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ျပည္သူေတြဆီမွာ လြတ္လပ္မႈနဲ႔ တန္းတူညီမွ်မႈ အရင္ဆံုး ရွိေနမွ ဒီမိုိကေရစီ စံႏႈန္းရွိတာ ျဖစ္ပါတယ္။

World focus on Burma (3 July 2009)

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PM urges Myanmar to halt Suu Kyi trial

Reuters South Africa –

Suu Kyi, who has spearheaded a campaign for democracy for two decades in the former Burma, is currently on trial for breaching a security law, which critics …

Myanmar’s new generation shy away from political activism, look …

Minneapolis Star Tribune – ‎

Two decades ago, it was very difficult to emigrate from the country then called Burma. Today it’s much easier, and every day long lines of people, …

A legacy of mismanagement: the state of Burma’s economy

Mizzima.com

The government has long had a policy of having just one monopoly provider of rural credit in the form of the Myanmar Agricultural Development Bank, or MADB, …

Could YouTube Have Stopped Hitler?

On FaithAbraham CooperHarold Brackman

In 2009, regimes like Myanmar (Burma) nip the problem of potential protest on the Internet in the bud by outlawing the web: no Medium-no Message. …

Myanmar junta stalls on Ban request to see Suu Kyi

Reuters – Louis Charbonneau – ‎

Suu Kyi, who has spearheaded the campaign for democracy for two decades in the former Burma, is currently on trial for breaching a security law, …

Ban Ki Moon demands release of Aung San Suu Kyi

Times Online – Richard Lloyd Parry – ‎‎

Ban Ki Moon, the UN Secretary-General, asked the leader of Burmese junta to release the detained democracy leader, Aung San Suu Kyi, today but was refused …

UN chief gambles on Burma breakthrough

BBC News – Jonathan Head – ‎

Yet his decision to visit Burma and meet its secretive military rulers – at a time when the rest of the world is outraged by their decision to put …

UN’s Ban “Appreciates” Than Shwe’s Actions in Burma, Scam Election …

Inner City Press – ‎

UNITED NATIONS, July 3 — With news of his airplane’s touch-down in Yangon, the carefully stage managed visit to Myanmar of UN Secretary General Ban Ki-moon …

UN chief presses Suu Kyi release

Aljazeera.net –

Ban Ki-moon, the United Nation’s secretary-general, has met Myanmar’s military chief to demand the release of Aung San Suu Kyi, the country’s imprisoned

Ban Ki-Moon On Risky Mission To Burma Seeking Political Prisoners …

Free Internet Press – ‎

I will convey exactly what the international community expects and wishes (regarding) the way they want to see changes in Myanmar (Burma). …

UN chief wants access to Suu Kyi

ABC Online – ‎

(APTN) UN Secretary General Ban Ki-moon pressed the reclusive leader of Burma’s ruling junta to free democracy icon Aung San Suu Kyi and to allow him to …

UN’s Ban meets with Myanmar’s junta supremo

Reuters South Africa – Louis Charbonneau – ‎

NAYPYIDAW, Myanmar (Reuters) – Myanmar junta supremo Than Shwe smiled briefly but gave nothing away as he listened Friday to UN chief …

UN Chief Begins Talks with Burmese Military Rulers

Voice of America – ‎

By VOA News UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon is in Burma to press the ruling military government to release all political prisoners, including pro-democracy …

Ban Ki-moon meeting with jailed Suu Kyi a no go

CBC.ca – ‎‎

Ban met with junta chief Than Shwe, the senior general in Burma, also known as Myanmar, on Friday and requested a meeting with Suu Kyi face-to-face. …

Burma rejects Ban’s plea to meet Suu Kyi

IrishExaminer.com – ‎‎

UN secretary-general Ban Ki-moon said Burma’s military leader today rejected his initial request to meet jailed opposition leader Aung San Suu Kyi. …

Myanmar rejects initial UN attempt to see Suu Kyi

The Associated Press – John Heilprin – ‎‎

NAYPYITAW, Myanmar (AP) — UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon said Friday that Myanmar’s junta chief rejected his initial request to meet jailed opposition …

Can Ban Ki-moon Make A Difference?

