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World Focus on Burma (22 Mar 08)

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UN rights body faces calls to address Tibet
Reuters –
… Israel in the Palestinian territories, by Sudan in the Darfur region, and by Myanmar whose military rulers beat back monk-led demonstrations last year. …

UN: No tangible results from Burma trip
BBC Burmese.com, UK –
The United Nations special envoy to Burma, Ibrahim Gambari, says there have been no tangible results from his recent visit. After briefing the Security …

Fighting to free the world’s only imprisoned Nobel Prize winner
Milton Daily Standard, PA –
… see (the ethnic groups) able to live peacefully within Burma,” she said. China currently supports the Burmese government, officially The Union Myanmar, …
Junta justifies plans for continued rule
Mizzima.com, India –
New Delhi – In a gesture to justify its forthcoming constitutional plans, Burma’s military junta on Friday took pains to explain part of the contents of its …
Renowned guitarist Jason Vieaux brings spanish flare to Palace Theatre
Stamford Plus Magazine, CT –
… an Artistic Ambassador of the United States to Southeast Asia, concertizing in Cambodia, Thailand, Laos, India, Nepal, Bangladesh, and Myanmar (Burma). …
Exiled monks urge new anti-regime protests
AsiaNews.it, Italy –
Yangon (AsiaNews) – Burmese monks living abroad have made an appeal to the population inside and outside Myanmar, urging them to join a new wave of peaceful …
Regime in no mood to change
Mizzima.com, India –
Now the change of Burma’s politics depends only on the people’s movements. In his last visit to Burma, UNSG’s special envoy on Burma Mr. Ibrahim Gambari was …
Burmese Balk at Immutable Constitution
The Irrawaddy News Magazine, Thailand –
By WAI MOE As Burma prepares for a referendum on the ruling junta’s draft constitution, many Burmese are expressing growing uneasiness over the prospect of …
COUNTER-TERRORISM: Heroin and Bling
Strategy Page –
… and the Taliban Islamic terrorists that live off it, is developing just like similar situations in Burma (Myanmar) and South America have in the past. …
Splits emerge in Burma’s army over country’s roadmap
Mizzima.com, India –
Burma is estimated to be losing more than $500 million as a result. For more than six months now the Myanmar Investment Commission, also controlled by Maung …
Thai FM Wants Engagement With Myanmar
The Associated Press –
… Western countries tightened sanctions against Myanmar, also called Burma, but Southeast Asian countries have done little to increase pressure. …
Latest Visit to Burma Yielded no ‘Immediate Tangible Outcome …
Asian Tribune, Thailand –
Washington, DC 21 March (Asiantribune.com): Acknowledging that he had never been under any illusion that engagement with Myanmar, previously known as Burma, …
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Apply logic, intellectual-honesty standards to Bush’s Iraq speech
MinnPost.com, MN –
Myanmar/Burma leaps to mind, but so do such US allies as Egypt and Saudi Arabia. You need to acknowledge that Saddam was in no position to threaten his …
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Thailand-us ties: 175 years and building
Nation Multimedia, Thailand –
However, in coming months it is highly likely that Bangkok will clash with the US and the EU, as well as other supporters of democratisation in Burma, …
Myanmar pilgrimage tests endurance
Vancouver Sun,  Canada –
While drinking street-stall coffee in Yangon (Rangoon), I was advised by the vendor that southeast Myanmar (also known as Burma) is something of a no-go …
A trip to beautiful, but politically repressive, Burma presents an …
Montreal Gazette, Canada –
This question was asked of us by a venerable Buddhist monk from the Jumping Cat Monastery at Inle Lake, Burma (also known now as Myanmar). …
PM’s remarks on Burmese junta panned
Bangkok Post, Thailand –
Surapong Jayanama, secretary for political affairs to former premier Surayud Chulanont, said the Thai approach to Burma would benefit certain groups at the …
Burma disagreement
Bangkok Post, Thailand –
He quoted Ms Rice as saying that the US would continue putting pressure on Burma, while Thailand told the US that sanctions would be fruitless and it should …

Written by Lwin Aung Soe

March 21, 2008 at 4:03 pm

Posted in World Focus on Burma

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