Posts Tagged ‘North Korea’

LEADER of the BIRDS of the (same) feather that flocks together in a glass cage (house)

November 14, 2013

Myanmar: From isolation to leader

My comment: LEADER of the BIRDS of the (same) feather that flocks together in a glass cage (house)

Verdinand Robertua, Jakarta | Opinion | Thu, November 14 2013

At the close of the East Asia Summit in Brunei Darussalam, Myanmar officially accepted the chairmanship of ASEAN 2013-2014. Myanmar’s leaders proved to the world that a state’s foreign policy can change an isolated country to an open and democratic country. The transition to a bloc leader requires some crucial measures on the part of Myanmar.

UK selling weapons to human rights abusers like Myanmar

July 18, 2013

UK selling weapons to human rights abusers

The British government said it had ‘one of the most rigorous arms export control regimes’ [AP]
Britain has issued more than 3,000 licences allowing the export of weapons to countries where the UK has human rights concers, according to a parliamentary report.


Japan intercepts N. Korea weapons-grade material bound for Myanmar

November 26, 2012

Japan intercepts N. Korea weapons-grade material bound for Myanmar

By YOSHIHIRO MAKINO/ Correspondent

North Korea tried to ship materials suitable for uranium enrichment or missile development to Myanmar via China this year, in violation of a U.N. Security Council resolution, The Asahi Shimbun has learned.


Malacca’s China made monorail and cheap Korean nuclear reactors

December 12, 2010


Wikileaks: Lee Kuan Yew leaked that he suspected Burma is spying for China by leaking news about ASEAN

December 3, 2010

Wikileaks Says Burma Passes Asean News to Beijing By BA KAUNG

Burma, along with Laos and Cambodia, might be working for Beijing as spies within the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (Asean), according to a US cable leak attributed to Singapore’s Minister Mentor, Lee Kuan Yew.

“Within hours, everything that is discussed in Asean meetings is known in Beijing, given China’s close ties with Laos, Cambodia, and Burma,” a secret cable stated, quoting Lee Kuan Yew in a conversation with US Deputy Secretary of State James B. Steinberg on May 30, 2009.


Sham election or Show election or rubber stamp election

November 6, 2010

Source : Show election From Wikipedia

A show election, also known as a sham election or rubber stamp election, is an election that is held purely for show, that is, without any significant political purpose. Show elections are a common event in dictatorial regimes that still feel the need to establish some element of public legitimacy.