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World Focus on Burma (7 Feb 08)

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Foreign secretary on Myanmar visit
Times of India, India –
NEW DELHI: India is taking its Myanmar responsibilities seriously. Days after Ibrahim Gambari, UN’s special envoy, asked India to lean on Myanmar’s ruling …
Universal Soldier
Miami New Times, FL –
So when Christian humanitarian-aid workers interrupt Rambo’s busy day of cobra-wrangling, hoping to hitch a boat ride upriver to strife-ravaged Myanmar, …
Laptop Selling Tips for eBay
PC World –
Also, Escrow.com doesn’t cover transactions from Burma (Myanmar), Cuba, Indonesia, Iran, Iraq, Liberia, Libya, Moldova, Nigeria, North Korea, Romania, …
Noppadon ends role as Thaksin legal aide
Bangkok Post, Thailand –
On Thailand’s role in restoring democracy in Burma, Mr Noppadon said the country will not interfere internal matters of its neighbouring country. …
Ethnic groups welcome NLD’s invitation for talks
Mizzima.com, India –
Dr. Salai Lianmong Zarkaung, General Secretary of the Ethnic Nationality Council (Burma), which supported Suu Kyi’s earlier statement, welcomed the most …
Rambo brings the Great American Id back to the screen
Times Colonist, Canada –
… having abandoned the political ingratitude of a world he keeps saving, until he is recruited to vanquish the sadistic army of Burma – Myanmar to the …
Can the generals continue to resist international pressure?
Mizzima.com, India –
However the current situation in Burma is ready to erupt in violence. Even though massive demonstrations have ceased, more thunderstorms will soon come …
Muslim Minority Rohingyas Among Opponents to Burmese Military Regime
Washington Report on Middle East Affairs, DC –
It seems impossible to find any saving grace in the military regime in Burma (redubbed Myanmar by its present rulers). At independence, the country seemed …
It’s do-or-die time for Suu Kyi’s NLD
Bangkok Post, Thailand –
The words of the detained opposition leader indicate that the political state of Burma is moving from bad to worse to the worst. …
Why the people of Burma are risking jail to catch a glimpse of Rambo
Independent, UK –
While political activists both inside and outside of Burma have celebrated the film for revealing the brutality of the junta, the Rangoon resident said that …
Rambo – Champion of Democracy
UGO, NY –
Perhaps they just want to have Myanmar change its name back to Burma (or, at the very least, Burma: First Blood Part II) but Reuters announced this weekend …
Burma: The Golden Alternative, Not Abrupt Regime Change but …
Asian Tribune, Thailand –
By – Gamanii As Burma gets into world spotlight with the Saffron Revolution, lots of arguments againstdemocratization are surprisingly heard from many …
ABCUSA: American Baptist Delegation To Visit Burmese Refugee Camps …
Worldwide Faith News (press release), NY –
… American Baptist Leaders, Pastors and Lay People will travel to the refugee camps along the Thailand border with Myanmar, traditionally known as Burma, …
Karat says he is not controlling UPA Govt by remote
Zee News, India –
Born to Keralite parents in Burma (now Myanmar) in 1948, his father Padmanabhan Nair from Ottappalam in Palakkad district was a clerk in railway service. …
Will Thailand Create a Friendly Burma Policy?
The Irrawaddy News Magazine, Thailand –
Noppadon told reporters on Thursday that democracy in Burma was “an internal affair.” “We are not a headmaster who can tell Myanmar [Burma] what they should …
UNICEF Chief Says Burmese Newspapers Misstated Facts
The Irrawaddy News Magazine, Thailand –
… in a letter that international newspapers misstated facts about the child morality rate in Burma, according to a report in The New Light of Myanmar. …
Indian Foreign Secretary Visits Burma
The Irrawaddy News Magazine, Thailand –
Gambari also called on the Indian government to “work on Myanmar [Burma] to make the diplomatic process more inclusive and dialogue with the opposition …
Six bucks, the value of a life in Burma
United Press International, Asia, China –
Insurance companies of the world, rejoice: Burma’s Defense Ministry has definitively established that one life is worth a bit less than six US dollars. …
Mirrors, magnifying glasses – Burmese junta’s new arsenal in war …
Southeast Asian Press Alliance, Thailand –
In July 2007, a Danish satirical art group placed a travel advertisement in the English-language “Myanmar Times” newspaper, which contained a Danish-looking …
Thailand to revive controversial war on drugs
Reuters India, India –
… supplier of heroin from the Golden Triangle where it meets Myanmar and Laos, was awash with methamphetamines made across the border in the former Burma. …
READER COMMENTS: “Inside Iraqi politics – Part 1. Examining the …
Long War Journal, Medford –
Iraq is indeed third on its list, just behind Myanmar (Burma) and Somalia. Thanks for the feedback and the permalink; added. This comments section is …
4th ‘Rambo’ delivers just about what you would expect
Quad City Times, IA –
A group of mission workers who want to help stop genocide in Burma begs Rambo to help them get there, but he’ll have none of it. …
No change in Myanmar policy for new Thai government
Reuters India, India –
Noppadon, an Oxford graduate, said democracy and human rights were internal affairs of the former Burma, ruled by the military since 1962 and the focus of …

Written by Lwin Aung Soe

February 7, 2008 at 4:02 pm

Posted in World Focus on Burma

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