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ျပည္သူေတြဆီမွာ လြတ္လပ္မႈနဲ႔ တန္းတူညီမွ်မႈ အရင္ဆံုး ရွိေနမွ ဒီမိုိကေရစီ စံႏႈန္းရွိတာ ျဖစ္ပါတယ္။

World focus on Burma (15 June 2009)

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Junta seeks regional support: Win Tin

Mizzima.com – ‎

by Mungpi New Delhi (Mizzima) – Veteran journalist Win Tin said on Monday Burma’s military rulers are going the whole hog to garner diplomatic support from

Taiwan, Burma sign trade pact

Mizzima.com – ‎

“Bilateral trade relationship with Myanmar [Burma] has been existence over a long time,” said the official, adding that there are at least 200

Mom of abandoned baby hid pregnancy, DuPage County prosecutor says

Chicago Sun-Times – ‎

The native of Myanmar — formerly Burma — is facing two felony counts of obstructing justice and a misdemeanor charge of child endangerment for allegedly …

Karenni State: Exodus Becoming Humanitarian Crisis

UNPO – ‎

… a humanitarian crisis along the Thai-Burmese border. David Thaw, a Karen spokesman, said that Ler Per Her camp and neighbouring villages in Myanmar, …

Thai Army Chief denies presence of KNU soldiers among refugees

Mizzima.com –

The New Light of Myanmar newspaper quoted the Burmese military regime’s Foreign Ministry’s statement that said Myanmar was “disappointed with the …

China Must Get Tough on Burma Too

The Irrawaddy News Magazine – ‎‎

This comes as international and regional pressure mounts on Burma to reconsider its ongoing trial against pro-democracy leader Aung San Suu Kyi. …

Maung Aye Starts China Visit

The Irrawaddy News Magazine – ‎

But what is China’s real position on Burma? Vice Snr-Gen Maung Aye left for Beijing from the airport in the remote capital of Naypyidaw for a six-day …

Burma-Sri Lanka Connection: Religion and Terrorism

The Irrawaddy News Magazine – ‎

But, people have forgotten about insurgency in Myanmar [Burma]. Why? Because there is no more major fighting erupted in Myanmar in recent days. …

KNU Rejects Regime Version of Fighting

The Irrawaddy News Magazine – ‎

Camp 22 fell on the morning of Monday, 15 June, said Don Ka Ohn, a relief worker with the Free Burma Rangers (FBR). The DKBA soldiers are now deployed …

Julia Roberts, Demi Moore ‘tweet’ for Suu Kyi’s release

Oneindia – ‎

… along with politicians like Gordon Brown, joined a ‘Twitter’ campaign calling for the release of the Burmese opposition leader Aung San Suu Kyi. …

South Korea Named in Complaint over Burma Gas Project

The Irrawaddy News Magazine – ‎

The two companies will be named in a report being presented to the OECD in Paris on Tuesday by two organizations that monitor human rights in Burma. …

‘We can’t leave out Depayin:’ Suu Kyi’s Lawyer

The Irrawaddy News Magazine – ‎‎

By THE IRRAWADDY Aung San Suu Kyi’s lead lawyer, Kyi Wynn, remains optimistic that Burma’s High Court will next week grant his appeal to reinstate two key …

Aung San Suu Kyi’s house is free, but she isn’t

Earthtimes (press release) – ‎

Yangon – Myanmar’s junta has dropped its guard over opposition leader Aung San Suu Kyi’s compound in Yangon since her house detention officially ended on …

Burmese Buddhist monk: everyone in Myanmar wants Aung San Su Kyi …

AsiaNews.it – ‎

Women in Burma face considerable health problems due to poor living conditions, inadequate health services, and lack of basic education. …

Over 100 former political prisoners call for Suu Kyi’s release

Mizzima.com –

We call on the United Nations Security Council to press the Myanmar Government to immediately release all political prisoners, and to restrict weapons that

SKorea firms ‘linked to Myanmar gas abuse’

AFP –

“The Korean government is failing to hold Korean corporations accountable for abuses connected to natural gas development in military ruled Burma,” the …

Burmese junta cracks down on Suu Kyi’s party

Democratic Voice of Burma – ‎

According to the Association for Political Prisoners-Burma (AAPP), around 450 NLD members are currently serving jail sentences in Burma. …

Burmese junta’s rejection of EU’s statement not up to the mark

Shan Herald Agency for News –

The internal insurgency problem that plagued the Union of Myanmar for over four decades since its regaining of independence in 1948, was in fact resulted …

Czech Minister of Foreign Affairs to chair the GAERC Council

emportal – ‎

… the following: preparations for the European Council, the Middle East peace process, the Western Balkans and the situation in Cuba and Burma/Myanmar. …

