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World focus on Burma (15-11-2009)

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In Asia, Obama, Medvedev see nuke pact progress

Rome News Tribune – Jennifer Loven, Desmond Butler – ‎

Obama was the first US president to sit in on the meetings, that included a senior leader of Myanmar — part of a shift in US policy away from isolating the …

APEC leaders mull new vision for growth

Mangalorean.com –

The US has been reluctant to hold a separate summit with ASEAN since 1997, when Myanmar – also called Burma – joined the grouping despite stiff objections …

Obama asks RP to draft US-Asean partnership accord

Inquirer.net – Christian V. Esguerra – ‎

They called on Burma (Myanmar) to “help create the conditions for credible elections by initiating a dialogue with all stakeholders to ensure that the …

WSJ: Concerns Rise Around Obama’s First Swing Through Asia

Wall Street Journal – Jonathan Weisman

The US imposes stiff sanctions on the country, also known as Burma. But many analysts view those sanctions as a failure as Myanmar has expanded trade with …

Obama condemns Burmese junta

Politico – ‎

POTUS made no public contact with Myanmar Prime Minister Thein Sein at the meeting in Singapore’s Shangri-la hotel with the 10 leaders of the Association of …

US President backs asean’s vision to become Economic Community by 2015

Channel News Asia –

“We reaffirmed the policies I put forward in Tokyo yesterday with regards (to) Burma (former name of Myanmar). We also recognised the need to expand high …

Obama talks arms control with Russia

BurlingtonFreePress.com – Jennifer Loven

Myanmar, also known as Burma, is a member of the 10-nation Association of Southeast Asian Nations, or ASEAN, and Obama is sitting in on their summit. …

Summit Leaders Discussed a Wide Range of Issues

KNX1070 – ‎

He’s the first US president to sit in on such meetings, which included a senior leader of Myanmar (also known as Burma). His attendance marked a shift in US …

Call for papers

South Asia Mail – ‎

… or more countries in South Asia, including Afghanistan, Bangladesh, Bhutan, Burma/Myanmar, India, Iran, Maldives, Nepal, Pakistan, Sikkim, or Sri Lanka. …

Obama says US enjoys deep historical ties with SE Asia

Channel News Asia –

“We reaffirmed the policies I put forward in Tokyo yesterday with regards Burma (former name of Myanmar). We also recognised the need to expand high level …

Asean-US summit

Radio France Internationale – ‎

They agreed that elections in Myanmar in 2010 must be “free, fair, inclusive and transparent”. Obama also called for the release of Aung San Suu Kyi. …

US to enhance engagement with ASEAN

Xinhua – Wang Guanqun – ‎

The statement hoped the US and ASEAN can play a role in broad political and economic reforms in Myanmar and underscored the needto hold a free, fair, …

Obama Says Russia ‘Reset Button’ Has Worked

New York Times – Helene Cooper – ‎

Thein Sein, the prime minister of Myanmar, formerly known as Burma. After the meeting, Asean issued a joint statement that broadly mentioned human rights . …

US, ASEAN drop call for Suu Kyi’s release

Santa Cruz Sentinel – Vijay Joshi, Jim Gomez – ‎

SINGAPORE—President Barack Obama and his Southeast Asian counterparts are expected to drop a call for Myanmar’s ruling generals to release political …

Tulsa ties

Tulsa World – Michael Overall – ‎

As a Christian, Let belongs to a persecuted minority in his country, officially known as Myanmar but colloquially still called Burma. …

Vote must be free, inclusive

Straits Times –

SINGAPORE – THE leaders of the United States and the 10-member Southeast Asian bloc agreed on Sunday that military-run Myanmar’s 2010 elections must be …

WHITE HOUSE NOTEBOOK: Nailing the funny shirt pic


The Associated Press – Mark S. Smith – ‎

Similarly, Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton didn’t speak to officials from Myanmar. The regime in Myanmar, also known as Burma, has long been …

Iran’s parliament speaker calls US move to seize mosques linked to Iran …

Gaea Times –

… President Barack Obama “directly” calls on Burma’s prime minister to re… http://bit.ly/4a3ovt sydney_news2 http://bit.ly/6I6NZ Obama tells Myanmar PM: …

APEC leaders tip watered-down climate pact

Zee News –

Myanmar, also known as Burma, is a member of the 10-nation Association of Southeast Asian Nations, or ASEAN, and Obama is sitting in on their meeting. …

Obama Meets Asean, Engages Myanmar to Counter China

Bloomberg – Edwin Chen, Julianna Goldman

“The statement we’re trying to make here is that we’re not going to let the Burmese tail wag the Asean dog,” he said. Secretary of State Hillary Clinton …

ASEAN, US to set up Eminent Persons Group to enhance cooperation

Channel News Asia –

The US-ASEAN leaders’ meeting also followed a change in US policy which now sees the Americans engaging directly with Myanmar’s leadership. …

In Asia, Obama talking climate, arms control

Idaho State Journal – Jennifer Loven – ‎

… a larger meeting of the 10-nation Association of Southeast Asian Nations that includes the leader of military-ruled Myanmar, also known as Burma. …

Japan PM: To Speed Up Trade Talks as Part of East Asia Plan

Market News International – ‎

ASEAN is made up of 10 members, including Singapore, Malaysia, Thailand, Brunei, the Philippines, Myanmar or Burma, Indonesia, Vietnam, Cambodia and Laos. …

In Asia, Obama attends meeting with Myanmar leader

Boston Globe –

Myanmar, also known as Burma, ranks high among nations that suppress human rights for their citizens. A joint statement by the United States and the Asian …

Raising money for refugee council

St. John’s Telegram – Ashley Fitzpatrick – ‎

The answer, said Burnaby, is in what the organization means to refugees, who have come to Newfoundland from countries such as Afghanistan, Myanmar (Burma), …


Written by Lwin Aung Soe

November 15, 2009 at 3:53 pm

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