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World focus on Burma (20-11-2009)

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Handcuffed Statue Has the Experts Talking

The Irrawaddy News Magazine – Arkar Moe – ‎

Ye Aung, an astrologer in Upper Burma, said Than Shwe could be linking Mya Nan Nwe with pro-democracy leader Aung San Suu Kyi—“So handcuffing the statue …

UN General Assembly Condemns Human Rights Violations in Burma, North Korea

Voice of America – Margaret Besheer – ‎

The resolution expresses the General Assembly’s “grave concern” over the recent trial, conviction and sentencing of pro-democracy leader Aung San Suu Kyi …

Sarah’s Golden Summit

Subversify (blog) – Karla Fetrow – ‎

… on the sidelines of APEC summit in Singapore, Obama directly appealed to the junta for the release of Burmese democracy icon Aung San Suu Kyi. …

Obama Takes a Bow?

Foreign Policy In Focus – John Feffer – ‎

And when it came time to speak, in a closed session away from reporters, Obama condemned the junta and called for the release of dissident Aung San Suu Kyi. …

Refugees taught about child abuse

San Antonio Express –

They passed a cluster of men and women from Myanmar, formerly known as Burma, leaving a class sponsored by the Family Services Association about American …

Weekly Business Roundup (November 21, 2009)

The Irrawaddy News Magazine – William Boot – ‎

Vietnamese money will finance a new hotel in Rangoon, according to the Myanmar Hoteliers Association this week. Burma comes third from bottom in a …

Myanmar, Laos sign travel and tax treaties

Monsters and Critics.com –

While Myanmar, also called Burma, has been under military rule since 1962, landlocked Laos has been under a communist regime since 1975, and remains a …

Canada, Australia and Iceland (8th)

Shan Herald Agency for News – ‎

(BBC) Global Fund has agreed to provide Burma with $40 million to fight HIV/AIDS, malaria and TB, after pulling out in 2005, says Myanmar Times. …

FEER(11/6) Pyongyang Freely Plies The Seas

Wall Street Journal – Bertil Lintner – ‎

… for the arrival of the Kang Nam I in a Myanmar port. The Kang Nam I was back in the news this summer, again on its way to Burma with unspecified cargo. …

Journalists discuss implications of Obama’s trip to Asia

Columbia Missourian – Stuart Loory – ‎

Loory: While the President visited Singapore, he met with the general who is the leader of Myanmar, formerly Burma. Did that short conversation have an …

Gearing up for Elections

The Island (subscription) – ‎

We believe that continuing to deny her freedom is harmful not only to her health and well-being, but to the health and future of Burma/Myanmar’s…

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A Burmese Perspective Is America a Paper Tiger?

Asian Tribune – ‎

President Obama clearly repeated his call in Tokyo “that the Burmese Junta needed to take clear steps toward democracy, including the unconditional release …

Columbia Business School Appoints Shang-Jin Wei to Directorship of the Jerome …

AScribe (press release) –

… including Assistant Director, Chief of Trade and Investment Division, Chief of Mission to Myanmar (Burma) at the International Monetary Fund, …

Age is all in the mind, proves Gladys

Times of India – Stanley G Pinto – ‎

Gladys was born to Mangloreans Anne Alice and Nicholas Correa (the British misspelt it as Currie) in Burma (now Myanmar). Nicholas was serving in the Burma …

US hopes Suu Kyi’s proposal will pave way for political dialogue

Mizzima.com – ‎

by Mungpi New Delhi (Mizzima) – The United States on Thursday said it is aware of detained Burmese opposition leader Aung San Suu Kyi’s proposal to the …

Rory Peck Awards: Full list of winners

Press Gazette – ‎

It was shot in Myanmar / Burma between May 2008 – March 2009 for Quicksilver Media and broadcast on Channel 4 Dispatches. “Despite all the dangers, …

Burma continues to fail to eliminate forced labour: ILO

Mizzima.com –

… presented by the ILO’s Liaison Officer, and the statement made by the Permanent Representative of the Government of the Union of MyanmarBurma). …

Burma engagement offers false hope

Sydney Morning Herald – Graham Reilly – ‎

ONE of the few predictable aspects of Burmese politics is how the ruling military regime responds to outside attempts to influence the direction of the …

Obama leaves Asia empty-handed but raises hopes

Mizzima.com – Larry Jagan

There was little movement on the intractable problems of Burma and North Korea, while thorny bilateral issues with China, Japan and South Korea fared little …

UN General Assembly Condemns Human Rights Violations in Burma, North Korea

Voice of America – Margaret Besheer – ‎

The General Assembly committee also adopted a resolution on human rights abuses in Burma, which is also known as Myanmar. Of the 183 countries voting, …

US Calls for Dialogue between Suu Kyi and Junta

The Irrawaddy News Magazine – Lalit K Jha, Arkar Moe – ‎

WASHINGTON — The Obama Administration said that it is hopeful recent developments in Burma would lead to dialogue between the opposition …

UN Passes Resolutions on Burma Human Rights

The Irrawaddy News Magazine – Arkar Moe

It stated that the assembly “strongly condemns the ongoing systematic violations of human rights and fundamental freedoms of the people of Myanmar [Burma]. …

Myint Swe: The Tatmadaw’s Next Top Dog?

The Irrawaddy News Magazine – Min Lwin – ‎

Myint Swe was recently promoted to quartermaster general of the Tatmadaw, Burma’s armed forces, and is also commander of the Bureau of Special Operations 5. …

‘Burma VJ’ Short-listed for Oscar

The Irrawaddy News Magazine – Lawi Weng – ‎

The award-wining film “Burma VJ” has been placed on the short list for consideration for one of the movie industry’s top prizes—the Oscar for …

Burma to open private schools and hospitals

Democratic Voice of Burma – ‎

Nov 20, 2009 (DVB)–Private schools and hospitals abolished under the former Ne Win regime in Burma are to reopen in an attempt to generate more revenue in …

An ASEAN database state?

Democratic Voice of Burma – Joseph Allchin – ‎

“We have seen this already; there are over 2100 political prisoners in Myanmar [Burma] many of whom the government has publicly labeled as terrorists. …

Special UN committee condemns Burma

Democratic Voice of Burma – Francis Wade

… was “glaringly deficient” and little more than “another means to maintain pressure on Myanmar [Burma] in tandem with sanctions,” Reuters reported. …

UN condemns North Korea and Myanmar for human rights violations

AsiaNews.it –

The UN Committee also condemned Myanmar for “systematic violations of human rights and fundamental freedoms of the Burmese people. …

A flexible Myanmar dialogue

Phnom Penh Post –

… future political developments in Myanmar. This was because the hyped meeting was the first encounter between a senior Burmese government official, …

Iran warned time running out for negotiated nuclear settlement

Agoravox (blog) – ‎

President Barack Obama called openly and bluntly for the Burmese military junta to release the pro-democracy campaigner Aung San Suu Kyi, who has been under …

Written by Lwin Aung Soe

November 20, 2009 at 12:55 pm

Posted in World Focus on Burma

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