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World focus on Burma (14-10-2009)

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EU diplomats meet NLD leaders –

On Friday, US, UK and Australian diplomats met detained party leader Aung San SUu Kyi and also met the NLD CEC. Welcoming the EU delegation’s visit Khin …

Trial of detained Burmese-American begins – ‎

Burma’s state-run media, the New Light of Myanmar, earlier accused him of being involved in anti-government activities and of being in touch with opposition …

Bangladesh Hires US Law Firm in Bay of Bengal Dispute

The Irrawaddy News Magazine – Wai Moe – ‎‎

“The exaggerated claims of Myanmar [Burma] and India, and aggressive actions by Myanmar in particular, have effectively prevented Bangladesh from exploiting …

American to stand trial in Myanmar for fraud

The Associated Press – ‎

YANGON, Myanmar — A Myanmar-born American jailed for allegedly plotting to incite unrest in the military-ruled country was brought before a court Wednesday …

US Official Praises China’s Role in North Korea Negotiations

Wall Street Journal – Jason Dean – ‎

While he didn’t describe any specific progress on that front, Mr. Campbell said even discussing Myanmar – also called Burma – with China is unusual. …

Tsunami drill held around Indian Ocean – ‎

In Burma, also known as Myanmar, officials were to relay the warnings to tsunami-prone areas, said Thein Tun, director general of the Meteorological …

The Message from Oslo

The Irrawaddy News Magazine – Aung Zaw – ‎

… year’s Peace Prize to detained democracy leader Aung San Suu KyiBurmese service with jubilation. …

people in Rangoon listened to the news on the BBC’s

Nobel Peace people cheapened their prize

Livingston Daily – ‎

People like Aung San Suu Kyi, who has spent much of her adult life under house arrest in Burma, still is deserving for “nonviolent struggle for democracy …

US citizen on trial for “fraud and forgery” in Myanmar

Monsters and –

Yangon- US national Nyi Nyi Aung, a former Myanmar student activist, went on trial Wednesday to face charges of ‘fraud and forgery,’ his defence team said. …

Golden Rooster fest opens in central China

Hollywood Reporter – Jonathan Landreth – ‎

… the Myanmar Motion Picture Enterprise, hoping to showcase the cinema of the state-run industry in China’s southwestern neighbor, also known as Burma. …

It would have been noble for Obama to reject the Nobel

Toronto Sun – Peter Worthington – ‎

… the Dalai Lama, Nelson Mandela, Andre Sakharov, Martin Luther King, Doctors Without Borders, Aung San Suu Kyi, resonate among freedom-loving people. …

Dalai Lama snubbed by Obama administration – Abraham Cooper, Harold Brackman – ‎‎

… to visit Washington as well as the UN General Assembly in New York, while human rights crusader Aung San Suu Kyi remains under house arrest in Myanmar. …

On this day in history

Chicago Tribune –

In 1991 Myanmar opposition leader Aung San Suu Kyi was named winner of the Nobel Peace Prize. In 1995 a gunman seized a bus carrying South Korean tourists …

US lawmakers launch fresh effort for immigration reform

India Business Blog (blog) – ‎‎

India asks Myanmar to expedite their political reform New Delhi, Aug 11 (ANI): Following the conviction of Burma’s pro-democracy leader Daw Aung San Suu Kyi …

Student thinks that President Obama deserved Nobel Prize

Central Michigan Life – ‎‎

… Aung San Suu Kyi in 1991 even though Myanmar is still under military rule, Jody Williams in 1997 even though there are still land mines out there, …

Fixtures announced for Phuket Kata Group Cup

Phuket Gazette –

The tournament will be broadcast live across Thailand, Vietnam and Burma. The 46-member Thailand XI squad will arrive in Phuket on October 26. …

Bangladesh Worried About “Massive Burmese Troops Build Up”

2point6billion –

Oct. 14 – Senior Military officials in Bangladesh have expressed concern about a “massive” build up of Burmese troops on the country’s eastern border and …

