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World focus on Burma (8 September 2008)

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Junta denies knowledge of Suu Kyi’s hunger strike
Mizzima.com, India -
New Delhi – Burma’s police chief, Brigadier General Khin Yi, on Sunday denied knowing anything about the hunger strike rumors of detained pro-democracy …

Walker’s World: Asia’s new nuclear map
United Press International -
China has only itself to blame for this, with its construction of ports and possible naval bases in Burma and Pakistan that India understandably saw as …

US needs to focus more on ethnic groups
Mizzima.com, India -
A long-time American voice of reporting and analysis on international affairs and relations concludes that the best hope for a future Burma and the securing …

Seizing the moment
Charlottetown, The Guardian, Canada -
Her passionate plea for refugees from Myanmar (formerly Burma) who are facing a food crisis due to the devastation this past May caused by Cyclone Nargis …

Six NLD members arrested
Democratic Voice of Burma, Norway -
Sep 9, 2008 (DVB)–Six members of the National League for Democracy in Magwe division’s Pwint Phyu and Salin townships were arrested by government …

Taunggok NLD member jailed after family dispute
Democratic Voice of Burma, Norway -
Sep 8, 2008 (DVB)–A National League for Democracy in Taunggok township, Arakan state, was given a one-year prison sentence on 4 September by Taunggok …

Burma: Building upon success
United Press International, Asia, Hong Kong -
Without these commitments, isolationists may argue that humanitarian operations were more about scoring political points against the regime rather than …

Three Cantors tuning up to help victims of the Myanmar cyclone
Times Colonist, Canada -
The college was heavily damaged during a May cyclone that devastated Myanmar, formerly Burma. The Victoria performance, billed as Voices of Hope, …

The French enigma: how do they get away with it?
guardian.co.uk, UK -
… is better on law than democracy and Zimbabwe has made every mistake in the book. But there is no escaping hard choices, no hiding place, not even Burma. …


Making contact with internal terrorists, external ones formed All Burma Democratic Alliance (ABDA), MyeOza group, Justice Group and All Myanmar Independent …

How do you review the role of Mr Gambari in connection with the efforts of the UN in the political development in Myanmar? Is his role over? …

Senior General Maung Aye to Visit Bangladesh Next Month
Narinjara News, Bangladesh -
He is expected to lead a 50-member delegation including senior government officials and businessmen on his visit to Burma’s western neighbor. …

Burma’s refugees get Waukesha welcomes
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel, WI -
The sudden influx of Asian immigrants has been driven largely by a relaxation of US restrictions on refugees from Burma — also known as Myanmar — coupled …

A heritage that shames us
Mail & Guardian Online, South Africa -
The son of a Sri Lankan father and a Burmese mother, Vigneswaran was born in Adelaide, Australia. His sense of being marginal in that bastion of white …

Democracy in Burma Doesn’t Need Protests: SPDC Ministers
Narinjara News, Bangladesh -
In Burma, they said people do not need to stage demonstrations for democracy in Burma; Burma will reach the path of democracy very soon,” he said. …

Thanks, from Burma to the Philippines
Inquirer.net, Philippines -
I will never forget the Philippines, and my memories of this country will serve as lessons that I and my colleagues in the democracy movement for Burma can …

War-torn Afghanistan wins Olympic bronze
Inquirer.net, Philippines -
The Philippines joined Laos, Cambodia, Brunei and Burma (Myanmar) in the cellar with nothing to show for their participation. Believe it or not, Afghanistan …

Myanmar accuses Suu Kyi’s party over bombing

Daily Times, Pakistan -
NAYPYIDAW: Myanmar’s military rulers on Sunday accused two members of the pro-democracy opposition party of Aung San Suu Kyi over the bombing of .
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No Suu Kyi hunger strike: Burma police chief
Radio Australia, Australia -
Burma’s police chief has denied detained democracy leader Aung San Suu Kyi is on hunger strike. She receives daily rations from the regime and has no other …

World focus on Burma (7 September 2008)

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Digital Influence Group Wins Inbound Marketing Excellence Award
PR-USA.net (press release), Bulgaria -
… the US Campaign for Burma. Digital Influence Group developed a microsite for the campaign featuring imprisoned Nobel Prize winner Aung San Suu Kyi. …

All change as writer gets back on the rails
Shanghai Daily, China -
But Burma, which has renamed itself Myanmar, strikes him as stagnating. Theroux, 67, who exhibits a caustic wit and powers of observation in the tradition …

Next US president should engage Asean more than Bush did
Nation Multimedia, Thailand -
The first is good for business and is not tough on human rights, while the latter is hard on labour rights and sanctions and is also anti-outsourcing. …

Myanmar police: ringleaders of bomb plot arrested
International Herald Tribune, France -
The military has ruled the Myanmar, also called Burma, since 1962 and has been widely criticized for suppressing basic freedoms. …

