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ျပည္သူေတြဆီမွာ လြတ္လပ္မႈနဲ႔ တန္းတူညီမွ်မႈ အရင္ဆံုး ရွိေနမွ ဒီမိုိကေရစီ စံႏႈန္းရွိတာ ျဖစ္ပါတယ္။

World focus on Burma (1 June 2007)

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The EU must start squeezing Burma

guardian.co.uk – ‎

Barack Obama cannily suggested that by dropping the “spurious” charges, Burma’s military junta…

could win political rewards. Jimmy Carter and Desmond Tutu

Thai foreign minister: Change in Myanmar would stabilize region

Earthtimes (press release) – ‎‎

Myanmar is widely seen as an international pariah for its harsh government, as well as its treatment of human-rights activists such as Aung San Suu Kyi. …

Celebrity takes France’s Total to task over Burma interests

Mizzima.com – ‎

She enjoins Margerie not to stand in the way of the creation of an escrow account, a system that would place the company’s vast earnings from Burma under …

Gold price highest during Daw Aung San Suu Kyi’s trial

Mizzima.com – ‎‎

by Myo Thein Rangoon (Mizzima) – The price of gold has been unstable in Rangoon ever since Daw Aung San Suu Kyi’s trial began and was at its highest on May …

Congress asked to revisit Burmese ruby ban

National Jeweler Network – ‎‎

… on rubies imported from Myanmar. The embargo on the import of Burmese rubies and jadeite to the United States went into effect in September 2008 as part …

RICS: Construction Workloads Still Falling But Signs That the Pace …

PR Newswire (press release) – ‎

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

Junta’s police raid True News Weekly Journal office

Mizzima.com – ‎

… Weekly Journal after sales of the journal picked up among supporters of Daw Aung San Suu Kyi waiting outside Insein prison on May 25, sources said. …

Suu Kyi trial a ruse to keep her out of politics

Business Mirror – ‎

The council members reiterate “the importance of the release of all political prisoners” as well as the need for Burma’s military leaders “to create the …

Guardian apology for error-filled Aung San Suu Kyi piece

Press Gazette – ‎‎

By Dominic Ponsford The Guardian today published a lengthy apology and correction over an article about Burmese opposition leader Aung San Suu Kyi which …

TV Preview: Dispatches: Orphans Of Burma – C4, 8pm

Stoke & Staffordshire –

As Burma’s pro-democracy leader, Aung San Suu Kyi, is about to be put on trial by the country’s military government, after almost 14 years of house arrest, …

Gold price reaches its highest during Aung San Suu Kyi’s trial

Mizzima.com – ‎

by Myo Thein Rangoon (Mizzima) – The gold price in Rangoon has been unstable since Daw Aung San Suu Kyi’s trial has started and it reached its highest point …

20 Die as Ancient Pagoda Mysteriously Collapses

The Irrawaddy News Magazine – ‎

Rangoon-based weekly journals were instructed by Burma ‘s notoriously draconian censorship board not to report the event. According to some witnesses, …

Britain renews call to Myanmar to release Suu Kyi

Tehran Times – ‎

“The people of Burma have suffered half a century of isolation and conflict,” Taylor said, using the former name of Myanmar. “But Aung San Suu Kyi is not …

Enter the DRAGON

HardNews Magazine – ‎‎

As part of this ‘string of pearl’ strategy, China has been actively courting other South Asian countries like Bangladesh, Maldives, Burma and Pakistan. …

Insein Prison Trial is a One-Way Street

The Irrawaddy News Magazine – ‎‎

By AUNG ZAW Burma’s detained democracy leader Aung San Suu Kyi believes she is innocent and will continue to defend herself against the charge she faces in …

ASEAN nuclear ambitions alarm the West

Jakarta Post – ‎‎

Myanmar’s notorious junta, which has been subject to Western economic sanctions because of its poor human rights record, has attracted the most criticism …

Staff of Rangoon Journal Summoned by Censor Board

The Irrawaddy News Magazine – ‎‎

… board of Burma’s military regime on Monday following the distribution of the publication at Insein Prison, the location of Aung San Suu Kyi’s trial. …

Burma Locked Out of Region’s Prosperity, Says Gates

The Irrawaddy News Magazine – ‎

Burma’s state-run-newspaper The New Light of Myanmar reported on Monday that Aye Myint told the conference that Suu Kyi’s trial in Rangoon was an internal …

Former Burmese intelligence official ‘would testify’ at ICC

Democratic Voice of Burma – ‎

Last week, Thai MP Kraisak Choonhavan, who also heads the ASEAN Inter-Parliamentary Myanmar Caucus, said the junta should be brought to court. …

ASEAN nuclear ambitions alarm the West

Jakarta Post – ‎‎

Myanmar has become the center of attention recently over the fresh trial of opposition leader and Nobel Peace laureate Aung San Suu Kyi, who has been under …

Suu Kyi trail on hold

Australia Network News – ‎

Burma’s military junta has put the trial of the pro-democracy leader, Aung San Suu Kyi, on hold until later this week. Summing up in the case is now …

Opposition leader’s detention keeps spotlight on Myanmar

Amnesty International USA –

… during which time tens of thousands of Burmese people suffered needlessly as a result of the Myanmar government’s refusal to allow foreign aid to enter …

Malaysia denies claim of Myanmar human trafficking

eTaiwan News – ‎

The report was based on a yearlong review by committee staff who spoke to migrants from military-ruled Myanmar, also known as Burma, and human rights …

Did NMSP Reject Border Guard Role?

