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The military authorities in Burma have released pro-democracy leader Aung San Suu Kyi earlier today. The 65-year-old Nobel Peace Prize winner (honoured in 1991) has been detained under house arrest for 15 years of the past 21 years.
Aung San Suu Kyi helped set up the National League for Democracy (NLD) party which won the 1990 general election despite her arrest a year earlier. But the military, which rules the Southeast Asian nation since 1962, refused to relinquish power.
Military-backed Union Solidarity and Development Party (USDP) won the country’s first election in 20 years last Sunday. The ballot was widely condemned though.
This was created by two students at McGill – apparently where all the ‘White’ kids go – in response to this asinine article from Maclean’s Magazine: “Too Asian”
Teh Asians be taking ovar teh Universiteez!
It was beautifully inspired by the lovely blogPictures of Muslims Wearing Things.
Submit your photos and videos of Asians not studying (not limited to celebs!), and we’ll post them!
LOVE LOVE LOVE
*NOTE: The article appears to have been pulled hours after it was put up! But now, it is back. In any case, it can be also read here: EHDT Studios.
Quan celebrates victory, fundraises to alleviate campaign debt
San Francisco Chronicle (blog)
… her celebratory dinner, marking the end of her campaign and the beginning of her transition to becoming Oakland’s first female and Asian American mayor. …
Jean Quan – first Asian American woman mayorchannelAPA.com
Oakland’s First Asian–American Mayor Must Hit the Ground RunningNew America Media
Oakland Elects Nation’s First Asian–American Woman MayorDemocracy Now
People’s Daily Online –Mills Campanil –The Bay Citizen (blog)
Sucker Punch tells the story of ‘Baby Doll’ a young girl institutionalized by her wicked stepfather. She soon recedes into the deep recesses of her mind as a strategy to help cope with her harrowing situation, all the while devising a master plan to escape the stoney confines of the mental institute.
If you ever decide to enjoy a night out in Japan, drinking with your buddies and what-not. Then this 10-tip guide will help you learn Japanese and enjoy yourself at bars, izakayas (Japanese style pubs) or any other drinking establishments.(more…)
At Seoul’s Mt Namsan, thousands of love padlocks can be seen hanging on the fences around the base level of N Seoul Tower. Locks of love is a custom in some cultures where love birds would lock their padlocks at public areas and throw away the key to symbolise that their love will be locked forever.
Photograph by Charles Meacham.
In the mass wake of all things western coming to the Land of the Rising Sun, Hooters has now followed suit with its first ever restaurant in Japan in the middle of Tokyo. It’s been five years in the making, but on October 25th the Japanese finally saw the advent of hot wings served by waitresses in the classic tank top and hot pants of Hooters fame. (more…)