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World focus on Burma (13 June 2008)

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US Cannot be Trusted: Junta
The Irrawaddy News Magazine, Thailand –
In a clear reference to the US, a media mouthpiece for the regime warned that “the goodwill of a big Western nation that wants to help Myanmar [Burma] with …
Australian PM pledges cooperation with Indonesia president
Hemscott, UK –
‘Indonesia has experienced the tsunami, the people of Burma (Myanmar) the terrible impact of the cyclone, the people of western China the earthquake most …
Rotary ShelterBox kits provide emergency shelter
Northumberland Today, Canada –
… well used in emergencies in several parts of the world, and thousands are now on their way to victims of recent disasters in Myanmar (Burma) and China. …
Burmese pilgrims cross the USA
Fort Wayne Journal Gazette, IN –
May Shein still has family in Myanmar, formerly known as Burma. Her sister and two brothers lost their homes in the cyclone, she said. For Min Min Htwe Nge, …
ic Wales, United Kingdom –
MP for Cardiff North Julie Morgan is to hold an event at Cardiff’s Wales Millennium Centre to show solidarity with protesters in Burma and the victims of …
‘The kids’ pictures of their pain are heart-wrenching’
ic Wales, United Kingdom –
nThe DEC Cymru Myanmar (Burma) Appeal is still open for donation. People can also donate at any post office, high street bank or at British Red Cross, …
Burma junta: US cyclone disaster aid can’t be trusted
USA Today –
Burma, also known as Myanmar, turned down humanitarian aid aboard naval vessels from the United States, as well as Great Britain and France, …

Irrawaddy News Magazine – By VIOLET CHO Tourism to Burma has slumped following last month’s cyclone, causing airlines to cancel services, holiday hotels to close and travel companies

Burma: Cyclone Fact Sheet #20 (FY) 2008 USAID

Burma: New rules further delay relief HRW

Grant Full Access to International Community: Laura Bush
The Irrawaddy News Magazine, Thailand –
“We urge Burma’s ruling generals to allow US and other international humanitarian relief teams, as well as non-governmental organizations,
At Least 11 Die in Gem Town Flooding, Landslides
The Irrawaddy News Magazine, Thailand –
By SAW YAN NAING At least eleven people were killed when floods and landslides hit Burma’s gem center, Mogok, Mandalay Division, this week. …
The Body Shop Expects Sales To Rise To RM100 Mln
Bernama, Malaysia –
The money will be donated to Children on the Edge, a charity working with the Emergency Team-Burma, a coalition of grassroot organisations, …
China’s Geopolitic Imperatives and its Current Economic Position
The Market Oracle, UK –
During World War II, the United States struggled to build the Burma Road to reach Yunnan and supply Chiang Kai-shek’s forces. The effort was so difficult it …
Landslides hit Burma’s ‘Valley of Rubies’, Australia –
The landslides caused some injuries and property damage, but the government mouthpiece New Light of Myanmar newspaper gave no details. …
Report: Junta distributed land soon after Myanmar cyclone
Seattle Times, United States –
Myanmar, also known as Burma, is rich in natural resources, but much of the country is poor. The junta has enriched itself with natural-gas fields that …
The connections and network
Malay Mail, Malaysia –
Myanmar Women and children from Myanmar are trafficked to Thailand, China, Bangladesh, India, Pakistan, Malaysia, South Korea and Macau for commercial …
Burma cyclone fund ‘falling short’
The Press Association –
The United Nations says funding to keep the Burma cyclone relief effort going is falling drastically short of the targets. The Queen, Bill Gates, …
Australian PM pledges cooperation with Indonesia president
“Indonesia has experienced the tsunami, the people of Burma (Myanmar) the terrible impact of the cyclone, the people of western China the earthquake most …
UN: Burma Donations Too Little
13, 2008 By AP (RANGOON, Burma) — Queen Elizabeth II, Bill Gates, JK Rowling and a clutch of Hollywood stars have all given generously to help Burma’s …