The Irrawaddy News Magazine – ‎

By LAWI WENG One of Burma’s major ethnic ceasefire groups, the New Mon State Party (NMSP), has rejected the Burmese military authorities’ instruction to …

Will ceasefire groups yield to junta’s pressure?

Mizzima.com – ‎

The decision apparently came after leaders of the UWSA, MNDAA-ESS, and MNDAA met in northeast Burma and discussed the regime’s proposal. …

Web campaign to free Burma’s democracy leader

Inspire Magazine – ‎

The website is supported by Burma Campaign UK, Christian Solidarity Worldwide, Amnesty International, Not On Our Watch, Open Society Institute, Avaaz, …

Thai businesswoman finds new work for buffaloes

TopNews – ‎

… the world’s leading rice exporter, a spot it has held since the mid-1960s when Thai rice shipments surpassed those of neighboring Burma, now Myanmar. …

Suu Kyi trial delayed

ABC Online – ‎‎

By South East Asia correspondent Karen Percy Final arguments in the trial of Burma’s pro-democracy leader, Aung San Suu Kyi, have been delayed until later …

Children’s Burma book on the shelves

Scotsman – ‎

The link came about after human rights campaigner Aung San Suu Kyi was given the freedom of Edinburgh in 2005. This prompted Forthview Head Teacher Sheila …

Web campaign to free Burma’s democracy leader

Inspire Magazine –

The website is supported by Burma Campaign UK, Christian Solidarity Worldwide, Amnesty International, Not On Our Watch, Open Society Institute, Avaaz, …

Suu Kyi trial delayed

ABC Online – ‎‎

By South East Asia correspondent Karen Percy Final arguments in the trial of Burma’s pro-democracy leader, Aung San Suu Kyi, have been delayed until later …

Aung San Suu Kyi: Summary of decision and conclusion

guardian.co.uk – ‎‎

I am not an expert on Burma and my analysis of the article and the complaint is largely based on information provided by Jared Genser and the authors of the …

Analysis: Defense heads push for transparency

ABS CBN News – ‎

Gates set the tone on Burma when he said, “We need to see real change in Burma—the release of political prisoners, including Aung San Suu Kyi, …

Web campaign to free Burma’s democracy leader

Inspire Magazine – ‎

… has become the global hub of the international campaign to release Burma’s democracy leader Aung San Suu Kyi. http://www.64forSuu.org allows anyone to upload …

Hunt is Forced to Home in on Shock Suspects ; BRIAN mciver’s PICK …

California Chronicle – ‎

… Aung San Suu Kyi is about to be put on trial by the country’s military government, this timely Dispatches film follows the lives of eight Burmese ..

Recession bites: compounding misery for migrants

Democratic Voice of Burma – ‎‎

As a footnote, the rise of the value of Kyat occurred partly as a result of a sudden influx of aid money in the wake of cyclone Nargis. …

Thai businesswoman finds new work for buffaloes

TopNews –

… the world’s leading rice exporter, a spot it has held since the mid-1960s when Thai rice shipments surpassed those of neighboring Burma, now Myanmar. …

Suu Kyi trial sparks helpless outrage in Myanmar

GMA news.tv – ‎‎

For a nation still recovering from the devastation of Cyclone Nargis last year, which left at least 138000 dead, the ongoing economic hardship makes coping …

Germany has just approved heroin assisted treatment – should we?

Crikey – ‎

Virtually all the heroin reaching Australia comes from Burma (Myanmar) where production has been increasing again in the last few years. …

North Korea in new missile move

Dispatch Online – ‎‎

It has attacked South Korean targets before, bombing a Korea Air jet in 1987 and trying to kill then- President Chun Doo-hwan in Myanmar in 1983. …

Software helps disaster relief

Telegraph-Journal – ‎

After Cyclone Nargis hit Myanmar in May 2008, killing more than 100000, the survivors desperately needed essential supplies. American planes and ships …

China’s Borders: Myanmar

China Briefing – ‎

Both countries have chosen to remain silent and engage the ruling junta while not publicly supporting their rule. China has been supplying the Burmese arms …

Belarus says it’s not Burma, wants some respect

New Europe – ‎‎

And we… They put you in the same category as Myanmar, doesn’t it? -Yes … and Burma, you know it’s impossible to compare countries … …

The Myanmar & Asean connection

The Statesman -‎

Events, however, took a different turn with an inward looking Burma and conflicts in South-east Asia. It is only with the dawn of the 21st century that an …

Burma’s secret victims

The Herald – ‎‎

… orphaned by Cyclone Nargis. It was a year ago that Nargis threw its monstrous tantrum in Burma, destroying communities and ripping up lives by the root. …

ASEAN leaders meet amid tight security

Inquirer.net – ‎‎

The North has attacked South Korean targets before, bombing a Korea Air jet in 1987 and trying to kill then-President Chun Doo-hwan in Burma (Myanmar) in …

Staying relevant: Thailand needs to act more boldly

เดอะ เนชั่น –

In particular, a fresher and bolder approach to Burma and Aung San Suu Kyi’s plight will be a first indicator of how this government and Asean, …

Written by Lwin Aung Soe

June 1, 2009 at 4:52 pm

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