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ျပည္သူေတြဆီမွာ လြတ္လပ္မႈနဲ႔ တန္းတူညီမွ်မႈ အရင္ဆံုး ရွိေနမွ ဒီမိုိကေရစီ စံႏႈန္းရွိတာ ျဖစ္ပါတယ္။

World focus on Burma (24 July 2009)

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Suu Kyi lawyers hail foreign support as trial winds up

AsiaOne – ‎

YANGON – Lawyers for Myanmar democracy leader Aung San Suu Kyi hailed international calls for her release Friday as they gave closing arguments at her trial …

Trial of Burma’s pro-democracy leader nears end

Dispatch Online – ‎‎

THE trial of Burma’s jailed pro- democracy leader Aung San Suu Kyi will continue on Monday with the prosecutor presenting his closing argument, …

Defense Begins Final Arguments in Trial of Suu Kyi

Washington Post – Tim Johnston – ‎

BANGKOK, July 24 — Final arguments began Friday in a Burmese court in the trial of Aung San Suu Kyi, the opposition leader and Nobel …

Man, 89, shares memories, more on mission trip

Lincoln Journal Star – ‎

… about the two years – December 1943 to December 1945 – that he was stationed in Mariani, India, a village just over the mountains from Myanmar (Burma). …

AAFA hails Burma import ban renewal

Fibre2fashion.com – ‎

17), the US ban on imports from Burma (otherwise known as Myanmar) has been renewed for three years. The legislation will now be transmitted to the White ..

U2 come home in triumph

Irish Times – Brian Boyd – ‎

A tribute to Burmese leader Aung San Suu Kyi during “Walk On” saw 60-odd people march around the perimeter of the stage wearing the mask of the political …

Bono and the boys silence doubters with hot show

Irish Independent – Jason O’Brien – ‎

… ignored the activism completely, and thousands donned a face mask — inserted in the concert programme — of Burmese freedom fighter Aung San Suu Kyi. …

US to continue pressing N. Korea for denuclearization: Mullen

Yonhap News – Hwang Doo-hyong

… the commander of the US Pacific Command, Wednesday took issue with North Korea’s alleged military cooperation with Myanmar, formerly called Burma. …

On prickly issues, a gentler tread would help

Bangkok Post –

She also made clear Washington’s stand on Myanmar (which she calls Burma), and the threat posed not only to the region but to the United States by North …

Bad policy: Hillary practices pop psychology on Pyongyang

World Tribune –

BENNINGTON, Vermont — By suggesting that North Korea’s international behavior was that of an unruly or spoiled child, US Secretary of State Hillary Clinton …

Sound the Alarm

Foreign Policy – Catherine CollinsWen Liao

As one official involved in preparations told me, “Burma is very much on the agenda.” The evidence of malfeasance so far is slight: a North Korean ship …

Trial and Error with North Korea

ToTheCenter.com –

A US Navy ship has been trailing North Korean cargo and on July 6 intimidated it into steering away from Myanmar, a country suspected of providing the North …

US Turtle Demand Booming in China

National Geographic – Brian Handwerk

Chinese demand has already decimated populations in countries such as Myanmar (Burma), Vietnam, and Indonesia, according to the nonprofit Conservation …

Not much in concessions to NK

Korea Herald – Kim Ji-hyun

Despite the significance of offering more concessions to North Korea, there is not much to be included in the “comprehensive package” that would appease all …

War of Words Over N. Korea

Khaleej Times – ‎

Burma and North Korea have in recent years built up their military relations. It is rumoured that Pyongyang may be helping Myanmar with nuclear know-how to …

Restaurants Now: Aureole, Browntrout, Burma Superstar

gourmet.com – ‎

They’re familiar and yet probably also a little unlike what you may be used to, since the cooking of Myanmar (formerly Burma) hasn’t gained much of a …

Editorial: North Korea gets the Hillary treatment

Scripps News – Dale McFeatters

Perhaps most galling, she persuaded perennial odd-man-out Burma to comply with a UN resolution banning North Korean arms exports. That led Clinton to tell a …

Clinton, North Korea trade insults

Washington Times – Nicholas Kralev

The Pyongyang government and the Obama administration’s chief diplomat Thursday escalated a war of words, with Secretary of …

Will America’s return to Asia undo the damage?

The Nation – ‎Jul 24, 2009‎

It must be remembered that her husband, Bill Clinton, was US president while the Yadana Project gas pipeline was being built in Burma. …

US Fires Back at North Korea in War of Words

Global Security Newswire – ‎

The United States yesterday responded to North Korea’s latest rhetorical lashing with a verbal blast of its own, Agence France-Presse reported (see GSN, …

Andrew Kydd: Trade troops for unification in North Korea

Wisconsin State Journal – Andrew Kydd – ‎

With Kiim Jong Il dying of cancer, North Korea is about to undergo its second leadership transition in its 60-year history. …

What to do about North Korea?

Telegraph.co.uk – Tim Collard – ‎

… Korea and “Myanmar”, whatever that is. I’m not sure we need to be worrying just yet. The idea of Burma developing an independent nuclear deterrent, …

Burma VJ has its local premiere tonight at CMA

Cleveland Scene Weekly – Jeff Niesel – ‎

… you through the political unrest in Burma. The film starts with the 2007 uprising in Myanmar and shows how the government used force to put it down, …

KNU Rejects Junta Report

The Irrawaddy News Magazine – ‎

… has rejected a report by state-run newspaper The New Light of Myanmar Burmese which said that 22 KNU soldiers recently surrendered to the army.

Hillary ‘funny, and looks like a schoolgirl’

Mid-Day – ‎

North Korea launched a scathing personal attack on US Secretary of State Hillary Clinton yesterday after she likened the leadership in Pyongyang to “small …

20 Vietnamese Christians detain after clash at bombed church

Christian Today – India – Derick Ho

… Limitations’ category along with countries like China, Pakistan, Myanmar (Burma), Iraq and others where Christians cannot practice their faith freely.

ASEAN appeals for aid for Myanmar cyclone recovery

Sin Chew Jit Poh – ‎

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 …

Foreign Policy 101: The Alphabet of Obama’s foreign policy (Part 1 …

Examiner.com – ‎

At the same time, little to no pressure has been brought to bear on the military junta commanding Burma (Myanmar) and Washington did not lend sponsorship to …

Asean offers to help Burma

AsiaOne – ‎

Asked if Asean should expel Burma if it did not free Aung San Suu Kyi, Clinton replied: “It would be an appropriate policy change to consider. …

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Written by Lwin Aung Soe

July 24, 2009 at 5:00 pm

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