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Archive for November 8th, 2008

World focus on Burma (8 November 2008)

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Bangladesh ups watch along Myanmar border
The Associated Press –
DHAKA, Bangladesh (AP) — Bangladesh said it put border guards on alert Saturday because it had information that neighboring Myanmar was amassing troops …

Burma lifts post-cyclone rice export ban
USA Today –
Rangoon, Burma (AP) — A Burma newspaper says the military government has lifted a rice export ban it imposed after Cyclone Nargis devastated the country’s …

Philippines expecting bond with US bolstered after Obama takes …
Xinhua, China –
… Burma and defense reform, he added. Besides the Philippines, the ASEAN is composed of Brunei Darussalam, Cambodia, Indonesia, Lao PDR, Malaysia, Myanmar …

Border forces up over sea row
Straits Times, Singapore –
DHAKA- BANGLADESH and Myanmar reinforced troops along the border between the two countries after talks over disputed waters in the Bay of Bengal failed in ..

Junta leader congratulates Obama
The Press Association –
Burma’s military leader has sent US President-elect Barack Obama a congratulatory message on his election victory. The official Myanmar Ahlin daily …

Burma’s military leader congratulates Barack Obama
Radio Australia, Australia –
Burma’s military leader General Than Shwe has sent a formal diplomatic note of congratulation to US President-elect Barack Obama. …

It’s about natural gas
Globe and Mail, Canada –
China and India should have restrained Myanmar from sending naval and prospecting vessels this week to a natural-gas-rich patch of the Bay of Bengal that is …

Palace: Arroyo, Obama already have understanding on issues
ABS CBN News, Philippines –
… food security, poverty reduction, the future of the Association of Southeast Asian Nations, human rights in Burma and defense reform. …

The interests of the UN and Nepalis coincide in making the peace …
Trading Markets (press release), CA –
It was Burma?s U-Thant who succeeded Hammarskjöld, and he visited Nepal in April 1967. His famous tears at the sight of dilapidated Lumbini helped launch ..

Mekong river nations consider Asian rice cartel
Radio Australia, Australia –
Vietnam’s prime minister made the announcement after a regional summit of the Mekong River nations with Thailand, Cambodia, Laos and Burma. …

Six things to do at the Four Seasons Tented Camp
Malaysia Star, Malaysia –
Burma Bar, the camp’s thatched-roof, open-air bar takes full advantage of its unique location to offer you a picturesque view of the sun setting, …

The plight of Myanmar
Washington Times, DC –
The heart-wrenching poverty in Myanmar is another stinging indictment of the current repressive and isolated military regime. Myanmar, formerly called Burma …

Terrorists can´t have any caste or religion
American Chronicle, CA –
His special focus areas remain the socio-political developments in Northeast India as well as in Burma, Bangladesh and Bhutan.

Bangladesh Says Korean Firm Stops Work for Burma in Bay of Bengal
Voice of America –
By VOA News Bangladeshi authorities Friday said a South Korean company hired by Burma to explore for oil and gas in the disputed Bay of Bengal is …

Axis of evil countries “open” to Obama. Al Qaeda calls upon him to …, Italy –
No official comment from Myanmar. Tehran (AsiaNews/Agencies) – From axis of evil countries comes partial openness to American president-elect Barack Obama, …

No decision yet on removing Myanmar ships
The Daily Star, Bangladesh –
Bangladesh and Myanmar failed to reach any decision in a high level meeting yesterday on the situation arising out of Myanmar’s mobilisation of naval ships …

No one can say Laura Bush didn’t accomplish much
Great Falls Tribune, MT –
… Page Editor Fred Hiatt wrote about Burma, where Mrs. Bush has played a leading role in pushing for release of democracy leader Aung San Suu Kyi, …

Nominate a Trailblazer Today!, UK –

Other nominees have included the heralded and the unheralded — from Al Gore and Burma’s monks to the Asia America Initiative, immigrants’ rights …

Written by Lwin Aung Soe

November 8, 2008 at 12:27 am