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World focus on Burma (4 July 2009)

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NB. Today’s world focus on Ban Ki-moon’s trip to Burma is separately posted in this link.

https://saveburma.wordpress.com/2009/07/04/un-chief-ban-ki-moon%E2%80%99s-visit-to-burma-4-7-2009/

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Lopsided Engagement Policy

Korea Times

the Russian Federation’s bilateral relation with the Union of Myanmar (also known as Burma) is unambiguously lopsided toward the ruling military junta.

UK lauds RP for rights stand

Inquirer.netCynthia Balana

body and for its strong stand on the need for political reforms in BurmaMyanmar), specifically the release of pro-democracy leader Aung San Suu Kyi. (

Myanmar snubs UN chief over Suu Kyi visit

Sydney Morning HeraldHerve Couturier

Myanmar, formerly known as Burma, has been ruled by the military since 1962. This story is sourced direct from an overseas news agency as an additional

UN criticises Burma over Suu Kyi visit

The AgeRachel O’Brien

“I believe the government of Myanmar (Burma) failed to take a unique opportunity to show its commitment for a new era of political openness.

Ban Ki-Moon’s remarks on Burma

Mizzima.com

by Mizzima News This is my second visit to Myanmar in just over a year. Both visits have been at critical times for the country’s future.

Fossil Find in Burma Suggests Asian Origin for Missing Link

DigitalJournal.comLenny Stoute

In 2005, Beard discovered a 37-million-year-old jaw fragment in the badlands of central Myanmar. The jaw belonged to an amphipithecid, which Beard and

Scott Urbach in Myanmar; Retired Austin Travelers meet Wednesday

Austin American-StatesmanJanet Wilson

I recently returned from a journey to the misunderstood Southeast Asian country of Myanmar (formerly Burma). Myanmar has received nothing

Big names back Sight For All blindness charity

Adelaidenow – Brad Crouch – ‎

… it has grown out of the highly successful Vision Myanmar program that has restored the sight of thousands of people in Myanmar (Burma) by providing …

Myanmar links Suu Kyi’s US swimmer to exile groups

StarPhoenix – ‎

Myanmar’s junta said Thursday that a U. s. man on trial for swimming to the house of Aung san suu Kyi had links with exile groups in Thailand, …

Citizens urge Govt to stop arms sales to Burma

Assam Times – Nava Thakuria – ‎

The well-attended meeting, organized by the Burma Centre Delhi and Journalists’ Forum, Assam, also demanded immediate release of Aung San Suu Kyi and all …

N Korea Using Malaysian Bank for Burmese Weapons Deals: Yonhap

The Irrawaddy News Magazine – Arkar Moe – ‎

North Korea sought payment through a bank in Malaysia for a suspected shipment of weapons to Burma being carried on a freighter tracked by the …

WITNESS – Overnight in Myanmar’s ghost town capital

Reuters India – Louis Charbonneau

NAYPYIDAW, Myanmar (Reuters) – A green and yellow sign greeted us in English and Burmese with the words: “Welcome to Naypyitaw”. …

Thai PM to meet UN chief after his Burma visit

The Nation – ‎

By The Nation Prime Minister Abhisit Vejjajiva is ready to meet UN Secretary General Ban Ki Moon who will be in transit from Rangoon to New York late …

Weekly Business Roundup (July 4, 2009)

The Irrawaddy News Magazine – William Boot – ‎

Hong Kong businesses invested just over US $500 million in Burma in 31 projects in 2008, the report said. The state-run Myanmar Gems Enterprise is …

UK hails RP for strong stance on Myanmar

Manila Bulletin – Charissa M. Luci – ‎

“The UK is immensely grateful to the Filipino government for the leading role that [it] has played in the ASEAN on Burma (old name of Myanmar). …

Tips for the Senior General on environmental issue

Shan Herald Agency for News –

(Irrawaddy) Ban Ki-moon is returning to Burma to address three pressing issues: political prisoners, dialogue and setting the stage for credible elections …