Author Theroux revisits world aboard ‘Ghost Train’
Reuters India, India -
But Burma, which has since renamed itself Myanmar, strikes him as stagnating in its isolation. Other places, such as Turkmenistan, were unlike any of the …

Locked in Burma
MorungExpress, India -
Burma’s opposition leader, whose 1990 election victory was annulled by the military, is now in her 13th year of detention. She has been held continually …

Suu Kyi not on hunger strike, says Myanmar junta
Today’s Zaman, Turkey -
It is extremely unlikely that the military, which has run the former Burma for the last 46 years, will pay any attention to the legal arguments and release …

Police ‘known nothing’ of Suu Kyi hunger strike
Bangkok Post, Thailand -
Suu Kyi, who won the Nobel Peace Prize in 1991, is deemed Burma’s democracy icon and one of the few opposition leaders with enough popular and international …

Burmese junta accuses opposition party for July bombing
Radio Australia, Australia -
Burma’s military rulers have arrested two members of the opposition National League of Democracy for the bombing of pro-government offices in July. …

Myanmar police chief denies Suu Kyi hunger strike
AFP -

NAYPYIDAW, Myanmar (AFP) — Myanmar’s police chief on Sunday denied detained democracy leader Aung San Suu Kyi was on hunger strike after her party said she …

The Palakkad connection to the nuclear deal
Thaindian.com, Thailand -
Karat, who belongs to Palakkad’s Nair landlord family, was born in Rangoon, Burma (present day Yangon in Myanmar). Whenever he visits Palakkad for party …

Images of Igloolik Inuit
TheChronicleHerald.ca, Canada -


His work in Burma connects human rights abuse to the high rate of malaria among the Karan people. “If the Burmese government is chasing you around as they …

YANGON, Myanmar (AP) — A Myanmar junta official said Sunday there is “no indication” that detained opposition leader Aung San Suu Kyi is on a hunger strike …

Six dozen Bhutanese refugee resettled in Atlanta
Nepalnews.com, Nepal -
And their numbers are equal to refugees from Iraq and Burma right now. And we are expecting their numbers to increase. They just started coming this year,” …

Pakokku monk vows to continue regime boycott
Democratic Voice of Burma, Norway -
The monk said regime officials could begin to redeem themselves by apologising to the monks. “Beating up monks is a mortal sin. If they think about that it …

Serbs look east for 100000 humble, modest brides
Gulf Times, Qatar -
… said Serbia would benefit by bringing in women from “Laos, Burma (Myanmar), Cambodia and Vietnam”. The number of Serbs is dwindling by 30000 each year, …

Aung San Suu Kyi to meet lawyer again
Mizzima.com, India -
New Delhi – Detained Burmese opposition leader Daw Aung San Suu Kyi and her lawyer Kyi Win will meet again on next week to further discuss of a lawsuit …

General Assembly President comments on Gambari briefing
Mizzima.com, India -
However, several opposition voices to Burma’s ruling junta, most notably the National League for Democracy, have already given notice that they view the …

Confrontational comments laud Nargis relief effort
Mizzima.com, India -
According to the article, the aforementioned tactic, pioneered by Coninx in Burma, calls on “a group of relevant UN agencies and others to coordinate …

Sales hit because of ban on late night business
Mizzima.com, India -
New Delhi – Sales have plummeted in shops in Rangoon after local Burmese junta authorities ordered closure of business establishments by 11 pm Earlier, …

Randy Scheunemann: How Mccain Sees the World
Georgiandaily, NY -
If you look at Bosnia, Kosovo, Zimbabwe, Burma—because of the veto power of Russia and China, the UN would be incapable of taking effective action in places …

1988 September 14
PR-Inside.com (Pressemitteilung), Austria -
1988 – More than 100000 people march through streets of Yangon, Myanmar, also known as Rangoon, Burma, demanding that President Maung Maung’s authoritarian …

Area calendar
Bloomington Pantagraph,  USA -
“Explaining Doggedness of Dictatorial Rules in Burma/Myanmar?”; noon to 1 pm, Third Floor East Lounge, Bone Student Center, Illinois State University, ..

US Students Turn to Entrepreneurship to Help Poor
NewsBlaze, CA -
… in 2008 by a partner, International Development Enterprises (IDE), to help provide clean water to the residents of Burma affected by Cyclone Nargis. …

Is Global Warming Worsening Hurricanes?
TIME -
Last May in the Pacific, the massive Cyclone Nargis killed an estimated 100000 people in the Southeast Asian nation of Burma. Rather than focusing on scary …

Amra is useful in bilious dyspepsia
The New Nation, Bangladesh -
By some of the Shan tribes in Burma the fruit is considered an antidote for wounds from poisoned arrows, and for this purpose is eaten either green or dry. …

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