Save Burma

ျပည္သူေတြဆီမွာ လြတ္လပ္မႈနဲ႔ တန္းတူညီမွ်မႈ အရင္ဆံုး ရွိေနမွ ဒီမိုိကေရစီ စံႏႈန္းရွိတာ ျဖစ္ပါတယ္။

World focus on Burma (22 April 2009)

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Earth Day; Fountain Of Youth; Gliese 581 e

AccuWeather.com

The goal of a new NASA experiment is to improve weather forecasting when it comes to tropical cyclones. Devastating TC Nargis made quite an impact, …

Cyclone Survivors Still Suffering from Shortages

The Irrawaddy News Magazine – ‎‎

Richelle said that there has been little progress in providing aid to Burma as the military regime refused to discuss development programs. “MyanmarBurma] … [

RICS Arts and Antiques Survey — Quarter One 2009

PR Newswire (press release) – 

It also has members working across the region such as Bangladesh , Bhutan , Burma / Myanmar , Cambodia , Indonesia , Japan , Kiribati , Laos PDR, …

Climate change will overload humanitarian system, warns Oxfam

6minutes – 

Damage done to Burma’s largest city, Yangon, after tropical cyclone Nargis tore through swaths of the country. Oxfam is calling for a fundamental review of …

Benkin to address US university about Bangladeshi Hindus

Weekly Blitz – 

He will be joined by Jeremy Woodrum, cofounder and director of US Campaign for Burma and Cory Smith, policy and advocacy consultant for Humanity United. …

Than Shwe’s Empty Well

The Irrawaddy News Magazine – 

“Democracy in Myanmar [Burma] today is at a fledgling stage and still requires patient care and attention,” the general said. “As a Myanmar proverb puts it,

RP seeks release of ‘Prisoner of Conscience’

Manila Bulletin – 

P. ZENAROSA Foreign Affairs Secretary Alberto G. Romulo, voicing the government call for the release of Aung San Suu Kyi from house arrest in Myanmar, …

South Asian Terrorism: All Roads Lead To The British Empire

Pakistan Daily – 

The Treaty of Yandaboo provided the British with the foothold they needed to annex Northeast India, launch further campaigns to capture Burma’s vital

China group says $800 million Myanmar mine on track

Alibaba News Channel – 

… the support it has received from Chinese leaders seeking to shore up ties with Myanmar, also called Burma and largely shunned by Western governments. …

Burma: New Strategy Sought

UNPO – 

However, some observers say more recent statements on the topic by the group, whose leader Aung San Suu Kyi is under house arrest, have been ambiguous. …

South Africa Election Places Spotlight on Size of Ruling Majority

CNSNews.com

Beyond the country’s borders, the election will be closely watched because of South Africa’s role as a “beacon of democracy” in Africa and a leader in the …

‘We expect a bias for freedom’

Index On Censorship – ‎‎

We are repeatedly told that the left suffuers from double standards –– willing to allow Venezuela or Cuba, say, what it condems in Burma or Turkey. …

New Malaysia PM yet to show reform credentials

Reuters India – 

“You are in Burma here, but with a more sophisticated economy,” Zaid Ibrahim, a former minister who quit government last year in protest at the lack of …

Burmese traditions on display at event

Battle Creek Enquirer – 

David Laisum, pastor at First Baptist Church, called the history of Burma, now called Myanmar, “a cosmic collision of cultures. …

Crew Off and Running With Treadmill Maintenance Marathon

Space Fellowship

The targets for Tuesday included the Irrawaddy Delta in Burma, which suffered severe damage from Cyclone Nargis in 2008, as well as the cities of Berlin and …

Sophisticated trafficking will increase refugees: Smith

Victor Harbor Times – 

Meanwhile it was announced Australia will donate $3.2 million for aid programs to assist Burma’s displaced Rohingya minority. However, a lasting solution to …

Challenges of Modern-Day Peacekeeping

Embassy – 

The end of the Cold War unblocked the Security Council and opened a more activist and interventionist chapter in the history of the United Nations. …

Cyclone Nargis – Nearly One Year Later

Christian Freedom International – ‎‎

When Cyclone Nargis tore through Burma in May 2008, its destructive force threatened to steal all hope from every victim who suddenly found themselves …

Campaigning for last phase comes to an end

The Statesman – 

BHUBANESWAR, April 21: Campaigning for 11 Lok Sabha and 77 Assembly segments, which will go for polling on Thursday in the second and last phase of election …

