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World focus on Burma (26-7-2008)

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Burmese Army soldiers slaughter livestock in famine hit areas

A vengeful Burmese junta has been using Burmese Army soldiers to kill domestic animals in Darling village in Matupi Township, southern Chin state in areas that have been badly hit by food crisis. The slaughtering is a sort of revenge because the residents of the area did not vote ‘Yes’ in the referendum to approve the draft constitution.

EMERGENCY ASSISTANCE, LEAST DEVELOPED COUNTRIES, HUMAN TRAFFICKING …

7thSpace Interactive (press release), NY –

Before concluding its consideration of its agenda item on human rights, the Council took note of the Report of the Committee on Economic, …

Torture Survivor Campaigns for Freedom in Burma

NewsBlaze, CA –

At the panel discussion, Aung Din said the Burmese regime is holding about 2000 political detainees, including Nobel Peace Prize laureate Aung San Suu Kyi. …

City of London’s link to Burmese junta revealed

Nation Multimedia, Thailand –
… the generals running the oppressed south-east Asian nation. The London insurance involvement, to be exposed this week in a report by Burma Campaign UK, …

Burma: Calling Reporters and Bloggers to boycott Beijing and to …

OpEdNews, PA –

While I was studying in the Buddhist and Pali University of Sri Lanka in September 2007, there was a Saffron Revolution in Burma. The military regime …

Sports: Iraq flagged for “interference”

World Magazine, NC –

… has chosen to crack down on the democratically elected government that replaced the Hussein regime—while welcoming to Beijing Zimbabwe, Burma, Cuba, …

EWAN’S PROTEST WALK IS GATHERING INTEREST

Guide and Gazette, UK –

For the oppressed people of Burma this date is particularly significant. It is the 20th anniversary of the massacre ending the last democratic uprising. …

Weekly Business Roundup (July 26, 2008)

The Irrawaddy News Magazine, Thailand –

At least 20 percent of the hundreds of millions of dollars for aid already channeled into Burma has been “lost,” reports Inner City Press, a New York-based …

UN Security Council Action Needed on Burma

The Irrawaddy News Magazine, Thailand –

… Burmese regime when UN mediator Ibrahim Gambari visits the country mid-August. Ban also convened a meeting of the so-called “Group of Friends” on Burma …

China Invented Everything

New America Media, CA –

And the Emperor grudgingly let the British Ambassador celebrate his birthday in Burma, and give him presents. They gave him clocks. …

Aljazeera.net, Qatar –

Myanmar, formerly known as Burma, requires foreign aid money to be converted first into foreign exchange certificates at a fixed price and then into the …

Not quite the end of history

National Post, Canada –

There’s no democracy in China, which imprisons its citizens at will, supports dictatorships in Burma and elsewhere and nevertheless demands respect for its …

UN: Myanmar taking cut of cyclone aid

United Press International –

Sean Turnell, an economist at Macquarie University in Sydney, said much of the aid is being delivered to Myanmar, formerly Burma, in the form of goods, …

AFC Challenge Cup ’08 Team Profile: Myanmar

Goal.com, Switzerland –

Amoy Ghoshal looks at the sole representative of ASEAN – Myanmar. Myanmar formerly played under the name of “Burma” and was very successful in the 1960s. …

Burma aid cash lost to regime, says UN

Financial Times, UK –

By Harvey Morris at the United Nations International aid money sent to Burma’s cyclone victims is being lost as a result of the junta’s foreign exchange …

The IOC dictatorship: let the Olympic muzzling begin

Georgia Straight, Canada –

I’d say it’s hardly the IOC’s business whether or not athletes express solidarity with oppressed peoples in places such as Tibet, Darfur and Burma… or …

DVD REVIEWS; Action Movies Fail to Deliver

RedOrbit, TX –

The story – Rambo to the rescue, along with some mercenaries, of a bunch of Christian missionaries in brutal and bloody Myanmar (Burma) – is just a device …

Charity May Begin at Home, But It’s Moving Online

Huffington Post, NY –

Online giving has had a particularly significant impact in responding to massive crises like Katrina, the Asian tsunami, the flooding in Burma and the …

Border row exposes Asean’s Achilles heel

Bangkok Post, Thailand –

Fresh from its successful work in spearheading an international humanitarian mission into cyclone-devastated Burma, the 10-country Asean abdicated from …

Farrow calls for Olympics protest

The Keene Sentinel (subscription), NH –

Myanmar was formerly known as Burma. Farrow also lamented President Bush’s decision to attend the opening ceremonies, saying it was “a missed opportunity …

Scoop World Coverage: Sec. Condoleezza Rice In NZ

Scoop.co.nz (press release), New Zealand –

And so you can count on US support for your efforts to integrate the ASEAN community. We want to continue to be a good partner and support ASEAN.” – Sec. …

Fixing Failed States: A Framework for Rebuilding a Fractured World …

Times Online, UK –

In the 1950s, the Philippines and Burma were perceived as frontrunners for economic success, while Taiwan and South Korea were basket cases. …

Robert Fulford on Robert Kagan: Not quite the end of history

National Post, Canada –

There’s no democracy in China, which imprisons its citizens at will, supports dictatorships in Burma and elsewhere and nevertheless demands respect for its …

Voice of America –

ASEAN, together with the United Nations and Burma, formed the Tripartite Core Group after the international community pressured the Burmese government to …

