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ျပည္သူေတြဆီမွာ လြတ္လပ္မႈနဲ႔ တန္းတူညီမွ်မႈ အရင္ဆံုး ရွိေနမွ ဒီမိုိကေရစီ စံႏႈန္းရွိတာ ျဖစ္ပါတယ္။

World focus on Burma (9 July 2009)

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On this day – July 10

News24 –

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, …

Children in the ranks – ‎

… Chad, the Central African Republic (CAR), Colombia, the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC), Myanmar (Burma), Nepal, the Philippines, Somalia, Sudan, …

A world of good in a Raleigh summer camp

News & Observer – Kristin Collins – ‎‎

… gathering at The Palms apartments, as she watched children from Vietnam, Burma — also known as Myanmar — and African nations run through the grass. …

Tourists in Burma not tested for H1N1

Democratic Voice of Burma – Thurein Soe – ‎

July 10, 2009 (DVB)–The thousands of tourists entering Burma each day across the Thai-Burma border are not being adequately checked for the A/H1N1 swine flu …

Orient-Express launches Promotions Around Asia – ‎

Cruising the Ayeyarwady River from the pagoda city of Bagan and royal Mandalay this breathtaking voyage through Burma can be enjoyed for three, …

Magnum opus in true sense

Calcutta Telegraph – ‎

Actor Atombapu Sharma brings out the king’s skill with the sword during the endless war between Manipur and neighbouring Myanmar, then Burma. …

China’s Re-emergence as an Arms Dealer: The Return of the King?

Jamestown Foundation – Richard A. Bitzinger – ‎

For example, Myanmar [Burma] was a big buyer of Chinese arms during the 1990s, but its purchases have tapered off significantly in recent years, …

Karen language has found new home

The Carrboro Citizen – Beth Mechum

Speaking the Karen language is often prohibited in Myanmar, formerly Burma, and in the refugee camps in Thailand where many native Karen …

Myanmar: From Golden Triangle to Rubber Belt ?

ReliefWeb (press release) – Tom Kramer

In the Kokang and Wa regions in northern Burma opium bans have ended over a century of poppy cultivation. The bans have had dramatic …

Landslide kills 24 in northern Burma

Sydney Morning Herald –

A landslide caused by heavy rain killed 24 migrant mineworkers in northern Burma, police confirmed on Thursday. The accident at Lonkhin near Phakant – in …

The Junta Hit Men

The Irrawaddy News Magazine – Yan Naing – ‎

The DKBA has also been assigned the role of cleaning up the KNLA areas and reinforcing troop strength along the Thai-Burmese border. …

First Burmese A(H1N1) patient recovers – ‎

… of the A (H1N1) virus in Burma, has recovered and has been discharged from hospital, the state-run media reported on Thursday. The New Light of Myanmar, …

UK Brown Meets S Africa President, UN Chief On G8 Sidelines


His spokesman said Brown and Ban agreed “there could be no credible elections in Burma without (opposition leader) Aun Sun Suu Key’s participation. …

Thai PM proposes visit to Burma – ‎

“The Government of the Union of Myanmar [Burma], as a responsible member of ASEAN, has the responsibility to protect and promote human rights,” Thailand …

G8: Brown preparing for climate change talks chaired by Obama – ‎

The two men agreed that the elections in Burma would not be credible if pro-democracy leader Aung San Suu Kyi is denied the right to participate. …

Co-operative signs Mediaburst to help jailed journalists

Crain’s Manchester Business – Richard Morris – ‎

… will try to get the public to support a move to have five journalists freed from prisons in Burma along Nobel Peace Prize winner Aung San Suu Kyi. …

Ban’s visit a watershed moment for Burma

United Press International, Asia – ‎

As expected, he made no discernible progress on any substantive issues and was unable to meet Aung San Suu Kyi. Perhaps at no other time in the last two …

The Co-operative Launches Campaign to Release Burma VJ Prisoners (Pressemitteilung) – ‎

… Su Su Nway, Ohn Than, Si Thu Maung and Ko Win Maw together with over 2100 others in Burmese jails including Nobel Peace Prize Winner Aung San Suu Kyi, …

Lawyer receives anti-racism award

WalesOnline – Martin Shipton – ‎

At the Gandhi awards, Mr Bhamjee will share the limelight with BurmeseAung San Suu Kyi, who is also being honoured. Ms Kyi… will not be

opposition leader

‘SOS BURMA,’ time for UN to do the right thing – ‎

It is right that Ban Ki moon asked for the release of Aung San Suu Kyi and all political prisoners to make clear to the regime of Naypyidaw that the 2010 …

Written by Lwin Aung Soe

July 9, 2009 at 9:13 am

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