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ျပည္သူေတြဆီမွာ လြတ္လပ္မႈနဲ႔ တန္းတူညီမွ်မႈ အရင္ဆံုး ရွိေနမွ ဒီမိုိကေရစီ စံႏႈန္းရွိတာ ျဖစ္ပါတယ္။

World focus on Burma (14-12-2009)

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Deadly Package for X’Mas

Peace fm Online –

However, The New Crusading Guide can authoritatively report that, the consignment of UNPL EMATA MYANMAR RICE from Burma which arrived on board the vessel,

UN Says Opium Trade Is Expanding in Myanmar

New York Times – Thomas Fuller

BANGKOK — The United Nations warned on Monday that drug control measures were “unraveling” in Myanmar with opium farming in the country …

Swiber Secures Two Letter of Awards Worth Up To Us$81.9 Million for Offshore …

Your Industry News (press release) – ‎

The Group secured its maiden Myanmar offshore installation project worth US$77.0 million on November 25, 2009. “We believe there are tremendous .

Opium cultivation on the rise in Golden Triangle

Earthtimes (press release) –

By : dpa Bangkok – Opium cultivation in South-East Asia rose 11 per cent this year as soaring prices in Laos and political instability in Myanmar drew more …

11 win state literary awards for 2008 in Myanmar

BusinessGhana –

The Sarpay Beikman was founded as the “Burma (now Myanmar) Translation Society” in 1947 and has published numerous magazines, lexicons, illustrated journals …

Myanmar: Thailand to issue residential permits to migrant children

ReliefWeb (press release) – Kyaw Kha

The children between 5 and 15 years of age of migrant workers hailing from Burma, Laos and Cambodia must apply for registration at municipal offices and …

Myanmar rebels grow more opium to buy arms – report

Reuters South Africa – ‎

BANGKOK (Reuters) – Ethnic groups in northeastern Myanmar have stepped up opium cultivation to buy weapons to defend themselves against possible attacks by …

YEARENDER: Myanmar gears up for an election junta-style

Earthtimes (press release) –

By : dpa Yangon – Myanmar’s junta this year paved the way for their unique vision of “discipline-flourishing democracy” by making sure that the country’s …

Burma opium production up amid tension in north

BBC News – John Cummins – ‎

The United Nations Office on Drugs and Crime says there has been a worrying rise in the extent of opium cultivation in Burma. …

Opium cultivation doubled

Straits Times – ‎

Myanmar, the world’s main producer of opium in the early 1990s, only produces about a quarter of the amount grown in Afghanistan, the world’s new top …

Refugee families celebrate new lives, Christmas traditions in Atlantic City

Press of Atlantic City – Michelle Lee – ‎

All of the Myanmar refugees fled to escape persecution, killings and torture from the Burmese military regime, according to Koko Thein, a case manager and …

Myanmar encourages development of literature, arts

Xinhua – Feng Yingqiu, Zhang Xiang – ‎

The Sarpay Beikman was founded as the “Burma (now Myanmar) Translation Society” in 1947 and has published numerous magazines, lexicons, illustrated journals …

No united army for us, rebels vow

Shan Herald Agency for News –

Burma experts expressed concern that if Burma’s ruling State Peace and Development Council (SPDC) cannot get the Wa Army to comply soon, there is a real …

UN Rights Council Shielding Worst Abusers

Scoop.co.nz (press release) –

Of the 20 worst violators on Freedom House’s annual survey, the council censured only Burma (Myanmar) and North Korea. While it did adopt two resolutions on …

Is the Hornbill festival succeeding in promoting Naga culture?

MorungExpress – ‎

I only wish the government would also take this opportunity to get the Nagas from Burma, Manipur, Assam and Arunachal more involved in the Hornbill festival …

Moderate Earthquake Hits Burma-bangladesh Border Region

Bernama – ‎

The Malaysian Meteorological Department said in a statement that the earthquake’s epicentre was 172km northwest of Sittwe, Myanmar and 1884km northeast of …

Thailand intercepts plane with weapons from North Korea

Christian Science Monitor – Ben Hancock – ‎

A month prior, a North Korean boat appeared to be headed for BurmaMyanmar) high-tailed it home after being trailed by the US Navy. …

Tañamor proves worth, gains shot at gold medal

Business Mirror – Jun Lomibao – ‎

Tañamor, 31, a veteran of two Olympics—Athens 2004 and Beijing 2008—toyed with his inexperienced foe from Myanmar (also called Burma), Htet Aung, …

“Nifty gifts”

Bend Bulletin – John Gottberg Anderson – ‎

Larkin, an American journalist who speaks fluent Burmese, discovers that the former Burma (now Myanmar) is an Orwellian nightmare. …

Activist hatching school holds another graduation

Shan Herald Agency for News – ‎

“But we considered it as nothing compared to Daw Aung San Suu Kyi who’s spent more than 14 years in imprisonment within her own house. …

Business Interviews A lifetime’s achievement no small beer

nebusiness.co.uk – Karen Dent

He met the Burmese opposition leader Aung San Suu Kyi during one trip and says: “She ain’t the saint she’s made out to be by the Western Press. …


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Written by Lwin Aung Soe

December 14, 2009 at 9:51 am

Posted in World Focus on Burma

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