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World focus on Burma (21-12-2009)

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China extracts more concessions from Myanmar for oil pipeline

Times of India – Saibal Dasgupta

BEIJING: China has managed to extract greater concessions from the military rulers of Myanmar about a crude oil pipeline connecting the two countries. …

Court to Hear Suu Kyi’s Appeal

The Irrawaddy News Magazine – Yan Naing

The proceedings at the Supreme Court, the highest court of appeal in military-ruled Burma, began at 10 am this morning, Nyan Win told The Irrawaddy on …

Gospel for Asia helps Myanmar fight plague

OneNewsNow – Allie Martin – ‎

Workers with Gospel for Asia (GFA) are helping famine victims in Myanmar, a southeast Asia country formerly known as Burma. …

China Tells Than Shwe it Wants ‘Stability, National Reconciliation’

The Irrawaddy News Magazine – Wai Moe – ‎

The Chinese state-run news agency Xinhua reported that Xi Jinping also said China wanted stability on the Sino-Burmese border. “China believes the Myanmar …

CNPC announces rights and obligation agreement signed of Myanmar-China Crude …

Your Project News (press release) – ‎

On December 20, witnessed by Chinese Vice President Xi Jinping and Vice-Chairman of Myanmar’s State Peace and Development Council Maung Aye, …

Refugee family adjusts to city

Owen Sound Sun Times – Scott Dunn

They’re among the 4% of the population of Burma, also known as Myanmar, who are Christians. Paw’s family is from Karen, a state predominantly Buddhist Burma …

Get Briefed: Nancy Lindborg

Forbes – Alexandra Zendrian

Forbes: Another area that has been in the headlines, not always for the right reasons–Burma, Myanmar. What have you been able to do there? And how long? …

Myanmar court agrees to hear Suu Kyi appeal

Reuters – Aung Hla Tun, Martin Petty – ‎

YANGON (Reuters) – Myanmar’s Supreme Court agreed on Monday to hear an appeal against the house arrest of opposition leader Aung San Suu Kyi, …

SOUTH-EAST ASIA: Crisis Prompts More Gov’t Spending on Children

Inter Press Service – Marwaan Macan-Markar

Military-ruled Burma, or Myanmar, was identified for having forced child labour for products like rice, sugar cane and rubber. The other products children …

Court to review Suu Kyi’s house arrest

Sydney Morning Herald – ‎

AP Burma’s highest court has agreed to review the most recent extension of democracy leader Aung San Suu Kyi’s house arrest. Suu Kyi’s lawyers appealed to …

India to construct new highway connecting Burma –

The highway will link the proposed port facilities in Sittwe in Burma’s…

western coast. The port facilities in the Bay of Bengal in Sittwe will provide a

Burma court hears Suu Kyi appeal

ABC Online – ‎

(Reuters: Sukree Sukplang, file photo) Lawyers for Burma’s detained opposition leader Aung San Suu Kyi have appealed against her extended house arrest …

CNPC gets exclusive operating rights of China-Myanmar oil pipeline

Xinhua –

The agreement stipulates the Myanmar government should guarantee the company’s ownership and exclusive operating rights, as well as the safety of the …

Vice President Xi wraps up visit to Myanmar

CCTV – ‎

Xi Jinping’s trip to Cambodia came after he concluded a two-day visit to Myanmar, where he held talks with senior officials of the country. …

Chinese banks eye operations in Burma – Moe Thu

During his stay, Chaoliang met senior officials of Burma’s Ministry of Finance and Revenue. Similarly, Bank of China officials also visited Myanmar in 2007 …

CNPC subsidiary to build, manage China-Burma oil pipeline

China Knowledge Online –

Reportedly, the oil pipeline from Madel Island of Burma through Ruili, Yunnan Province, China, the Burmese portion of which is 771 kilometers long, …

Burma’s Deputy Foreign Minister to Visit Bangladesh

Narinjara News –

“We will talk about the repatriation of Rohingya refugees and stopping the pushback by Myanmar,” Quayes told reporters at a press briefing at the foreign …

Mizoram to Myanmar Border NH sanctioned

SteelGuru –

The High Powered Committee of Government of India set up for the projects of North East has sanctioned a new highway from Mizoram to Myanmar…


China gets Myanmar assurances on pipeline, border

Reuters Canada – Ben Blanchard

The pledges were made during a weekend visit by Chinese Vice-President Xi Jinping to the military-run former Burma, treated as a pariah by the West for …

Suu Kyi lawyers to appeal sentence

Bangkok Post – ‎

Lawyers for Burma’s detained opposition leader Aung San Suu Kyi were set to argue an appeal against her extended house arrest sentence at the country’s …

The USDA Role Under The Constitution

The Irrawaddy News Magazine – Htet Aung

… the Myanmar Red Cross Service, the Myanmar Maternal and Child Welfare Association and the Myanmar Woman’s Affair Federation. Some Burma observers have …

Vice President Xi starts visit in Cambodia


Chinese Vice President Xi Jinping has arrived in Siem Reap province, Cambodia on the last leg of his four-nation Asia tour. He has expressed China’s …

The Week In History: December 20-26

Philadelphia Bulletin – ‎

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 …

CNPC gets Myanmar backing on China-Myanmar oil pipe

Reuters UK – Jim Bai, Chen Aizhu

BEIJING, Dec 21 (Reuters) – China’s top oil and gas firm CNPC said it has received exclusive rights to build and operate the China-Myanmar crude oil …

Myanmar pledges stability on China border

Reuters South Africa –

The former Burma’s reclusive leader, General Than Shwe, made the pledge during a meeting with Chinese Vice President Xi Jinping in the country’s new jungle …

Chinese vice president arrives in Cambodia

Jakarta Post –

It is his last stop on a four-nation Asian tour that also included Japan, South Korea and Myanmar. Cambodian Foreign Ministry spokesman Koy Kuong said Xi …

Chinese vice president continues for Myanmar’s visit


Chinese Vice President Xi Jinping is in Naypyitaw, the administrative capital of Myanmar, on the second day of his visit to the country. …

Highway link for Burma, Bangladesh

Radio Australia News –

India will invest $US357 million to develop highways to connect its landlocked north-eastern states of Tripura and Mizoram to Bangladesh and Burma. …

Chinese vice president says to promote ties with Cambodia

Xinhua – Mu Xuequan – ‎

SIEM REAP, Dec. 20 (Xinhua) — Visiting Chinese Vice President Xi Jinping met here with Cambodia’s deputy prime minister on Sunday and voiced China’s …

China, Myanmar to further traditional friendship

Xinhua – Mu Xuequan – ‎

20 (Xinhua) — Chinese Vice President Xi Jinping met here on Sunday with Than Shwe, chairman of the State Peace and Development Council of Myanmar, …

China puts forward four-point proposal to further ties with Myanmar

Xinhua – Mu Xuequan

20 (Xinhua) — Chinese Vice President Xi Jinping put forward a four-point proposal to upgrade relations with Myanmar during talks with Vice-Chairman of the …

Chinese vice president arrives in Cambodia

eTaiwan News (blog) – ‎

Xi’s previous stops on his tour were Japan, South Korea and Myanmar. Koy Kuong said Xi and his delegation will leaves Cambodia on Tuesday. …

Lawyers for Aung San Suu Kyi submit appeal case

BBC News – Rachel Harvey – ‎
Lawyers representing Burmese pro-democracy leader Aung San Suu Kyi… have presented their case for an appeal against her extended detention.

Written by Lwin Aung Soe

December 21, 2009 at 12:23 pm

Posted in World Focus on Burma

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