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World focus on BURMA (2-9-2009)

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Beginning of the end

Mizzima.com – ‎‎

… in Northeastern Shan State between the Burmese Army and ethnic Kokang rebels, which split the Myanmar Nationalities Democratic Alliance Army (MNDAA), …

Nearly 6000 Kokang war refugees back home: Junta

Mizzima.com – ‎

But Sino-Burma based military observer and analyst Aung Kyaw Zaw pointed out that only a few refugees have gone back to their homes to look after their …

Burmese troops move into Wa region

Democratic Voice of Burma – Francis Wade – ‎‎

Tension remains high in Burma’s northeastern Shan state following fighting between Burmese troops and an ethnic ceasefire group, the Myanmar…

Peace and

UK Treasury warns banks to observe Zimbabwe sanctions

Zim Diaspora – David Benyon – ‎

The letter reminds banks of the 15 sanctions regimes in place in the UK, including those against Iran, Burma (Myanmar), Zimbabwe, as well as against …

Clouds of War Move Over Shan State

The Irrawaddy News Magazine – Wai Moe – ‎

Burma’s state-run daily, The New Light of Myanmar, reported on Wednesday that 5811 refugees who fled to China had returned to the Kokang region. …

JS panel backs two AHN routes, amid dissent

Bangladesh News 24 hours – ‎

But the BNP said the highway must enter Myanmar via Bangladesh with ultimate target of reaching China through the former Burma. The BNP and its allies say, …

Rangoon School Closed because of Swine Flu

The Irrawaddy News Magazine – Min Lwin – ‎

It is the first school closure in Burma because of the A H1N1 virus. The Web site of the International School Yangon [Rangoon] confirmed that five students …

Daewoo pegs Shwe spend at $3.2bn

Upstream Online – Anthea Pitt – ‎

A Daewoo International-led consortium plans to spend 4 trillion won ($3.2 billion) developing the Shwe, ShwePhyu and Mya gas fields off Burma, …

Rebel clashes along China-Myanmar border subside

KLTV – Han Guan, Jocelyn Gecker – ‎

State-controlled media in Myanmar, also known as Burma, have not reported the violence. A statement Sunday from the Washington-based US Campaign for Burma …

Daewoo puts Myanmar gas fields investment at $3 bln

Reuters – Kim Yeon-hee, Ben Tan – ‎

KS) said on Wednesday a consortium led by the energy developing company will invest 4 trillion won ($3.2 billion) to develop Myanmar gas fields. …

UK Treasury warns banks over sanctions

OpRisk and Compliance (subscription) – David Benyon – ‎‎

The letter reminds banks of the 15 sanctions regimes in place in the UK, including those against Iran, Burma (Myanmar), Zimbabwe, as well as against …

The Tatmadaw and electoral repercussions

Mizzima.com – Joseph Ball – ‎

Mizzima News – The 2010 Burma elections will not be free and fair. Neither are they likely to witness the full participation of an empowered …

Asia’s daughters put dictators on notice

United Press International, Asia – Gaffar Peang-Meth – ‎

11th, Burma’s iconic leader Aung San Suu Kyi, 64, was sentenced to another 18 months of house arrest because American John Yettaw of Missouri swam across a …

Issues: Letter: 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 …

Kokang source: Struggle continues

Shan Herald Agency for News – ‎

What more proof do you need when the Burma Army hasn’t been able to evacuate over 100 aid workers and their family members out of Laogai yesterday. …

Threat of attack raises Burma-China border tension

The Australian – Michael Sainsbury – ‎‎

TENSIONS on the Burma-China border escalated today amid fears Burma’s…

military may attack a second well-armed militia force – the United Wa Army – as early

Burma: denial of fundamental rights

Scoop.co.nz (press release) – ‎‎

Many other cases heard against opponents of the government in Myanmar…

also rest on inapplicable and baseless charges. The police, who may receive

Muslims in Bangladesh Seize Land Used by Church

Right Side News – Aenon Shalom – ‎

The guerrillas had fought for autonomy in the hill and forest region bordering India and Burma (Myanmar) in a campaign that left nearly 8500 troops, …

Sri Lanka likely to lose EU trade concession

Daily Mirror – kumar soysa – ‎‎

Wicky, as long as there are guys like kumar soysa, Ban, SL will always be like Libya, Iran, Burma etc etc. The poor civilians will never see the bright …

Wednesday, September 9

eTaiwan News – ‎‎

1988 – Burma’s former Prime Minister U Nu, toppled in a 1962 military coup, announces formation of a rival government. Burma is now known as Myanmar. …

BAN KI MOON TELLS HIS NORWEGIAN CRITICS THAT HE HAS GOT HIS OWN …

Lankaweb – Walter Jayawardhana – ‎

Norway’s senior diplomat at the United Nation’s Mona Juul in the memo attacked ban for his attitude regarding Burma and Sri Lanka, on the eve of the final …

