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Nation 14 Feb 2003 | 12:00 AM Premium

Tour agency given show-cause letter

The Culture, Arts and Tourism Ministry Thursday issued a show-cause letter to the tour operator whose alleged poor service lead to 19 Chinese tourists staging a hunger strike last week, said its Deputy Minister Datuk Dr Ng Yen Yen.

Nation 25 May 2003 | 12:00 AM Premium

Detainee seeks release from Air Molek prison

A 26-year-old detainee has filed an application in the High Court for a writ of I>habeas corpus /I>seeking an order for his release from the Air Molek prison in Johor Baru.

AseanPlus News 02 Sep 2003 | 12:00 AM Premium

Myanmar: US claim of Suu Kyi hunger strike ‘quite odd’

Myanmar dismissed yesterday US allegations that opposition leader Aung San Suu Kyi has begun a hunger strike, just days after the junta unveiled a plan to shift the country towards 'democracy.'

AseanPlus News 05 Sep 2003 | 12:00 AM Premium

Suu Kyi not on hunger strike, says Thailand

Thailand on Thursday rejected US claims that Myanmar opposition leader Aung San Suu Kyi was on hunger strike, foreign minister Surakiart Sathirathai said.

Nation 06 Sep 2003 | 12:00 AM Premium

Razali keen to learn more about Yangon's proposal

The UN Special Envoy to Myanmar Tan Sri Razali Ismail is keen to learn more about Myanmar#8217;s proposed #8220;road map to democracy.#8221;

AseanPlus News 08 Sep 2003 | 12:00 AM Premium

‘Myanmar slams ‘irresponsible’ US

Myanmar's junta slammed the United States as 'irresponsible' yesterday, a day after the Red Cross visited Aung San Suu Kyi and refuted Washington's claim that the detained opposition leader was on hunger strike.

Nation 09 Sep 2003 | 12:00 AM Premium

Razali hopes to visit Yangon soon

The United Nations special envoy to Myanmar Tan Sri Razali Ismail said he was hoping to go there soon to meet the country's Prime Minister General Khin Nyunt and opposition leader Aung San Suu Kyi.

AseanPlus News 21 Sep 2003 | 12:00 AM Premium

Doc: Suu Kyi does not have cancer

B>YANGON:/BAn operation on Myanmar opposition icon Aung San Suu Kyi, detained at a secret location by the military government for more than three months, showed no signs of cancer, her doctor said Saturday.

AseanPlus News 03 Oct 2003 | 12:00 AM Premium

Property row leads to hunger strike

A group of Chinese protestors recently detained for their involvement in an on-going property row have gone on a hunger strike to protest their arrest, a human rights group said yesterday.

Lifestyle 05 Oct 2003 | 12:00 AM Premium

The little campaign that could

As a university lecturer, Michael Kaufman could have been content to theorise about gender violence. Instead, he got involved and made a difference. MARTIN VENGADESAN finds out how....