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World focus on Burma (25-8-2009)

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Myanmar lawyer: Detention now ‘worse’ for Suu Kyi

The Associated Press – ‎

YANGON, Myanmar — The conditions of Myanmar democracy leader Aung San Suu Kyi’s detention have gotten “worse” since her conviction this month for violating …

Japan pushes for Suu Kyi’s release

Democratic Voice of Burma – Francis Wade

Aug 25, 2009 (DVB)-Japan showed signs of disapproval today over the sentencing of Burma opposition leader Aung San Suu Kyi and urged the ruling junta to …

Daewoo to transport Burmese gas to China

Times Online – Carl Mortished

A consortium of South Korean and Indian companies are to invest $5.6 billion in producing natural gas in Burma for export by pipeline to China. …

MAI to fly to Bodh Gaya

Mizzima.com – ‎‎

The ticket reservation centre of the Burmese National Flag carrier said MAI will operate the Rangoon- Bodh Gaya flight twice a week – Wednesdays and …

Monk Leaders Call for Third Sangha Boycott

The Irrawaddy News Magazine – Arkar Moe – ‎

A Burmese monk living in Thailand speaks outside the UN office during a rally calling for Aung San Suu Kyi’s release in Bangkok in May. …

Jailing democracy

The Hindu – Yoshikazu Tsuno – ‎

THE saga of Aung San Suu Kyi’s non-violent struggle for democracy in Myanmar defies known descriptions of political courage. With the country’s military …

Without constitution amendment elections cannot herald change: NLD

Mizzima.com – ‎

by Mungpi New Delhi (Mizzima) – Unless Burma’s military regime releases political prisoners, including Aung San Suu Kyi, and amends the 2008 constitution, …

Charles R. Bond Jr.: Pilot with famed WWII Flying Tigers

WFAA – Joe Simnacher – ‎

President Franklin Roosevelt created the volunteer group in mid-1941 to protect military supply routes between China and Burma, now called Myanmar. …

Tension Mounts between Junta and Kokang Ceasefire Group

The Irrawaddy News Magazine – Yan Naing – ‎

The Kokang ceasefire group, also known as the Myanmar [Burma] National Democratic Alliance Army (MNDAA), reached a ceasefire agreement with the government …

Burmese IT Contest to Aid Junta?

The Irrawaddy News Magazine – Arkar Moe

Currently, Burma has three ISPs: the state-run Myanmar Posts and Telecommunications (MPT), which operates Myanmar Info Tech; the semi-government-owned …

Bangladesh Awards Gas Exploration Rights

The Irrawaddy News Magazine – Julhas Alam – ‎

India and Burma claim the areas fall within their maritime boundaries. Last year, Bangladesh’s military-backed interim government divided the country’s sea …

Oil firms win Bangladesh rights

BBC News – ‎

The firms have been given the right to explore for gas, despite ownership claims on some of the territory by neighbouring India and Burma. …

Daewoo invest $5.6 billion in Burma gas

Democratic Voice of Burma – Francis Wade – ‎‎

Daewoo will be leading a consortium of companies, which includes India’s Oil and Natural Gas Corp and GAIL company, the Myanmar Oil & Gas Enterprise, …

Daewoo to make $1.7 bln investment in Myanmar

AFP – ‎

SEOUL — South Korea’s Daewoo International said Tuesday it would invest some 1.7 billion dollars to develop an offshore gasfield in northwestern Myanmar. …

Burma’s fishery export downward trend continue

Mizzima.com – Myo Thein – ‎‎

… a member of the Myanmar Federation of Fishery Rangoon Division said. According to official statistics, the export value of Burmese fishery products is …

Japan urges Myanmar junta to release Suu Kyi soon

AsiaOne – ‎

The military has ruled Myanmar, formerly known as Burma, since 1962, launching bloody crackdowns on pro-democracy protests in 1988 and 2007 and jailing …

Daewoo in $5.6 bln Myanmar gas export deal to China

Forbes – Miyoung Kim, Jonathan Hopfner – ‎

Few Western companies will invest in the former country formerly known as Burma because of its poor human rights record and continued detention of Nobel …

