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World focus on Burma (12 July 2008)

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McCain and Zimbabwe

New York Sun, United States –

Moscow and Beijing use the same argument to block action aimed at helping people in places like Burma. This strategy assures that words like Tibet, Taiwan, …

A Tool Of Revolution

Newsweek –

The failure of their “click-here activism,” says a Cairo human-rights expert who spoke anonymously because of the sensitivity of the issue, has shown “the …

MISSION WATCH: Burma’s Military Allows Christians To Install Water …

BosNewsLife, Hungary –

… some 12 installations, including in Maubin, a township of the heavily-populated Irrawaddy Delta region in southwest Burma, also known as Myanmar. …

Zimbabwe sanctions: A schism between the United States and Europe …

Telegraph.co.uk, United Kingdom –

Last year, Russia vetoed a US sponsored resolution that criticized Burma’s human rights record. In 2004, Russia agreed to a Security Council resolution …

The downside of good intentions

Guelph Mercury, Canada –

Two months ago, the world looked on in shock and disbelief as, after Cyclone Nargis had smashed ashore in Burma (Myanmar), that country’s ruling generals …

Zimbabwe sanctions: A schism between the United States and Europe …

Telegraph.co.uk, United Kingdom –

Last year, Russia vetoed a US sponsored resolution that criticized Burma’s human rights record. In 2004, Russia agreed to a Security Council resolution …

West suffers historic defeat as China and
Times Online, UK –
The showdown heralds a chilling of international relations as Russia and China resist growing UN intervention in other repressive regimes, such a

‘Dodgy Dossier’ on Zimbabwe crushed

Zimbabwe Guardian, UK –

In January 2007 China and Russia jointly vetoed a US-sponsored resolution criticizing Burma’s human rights record. How then could they support a vote on …

Vetoes defeat sanctions on Mugabe

Boston Globe, United States –

Once the Russians made it clear that they would exercise their veto, the Chinese, often leery of taking a lone stand on sensitive human rights issues, …

‘A great honor’

Fort Wayne Journal Gazette, IN –

Unlike in Christianity, where monks profess vows for life, temporary monkhood is common in Theravada Buddhism in Burma, also known as Myanmar. …

The 2010 Election Challenges

The Irrawaddy News Magazine, Thailand –

By MIN ZIN Burma’s conflict is moving into a new phase of intractability. In other words, the conflict will become institutionalized in 2010. …

Stately home to hold car boot sale

Scarborough Today, UK –

… go directly to the British Red Cross Disaster Fund, which is currently providing aid to victims of the earthquake in China and Cyclone Nargis in Burma. …

‘A great honor’

Fort Wayne Journal Gazette, IN –

Unlike in Christianity, where monks profess vows for life, temporary monkhood is common in Theravada Buddhism in Burma, also known as Myanmar. …

Drugs, Religion and the Secret Empires

Strategy Page –

For decades after World War II, most of the heroin came from the remote Burma (now Myanmar)-China border area. But both of those nations eventually cracked …

Weekly Business Roundup (July 12, 2008)

The Irrawaddy News Magazine, Thailand –

He did not propose how the Asean countries should pool their resources for mutual benefit. Thailand and Burma have natural gas resources while Indonesia, …

Arsenic risk high in Burma: study

The Age, Australia –

Eastern Sumatra, the Irrawaddy delta in Burma and Cambodia’s Tonle Sap lake are among areas in Southeast Asia facing a high risk of arsenic contamination in …

Faith and hope: ‘All they had’

GoErie.com, PA –

… both 24, met William at the Mae La refugee camp in Thailand, about 3 miles from Myanmar, the southeast Asian country formerly known as Burma. …

An American Pastime: Smoking Pot

TIME –

About 20% of residents surveyed in the Netherlands, by contrast, reported having tried pot; in Asian countries, such as Japan and China, marijuana use was …

Kubota sees Thailand playing key Asean role

Bangkok Post, Thailand –

Kubota is now expanding to overseas markets by exporting diesel engines, walk-behind tractors and other machinery to new markets including Burma, Laos, ..

Decline and fallacy

guardian.co.uk, UK –

Why should Burma be “tiny”, for example? He also has a habit of announcing that something is not well-known when, like Admiral Zheng He’s 15th-century …

‘The Snake Charmer’

By JAMIE JAMES, New York Times, United States –
Burma, which many people now call Myanmar, the Southeast Asian country west of Thailand, is one of the most poorly studied places in the world. …

Has The Post-American Era Already Started?

INDOlink, CA –

The Western powers also failed to change the regimes in Burma and Sudan. They made a big issue of human rights violations in Burma and Darfur, …

Tri” for Thai Daughters

Boothbay Register, ME USA –

Both groups work tirelessly to prevent child trafficking in the Golden Triangle that is comprised of the countries of Thailand, Laos and Myanmar (Burma). …

Christian Ministry Brings Life to Burma

Christian Post –

By Joshua Goldberg Two months after cyclone Nargis claimed over 90000 lives and wrecked untold destruction across the Southeast Asian nation of Burma, …

Photo: Sun News Publishing

Daily Sun, Nigeria –

He said: “If that were the case, why am I, a Nigerian being sent to Burma, Myanmar to help them solve the problem of democratization, of human right, …

Written by Lwin Aung Soe

July 12, 2008 at 3:14 am

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