Save Burma

အာဏာရွင္စနစ္ က်ဆံုးမွ တတိုင္းျပည္လံုး စစ္မွန္တဲ့ ဒီမိုကေရစီကို ခံစားရမယ္

World Focus on Burma (10 May 08)


The Chronicle Journal
DART unit hopes to deploy in Myanmar
Globe and Mail, Canada –
Disaster Response Assistance Team is en route to Thailand to pave the way for a deployment to flood-stricken Myanmar. The country, also known as Burma,
Canada offers disaster relief team to Myanmar Canada.com
Canada sending military disaster assistance team to Myanmar Jerusalem Post
Canada PM blasts Myanmar, sends DART for relief Thaindian.com
The Asian Pacific Post – Toronto Star
all 132 news articles »
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TopNews
After storm, faint rumblings of discontent in Myanmar
International Herald Tribune, France –
One week after a massive cyclone crippled southern Myanmar, killing over 20000 people and injuring more than twice that many, the Buddhist monks of Burma
Opening of the Brussels May plenary session: Pöttering expresses European Parliament (press release)
Absence of Burma’s notorious strongman provokes speculation of a Independent
Now is not the time for power plays in Myanmar Press-Register – al.com
Forbes – The Associated Press
all 331 news articles »
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Thai King provides aids to cyclone-hit Myanmar
Xinhua, China –
Earlier, Thai Princess Maha Chakri Sirindhorn has donated 20 tons of food, relief supplies, electric generators and water purifiers to Myanmar.
Thai Red Cross sends necessities for Myanmar cyclone victims Thai News Agency MCOT
King provides aid kits to cyclone victims Bangkok Post
all 3 news articles »
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Poly student worries for her parents in Myanmar
San Luis Obispo Tribune, CA –
By Sally Connell Khin Kyan is a native of Myanmar, formerly Burma, and lived there until she was 15 years old. Now she is a 25-year-old aerospace

 

