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June 18, 2009
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Recent Burmese News – 090618

Karen rebel Army forced to retreat

Thursday, 18 June 2009 17:12 Mae Sot (Mizzima) – Burma’s largest active ethnic rebel group has been forced to abandon its stronghold on the Burmese border with Thailand after weeks of fierce fight…
Mizzima News

Kachin Youths Beaten and Hospitalized

Around fifteen ethnic Kachin youths, including schoolchildren, were reportedly seriously injured and three were hospitalized in a beating by Burmese soldiers. The beatings took place after the youths …
The Irrawaddy

Cost what it May, Ban Ki-moon Must Go to Burma

Should United Nations Secretary General Ban Ki-moon visit Burma? My immediate answer is: yes. But would he achieve anything meaningful? My answer is: no. Then why should he go?Since the regime first p…
The Irrawaddy

Refugees forced abroad by new Burma offensive

Burma government forces have overrun three Karen rebel positions in an offensive that has forced thousands of refugees across the Thai border, an aid group said, even as the rebels claimed to have kil…
Breaking News.ie

Myanmar rebels to abandon base, vow to fight on

MAE SOT, Thailand (Reuters) – Myanmar’s biggest rebel group will soon abandon a stronghold on the Thai-Myanmar border after weeks of fierce fighting with government and rival Karen forces, a rebel com…
Reuters

Myanmar says no to reopening Stilwell Road, plan shelved

India’s plans of reopening the historic World War II Stilwell Road, linking the country to China via Myanmar, has come a cropper with Yangon rejecting moves to allow its territory for resuming age old…
Hindustan Times

Chinese firms to have stakes in two mega dams

Thursday, 18 June 2009 13:03 Rangoon (mizzima news) – Business stakeholders from Burma, China and Thailand are into discussions for Chinese investors to involve themselves in two huge hydro power dams…
Mizzima News

Mekong citizens appeal to Thai PM against construction of dams

Thursday, 18 June 2009 12:38 Chiang Mai (mizzima news) – Citizens of six countries which share the Mekong River on Thursday submitted a petition with 16,000 signatures to Thailand’s Prime Minister t…
Mizzima News

Myanmar said to overrun 3 Karen rebel positions

In this photo taken Saturday, June 13, 2009, Thai soldiers patrol as Karen refugees, fled from the fighting inside Myanmar, walk along the road at the Thai-Myanmar border in Mae Salid, Thailand. Over …
eTaiwan News

Myanmar ready to host visit by UN chief

Military-ruled Myanmar is ready to host a visit by United Nations Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon next month, foreign diplomats said Wednesday.A Western diplomat, speaking on condition of anonymity beca…
eTaiwan News

China adds ‘democracy,’ ‘economic growth’ to Burma policy – Wai Moe

Chinese Premier Wen Jiabao has told the Burma’s No 2 leader, Vice Snr-Gen Maung Aye, on Tuesday in Beijing that China hopes the military junta will promote democracy in Burma.
BurmaNet

It’s not too late to rescue Burma from further tragedy – Benedict Rogers

  Within the past month, two new shocking chapters of misery have opened up in Burma’s decades-long tragedy. The first is the trial, on ludicrously fabricated charges, of democracy leader Aung Sa…
BurmaNet

Asean’s Burma burden – Eva Kusuma Sundari

By anyone’s measure, the military government of Burma, which has been a member of Asean since 1997, has failed in these responsibilities. The farcical trial of opposition leader Aung San Suu Kyi…
BurmaNet

Junta to resettle 200,000 Burmans in Hukawng Valley

The Burmese military junta plans to resettle 200,000 Burman people in ethnic Kachin’s Hukawng Valley (also called Hugawng in Kachin) in the country’s northern Kachin State before 2010, sai…
BurmaNet

Bangladesh to go to UN in maritime row with India and Myanmar

Bangladesh will formally complain to the United Nations against claims of India and Myanmar in a row over maritime waters in the Bay of Bengal, the country’s Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina Wazed s…
BurmaNet

Over 700,000 stateless persons in Burma – Francis Wade

Burma has the world’s third largest population of stateless persons according to the UN refugee agency, while at the same time Burmese refugees were last year the main beneficiaries of UN resettleme…
BurmaNet

U.N.’s Ban urged to help free Myanmar prisoners – Louis Charbonneau

U.N. Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon and his envoy to Myanmar have received a petition from over 670,000 people worldwide urging them to press Myanmar’s military junta to release all political pri…
BurmaNet

Junta out of step with Asean economic ambition – William Boot

It signals an end to the old indulgence of the junta for commercial reasons, and the beginning of a new collective more responsible attitude in with the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (Asean)….
BurmaNet

150,000 Myanmar working in Malaysia

About 3.5 million Myanmars have fled the country and are now living in refugee camps or have sought employment abroad, including an estimated 150,000 in Malaysia, the Karen Human Rights Group (KHRG) s…
BurmaNet

India’s stance on Burma long overdue for change – Editorial

It is amazing how India can be so blind towards developments in its western neighbour, Burma, and the ongoing political oppression there. The world’s largest democracy is doing a big disservice …
BurmaNet

