Burma: Cyclone updated top news (19 May 2008)
By Thomas Bell, South East Asia Correspondent Burma’s generals launched a public relations offensive today, belatedly announcing three days of national mourning and arranging a fresh round of carefully stage-managed tours of the Irrawaddy Delta.
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New York – High-level delegations from the United Nations and ASEAN plan to meet in Yangon, Myanmar, on Sunday to put more pressure on the military junta to accept international relief aid for Cyclone Nargis victims, the UN said Monday.
US says aid has helped 100000 in Myanmar AFP
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By Aung Hla Tun YANGON, May 19 (Reuters) – Hopes turned to a meeting of Southeast Asian foreign ministers on Monday for a breakthrough in speeding up aid flows to the millions of desperate cyclone survivors in Myanmar.
Burma neighbours in cyclone talks BBC News
Myanmar’s Neighbors in Asean to Announce Cyclone Relief Plan Bloomberg
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AP – Sun May 18, 4:24 PM ET
Fears mount that starvation could kill thousands