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ျပည္သူေတြဆီမွာ လြတ္လပ္မႈနဲ႔ တန္းတူညီမွ်မႈ အရင္ဆံုး ရွိေနမွ ဒီမိုိကေရစီ စံႏႈန္းရွိတာ ျဖစ္ပါတယ္။

World focus on Burma (10.12.2009)

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NLD denies using media

Mizzima.com – ‎

In her letter of 25 September, Daw Aung San Suu Kyi wrote, “she would like to cooperate with the military regime in lifting the sanctions imposed on Burma”. …

The Mean Decade: 2008 – When the financial world crumbled

Toronto Sun – Thane Burnett – ‎

In May, more than 133000 souls in Burma/Myanmar were lost when Cyclone Nargis rolled over the guarded and closed society. It was the deadliest natural …

BRIEF: Well-known Burma monk giving Hawaii speech

TMCnet –

The Venerable Ashin Nyanissara, better known as Sitagu Sayadaw, is abbot of Sitagu Monastery of Myanmar (Burma). He has sponsored the Hawaii-based Aloha …

Joshua Kurlantzick: Burma’s junta plays us again

History News Network – Joshua Kurlantzick

A commentary in Burma’s state-run New Light of Myanmar newspaper, normally vehemently anti-Western, captured this new mood. Burma and the United States, …

Dissident Is Criticized

New York Times – ‎

By REUTERS YANGON, Myanmar (Reuters) — Myanmar’s ruling junta on Wednesday dismissed conciliatory moves by the opposition leader Daw Aung San Suu Kyi as …

Burmese state media accuses Suu Kyi of dishonesty

Radio Australia News –

… a commentary in the state-run New Light of Myanmar. Ms Suu Kyi, has spent 14 of the last 20 years in some form of detention. Burma’s Supreme Court last …

Global Justice Center Update

Scoop.co.nz (press release) –

… to get Burma listed as a country in violation of SCR 1820. Following this, the November 2009 UN General Assembly Draft Resolution on Myanmar…

reinforced

Myanmar’s Suu Kyi meets junta liaison: official

Tolerance.ca – Hla Htay

“Progress will come when there’s change on the ground in Burma. So far, there’s been none,” said Marciel, using the country’s former name. …

Suu Kyi meets with Myanmar government

Global Times – Zuo Xuan – ‎

Myanmar’s detained opposition party leader, Aung San Suu Kyi, met with the military government’s liaison officer at a state guesthouse for 45 …

Teenager helps Burmese refugees find their way

Explore Howard County – Janene Holzberg – ‎

Ngun Hei knows firsthand about the conditions in Burma, which is called Myanmar by the government and has been ruled by a military junta for many decades. …

The road from Delhi to Kohima

Livemint – Sanjoy Hazarika

… but in what Myanmar tried to develop over 45 years ago-something an army coup destroyed.In 1962, U Nu, then-Burma’s prime minister, convened a national …

New pastoral centre opens in Dunshaughlin

Meath Chronicle – John Donohoe

Bishop Smith, recovering from an illness contracted during his recent visit to Myanmar (Burma), was chief celebrant at the Mass in Dunshaughlin Church to …

Burma, second worst-hit by climate change: Report

Mizzima.com –

“The huge number of fatalities in Myanmar [Burma] were caused by Cyclone Nargis and revealed the low adaptive capacity of the country which, however, …

Travel to Cuba, Syria, Myanmar still Possible with Hostelbookers

TravelBite.co.uk –

US foreign policy has banned competitors of HostelBookers from offering accommodation in Cuba, Myanmar (Burma) or Syria. As a British-owned company, …

Microfinance program helping 350 000 rural households in post-cyclone Mynamar …

Microfinance Focus – ‎

09, 2009 : The UNDP microfinance program is assisting 350 000 households across Myanmar, which is still recovering from the destruction brought by Cyclone …

BH Global Marine into ‘Joint Venture’

Mizzima.com – ‎

… carry on the business of exporting various marine related goods and products to Myanmar [Burma],” said the company in a statement released on Tuesday. …

MPX

Burmese Christian Refugees Increase in Thailand

International Christian Concern – ‎

12/09/09 Thailand (ICC) – After sunset, Thailand’s highway bordering Burma becomes pitch dark and shows no sign of human habitation. …

No progress despite engagement with Myanmar: US official

AFP – ‎

“Progress will come when there’s change on the ground in Burma. So far, there’s been none,” said Marciel, who was part of the US delegation led by Assistant …

Myanmar junta calls detained Suu Kyi “dishonest”

Reuters Canada – Aung Hla Tun – ‎

YANGON (Reuters) – Myanmar’s ruling junta on Wednesday dismissed reconciliatory moves by opposition leader Aung San Suu Kyi as insincere and …

Burma destroys drugs worth US $ 93 million

Mizzima.com – ‎

The New Light of Myanmar said on 20 occasions, illicit drug destruction ceremonies were held in Rangoon along with another 47 towns in Burma…

since 2006.

