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World focus on Burma (24-11-2009)

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Former Thai PM Samak Dies at 74

TIME – Robert Horn – ‎

As Prime Minister he praised the military junta in Burma as “good Buddhists” and called Nobel Peace Prize winner Aung San Suu Kyi a “tool of the West. …

Top Generals Hold Final meeting of 2009

The Irrawaddy News Magazine – Wai Moe – ‎

… tension with ethnic cease-fire groups over the proposed border guard force, US-Burma relations and the status of pro-democracy leader Aung San Suu Kyi. …

Junta’s priority is elections, not easing sanctions: Win Tin

Mizzima.com – Salai Han – ‎

Win Tin, a Central Executive Committee (CEC) member of Aung San Suu Kyi’s party, the National League for Democracy (NLD), on Tuesday told Mizzima that the …

Burma aims to match Vietnam rice output

Democratic Voice of Burma – ‎

… will however need significant assistance from the Burmese government, the director of the Myanmar Rice Traders Association (MRTA), Dr Myo Aung Kyaw, …

Refugees protest Catholic Charities center

Pittsburgh Post Gazette – Ann Rodgers

Refugees from Myanmar picketed the opening of a new welcome center for clients of Catholic Charities at its Downtown office yesterday. …

Thanksgiving transcends nationalities

Pittsburgh Post Gazette – Kate McCaffrey – ‎

… said the largest populations came from Burundi, an East African nation; Myanmar (Burma), in Southeast Asia; Bhutan, located between India and China; …

Understanding ‘Malay Archipelago’ Food Culture

Bernama –

“They came through Cambodia, Burma (Myanmar), Thailand, Vietnam, Malay Peninsular and moved on to the islands in the region before settling down in the …

Dr Nawajesh no more

The Daily Star –

He worked in Laos, Myanmar, Thailand and other South-East Asian countries as consultant of Asian Development Bank (ADB) and UN Food and Agriculture …

Concern over Burma cyclone aid arrests

Australia Network News –

Apart from the deaths it caused, the cyclone devastated Burma’s most important rice-growing region. [AFP] Amnesty International is urging international …

The Guardian rosetta: the Datablog reference guide to nearly everything

guardian.co.uk – ‎

The Guardian uses Burma, for instance, while the UN prefers Myanmar. Is it North Korea or the Democratic People’s Republic of Korea? …

BUSINESS PROFILE It’s Hearty time!

Windy City Times – Andrew Davis – ‎

… a mix of Hendricks Gin, Cointreau, bitters and fresh lime ] is about 100 years old, and was named after an officers’ club in Burma [ now Myanmar ] . …

Useless UN and ILO rituals bring no change, Burmese dissidents says

AsiaNews.it – ‎

The people of Burma are under no illusions. New Delhi (AsiaNews) – For Tint Swe, the latest criticism of Myanmar by UN agencies is a useless exercise. …

Stop Arresting Cyclone Aid Activists: AI

The Irrawaddy News Magazine – Yan Naing

The ten were among at least 41 dissidents arrested in October as part of a broader crackdown by the Burmese authorities, according to the AI statement. …

Thailand – Spa Capital of Asia

Focus on Travel News – Ozgur Tore

… can experience a plethora of unusual spa treatments derived from ancient traditions in Thailand, Myanmar (Burma), Indonesia, China, India and elsewhere. …

AI urges Int’l donors to pressurize junta

Mizzima.com – ‎

“All of them are members of the Shining Star Group [Lin Let Kyae] and were undertaking programmes in Myanmar [Burma] devoted to relief and social activities …

Changing tack on Myanmar

Aljazeera.net – Larry Jagan

“China has had a free run in Burma [Myanmar] for nearly two decades, and will certainly be uneasy with the prospects of a rapprochement between Washington …

Written by Lwin Aung Soe

November 24, 2009 at 12:09 pm

Posted in World Focus on Burma

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