Shan party meets UN chief, non-party activists might be released

Shan Herald Agency for News – ‎‎

… of Burmese people,” according to the exile National Coalition Government of the Union of Burma. Ban Ki-moon met all the parties’ representatives, …

North Korea cements military ties with Myanmar

Kuala Lumpur News – ‎

A leaked report purportedly drafted by authorities in Myanmar’s military government describes a top-secret visit to North Korea late last year by Myanmar’s …

Muslim holidays work way to forefront in school systems

Utica Observer Dispatch – Jonathan MonfilettoRebecca Croniser – ‎

Thousands of Muslim Bosnian refugees have been followed by Muslims from places such as Myanmar (Burma), the Sudan, Somalia and Afghanistan. …

Old army maps find peacetime role

The Japan Times – ‎

… River in what was Burma to support rescue activities after a major cyclone devastated Myanmar’s key rice-growing area, claiming more than 130000 lives. …

Building a closer RP-US partnership

Inquirer.net – Albert F. del Rosario – ‎

Although Asean is hobbled by the problem of Myanmar (Burma), the Philippines must help convince the United States that Asean is an effective agency for …

North Korean-Burmese alliance grows closer

Hot Air – Ed Morrissey – ‎

Burma, called Myanmar by the ruling military junta, sent its military leaders to North Korea for secret talks last year, resulting in a closer military and …

A response on Intangki Issue

MorungExpress – Naomei Konyak – ‎

Tsunthiu talked too much of Nagas of Nagaland without realizing that, he has his brothers across the so-called Myanmar (Burma) and Arunachal Pradesh borders …

Myanmar’s frustrated generation looks abroad

Philadelphia Inquirer –

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, …


North Korean military workers sighted near Indian border: report

Thaindian.com‎Jul 5, 2009‎
“In fact, they were North Korean engineers building a complex of tunnels and bunkers for the Burmese military junta in an axis of outcasts,” the paper said.

Russian-North Korean border area residents have no worries over nukes

RT‎Jul 5, 2009‎
China and Russia have expressed concerns over an escalation of tensions on the Korean peninsula. But even though Russia has a border with North Korea,

UK lauds RP for founding human rights body

Manila BulletinMadel R. Sabater‎Jul 5, 2009‎
Lewis also commended the Philippines for its firm stand on Burma, particularly its need for political reforms and call to release democratic leader Aung San

Lopsided Engagement Policy

Korea Times‎Jul 4, 2009‎
the Russian Federation’s bilateral relation with the Union of Myanmar (also known as Burma) is unambiguously lopsided toward the ruling military junta.

UK lauds RP for rights stand

Inquirer.netCynthia Balana‎Jul 4, 2009‎
body and for its strong stand on the need for political reforms in Burma (Myanmar), specifically the release of pro-democracy leader Aung San Suu Kyi.

Myanmar snubs UN chief over Suu Kyi visit

Sydney Morning HeraldHerve Couturier‎Jul 4, 2009‎
Myanmar, formerly known as Burma, has been ruled by the military since 1962. This story is sourced direct from an overseas news agency as an additional

UN criticises Burma over Suu Kyi visit

The AgeRachel O’Brien‎Jul 4, 2009‎
“I believe the government of Myanmar (Burma) failed to take a unique opportunity to show its commitment for a new era of political openness.

Ban Ki-Moon’s remarks on Burma

Mizzima.com‎Jul 4, 2009‎
by Mizzima News This is my second visit to Myanmar in just over a year. Both visits have been at critical times for the country’s future.

Fossil Find in Burma Suggests Asian Origin for Missing Link

DigitalJournal.comLenny Stoute‎Jul 4, 2009‎
In 2005, Beard discovered a 37-million-year-old jaw fragment in the badlands of central Myanmar. The jaw belonged to an amphipithecid, which Beard and

Scott Urbach in Myanmar; Retired Austin Travelers meet Wednesday

Austin American-StatesmanJanet Wilson‎Jul 4, 2009‎
I recently returned from a journey to the misunderstood Southeast Asian country of Myanmar (formerly Burma). Myanmar has received nothing

Written by Lwin Aung Soe

July 4, 2009 at 4:20 pm

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