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World focus on Burma (9 September 2008)

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Opposition in exile launches campaign against Burmese junta’s …, India –
… in 2007 that called for a tripartite dialogue between the Junta, the National League for democracy led by Daw Aung San Suu Kyi and ethnic groups. .

Myanmar emergency response continues
ReliefWeb (press release), Switzerland –
Presbyterian World Service & Development (PWS&D) continues to provide emergency relief in Myanmar (Burma) through the Action by Churches Together (ACT) …

.. would like to request you to reconsider the most effective ways and means appropriate for settlement of political situation in Burma (Myanmar). …

NLD members accused of medical offences
Democratic Voice of Burma, Norway –
“Everywhere in Burma there are many people who keep syringes to help people in places were there are no doctors or medics,” Dr Aung Moe Nyo said. …

Film director Mike Tee arrested, India –
Burmese military junta authorities have arrested Burma’s prominent film director Mike Tee for alleged drug abuse, sources said. Though he was said to have …

Visa-On-Arrival proposal thrills Burmese tour companies, India –
Chiang Mai – A proposal to allow tourists to obtain visas on arrival by the Union of Myanmar Travel Association to the Burmese junta has triggered new hopes …

India Urges South Asian Cooperation Against Poverty, Disease
RedOrbit, TX –
He cited the recent cyclone havoc in Myanmar [Burma] and floods in Nepal and Bihar. Expressing empathy with the flood-affected people, he said the need of …

Angola: A Potential Powerhouse Inches Forward
World Defense Review –
Last month, Human Rights Watch issued a report which, citing intimidation of opposition parties and the media as well as interference with the electoral …

Cyclone refugee charged after submitting petition
Democratic Voice of Burma, Norway –
Sep 9, 2008 (DVB)–Cyclone refugee U Nyan Win has been arrested in Naypyidaw where he was trying to secure the right for other survivors of Cyclone Nargis to …

Pakokku residents slam security forces’ inaction

Sep 9, 2008 (DVB)–Residents of Pakokku in Magwe division have criticised the actions of government security forces who failed to respond to an attempted robbery that took place in broad daylight. –

The stuff of nightmares for 21st century kids
International Herald Tribune, France –
The junta in Burma looks downright evil – refusing international aid after a cyclone, and starving its own citizens. Watching the resulting chaos erodes our …

Commemoration of Monk’s Death Muted in Arakan State
The Irrawaddy News Magazine, Thailand –
Ashin Ottama was born in Arakan State, western Burma. As a child, he was selected to go to England to study, but his mother refused to let him go, …

Thai prime minister toppled by court for hosting cookery show, United Kingdom –
After taking office seven months ago Mr Samak personally cooked dinner for the Burmese prime minister, General Thein Sein, when he visited Thailand. …

RICS Strengthens Its Position in Hong Kong and Asia with More …
PR Newswire (press release), NY –
It also has members working across the region such as Bangladesh, Bhutan, Burma/Myanmar, Cambodia, Indonesia, Japan, Kiribati, Laos PDR, Macao, Mongolia, …

Gambari Should Push for Tripartite Dialogue: UNA
The Irrawaddy News Magazine, Thailand –
Unless national reconciliation was established, the UNA warned, there would be no peace and tranquility in Burma. “What are the UN’s mandates assigned upon …

Refugees explain problems getting aid
Indianapolis Star, United States –
Fort Wayne is home to one of the largest communities of refugees from Myanmar, the Southeast Asian nation formerly known as Burma. Refugees arrive in the US …

Veteran politicians call for end to hunger strike
Democratic Voice of Burma, Norway –
“Daw Aung San Suu Kyi is a true democratic leader whose party won the elections in 1990 and she is loved and respected by the people of Burma,” the …

Dissidents Dismiss Junta’s Allegations
The Irrawaddy News Magazine, Thailand –
The New Light of Myanmar also claimed that other dissidents, including more than a dozen NLD members, had left Burma to receive training to carry out …

