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ျပည္သူေတြဆီမွာ လြတ္လပ္မႈနဲ႔ တန္းတူညီမွ်မႈ အရင္ဆံုး ရွိေနမွ ဒီမိုိကေရစီ စံႏႈန္းရွိတာ ျဖစ္ပါတယ္။

World focus on Burma (30-8-2009)

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A Marine on St. Croix man finally learns the fate of his MIA brother

Pioneer Press – Elizabeth Mohr – ‎

Loren was just 17 when Kenneth’s plane disappeared in the China-Burma-India theatre (Burma is now known as Myanmar). Loren was in boot camp for the Marine …

Burma’s generals go too far

Charleston Post Courier –

The fear with which Burma’s powerful ruling military junta regards one courageous 62-year-old woman is something to see. That fear could be its undoing. …

Report Names World’s Most Repressive Countries

Ethical Travel News – Tania Campbell

… Burma has become an impoverished dictatorship orchestrated by the ruling junta, led by Senior General Than Shwe. Aung San Suu Kyi, who wishes to restore …

Just what the UN needed, More Ban ki-Moon mush

New Europe – Andy Dabilis

She said he was a “passive observer” to Burma’s arrest of opposition leader and Nobel Peace Laureate Aung San Suu Kyi and criticised his slow reaction to …

Making AICHR work for Asean citizens

The Nation – ‎

The litmus test will come soon when the current Asean chair submits the Asean statement on Burma calling for Aung San Suu Kyi’s freedom, which will be …

Thousands of Myanmar refugees stream into China

Los Angeles Times – ‎

Than Shwe as well as detained opposition leader Aung San Suu Kyi. Webb also was able to secure the release of American John Yettaw, with the military …

Myanmar calm as rebels, refugees cross into China

Los Angeles Times – Mark Magnier – ‎

was given rare access to supreme military leader Than Shwe as well as detained opposition leader Aung San Suu Kyi on his trip to Myanmar. …

For goodness sake!

Malta Independent Online – Joseph M. Cachia – ‎

… facilitating the release of American John William Yettaw, but at the same time urged Burma’s ruling junta to release Opposition leader Aung San Suu Kyi. …

Treasure house of memories

Deccan Herald – Jackie Pinto – ‎‎

Admiral Oscar Stanley Dawson, his sister Thelma and his brother Ivor were born in Burma (Myanmar). They were evacuated to India during the Japanese …

20% growth in non-oil exports to ASEAN

Tehran Times – ‎

… Malaysia, the Philippines, Singapore and Thailand. Since then, membership has expanded to include Brunei, Burma (Myanmar), Cambodia, Laos, and Vietnam.

Conflict flare up in Triangle

The Nation – Don Pathan – ‎

Bluffing between the military government and one of the cease-fire groups – the Myanmar National Democratic Alliance Army (MNDAA), also known as the Chinese …

In Defense of Ban Ki-moon

Korea Times – Tom Plate

For the first time since the Vietnam War days of U Thant, then from Burma, the organization has an Asian as secretary-general. He is Ban Ki-moon, …

Autumn exhibits bring the bling

The San Francisco Examiner – Janos Gereben – ‎

“Emerald Cities: Arts of Siam and Burma, 1775-1950” features more than 100 works from Thailand (Siam) and Myanmar (Burma), mostly from the Doris Duke …


Written by Lwin Aung Soe

August 30, 2009 at 3:56 am

Posted in World Focus on Burma

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