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Recent Burmese News 090627

June 27, 2009

Recent Burmese News – 090626


UN troubleshooter discusses Ban visit in Myanmar

The UN special envoy to Myanmar met with junta leaders Saturday as he paves the way for a visit by Secretary General Ban Ki-moon next month expected to focus on the trial of Aung San Suu Kyi. Nigeria…
Hindustan Times

UN envoy in Myanmar to discuss Ban visit, Suu Kyi

Futile exercise?: This file handout photo received on March 8, 2008 shows UN envoy Ibrahim Gambari (R) speaking with Myanmar’s detained democracy leader Aung San Suu Kyi during a meeting in Yangon. Ga…
Brunei Times

U.N. envoy arrives in Myanmar to discuss Ban visit – Aung Hla Tun

United Nations special envoy Ibrahim Gambari arrived in military-ruled Myanmar Friday to explore the possibility of a visit next month by U.N. Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon.

Thai education reform to benefit Burmese migrants – Rosalie Smith

Burmese migrants and refugees living on the periphery of Thai society could benefit from the Thai government’s new plans to strengthen its education policy for migrant and stateless children in the …

Ashin Gambira’s prison term reduced by five years – Phanida

Monk Ashin Gambira, arrested and sentenced to 68 years in prison for his lead role in anti-junta protests in September 2007 has had his prison term reduced by five years by a  district court in Insei…

Opium poppy cultivation in Burma rises – Francis Wade

Burma remains the world’s second largest source of opium, according to a UN report released yesterday that found a slight rise in opium poppy cultivation across Burma but decreasing levels worldwide…

More than half of Myitkyina university students addicted: KNG – Lawi Weng

Addiction to heroin and other drugs has in recent years become widespread among students at Myitkyina University in Kachin State, according to a Kachin News Agency (KNG) report published on Friday.

Six villages relocated for Arakan hydropower plant – Daniella Nayu

Six villages located near the proposed site of a hydropower plant in Burma’s western Arakan state have been displaced by Burmese military, with added concerns that civilians nearby will be forced to…

‘Lawyers of the government’ steering Suu Kyi trial – Khin Hnin Htet

A witness disqualified from testifying in the defense of Burma’s Aung San Suu Kyi said yesterday following his appeal that it was not “ordinary lawyers” making key decisions in the trial but gov…

Burma denies link to N Korea ship – Jonathan Head

US officials have said they believe the Kang Nam 1 could be heading to Burma, carrying weapons in defiance of a United Nations embargo. Burma and North Korea ended diplomatic relations in 1983 after …

Rohingya participates in 45th standing committee meeting of UNHCR

Dr. Kamal Hussein, representative of Burmese Rohingya Community in Australia (BRCA), presented a statement (drafted) on behalf of NGOs across the world at the 45th Standing Committee meeting of the UN…

One step forward, two steps back – Kyaw Zwa Moe

The trial of Aung San Suu Kyi is an unofficial step in the ruling junta’s seven-step road map. It is an essential one for the generals as they look ahead to the fifth step—the upcoming election in…

Ban to use Myanmar trip to ask junta to release Suu Kyi

NEW YORK (Kyodo) U.N. Secretary General Ban Ki Moon, who hopes to travel to Myanmar after visiting Japan next week, said Thursday he wants to discuss the release of political prisoners, including demo…
Japan Times

Don’t moon over Burma – Marie Doezema

I recently took a trip there nonetheless. I have friends there, Burmese and foreigners, and I wanted to visit them in their country, a place they described as both beautiful and tragic. Two days into…

Opposition welcomes UN envoy’s arrival in Myanmar

Myanmar riot police officers ride on their trucks as they provide security near the High Court in downtown Yangon, Myanmar Wednesday, June 24, 2009. Lawyers for Myanmar’s jailed opposition leader Aung…
eTaiwan News

Burma presses rebels in bid to eliminate armed opposition

A four-week military offensive in eastern Burma (Myanmar) has pushed back ethnic Karen rebels and forced thousands of refugees to flee across the border into Thailand. The attacks appear to underscor…
Christian Science Monitor

Yettaw surfaces at Aung San Suu Kyis birthday celebration in Chiangmai

“A clear message must be sent that Aung San Suu Kyi and all other prisoners of conscience in Burma must be released, immediately and unconditionally,”
Mizzima News

Tunnel Construction Pictures Spark Questions

Is the North Korean involvement in advising and building underground tunnels in Burma concentrated on military-based activities, or does it also include hydropower projects which are scattered around …
The Irrawaddy

Court adjourns Suu Kyi’s trial to July 3

Friday, 26 June 2009 18:41 New Delhi (mizzima) – The special court in Insein Prison on Friday adjourned the hearing of the testimony of a second defense witness in the trial against opposition leader …
Mizzima News

G-8 concerned about Myanmar, urges release of Suu Kyi and others+

TRIESTE, Italy, June 26 (AP) – (Kyodo)—Foreign ministers of the Group of Eight powers on Friday expressed deep concern about the situation in Myanmar and urged the release of the nation’s pro-dem…

Myanmar Opium Poppy Crop Rises Slightly In 2008 – Minister

YANGON (AFP)–Military-ruled Myanmar’s opium poppy cultivation rose by 3% year-on-year in 2008, but produced far lower yields of the illicit drug overall, the home affairs minister said Friday.
Morning Star