What Burma Needs From President Barack Obama

The News Journal – ‎‎

Last year, when a cyclone struck Burma, we watched in horror as the country’s military government refused offers of help to save thousands of people …

Recognition of Burmese culture at NIU unique in nation

Northern Star Online

Htut doesn’t know if and when he’ll return to Burma, which was renamed Myanmar by the military junta in 1989, even though his family is still there. …UN

The UN’s Platform for Racism

The Weekly Standard – ‎‎

by Joseph Loconte On the eve of the United Nations World Conference on Racism, Navi Pillay, UN High Commissioner for Human Rights, delivered a sharp warning …

Challenges of Modern-Day Peacekeeping

Embassy

The end of the Cold War unblocked the Security Council and opened a more activist and interventionist chapter in the history of the United Nations. …

Myanmar’s Tachilek Draws Crowd of Tourists

The Seoul Times – 

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 …

Asian spasms

Al-Ahram Weekly – 

ASEAN was the model regional grouping that worked well in spite of the fact that it included impoverished countries like Burma, Cambodia and Laos on the one …

Campaign to free political prisoners

Gulf Times – 

A global petition campaign to free Myanmar’s political prisoners has secured 253524 signatures to date, pro-democracy groups announced yesterday. …

RDPulpit: Nature Worship: A Primer

Religion Dispatches – 

We witness this in the deeds of Gandhi, Rosa Parks, or Aung San Suu Kyi in Burma. “To behave like a merely decent human being,” writes the poet May Sarton, …

South Asian Terrorism: All Roads Lead To The British Empire

Pakistan Daily – 

The Treaty of Yandaboo provided the British with the foothold they needed to annex Northeast India, launch further campaigns to capture Burma’s vital

Khongjom Day: RPF urges all to pay respect to martyrs

E-Pao.net – 

The British first took a foothold in Manipur during the time of Chinglen Nongdrenkhomba when he took help from them to drive out the Burmese. …

Some Disassembly Required

Foreign Policy – 

… Republic of the Congo omitted all of the concerns regarding peacekeepers’ negligence raised by Human Rights Watch and Doctors Without Borders. …

Many Lao Children Still Hungry

自由亞洲電臺

In its most recent report on human rights around the world, the US State Department said that while Laos “has made children’s education and health care a …

Statement of Emergency Assistance Team – Burma and The Johns …

ReliefWeb (press release) – ‎‎

EAT-Burma implemented this data collection as a solely community based organization working on relief efforts since within days of Cyclone Nargis. …

Report: Taliban seizes Pakistani emerald mines

National Jeweler Network – 

Concern over human rights violations by the government in Myanmar, for instance, prompted a US ban on that country’s valuable Burmese rubies and jade. …

South Asian Terrorism: All Roads Lead To The British Empire

Pakistan Daily – 

The Treaty of Yandaboo provided the British with the foothold they needed to annex Northeast India, launch further campaigns to capture Burma’s…

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Can All Monks Be Trusted?

自由亞洲電臺 – 

By Tyler Chapman RANGOON—Every morning, just after sunrise, they stream out of the monasteries across Burma, alms bowls in hand. The monks of Burma are the …

The “New Great Game” in Eurasia is being fought in its “Buffer Zones”

Center for Research on Globalization – 

… interference and covert intelligence operations: Lebanon, Burma (Myanmar), Ukraine, the former Yugoslavia, Uzbekistan, Kyrgyzstan, Tibet, and Georgia. …

China, Japan and Singapore withdraw after political chaos

Nation Multimedia – 

We are seeking reconfirmation from Indonesia, Malaysia and Burma, who had already decided to withdraw,” said Pol Maj-General Surapong Ariyamongkol, …

ANC: Political liberation, economic capitulation

Thought Leader

Their reasoning — business as usual — has been successfully applied to numerous military regimes from Burma, Angola, Sudan and Nigeria as well as other …

Students mount protest campaign during water festival in Mon State

Independent Mon News Agency – 

Students in Mon State lead a bandana campaign to protest rule by Burma’s military government during last week’s water festival.

President Obama Has Failed His Early Foreign-policy Tests

AINA – 

He was heard in China, in Tibet, in Sudan, in Burma, and, yes, in Cuba. The words spoken by the leader of the free world can expand the frontiers of freedom …

Ruth Wedgwood: Zionism and Racism, Again … Durban II

History News Network – 

In 2005, Western governments proposed a new, and smaller, Human Rights Council, to replace the desultory meetings of the older UN Commission. Human Rights…

Written by Lwin Aung Soe

April 22, 2009 at 7:45 am

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