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ျပည္သူေတြဆီမွာ လြတ္လပ္မႈနဲ႔ တန္းတူညီမွ်မႈ အရင္ဆံုး ရွိေနမွ ဒီမိုိကေရစီ စံႏႈန္းရွိတာ ျဖစ္ပါတယ္။

World focus on Burma (29 April 2009)

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Indonesia Still Shining Despite Gloom; Current ‘Miracle’ More …

Jakarta Globe

… good enough to earn the praise of the international community and to be offered as a model for the reconstruction of cyclone-ravaged Burma. …

A Year After Nargis, Subtle Changes in Myanmar

New York Times

Another 54000 people are still listed as missing, but everyone in the Burmese delta who survived Cyclone Nargis knows full well that “missing,” by now, …

Junta meets leaders of ethnic ceasefire groups

Mizzima.com – 

by Myo Gyi Ruili (Mizzima) – In a renewed effort to persuade ceasefire armed groups to join them, Burma’s military junta on Tuesday met with six …

An interesting take on Philippine-British relations

Manila Times

Miliband also praised Romu-lo’s strong statement on the need for political reform in the state formerly known as Burma, including a call for the release of …

Cyclone aid dries up in Burma

The Age

Photo: Lwin Maung Maung SURVIVORS of cyclone Nargis are at risk of being abandoned one year on, as Burma’s junta threatens fresh curbs on foreign aid …

A year on, Nargis victims still lack adequate support

Mizzima.com

… persuaded the junta to start allowing aid agencies to help. Since then, the Tripartite Core Group (TCG), formed with the UN, the Burmese government and …

North Korea is ‘Unique’ Rights Abuser, Says Expert

Christian Post – 

By Michelle A. Vu WASHINGTON – It’s worse than China, Burma, Eritrea, Vietnam, declared a pro-democracy foreign policy expert. There is nothing like it in …

A Newspaper ‘to Serve Society, Not the State’: Russia’s Novaya …

International Press Institute (press release) – ‎‎

Politkovskaya had gained a reputation for her daring reports on human rights abuses in Chechnya. She was posthumously given IPI’s World Press Freedom Hero

Thai and migrant workers reeling under financial crisis

Mizzima.com – 

Recently, the Thai government announced that they would open a new round of registration for migrant workers from Burma, Laos and Cambodia for 400000 …

Crossing the Great Divide

The Irrawaddy News Magazine – ‎‎

… a Burmese colleague joked that it looked like Burma’s humanitarian workers were sharing the fate of the country’s political activists, who have long …

Mobile Applications Addressing Social Change and Community Action …

Market Wire (press release) – 

“The work submitted to N2Y4 highlights the convergence of mobile technologies and 21st century activism,” said Billy Bicket, director of netsquared, …

Myanmar opposition sets conditions for joining 2010 polls

Earthtimes (press release) – 

Yangon – Myanmar’s chief opposition party on Wednesday presented the ruling junta with a list of demands it must meet, including the freeing of democracy …

Rebuilding livelihoods remains key challenge for older people …

Reuters AlertNet – 

Reuters and AlertNet are not responsible for the content of this article or for any external internet sites. The views expressed are the author’s alone. …

Junta Commanders Court Ceasefire Groups

The Irrawaddy News Magazine – 

… met with a delegation from the Myanmar National Democratic Alliance Army, a Kokang ceasefire group. Aung Kyaw Zaw, a Burmese military researcher based …

NLD in Dilemma

The Irrawaddy News Magazine – 

By WAI MOE Key members of Burma’s main political opposition party, the National League for Democracy, have gathered in Rangoon—with little harassment from …

EU €1 billion “Food Facility” for developing countries …

Euroalert.net – 

… Bangladesh, Burkina Faso, Burma/Myanmar, Burundi, Central African Republic, DR Congo, Cuba, Eritrea, Ethiopia, Gambia, Guinea Bissau, Haiti, Honduras, …

MINA KAZEMI EARNS ONTARIO VOLUNTEER MEDAL

Haldimand Review – 

“Right now, we have some new girls coming from the Congo,” says Mina, adding other refugee youth arrive from places like Sudan, Myanmar, and Burma, …

Donor in the Delta

The Irrawaddy News Magazine – 

The Irrawaddy speaks to the country director of Save the Children in Burma, Andrew Kirkwood, about the challenges of operating in the Irrawaddy delta. …

Country Guidance asylum cases v Home Office Guidance notes

New Zimbabwe.com – ‎‎

By Taffy Nyawanza THE UK Asylum and Immigration Tribunal has promulgated a new Country Guidance case for Burma. It is the case of TL and Others (sur place …

