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အာဏာရွင္စနစ္ က်ဆံုးမွ တတိုင္းျပည္လံုး စစ္မွန္တဲ့ ဒီမိုကေရစီကို ခံစားရမယ္

World Focus on Burma (17 Feb 08)

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  1. Burma: Ruling junta to blame for murder of top Karen leader, says ITUC
    Al-Bawaba, Jordan –
    (ITUC OnLine):As evidence mounts of the Burmese junta’s involvement in last night’s murder of a top Karen political leader on the Thai-Burma border, …
  2. Myanmar allows octogenarian prisoner a heart checkup
    Trend News Agency, Azerbaijan –
    … military strongman Ne Win, is the second most powerful opposition figure in Myanmar, also known as Burma, after Aung San Suu Kyi, who heads the NLD. …
  3. Russian company gains right to explore for minerals in Myanmar
    International Herald Tribune, France –
    By Aung Hla Tun Reuters YANGON: A Russian company has won exploration rights for gold and other minerals in Myanmar, the official media reported, …
  4. Myanmar rebels suffer new major setback
    Khaleej Times, United Arab Emirates –
    The Karen had been friendly with the British, who held out a vague promise of independence once the colony of Burma became a country in 1948. …
  5. The Death Railway – Bridge on the River Kwai
    Soonews.ca, Canada –
      The railway measured 415 km in length, which linked Bangkok, Thailand and Rangoon, Burma (now Myanmar), also included the construction of a bridge over the
  6. Scramble for oil
    Hindu, India –
      The reality that Myanmar (aka Burma) had the tenth largest gas reserves on the planet now mattered more to India than the fact that it had been ruled by a …

Written by Lwin Aung Soe

February 17, 2008 at 1:30 pm

Posted in World Focus on Burma

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