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ျပည္သူေတြဆီမွာ လြတ္လပ္မႈနဲ႔ တန္းတူညီမွ်မႈ အရင္ဆံုး ရွိေနမွ ဒီမိုိကေရစီ စံႏႈန္းရွိတာ ျဖစ္ပါတယ္။

World focus on Burma (26 July 2009)

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Clinton’s Asia Travels Underscore Diplomatic Skills

Korea Times – Arthur I. Cyr

North Korean freighter Kang Nam 1, believed to be carrying contraband cargo to Myanmar (Burma), recently turned back after generating global headlines. …

Suu Kyi trial enters final phase in Myanmar

英文中國郵報 – ‎‎

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

Older refugees find struggles in new land

San Antonio Express – ‎‎

A member of the Karen people of Myanmar, formerly Burma, she fled soldiers who burned her village. She survived in a refugee camp in Thailand. …

PhD student studies Burmese gender battle

UQ News –

In researching for her PhD thesis, The University of Queensland’s Dr Jessica Harriden battled gender inequity and military rule in Burma (Myanmar), …

Clinton urges N. Korea to return to 6-way talks

Yonhap News – Hwang Doo-hyong – ‎

Clinton last week expressed “growing concerns” over “military cooperation between North Korea and Burma, which we take very seriously.

North Korea Should Return to Negotiating Table, Clinton Says

Bloomberg – Tony CapaccioJanine Zacharia – ‎

Clinton illustrated her point about North Korea’s isolation by noting that even allies such as Burma, or Myanmar, have said they would enforce United …

US mission in Asean: foil to Nokor, Burma

Business Mirror – Estrella Torres – ‎

US Secretary of State Hillary Clinton earlier raised concern over the possible transfer of nuclear arms technology from North Korea to Burma/Myanmar.

Burmese refugees find home in Buffalo

Buffalo News – Gene Warner – ‎

And they’re adamant that their native land is Burma, not Myanmar, the recent name favored by the military government. They’re new Buffalonians, …

Myanmar state media accuses Clinton of interference

AFP – ‎

YANGON — Myanmar’s state media Sunday accused US Secretary of State Hillary Clinton of interfering with the internal affairs of Southeast Asia and said …

Knowing what it’s like

Times of Malta – ‎‎

It has not escaped anyone’s attention that the election in Burma is due next year and that this legal mechanism is just an excuse to extend her detention. …

Myanmar criticizes Clinton following ASEAN meeting

9&10 News – ‎

YANGON, Myanmar (AP) — A state-run newspaper in Myanmar says Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton is meddling in the affairs of the Association of …

Myanmar criticizes Clinton following ASEAN meeting

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

Forget swine flu, catch U2 fever

Irish Independent – Barry Egan – ‎

… during which dozens of kids walked around the perimeter of the stage wearing masks bearing the image of Burmese leader Aung San Suu Kyi, …

Billings man to exhibit grandfather’s black jade at gem, mineral show

Billings Gazette – Donna Healy – ‎

Jadeite, often used in Pacific Rim carvings, typically comes from Burma, now known as Myanmar. Nephrite jade, which is Wyoming’s state gemstone, …

Should ASEAN expel Myanmar? Did Clinton’s suggestion effect Aung … – ‎

“If Myanmar is expelled it will further isolate (the regime) and would that solve the problem?” [Emphasis added.] Would it? Which way forward for Burma: …

From Picayune to Peshawar: A Cold War adventure, part 1

Picayune Item – John Hawkins Napier III – ‎

They partitioned it into Hindu, India and Muslim Pakistan while Ceylon (now Sri Lanka) and Burma (now Myanmar). In 1965, East Pakistan broke away to become …

Bridge the gap

Calcutta Telegraph – ‎‎

… a bridge across the river that defines the people and their lives in the little Thai town of Kanchanaburi, tucked away near the Myanmar (Burma) border. …

UN: Political lows amidst economic, social highs

Sunday – Thalif Deen – ‎

… the Democratic Republic of Congo, Zimbabwe, Myanmar (Burma) and the genocide in Rwanda and Srebenica– the remarkable successes of the 65-year-old world …

Phew! What a week it was

The Times – ‎

Nobel Peace Prize winner and imprisoned Burmese freedom fighter Aung San Suu Kyi received the inter-national award, an irony considering our government’s …

Result a downer for Brown

The Times – ‎‎

Lawyers for jailed pro-democracy Burmese leader Aung San Suu Kyi presented their closing arguments on Friday in the case in which she is charged with

Triumphant return for U2 in Dublin on 360 tour

Irish Central – ‎

The band also highlighted the plight of Burmese political prisoner Burmese Aung San Suu Kyi over the course of the concert. The foursome played songs from …

Written by Lwin Aung Soe

July 26, 2009 at 6:12 pm

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