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World focus on Burma (31 March 2009)

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EU adopts 1 bln Euro “Food Facility” plan

Walta Information Center – ‎‎

The World Food Program (WFP), the World Bank, the UN Development Program (UNDP) and specialized UN agencies like UNOPS (in Myanmar/Burma) and UNRWA (in …

BURMA: Tata discusses truck plant with government (subscription) – 

The New Light of Myanmar, Burma’s official newspaper, on Friday reported that Mr Manas Kumar Mishra of Tata Motors Ltd. on Thursday met Soe Thein in ..

Burmese democracy a daunting task: Abhisit – 

Abhisit said even as detained Burmese pro-democracy leader Aung San Suu Kyi’s unwavering fight for democracy in Burma continues to provide great inspiration …

Burma commences fence construction on Bangladesh border – ‎‎

by Siddique Islam Dhaka (Mizzima) – Burma has initiated construction of a fence along its border with Bangladesh in order to check cross border smuggling, …

Thai minister denies migrant discrimination claim

… however few Burmese migrant workers hold passports. A labor activist in Chiang Mai, where an estimated hundred thousand Shan workrant, ers are employed,

Dear Mr President, I want to buy a foreign policy


So what, if we have sold our foreign policy on the occupation of Tibet and the oppression of the people of Burma to China. I am sure we have received good …

Burma: A Warning For Democracy


Wearing his uniform with medals on his chest, the 75-year-old junta chief, who has ruled Myanmar, formerly known as Burma, since 1992, inspected troops from …

Capitalizing on a flawed electoral process – 

Yet, it must also not be forgotten that democracy demands institutionalization, and the Army is a rarity in this regard in today’s Burma. …

Burmese selection

Himal Southasian – By Larry Jagan

The last time Burmese citizens went to the polls, in May 1990, Nobel laureate Aung San Suu Kyi’s party, the National League for Democracy (NLD), …

US State Department overlooks ‘especially dire’ religious freedom …

Catholic News Agency – 

… on International Religious Freedom (USCIRF) press release reports that on Jan. 16 Secretary of State Condoleeza Rice formally designated Burma, Eritrea, …

Bangladesh seeks clarification from Burma on border fence – 

“The Myanmar [Burmese] ambassador has been called for a meeting with the state minister on Tuesday morning,” a senior official of the foreign ministry told …

A slippery slope …

Mail & Guardian Online – 

… abandon an internationalist perspective on human rights in favour of narrow economic and political interests connected to direct relations with China. …

Julia will kill jobs

The Australian – 

Citizenship rights must be brought to the workplace, the only way to acheive this is through stronger unions and work councils. Enough of this dictatorship …

Leadership is lacking…

Gulf Daily News – 

He played an important role, behind the scenes, in persuading the Burmese junta to let in aid agencies after the cyclone last year.

US names religious freedom violators

The Associated Press – 

16, then-Secretary of State Condoleezza Rice signed documents labeling Saudi Arabia, Uzbekistan, Burma, China, Eritrea, Iran, North Korea and Sudan as …

The sky is not blue in Burma

On Line opinion – ‎‎

… 2008, the Consulate-General of Burma (Myanmar) to Hong Kong defended Gambari by praising the mutual respect shown between the junta and the Special …

Karen Independence Movement: Seven Decades Of Futility? (Pt. 2)

Huffington Post – 

The ethnics’ first taste of freedom was an ironic byproduct of British colonialism. During World War II, Burmese forces joined the invading Japanese in …

Trade protectionism tops PM’s G20 agenda

Bangkok Post – ‎‎

The building of a rail link between Vientiane in Laos and Nong Khai and funding for Burma to help rebuild religious sites destroyed by Cyclone Nargis last …

Religious liberty violators finally named

BP News – 

In Rice’s January action, she redesignated Burma, China, Eritrea, Iran, North Korea, Saudi Arabia, Sudan and Uzbekistan as CPCs. In addition, Saudi Arabia …

JA Provides Guidance on Burma Gem Ban

Jewelers Circular Keystone Online

The guidance also contains “Talking Points” to help jewelers answer questions from consumers, the press, or human rights groups, all of whom have taken an …

Attorneys seek evaluation for man in young girl’s death

Deseret News – 

Esar Met, 22, a refugee from Myanmar (formerly Burma), is charged with aggravated murder and child kidnapping, both first-degree felonies, in connection …

Written by Lwin Aung Soe

March 31, 2009 at 1:03 am

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