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World focus on Burma (17-12-2009)

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Peter Popham: Suu Kyi’s fight for release

Independent – ‎

She succeeded in sending a letter to Burma’s strongman, Senior General Than Shwe, asking for a meeting. She was permitted to meet a group of foreign

Answers to geography quiz

Toronto Star – ‎‎

A tiny bit borders Myanmar/Burma, but mostly it is surrounded by India. 24. Switzerland. The others are German, French and Italian. 26. Mount Cook.

Aung San Suu Kyi meets her legal counsels

Mizzima.com – Kyaw Thein Kha – ‎

The defence team has been fighting a legal battle to alter the court’s decision that sentenced the Burmese democracy icon to three years in prison on …

Credit Suisse to pay $536 mn to US for bursting sanctions

Business Standard – Lalit K Jha – ‎

The violations relate to transactions Credit Suisse illegally conducted on behalf of customers from Iran, Sudan, Myanmar and other countries, violating the …

Myanmar junta allows dissident to meet with her party

Denver Post – ‎

HONG KONG — The military junta in Myanmar allowed opposition leader Aung San Suu Kyi to meet with senior members of her party Wednesday, the latest in a …

India’s Look East policy got a boost in 2009

Business Standard – Jaishree Balasubramanian

The ASEAN members include Indonesia, Malaysia, Philippines, Singapore, Thailand, Brunei, Burma (Myanmar), Cambodia, Laos and Vietnam. …

‘Enthusiastic’ Suu Kyi calls for party reform

Democratic Voice of Burma – Joseph Allchin – ‎

Dec 17, 2009 (DVB)–The detained leader of Burma’s largest political party has called for it to be reorganised for the first time in the party’s 21-year …

US Welcomes Suu Kyi Meeting with NLD Leaders

The Irrawaddy News Magazine – Lalit K Jha – ‎

Under the new US policy on Burma, the Obama administration favors engagement with the regime while maintaining sanctions. Two meetings between US and …

Stiglitz in Naypyitaw

Mizzima.com – Kyaw Thein Kha – ‎

On Tuesday, Burmese military junta’s mouthpiece newspaper the New Light of Myanmar reported the meeting between Burmese Prime Minister General Thein Sein …

BURMA: A Celebration of Life through the Arts under the Junta

Inter Press Service – Marwaan Macan-Markar – ‎

… something of the feeling I experience when I enter the old temples and pagodas in Pagan,” a major historical site in Burma, otherwise known as Myanmar. …

Suu Kyi to meet party

The Mercury (subscription) – ‎

YANGON: Detained Myan-mar opposition leader Aung San Suu Kyi was briefly allowed out of her home by the military junta to discuss party leadership changes. …

Swiss Bank Fined $536 Million for Breaking US Sanctions on Iran

DigitalJournal.com – Chris Dade

… other countries under US sanctions, the BBC naming the other countries as Libya, Sudan and Burma, the latter country now known officially as Myanmar. …

Swiss bank fined over Iran ties

Aljazeera.net –

… that appear to have violated US sanctions on Sudan, Libya, Burma, Cuba, and the former Liberian regime of Charles Taylor,” a treasury statement said. …

Sino-Myanmar bilateral ties, co-op deepening: Chinese ambassador

Xinhua – Zhang Yunfei, Li Xianzhi

17 (Xinhua) — The neighborly and friendly ties of China and Myanmar…

continue to develop with concrete cooperation deepening in every sector, thanks to the

Not such a Merry Christmas for Myanmar’s children

CSR Asia –

The International Trade Unions Confederation (ITUC) in a recent report titled “Burma’s Children, a Generation Sacrificed” said with the military rulers …

Suu Kyi Calls for ‘Reorganization’ of Aging NLD Leadership

The Irrawaddy News Magazine – Wai Moe – ‎

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

Daily Press Briefing

US Department of State – Ian Kelly – ‎

QUESTION: In Burma, Aung San Suu Kyi has been allowed to meet with members of her party. Do you have any comment on that? MR. KELLY: Yes, I do. …

Burma’s Aung San Suu Kyi meets with political party leaders

Free Speech Radio News – ‎

Today in Burma, detained pro-democracy leader Aung San Suu Kyi met with leaders of her political party, the National League for Democracy. …

Myanmar Should Let Suu Kyi Hold More Political Talks, US Says

Bloomberg – Daniel Ten Kate, Viola Gienger

“We welcome the decision by Burmese authorities to allow Aung San Suu Kyi to pay her respects to three senior members of the central executive committee of …

Marylander in a Burmese Jail: The State Department is Not Sure

Maryland Morning with Sheilah Kast – ‎

At the same briefing, Kelly had considerably more information when asked about Aung San Suu Kyi. Q In Burma, Aung San Suu Kyi has been allowed to meet with …

MediaWATCH: Thailand’s Foxy Highland Fling

Phuketwan –

… New Delhi 6355 rooms and Beijing 6326 rooms. nytimes.com The military junta in Burma allowed opposition leader Daw Aung San Suu Kyi to meet with senior …

Suu Kyi urges rejuvenation of her party at rare meeting

Independent – Andrew Buncombe

The detained Burmese opposition leader Aung San Suu Kyi yesterday called for the reorganisation and rejuvenation of …

Andrew Buncombe: Suu Kyi’s fight for release

Independent – ‎

Scarcely a week goes by without some mildly heart-warming news emerging about Aung San Suu Kyi. She succeeded in sending a letter to Burma’s…

strongman,

Russian civil rights activists awarded EU Sakharov Prize

Irish Times –

Previous winners include Nelson Mandela, Burma’s Aung San Suu Kyi…

and former UN secretary-general Kofi Annan. Separately, in his final address to the

India’s Look East policy got a boost in 2009

Business Standard – Jaishree Balasubramanian

The dictator military regime in Myanmar kept its best known opponent Nobel laureate Aung San Suu Kyi under house arrest.

Chrysler’s Francois takes car sales back to basics

Detroit Free Press – Greg Gardner

… a controversial 30-second spot tying the 300 sedan to a human

Written by Lwin Aung Soe

December 17, 2009 at 9:30 am

Posted in World Focus on Burma

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