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Archive for October 22nd, 2009

World focus on Burma (22-10-2009)

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Restrictions on NLD obstacle to General Assembly – ‎

But the party’s statement on Thursday said, “The Central Executive Committee will discuss the issue when the CEC meets Aung San Suu Kyi or will decide when …

Myanmar says senior US official to visit next week

The Associated Press – ‎

The Obama administration said Wednesday that US officials plan to travel to Myanmar, also known as Burma, in the next few weeks to talk with government …

Southeast Asia presses Myanmar over election

Reuters – Jason Szep, Jeremy Laurence

HUA HIN, Thailand, Oct 22 (Reuters) – Southeast Asian governments raised pressure on military-ruled Myanmar on Thursday to hold “free and …

Secretary Kerry? Senator Assures Afghan Mission Conducted Under Clinton’s Guidance

FOXNews – Eve Zibel – ‎

Jim Webb, D-Va., flew to Myanmar, also known as Burma, to bargain for the release of another American; and envoys from North Korea traveled to the United …

US to begin engagement with Myanmar next week: Campbell

Zee News – ‎

On his way to Yangon, Campbell is planning a stop-over in India to discuss with its leaders the objectives of the Obama administration’s new Burma…


The Vermont International Film Festival returns – Susan Green

“Burma VJ” traces the struggle for democracy in a nation the military junta there calls Myanmar. “The Heretics” is about a 1970s feminist art collective in …

Burmese Activist Awaits Ruling on Asean Meeting

The Irrawaddy News Magazine – Wai Moe – ‎

CHA-AM, Thailand—Burmese activist in exile, Khin Ohmar, who is due to represent Burmese civic groups at a meeting with heads of state at the 15th …

Asean Should Review Its Engagement Policy with Burma

The Irrawaddy News Magazine – Kyaw Zwa Moe – ‎

The US “engagement policy” toward Burma seems to be working better than the one applied by the Association of Southeast Asian Nations …

Key Republicans Oppose Engagement with Burma

The Irrawaddy News Magazine – Lalit K Jha – ‎

Campbell told the committee that the US mission hoped to meet with the junta as well as detained democracy leader Aung San Suu Kyi and representatives of …

US Delegation to Visit Burma

The Irrawaddy News Magazine – Lalit K Jha – ‎

WASHINGTON — US officials are planning a “fact-finding mission” to Burma…

to meet with the ruling military generals and detained democracy

Irrawaddy Farmers Still Short of Buffaloes, Oxen

The Irrawaddy News Magazine – Soe Lwin – ‎

“Draught animals are also one of the sources of household income,” said an official from the Myanmar (Burma) Livestock Federation. …

US govt to send delegation to Burma

Brisbane Times – Shaun Tandon – ‎

The United States is preparing to send a rare mission to Burma but warns that its bid to engage the military junta after decades of hostility will be “slow …

Search through the «Oil Fund»

Aftenposten – ‎

Norway’s government discourages investments in Burma (Myanmar), yet the Norwegian Pension Fund invests several billion dollars in the oil companies Total …

New policy begins with high level US-Burma talks

Radio Australia – ‎

The United States says it will send a rare mission to Burma in the coming weeks. Kurt Campbell, the US assistant secretary of state for East Asia, …

Lakeview’s Thang plays bigger than his stature

Battle Creek Enquirer – ‎

Thang came to Battle Creek from Burma (officially the Union of Myanmar) at the age of nine. According to the 2000 US Census, the population of the Asian …

Myanmar confirms rare US visit

Sin Chew Jit Poh – ‎

Those marked the highest-level US contact with Myanmar in nearly a decade. “We expect engagement with Burma to be a long, slow, painful and step-by-step …

Mitchel Raphael on the matchmaker MP – Mitchel Raphael – ‎

He also pressed Winnie Mandela, as “one heroine to another,” to take on the case of Burmese democracy crusader Aung San Suu Kyi. …

Russian activists awarded European rights prize

Amnesty International EU – ‎

… democracy and the right of people in Cuba to choose their own government and Aung San Suu Kyi, the leader of The National League for Democracy in Burma.

Written by Lwin Aung Soe

October 22, 2009 at 4:01 pm

Posted in World Focus on Burma

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