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29.05.2015 Pressenza Hong Kong

Pakistan: the role of media in political activism

Pakistan: the role of media in political activism

Different political forces strike or cooperate with each other in any political system. However, if a political system is strong, it can accommodate, domesticate or maintain equilibrium or balance among these forces to maintain stability in society. If it is weak and unable to impose its authority on small forces, … »

28.05.2015 Pressenza Hong Kong

Rohingya are not ‘foreigners’

Rohingya are not ‘foreigners’

Known to Muslims and the West as the Sultanate of Arakan, the Kingdom of Mrauk U was a multi-ethnic, multi-confessional country that existed from 1429 to 1785. This country was vassal to the Sultanate of Bengal and in the Indian and Mughal cultural orbit. It is the homeland of the … »

27.05.2015 Pressenza Hong Kong

Malaysia – no breakfast for Joshua

Malaysia – no breakfast for Joshua

Premature announcement about Hong Kong’s Joshua Wong, seen by many as the face of the Umbrella Revolution in Hong Kong… is here in Malaysia. Come join him for breakfast. Joshua was turned away at Penang Airport. PRESS STATEMENT ON THE DEPORTATION OF JOSHUA WONG 27th May 2015 Progressive University of Malaya … »

27.05.2015 Pressenza Hong Kong

China: Honda workers want more from their union

China: Honda workers want more from their union

Five years ago, in late May 2010, more than a thousand workers at the Nanhai Honda automotive components plant in Foshan were creating history; staging a high-profile, ground-breaking strike that would come to symbolize the rise of the workers’ movement in China. The strike secured the workers a 35 percent … »

25.05.2015 Shamsul Haque Basunia

Rohingya – falling between the cracks

Rohingya – falling between the cracks

Myanmar has once again banked on its old trick to describe Rohingya Muslims as Bengalis to avoid its responsibilities amid growing international pressure on it to rescue thousands of boat people trapped at sea. Following the rescue of 208 people from a boat on Thursday, Myanmar government officials claimed all … »

22.05.2015 Tony Henderson

Conversion experience, Community, and St Benedict

Conversion experience, Community, and St Benedict

Visiting family in Australia and listening to the commentary of a lady and like-spirit now living there, near Perth, who is called Mother Mary by her immediates, as she spoke concerning the Rule of St Benedict, I could not help but note that this Rule is relevant to seekers after … »

22.05.2015 Ahmad Mughal Irshad

Cheating Games

Cheating Games

“EXact” scandal spread like a fire in the woods around the Globe. Media channels repeated ir over the last couple of day continually, linking and dragging other agencies, media houses and partners into this mess and garbage of a scandalized world of economy to make billions of dollars through advertisement. »

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