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World focus on Burma (10 June 2009)

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Myanmar’s Suu Kyi tells lawyers to push appeal (Pressemitteilung) – ‎

AP YANGON, Myanmar (AP) – Myanmar’s detained democracy leader Aung San Suu Kyi instructed her lawyers Wednesday to continue the appeals process to allow …

Goh’s Comments Significant

The Irrawaddy News Magazine – ‎

… Tong told junta leader Snr-Gen Than Shwe that Suu Kyi’s trial had “an international dimension to the matter, which Myanmar [Burma] should not ignore. …

Misery for Karen Refugees

The Irrawaddy News Magazine – ‎

The refugees are now being taken care of by Karen relief groups, such as the Karen Refugee Committee, as well as by the Thailand Burma Border Consortium. …

SM Goh briefed on developments to promote tourism in Shan State in …

Channel News Asia –

By Imelda Saad, Channel NewsAsia | Posted: 10 June 2009 2031 hrs SINGAPORE: Day three of Senior Minister Goh Chok Tong’s visit to Myanmar saw him travelling …

Indian MPs for release of Suu Kyi

Narinjara News – ‎

The Indian Parliamentarian Forum for Democracy in Burma (IPFDB) has submitted the petition on behalf of 118 Indian MPs from both houses to call on New Delhi …

Indian PM urged to secure Suu Kyi’s release – ‎

One-hundred eighteen Indian MPs joined the petition initiated by the Indian Parliamentarians Forum for Democracy in Burma (IPFDB), urging Manmohan Singh to …

Thai army reinforces Burma border

BBC News -‎

By Jonathan Head Thailand has sent heavily-armed troops to reinforce positions along the Burma border after an influx of ethnic Karen refugees fleeing an …

Myanmar urged to open up to international donors+

Product Design & Development – ‎

By AP BANGKOK, June 10 (Kyodo) — Myanmar’s neighbor countries in Southeast Asia and international donor agencies and countries appealed to the country’s …

UN staff sent to assess Karen refugees

Democratic Voice of Burma – ‎

June 10, 2009 (DVB)–The United Nations has sent its staff to five sites along the Thai-Burma border where Karen villagers have stationed themselves after …

Myanmar’s Suu Kyi seeks high court appeal: lawyer

AFP – ‎

YANGON (AFP) — Imprisoned Myanmar pro-democracy icon Aung San Suu Kyi instructed her legal team Wednesday to push ahead with a high court appeal to allow …

New Rangoon-Naypyidaw Highway a Lonely, Risky Drive

The Irrawaddy News Magazine – ‎

The Rangoon-Naypyidaw highway is the first part of a new eight-lane highway between Rangoon and Mandalay, in central Burma. The new highway was built by the …

Kachins Reject Border Guard Role

The Irrawaddy News Magazine – ‎

Other China-Burma border-based ethnic armed groups—the United Wa State Army, the Kokang ethnic group and the Myanmar National Democratic Alliance Army—were …

Junta meet with Mongla inconclusive

Shan Herald Agency for News – ‎

He is expected to discuss with Beijing on the current state of affairs in Burma particularly on the trial of Aung San Suu Kyi and the ongoing talks with the …

The Message from the Lion State

The Irrawaddy News Magazine –

Historically, Singapore politicians forged a good relationship with Burma’s ruling elite, including Gen Ne Win. It’s hardly surprising, therefore,

Digital divide separates world’s rich from poor

Helsingin Sanomat – ‎

In Myanmar (the former Burma), governed by a military junta, only a minute portion of the population, a mere 0.1 per cent of them, uses the Internet. …

Child soldiers still a fact of life in Burma: Ban – ‎

by Mizzima News Chiang Mai – United Nations Secretary General Ban Ki-moon says despite some progress in combating the incidence of child soldiers in Burma, …

Myanmar ethnic groups call for UNinvestigation into Karen exodus

Earthtimes (press release) – ‎‎

… global arms embargo against Burma’s [Myanmar’s] violent military regime,” said Naing Aung, secretary-general of the Forum for Democracy in Burma (FDB). …

MPs urge PM to take up Suu Kyi issue with Myanmar

Hindu – ‎

Indian Parliamentarians’ Forum for Democracy in Burma (IIPFDB) co-convenor Sharad Joshi said India should change its policy towards Myanmar and try to …

Myanmar’s Suu Kyi meets lawyers in prison

AFP – ‎

YANGON (AFP) — Myanmar pro-democracy icon Aung San Suu Kyi has met with her defence lawyers in jail, an official said, as her legal team vowed to push ahead …

Nigeria: Hyundai to Provide Luxury Cars for ASEAN-S

Nigerian Bulletin! – ‎

… the Philippines, Singapore, Thailand, Brunei, Burma (Myanmar), Cambodia, Laos, and Vietnam. At the ASEAN-Republic of Korea Commemorative Summit, …