Myanmar high-ranking gov’t official meets Aung San Suu Kyi

Xinhua – Anne Tang

9 (Xinhua) — Myanmar Liaison Minister U Aung Kyi met with house-confined General Secretary of the National League for Democracy (NLD) Aung San Suu Kyi, …

Aung San Suu Kyi meets junta’s Liaison Minister again

Mizzima.com –

The letter also proposed that she and Than Shwe meet face to face to further discuss activities related to efforts to ease western sanctions on Burma. …

Burma Threatens Thailand’s stability: Bangkok Governor

The Irrawaddy News Magazine – Simon Roughneen

Commenting on the Burmese junta’s attempts to upgrade and expand its military, Paribatra said, “Myanmar [Burma] has been modernizing [its military] for a …

Burma Taking Severe Hit from Climate Change: Watchdog

The Irrawaddy News Magazine – Wai Moe

“The huge number of fatalities in Myanmar [Burma] were caused by Cyclone Nargis and revealed the low adaptive capacity of the country which, however, …

Suu Kyi Meets With Myanmar Junta Representative

ForexTV.com – ‎

(rttnews) – Myanmar’s pro-democracy leader Aung San Suu Kyi has met with a member of the country’s military administration, the third such meeting within …

UN committed to Burma’s development projects

Mizzima.com – ‎

by Mizzima News New Delhi (Mizzima) – A senior official of the United Nations, Dr. Ajay Chhibber during a five-day visit to Burma reiterated the World …

Police seek public’s help in finding missing kayaker

Honolulu Advertiser –

The Venerable Ashin Nyanissara, better known as Sitagu Sayadaw, is abbot of Sitagu Monastery of Myanmar (Burma). He has sponsored humanitarian visits to …

Renown Myanmar monk to talk at Roosevelt today

Honolulu Advertiser – ‎

The Venerable Ashin Nyanissara, better known as Sitagu Sayadaw, is abbot of Sitagu Monastery of Myanmar (Burma). He has sponsored humanitarian visits to …

Myanmar junta talks to Aung San Suu Kyi

Radio Netherlands – ‎

Burmese opposition leader Aung San Suu Kyi has held brief talks with a representative of the junta in Myanmar (formerly Burma). She met Labour Minister Aung …

Burma junta official meets Aung San Suu Kyi

BBC News – Alastair Leithead – ‎

Burma’s pro-democracy leader Aung San Suu Kyi has met a government minister in Rangoon in the third such meeting since the beginning of …

Suu Kyi Meets Regime’s Liaison Minister

The Irrawaddy News Magazine – Ba Kaung

Burmese pro-democracy leader Aung San Suu Kyi had a 45-minute meeting on Wednesday with the regime’s specially appointed Relations Minister, …

Report: Burma, Yemen and Vietnam Hardest Hit by Extreme Weather in 2008

Democracy Now – ‎

And Burma, or Myanmar, Yemen and Vietnam were the three countries which were most affected in 2008. But then, we also have looked to the period from 1990 to …

Burma’s crimes against humanity must not be ignored

Telegraph.co.uk –

In 1990, the junta held elections, which were overwhelmingly won by the Nobel Laureate Aung San Suu Kyi and her party, the National League for Democracy …

The WSN Human Rights Journey

World Sikh News (blog) –

While writing about Irom Chanu Sharmila in Manipur, Aung San Suu Kyi in Burma, Charles Anthony in Sri Lanka, the abolition of death penalty for all crimes …

No Peace Prize for the War President, Coffin March in NYC

Common Dreams (press release) –

… Rigoberta Menchu Tum of Guatemala, Wangari Maathai of Kenya, Mairead Corrigan and Betty Williams of Ireland and Aung San Suu Kyi of Burma. …

Doing business with Burma violates human rights

Sydney Morning Herald – Debbie Stothard – ‎

Earlier this year, the regime orchestrated a bogus trial to sentence Nobel Peace Laureate Aung San Suu Kyi to another 18 months of imprisonment. …

Doing business with Burma violates human rights

Sydney Morning Herald – Debbie Stothard

Earlier this year, the regime orchestrated a bogus trial to sentence Nobel Peace Laureate Aung San Suu Kyi to another 18 months of imprisonment. …

Eyes on the prize

Times Online – ‎

Smiling at Burma has led to talks and visits, but not to the release of Aung San Suu Kyi, the opposition leader. Befriending China has led to the right sort …

In Nobel Peace Prize Speech, President Obama to Discuss Sending Troop …

ABC News (blog) – ‎

… and Burmese democracy activist Aung San Suu Kyi, imprisoned in Burma right now — in other words, “people who have inspired him and inspired millions. …

Burmese state media accuses Suu Kyi of dishonesty

Radio Australia News –

Burma’s state media has accused democarcy leader Aung San Suu Kyi of trying to discredit the rulling junta. [AFP] Burma’s state media has dismissed recent …

Joshua Kurlantzick: Burma’s junta plays us again

History News Network – Joshua Kurlantzick – ‎

Only weeks after the administration’s new policy was announced, the junta allowed foreign envoys in Burma to meet with opposition leader Aung San Suu Kyi, …

MPs debate Burma

DeHavilland (press release) (subscription) –

Aung San Suu Kyi has spent over 14 years under house arrest. In May this year, her term expired and even under Burmese law, she should have been released. …

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Written by Lwin Aung Soe

December 10, 2009 at 10:30 am

Posted in World Focus on Burma

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