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Burma Drops Sports to Win More Medals at SEA Games

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This year’s SEA Games will be the first major international event to be held in Burma since the end of military rule.

Many things are at stake and Burma can’t afford to lose face.

Earlier this month, Burma announced it had dropped several popular games and included domestic sports instead.

Cherry Htike and Banyol Kong Janoi have the story.

সর্বশেষ আপডেট ( সোমবার, 25 ফেব্রুয়ারী 2013 12:27 )
 

Can Barisan Nasional Win Penang Over with Gangnam Style?

ইমেইল প্রিন্ট পিডিএফ
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Download PSY became a global phenomenon with his hit song ‘Gangnam Style’.

And he was invited this week to Penang to perform at a public event organised by the state’s Barisan Nasional party.

The ruling Barisan Nasional coalition lost five states in the 2008 election... and one of them was Penang.

Clarence Chua is in Georgetown to find out whether Barisan Nasional can ride on the success of Gangam Style to win votes.

সর্বশেষ আপডেট ( সোমবার, 18 ফেব্রুয়ারী 2013 11:57 )
 

Young Afghans Learning to Ski

ইমেইল প্রিন্ট পিডিএফ
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Download Afghan’s Bamiyan Province was once renowned for the famous Buddha statues destroyed by the Taliban in 2001.

Now it’s becoming a new ski destination, attracting tourists to its snowy slopes.

As Ghayor Waziri reports, many young people are flocking to the area to learn how to ski.

সর্বশেষ আপডেট ( সোমবার, 04 ফেব্রুয়ারী 2013 11:41 )
 

Salwa’s Birthday Wish: No More Floods in Jakarta

ইমেইল প্রিন্ট পিডিএফ
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Download Indonesia’s capital, Jakarta was recently paralyzed with major floods.  

Over 100 thousand people were forced to flee their homes as water levels reached the roof of some houses.

The governor of Jakarta, Joko Widodo has declared a state of emergency until the end of January.

For young Salwa from Kampung Melayu, one of the most affected areas in the eastern part of Jakarta, this year’s floods will be a memorable one.

Samantha Yap has her story.

সর্বশেষ আপডেট ( সোমবার, 28 জানুয়ারী 2013 11:56 )
 

Korean Filmmaker’s Homeland Blues

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Download Our Homeland is a feature film about Korean man’s visit to his family in Japan after a long exile in North Korea.

The director Yang Yong-Hi leans on her own personal history and similar stories from her pro-North Korean community in Japan for the film.

Yang portrays Koreans living in Japan who were treated like second-class citizens and discriminated against.

It’s been selected as Japan’s nominee for this year’s Oscar and recently screened at a film festival in Sweden.

Ric Wasserman speaks with the director about the film.

সর্বশেষ আপডেট ( বুধবার, 23 জানুয়ারী 2013 17:43 )
 
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