Myanmar rebels head home ‘in disarray’

Peninsula On-line – ‎‎

In a statement released Monday, the US Campaign for Burma said Myanmar’s junta had already installed a new provisional government in remote Kokang. …

China efforts to control water flowing south spur tensions with …

World Tribune – ‎

“By annexing Tibet, China virtually controls the water supply of Pakistan, north and northeastern India, Burma and Vietnam,” he said. …

RM awardee fights for human, nature’s rights

Inquirer.net – Ceres P. Doyo – ‎

Ka Hsaw Wa was only 18 when he had to flee the oppressive rule of the military junta in Burma (Myanmar). As a freedom activist, he experienced detention and …

China dismantles tents as Myanmar refugees return

Daily Times – ‎

… groups as well as with Burma’s democratic opposition,” he said. The fighting broke out when Myanmar deployed troops to disarm ethnic insurgents. …

view: The Myanmar Orchestra —Simon Tay

Daily Times –

Might it be possible that the generals in Myanmar recognise that they are in a cul de sac? Could the regime be seeking ways out of its isolation in the …

Bay of Bengal: a potential giant gas-producing province

Gerson Lehrman Group – ‎

In recent years, successful exploration in the waters of neighboring nations such as India and Burma has raised the confidence level about the giant …

The Show and Sham Trials of our Times

Global Politician – Saberi Roy – ‎

The recent political trials in Iran and Burma have raised several questions on the motives of these trials. There could be several levels of analysis, …

Setting the standard

Inquirer.net – ‎‎

… and Ka Hsaw Wa of Burma (Myanmar), awarded for Emergent Leadership for dauntlessly pursuing nonviolent yet effective channels of redress, exposure, …

China, Myanmar share responsibility to maintain border stability: FM

Pakistan Daily Mail – ‎

… said 37000 border inhabitants comprising both Burmese and Chinese have so far fled into China after armed conflicts in Myanmar broke out last week. …

China says Myanmar promises border stability

MorungExpress – ‎

Aung Din, executive director of the US Campaign for Burma, said Myanmar forces were continuing to pour into the northeast, as a prelude to more fighting. …

China invests further into Burmese transportation matrix

Mizzima.com – ‎‎

In sum, the package includes five locomotives, 20 passenger coaches and 200 freight coaches, according to Burma’s state-run newspaper New Light of Myanmar …

We Can’t Afford to Ignore Myanmar

MorungExpress – Jim Webb – ‎‎

We must talk to Myanmar’s leaders. This does not mean that we should abandon our aspirations for a free and open Burmese society, but that our goal will be …

Burmese Refugees Leave China

NTDTV – Yuan Zhishao – ‎

Refugees who fled into China to escape conflict in northeast Burma continue to head home on Tuesday, September 1st. But most are worried about returning to …

Holy Father’s September Prayer Intentions

Examiner.com – ‎‎

Laotian Christians number about 100000 Christians out of 7000000; Cambodian Christians number about 20000 out of 14000000; and Myanmar (formerly Burma) …

Burma death toll reaches 500

The Australian – Michael Sainsbury – ‎‎

AS many as 500 people may have been killed in the first flair up of violence between the Burma’s ruling military junta and the Kokang ethnic minority …

Burma’s push to control border sends China into a spin

Mizzima.com – Larry Jagan – ‎‎

“Myanmar [Burma] has promised to restore peace and stability along the border as soon as possible,” the Chinese Foreign Ministry spokeswoman, Jiang Yu told …

Over 30000 Myanmar refugees to return home from China

RIA Novosti – ‎

BANGKOK, September 1 (RIA Novosti) – More than 30000 refugees who fled into China from Myanmar last week after an outbreak of hostilities between government …

Opium found in car parts

Mississauga News – ‎

Opium is grown mainly in Myanmar (formerly Burma) and Afghanistan. Highly addictive, opium is sold on the street as a powder or dark brown solid and is …

Kokang conflict ‘could spark bigger problems’

Democratic Voice of Burma – Naw Noreen – ‎‎

Tension had been mounting between Burmese troops and the Kokang-based Myanmar Peace and Democracy Front (MPDF), following pressure from the junta on …

Refugees Returning to Burma, Many Fearful

Voice of America – Stephanie Ho – ‎‎

Refugees are continuing to return to Burma from China, after about 30000 Burmese nationals fled across the border in recent days to escape …

Beijing dismantles tents, begins refugee repatriation to Kokang

AsiaNews.it – ‎

Aung Din, executive director of the US Campaign for Burma, said Myanmar forces were continuing to pour into the north-east part of the country, …

China gifts railway package to Burma

Mizzima.com – ‎‎

Burma’s state-run newspaper the New Light of Myanmar said China on Monday handed over the carriages as a gift. The function was attended by Chen Juemin, …


Written by Lwin Aung Soe

September 2, 2009 at 11:33 am

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