Rambo-type people less likely to survive disasters!
Newstrack India, India –
To reach the conclusion, Gonzales reviewed miraculous tales of survival from catastrophes like the Burmese cyclone, September 11 attacks and the Boxing Day …

Vision Beyond Borders founder shaken by China experience
Billings Gazette,  USA –
The group also visited Myanmar, where Klein said Vision Beyond Borders continues to provide relief and aid to people affected by Cyclone Nargis. …

Mission leaves empty feeling
Jackson Hole Star-Tribune, WY –
“That medicine would have cost us $20000 to $30000 in the US” With about 60000 to 80000 orphans left behind in Burma, Klein said sex slavery is a …

Hawaii Doctors Help Cyclone Hit Myanmar
“We managed to get in only because we were sponsored by the chief monk in Burma,” said Dr. Carl Lum, Aloha Medical Mission. Two months after the storm, …

Two dead as monsoon floods hit northern Thailand
ReliefWeb (press release), Switzerland –
… to overflow for the second time this year due to heavy rains in Myanmar (Burma) that are causing the Mae Sai River to rise as it drains into the Mekong. …

Locked in Burma
Mail & Guardian Online, South Africa –
It is hard to imagine what life must be like for Aung San Suu Kyi, locked up inside her Rangoon home, separated from her children, denied visitors, …

Burmese refugees want help getting aid
Fort Wayne is home to 1 of the largest communities of refugees from Myanmar, the Southeast Asian nation formerly known as Burma. The News-Sentinel of Fort …

Is Cold War Rhetoric Back at the UN?
Asian Tribune, Thailand –
Judging by the recent deadlock in the Security Council — over Kosovo, Iran, Myanmar (Burma), Zimbabwe, Sudan and most recently Georgia — one wonders …

Analysis and Strategy: My Country First
Asian Tribune, Thailand –
Burma is a classic example and now the plight of Burma is the most highlighted in the world, what in Burmese we always boast “Myanmar Ko Kaba Thi Say Mae” . …

Miraculous survivors: Why they live while others die
Whenever a disaster hits — a cyclone in Myanmar; an earthquake in China; a climbing accident in Alaska — Gonzales scans the headlines for the stories of …

Samak to ask Burma to let UN play a role in elections
Bangkok Post, Thailand –
Thailand will try to convince Burma to allow the United Nations to play a role in its general elections scheduled for 2010, Prime Minister Samak Sundaravej …

Appeasing the junta _ the UN’s dangerous detour
Bangkok Post, Thailand –
Either way, the UN is taking a dangerous gamble on the goodwill of the Burmese junta. And even if the regime honours any promises that it may have made _ …

Opposition denies junta’s accusation of terrorism, India –
Khin Yi said NLD members Yan Shwe, Zaw Zaw Aung and Myint Aye, that last of whom is also a member of the Human Rights Defenders and Promoters Network (HRDP) …

Ex-local to lead Buddhist classes
Vail Daily News, CO –
He has traveled on pilgrimage and for teachings to India, Tibet, Nepal, Burma (Myanmar) and Thailand. SDC also offers a weekend retreat, “Living Dharma in …

Karachi, a beggar’s paradise, continues to provide for many
Daily Times, Pakistan –
There are around 60 Burmese and Bengali colonies in the city, with a population of approximately 1.5 million. The colonies are spread from Machhar Colony to …

Sept 9, 1951 – Nehru becomes president of Congress party
Sify, India –
1988 – Burma’s former Prime Minister U Nu, toppled in a 1962 military coup, announces formation of a rival government. Burma is now known as Myanmar. …

South Africa’s Human Rights Reputation Tarnished
Human Rights Watch (press release) –
By Carroll Bogert, published in The Sunday Independent Supporters of human rights around the world watched in joy 14 years ago as apartheid ended and a new …

