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Recent Burmese News 090331

March 31, 2009

Recent Burmese News – 090331


Fencing on Bangladesh border not

Dhaka – Myanmar said Tuesday that its planned fencing on its border with Bangladesh was not a “defence structure” and would be placed away from the border. “It’s not a defence structure,” Myanmar Amba…
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Thai minister denies migrant discrimination claim

Tuesday, 31 March 2009 18:12 Chiang Mai (Mizzima) – Thailand’s Labor Minister has denied accusations that the Thai government discriminates against Burmese migrant workers by denying them access to …
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Suu Kyi Climbs Higher in Time Magazine Poll

listing the 100 most influential people in the world. Suu Kyi, 63, a Nobel Peace Prize winner, received 306,684 votes, not very far behind US President Barack Obama, who got 335,732 and came in 16th i…
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Burmese Rock Fans Arrested in Bangkok

More than 400 Burmese illegal migrants were arrested by Thai immigration authorities as they tried to attend a concert in Bangkok by the Burmese rock band Iron Cross.Aung Myint Thein, of the Yaung Chi…
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Capitalizing on a flawed electoral process

Tuesday, 31 March 2009 14:16 As ripples continue to reverberate from the recently concluded and rare visit of an American official to Burma’s administrative center of Naypyitaw, and the announcement b…
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Bangladesh seeks clarification from Burma on border fence

Tuesday, 31 March 2009 11:28 Dhaka (Mizzima) – Bangladesh on Monday sought an official explanation from Burma regarding the planned construction of a fence along the Bangla-Burmese border to obstruc…
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No closure of border zero line, Yangon tells Dhaka

DHAKA: Myanmar has informed Bangladesh it plans to build a barbed wire fence 100 metres from a border line and not close to the zero line, the state minister for foreign affairs said yesterday.
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Myanmar to host ASEAN energy meeting in second largest city

Myanmar will host the 27th Meeting of Energy Ministers of the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) and Energy Business Forum in the second largest city of Mandalay in July this year, the loc…
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Lawyers group request abolition of Unlawful Association Act

A Thailand-based Burmese lawyers group has requested that Burma’s ruling junta abolish the Unlawful Association Act under which many political dissidents have been sentenced to imprisonment.
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Myanmar – Karen Christians face joint army and Buddhist onslaught – Lee Jay Walker

Myanmar is beset by many internal problems and the current military junta desires to crush all opposition. Therefore, many minorities fear a fresh onslaught because regional powers desire to exploit t…
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Myanmar gives FM radio concessions in provinces prior to polls

‘We started test-broadcast to Rakhine State on 27 March, 12 hours daily from 7 am to 7 pm,’ an official who requested anonymity said. ‘The station, temporarily named Pyinsawaddi, wil…
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General’s promotion signals power struggles at the top – Min Lwin

When Snr-Gen Than Shwe promoted Thiha Thura Tin Aung Myint Oo to the rank of four-star general last Wednesday, two days before Armed Forces Day, he was not just rewarding a junior colleague for his lo…
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Immediate talks unlikely between NMSP and junta – Salai Pi Pi

A Burmese ethnic Mon ceasefire group, New Mon State Party (NMSP), has denied a rumor of possible further talks in the near future between the organization and Burma’s military junta.
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Opposition party responds to junta’s call for election participation

Political observers in Burma understood the speech, given during National Arms Day (Tatmadaw Day) on Friday, to be directly aimed at the National League for Democracy, which has been calling for a rev…
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Weekly business roundup – William Boot

India’s industrial giant Tata is interested in developing a truck manufacturing factory in Burma. Executives from the vehicle manufacturer have met Burmese military government officials to put forw…
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China-Burma pipeline ‘holds no benefits for Burma’

A leading campaigner has claimed that the deal signed last week for the construction of a gas pipeline between China and Burma will lead to land confiscation and will hold no benefit for Burma.
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Rights group demands migrant compensation – Usa Pichai

A labor rights group on Monday condemned the Thai government for denying Burmese migrants access to a workers compensation fund through Thailand’s Social Security Office.
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Burma/Myanmar press statement of EU Special Envoy of Burma/Myanmar

The European Union Special Envoy (EUSE), Mr. Piero Fassino, paid a three day visit to Bangkok where he met Thai Government representatives and relevant partners and stakeholders.
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Garment industry cutting its costs – Htin Kyaw

Garment factories are downsizing their operations in the midst of decreased foreign orders and looking to the local market to fill up the gaps, according to the local CMP (cutting, manufacturing and p…
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Former ambassador claims Burma looking to improve US ties

Recent diplomatic efforts by the Burmese government appear to signal a move towards improving ties with the new US administration, a former ambassador to the Burmese embassy in Washington said.
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Burma political prisoners jailed for wearing white – Tom Parry

A UN tribunal held in November last year but only now made public described the ruling junta’s authoritarian regime as “grotesque” after looking at the case of four political prisone…
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Myanmar to fence border 100m off zero line

Myanmar will erect barbed wire fence 100 metres off the ‘no-man’s land’ along 40 kms of Bangladesh-Myanmar border to check smuggling, including drug trafficking, State Minister for Foreign Affairs Has…
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မန္မာကမၻာ သတင္းပေဒသာ/ေဆာင္းပါးမ်ား

