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World focus on Burma (14 August 2008)

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Canadian government matches $30 million in donations for China …

The Canadian Press, TORONTO –

The federal government is also matching more than $11.6 million for people affected by the cyclone Nargis in Myanmar, which killed nearly 85000 people in …

Canada matches relief donations to China, Burma
Canada.com, Canada –
The government also will contribute $11622015 to the Burma Cyclone Relief Fund, which brings the amount of aid committed to the country to more than $25

Government of Canada Helps Victims of China Earthquake and Burma …

MarketWatch –

In addition, over $11.6 million was raised for people affected by Cyclone Nargis in Burma. These matching funds will be channeled to humanitarian …

Government of Canada Helps Victims of China Earthquake and Burma …

Market Wire (press release) –

The Burma cyclone in May left nearly 140000 dead or missing. The humanitarian response by Canadians was immediate, and several organizations raised funds to …

Trying to ‘esplain’

Christian Science Monitor, MA –

The first day I came to her house, ostensibly to talk about Burma (Myanmar), she asked me to help her practice for the Georgia driver’s written exam. …

UN admits loss of about 1.56 million dollars of cyclone aid in Burma
Mizzima.com, India –
But the Myanmar Foreign Trade Bank, the principal bank in Burma that is used by several aid agencies to transfer aid money, on Thursday told Mizzima that ..

UN:More than $1.5 million in cyclone aid lost WTTE, OH –

UN says 1.5 mln dlrs of cyclone aid lost in Myanmar forex rules AFP –

UN says $A1.79M of cyclone aid lost Sydney Morning Herald, Australia –

Government of Canada Contributes $18-Million in Support of Red …

MarketWatch –

“The Canadian Red Cross would like to thank the Canadian International Development Agency for their generous support of relief efforts in China and Myanmar …

USDA Expected to Form Proxy Parties for 2010 Election

The Irrawaddy News Magazine, Thailand –

By WAI MOE Burma’s military-backed Union Solidarity and Development Association (USDA) is reportedly planning to form proxy parties to contest the proposed …

UNICEF/WHO step up rehabilitation assistance

Mizzima.com, India –

Burma’s citizens will soon be the beneficiaries of a new $440000 investment into vaccination facilities inside the country. The United Nations Children’s …

5th press release of the Tripartite Core Group – Myanmar and the …

ReliefWeb (press release), Switzerland –

Yangon, 13 August 2008 – Through the Tripartite Core Group (TCG), the Government of Myanmar and the United Nations agencies working in Myanmar have …

U Gambira raises monks’ issues with UN rights envoy

Democratic Voice of Burma, Norway –

U Gambira’s sister Ma Khin Thu Htay said her brother had spent 20 minutes with the special rapporteur during his visit to Burma last week. …

New technology to circumvent Burma’s media control

Radio Australia, Australia –

While the world peers through the Internet’s Great Firewall of China, the miniature version in Burma seems as solid as ever. But activists and human rights …

Daw Suu’s lawyer prepares appeal after meeting

Democratic Voice of Burma, Norway –

“She told me to ‘take the necessary steps according to the law, if the [junta’s] case is not strong enough legally’. That was what she said, although she …

Htoo trading leaves Bogalay workers unpaid

Democratic Voice of Burma, Norway –

“The Htoo trading used labour from daily paid workers in Bogalay to rebuild houses destroyed by the cyclone,” a resident said. “But after two months, …

Media Advisory/REMINDER: Government of Canada Supports Relief …

NewsBlaze, CA – 3 hours ago

… and Canadian Identity), will make an important announcement on the Government of Canada’s contribution to relief efforts in Burma and China. …

Bush as Human Rights Champion?

The Irrawaddy News Magazine, Thailand –

It remains difficult for many human rights activists around the world to understand why Burmese activists see the US government as a staunch supporter of …

Burma ripoff

Bangkok Post, Thailand –

Attracting international aid for the relief effort for Cyclone Nargis, which smashed into central Burma on May 2-3 leaving about 140000 people dead or …

Put aside poison pens and enjoy spectacular Olympics

Vancouver Sun,  Canada –

We dragged all kinds of issues into the Olympics — human rights, Tibet, air quality, Burma, Taiwan, ad nauseum. China could do nothing right. …

Remote Lands Invites Guests to Experience Asia’s Most Exciting …

PR Web (press release), WA –

October: One of the most famous festivals in Myanmar (Burma) is the Elephant Dance Festival, which is centered in the village of Kyauk-se between Mandalay …

Burmese magazine misses deadline due to censors’ delay in …

Southeast Asian Press Alliance, Thailand –

A SEAPA partner, it aims to promote awareness about the situation in Burma and promote democracy and freedom of expression in the country.

Aid workers still finding it hard to help months after Myanmar cyclone

cw2.com, CO –

by Laura Main, News2 COLORADO SPRINGS (KWGN) — Three months ago, a devastating cyclone destroyed much of the country of Myanmar, formerly known as Burma. …

Cyclone relief effort in Burma continues

Times Online – Auckland, New Zealand –

A project director for Partners Relief and Development, Mr Corlett has been involved in ongoing assistance in Burma (also known as Myanmar) and comes to …

Ladies who say and do!

Bangkok Post, Thailand –

According to activists of Women’s League of Burma, the country’s health-care system currently ranks 190th of 191 countries. Forty-five per cent of cyclone …

The Singapore Lecture – Building on ASEAN’s Success – Towards an …

TamilSydney.com, Australia –

And this year the cyclone in Burma and the earthquake in China have reminded us of the power of nature – more than 150000 lost their lives and so many …

MELANCHOLY BURMA COMMEMORATES 8-8-88

World Politics Review –

While the international diplomatic community and human rights groups are fierce in their lobbying for Burmese freedom — especially that of imprisoned Nobel …

China Key Arms Supplier to Human Rights Abusers

Asian Tribune, Thailand –

… out that China is currently “an arms supplier of last resort for dictators and human rights abusers”, including Sudan, Zimbabwe and Myanmar (Burma). …

UN envoy expresses hope for Myanmar

The National, United Arab Emirates –

However, since the uprising by monks in September, the human rights record in Myanmar, also sometimes known as Burma, has gone from bad to worse – including …

Georgia and Democratic Realism

Atlantic Online –

But when it says no to Liberia, or Congo, or Burma, or countenances alliances with authoritarian rulers in places like Pakistan or, for that matter, Russia, …

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