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World focus on Burma (28 July 2009)

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Suu Kyi verdict soon

The Mercury (subscription) –

YANGON: A court in military-ruled Burma/ Myanmar will deliver its verdict in the trial of Aung San Suu Kyi on Friday in a case that could see the …

UN seeks to bolster Myanmar agriculture: UN ESCAP chief

Thai News Agency MCOT –

NAYPYIDAW, July 29 (UN/TNA) – The Bangkok-based United Nations regional chief for Asia and the Pacific arrived in the Myanmar capital on Tuesday to present …

ASEAN+3 energy ministers meeting to open in Myanmar

Xinhua – Xiong Tong

The ASEAN+3 Ministers on Energy Meeting (AMEM+3), which is the sixth of its kind, is the first hosted by Myanmar. The meeting came after the ASEAN+3 Senior …

Celebrating diversity

BCLocalNews – ‎

As well, hundreds of Karen people — refugees from Myanmar (Burma) — have made Langley City their new home within the past few years. …

World War2 Bengal Famine Remembered

MWC News – Gideon Polya

Prior to World War 2 grain imports into India declined substantially and in 1942 Japan captured Burma, a major source of rice. However a series of factors …

Top UN Asia-Pacific official pushes for pooling of fiscal …

UN News Centre – ‎

28 July 2009 – Large-scale government stimulus packages are closed off to many nations across Asia and the Pacific, the top United Nations official for the …

USDA chief to visit Japan

Mizzima.com – Nem Davies – ‎

… of which Burma’s military supremo Snr. Gen Than Shwe is a patron. “When I asked the person in-charge of Myanmar affairs, I was told that the trip has …

Number of A(H1N1) infected goes up to seven in Burma

Mizzima.com –

… the number of infected people has risen to seven in Burma. The state-run newspaper, New Light of Myanmar, on Tuesday reported that the last man to be …

Final arguments in Suu Kyi case

Financial Times – Tim Johnston – ‎

A court in Burma has heard the final arguments in the case of Aung San Suu Kyi, the opposition leader, who could face five years

U2 join forces with Amnesty to give Aung San Suu Kyi prestigious award

Amnesty International UK – ‎

Suu Kyi has remained a symbol of hope, courage and the undying defence of human rights, not only to the people of Burma but to people around the world.

Myanmar Dissident Verdict on Friday

New York Times – Seth Mydans – ‎

BANGKOK — Final arguments concluded Tuesday in Myanmar in the trial of the pro-democracy leader Daw Aung San Suu Kyi, and the court announced

Trial Concludes in Bizarre Myanmar Case; Verdict Expected Friday

Wall Street Journal Blogs – Ashby Jones – ‎

Judging from press reports, that’s essentially what’s happening to Aung San Suu Kyi, the jailed pro-democracy leader in Myanmar. In May, while seemingly

PM Abhisit postpones official Myanmar visit

Thai News Agency MCOT – ‎‎

BANGKOK, July 28 (TNA) – Prime Minister Abhisit Vejjajiva has put off his planned official visit to Myanmar Friday after Myanmar asked for its postponement

Verdict on Suu Kyi’s trial to be delivered on Friday

Press Trust of India – ‎‎

Yangon, Jul 28 (PTI) The trial of Myanmar’s pro-democracy icon Aung San Suu Kyi concluded today with the court announcing that its verdict will be delivered

Suu Kyi Insists Her Trial Will Test Rule of Law in Burma

The Irrawaddy News Magazine – Yan Naing – ‎

The Burmese state-owned newspaper, The New Light of Myanmar, carried an editorial last weekend saying that “demanding the release of Suu Kyi means showing

Trial of Burma’s Democracy Leader Concludes; Verdict Expected Friday

Voice of America – Daniel Schearf – ‎

Burmese authorities say for that reason she should be put in prison for up to five years, while her lawyers say she was not responsible for the break-in.

Chandrayaan sends photos of total lunar eclipse

Gaea Times – Fakir Balaji – ‎‎

The July 22, 2009, Surya Grahan is a partial solar eclipse in Malaysia, Singapore, Philippines, Thailand, Hong Kong, Myanmar (Burma), Cambodia and Brunei.

