Burma: updated top news (11 June 2008)
YANGON (AFP) – Myanmar insisted Wednesday that visas were being granted to aid workers and no food shortages were imminent in an apparent bid to deflect criticism that it has not done enough after Cyclone Nargis.
Cyclone-hit Myanmar rejects rice shortage fears Reuters
Myanmar takes care of cyclone orphans, bans adoption Xinhua
International Herald Tribune – Inquirer.net – Xinhua – Xinhua
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ABC Online –
By Southeast Asia correspondent Karen Percy and wires Burma’s military junta has lashed out at detained pro-democracy leader, Aung San Suu Kyi, calling her a threat to national security.
Myanmar’s Junta Frees 15 Detainees New York Times
ABS CBN News –
GENEVA – Survivors of the cyclone which devastated the south of Myanmar will need food aid for the next six months, a Medecins sans Frontieres aid worker said Wednesday.
Myanmar still resisting aid, B’nai B’rith official says Jerusalem Post
The Press Association –
The state-owned New Light Of Myanmar newspaper said foreign radio broadcasts had wrongly accused the government of deducting the tax from donations deposited in the Myanmar Foreign Trade Bank. The state bank, which usually deducts 10% from all foreign …
Myanmar denies cyclone aid is being taxed The Associated Press
Myanmar Denies Tax-cut On Forex Donations For Cyclone Victims Bernama
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