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World focus on Burma (16-12-2009)

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Seized fishing vessel owners reach Rangoon

Mizzima.com – ‎

“The owners of the vessels are in Myanmar [Burma]. They said they will take care of the fishermen,” said Kalista. The Burmese Navy on November 15 seized 10 …

Aung San Suu Kyi meets senior opposition party officials

AsiaNews.it –

Yangon (AsiaNews / Agencies) – The Burmese opposition leader Aung San Suu Kyi has met with senior officials from her party, the National League for …

Chinese vice president arrives in Seoul on official visit

Xinhua – ‎

… cooperative partnership between China and South Korea,” Xi said. Before arriving in South Korea, Xi visited Japan. He will also visit Myanmar and Cambodia.

ASEAN Marks First Anniversary of Charter

Voice of America – Sara Schonhardt – ‎

This has been a particularly troubling issue as other ASEAN members try to coax Burma, also called Myanmar, to allow greater political and economic freedom. …

Suu Kyi allowed to pay respects to party elders

Mizzima.com – ‎

by Phanida Chiang Mai (Mizzima) – In a development, rare in military ruled Burma, detained opposition leader Aung San Suu Kyi was granted her request to …

Federal Restrictions on Participation by Foreign Investors in Defense and …

Linex Legal (registration) –

… Both the EU and Japan initiated claims against the United States based upon the State of Massachusetts unilateral sanctions against BurmaMyanmar), …

China to air Burma border concerns

Democratic Voice of Burma – Joseph Allchin – ‎

“He is expected to succeed President Hu in 2012 and I think the upcoming visit of his to Myanmar [Burma] is very important for cementing existing ties,” one …

Suu Kyi Calls for Reform of Aging NLD Leadership

The Irrawaddy News Magazine – Wai Moe

Burmese opposition leader Aung San Suu Kyi called on Wednesday for a reformation of the aging central executive committee (CEC) of her National …

Burmese Democracy Leader Meets with Party Elders

Voice of America – ‎

Burmese opposition leader Aung San Suu Kyi was allowed to meet with three high-ranking elderly members of her political party outside her home Wednesday. …

: Suu Kyi Allowed To Meet Senior Party Members

ForexTV.com – ‎

(RTTNews) – In a rare concession by Myanmar’s military regime, detained Opposition leader Aung San Suu Kyi has been allowed to meet ailing senior members of …

Burma’s detained opposition leader allowed rare talks

Australia Network News –

[ABC] Burma’s junta has allowed detained opposition leader

China vice president visits Kyushu factory

Kyodo News – ‎

Chinese Vice President Xi Jinping visits a factory operated by Yaskawa Electric Corp. in Kitakyushu, Fukuoka Prefecture, in southwestern Japan on Dec. …

North Korean Weapons Mystery: Is Burma the Missing Link?

The Irrawaddy News Magazine – Simon Roughneen

… minister visited Burma in October 2009 to discuss “beneficial cooperation on investment and energy sectors,” according to The New Light of Myanmar, …

Burmese Dissident Meets With Party

New York Times – Mark McDonald

Earlier this year, the Obama administration undertook a review of American policy toward Myanmar, formerly known as Burma, and decided to seek a new …

Test your geography skills

Toronto Star – ‎

This nation, which borders Myanmar/Burma, was originally part of Pakistan. Name it. 24. Romansh, a derivative of Latin, is one of four official languages in …

Myanmar’s Suu Kyi in rare talks with party elders

AFP – ‎

YANGON — Myanmar’s junta allowed detained opposition leader Aung San Suu Kyi to meet with three elderly senior members of her party Wednesday in a rare …

Suu Kyi to meet NLU leaders

Press TV – ‎

Myanmar’s detained opposition leader Aung San Suu Kyi has been allowed to meet three senior leaders of her National League for Democracy (NLD) party this …

Myanmar junta lets Suu Kyi meet party elders

Reuters South Africa – Aung Hla Tun

YANGON (Reuters) – Detained Myanmar opposition leader Aung San Suu Kyi was briefly allowed out of her home on Wednesday by the military …

Sincere response expected from Than Shwe to Suu Kyi

Mizzima.com –

by Mungpi New Delhi (Mizzima) – The Burmese junta has partially granted detained opposition leader Aung San Suu Kyi’s request to meet ailing party leaders …

Myanmar’s Suu Kyi allowed out of house

Radio Netherlands – ‎

Opposition leader Aung San Suu Kyi has been given permission by the ruling junta in Myanmar, formerly Burma, to talk to three members of her party. …

Burma’s opposition leader Aung San Suu Kyi meets NLD party leaders

guardian.co.uk – ‎

AP The detained Burmese opposition leader, Aung San Suu Kyi, who met NLD party leaders today. Photograph: Pornchai Kittiwongsakul/EPA Burma’s detained …

Myanmar opposition leader meets party elders

The Associated Press – ‎

YANGON, Myanmar — Myanmar’s detained opposition leader was allowed out of her home Wednesday to meet three ailing elders of her political party, …

Aung San Suu Kyi joins her colleagues in Myanmar

Haiti News –

Detained Myanmar opposition leader, Aung San Suu Kyi, has been able to meet top officials of her National League for Democracy. Ms Suu Kyi had requested the …