Likewise, Chinese and Thai tourists are going to the Shan state in Myanmar (Burma) to take advantage of child sex workers,” another study by the UN agency …

POLITICS: Is Cold War Rhetoric Back at the UN?
Inter Press Service, Italy –
Judging by the recent deadlock in the Security Council — over Kosovo, Iran, Myanmar (Burma), Zimbabwe, Sudan and most recently Georgia — one wonders …

Myanmar’s colonial-era Strand Hotel well preserved
San Jose Mercury News,  USA –
Before World War II, the Strand was reserved for “whites only,” but during the Japanese occupation of Burma—as Myanmar was formerly known—it became an army …

The probing of love in its non-romantic forms is back too — the love of truth, the fearless love of an Aung San Suu Kyi, the love of the divine. …

Burma’s opposition urges UN to take stronger action, India –
… spokesperson for the VPC-Myanmar. He added that they would like to see the reformation of Burma under the UN’s initiative and hope that a future UN …

Aung San Suu Kyi’s aide shifted to another hospital, India –
Ma Win Pa Pa and her mother Khin Khin Win have been closely serving detained Burmese opposition leader Daw Aung San Suu Kyi and have been detained along …

Arms: Northern Ireland’s import-export business
Open Democracy, UK –

… very measures which would stop Northern Ireland-supplied weaponry ending up in the hands of human rights abusers in countries like Burma and Zimbabwe. …

Conflicting reports over Daw Suu hunger strike rumours
Democratic Voice of Burma, Norway –
Sep 8, 2008 (DVB)–The National League for Democracy and the Burmese regime have offered conflicting responses to rumours that Daw Aung San Suu Kyi is …

Burmese share aid problems
News Sentinel, IN –
Luse gave details on recent legislation that bans import of jade, rubies and other gems from Burma, now called Myanmar, in hopes it pressure the reigning …

အီတလီႏုိင္ငံ ေရာမၿမိဳ႕ေတာ္ခန္းမေရွ႕တြင္ ေဒၚေအာင္ဆန္းစုၾကည္ ပုိစတာ ဂုဏ္ျပဳခ်ိတ္ဆြဲထား


Rome's Mayor Walter Veltroni unrolls giant poster of Aung San Suu Kyi

Rome’s mayor Walter Veltroni unrolls a poster of Burma’s Aung San Suu Kyi to mark her 61st birthday. The pro-democracy leader has spent 10 of the last 16 years under house arrest.

Photo source : BBC

VOA (Burmese) ၂၀၀၈ ဇန္န၀ါ၇ီ (၁)ရက္ေန႔ သတင္း

ေရာမၿမိဳ႕တြင္ ေဒၚေအာင္ဆန္းစုၾကည္
ပိုစတာကို ဂုဏ္ျပဳခ်ိတ္ဆြဲထားစဥ္

ကမၻာလွည့္ခရီးသည္ေတြနဲ႔ အၿမဲစည္ကားေနတဲ့ အီတလီႏုိင္ငံ ေရာမၿမိဳ႕ေတာ္ ခန္းမႀကီးရဲ႕ ေရွ႕မွာ အဖမ္းခံထားရတဲ့ ျမန္မာ့ဒီမိုကေရစီ ေခါင္းေဆာင္ ေဒၚေအာင္ဆန္းစုၾကည္နဲ႔ သမၼတေလာင္း၀င္ၿပိဳင္ဖို႔ စည္း႐ုံးေရးဆင္းေနတုန္း ကြန္ျမဴနစ္သူပုန္ေတြ ျပန္ေပးဆြဲသြားတာကို ခံခဲ့ရတဲ့ ကိုလံဘီယာႏုိင္ငံက အမ်ဳိးသမီး ႏုိင္ငံေရးေခါင္းေဆာင္ Ingrid Betancourt တုိ႔ရဲ႕ ဓာတ္ပုံႀကီးကို ပူးတြဲ ခ်ိတ္ဆြဲထားပါတယ္။ အေၾကာင္းစုံကို ဥေရာပ ဗြီအိုေအ ျမန္မာပုိင္း သတင္းေထာက္ မသင္းသီရိကို ကုိေက်ာ္ေအာင္လြင္က ဆက္သြယ္ေမးျမန္း တင္ျပထားပါတယ္။


