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World focus on Burma (29 November 2008)

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POLITICS-THAILAND: Status as Regional Leader in Doubt
IPS, Italy –
It includes Brunei, Burma, Cambodia, Indonesia, Laos, Malaysia, Philippines, Singapore, Thailand and Vietnam. The call to postpone the summit comes after …

Myanmar leader says 2010 election plans on course
AFP –
The United States, European Union and United Nations have dismissed the lengthy “road map” in Myanmar, formerly Burma, as a sham due to the absence of …

Escaping the past, believing in the future
Rocky Mountain News, CO –
Htoo, 20, is from Myanmar, the nation once known as Burma. He fled his village at 13 to escape forceful recruitment into the same military that was …]

Round Table for Saturday, November 29, 2008
Capitol Hill Blue, VA –
1987 – A Korean jetliner disappeared off Burma, with 115 people aboard. 1988 – The US Supreme Court ruled that the rights of criminal defendants are not …

31 literatus win literature house manuscript awards in Myanmar
Xinhua, China –
The Sarpay Beikman was founded as the “Burma (now Myanmar) Translation Society” in 1947 and has published numerous magazines, lexicons, illustrated journals …

Brace for Thailand
La Stampa, Italy –
… so eager to help the lost cause of the Burmese dissidents or the Tibetan independence, willing to push for the winnable cause of the Thai democracy? …

Mumbai it is – but don’t expect Myanmar
Times Online, UK –
Before you all raise it, however, we have no plans – yet – to alter our preference for Burma over Myanmar, largely on the “greatest familiarity” principle, …

Commentary : ASEAN: people-oriented or disoriented?
Inquirer.net, Philippines –
Human rights defenders (HRDs) in Burma have been calling international attention to the plight of pro-democracy leader Daw Aung San Suu Kyi and more than …

TV must advise tourists
Bangkok Post, Thailand –
If they were in Burma, all the PAD core leaders would have been under house arrest and the protesters rounded up and jailed or put in concentration camps. …

From Surrey to Thailand, with VitaGoat
Surrey Now,  Canada –
The Karens are a people oppressed by the military in Burma (aka Myanmar). Those who’ve crossed into Thailand live in refugee camps along the border. …

Myanmar: Recovery fund still insufficient in post-Nargis Burma
ReliefWeb (press release), Switzerland –
New Delhi (Mizzima) – Relief and recovery work for Cyclone Nargis affected victims in the delta region of Burma is insufficient and there remains much work …

SF: HUMAN RIGHTS CASE AGAINST CHEVRON IS SECOND TO GO TO TRIAL …
CBS 5, CA –
A human rights lawsuit by Burmese villagers against Unocal Corp. was settled in 2005. In order to rule in favor of the Nigerians on any of the claims, .


Written by Lwin Aung Soe

November 29, 2008 at 12:19 pm

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