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World Focus on Burma (8 Mar 08)

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Myanmar rejects UN foreign monitors
Radio NetherlandsNetherlands –
The plan has been proposed by UN envoy Ibrahim Gambari, who is in the former Burma. The electoral commission says the referendum is an internal affair.

 

UN envoy meets with Suu Kyi
United Press International –
Gambari, who is in the country formally called Burma to mediate a conflict between the military government and opposition, had previously met with members

 

Myanmar’s junta rejects UN suggestion of independent observers for
Charleston Gazette, WV –
YANGON, Myanmar (AP) — Myanmar‘s military government has rejected a UN suggestion that it allow independent observers to monitor the upcoming national

 

UN’s Myanmar envoy meets with pro-democracy leader
UN News Centre –

8 March 2008 – The Secretary-General’s Special Adviser for Myanmar met today in Yangon with detained opposition leader Daw Aung San Suu Kyi and members of

 

Myanmar will not budge on poll rule
MWC News, Canada –

By Agencies Myanmar has laid out its reasons for not reforming election plans, while accusing a UN envoy of bias towards the detained politician Aung San

 

Malaysian Poll Closes []
RTT News, NY –
3/8/2008 7:07:45 AM Saturday, Burma’s pro-democracy leader Aung San Suu Kyi met with UN envoy Ibrahim Gambari, who is currently in the country to mediate

 

Myanmar’s Suu Kyi meets UN envoy
Washington Post, United States –
In comments reported in Saturday’s official newspapers in the former Burma, Information Minister Kyaw Hsan, a brigadier general, struck an uncompromising

 

Burma’s Opposition Leader Suu Kyi Talks To UN Special Envoy
AHN –
Yangon, Myanmar (AHN) – The United Nations special envoy Ibrahim Gambari met with Myanmar‘s pro-democracy leader Aung San Suu Kyi and opposition party

 

The UN Special Envoy meets Aung San Suu Kyi
Mister Info, Hong Kong –
The leader of the National League for Democracy (NLD), who has spent 12 of 18 years under arrest, had been taken by car from her residence, to where lived

 

Burmese Democracy Leader Meets with UN Envoy
Voice of America –
Gambari is in Burma on a mission to persuade the military government to hold direct negotiations with Aung San Suu Kyi, and allow her NLD party to

 

UN envoy in Burma talks
TeleTextUK –
The UN special envoy to promote political reconciliation in Burma has met Aung San Suu Kyi, a day after being rebuffed by the country’s rulers.

 

Benevolent Foreign Intervention (By: Gomin Dayasri)
Ministry of Defence (press release), Sri Lanka –
Invariably, interventionists concentrate on their selected target states such as Cuba, Iran, Myanmar, North Korea, Serbia, Sudan and Syria, ignoring Saudi

 

United Nations envoy meets held Burmese opposition leader
InTheNews.co.ukUK –
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Aung San Suu Kyi meets UN envoy: official
AFP –

YANGON (AFP) — Myanmar’s pro-democracy leader Aung San Suu Kyi met Saturday with visiting UN envoy Ibrahim Gambari, one day after the nation’s junta

Aung San Suu Kyi ‘meeting envoy’
BBC News, UK –

Burma’s opposition leader, Aung San Suu Kyi, has left her house for a meeting with a visiting UN envoy, report say. Ms Suu Kyi, who is under house arrest,

UN Myanmar Envoy Meets Suu Kyi
The Associated Press –

YANGON, Myanmar (AP) — The UN special envoy to promote political reconciliation in Myanmar met Aung San Suu Kyi and other opposition party members Saturday,

Burma’s Suu Kyi ‘taken from home’
Melbourne Herald Sun, Australia –
Burma officials could not immediately confirm that she would meet with Gambari, who earlier held talks with top officials from her National League for

UN envoy meets with Myanmar democracy leaders
AFP –
YANGON (AFP) — UN envoy Ibrahim Gambari met Saturday with senior leaders of Aung San Suu Kyi’s pro-democracy party, after Myanmar‘s ruling junta refused to

Weekly Business Roundup (March 08, 2008)
The Irrawaddy News Magazine, Thailand –
The junta has approved the opening of Singapore dollar currency accounts at the Myanmar Foreign Trade Bank and Myanma [Burma] Investment and Commercial Bank

It’s official: Suu Kyi banned
Bangkok Post, Thailand –
In a letter dated February 19 to Burma’s military supremo Senior General Than Shwe, the UN secretary general called for an amendment to the current draft

Myanmar junta refuses to amend charter barring Suu Kyi from polls
AFP –
If held, the planned polls would be the first in the country formerly known as Burma since Aung San Suu Kyi led her National League for Democracy (NLD) to a

English as a second language
News 10 Now, NY –

SYRACUSE, NY — Teachers at HW Smith School say students are doing well, but the school “needs improvement” based on statewide exams.

Myanmar Rejects Reform Calls From UN
Guardian, UK
AP foreign YANGON, Myanmar (AP) – Myanmar‘s military government rejected UN suggestions for political reform Friday in a meeting with a visiting special ..

 

UN Rejects Burma’s Slap at Special Envoy
Radio Free Asia, DC –
WASHINGTON—A senior United Nations official has rejected charges by Burma’s military government that the UN special envoy for Burma is biased against the

Burma’s referendum will stir civil unrest
United Press International, Asia, China –
“I think we all want to see Myanmar begin to improve its dialogue with its opposition, especially with the release of political prisoners including Aung San

Spain calls off election campaign after attack blamed on ETA
Tolerance.ca, Canada
By Denholm Barnetson MADRID – A former councillor from Spain‘s ruling Socialist Party was shot and killed in the northern Basque region on Friday,

Myanmar refuses to amend constitution draft, sticks to seven-step
Xinhua, China
YANGON, March 7 (Xinhua) — Myanmar‘s completed constitution draft could not be amended and the government is committed to its seven-step roadmap to

Myanmar says draft constitution not to be amended
Thaindian.com, Thailand –
Yangon, March 7 (Xinhua) Myanmar Friday told the visiting UN special envoy Ibrahim Gambari that the draft constitution will not be amended and the

Gambari to meet NLD leaders tomorrow
Mizzima.com, India –
United Nations Special Envoy to Burma Ibrahim Gambari is scheduled to meet tomorrow with a handful of leaders from Burma’s main opposition party,

Myanmar accuses UN envoy of ‘bias’
Times of India, India –
YANGON: Myanmar’s ruling junta on Friday accused visiting UN envoy Ibrahim Gambari of showing “bias” in favour of detained democracy leader Aug San Suu Kyi,

Myanmar refuses to amend charter barring Suu Kyi from polls
Raw Story, MA –
Myanmar‘s ruling junta refused to amend its proposed constitution, which bars democracy leader Aung San Suu Kyi from running in elections, the information

 

Written by Lwin Aung Soe

March 8, 2008 at 12:09 pm

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