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World focus on Burma (21 June 2008)

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Daw Suu’s 63rd Birthday Honored in Taungup

Narinjara News, Bangladesh –

“We have a duty to hold her birthday because she has spent 13 years in prison since 1988, working for democracy in Burma. We are not afraid of the action of …

Burma’s Bureaucratic Abyss

The Irrawaddy News Magazine, Thailand –

… trusted persons inside Burma, such as Zarganar, and not to state-run charities. The government mouthpiece New Light of Myanmar announced on June 16 that …

Suu Kyi’s Birthday Celebrated on Capitol Hill

The Irrawaddy News Magazine, Thailand –

Millions of people are with her, they said, urging the people of Burma not to lose hope and to continue their struggle. Speakers at this special event, …

Lost Hope: Once Glittering, Yangon Is Now a Ramshackle City of Fear

Wall Street Journal –

By A WALL STREET JOURNAL STAFF REPORTER YANGON, Myanmar — Fifty years ago, this city was one of the bright spots of Asia, a glittering, proud capital of a …

Liberian refugee relays odyssey to America

Akron Beacon Journal, OH –

Lwin, who fled the ruling junta in Myanmar, formerly known as Burma, said his art is about ”standing witness” to the persecution of those in his homeland. …

Frustrated Burmese Organize Aid Forays

Washington Post, United States –

… the main opposition group in Burma, also called Myanmar, have doubled since the cyclone, according to a student leader of the league. …

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RedOrbit, TX –

… to mourn recent killings in Tibet, as well as those who have died following the earthquake in China and the cyclone in Myanmar, also known as Burma. …

Funding crisis for Burma helicopters, UK –

Full Story The UN’s World Food Programme will be forced to end its helicopter operations in Burma by the end of the month if it does not receive further …

‘Shortage of funds’ threatens United Nation’s Burma aid effort

Times Online, UK –

Rangoon The United Nations gave warning that it will be forced to ground helicopters that have been ferrying aid to Burma’s cyclone survivors unless the …

Aung San Suu Kyi reminded of her essential role in her country’s … (Pressemitteilung), Austria –

… but observed that ‘the success of the international effort will rely on the actions and conditions set by the Government of Burma’ (Myanmar’s former …

Jesuit Universities Collaborate on Basic Training for Humanitarian …

Fordham University, NY –

The global need for expertise in humanitarian relief has never been greater, including crises in Myanmar (Burma), China, Somalia, and Sudan, and domestic …

China, Burma, Daewoo Consortium Sign Gas Pact

RedOrbit, TX –

The signing ceremony was witnessed by Myanmar Foreign Minister U Nyan Win, Chinese Ambassador Guan Mu, South Korean Ambassador Park Key-Chong and other …SEO:047050

Global food supply could benefit from rodent-control technology

Northern Arizona University (Press Release), AZ –

Mayer said a doctoral student from Myanmar, or Burma, who will join the NAU team in August ultimately will be in a policy-making position in her country. …

Church to be Honored for Support of Refugees

Evangelical Covenant Church, IL –

Most recently, the church has been helping resettle refugees from Burma (Myanmar), who had fled to Thailand before the cyclone hit that country. …

Cyclone update: images of cyclone aid in action available …

Gallaudet University Inside Gallaudet, DC –

For more information and to view the images and video, go to the website and click on “URGENT — AID TO CYCLONE VICTIMS IN MYANMAR (BURMA). …

Soldiers told the time is right to topple junta, Australia –

Flyers being distributed inside Burma appeal to the foot soldiers of the military junta to turn on their overseers. The date is strategic because the …

Written by Lwin Aung Soe

June 21, 2008 at 12:27 pm

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