Malaysia a centre for sex and labour traders
Malay Mail, Malaysia –
“For example, the Malaysian government continues to arrest, detain and deport asylum seekers, refugees and stateless persons from Myanmar. …
Of cyclone victims, Chevron
The Oregonian –, OR –
… views in order to set up a strawman that anyone is objecting to aid being provided to the victims of Cyclone Nargis in Myanmar (also known as Burma). …
Burma Gives ‘Cronies’ Slice of Storm Relief
Washington Post, United States –
Burma, also known as Myanmar, is rich in natural resources, but much of the country is desperately poor. The junta has enriched itself with natural gas …
Myanmar: Keep doors open for aid – Thakin Thein Pe
ReliefWeb (press release), Switzerland –
The veteran politicians criticized the government saying that the current situation in Burma is worse than the pre-independence era. …
Laura Bush says Myanmar should give full access to aid (Pressemitteilung), Austria – 1
… more than US$35 million (¤22.7 million) in humanitarian assistance for the cyclone» that hit Myanmar, formerly known as Burma, in May, Laura Bush said. …
Blogging the Khalilzad conference call
St. Louis Post-Dispatch, United States –
Asked how he would characterize cooperation by Myanmar’s military junta in efforts to bring relief to the Burmese people, Khalilzad said that the …
Fierce purity and the fate of Myanmar
International Herald Tribune, France –
Yet for nearly two decades, events in Myanmar (formerly Burma) have revolved around the condition, the policies and most of all the victimization of Daw …
Burma has received only 56% of funds: UN
Sydney Morning Herald, Australia –

About 250 experts from the UN, Burma’s government and Southeast Asian nations headed into the Irrawaddy delta on Tuesday for the survey of 6000 hard-hit …

The Trickle Down Iraq Effect: Crisis in Myammar, Sudan, and other …
Black State, DC –
In Burma now known as Myanmar, a military dictatorship has ruled for twenty years has repressed Buddhist monks, who want an end to their repressive rule. …
Does the UN have a future or is it rusty and dead
RussiaToday, Russia –
At the moment they cannot even get into Burma so as to help the Cyclone hit land. If the UN had power? No iraq war would have happened, no Kosovo state …

After the storm, warnings of a ‘second wave’ in Burma
UC Berkeley

This wasn’t the first time Stover, an adjunct professor of law and public health, has visited Burma — also known as Myanmar, the name preferred by the …

Asian Business Strategy Articles and News from the APMF
Asian Business Strategy, Malaysia –
Aung San Suu Kyi and Burma/Myanmar governance: Aung San Suu Kyi has been placed under ‘protective custody’ by the Burma/Myanmar junta as a series of …
Aung San Suu Kyi
Asian Business Strategy, Malaysia –
The international media has dropped the story for the time-being, and so is business in Burma/Myanmar, as the Burmese ruling junta proves that little has …
Ethiopia: AAAS Geospatial Analysis Confirms Destruction of Towns …, Washington –
In late 2007, AAAS released a report identifying 25 sites throughout eastern Burma (also known as Myanmar) showing significant village destruction, …
Laura Bush Steps into Foreign Policy Spotlight
… who criticized her for bringing in foreign policy disputes when she briefed the media after a cyclone tore through Myanmar, also known as Burma, in May. …
On the outside, looking in
The Canberra Times, Australia –
They have just returned from remote villages in the Irrawaddy Delta, the southern tip of Burma devastated by Cyclone Nargis on May 2-3, where they joined a …
Chef Q&A: Sushi Chef Zin Kyaw
Marconews, FL –
Well, I’m from Myanmar, formerly Burma, where Cyclone Nargis did such damage recently. But to get to the point, Myanamar/Burma and Singapore have always had …
Let’s Go! June 13 and beyond
Beaumont Enterprise, tx –
SOUTHERN GOSPEL BURMA-MYANMAR BENEFIT CONCERT, featuring Brian Free and Assurance, 7 pm June 14 at the Jefferson Theater, 345 Fannin St. Advance tickets $12 …
NYC Burmese Population Pleads for Aid
Brooklyn Downtown STAR –
… prayers and fasting in solidarity with the monks back home and the starving cyclone victims of Burma, which is officially known as the Union of Myanmar. …
Burma: New Rules Further Delay Relief
Human Rights Watch (press release) –
(New York, June 12, 2008) – New Burmese government guidelines on humanitarian agencies will further hamper the delivery of aid to the victims of Cyclone …
Multinationals Rev Up Disaster Relief Efforts
After the recent Myanmar cyclone, for example, the ruling junta was reluctant to accept outside help, delaying visas for foreign aid workers and permissions …
Laura Bush says Myanmar should give full access to aid (Pressemitteilung), Austria –
… more than US$35 million (¤22.7 million) in humanitarian assistance for the cyclone» that hit Myanmar, formerly known as Burma, in May, Mrs. Bush said. …
Today’s Overview of Leading News & Views – 12 June 2008
Israel Hasbara Committee (subscription), NY –
… recent weather catastrophes that have wiped out rice fields in Myanmar (Burma), or the virulent wheat disease now infecting crops in Iran as well as in …

Written by Lwin Aung Soe

June 13, 2008 at 9:48 am

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