Ingrid Betancourt

RFA (Burmese) ၂၀၀၇ ဒီဇင္ဘာ (၃၁)ရက္ေန႔ သတင္း

ေဒၚေအာင္ဆန္းစုၾကည္ လြတ္ေျမာက္ေရး လႈပ္ရွားမႈ ေရာမၿမိဳ႔မွာ က်င္းပ

ေနအိမ္အက်ယ္ခ်ဳပ္ ထိန္းသိမ္းခံထားရတဲ့ ျမန္မာ့ ဒီမုိကေရစီ ေခါင္းေဆာင္ ေဒၚေအာင္ဆန္းစုၾကည္နဲ႔ ကုိလံဘီယာႏုိင္ငံမွာ ျပန္ေပးဆြဲ ထိန္းသိမ္းခံထားရတဲ့ သမၼတေလာင္း အမ်ိဳးသမီး မစၥက္ ဘက္တန္ကုတ္တုိ႔ လြတ္ေျမာက္ေရးအတြက္ အီတလီႏုိင္ငံ ေရာမၿမိဳ႔မွာ တနဂၤေႏြေန႔က လႈပ္ရွားမႈတခု ျပဳလုပ္္ခဲ့ပါတယ္၊၊


VOA (Burmese)

အီတလီႏုိင္ငံ အထင္ကရေနရာမ်ားတြင္ ေဒၚေအာင္ဆန္းစုၾကည္ရဲ႕ ဓာတ္ပံုပိုစတာ ခ်ိတ္ဆဲြဂုဏ္ျပဳ

03 January 2008

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ေဒၚေအာင္ဆန္းစုၾကည္ဓာတ္ပံုႏွင့္ ပီဇာေမွ်ာ္စဥ္

ကမၻာလွည့္ခရီးသည္ေတြနဲ႔ အၿမဲစည္ကားေနတဲ့ အီတလီ ႏုိင္ငံ ေရာမၿမိဳ႕ရဲ႕ ၿမိဳ႕ေတာ္ခန္းမေရွ႕ မွာေတာ့ အခုအခ်ိန္ အထိ အဖမ္းခံေနရတုန္းျဖစ္တဲ့ ျမန္မာ့ဒီမုိကေရစီ ေခါင္းေဆာင္ ေဒၚေအာင္ဆန္းစုၾကည္နဲ႔ ကုိလံဘီယာ ႏုိင္ငံက သမတေလာင္း ၀င္ၿပိဳင္ဖုိ႔ စည္းရံုးေရး ဆင္းေနတုန္း ကြန္ျမဴနစ္ သူပုန္ေတြက ျပန္ေပးဆဲြတာကို ခံခဲ့ရတဲ့ အင္းဒရစ္ ဘန္တန္ေကာ့တုိ႔ရဲ႕ ဂရုဏာသက္ဖြယ္ ေကာင္းတဲ့ ဓာတ္ပံုပုိစတာႀကီးတခုကို ဒီဇင္ဘာ ၃၀ရက္ တနဂၤေႏြေန႔မွာ ခ်ိတ္ဆဲြထားတာ ကို ေတြ႔ရပါတယ္။

ႏုိင္ငံေရး ယံုၾကည္ခ်က္ေၾကာင့္ မိမိရဲ႕ ကိုယ္ပိုင္ လြတ္လပ္ခြင့္ကို ပိတ္ပင္ခံေနရတဲ့ သူေတြကို ဂုဏ္ျပဳတဲ့ အထိန္းအမွတ္နဲ႔ ေရာမၿမိဳ႕ရဲ႕ ၿမိဳ႕၀န္ Walter Veltroni က အဲဒီပုဂၢိဳလ္ေတြရဲ႕ ဓာတ္ပံုပိုစတာေတြကို ခ်ိတ္ဆဲြလာတာ အခုဆုိရင္ ႏွစ္ေပါင္း ေတာ္ေတာ္ၾကာခဲ့ပါၿပီ။

