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အာဏာရွင္စနစ္ က်ဆံုးမွ တတိုင္းျပည္လံုး စစ္မွန္တဲ့ ဒီမိုကေရစီကို ခံစားရမယ္

World Focus on Burma (3 Jan 08)

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  1. IDA bulletin outlines sanctions against Myanmar
    Investment Executive, Canada –
    By James Langton The Investment Dealers Association of Canada has issued a bulletin outlining the effect of economic sanctions against Burma (aka Myanmar) …
  2. The Strange Silence While Christians Suffer Persecution In 45 Nations
    Evening Bulletin, PA –
    Burma (Myanmar) is 82.9 percent Buddhist, and its government continues to “discourage, harass and use other more severe forms of persecution on any group or …
  3. Nation Briefs
    Asian Week, CA –
    Supporters of the legislation, which passed 400 – 0, made clear the award was meant to send a message to the military leaders in Myanmar, aka Burma, …
  4. ‘Flashman’ author Fraser dies: publisher
    AFP –
    The novelist, a former newspaper journalist who fought during World War II in Burma (now Myanmar) and India, had been suffering from cancer, they added, …
  5. India stresses Myanmar political reforms
    United Press International –
    The BBC reported India and Myanmar, formerly called Burma, are expected to proceed with a $100 million transportation improvement project. …
  6. Myanmar junta hikes satellite TV fees
    Reuters –
    The increase is way beyond the meager means of virtually all the former Burma’s 56 million people, for whom international broadcasts such as Al Jazeera or …
  7. Myanmar Cracks Down on Ethnic Minorities
    The Associated Press –

    … changed” regarding the conflict in the east of the country also known as Burma, says Htoo Kli, who helps Karen refugees along the Thai-Myanmar border. …

  8. UN: 2007 one of the deadliest years with over 40 staff killed
    Adnkronos International Italia, Italy –
    Last year also saw UN staff being arrested or detained in Darfur, Somalia and Burma (also known as Myanmar). Staff members of the UN High Commissioner for …
  9. Burma: 167-fold increase in price of satellite dish licences
    Reporters without borders (press release), France –
    Reuters quoted a Myanmar Post and Telecom official as saying: “We were just ordered by the higher authorities. Even I was shocked when I heard about it. …
  10. Inside Burma: Junta celebrates independence from Britain, United Kingdom –

    According to the New Light of Myanmar, “Employing various wicked ways, the British practised the divide and rule policy and to oppress the Myanmar [Burmese] …

  11. Safari So Good
    Blogger News Network –
    “The flights to Burma (Myanmar) are still way too expensive – they want almost $300! And we’re tired of going to China every year. …
  12. ANALYSIS-Sri Lanka investors to weather truce collapse
    Reuters –
    … visits to or from the leadership of Iran, Pakistan and even Myanmar, more commonly known as Burma and generally seen as an international pariah. …
  13. Ancient palace reopened in Myanmar
    Opodo, UK –
    … that have been upgraded to serve visitors. Myanmar, also known as Burma, is located in southern Asia and shares borders with Bangladesh, Thailand and Laos.
  14. Myanmar needs “urgent” reforms but business is business, Italy –
    At the same time India is also pursuing its economic interests and trade goals with the former Burma despite the generals’ inaction vis-à-vis demands of the …
  15. Victimized Political Dynasties from Pakistan’s Bhuttos to …
    Naharnet, Lebanon –
    … Suu Kyi and Myanmar’s founding father, was assassinated in 1948 just months before the country, then known as Burma, became independent from Britain. …
  16. Exile Myanmar network to begin daily television broadcasts to pro …
    International Herald Tribune, France –
    AP OSLO, Norway: The exile Myanmar network Democratic Voice of Burma said Thursday it was starting daily television broadcasts for the pro-democracy …

Written by Lwin Aung Soe

January 3, 2008 at 7:39 am

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