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World focus on Burma (13 April 2009)

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NASA has better cyclone forecasting model

United Press International – 

They compiled satellite data from the days leading to the storm’s May 2 landfall and successfully “hindcasted” Nargis’ path and landfall in Burma. …

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Manila Times – 

Foreign Secretary Alberto Romulo credits him for directing the Philippines’ constructive engagement with Burma. There is a special affection for Joecap …

Fiji compared to Burma as junta tightens its grip

New Zealand Herald – 

“This was all a total charade, just a hoax that spits in the face of democracy,” said Professor Brij Lal, a Pacific specialist at Australian National …

Yon: Thailand’s cracking

Hot Air

The next year, democracy was partially restored, and observers hoped that the Southeast Asian nation might return to stability. Michael Yon has spent a lot …

NASA experiment stirs up hope for forecasting deadliest cyclones

EurekAlert (press release) – 

When it made landfall in Burma (Myanmar) on May 2, the storm and its surge killed more than 135000 people, displaced tens of thousands, and destroyed about …

China Setting Up Aid Fund to Buy Influence

Seeking Alpha – 

The assistance will be made available to the ten members of ASEAN: Indonesia, Malaysia, the Philippines, Singapore ,Thailand, Brunei, Burma (Myanmar), …

Burma is toughest test of new Asean Charter

Business Mirror – 

In truth, the summit that should have focused on trade issues spared one Asean member-country from deserved scrutiny—Burma, or the Union of Myanmar, …

Madonna Should Just Adopt One of the Duggar Children

Gawker – 

She tried recently to adopt a baby from Burma Myanmar wait, Burma? but was shut the hell down. Luckily Jolson speaks Tagalog and was a member of the …

No record of Angelina Jolie, Brad Pitt in RP – BI

GMA news.tv

The article said the couple has been planning to adopt a child from the Philippines after being refused in Burma (Myanmar) by authorities there. …

Burmese Ashin Mettacara Finalist for Most Brilliant Blog Award …

OpEdNews – 

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 …

Radio Veritas — windows to the world

Manila Bulletin – 

Fr. John La Raw, Kachin service (Myanmar); Dr. Chainarong Monthienvichienchai, president, St. John’s University of Bangkok, Thailand; Ms. Irmgard Icking, …

China extends $25 billion to boost ties with ASEAN

domain-B – 

… the Philippines, Brunei, Burma, Laos, Cambodia and Vietnam – in Beijing, said China will establish a $10 billion China-ASEAN investment cooperation fund …

Pitt-Jolie couple never in RP at all

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. …

Celebrating Songkran in Chiang Mai, Thailand


Paste Magazine

But the real action is in the northern city of Chiang Mai, specifically down at the ancient moat that used help protect residents from raiding Burmese. …

Transit in Thailand all part of the adventure

Owen Sound Sun Times

After three weeks in the northern city of Chiang Mai, where there are over 300 amazing post and beam type temples, many hundreds of years old and mostly …

JEWELERS OF AMERICA SENDS MEMBERS GUIDANCE ON BURMA GEM BAN

Tacy – 

The guidance also contains “Talking Points” to help jewelers answer questions from consumers, the press or human rights groups. …

Fiji now a military dictatorship: Smith

Sydney Morning Herald

… there is a restoration of democracy,” he said. Experts warn Fiji is in danger of becoming the Burma of the South Pacific unless something changes soon. …

One-time refugee guides Burmese arrivals to Fort

Fort Wayne Journal Gazette – 

The military government of Myanmar, the ruling military junta’s name for Burma, burned the camp twice, Shwe said. From there, his large family moved to …

It’s hard to earn their trust

Express Buzz

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 …

China offers funds to boost Asean

BBC News – ‎‎

It has been active in building roads and other transport links through Laos, Burma and Cambodia, linking southern China to South East Asian resources and …

Fiji at risk of becoming ‘next Burma’

Sydney Morning Herald – ‎‎

“This was all a total charade, just a hoax that spits in the face of democracy,” said Professor Brij Lal, a Pacific specialist at the Australian National …

‘Human Rights Awareness Week’ begins today

Arkansas Traveler (subscription) – 

On Wednesday, a guest speaker will visit to speak about Burma 5:30 to 7:30 pm in Room 102 of Kimpel. A panel on Women’s Rights in the Middle East and Islam …

On Sale in Burma: Fake Viagra & Endangered Animals

Scoop.co.nz – ‎‎

Foreigners from all over the world trickle into this tattered town’s bazaar in eastern Burma, a country also known as Myanmar, to buy well-made faux …

Roads, railways, bridges blocked in response to crackdown

Bangkok Post

United Front for Democracy against Dictatorship leader Arisman Pongruangrong, who led red shirt protesters in the storming of the Asean summit venue in …

Thai blogger’s conviction shocks Internet freedom activists

ABS CBN News – 

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

Brad Pitt and Angelina Jolie will adopt a Filipino baby – really?

Sassyqarla Entertainment Blog Site

The Hollywood couple changed their plan after they were not allowed to adopt a Myanmar/Burmese baby, according to Dailymail. Source of Dailymail says “Brad …

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