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World focus on Burma (4.12.2009)

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Myanmar’s Suu Kyi appeal, EU negotiations to open

AFP – ‎

YANGON — Military-ruled Myanmar’s supreme court has agreed to hear an appeal against the extended house arrest of pro-democracy leader Aung San Suu Kyi, …

Recent restaurant reviews

Contra Costa Times – ‎

The flavor, texture and crunch of the Tea Leaf Salad, made with fermented tea leaves from Myanmar, is truly a feast for the senses, and the Burmese…Style

North Korean rights groups want Kim put on trial

Los Angeles Times – John M. Glionna, Ju-min Park

A recent report by the Washington-based Heritage Foundation ranked North Korea and Myanmar, also known as Burma, at the bottom of all Asian nations in terms …

UN chief names new head of Darfur peacekeeping force

AFP – ‎

UNITED NATIONS — United Nations chief Ban Ki-moon has named his special envoy to Myanmar, Ibrahim Gambari, as new head of the UN-African Union peacekeeping

UN SEC-GEN APPOINTS NIGERIA’S GAMBARI AS JOINT SPECIAL REPRESENTATIVE FOR UNAMID

Brunei News, Brunei Headlines from Brunei fm –

He had also served the UN Secretary-General in pursuing the good offices mandate on Myanmar (former Burma). Gambari was also UN Under Secretary-General for …

Nobel-winning economist to address Myanmar forum

Sin Chew Jit Poh -‎

BANGKOK, Dec 3 (AP) — Nobel laureate Joseph Stiglitz will visit military-ruled Myanmar to join experts and officials in discussing policies to reduce rural …

After Taking US Bailout, Chrysler Hires Italian Agency

AdAge.com (subscription) – Jean Halliday – ‎

… the release of Aung San Suu Kyi, Burma’s pro-democracy leader and 1991 Nobel Peace Prize Laureate, who has been in and out of house arrest since 1989. …

UN Decries Somali Bombing, Lobbies for Army Figure, US Lobbied for Omar Jamar?

Inner City Press – Matthew Russell Lee – ‎

During his time as UN envoy on Myanmar, Gambari was criticized by human rights groups for being too close to the military government of Than Shwe. …

Chrysler ad advocates freedom of Myanmar dissident

Automotive News – Chrissie Thompson, Bradford Wernle – ‎

… the ongoing house arrest of Suu Kyi, the 1991 Nobel peace laureate who advocates for democracy in military-run Myanmar, formerly known as Burma. …

Stiglitz to Visit Burma

Scoop.co.nz (press release) – ‎

by ESCAP with Myanmar’s Ministry of National Planning and Economic Myanmar, U Soe Tha and U Htay Oo, in a dialogue with Prof. Stiglitz and “Prof. …

Nigerian diplomat to head UN Darfur mission

afrol News – ‎

Mr Gambari who is a former Nigerian foreign minister currently serving as UN special envoy to Burma will take office on 1 January 2010. …

Stiglitz to give Burma serious economic advice

Mizzima.com – ‎

The focus is on how we reach the poorest people in Myanmar [Burma]. We hope to bring the best thinking and lessons from the region and beyond,” Dr. Hezyer …

Suzy Amis Cameron Announces ‘Red Carpet Green Dress,’ a Global Green Design …

PR Newswire (press release) –

… MUSE Elementary students and students at partner schools Mana Tamariki in New Zealand and Good Morning School on the Thai/Burma (Myanmar) border. …

11000 Burmese granted UN refugee status

ReliefWeb (press release) – Joseph Allchin – ‎

Refugee organisations have welcomed news that around 11000 Burmese…

migrants in Malaysia have been granted refugee status by the UN,

USA: Creators of FELA!, Broadway’s Acclaimed New Show, Mark International …

Amnesty International USA – ‎

In Myanmar, Nobel Peace Prize laureate and democratic leader Aung San Suu Kyi has been unjustly held in some form of detention for 14 of the last 20 years. …

The Quality of Democratic Governance is Declining World Over Says Bertelsmann …

eGov monitor –

After North Korea, Myanmar (Burma) and Somalia rank lowest in terms of democratic development and a market economy, according to Stiftung experts. …

UN special envoy Gambari quits Burma job

Mizzima.com – ‎

Though the Nigerian diplomat will be shifted from his mission to Burma, Okabe said, “The Secretary-General would continue his good offices role on Myanmar …

Focus should be on Tiger’s public failures

The Grio – David A. Love – ‎

… human rights abuses around the world, contaminating the Amazon rainforest, and supporting brutal military regimes in Nigeria and BurmaMyanmar). …

Chrysler Brand Joins Effort to Free 1991 Nobel Peace Laureate in New TV Film

PR Newswire (press release) – ‎

… the release of Aung San Suu Kyi, Burma’s pro-democracy leader and 1991 Nobel Peace Prize Laureate, who has been in and out of house arrest since 1989. …

Surgeon Suspended after Rangoon Girl’s Death

The Irrawaddy News Magazine –

By THE IRRAWADDY The Myanmar [Burma] Medical Council (MMC), a Burmese government body, has ordered a five-year suspension of the license of a surgeon who …

Looking for the Switch to Light Up Burma’s Cities

The Irrawaddy News Magazine – William Boot – ‎

The contract was issued by the junta-controlled Myanmar Oil and Gas Enterprise (MOGE), which has a stake in Yadana managed by Total of France. …

Burma: Academic urges Netherlands to Engage Burma

UNPO – ‎

… Director of Burma Campaign, Derek Tonkin, former British ambassador to both Vietnam and Thailand, and current chairman of Network Myanmar…

and Brad Adams

New Chrysler ad features 300, social conscience

The Detroit News – Alisa Priddle – ‎‎

The automaker is also inviting Web site visitors to add their voice to the call to free Aung San Suu Kyi by linking to yourfaceforfreedom.com.

Bold car ad makes political statements

UPI.com – ‎

A closeup of the car’s empty back seat is accompanied by a voiceover saying Aung San Suu Kyi, who has been imprisoned in a Burmese prison for 12 years, …

Goodbye, Gambari, and Good Luck

The Irrawaddy News Magazine – ‎

Then, when he finally visited Burma a few months later, opposition leader Aung San Suu Kyi’s frustration with his perfunctory “process” came to a head and …

Court agrees to hear Suu Kyi appeal

ABC Online – ‎

Burma’s supreme court has agreed to hear an appeal against the extended house arrest of the pro-democracy leader Aung San Suu Kyi. …

Chrysler adds activism to sedan ad

Detroit Free Press – Greg Gardner – ‎

The audio notes that someone is missing, Aung San Suu Kyi, who is still lingering in a Burmese prison. The jury is out as to whether this European approach …

Myanmar court agrees to hear Suu Kyi case: official

AFP – ‎

YANGON — Military-ruled Myanmar’s supreme court has agreed to hear an appeal against the extended house arrest of pro-democracy leader Aung San Suu Kyi, …

Burmese junta ‘spies’ could face execution

Democratic Voice of Burma – Yee May Aung

The trial, which began on 3 November, is being held in a closed court inside Rangoon’s Insein prison, where Burmese opposition leader Aung San Suu Kyi was …

Written by Lwin Aung Soe

December 4, 2009 at 8:42 am

Posted in World Focus on Burma

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