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ျပည္သူေတြဆီမွာ လြတ္လပ္မႈနဲ႔ တန္းတူညီမွ်မႈ အရင္ဆံုး ရွိေနမွ ဒီမိုိကေရစီ စံႏႈန္းရွိတာ ျဖစ္ပါတယ္။

World focus on Burma (3 May 2009)

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The big challenge – how to help the Burmese, not the junta

เดอะ เนชั่น – 

By The Nation A YEAR AFTER Cyclone Nargis hit the Irrawaddy Delta, the Burmese people are still struggling to bring normalcy into their lives. …

CNMC in N Korea, Burma

The Australian

Earlier this week, CNMC signed a deal to tip $US800 million into an iron ore and nickel mine in the north of Burma, which the junta has renamed Myanmar. …

Other Storm Anniversaries This Weekend

AccuWeather.com – 

It is also the anniversary of Tropical Cyclone Nargis, the deadliest storm ever in Myanmar (Burma), occuring last year. Below is a reprint of our Weather …

Asean set to adopt response to H1N1

Business Mirror – 

Asean groups the Philippines, Indonesia, Thailand, Malaysia, Vietnam, Laos, Cambodia, Brunei, Burma/Myanmar and Singapore. WHO has raised the pandemic level …

Mobile Applications Addressing Social Change and Community Action

PR-USA.net (press release) – 

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

No Other Side by Juan L. Mercado

Mindanao Examiner – 

And Burma is a recycled Marcos regime. Technology has recast the craft. Cell phones, blogs, twitter, facebook now spray information like a firehose, …

List of Nations with Worst Religious Tolerance Grows

Christian Post – 

Included in this year’s report, which covers the period from May 2008 through April, are: Burma, North Korea, Eritrea, Iran, Iraq, Nigeria, Pakistan, China, …

As Cyclone Season Nears, Few Signs of Shelters

The Irrawaddy News Magazine – 

By AUNG THET WINE A plan by Burma’s military government to build disaster shelters in the Irrawaddy delta has apparently made little progress as another …

One Year After Myanmar Cyclone, Upcoming Farming Season Critical …

PR-USA.net (press release) – 

One year after Cyclone Nargis devastated Myanmar, international aid organization World Vision says that much still needs to be accomplished to restore …

Standing firm in their faith

Logan Herald Journal – 

Burma, also known as the Union of Myanmar, is in the midst of the world’s longest-running civil war — now going on 60 years. The country’s government is …

Struggling to rebuild

The Gazette (Montreal) – 

Hundreds of thousands of people are living without adequate food and shelter in Myanmar a year after a deadly cyclone ravaged large swathes of the country, …

Burma: Time for a New Approach by Ralph A. Cossa

Global Security – 

Meanwhile, the ten nation Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN), whose image is burdened by having Myanmar – the name preferred by Burma and it

Cyclone survivors mark Nargis anniversary

ABC Online – 

(AFP: file photo) Emotional survivors have gathered in Burma to remember the 138000 people left dead or missing by cyclone Nargis, despite authorities …

Myanmar survivors mark cyclone anniversary

AFP – ‎‎

THA KYAR HIN O, Myanmar (AFP) — Emotional survivors gathered in Myanmar to remember the 138000 people left dead or missing by Cyclone Nargis,

Broad definition of terrorist’ leaves many refugees in limbo

Centre Daily Times – 

From 2005 through March, the US has issued just over 9600 waivers, mostly for Burmese refugees, who are fleeing a repressive military regime.

Cyclone Nargis one year on

ABC Online

ELIZABETH JACKSON: A year ago Burma was hit by its worst ever natural disaster when Cyclone Nargis ripped through the Irrawaddy Delta and the capital …

Deadly ’08 Cyclone Is Remembered

Washington Post

… which was the worst natural disaster Burma has confronted and one of the deadliest in recorded history. The state-controlled New Light of Myanmar …

LIKELY OUT COME OF BURMA’S 2010 ELECTIONS

Shan Herald Agency for News – 

The endgame scenario, from the point of Burmese military junta, will be the monopolisation of political decision-making power through its self-created …

ASEAN appeals for more int’l assistance for Myanmar cyclone survivors

Xinhua – 

She stressed the important role of the ASEAN-Myanmar-UN Tripartite Core Group (TCG) for a close and effective partnership within the group, particularly as …

Today in History – May 3

The Associated Press – 

In 1945, during World War II, Allied forces captured Rangoon, Burma, from the Japanese. In 1948, the Supreme Court, in Shelley v. …

Nargis victims lack shelters

Straits Times – 

THA KYAR HIN O (Myanmar) – A YEAR after Cyclone Nargis lashed Myanmar, the Buddhist monastery-cum-storm shelter in this village is one of just half a dozen …

One year on: ASEAN calls for intensified support to survivors of …

ReliefWeb (press release) – 

Yangon, Myanmar, 2 May 2009 – On behalf of Dr. Surin Pitsuwan, ASEAN Secretary-General, Dr. SOEUNG Rathchavy, Deputy Secretary-General of ASEAN for ASEAN …

One year after Nargis: the Tripartite Core Group continues to …

ReliefWeb (press release) – 

Yangon, Myanmar, 2 May 2009 – One year on after Cyclone Nargis hit Myanmar on 2 and 3 May 2008, causing widespread destruction and taking nearly 140000 …

One year after “Nargis” – how to really help the Burmese people

Huffington Post – 

I don’t know anything about Burma, aka Myanmar, but my friend, Dr. Werner Peters, a prominent German author and political scientist who once was once an …

Cyclone tragedy forces Burma junta to build bridges

Scotsman – ‎‎

By Special Report from Pathein, Burma THE grass, one year on, has finally taken hold in the salty soil of the cemeteries. The bodies, nearly 85000 of them, …

Still hungry and homeless, a year on

The National – 

Myanmar children look on as officials gather relief supplies for the village of Twantay, Myanmar. Khin Maung Win / AP BANGKOK // Millions of people who lost …

Written by Lwin Aung Soe

May 3, 2009 at 4:39 pm

Posted in World Focus on Burma

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