CALD NEWS YOU CAN USE Week of 1 – 6 of February 2017

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CALD NEWS YOU CAN USE

Week of 1 – 6 of February 2017

Hun Sen Threatens to Expropriate Opposition Leader’s Assets

Prime Minister Hun Sen has said he will seize the opposition party’s headquarters and the assets of its exiled leader, Sam Rainsy, as compensation in an ongoing defamation case.
http://www.voacambodia.com/a/hun-sen-threatens-to-expropriate-opposition-leader-assets/3701948.html

A Senate bill seeks to require a mandatory autopsy on crime victims and those who died under “mysterious and suspicious circumstances.”
http://www.rappler.com/nation/160342-pangilinan-bill-mandatory-autopsy-killings
Indonesian Democratic Party of Struggle (PDI-P) chairwoman Megawati Soekarnoputri made a speech at a large campaign event for incumbent Jakarta Governor Basuki “Ahok” Tjahaja Purnama  and Deputy Governor Djarot Saiful Hidayat on Saturday in Senayan in Central Jakarta.
http://www.thejakartapost.com/news/2017/02/04/
megawati-calls-for-unity-amid-divisive-
slander-during-ahok-concert.html
Myanmar’s leader Aung San Suu Kyi has promised to investigate UN allegations of atrocities against Rohingya Muslims in Rakhine State.
http://www.abc.net.au/news/2017-02-04/myanmars-suu-kyi-vows-to-investigate-crimes-against-rohingya/8241036
Education Minister (Higher Education and Skills)
Ong Ye Kung’s suggestion that the PAP’s
continued one-party rule is the best course for
Singapore’s future is at complete odds with reality.
http://yoursdp.org/news/
for_singapore_39_s_future_survival_a_
multi_party_system_must_replace
_the_one_party_rule/2017-01-25-6160
Myanmar’s national police chief has taken personal charge of an investigation into the killing of a prominent lawyer and adviser to Aung San Suu Kyi’s ruling party, police sources said, after leaks and conflicting comments by officers about its progress.
http://uk.reuters.com/article/uk-myanmar-lawyer-idUKKBN15I1OR?mod=related&channelName=worldNews
CALD NEWS YOU CAN USE
WEEK OF 1 – 6 of February 2017
BURMA
A Blow to Myanmar’s Democracy

February 3 2017
https://www.nytimes.com/
2017/02/03/opinion/a-blow-
to-myanmars-democracy.html?_r=0
CAMBODIA
Cambodia’s Hun Sen Refuses to Allow Ministers to Appear for Questioning
February 2 2017
http://www.rfa.org/english/news/
cambodia/cambodias-hun-sen-
refuses-02012017142655.html
Hun Sen: Seize CNRP Headquarters, Ban Sam Rainsy From Party Leadership
February 1 2017
https://www.cambodiadaily.com/
morenews/hun-sen-seize-cnrp-
headquarters-ban-sam-rainsy-
party-leadership-124362/

INDONESIA
Jokowi to Reduce Number of School Drop-outs
February 5 2017
https://en.tempo.co/read/news/
2017/02/05/055843152/J
okowi-to-Reduce-Number-of-School-Drop-outs

Megawati calls for unity amid divisive ‘slander’ during Ahok concert
February 4 2017
http://www.thejakartapost.com/news/
2017/02/04/megawati-calls-for-unity-amid-
divisive-slander-during-ahok-concert.html

TAIWAN
DPP to set up committee on new immigrants
February 3 2017
http://www.taipeitimes.com/News
/taiwan/archives/2017/02/04/2003664315

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