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World focus on Burma (15 October 2008)

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Two Names Tipped for Burma’s post-2010 Presidency
The Irrawaddy News Magazine, Thailand –
Under the junta backed constitution, the president of Burma will be chosen by the parliament, a quarter of whose members will be appointed by the …

Burma Campaign UK Urges Cotton Traders to Stop Trade
The Irrawaddy News Magazine, Thailand –
Meanwhile, Myint Soe, the chairman of the Myanmar Garment Manufacturers Association, said Burma’s vital garment industry could suffer factory closures and …

Local Authorities Deny Chin Villagers Food Aid
The Irrawaddy News Magazine, Thailand –
Speaking to The Irrawaddy on Tuesday, a representative of the Chin National Council, an exiled human rights group, said that the Chin villagers in question …

India-Myanmar trade and investment talks
Newspost Online, India –
During the talks, Ramesh will take up the issue of expanding trade centres along the 1600-kms India-Myanmar border. At present, Moreh in Manipur is the only …

The Burmese Trader
Pattaya People, Thailand –

Mr. Ram aged 25 from Myanmar (Burma) found himself taken on the morning of the 15 th October from his regular spot on Walking Street where he was caught …

Better Living Through Chemistry
Strategy Page –
For decades after World War II, most of the heroin came from the remote Burma (now Myanmar)-China border area. But both of those nations eventually cracked …

CSW welcomes Shadow minister’s call for action on Burma
ChristianToday, UK –
… asking for “clear benchmarks for the Burmese junta and deadlines for meeting them”, starting with the release of political prisoners and for an end to …

Mizzima websites down for several days due to hacking attempts
Southeast Asian Press Alliance, Thailand –
Burma’s military junta, which has sent several IT specialists for further training in Russia and other parts of the world, has imposed a ban on Mizzima’s …

Financial Crisis Could Hit Burma’s Textile Industry
The Irrawaddy News Magazine, Thailand –

By AP RANGOON — Burma’s vital garment industry could suffer factory closures and layoffs because orders are sharply down because of the continuing global …

Child Soldiers
Vision Insights and New Horizons –

Today there are child soldiers in many nations around the world, including the Central African Republic, Chad, Somalia, Uganda, Myanmar (Burma) Sudan, Iraq, …

Category-3 Cyclone Nargis made this clear when it hit Burma’s Ayeyarwady Delta in May 2008. The storm brought fierce winds and a 12-foot storm surge that …

Thai Woodworking Industry Exploits Burma Migrants
Scoop.co.nz (press release), New Zealand –
If the worker knows his rights, then the owners believe they will have less profit. Is there any smuggling of wood over the border from Burma? …

In Defense of Difference
Seed Magazine, NY –

One of these so-called “megadiversity” hotspots sits on the borderlands of Burma, India, and China, in the tropical forests of the Eastern Himalayas. …

Wild cat parts trade is growing in Burma
Telegraph.co.uk, United Kingdom –
They included parts of at least 107 Tigers and all the eight species of wild cats found in Burma, which is also known as Myanmar. …

Tiger, Wild Cat Body Parts Sold in Myanmar Markets, WWF Says
Bloomberg –
The country formerly known as Burma, ruled by the military since 1962, is perceived as the second-most corrupt of 180 states surveyed this year, …

Opinion/EDITORIAL: North Korea’s delisting
Asahi Shimbun, Japan –
In 1983, a bombing blamed on North Korea killed or injured many South Korean government officials during a visit to Myanmar (Burma) by then South Korean …

Brisk trade in tiger parts in Myanmar, says WWF
AFP –
Myanmar, formerly known as Burma, is plagued with corruption, and was ranked in September as one of the world’s two most corrupt nations by watchdog group …

Parts from 107 Tigers on open sale in Myanmar
Wildlife Extra, UK –


Skin and bones, teeth and claws from some 1200 wild cats were observed in Myanmar’s wildlife markets during 12 surveys undertaken by TRAFFIC, the wildlife …

Where writers work under fear of arrest
Otago Daily Times, New Zealand –
It’s a year since the monks marched in Myanmar (Burma), leading protests against the military government’s removal of fuel subsidies, which doubled the …

SF Bay Area Democrats Mark Gandhi’s Birthday
San Leandro India West, CA –
… influenced by him, including King, Burmese revolutionary Aung San Suu Kyi, South African anti-apartheid activist Nelson Mandela and the Dalai Lama. …

MYANMAR: NOBEL PRIZE FOR PEACE AUNG SAN SUU KYI RECEIVES A DOCTOR
Culturalnews.it, Italy –
Aung San Suu Kyi, Burma opposition leader, on domiciliary arrests since 1989, has been visited by an oculist doctor. Nobel Peace Prize suspended last …

Written by Lwin Aung Soe

October 15, 2008 at 12:15 pm

World Focus on Burma (18-12-2007)

