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World focus on Burma (3-11-2009)

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Visit of high-ranking US officials to Burma signals relations thaw

Times Online – Richard Lloyd Parry – ‎

“Mr Campbell’s visit is the beginning of a new US engagement policy toward Myanmar,” said Nyan Win, spokesman for Ms Suu Kyi’s political party, the National …

In 15th year, Cucalorus gears more films, venues to local community

StarNewsOnline.com – Amy Hotz

… issues from around the world, they include “Burma VJ,” which follows several reporters as they try to uncover the repressive regime controlling Myanmar. …

Senior US Diplomats Arrive in Myanmar

DigitalJournal.com – Chris Dade – ‎

… hold talks with Thein Sein, the prime minister of Myanmar, a country formerly known as Burma and one which secured its independence from the UK in 1948. …

US visit first step in new Burma policy

The Age –

”Mr Campbell’s visit is the beginning of new US engagement policy towards Myanmar,” said Nyan Win, spokesman for Ms Suu Kyi’s National League for …

Macquarie tipsters add to the scoreline

WA today – Scott Rochfort

When Clough signed the deal for Twinza to look for oil off Burma in 2006, the Australian part-owned Myanmar Times quoted him as saying: ”We are very …

US diplomats to meet Aung San Suu Kyi

InTheNews.co.uk – Richard James

Two US diplomats have arrived in Burma for fresh meetings with pro-democracy leader Aung San Suu Kyi. Assistant secretary of state Kurt Campbell and deputy …

US resumes direct links with Burmese junta

Sydney Morning Herald – ‎

RANGOON: Two senior United States officials have started the highest-level visit to Burma in more than a decade for talks billed as pivotal in turning …

Changes likely after ensuing quarterly meet

Mizzima.com –

by Mungpi New Delhi (Mizzima) – Burma’s military generals are gearing up to hold their top quarterly meeting in the third and fourth week of this month, …

Myanmar: The people nobody wants

ReliefWeb (press release) – Simon Roughneen – ‎

With ASEAN establishing a new human rights body and a US delegation visiting Burma, what chance is there for improvement for a stateless people? …

US officials in Myanmar for talks

United Press International –

… to directly engage with the military leaders of Myanmar while keeping the current sanctions against that country, formerly called Burma, CNN reported. …

China oil company starts work on Myanmar pipeline

Boston Globe – Joe McDonald

“Past experience has shown that pipeline construction and maintenance in Burma involves forced labor, forced relocation, land confiscations and a host of …

Can US diplomats make a breakthrough in Burma?

United Press International, Asia – Zin Linn – ‎

Bangkok, Thailand — Burma’s military elite are suffering unbearably due to the targeted sanctions they face from the international community. …

Suu Kyi to Meet Campbell in Rangoon Hotel

The Irrawaddy News Magazine – Wai Moe

Campbell will hold a press conference on Wednesday at Rangoon International Airport before leaving Burma, the official announced. …

Dissidents Expect Little from US Visit

The Irrawaddy News Magazine – Yan Naing – ‎

Most Burmese dissidents, activists and ethnic leaders believe the visit of a US delegation to Burma is positive, but do not expect any …

Senior US officials visit Myanmar

The Associated Press –

YANGON, Myanmar — The United States embarked on a new policy of engagement with Myanmar’s military government on Tuesday, sending two senior diplomats for …

Top US diplomats begin talks with Burmese junta

guardian.co.uk –

US diplomats Kurt Campbell (left) and Scot Marciel arrived in Burma…

today for meetings with senior junta officials. Photograph: Tim Sloan/AFP/Getty Images

Senior US Diplomats Meet With Burma’s PM

Voice of America – Ron Corben

In a step toward re-engaging with Burma’s military government, senior United States diplomats have held talks with Burmese officials, …

US dispatches senior diplomats to Myanmar

PRESS TV –

The United States has sent two senior diplomats to Myanmar to hold talks with the ruling junta and detained opposition leader Aung San Suu Kyi. …

Isolation Didn’t Work, US Tries Engaging Myanmar

NPR – Michael Sullivan

They are the highest-ranking US officials to visit Myanmar — also known as Burma — since 1995 when then US Ambassador to the United Nations Madeleine …

ASEAN-US summit to discuss Suu Kyi: Singapore

Sin Chew Jit Poh –

SINGAPORE, Nov 3 (AFP) – Detained Myanmar democracy leader Aung San Suu Kyi will be discussed when US President Barack Obama meets Southeast Asian leaders …

Drugs, guns and war in Myanmar

Asia Times Online – Brian McCartan

Since a 1989 mutiny that broke up the Communist Party of Burma (CPB) and spawned several ethnic armies in the north – including the UWSA, …

Afghanistan as a bailout state

Asia Times Online – Tom Engelhardt

In Vietnam, this was expressed in the absurd “domino theory”: if Vietnam fell, Thailand, Burma (Myanmar), India, and finally California would follow like so …

Senior US officials on diplomatic mission to Myanmar

AsiaNews.it – ‎

However, analysts and policy experts do not expect much from the Burmese trip. Campbell and Marciel should meet Thein Sein, Prime Minister of Myanmar, …