Burmese refugees rebuild community through a garden

Lansing State Journal –

The 60 families who work this three-acre plot of land are refugees from Myanmar, the Southeast Asian country that is still called Burma by those who don’t …

China’s Stability Doctrine

Korea Times – ‎

Before the global financial crisis hit, China benefited mightily from the long boom along its eastern and southern rim, with only Myanmar (Burma) and North …

Former Singapore PM urges free elections in Burma

Democratic Voice of Burma –

June 10, 2009 (DVB)–The former prime minister of Singapore has urged the Burmese government not to ignore international pressure on the trial of Aung San …

Serious Violations against Children in Burma: Ban

The Irrawaddy News Magazine –

By LALIT K JHA WASHINGTON — UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon on Tuesday reported grave violations against children in Burma including credible reports of …

Singapore’s Goh Raises Suu Kyi’s Trial in Naypyidaw Talks

The Irrawaddy News Magazine – ‎‎

By THE IRRAWADDY Singapore’s Senior Minister Goh Chok Tong urged Burma’s junta leaders at a meeting in Naypyidaw on Tuesday not to allow the trial of …

SPDC Extends Ethnic Radio Program for Propaganda

Narinjara News – ‎

One listener said, “The ethnic radio program for seven major nationalities in Burma was being aired through Myanmar Broadcasting Service in Naypyidaw and …

Burma, China and Sri Lanka – The lessons

Kalugu – ‎

Burma’s Junta recently extended the house arrest of pro-democracy leader Aung San Suu Kyi, 61 for another year, defying overwhelming international appeals. ..

Complaint filed with Commissioner regarding Ivanhoe’s lobbyists

Straight Goods – ‎

… stake in Myanmar Ivanhoe Copper Company Limited (MICCL), the joint venture created by Ivanhoe with the Burmese military regime to operate Burma’s …

MYANMAR Cyclone victims get new homes

Union of Catholic Asian News –

YANGON (UCAN) — The Catholic Church is continuing to coordinate efforts to build homes for needy Catholic families whose houses were destroyed by Cyclone …

ONGC expects fall in overseas crude output

Upstream Online –

However, output at ONGC’s overseas ventures may increase to 10 million tons in two years as fields in Brazil and Burma start production, Butola said. …

Burma – Karen Villagers Forced to Flee

Christian Freedom International -‎

MAE SOT, THAILAND (Christian Freedom International) — On June 6, the Burmese army launched a major attack on Ler Per Her village, an Internally Displaced …

Thousands of Karen Flee

自由亞洲電臺 – ‎

“They fled because of danger and fear of capture and forced labor by the Myanmar [Burmese] army,” Thanongsak told reporters. “Most of the refugees are women …

Suu Kyi’s plight continues

Express Buzz –

Under both international and Myanmar’s national law on arbitrary detention, Suu Kyi’s term of house imprisonment was to end on May 27. …

China Sends Ominous Warning Over Gambling Danger to Neighbors

Online Casino Advisory – ‎‎

China says some of its citizens have been in danger due to lax regard for safety and border controls by Myanmar, formerly known as Burma. …

3000 Karens Flee Burma


The Thai army has reported that thousands of Karens are fleeing to Thailand because of fighting that started on June 3 in a village close to the Thai-Burma …

Digital Influence Group Wins Two Communicator Awards

TAXI Design Network – ‎

… and 30 YouTube celebrity videos, supported a 30-day effort launched by The Human Rights Action Center and the US Campaign for Burma to build a movement …

UN assessing situation of Myanmar refugees in Thailand

UN News Centre – ‎

A number of the recently-arrived refugees were already uprooted in Myanmar and living in the Ler Per Her camp for internally displaced persons (IDPs) run by …

Ethical jewels – ‎

Fancy helping a military junta to continue persecuting Burmese pro-democracy leader, Aung San Sui Kyi, with that ruby? Or propping up an Afghan warlord with …

Less fertilizer is sold despite drop in price

Independent Mon News Agency

… fertilizers” Farmers in Burma use fertilizers that are imported from China, India, Bangladesh, and Thailand according to a former manager of the Myanmar …

China to work with neighboring countries to curb gambling along …

Xinhua –

“The foreign ministry has instructed China’s embassy to Myanmar to verify relevant circumstances, and required the Myanmar side to investigate into that …

Chevron Shareholders Ignore Company’s Abuses

Huffington Post – ‎

It is a report that tells stories about human rights abuses in places like Nigeria and Burma, where Chevron has been accused of promoting military violence …

Written by Lwin Aung Soe

June 9, 2009 at 10:51 pm

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