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world focus on Burma (27-8-2009)

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Myanmar’s Suu Kyi to file appeal on case next week

Hillsboro Argus – OregonLive.com -

AP (AP) — YANGON, Myanmar – Lawyers for Myanmar’s Aung San Suu Kyi said Thursday they will file an appeal next week against the criminal conviction that put …

Ceasefire group split sparks tension

Democratic Voice of Burma – Htet Aung Kyaw – ‎

Aug 27, 2009 (DVB)–An influential ceasefire group in northern Burma has split after pro-junta members announced the formation of a new committee, …

Myanmar’s Aung San Suu Kyi to file appeal against conviction

GulfNews – ‎

AP Yangon: Lawyers for Myanmar democracy leader Aung San Suu Kyi say they will file an appeal next week against the criminal conviction that sent her back …

Fighting unabated between Kokang and Burmese Army

Mizzima.com -

by Mizzima News Ruili (Mizzima) – Another clash broke out between the Kokang and Burmese Army near the Sino-Burma border on Thursday evening. …

BRANDED DOCUMENTARIES: CASE STUDY – The Co-Operative

California Chronicle -‎

… of Burma VJ, a film showcasing footage by independent journalists who risked their lives to document the Myanmar uprising, led by Buddhist monks, …

US man wept ‘every day’ over Suu Kyi trial

AFP -

I’m going to free a political prisoner in Burma,” the retired bus driver and Vietnam War veteran said. “It’s about stopping the killings. …

Day in pictures: Of Asian heroes, hungry ghosts and silky sail

MSN India – ‎

… Krisana Kraisintu of Thailand, Ma Jun of China, Antonio Oposa Jr. of the Philippines, and Ka Hsaw Wa of Myanmar, also known as Burma. Source: AP.

Myanmar police arrest six after drugs haul: Official

Times of India – ‎

YANGON: Myanmar police have arrested six people after a drugs haul earlier this week that an official confirmed Thursday was much smaller than state media …

Magsaysay Award goes green: 4 Earth activists get awards

GMA news.tv – Joseph Holandes Ubalde – ‎

The region’s equivalent of the Nobel Peace Prize awarded lawyer Antonio Oposa Jr. from the Philippines, Ka Hsaw Wa from Myanmar (formerly Burma) and Yu …

‘Thousands flee’ Myanmar into China

Aljazeera.net – ‎

The US Campaign for Burma, a Washington-based advocacy group, said the problems began on August 8 in Kokang when hundreds of Myanmar troops were deployed in …

Myanmar opposition leader Aung San Suu Kyi to appeal

Monsters and Critics.com – ‎

Yangon – Myanmar opposition leader Aung San Suu Kyi has agreed to appeal a recent court decision that put her under house detention for the next 18 months, …

Myanmar – Refugees

Radio France Internationale – ‎

Since 8 August, tens of thousands of people have fled over the Chinese border to escape fighting between the Burma junta and Kokang ethnic rebel groups in …

Clashes push more refugees to neighboring area

Shan Herald Agency for News – Hseng Khio Fah -

Today, many more refugees have been fleeing into China in order to escape clashes of the Burma Army and Kokang that have taken since this morning, …

Thousands of civilians flee conflict between Burmese army and Shan …

AsiaNews.it – ‎

The refugees accommodated in camps set up by the Chinese government in Nansas, a town near the border between Myanmar and China. The Burmese army launched

More fighting feared as thousands flee Myanmar: activists


AFP –

… 8 after Myanmar’s junta deployed troops in the mainly ethnic Chinese region, said the US Campaign for Burma (USCB), which uses Myanmar’s former name.

Indian- Burmese military officials in bi-annual meet

Mizzima.com – ‎‎

“The India-Myanmar Border Liaison Meet is a landmark event, where representatives of both the armies interact and coordinate on border management activities …

Myanmar activist says China ignores junta’s graft

The Associated Press – Jim Gomez – ‎

International watchdogs have consistently ranked Myanmar, also known as Burma, among the world’s most corrupt nations. Transparency International’s 2008 …

Will polls bring change to army-ruled Myanmar?