Myanmar court allows Suu Kyi final witness appeal

Myanmar’s highest court said Wednesday it will allow a final appeal by opposition leader Aung San Suu Kyi’s defense lawyers for the reinstatement of two key witnesses at her trial, her law…
BurmaNet

Iran uprising: Historic parallels to today’s protests – Stuart Whatley

The massive socio-political movement in Iran, following the highly controversial announcement Saturday declaring Mahmoud Ahmadinejad the victor of that state’s presidential election, is reminisc…
BurmaNet

KIO in preparation mode, refurbishing armed wing

Wednesday, 17 June 2009 22:08 New Delhi (Mizzima) – The ethnic Kachin resistance group – Kachin Independence Organisation is refurbishing its military in what appears to be preparation for an impend…
Mizzima News

Restriction brings down issuance of online arrival visas

Wednesday, 17 June 2009 21:13 The Burmese military regime is allowing application for online arrival visas to attract more foreign tourists to the country but due to the restrictions of this system, o…
Mizzima News

High Court accepts request to reinstate witnesses

Wednesday, 17 June 2009 20:22 New Delhi (Mizzima news) – Burma’s High Court on Wednesday admitted the request of Aung San Suu Kyi’s legal counsels to reinstate defence witnesses, who were earlier …
Mizzima News

Cooperative society owned schooner looted

Wednesday, 17 June 2009 19:29 Dhaka (Mizzima) – A schooner carrying food supplies for government employees’ ‘fair price shops’ in Arakan State capsized after robbers looted the goods and scutt…
Mizzima News

Land-grams to be issued by State Council Office in Myitkyina

Wednesday, 17 June 2009 21:16 Ruili (Mizzima) – To thwart residents from buying and selling land at will, authorities in Myitkyina town of Kachin state in Northern Burma have transferred the issuanc…
Mizzima News

June 19th 9 a.m. – 1 p.m. at the Greensboro Children’s Museum

GREENSBORO, N.C., June 17 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ — A Celebration of World Refugee Day will be held at the Greensboro Children’s Museum from 9 a.m. – 1 p.m. on Friday, June 19, 2009. The event is hos…
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Recent Karen Exodus Raises Questions about UNHCR Role

The latest joint attacks in Karen State by Burmese and Democratic Karen Buddhist Army (DKBA) forces, which began on June 7, have forced an estimated 6,000 Karen people into Thai-Burmese border areas. …
The Irrawaddy

Two Karen villagers raped and killed

A Karen relief team based on the Thai-Burma border reported on Wednesday, June 17, that two teenaged Karen women were raped and murdered by Burmese soldiers in Kwee Law Plo village, Lu Pleh Township, …
The Irrawaddy

Burma Court to Hear Arguments for Aung San Suu Kyi Witnesses

Burma’s Supreme Court has agreed to hear arguments on whether or not to allow more defense witnesses in the trial of democracy leader Aung San Suu Kyi.
VOA

Instant karma in Myanmar

By Sudha Ramachandran and Swe Win BANGALORE – The sudden collapse of an ancient temple last month – like most significant events in Myanmar – has been opened to a wide range of arcane interpret…
Asia Times

UN rights experts urge ‘open and fair’ trial for Suu Kyi

Wednesday, 17 June 2009 15:58 New Delhi (Mizzima news) – An “open and fair” trial for Opposition leader Aung San Suu Kyi and her two aides has been demanded of the Burmese military junta by five…
Mizzima News

 

ျမန္မာကမၻာ သတင္းပေဒသာ/ေဆာင္းပါးမ်ား

ျမန္မာစာလုံးရယူရန္        zawgyi      bit (RFA)     myanmar1 (BBC)     အျခားျမန္မာေဖာင့္မ်ား

{အထက္ပါ မ်ဥ္းသားထားေသာလင့္မ်ားကုိတုိ႔ၿပီး မိမိတုိ႔ကြန္ပ်ဴတာတြင္ သိမ္းဆည္းထားပါ}

 

ဒီမုိကေရစီနဲ႔ အမ်ဳိးသားျပန္လည္ရင္ၾကားေစ့ေရး ေဖာ္ေဆာင္ဖုိ႔ စစ္အစုိးရကုိ တရုတ္၀န္ႀကီးခ်ဳပ္ တုိက္တြန္း

