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Post time 2013-1-2 23:55:38 |Display all floors

- Around 5 million Vietnamese civilians perished as a direct result of the war.

( More Bombs were dropped in Vietnam than all the bombs dropped in World war II.)

- In relatively peaceful Cambodia, the war spilled over through U.S. bombings, eventually end up with the death of

   4 million civilians as an indirect results of the war anext door.

    Either way, the loss and suffering of the people were enormous and insurmountable.

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Post time 2013-1-3 01:02:11 |Display all floors
barbarianmo Post time: 2013-1-2 23:44
Insurmountable loss  (and suffering) of human lives.

- There's law & order, and enforcement for small crooks, no doubt.

- But there's no such thing for mega big crook sitting on top of the world with mighty power.

    Who exactly is enforcing them for all their wrong doings, past and present?

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Post time 2013-1-3 07:45:55 |Display all floors
sugar.free_Pang Post time: 2013-1-3 05:40
Hahaha, most the diaspora are of Chinese descent. They were chased out by the Vietcons.
You haven' ...

Not all boat people are of Chinese origin

you have to ask yourself wht the viet govt. call their Viet Kieu the external organ
because the rely on the big$ coming back to the country.I admit the Chinese dominated the economy pre '75.However now its up to vietnam to take advantage of the Viet Kieu and their haed currency before the oppurtunity vanishes.So far they have not, maybe its too late now.

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Post time 2013-1-5 18:21:29 |Display all floors

                                                             Beauty of Myanmar

The world is full of wolves wearing a sheep's mask and playing victims.

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Post time 2013-1-8 02:06:50 |Display all floors

   I long for -

  -  a beauty from within,


  -  a simple life.

    I think I can find boths in Myanmar.

    I will be there one day.

In era of universal deceit, telling the truth becomes a revolutionary act (George Orwell)

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Post time 2013-1-21 11:27:53 |Display all floors

Newyorker joe, you said that " Colonial master Anglo-British had benefited immensely in Burma for over a century of colonialism;

while placing her under India, and thus flushing the small homogeneous nation with several millions immigrants

from South Asia continent

Well, first of all, Burma (now Myanmar) being immediately next to India continent definitely made it easier with migration of huge population under colonialism.
But the truth is Burma is hardly alone; in fact all the countries that fell under Anglo British colonialism have significant foreign population from India continent.
That's because, colonial British used Indians as servants and soldiers in those territories to keep things under their tight control.
In Asia countries such as Malaysia, Singapore, HongKong has considerable Indian population, and so is a good many former
colonial countries in Africa.
The amazingly suprising thing though is that the two very places that they permanently colonized and call home later on,
such territories as Australia and New Zealand have no Indians that they brought in!

While many of her formerly colonies were left to deal with occassional racial and ethnic tensions due to this left-over issue,
Master Anglo has no need to face such problem in his new home land Downunder !

Well, I guess, that's how smart they are!

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