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Burma: Cyclone updated top news (28 May 08)

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Voice of America

Burmese Media Softens Stance Toward Cyclone Donors

Voice of America –
By VOA News Burmese state media have softened their stance toward aid workers, saying donors can go to any area affected by Cyclone Nargis.
Myanmar’s junta keeps democracy activist locked up The Associated Press
UN ‘regrets’ Suu Kyi detention
BloombergAFPSeattle TimesABC Online
all 1,306 news articles »


All American Patriots (press release)

Myanmar’s cyclone survivors bullied by military; forced to work …

International Herald Tribune –
AP PYAPON, Myanmar: The flimsy bamboo hut built near a road is all Aye Shwe has to keep his family of eight dry. They lost their home to the cyclone and fear they may soon be uprooted again by soldiers ordering them to leave.
Ban hopes to return to Burma soon
One Million Cyclone Victims Have Received Aid in Burma Voice of America
National PostRadio NetherlandsThe TimesFOXNews
all 1,448 news articles »


UN raises aid fund for Myanmar –
The total amount of aid offered to Myanmar so far amounts to about $233 million, including the money raised by UN as a result of a flash appeal.
UN: Myanmar funding conference “success” Xinhua
Myanmar cyclone victims short of food The Daily Yomiuri
International Herald TribuneForbesAmerican ChronicleAmerican Chronicle
all 295 news articles »



UN says raised 60 pct of targeted Myanmar aid

Reuters –
The military junta of Myanmar, formerly known as Burma, promised UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon last week that it would allow all legitimate foreign aid workers access to victims across the country.
Progress for Aid Workers in Myanmar New York Times
Murky measures in Myanmar’s disaster Asia Times Online
ABS CBN NewsInternational Herald TribuneAlalam News NetworkReliefWeb (press release)
all 6,481 news articles »


‘Peace panties’ from Canada to frighten Myanmar junta

Sify –
… of the Quebec Women’s Federation, said, “This is a unique and important opportunity for women to help raise funds and awareness about the military regime’s systematic use of rape and other brutalities against our sisters from Burma (Myanmar).”
Women’s underwear needed in fight for democracy in Myanmar The Canadian Press
Junta facing panties-waving hex Edmonton Sun
Calgary HeraldToronto
all 63 news articles »


BBC News

Ban hopes to return to Burma soon –
Noting that Rangoon appears “to be moving in right direction,” Mr Ban said: “I hope that this marks a new spirit of cooperation and partnership between Myanmar (Burma) and the international community.” He said Monday’s pledging conference in Rangoon, …
One Million Cyclone Victims Have Received Aid in Burma Voice of America
The Post editorial board: Offering aid to Burma is a tragic waste … National Post
Radio NetherlandsThe TimesFOXNewsSydney Morning Herald
all 1,464 news articles »

Written by Lwin Aung Soe

May 28, 2008 at 10:40 am

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