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Video Klip Ahmad Dhani Berkostum Nazi Lengkap. Rocky's bru: Brunei has freest Press in Asean? Updated: A Letter to the Editor in The Mole Dear Sir, I read with a healthy dose of incredulity about how Malaysia had dropped 23 places to 145th out of 179 countries in the press freedom index (Poorer showing, The Sun, 31 January 2013) ...

rocky's bru: Brunei has freest Press in Asean?

Original PostingReporters Without Bothers. Some journalist friends who have worked in Brunei and who are still there were floored when I told them that, according to the Reporters Without Borders or Reporters Sans Frontiers' (RSF), Brunei had the most free press in Southeast Asia today. It is a "fact" that must be especially hard to accept for the journalists from Indonesia, some of whom believe they are God's gift to press freedom in this region and the Muslim world at large, and also those from the Philippines, who have been reporting without fear or favour for as long as anyone has cared to remember!

History of Brunei Newspapers. Le Sultanat de Brunei passe à la charia - France. Le micro-Etat de Brunei, l'un des pays les plus riches du monde, s'apprête à franchir une étape qui inquiète les observateurs internationaux.

Le Sultanat de Brunei passe à la charia - France

A partir de ce jeudi 1er mai, le droit islamique entre en vigueur dans le pays, c'est-à-dire l'application pure et simple de la charia. La décision a été prise autoritairement par le sultan Hassanal Bolkiah qui dirige depuis 30 ans cette petite enclave de l'Asie du Sud-Est, située sur l'île de Bornéo. Ils ne paient pas d'impôts. L'essence, les frais médicaux et de scolarité sont aussi gratuits à Brunei.

Et pourtant les changements qui attendent les Brunéiens font froid dans le dos.

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Southeast Asia watchers. The Evolving U.S. Footprint in Southeast Asia. Over the past two weeks, U.S. defense secretary Leon Panetta and his key officers, including Admiral Robert F.

The Evolving U.S. Footprint in Southeast Asia

Willard, commander of U.S. Pacific Command, have actively explained details of President Barack Obama’s January 5 announcement about the new defense budget and its implications for the Asia Pacific. Southeast Asian counterparts want to clearly understand U.S. intentions so they can calibrate China’s response and be able to translate joint plans with the United States into their domestic political discourse. Taiwan’s 2012 Presidential Election. Q1: Who are the candidates?

Taiwan’s 2012 Presidential Election

A1: On Saturday, January 14, Taiwan will hold its fifth direct presidential election, which, for the first time will be combined with the election for a new legislature. The current president and chairman of the Kuomintang (KMT), Ma Ying-jeou, is seeking reelection for a second term; Ma has been credited with improving relations with mainland China over the last four years.

Since he assumed the presidency in 2008, 16 agreements—including the landmark Economic Cooperation Framework Agreement (ECFA)—have been signed on practical matters that have largely benefited people on both sides of the Strait. The primary candidate opposing Ma is Tsai Ing-wen, chairperson for the Democratic Progressive Party (DPP) and the first female to run for president.

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Australia - Australie. Indonésie - Indonesia. Malaysia - Malaisie. Philippines. Timor-Leste Twitter file: The Presidency just signed up. « Peace Dividend Marketplace – Timor-Leste. December 15, 2010 | by Edward Rees Well its a sure sign of the times.

Timor-Leste Twitter file: The Presidency just signed up. « Peace Dividend Marketplace – Timor-Leste

The Presidency of the Democratic Republic of Timor-Leste is on Twitter. No its not a personal twitter of President Ramos-Horta. Its more like the White House Twitter than it is President Obama’s personal twitter feed. The Presidency of DRTL on Twitter The Whitehouse Twitter Barack Obama's Twitter feed What does this new development speak of? Will WikiLeaks Hobble U.S. Diplomacy? Authors: Daniel S.

Will WikiLeaks Hobble U.S. Diplomacy?

Markey, Senior Fellow for India, Pakistan, and South Asia, Council on Foreign Relations, and Author, No Exit from Pakistan Max Boot, Jeane J. Kirkpatrick Senior Fellow for National Security Studies, Council on Foreign Relations John Campbell, Ralph Bunche Senior Fellow for Africa Policy Studies Robert M. Danin, Eni Enrico Mattei Senior Fellow for Middle East and Africa Studies Thomas W.


South East Asia Sea. Birmanie - Myanmar - Burma. Cambodge - Cambodia - Kampuchea. Laos. Viêtnam. The Mekong. Thaïlande - Siam - Thailand. Singapore - Singapour. Who Controls East Asian Corporations? by Stijn Claessens, Simeon. A study of 2,980 corporations in nine East Asian countries finds more than half of those firms being controlled by a single shareholder.

Who Controls East Asian Corporations? by Stijn Claessens, Simeon

Many smaller and older firms are family-controlled. Wealth is very concentrated in some countries, and links between business and government are extensive, so the legal system has probably been influenced by the prevailing ownership structure. Claessens, Djankov, and Lang identify the ultimate ownership structure for 2,980 corporations in nine East Asian countries. They find that: More than half of those firms are controlled by a single shareholder. Smaller firms and older firms are more likely to be family-controlled. Patterns of controlling ownership stakes differ across countries.