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ျပည္သူေတြဆီမွာ လြတ္လပ္မႈနဲ႔ တန္းတူညီမွ်မႈ အရင္ဆံုး ရွိေနမွ ဒီမိုိကေရစီ စံႏႈန္းရွိတာ ျဖစ္ပါတယ္။

World focus on Burma (15 July 2009)

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Is Washington playing a deeper game with China?

China Daily – ‎

… as well as the Saffron Revolution in Burma/Myanmar and virtually every regime change destabilization in eastern Europe over the past years from Serbia …

NY group offers literal way to follow the stars

Gaea Times – ‎

June 19th, 2009 Celebrity birthday wishes for Aung San Suu Kyi, Hollywood celebrities, singers, writers and dignitaries tweeted, uploaded and signed petitions

UK turns to Dhaka for Suu Kyi’s release

Bangladesh News 24 hours – ‎

Bangladesh considers Suu Kyi’s imprisonment as an internal affair of Myanmar, formerly known as Burma, which has been under ruthless military dictatorship …

The Burma connection

City Pulse – Neal McNamara – ‎

In 1991, Ye Min Tun was arrested and placed in Insein prison near Yangon, formerly known as Rangoon, in Myanmar (formerly Burma). …

Savage attacks are ongoing against ethnic minorities in Burma

Huntsville Forester – Gillian Brunette – ‎

Campbell recently travelled to Burma, also known as Myanmar, where the Karen (pronounced Karenne) people are even now undergoing discrimination and savage …

Myanmar: Lack of care for landmine victims

ReliefWeb (press release) – ‎

… Myanmar has also obtained and used Chinese, Indian, Italian, Soviet and US-manufactured mines, ICBL says. “The Burma army continues to use landmines. …

Norway’s Pension Fund: Is Norway a Responsible Lender? A new …

EURODAD – ‎

… in sovereign bonds, the only restriction so far placed on the fund is the prohibition on investing in bonds issued by the state of Burma (Myanmar). …

Sotomayor Answers GOP Sens on Alleged Bias

Democracy Now – ‎

In Burma, the military junta says it will grant amnesty to an unspecified number of prisoners before national elections later this year. …

China Mounts Defense of Myanmar after Junta Pledges to Free Some …

Huffington Post – ‎‎

United Nations – Beijing broke from its usual uncontroversial statements on Myanmar (Burma) and told the West to stop “picking” on the ruling junta and stop …

Ban Should Now Tackle Burma’s Constitution, Says Opposition

The Irrawaddy News Magazine – Wai Moe – ‎‎

“Daw Aung San Suu Kyi is definitely banned from becoming president under the 2008 constitution,” Nyan Win said. Burma’s largest ceasefire groups—the Wa, …

Families of Prisoners Don’t Believe Talk of Amnesty

The Irrawaddy News Magazine – Lawi Weng – ‎‎

… “political” or say how many prisoners would be released, or when, or whether it would include key figures such as opposition leader Aung San Suu Kyi. …

Glimpses of America’s Man-Made Disasters

Cryptome.org – Trowbridge H. Ford

Washington was eager to portray the cyclone and earthquake as simply natural disasters which neither Myanmar nor Beijing had properly anticipated and …

Beijing’s Burma Agenda

The Irrawaddy News Magazine – Aung Zaw – ‎‎

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

Junta Is ‘Playing a Game’: PM in Exile

The Irrawaddy News Magazine – Lalit K Jha – ‎‎

… for the people of Burma. “They are going to sentence Aung San Suu Kyi. If things do not change, there is no reason for opposing sanctions,” he said. …

New regulation introduced for importing car parts

Mizzima.com –

by May Kyaw Chiang Mai (Mizzima) – In a revision of existing policy concerning vehicle parts, Burma’s Ministry of Economics and Commerce has re-permitted …

Ministry tips 1m tourists next year

Myanmar Times – ‎‎

By Zaw Win Than MYANMAR will see one million tourist arrivals in the 2009-2010 fiscal year despite having attracted only about 200000 international tourists …

Country has ‘a long way to go’: ambassador

National Post – ‎

Mr. Hoffman’s next posting is in Bangkok, as the Canadian ambassador for Thailand, Burma (also known as Myanmar), Laos and Cambodia. …

ONGC mulls stake in Burmese pipeline

Upstream Online – Anthea Pitt – ‎‎

South Korea’s Daewoo International will retain a 51% stake in Blocks A-1 and A-3 if Burma’s state-run Myanma Oil and Gas Enterprise (MOGE) exercise the …

Origin III streamed LIVE online

NRL.COM – ‎‎

Bermuda Australia Network: Afghanistan (via Dish TV), Bahrain, Bangladesh, Bhutan, Brunei, Burma (Myanmar), Cambodia, China (People’s Republic), Dubai, …

Daewoo led consortium to invest US$ 3 billion in Burma

Mizzima.com – ‎

On June 15, the consortium including Myanmar Gas and Oil Enterprise (MOGE) signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) to sell gas from blocks A1 and A3 to …

Shepard Fairey’s latest project: ‘Art for Obama’

Los Angeles Times – ‎

The LA artist recently unveiled a new poster dedicated to Burmese political activist Aung San Suu Kyi, and now comes news of his latest endeavor — a book …

Movie Review: Burma VJ

The Epoch Times – John Buchanan – ‎‎

Haunted by the memories of the junta’s brutal crackdown on the BurmeseAung San Suu Kyi … people in the early 1990s when they were defeated in the election by

Analysts raise doubts over Myanmar junta’s pledges

The National – ‎‎

Mr Ban’s second trip to Myanmar since becoming UN secretary general was initially branded a failure after his request to meet Ms Suu Kyi in person was …

Death of pigs causes alarm in Mizoram

MorungExpress – ‎

And the pigs were brought in from Burma by traders. “The first case of swine fever was detected among the pigs that have been brought from Myanmar”, …

Mission failure?

Deccan Herald – ‎

UN Secretary General Ban ki-Moon has returned from Myanmar empty handed. He had gone there to persuade the junta to release jailed pro-democracy leader Aung …

Review: ‘Burma VJ’ fearless filmmaking

San Jose Mercury News – Kevin Thomas – ‎

DANISH FILMMAKER Anders Ostergaard was in Myanmar to do a half-hour portrait on a young member of the Democratic Voice of Burma, an underground group of …


Written by Lwin Aung Soe

July 15, 2009 at 5:25 pm

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