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ျပည္သူေတြဆီမွာ လြတ္လပ္မႈနဲ႔ တန္းတူညီမွ်မႈ အရင္ဆံုး ရွိေနမွ ဒီမိုိကေရစီ စံႏႈန္းရွိတာ ျဖစ္ပါတယ္။

World focus on Burma (23-9-2009)

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Myanmar accuses American of planning unrest

The Associated Press – ‎

The television report said Kyaw Zaw Lwin was a member of the dissident group All Burma Students’ Democratic Front. It said he had entered Myanmar to create …

Update from the Harvard Forum on ICT4D

Global Voices Online (blog) – Ethan Zuckerman

Reflecting on his childhood in Burma, Sen wonders whether Myanmar might be surprisingly well positioned to engage in a future internet revolution.

Research and Markets: Myanmar (Burma) – Telecoms, Mobile & Internet

Earthtimes (press release) – ‎

The Myanmar (Burma) – Telecoms, Mobile & Internet report includes all research data and analysis on this country. Covering trends and developments in…

Myanmar’s monks under close watch

Asia Times Online – Joel Chong

Resistance of the Monks: Buddhism and Protests in Burma”, a new report issued by the New York-based Human Rights Watch this week to coincide with the second …

POSCO, Hanwha eyeing bids for Daewoo Int’l -sources

Reuters India – Kim Yeon-hee

… thanks to its 8 trillion won ($6.7 billion) gas project in Myanmar and resilient earnings from strong oil and commodity prices, analysts say. Continued. …

Getting The UN To Refocus

The Jewish Week – Daniel S. Mariaschin

In contrast, states like Iran, North Korea, and Myanmar (Burma) have few or no resolutions passed against them. In order to be taken seriously, …

Summit diary: Where will Gaddafi pitch up?

Independent – Stephen Foley -‎

Burma says its prime minister, General Thein Sein, will attend the UN General Assembly, the highest junta official to make the trip in 14 years. …

Burmese flavors evoke childhood memories

Charleston Gazette – Julie Robinson

He and his family lived in his mother’s native Burma (now Myanmar) during World War II, when hostilities forced the young family of six to travel on foot, …

Thai leader says US moving toward engaging Myanmar

The Associated Press – Foster Klug – ‎

… but the Obama administration is reviewing a policy that top officials acknowledge has not produced results in Myanmar. The country, also known as Burma, …

Sen. Webb Hands Junta Another Diplomatic Coup; Scores US Visa for …

The Weekly Standard – ‎‎

The Burmese embassy has so far refused to comment but Burma-watchers in Washington believe he is still there. All senior members of Burma’s…

military junta

Ban Ki-moon, UN Secretary-General

France24 – ‎

PB: Let’s take another example: your trip to Burma – a pretty controversial trip, again. Some people advised you against going there, you went there, …

Burma’s Foreign Minister Visits in Sign of U.S. Softening Toward Junta

Washington Post – John Pomfret – ‎

Nyan Win’s 24-hour sojourn appears to be part of a new policy by the Obama administration toward Burma, which is also known as Myanmar, said officials and …

Human Rights Council concludes general debate on human rights …

ReliefWeb (press release) – ‎

JANICE MCGANN (Ireland) said that Ireland remained deeply concerned about the situation in Burma/Myanmar. The arrest, trial and conviction of Aung San Suu …

US Senator to Examine Sanctions on Burma

Voice of America – ‎

By VOA News A key US lawmaker says he will hold a hearing examining t he effectiveness of US sanctions on Burma and what Washington can do to promote …

Myanmar amnesty denounced as ploy

National – Larry Jagan – ‎

Bo Kyi, the head of the Thailand-based Assistance Association for Political Prisoners – Burma (AAPPB), said the releases were a showcase “to ease …

Here Come the Bad Guys

FOXNews – Ellen Ratner – ‎

It will also get some input from the country of Myanmar (aka Burma) via Prime Minister Gen. Sein and will have the week flavored with a leader familiar with …

Media Should Spread Proper Information About HIV/AIDS

NewsBlaze – Nava Thakuria

Mentionable that Manipur and Nagaland, both bordering Burma (that way the heroin producing Golden Triangle of Laos, Myanmar and Thailand) have high rates of …

Human Rights Council holds general debate on the protection of all …

ReliefWeb (press release) –

JEAN-BAPTISTE MATTEI (France) said that the situation in Burma/Myanmar remained of a deep concern and the recent liberation of several prisoners fell far …

US Senator calls hearing on Myanmar policy

AFP – ‎

… direction for US-Burma relations.” Webb’s office announced the hearing one week after US President Barack Obama’s acting point man on Myanmar said that

Feature: Celebrating International Day Of Peace

Philippine Information Agency – ‎

… junta and the extension of Daw Aung San Suu Kyi’s arrest remain to be one of the key challenges in pushing for a democratic rule of government in Burma. …

Burmese PM to attend UNGA

Mizzima.com – ‎

Meanwhile, the UN Chief will convene a high level meeting of the “Group of Friends of Myanmar” with foreign ministers from 14 member nations onseptember 23, …

Swedish Presidency – EU Statement at the 12th session of the UN …

ISRIA –

We first wish to express our deep regret that there is no improvement with regard to the dire human rights situation in Burma/Myanmar. …

Sinking River Deltas — Irrawaddy River

NASA – ‎

One of the deltas in danger is the Irrawaddy River delta in Burma (Myanmar), shown in this image. The image is an elevation map, made from data collected by …

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Written by Lwin Aung Soe

September 23, 2009 at 1:04 am

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