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from 2008 - 2012
Director: Bai An Tran, Ph.D.


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History of the flag of the United States

The design of the flag has been modified 26 times since it was first adopted in 1777.

The eradication of communism in Indonesia (1965)

Today, 45 years ago, on the 22nd November 1965, Dipa Nusantara Aidit, leader of the Communist Party of Indonesia was executed in the aftermath of the coup by General Suharto. In the anti-communist purges that followed up to a total one million Indonesian communists were killed.

Warning about green tea of China

“If you consumed the seeds themselves, the toxins within the seeds are very poisonous and a small amount of that could very well prove to be fatal.” (Geoff Allan, New Zealand Food Safety Authority)

Tibet: Murder in the Snow

 In an incident that shocked the world, a teenage Tibetan nun, Kelsang Namtso, was killed when Chinese border police opened fire on a group of pilgrims as they fled Tibet over the infamous Nangpa Pass.

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