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World focus on Burma (2 July 2008)

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Interview: Indian NDA will consider Burma a priority

Democratic Voice of Burma, Norway –

DVB: The international community channelled aid to cyclone victims through UN agencies because they didn’t trust the military regime, while the Indian …

What Can I Possibly Do?

Reader’s Digest, NY –

By Carol Kaufmann Subscribe To This Blog I haven’t seen much of Burma these days. When Cyclone Nargis soaked the southern portion of the country May 2 and 3 …

Hearing of Ecovision reporter case fixed for July

Mizzima.com, India –

Chiang Mai – Burma’s authorities on Tuesday remanded Eint Khaing Oo, a reporter of a Rangoon based Weekly Journal ‘Ecovision’, who was arrested while …

Damaged monastery forced to turn down students

Democratic Voice of Burma, Norway –

… in Rangoon’s South Okkalapa township has been unable to accept new students due to a lack of funding to repair damage caused by the cyclone in May. …

Cyclone victims still need help

Peterborough Today, UK – J

By Tara Dundon A CITY charity is appealing for more funds to help survivors of the Burma cyclone in a bid to continue vital relief and rehabilitation work. …

Burmese Officials Ordered to Listen to Exile Broadcasts

The Irrawaddy News Magazine, Thailand –

In the past few weeks, the official media has been countering negative reports on Cyclone Nargis and its aftermath with news about government assistance to …

Talk of the Town

Pattaya Today, Thailand –

Former PILC president Roseanne Diamente is now organising help for the distressed people of Burma in areas badly hit by the cyclone. …

Heightened global security threat from natural disasters requires …

ReliefWeb (press release), Switzerland –

Most recently, the Sichuan earthquake in China affected 15 million people and cyclone Nargis which struck Burma in May affected approximately 2.4 million …

No words necessary: The cartoonists tackle climate change

Independent, UK –

Two cartoons were sent from Burma, where in May this year a cyclone tore through five regions along the western coast, killing at least 100000 people, …

view: Empire of human rights —Ian Buruma

Daily Times, Pakistan –

The two recent natural disasters in Burma and China have put this idea to a severe test. China has not fared too badly, largely because its government was …

Faith briefs

South Bend Tribune, IN –

SOUTH BEND — In May, Feeding the Nations sent $25000 to missionaries on the ground in Myanmar (Burma) to purchase food and water. Now, according to a recent …

The Politics of Rice

The Island (subscription), Sri Lanka –

A week after Cyclone Nargis struck Burma in May, Ma Mya Ayes was queuing for food in Labutta. Ma Ayes and a small group of villagers waited for two days in …

UN firm on commitment to change in Burma

Mizzima.com, India –

… “you have my firm commitment and assurance that I will work very hard to help the people of Myanmar [Burma] enjoy genuine freedom and democracy. …

Refer to a friend

PR-Inside.com (Pressemitteilung), Austria –

1995 – Opposition leader and Nobel Peace Prize laureate Aung San Suu Kyi is freed from house arrest in Rangoon, Burma, now known as Yangon, Myanmar, …

Myanmar tightens security; puts public on alert after bomb blast

Peninsula On-line, Qatar –

The junta blamed those blasts on an armed exiled student group, Vigorous Burma Student Warriors, who oppose military rule. Other bombs and shootings since …

Myanmar steps up surveillance as protest dates loom

Daily Times, Pakistan –

The USDA is a social organisation founded by the former Burma’s ruling generals in 1993 and now claiming 24 million members – an unlikely figure given that …

Arctic Lessons

The Conservative Voice, NC –

BSZ: The junta in Burma and the Chinese Communist Party aren’t so very different in their mindset from the military governments that governed Alaska early …

Faith briefs

South Bend Tribune, IN –

SOUTH BEND — In May, Feeding the Nations sent $25000 to missionaries on the ground in Myanmar (Burma) to purchase food and water. Now, according to a recent …

States Divest From Businesses Tied to Iran

Arms Control Today – 20 hours ago

During the 1990s, humanitarian activists persuaded Massachusetts to divest from companies “doing business with” Burma (Myanmar). More recently, almost 30 …

Hearing of Ecovision reporter case fixed for July

Mizzima.com, India – 23 hours ago

… Myanmar Nation Weekly were arrested for possessing a copy of Human Rights Report by Mr. Pinheirro, the UN Special Rapporteur for human rights in Burma, …

‘Warriors’ claim responsibility for Rangoon blast

Mizzima.com, India –

The statement further said, they have been launching an operation against Burma’s military rulers and that it had exploded two bombs on April 20, …

Ireland gives more than half a million euro to Myanmar (Burma) and …

Reuters AlertNet, UK –

“This money will make a real difference to those who we are helping in Myanmar and China and I would like to thank the people of Ireland for their very …

SEA View – A week in review for Southeast Asia

CSR Asia, China –

(Asia Pulse, June 26) Mining in Myanmar ruining environment Indiscriminate mining for jade and gems in northern Burma is destroying the ecology and …

Written by Lwin Aung Soe

July 3, 2008 at 2:52 pm

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