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World focus on Burma (25-11-2009)

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Aung San Suu Kyi allowed repairing her home

Mizzima.com – Nem Davies – ‎

New Delhi (Mizzima) – Aung San Suu Kyi, detained Burmese opposition leader has been permitted to repair her lakeside home on Rangoon’s …

Burma watchers are right to be cautious about signs of change

guardian.co.uk – ‎

The optimists point to recent engagement by the US, and nascent dialogue between Aung San Suu Kyi and the Burmese regime. Aung San Suu Kyi…

has recently

Cambodia needs ‘systematic overhaul’ of society

United Press International, Asia – Gaffar Peang-Meth – ‎

And to borrow Burmese human rights activist Aung San Suu Kyi’s words, it is important for a person to have a “questing mind” that is always questioning and …

ICBL condemns US “closed door” renewal of landmine policy

ReliefWeb (press release) – ‎Nov 25, 2009‎

… become so strong that in recent years the only government laying significant numbers of new landmines has been the abusive military government in Burma. …

178000 Nargis victims lack decent shelter

Democratic Voice of Burma – Francis Wade – ‎

Nov 26, 2009 (DVB)–Regional aid for victims of Burma’s cyclone Nargis will only cover 14 percent of vulnerable families in the country’s southern Irrawaddy …

Myanmar allows RP to see 14 detained Filipino fishers

Inquirer.net – Veronica Uy – ‎

“Myanmar authorities have assured the embassy access to the Filipino fishermen whenever requested,” the DFA said in a statement, adding that the Philippine …

UN calls for more Myanmar storm aid

Aljazeera.net –

Hundreds of thousands of people are still living in makeshift homes 18 months after Cyclone Nargis killed at least 140000 people in Myanmar, the UN has said …

Swiber bags Burmese pipelay deal

Upstream Online – Anthea Pitt

By Upstream staff Singapore listed Swiber Holdings has clinched a pipelay contract worth $77 million from Burmese state-owned Myanma Oil & Gas Enterprise …

Donors in fresh pledge to Myanmar cyclone survivors: UN

MSN Malaysia News –

International donors Wednesday pledged more than 88 million dollars to help survivors of Myanmar’s devastating Cyclone Nargis 18 months ago, who still have …

B2.9bn raised for Burma’s Cyclone Nargis victims

Bangkok Post – ‎

International donors have pledged US$88 million (2.9 billion baht) for Burma’s Cyclone Nargis rehabilitation plan but the amount is still short of the …

On being thankful

Dallas Morning News – ‎

They were from all over the world — South America, Iraq, Morocco, Korea, Myanmar (Burma), the Ukraine and more. We shared turkey, and they brought food …

No homes in sight for 900000 Myanmar cyclone survivors

Reuters AlertNet – ‎

A boy looks from under a tarpaulin cover used by his family for shelter, in Myanmar, April 29. REUTERS/Soe Zeya Tun BANGKOK – For about 100000 people in …

Myanmar cyclone survivors still need shelter – UN

Reuters – Jason Szep, Paul Tait

The United Nations says 178000 families in the former Burma need help with shelter. Most of those families are living in makeshift homes covered with …

Pipeline Investment Surge to Address China’s Gas Shortage

ChinaStakes.com – ‎

According to the plan, 17 natural gas projects, including the fourth line of the West-to-East Gas Transmission Project, the China-Myanmar pipeline, …

Ahead of Key Global Conference, US Announces Continued Rejection of Land Mine Ban

Democracy Now – ‎

The only government that has made significant use of the weapon is Myanmar, Burma, the outcast regime there. We have seen production falling off to only a …

MYANMAR: Rats gnaw at cyclone recovery hopes

IRINnews.org – ‎

“Rat infestation is a big problem in the cyclone-affected area, which is very worrying,” Myo Aung Kyaw, secretary-general of the Myanmar Rice and Paddy …

Mourners pay last respect to Dr Nowazesh

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 …

EU and ASEAN raise $100m for Nargis relief

Democratic Voice of Burma – Joseph Allchin

Aid groups have repeatedly warned that the situation in Burma’s southern Irrawaddy delta, where the cyclone struck in May last year, remains fragile. …

INGO Work in Burma Could Stop During Election Period

The Irrawaddy News Magazine – Wai Moe

International non-governmental organizations (INGOs) operating in Burma…

are likely to suspend their activities next May, according to NGO sources

Asean Mobilises Over US$88 Million For Cyclone Nargis Survivors

Bernama – Arul Rajoo – ‎

Cyclone Nargis struck Myanmar on May 2 and 3, 2008, causing catastrophic destruction and at least 140000 fatalities. Damages were estimated at over US$4 …

Written by Lwin Aung Soe

November 25, 2009 at 11:53 am

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