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Tuesday, October 02, 2007

Philippines: Corruption Scandal Ends National Broadband Project

4:00a.m. Manila-- Announced from China, while on a state visit, Philippine President Gloria Arroyo, canceled a $330 million dollar project between Beijing and Manila. The 'ZTE-NBN Deal,' had been the subject of a prolonged opposition instigated investigation, amidst allegations of corruption, bribery, and alleged kickbacks. The Philippine President formally has 'shelved' the project. [more]

'China-Philippine ties strong' Chinese President Hu Jintao ' China Wants Joint Corruption Probe'

'Rambo in Burma?' - seems Sylvesters film on John Rambo is getting a little bit too close to reality for the film crew which a report says was shot at on the Thai-Burmese border.

Rambo crew witness Burma atrocities
Melbourne Herald Sun, Australia -
Stallone was in Burma shooting John Rambo, the fourth movie in the action series, on the Salween River separating Thailand and Burma. ...
Stallone tells of Burma atrocities The Press Association
Stallone and Crew Saw Myanmar Aftermath The Associated Press
Stallone 'Rambo' crew witnessed Myanmar genocide aftermath KSBY
Bangkok Post - Manila Times
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