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Chinese Police Stop U.S. Boy's Peace Protest


A 13-year-old U.S boy, Jonathan Lee, who is campaigning for a peace park, was released from Chinese detention along with his mother, after staging a brief protest near Tiananmen Square in Beijing.
He is asking the China to support:
1.The end of the Korean War with the signing of a peace treaty between the two Koreas and the U.S.
2.A nuclear free Korean peninsula.
3.The creation of a Children's Peace Forest in the DMZ. It's motto is Above Politics, Above Borders, Above Conflicts, Above Ideology. It's all about giving hope to people and children around the world. More......

Let the monks save wildlife 3-10-01 PhnomPost Cambodia
PHNOM PENH: The Prime Minister, Hun Sen wants the Buddhist way to stop the pillage of the kingdom’s thinning wild life. "Buddhism has been strict in disseminating dharma on wildlife protection".

Asian Demographics: Widows Are New High-Growth Market  2-20-01 Suratkabar.com SINGAPORE - Given the propensity of women to live longer than men, and factoring in the overall aging of Asia, watch out for a new high-growth market -- widows.

Allies hit Iraq with 'self-defense' strike 2-17-01 CNN
WASHINGTON -- The U.S. military said a U.S.-led airstrike on Iraq Friday was "essentially a self-defense operation." The attack, in conjunction with British fighter aircraft, hit four targets south and one north of Baghdad, the first strike of its kind in nearly two years.

News of Myanmar talks welcomed by Madeleine Albright, U.S. Secretary of State : CNN 01-10 Talks between Aung San Suu Kyi, the opposition leader in Myanmar and the country's military junta were met with cautious welcome.  The U.S. was cautious in its praise due to concerns with the military's genuineness. Suu Kyi had been placed in isolation by the government and also faced harrassment due to her activism for democracy. She also won the 1991 Nobel Peace Prize.


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