Aung San Suu Kyi meets elderly party leaders

Argentina Star – ‎

Myanmar’s detained pro-democracy icon Aung San Suu Kyi was allowed a rare outing Wednesday to meet the elderly leadership of her National League for …

NASA Outlines Recent Breakthroughs in Greenhouse Gas Research

Science Daily (press release) –

The researchers studied deadly Typhoon Nargis in Burma (Myanmar) in May 2008. They found the uncertainty in the cyclone’s landfall position could have been …

Daw Suu Kyi meets Relations Minister

Myanmar Times – Kyaw Thu

Meanwhile, the state-run New Light of Myanmar said in an editorial on December 9 that Daw Aung San Suu Kyi had sent a second letter to the SPDC requesting a …

Chinlone lights up Australian festival

Myanmar Times – Cherry Thein – ‎

… the traditional game was the highlight of the Burma Food and Culture Festival. “It was a day to remember and to see Myanmar chinlone played was amazing. …

Detained Burmese opposition leader Aung San Suu Kyi has been allowed to meet …

BBC News – ‎8 hours ago‎

Ms Suu Kyi had requested the meeting last month in a letter to Burma’s…

military leader Than Shwe. She has spent most of the past 20 years under house arrest

Veteran BBC journalist’s new book on Northeast India released

Thaindian.com –

In fact northeast India is a place where India looks less and less India and more and more like the high land societies of South Asia, Burma or South East …

Goodbye gallon: The Gulf News guide on how to speak metric

GulfNews – ‎

The Imperial gallon continues to be used as a unit of measurement in the UK, Canada, Ireland, Antigua and Barbuda, Belize, Burma (Myanmar), Cayman Islands, …

Nobel laureate economist advises Myanmar junta on agriculture

Earthtimes (press release) – ‎

Myanmar, also called Burma, was Asia’s leading exporter of rice before 1962, when a coup installed military rule under strongman General Ne Win and launched …

Visiting Chinese VP Up for Special Treatment

The Chosun Ilbo

Korea is preparing to give Chinese Vice President Xi Jinping the full red-carpet treatment when he visits this week. Xi is officially the sixth most senior …

FACTBOX-Five facts about China-Myanmar relations

Reuters UK – Ben Blanchard, Ron Popeski

… arrives in Myanmar on Saturday for a two-day visit and is expected to meet the regime’s reclusive top leader. * Burma, as the country was then known, …

Border stability to top China-Myanmar talks

Times of India – ‎

The military-ruled former Burma has few foreign friends due to its human rights record and detention of Nobel Peace Prize laureate Aung San Suu Kyi ahead of …

Tuesday, December 22

eTaiwan News – ‎

1942 – US heavy bombers raid Japanese-occupied Rangoon, Burma _ now Myanmar, in World War II. 1944 – During the Battle of the Bulge, the Germans demand the …

Threat Of Cheap Heroin Increases Fears Of Increased Heroin

TransWorldNews (press release) –

Another opium producing country, Myanmar, has seen a 50% increase in its poppy cultivation since 2006. Overall it has been estimated that there may be more …

Asean Charter: Still a work in progress

The Nation –

Sad but true, the quagmire in Burma continues to haunt Asean and its Charter. So far, the Burmese junta has not taken the Charter as seriously as other …

Burma Allows Suu Kyi to Meet Ailing Party Elders

FOXNews –

RANGOON, Burma — Burma’s military authorities have agreed to allow detained opposition leader Aung San Suu Kyi to visit old and ailing party leaders at an …

Burma: Is Something Better Than Nothing?

Asian Tribune – ‎

… lead by Assistant Secretary of East Asia and Pacific Kurt Campbell who went to Burma never uttered a word for the release of Daw Aung San Suu Kyi. …

Iran Nabs US Hikers: But Why Were They There?

Seattle Times – Bruce Ramsey – ‎

… healthful and invigorating hike on the Iranian border or on the North Korean border or swim across the lake in Burma to see Aung San Suu Kyi, …

Romance and Freedom… Making Sales

World – Jason Margolis

… a piece about the green economy in India, and an interesting new marketing campaign from Chrysler featuring Burma’s pro-democracy movement Aung San Suu Kyi.

Border stability to top China-Myanmar talks

Times of India – ‎

The military-ruled former Burma has few foreign friends due to its human rights record and detention of Nobel Peace Prize laureate Aung San Suu Kyi ahead of …

Yettaw Named One of Year’s ‘Top 10 Fleeting Celebrities’

The Irrawaddy News Magazine – Lalit K Jha

US national John William Yettaw, who swam across Rangoon’s Inya Lake to the home of Burmese pro-democracy leader Aung San Suu Kyi, …

Oslo’s Message for Burma

The Irrawaddy News Magazine – Aung Zaw – ‎‎

He paid tribute to opposition leader and fellow Nobel laureate Aung San Suu Kyi for her commitment to democratic reform. Obama’s administration has changed …

News roundup: Howard Dean wants health reform bill killed

USA Today – ‎

Aung San Suu Kyi, the Burmese human rights activist who has been under house arrest, has been allowed to meet top officials of her National League for …

Written by Lwin Aung Soe

December 16, 2009 at 3:00 pm

Posted in World Focus on Burma

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