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World focus on Burma (11 May 2009)

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US demands Myanmar grant Aung San Suu Kyi access to doctor

AFP – 

WASHINGTON (AFP) — The US government demanded Monday that Myanmar’s military junta grant “immediate” access for opposition leader Aung San Suu Kyi to see …

Myanmar junta denies Aung San Suu Kyi doctor visits

Newspost Online – 

The Burmese military government is not allowing doctors to check out detained opposition leader, Aung San Suu Kyi, who reportedly is suffering from an …

Burma’s rural economy on verge of collapse: economist – 

… in the short term the Burmese government could inject some of its gas revenue into a rural credit system through the Myanmar Agriculture Development …

Rebuilding China’s quake-hit zone

BBC News

… an earthquake – a government reaction that stood in stark contrast to Burma’s slow reaction to Cyclone Nargis, which had struck just a few days before. …

Mizoram prohibits pigs from Burma – ‎‎

“So far there is no sign of swine flu in Myanmar [Burma]. But we are taking precautions and are conducting medical check-ups at the international airports,” …

Aung San Suu Kyi’s health deteriorates: party official – 

But on Wednesday last week, Burma’s official mouthpiece, the New Light of Myanmar, reported that an American citizen was caught while swimming back across …

Doctor visits Myanmar’s ailing Aung San Suu Kyi

The Associated Press – ‎‎

YANGON, Myanmar (AP) — Myanmar’s military rulers allowed a doctor to make a follow-up visit to detained opposition leader Aung San Suu Kyi on Monday after …

Worst Countries to Blog


Internet café owners are required to take regular screen shots and turn them over to Burma’s military-run government. Anyone who dares to browse, …

Wa mull over how to say No

Shan Herald Agency for News – 

As well nigh all ceasefire groups anxiously waited to hear what the United Wa State Army (UWSA) has to say to the latest proposal made by Burma’s… ruling

Real-time media is changing our world – 

In a re-investigation condemned by Human Rights Watch as “deeply flawed” the US had to revise the death toll up to 55, although 22 victims were classified …

Aung San Suu Kyi put on intravenous drip by doctor – 

Last week an American Vietnam veteran, identified by the Burmese… government media as John William Yeattaw, allegedly swam across the lake to her house and

UN calls for release of Burmese dissident

Ottawa Citizen

Burmese pro-democracy leader Aung San Suu Kyi listening to a question during a press conference in Rangoon in 2002. Despite years in detention and forced …

Protest in support of Sharmila held in Seoul – 

The youth activists comes from various parts of the world including Indonesia, Turkey, Pakistan, Nepal, Thailand, Burma, Kazakhstan, Korea, Cambodia, China, …

Aung San Suu Kyi is sick. The Junta’s “perfect fabrications” to … – 

Burmese sources speak of a “perfectly crafted pretext” to block the release of the opposition leader. The warrant for her house arrest expires May 27th; …

Myanmar junta allows doctor to see ailing Suu Kyi

Washington Post

The Burma Campaign UK, a pro-democracy group, urged the United Nations and Myanmar’s regional neighbors to put pressure on the junta to allow Suu Kyi to …

Suu Kyi’s doctor allowed back in after delay

CNN International – 

The Myanmar opposition leader is showing signs of dehydration and low blood pressure, Nyan Win said. The doctor put her on an intravenous drip Friday, …

Myanmar allows medic to see Aung San Suu Kyi

Channel News Asia

YANGON – Myanmar’s military government allowed a medical assistant to enter the house of Aung San Suu Kyi on Monday, witnesses said, amid ongoing concerns …

How I took on the Burmese junta and won – 

But I don’t believe that extensive sanctions are the best way to curb the excesses of the vile military government in Burma and to promote democracy. …

US journalists question motives for deportation

Democratic Voice of Burma – 

The Burmese junta are rarely issue foreign journalists with visas, and Burmese citizens found communicating with overseas media are often imprisoned.