Experience the true Thailand hidden high in northern mountains

The Province –

It’s believed that the group originally came from Tibet, through China to Myanmar (Burma), where today they number more than seven million, and then into …

Korea rejects Burma gas project complaint

Democratic Voice of Burma – ‎

Still in construction, the Shwe Gas project, which will pump Burma’s vast natural gas supplies to China, has been linked with cases of forced relocation of …

Obama okays US Exim bank loans for Cambodia, Laos

Alibaba News Channel – ‎

It comes as some in Congress are pressing for renewal of US. trade sanctions on another Southeast Asian nation, Myanmar, which has charged pro-democracy …

Former Political Prisoners Join ‘Free Suu Kyi’ Campaign

The Irrawaddy News Magazine – ‎

Organizers of the campaign include Human Rights Watch, the US Campaign for Burma, Burma Info Japan, the Open Society Institute, France’s Info Birmanie and …

Myanmar second top leader Maung Aye leaves on official visit to China

Xinhua – ‎

YANGON, June 15 (Xinhua) — Myanmar’s second top leader Vice Senior-General Maung Aye left Nay Pyi Taw Monday for Beijing to begin a six-day official visit …

Celebrities ‘tweet’ for Aung San Suu Kyi

Telegraph.co.uk – ‎

Most Burmese people have at most a few hours of electricity a day and may never have seen a computer. It is not known if Burma’s xenophobic generals watch …

Burma blasts ‘politically motivated’ EU statement on Karen

Democratic Voice of Burma – ‎

… sites along the Thai-Burma border. A statement in the government mouthpiece New Light of Myanmar newspaper however called the statement “ignorant”, …

Our view: Discussions on diversity empower us

Utica Observer Dispatch – ‎

Thousands of Bosnians have been followed by Muslims from places such as Myanmar (formerly known as Burma), the Sudan, Somalia and Afghanistan. …

Cambodia, Laos Removed from US Trade Blacklist

2point6billion – ‎

The United States now forbids US-backed loans in only six countries – Cuba, Iran, Myanmar, North Korea, Sudan and Syria. The countries of Laos and Cambodia …

Kyprianou in Luxembourg

Famagusta Gazette – ‎

The Council is also expected to focus the Middle East, including the peace process, Lebanon and Syria, as well as the Western Balkans, Cuba and Burma/Myanmar.

US moves to counter China in Southeast Asia

Radio Australia – ‎

WALDRON: Well certainly China is very, very active seeking, they’re very deeply involved, particularly in Burma, Myanmar, and seeking naval facilities there …

MediaWATCH: Actors Turn Out to Farewell Carradine

Phuketwan – ‎‎

CNN The trial of Myanmar opposition leader Aung San Suu Kyi was delayed again on Friday and will resume in late June, court officials said. Burma…

opposition

Rohingya not our problem, Burma tells Bali meeting

Moonee Valley Community News –

Asylum-seekers from Myanmar have said they suffer beatings by Burma’s security forces and had their property stolen while having punishing taxes levied on

In India, a mandate and a test

Christian Science Monitor – ‎

China is building a set of hydroelectric dams in Burma (Myanmar) and recently beat India in securing a 30-year concession on natural gas from the country’s …

Celebrities tweet for Suu Kyi’s release in Myanmar

The Associated Press – ‎

Myanmar, also known as Burma, has been dominated by the military since 1962. “Burma’s generals think they can act with impunity. …

The future of democracy in Myanmar

The New Nation – ‎

… Aung San Suu Kyi, has once again catapulted events in Myanmar onto the front pages of newspapers around the globe. The leader of Burma’s struggle for …

Havel joins world campaign in support of Burmese dissident

Czech Happenings – ‎

She is to spend her 14th birthday in detention ordered by the Burmese junta, AP writes. It refers to the organisers of the “64 words for Aung San Suu Kyi”

Myanmar slams EU concern for Karen rebels

PRESS TV – ‎

Myanmar’s ruling junta has dismissed European Union’s concerns over growing operations against Karen rebels as political meddling. …

Myanmar: Ministry of Foreign Affairs releases Press Statement in …

ISRIA – ‎

The Ministry of Foreign Affairs today released a Press Statement in response to the declaration on Myanmar issued by the European Union (EU) Presidency on …

Amnesty: Economic crisis leaves world sitting on a ‘powder keg’

Monday Morning – ‎

The 400-page Amnesty Report gives an overview of abuse around the world, including well-publicized human rights hotspots such as MyanmarBurma], … [


Written by Lwin Aung Soe

June 15, 2009 at 3:32 pm

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