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World focus on Burma (30-10-2009)

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US to send top envoys to Myanmar next week: official

AFP – ‎

WASHINGTON — Two senior US officials will travel to Myanmar next week in the latest move by President Barack Obama’s administration to engage the reclusive …

More to Burma than Aung San Suu Kyi

guardian.co.uk – ‎

As the most senior level US delegation to visit Burma in decades is soon to touch down, it is worth reminding ourselves of the many problems in Burma that …

Myanmar: INGO office attacked after Arakanese nurse harassed

ReliefWeb (press release) – Wai Moe

On Friday afternoon, NGOs and UN agencies operating in Burma held a meeting to discuss the incident at the office of the United Nations High Commission for …

Myanmar Junta Arrests Journos And Activists

Air America – Ron Mwangaguhunga – ‎

“This is an important opportunity for the government in Burma to demonstrate that it respects its own laws and its own people.” Myanmar…

was–along with the

US to Send Highest-Level Official to Myanmar in 14 Years

Bloomberg – Janine Zacharia – ‎

Oct. 30 (Bloomberg) — Kurt Campbell, a top State Department official for Asia, will travel to Myanmar next week to hold talks with the …

Eastern Burma: another Darfur?

Mizzima.com – ‎

… to bring stability as it will have no credibility without the release of political prisoners including Aung San Suu Kyi and allow their participation. …

Refugee swell sparks clinic funding crisis

ReliefWeb (press release) – Francis Wade

… to have almost three times as many years of education, and to spend and save eight times as much as someone born in neighbouring MyanmarBurma]”, … [

Myanmar arrests journalists, activists in crackdown

Reuters – Aung Hla Tun, Jason Szep – ‎

“Burma’s military government claims to be moving toward democracy, yet it continues to routinely arrest and detain journalists,” Shawn Crispin, …

U2 finishes tour with sold-out Vancouver show

CTV.ca – ‎

… Archbishop Desmond Tutu, and gave shout-outs to Burmese dissident Aung San Suu Kyi, and even a happy birthday to the world’s richest man, Bill Gates. …

Burma: Opposition Leader Unhappy About Visitor Restrictions

UNPO – ‎

Detained Burma opposition leader Aung San Suu Kyi is unhappy about restrictions on the visitors she is allowed under house arrest, including members of her …

We need to push forward reform process: PM

India Business Blog (blog) – ‎

India asks Myanmar to expedite their political reform New Delhi, Aug 11 (ANI): Following the conviction of Burma’s pro-democracy leader Daw Aung San Suu Kyi …

Burma: Authorities Detain Freelance Journalist

UNPO –

According to the exile-run Web site Mizzima, Pai Soe Oo is a former reporter with the Favorite and Pyi Myanmar weekly news publications as well as a blogger …

Include NLD, Ethnic Minorities in Dialogue: US Sen

The Irrawaddy News Magazine – Lalit K Jha

“According to news reports, in July of this year, just weeks before the unveiling of the new Burma policy, the state department at the highest levels …

Aung San Suu Kyi

DeHavilland (press release) (subscription) – ‎

It is not yet clear whether these terms will be honoured in full by the Burmese authorities, but our ambassador to Burma, as local EU presidency, …

Protesters call for suspension of China-Myanmar pipeline venture

Prdomain Business Register (press release) – ‎

The project starts at Kyauk Phyu, a major city in western Myanmar’s…

Rakhine State, running through the central city of Mandalay to Ruili, in China’s Yunnan

It’s orchestrated showmanship, but still spectacular

Globe and Mail – Marsha Lederman – ‎

There was also a tribute to Burmese political prisoner Aung San Suu Kyi, for whom Bono wrote the song Walk On. The sound was inconsistent, not surprising …

Thai Rath columnist Mae Lookjan:

Bangkok Post –

… of import tax among the 10 member countries, the Thai-Philippine rice tariff, free investment regulations, and the fate of Burma’s Aung San Suu Kyi. …

Chinese energy delegation in town

Mizzima.com – Moe Thu

Rangoon (Mizzima) – A Chinese delegation arrived in Rangoon yesterday to discuss the gas pipeline project, which is to link western Burma’s …

Burmese Activists urge to halt Shwe Pipeline Project

Narinjara News – ‎

The pipeline will be used to pump the oil, shipped from the Middle East and Africa and also the natural gas from the Shwe gas fields of BurmaMyanmar) to … (

Review ties with Myanmar: Experts

Express Buzz – ‎

Experts expressed concern that China’s naval presence in Burma may allow it to interdict regional sea-lanes of communication. While Koshy stressed the need …

Protesters call for suspension of China-Myanmar pipeline venture

Alibaba News Channel – Zuo Xuan

The project starts at Kyauk Phyu, a major city in western Myanmar’s…

Rakhine State, running through the central city of Mandalay to Ruili, in China’s Yunnan

Indian Ocean great power confrontation, geo-politics of the Sri Lankan civil war

Sri Lanka Guardian (blog) – Mahdi Darius

Myanmar (Burma) is also part of this project and in many cases the pressure on the governments in both states is linked to their agreements to build Chinese …

HALLOWEEN PICTURES: Spooky Species Discovered This Year

National Geographic –

The fangs of D. dracula–discovered in March 2009 in MyanmarBurma)–aren’t actually true teeth. The line of fish that gave rise to the ghoulish species is … (

Alameda City Briefs

Alameda Times-Star – ‎

Thailand and Myanmar (formerly Burma) are neighboring countries that are approximately the same size in area and population and have many cultural features …

Burmese authorities detain freelance journalist

CPJ Press Freedom Online – ‎

According to the exile-run Web site Mizzima, Pai Soe Oo is a former reporter with the Favorite and Pyi Myanmar weekly news publications as well as a blogger …

Groups petition against Myanmar pipeline

United Press International –

“The escalation of abuses around a project when Burma army soldiers provide security is well documented” by the United Nations and other ngos, the petition …

Tooth Relic exposition for Myanmar President

Daily Mirror –

By LB Senaratne A special exposition of the Sacred Tooth Relic is expected to be held for a few hours for the President of Myanmar (former Burma), …

Written by Lwin Aung Soe

October 30, 2009 at 5:28 am

Posted in World Focus on Burma

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