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ျပည္သူေတြဆီမွာ လြတ္လပ္မႈနဲ႔ တန္းတူညီမွ်မႈ အရင္ဆံုး ရွိေနမွ ဒီမိုိကေရစီ စံႏႈန္းရွိတာ ျဖစ္ပါတယ္။

World focus on Burma (17-11-2009)

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UK – MFA – Aung San Suu Kyi asks to meet Burmese Senior General

ISRIA – ‎

Detained opposition leader Aung San Suu Kyi has written a second letter to the Burmese Senior General requesting to meet him and her party executive. …

Will the junta heed Obama?

Bangkok Post – ‎

If the government of Burma is truly serious about staging an election next year, it must seriously consider the words and actions of US President Barack …

Myanmar cameraman jailed for defying regime

New Zealand Herald – Peter Popham

In Myanmar – formerly known as Burma – the challenges are rather different. The risks of getting shot or bombed while filming in the peaceable, …

Libraries’ Human Rights Documentation Initiative Introduces Web Site

University of Texas at Austin News – ‎

To date, the program has also partnered with the Free Burma Rangers to preserve records of human rights violations by the Burma/Myanmar junta, …

Somalia, Afghanistan most corrupt nations: report

CBC.ca – ‎

… saying war-ravaged Somalia remains the world’s most corrupt country, followed by Afghanistan, Burma, also known as Myanmar, and Sudan. …

Than Shwe should not let go of Suu Kyi’s offer: Observers

Mizzima.com – Salai Han – ‎

Aung San Suu Kyi’s proposals came as the international community, particularly the United States, is throwing light on the situation in Burma with an …

Myanmar: Suu Kyi Proposes Cooperation With Junta

Citrus Daily –

Opposition leader Aung San Suu Kyi is seeking cooperation with the Myanmar junta after years of political deadlock. The Nobel laureate has sent a fresh …

Aung San Suu Kyi, Omar Khadr, and Barack Obama

Dissident Voice – Don Hawkins

Much as I resent Burma’s treatment of Aung San Suu Kyi, it shines as genuinely humane compared to America’s treatment of Omar Khadr. …

Myanmar’s Suu Kyi proposes cooperation with junta

Press Trust of India –

Yangon, Nov 17 (AP) Detained opposition leader Aung San Suu Kyi is ready to cooperate with Myanmar’s ruling junta in lifting foreign sanctions but it …

Amnesty International USA: Obama says free Suu Kyi

RushPRnews.com (press release) – ‎‎

More directly, Obama urged Myanmar’s prime minister, Thein Sein, to release democracy leader, Aung San Suu Kyi as well as other political prisoners in …

Burmese singers to attend Grammy Awards Ceremony

Mizzima.com – Salai Han – ‎

Maung Thit Minn, Joint General Secretary of the “Myanmar Naingngan Gitah Asiayone” (Burma Music Association) said he welcomed the three singers’ planned …

Dozens feared dead in Myanmar ferry crash

PRESS TV –

At least 50 people are feared drowned after a packed ferry came in collision course with an oil barge in southern Myanmar. The vessel, named the Naywintun …

31 dead, 19 missing in ferry mishap

United Press International – ‎

17 (UPI) — Thirty-one people died and 19 are missing after a ferry boat capsized in Myanmar, the country formerly called Burma, official sources said …

The diplomacy of deference

Politico – Mike Allen – ‎

Similarly, officials professed to be unworried about the possibility of Obama being photographed with the leader of Myanmar (the former Burma), …

Myanmar’s Suu Kyi proposes cooperation with junta

The Associated Press –

YANGON, Myanmar — Detained opposition leader Aung San Suu Kyi is ready to cooperate with Myanmar’s ruling junta in lifting foreign sanctions but it remains …

Myanmar – ferry crash

Radio France Internationale –

Local officials in the southern Irrawaddy Delta in Myanmar said Tuesday that at least 50 people may have drowned after a passenger ferry crashed into an oil …

Possible Release of Suu Kyi Cheers Political Prisoners

The Irrawaddy News Magazine – Kyi Wai – ‎

“He’s said repeatedly that only Aung San Suu Kyi can bring better times to Burma.” After news reports appeared recently saying that the regime might release …

