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World focus on Burma (27-10-2009)

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Over 300 Australian women express support for Suu Kyi

Mizzima.com – ‎

“They spoke about Burma, Aung San Suu Kyi and how the people are suffering,” Joel Betts, director of Won Group told Mizzima on Tuesday. …

Bipartisan backing for Aung San Suu Kyi

The Australian – Joe Kelly

… together on the steps of the Sydney Opera House in a show of support for Burma’s detained pro-democracy leader and Nobel laureate Aung San Suu Kyi. …

Wives ignore party divide to support Suu Kyi

The Age – Brendan Nicholson, Peter Hawkins – ‎‎

”The Australian people, and the women of Australia in particular, want to send a message today to Aung San Suu Kyi and to the people of Burma on whose …

Playing the Suu Kyi Card

The Irrawaddy News Magazine – Wai Moe – ‎

… Burmese Prime Minister Gen Thein Sein told heads of state that Burma’s pro-democracy leader Aung San Suu Kyi has a role to play in the country’s …

Lithuania – Troika of the Community of Democracies appeals to Burma/Myanmar to …

ISRIA – ‎

In the statement, the Troika of the Community of Democracies urges the regime of Burma/Myanmar to immediately release Daw Aung San Suu Kyi and other …

Burmese Dissidents, Activists Unhappy with Hun Sen

The Irrawaddy News Magazine – Yan Naing

“There is no reason to compare Thaksin and Daw Aung San Suu Kyi,” he said. “As a prime minister, Hun Sen must know that these two persons are different. …

Too Soon for Optimism

The Irrawaddy News Magazine – ‎

By YENI Burmese Prime Minister Gen Thein Sein told Asian leaders at a Thailand summit that the detained pro-democracy leader Aung San Suu Kyi can contribute …

Where are asean’s moral values?

United Press International, Asia – Zin Linn – ‎‎

Burma’s Prime Minister Thein Sein told his Asian counterparts on Oct. 24 that the ruling junta could relax the conditions of democracy icon Aung San Suu …

As ASEAN dithers, the US circles

Asia Times Online – Simon Roughneen

The country, known also as Burma, received a mere two-line mention in the final ASEAN chair’s statement. This despite pro-democracy Aung San Suu Kyi being …

Hundreds rally for Suu Kyi

Special Broadcasting Service – ‎‎

The wives of Kevin Rudd and Malcolm Turnbull have united, throwing their support behind Burma’s pro democracy leader, Aung San Suu Kyi. …

25 percent of Shan families forcibly relocated

ReliefWeb (press release) – Francis Wade – ‎

While much of the rhetoric surrounding the policy shift has focused on Aung San Suu Kyi and Burma’s 2100 political prisoners, Beyrer said that attacks on …

Dig deep for inspirational athletes, urges Rein

ABC Online – ‎

And earlier this week, she featured in media coverage for a breast cancer campaign and for the plight of Burmese opposition leader Aung San Suu Kyi. …

Day in Pictures, Oct. 27

Fort Worth Star Telegram – ‎

AP Photo/Christof Stache Australian women gather to show support for the freedom of BurmeseAung San Suu Kyi at the Sydney Opera House in … democracy figure

Chavalit is only a messenger

Bangkok Post – ‎

… and come clean on his belief that his friend has been victimised, in the manner of the democracy advocate Aung San Suu Kyi of Burma. …

PRESS DIGEST-Australian General News – Oct 28

Interactive Investor – ‎

Therese Rein and Lucy Turnbull yesterday united in a show of support for Burma’s detained pro-democracy leader and Nobel laureate Aung San Suu Kyi. …

Engaging Burma

Voice of America – ‎

… for Democracy, Aung San Suu Kyi and others. After almost 50 years of military rule, political and humanitarian conditions in Burma are deplorable. …

Thais Protest Cambodia Asylum Offer to Thaksin

NTDTV – ‎

The Cambodian prime minister has also compared Thaksin to Burmese democracy leader Aung San Suu Kyi, a comparison that angered protesters. …

Rewarding Burma’s Generals

Wall Street Journal – ‎

Over the past few months, the regime has intensified its ethnic-cleansing campaign against minorities, placed Aung San Suu Kyi under house arrest (again), …

Stage may have upstaged U2 rock extravaganza

San Diego Union Tribune – George Varga – ‎

And, before a rousing “Walk On,” there was an impassioned tribute to Aung San Suu Kyi, the Nobel prize-winning opposition leader in Myanmar (or “Burma,” as …

Summit of Low Expectations

Korea Times – Susan L. Shirk – ‎

Why not reach out to North Korea the way you are toward Iran and Myanmar (Burma), Hu may ask Obama? The US and China could work together to organize …

Gen Chavalit: Mediator or divider?

Bangkok Post – ‎

… confirmed his feelings for Thaksin, and went even further by likening the deposed Thai premier to Burma’s iconic democracy crusader Aung San Suu Kyi. …

Thai politics taints relationship with neighbours

Mizzima.com –

Hun Sen compared Thaksin to Burmese pro-democracy leader Aung San Suu Kyi, asking rhetorically why he should not talk about his friend when everybody is …

Optimism from all corners but Burma is going nowhere

Mizzima.com – ‎

… regarding Myanmar, since the era of Bush administration the US wanted to work with the UN and the two big neighbours to work out the troubles in Burma. …

Rein, Turnbull lead Suu Kyi rally

ABC Online –

More than 300 people have gathered on the steps of Sydney’s Opera House in support of Burma’s detained opposition leader, Aung San Suu Kyi. …

