Reader Mail Dec 10, 2009

The right to vote is not enough

We are reading much news about the Hatoyama administration considering giving permanent residents voting rights at the local level. As a permanent resident since 1984 and now a "senior citizen," the news doesn't excite me at all. What's the point of the ...

Editorials Feb 6, 2009

Suffer the Rohingya

About 800,000 Rohingya live in Myanmar. They are a Muslim group in a Buddhist state. They are not recognized as one of Myanmar's official minorities, which means they are subject to persecution and worse in that army-run dictatorship. Not surprisingly, thousands of Rohingya have ...