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World focus on Burma (23 June 2008)

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Myanmar retires elderly junta lieutenant generals
Earthtimes (press release), UK –
Yangon – Amid signs that Myanmar’s junta chief Senior General Than Shwe has tightened his grip over the military, at least five lieutenant generals have …

Restrictions Tightened on Cyclone Refugees Bound for Thailand

The Irrawaddy News Magazine, Thailand –

Refugees are also trying to reach Thailand by boat from the Irrawaddy Delta and southern Burma, via the Gulf of Martaban. A Burmese pro-democracy group, …

Burmese military undergoes major reshuffle

Democratic Voice of Burma, Norway –

Former military officer major Aung Set Paing said that perceived mistakes made in the aftermath of Cyclone Nargis could have played a role in the reshuffle. …

Harrowing stories from Cyclone Nargis

Medecins Sans Frontieres, Belgium –

Kim (not her real name)is a, nurse, 26, who normally works for MSF in one of the rural projects in Myanmar. She has been with MSF for about two years and …

Why the ‘World’ Cannot Intervene against Poisonous Governments

Family Security Matters, NJ –

Now another category has surfaced in Burma, the fiefdom of a horrible government of military thugs. Their thuggery was ignored by the “world community” …

Authority in Arakan Prohibits Watching Nargis Video

Narinjara News, Bangladesh –

Now Nargis is not related to politics but the authority is not allowing us to watch a VCD documenting the cyclone. I am really surprised at such a …

Small Steps of Progress in Rebuilding Iraq

Salem-News.Com, OR –

They are one of the groups that was able to access Burma

Daewoo consortium signs gas supply deal with China

Reuters –

Few western companies will invest in the former Burma because of its poor human rights record and continued detention of Nobel Peace Prize …

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Is the sky falling? Americans think so

Inquirer.net, Philippines –

… afflicting the United States—more than 69000 people dead in the earthquake in China; 78000 dead and 56000 missing from the cyclone in Burma (Myanmar). …

India, Burma to hold border trade talks

Radio Australia, Australia –

India and Burma will sign an investment pact and hold talks on wider border trade as a sign of expanding ties. Officials in India say it will also offer …

Myanmar honours Most Ven. Weligama Gnanaratane Thera

Ceylon Daily News, Sri Lanka –

… felicitate the Most Venerable Weligama Gnanaratane thera on his receiving the prestigious title of Agga Maha Panditha from the Union of Myanmar(Burma). …

Written by Lwin Aung Soe

June 23, 2008 at 3:53 am

Posted in World Focus on Burma

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