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Cyclone Nargis: The sad story of one Burmese village
USA Today –
I am the only survivor,” the 68-year-old fisherman tells the Associated Press in Bogalay, Burma. The wire service says some of the villagers who survived
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Fort Dix Contractor Finds Hope Amidst Burma Cyclone Disaster
United States Army (press release) –
For Mo, a native of Burma (aka Myanmar) and a contractor on Fort Dix who asked that his last name be withheld, each picture on the screen and every name
Christians Respond to Crisis in Myanmar Christian Post
all 4 news articles »
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Charity Navigator’s Tips for Helping the Victims of the Myanmar
FOXBusiness –
By designating your gift specifically for Myanmar Cyclone Relief Efforts, you’ll ensure that your donation will be used for the victims of this particular
Burmese cyclone: how you can donate guardian.co.uk
all 9 news articles »
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National Post
Canadians generous with Burma relief
Toronto Star,  Canada –
Canadian Red Cross for emergency relief in Burma, also known as Myanmar. Other aid organizations in Canada have also responded. On Saturday, the first MSF
World Vision in Myanmar Bayshore Broadcasting News Centre
Survivors face bleak prospects as world reaches out National Post
Desperate call goes out for aid Canoe.ca
Toronto Star
all 7 news articles »
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Brenau graduation speaker guiding relief efforts in Myanmar
Gainesville Times, GA –
World Vision has been in Myanmar for the past 40 years – then it was known as Burma – providing relief for children. This allowed the organization’s some
Brenau’s commencement speaker says time is running out for Myanmar Access North Georgia
all 2 news articles »
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Myanmar: ACF convoys deliver aid to hard-hit Bogalay
ReliefWeb (press release), Switzerland –
Of only two refineries that existed in Burma, one has been completely destroyed and the other is damaged. We’re seeing endless queues in front of petrol
Burma: Action Against Hunger (ACF) sends 40 tons of aid and six Reuters AlertNet
Burma/Cyclone Nargis – Action Against Hunger/Action contre la Faim Canada NewsWire (press release)
Myanmar emergency: Reports from the ground ReliefWeb (press release)
all 6 news articles »
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BBC News
Bush Plans Call to Chinese Leader Over Burma’s Stance on Aid
Washington Post, United States –
However, the official New China News Agency notably did not mention Burma, also known as Myanmar, in its account of the Rice-Yang conversation,
UN ‘must compel Burma to accept aid’ Business Day
all 18 news articles »
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AFP
Myanmar holds vote despite cyclone devastation
AFP –
The regime says the vote is a key step in its much-criticised “road map” to democracy and will lead the country, formerly known as Burma, to national
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The Associated Press
Altsean Burma, a regional human rights group, said authorities instructed village officials to cast “Yes” votes on behalf of people who did not turn up at
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Turkish Press
UN To Resume Aid Flights To Myanmar
RTT News, NY –
“The WFP has decided to send in two relief flights as planned tomorrow, while discussions continue with the government of Burma on the distribution of the
UN to seek $115 million emergency aid for Myanmar Reuters
Myanmar blocks UN aid shipments Aljazeera.net
Cyclone aid suspended after goods confiscated Metro
ABC News – Mister Info
all 429 news articles »
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Mangrove Destruction Put Myanmar at Risk
Living on the Earth, MA –
GELLERMAN: What role does the deforestation of mangroves play in the Burma disaster? MCNEELY: I think it plays a very substantial role.
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stv.tv
Myanmar at risk from further cyclones: UN weather expert
AFP –
GENEVA (AFP) — Myanmar could suffer another major storm this season even as it braces for more bad weather after the devastating impact of Cyclone Nargis,
Wind, rain next week may compound Myanmar crisis-UN Reuters
