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Peace process in limbo, when ceasefire is a joke

Col Sao Swy Mangrai, Shan State Progress Party/Shan State Army (SSPP/SSA), was asked during a meeting, “How’s the ceasefire going?” In response, he stretched out his arms like he was holding a gun and said, “Like this. Cease! (releases the trigger and lowers the gun) Fire!

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Burma Army continues troop deployment to SSPP/SSA areas, despite promising to withdraw

Despite a promise to the Shan State Progress Party/Shan State Army (SSPP/SSA) by the Burma Army’s Central Eastern Commander that government troops would be withdrawn from contested SSPP/SSA areas, troop reinforcements are still being sent into the area.

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Queensland police tied to major drug trafficking

Hardly 'Breaking News', more a reminder that some things never really change.

Prozac Nation

"Prozac Nation is a 2001 American drama film directed by Erik Skjoldbjærg, starring Christina Ricci, Jason Biggs and Anne Heche. It is based on an autobiography of the same name by Elizabeth Wurtzel, which describes Wurtzel's experiences with major depression. The title is a reference to Prozac, the brand name of an antidepressant she was prescribed." (Wiki)

Life Keith Richards

So the front cover of the edition I read goes while the spine has 'Keith Richards Life', since mine comes from the library a catalogue sticker covers the word 'Life' on the spine. All that is neither here nor there but the fact that the book was written with James Fox (no not the co-star of 'Performance' with Mick and Anita) is worthy of note and he gets due mention on the title page and on the inside/back of the dust jacket. The book reads pretty much as a monologue with Keith as first person and is interspersed with various characters contributing their version of events.

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Shan army publication: More than 200 clashes since ceasefire

The Shan State Progress Party/ Shan State Army (SSPP/SSA) has already fought more than 200 battles, big and small, with the Burma Army that had launched campaigns against it, according to its Golden Jubilee publication.

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Burma military intelligence raids RCSS liaison office in Keng Tung

CHIANG MAI-May 7. Burma Military Affairs Security (MAS), formerly known as Military Intelligence, together with police and Burma Army raided the Restoration Council of Shan State’s liaison office in the eastern Shan State capital Keng Tung, on May 6, 2014.

 

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Infection on the Site

I've noticed that advertisements have begun appearing at the top of the page and in blue letters similar to the font used on the site spriuking for the 'US Powerball Lottery', 'How to take part if you're not in the USA', 'Learn how to safely update windows' etc. It could be an infection in my browser (Chrome).

 

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A Handbill/Notice to attract Contributers

I mentioned in a comment in the string; 'An App for Usage Tracker' that I was intending to produce a Handbill/Flyer to put places like QuIHNN, BIALA, etc to attract more contributers.

 

To this end I am appealing for ideas and suggestions for topics, logos, attitude('tude), locations and whatever else could be relevant to the task. 

 

Don't be shy, I know that there are people looking at this who have demonstrated their ability to think creatively and their knowledge of the topic from whatever angle so don't be shy, we're all adults here.

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Naloxone/Overdose Seminar

Naloxone/Overdose Seminar (Naloxone Distribution Project)

A harm reduction initiative for Brisbane’s opiate users.

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