Making sense of Burma’s new capital

Author: Dulyapak PreecharushhPublisher: White Lotus, Bangkok, 2009, 181  p. Price: 650 baht ($US 19) Reviewed by: Joseph Ball  Capitals move. And capitals often move, as in the case of Burma’s gener…
Mizzima News

World Refugee Day observed in Mae Sot

Friday, 26 June 2009 16:20 Chiang Mai (mizzima) – The United Nation High Commission for Refugees (UNHCR) and related organizations have held activities in honor of World Refugee Day in Mae Sot, a Th…
Mizzima News




ျမန္မာကမၻာ သတင္းပေဒသာ/ေဆာင္းပါးမ်ား

ျမန္မာစာလုံးရယူရန္        zawgyi      bit (RFA)     myanmar1 (BBC)     အျခားျမန္မာေဖာင့္မ်ား

{အထက္ပါ မ်ဥ္းသားထားေသာလင့္မ်ားကုိတုိ႔ၿပီး မိမိတုိ႔ကြန္ပ်ဴတာတြင္ သိမ္းဆည္းထားပါ}


ေျမာက္ကိုရီးယား နဲ႔ ေပါင္းလုိ႔ ဘယ္လို အက်ိဳးသက္ေရာက္မလဲ

ေဒၚေအာင္ဆန္းစုၾကည္ အမႈ ရက္ခ်ိန္း ထပ္ေရႊ႕

ကုလ ကိုယ္စားလွယ္ ျမန္မာႏိုင္ငံ ေရာက္ၿပီ

ေဒၚေအာင္ဆန္းစုၾကည္ မ်က္ႏွာဖုံး ၀တ္ဆင္အားေပးရန္ U2 ႏႈိးေဆာ္

ဝက္တုပ္ေကြး ျဖစ္ပြားမႈမ႐ွိေၾကာင္း က်န္းမာေရးအရာ႐ွိမ်ား ျငင္းဆို

ေဒၚေအာင္ဆန္းစုၾကည္အေပၚ စြဲဆိုထားသည့္အမႈႏွင့္ သတင္းစာ႐ွင္းပြဲကြာျခားေန

ျမန္မာစစ္အစိုးရကို အေရးယူေသာ နည္းလမ္း ထုိင္းဝန္ႀကီးခ်ဳပ္ မယံုၾကည္

ေ႐ြးေကာက္ပြဲႏွင့္ မူးယစ္ေဆးဝါး ဆန္႔က်င္ေရး ျမစ္ႀကီးနားမွာ ျပဳလုပ္

ေျမာက္ကုိရီးယားသေဘၤာကပ္လွ်င္ ျမန္မာအာဏာပုိင္ေတြသာ စစ္ေဆးမည္

ေဒၚေအာင္ဆန္းစုၾကည္၏အမႈ ဇူလုိင္ ၃ရက္ေန႔ စစ္ေဆးဖုိ႔ ရက္ခ်ိန္းေ႐ႊ႕ဆိုင္း

ဂမ္ဘာရီ ေနျပည္ေတာ္ ေရာက္ၿပီ

အာဏာပိုင္မ်ားက အင္းစိန္ေထာင္တြင္း ပဋိပကၡဖန္တီးေန

တရား႐ံုး ေလွ်ာက္လဲခ်က္မ်ားကုိ စစ္အစိုးရက သတင္းအျပည့္အစံုမေဖာ္ျပ

ခ်င္းျပည္နယ္တြင္ အေၾကြးတင္သူ ၈၅ ရာခုိင္ႏႈန္းရိွ

တနသၤာရီ ေရအားလွ်ပ္စစ္ စီမံကိန္းအတြက္ ကြင္းဆင္း ေလ့လာေန

ဂမ္ဘာရီက ကုလ အတြင္းေရးမႉးခ်ဳပ္ထံ တုိက္႐ိုက္ အစီရင္ခံမည္

ဆလိုင္းတင္ေမာင္ဦး ဂုဏ္ျပဳဆႏၵျပပဲြ က်င္းပ

စစ္အစုိးရ ဘိန္းစုိက္ပ်ဳိးမႈ ပေပ်ာက္ေရးစီမံကိန္း မေအာင္ျမင္ဟု ရွမ္းမူးယစ္ေစာင့္ၾကည့္ေရးအဖြဲ႔ေျပာ

ခ်ဳံခုိ တုိက္‌ခုိက္‌မႈေၾကာင္‌့ ဒီ‌ေကဘီ‌ေအ တပ္‌ရင္‌းမႉး‌ေသဆုံး

မိုက္ကယ္ ဂ်က္ဆင္ သီခ်င္းမ်ား MRTV 4 ထုတ္လႊင့္မည္

သမၼတရာထူးျပဳတ္မည္ဟု ေဟာကိန္းထုတ္သည့္ ေဗဒင္ဆရာ အဖမ္းခံရ

ဆႏၵျပသူေတြကို ျပင္းျပင္းထန္ထန္ အျပစ္ေပးဖို႔ အီရန္ဘာသာေရးေခါင္းေဆာင္ ေတာင္းဆို

မုိက္‌ကယ္‌ဂ်က္‌ဆင္‌ကုိလြမ္‌းဆြတ္‌တမ္‌းတ ‌ဂုဏ္‌ျပဳေနၾက

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