Bulgaria ties with Macedonia, Greece and Romania in TI corruption index

Sofia Echo – ‎

These are: Somalia, with a score of 1.1, Afghanistan at 1.3, Myanmar (Burma) at 1.4 and Sudan tied with Iraq at 1.5. “These results demonstrate that …

Praise for Suu Kyi’s Letter Initiative

The Irrawaddy News Magazine – Yan Naing

… end Western sanctions against Burma. Roshan Jason, the executive director of the regional rights group Asean Inter-Parliamentary Myanmar… Caucus (AIPMC),

France joins calls for Suu Kyi’s release

Democratic Voice of Burma – Joseph Allchin

Nov 17, 2009 (DVB)–Calls from the French foreign ministry to release Burma’s Aung San Suu Kyi have been welcomed by campaigners in France who say that …

Why is the Value of Kyat Rising?

The Irrawaddy News Magazine – Aung Thet – ‎

RANGOON — The value of the Burmese national currency, kyat, has suddenly appreciated as millions of US dollars flow into the local market …

Burma ferry death toll passes 30

The Press Association – ‎‎

Searchers have recovered more bodies from a ferry accident in Burma, bringing the confirmed death toll to 31, with about a dozen people still unaccounted …

Shan culture in Burma being ‘erased’

Democratic Voice of Burma – Naw Noreen – ‎

The Burmese military government is replacing ethnic Shan culture with its “own homogenized and artificially imposed ‘Myanmar culture’”, say the Shan Women’s …

Suu Kyi would discuss sanctions with Burma’s leader

Radio Australia News –

Burmese Opposition leader Aung San Suu Kyi is on trial over charges she violated the terms of her house arrest. [Reuters] The lawyer for imprisoned Burmese …

31 killed in Myanmar ferry capsize

China Daily – ‎

YANGON – A total of 31 passengers were killed and 19 others still missing and feared dead in a ferry boat capsize accident on Sunday night in Myanmar’s…

Fifty feared dead in Burma ferry collision

Lloyd’s List – David Osler – ‎

AT LEAST 50 people are feared dead after a ferry collided with a barge and sank in Burma’s Irrawaddy Delta, according to reports from the region. …

More bodies recovered from Myanmar ferry sinking, at least 31 dead

Gaea Times – ‎

By AP YANGON, Myanmar — Searchers have recovered more bodies from a ferry accident in Myanmar, bringing the confirmed death toll to 31, with about a dozen …

Scores feared dead in Myanmar ferry crash: officials

AFP – ‎

YANGON — At least 50 people are feared drowned after a packed passenger ferry crashed into an oil barge in an area of Myanmar hit by a devastating cyclone …

Ferry sinking claims up to 50 lives in Myanmar’s Irrawaddy delta

Monsters and Critics.com –

Yangon – A wooden river ferry carrying 176 passengers sank after colliding with a barge over the weekend in Myanmar’s Irrawaddy delta, leaving about 50 …

Aung San Suu Kyi seeks direct talks with Burmese leader

Radio Australia – Sen Lam – ‎

In Burma, detained opposition leader Aung San Suu Kyi has written to the head of the military regime, seeking direct talks. Ms Suu Kyi’s National League for …

Many die in Burma ferry sinking

BBC News –

At least 50 people are feared dead after a ferry collided with a barge and sank in Burma’s Irrawaddy Delta. Burmese officials said the crash happened in the …

Many dead in Myanmar ferry sinking

Aljazeera.net – ‎

Up to 50 people are feared to have drowned after a wooden ferry capsized following a collision with another boat in Myanmar’s Irrawady delta region, …

Death toll from Burma ferry disaster rises

Democratic Voice of Burma – Francis Wade

Rescue workers in the area are reportedly still search for the missing people, and the local Myanmar Red Cross Society (not affiliated with International …

Fifty feared dead in Myanmar ferry collision

Reuters – Jason Szep – ‎

… about 120 miles (193 km) west of the main commercial hub of Yangon in the former Burma. Marine accidents are common in military-ruled Myanmar, …

Myanmar’s Suu Kyi Seeks Meeting With Junta Chief: Party

RTT News – ‎

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

Suu Kyi asks to meet Myanmar rulers

Aljazeera.net – ‎

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


Written by Lwin Aung Soe

November 17, 2009 at 2:30 am

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