Save Burma

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World Focus on Burma (11 and 12 May 08) part 1

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BURMA: ‘Junta Aid Blocks Could Multiply Cyclone Toll’
IPS, Italy -
It is still waiting for a temporary license to operate in the South-east Asian country that the notoriously oppressive military leaders have renamed Myanmar …

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Seattle Post Intelligencer

Health experts warn of 2nd Myanmar disaster
Arab Times, Kuwait -
YANGON (Agencies): Myanmar held a rare election on Saturday to approve a new army-drafted constitution, ignoring calls from the outside world to postpone …
Cyclone Nargis: The sad story of one Burmese village USA Today
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Residents supply aid to victims of cyclone
Sarasota Herald-Tribune, FL -
In response to the cyclone in Myanmar, local people are supporting efforts to get aid to those who were displaced by the disaster. …
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Miliband: Burma aid limit crisis
Channel 4 News, UK -
Massive displacement of people; inadequate water supplies; people living in flooded situations; little sanitation” Myanmar Television showed pictures of …
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Letters from our readers
World Socialist Web Site, MI -
The people of Burma should read the history of the IMF and WTO as well as American/multinational bankers and avoid them like the plague. …
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Where the Conscience Meets the Checkbook
Washington Post, United States -
“We are told there are all these people who need help in Myanmar [Burma], but there are 100 million Americans who are comfortable enough to send money, …
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Burma’s generals take aid credit
Washington Times, DC -
… an unidentified military official passes out food aid at a relief camp in Myanmar. BANGKOK — Government-controlled television in Burma yesterday …
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Times Now.tv

Myanmar exports rice as cyclone victims suffer
Hindu, India -
New York (PTI): While the international community was rushing aid to Myanmar for survivors of the last weeks devastating cyclone, its government was …
Myanmar exports rice despite food needs United Press International
Amid disaster, Myanmar regime remains defiant Honolulu Advertiser
Myanmar curbs aid, exports rice Chicago Tribune
Free Internet PressThe Observer
all 18 news articles »
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Burmese junta thwarts aid efforts, pushes ahead with referendum
San Francisco Chronicle, USA -
The International Committee of the Red Cross sent its first aid flight to Burma, also known as Myanmar, on Saturday. It was loaded with pumps, generators, …
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Could bungled relief effort be the last straw for Burmese people?
The Gazette (Montreal), Canada -
The military regime in Burma, or Myanmar, has ruled with an iron fist since 1962. It shows no willingness to hand over power to anyone – especially not Aung …
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Remarks Upon Departure From Japan
US Department of State, DC -
Both our countries have offered generous humanitarian assistance to the people of Burma, of Myanmar, but so far the government has very much restricted …
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Post-storm vigil
Toronto Sun, Canada -
Yesterday, Myanmar’s military junta went ahead with a constitutional referendum while foreign aid trickled into the country formerly known as Burma. ..
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The Myanmar Cyclone Disaster – A sermon by the Bishop of Shrewsbury
Diocese of Lichfield, UK -
… today is the plight of those people in Myanmar (the place we used to call Burma) which is in very stark contrast to our happiness and celebration. …
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Myanmar on precipice of ‘health catastrophe’
Pittsburgh Tribune-Review, PA -
UN agencies and international charities that were operating in Myanmar — formerly known as Burma — before the disaster have been slowly setting up ..
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Dire warning as desperation grows
Melbourne Herald Sun, Australia -
“We are afraid there is a real risk of a massive public catastrophe waiting to happen in Myanmar (Burma),” regional chief Sarah Ireland said. …
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Times Now.tv

Myanmar exports rice as cyclone victims suffer
Hindu, India -
New York (PTI): While the international community was rushing aid to Myanmar for survivors of the last weeks devastating cyclone, its government was …
Myanmar exports rice despite food needs United Press International
Amid disaster, Myanmar regime remains defiant Honolulu Advertiser
Myanmar curbs aid, exports rice Chicago Tribune
Free Internet PressThe Observer
all 18 news articles »
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Myanmar – Days Later, Only Death Lives
Blogger News Network -
by Simon Barrett in Asian News Myanmar, formally known as Burma was a country in trouble already, the ruling military junta had created an atmosphere of …
Soles4Souls(TM) Inc. Sends 25000 Pairs of Shoes to Myanmar; Calls … PR Newswire (press release)
all 8 news articles »
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Myanmar Internet aid flows in, but no tsunami
Canada.com, Canada -
… which already had operations in Myanmar before the May 2 cyclone, say they are able to control delivery of their own aid. The anti-junta Burma Campaign …
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Myanmar Cyclone Survivors Wait in Camps for Food, Aid to Arrive
Bloomberg -
The military, which has ruled the country formerly known as Burma since 1962, says approval of the charter will pave the way for democratic elections in …
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Myanmar eases restrictions on aid
Radio New Zealand, New Zealand -
Increased amounts of aid have started to reach cyclone-stricken Burma amid signs the government is easing restrictions on foreign access. …
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Wall Street Journal
Aid Groups Warn Myanmar Toll Could Jump From Lack of Water
Wall Street Journal -
Myanmar is also known as Burma. “Even in the Yangon area, which is reachable by the regime, people are complaining they are not getting aid. ..
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Myanmar on tenth day after its Natural
indiainteracts.com, India -
Cine stars of Burma made a valiant visit to the nargis hit places and helped the needy with clothes foods to the needy.Places of worship,schools and …
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Voice of America