Daewoo in $US5.6bn Burma gas export deal to China

Business Spectator (registration) –

SEOUL – A Myanmar gas consortium led by South Korea’s Daewoo International plans to invest about $US5.6 billion in a 30-year natural gas supply deal with …

Duo gets Bangladeshi blocks

Upstream Online – Anthea Pitt

A tense standoff between Burma and Bangladesh flared in November last year when Myanmar escorted a South Korean gas exploration company into a disputed …

Daewoo in $5.6 bln Myanmar gas export deal to China

Reuters – Miyoung Kim, Jonathan Hopfner – ‎

SEOUL, Aug 25 (Reuters) – A consortium led by South Korea’s Daewoo International will invest about $5.6 billion to develop Myanmar gas fields as part of a …

Daewoo consortium in $5.6 bln gas deal in Myanmar

Reuters – Miyoung Kim, Jonathan Hopfner – ‎

KS) would invest a combined $5.6 billion to produce and distribute gas in Myanmar. The consortium plans to sell gas output from Myanmar’s…

A-1/A-3 fields to

PLA moves to the Kokang border

Shan Herald Agency for News – Li Guoshi -‎

… are some 2000 Burma Army troops who are taking positions to grab any opportunity that might be offered by the warring factions in the Myanmar…

National

Punishment for a dream – the price of Burmese conscience

Mizzima.com – Tin Myint – ‎

During this time I was invited to a meeting between National League for Democracy leaders Daw Aung San Suu Kyi and U Win Tin and the United Nations special …

Looking for Democratic Harbingers

UB Post – Stephen Noerper – ‎

… to include the Burmese military regime’s accelerated marginalization of Aung San Suu Kyi and Kyrgyzstan’s rigged elections – spared much condemnation …

How Mr Casino Economist ruined the Zimbabwe Dollar

The Zimbabwe Guardian – ‎‎

“WRITING on this website , I gave a quick comparison of Zimbabwe’s high inflation at 24 000% compared to the next highest which was Burma/Myanmar at 40%. …

US, Japan need new dimension in bilateral ties

Asahi Shimbun – Yoichi Kato – ‎

… no doubt they have sold nuclear or missile technology–first to Syria, then to Iraq, and now, apparently, to Myanmar (Burma), and maybe to Iran as well. …

Free Nobel Prize-Winner Aung Sun Suu Kiy

AlterNet – ‎‎

By Care2.org Recently, Nobel Prize-winning democracy activist Aung Sun Suu Kiy was sentenced to 18 months of house arrest by Burmese…

authorities.

Burma Question – sill a matter of regional concern

Asian Tribune – Zin Linn – ‎

Burma’s key opposition leader Aung San Suu Kyi has been sent back from the notorious Insein Prison and now held under house-arrest. …

Foreign Weapons Kill the Blockade on Burma

Scoop.co.nz – Richard S. Ehrlich – ‎‎

Burma, a country also known as Myanmar, is considered to be suffering one of the world’s most brutal regimes. “China has been the principal source of arms …

Two killed 23 injured in bus-truck collision

KanglaOnline – ‎

MN01-0512 carrying passengers from Imphal towards Kakching along Indo Burma road suddenly collided with a Tata Tipper bearing registration No NL-04A/6680 …

Cementing Japanese-Burmese relationship

Mizzima.com – ‎‎

by Mungpi New Delhi (Mizzima) – The Burmese Agriculture and Irrigation Minister Maj-Gen Htay Oo’s visit to Japan is yet another sign of the cosy …

Activists protest Htay Oo’s secret visit to Japan

Mizzima.com – Phoe Zaw – ‎

The flag fluttered along with that of China, Japan, Burma and Thai flags for a while before it was removed by security personnel. …

Analysis Finds No Proof of Secret Myanmar Nuclear Program

Global Security Newswire –

“Some of the information that has leaked out of Burma appears credible, and in recent years other snippets of information have emerged which, taken together …

It’s 3 am Do You Know Where Hillary Clinton Is?

The Carnegie Endowment for International Peace – ‎‎

Whether on a missile shield against Iran or North Korean saber-rattling, the continued imprisonment of Aung San Suu Kyi in Burma or rape and corruption in …


Written by Lwin Aung Soe

August 25, 2009 at 3:46 pm

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