Save Burma

ျပည္သူေတြဆီမွာ လြတ္လပ္မႈနဲ႔ တန္းတူညီမွ်မႈ အရင္ဆံုး ရွိေနမွ ဒီမိုိကေရစီ စံႏႈန္းရွိတာ ျဖစ္ပါတယ္။

World focus on Burma (4 March 2009)

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Farmers forget Farmers Day

Independent Mon News Agency – 

March 2nd is Farmers Day in Burma but due to government offices being closed on that date, only government services knew it was Farmers Day, formally known …

City honours democracy campaigner

BBC News

A pro-democracy campaigner, under house arrest in Burma, has been given the Freedom of Glasgow in her absence. Dr Aung San Suu Kyi, 63, has spent more than …

Our biggest Asian trading partner? It’s not China

The Age – 

Border tension has recently poisoned Thai-Cambodian relations, and territorial disputes continue elsewhere. Burma remains a formidable regional problem. …

Poor people lead in cell phones; lack in ‘net access

Canoe.ca – 

Not surprisingly, Myanmar (Burma) was the only country on the planet where Internet access dropped in all categories. The generals who run the impoverished …

Oil Exporters and Emerging Nations Catch Global Property Contagion

PR Newswire (press release)

It also has members working across the region such as Bangladesh , Bhutan , Burma / Myanmar , Cambodia , Indonesia , Japan , Kiribati , Laos PDR, …

Pressure mounts on KNU to move out of Thailand: Sources

Mizzima.com – 

Occasionally, Burma’s military rulers have news reports in the state mouthpiece, New Light of Myanmar newspaper, accusing Thailand of hosting the rebels, …

The Perversion of Sovereignty

ISN

Kouchner’s suggestion that the Security Council consider forcible action to deliver humanitarian supplies to Burma in the aftermath of Cyclone Nargis… met

New Kachin Party Formed to Fight 2010 Election

The Irrawaddy News Magazine – 

News of the new party’s formation was greeted with skepticism by many Kachin living outside Burma. Some asked how the party hoped to attain freedom for the …

USDA Going to Press?

The Irrawaddy News Magazine – 

… an ex-military officer and a former editor of the junta mouthpiece, Myanma Alin, which is the Burmese version of The New Light of Myanmar. …

Whistle blower on corruption framed

Mizzima.com

Last month he also signed for the signature campaign launched for the release of NLD leaders Aung San Suu Kyi and Tin Oo. “All of them had registered in the …

WBURF claims responsibility for twin bomb blasts in Rangoon

Mizzima.com – 

Since the ‘Burmese people’ are devout citizens, they do not want terrorism. However, in the past, the ruling junta has ruthlessly killed peaceful …

Talking to fiancée lands man in jail in Myanmar

Merinews – 

Permission to marry comes through after palms are of the local authorities greased, which is the Nasaka or Burma’s border security force or the Town or …

Foreign powers lean on Myanmar to open up aid effort

Canada.com – 

YANGON (Reuters) – Western powers kept up the pressure on Myanmar’s generals on Thursday to allow a massive aid effort as relief workers struggled to help

Nobel Peace Prize winner awarded Freedom of the City of Glasgow

stv.tv – ‎7 hours ago‎

Dr Aung San Suu Kyi was called ‘a shining beacon of hope in her country’. Pro-democracy campaigner Dr Aung San Suu Kyi will be awarded the Freedom of the …

Burmese Junta tentatively schedules elections for March 2010

Mizzima.com

by Mungpi New Delhi (Mizzima) – Burma’s ruling military junta has tentatively scheduled its general elections in March 2010, a source close to the military …

Migrants fear for safety following crackdown

Democratic Voice of Burma

Mar 4, 2009 (DVB)–Burmese migrants in Thailand report being concerned for their safety following Thai authorities’ intense crackdowns on migrants over the …

Blasts hit Burmese main city

Kenya Broadcasting Corporation

Pro-democracy activists outside Burma described Asean’s emphasis on UN mediation as an exercise in “washing its hands” of the Burma problem, and a “shedding …

Retired Arakanese Officers Summoned to Naypyidaw for 2010 Election

Narinjara News

The military government announced recently that it will build a railway route from Ann to Sittwe to connect with central Burma, and will build a hydropower …

Two Bombs Explode in Rangoon—No Casualties

The Irrawaddy News Magazine – 

Last year, at least seven bomb attacks occurred in Burma. A bomb exploded at a ticket booth at Rangoon’s main railway station in January 2008, injuring two …

After the Whirlwind: Post-Nargis Burma, the 2010 Elections and …

Japan Focus – 

Unlike in 1990, when the military was surprised and embarrassed by a landslide victory for Aung San Suu Kyi’s National League for Democracy, a result it has …

Bush administration considered First Amendment expendable

Northwest Progressive Institute Official Blog – 

This isn’t Stalin’s Soviet Union, Tiananmen Square in 1989, the military junta of Burma, the Third Reich, or Mussolini’s Italy. This isn’t George Orwell’s …

Imprisoned students’ leader in declining health

Democratic Voice of Burma – 

Mar 4, 2009 (DVB)–The sister of 88 generation students’ leader, Min Ko Naing, who is currently imprisoned in Kengtung jail in eastern Burma, has said he has …

2 Blasts Strike Myanmar’s Biggest City

TIME – 

(See pictures of tension in Burma.) The was no immediate comment from the ruling junta — standard practice in the tightly controlled nation where almost all …

2 blasts rock Yangon

International Herald Tribune

AP Witnesses say two explosions hit this, the largest city in Myanmar, but that no casualties have been reported. A Burmese government official says it was …

Baby Red Panda steps out for the cameras

Ninemsn

They are native to forest areas in the foothills of the Himalayas in northern India, Nepal, Bhutan and parts of Burma and China. Their long claws and padded …

Interview with President Bush

Catholic.net – ‎‎

I’ve talked about freedom of religion every time I visited with them. I’ve talked about Darfur. I’ve talked about Burma. I’ve talked about the Dalai Lama. …

Nagaland Govt not to bow down to UG threats

E-Pao.net

… one 9mm pistol with 4 live rounds, one magazine and one .32 pistol with 5 live rounds and magazine and three sophisticated knives of Burmese

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Why sanctions won’t work

Foreign Policy – 

The recent history of sanctions against Iran-as well as against countries such as Cuba, North Korea, Burma, and Zimbabwe-shows that rather than putting …

‘Activist’ landmine documentary DVD launched in UK

Targetwire (press release)

The documentary’s powerful photojournalism includes footage of war-ravaged communities in isolated nations such as Burma, Colombia and Iraq, …

Myanmar refugee speaks out for Muslim group

The Japan Times – 

A Justice Ministry official, however, said ethnicity is not a criteria for granting political asylum. “Internationally, the criteria is whether the person is politically persecuted” and thus each applicant is reviewed according to his or her activities,….

US can be most effective nation on Burma

Asian Tribune – 

Lifting of Western sanctions and abandoning “confrontational” attitude by Aung San Suu Kyi are Than Shwe’s pre-condition for dialogue. …

The evolving maritime security environment & Pakistan Navy — II

Pakistan Daily Mail – 

The cyclone Yemyim that hit Pakistan’s coastal belt in 2007 resulted in scores of deaths and more recently the catastrophe unleashed by cyclone Nargis in …


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  1. First blog I read after wakeup from sleep today!

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    Mike

    March 4, 2009 at 7:42 am


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