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ျပည္သူေတြဆီမွာ လြတ္လပ္မႈနဲ႔ တန္းတူညီမွ်မႈ အရင္ဆံုး ရွိေနမွ ဒီမိုိကေရစီ စံႏႈန္းရွိတာ ျဖစ္ပါတယ္။

World focus on Burma (6 April 2009)

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Aung San Suu Kyi’s health stable

Mizzima.com

by Myint Maung New Delhi (Mizzima) – The health of detained ‘National League for Democracy’ (NLD) leader Aung San Suu Kyi is fine, according to reports. …

Beverages in Burma under inspection for containing banned chemical dye

Mizzima.com

The brands of domestically produced soft drinks are Scorpion, C +, Ve Ve, Max, Stan Crusher produced by Myanmar Golden Star (MGS), Pepsi, Sparking and …

Local Firms Hesitant Toward Burmese Bid to Attract Investment in …

Jakarta Globe – 

Commenting on his recent visits to Burma, Laos and Cambodia, Anton said on Monday, “Myanmar has specifically asked Indonesia to invest in its plantation …

Pilgrimage bus overturns -24 killed

Mizzima News

Sittwe (Mizzima) – A passenger bus carrying pilgrims overturned April 1st on the Rangoon-Sittwe highway near Ann City, Me Taung Ward, causing 24 fatalities.

17 Killed, Several Wounded in Bus Accident

Narinjara News – 

According to the source, after the bus entered Arakan State from Burma proper it left the road and fell into a ravine in the Mae Daung near Ann Town. …

Three Teenagers Killed in Bus Accident

Narinjara News – 

Pilgrims from Burma proper have been coming to visit Mrauk U and Kyauktaw in Arakan State during the dry season every year on pilgrimages to the ancient …

Susan Rice: Still Awesome

UN Dispatch – 

In it, Ambassador Rice talks about the administration’s decision to reverse Bush administration policy and join the UN Human Rights Council. …

KIA’s second leader passed away

Mizzima.com

Meanwhile, Speaking to Mizzima, Chino-Burma border based Burmese military observer Aung Kyaw Zaw said, Zau Nan was known for his moderate in nationalism and

India’s betrayal of Burma’s democratic aspirations

Mizzima.com

When she says that “Indian support to the Burmese generals and betrayal of the pro-democracy movement has not served Indian interests,” I could not agree …

Medicare for detained Shan leader ‘in name only’

Shan Herald Agency for News – 

Medical checkup and treatment given to elected Shan party leader, who has been languishing in the northernmost prison of junta-ruled Burma since 2005, …

Roses & Raspberries

Battle Creek Enquirer – 

… generosity in allowing all the Burmese people in the area to attend the showing of the film “Myanmar, Burma” on Saturday, March 14, free of charge. …

KNU Defectors Received by Junta

Narinjara News – 

The son of late Karen National Union leader General Bo Mya has defected to the Burmese military junta, a junta official reported on Saturday. …

Promoting human rights

Winnipeg Free Press – 

… such as Burma and Sudan, just by doing business in those countries. While Canadian companies may have relatively good human rights reputations at home,

– SMCS needs to work with the local government and society

Internet Broadcast for Mgrants in Korea

SMCS had worked for migrant workers suffering from unpaid wage and industrial disasters whose human rights were not respected since June in 2002. …

Students Teaching Activism

Daily Breeze – ‎10 hours ago‎

By Nguyen Huy Vu Staff Writer Caleb Acquino sits in a model of a Burmese torture cage, built for a school project highlighting global social issues such as

Than Shwe’s grandson prepares to join water festival

Mizzima.com – 

by Mizzima News Chiang Mai (Mizzima) – Burmese military junta supremo Snr. Gen. Than Shwe’s grandson will participate in the water festival with common …

Few directors pick up Full Frame awards

News & Observer – 

The Kathleen Bryan Edwards Award for Human Rights went to “Shouting Fire: Stories from the Edge of Free Speech.” And “12 Notes Down” won the Jury Award for …

Myanmar announces peace deal with Karen rebels

Daily Times – 

The United Nations and human rights groups say that over the years the military has burned villages, killed civilians and committed other atrocities against …

Road to 2010 elections

Mizzima.com – 

… of the Thakin Soe-led Communist Party, which had waged war against the Burmese military regime. The interview was done after the junta supremo Snr. Gen. …

FACTBOX-North Korean leader Kim Jong-il

Reuters – 

Intelligence experts say Kim ordered the 1983 bombing in the capital of Burma, now Myanmar, that killed 17 senior South Korean officials and the bombing of …

Journalists Take the Brunt of Violence in Assam

Asia Sentinel

Otherwise India’s claim as the largest democracy in the globe will be in stake.” Journalists have been holding rallies and protests ever since Majumder was …

A Note From the Publisher:

Digital Journalist – ‎‎

Luiz Maximiano went into Burma (called Myanmar by the military junta), which is always dangerous, and reports on a group of courageous individuals …

The Sunday Leader now deploys the ‘Renaissance man’ of the Fifth …

Lankaweb – 

Then he goes on to denigrate countries such as China, Russia, Pakistan, Myanmar, Iran and Japan ‘because they do not open their mouths about humanitarian …

Election or image-laundering exercise?

The National – 

Only recently has the top general in the country, formerly known as Burma, hinted at what might happen as the historic election approaches. …

Indigenous medicines with lead and arsenic banned

Mizzima.com – 

by Mizzima News Rangoon (Mizzima) – The Burmese military junta has banned the production and distribution of two Burmese indigenous medicines because of its …

Two human traffickers arrested in Thailand

Mizzima.com – 

Promkote said that in many cases migrant workers from Burma and Cambodia have been deceived by agents to work in the fisher sector in Thailand. …

Birdbooker Report 60

ScienceBlogs – 

It now includes 120 gorgeous color plates and covers 1327 bird species for the birds of Thailand, Vietnam, Singapore, Peninsular Malaysia, MyanmarBurma), … (

America still considering attending Durban II – Susan Rice

American Thinker – 

By letting some of the world’s worst regimes rub shoulders with its leading democracy, the United States becomes an enabler. These governments don’t share …

Written by Lwin Aung Soe

April 6, 2009 at 4:51 am

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