Another storm heading for Burma NEWS.com.au
MAP: Cyclone Nargis (satellite imagery) Reuters AlertNet
all 24 news articles »
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dBTechno
Cyclone-hit Burma heads to vote
France24, France –
“As such, Myanmar is not ready to receive search and rescue teams as well as media teams from foreign countries,” he added. The statement from Burma’s
Foreign aid refused as cyclone hits Burma The Cord Weekly
CYCLONE NARGIS MAY BRING CHANGE IN ITS DESTRUCTIVE WAKE Yahoo! News
RightSide Commentary -Internationals RightSide Advisors
Newsweek – Spiegel Online
all 160 news articles »
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Sydney Morning Herald
The river of death
Independent, UK –
Officials said that up to 100000 people were killed by the storm that struck last weekend, most of them living in this expansive region of southern Burma.
Myanmar cyclone survivor gives birth to 11th child; 7 die Inquirer.net
Bodies rot in cyclone-hit Burma Independent Online
Entire Burmese villages swept The Australian
AFP
all 51 news articles »
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Answer Man: Burma gave way to Myanmar about 20 years ago
Post-Bulletin, MN –
NF I’ll give this a quick Burma shave: The Southeast Asian country was called Burma for centuries but was renamed Myanmar when it was taken over by a
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The Gazette (Montreal)
Myanmar’s junta continues with referendum
The Gazette (Montreal), Canada –
Two envoys from Thai Prime Minister Samak Sundaravej also travelled to the former Burma on Saturday, hoping to convince the junta to allow access to foreign
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Voice of America
Myanmar obstructionism costs lives
Amnistía Internacional – of thousands of people and displaced around a million more, the government of Myanmar (formerly Burma) is deliberately impeding life-saving assistance.
Amnesty International Criticizes Burmese Referendum Voice of America
Myanmar: Constitutional referendum flouts human rights ReliefWeb (press release)
Amnesty International: Myanmar referendum flouts human rights Monsters and Critics.com
FOXBusiness – Asian Tribune
all 18 news articles »
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KCBS
Plea for Myanmar
KCBS, CA –
And the protestors say Myanmar must open itself up to foreign aid. “Millions of people are starving in Burma… the world needs to step up,” said one
Soles4Souls(TM) Inc. Sends 25000 Pairs of Shoes to Myanmar; Calls PR Newswire (press release)
all 8 news articles »
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Former residents of Myanmar worry, wait in Seattle
KING5.com, WA –
The two grew up in the southern part of Myanmar, formerly Burma. Their hometowns were among the hardest hit when cyclone Nargis tore through last week.
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Jenna Bush shuns White House glamour to marry in Texas
New Zealand Herald, New Zealand –
On her first visit to the White House briefing room she let rip at the regime in Burma (Myanmar) for not accepting American aid to victims of the
Bush administration moves to exploit Burma cyclone disaster World Socialist Web Site
Referendum – comments from Burmese people Democratic Voice of Burma
Humanitarian Guns for Burmese Guerrillas OpEdNews
First Post – About – News & Issues
all 266 news articles »
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Canoe.ca
House of Commons condemns Burma’s ‘deplorable response’ to cyclone
CBC.ca, Canada –
Humanitarian agencies fear delays in issuing visas to relief workers could push the death toll from last Saturday’s cyclone in Burma, also known as Myanmar,
Canada Lawmakers Call Myanmar Response to Cyclone `Deplorable’ Bloomberg
Commons to urge Myanmar to accept aid Winnipeg Sun
all 12 news articles »
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TopNews
New humanitarian aid missions to Myanmar/Burma by the Foreign Ministry
ReliefWeb (press release), Switzerland –
Athens , 9 May 2008 – The Foreign Ministry continues its efforts to provide relief to the people of Myanmar/Burma, in cooperation with the Ministry of
Figuring out how to get help to Burma Atlantic Online
Myanmar’s government comes under pressure over aid Euronews.net
Australia says it would consider more cyclone aid for Myanmar if Malaysia Star