မစၥတာဘန္ကီမြန္း ဇူလိုင္မွာ ျမန္မာျပည္သြားဖို႔ ေမွ်ာ္လင့္

စစ္အစိုးရက ဘန္ကီမြန္းကို ျမန္မာျပည္ လာခြင့္ေပး

ဂ်ပန္လႊတ္ေတာ္အမတ္မ်ားသမဂၢ ေဒၚေအာင္ဆန္းစုၾကည္ကို ဆုခ်ီးႁမႇင့္မည္

ျမန္မာႏိုင္ငံတြင္ တည္ၿငိမ္မႈ ရွိေစခ်င္သည္ဟု တ႐ုတ္ဒုသမၼတ ရွီက ေျပာ

ေဒၚစုအမႈ ေနာက္ထပ္ သက္ေသ လက္ခံဖုိ႔ ေလွ်ာက္ထားခ်က္ တရားရံုးခ်ဳပ္ ၾကားနာမည္

သက္‌‌ေသ‌‌‌၂ ဦး‌ကိစၥ တရား႐ုံးခ်ဳပ္‌ ၾကားနာဖုိ ့ လက္‌ခံ

ေက်ာင္းသားေခါင္းေဆာင္ ကိုလွမ်ဳိးေနာင္ မ်က္စိႏွစ္ဖက္စလံုး ကြယ္ႏိုင္ဘြယ္႐ွိ

သက္ေသထြက္ဆုိခြင့္ အယူခံလႊာကုိ ဗဟုိတရား႐ံုးက လက္ခံ

ေဒၚေအာင္ဆန္းစုၾကည္အား ဥပေဒခံစားခြင့္ေပးဖိုႛ ကုလကိုယ္စားလွယ္မ်ားေတာင္းဆို

“ေဒၚေအာင္ဆန္းစုၾကည္ (သို႔မဟုတ္) သဇင္နီ …” အပိုင္း (၂)


(၆၄) ႏွစ္ေျမာက္ ေဒၚေအာင္ဆန္းစုၾကည္ေမြးေန႔နဲ႔ ႏိုင္ငံေရးအက်ဥ္းသားလြတ္ေျမာက္ေရး အေတြးစမ်ား

ျပည္ပ သတင္းစီးဆင္းေနမႈကုိ ထိန္းခ်ဳပ္ရန္ျမန္မာစစ္အစုိးရ ႀကဳိးပမ္း

ေငြ (၅) သိန္းေပးပါက စစ္တပ္ေက်ာင္းတြင္ေက်ာင္းမတက္ဘဲ စာေမးပြဲေျဖဆိုႏိုင္

လယ္သမားမ်ားကို ေခ်းေငြမ်ား ထုတ္ေခ်းေန
ဒု-ဗိုလ္ခ်ဳပ္မႉးႀကီး ခရီးစဥ္တြင္ တ႐ုတ္နယ္စပ္ႏွင့္ ဆက္စပ္ေသာ ကစထမႉးမ်ား လိုက္ပါသြား

တုိင္းျပည္အက်ဳိးေမွ်ာ္ ေဒၚေအာင္ဆန္းစုၾကည္ အသက္ရာေက်ာ္ ရွည္ေစေသာ္၀္

ဗမာက ကရင္ေတြကို မ်က္ႏွာအုိးမဲသုတ္ၿပီး တိုက္ခိုင္းေနတဲ့စစ္ပြဲ

ဒုဗိုလ္ခ်ဳပ္မႉးႀကီး၏ ခရီးစဥ္အတြင္း ျမန္မာႏွင့္ ေျမာက္ကိုရီးယားဆက္ဆံေရး တ႐ုတ္သတင္းေဖာ္ျပ

လက္နက္ကိုင္ပဋိပကၡေဒသမွ ကေလးမ်ား ကူညီေရး ကုလသမဂၢအစီရင္ခံစာ

အက်ဥ္းသား လြတ္ေျမာက္ေရး လႈပ္႐ွားမႈ သတင္းစာ႐ွင္းလင္းပြဲျပဳလုပ္

KIO က တပ္ကို ျပန္လည္ မြမ္းမံေန

KNU က တပ္မဟာ ၇ မွ စခန္းမ်ားကုိ စြန္႔လႊတ္မည္

ကခ်င္လူငယ္မ်ားကို စစ္တပ္က ႐ိုက္ႏွက္

ကခ်င္အဖဲြ႔ စစ္အင္အား တုိးခ်ဲ႕

ဖုန္းလိုင္း ႏွစ္သိန္းေက်ာ္ ခ်ေပးေတာ့မည္

ရန္ကုန္တြင္ ငွက္အေရာင္း ၂ ရက္ပိတ္

မေသေသာ ဝိညာဥ္

စစ္အစိုးရက နယ္စပ္ထိုးစစ္ျဖင့္ ထိုင္းကို စိန္ေခၚ

ထုိင္းတြင္ A (H1N1) တုပ္ေကြးကူးစက္ခံရသူ ၅၀၀ ေက်ာ္ ရွိၿပီ

မေလးရွားမွာ ျမန္မာအပါအ၀င္ လူကုန္ကူးမႈ အေျခအေန ဆုိး၀ါးေနဆဲ

အီရန္ ေရြးေကာက္ပြဲ ရလဒ္ မေက်နပ္သူေတြ ဆက္လက္ ဆႏၵျပ

အီရန္ ေရြးေကာက္ပဲြ ဆႏၵျပမႈေတြ ဆက္က်င္းပဖုိ႔ ျပင္ဆင္ေန

အတုိက္‌အခံ‌ေတြ ဆက္‌ဆႏၵျပၾကဖုိ ့ တုိက္‌တြန္‌း

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