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Sen Lam

Asia Pacific

The Asia Pacific program with Sen Lam was broadcast for the final time on August 15,  2014.  Enjoy our content archive.

Stories

Upset at plans to build Chinese monument

27 July 2001, 20:41 AEST

Followers of the Tibet's exiled spritual leader, the Dalai Lama, are angry at Chinese plans to erect a large statue in the grounds of the country's sacred Potala Palace.

Compensation payouts under criticism

27 July 2001, 20:41 AEST

The Solomon Islands Government this week began distributing compensation money to victims of the ethnic war on Guadalcanal.

Australia/NZ to pursue whale sanctuary in Pacific

27 July 2001, 20:41 AEST

Australia and New Zealand are refusing to accept defeat over plans for a South Pacific Whale Sanctuary.

Predictions of a return to Suharto-style government

27 July 2001, 20:41 AEST

"The hawks with the armed forces will try to impose the status quo and they used the quarrels between the politicians to set up their own, lets say, rule.

Golkar edged out in vice-president race

27 July 2001, 20:41 AEST

The Indonesian parliament elected veteran Muslim politician Hamzah Haz as vice-president to Megawati Sukarnoputri.

A look at the style of President Megawati

27 July 2001, 20:41 AEST

There was a great sense of relief in Jakarta this week after the Presidency changed hands on Monday without serious violence or military intervention.

Calls for revenge after murder of Bandit Queen

27 July 2001, 20:35 AEST

This week the former outlaw turned member of parliament Phoolan Devi was gunned down by masked men outside her home in Uttar Pradesh.

Co-operation with Indonesia leads to less refugees

27 July 2001, 20:35 AEST

Earlier this month Australia's Immigration Minister Philip Ruddock claimed a the sharp decrease in boat people arrivials on Australia's coast.

Papua wonders about impact of President Megawati

27 July 2001, 20:35 AEST

The accession of Megawati Sukarnoputri to the Indonesian presidency this week may yet reverberate throughout the Pacific, particularly the mainly Melanesian province of Irian Jaya, also known as West Papua.

Little achieved at Foreign Ministers' meeting

27 July 2001, 20:35 AEST

The week of Asia-Pacific talks has concluded in Hanoi, with the region's foreign ministers claiming some progress on security relations.

Compensation payouts create disharmony

27 July 2001, 19:20 AEST

The Solomon Islands Government has begun distributing compensation money to victims of the ethnic war on Guadalcanal.

Plans continuing to create whale sanctuary

26 July 2001, 20:27 AEST

Australia and New Zealand refuse to accept defeat on a South Pacific Whale Sanctuary.

Compensation payouts create more disharmony

26 July 2001, 20:09 AEST

The Solomon Islands Government has begun distributing compensation money to victims of the ethnic war on Guadalcanal.

New Vice-President calls for reconciliation

26 July 2001, 20:09 AEST

The Indonesian parliament has elected veteran politician Hamzah Haz as vice-president to Megwati Sukarnoputri.

Tibetans insulted by China's plans to erect statue in Potala

26 July 2001, 20:09 AEST

Followers of the Dalai Lama, the exiled spiritual leader of Tibet, are angry about Chinese plans to erect a large statue in the grounds surrounding the country's sacred Potala Palace.

Conservatives waiting for elections to oppose reforms

26 July 2001, 20:09 AEST

Japan goes to the polls on Sunday to vote in councillors for half the seats in the Upper House.

Wahid preparing to leave palace

26 July 2001, 13:58 AEST

"The hawks with the armed forces will try to impose the status quo and they used the quarrels between the politicians to set up their own, lets say.

Gvt to set up own Khmer Rouge tribunals

26 July 2001, 13:58 AEST

Cambodia has thrown down the gauntlet to the United Nations, saying it will go ahead and try alleged Khmer Rouge war criminals with or without international support.

Grouping to adopt more pro-active approach

26 July 2001, 9:59 AEST

The Annual Asia Pacific Security meeting in Hanoi has taken a hesitant step beyond their usual talk.

Champion of oppressed women's rights gunned down

26 July 2001, 9:59 AEST

One of India's most striking symbols of women's struggle against oppression, the Bandit Queen has been murdered.

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