ျမန္မာစာလုံးရယူရန္      zawgyi      bit (RFA)     myanmar1 (BBC)     အျခားျမန္မာေဖာင့္မ်ား

{အထက္ပါ မ်ဥ္းသားထားေသာလင့္မ်ားကုိတုိ႔ၿပီး မိမိတုိ႔ကြန္ပ်ဴတာတြင္ သိမ္းဆည္းထားပါ}


အာဖဂန္နဲ႔ ပါကစၥတန္ ပဋိပကၡ အရပ္သားေတြ ခါးစည္းခံေနရ

ကားကုမၸဏီႀကီးေတြ ျပဳျပင္ေရး သမၼတအိုဘားမား ရာဇသံေပး

နာဂစ္ ျပန္လည္ထူေထာင္ေရး အေရးေပၚအကူအညီ ကုလသမဂၢ ေတာင္းခံ

အင္တာနက္သူလွ်ဳိလုပ္မႈ တ႐ုတ္ႏိုင္ငံ စြပ္စဲြခံရ

ျမန္မာ နယ္စပ္ သံဆူးႀကိဳးကာမႈ ဘဂၤလားေဒ့ရ္ွက ေျဖရွင္းခ်က္ ေတာင္း

ပါကစၥတန္ ရဲသင္တန္းေက်ာင္း ၈ နာရီၾကာ စီးနင္းခံရမႈ အဆံုးသတ္

ျမန္‌မာနုိင္‌ငံမာ လူ ့အခင္‌့အ‌ေရး ပုိဆုိးလာလုိ ့ ကင္‌တားနား‌ေပာ

ကစတန္‌ရဲသင္‌တန္‌း‌ေကာင္‌း စီးနင္‌းခံခဲ့ရ

တ္ေတာ္ကိုယ္စားလယ္ေနရာ အားလံုးအတက္ စစ္အစိုးရ လူေ႐ြပီးပီ

ႏိုင္ငံေရး အကဥ္းသားလတ္ေမာက္ေရး ေတာင္းဆိုမ လက္မတ္ ၃ သိန္းနီးပး ရ႐ွိေန

ေဒေအာင္ဆန္းစုကည္အမုတ္မီဒီယာမ ထုတ္လင့္ခက္အေပမင္မား  

သဃန္းကၽြန္းမိဳ႕နယ္ NLD အဖဝင္ ၇ ဦးေထာင္ဏ္မား ခတ္ခံရ  

FM ေရဒီယိုလိုင္းသစ္ကို ရခိုင္အမ်ိဳးသမီးအစည္းအံုးေဝဖန္

ႏိုင္ငံေရးအက်ဥ္းသား လြတ္ေျမာက္ေရး လက္မွတ္ ၃ သိန္းခန္႔ ရရွိ

ဖားကန္႔ကို ႏိုင္ငံျခားသား သြားေရာက္ခြင့္ ျပန္ပိတ္

နာဂစ္သင့္မ်ား ထူေထာင္ေရး ေငြလိုဟု သံုးပြင့္ဆုိင္က ေျပာ

ဆိုးေဆးပါ လက္ဖက္ ၅၇ မ်ဳိး ေရာင္းခ်ခြင့္ ထပ္မံပိတ္ပင္

ၾကံဳရဆံုရ ေရႊဝါေရာင္ ေတာ္လွန္ေရး အၾကိဳကာလ – အပိုင္း (၃)

ၾကံဳရဆံုရ ေရႊ၀ါေရာင္ေတာ္လွန္ေရး အၾကိဳကာလ အပိုင္း(၂)
ၾကံဳရဆံုရ ေရႊ၀ါေရာင္ ေတာ္လွန္ေရး အၾကိဳကာလ

ခုိးကူးခံရမည္စုိးသျဖင့္ သႀကၤန္သီခ်င္း အထြက္နည္း

ေမွာင္ခိုကုန္ကူးမႈ တားဆီးရန္ သံဆူးႀကိဳးကာဟုဆုိ

ကမၻာ့ၾသဇာႀကီးသူ ၁၀၀ တြင္ ေဒၚစု ထိပ္ပုိင္းမွ ပါ၀င္

ဗုိလ္ခ်ဳပ္တဦး ရာထူးတက္ၿပီ

ပါရမီအဲယားကြန္း ေလအိတ္ယာဥ္(၁၀၀) ေက်ာ္ေလးကားမ်ားအျဖစ္ ေျပာင္းမည္

ရန္ကုန္ စာေပစိစစ္ေရးတရား႐ုံးအထက္က ဆံုးျဖတ္ေပးေန

အန္ဂ်ီအိုမ်ား ကူညီသည့္တိုင္ ဧရာဝတီတုိင္းတြင္ ေရခက္ခဲ

ရန္ကုန္ UNHCR ႐ုံးကုိ ကုလသမဂၢက စာရင္းစစ္မႈ ေနာက္ဆက္တြဲ ျဖစ္ရပ္မ်ား

ေစာင့္ၾကည့္ရမည့္ ေဒၚလာကုိ စီးခ်င္းထုိးမည့္ပြဲ
ဥယ်ာဥ္စုိက္ပ်ဳိးလုပ္ကုိင္ေနၾကသူမ်ား စိတ္ေသာက ေရာက္ေနၾက


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