Daily Archives: 2013-08-07

1st time celebrations allowed after 24-year military rule

By Leong Sze Hian After attending the ASEAN People’s Forum meeting at Yangon, Myanmar, I was invited to attend the 88 Celebrations event on 6 August. This is the first time ever that the people of Myanmar are allowed to hold such an event, to commemorate the military coup on 8 August, 1988, and the 24 years of military rule from …

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Come Home – The Soul's in the Food

By Ravi Philemon Last year at about this time I had said,”some would say it is the food that binds us – I’d say that although the food’s good, if that’s the only thing that binds us, then that is very superficial”. Now, I feel a little differently about local food. I remember the time when I was a little boy and …

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