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ျပည္သူေတြဆီမွာ လြတ္လပ္မႈနဲ႔ တန္းတူညီမွ်မႈ အရင္ဆံုး ရွိေနမွ ဒီမိုိကေရစီ စံႏႈန္းရွိတာ ျဖစ္ပါတယ္။

World focus on Burma (1 February 2009)

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Mrs. Obama’s new roles as first lady, mom-in-chief
The Associated Press –
The plight of pro-democracy activists in Myanmar, also known as Burma, became one of her causes and she consulted often with the UN secretary-general. …

Hot-Button Issues in Color
Jewelers Circular Keystone Online, NY –
Burma Ban: No Ruby for U(S)! The Tom Lantos Block Burmese JADE Act of 2008 prevents rough or cut jadeite and rubies of Burma origin from being imported into …

YANGON (AFP) — The UN’s top envoy to Myanmar on Sunday met the minister tasked with liaising with detained democracy leader Aung San Suu Kyi, …

Fish and rain save Burmese fishermen
Torres News, Australia –
Ko Ko Oo said he left his village after it was destroyed by Cyclone Nargis. He travelled south to Kawthaung on the Thai-Burma border where he worked on the …

Jeremy Dear: BBC hits the DEC appeal and shoots itself in the foot
Tribune, UK –
In May 2008, the Myanmar cyclone appeal was broadcast in spite of an “ongoing news story” involving the government of Burma. Why should Israel be treated …

Ancient Egambara Nathar Temple Car destroyed in fire
Times of India, India –
VELLORE: The centuries-old Egambara Nathar temple car which stands 60 feet tall and made of Burma Teak was destroyed by a mysterious fire on Friday night. …

10 days at sea without food
Straits Times, Singapore –
SABANG (Indonesia) – Ethnic Rohingya migrant Mohammad Hasan begged for a new life in Europe as he described persecution in his homeland, Myanmar, …

A Shift Toward Worker Power?
Dissident Voice, CA –
But by that Times/Davos/Burma-junta logic of job creation, you should also abolish the minimum wage, permit prostitution, even permit human bondage/ slavery …

As UN envoy arrives in Myanmar, reform hopes slim
英文中國郵報, Taiwan –
YANGON — United Nations envoy to Myanmar Ibrahim Gambari arrived in the army-ruled former Burma on Saturday in another bid to coax the junta and detained …

Can You Choose Your Reincarnated Successor?
New York Times, United States –

CHOSEN ONE A photograph of a painting of the 14th Dalai Lama, who was discovered by Buddhist leaders as a 2-year-old, with the aid of signs. (Kanwal Krishna/Agence France-Presse)

In recent days, Chinese troops have raided thousands of homes and detained at least 81 activists ahead of the 50th anniversary in March of the failed …

UN: Daily Press Briefing, 30 January 2009
ISRIA (subscription), DC –
The Special Adviser to the Secretary-General, Ibrahim Gambari, will begin on 31 January a four-day visit to Myanmar, at the invitation of the Myanmar …

Myanmar departments concerned making contact with departments of …
ISRIA (subscription), DC –
Despite contacts with the departments concerned of Thailand to take necessary measures of the above matters, the departments concerned of Myanmar have not …

UN special envoy meets Myanmar FM
Xinhua, China –
31 (Xinhua) — Visiting United Nations Special Envoy Ibrahim Gambari met with Myanmar Foreign Minister U Nyan Winhere Saturday shortly after his arrival, …

Written by Lwin Aung Soe

February 1, 2009 at 2:05 am

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