အရင္ႏွစ္ေတြကဆုိ ျပန္ေပးဆြဲခံထားရတဲ့ သတင္းသမား ဂ်ဴလီယာနား ဆာရီနာ (Giuliana Sgrena) နဲ႔ ဒန္နီယယ္ မာစတိုဂ်ီယာကုိမုိ(Daniele Mastrogiacomo) တို႔လုိ၊ ကူညီေထာက္ပံ့ေရး လုပ္သားေတြ ျဖစ္တဲ့ ဆုိင္မုိနာ ပါရီ(Simona Pari)နဲ႔ ဆုိင္မုိနာ တုိရက္တာ(Simona Torretta)တုိ႔ရဲ႕ ပံုေတြကို ခ်ိတ္ဆဲြခဲ့ပါတယ္။

“အခုခ်ိန္ဟာ အမ်ိဳးသမီးေတြအတြက္ အလြန္ကို ေၾကကဲြစရာေကာင္းတဲ့အခ်ိန္ပဲျဖစ္ပါတယ္။ ဘနာဇီယာ ဘူတုိရဲ႕အျဖစ္ဟာ သိပ္ကုိ စိုးရြားတဲ့ ကိစၥျဖစ္ေစခဲ့ပါတယ္။ သူတို႔ဟာ တကယ္ပဲ စစ္မွန္ခုိင္မာတဲ့ ပုဂိၢဳလ္ေတြပါ။ တခ်ိန္ထဲမွာပဲ သူတို႔ေတြဟာ ထိခုိက္ဖုိ႔လြယ္တဲ့ သူေတြလည္း ျဖစ္ပါတယ္လုိ႔ ေရာမၿမိဳ႔သားတစ္ဦးက ေျပာသြားခဲ့တာပါ။

ဇန္န၀ါရီလ ၁ရက္ေန႔မွာလည္း အီတလီႏုိင္ငံရဲ႕ ကမၻာေက်ာ္ ေရွးေဟာင္းၿမိဳ႕ေတာ္ တခုျဖစ္တဲ့ ပီဇာ ၿမိဳ႕က ေမွ်ာ္စဥ္ႀကီးမွာ ပီဇာၿမိဳ႕ေတာ္၀န္က ေဒၚေအာင္ဆန္းစုၾကည္ရဲ႕ ဓာတ္ပံုပိုစတာကို ဂုဏ္ျပဳခ်ိတ္ဆဲြထားပါတယ္။

ၿပီခဲ့တဲ့ ဒီဇင္ဘာလကုန္ ပိုင္းကလည္း အီတလီႏုိင္ငံရဲ႔ ၿငိမ္းခ်မ္းေရးနဲ႔ လူ႔အခြင့္အေရး ဆုိင္ရာ ဂုဏ္ထူးေဆာင္ဘဲြ႔အျဖစ္ ေဒၚေအာင္ဆန္းစုၾကည္ကို ခ်ီးျမင့္ခဲ့ပါေသးတယ္။



  1. Aung San Suu Kyi awarded “Rome for Peace and Humanitarian Action …, India – Dec 20, 2007
    The City of Rome, in recognition to her commitment, has announced Daw Aung San Suu Kyi as the recipient of the 2007 Peace and Humanitarian award. …
  2. Baggio to receive prize on behalf of Aung San Suu Kyi
    Earthtimes, UK – Dec 19, 2007
    Milan – Myanmar pro-democracy leader Aung San Suu Kyi has asked former football star Roberto Baggio to receive a prize the city of Rome awarded her, …

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January 1, 2008 at 9:42 am