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World Focus on Burma (15 May 08) part 2

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Samaritan’s Purse allowed into Myanmar

OneNewsNow, MS –

Permission to begin the relief flights was received ten days after Cyclone Nargis ravaged Myanmar, formerly known as Burma. The ruling military junta has …

Estimated 3.2 Million Burmese Potentially Affected By Cyclone

Science Daily (press release) –

Using Geographic Information Systems (GIS), the researchers calculated the likely distribution of the population of Burma (also known as Myanmar) and …

Red Cross: Up to 128000 Dead in Burma

Democracy Now, NY –

The death toll from Burma’s Cyclone Nargis continues to rise. The military junta’s official toll is at thirty-eight thousand, with another 28000 missing.

Monitors needed to protect Myanmar aid–rights group

Inquirer.net, Philippines –

“The delivery of relief supplies can’t be left entirely in the hands of Burma’s abusive military, or aid simply won’t reach those most in need,” said Brad

His master’s voice

Guardian Unlimited, UK –

There is not a chance of this happening in Burma (we still call it Burma, unlike most of the rest of the world, which describes it as Myanmar: sooner or …

Myanmar storm survivors fear forced labor

United Press International –

RANGOON, Myanmar, May 15 (UPI) — Survivors of the Myanmar cyclone are reported being herded into government camps and fear they will used as forced labor. …

East Bay immigrants take earthquake and cyclone aid into their own …

Daily Review Online, CA –

Burmese immigrants have faced additional hurdles in trying to organize relief efforts in Myanmar, formerly known as Burma, in part because of political

ASEAN Chief upbeat on charter ratification

Zee News, India –

Surin’s remarks came despite Philippine President Gloria Macapagal-Arroyo’s policy that her government will not ratify the charter if Myanmar’s military

Stallone returns as Rambo in special screenings

NewHampshire.com, NH –

Over the years, his character has helped run international rescue missions that led him to Burma (Myanmar), Vietnam, Afghanistan and Russia.

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TOM WATKINS: The people of Burma/Myanmar are swamped – please help

Novi News, MI –

devastation that surrounds many in Michigan, it may be difficult to hear the cries for help half way around the world in Myanmar, also known as Burma. …

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Following the deteriorating situation in Burma, Louis Michel calls ...

eGov monitor, UK – Commissioner Louis Michel has indicated that he intends to travel to Myanmar Burma next Tuesday, immediately after the meeting. There, he will meet with the …

ASEAN defends its response to Burma

Radio Australia, Australia – … entered Myanmar, the assessment team that ASEAN has put together. LOPRESTI: So in your view do you believe ASEAN is doing all it can in terms of Burma? …

Contrasting tale of two disasters

Adelaidenow, Australia – First, Cyclone Nargis left an estimated 100000 dead in Burma, with at least 1.5 million people homeless or in need. The toll climbs daily and United Nations …

Canadians off to Myanmar for relief work

Belleville Intelligencer, Canada –

Canadian emergency shelters are on their way to Myanmar thanks to a joint effort by the Canadian government and the Canadian Red Cross. …

MYANMAR: Cyclone devastates rice market

IRINnews.org, NY – “I think the overall projection is of incredible hardship,” said Sean Turnell, a Macquarie University expert on Myanmar and editor of Burma Economic Watch. …

China’s embrace leaves US in cold

Asia Times Online, Hong Kong – Since January 2006, China has unilaterally opened 83 trading items to zero tariffs for Cambodia, 91 for Laos, and 87 for Burma. China’s continued effort to …

No second cyclone but heavy rains threaten Burma

Bangkok Post, Thailand –

The US Joint Typhoon Warning Centre in Hawaii on Tuesday issued a cyclone warning for a gathering storm in the Bay of Bengal, offshore from central Myanmar, …

Brunei to send an official to Myanmar

Borneo Bulletin, Brunei Darussalam – By Azlan Othman Brunei will send an official from the Fire and Rescue Department to join the Asean Emergency Rapid Assessment Team (ERAT) to assist Myanmar …

Burma approves pro-military constitution in referendum

AOL Canada, Canada –

However, Ban said he has now secured support from Burma, also known as Myanmar, its neighbours and key donors to increase the flow of cyclone relief aid and …

Myanmar tightens access to cyclone zone: reporters, aid groups

Macau Daily Times, Macau –

Myanmar’s ruling junta has tightened access to the cyclone disaster zone in the country’s south, frustrating aid groups trying to bring help to survivors, …

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Myanmar cyclone survivor faces a new battle
Los Angeles Times, CA –
Since the cyclone hit Myanmar, also known as Burma, on May 2-3, no doctor has visited the seven villages where local nurse U Tin Hling is the only trained …
Second Struggle For Survival Hartford Courant
Deep wounds and broken bones, but no medical aid Sydney Morning Herald
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TV3 News

Burma founders while China copes
Toronto Star,  Canada –
Ironically, China’s lack of interest in pressuring its ally to let in emergency teams has increased the suffering in Burma (renamed Myanmar by the military …
A Tale of Two Disasters Forbes
Second Take Business Day
Disasters provide stark contrast The Nelson Mail
guardian.co.ukTV3 News
all 19 news articles »
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CTV.ca

Dealing with Burma’s junta
TheChronicleHerald.ca, Canada –
AS unbelievable as it sounds, Burma’s ruling military regime seems ready to allow tens, perhaps even hundreds, of thousands of its own citizens to die in …
Daniel Goldbloom on Cyclone Nargis, The Sichuan Earthquake and … National Post
Aid groups believe donations will get to Burma CTV.ca
In Burma, a UN Promise Not Kept Washington Post
Jacksonville Daily News
all 35 news articles »
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Burma (Myanmar) cyclone and earthquake in the People’s Republic of …
UQ News, Australia –
On behalf of the UQ community, I offer deepest condolences to students, staff, alumni and their families affected by the Burma (Myanmar) cyclone and the …
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Written by Lwin Aung Soe

May 15, 2008 at 11:13 am

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