Washington Post – South China Morning Post (subscription)
all 71 news articles »
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Suffering Grows in Myanmar (Burma) Amidst Aid Complications
PR Newswire (press release), NY –
“We must assist the people of Myanmar (Burma) as soon as possible.” Official reports indicate that over 60000 people are dead or missing, with as many as 1
Local groups plan relief for Burmese Baltimore Sun
Burmese in Md. fear for their families Baltimore Sun
all 9 news articles »
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NDTV.com
Rice, Mukherjee discusses Myanmar, Indo-US deal
Press Trust of India, India –
Mukherjee discussed the current situation in Myanmar and the civil nuclear deal. “On Burma, she yesterday spoke with Chinese Foreign Minister Yang.
Pranab, Rice discuss stalled nuclear deal Sify
all 39 news articles »
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KATU
Burma is a country that had great needs even before the emergency
ReliefWeb (press release), Switzerland – More than one million people in Myanmar are in need of urgent humanitarian assistance following the most devastating cyclone to hit Asia since 1991.
Mercy Corps sends top European officials to Myanmar KTVZ
Mercy Corps’ Top European Official Heads to Myanmar Reuters AlertNet
Mercy Corps Responds to Myanmar Disaster Reuters AlertNet
all 15 news articles »
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TVNZ
NZ street appeal for Myanmar
TVNZ, New Zealand – “It’s hard to get images out of Burma and public responses are often fuelled by getting those images and the up-to-date footage and so on. And Burma is such
NZ support for Myanmar TVNZ
all 2 news articles »
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Smell of rot, death permeates flood areas
Toronto Star,  Canada – Six days after a cyclone churned through the coastal plain of Burma, also known as Myanmar, it was clear the damage was great and that little aid had made
In Flooded Delta, a Want as Pervasive as Death New York Times
A patchwork of death and destruction International Herald Tribune
all 12 news articles »
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Foundation for People of Burma Getting Relief in to Myanmar
eNews Park Forest, IL –
The Foundation for the People of Burma is the largest independently
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Vancouver Sun
Myanmar cyclone: Aid flights to resume
Telegraph.co.uk, United Kingdom –
By Richard Alleyne and Emma Henry Aid flights to Burma will resume, the UN has announced, only hours after they were suspended when Burma’s military junta
Natural disasters made worse Brattleboro Reformer
Myanmar Cyclone Sacks Rice-Growing Region findingDulcinea
Cyclone heightens rice crisis Vancouver Sun
Times of India – BBC Bulgaria
all 53 news articles »
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The Associated Press
Aid is on the way to devastated Myanmar but so is heavy rain
The Associated Press –
But Myanmar, which is also known as Burma, has agreed to allow a single US cargo aircraft to bring in relief supplies for victims of a cyclone, said Maj.
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Lutheran World Relief (press release)
Suffering Grows in Myanmar (Burma) Amidst Aid Complications
Lutheran World Relief (press release), MD –
Baltimore, May 9, 2008 — While the international humanitarian community awaits greater access to cyclone affected areas of Myanmar (Burma) and the estimated
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TVNZ
NZ street appeal for Myanmar
TVNZ, New Zealand –
“It’s hard to get images out of Burma and public responses are often fuelled by getting those images and the up-to-date footage and so on. And Burma is such
NZ support for Myanmar TVNZ
all 2 news articles »
Smell of rot, death permeates flood areas
Toronto Star,  Canada – Six days after a cyclone churned through the coastal plain of Burma, also known as Myanmar, it was clear the damage was great and that little aid had made
In Flooded Delta, a Want as Pervasive as Death New York Times
A patchwork of death and destruction International Herald Tribune
all 12 news articles »
Foundation for People of Burma Getting Relief in to Myanmar
eNews Park Forest, IL – The Foundation for the People of Burma is the largest independently supported US based humanitarian organization working in Myanmar since 1999.

