Archives for posts with tag: Malaysia

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From Diplomat Artist Buzz & Animal Welfare Ambassadors
About  55,000 Borneo orangutans are left in the wild according to the UN Environment Programme. –MORE–

http://diplomatartist.com/make-this-orangutan-photo-sustainable-not-a-memento-of-a-lost-planet/

Some Rohingya Muslims who have reached Thailand speak of being taken to smugglers’ camps in the jungles or hills near Thailand-Malaysia border kept for months in overcrowded camps & sometimes even cages until families could pay for their release, according to UNHCR.
http://www.un.org/apps/news/story.asp?NewsID=48003#.U5cYQy-BG2k

Blog Report: DIVIDE & CONQUER IN SOUTH CHINA SEA? By Ambassador Mo
Beijing has apparently managed to divide ASEAN from adopting a common position on the South China disputes (with 4 ASEAN states: Vietnam, the Philippines, Malaysia & Brunei generally on one side & China on the other in territorial claims). Beijing’s diplomacy has taken the position that such conflicting claims should be dealt with bilaterally between China & each of the other claimants separately. –More–
http://diplomaticallyincorrect.org/blog_post/divide-conquer-in-south-china-sea/54830Image

Blog Report: OBSCENITY – CHANGING GLOBAL DEFINITION, By Ambassador Mo
Has our definition of obscenity devolved in last few decades? This UN photograph from 1974 describes “A mother & child at a family planning clinic in Malaysia.” Does this photograph make you think more of sexuality, nudity or the mother & child and what may be important to their & our global/shared future?
http://diplomaticallyincorrect.org/blog_post/obsecenity-changing-global-definition/54530Image