Archive for January 22nd, 2008
- Who’s Bombing Burma?
Asia Sentinel, China -
According to the state-run mouthpiece New Light of Myanmar, the bomb exploded prematurely while it was being set by a member of the Karen National Union, …
- The Scoop
Today’s Sunbeam – NJ.com, NJ -
Guest Sue Pate will discuss the education (or lack thereof) in Myanmar, formerly known as Burma. Pate has visited the country five times on missions with .
- ThinkBIG shows film on sex trade
Stanford Daily, CA -
Last night’s film, which was filmed clandestinely in the closed-off Southeast Asian state of Burma (Myanmar), portrayed the sex-trafficking and prostitution .
- China Says No to Pressure on Myanmar
The Associated Press -
Foreign Ministry spokeswoman Jiang Yu said China wanted to see stability, democracy and development in the country also known as Burma. ..
- Art exhibition aims to help ‘Displaced Burma’
TV3 News, New Zealand -
Burma, renamed “the union of Myanmar” in 1989 has been under strict military rule since 1962. Opposition groups refuse to recognize the legitimacy of the …
- China urges Myanmar to set date for UN envoy visit
Reuters India, India -
But China, which has interests in the former Burma’s natural gas and timber, repeated its position on Tuesday that it would not back sanctions as a means to …
- After Gap of 20 Years… Rambo is Back
India PRwire (Press Release), India -
On the nearby Thailand-Burma (Myanmar) border, the Burmese-Karen conflict, the world’s longest-running civil war, rages into its 60th year. …
- The Whole World Was Watching
Truthdig, United States -
By Joe Conason AP Photo / Mizzima news By Sarah Stillman When the youths of Burma chanted “The whole world is watching!” through clouds of tear gas last …
- Outside editorial: A forgotten crisis in Myanmar
Juneau Empire (subscription), AK -
While the movement of Buddhist monks and hundreds of thousands of sympathizers held the world’s attention, the odious regime in Myanmar, also known as Burma …
- Asean’s influence on Myanmar limited
| SINGAPORE: The Association of Southeast Asian Nations has limited influence in resolving the Myanmar issue because the regional bloc operates by consensus, a Singapore minister said Monday. | Raymond Lim, the…
- British PM calls for ‘new world order’
| NEW DELHI: British Prime Minister Gordon Brown called Monday for the radical reform of world institutions to help meet the new challenges of the 21st century, in particular the rise of India and China. On a t…
- Brown wants India at UNSC high table
| NEW DELHI: A British endorsement of India’s bid to be a permanent member of the UN Security Council may not have set hearts a-flutter on Monday, but Gordon Brown’s suggestion that Sachin Tendulkar had a stron…
- The US cannot deliver
| Europe must help a troubled globe to understand that its founding principles offer more lasting peace and prosperity than the Bush formula | Articles | January 21, 2008 10:00 PM | George Bush’s on democracy w..
- Political unrest threatens world health: WHO chief -
Yahoo Daily News | By Laura MacInnis Mon Jan 21, 10:23 AM ET | GENEVA (Reuters) – Post-election violence in Kenya and…