Vancouver Sun
Myanmar cyclone: Aid flights to resume
Telegraph.co.uk, United Kingdom –
By Richard Alleyne and Emma Henry Aid flights to Burma will resume, the UN has announced, only hours after they were suspended when Burma’s military junta
Natural disasters made worse Brattleboro Reformer
Myanmar Cyclone Sacks Rice-Growing Region findingDulcinea
Cyclone heightens rice crisis Vancouver Sun
Times of India – BBC Bulgaria
all 53 news articles »

The Associated Press
Aid is on the way to devastated Myanmar but so is heavy rain
The Associated Press –
But Myanmar, which is also known as Burma, has agreed to allow a single US cargo aircraft to bring in relief supplies for victims of a cyclone, said Maj.

Lutheran World Relief (press release)
Suffering Grows in Myanmar (Burma) Amidst Aid Complications
Lutheran World Relief (press release), MD –  — While the international humanitarian community awaits greater access to cyclone affected areas of Myanmar (Burma) and the estimated
Merkel Urges UN Security Council Action on Burma
Deutsche Welle, Germany –
Merkel appealed to Burma’s neighbors and the Association of South-East Asian Nations (ASEAN) to use their influence on the country also known as Myanmar.
Merkel seeks UN Security Council action on Myanmar aid crisis Islamic Republic News Agency
Angela Merkel proposes that the UN Security Council deal with Burma ReliefWeb (press release)
all 9 news articles »
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Myanmar nationals protest against charter vote
Reuters –
Hundreds of protesters also took the streets of Tokyo, shouting anti-government slogans and carrying banners which read “SOS Burma” and “Burma no need
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Boston Globe
Burma willing to accept help from any quarter
Radio Australia, Australia – 
He also expressed his government’s gratitude to the international community for its solidarity and generosity to the people of Burma.
UN chief: Burma must focus on tragedy, not vote Bangkok Post
UN to resume Burma aid TeleText
UN chief, Carter to discuss world health problems Atlanta Journal Constitution
U.S. News & World Report – The Associated Press
all 471 news articles »
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Turkish Press
UN halts Burma aid
Independent Online, South Africa –
Yangon – The UN’s World Food Programme said on Friday it was suspending aid flights into cyclone-hit Myanmar because of “unacceptable” restrictions imposed
Burma seizes UN relief material Ninemsn
UN To Resume Aid Flights To Myanmar RTT News
UN to seek $115 million emergency aid for Myanmar Reuters
Metro – Aljazeera.net
all 466 news articles »
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The Associated Press
Myanmar junta hands out aid boxes with generals’ names
The Associated Press – 2 hours ago
Farmaner said the world needs to move to deliver aid directly to victims in Myanmar, also known as Burma. “People we are speaking to in Burma say aid must
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New York Times
Corresponding from Myanmar
MSNBC – 9 hours ago
We had known for several days that a big cyclone was in the Bay of Bengal, gathering strength for a run at Burma, but it didn’t seem like an imminent danger
Myanmar’s Biggest City Still Paralyzed After 5 Days New York Times
Crisis in getting help to Burma San Francisco Chronicle
Monks start cleaning up Yangon The Times
all 15 news articles »
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PR-Inside.com (Pressemitteilung)
One shipment to be allowed to Myanmar
ABC15.com (KNXV-TV), AZ –
Marine Major Stuart Upton, the spokesman, told reporters Friday: “We hope that this is the beginning of broader support between the United States and Burma
Lack of Access Could Raise Death Toll in Myanmar NPR
Pentagon proceeding cautiously on aid drop The Associated Press
FACTBOX-US moves planes, ships nearer to stricken Myanmar Reuters
FOXNews – The Associated Press
all 906 news articles »
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Move to Burma for cheap gas
Prince George Citizen, Canada –
In the news there was a comment about problems in Burma (Myanmar) after the devastation of the cyclone. One of the complaints was about the long car lineups
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Boston Globe
VIEW: Cyclone Nargis —Saleem H Ali
Daily Times, Pakistan –
years of languishing under despotism, the people of Burma (or Myanmar as the military junta prefers to call the country) were hit with more misfortune.
Before cyclone hit, Burmese delta was stripped of defenses International Herald Tribune
After Nargis, it is Abe Hindu
‘Nargis,’ ‘Abe’ and more: The naming of a cyclone Sify
The Associated Press – The Australian
all 124 news articles »
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Voice of America
Referendum vote begins in Burma amid devastation
CBC.ca, Canada –
The military government of Burma, also known as Myanmar, pushed ahead with the controversial referendum across most of the country, though residents in
Burma Holds Vote Despite Cyclone Aftermath TIME
Burmese refugees fault Myanmar regime for cyclone’s toll Los Angeles Times
Opinion: Burma’s Dictatorship in the Hot Seat Deutsche Welle
Newsweek – Radio Australia
all 102 news articles »
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TV3 News
UN seeks $187 million to aid cyclone survivors in Myanmar
International Herald Tribune, France –
collected by the UN are to be used by 10 UN agencies and nine non-governmental organizations to provide support for Myanmar, formerly known as Burma.
Myanmar will accept aid ‘from any quarter’: diplomat Economic Times
Myanmar tells UN it welcomes aid from all countries Reuters
Myanmar relaxes aid restrictions TV3 News
all 52 news articles »
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Luxique Contributes to Relief Effort for Burma
PR Newswire (press release), NY –
boutique and luxury hotel booking site, Luxique.com, is the latest travel industry name to announce support for the relief effort in Burma (Myanmar).
Cyclone forces commodity prices to skyrocket Vancouver Sun
Myanmar Devastation WRAL.com
all 10 news articles »
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Los Angeles Times
Aid is on the way to devastated Myanmar but so is heavy rain
Kansas City Star, MO – 9 hours ago
AP In this image from television released by the Democratic Voice of Burma, an elderly Myanmar woman lays waiting for help in a hut following last weekend’s
Video: Questions About Aid Plague Myanmar Cyclone AssociatedPress UN halts aid to Myanmar after junta seizes supplies The Associated Press
UN appeals for $187 million for aid for Myanmar Reuters
Honolulu Advertiser – Buffalo News
all 3,798 news articles »
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CRWRC provides aid to cyclone survivors despited United Nations
ReliefWeb (press release), Switzerland – CRWRC is one of handful of international non-governmental agencies (INGOs) with trusted, local partners in Burma/Myanmar removed from the politics of
CRWRC Provides Aid to Cyclone Nargis Survivors despite UN Difficulties Worldwide Faith News (press release)
Aid agencies accepting Myanmar cyclone relief donations The Associated Press
CRWRC RESPONDS TO BURMA CYCLONE SURVIVORS’ FOOD NEEDS Worldwide Faith News (press release)
all 6 news articles »
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The Irrawaddy News Magazine

