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ျပည္သူေတြဆီမွာ လြတ္လပ္မႈနဲ႔ တန္းတူညီမွ်မႈ အရင္ဆံုး ရွိေနမွ ဒီမိုိကေရစီ စံႏႈန္းရွိတာ ျဖစ္ပါတယ္။

World focus on Burma (15-10-2009)

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A musical journey

Sun Tribune –

These particular students are unique because they’ve all immigrated within the last 18 months to the US from Karen refugee camps along the Myanmar (Burma) …

Burmese Activists Urge Japan to Increase Pressure on Naypyidaw

The Irrawaddy News Magazine – Lawi Weng – ‎

A group of Burmese pro-democracy activists urged Japan’s new Deputy Foreign Minister Tesuro Fukuyama at a meeting in Tokyo on Wednesday to …

MPRL lines up Burma seismic work

Upstream Online – Anthea Pitt

… venture between Baker Hughes Solutions and Myanmar Oil & Gas, said today it is preparing to tender for 3D seismic work on Block A 6 offshore Burma. …

CSW welcomes East Timor’s call for arms embargo on Burma

ChristianToday – Derick Ho, Christian Post – ‎

Suu Kyi is the daughter of Burma’s independence hero General Aung San, who was assassinated in 1947. She has been the face of Burma’s pro-democracy movement

NLD Leaders Meet EU Delegation in Rangoon

The Irrawaddy News Magazine – Ko Htwe – ‎

An NLD spokesman said the talks mainly focused on the 2010 election in Burma, NLD leader Aung San Suu Kyi’s recent offer to work alongside the military …

Nargis Elders Face Lonely Challenges

The Irrawaddy News Magazine – Soe Lwin

“Those who had no children particularly have been facing tough times,” said an official from the Myanmar [Burma] Red Cross Society. …

Sanctions Undermined by Burma’s Neighbors: US

The Irrawaddy News Magazine – William Boot – ‎

Tonkin heads up Network Myanmar, a Britain-based campaign for human rights and democracy in Burma. “The regime and its cronies have, however, …

Burmese Student Receives Scholarship To Attend Green Mountain College

Journal of Turkish Weekly –

“I’m originally from Burma, Myanmar. The reason I would like to come and study isbecause of the education system. Overthere the education system is not that …

Opposition party meets with Western envoys

Democratic Voice of Burma – Htet Aung Kyaw

… next year’s controversial elections, and a follow-up on party leader Aung San Suu Kyi’s discussion with foreign diplomats last week on sanctions. …

Burma’s ploy to escape sanctions

United Press International, Asia – Zin Linn

… Than Shwe said that some powerful nations were trying to force and influence Burma under various pretexts. “However, the military government of Myanmar …

Diplomacy has a downside

Philadelphia Inquirer – Fred Hiatt – ‎

… marchers of Tehran and a former Nobel laureate, Aung San Suu Kyi, who, for her courageous advocacy of democracy, languishes under house arrest in Burma. …

U2 and 360 degrees of entertainment

Houston Chronicle – Karen Warren – ‎‎

… Bono dedicated the song to pro-democracy leader Aung San Suu Kyi, who is under house arrest in Burma and has spent 14 of the past 20 years in detention. …

Special Article

The Statesman – Rajinder Puri – ‎

After the overthrow of the Manchus, Tibet may be considered as much part of China as Myanmar would be Indian because Burma was part of the British Empire. …

Peace Porridge

Forbes – Claudia Rosett – ‎

… Wiesel’s calls to remember the Holocaust; that is the campaign of the Dalai Lama for Tibet; that is why Aung San Suu Kyi remains hunkered down in Burma. …

Burmese Student Receives Scholarship to Attend Green Mountain College

Voice of America – Marsha James – ‎‎

“I’m originally from Burma, Myanmar. The reason I would like to come and study is because of the education system. Over there the education system is not …

DEVELOPMENT: UNESCAP Steps in to Help Burma’s Debt-ridden Farmers

Inter Press Service – Marwaan Macan-Markar – ‎

The problem of rice farmers across Burma stems from the country having only one official source of rural credit – the Myanmar Agriculture Development Bank …

Analysts weigh Obama’s global human rights policies

CNN International – ‎

… that while the administration appeared to have “gotten the balance right” on Myanmar, the military junta-ruled Asian nation formerly known as Burma, …

US sanctions Kurdish separatists

Gaea Times (blog) – ‎

… The House has voted to renew sanctions meant to penalize the junta that runs the Southeast Asian country of Myanmar, also called Burma. …

Bangladesh, Myanmar build troops on border

PRESS TV – ‎

Bangladesh is planning to send reinforcements to its border with Myanmar, in response to Yangon’s military build-up along the frontier. …

Good Moon Rising?

Foreign Policy In Focus – Ian Williams – ‎‎

… to create the necessary conditions for credible and inclusive elections, including the release of Daw Aung San Suu Kyi and all political prisoners. …

Russia Bolivia to Launch Natural Gas Joint Venture

The Market Oracle –

Curiously, the list is small, including only three countries, all firm opponents of US policies—Bolivia, Venezuela and Burma (Myanmar). …

Myanmar Democracy Leader Suu Kyi Meets Diplomats

CBS News – ‎

A statement from the Australian government said Canberra would support further dialogue between the opposing parties in Myanmar, also known as Burma, …

State of strategic discomfort

The Daily Star – Shahedul Anam Khan – ‎

In the first instance Myanmar, our eastern neighbour, has reportedly amassed large numbers of troops that have very little relevance to its border security. …

On Obama’s Nobel Peace Prize

DL-Online – Tom Faix -‎

My favorite would be Aung San Suu Kyi, the heroine of the grass roots movement to have democratic rule in Myanmar (Burma). That military dictatorship still …

South Asian women and children in danger

Weekly Blitz (blog) – ‎

… Pakistan, and the Middle East; from Nepal to India; from Burma to Thailand; from Vietnam to Kampuchea; and from the Philippines to Japan. …

On Obama’s Nobel Peace Prize

DL-Online – Tom Faix – ‎

My favorite would be Aung San Suu Kyi, the heroine of the grass roots movement to have democratic rule in Myanmar (Burma). That military dictatorship still …

MYANMAR: Burmese migrants struggle in Malaysia

Reuters AlertNet – ‎

“l was a contractor at home, but left Burma [Myanmar] 19 years ago, arriving in Malaysia after crossing from Thailand,” said Aung Tin, a foreman on the …

Written by Lwin Aung Soe

October 15, 2009 at 3:28 pm

Posted in World Focus on Burma

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