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World Focus on Burma (7 April 08)

Burma’s trade reaches historic peak
Bangkok Post, Thailand –
… leaving the country with a trade surplus of 3.1 billion, said the Myanmar Times weekly, citing government officials. Burma’s exports last year were …
Olympic Torch Snuffed Out in Paris, First Time in History
Hollywood Today Newsmagazine, CA – … connected to Darfur, as well as Myanmar (Burma) and the Chinese governments routing of Buddhist monks, forcing their leaders into exile. …
Editorial: Mosque plan would add to our diversity
Utica Observer Dispatch, NY – Thousands of Bosnians have been followed by Muslims from places such as Myanmar (Burma), the Sudan, Somalia and Afghanistan. Some of these subsequent groups …
Debut novel, Alcott biography win Pulitzer Prizes
CBC.ca, Canada – … who shot the photo of a fatally wounded Japanese videographer, sprawled on the pavement during a street demonstration in Burma, also known as Myanmar. …
Forbidden Travel: No Tibet for You
Jaunted –Says one travel agent: Travelers were very frightened about heading to Burma while the protests and crackdowns were occurring…People who were scheduled to …
Funeral held for Hser Ner Moo
ABC 4, Salt Lake City – … Office says charges likely will be filed Tuesday. Hser and her family moved to Utah last summer as refugees from Myanmar, formerly known as Burma.
Tearful, crowded funeral for Moo
Deseret News, UT – Jon Huntsman Jr. Many of those in attendance were from Myanmar, formerly Burma, and Thailand, most of whom were dressed in traditional wear. …
1200 Activists Descend on NYC to Demand Freedom for Libyan …
Common Dreams (press release), ME – A demonstration at Dag Hammarskjold Plaza will call on Myanmar (Burma) to stop the crackdown on pro-democracy activists, monks, students and others, …
New Myanmar constitution keeps military dominant
Asian Tribune, Thailand – On the other hand, Opposition leaders are urging the Burmese living inside Burma to decisively cast ‘No’ votes in the forthcoming referendum.
Afghanistan: Vocal ‘Warlord’ Critic Seeks To Reverse Her Expulsion …
RadioFreeEurope/RadioLiberty, Czech Republic –
Joya’s supporters compare her to Aung Sun Suu Kyi, the symbol of Burma’s democratic movement. But her critics allege that during her trips to the West, …
Anti-government protests continue in Burma
United Press International, Asia, China –
The Thai prime minister reportedly said the two had discussed how ASEAN could play a positive role in working with Myanmar to help it face the challenges it …
Burma and India sign pact for on new Burmese
SteelGuru, India – It is reported that India will build a transportation and seaport system in Myanmar under an agreement that was signed after talks between Indian officials …
India’s Relations with Myanmar, Bangladesh
Mainstream, India – Burma, or Myanmar as it has been christened recently, remained under the dictatorship of General Ne Win for a long time. Towards the end of the 1980s …
Ignoring International pressure, India prepares for a Burmese port …
The Cheers, Estonia – By Nava Thakuria, Journalist / News reporter gnoring the continued international pressure to boycott the ruling military junta of Burma (Myanmar), …

Written by Lwin Aung Soe

April 8, 2008 at 4:21 pm

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