US’s Campbell Visits Myanmar for High-Level Talks

Bloomberg – Daniel Ten Kate – ‎

3 (Bloomberg) — US State Department official Kurt Campbell became the most senior American emissary to visit Myanmar in 14 years today as the Obama …

US Delegation Arrives in Naypyidaw

The Irrawaddy News Magazine – Wai Moe

US Assistant Secretary of State Kurt Campbell arrived in Naypyidaw on Tuesday morning to hold a meeting with Burmese military government …

US diplomats land in Myanmar

CNN International – Sarita Harilela

… to directly engage with the military leaders of Myanmar, also known as Burma, without abandoning its existing sanctions on the southeast Asian country. …

State-owned newspapers shifting to new capital

Mizzima.com –

The Burmese language ‘Myanmar Ahlin’, ‘The Mirror’ and the English newspaper ‘New Light of Myanmar’ will be shifted this week. The news papers are to start …

Pro democracy groups demand for early release of Suu Kyi

Zee News – ‎6 hours ago‎

Campbell is leading a high-power US delegation to Burma to hold talks with the military rulers on November 4 and 5. The first round of talks was held in New …

Engagement? It’s Asean’s Shame

The Irrawaddy News Magazine –

“I think Myanmar [Burma] itself recognizes that this is a golden opportunity for engagement, for interaction, for dialogue, which is well and good. …

Senior US envoys visit Myanmar

Radio Netherlands –

US President Barack Obama’s administration recently shifted US policy away from purely isolating Myanmar, the former Burma, towards seeking dialogue. …

US diplomats arrive in Naypyitaw

Mizzima.com – ‎

The US embassy in Rangoon told Mizzima that the two diplomats will travel to Burma’s former capital Rangoon on Wednesday and meet detained opposition leader …

Senior US officials visit Myanmar

The Associated Press –

YANGON, Myanmar — The United States embarked on a new policy of engagement with Myanmar on Tuesday, sending two senior diplomats for the highest-level visit …

China starts building Burma pipeline

Upstream Online – Anthea Pitt

Burma activists have called for China to halt construction of the controversial pipelines, warning of instability and civil unrest if Myanmar’s ruling junta …

US Policy and Burma Protracted Conflicts

Asian Tribune – ‎

The dismantling of the Myanmar National Democratic Alliance Army, an ethnic Kokang armed group, in late September was an example. With its sizeable army of …

US envoys arrive in Myanmar

MSN Philippines News –

Campbell is the highest ranking US official to travel to Myanmar — formerly known as Burma — since Madeleine Albright went as US ambassador to the United …

Burmese Activists Against Chinese Pipeline Project

The Epoch Times – Nava Thakuria – ‎

… be used to pump the oil shipped from the Middle East and Africa, and the natural gas from the Shwe gas fields of Burma (also known as Myanmar) to China. …

US Mission to Burma Heralds Obama’s New Diplomatic Tack

The Irrawaddy News Magazine – Marwaan Macan-Markar

Campbell and Marciel, furthermore, will be the highest-ranking US officials visiting Burma after 14 years. The last to do so, in 1995, was Madeline Albright …

US diplomats seek facts in Burma

BBC News – ‎

The charge d’affaires at the US embassy in Rangoon, Larry Dinger, said in an interview with the semi-official Myanmar Times newspaper published this week …

US envoy arrives in Myanmar’s capital on engagement mission

TopNews – Sukhpreet Manchanda

Yangon – US Assistant Secretary of State Kurt Campbell arrived in Myanmar’s military capital of Naypyitaw Tuesday for high-level talks with the ruling junta …

US official arrives in Myanmar new capital for continuing dialogue

Xinhua – Deng Shasha

3 (Xinhua) — Assistant Secretary of State for East Asia of the United States Kurt Campbell arrived in Nay Pyi Taw Tuesday on a two-day mission to Myanmar …

Will Mr. Campbell be able to break the ice?

Shan Herald Agency for News –

It is the highest level diplomatic engagement between US and Burma within 14 years. It is said that the four person US delegation also includes Laura

US delegation in Myanmar for rare junta talks

Reuters – Aung Hla Tun – ‎

Campbell has rejected calls by critics to ease restrictions on trade and investment in the former Burma, insisting dialogue would “supplement rather than …

Hyundai Heavy Wins Deal to Build Burma Pipeline

조선일보(영문판) –

Korea’s Hyundai Heavy Industries on Monday said it won a US$1.4 billion construction contract for a gas pipeline in Burma. The company has been chosen to …

AFP

Myanmar Rohingyas swap suppression for squalor

AFP – ‎

Mohammad Ali, a Rohingya and head of the Bangladesh-based Arakan Historical Society, said his community’s plight began the day Myanmar, formerly Burma, …

US to send diplomats to Myanmar

TV3 News – ‎

Two senior US diplomats are scheduled to arrive in Myanmar in what is being billed as a shift from Washington’s longtime policy of shunning the …

Written by Lwin Aung Soe

November 3, 2009 at 3:36 pm

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