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World focus on Burma (16-10-2009)

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Liberty in the decade of extraordinary rendition

guardian.co.uk – ‎‎

of pro-democracy protesters in Burma’s “saffron revolution” in 2007 shocked the world, while for many the continuing house arrest of Aung San Suu Kyi …

SHAN Conference Held for Three Days at Chulalongkorn University

Shan Herald Agency for News –

But many Shan people from the eastern part of Burma still have to flee from their homes. Many Shan people are now as refugees in Thailand”. …

nkorean diplomat granted US visa to attend security forum

Gaea Times (blog) – Foster Klug

“We have made it clear that we expect fair treatment of Aung San Suu Kyi, and we have condemned the way she has been treated by the regime in Burma,” …

Suu Kyi, envoys talk sanctions

Bangkok Post –

Burma’s detained pro-democracy leader Aung San Suu Kyi has said her recent meetings about sanctions with diplomats and a junta minister were positive, …

Myanmar’s Suu Kyi positive about sanctions meetings: lawyer

AFP – ‎

YANGON — Myanmar’s detained pro-democracy leader Aung San Suu Kyi has said her recent meetings about sanctions with diplomats and a junta minister were …

Bangladesh: Maritime Boundary Disputes

Energy Bangla – Khondkar A Saleque

India and Myanmar registered protests as soon as Bangladesh let out tender. A section of civil society however started dancing to the tune of foreign …

Suu Kyi positive about meeting

Straits Times –

YANGON – MYANMAR’S detained pro-democracy leader Aung San Suu Kyi has said her recent meetings about sanctions with diplomats and a junta minister were …

Burmese soccer players get insurance coverage

Mizzima.com – Kyaw Kha

An official of Myanmar Insurance, the only insurance company in military-ruled Burma, said Magwe United FC and Yadanabon FC, among the eight clubs …

Lawyer: Suu Kyi optimistic after talks with junta

eTaiwan News –

AP Detained opposition leader Aung San Suu Kyi expressed optimism Friday about recent meetings with a Myanmar junta official, saying she hoped to keep talks …

US law firm to represent Bangladesh in maritime dispute

Mizzima.com – ‎

On October 8, Bangladesh sent protest letters to Burma and India but did not receive any response. Meanwhile, sources on the Burma-Bangladesh border said …

Bangladesh reinforces Myanmar border amid new tensions

Channel News Asia – ‎

CHITTAGONG, Bangladesh – Bangladesh has reinforced its border with Myanmar, sending 3000 extra troops to the area, military officials said Friday, …

The NLD’s Internal Debate

The Irrawaddy News Magazine – Wai Moe

Burma’s main opposition party, the National League for Democracy (NLD), has adopted what it calls a “survival policy” for years. …

Bangladesh Expels Rohingyas

The Irrawaddy News Magazine – Lawi Weng – ‎

“Push-ins and push-backs are going on across the border with Myanmar” amid tensions following mobilization of a large number of Burmese junta troops along …

Drummers march to a different beat

Sydney Morning Herald – ‎‎

The idea is to remind people of Aung San Suu Kyi and her hardiness in enduring some 14 years of house arrest: thesunflower, after all, has a particularly …

Suu Kyi Meets Lawyers to Discuss Appeal

The Irrawaddy News Magazine – Ko Htwe – ‎

Burmese pro-democracy leader Aung San Suu Kyi met with her lawyers at her home on Friday to discuss her latest appeal against charges of …

Aung San Suu Kyi meets lawyers

Mizzima.com – Myint Maung

In an unexpected gesture, Burma’s military strongman Snr Gen Than Shwe responded to Aung San Suu Kyi’s proposal last month offering to cooperate in working …

A New Political Environment?

The Irrawaddy News Magazine – Kyaw Zwa Moe – ‎

Addressing the UN General Assembly session, Burmese Prime Minister Thein Sein said, “Sanctions are being employed as a political tool against Myanmar …

Myanmar opposition leader to appeal sentence at Supreme Court

Monsters and Critics.com –

Yangon – Myanmar opposition leader Aung San Suu Kyi on Friday agreed to allow defence lawyers to appeal to the Supreme Court against her recent sentence to …

Aung San Suu Kyi meets lawyers

Mizzima.com – ‎

by Mizzima News New Delhi (Mizzima) – Detained Burmese democracy icon Aung San Suu Kyi was permitted a meeting with her legal counsels on Friday, …

Asean: Getting Beyond Spin, Addressing Substance

The Irrawaddy News Magazine – Simon Roughneen – ‎

30, titled “Views of Minister of Foreign Affairs of Thailand on the Latest Development Regarding Myanmar,” said that free and fair elections in Burma “will …

The Nobel Peace Prize: A Recognition of Hope or Premature Prognostication?

Johns Hopkins News-Letter – Emma Brodie – ‎‎

The 1991 winner Aung San Suu Kyi is actually house bound, as her cause rages on beyond her control. Although she was elected as the Prime Minister of Burma …

Younger border force planned

Peninsula On-line – ‎

Bangladesh has more than 4300km of largely riverine land borders with India and a 300km border with Myanmar. The BDR was estimated to have 67000 personnel …

Myanmar: Burmese migrants struggle in Malaysia

Spero News – ‎

“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 …

Hundreds being tossed across Bangladesh-Myanmar border: Report

SamayLive –

Dhaka: Bangladesh and Myanmar are tossing hundreds of Muslim tribal Rohingya families across their border, where they are reinforcing troops for the past …

VDO News Friday 16 October – 7 items

Thailand National News Bureau –

The tournament will also be broadcast live across Thailand, Vietnam and Burma on NBT satellite and cable TV channel 19 (not our terrestrial channel). …

Bangladesh Braces For War, With Foley Hoag Lawyers

The Am Law Daily – Brian Baxter

(While the military junta that runs Burma changed the country’s name to Myanmar 20 years ago, the US and some other Western countries that have imposed …

Michigan Senate approves more economic development tax incentives after state …

Gaea Times (blog) – David Eggert – ‎

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

‘Regional connectivity’ deal in national interest: minister

Bangladesh News 24 hours –

Referring to Bangladesh’s sea limit disputes with India and Myanmar, the envoy said, “India is also making its move in the arbitration court. …

Border sees push-ins, push-backs

The Daily Star – ‎

A Myanmar national with her child crosses over to Bangladesh territory at Naikkhangchhari of Bandarban avoiding detection by Bangladesh Rifles personnel and …

Offshore: The new gas frontier of Bangladesh?

The Daily Star – Badrul Imam

Both India and Myanmar began oil and gas exploration in their respective offshore zones for several years ago and both have been successful in discovering …

[ FILM ] Notes on a subversive festival

Taipei Times – Ho Yi – ‎

… from The Democratic Voice of Burma, who risked their lives to document the failed 2007 uprising led by Buddhist monks against Myanmar’s ruling junta. …

Germany Donates Over $430000 For Refugee Relief In Bangladesh

AHN – Siddique Islam – ‎

The aid is meant for improving the situation of Rohingya refugees of Burma, officially known as Myanmar in their Cox’s Bazar camps, as well as improving the …

Written by Lwin Aung Soe

October 16, 2009 at 4:31 pm

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