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ျပည္သူေတြဆီမွာ လြတ္လပ္မႈနဲ႔ တန္းတူညီမွ်မႈ အရင္ဆံုး ရွိေနမွ ဒီမိုိကေရစီ စံႏႈန္းရွိတာ ျဖစ္ပါတယ္။

World focus on Burma (16-11-2009)

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Nine die in Irrawaddy boat collision

Democratic Voice of Burma – ‎

Nov 17, 2009 (DVB)–Nine people have died and nearly 15 remain missing after a passenger ferry collided with an oil barge in Burma’s southern Irrawaddy delta …

Suu Kyi’s incarceration

DAWN.com –

–Photo by AP At a recent summit of Asean, President Barack Obama called upon Myanmar Prime Minister Thein Sein to free opposition leader Aung San Suu Kyi, …

Ferry sinks after collision with oil barge

Sustainable Shipping (subscription) – ‎

An oil barge collided with a passenger ferry in a river in Burma on Sunday, leaving 8 dead and several missing, reports said. There have been no reports, …

France urges release of Aung San Suu Kyi

People’s Daily Online –

“We hope the voice that appeals the Myanmar prime minister to release all political prisoners, including Aung San Suu Kyi, can be heard,” Valero said. …

Head of Myanmar’s military dictatorship recieves important letter

Malaysia Sun

In the letter, the Nobel Prize winner has said she wants to work with the government for the common good. The personal letter was sent to General Than Shwe, …

US-Burma Relations to be Wary

Asian Tribune – Bo Htet – ‎

Only then the American officials became aware and surprised of the heap of goods labeled Made in Myanmar in Customs warehouses, resulting in complete …

Obama and Medvedev nearer an arms treaty

United Press International – ‎

The meeting included a senior representative from Myanmar, formerly Burma, a member of ASEAN. Obama’s attendance at the ASEAN meeting is considered part of …

Obama Calls on Burma to Release Aung San Suu Kyi, Pushes for Democratic Reform

The Moderate Voice – ‎

I’m not sure if it’ll accomplish anything, but I think Obama’s efforts to engage the totalitarian military junta that rules Burma* and brutalizes the …

Hope for Aung San Suu Kyi

Los Angeles Public Relations – ‎

On Sunday, President Barack Obama asked the military rulers of Myanmar to release pro democracy leader Aung San Suu Kyi during a meeting with one of the top

Scientists Create Bacteria that Lights Up Around Landmines

Treehugger – Brian Merchant – ‎

Countries like Myanmar (Burma), Colombia, Mozambique, Cambodia, and Angola are all teeming with wildlife–and have some of the largest minefields on the …

Rajpaska and Buddhist leaders criticised for welcoming Burmese dictator Than Shwe

AsiaNews.it – Melani Manel Perera

For Myanmar’s strongman, this was the first trip in the past five years, and the first by a Burmese leader to Sri Lanka in more than 40 years. …

Book Marks

Indiana University

… one of the largest minority groups participating in an insurgency against the military dictatorship of Burma (also known as Myanmar). …

Myanmar / Burma: Two musicians arrested, another released after torture

Freemuse – ‎

Singer Nyi Paing and songwriter Min Satta have reportedly been arrested by Burmese authorities’ Special Branch. Another report says the singer Htoo Htoo …

NLD supports Suu Kyi’s proposal to meet Than Shwe

Mizzima.com – ‎

“I prepared the letter based on what she told me and sent it to Naypyidaw [Burma’s new capital] on November 11,” said Nyan Win. Khin Maung Swe, a member of …

Burma’s Aung San Suu Kyi Requests Meeting With Military Head

Voice of America –

By VOA News Detained Burmese opposition leader Aung San Suu Kyi has requested a meeting with the chief of the country’s ruling military. …

Internet and e-commerce industry in Bangladesh

Ecommerce Journal – ‎

Bangladesh is a country in South Asia, bordered by India on all sides except for a small border with Burma (Myanmar) to the far southeast and is bounded by …

Singapore: Obama Meets with Asian leaders at APEC

NTDTV – ‎

I reaffirmed the policy that I put forward yesterday in Tokyo with regard to Burma.” For the first time in decades, the US and ASEAN are singing from the …

Myanmar’s Suu Kyi seeks meeting with junta chief

The Associated Press – ‎

YANGON, Myanmar — Myanmar’s detained opposition leader Aung San Suu Kyi has sent a letter to the head of the country’s junta seeking a meeting to discuss …

Myanmar’s Suu Kyi asks to meet junta chief: party

Press Trust of India – ‎

A number of websites run by exiled Myanmar activists carried a purported copy of the Burmese-language letter, which was addressed directly to Than Shwe. …

US – ASEAN Fails To Convince Myanmar To Release Aung San Suu Kyi For 2010 …

india-server.com –

It looks like the attempts made by the US President Barack Obama and the ASEAN leaders to convince Myanmar for releasing Aung San Suu Kyi have not been …

Guarded hope as Obama engages Myanmar

Canada.com – Shaun Tandon – ‎

Obama’s meeting was the first between a US president and a Burmese leader since 1966. It followed a rare visit earlier this month to Myanmar by Kurt …

