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World focus on Burma (31-8-2009)

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AGI – Agenzia Giornalistica Italia – ‎

(AGI) – Rangoon, 31 August – Aung San Suu Kyi will soon be having re-building work done on her house on the outskirts of Yangon, the ancient Burmese capital …

Myanmar refugees begin to return home from China

The Associated Press – Han Guan – ‎

Myanmar is also known as Burma. More than 30000 civilian refugees had streamed into China to escape the fighting, which broke out last week after hundreds …

Burmese Refugees Warily Leave China

NTDTV – Li Xiaoquan – ‎

Burmese refugees are returning home today after weeks of intense battling between government forces and a local militia. Refugees say their biggest concern …

Fighting abates as Kokang Army splits – ‎

… the New Light of Myanmar. But Aung Kyaw Zaw, a Sino-Burma based observer said while heavy fighting had ceased, sporadic battles between the two sides …

Border Guard Force plan leads to end of ceasefire

ReliefWeb (press release) – Wai Moe

It’s failure prompted the SPDC to send thousands of troops to northeast Burma and led to the armed clashes that ended a two-decade ceasefire. …

Junta sends major reinforcements to Shan State

ReliefWeb (press release) – Yan Naing

The troop movements have come despite a report in the Burmese state newspaper, The New Light of Myanmar, on Monday that said fighting in Kokang areas in …

Magsaysay awardees inspire hope–Zobel

Manila Times – Angelo Cantera

Myanmar’s Ka Hsaw Wa was awarded for “dauntlessly pursuing nonviolent yet effective channels of redress, exposure and education for the defense of human …

UN leader defends leadership style amid criticism

The Associated Press – Doug Mellgren

… wrote that Ban and the United Nations were “notable by their absence” in many of the crises facing the world, such as in Myanmar, formerly called Burma. …

Myanmar illegals located inside truck in border region

ANA – ‎‎

Seventy illegal immigrants, most from Myanmar (Burma), were detected in truck that had just entered Greece on Monday and was traveling in the extreme …

Junta briefs KIO on Kokang war –

… clashes between the junta’s forces and the Myanmar National Democratic Alliance Army (MNDAA), 11 were killed and 31 injured on the Burmese…

Army’s side.

UN Chief Defends Leadership Style, Citing Efforts in Myanmar

Bloomberg – Josiane Kremer, Marianne Stigset

Ban persuaded the junta in Myanmar, formerly known as Burma, to accept international aid last year in the wake of the cyclone, which killed about 138000 …

Name-change challenge

Sydney Morning Herald – Fiona Parker – ‎‎

A few years ago, newsreaders stopped saying Burma and started saying ”Myanmar”, because it was supposedly closer to the true Burmese name and the …

Zoo life harmful to elephants: Research – Jordana Huber

… living in European zoos have approximately half the average life span of elephants born into the logging industry in Myanmar, formerly known as Burma. …

Myanmar activist among Magsaysay award winners

MSN Philippines News – ‎‎

… and education for the defence of human rights, the environment and democracy in Burma”, the awards committee said, using the old name for Myanmar. …

Magsaysay awardees

Jakarta Post –

From left are Krisana Kraisintu, Deep Joshi of India, Yu Xiaogang of China, Antonio Oposa Jr. of the Philippines, Ma Jun of China, and Ka Hsaw Wa of Myanmar …

Suu Kyi to boost house security

BBC News –

Burmese opposition leader Aung San Suu Kyi intends to renovate her house to stop intruders, after a US man’s visit led to her house arrest being extended. …

UN leader defends leadership style amid criticism – Doug Mellgren

… wrote that Ban and the United Nations were “notable by their absence” in many of the crises facing the world, such as in Myanmar, formerly called Burma. …

Economic crisis hits Myanmar’s migrant women

Asia Times Online – Marwaan Macan-Markar

BANGKOK – The global financial crisis threatens to shred the dreams of thousands of women from Myanmar who have fled their …

Myanmar opposition leader Suu Kyi to renovate home-cum-prison

Monsters and –

No renovation work has been done on the house since Suu Kyi began living there in 1988, when she returned top Myanmar, also called Burma, after spending …

Weapons Seizure Turns Spotlight Onto Two Rogue States – Patrick Goodenough – ‎

… in 2007 and the suspected program in Myanmar [Burma], there is little doubt that North Korea is a key supporter of illicit nuclear programs,” it said. …

Myanmar’s Suu Kyi to renovate home to stop trespassers

AFP – ‎

YANGON — Myanmar’s detained opposition leader Aung San Suu Kyi plans to renovate her crumbling lakeside home to keep out trespassers, her lawyer said Monday …

Letters: Suu Kyi’s participation in elections

Jakarta Post –

Aung San Suu Kyi never stood for the any election in Myanmar because she was not eligible to contest a seat. It was not this present military government or …

Written by Lwin Aung Soe

August 31, 2009 at 3:57 am

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