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World Focus on Burma (31 July 2009)

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Court Postpones Verdict in Suu Kyi Trial

Washington Post – ‎

Despite intense international pressure to release the democracy advocate, the junta that controls Burma appears intent on muzzling her as it prepares for …

Adult Books for High School Students

School Library Journal – ‎

… The King’s Rifle pulls back the curtain on a theater of World War II long neglected by historians and writers alike, Burma (now called Myanmar). …

Myanmar court postpones delivering verdict on Aung San Suu Kyi

Xinhua – Li Xianzhi

1 (Xinhua) — Myanmar’s Yangon district court has postponed the date of delivering a verdict on Aung San Suu Kyi to Aug. 11, the official paper New Light of …

Myanmar delays Aung San Suu Kyi verdict

Chicago Tribune – Mark MagnierCharles McDermid – ‎

“They’re very smart,” said David Mathieson, a Thailand-based researcher with Human Rights Watch who covers Myanmar, also known as Burma. …

Myanmar court delays Suu Kyi verdict

Peninsula On-line – ‎

Yangon: A Myanmar court yesterday postponed its verdict in the internationally condemned trial of Aung San Suu Kyi until August 11, adding to uncertainty …

Ban calls for release of political prisoners in Myanmar

Hindu – ‎

United Nations (PTI): UN Secretary General Ban Ki-moon has urged the Myanmar military junta to release all political prisoners including Aung San Suu Kyi, …

Burma warns against protests over Suu Kyi verdict

Shan Herald Agency for News – ‎

Military-ruled Burma’s state media on Thursday warned citizens against inciting protests as the country awaited a verdict in the trial of democracy leader …

Ban calls for release of political prisoners in Burma

Zee News – ‎

A spokesman of Ban told reporters at the UN headquarters in New York yesterday that the Secretary General met the Permanent Representative of Myanmar to the …

Burma court delays verdict in prodemocracy leader’s trial, cites …

Boston Globe – ‎

The junta refers to the country as Myanmar. It would be the first nationwide election since 1990; the military annulled that election after the National …

Myanmar Court Delays Suu Kyi Verdict

The Ledger – Seth Mydans

BANGKOK — A court in Myanmar delayed a highly anticipated verdict Friday in a case against the pro-democracy leader Daw Aung San Suu Kyi, citing technical …

Suu Kyi verdict delayed

Brisbane Times – ‎

A court in military-ruled Burma has postponed the verdict in the case of democracy leader Aung San Suu Kyi until August 11, her lawyers and diplomats say. …

UN head calls for release of Suu Kyi

Times of the Internet –

Ban said he and the international community expect the government of the country formerly known as Burma “will give careful consideration to the …

Japan’s Growing Role in Vietnam’s Development

Asia Sentinel – Anh Le Tran – ‎

Japan has bilateral FTAs with most ASEAN members (except Cambodia, Laos, and Myanmar) and an FTA with the whole ASEAN. Since Japan sees a strong and …

Arroyo calls for Suu Kyi’s release

United Press International – ‎

The Myanmar government should prove it has a legitimate hold on power by immediately releasing Nobel Peace Prize laureate Aung San Suu Kyi, Arroyo said. …

Scores of supporters arrested, as court postpones verdict on Suu Kyi

Mizzima.com – ‎

But Win Tin, a senior NLD member, had earlier predicted that the government would change its strategy in trying to sentence the Burmese Nobel Peace Laureate

Protests outside Burmese Embassy in Bangkok

Mizzima.com – ‎

by Mizzima News Chiang Mai (Mizzima) – At least 20 BurmeseBurmese embassy in Bangkok, pro-democracy activists on Friday staged a brief protest outside the

MediaWATCH: Phuket To Have a Nuclear Neighbor

Phuketwan – ‎‎

… the head of Thailand’s Institute of Security and International Studies, as saying: ”It would move Myanmar [Burma] from not just being a pariah state, …

US reviewing relisting N. Korea as state sponsor of terrorism …

Yonhap News – Hwang Doo-hyong – ‎

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

‘RP punches above its weight’

Saudi Gazette – Jay Gotera – ‎‎

“Internationally, we stand foursquare behind the United States on the position that it has taken with regard to Burma and with regard to North Korea’s …

Ex-Philippines President Cory Aquino dies

Times of the Internet – ‎

Corazon Aquino, the first woman to serve as president of the Philippines, has died at the age of 76, family members said. Family members said Aquino died of …

End of the old man

Mizzima.com – ‎

The United Nations Secretary General Ban Ki-moon had to intervene in this case, compelling him to visit Burma. Moreover, there has been a chorus of calls …

Ban met Myanmar envoy

Straits Times – ‎

UNITED NATIONS – UN CHIEF Ban Ki Moon pressed for the immediate release of detained democracy icon Aung San Suu Kyi during a meeting with Myanmar’s UN …

Hotline – Week of August 3, 2009

ReliefWeb (press release) –

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

Burma Trial Verdict Delayed

自由亚洲电视 – Kyaw AungYe Htet – ‎

“The government of Myanmar is taking decisions that are closing doors regarding international cooperation and regarding future elections in 2010,” he said. …

Obama all praise for Arroyo

Inquirer.net – Gil C. Cabacungan Jr – ‎

… her efforts to reach a peace pact with Muslim rebels, and her support for the US policy on human rights, specifically with respect to Burma (Myanmar). …

Revealed: Burma’s nuclear bombshell

Sydney Morning Herald – Hamish McDonald – ‎

”It would move Myanmar [Burma] from not just being a pariah state, but a rogue state – that is, one that jeopardises the security and wellbeing of its …

Burma’s nuclear secrets

Sydney Morning Herald –

Is Burma preparing to build a nuclear arsenal? Two years of interviews with defectors have persuaded two Australian investigators, Desmond Ball and Phil …

UPI NewsTrack TopNews

United Press International – ‎

8, 1988, or the “8888” uprising for democracy in the country formerly called Burma. Suu Kyi became the leader of the democracy movement after that uprising, …

Dhaka Delegation in Naypyidaw for Border Talks

The Irrawaddy News Magazine – Lawi Weng

A delegation of Bangladeshi experts on border issues met with Burma’s foreign minister in Naypyidaw on Friday to discuss an territorial dispute

Obama: Philippines punches above its weight

GMA news.tv – ‎

“Internationally, we stand foursquare behind the United States on the position that it has taken with regard to Burma and with regard to North Korea’s …

Asian Highway in Present Form: It’s Useless for Bangladesh

Energy Bangla – Abul Hashem – ‎

The projects however remained stalled due the Indochina war and the path of isolation chosen by Burma’s military government since 1962. …

Fake eggs enter Burmese market

Mizzima.com – ‎

The chemically-made fake eggs are much darker in colour and have no separate core, according to the Myanmar Television announcement at 8 pm (local time). …


Written by Lwin Aung Soe

July 31, 2009 at 4:49 pm

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