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World focus on Burma (17 July 2009)

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Mandela’s Legacy: Should You Buy the South African ETF (EZA)? 0 …

Seeking Alpha – ‎

If run for the benefit of the oligarchs or political elites (like Russia), the kleptocrats (Myanmar / Burma), the autocrat du jour (Venezuela), …

Huge heroin haul in Tachileik

Mizzima.com – Nem Davies – ‎

Sein Kyi, an editor of the Chiang Mai based Shan Herald Agency for News (SHAN), said it is the biggest ever seizure of heroin on the Thai-Burma…

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Myanmar “VJ” film exposes 2007 protests, crackdown

Conde Nast Portfolio – Mirja SpernalMike Collett-White

… the 2007 street protests in Myanmar and crackdown by the military junta hit cinemas in Britain this week to warm applause from the critics. “Burma VJ …

New documentary offers insight into Myanmar uprising

euronews – ‎

“Burma VJ” is an up-close experience of the fight against Myanmar’s military government. The story is told through the eyes of a 27-year-old video

EU threatens new Burma sanctions

Financial Times – Tim Johnston – ‎

The European Union will impose new sanctions on the Burmese government and its supporters if Aung San Suu Kyi, the Nobel Laureate …

Victims of Landmines Suffer Long After Injuries

The Irrawaddy News Magazine – Yan NaingLawi Weng – ‎

“This is the time for Myanmar [Burma ] to get together and use wisdom to solve disagreements,” he said. The former Mon soldier, Nai Aree, agreed: “I feel my …

Clinton’s Burma Agenda

The Irrawaddy News Magazine – Aung Zaw

“The recent events with Aung San Suu Kyi are just deeply, deeply concerning, and it makes it very difficult going forward,” said Kurt Campbell, …

McCain Blasts Burma, Neighbors Ahead of Clinton Visit to Asia

The Irrawaddy News Magazine – Lalit K Jha – ‎

They will fail as surely as Aung San Suu Kyi’s campaign for a free Burma will one day succeed,” McCain said on the floor of the Senate on Wednesday.

Myanmar “VJ” film exposes 2007 protests, crackdown

Reuters – Mirja SpernalMike Collett-White

… the 2007 street protests in Myanmar and crackdown by the military junta hit cinemas in Britain this week to warm applause from the critics. “Burma VJ …

ICC ‘targets African suspects’

News24 –

After all, it is clear that our government tacitly supports a military junta that has kept peace activist Aung San Suu Kyi under arrest for almost as long .

Myanmar: despite sanctions, a growth in investment. China has 87 …

AsiaNews.it – ‎‎

In addition to Myanmar, there are Iran, Sudan and Venezuela. The Burmese subsoil is rich in reserves of oil and gas, which together with wood and precious …

THAILAND: Islamic Terrorists Keep At It

Strategy Page – ‎‎

The decades old dictatorship in neighboring Myanmar (Burma) has ruined its economy, and there are currently five million Burmese living (and mostly working) …

Pak’s intriguing political ‘ping-pong’ game over Saeed’s detention …

Gaea Times – ‎‎

… Obama repeated the UN Security Council’s call last week for the release of all political prisoners in Myanmar, which was formerly called Burma. …

Stirring a common interest in microfinance

INSEAD Knowledge – Best of business research – Karen Cho – ‎

He adds CII is also thinking of doing cross-border projects with Myanmar (Burma), since many of these ethnic minority tribes migrate back and forth. …

Clinton Pays Attention to Asia

Korea Times – ‎

Though not specifically mentioned in her itinerary, the US chief diplomat is expected to discuss the issues of Tibet and Myanmar (Burma) during her visit to …

Hillary in Asia, round two

guardian.co.uk – Simon Tay – ‎

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

Union of Burma: Updated Country Profile

Examiner.com – ‎

Although the SPDC changed the name of the country to “Myanmar,” the democratically elected but never convened parliament of 1990 does not recognize the name …

Opposition should return to parliament to challenge govt policy …

TMCnet –

… said Bangladesh where democracy has recently been restored would join the international call for Burma?s opposition leader Aung San Suu Kyi?s release. …

New Thai-Burmese passport issued, meets mix of hope and skepticism

Independent Mon News Agency – Jaloon HtawWeng Mon – ‎

According to the Burmese state run news paper, the New Light of Myanmar, on July 12th, Thai and Burmese authorities met in Kawthaung, Tenasirim division, …

Addiction at gun point

MercatorNet – ‎‎

Opium was also banned in several other South-East Asian countries by the beginning of the 19th century, including Siam (Thailand), BurmaMyanmar) and … (

Review: Risky news-gathering in ‘Burma VJ’

San Francisco Chronicle – Walter Addiego – ‎‎

The events brought opposition leader Aung San Suu Kyi (later to win the Nobel Peace Prize) back from Europe. The uprising was crushed, and thousands were …

Real life daring trumps wizardry

Financial Times – Nigel Andrews – ‎

(Shouldn’t we have had an update about Americans swimming rivers and Aung San Suu Kyi’s latest, most ominous detention?) Dear Harry is now nearly catatonic. …

Burma VJ: Reporting from a Closed Country

guardian.co.uk – Anders Ostergaard – ‎

… and how vast numbers of followers were allowed within a few yards of the home of the imprisoned and now frail pro-democracy leader Aung San Suu Kyi, …

Burmese Regime Persecutes Global Symbol

Progressive.org – Amitabh Pal – ‎‎

More importantly from their perspective, Burma (illegitimately renamed Myanmar by the generals) is scheduled to have elections next year, …

Foreign students sit in on city council meeting

Murphysboro American – Jason Brown – ‎

SIU Professors, Dr. John Jackson and John L. Foster pose with 19 students from Myanmar (Burma), Cambodia and Vietnam who were being …

Non-Aligned Movement Nations Declare Opposition to Terrorism

The New American – Warren Mass – ‎‎

Among the members of the NAM are Myanmar (Burma), Cuba, Iran, Libya, North Korea, Syria, Venezuela, Vietnam, and Zimbabwe. The inclusion of this motley …

TV advertising – sexist?

HomepageDaily – Rob Kall – ‎‎

We should not rest until Aung San Suu Kyi — and all those who share her commitment to a better and brighter future for Burma — are able to play their …

UN panel issues new sanctions against North Korea

The Associated Press – John Heilprin – ‎‎

Japan asked all Southeast Asian nations, except junta-ruled Myanmar, also known as Burma, to enforce the UN’s North Korea resolutions. A North Korean ship, …

Push to strike back at python invasion

New Zealand Herald – Guy Adams – ‎‎

Dozens of the creatures, whose natural habitat is the tropical jungles and swamps of Burma (Myanmar), first escaped from pet shops during Hurricane Andrew …

Junta’s amnesty to ease international pressure: Critics

Mizzima.com – ‎‎

“At the request of the Secretary-General, the Myanmar [Burma] Government is proceeding to grant amnesty to prisoners on humanitarian grounds and with a view …

US Senator McCain made an address to the Junior Statesmen summer …

ISRIA – ‎‎

The military government in Burma brutally opposes the Burmese democracy movement and wrongfully imprison its leader, Aung San Suu Kyi, …


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Written by Lwin Aung Soe

July 17, 2009 at 2:47 pm

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