Junta supremo to visit Sri Lanka

Mizzima.com –

Than Shwe, with an entourage of several ministers is likely to leave BurmaMyanmar Airways International A-320 aircraft … on November 11 in the newly bought

Of human rights and changing realities — The Straits Times

The Malaysian Insider – ‎

Hard to swallow, obviously, for Myanmar and the Indochina states, or even the absolute monarchy of Brunei. There is no need to belabour the point about …

Chakka bandh affects life more in hills

E-Pao.net – ‎

Imphal, October 26 2009: The 24-hour chakka bandh and indefinite steering down strike of transporters of Indo-Burma road have totally disconnected land …

Manipur and Kashmir

KanglaOnline – ‎

It borders with Burma (Myanmar), its historical rival. It was and is an oriental society different from the Indian society in its ethos and values. …

The upside-down world of Hun Sen and Thaksin

Bangkok Post – ‎

Hun Sen, a former Khmer Rouge commander known for his provocative remarks, said: “Many people talk about Aung San Suu Kyi in Burma, why not talk about …

Will you march to support action on the smacking referendum?

New Zealand Herald –

3 hours, 46 minutes ago Would the same people march against human rights abuses in Mainland China, against the same in Burma or Myanmar, against social …

Huge haul of gold, antique coins

Express Buzz – ‎

The coins are suspected to have originated in Myanmar and are a collector’s delight. At that time, Burma was all a part of India. …

U2 At The Rose Bowl: Fight Racism, Free Tehran, Buy A Blackberry!

Yes, But, However! (blog) – John Romano -‎

Bono went on and on about her being under house arrest in Burma since 1990. Burma, now Myanmar, is more or less China without the factories to make trinkets …

Luxury Travel Vietnam To Showcase Luxe Expertise at ITB Asia in Singapore

e-Travel Blackboard (press release) – ‎

Luxury Travel Company specializes in travel to Vietnam, Laos, Cambodia, Thailand, Myanmar and won numerous travel awards for exellence over 6 years. …

Activists Urge Halt of Shwe Pipeline Project

Scoop.co.nz (press release) – Nava Thakuria – ‎

… of well wisher and supporters are officially going to urge the Chinese government to suspend the Shwe Gas and Oil Pipeline Project in Burma (Myanmar). …

Myanmar Allows Mobile Phones to Be Used in Capital City

Cellular-News – ‎

On 6 November 2005, the administrative capital of Burma was officially moved to a greenfield site 2 miles west of Pyinmana, and approximately 200 miles …

Asean, the hypocrite

Bangkok Post – ‎

At any rate, the AFP report stated Asean leaders barely mentioned Burma’s… democracy icon Aung San Suu Kyi at its weekend summit, making a mockery of the

World awaits a little relaxation

บางกอกโพส – ‎

… “relax measures” against detained opposition leader Aung San Suu KyiBurma and political stability in the region. … seems to offer hope for democracy in

ASEAN’S Human rights body must flex its muscles

Asian Tribune – Zin Linn

Kraisak Choonhavan, the president of the Asean Inter-Parliamentary Myanmar (Burma) Caucus (AIPMC), said the junta often assured that it would respect …

A glimmer of light for Burma

guardian.co.uk – ‎

Cautious optimism expressed by Asian leaders at the weekend that the situation of isolated, benighted Burma is taking a turn for the better may prove to be …

Optimism about Aung San Suu Kyi is unjustified, no change in Myanmar, Burmese …

AsiaNews.it –

Here is an analysis by Tint Swe, member of the National Coalition Government of the Union of Burma (NCGUB), which was set up by Myanmar exiles in the wake …

Constitution must be revised before election: opposition leaders

Mizzima.com – ‎

“We welcomed the affirmation by the Prime Minister of Myanmar [Burma] that the general elections to be held in 2010 would be conducted in a free, …

US diplomat meets junta minister

Mizzima.com –

Burma’s state-run media, the New Light of Myanmar said on Monday, Htay Oo, who is also the General Secretary of the junta-backed civilian organization – the …

Will the Junta and Wa Compromise?

The Irrawaddy News Magazine – Yan Naing – ‎

According to Xinhua news agency, China’s Vice-Premier Li Keqiang told Tin Aung Myint Oo: “China and Myanmar [Burma] should make efforts together to …

Burma: Ongoing Concerns over Human Rights

UNPO – ‎

Kraisak Choonhavan, chairman of the Asean Inter-Parliamentary Myanmar… Caucus, said the junta had yet to show a willingness to adhere to the principles of

ASIA: Human rights body’s shaky beginnings

IRINnews.org – ‎

Kraisak Choonhavan, chairman of the ASEAN Inter-parliamentary Myanmar Caucus, said the country’s military government had yet to demonstrate a willingness to …

Undermining ASEAN Human Rights Body Will Be Act of Suicide

Australia.TO – Marwaan Macan-Markar – ‎

But the AICHR does not have such a charter. Why is it being done back-to- regional human rights institution, to develop principles. …

China Confident Myanmar Will keep Peace on its Border

A Pakistan News –

Last month, China called Burma by violence, demanding the government protect Chinese citizens and ensure that such incidents would not happen again. …

One Step Forward, Two Steps Back

ISN –

After the US announced its new policy initiative on Burma last month, eyes were on this ASEAN summit to see if the bloc would heighten pressure on the junta …

Wa, Mongla to visit junta leaders

Shan Herald Agency for News – Hseng Khio Fah – ‎

PDF was formed on 30 November 1989 by 4 former Communist Party of Burma (CPB) armed forces: Kokang National Democratic Alliance Army, later Myanmar National …

Written by Lwin Aung Soe

October 27, 2009 at 7:38 am

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