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ျပည္သူေတြဆီမွာ လြတ္လပ္မႈနဲ႔ တန္းတူညီမွ်မႈ အရင္ဆံုး ရွိေနမွ ဒီမိုိကေရစီ စံႏႈန္းရွိတာ ျဖစ္ပါတယ္။

Word focus on Burma (13 July 2009)

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87-year-old opposition member imprisoned

Democratic Voice of Burma – Khin Hnin Htet

‘The choice for Myanmar’s [Burma] leaders in the coming days and weeks will be between meeting that responsibility in the interest of all concerned, …

‘Ban’s approach with junta not effective’

Gulf Times –

Three Myanmar opposition groups said Ban should “stop expecting” the ruling generals to respond positively to his calls. resolution to deal with Burma’s …

Myanmar gas move

Calcutta Telegraph – ‎

… along with their South Korean partners Daewoo Corp and Korea Gas Corp may invest $3.73 billion to produce natural gas found off the Myanmar…

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Myanmar: More Karen IDPs fleeing fighting

ReliefWeb (press release) – ‎

The Free Burma Rangers (FBR), a relief group operating in the area, reported on July 7 that the five hundred villagers, including women and children, …

Swine fever kills 500 pigs in Mizoram

Times of India – ‎

Meanwhile, a ban on import of pigs and piglets from neighbouring Myanmar and Bangladesh, with which Mizoram shares 722-km-long international border,

China’s Autonomous Regions Eyed as Model for Burmese Ethnic Areas?

The Irrawaddy News Magazine – Wai Moe – ‎

In part, the letter said: “We solemnly ask the Chinese government to relay our request to the Myanmar [Burma] government: first, we support the …

ACT Appeal Myanmar: Cyclone Nargis rehabilitation – ASMY82 revision 2

ReliefWeb (press release) – ‎

On 2 and 3 May 2008 a massive cyclone (Nargis) hit Myanmar (Burma) affecting the lives of approximately 24 million people in 115 townships, according to

Myanmar tells UN it will free political prisoners

PR-Inside.com (Pressemitteilung) – ‎

On Monday, the Washington-based US Campaign for Burma released a letter urging the Security Council «to deal with Burma’s military regime. …

Burma to Amnesty Some Prisoners for 2010 Elections

Voice of America – ‎

By VOA News Burma’s ambassador to the United Nations says the military government is planning to grant amnesty to prisoners so they can take part in next …

Burma to free political prisoners

BBC News – Laura Trevelyan – ‎

Burma is preparing to release political prisoners to allow them to take part in national elections next year. …

UN’s Ban Says Than Shwe Pledged Fair Election, But Suu Kyi Can’t …

UN’s Ban and Than Shwe shake: Constitution not shown

Inner City Press – ‎

She called on the “Burmese generals” to make good on their statement that cooperation with the UN is a “cornerstone of the foreign policy of Myanmar. …

Following is UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon’s statement to the …

ReliefWeb (press release) – ‎

Thank you for this opportunity to brief the members of the Security Council, at their request, on my visit to Myanmar from 3 to 4 July at the invitation of …

Neda Soltani: A Martyr And A Hero

Philadelphia Bulletin – James G. Wiles

In today’s Myanmar (Burma), we have Aung San Suu Kyi, winner of the Nobel Peace Prize. America, too, has her feminine symbols. Actually, several women. …

UN chief tells Myanmar to deliver on poll pledge

AFP – ‎

“The Secretary-General’s visit was an opportunity for the Government of Burma to transform its relationship with the international community, which stands …

Burmese refugees rounded up and sold in Malaysia

Worldfocus – ‎

In Malaysia, some immigration officials have been accused of involvement in selling refugees from Myanmar, also known as Burma, to gangs in Thailand. …

Assessing Ban’s Burma visit

UN Dispatch – John Boonstra – ‎‎

SG Ban is briefing the Security Council on his recent trip to Burma today. And while Britain’s Foreign Minister may have praised Ban’s trip, …

