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အာဏာရွင္စနစ္ က်ဆံုးမွ တတိုင္းျပည္လံုး စစ္မွန္တဲ့ ဒီမိုကေရစီကို ခံစားရမယ္

World focus on Burma (10 June 2008)

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Cyclone Nargis orphans victims of child labour

AsiaNews.it, Italy -

That needs to be addressed very quickly,” said Marvin Parvez, a development activist who has been working with several aid agencies in Burma. …

Private donations for cyclone victims decline

Mizzima.com, India -

Chiang Mai – Private donations for Cyclone Nargis victims are slowly petering out one month after the cyclone struck Burma. Private donors are financially …

MYANMAR: Local citizens take the initiative in cyclone-hit south

IRINnews.org, NY -

“In a country like Burma, NGOs and INGOs play a lesser role – they are always restricted,” Win Aung told IRIN. “But the private sector is responsive. …

MYANMAR: Local citizens take the initiative in cyclone-hit south

IRINnews.org, NY -

“In a country like Burma, NGOs and INGOs play a lesser role – they are always restricted,” Win Aung told IRIN. “But the private sector is responsive. …

Burma releases Suu Kyi supporters

Radio Australia, Australia -

Burma’s opposition says 15 supporters of detained pro-democracy leader Aung San Suu Kyi have been released by military authorities. …

Suu Kyi given freedom of Dundee

BBC News, UK -

Burma’s pro-democracy leader, Aung San Suu Kyi, is to be granted the Freedom of Dundee. Ms Suu Kyi has been under house arrest in Rangoon since 2003, …

There Will Be No Intervention in Burma: EIU

The Irrawaddy News Magazine, Thailand -

… many foreign governments, there is no prospect of any outside force intervention,” the EIU said in its recently released Country Report Myanmar (Burma). …

UN, government begin cyclone assessment in Myanmar

The Associated Press -

YANGON, Myanmar (AP) — United Nations experts headed to Myanmar’s Irrawaddy delta to conduct disaster assessments as the world body said Tuesday that the …

Detained Suu Kyi Supporters Released

The Irrawaddy News Magazine, Thailand -

By SAW YAN NAING Fifteen members of Burma’s National League for Democracy (NLD) who were arrested on May 27 as they demonstrated for the release of party …

Food Assistance for Cyclone Survivors ‘Likely’ for up to a Year

The Irrawaddy News Magazine, Thailand -

… productivity of rice … the income and livelihood of rural farmers, and it will eventually affect the national food security of Myanmar [Burma] itself. …

Paris Hilton’s interview with Burma’s General Than Shwe

The Spoof (satire), UK -

Knocking back Tiger beer with Myanmar rum shots and smoking strange smelling cheroots, Paris recieved a standing ovation and was draped by the General in …

Burma Frees 15 Opposition Supporters

Voice of America -

By VOA News Burmese democracy leader Aung San Suu Kyi’s party says the military government has released 15 party members detained last month for marching to …

Myanmar frees 15 members of opposition party

The Associated Press -

YANGON, Myanmar (AP) — Myanmar’s ruling military junta has freed 15 opposition party members who were detained last month for demanding the release of Nobel …

Myanmar frees 15 pro-Suu Kyi demonstrators

Reuters -

YANGON (Reuters) – Myanmar’s junta has released 15 activists arrested two weeks ago for trying to march to the house of detained democracy icon Aung San Suu …

Fifteen opposition youth members released

Mizzima.com, India -

Fifteen youth members of the Opposition political party the National League for Democracy arrested for marching to party leader Aung San Suu Kyi’s residence …

UN Worries about Burma Arrest

TIME -

(GENEVA, Switzerland)—The United Nations’ expert on human rights in Burma said Monday he was very worried about the arrest of a well-known comedian who was …

Two shams

Inquirer.net, Philippines -

By Juan Mercado Are Burma and Zimbabwe “Bonnie and Clyde” gangsters embarrassing no end the 193 plus countries who make up today’s international community? …

UN helicopters deliver relief supplies to Myanmar villages

Los Angeles Times, CA -

The cyclone killed more than 78000 people in impoverished Myanmar, also known as Burma. Myanmar’s military government has been criticized after reports that …

Suu Kyi’s Supporters Appeal For Her Release

DigitalJournal.com, Canada -

Asides from the response and reaction to Cyclone Nargis, Burma’s junta has committed other actions that warrant much backlash. Recently, Burma’s junta had …

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Written by Lwin Aung Soe

June 11, 2008 at 1:53 pm

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