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Archive for March 2nd, 2008

Mother and son die of diarrhea in Makassar

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The Jakarta Post , Jakarta | Sun, 03/02/2008 7:37 PM | Headlines

A pregnant mother and her five-year-old son died of acute diarrhea Friday at their rented house in Makassar, South Sulawesi, officials say. Read the rest of this entry »

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Written by INDIES

March 2, 2008 at 7:34 pm

Another Rape of Another Filipina by Another U.S. Soldier!

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MIGRANTE-Japan Says NO MORE!

Press Release, February 23, 2008

Filipino groups in Japan strongly condemn the rape of a Filipina by a U.S. Army serviceman in Okinawa, Japan. The alleged rape, according to an earlier report, happened on February 18, 2008 in a hotel in Okinawa. Read the rest of this entry »

Written by INDIES

March 2, 2008 at 12:49 pm

On the U.S. war exercises to be held in south Korea

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Dear friends in Asia and the Pacific,

We are sending this letter in connection with the U.S. war exercises to be held in south Korea.

The United States is planning to stage large-scale war exercises under the changed codename Key Resolve and Foal Eagle with south Korea forces from March 2 to 7 with tens of thousands of troops and modern war hardware involved. Even nuclear-powered carrier Nimits is expected to participate in these war maneuvers. Read the rest of this entry »

Written by INDIES

March 2, 2008 at 12:46 pm

Turunkan Harga Sekarang Juga!

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Siaran Pers, ‘Menyambut Hari Perempuan se-Dunia 2008’

Hari Perempuan Pekerja se-Dunia 2008 ini disambut perempuan Indonesia dan dunia dalam keadaan yang sangat memprihatinkan. Harga berbagai kebutuhan pokok melonjak naik dan semakin jauh melampaui kemampuan hidup mayoritas rakyat Indonesia. Keluarga-keluarga miskin di berbagai wilayah di tanah air semakin menjerit, tercekik oleh beban hidup yang kian berat. Keadaan ini adalah petaka yang sesungguhnya bagi perempuan Indonesia. Read the rest of this entry »

Written by INDIES

March 2, 2008 at 12:43 am

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