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World focus on Burma (18-12-2009)

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Burma blames deadly bomb on Karen rebels

BBC News – ‎

Burma’s military rulers have said ethnic Karen rebels are responsible for a bomb that killed at least seven people, state-run media have said.

Burma: Where Impunity Reigns

UNPO –

The world needs to be reminded, again and again, that the military regime in Burma (Myanmar) continues to perpetrate every conceivable human rights

Downtime shuts in Yetagun

Upstream Online –

Thailand’s PTT said today that operations at the Yetagun gas field in Burma…would be stopped for maintenance for 20 days from 22 December as part of an

Thai PTT says Myanmar gas field to close for 20 days

Reuters UK – Khettiya Jittapong, Alan Raybould – ‎

BK, Thailand’s top energy firm, said on Friday that operations at the Yetagun gas field in Myanmar would be stopped for maintenance for 20 days from Dec. …

State media blames KNU for bombings

Democratic Voice of Burma – Francis Wade

Dec 18, 2009 (DVB)–Burma’s ruling junta has laid the blame for Wednesday’s fatal bombings in Karen state on its longtime foe, the Karen National Union, …

‘Constructive Engagement’ Policy Has Not Worked: US

The Irrawaddy News Magazine – Lalit K Jha

… of Myanmar, meaningful dialogue and facilitate the democratization of Myanmar.” In addition, the report said, Asean has indicated that the Burmese …

Junta Accuses KNU of Bomb Blast

The Irrawaddy News Magazine –

By THE IRRAWADDY Burma’s state-run Myanma Ahlin on Friday accused the Karen National Union (KNU) of planting a bomb that killed seven people and wounded 11 …

Daniel Howes

The Detroit News – ‎

… campaigns that resonate more with human rights activists on the Upper West Side than would-be Chrysler owners who don’t know Myanmar from Burma. …

North Korean arms seizure could be a boost for nuclear talks

Los Angeles Times – Ju-min Park

… as much as $1 billion annually by selling missiles, missile parts and other weaponry to nations such as Iran, Syria and Myanmar, also known as Burma. …

Myanmar accuses separatists over deadly bomb blast

AFP – ‎

YANGON — Myanmar’s government accused armed separatists Friday of a bomb attack that killed eight people and left 13 others injured at a market in the …

Deaths in Myanmar fair blast

Aljazeera.net –

A bomb explosion at a lunar new year fair in Myanmar’s southern Karen state has left seven people dead and 11 others injured, state media has reported. …

Seven killed, 11 injured in Myanmar bombing

Reuters – Aung Hla Tun, Martin Petty – ‎

BANGKOK (Reuters) – Seven people were killed and 11 injured when a bomb exploded in southeastern Myanmar, official media reported on Friday, blaming ethnic …

Report: Blast in northern Myanmar kills 7

The Associated Press –

YANGON, Myanmar — A bomb planted at a fair celebrating the ethnic Karen minority’s New Year holiday killed seven people and wounded 11 others, …

Bomb kills seven, injures 11 in Myanmar’s Karen State

Earthtimes (press release) –

By : dpa Yangon – A bomb exploded during a fair in Myanmar’s Karen State, killing seven people and injuring 11 others, state media reported Friday. …

Travel QA: More Asia, more sunsets

AZ Central.com – Jill Cassidy – ‎

… add that I am not normally a fan of cruises, but this was an exceptional trip. The company also offers river cruises in India, Borneo and MyanmarBurma).”

Ozomatli as cultural ambassadors

Los Angeles Times –

… full-throttle live performances, has been jetting to such countries as Myanmar, Vietnam, Jordan and Nepal to play free public concerts, host workshops, …

Interra Resources starts drilling in Yenangyaung oil field

Proactive Investors Australia –

… controlled entity Goldpetrol Joint Operating Company kicked off drilling infill development well YNG 3234 in the Yenangyaung oil field in Myanmar. …

Bomb havoc in troubled Burmese region

Radio Australia News –

[AFP Six people have been killed and 12 injured in a bomb explosion Burma’s north-east. An official has told AFP news agency the timed bomb went off in a …

Birkdale veteran relives wartime sadness in return to Burma

Southport Visiter – Nick Moreton – ‎

A BIRKDALE war veteran has spoken of his sadness after returning from an emotional trip to the battlefields in Burma where he served with the British Army …

