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Christians and Muslims for responsible parenthood in lieu of birth controls
From 25 to 28 January, Indonesia hosted an International Conference on Family Planning, sponsored by the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation. For years, Indonesia’s main religions have worked with the government to educate families about responsible parenthood. For Muslim scholar, in Islam, there is the concept of al-mashalihul Ammah, i.e. the common good. "The number of people in a country or individuals in a family is a crucial point in Islam,” he said.
Agreement with Microsoft to promote computer technology in Vietnam
19/04/2006 CHINA USA
Chinese President starts US visit at Microsoft and Boeing
Hu plans to stress advantages in good bilateral relations. Taiwan, Iran and trade are on the agenda in tomorrow's meeting with Bush. Protests on China's human rights record begin.
New CPV politburo to push for development and fight corruption
A new generation is expected to take over, fight corruption, make government more transparent and lead the country out of poverty. Microsoft's Bill Gates is hailed a hero.
Philippines, pro-life page of the Bishop’s Conference website hacked
Hackers blocked the site for hours with an image of a gagged man. The attack comes a few days from the congress organized by pro-life Catholics against the law on birth control. AsiaNews sources point to the political confusion in the country and the declining popularity of President Aquino.
Manila, Filipino academics and parliamentarians unite in defense of life
On September 7, a conference dedicated to chastity and pro-life organized by university students in the capital. A Eucharistic celebration presided over by the president of the bishops conference, Msgr. Villegas. Pro-life "Independent block " forms in Lower House of Parliament: aim to overturn "reproductive health bill"
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