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ျပည္သူေတြဆီမွာ လြတ္လပ္မႈနဲ႔ တန္းတူညီမွ်မႈ အရင္ဆံုး ရွိေနမွ ဒီမိုိကေရစီ စံႏႈန္းရွိတာ ျဖစ္ပါတယ္။

World focus on Burma (19 March 2009)

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Kerry holds hearing on resetting Russia relationship

Boston Globe – “From Iran’s nuclear program to human rights in Burma to our presence in Afghanistan, there is scarcely an issue of global importance which would not …

Online mobilisation for political prisoners in Burma

France24 – In this edition: online mobilisation for the freeing of political prisoners in Burma; Egyptian cyber-dissidents call for a general strike on April 6; …

POLITICS-US: New Calls for a More Tolerant Intl Order

Inter Press Service – By Daniel Luban WASHINGTON, Mar 19 (IPS) – The US should stop focusing on universalising Western democracy and instead work on constructing an international …

Burma: Beyond the delta, aid projects miss out

AKI – Adnkronos International “Myanmar (Burma) is the lowest recipient of overseas development aid in the world. Much more money is needed for the health of the people. …

Drinking Water Crisis in Delta

The Irrawaddy News Magazine – … of drinking water this summer because lakes and ponds used for drinking water were destroyed by salty sea water after Cyclone Nargis hit in May 2007. …

Burma Steps Up Bangladesh Border Tension, but Why?

The Irrawaddy News Magazine – Anti-Muslim propaganda will not make the people of Arakan State pro-junta.” Western Burma is not only an important region for the Burmese junta but also of …

Junta Threatens to Nationalize Construction Companies

The Irrawaddy News Magazine – … meeting of the Myanmar Construction Entrepreneurs Association held on March 14. An estimated 100 construction projects are currently stalled in Burma. …

Cyber-thought crime in Bangkok and Rangoon

United Press International, Asia – In his most recent report to the UN Human Rights Council, the special envoy on Burma has written that the Electronic Transactions Law violates a raft of …

The Voice of Hope

Stuff.co.nz – During that time her non-violent struggle for democracy in Myanmar/Burma has become an international inspiration and she has become an iconic figure a …

TOGETHER unites teens of Asian heritage

DesMoinesRegister.com – The group, which is supported by the Commission on the Status of Iowans of Asian and Pacific Islander Heritage of the Department of Human Rights, …

Turkey Deports Peaceful Conference Activists Freedom of speech …

Softpedia – They include China, Burma, Iran, and unfortunately, Turkey. If freedom of expression is not suppressed, destructive dams can usually not be built,” the …

A middle path opens up to Nepal

Asia Times Online -In a book published in 1939, Chinese leader Mao Tsetung described Nepal, together with Bhutan and Burma (now Myanmar), as “dependent states” that China lost …

Smile As They Bow

Mizzima.com -The debut of one of Burma’s leading writers, Nu Nu Yi, into the English-language literary arena has been met with critical acclaim. …

Thein Sein meets Singapore Prime Minister

Mizzima.com – “They agreed that it was important to maintain links and contacts in the run-up to as well as after the elections in Myanmar [Burma] in 2010,” a statement …

LAX, LA-Long Beach power Los Angeles to another No. 1 ranking

WorldCity -Burma (Myanmar)’s total trade with Los Angeles in 2008 was $2.48 million , a 126.06% change over 2007. Total Los Angeles exports were $2.48 million while …

Burmese Premier League soccer tournament to begin in May

Mizzima.com – The Myanmar National League (MNL) was established in 2008 and people from the Federation of Burma Football and other soccer professionals have started …

Help free Aung San Suu Kyi for peace!

Ode Magazine – Won’t you join me to help free Nobel Laureate Aung San Suu Kyi from her many years of house arrest? Burmese pro-democracy leader and Nobel peace prize …

A furtive deal?

European Voice – … Obama has taken a different line, supporting the opposition and the refugees and committing the US to continue its rejection of the junta, backed up with sanctions….

Professor Jeremy Sarkin to Give Public Lecture on Genocide

Rockbridge Weekly – Sarkin serves on the editorial board of a number of journals including Human Rights Quarterly; Law, Democracy, and Development; and Human Rights and …

Burma: Capitalizing on the gains

ReliefWeb (press release) – In the past year, humanitarian assistance to Burma has been primarily focused on victims of Cyclone Nargis, which struck the Irrawaddy delta on May 2, 2008. …

Myanmar border calm

The Daily Star – He said the BDR jawans have been patrolling the Bangladesh-Myanmar borders cautiously. Meanwhile, State Minister for Foreign Affairs Hasan Mahmud said the

Reorganising BDR at the soonest

The New Nation – … against the offensive activities of the Indian Border Security Force (BSF), the Indian armed forces and various Myanmar forces and other elements. …

Giggs to get freedom of Salford

BBC News – Manchester United winger and Wales international footballer Ryan Giggs has been awarded the freedom of the city of Salford, the council has announced. …

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