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World focus on Burma (25-10-2009)

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Yudhoyono confident AICHR to function effectively

ANTARA – ‎

Hua Hin (ANTARA News) – President Susilo Bambang Yudhoyono has expressed optimism that the ASEAN Intergovernmental Commission on Human Rights (AICHR) will …

Ten explosions hit Kokang capital

Democratic Voice of Burma – Thurein Soe – ‎

Oct 26, 2009 (DVB)–More than 10 simultaneous blasts hit Burma’s northeastern Shan state last week, the site of heavy fighting earlier this year between

Singapore’s ITB Asia Makes Phuket a Safer Bet

Phuketwan – Alan Morison – ‎

There were two surprises among the big exhibitors: Burma (Myanmar) and Cambodia. Cambodia is busy building on the success of Angkor Wat as a unique …

Asian leaders seek wider trade community

United Press International – ‎

ASEAN is made up of Brunei, Myanmar — formerly known as Burma — Cambodia, Indonesia, Laos, Malaysia, the Philippines, Singapore, Thailand and Vietnam. …

Uncle Sam Still Matters in Asia and the World

SYS-CON Media (press release) – Roger Strukhoff – ‎

… is working to create a workable human rights commission, but its members are being criticized for its weak stand against fellow member Myanmar (Burma). …

TRADE-SOUTH-EAST ASIA: Rice Tariffs Snarl ASEAN Single Market

Inter Press Service – Marwaan Macan-Markar

Burma (or Myanmar) Cambodia, Laos and Vietnam, which joined the 10-member regional bloc in the mid-1990s, have till 2015 to slash their import tariffs to …

How far have we come?

Bangkok Post – ‎

The influx is seen from the millions of Burmese, Laotians and Cambodians seeking to enter Thailand to seek work, while a large number of Thais also exit in …

MediaWATCH: Swearing Aussie Trapped in Dubai

Phuketwan – ‎

… regions in response to some of the developments in Myanmar (Burma),” Thai PM Abhisit Vejjajiva said after the three-day Asean summit and related events …

STATUS OF ABDUCTED VESSELS AND CREWS IN SOMALIA

Australia.TO –

… of which two are Singaporean and 4 Indian, comprises also of natrionals from Pakistan, China, Indonesia, Burma (Myanmar), Sri Lanka and Ghana. …

Does Hun Sen want to play in our political sandbox?

Bangkok Post – ‎

Friends and supporters of Aung San Suu Kyi, Burma’s iconic democracy crusader, may have felt insulted by Cambodia’s Prime Minister Hun Sen when he tried to …

Trying to keep everyone on the same page

บางกอกโพส – ‎

… Burma’s democratisation quite strongly? In whatever capacity one acts, we speak as a country and [have] always [been] consistent in encouraging Myanmar …

Burma’s PM ‘sees a role’ for Suu Kyi

บางกอกโพส –

CHA-AM : Asia’s leaders are encouraged by comments by the Burmese…

prime minister that he sees a role for democracy icon Aung San Suu Kyi in fostering

Asian leaders pitch EU-style bloc

The Age – Danny Kemp

But the Asian heads of state faced fresh criticism over human rights – especially in military-ruled Burma – while the summit was hit by a series of border …

Let Suu Kyi join 2010 polls–Asean

Business Mirror – Estrella Torres – ‎

LEADERS of the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (Asean) urged Burma’s military junta to include Nobel laureate Aung San Suu Kyi’s political party, …

Chinese Premier Raises Border Stability at Asean Summit

The Irrawaddy News Magazine – Wai Moe

The EAS chairman statement called for a free, fair and inclusive election in 2010 in Burma. “We encouraged the Myanmar [Burma] government to ensure the …

Asia leaders express rare hope over Myanmar

Reuters India – Jason Szep

Military rulers of the former Burma have been on a recent charm offensive, allowing Suu Kyi to meet with Western diplomats this month to discuss Western …

Myanmar sees role for Suu Kyi in political process: Thailand

AFP – ‎

HUA HIN, Thailand — Myanmar’s prime minister told Asian leaders Sunday that the ruling junta sees a role for democracy icon Aung San Suu Kyi in fostering …

‘Myanmar may relax Suu Kyi’s house arrest terms’

Press Trust of India –

Cha-Am Hua Hin, Oct 25 (PTI) Myanmar Prime Minister General Thein Sein has told the leaders of East Asian nations that the military junta would consider …

Asean eyeing to host World Cup

Bangkok Post – ‎

I hope as long as ASEAN has Burma as a member, FIFA will reject this idea. It is a piece of impudence to even talk about a FIFA worldcup in a community of …

ASEAN welcomes US engagement with Myanmar

Monsters and Critics.com – ‎

Cha-am, Thailand – The Association of South-East Asian Nations (ASEAN) on Sunday welcomed a new US policy of engagement with Myanmar, saying it was the …

Asean working on EU-style bloc

Aljazeera.net –

Other Asean member states are Brunei Darussalam, Burma, Cambodia, the Philippines and Cambodia. “It’s not just Asia coming together economically but …

Half a world away the struggle for freedom in Burma continues

Toronto Star – Leslie Scrivener – ‎

… Western faces how different you are from Myanmar people,” a taxi driver said to a Canadian visitor, using the name the junta imposed on Burma in 1989. …

Asia lets Myanmar off hook over Suu Kyi again: analysts

AsiaOne – Rachel O’Brien – ‎

“As long as they have that they will not be able to solve the Burma problem”, she added. Myanmar’s ruling generals did allow Suu Kyi two meetings with a …

China confident Myanmar will keep peace on its border

Reuters – Jason Szep, Jeremy Laurence

[ID:nSP481510] Last month, China rapped the former Burma over the violence, demanding the government protect Chinese citizens and make sure such incidents …

Obama puts ball in Burma’s court

Fort Wayne Journal Gazette – Sylvia A. Smith

WASHINGTON – We can all agree on this: The military rulers in BurmaMyanmar) are a nasty piece of work. … (whose government calls the country

Singapore causes stir by selection of “substitutes from government-sponsored …

The Temasek Review (blog) – ‎

The spoilers were the governments of Brunei, Burma (or Myanmar), Cambodia, Laos, the Philippines, Singapore and Vietnam. “We are insulted by the attempts of …

A family torn apart

Bowling Green Daily News – Liz Switzer – ‎

Zaw, 34, formerly a successful home interiors distributor in his native Myanmar – also known as Burma – now works third shift earning $9.50 an hour – above …

Written by Lwin Aung Soe

October 25, 2009 at 7:41 am

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