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ျပည္သူေတြဆီမွာ လြတ္လပ္မႈနဲ႔ တန္းတူညီမွ်မႈ အရင္ဆံုး ရွိေနမွ ဒီမိုိကေရစီ စံႏႈန္းရွိတာ ျဖစ္ပါတယ္။

World focus on Burma (21 March 2009)

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China Moves Oil Up the Mekong: What price the environment?

Japan Focus – The initial agreement, signed last March by Myanmar, Laos, Thailand and China, permitted a monthly shipping quota of a mere 1200 tons of refined oil.

Thai Foreign Minister visits Myanmar

AFPThai News Agency MCOT BANGKOK, March 21 (TNA) – Thai Minister of Foreign Affairs Kasit Piromya will officially visit Myanmar Sunday and Monday, to strengthen Thailand’s good …

Thai FM to visit Myanmar to discuss refugees

BANGKOK (AFP) — Thailand’s foreign minister will visit Myanmar to discuss the issue of illegal migrants who regularly land on the kingdom’s southern shores, …

Chinese Dams and the Great Mekong Floods of 2008

Japan Focus – Heavy rains had lashed Myanmar and Vietnam – lending credence to the nation’s views – resulting in severe flooding that killed at least 130 in northern ..

Dance, Or Else: The Politics of Ethnic Culture on China’s southwest borders

Japan Focus – [12] This dance, which is probably related to a Shan ritual kinnaree dance still performed at Buddhist temple festivals across the borders in northern Burma …

THEOLOGY OF SUFFERING

MorungExpress – Adoniram Judson had suffered along with Christ in the land of Burmese; but he said, “One day Burma will see the light,” so also many thousands have the same …

Political prisoners’ health deteriorating: AAPP-B

Mizzima.com – … in Burma, but the release of all political prisoners, including Daw Aung San Suu Kyi would mean the first step towards resolution of the problems. …

Report urges more relief funds for Burma

Mizzima.com – The report said, while the Irrawaddy Delta remains the main focus of humanitarian assistance, after it was hit by Cyclone Nargis, other regions also need …

Tips for Burma’s prisoners of conscience

Shan Herald Agency for News – (Agencies) US President Obama had discussed issue of democracy and protection of human rights in Burma with his Indonesian counterpart on 13 March. …

Comedian Zarganar’s Mother dies

Mizzima.com – …..she had kept her ailment hidden from her youngest son Zargarnar (a.k.a) Thura, who is serving a 35 years prison term, for involvement in aid distribution to victims of Cyclone Nargis, …

Family Skeletons: Japan’s Foreign Minister and Forced Labor by …

Japan Focus – Yushukan, remodeled in 2002, glorifies Japanese war conduct through relics such as a locomotive from the notorious Thai-Burma railway, the forced labor …

The Japanese Court, Mitsubishi and Corporate Resistance to Chinese …

Japan Focus – [8] Mitsubishi also supplied 225 miles worth of wooden crossties for the infamous Burma-Siam Railway. Regarding a large Allied POW camp near the Unit 731 …

Victory for D-Day veterans: A ceremony fit for heroes, and the …

Daily Mail – That means the dwindling band of surviving veterans hoping to make one last pilgrimage to Arnhem, Germany, Italy, Burma or any other World War II …

Japan’s Pan-Asianism and the Legitimacy of Imperial World Order …

Japan Focus – … Burma, the provincial government of India, the Nanking government of China, Manchukuo, and Thailand. Given that pan-Asianist activists had regularly …

Arlington National Cemetery and Yasukuni Jinja: History, Memory, and the Sacred

Japan Focus – The grounds include the burial places of several honored foreign dignitaries and even a few Italian and German World War II prisoners of war. …

Burma: Cautious Optimism

Reuters AlertNet – While in Burma, we investigated the assistance programs that were implemented in the aftermath of Cyclone Nargis with a critical eye towards the efficacy …

Building Bridges Over Hate: Thai-Burma Railroad legacy

Japan Focus – … remembers entering the stinking, malaria-ridden Kanchanaburi prison camp, on the railway’s route to Burma (now Myanmar) in September 1943. …

East Bay Events Calendar: Community Calendar

Berkeley Daily Planet – “Total Denial” A documentary about Burmese jungle villagers suing an oil company for human rights abuses at 7 pm at La Peña Cultural Center. …

Sanctions and the Road to War in Korea

Japan Focus – … League for Democracy in Burma, both of which saw the sanctions as strengthening their respective domestic struggles for democratic transformation. …

Is Bangladesh border guard mutiny investigation headed for a failure?

Blogger News Network – The Prime Minister, Sheikh Hasina, for her part has been very vocal about ‘ a certain group of people trying to destabilize her government and democracy’ …

TBBC programme report Jul to Dec 2008, including 2009 operating budget

ReliefWeb (press release) – … assimilates and exploits the natural resources of the border areas of eastern Burma, the human rights of indigenous ethnic groups are abused with …

Myanmar: Rice, pigs and fluffy bunnies

Reuters AlertNet – Oxfam’s Jane Beesley visits Myanmar (Burma) and encounters an astonishing spirit among communities rebuilding after Cyclone Nargis tore their lives and …

2 Filipinos rebuilding Myanmar

Manila Times – … two young Filipinos showed that they can go out of their way and extend a helping hand to the people of cyclone-ravaged Myanmar, formerly Burma. …

Written by Lwin Aung Soe

March 21, 2009 at 1:08 am

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