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World focus on Burma (18-11-2009)

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The Battle of the Ulterior Motives

Asian Tribune – ‎‎

By Kanbawza Win The Washington Post” of the 7th instant decries, “Results of US-Burma Meeting is Unclear.” How can it be clear when the two sides, …

Obama’s visit to Asia – Taking up Real Issues

OpEdNews – Saberi Roy – ‎

Obama’s strong words to the Burmese junta urging release of Aung San Suu Kyi and the recent visit of US diplomat Kurt Campbell to Myanmar are positive steps …

Cultural Imperialism

Islam Online – 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 …

Shan women’s group reveals dark side of tourism

Mizzima.com –

The guide depicts how Burma’s military regime is erasing the last vestiges of palaces of the 34 former Shan principalities. This includes the demolition of …

Michael Learns to Rock to tour Burma

Mizzima.com – ‎

The Pop band will be the first well-known international band to visit military-ruled Burma, according to the Joint Secretary of Myanmar Gitah Asiayone …

“The Principles of Democratic and Non-democratic Government”

Kurdish Aspect – Nabaz Shwany – ‎

Democratic and non-democratic government is a very significant topic that discuss among politician and people. Both terms have different definitions and components that argued by scholars and politicians. Democracy is a Greek word originally means ruling by people or exercising political power by people……

Appeal to the Burmese Prime Minister to release all political prisoners …

France Diplomatie (press release) – ‎

France wholeheartedly shares the goal expressed by the President of the United States concerning Burma. It would like the Burmese junta to truly engage, …

China’s Burma Oil Bonanza

Asia Sentinel – Nava Thakuria – ‎

… a unit of the US-based Chevron, Thailand’s PTTEP and Burma’s own Myanmar Oil & Gas Enterprise are producing gas from the rich offshore Yadana field and …

Burma Considers Private Education

The Irrawaddy News Magazine – Arkar Moe – ‎

The report said that negotiations were currently underway within the Myanmar [Burmese] Ministry of Education with proposals to open enrollment for private …

Suu Kyi’s letter goes public

Democratic Voice of Burma – Khin Hnin Htet

Nov 18, 2009 (DVB)–Burma’s main opposition party has released the contents of a letter sent last week by Aung San Suu Kyi to the country’s ruling general in …

Report: Junta seeking to obscure historic union monument

Shan Herald Agency for News –

Panglong is where ethnic leaders and Aung San, representative of the proper Burma signed agreement to form a union in order to gain independence from the …

More Burmese Ring Tone Options for Mobile Phone Users

The Irrawaddy News Magazine – Yan Pai

… among Burmese migrants living in Thailand. The deal was confirmed by Maung Thit Min, a composer and joint secretary of the Myanmar Music Association. …

Conservationists hit crocodile jackpot, finding dozens of endangered chompers …

Gaea Times – Michael Casey

All we’ve planned so far is to fly in/out of Bangkok. antiquesdealer #antiques Old Buddha figure from Burma: US $36.00 End Date: Friday Nov-20-2009 18:03:22 …

Myanmar’s Suu Kyi offers collaboration to junta

Daily Latest News (blog) – ‎

Opposition leader Aung San Suu Kyi (who is in custody) wants to collaborate with Myanmar’s ruling junta for stimulating foreign sanctions. …

International Students Show Off Style

Lumberjack – Melissa Hutsell – ‎

Saw Htet Aung Khant arrived in Arcata five months ago from Myanmar, Burma. The English major wore a traditional paso or longi and kaung pourig for the show. …

Aung San Suu Kyi’s letter to Than Shwe

Mizzima.com – ‎

… a meeting between political organizations and US diplomats, led by Assistant Secretary of State Mr. Kurt Campbell, during their recent visit to Burma. …

Somalia bottom of graft league table

Dispatch Online – ‎

… by conflict have become overrun by graft with Iraq, Sudan and Burma (Myanmar) accounting for the three other states in the bottom five of the chart. …

India ranks 84th among 180 Nations on the Index of Corrpution

BreakingNewsOnline. – ‎

It was followed closely by Afghanistan at 1.3, Burma at 1.4, and Sudan and Iraq, which were tied for fourth with scores of 1.5.

Red Alert: Naxals collude with north-east insurgents

IBNLive.com – ‎

The arms were smuggled in through two routes: Burma and Bangladesh. The arms include 850 AK-47 rifles, 4000 small weapons and several hundred grenades. …

Multilateral Approach desirable to address the Myanmar Issue

Global Politician – Rajaram Panda – ‎

The military assassinated the Burmese freedom fighter Aung San and sought to consolidate power by isolating the state as a defense against foreign powers …

Looking Beyond the US-Asean Summit

World Press Review – Simon Roughneen – ‎

… a Thai Democrat MP and head of the Asean Inter-Parliamentary Myanmar Caucus, described as “confusion over the new US Burma policy,” meaning that there …

Israel perceived to be a little less corrupt than it was in 2008

Ha’aretz – Lior Dattel

New Zealand, Denmark, Singapore and Sweden are perceived as the least corrupt countries in the world, while Somalia, Afghanistan, Myanmar (Burma) and Sudan …

Immigration chiefs tackle ASEAN visa

Inquirer.net – ‎

… or all of the 10 member-countries which are: Philippines, Indonesia, Thailand, Malaysia, Vietnam, Singapore, Laos, Cambodia, Burma (Myanmar) and Brunei. …

Parting Shots: The St. Louis International Film Festival wraps Sunday, but …

Riverfront Times – Nicolas Rapold, Kristie McClanahan

—Aimee Levitt Burma VJ: Reporting From a Closed Country How we view the relationship between traditional and new media should forever be changed by Danish …

50 dead after ferry in Myanmar capsizes

Wikinews – ‎

As many as 50 people have been killed after a wooden ferry capsized in the Irrawaddy delta region of Myanmar on Sunday night, according to officials. …

EU to fund vocational training, food security projects in Myanmar

ReliefWeb (press release) – ‎

YANGON, Nov 17, 2009 (Xinhua via COMTEX) — The European Union and other international donors will provide 100 million US dollars’ cash aid to Myanmar for …

Written by Lwin Aung Soe

November 18, 2009 at 2:19 am

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