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World focus on Burma (29 August 2008)

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India’s Myanmar Policy An Alternative Roadmap
MorungExpress, India –
At least twelve groups are believed to have bases in Myanmar. India has already provided Burma with military equipment but Burma has also requested …

Suu Kyi party: UN trip yields no results
International Herald Tribune, France –
AP YANGON, Myanmar: Myanmar’s main opposition party lashed out Friday at UN special envoy Ibrahim Gambari, saying his visits to Myanmar have failed to …

NLD Criticizes Gambari
The Irrawaddy News Magazine, Thailand –
By WAI MOE Burma’s main opposition party, the National League for Democracy (NLD), has slammed UN Special Envoy to Burma Ibrahim Gambari’s mission to Burma …

Soldiers Still Watch Suu Kyi
The Irrawaddy News Magazine, Thailand –
The officer told The Irrawaddy that most soldiers believe that the political situation in Burma cannot improve without Suu Kyi’s involvement and that even …

Ten jailed for September 2007 protests
Democratic Voice of Burma, Norway –
Aug 29, 2008 (DVB)–Ten people, including Bogalay township National League for Democracy chairman U Aung Khin Bo, have been sentenced to 30 months’ …

Public Servant Online, UK –
The complete lock-down in Tibet mirrors that of Burma, a country whose ruling junta is actively supported by the Chinese authorities, including, …

Ukraine, Russia and European stability
guardian.co.uk, UK –
Leave to one side that Russia spends a lot of time arguing in the UN and elsewhere against “interference” in internal affairs, whether in Zimbabwe or Burma. …

US ‘Deeply Disappointed’ about Junta
The Irrawaddy News Magazine, Thailand –
Improved relations between Burma and the international community depend on the Burmese regime taking concrete and sincere steps in this direction. …

Joe Biden and Burma

The Irrawaddy News Magazine, Thailand –
“As far as I know, the US government knows that they need to have dialogue with the Burmese junta,” said Aung Naing Oo, a Burmese political commentator in …

Anger in New Zealand over Deal Easing Trade with Burma
The Irrawaddy News Magazine, Thailand –
“Free trade here will mean choice New Zealand products will serve at the tables of the fascist junta of Myanmar [Burma], while we get cheap products …

New Zealand labour union attacks ASEAN trade deal
Earthtimes (press release), UK –
Hanson cited the murder of Ko Moe Naung, a Seafarers’ Union of Burma (Myanmar) organizer in the Ranong region, who he said was killed by Burmese military …

Sri Mulyani Indrawati: Indonesia’s Woman of Substance
Tempo Interaktif, Indonesia –
… former IMF director for Asia, defeated Aung San Suu Kyi, a Nobel Prize winner who is currently under home arrest by order of Burma’s military regime. …

Suu Kyi 38th most powerful woman in world
Mizzima.com, India –
Burma’s democratic opposition leader Aung San Suu Kyi is the 38th most powerful woman in the world, according to Forbes magazine. …

Lakelanders return from cyclone relief effort
Westmorland Gazette, UK –
Hamish Wilson and Rupert Miller travelled to Burma immediately after Cyclone Nargis struck the west coast of Myanmar on May 2 effecting over 2.5 million …

Five, last year’s protesters, arrested again
Mizzima.com, India –
Chiang Mai – As news of democracy icon Daw Aung San Suu Kyi’s refusal to accept food supplies spreads among people, Burmese junta authorities are taking no …

Maritime Union Criticizes Myanmar Connection In Free Trade Deal
Voxy, New Zealand –
The Maritime Union has previously spoken out about the murder of Ko Moe Naung, a Seafarers’ Union of Burma (Myanmar) organizer in the Ranong region, …

Remarkable women
Asia Pacific Media Network, CA –
Take a look at the heroic Aung San Suu Kyi, the Nobel Peace Prize winner closeted for years in her home in Burma/Myanmar on orders from the evil junta. …

Burmese singer highlights junta abuse
Radio Australia, Australia –
In the west we have Bob Dylan, Joan Baez and Billy Bragg but in Burma, there’s Moon Aung, a folksy-pop protest singer. His concerts feature on-stage …