Burmese blogger face the trial

Mizzima.com, India –

The court had begun hearing on one of the three charges against Nay Phone Latt, who is currently detained in Burma’s notorious Insein prison in Rangoon. …

Junta sentences 10 student activists to labour camps

Mizzima.com, India –

Tate Naing said, Burma’s military junta might have arrested the young Muslim students out of fear that their involvement in the protests during September …

Religious leaders vow to work for combating Aids/HIV

The Daily Star, Bangladesh –

But the prime concern of the government is that Bangladesh is surrounded by countries like India, Nepal, Burma and Bhutan where the disease is spreading …

UN Says as Much as 25 Percent of Burma Cyclone Aid Lost Due to …

FOXNews –

BANGKOK, Thailand — As much as 25 percent of cyclone relief aid in Burma (also known as Myanmar) is being lost because of the military government’s foreign …

Food top priority for Burma’s cyclone victims

Mizzima.com, India –

“The situation remains dire in Myanmar [Burma] ,” said Chris Kaye, WFP’s Country Director for Burma on Friday. “The vast majority of families simply don’t …

People in the News

Annapolis Capital, MD –

Myanmar was formerly known as Burma. PHOENIX – DMX rapped for reporters outside a Phoenix courtroom yesterday after pleading not guilty to felony charges of …

International aid for Burma (Myanmar) faces funding crunch

Christian Science Monitor, MA –

By Simon Montlake | Correspondent of The Christian Science Monitor BANGKOK, THAILAND – International efforts to help millions of people in Burma (Myanmar) …

Obama Statement on the ASEAN Regional Forum Ministerial Meeting

7thSpace Interactive (press release), NY –

I remain particularly concerned about conditions in Burma. I commend ASEAN for its attempts to reach the suffering people in southern Burma, who continue to …

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World focus on Burma (28 June 2008)

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Roadblocks to charity

Fort Wayne Journal Gazette, IN –

By Rosa Salter Rodriguez More than a month ago, Cylcone Nargis devastated portions of Myanmar, formerly Burma, and a catastrophic earthquake struck Sichuan, …

Refugee crisis in Utah?

Salt Lake Tribune, United States –

As many as 400 are expected by the end of September from Iraq, Myanmar (Burma) and Bhutan, a crush of new arrivals who will flood a resettlement system some …

Bangladesh Looks Forward to General Maung Aye’s Visit

Narinjara News, Bangladesh –

The head of the caretaker government said this when outgoing Burma ambassador, U Nyan Lynn, made a farewell call on him at his office yesterday. …

Obituaries in the news

The Associated Press –

He served in Myanmar, then called Burma, during World War II. He became chief of the Indian army in 1969 and went on to lead troops to victory in a 1971 war …

8 years down the drain

Austin American-Statesman, TX –

… for which we are encouraging people to send out their panties to Burma’s foreign missions is because the generals ruling Myanmar are superstitious, …

Burma (Myanmar) cyclone interim report: Aftermath less dire than …

Christian Science Monitor, MA –

… Burma (Myanmar), an international assessment suggests that its impact, while immensely destructive, hasn’t led to a feared second wave of fatalities. …

Dhaka seeks Myanmar farm land on lease

The New Nation, Bangladesh –

Bangladesh urged Myanmar on Thursday to lease its farm land near the border for rice cultivation to meet its growing food demand, agencies reported. …

THE ‘MAYSTERY’ OF LAKE NGOZI CRATER AS ‘DEFERENCE’ LAWYER SAYS …

DailyNewsOnline, United Republic of Tanzania –

In the good old days, this country used to be known as Burma, pronounced ‘Bama’, as in Obama minus the ‘O’. Today it is known as Myanmar, …

Mobile Clinics Bring Life-saving Care to Myanmar Women

UNFPA (press release), NY –

YANGON, Myanmar— Survivors of the Myanmar disaster have proven remarkably resilient, but there is still a critical need for aid. And in the affected areas, …

MYANMAR: Cyclone farmers await assistance

IRINnews.org, NY –

An estimated 120000 water buffaloes and draught animals, vital to plough the agricultural heartland of Myanmar, were lost in the storm. …

Area Youth Raise Funds for Victims of Natural Disasters in Asia

TheDay, CT –

For Myanmar, formerly Burma, where the government has resisted aid assistance from other nations and international organizations, it gets more complicated. …

Strong, shared global vision of UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon

The Australian, Australia –

He is aware, of course, of the need for continued political reform in Burma. “There is the democratisation of Myanmar (Burma) process. …

Japan: G8 Ministers Meet 27 June, Set to Focus on North Korea …

RedOrbit, TX –

They also expressed concern over Myanmar’s [Burma] political process but agreed the G-8 should provide incentives should the ruling junta take any …

The International Conference on Establishing the Ministry of …

ISRIA (subscription), DC –

Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Islamic Republic of Afghanistan would like to pay tribute to the role of the two distinguished Afghans, Allama Mahmood Tarzi …

EU: Slovenian Foreign Minister Dimitrij Rupel attends G8 Foreign …

ISRIA (subscription), DC –

Today’s discussion focused on Afghanistan, Pakistan and Burma/Myanmar; tomorrow the Ministers will discuss Korea, Iran, the Middle East Peace Process, …

Written by Lwin Aung Soe

June 28, 2008 at 12:46 pm