South East Asian resilience and new FTA create opportunities

PRLog.Org (press release) – ‎

The Association of South East Asian Nations (ASEAN) comprises of Brunei Darussalam, Cambodia, Indonesia, Laos, Malaysia, Burma (Myanmar), Philippines, …

Obama’s peace prize

ScienceBlogs (blog) – Josh Rosenau – ‎

In this sense, the award is similar to that given Burma’s Aung San Suu Kyi. In her case, of course, she was given the award after a democratic election …

The lives of two Nobel laureates

The Guardian – Nigeria –

Aung San Suu Kyi of Burma was awarded the Nobel Peace Prize “for her non-violent struggle for democracy and human rights” in 1991. …

UN cites nation for swift response

Tempo – Ellson Quismorio

Holmes, who also is the UN Emergency Relief Coordinator (ERC), compared the Philippines’ response to Ondoy and Pepeng to Myanmar (formerly Burma), …

President Obama deserves the Nobel Prize

Salt Lake Tribune – ‎

Dissidents Shirin Ebadi (Iran) and Aung San Suu Kyi (Burma) exemplify this standard. Lastly, it is given to “citizens of the world” who seek to throttle …

Foley Hoag Retained by Bangladesh for Arbitrations Against India and Myanmar …

Reuters -‎

… two just-filed arbitration actions against the neighboring states of Myanmar (Burma) and India over maritime borders in the resource-rich Bay of Bengal. …

At UN, Study of Organ Harvest in “Asian Country,” China Not Named, Encouraged

Inner City Press – Matthew Russell Lee – ‎

In Myanmar or Burma, General Than Shwe’s concern may also have been with plowing, for rice production. But Myanmar exported rice for profit while food and …

The Michelle Obama Action Figure

Cool Hunting (blog) – Jeremy Brautman – ‎

Award-winning photojournalist James Mackay’s latest project comes at a time when the world’s eyes are fixed on Burma and the trial of Aung San Suu Kyi. …

A Perfect Nobel Pick

Wall Street Journal – Bret Stephens

… Mother Teresa, Lech Walesa, Aung San Suu Kyi) and some worthy if obvious ones (Martin Luther King, Anwar Sadat and Menachem Begin, Mikhail Gorbachev, …

U2 at Cowboys Stadium: Reviewing both

Dallas Voice – ‎‎

The end of the initial 90 minute opener included digital doves and a tribute to Aung San Suu Kyi; Desmond Tutu made a video appearance. …

Court took 8 years to uphold 35 days jail term

India Business Blog (blog) –

Lawyers of Suu Kyi to appeal against her conviction Yangon (Myanmar), Sep 3(ANI): Lawyers of detained Burmese opposition leader Aung San Suu Kyi have said …

Why Obama deserved the Nobel Peace Prize

Eureka Street – Tony Kevin – ‎

Following the US decision to re-engage with Burma’s military junta, Aung San Suu Kyi is again playing a more active political role in the search for a …

Clinton, Lavrov agree to defer sanctions against Iran

India Business Blog (blog) – ‎‎

Suu Kyi backs Obama’s policy shift of talks with Burmese junta Yangon (Myanmar), Sep 25(ANI): Detained Burmese opposition leader Aung San Suu Kyi has backed …

Trial of Burmese-American to begin – ‎

by Phanida Chiang Mai (Mizzima) – The trial of American citizen of Burmese origin Kyaw Zaw Lwin (alias) Nyi Nyi Aung will begin on Wednesday,

A fight for equitable right in the sea

The New Nation – Shairul Mashreque – ‎

Bi-lateral relations with India and Myanmar are about to take a new turn. The government of Bangngladesh under compelling circumstances has taken recourse …

Than Shwe Meets India’s Army Chief ( 0) Print This

Axis of Logic – Wai Moe – ‎

… influence” in Burma, “furthering a dangerous strategic imbalance in the region.” “If Chinese commercial influence in Myanmar continues to grow, …

Written by Lwin Aung Soe

October 14, 2009 at 1:42 pm

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