  1. House Honors Suu Kyi
    The Associated Press –
    Supporters of the legislation, which passed 400-0, made clear the award was meant to send a message to the military leaders in Myanmar, or Burma, …
  2. Envoy Holds Talks On Burma With Officials In DC
    Scoop.co.nz, New Zealand –
    The Secretary-General’s Special Adviser on Myanmar is in Washington, DC, today for talks with senior United States officials, including the country’s First …
  3. UN to hear report from Burma envoy
    Bangkok Post, Thailand –
    … who has campaigned for democracy in Burma, and Stephen Hadley, the White House national security chief. The UN has tried to bring democracy to Myanmar, …
  4. The Secret Library of Hope
    Middle East Online, UK –
    When the monks of Burma/Myanmar led an insurrection in September simply by walking through the streets of their cities in their deep-red robes, …
  5. Myanmar’s ‘saffron revolution’ brings little hope for change
    Gulf Times, Qatar –
    But Myanmar, formerly Burma, has remained defiant, blocking a briefing by Gambari to a Southeast Asia summit and expelling the UN’s top diplomat in Yangon, …
  6. Burma inaugurate Second IT Park
    Mizzima.com, India –
    India and Burma on December 12, sign a memorandum of understanding to establish an IT enhancement centre in Rangoon. The MoU to set-up India-Myanmar Centre …
  7. Brown outlines EU future priorities
    Xinhua, China –
    On Myanmar, Brown said that “restrictive measures” may also be amended and reinforced against Burma if basic political freedoms are not implemented. …
  8. UN Agency Says Fresh Outbreak Of Bird Flu Claims Two Lives In Pakistan
    AHN –
    The WHO officials are also assisting local health authorities in Burma, officially known as Myanmar and Indonesia in response to outbreaks in those …
  9. Bill Would Help Vietnam War Allies
    The Associated Press –
    Among the other groups spelled out for relief are rebel groups from Burma, now called Myanmar, such as the Karen National Union and Chin National Front and …
  10. A Conversation With Alan Rabinowitz Zoologist Gives a Voice to Big …

    New York Times, United States – When I first went to Burma-Myanmar, for instance, there wasn’ta lot of trust there (laughs). I was told, “You don’t look like a scientist. …

  11. Precarious Gems by Marin Cogan
    New Republic (subscription), DC –
    Burma produces more than 90 percent of the world’s ruby and jade. According to Human Rights Watch, the state-controlled Myanmar Gems Enterprise pocketed …
  12. US House honours Burma’s Suu Kyi
    BBC News, UK –

    Supporters of the bill, which passed 400-0, said the move was meant to send a message to Burma’s military leaders. “We will continue to pressure the junta …

  13. US lawmakers honour
    Monsters and Critics.com, UK –
    ‘For three decades, Aung San Suu Kyi has valiantly led the nonviolent movement in Burma for democracy and human rights,’ said Rep Joseph Crowley (D-NY), …
  14. A religious movement with an edge
    Los Angeles Times, CA –
    . .. Carly, also a missionary, are leaving for Thailand next month to work in refugee camps along the border with Myanmar, also known as Burma. …
  15. Peace for Our Time
    Korea Times, South Korea –
    And while Kim’s voice for such ideals in Myanmar, formerly Burma, is certainly noteworthy, it reeks of great hypocrisy that a man who was in a position of …
  16. Laura Bush meets UN envoy on Burma
    Democratic Voice of Burma, Norway –
    Dec 18, 2007 (AFP)–The UN envoy for Burma, Ibrahim Gambari, met at the White House Monday with US First Lady Laura Bush and US National Security Adviser …
  17. Fighter plane crashes in Burma
    Democratic Voice of Burma, Norway –
    Dec 18, 2007 ( AP)–A fighter plane crashed on Monday during a test flight in central Burma, killing the pilot, government officials said. ..
  18. Fighter planes crashing common in Burma : analyst
    Mizzima.com, India –
    … shortly after take off from an international airport in Burma’s second largest city of Mandalay due to engine failure, the New Light of Myanmar said. …
  19. Migrant labourers contribute 6.2% to GDP
    Bangkok Post, Thailand –
    Last year about 75 per cent of the migrant labourers came from neighbouring Myanmar, also called Burma, who now represent 5 per cent of Thailand’s total …
  20. Gambari Begins New Talks with World Powers
    The Irrawaddy News Magazine, Thailand –
    During the meeting Gambari discussed the world body’s efforts in the context of the Secretary-General’s good offices mandate for Myanmar [Burma], …
  21. MYANMAR: Aid in a tight space
    IRINnews.org, NY –
    BANGKOK, 18 December 2007 (IRIN) – Myanmar (formerly Burma), with a population of some 52 million, is one of the poorest countries in Asia, …
  22. US names Aung San Suu Kyi as next gold medal award winner
    Mizzima.com, India –
    Suu Kyi, daughter of Burma’s independence hero General Aung San, has led the opposition movement against the military junta, which has maintained an …
  23. Limits on Hmong seeking asylum could be eased
    Post-Bulletin, MN –
    Among the other groups spelled out for relief are rebel groups from Burma, now called Myanmar, such as the Karen National Union and Chin National Front and
  24. Myanmar monks named top US religion newsmakers in 2007
    Ecumenical News International, Switzerland –
    Buddhist monks who led anti-government demonstrations in Myanmar (formerly Burma) have been selected as the top religion newsmakers of the year,