Reuters – ‎

A glance at the new constitution leaves little doubt the military will run the show in the former Burma, and few expect the Burmese people will get much say …

Democratic Senator’s Call to Drop Burma Sanctions Draws Fire

CNSNews.com – Patrick Goodenough – ‎

Burma’s detained pro-democracy leader Aung San Suu Kyi. (AP Photo/Myanmar News Agency) Webb’s visit also secured the release of an American, John Yettaw, …

Myanmar military moves to crush Kokang Chinese

Monsters and Critics.com – ‎

The Kokang are an ethnic Han Chinese minority group who have lived for centuries in north-eastern Myanmar, once known as Burma. They formed one of the core …

Japanese FM exhorts Burma to release Aung San Suu Kyi

Mizzima.com -‎

Nakasone said, for the general elections slated for 2010 to be acceptable by the international community, “Japan strongly expects that MyanmarBurma] … [

Myanmar police arrest 6 suspects after drug bust

The Associated Press -

Myanmar, also known as Burma, produced an estimated 410 tons of opium in 2008, enough to make about 40 tons of heroin, according to United Nations figures. …

Thousands of Myanmar refugees flowing into Yunnan

GoKunming – ‎

An attempt by Myanmar’s ruling military junta to bring rebel ethnic fighters under its control has led to escalating tensions, reports of fighting and a …

MediaWATCH: Two ‘Turned TAT into Piggy Bank’

Phuketwan – ‎

Some 10000 people have entered China from Burma’s north-eastern Shan state this month, according to Chinese media. Hundreds of government troops are …

Kokangs victim of junta’s old tactics: observers

Mizzima.com – ‎

by Mungpi New Delhi (Mizzima) – Burma’s military rulers have yet again resorted to a divide and rule policy to break up the Kokang ceasefire armed group, …

China seeks closer ties with Myanmar

United Press International – ‎

Myanmar, formerly called Burma, has been under military rule since 1962. The crackdown on pro-democracy movements in the country and the continued detention …

Thai couple arrested for drug trade in Myanmar border town

Xinhua – Li Xianzhi – ‎

27 (Xinhua) — The Myanmar authorities arrested a Thai couple for drug trade with local drug traffickers in Tachilek,a border town in Myanmar’s eastern Shan …

US senator lashes Myanmar sanctions

AFP – ‎13 hours ago‎

The United States and European Union have imposed sanctions on Myanmar, earlier known as Burma, due to its refusal to recognize the last elections in 1990 …

Korean-Led Group to Supply Burmese Gas to China

조선일보(영문판) – ‎

Smaller members of the group include Myanmar Oil and Gas Enterprise, Indian gas company GAIL, and Korea’s KOGAS. The group says it will build offshore …

Falcon resident discusses his swim in Myanmar

KY3 – Gene Hartley – ‎

John Yettaw of Falcon, Mo., says he didn’t know a visit to Myanmar’s government-opposition leader would get her and him arrested.

CROSSROADS TO SOMEWHERE: The Saga of Tad Nagaki

The Rafu Shimpo – Wimpy Hiroto -

Myanmar it is today but I’m sure it will forever be a memorable Burma as far as you are concerned. WT Wimpy Hiroto can be reached at wimpyhiroto@att.net. …

NLD Leader Wants More Security

Radio Free Asia – Khin Maung Soe, Nyein Shwe -‎

A lawyer for Burma’s opposition leader says she never discussed anything sensitive with the American whose unwanted visit brought her 18 more months under …

There’s More to Senator Webb’s Burma Fizzle Than Meets the Eye

Heritage.org -

Throughout his Op-Ed, Senator Webb refers to Burma by its junta-designated name, “Myanmar.” That is certainly pleasing to the ears of the generals. …

‘Thousands flee Burma violence’

BBC News – ‎‎

Thousands of people have fled across the Burmese border into China in recent weeks amid violence between ethnic groups and the government, reports say. …

Burma Reports Huge Drug Bust Near Thai Border

Voice of America – ‎

By VOA News Burmese state media reported Wednesday that border police seized a large quantity of heroin and other illegal drugs near the border with …

Thousands flee Myanmar into China after standoff

Press Trust of India – ‎

The US Campaign for Burma, a Washington-based advocacy group, issued a statement saying the problems began when hundreds of Myanmar troops were deployed in …

Better than Halong Bay, Vietnam?

Newsweek – Sean O’Neill – ‎‎

He has authored over two dozen guidebooks, including Myanmar (Burma), Southeast Asia, Colombia, Trans-Siberian Railway, and his own online guidebook to …

Written by Lwin Aung Soe

August 27, 2009 at 3:44 pm

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