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ျပည္သူေတြဆီမွာ လြတ္လပ္မႈနဲ႔ တန္းတူညီမွ်မႈ အရင္ဆံုး ရွိေနမွ ဒီမိုိကေရစီ စံႏႈန္းရွိတာ ျဖစ္ပါတယ္။

World focus on Burma (27-11-2009)

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Power to the people

Sydney Morning Herald –

Lonely Planet’s Myanmar (Burma) guidebook is a good companion for independent travellers and clearly indicates who owns what. …

Inbound Tourism Booms: Official

The Irrawaddy News Magazine – Wai Moe

Speaking to The Irrawaddy on Friday, an official with Myanmar [Burma] Travels and Tours of the Ministry of Hotels and Tourism said numbers of …

RICS Hong Kong Announces the Appointment of New Chairman

PR Newswire (press release) – ‎

It also has members working across the region such as Bangladesh , Bhutan , Burma / Myanmar , Cambodia , Indonesia , Japan , Kiribati , Laos PDR, …

EU-China Summit to focus on efforts in striving for ambitious deal on climate …

Európai bizottság –

… crisis as well as the bilateral relationship and international issues, like non-proliferation, Iran, Afghanistan, Pakistan, Sri Lanka and Burma/Myanmar. …

‘Burma’s Political Instability Could Increase Drug Threat’-Report

The Irrawaddy News Magazine – Lawi Weng

The report, released in Bangkok on Thursday, says: “The political situation in Myanmar in 2009 is unsettled, with open hostilities between government and …

Emily Shine: Activist teaches the power of persistence

Post-Bulletin – ‎

Her father, Aung San, steered Burma away from British rule and to independence in 1947. He was assassinated by his rivals that same year. …

Increased drug threat due to instability in Burma: report

Mizzima.com –

With ongoing hostilities between the government and ethnic armed groups, who had a ceasefire agreement, the political situation in Myanmar in 2009 is …

Burmese cultural troupe to perform in northeast India

Mizzima.com – Mithu Choudhury – ‎

Guwahati, Assam (Mizzima) – A 15-member cultural troupe from Burma is to arrive in India’s North-eastern region on Saturday to showcase …

Junta puts Kokang Companies on Blacklist

The Irrawaddy News Magazine – ‎

The state-run press in Burma has made no mention of the move to date. Saeng Juen, an editor for the Thailand-based Shan Herald Agency for News, said, …

South Asia’s Berlin Wall

Al-Arabiya (press release) (subscription) – ‎

From Afghanistan in the west to Burma (Myanmar) in the east, you could travel from one end of the subcontinent to the other, that is, until the British left …

Putting Things All Together: Art class uses weaving lessons to point students …

Winston-Salem Journal – Kim Underwood – ‎

A substantial number of Allred’s students come from Karenni (sometimes spelled Kareni), a state in the eastern part of Burma, or Myanmar. …

The Dish: Khao Soi

Wall Street Journal – Robyn Eckhardt

Khao soi’s antecedent is thought to be a noodle dish that made its way to Chiang Mai from Burma, now known as Myanmar, with the Chin Ho (also spelled Chin …

Burmese pro-democracy activists brief Indian intellectuals

Mizzima.com – ‎

Speaking at the seminar, titled “The Paranoia of Unpredictability: Is democracy possible in Burma/Myanmar?” held in Jamia Millia Islamia University, …

Philippine Diplomats Seek Repatriation of 14 Fishermen Detained in Burma

Voice of America –

The military prison, where Burma’s opposition leader, Aung San Suu Kyi, was recently jailed, is notorious for its harsh conditions. …

Kokang conflict ‘did not concern’ border guard tension

ReliefWeb (press release) – Francis Wade

… of Myanmar reported the seizure of 154000 methamphetamine pills, drug-making equipment and weaponry in a small village in the Kokang region of Burma’s …

:. Can Islamic World be Saved?

Kashmir Watch – Abdul Ruff

President Obama has rightly asked Burma to free Burmese pro-democracy leader Aung San Suu Kyi, but he should also extent the logic to Afghans, …

RP seeks release of fishermen in Myanmar

Philippine Star – ‎

YANGON (AP) – The Philippines Embassy is seeking the release of 14 Filipinos detained last week for allegedly fishing illegally in Myanmar waters. …

Swiber bags US $ 77 million contract

Mizzima.com – ‎

by Mizzima News New Delhi (Mizzima) – Singapore’s Swiber Holdings Ltd. has bagged its first offshore pipeline installation contract in Burma. …

14 Filipino sailors held in Burma

Business Mirror – Estrella Torres – ‎

Burma has been renamed Myanmar by the junta. The DFA offered, meanwhile, to repatriate 12 Filipino seafarers stranded in Greece the last five months after …

Burmese PM pats USDA on the back

Mizzima.com – Salai Han – ‎

Members of the USDA were also reportedly deployed by the junta to attack the motorcade of pro-democracy leader Aung San Suu Kyi, who was on a political tour …

Written by Lwin Aung Soe

November 27, 2009 at 11:41 am

Posted in World Focus on Burma

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