He is one of the newest recruits to Operation Payback. In a London bedroom, the 24-year-old computer hacker is preparing his weaponry for this week’s battles in an ...

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The Malaysian Chinese Community

By Rita Sim A day after he became President of Umno, Datuk Seri Najib Abdul Razak made a surprise visit to an unexpected place – the Sin Chew Media Corporation. It was the first time that a top-tier leader from...