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ျပည္သူေတြဆီမွာ လြတ္လပ္မႈနဲ႔ တန္းတူညီမွ်မႈ အရင္ဆံုး ရွိေနမွ ဒီမိုိကေရစီ စံႏႈန္းရွိတာ ျဖစ္ပါတယ္။

World focus on Burma (23 July 2009)

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Please read news about US’ Hillary Clinton in reagrd to Burma here.

North Korea, US verbal rhetoric heightens over stalled nuclear talks

The Guardian – Nigeria –

… optimistic message about another trouble spot on the US foreign policy agenda: Myanmar, the military-run southeast Asian nation also known as Burma. …

Bangladesh rare leopard renews hopes for species survival

Thanh Nien Daily –

It had been caged by villagers in the remote Chittagong Hill Tracts region, which borders Myanmar and Mizoram state in India, for the past three weeks, …

Timor leader urges Australia to push harder on Myanmar

MSN Indonesia – ‎

Australia has imposed financial sanctions and visa restrictions on members of the regime in Myanmar, formerly known as Burma, and banned all defence exports …

Horta hopes film inspires policy changes

Ninemsn – Alyssa Braithwaite – ‎

“Australia can work with Indonesia for instance… help bring an end to that ugly situation in Myanmar – Burma,” he said. “Here is where Australia can be …

North Korea must denuclearize: Clinton

英文中國郵報 – ‎

On Wednesday she said the United States was worried about possible nuclear technology transfers from North Korea to Myanmar, also known as Burma. …

Burma VJ: A humbling look at the 2007 uprising

Daily Mail – Chris Tookey – ‎

Burma VJ is a humbling celebration of those underground cameramen who risked their lives photographing the 2007 uprising against Myanmar’s …

US Policy Regarding Burma: Making Virtue of Necessity

Heritage.org – Walter Lohman

President Bush and large, bipartisan majorities in the US House of Representatives and the US Senate had Burma policy right. In October 2007, the US State …

Suu Kyi Conferred Mahatma Gandhi Peace Award

India Journal – ‎

… Myanmar leader and Nobel laureate Aung San Suu Kyi has been conferred Mahatma Gandhi International Award for Peace and Reconciliation here as Burmese …

Suu Kyi lawyers ‘ready’ for final trial date

Independent Online –

Yangon – Lawyers for Myanmar’s detained pro-democracy leader Aung San Suu Kyi told AFP that they are fully prepared for a court session Friday when they …

China-Bangladesh Relations and Potential for Regional Tensions

Jamestown Foundation – Vijay Sakhuja

In November 2008, Bangladesh and Myanmar (Burma) deployed their navies in a standoff in the Bay of Bengal over Myanmar’s decision to issue licenses to oil …

Obama China pick vows clear-eyed approach

AFP – ‎

… areas of Africa and urged China to “work with us to address governance and development concerns in places like Sudan, Burma (Myanmar) and Zimbabwe. …

Asean offers to help Burma

The Nation – ‎

“Asean as well as members of the ARF would like to work with Myanmar (Burma) and are ready to assist Myanmar in its efforts to promote democracy, …

Sugar price mechanism

Pakistan Daily Mail – ‎‎

THE Competition Commission of Pakistan (CCP), after having failed to prove the allegation about the presence of a cartel in sugar industry, has come to the …

THAILAND HAILS SUCCESS OF ASEAN MINISTERIAL MEETING, ARF

Pattaya Daily News – ‎

PHUKET, July 23 – Thailand’s Minister of Foreign Affairs Kasit Piromya called the 42nd ASEAN Foreign Ministers (AMM) and the 16th ASEAN Regional Forum (ARF) …

ASEAN Members Urged to Enact Sanctions Agains North Korea

Vatican Radio – ‎

The sanctions are intended to deny the North’s ships access to ports for shipping banned cargo and to cooperate in enforcing financial sanctions against …

North Korea rebuffs ‘comprehensive package’

Korea Herald – Kim So-hyun – ‎

A senior North Korean diplomat yesterday dismissed a US-proposed “comprehensive package” of political and economic incentives for Pyongyang as “nonsense. …

And you thought the ASEAN Regional Forum was going to be boring

Foreign Policy – ‎

The war of words between North Korea and the United States escalated Thursday, with North Korea’s Foreign Ministry lashing out at Secretary of State Hillary …

Jack celebrates his 100th birthday

Salisbury Journal – Kirsty Barton

Last year, he travelled back to Burma (now Myanmar) for a Chindit pilgrimage, and visited many of the places he saw when he was serving there, including the …

Congress Bans Imports from Myanmar

Eco Factory – ‎

The country, formerly known as Burma, is best known for what has been called a “sham trial” against Nobel Peace Price laureate Aung San Suu Kyi. …

Malaysia Asks Asean To Set Up Development Fund For Myanmar

Bernama – Arul Rajoo – ‎

PHUKET, July 23 (Bernama) — Malaysia said Thursday it was time for Asean to engage directly with the Myanmar leadership and set up a …

The Lady should be for turning

Economist – ‎

Aung San Suu Kyi is remarkable. But Myanmar’s problems are more than just those of democracy denied JULY 20th marked the 20th anniversary of the day when …

US/North Korea

Radio France Internationale – ‎

At the Association of Southeast Asian Nations Regional Forum (ARF) on Thursday US Secretary of State Hillary Clinton told North Korea that it has “no …

With North Korean help, is Myanmar moving toward nuclear status?

