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World focus on Burma (30 July 2009)

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“Burma VJ”: Revolution Will Be Telephoned

Washington Post – Desson Thomson – ‎

… processed in a studio in Oslo, transmitted around the world and — significantly — shown to the people of Burma (renamed Myanmar by the ruling junta). …

Event to aid refugees

Omaha World-Herald – Roseann Moring

A flier from the organization says that a $30 donation can pay for a Nebraska child from Myanmar, formerly called Burma, to have school clothes and a …

Asean test: New ‘boat people’ from Burma

Southeast Asian Press Alliance – Leila Salaverria – ‎

… border—When the dogs start baying at night, fear begins to grip those living in a village in the west of Burma (Myanmar) where the Rohingya people live. …

Obama praises Arroyo for anti-terrorism efforts

Earthtimes (press release) – ‎

… of Burma and North Korea, noting her role as an outspoken critic of North Korea’s pursuit of nuclear weapons and Myanmar’s violations of human rights. …

Call It What You Will

Wall Street Journal – Paul Beston – ‎

In 1989, the regime in Rangoon determined that Burma would no longer do and changed the country’s name to Myanmar, which Mr. Campbell describes as an old …

MediaWATCH: ‘Missing’ US Student Jets Out

Phuketwan – ‎

… minister is scheduled to hold a crucial press conference on the Sondhi shooting case. voa.com Burma’s state-run newspaper, The New Light of Myanmar, …

Salween dam plan draws heavy flak

Bangkok Post – Apinya Wipatayotin – ‎

Non-government organisations, including the Burma Rivers Network (BRN) and OilWatch Southeast Asia, issued statements when the energy ministers meeting …

Obama backs Philippine peace push

AFP – ‎Jul 30, 2009‎

The Philippines has been among the most vocal Southeast Asian nations in pressuring the military regime Myanmar, earlier known as Burma, where a court on …

Addicted to Rubber

Science Magazine (subscription) – Charles C. Mann -‎

… opium, and other poppy products, the Golden Triangle, the mountainous, thickly forested intersection of Laos, Myanmar (formerly Burma), and China, …

Daily Press Briefing

US Department of State – Ian Kelly – ‎‎

QUESTION: On a different topic, on Burma, Myanmar, Aung San Suu Kyi’s verdict is supposed to come out tomorrow. I was just wondering if you had an update on …

Six more brands of traditional medicine banned

Mizzima.com – Pho Zaw

… the number of banned traditional medicines have risen to 22 in Burma. The state-run New Light of Myanmar newspaper on Thursday declared six types of …

US says implementing NKorea sanctions off to ‘an unprecedented start’

Gaea Times – Edith M. Lederer – ‎

… The House has voted to renew sanctions meant to penalize the junta that runs the Southeast Asian country of Myanmar, also called Burma. …

A(H1N1) infection could be alarming in Burma: Experts

Mizzima.com – Nem Davies – ‎‎

The New Light of Myanmar on Thursday reported detection of the tenth person infected with the virus stating that all the detected people have come from a …

North Korean Conundrums Continues

Global Politician – Rajaram Panda – ‎

According to Khin Maung Win, executive director of the Norway-based Democratic Voice of Burma, a military team of Myanmar traveled to Russia for training in …

At last, Arroyo meets Obama

Inquirer.net – Gil C. Cabacungan Jr

They have a lot to talk about—climate change, the economy, trade, progress in Burma (Myanmar), and promoting nonproliferation, particularly with regard to …

Death Threats Made Against Vietnamese Christians Amid Arrests

Christian Post – Joseph Keenan – ‎

… category along with countries like China, Pakistan, Myanmar (Burma), Iraq and others where Christians continue to get persecutions for their faith.

Burmese PM Vows Green, Secure Energy

The Irrawaddy News Magazine – Wai Moe – ‎‎

… best to ensure energy security and the development of alternative and renewable energies, according to Burma’s state-run daily The New Light of Myanmar. …

Doctors Criticize Burmese Junta Flu Policy

The Irrawaddy News Magazine – Arkar Moe – ‎

… the Burmese authorities must cooperate with neighboring countries and international health organizations.” The New Light of Myanmar, …

Another person tests positive for Swine Flu in Burma

Mizzima.com –

State-run newspaper, Myanmar Ahlin, today reported that a 57-year-old man, who had returned from Singapore by flight MI-512 on July 20, has tested positive. …

PREMIER ANNOUNCES ARTISTS FOR SIXTH ASIA PACIFIC TRIENNIAL

My Sunshine Coast (press release) – ‎

… Tibet, Cambodia and Myanmar (Burma) included for the first time. Ms Bligh said APT6, at the Gallery of Modern Art (GoMA) and Queensland Art Gallery, …

ASEAN Chronicles Recovery Role In Post-Cyclone Myanmar With Double …

AHN – ‎

Two books titled “A Bridge to Recovery: ASEAN’s Response to Cyclone Nargis” and “Myanmar: Life After Nargis” serve as detailed accounts of the …

Researchers closer to malaria vaccine

The News Journal – Marilynn Marchione

A young boy suffering from a high fever from malaria is bathed with wet towels to cool him down earlier this year in Sittwe, Myanmar (Burma). …

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Written by Lwin Aung Soe

July 30, 2009 at 4:32 pm

Posted in World Focus on Burma

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