Aung San Suu Kyi Aung San Suu... Aung San Suu Kyi, iconic leader of the National League for Democracy (NLD), is considered the face of pressures for reform in Burma, also known as Myanmar. This country has suffered under a dictatorial regime for the last several decades ... 07/30/2015 - 1:00 pm | View Link
Myanmar's Suu Kyi says reforms stalled, West too optimistic what significant reform steps have been taken within the last 24 months?" An exclusive Reuters report published on Tuesday quoted officials saying Obama's administration was quietly acquiescing to the government's decision to prevent Suu Kyi from running ... 11/5/2014 - 3:42 am | View Link
SHOCKING: The most repressive nations in the world A special report by US-based non-government organisation Freedom House -- 'The Worst of the Worst: The World's Most Repressive Societies 2012 ... longtime dissident Aung San Suu Kyi. Still, it remains unclear how far the government's reforms will ... 07/8/2012 - 4:16 pm | View Link
Suu Kyi celebrity status hits reform efforts The strange dynamics of Myanmar’s rapid process of democratisation enter a new phase this week, when opposition leader and democracy icon Aung San Suu Kyi visits Europe in a five-country tour. As demonstrated by her hero’s reception from a normally ... 06/10/2012 - 4:16 am | View Link
Building closer ties with Myanmar Opposition leader Aung San Suu Kyi has been released after years under house arrest ... eager to at least signal that attitudes are changing towards Myanmar’s new-found enthusiasm for reform. The latest is Indian Prime Minister Manmohan Singh, who ... 05/29/2012 - 9:00 pm | View Link
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Celebrity Buddhists | Tsem Rinpoche Thank you Rinpoche for the sharing on celebrity buddhist.It is great to know that westerners are starting to understand and appreciate the philosophy and the practice ... 08/3/2015 - 5:47 pm | View Website
Top 10 celebrity Buddhists | Wildmind Buddhist Meditation Comment from Buddhist in GA Time: December 2, 2008, 11:17 pm. I am always interested in learning about the different philosophies of Buddhism and who practices what ... 08/3/2015 - 5:33 pm | View Website
Top 10 celebrity Buddhists | TheBuddhism.Net 2. Orlando Bloom (3,710,000 hits) The dashing star of The Lord of the Rings and Pirates of the Caribbean turned to Buddhist practice because “The philosophies ... 08/3/2015 - 10:38 am | View Website
Roberto Baggio The Burmese opposition leader and former prisoner of the country's junta, Aung San Suu Kyi, speaks at the United Nations in Geneva. Suu Kyi says a wide range of ... 08/3/2015 - 1:12 am | View Website
This brave dog is tired of being held back by its four legs and tail. It belongs in the ocean.
A clip uploaded by the channel JukinVideo shows a dog desperate to leave its land-based prison and join its underwater dolphin family. Leaping into the sea, it joins up with a pod of dolphins and briefly experiences euphoria.
Unfortunately, it looks like the dog's swimming technique just doesn't cut it and the dolphins make their way into open water without him.
Coast Guard officials say they think less than 1,000 gallons of spilled oil entered the water of northern New Jersey after a tugboat struck a fuel terminal pier.
Officials at Coast Guard Sector New York say Monday crews are continuing to monitor the spill at the International-Matex Tank Terminal in Bayonne following Saturday night's accident.
The terminal is about 10 miles south of Manhattan, near where the Kill van Kull meets Upper New York Harbor.
They say pollution responders secured the source of the spill after deploying more than 2,500 feet of containment boom.
Wall Street JournalChina Curbs Short Selling; Commodities Weakness SpreadsWall Street JournalChina shares made tentative gains after officials announced fresh steps to rein in short selling, while commodities weakness spread to some Asian currencies, including the Malaysian ringgit. The Shanghai Composite Index opened up 0.5% at 3630.51, and UPDATE 1-China stock exchanges step up crackdown on short-sellingReutersChina Limits Stock Market Short Selling to Curb VolatilityBloombergWhen Can China's Bear Market Rebound?
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