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World focus on Burma (9-9-2009)

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Myanmar says Chinese tip-off led to border clash

The Associated Press – ‎‎

Myanmar, also known as Burma, is largely estranged from the West, but China has maintained close economic and diplomatic ties with the junta, …

US Embassy investigates arrest of American citizen in Burma

Mizzima.com – ‎

The embassy official said they do not have any information so far on the whereabouts of Kyaw Zaw Lwin. The Burmese-born US citizen’s sister and mother are

Former NMSP leaders to form party to contest polls

Mizzima.com – ‎

They intend to raise questions in Parliament on some provisions in the Burmese military junta’s 2008 constitution, which is not in keeping with its party …

Myanmar junta asserts control over rebellious region

Reuters – Aung Hla Tun, Martin Petty – ‎‎

In its almost five decades of unbroken rule in the former Burma, the military has failed to establish control along its northeastern border where many …

Two political outfits allowed to put up signboards

Mizzima.com – Myint Maung – ‎‎

New Delhi (Mizzima) – With the National Political League of the Union of Myanmar and the 88 Generation Student Organization (Union of …

Propaganda and the Burmese Media

The Irrawaddy News Magazine – Wai Moe – ‎

7 edition, controversial US Sen Jim Webb’s commentary, “We Can’t Afford to Ignore Myanmar,” originally published in The New York Times on August 25, …

Column: Calling China’s Bluff

Sify – ‎

In 1884-85, Britain took Burma and the Russians penetrated into Chinese Turkestan (modern day Xinjiang-Uygur autonomous region). In 1894-95, Japan defeated …

Win Tin Speaks Out

The Irrawaddy News Magazine – ‎‎

The former journalist and editor of the well-known Hanthawaddy newspaper wrote: “The regime’s answer is the continued jailing of [Aung San] Suu Kyi…

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‘Wait and See” US Policy on Burma is No Help

The Irrawaddy News Magazine – ‎

State Department officials said that the trial of Burma’s democracy icon Aung San Suu Kyi will affect the policy review. Secretary of State Clinton appealed …

China, Myanmar border on a conflict

Asia Times Online – Brian McCartan – ‎‎

Myanmar’s junta has demanded that the main ceasefire groups in northern Myanmar, including the United Wa State Army (UWSA), the Kachin Independence Army …

Feuding militias come in the way of junta’s plans

Mizzima.com – Daniel Perderson

Mae Salid (Mizzima) – Feuding militia leaders have brought a halt to a damaging Burmese military advance through territory claimed by …

NLD Seeks to Organize Political Activities across Burma

The Irrawaddy News Magazine – Ko Htwe – ‎‎

Leaders of the NLD party including Aung San Suu kyi, Tin Oo and 479 other party members have been arrested by the regime over the years, according to the …

The Military’s Role in Asean Nations

The Irrawaddy News Magazine – Simon Roughneen – ‎

Similarly, as Win Min outlines, the Burmese army monopolizes the economy through a crony system. Two vast conglomerates predominate—the Union of Myanmar …

Civil War Knocking At Burma’s Doors

OpEdNews – Zin Linn – ‎‎

… the Sino-Burma boundary. The junta’s offensive against the Kokang ethnic ceased-fire group or the Myanmar National Democratic Alliance Army (MNDAA) is a …

Burma opposition party decry restrictions

Democratic Voice of Burma – Htet Aung Kyaw – ‎‎

The National League for Democracy (NLD) party, whose leader Aung San Suu Kyi is under house arrest, sent a letter of complaint to junta supremo Than Shwe …

Refugees from Burma grow vegetables, and dreams

Rochester Democrat and Chronicle – ‎‎

Tau Tau, a young refugee from Myanmar (formerly known as Burma) is learning that he may have to rethink his crop selection next year — planting varieties …

Famous personalities influenced by Gandhi

Hindustan Times – ‎‎

Amongst other world leaders who found inspiration and hope in Gandhi and his works include Khan Abdul Ghaffar Khan, Burmese leader Aung San Suu Kyi and …

Today in History, Sept. 9

Muskogee Daily Phoenix – ‎

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. …

UN Dodges on Burma’s Border Through UNICEF Sanctions Banking to …

Inner City Press – Matthew Russell Lee – ‎

Inner City Press: There are these reports of flows of refugees from Myanmar into China’s Yunnan province. I’m wondering whether either UNHCR or any UN

Mandalay’s ‘Mandela’ in the making

Fiji Daily Post – ‎

… they prefer to call their Buddhist country Myanmar. (Those who think of Buddhism as a naturally peaceful, gentle religion are easily confounded by Burma …

Gail may buy stake in China Petro pipeline

Economic Times – ‎

China National Petroleum Corp (CNPC) is laying a 870-km pipeline in Myanmar to transport gas found in blocks A-1 and A-3 to mainland China. …

GAIL may join Myanmar, China pipeline project

Hindu Business Line – ‎

Daewoo International holds 51 per cent operating interest in the two offshore Myanmar blocks — A1 and A3. Korea Gas Corp (8.5 per cent), GAIL (8.5 per cent) …

Film depicts WWII vets still in Thailand

istockAnalyst.com (press release) – ‎

Fujita suffered a leg wound on the front line in Burma (Myanmar today) and became separated from his unit. About 10 years after the end of the war, …

Suu Kyi’s party hopeful for her release: spokesman

AFP – ‎‎

YANGON — The party of Myanmar opposition leader Aung San Suu Kyi said on Tuesday it was hopeful that she would be unconditionally released after a court …

POLITICS: With Pipelines, China’s Footprint in Burma Expands

Inter Press Service – Marwaan Macan-Markar – ‎

For Burma it is Chinese protection and investment; for China it is Burmese resources to be exploited.” Burma, which is also known as Myanmar, …

Thinking of US Policy on Burma

Asian Tribune -‎

If China is slow to realizes that Daw Aung San Suu Kyi is not only the best hope for democracy in Burma, but also for the border stability it prizes so …

‘Don’t just sit there, do something’

Pacific Daily News – ‎

Burmese democracy icon Aung San Suu Kyi said in an interview that fear is a habit, humans are conditioned to fear, but, “Don’t just sit there, do something. …

Full transcript: Laura Bush speaks to CNN

CNN – Zain Verjee – ‎

Zain: You’ve been very outspoken too about Burma and the plight of Aung Sun Su Kyi the pro democracy leader. Do you think the military junta is just scared …

Written by Lwin Aung Soe

September 9, 2009 at 12:34 am

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