Washington Examiner – Denis D. GrayKwang-tae Kim – ‎

No one expects military-run Myanmar, also known as Burma, to obtain an atomic bomb anytime soon, but experts have the Southeast Asian nation on their radar …

ASEAN appeals for aid for Myanmar cyclone recovery

eTaiwan News – Michael Casey – ‎

Myanmar, also known as Burma, has been under military rule since 1962. It refused to relinquish power after pro-democracy leader Aung San Suu Kyi’s party …

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

Washington Examiner – 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 …

Editorial: How about Burma?

Business Mirror – Jimbo Albano – ‎

The relative said Mrs. Aquino, who a few years ago delivered a very strong speech in support of the Burmese Nobel Peace Laureate at a global forum, …

Myanmar grants lawyers access to Aung San Suu Kyi

The Associated Press – ‎

Myanmar, also known as Burma, has been under military rule since 1962. Suu Kyi’s opposition party won national elections in 1990, but Myanmar’s generals

US and Burma Meet in Phuket

The Irrawaddy News Magazine – Wai Moe – ‎

“They met yesterday—a small group from the State Department and a small group from Burma,” said a senior official who spoke on condition of anonymity. …

Lawyers Finally Allowed to Visit Suu Kyi

The Irrawaddy News Magazine – Lawi Weng – ‎‎

However, on Thursday, Thai Prime Minister Abhisit Vejjajiva said, “There are not enough grounds to do that [expel Myanmar]. We have already done what we can

Pak-US talks in Phuket fruitful: FO

Gaea Times –

“We have made it clear that we expect fair treatment of Aung San Suu Kyi, and we have condemned the way she has been treated by the regime in Burma,”

US Offer Won’t Lead to Suu Kyi’s Freedom: Opposition Leaders

The Irrawaddy News Magazine – Yan Naing – ‎‎

Opposition leaders on Thursday expressed doubt that a US offer of economic investment in Burma in return for the release of Aung San Suu

ARF offers to help Burma promote democracy

The Nation – ‎

... mentioning the controversy involving Burmese pro-democracy leader Aung San Suu Kyi. “Asean as well as members of the ARF would like to work with Myanmar …

No grounds to expel Myanmar: Thai PM

Thai News Agency MCOT – ‎

Mr. Abhisit said ASEAN already restated its stance that it wants to see Myanmar achieve democracy and is monitoring the situation there, including the trial …

Asean rejects US call to kick Burma out

The Nation – ‎

“There are not enough grounds to do that (expel Burma). We have already done what we can under the Asean mechanism.” “If Myanmar is expelled it will further …

Prime Minister: Speech to the Technology, Entertainment and Design …

eGov monitor – ‎‎

… being lost and people were being persecuted and Aung San Suu Kyi, who is one of the great prisoners of conscience of the world, had to be listened to. …

No Holiday for Nyan Win in Phuket

The Irrawaddy News Magazine – ‎‎

By YENI If Burma’s Foreign Minister Nyan Win thought he was going to enjoy a bit of a holiday on Thailand’s resort island of Phuket this week he must have …

Sometimes we can’t make it on our own

Irish Independent – Martina Devlin – ‎

Each tour has a leitmotif, an injustice highlighted by them, and this year’s chosen cause is Aung San Suu Kyi of Burma. Despite being elected prime minister …

Census panel targets miscounted groups

Fort Wayne Journal Gazette – Angela Mapes Turner – ‎

Fort Wayne in the past several years has seen an influx of refugees from Myanmar, the ruling military junta’s name for Burma. …

US urges Myanmar to act on North Korea, Suu Kyi

Ynetnews –

The official, who spoke on condition he not be named, said Washington’s willingness to improve relations with the military-ruled former Burma will depend …

mediawatch: Hotels Blast Probe Takes Thai Trail

Phuketwan –

… at least for my country to expand our relationship with Burma, including investments in Burma,” she said, referring to Myanmar by its former name. …

US ready to execute contingency plans after Kim Jong-il’s death …

Yonhap News – Hwang Doo-hyong – ‎

On allegations that North Korea is cooperating militarily with Myanmar, Keating said, “If it is, in fact, Burma that is receiving goods and assistance from …

Senate passes resolution to assess possible relisting of N. Korea

Yonhap News – Hwang Doo-hyong – ‎‎

… and security,” came as US officials raised fresh concerns over North Korea’s alleged nuclear and missile technology transfer to Myanmar, formerly Burma. …

Lawyers denied access to Aung San Suu Kyi

Free Speech Radio News – ‎

The Myanmar Government has accused the Nobel Laureate of violating the terms of her house arrest – she faces five years in prison. Today, while speaking in …

We Should End the Silence on North Korean Refugees

AMERICAN.COM: A Magazine of Ideas, Online – Paul Wolfowitz – ‎‎

… to embrace the cause, like the Dalai Lama and Richard Gere for the Tibetans or Aung San Suu Kyi for the Burmese or Mia Farrow for the people of Darfur. …

UK – PM – Speech to TED Global conference

ISRIA – ‎

… being lost and people were being persecuted and Aung San Suu Kyi, who is one of the great prisoners of conscience of the world, had to be listened to. …

Keating: North Korean freighter’s moves a mystery

Stars and Stripes – Kevin Baron – ‎‎

Adm. Timothy Keating said Wednesday that he doesn’t know what was on board a North Korean freighter bound for Myanmar that the Navy was shadowing earlier …

Biden: No Russian ‘sphere of influence’

Times of the Internet – ‎‎

In voting to extend the ban, lawmakers cited the oppressive military leadership of the country formerly known as Burma and what the United States and other …


Written by Lwin Aung Soe

July 23, 2009 at 4:12 pm

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