Obama to face trade and Tibet tensions in China

Scotsman (subscription) – Caren Bohan – ‎

In the unusual face-to-face encounter, Mr Obama told Burma’s prime minister General Thein Sein to free pro-democracy leader Aung San Suu Kyi. …

MEDIAWATCH: Abhisit Says Election Could Come Soon

Phuketwan –

Bangkok Post US President Barack Obama on Sunday told the Burmese junta to free pro-democracy leader Aung San Suu Kyi during an unusual face-to-face …

Obama and Medvedev see nuclear pact progress

Today’s Zaman – ‎

… States and ASEAN are singing from the same hymn book when it comes to Myanmar. Washington has recently taken a two-prong approach to the former Burma, …

Canadians eye tilt for BHP mine

WA Business News (subscription) –

… Barack Obama used a landmark encounter with the prime minister of military-run Burma on Sunday to demand freedom for democracy leader Aung San Suu Kyi. …

Poverty, Global Trade Justice, and the Roots of Terrorism

Australia.TO – John Perkins – ‎

Our children’s futures are interlocked with the futures of children born in the fishing villages of Somalia, the mountains of Burma (Myanmar), …

Obama Meets Leaders of Asean, Myanmar, to Counter Chinese Clout

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 …

The Global Reset Button

Times Online –

In Burma, no sudden release of Aung San Suu Kyi is expected simply because Mr Obama raised the subject of her house arrest with the Burmese leader at a …

How will Obama handle the pressures of his Asia trip?

Examiner.com –

In Singapore he met with leaders of the Asean of south-east Asian nations where he pushed for the release of democracy leader, Aung San Suu Kyi by Burma’s …

Obama’s approach on human rights looms over visit to China

Washington Post – Jennifer Loven – ‎

But Obama did call for the release of Burmese dissident leader Aung San Suu Kyi, who has spent most of the past 20 years in jail or under house arrest. …

Copenhagen set to fail

Australia Network News – Linda Mottram

Meanwhile, on the margins of the APEC summit, US President Barack Obama personally demanded the release of Burmese democracy leader Aung San Suu Kyi, …

Burma’s oil-rich generals can afford to ignore Obama on Suu Kyi

Daily Finance (blog) – ‎

… the military generals who hold dominion over Burma, the resource-rich South Asian nation now known as Myanmar, at a meeting of Asian leaders on Sunday. …

Politics makes for strange bedfellows

The Island (subscription) –

Human Rights Defenders and Promoters was formed in 2002 to raise awareness among the people of Burma about their human rights. Myanmar’s army-drafted …

Obama arrives in China for 4-day …

istockAnalyst.com (press release) – ‎

The leaders of Myanmar, formerly known as Burma, should end their conflict with minority groups and begin a “genuine dialogue” with the democratic …

US eyes China as global partner

Christian Science Monitor – Peter Ford – ‎

China has run successful counternarcotics programs in Burma (Myanmar), and has the experience and resources to build roads, schools, and hospitals in …

Concerns Rise Around Obama Trip

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 …

Concerns Rise Around Obama Trip

Wall Street Journal – Jonathan Weisman – ‎

The failure to single out Ms. Suu Kyi was “another blow” to dissidents who want more pressure on the Myanmar junta, said Soe Aung, a spokesman for the Forum …

Obama in Shanghai for talks

RTE.ie –

He made the call when he took part in a meeting with the prime minister of Burma, which is also known as Myanmar, and other southeast Asian leaders in …

Obama branded ‘Groveller-in-Chief’ after an exaggerated bow to Japan’s Emperor …

Daily Mail – David Gardner

He also urged Burma to release pro-democracy leader Aung San Suu Kyi and warned that Iran is ‘running out of time’ for nuclear diplomacy. …

Obama arrives in China for 4-day visit

United Press International –

The leaders of Myanmar, formerly known as Burma, should end their conflict with minority groups and begin a “genuine dialogue” with the democratic …

Obama courts China on Asia visit

BBC News -‎

Earlier on his Asian tour, Mr Obama urged Burma’s prime minister to release the pro-democracy leader, Aung San Suu Kyi, at a Association of South East Asian …

Obama Grew a Backbone!

Mountain Home News –

The meeting in Singapore really got interesting when Obama directed a comment to Myanmar’s junta (Burma) . “White House press secretary Robert Gibbs told …

APEC leaders: no climate change deal at Copenhagen

Christian Science Monitor – Simon Montlake

For for the first time in decades, Burmese leaders were (Myanmar) at the same table under the new US engagement policy, offering a chance for Obama to press …

Obama to meet with Burma leaders?

Hot Air (blog) – Ed Morrissey

Formerly known as Burma, Myanmar has for years played the role of skunk in the Association of Southeast Asian Nations, known as ASEAN, repeatedly preventing …

Obama mania grips Shanghai

NEWS.com.au

Barack Obama has a met with the prime minister of Burma to demand freedom of Aung San Suu Kyi. EXCITEMENT was building in Shanghai today ahead of President …



Written by Lwin Aung Soe

November 16, 2009 at 5:56 am

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