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ျပည္သူေတြဆီမွာ လြတ္လပ္မႈနဲ႔ တန္းတူညီမွ်မႈ အရင္ဆံုး ရွိေနမွ ဒီမိုိကေရစီ စံႏႈန္းရွိတာ ျဖစ္ပါတယ္။

World focus on Burma (25 June 2009)

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Authorities hold rare press briefing

Mizzima.com -‎

… the case of John William Yettaw, an American currently standing trial for sneaking into pro-democracy leader Aung San Suu Kyi’s home in early May. …

Washington youngsters enjoy historic trip to Parliament

Politics.co.uk – Grace Jones – ‎

… before heading to the Foreign Office to quiz experts on developments in Burma including the ongoing trial of democracy campaigner Aung San Suu Kyi. …

Newsmakers of the week

Macleans.ca – ‎

Imprisoned Burmese opposition leader and Nobel laureate Aung San Suu Kyi—on trial for violating the conditions of her house arrest—celebrated her 64th …

Police Chief Suspects Yettaw Mastermind

The Irrawaddy News Magazine – ‎

… The Burmese police chief, Brig-Gen Khin Yi, alleged that a mastermind was orchestrating John William Yettaw, whose intrusion on Aung San Suu Kyi led to …

Burma restricts reportage on North Korean vessel

Mizzima.com – ‎

However, Burma’s state-run newspaper, New Light of Myanmar, on Thursday reported that the North Korean vessel was MV Dumangang and is a cargo vessel …

Likely Destination of N Korean Ship Often Used for Weapons Deliveries

The Irrawaddy News Magazine – Min Lwin – ‎

On Thursday, the Burmese state-run newspaper, The News Light of Myanmar, reported that the government had denied that the Kang Nam 1 was heading for Burma. …

Gambari Sets Out for Burma

The Irrawaddy News Magazine – Lalit K Jha – ‎

“She is and can be a very important partner for dialogue for the authorities of the Myanmar [Burma] government. Therefore, whenever I’m ready I’m going to …

Burma Denies Knowledge of North Korean Vessel’s Destination

The Irrawaddy News Magazine – ‎

“Given North Korea’s nuclear trade to Syria, its attempts to sell Scuds to Myanmar [Burma], and its ongoing sales of conventional arms, there’s reason to be …

Burma Seeks to Join ‘Axis of Evil’

The Irrawaddy News Magazine – Htet Aung – ‎‎

… the fight against the bias of the UNSC, which “only serves the big powers’ interests,” reported Burmese state-run The New Light of Myanmar on July 30. …

UK Threatens Tighter Sanctions

The Irrawaddy News Magazine – Arkar Moe – ‎

British Prime Minister Gordon Brown reiterated on Wednesday that his government would tighten sanctions against Burma and condemned the Burmese …

Locals back Burma cause

Prague Post – Sarah Borufka – ‎

More than 100 demonstrators gathered beneath the Charles Bridge June 18 to raise awareness of Burmese dissident and Nobel Peace Prize holder Aung San Suu …

Until Stilwell, Myanmar’s Sitwee port is India’s gateway to South Asia

Livemint –

… some sections of the old Burma Road, stretching from Kunming. Some 60 km of the road lies in India, 1000 km in Myanmar and more than 600 km in China. …

Drug traffickers get death penalty

Independent Online – ‎‎

Beijing – Two men convicted of trafficking heroin from Myanmar/Burma were executed in northeastern China this week, state media reported on Thursday.

N. Korea Warns of Nuclear ‘Fire Shower’ Attack

FOXNews –

It left the North Korean port of Nampo a week ago and is believed bound for Myanmar, South Korean and US officials said. Myanmar state television on …

Anwar’s appeal for sodomy case to be heard by lower court due on …

Malaysia Today – ‎

Like Myanmar’s Aung San Suu Kyi, Anwar is a democracy icon and has been persecuted for challenging the Umno-BN regime now led by Najib. And like the Burmese …

Yesterday in parliament

guardian.co.uk – ‎

The prime minister condemned the “sham” trial of the Burmese opposition leader Aung San Suu Kyi. He said European leaders were prepared to impose tough new …

Leaders clash on spending

TeleText – ‎

The Prime Minister has condemned the “sham” trial of Burmese opposition leader Aung San Suu Kyi. Gordon Brown said European leaders were prepared to impose ..

Myanmar says UN envoy due on June 26

AFP – ‎Jun

… out since the ruling generals crushed protests led by Buddhist monks in 2007. Myanmar, formerly known as Burma, has been ruled by the military since 1962.

A UN snub: Two regimes in a tub

Asia Times Online – Donald Kirk

“The suggestion that it is carrying missile equipment to Burma [Myanmar] ring true,” said Mark Fitzpatrick, senior fellow for non-proliferation with the …

N. Korea Warns Of Nuclear “Fire Shower”

CBS News – ‎

A peaceful resolution to this crisis, as well as the Iran election fiasco; the messes in Burma, Haiti, Afganistan, Iraq, Zimbabwe and so on are the LAST …

Shawnee Energy Festival set for this weekend

The Southern – Christi Mathis – ‎

The 20 students from Myanmar (Burma), Cambodia and Vietnam will participate in classroom activities and lectures featuring University officials including …

Mongla throwing party tomorrow

Shan Herald Agency for News –

The National Democratic Alliance Army-Eastern Shan State (NDAA) begins 5-day celebrations of the 20th anniversary of its ceasefire agreement with Burma’s …


Written by Lwin Aung Soe

June 25, 2009 at 4:59 pm

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