New Study: Global Press Freedom Declines in Every Region for First …

Media Channel

The world’s worst-rated countries continue to include Burma, Cuba, Eritrea, Libya, North Korea and Turkmenistan. The study found that the level of media ..

British politicians join Burma campaign

Religious Intelligence Ltd – 

“Burma’s democracy leader Aung San Suu Kyi, and all political prisoners in jail today, are detained simply for speaking about freedom. …

At least 127 political prisoners in poor health in Myanmar

Monsters and – 

‘The situation for Burma’s political prisoners is dire,’ AAPP Joint-Secretary Bo Kyi said. ‘Leading activists have been transferred to the most remote …

Political Prisoners Suffering Ill Health: AAPP

The Irrawaddy News Magazine – ‎‎

… medical attention, including Aung San Suu Kyi, comedian Zarganar, female labor activist Su Su Nway and 88 Generation Students group leader Min Ko Naing. …

‘False votes and intimidation’ ratified Burma’s constitution

Democratic Voice of Burma – 

… even before voters go to the polls, and bars opposition leader Aung San Suu Kyi from running for office, guarantees an entrenchment of military rule. …

Burmese democrats urge medical treatment for Aung San Suu Kyi

Radio Australia

Burma’s opposition party is urging the military authorities to allow pro-democracy leader Aung San Suu Kyi to receive medical treatment. …

KNLA commander lashes out at ‘rumour mongers’

While Burma’s junta, the State Peace and Development Council, trumpeted Tay Lay’s defection as a huge blow to their enemies, senior KNU figures have played …

China is a threat to global good

United Press International, Asia

China has started building and ramping up ports in Burma, Bangladesh and Pakistan, which can be used for docking and refueling its navy. …

British Airways and UNICEF Celebrate Fifteen Years of Partnership

Nigerian Bulletin! – 

In 2008, in response to the humanitarian crisis in Myanmar (Burma), £300000 was donated to UNICEF’s emergency relief efforts, helping to provide life-saving …

Time for a fresh approach to Burma’s military government

Vancouver Sun

The group followed that up with a report last month called “Missing the Boat on Myanmar” — Myanmar is the name the junta uses for Burma. …

To blog or not to blog

Entertainment 3.0 – 

One Burmese blogger, Maung Thura, is serving a 59-year prison sentence for criticising the militaries response to Cyclone Nargis in 2008. Burma… maintains

International briefs

Dallas Morning News

YANGON, Myanmar – Myanmar’s detained opposition leader, Aung San Suu Kyi, has difficulty eating and has been taking fluids intravenously, her National …

On this day

News24 – 

1824 – British forces take Rangoon in Burma – now Myanmar – during the first Anglo-Burmese war. 1860 – The Expedition of the Thousand under Giuseppe …

Obama Should Stop Talking to Tyrants

Human Events

Barack Obama has barely uttered a word since taking office about the mass starvation of North Koreans by Kim Jong-Il, the savage repression of the Burmese …

Doctor detained after visiting ill Suu Kyi

Democratic Voice of Burma – 

May 11, 2009 (DVB)–Imprisoned opposition leader Aung San Suu Kyi’s doctor has been detained after visiting Suu Kyi, who is reportedly in poor health …

‘Unusual’ Burns Cited Among Battle’s Injured

Washington Post

Associated Press Burma’s detained opposition leader, Aung San Suu Kyi, has difficulty eating and has been taking fluids intravenously, her party said Sunday …

China’s “String of Pearls” strategy around India in tatters

Frontier India Defence and Strategic News – 

Myanmar ( Burma): Sittwe Port, Coco Island, Burma Hianggyi, Khaukphyu, Mergui and Zadetkyi are the main names associated with Chinese interest in Myanmar. …

City doctor’s air ambitions for disaster firm

This is Nottingham – 

Since being formed in 1994, it has helped victims of the 2004 tsunami in Sri Lanka, the 2005 earthquake in Kashmir and Cyclone Nargis, in Burma, in 2008. …

