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World focus on Burma (2 November 2008)

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Myanmar Activists Sorry to Lose Laura Bush
FOXNews –
They also have won tough sanctions aimed at isolating Myanmar, also known as Burma. Activists in the country say her support has been invaluable. …

Different playbooks aimed at balancing Asia’s powers
The Japan Times, Japan –
And both, while recognizing a common commitment to democracy, freedom, human rights and the rule of law, obligate the two sides to work together to build …

A round-up of the Sunday newspapers
Telegraph.co.uk, United Kingdom –
… as a director of French oil giant Total because of the firm’s pivotal role as a business partner of the oppressive military junta that controls Burma. …

Bangladesh protests Burma oilfield intrusion
บางกอกโพส, Thailand –
Dhaka (dpa) – Bangladesh has protested an alleged intrusion by Burma over its maritime boundary for oil and gas exploration, asking the Burmese military …

25 years of Aloha Medical Mission
Honolulu Star-Bulletin, HI –
Dr. Carl Lum, an AMM veteran of 15 years, just returned Thursday with a team after his fourth mission to Myanmar (formerly Burma), doing about five major …

Tutors help immigrant kids sharpen reading skill
Fort Wayne Journal Gazette, IN –

… program coordinator, for coming up with the idea for the program, which currently serves children from Thailand, Laos and Myanmar, formerly Burma, …

Burma cyclone survivors struggle on
Mail & Guardian Online, South Africa –
Six months after Cyclone Nargis slammed into army-ruled Burma, killing more than 130 000 people, many in the worst-hit Irrawaddy Delta continue to rely on …

FACTBOX-A look at North Korean leader Kim Jong-il
Reuters AlertNet, UK –
Intelligence experts say Kim ordered the 1983 bombing in the capital of Burma, now Myanmar, that killed 17 senior South Korean officials and the bombing of …

Cautious optimism for Myanmar
Inquirer.net, Philippines –
PYIN KAYAING–Six months after Cyclone Nargis lashed Myanmar (also known as Burma), the initial despair over the ruling junta’s inaction has been replaced …

Barrels out of a basket case
The Times, South Africa –
… file does one remember that they are not in Leiendecker’s home town, the Moselle town of Bernkastel in western Germany, but in tropical Myanmar (Burma). …

Six months after cyclone, Burmese junta tightens grip
Independent, UK –
By Andrew Buncombe, Asia Correspondent Six months after a huge cyclone tore through Burma’s Irrawaddy Delta, killing up to 150000 people, thousands of …

The baron who holds Burma’s purse strings
guardian.co.uk, UK –
And he rejected the argument that revenues from oil and gas, as well as Lloyd’s reinsurance of key infrastructure owned by the Burmese junta, help it retain …

: A Swiss photographer focuses his lens on Buddhism in Asia
Indian Express, India –
“Most places in South Asia, except Burma, have become very commercial. It’s quite common to find a group of monks travelling in a car. …


Written by Lwin Aung Soe

November 2, 2008 at 10:10 pm

Posted in World Focus on Burma

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