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World focus on Burma (6 September 2008)

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US and UK Anti-money Laundering Requirements Compared
International Law Office, UK –
The Burma sanctions currently in force in the United Kingdom target specific individuals and entities in Burma. The US sanctions are broader. …

NLD Calls Junta to Ensure Well-being of Suu Kyi
The Irrawaddy News Magazine, Thailand –
By AP RANGOON — The political party of detained opposition leader Aung San Suu Kyi urged Burma’s military government Friday to ensure her well-being as she …

Junta Cracks Down on Monks, Activists
The Irrawaddy News Magazine, Thailand –
By SAW YAN NAING Perhaps fearing another uprising during the anniversary of last year’s demonstrations, Burmese security forces are now closely monitoring …

Around the world in eighty ways. . .
Herald.ie, Ireland –
Burma had been hit by a cyclone, and China had had an earthquake. “We were kind of stuck, but two days after we arrived, the monarch was ousted and the …

So Far, It Just Isn’t Looking Like Asia’s Century
Washington Post, United States –
One of the most expensive pictures in Thai history, it told the story of an ancient Thai queen who died fighting Burmese invaders — and compounded Thais’ …

Myanmar: Two MMO members acquitted in Maungdaw
The Muslim News, UK –
Some locals believe that Dr. Nurul Hoque alias Dr. Tun Aung, the Chairman of Township Islam Religion Council (IRC) of Burma complained to the authorities …

Burma: Journalist Arrested After Article on Double Murder
UNPO, Netherlands –
… has voiced support for Burma’s military junta and said that international talks on the future of the country should be held without Aung San Suu Kyi.

Malta and International press digest
Times of Malta, Malta –
Irrawaddy reports that members close to Burma’s detained democracy leader Aung San Suu Kyi say she has refused to accept food rations for the past three …

In Brief……. (Suu Kyi refuses food)
Dispatch Online, South Africa –
Sapa-AFP BURMA ’S detained democratic leader Aung San Suu Kyi had refused to accept food rations for three weeks, her party said yesterday, calling on the …

Aung San Suu Kyi reported on hunger strike
United Press International –
The league won parliamentary elections in 1990, but the military junta ruling the country formerly known as Burma refused to relinquish power. …

The sands of peace
National Post, Canada –
High oil prices arm despots against their own people, as with Burma’s military regime; they finance terrorism abroad, as with Iran; and they make dreams of …

Strong and ancient links with Burma
Scotsman, United Kingdom –
After Cyclone Nargis struck in May, the Scottish Government immediately backed the Myanmar (Burma) Cyclone Appeal and encouraged all Scots to do the same. …

A pioneering Scot who has dedicated his life to Burma
Scotsman, United Kingdom –
His third book, Pandaw: The Irrawaddy Flotilla Company & the Rivers of Myanmar, is about the company he helped revive and the history of the flotilla. …

Burma’s junta gave best help in cyclone, says UN
Financial Times, UK –
By Andrew Jack in London The Burmese authorities were by far the greatest providers of medical assistance to its population after cyclone Nargis despite the …

Country could face critical rice shortage
It all depends on how much the junta has stored for an emergency, and whether the ordinary Burmese people will rise up in protest if supplies run short. …

Women take up fight for equality
Calcutta Telegraph, India –
“The Indian government had promised us to help in our struggle for democracy against the Burma military regime. We thought it would do another East Pakistan …

Burma: Building upon success
ReliefWeb (press release), Switzerland –
Three months after Cyclone Nargis, the world has an outdated image of the situ¬ation inside Burma. Although aid agencies delivered assistance within days …

Which stones are substitutes for rubies?
National Jeweler Network, NY –

Answer: Rubies from Myanmar (still commonly called Burma) range widely in price, from top-value, high-clarity stones mined in the Mogok Stone Tract to small …

Helen hopes to cross finish line in marathon effort
Worcester News,  UK –

“I decided to run for the Red Cross back in May after seeing television footage of the Chinese earthquake and the cyclone that hit Burma. …

Burmese Regime Fails To Cooperate

Voice of America –

It is difficult to imagine any real political progress in Burma until the country’s leading democracy advocate is released. Indeed, Aung San Suu Kyi has …

Day 12 – End of Thai crisis near?

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Heavy rain hits PAD at Government House; students march to Thai News Agency MCOT, Thailand –

Thai PM holes up at home as emergency rule is flouted AFP

PAD says no to talk with Govt Nation Multimedia, Thailand –

Thai PM refuses to negotiate with protesters CCTV, China –

PAD says no to talk with Govt Nation Multimedia, Thailand –

Living conditions bad but Thai protesters stay put
International Herald Tribune –
AP BANGKOK, Thailand: Living conditions at a 12-day-old protest at Thailand’s Government House were worsening, with thousands camped in mud enveloped by the stench of urine, but organizers said Saturday they will not leave until the prime minister

Still a rollicking party out there Malaysia Star, Malaysia –

Thai PM picks new foreign minister Aljazeera.net

Young PAD to begin anti-govt march Sat Bangkok Post, Thailand –

Defiant as they come Bangkok Post, Thailand –

3000 PAD protesters suffer from cold, skin disease daily Thai News Agency MCOT, Thailand –

Ex-diplomat is new Thai FM Straits Times, Singapore –

Prasobsuk begins mediation task Bangkok Post, Thailand –

Sondhi to ordain for life if peace is restored Bangkok Post, Thailand –

Career diplomat to be next Thai foreign minister Monsters and Critics.com –

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Who’ll blink first? Bangkok Post, Thailand –

Thailand to buy 40% more rice from farmers Financial Times, UK –

Thailand May Lift Emergency Decree, Prime Minister Samak Says Bloomberg –

Samak: Referendum is best Bangkok Post,

Samak and PAD, as defiant as they come Bangkok Post, Thailand –

Saroj chosen as Tej’s replacement Bangkok Post, Thailand –

PM close to dropping of emergency Bangkok Post, Thailand –

PM, army chief scotch rumours of a rift Bangkok Post, Thailand –

State of emergency backfires on govt Bangkok Post, Thailand –

Thai leader calls vote on stand-off Financial Times, UK –

Gwynne Dyer: Thaksin Shinawatra could be the Peron of Thailand Georgia Straight, Canada –

‘Thai poor are not smart enough’ Electric New Paper, Singapore –

Thailand Divided Free Speech Radio News, CA –

End of emergency near Bangkok Post, Thailand –

Thai PM plans crisis referendum Tehran Times, Iran –

Thailand’s pampered protesters Foreign Policy Passport –

Best Quotes of August 2008 HoweStreet.com, Canada –

Who’s joining Thai protests? Christian Science Monitor, MA –

Thai PM Refuses to Negotiate With Protesters findingDulcinea, New York –

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Hanoi: Bishops join
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2 students shot, …
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Around the World
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Thailand plans r…
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Cyprus issues Thai
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Written by Lwin Aung Soe

September 6, 2008 at 3:05 am