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ျပည္သူေတြဆီမွာ လြတ္လပ္မႈနဲ႔ တန္းတူညီမွ်မႈ အရင္ဆံုး ရွိေနမွ ဒီမိုိကေရစီ စံႏႈန္းရွိတာ ျဖစ္ပါတယ္။

World focus on Burma (12 April 2009)

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Myanmar poses tough test for Asean Charter

Manila Times – ‎‎

But one Asean member country may have been thankful that, for once, it was not the focus of attention: Burma, or officially the Union of Myanmar, …

No record of Pitt-Jolie in RP– airport exec

Inquirer.net – 

… dubbed Brangelina by fans, have been planning to adopt a child from the Philippines after being refused in Burma (Myanmar) by authorities there. …

Burmese philanthropist honored

Battle Creek Enquirer – 

Last year, after Cyclone Nargis struck Myanmar, the country formerly known as Burma, Thawnghmung organized a vigil at The First Baptist Church of Battle …

Prabhakaran agrees to rescue mission

Express Buzz – 

… the words biggest democracy and why we should restrict our neighbors voice. We got enemies all aroud Great India…Pk, China, Bangla, Burma and rest. …

Fleeing oppression measured in miles, years

Wilkes Barre Times-Leader – ‎‎

The family is from Myanmar, although they insist on calling their home by its traditional name, Burma. Kyi Win and his family fled Myanmar when he could no …

Jamiroquai and Jakarta boogie down amid rumors of future show

Jakarta Post

Of course, with the concert the night before the legislative elections, and with Jay Kay a strong supporter for democracy in Burma, politics had to have a …

THAILAND: After ASEAN Summit Fiasco, Summer of Discontent Looms

Inter Press Service – 

ASEAN’s members include Brunei, Burma (or Myanmar), Cambodia, Indonesia, Laos, Malaysia, Philippines, Singapore, Vietnam and the summit’s host, Thailand. …

Protesters force Thailand to cancel Asian conference

Boston Globe – 

About half of the leaders at the meeting were evacuated by helicopter, including those of Vietnam, Burma – also known as Myanmar – and the Philippines, …

“Thingyan Festival” – the sad side

Mizzima.com – 

The miseries in the aftermath of Cyclone Nargis and the steadily deteriorating economic situation in Burma laced with the global economic meltdown have hit …

US Seeks New Tack on Burma

Washington Post – 

Her comments have triggered an intense debate about what approach toward Burma, also known as Myanmar, might prove more effective. For the past 12 years, …

THAILAND: Blogger’s Conviction Shocks Internet Freedom Activists

Mindanao Examiner – 

… to join the ranks of countries where bloggers can be imprisoned for expressing their views, such as Thailand’s western neighbour, military-ruled Burma. …

Heights Of Despair

Times of India – 

Only one 4×4 Jeep, that locals say is a veteran of the World War-II Burma campaign, makes the daily trip for Himul, spilling over with milk cans,

Europe and global food security

Norfolk.VA.MyCityTalk.com – 

In spring 2008, Thailand, Burma, Laos, Vietnam and Cambodia agreed in principle to form a rice price-fixing body, the Organisation of Rice Exporting …

Fiji may face economic sanctions, says Canberra

Brisbane Times

“We are looking at the prospect of Fiji becoming the Burma of the Pacific,” Professor Lal said. “We are looking at the situation with the military in …

Not so innocent

Times Online – 

How about the Burmese junta? Robert Mugabe? George Bush? Posted by Conor Since the Innocent smoothies in my fridge don’t taste the same this morning and I …

Mahinda, Liberator or Conqueror?

The Island (subscription) – 

To maintain the status quo at the present level, Sri Lanka will have to maintain a Burma style militaristic regime. This is unrealistic and unlikely and …

Study confirms firing fixes America’s big businesses

PitchEngine (press release) – 

She has traveled in 78 countries including Pakistan (North West Frontier Province), Iran, Israel, Syria, Myanmar (Burma), Israel, Oman, and Zimbabwe, …

Burma: AshinMetracara.org finalist for “Most Brilliant Blog”

Ashin Mettacara – 

His message of peace and justice, his relentless fight for human rights and his quest to give a voice to the voiceless is being recognized by organizations …

ASEAN summit aborted

Inquirer.net – 

… later said that Abhisit was the first to arrive by helicopter at the airfield, followed by Vietnamese Premier Nguyen Tan Dung and Burma’s Thein Sein. …

A-Team in Blue Suits

Newsweek – 

That way, if, say, the Burmese junta collapses, Washington could assemble a team in hours to fly over and show locals how—without any centralized …

N. Korean Defectors Bewildered By the South

Washington Post – 

They filter into South Korea at the rate of about 35 a week, usually after months or years in China and an arduous detour through Vietnam, Burma or Thailand …

Written by Lwin Aung Soe

April 12, 2009 at 3:28 am

Posted in World Focus on Burma

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