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Archive for January 9th, 2008

World Focus on Burma (9 Jan 08)

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  1. Volcano erupts in western Burma
    Mizzima.com, India –
    Meanwhile, a report in the Burmese government’s mouthpiece, New Light of Myanmar newspaper said the eruption of the mud-volcano send fire flashes, ashes, …
  2. US diplomat urges Myanmar leaders to start talks with opposition
    PR-Inside.com (Pressemitteilung), Austria –
    3 official, wrote in The Washington Post that the leaders in Myanmar, also known as Burma, and their «policies are the greatest threat to Burma’s Detained …
  3. As drug trafficking revives, Thais back another harsh crackdown
    Christian Science Monitor, MA –
    Counternarcotics officials warn that political instability is emboldening illegal drug manufacturers in Burma (Myanmar) who smuggle millions of pills into …
  4. RI hopes EU flight ban on Indonesia lifted soon
    Antara, Indonesia –
    When asked about the purpose of the support Indonesia and other ASEAN countries had given to Myanmar, Hassan said during Myanmarese prime minister`s visit …
  5. Vipassana Brings Peace And Self-knowledge
    Times of India, India –
    … of Buddha’s teaching, has been revived in its purest form after almost 2000 years; it was preserved in its pristine form in Burma, now called Myanmar. …
  6. Myanmar Moved Away From Democracy After Protests, Burns Says
    Bloomberg –
    The US tightened sanctions on Myanmar, formerly known as Burma, after the crackdown on protests, imposing an asset freeze on junta officials and …
  7. A key role for Australia in Burma’s democratisation
    Eureka Street, Australia –

    Last week, all 15 UN Security Council members agreed a non-binding UNSC presidential statement on Myanmar. The text ‘strongly deplores the use of violence …

  8. Policies questioned
    Pasadena Star-News, CA –
    I went to Thailand to document refugees of the brutal military dictatorship in Burma (Myanmar). Many of these people were imprisoned and tortured for …
  9. Arms market flourishes in Northeast
    NDTV.com, India –

    Proliferation of small arms and entry of explosives from Bangladesh and Myanmar has always been a concern. And there’s a well-oiled network at work, …

  10. In a small, windowless room somewhere in Rangoon, a 35-year-old woman called Nilar Thein is wrestling with an unusual dilemma. | For the past four months, she has been on the run, scrambling between safe-houses…

  11. Burma’s Control of Transportation System Causes Millions to Go Hungry
    Voice of America –

    By Luis Ramirez The World Food Program is renewing its calls for donations to help feed the millions it says are suffering malnutrition in Burma, or Myanmar …

  12. Jakarta criticise Myanmar in order to get EU approval
    AsiaNews.it, Italy –
    Trade between the South-East Asian country and the former Burma now runs around US$ 100 million annually and its investments have reached about US$ 240 …
  13. Millions in Burma need more food and humanitarian aid: WFP
    Mizzima.com, India –
    “Discussions with the Government [of Myanmar] to expand our partnership with our NGO partners have been positive and I am confident that we will be able to …
  14. More vulnerable people in Myanmar to benefit from UN food aid in 2008
    UN News Centre –

    9 January 2008 – The United Nations World Food Programme (WFP) will expand its assistance in Myanmar in 2008 after helping 500000 people in vulnerable …

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Written by Lwin Aung Soe

January 9, 2008 at 12:27 am

Posted in World Focus on Burma

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