Time mag pays homage to ‘Saint of Democracy’

Inquirer.net – ‎

… heroes honored by Time that year included Mother Teresa, the Dalai Lama, Mohandas Gandhi and democracy fighter Aung San Suu Kyi of BurmaMyanmar). …

Catholic Charities help gives refugees new life

CathNews Asia (blog) – ‎

Last year, Joseph Klaw and his relatives were living in a refugee camp on the border between Thailand and Myanmar, formerly known as Burma. …

Bomb kills six in market

Radio New Zealand – ‎

Six people have been killed and 12 injured after a bomb exploded in Myanmar’s Karen state. Officials say the bomb was detonated at about 9pm on Wednesday in …

Bomb kills six on restive Myanmar border

AFP – ‎

YANGON — Six people have been killed and 12 injured when a time bomb exploded in Myanmar’s restive Karen state on Wednesday night, an official told AFP …

Karen farmers displaced by war

Radio Netherlands – Dheera Sujan

The military dictatorship of Burma – or Myanmar – has often been accused of declaring war on its own people – especially on ethnic minorities like the Karen …

‘Economics and politics inseparable’, Stiglitz tells Burma

Mizzima.com –

“For Myanmar [Burma] to play a role on the world stage — and to achieve true stability and security — there must be widespread participation and inclusive …

US welcomes Suu Kyi’s meet with party leaders

Mizzima.com – ‎19 hours ago‎

New Delhi (Mizzima) – The US Department of State yesterday welcomed the Burmese regime allowing Aung San Suu Kyi to pay her respects to three senior leaders …

Where Impunity Reigns

New York Times – Benedict Rogers

The world needs to be reminded, again and again, that the military regime in Burma (Myanmar) continues to perpetrate every conceivable …

Than Shwe to Meet Chinese Vice President

The Irrawaddy News Magazine – Wai Moe – ‎

“During the visit, Vice President Xi will meet Myanmar [Burmese] leadership such as Chairman Than Shwe and Vice Chairman Maung Aye,” China’s state-run …

Call to Reorganize NLD Garners Support, Questions

The Irrawaddy News Magazine – Arkar Moe – ‎

NLD leaders embrace Aung San Suu Kyi’s call to reorganize Burma’s most prestigious opposition party, while raising questions about timing and …

ADB will not expand TFFP in Burma

Mizzima.com – Siddique Islam

“We’re not interested in expanding the ongoing TFFP in Myanmar, formerly known as Burma,” Steven Beck, the head of Trade Finance Capital Markets and …

Is Stiglitz speaking the obvious to deaf ears?

Democratic Voice of Burma –

Dec 17, 2009 (DVB)–The renowned US economist Joseph Stiglitz has spelt out a path to revive Burma, ‘the rice bowl of Asia’, with doses of the obvious that …

Call to Reorganize NLD Garners Support, Questions

The Irrawaddy News Magazine – Arkar Moe

NLD leaders embrace Aung San Suu Kyi’s call to reorganize Burma’s…

most prestigious opposition party, while raising questions about timing and

Where Impunity Reigns

New York Times – Benedict Rogers

The most famous human rights activist, Aung San Suu Kyi, has been under house arrest for almost 14 years, and the term was extended for a further 18 months …

Tribute to much-loved Waveney figures

Norfolk Eastern Daily Press –

Then it was off to Burma, which in many ways was to prove Gill’s spiritual home. Daw Khin Kyi – mother of the detained Nobel Laureate Aung San Suu Kyi …

Burma: Don’t forget ethnic minorities

ReliefWeb (press release) – ‎

… it would with the National League for Democracy, Aung San Suu Kyi’sBurmese ethnic majority. …

political party, which poses opposition from within the

Ibrahim Gambari’s Darfur Job

THISDAY – ‎

But the success of his meetings with the military junta leaders – Than Shwe and Soe Win and then Nobel laureate and prisoner of conscience, Aung San Suu Kyi …

Ethnic leaders welcomed NLD leadership reformation

Mizzima.com – Myint Maung – ‎

NLD Chairman Aung Shwe, Secretary U Lwin, central executive committee member Lun Tin and detained pro-democracy leader Aung San Suu Kyi on Wednesday, …

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Written by Lwin Aung Soe

December 18, 2009 at 9:52 am

Posted in World Focus on Burma

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