Suu Kyi verdict expected Friday

United Press International, Asia – ‎

YANGON, Myanmar, July 28 (UPI) — A verdict is expected by Friday in the trial of Myanmar opposition leader Aung San Suu Kyi now that closing arguments have

Myanmar to Deliver Verdict in Suu Kyi Trial July 31

Bloomberg – Daniel Ten Kate – ‎

“It would open up doors for investment and exchanges that would help the people of Burma.” Myanmar, with Asia’s seventh-largest natural gas reserves,

Trial of Aung San Suu Kyi ends, verdict on Friday

AsiaNews.it – ‎

Htun Htun Surte, one of three founders of Burma Centre Delhi (BCD) an NGO established by Burmese refugees that follows events in Myanmar from neighbouring

Burma: Trial Hears Final Arguments

UNPO – ‎

The prosecution in the military government’s trial of the Burmese

pro-democracy leader, Aung San Suu Kyi, has delivered its closing arguments.

Washington is playing a deeper game with China

as well as the Saffron Revolution in Burma/Myanmar and virtually every regime change destabilization in eastern Europe over the past years from Serbia

Abhisit’s trip postponed

Straits Times – ‎‎

BANGKOK – THAI premier Abhisit Vejjajiva has postponed a visit to Myanmar this Friday at the request of of the ruling junta because of an impending verdict

Verdict for Suu Kyi trial expected on Friday

Australia Network News – ‎‎

The trial of Burmese opposition leader Aung San Suu Kyi is expected to end this Friday. [Reuters] A court in Burma is expected to deliver its verdict in the

The `missing boy’ finally comes to SE Asia

Jakarta Post – ‎

Myanmar’s position on the top of the agenda was also highly notable. The meeting hinted at Myanmar’s potential to become a nuclear power.

Myanmar team visits CIFA

Express Buzz – ‎

BHUBANESWAR: After Sri Lanka and Bangladesh, now it is Myanmar

farmers’ turn to learn modern aquaculture technology at city-based Central Institute of

Burmese fishery delegation study Indian aquaculture

Mizzima.com – Syed Ali Mujtaba – ‎

The 15-member Burmese delegation included 11 members from the Myanmar Fish Farmers Association, two members each from Myanmar

Fisheries Federation and

Fallen WWII soldiers still honoured in Asia’s cemeteries

MSN Malaysia News – ‎

World War II saw the Japanese military engage Allied troops in British Malaya (now Malaysia), Singapore, Burma (Myanmar), Thailand and the Dutch East Indies

Southeast Asia’s monsoon latitudes

Examiner.com – ‎

Myanmar (Burma) The Irrawaddy River Basin dominates otherwise mountainous Myanmar, renamed in 1989 by the governing military regime.

Mekong River Dams Ruin Livelihoods of 65 Million – 11 More Are Planned

EcoWorldly – Bryan Nelson – ‎‎

The Mekong is Southeast Asia’s largest river, and it flows over a vast distance– from China to Myanmar (Burma), Laos, Thailand, Cambodia and Vietnam.

Trial of Myanmar Rights Leader Nears End

New York Times – Seth Mydans – ‎

Adding its voice to international condemnation of the military junta in Myanmar, formerly known as Burma, Amnesty International awarded its highest honor on

Consider the lobster business

Ha’aretz – Michal Palti – ‎‎

When they are still quite small, a few millimeters long, the crayfish are flown at a temperature of 17 degrees Celsius to Myanmar (formerly known as Burma)

World Breastfeeding Week, August 1-7: Need for nutrition doesn’t

Reuters AlertNet – Matt Hackworth – ‎

to make formula milk may be contaminated during emergencies,” says physician Sithu Wai, who leads the CWS response to Cyclone Nargis in Myanmar (Burma).

Tight security at prison as Suu Kyi trial draws to end

The National – Larry Jagan – ‎‎

While most people in Myanmar, formerly known as Burma, are waiting anxiously to hear the outcome of the trial, few analysts believe a guilty verdict will

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Written by Lwin Aung Soe

July 28, 2009 at 2:20 pm

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