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World Focus on Burma (8 Feb 08)

  1. Junta combats UNICEF data with dated government statistics
    Mizzima.com, India –
    … Burma’s Minister for Health, Dr. Kyaw Myint. “Although UNICEF stated in the report that there were 104 deaths out of 1000 under-five children in Myanmar …
  2. revolution will not be film-inspired
    Guardian Unlimited, UK –
    Time, once again, to ask the question “How screwed is Burma?”, as it is claimed the new Rambo movie is becoming a cult hit in the country’s capital. …
  3. Movie review: ‘Rambo’ fast-paced, visually barbaric
    Santa Maria Times, CA –
    … wish to enlist his help in escorting them via boat to Burma in order to deliver supplies and spiritual comfort to the victims of the war-torn region. …
  4. Rose Parade Protestor Andrew Koenig Arraigned in Pasadena
    Pasadena Independent, CA –
    Despite this, China, a trading partner of weapons with Burma’s (Myanmar’s) military regime, sits in on the United Nations Security Council and refuses to ..
  5. Museum program focuses on Burma
    Wicked Local Mattapoisett, MA –
    Can it be possible that after nearly a half century of military rule Burma, formerly known as Myanmar, is still known as the Land of Smiles? …
  6. The Rohingya Refugees: Unknown, Unwanted and Stateless
    The New Nation, Bangladesh –
    Forced out of Burma, they receive little support by the Government of Bangladesh and have been classified as illegal immigrants. …
  7. China and Myanmar Our friends in the north
    Economist, UK –
    Under construction, and soon to eclipse the Burma Road is a new “Southern Silk Road”, linking India to China across northern Myanmar. …
  8. Cinema capsules
    Suburban Journals, MO –
    This slaughter-fest is set mainly in Myanmar (formerly Burma), where a civil war rages, and offers few insights into the heart and mind of a Reagan-era …
  9. Human Rights Are Burma’s Internal Affairs, Thai FM Says
    The Irrawaddy News Magazine, Thailand –
    By AP Thailand’s newly elected government says it will maintain a policy of noninterference in military-ruled Burma, and that democracy and human rights are …
  10. Girls just having fun
    London Free Press, Canada – 6 hours ago
    … Streets of Burma, which has been picked up by Amnesty International as part of its campaign to free imprisoned monks in Burma, now known as Myanmar. …
  11. Regrettable apology for Myanmar
    Asia Times Online, Hong Kong –
    By taking critical aim at the Free Burma Movement’s efforts to urge the international community to condemn human-rights violations in Myanmar, …
  12. Commentary: A limited time to play
    Democratic Voice of Burma, Norway –
    Feb 8, 2008 (DVB)–Naypyidaw, the jungle capital of Burma, has been very busy in past weeks with top advisers in greens and generals in charge of internal …
  13. Are sanctions the answer?
    International Herald Tribune, France –
    As a graduate student in the United States a decade ago, his Free Burma Coalition led the grassroots campaign for sanctions and divestment, which forced …
  14. ‘How Many Monks Must Die Before The UN Moves?’
    MorungExpress, India –
    The fate of 44 monks and nuns who were arrested when the military raided 53 monasteries across Burma, also known as Myanmar, still remain unknown, it added. …
  15. Thailand marches ahead of Myanmar
    | By Brian McCartan | CHIANG MAI, Thailand – Thailand’s new cabinet was sworn in on Wednesday, marking the final step in the switch from military rule to a democratically elected government. In next door Myanma…Full Story
  16. Pak to attend Indian Ocean meet in Delhi
    | NEW DELHI: Pakistan, Australia, Myanmar and Egypt will be among the 30-odd countries which will participate in the first meeting of a new regional forum of navies of the Indian Ocean Region (IOR) to be held h…Full Story 

Written by Lwin Aung Soe

February 8, 2008 at 4:04 pm

Posted in World Focus on Burma

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