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JOURNALISTS COVERING BURMA: TIME TO GET IT RIGHT!

Special Contribution
By Roland Watson(dictatorwatch)
Oct 30, 2017

Suu Kyi and Min Aung Hlaing

One thing that is terrible about the situation in Burma is how international media coverage, including from excellent outlets such as the New York Times, the Guardian, and Channel News Asia,...Read more at >> Press Release
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2017 Jinan Red Ginseng Festival



At the Festival

Jinan Red Ginseng with a history of 1,500 years, beginning in early July to collect ingredients in the highest level in the process by the end of October called Summer Red. Jinan Red Ginseng is characterized by a small, hardly noticeable and bright white compared to other areas ginseng...See more photos>> Photo Gallery
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VCHR denounces Vietnam’s use of “national security” provisions to deprive citizens of their fundamental rights



Phan Kim Khánh

PARIS, 25th October 2017 (VCHR) – The Vietnam Committee on Human Rights (VCHR) strongly protests Vietnam’s systematic crackdown on the fundamental rights of citizens to freedom of expression, association, religion or belief and the right to participate in public affairs...Read more at >> Campaign
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SIMS Chennai doctor to grace media OPD

Special Contribution
By NJ Thakuria

At Guwahati Press Club

Guwahati: Commended gastro surgeon Dr Patta Radhakrishna from SIMS Hospital Chennai will grace the next weekly evening OPD clinic at Guwahati Press Club on 27 October (Friday) 2017. The practicing doctor will be available for free consultations...Read more at >> Sport & Health
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Changing Times for Intellectuals and Activists in India

Special Contribution
By Pushkar Raj

Dr. MM Kalburgi (75) was shot dead in his residence

Intellectuals and activists are the conscience of a society but they face a crisis of survival in the country today as Gauri Lankesh’s killing last month demonstrates. Gauri is the fourth intellectual activist who was silenced through a murder....Read more at >> Opinion
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Boat capsize kills 60 Rohingya and other stories in JUST ASIA, Episode 191



Boat people

This week Just Asia begins with the death of 60 Rohingya in a boat capsize off Bangladesh on September 28, as they were fleeing violence in Burma. A UN spokesman said 23 people were confirmed dead...Read more at >> Asia-Pacific
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Trip to East Sea and Oriental Medicine EXPO



Medicine Expo

2017 International Korean Medicine Bio Industry Expo in Jecheon, Korea from September 22nd to October 10th. The theme of “Recreation of Korean Medicine-Evolve into the Korean Medicine Bio Industry”...Read more at >> Travel and Hotel
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AAPI condemns the brutal murder of Indian American Psychiatrist



Dr. Achutha Reddy

Chicago, IL: September 165, 2017: “AAPI is heartbroken over the loss of Dr. Achutha Reddy and want to express our hearty condolences and prayers to his family. Our thoughts and prayers go out to his dear family. Dr. Reddy’s death is a tragic loss to our medial fraternity,”...Read more at >> Migrant Worker
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AAPI floats Hurricane Harvey Relief Fund

Read more at >> America
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Plight of Christians in Pakistan and Senseless Civilized World

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Women in Pakistan

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At G20 Summit: VCHR calls on Vietnamese Prime Minister to release prisoners of conscience Thích Quảng Độ, Nguyễn Văn Đài and Đỗ Thị Hồng

Read more at >> Europe
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PM names China bordering bridge after Bhupen Hazarika

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Marking ADB’s 50 years, Protest Actions to take place in over 100 places in India this week.


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Ex-students congregate at Makhibaha School

Read more at >> Art & Living
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GRAND OPENING CEREMONY OF FIFTH NEPAL AFRICA FILM FESTIVAL 2016

Read more at >> Africa/Middle East
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Interview with Korean National Commission for UNESCO Dr. Park Eun-kyung

Read more at >> Interview Story
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The Global Digest 2015 (English) Special Issue is available now.

Read more at >> Bulletin
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