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ျပည္သူေတြဆီမွာ လြတ္လပ္မႈနဲ႔ တန္းတူညီမွ်မႈ အရင္ဆံုး ရွိေနမွ ဒီမိုိကေရစီ စံႏႈန္းရွိတာ ျဖစ္ပါတယ္။

World focus on Burma (12-11-2009)

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Highlighting the return to a neglected region

The Japan Times – Frank Ching – ‎

HONG KONG — US President Barack Obama plans to include the prime minister of Myanmar (aka Burma), a country long shunned by Washington, …

Obama departs on eight-day Asia trip

CNN International – Tom Cohen, Kyung Lah

After years of refusing direct talks with Myanmar, also known as Burma, the United States has indicated a possible re-engagement with the military regime it …

Remarks With Philippines Foreign Secretary Alberto Romulo

US Department of State –

… meeting on Saturday in Singapore between the US and Burma. Will you be the one leading the US delegation? What is the US strategic interests in Myanmar? …

Clinton Vows Continued Military Support for Philippines

Pinoy – James Hookway – ‎‎

On Myanmar, which is also known as Burma, Mrs. Clinton said no bilateral meetings are planned this weekend between US President Barack Obama and the leaders …

Amnesty International Urges Obama to Not Ignore Human Rights During his …

Amnesty International USA – ‎

Since (Burma) Myanmar’s Prime Minister, Thein Sein, is one of the leaders attending this meeting with President Obama, the President should urge him to …

Clinton reaffirms US backing vs. anti-terrorism

Malaya – Regina Bengco – ‎

“What we wanna do along with friends like the Philippines and other Asean members is to encourage, urge, persuade the leadership of Burma to enter into this …

US Leaders May Interact With Burmese at Singapore Summit

Voice of America – David Gollust

US Secretary of State Hillary Clinton says she or President Barack Obama might meet Burmese leaders in the context of a US-ASEAN summit …

Myanmar Democracy Leader Suu Kyi May be Freed for 2010 Elections

GroundReport – ‎

by Thin09 November 12, 2009 Pro-democracy leader Aung San Suu Kyi may be released soon by Myanmar’s military regime so that she can play a role in next …

US, Myanmar leaders may cross paths at ASEAN: Clinton

Reuters – Manny Mogato, David Alexander

“There very well may be the opportunity for leaders, including myself and including the president, to meet with the leaders of Burma, something that we have …

US skeptical about Myanmar polls without Aung San Suu Kyi

GMA news.tv – Joseph Holandes Ubalde – ‎

The United States expressed skepticism over the outcome of the 2010 elections in Myanmar if opposition leaders like Aung San Suu Kyi will be barred from …

More could be done for Burma: Smith

The Age -‎

Foreign Affairs Minister Stephen Smith says the global community could do more to encourage Burma’s return to democracy. Mr Smith, in Singapore for the Asia …

Clinton: Myanmar Election Without Suu Kyi Not Credible

RTT News -‎

(RTTNews) – US Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton urged the military administration in Myanmar to allow detained pro-democracy leader Aung San Suu …

Australia looks at new line on Burma

Australia Network News – Linda Mottram – ‎

Australia’s Foreign Minister Stephen Smith says the government is considering providing development assistance to Burma, in addition to the humanitarian aid …

Myanmar up close

Asia Times Online – Eli Clifton – ‎

“The policy of ASEAN has been ‘constructive engagement’ but it was really profiteering,” Jennifer Quigley, advocacy director at the US Campaign for Burma, …

US warns Myanmar elections won’t be credible without Suu Kyi

Monsters and Critics.com –

Manila – The United States warned Thursday the international community would be sceptical of the credibility of next year’s elections in Myanmar if …

Clinton urges Myanmar to free Suu Kyi

Reuters South Africa – ‎

But she also said there could be high-level contacts with the former Burma’s junta at a meeting this weekend of Southeast Asian states to be attended by US

Pro-junta group skeptical of US motive on Burma

Mizzima.com –

… the 88 Generation Students and Youth (Union of Myanmar). Aye Lwin said he is skeptical of the us’s new policy towards Burma as it does not have any …

Clinton calls for release of Myanmar’s Suu Kyi

Inquirer.net – ‎

“We are trying to encourage Burma to conduct the kind of internal dialogue with all the stakeholders, including Aung San Suu Kyi, that could lead to there …

Clinton Urges Myanmar to Free Suu Kyi

New York Times – Raju Gopalakrishnan, David Fox

By REUTERS MANILA (Reuters) – The United States called again on Thursday for the unconditional release of Myanmar democracy icon Aung San Suu Kyi and said …

Myanmar: Rakhine refugees suffer discrimination in Bangladesh

ReliefWeb (press release) – ‎

A student organizer during the 1996 uprising in Sittwe, Thant Sin knew that if he remained in Burma and was caught by the security forces, he would have …

US wants ASEAN to persuade Burma to hold transparent polls

Mizzima.com – ‎

… on the sidelines of the APEC symposium, that ‘The US has decided that its ASEAN policy will not be determined by its policy towards Myanmar(Burma). …

Obama’s China tour to operationalize cooperation agenda: analyst

Xinhua – Jiang Guopeng, Deng Shasha – ‎

If we can improve our relations with Burma, it would be good for the whole region,” she said. Glaser said the Obama administration had been “trying to …

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Suu Kyi to release ‘procedure for the nation’

Democratic Voice of Burma – Htet Aung Kyaw

Further details of what is contained in the statement are unknown, but Nyan Win said it was something “that could bring a positive outcome” for Burma, …

Clinton prods ASEAN over Burma polls

Democratic Voice of Burma – Francis Wade – ‎

Nov 12, 2009 (DVB)–Southeast Asian countries have an important role to play in urging the Burmese junta to hold free and fair elections next year, …

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Written by Lwin Aung Soe

November 12, 2009 at 4:31 am

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