Ban Ki-Moon returns from Yangon empty-handed

The Daily Star – ‎

BURMA (now Myanmar) is our next-door neighbour but has remained largely ignored in our media and our foreign policy. Burma’s notoriously secretive military …

Myanmar says to amnesty prisoners before elections

Reuters – Patrick WorsnipSandra Maler – ‎

UNITED NATIONS (Reuters) – Myanmar is planning to amnesty prisoners to enable them to take part in national elections next year, at the request of UN …

Burma to amnesty prisoners

Bangkok Post – ‎

Burma is preparing an amnesty for political prisoners on humanitarian grounds so they can contest next year’s general elections, the country’s UN ambassador …

Kim Jong Il diagnosed with pancreatic cancer

Argentina Star – ‎

… the destination to Burma to deliver any Arms Sales to Myanmar’s General Than Shwe military government to bully Burmese KNLA and SSA to fight civil-war . …

UK – The trial of Aung San Suu Kyi

ISRIA – ‎

Mr Lewis repeated calls to the Burmese authorities from the Prime Minister and other G8 leaders for the release of all political prisoners, including Aung …

Hillary in Asia, Round Two

The Nation – Simon Tay – ‎

North Korea will be on the agenda after its missile tests, as will Burma, since its generals persist in prosecuting Aung San Suu Kyi, the world’s most …

ACT Appeal Myanmar: Cyclone Nargis rehabilitation – ASMY82 revision 2

ReliefWeb (press release) – ‎

On 2 and 3 May 2008 a massive cyclone (Nargis) hit Myanmar (Burma) affecting the lives of approximately 24 million people in 115 townships, according to …

Ban briefs Security Council on latest trip to Myanmar

UN News Centre – ‎

13 July 2009 – Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon is briefing Security Council members on his recent visit to Myanmar, where he called on authorities to …

China’s Autonomous Regions Eyed as Model for Burmese Ethnic Areas?

The Irrawaddy News Magazine – Wai Moe – ‎

In part, the letter said: “We solemnly ask the Chinese government to relay our request to the Myanmar [Burma] government: first, we support the …

Weekly Business Roundup (July 13, 2009)

The Irrawaddy News Magazine – William Boot – ‎

Tonkin is a former British ambassador to Thailand and is currently chairman of Network Myanmar, a UK based NGO campaigning for human rights in Burma. …

Shut out in Burma

Hamilton Spectator – ‎

True to form, Burma’s military dictator, General Than Shwe, showed only disdain when UN Secretary General Ban Ki-moon visited that tortured land (also known …

This week in entertainment: ‘Harry Potter and the Half-Blood …

San Jose Mercury News – ‎‎

“Burma VJ” (NR): An award-winning documentary offering a rare inside look at the 2007 uprising in Myanmar. The footage was shot by 30 anonymous and …

ASEAN region offers bounty, but patience and courage is required

Manufacturers’ Monthly – Derek Parker – ‎

… Brunei, Burma (Myanmar), Cambodia, Laos, and Vietnam, totalling about 600 million people – is already worth $80bn a year, more than trade with China, …

Young activist seeks voice for Myanmar minority

Shan Herald Agency for News – Han Manman – ‎

They have White House upon the invitation of then-President George W. Bush. the violence and oppression the Myanmar people continue to endure. She Burma …

Regime sheming to cut loose support for Wa

Shan Herald Agency for News – ‎

Failing to make major ceasefire groups led by the Wa to accept the junta officers run border security force proposal, Burma’s ruling generals are resorting …

Luxurious Asia packages for every type of holidaymaker

eTravelBlackboard – Asia Edition –

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

FACTBOX: A look at North Korean leader Kim Jong-il

Reuters – ‎

Intelligence experts say Kim ordered the 1983 bombing in the capital of Burma, now Myanmar, that killed 17 senior South Korean officials and the bombing of …

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Written by Lwin Aung Soe

July 13, 2009 at 7:22 pm

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