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2013-05-03 16:21:32

20 Top, Young Journalists to Partake in the "Burma Telling Its Own Story" Cultural Exchange & Journalism Fellowship NEW YORK, May 3, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Twenty talented young American and Burmese journalists from the fields of print, photo, audio, and video have been selected to participate in a two-week cultural exchange and journalism fellowship in Myanmar through a not-for-profit partnership between the Open Hands Initiative, The GroundTruth Project, and...

2013-01-15 16:22:46

Sports Legends Yuna Kim, Michelle Kwan, Yao Ming; World Leaders including Nobel Peace Prize-winner Daw Aung San Suu Kyi, H.E. Mrs. Joyce Banda, President, Republic of Malawi, Others, Gather in Republic of Korea This Month For 2013 World Winter Games in PyeongChang WASHINGTON, Jan. 15, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- What will be the world's most inspiring sporting event of 2013, to be held in just two weeks? (Photo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20130115/DC42902) The week-long...

2013-01-14 16:21:45

LOS ANGELES, Jan. 14, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- A delegation from the Pacific Council on International Policy traveled to Myanmar last week for high level discussions with individuals central to the peace process in that country, including opposition leader Aung San Suu Kyi. The group - led by former U.S. Secretary of Commerce Mickey Kantor, former U.S. Ambassador to the United Kingdom Robert H. Tuttle, and Pacific Council President and CEO Dr. Jerrold D. Green - also met with leaders...

2012-08-28 10:23:07

Award Pays tribute to Burma's Democracy Movement WASHINGTON, Aug. 28, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Daw Aung San Suu Kyi will be among those present to pay tribute to five leading activists from Burma who will accept the National Endowment for Democracy's (NED) 2012 Democracy Award honoring the Democracy Movement of Burma. The activists have endured prison and torture, and in some cases exile, in their efforts to secure freedom and democracy for the people of Burma. The award...

2012-03-14 07:30:00

IRVINE, Calif., March 14, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- VIASPACE Inc. (OTC Bulletin Board: VSPC), and its subsidiary VIASPACE Green Energy Inc. (OTC Bulletin Board: VGREF) today provided a business update on recent bioenergy and pellet activities and opportunities in Asia for its proprietary dedicated energy crop Giant King(TM)( )Grass. On March 7, 2012, the company issued a similar update on Europe and the Americas. CEO Dr. Carl Kukkonen reports "Asia represents a large potential market for Giant...

2011-05-22 14:16:00

DENVER, May 22, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- The U2 360 tour made a triumphant return to North America last night with a sold out show at Invesco Stadium at Mile High in Denver, Colorado. This U2 360 show first toured USA in fall 2009, playing 17 dates across the country culminating in the record breaking sold-out show at the Rose Bowl in Pasadena and streamed live worldwide via YouTube. The North American tour was postponed last May after singer Bono injured his back, but the dates were quickly...

2010-12-15 11:20:00

NEW YORK, Dec. 15, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- USA Network's Character Approved Blog (characterblog.com) has chosen Lady Gaga, Alexander McQueen, Foursquare, Food Trucks, eBooks and the feature film The Social Network among many others as some of the biggest cultural influencers, trends and ideas of 2010. Each of the eleven experts who contribute weekly updates to the blog handpicked ten people, places and/or things that have had the greatest impact in 2010 across architecture, art, design,...

2010-02-04 12:28:00

NEW YORK, Feb. 4 /PRNewswire/ -- The winter edition of On The Issues Magazine, "Passion, Freedom & Women," focuses on women who have fought for freedom, even at their own peril. Aung San Suu Kyi... Aminatou Haider... Harriett Tubman... German anti-Nazi resistance fighters... abortion providers. Editor-in-Chief Merle Hoffman in "The Courage of No" dissects what it means to resist and ponders how that resistance is fueled. Is it by love? Compassion? "How is it that there are those who...

2009-12-03 07:00:00

AUBURN HILLS, Mich., Dec. 3 /PRNewswire/ -- Aung San Suu Kyi, Burma's pro-democracy leader and Nobel Peace Laureate, has been in and out of house arrest since 1989 Film to break on brand's Web site and major news channels on Dec. 3 New film demonstrates Chrysler brand's commitment to take on social causes In an innovative new TV film breaking today, the Chrysler brand has joined with Lancia Automobiles and the international community in the movement to call for the release of Aung...

2009-07-28 11:43:00

Concert Footage, Interview with Edge Available to Press DUBLIN, Ireland, July 28 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Amnesty International (AI) awarded its most prestigious honor, the Ambassador of Conscience Award to Daw Aung San Suu Kyi, the Nobel Laureate who is currently under house arrest and on trial in Myanmar. U2's Bono announced the award during a break in the band's performance Monday night in Dublin, just prior to performing Walk On, their tribute to her heroic campaign for freedom and...