BANGKOK : Despite the arrival on Thursday of a few aid shipments in Yangon (Rangoon), the main city of Burma (Myanmar), the United Nations, the Association

  

 

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Telegraph.co.uk
A Burmese Village Wiped Off the Map
Daily Green –
The scene captured by the Ikonos satellite on May 7, 2008, illustrates the complete devastation Cyclone Nargis brought to Burma (Myanmar) when it barreled
Foundation for People of Burma Getting Relief in to Myanmar Earthtimes (press release)
‘All around it was complete devastation’ Globe and Mail
Burma aid agencies still struggling to help The Age
San Francisco Chronicle – San Antonio Express
all 1,086 news articles »
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Earthtimes (press release)
Catastrophic cruelty in Burma
Charleston Post Courier, SC –
The generals who renamed Burma Myanmar not only failed to respond to the pre-announced danger posed by the advancing Cyclone Nargis, they have since acted
Foundation for People of Burma Getting Relief in to Myanmar Earthtimes (press release)
Devastated Myanmar rebuffs Northwest aid groups KOMO
Cyclone Nargis Update: World Relief responds to deadly Myanmar storm ReliefWeb (press release)
KING5.com – KSBY
all 26 news articles »
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The Irrawaddy News Magazine
Burma cyclone could further cut back rice supply, FAO
FoodNavigator-USA, France –
By Clarisse Douaud 09-May-2008 – The effects of Cyclone Nargis, which ravaged Burma (Myanmar) on May 3, are now expected to spread to rice markets and
Myanmar exports rice as cyclone victims struggle Los Angeles Times
Food ‘tsunami’ aftermath iAfrica.com
Burma Cyclone Damage May Further Boost Rice Prices Voice of America
guardian.co.uk – Wall Street Journal
all 317 news articles »
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NDTV.com
US scolding of Myanmar leaders comes under fire
Los Angeles Times, CA – 6 hours ago
The next day, in a move that was certain to sharpen tensions between Myanmar, also known as Burma, and the US, President Bush presided at a ceremony
Cyclone dead tops 22500 Arab Times
MCC helps provide relief to Myanmar cyclone survivors ReliefWeb (press release)
Heart To Heart Readies Supplies For Myanmar KMBC.com
Asia Times Online – Sun-Sentinel.com
all 475 news articles »
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CNN
Myanmar votes as cynicism grows
TVNZ, New Zealand –
“If I was in Burma right now, I would be able to organise the people,” he says. He says the authorities did not do anything after the 2004 storm,
Bloggers describe ‘sad moment’ for Myanmar CNN
Blackouts, shortages plague Myanmar city after storm Reuters UK
all 50 news articles »
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eFluxMedia
Burma’s Neroes fiddle while the people die
New Statesman, UK –
Yet all international appeals from both hostile and friendly nations have fallen on the deaf ears of the evil rulers of Burma/Myanmar, who refuse to honour
Deadly cyclone overshadows Myanmar’s vote on constitution The Associated Press
Despite chaos, Myanmar holding referendum Los Angeles Times
Cyclone overshadows Myanmar referendum CNN International
TIME – CBC.ca
all 626 news articles »
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Myanmar junta to allow US relief flight
Baltimore Sun, United States –
While the Myanmar government is allowing in supplies, it’s still refusing to let US relief workers into the nation. Q Gordon, on Burma,/Myanmar,
US aid to get to Myanmar Monday: White House AFP
US says its aid plane allowed to enter Myanmar Xinhua
US aircraft approved for Myanmar aid mission-US Reuters
San Diego Union Tribune – Sify
all 167 news articles »
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Boston Globe
Rights group slams Indonesia, China for protecting Myanmar junta
Earthtimes (press release), UK – 
adding that “There is clearly the risk of a popular explosion in Burma (Myanmar) as anger rises over the military’s lack of care for the people.
BURMA: UN Aid Arrives, But Many Doors Still Closed Inter Press Service (subscription)
/REPEAT — United Church Launches Emergency Appeal for Burma Canada NewsWire (press release)
UN seeks $187 million to aid cyclone survivors in Myanmar International Herald Tribune
ic Wales – Voice of America
all 322 news articles »
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NDTV.com
US official: 1 shipment to be allowed to Myanmar
The Associated Press – 
We hope that this is the beginning of a long line of assistance from the United States to Burma.” Myanmar is also known as Burma.
Local effort to help Myanmar people abc7news.com
UN briefly suspends food aid to Myanmar after shipment is seized International Herald Tribune
US mulls food drops in Myanmar AFP
The Republican – MassLive.com – findingDulcinea
all 269 news articles »
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TopNews
US (forgetting Katrina) “outraged” by Myanmar’s response to cyclone
Citizens for Legitimate Government –
“We’re outraged by the slowness of the response of the government of Burma (Myanmar) to welcome and accept assistance,” US Ambassador to the UN,
Red Cross says Burma donations go to those in need Peterborough Examiner
Chevron gives $2 million to help Myanmar Bizjournals.com
Aid workers stymied as crisis worsens Ottawa Citizen
Tampa Tribune – Niagara Falls Review
all 861 news articles »  CVX
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999 Today
Burma (Myanmar) : Pray for openness and liberty
Journal Chrétien, France –
By Elizabeth Kendal Pioneer American missionary Adoniram Judson arrived in Burma in 1813. He was 24 years old and Burma was a hostile place.
The Next Somalia? Slate
Planes bringing aid to the Burmese are seized by generals Daily Mail
Chevron to give $2 million in aid to Burma San Francisco Chronicle
CTV.ca – Times Online
all 662 news articles »
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AFP
US aid to get to Myanmar on Monday – White House
Forbes, NY – 
The spokesman said the military rulers of Myanmar — which Washington refers to as Burma — had not yet approved visas for a US disaster assistance response
WHO warns of cholera, malaria risk in Myanmar AFP
all 6 news articles »
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TopNews
Development and Peace commits $ 50000 to cyclone victims in Burma
Canada NewsWire (press release), Canada –
MONTREAL, May 9 /CNW Telbec/ – Development and Peace is committing an initial contribution of $ 50000 to emergency relief in Burma (Myanmar).
Britain pledges aid for cyclone-hit Myanmar Xinhua
Brown pledges food aid for Myanmar AFP
Tulsa trio will fly to Myanmar Sunday Tulsa World
Monsters and Critics.com – AFP
all 14 news articles »
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Written by Lwin Aung Soe

May 10, 2008 at 1:34 pm

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