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Archive for October 19th, 2009

World focus on Burma (18-10-2009)

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Rafendi Djamin elected Indonesia representative in ASEAN Human Rights Commission

TwoCircles.net – ‎

ASEAN groups Brunei Darussalam, Cambodia, Indonesia, Laos, Malaysia, Myanmar, Singapore, Thailand, the Philippines and Vietnam.

Bangladesh fears Myanmar may attack their island in Bengal bay

Thaindian.com –

Dhaka, Oct 18 (IANS) Bangladesh, which is currently engaged in a dispute with Myanmar over border fencing, fears that Yangon may attack its St. Martin’s …

Germany donates $430000 for Rohingya relief in Bangladesh

ReliefWeb (press release) – Siddique Islam – ‎

The aid is meant to improve the situation of Rohingya refugees of Burma, officially known as Myanmar, in the Cox’s Bazaar camps as well as improving the …

Obama has Earned the Nobel

Huffington Post (blog) – ‎

He is pursuing dialogue with the decrepit military junta ruling Burma. He is right in attempting to engage the military diplomatically as I have advocated …

Written by Lwin Aung Soe

October 19, 2009 at 4:40 am

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World focus on Burma (17-10-2009)

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Asian leaders to discuss economic ties, disasters

Channel News Asia – ‎

ASEAN will also launch a body to promote human rights, a first for a region which includes military-ruled Myanmar. Activists are pushing for ASEAN to take a …

St Martin’s Island seen vulnerable

The Daily Star – Abul Kalam Azad

Bangladesh Rifles authorities have identified the St Martin’s Island as the probable main target of Myanmar and asked the government to immediately …

Travel Matters

Austin American-Statesman – ‎‎

There’s a museum there (Thailand Burma Railway Centre) for history buffs. We visited several rural tribes from Laos, Myanmar (Burma) and Tibet who maintain …

Burmese border guards abduct seven Bangladeshi fishermen

Narinjara News – ‎‎

Cox’sbazar: Personnel of the Nasaka, Burma’s border security force on the western border, intruded into Bangladeshi territorial waters and abducted seven …

Burma denies troop mobilization reports

Narinjara News – ‎

Dhaka: The Burmese military junta has denied reports of military mobilization along its borders with Bangladesh, said a Bangladesh Foreign Ministry report. …

Russia, Bolivia to launch gas joint venture

Voltaire Network – William Engdahl – ‎

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

Diwali Celebrations Around the World

Stabroek News – Latchman P. Kissoon – ‎

… Canada, Guyana, Indonesia, Japan, Kenya, Tanzania and Uganda, Malaysia, Mauritius, Myanmar (Burma), Nepal, Singapore, South Africa, Sri Lanka, Suriname, …

Geo-Strategic Chessboard: War Between India and China?

Center for Research on Globalization – Mahdi Darius – ‎‎

The disturbances within the borders of China in Xinjiang and Tibet and in Myanmar (Burma), which is important to Chinese energy security, that are so widely …

The Lives of Two Nobel Laureates

Asian Tribune – ‎

Aung San Suu Kyi of Burma was awarded the Nobel Peace Prize “for her non-violent struggle for democracy and human rights” in 1991. Suu Kyi has spent 14 of …

In love with her roots

Express Buzz – ‎

Trained as a medical doctor, she was a close aide of Aung San Suu Kyi, and was arrested in 1993 for what was to be to be a 20-year sentence, but fortunately …

Confronting the Demons

The Irrawaddy News Magazine – ‎

The supposedly linear progression of Burma or Myanmar, save the colonial interlude of 120 years, from a Buddhist kingdom originating in Pagan to today’s …

Weekly Business Roundup (October 17, 2009)

The Irrawaddy News Magazine – William Boot

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

Silence is Golden: Has India’s silence finally paid-off?

Mizzima.com – ‎

In recent months, several events have unfolded in Burma including the charge, trial and sentence of Aung San Suu Kyi over an unwelcome visit by an American, …

Written by Lwin Aung Soe

October 19, 2009 at 4:34 am

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