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World focus on Burma (1-11-2009)

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Myanmar’s Neighbors Advance Pipeline Project

Wall Street Journal –

Many analysts argue sanctions have only pushed Myanmar, formerly known as Burma, deeper into the arms of Asian countries, such as China and North Korea, …

Burma’s junta in a vise

Christian Science Monitor – Simon Montlake

Bangkok, Thailand – The military junta of Burma (Myanmar) has been busy consolidating …

US government’s effort to derail former DEA agent’s lawsuit marked by deceit

The NarcoSphere – Bill Conroy – ‎

… Arthur Brown and former State Department Chief of Mission in BurmaMyanmar, …

Franklin Huddle Jr. — who were both stationed in the country, now known as

More than 100 Burmese refugees relocated to Western Mass. to escape reported …

MassLive.com – Elizabeth Roman – ‎

Sugarmoon is part of the Karen tribe, a group of Burmese people who fled their country, now called Myanmar, seeking refuge from reported abuse by the ruling …

Karen Fear Military Offensive near Planned Dam

The Irrawaddy News Magazine – Marwaan Macan-Markar – ‎

… has been waging Asia’s longest separatist struggle—since 1949—to carve out an independent state for the Karen minority in Burma, also known as Myanmar. …

Hyundai wins Shwe race

Upstream Online – Anthea Pitt – ‎

By Upstream staff South Korea’s Hyundai Heavy Industries is primed to start a $1.4 billion deal in Burma after operator Daewoo International handed its …

China climate talks centre stage for Obama trip

The Age – Anne Davies – ‎

… US visit in more than a decade to Burma. The State Department has said the meeting would include an audience with opposition leader Aung San Suu Kyi, …

Obama searches for common ground on first trip to Asia

Sydney Morning Herald – ‎‎

… US visit to Burma in more than a decade. The State Department has said the meeting will include an audience with the opposition leader Aung San Suu Kyi, …

Official says US envoys in Myanmar unlikely to meet military chief

Channel News Asia – ‎

YANGON : Two senior US envoys travelling to military-ruled Myanmar this week will meet detained democracy icon Aung San Suu Kyi but are unlikely to see the …

Myanmar burns nearly $20 million of seized drugs

Malaysia Star – ‎

Myanmar, also known as Burma, is largely estranged from the West, but China has maintained close economic and diplomatic ties with the junta, …

Thailand and Cambodia Argue About Thaksin

Scoop.co.nz – Richard S. Ehrlich – ‎

Ratcheting up his rhetoric, Mr. Hun Sen compared Mr. Thaksin to Burma’sAung San Suu Kyi, a Nobel Peace Prize laureate who has …

pro-democracy leader

Why Is South Asia So Tense? India Must Rethink Its Policies Towards Its Neighbors.

PKKH | PakistanKaKhudaHafiz (blog) – Shahid R. Siddiqi

… designs of expanding its boundaries to eventually include Pakistan, Sri Lanka, Bangladesh, Burma, Nepal, Bhutan and create the huge Indian empire. …

World briefs

Dallas Morning News – ‎

Assistant Secretary of State Kurt Campbell and a deputy will be in Myanmar, also known as Burma, for a two-day visit beginning Tuesday. …

US officials to visit Myanmar next week

United Press International – ‎‎

1 (UPI) — Two high-level US State Department officials plan to meet opposition leader Aung San Suu Kyi during a trip to Myanmar. …

General Assembly considers annual report of Human Rights Council

ReliefWeb (press release) –

Noting that situations of violations of human rights had been addressed in resolutions and special sessions, including on Sudan and Burma/Myanmar, …

US President Obama to invite ASEAN leaders to Washington

Earthtimes (press release) – ‎‎

… revealed during an informal talk with international participants attending a conference in Washington on Burma (Myanmar) last week that Obama would make …

Obama reaches out to Asean

AsiaOne –

The outcome of Campbell’s scheduled visit this week to Rangoon, and the highly anticipated meeting with Burmese opposition leader Aung San Suu Kyi, …

Burmese Party Leader: Suu Kyi Expects Meeting With Us Officials

Journal of Turkish Weekly – ‎

Aung San Suu Kyi (file photo)A lawyer for Burma’s detained opposition leader Aung San Suu Kyi saysshe has been informed of the upcoming visit of two senior …

Written by Lwin Aung Soe

November 1, 2009 at 3:03 pm

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