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World focus on Burma (18 July 2009)

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Burmese FM to Face Suu Kyi and North Korea Questions at ARF

The Irrawaddy News Magazine – Wai Moe

… face questions from the international community over the charges against pro-democracy leader Aung San Suu Kyi and Burma’s relations with North Korea. …

NLD to Mark Martyrs’ Day, Despite Restrictions

The Irrawaddy News Magazine – Lawi Weng – ‎

However, the NLD said that it was unlikely that the party’s leader, Aung San Suu Kyi, would have a chance to mark the death of her father, Aung San, …

Now or never – the UN must act on Burma – ‎

Ban after his briefing at the Security Council on Monday told reporters that without the release of Aung San Suu Kyi, Burma’s general election in 2010 will …

Road-map for Police Reforms in South Asia

Mainstream – Prakash Singh – ‎‎

This is how, somewhat picturesquely, the Commonwealth Human Rights… Initiative (CHRI) publication on the state of policing in the South Asian countries—India

ANC demands apology from Jansen

Mail & Guardian Online – ‎


Century’s longest Solar eclipse on July 22

Hindu – ‎

Travelling across Bhutan, the eclipse will be visible in Nepal, Bangladesh, and Burma (Myanmar), before reaching China at 06:35 IST, he said. …

EU to toughen sanctions if Suu Kyi found guilty

Peninsula On-line –

BANGKOK: A British diplomat said yesterday the European Union would likely toughen sanctions on Myanmar’s military regime if pro-democracy leader Aung San …

Hillary Clinton Asian visit a socio-economic (Pressemitteilung) – ‎

… Peace Prize laureate Aung San Suu Kyi’s trial that began in May — and the military junta that rules Burma has repeatedly delayed the court proceedings, …

Weekly Business Roundup (July 18, 2009)

The Irrawaddy News Magazine – William Boot – ‎

Despite the damage wreaked on paddy fields by Cyclone Nargis, BurmeseMyanmar … producers say they expect to export as much as 1 million tons this year. The

Myanmar’s frustrated generation looks abroad

Richmond Times Dispatch – Tini Tran – ‎

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, …

Rangoon Charity Clinic to Reopen Despite Harassment

The Irrawaddy News Magazine – Yan Naing – ‎

At the new location the electricity supplies were normally cut—this is true for much of Burma—there was no water supply and no telephone lines, according to …

North Korea focus of Asian conference

Philippine Star – ‎

… Aung San Suu Kyi or releasing some 2100 other political prisoners. But the region could move closer to a consensus on Myanmar, also known as Burma. …

Surin gives security thumbs up

The Nation – ‎

Foreign ministers from the 10 Asean countries convene on Monday to discuss issues that include the formation of an Asean human-rights body. …

Clinton’s architectural plan

Boston Globe –

They can stop trying to match their Chinese counterparts in backing regimes, such as those in Burma and Sri Lanka, that have committed gross human-rights …

Security conference to focus on ‘two devils,’ US to stress its …

Minneapolis Star Tribune – Denis D. GrayAmbika Ahuja – ‎

But the region could move closer to a consensus on Myanmar, also known as Burma. ASEAN, which includes Myanmar, has recently issued some sharp criticism in …

Clinton Returns to Asia Without New Policy

Washington Post – Glenn Kessler

Burma, also known as Myanmar, is regarded as one of the world’s most oppressive nations, run by generals who have enriched themselves while much of the …

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), …

Reports From Within: Burma VJ

The San Francisco Appeal – Alex Barkett – ‎

Democracy is more than voting. It means having rule of law, freedom of the press, minority representation. 2007 Burma is in the very early stages of what is …

Unknown protest parades on Main Street

The Batavian – Howard Owens

… “March for Burma, Ft. Wayne, IN to NYC” I’m guessing the protest is to free Aung San Suu Kyi, the world’s only incarcerated Nobel Peace Prize laureate. …

Case ‘totally unfair’ – Suu Kyi

News24 – ‎‎

Yangon – Myanmar opposition leader Aung San Suu Kyi feels the junta’s latest case against her, which may see her behind bars for five years, …

Court India and spurn China’s advances

Sydney Morning Herald – ‎

India, on the other hand, a democracy governed by the rule of law, has hardly been on the radar screen with our governments when it comes to trade and …


Written by Lwin Aung Soe

July 18, 2009 at 4:13 pm

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