Disaster in Burma Drives Rice Prices Even Higher (VIDEO)
Salem-News.Com, OR -
(RANGOON, Myanmar) – Damage from Cyclone Nargis may spread beyond Burma in the form of higher food costs throughout Asia and the rest of the world, …
Burma Cyclone Damage May Further Boost Rice Prices Voice of America
Food costs ease but world markets remain volatile The Age
High Prices for Staple Foods Dip, but Volatile Markets Persist New York Times
Inquirer.netGulfNews
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‘Malign neglect’ may make Burma disaster six times as bad as tsunami
Scotsman, United Kingdom -
We have to do the same for the people of Myanmar (Burma].” Buddhist temples and schools in towns on the outskirts of the storm’s trail of destruction are …
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EU to hold Myanmar meeting
Times of India, India -
Michel has indicated that he intends to travel to Myanmar, formerly known as Burma, tomorrow, immediately after the meeting, to discuss with the country’s .
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GOP convention leader quits, citing Myanmar ties
Seattle Times, United States -
… hours after Newsweek posted a story online that the company was paid $348000 in 2002 and 2003 to represent the government in Myanmar, also called Burma. …
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Calls rise to defy Myanmar regime, fly in aid
Los Angeles Times, CA -
… frustrated voices, including France’s foreign minister and a broad collection of groups representing exiles from Myanmar, also known as Burma, …
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Evil in Burma
Atlantic Online -
… should call the country Burma — as the Bush Administration, Senators Clinton, McCain*, and Obama, and the Washington Post do — rather than Myanmar, ..
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Air Force ready to transport RP humanitarian team to Myanmar
Inquirer.net, Philippines -
By Joel Guinto MANILA, Philippines–The Philippine Air Force will transport a Philippine humanitarian contingent to cyclone-ravaged Myanmar (Burma) on …
Myanmar yet to issue clearance for RP medical contingent GMA news.tv
Filipino medical workers ready for Myanmar mission Inquirer.net
all 3 news articles »
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KATU

Scots group join Burma aid effort
BBC News, UK -
A Scottish-based aid worker is heading to Burma, after securing a rare visa from the authorities. Mervyn Lee, from Mercy Corps, will fly out on Monday and …
Mercy Corps’ Top European Official Heads to Myanmar FOXBusiness
‘Burma is a country that had great needs even before the emergency … ReliefWeb (press release)
Aid worker heads to Burma The Press Association
KTVZReuters AlertNet
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TopNews

Australia raises is cyclone aid to Myanmar to US$23.5 million
International Herald Tribune, France -
Speaking to reporters in the western Australian city of Perth, Smith said it was essential that the ruling junta in Myanmar, also known as Burma, …
Australia increases Myanmar aid to 23.5 million US dollars Hindustan Times
Australia Boosts Aid for Myanmar Cyclone Relief to A$25 Million Bloomberg
Australia increases support for Burma cyclone victims ReliefWeb (press release)
Malaysia Star
all 65 news articles »
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Is there an end to Myanmarese agony?
Jakarta Post, Indonesia -
Using long-established networks the media, mostly outside the country such as the Democratic Voice of Burma radio and television, manage to get much-needed …
Myanmar – Days Later, Only Death Lives Blogger News Network
all 2 news articles »
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Myanmar (Burma) cyclone
ReliefWeb (press release), Switzerland -
The disaster unfolding in Myanmar (Burma) as a result of cyclone Nargis is far worse than anyone had anticipated – torrential rains, flooding and gale force …
Cyclone Nargis devastates Myanmar: ADRA expands response ReliefWeb (press release)
all 2 news articles »
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In Myanmar, tragedy for thousands — and one mother in prison
Detroit Free Press, United States -
All of us are full of sympathy for the people of Burma as they face the aftermath of the cruel cyclone that has caused so much suffering. …
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The Associated Press
Myanmar state TV: Cyclone death toll more than 28000
The Associated Press -
said Debbie Stothard, head of the Southeast Asian human rights group ALTSEAN-Burma. Myanmar is also known as Burma. She told Associated Press Television ..
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Websites provide crucial links in Myanmar cyclone crisis
Los Angeles Times, CA -
… arm of the cyber-police in Myanmar, also known as Burma, and thwart an isolated, repressive regime to bring news and personal information to the world. …
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Boston Globe

Why Myanmar’s generals shun aid
ABS CBN News, Philippines -
Burma ‘s military regime is extraordinarily xenophobic,” says Sean Turnell, a Myanmar expert at Australia ‘s Macquarie University . …
UN chief, Carter to discuss world health problems Atlanta Journal Constitution
UN officials criticize Myanmar’s response to cyclone The Associated Press
UN Chief Alarmed By Burma’s Critical Situation After Cyclone Kills … AHN
The Star-Ledger – NJ.comMinneapolis Star Tribune
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Catastrophe to Celebration …
Huffington Post, NY -
For example, the devastation of Burma’s / Myanmar’s mangrove groves over the years enable the cyclone to cause far more devastation than if this natural …
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Written by Lwin Aung Soe

May 12, 2008 at 4:41 am

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  1. WORLD REFUGEES DAY
    20 june

    werievents

    June 1, 2008 at 7:40 am


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