US lashes Burmese junta’s refusal to cooperate with UN
The Standard, Hong Kong –
The US said it was “deeply disappointed” that Burma’s military regime failed to cooperate with United Nations envoy Ibrahim Gambari, who visited the nation …

Russia, China Alliance Weakening Over Georgia
New York Sun, United States –
By Staff Reporter of the Sun | August 29, 2008 UNITED NATIONS — An alliance between two of the five permanent members of the UN Security Council, …

Burma’s Activists Still In Prison
Voice of America –
According to the human rights group Amnesty International, there are still more than two-thousand political prisoners in Burma. And there seems to be no end …

Gecko Fossil Discovered In Amber
OPB News, OR –
It’s embedded in a piece of amber unearthed in Myanmar that dates back some 100 million years. Researchers say it’s possible the gecko ran into a resin pit …

Ancient geckos Christian Science Monitor, MA –

Former Amherst resident goes global: Qing Zhang joins Nobel group …
Amherst Bulletin, MA –
In July and August, she joined activist/actress Mia Farrow and eight women who have won the Nobel Prize on a trip to Sudan and Burma, countries with close …

When the military takes power
Al-Ahram Weekly, Egypt –
In Myanmar, historically Burma, the military has ruled for more than 45 years after toppling the civilian government of Prime Minister U Nu in 1962. …

People Against Democracy
New America Media, CA –
Thailand is not a Republic but is governed by a monarchy backed by a military junta (as in Burma). These protests represent another military coup, …

Refugee’s new home comes into focus through new lens
Tampabay.com, FL –
Mai Ra Hay was born in Myanmar, a military-led nation once known as Burma, bordered by China, Thailand and India. He was an infant when his family fled …

UK: Foreign Secretary David Miliband speech in Ukraine
ISRIA (subscription), DC –
Leave to one side that Russia spends a lot of time arguing in the UN and elsewhere against “interference” in internal affairs, whether in Zimbabwe or Burma. …

US concerned about detained Suu Kyi’s diet
USA Today –
State Department spokesman Robert Wood told reporters that Suu Kyi and other political prisoners in the military-run country, also known as Burma, …

Refusal of the Burmese Regime to Cooperate with the United Nations
US Department of State, DC –
Improved relations between Burma and the international community depend on the Burmese regime taking concrete and sincere steps in this direction.

Thai protest siege moves into fourth day

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A country at the brink Nation Multimedia, Thailand –

Bangkok governor election set for Oct 5 Nation Multimedia, Thailand –

Non-violence must guide police Nation Multimedia, Thailand –

Today’s photo: Police clash with protesters in Bangkok USA Today –

In photos: ‘Politics Protests in Thailand’ Monsters and Critics.com –

Police scuffle with protesters as turmoil spread through Thailand AFP –

Thailand’s ruling coalition plans urgent debate on protest crisis The Standard, Hong Kong –

Thai rioters attack police station Aljazeera.net, Qatar –

United Kingdom of Thailand Urged As ‘PAD’ Take Goverment House Mathaba.Net, UK –

UPDATE 8-Thai protests hit police HQ, disrupt airports Reuters –

Protesters lay siege to Bangkok compound The Australian, Australia –

Activists Storm Police HQ Sky News, UK –

Thai police use tear gas to disperse protesters The Associated Press –

Playing the foreign card Bangkok Post, Thailand –

Police back off as protests spread from Bangkok – Summary Earthtimes (press release), UK –

Thai PM Samak cancels Japan trip amid domestic tensions Yahoo, Thailand –

Thai PM threatens state of emergency guardian.co.uk, UK –

Thai protests hit police HQ and disrupt airports elEconomista.es, Spain –

Thai Demonstrators Pressure Prime Minister Samak To Resign AHN –

Thai police use tear gas to disperse protesters guardian.co.uk, UK –

Thai protestors storm police HQ, airports Radio Australia, Australia –

Thai protests hit police HQ and disrupt airports elEconomista.es, Spain –

Bangkok police trapped by protesters United Press International –

Thai police fire tear gas on protesters: witness AFP –

Thai police back off after scuffles with protesters (Roundup) Monsters and Critics.com –