The Irrawaddy News Magazine – Htet Aung – ‎

Burma’s cloudy political atmosphere is turbulent with concern, doubt and hope regarding the United Nations Secretary General Ban Ki-moon visit …

‘The Philanthropist’ is mind-blowingly good

Buffalo News – Jeff Simon

… between the oppressive military junta that wants to call a country Myanmar and the democratic liberationists who want to return to calling it Burma? …

Absence of rain delays cultivation in Chin state

Mizzima.com –

The degree of certainty is 80 per cent,” said the weather forecast in Burma’sMyanmar on Tuesday. Cultivation of paddy has … state newspaper the New Light of

Strength and dishonor

Asia Times Online – Maung Aung

There is almost universal puzzlement as to the enduring staying power of the Myanmar military regime. With such widespread fear, distrust and outright …

UN chief meets Myanmar junta leader on Suu Kyi

New Straits Times – ‎

… huge failure,” said Kenneth Roth, New York-based hrw’s executive director. Myanmar, formerly known as Burma, has been ruled by the military since 1962.

UN chief in Myanmar mission to free Suu Kyi

New Straits Times – ‎

… New York-based hrw’s executive director, said in a statement. Myanmar, formerly known as Burma, has been ruled by the military since 1962.

Southeast Asia to Somerdale

Cherry Hill Courier Post – Joseph Gidjunis – ‎

After living 13 years in protected United Nations Refugee camps on the Thailand-Burma border, (now called Myanmar) he seeks one thing for himself, …

Analysis: Why sanctions aren’t working in Myanmar

CNN – Pauline Chiou – ‎

Workers at TOTAL’s project in Burma unload pipe for the 1996 construction of the Yadana pipeline. Consider the Southeast Asian nation of Myanmar.

UNSC expresses concern over reports of NKorean missile launch

Business Standard –

Briefing reporters on the agenda of the Security Council for the month of July, Rugunda said Middle East, Somalia, Honduras and Burma are other issues, …

Burma expands military ties with North Korea

Telegraph.co.uk – Malcolm Moore – ‎

Mr Ban is in Burma for negotiations over the release of a group of political prisoners and could also be granted access to Aung San Suu Kyi, who is on trial …

Burma, North Korea Said To Expand Military Ties

Salem-News.Com – ‎

Burma has meanwhile brought a bizarre criminal case against detained opposition leader and Nobel Peace laureate Aung San Suu Kyi and renewed a military …

Friday, July 10

eTaiwan News –

1995 – Opposition leader and Nobel Peace Prize laureate Aung San Suu Kyi is freed from house arrest in Rangoon, Burma, now known as Yangon, Myanmar, …

VIEW: Asia’s hour? —Jamie F Metzl

Daily Times – ‎‎

Moreover, if China, India, and the ASEAN states take the lead in promoting a just resolution for the people of Burma/Myanmar, or if China proves more …

Burmese Exiles Rights Groups Hold Hope For Un Chief’s Visit

Journal of Turkish Weekly – ‎‎

United Nations Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon visits Burma Friday to push for the release of political prisoners and national reconciliation. …

Blind Karen farmer harvests dignity as well as extra income

Reuters AlertNet – Kitty McKinsey – ‎

Even after the 52-year-old Karen farmer came to a Thai refugee camp from his native Myanmar more than 20 years ago, he attempted to support his family by …

UN chief on tough trip to Burma

Channel 4 News‎1 hour ago‎
UN Secretary-General Ban Ki Moon still does not know if he will meet political prisoner Aung San Suu Kyi following talks with Burma’s top general.

Myanmar stalls on UN chief’s talks with Suu Kyi

AFP‎1 hour ago‎
aid following Cyclone Nargis in May 2008, which killed around 138000 people. Myanmar, formerly known as Burma, has been ruled by the military since 1962.

UN Chief´s visit in Myanmar: How effective it will be?

American ChronicleJoe Fleishman‎2 hours ago‎
UN Secretary General Ban Ki Moon has arrived in Myanmar to have talks with their military leaders. Secretary General is expected to lobby Myanmar´s Junta to

Written by Lwin Aung Soe

July 3, 2009 at 1:31 pm

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