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World Focus on Burma (28 Feb 08)

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Burmese delegation likely to attend Indian Trade Fair
Mizzima.comIndia –
and recounted last year’s participation as saying, “Last year a big delegation from Myanmar [Burma] visited the 14th trade affair.


Referendum law excludes monks and bans dissent
Democratic Voice of Burma, Norway –
The Referendum Law for the Approval of the Draft Constitution of the Republic of the Union of Myanmar of 26 February 2008 sets out the conditions for the


Operation Jupiter rains on fake antimalarials
In-PharmaTechnologist.comUK –
According to an account of the Operation Jupiter programme published in the open-access journal PLoS Medicine, ad hoc surveys since 2000 in Myanmar (Burma),


Burmese authorities charge detained editor, manager, for
Southeast Asian Press Alliance, Thailand –
Khin Swe Myint, the wife of the detained “Myanmar Nation” editor-in-chief Thet Zin, told Mizzima that Military Affairs Security interrogated her husband and


UN envoy wants ‘credible’ Myanmar democracy roadmap
Reuters India, India –
In a surprise move, the former Burma‘s ruling generals this month announced a referendum in May on a new constitution, to be followed by a general election


In Myanmar, a resistance hero on the run
Asia Times Online, Hong Kong –
They are a mobile phone and a portable, Chinese-made radio, to listen to such anti-junta stations like the Democratic Voice of Burma, based in Oslo, Norway.


Growing up in a dangerous world
The Heights (subscription), MA –
The humanitarian crisis in Burma (Myanmar) worsens after renewed pro-democracy demonstrations in 2007 led to increased repression by the military junta that


Burma’s faux democracy
San Francisco ChronicleUSA –
That country, also known as Myanmar, is run by a military junta that trampled a popular vote in 1988 to continue its leaden misrule.


Burma opposition condemns rebel killing
Radio Australia, Australia –
Burma’s opposition party headed by Aung San Suu Kyi has condemned the assassination of a top Karen rebel leader, who was a critical link between the


Myanmar referendum law allows free voting, open counting of votes, China –
Myanmar’s constitutional referendum law, which was published in today’s state media, allows free casting of votes and open counting of them on a

Burmese Authorities Close Weekly Magazine
Voice of America –
By VOA News A media rights group says Burma‘s military government has ordered the weekly magazine Myanmar Nation to stop publishing and has arrested two of


Reporters on the Job
Christian Science Monitor, MA –
As correspondent Danna Harman prepared for her trip to Burma (Myanmar), she was surprised by how many family members and friends wanted to go with her.


An American in Pyongyang
LivemintIndia –
But you didn’t need Darfur or Burma to punish China, for there is no shortage of abuses there: The way tens of thousands of prisoners are treated in China’s


City Commissioner Robert Stuart visits Boone to talk about
Orlando Sentinel, FL –
club last October, when they first put the group together to take a stand against the crackdown on demonstrators in Myanmar, formerly known as Burma.


Treasury Sanctions On Myanmar Traffickers Implicate CNOOC
ForbesNY –
Steven Law joined his father’s drug empire in the 1990s and has since become one of the wealthiest individuals in Burma,” the Treasury said.



Written by Lwin Aung Soe

February 28, 2008 at 3:28 pm

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