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အာဏာရွင္စနစ္ က်ဆံုးမွ တတိုင္းျပည္လံုး စစ္မွန္တဲ့ ဒီမိုကေရစီကို ခံစားရမယ္

World Focus on Burma (19 Feb 08)

  1. 4bombs explode on the border
    Shan Herald Agency for News, Thailand –
    But the hotel is in the controlled by the Burma Army soldiers and also the place is close to the border police station and immigration department.
  2. Thailand to raise Myanmar issue at ASEAN retreat
    Thai News Agency MCOT, Thailand – ASEAN groups Singapore, Thailand, Malaysia, the Philippines, Indonesia, Brunei, Vietnam, Cambodia, Laos and Myanmar. Mr. Noppodon also said that he assured …
  3. Japanese Police To Probe Journalist’s Death in Burma
    The Irrawaddy News Magazine, Thailand –
    By AP A team of Japanese police arrived Monday in Rangoon to hold talks with Burma officials about investigations into the killing of a Japanese journalist …
  4. Activists call for economic boycott
    Mizzima.com, India –
    Key industries and lucrative businesses are commonly monopolized by the ruling junta and its cronies while much of the population of Burma confronts …
  5. Slain Editor Heads List of Polk Award Winners
    New York Times, United States –
    … the producer Angus Hines and the cameraman-producer Tom Murphy won the television Polk for reports from Myanmar, formerly Burma, where they penetrated a …
  6. Slain Editor Bailey Among George Polk Award Winners
    Editor & Publisher – During two forays into Myanmar, also known as Burma, the journalists posed as tourists, secretly transmitting video evidence of government repression, …
  7. Council conclusions on Burma/Myanmar – 2851st External Relations …
    ReliefWeb (press release), Switzerland – The European Union remains deeply concerned by the situation in Burma/Myanmar and urges the authorities to take rapid steps to transition to a …
  8. UNK vice chancellor’s family helps in refugee camp
    North Platte Telegraph, NE – … and this is the government of Thailand’s way of dealing with the people who are fleeing the violence inside of Myanmar (formerly Burma). …
  9. China Rejects Sanctions on Myanmar, Backs UN Mediation Efforts
    Bloomberg –
    The US earlier this month tightened financial sanctions on the country formerly known as Burma after the junta failed to meet pledges to begin talks with …
  10. Burma Art for Charity
    e-Travel Blackboard (press release), Australia –
    A charity auction of Myanmar travel photos taken over the past year by Morrison Polkinghorne and Robert Carmack of Globetrotting Gourmet takes place amidst …
  11. Orphans survive wars, find safety in Bay Area
    San Jose Mercury News, USA –
    By Rebecca Rosen Lum Kate Mawi, an orphan from Burma, talks about her life in Burma at the Foothill Presbyterian Church in San Jose. on Wednesday, …
  12. Local man finds aid for oppressed in Asia
    Ballard News Tribune, WA –Formerly known as Myanmar, Burma has been under military rule for decades, and until 1994, Dun lived out the daily challenge of surviving there. …
  13. Freeing dissidents seen as vital to Myanmar transition
    Reuters South Africa, South Africa –
    BRUSSELS (Reuters) – Myanmar’s military government should free opposition leader Aung San Suu Kyi and all other political prisoners to show it is serious
  14. Banned Rambo film hot property in Burma
    Telegraph.co.uk, United Kingdom –
    By Thomas Bell, South East Asia Correspondent The latest Rambo film, which is set in Burma – also know as Myanmar – has pitted the regime’s censors against …
  15. The only winner in Beijing will be tyranny
    Taipei Times, Taiwan –
    In truth, Burma is little more than a Chinese satellite. In return for the weapons to suppress democrats and vetoes at the UN Security Council, …
  16. UN Envoy to Burma Meets With Officials in China
    Voice of America –
    By VOA News The United Nations’ envoy to Burma has met with officials in China as he begins a new round of talks in Asia focused on promoting political …

Written by Lwin Aung Soe

February 20, 2008 at 6:59 am

Posted in World Focus on Burma

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