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အာဏာရွင္စနစ္ က်ဆံုးမွ တတိုင္းျပည္လံုး စစ္မွန္တဲ့ ဒီမိုကေရစီကို ခံစားရမယ္

World focus on Burma (13 October 2008)

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Weekly Business Roundup (October 13, 2008)
The Irrawaddy News Magazine, Thailand –
The Myanmar Industrial Association is on record as saying it wants to press the development of a bigger chemicals production industry in Burma. …

Cyclone Survivors Fear Food Aid is Set to End Soon
The Irrawaddy News Magazine, Thailand –
Laputta and Bogalay were among the areas most severely affected by Cyclone Nargis when it struck on May 2-3. According to official Burmese estimates, …

Pickup truck explodes in Burma
Independent Online, South Africa –
CNG has become a popular alternative fuel in Myanmar/Burma to benzine and diesel this year, in the face of rising oil prices. – Sapa-dpa.

Humanitarian carnival: Celebrity vogue
ISN, Switzerland –
It was modest and moving – human theater that only grabbed attention because its creator happened to be a celebrity. Actress Mia Farrow appears in the final …

Uzbekistan jails reporter
EUobserver.com, Belgium –
Meanwhile, Human Rights Watch (HRW) has said that EU states will undermine foreign policy credibility if they let Tashkent off the hook. …

RP maids fear layoffs
Inquirer.net, Philippines –
Any slowdown in the construction sector would affect thousands of migrant laborers from Bangladesh, India, Burma, Thailand and China.

Nobel Peace Prize: Saluting peace-makers, stirring political …
Ceylon Daily News, Sri Lanka – 
The bets were instead on Finland’s former President Ahtisaari for brokering peace in Indonesia’s Aceh province (he won it this year), Chinese human rights …

 

Written by Lwin Aung Soe

October 13, 2008 at 12:41 pm

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