Burmese junta’s mouthpiece says satellite TV “bad for people”

Southeast Asian Press Alliance – 

… programs should be banned in Burma. A writer, who identified himself as Ko Gyi claimed in an article on the 24 April issue of the “New Light of Myanmar” …

Myanmar cyclone victims at risk one year on

AFP – 

“Like everything in Burma it becomes a little bit political, some groups suggesting it’s not an appropriate place to put money,” Horsey said. …

Myanmar’s Cyclone Nargis, a year later

The Associated Press – 

Key facts about Cyclone Nargis, which struck Myanmar one year ago: Where: Originating in the Bay of Bengal, the cyclone swept into the Irrawaddy River delta …

This is intelligence?

Daily Press – 

… it takes one fact, a pattern seen over generations from Paris to Burma to Berkeley: College campuses can be a nexus for activism. …

Riding for Freedom

Ukiah Daily Journal – 

He rented a place near the Thai/Burma border and started shipping beads and goods back to the US “I began seeing people crossing over the border,” says …

Myanmar villagers still struggle year after storm

The Associated Press – ‎‎

The xenophobic military regime that rules Myanmar, also known as Burma, was widely condemned for denying foreign aid agencies access for the first weeks …

Burmese cyclone survivors still living in squalor

Mail & Guardian Online – 

… huddled with her sister, mother, grandmother and great-grandmother in a shack covered by a blue tarpaulin in the western Burmese village of Ka Nyin Kone …

Cyclone hit farmers face new plague – pests

Mizzima.com – 

by Salai Pi Pi New Delhi (Mizzima) – A year after Cyclone Nargis devastated Burma’s rice bowl, the Irrawaddy delta, farmers say they are plagued with …

Myanmar still struggling one year after cyclone Nargis (Feature)

Monsters and Critics.com

By Kristina Rich Apr 29, 2009, 3:16 GMT Yangon – One year after Cyclone Nargis, few traces of the worst natural catastrophe in Myanmar’s history are visible …

Is there anything new to say about business in Myanmar?

CSR Asia – 

New investment in military-ruled Myanmar’s oil and gas sector could actually cost a company more than to stay away from the country, and effective CSR …

US to keep Myanmar sanctions in review: official

Khaleej Times – ‎‎

US President Barack Obama’s administration has launched a review of policy on Myanmar, also known as Burma, and has pledged to coordinate more closely with …

Mannao Journal A Gift Bowl Serves Victories to a Village

New York Times – 

In 1961, Mr. Zhou arrived in the area during the Water-Splashing Festival to meet with U Nu, the prime minister of Burma, now called Myanmar. …

Women in East Timor Unite in the Fight for Justice and Equality

RH Reality Check – ‎‎

Both Indonesian activist Gadis Arivia, and Maria Barreto, of the Timorese NGO Fokupers (The East Timorese Women’s Communication Forum), also raised the …

UMCOR Hotline for April 28, 2009

Reuters AlertNet – 

When Cyclone Nargis struck the Irrawady Delta in southern MyanmarBurma) on May 2, 2008, it left more than 150000 people dead or missing. … (

US not to lift Myanmar sanctions in review: official

AFP – 

The junta has kept pro-democracy leader Aung San Suu Kyi under house arrest for nearly 20 years. The Nobel laureate led her party to victory in 1990 but the …

Burma: an interview with Iqbal

On Line opinion – 

The National League for Democracy (NLD) leader was asked by Clements how Burma could achieve a democratic revolution through non-violence and overcome a …

Sanction is an essential for Orwellian Regime of Burma

Asian Tribune

May 30 of the year 2003 is a black mark in the contemporary history in Burma. The junta’s crackdown on the pro-democracy leader Aung San Suu Kyi’s motorcade …

Burma’s NLD holds election summit

BBC News – 

The party of Burma’s detained pro-democracy leader Aung San Suu Kyi is meeting to discuss whether to contest a general election scheduled for 2010. …

Detained Burmese comedian allowed treatment

Mizzima.com – 

by Phanida Chiang Mai (Mizzima) – With the health of famous comedian and film director Thura aka Zarganar, serving 35 years in prison, deteriorating, …

Myanmar opposition to decide later about 2010 poll

The Associated Press – 

YANGON, Myanmar (AP) — Members of detained pro-democracy leader Aung San Suu Kyi’s party said Tuesday they will wait to see whether laws governing next …



Written by Lwin Aung Soe

April 29, 2009 at 2:15 pm

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