Thai FM: Concrete response of acceptance from leaders to join …


This year Thailand is the rotating chairman of the Association of Southeast Asian Nations or ASEAN, which consists of Brunei, Burma, Cambodia, Laos, …

Children in Myanmar Are Political Football, UNICEF Has No Answer …

Inner City Press – ‎4 hours ago‎

… people inside Burma want. Still, and this is telling, neither group had an answer on the problem of Rohingya, the multiply oppressed Muslims of Myanmar. …

Nigeria added to list of offenders of religious freedom

Religious Intelligence Ltd – 

Nigeria now joins: Burma, China, Eritrea, Iran, Iraq, North Korea, Pakistan, Saudi Arabia, Sudan, Turkmenistan, Uzbekistan and Vietnam on the US …

Australia and Thailand strengthen bilateral links

Dynamic Export – News Headlines – 

… the need for democratic reform in Burma and the continuing requirement for close cooperation in response to the global financial crisis”. …

Thailand and Australia to help displaced Rohingya

Radio Australia – 

I think there are the Myanmar people that we have to look after so whatever we can do to enhance the livelihood of our fellow human beings, fellow Burmese, …

Around the globe, religious freedom under assault

Read It Here – 

This year the commission names 13 “countries of particular concern” — Burma, North Korea, China, Vietnam, Eritrea, Nigeria, Sudan, Iran, Iraq, Pakistan, …

An Australian Company’s Hot Potato

Asia Sentinel – 

One of Australia’s largest engineering companies is abruptly pulling out of Burma after an investigation by Asia Sentinel revealed that a subsidiary was …

Aung San Suu Kyi seriously ill

Radio Australia – 

Burma’s opposition party is urging the military authorities to allow pro-democracy leader Aung San Suu Kyi to receive medical treatment. …

MediaWATCH: More than 100 Resorts For Sale


I think there are the Myanmar people that we have to look after so whatever we can do to enhance the livelihood of our fellow human beings, fellow Burmese, …

Suu Kyi is not well, says party


SINGAPORE: Myanmar’s celebrated democracy campaigner Aung San Suu Kyi is in need of urgent medical attention, according to a spokesman of her party. …

Honoring Nazanin: an Angel of Iran

International Analyst Network – ‎‎

Nazanin continues to address human rights abuses worldwide, in China, Burma, Darfur and other countries with tyrannical regimes and particular in relation …

Myanmar: Aung San Suu Kyi health condition

Global Voices Online – 

by Mong Palatino Myanmar’s opposition leader Aung San Suu Kyi is reportedly suffering a low blood pressure and dehydration. The leader is still under house …

No better weather

Philippine Star – 

The first event, “Prison Deform,” gathered a group of four writers — Hwang Sok-yong (South Korea), Khet Mar (Burma), Susan Rosenberg (US) and myself, …

RP sets aside a tenth of reserves for AMF

Business Mirror – 

The so-called CMLB countries of Cambodia, Burma/Myanmar, Laos and Brunei, which gave up 5 percent of their reserves for the AMF, may access five times their …

Report: Myanmar activist denied doctor

United Press International – 

… but he was denied permission to see her Saturday, said Nyan Win, a spokesman for the National League for Democracy of Myanmar, formerly known as Burma. …

Pandemic plans for Asean adopted

Business Mirror

Asean groups the Philippines, Indonesia, Thailand, Malaysia, Cambodia, Laos, Vietnam, Burma/Myanmar, Brunei and Singapore.

Detained Myanmar opposition leader on IV drip

The Associated Press – 

YANGON, Myanmar (AP) — Myanmar’s detained opposition leader, Aung San Suu Kyi, has difficulty eating and has been taking fluids intravenously, …

Ethnic Groups in Myanmar Hope for Peace, but Gird for Fight

New York Times – 

Myanmar used to be known as Burma. The ethnic groups control large pockets of territory in the northern and eastern borderland areas, and, if they disarm, …

Written by Lwin Aung Soe

May 11, 2009 at 10:43 am

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