Timeline: Unrest spreads in Thailand as coup anniversary nears AsiaOne, Singapore –

Police retreat from confrontation Channel 4 News, UK –

Thai protests spread to disrupt rail and air links Independent, UK –

PM asks people to rethink before joining rally Bangkok Post, Thailand

Thai Police Re-Enter Besieged Government Compound Voice of America –

Police tackle Thai protests as Phuket hit by euronews, France –

Thai Army Chief: No coup to end political turmoil Xinhua, China –

Thai protesters, police scuffle as turmoil escalates AFP

Thai protesters seize control of airport Radio Netherlands, Netherlands –

Anupong repeats his stand for no coup Nation Multimedia, Thailand –

Government House: Police evacuate compound; protesters resume Thai News Agency MCOT, Thailand –

Riot police get tough with Thai protesters Amsterdam News.Net, Netherlands –

Thai shares shrug off violence reports Nation Multimedia, Thailand –

Thai Protesters Injured as Riot Police Move In The Irrawaddy News Magazine, Thailand –

Demonstrators Test Thai Hospitality TIME

Thai police back off in face of defiant anti-government protesters
Xinhua –
BANGKOK, Aug. 29 (Xinhua) — Thai police backed off in face of an defiant protester crowd on Friday after a see-saw battle with anti-government protesters to gain control of the government seat in central Bangkok.
Thai protesters, police scuffle at besieged compound AFP
Thai police back off after scuffles with protesters (2nd Lead) Monsters and Critics.com
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Thailand: Out of balance, lacking checks United Press International, Asia, Hong Kong

Thai protesters, police scuffle at besieged compound AFP –

Police back off Bangkok Post, Thailand –

PM defends police raid on Makkawan Bridge rally site Thai News Agency MCOT, Thailand –

Thai police back off after scuffles with protesters (2nd Lead) Monsters and Critics.com –

Thai police confront protesters in PM’s compound elEconomista.es, Spain –

Thai riot police confront protesters in Thaksin’s compound GulfNews, United Arab Emirates –

The truce crumbles clashes between police and demonstrators in AsiaNews.it, Italy –

Protesters told to leave compound The Press Association –

Clashes have broken out between police and anti-government InTheNews.co.uk, UK –

Thai police clash with protesters, reseize accesses to gov’t seat Xinhua, China –

Poll says foreigners disagree with use of force with PAD’s protest Thaindian.com, Thailand –

Police remove protestors’ shelters around besieged Government House Yahoo, Thailand –

PM: Police won’t use force against protesters Bangkok Post, Thailand –

Police re-enter Government House compound to post injunction Thai News Agency MCOT, Thailand

Thai rail strike pressures government CNN International -,,

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Thai protest siege moves into fourth day
Reuters –
BANGKOK, Aug 29 (Reuters) – A protest siege of Thailand’s centre of government moved into its fourth day on Friday, with its leaders showing few signs of …

‘Final Battle’ puts PAD in precarious spot Asia Pacific Media Network, CA –

Police unit trapped inside the protest Bangkok Post, Thailand –

Squalor at Government House Bangkok Post, Thailand –

Long, long wait at inspection centres in Johor Malaysia Star, Malaysia –

No sign of way out Straits Times, Singapore –

Thai rail workers join anti-government protests Radio Australia, Australia –

Police forced to leave Government House Nation Multimedia, Thailand –

Shoving match Bangkok Post, Thailand –

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Written by Lwin Aung Soe

August 29, 2008 at 2:00 am

A blogger takes office in Malaysia

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A blogger takes office in Malaysia
Christian Science Monitor –
Five years of blogging has brought Jeff Ooi a measure of notoriety. His biting posts on Malaysian politics sparked police investigations.
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Written by Lwin Aung Soe

August 29, 2008 at 1:55 am