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Recent Burmese News 090702

July 2, 2009

Recent Burmese News – 090702

UN’s Ban to urge reforms in high-risk Burma visit

United Nations Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon begins a high-risk trip to Burma on Friday, where he will press the military junta to release all their political prisoners and prepare for credible electi…
Mail and Guardian

Myanmar fossil may shed light on human evolution

BANGKOK, Thailand: Fossils recently discovered in Myanmar could prove that the common ancestors of humans, monkeys and apes evolved from primates in Asia, rather than Africa, researchers contend in a … China Daily

UN chief urged to focus on freedom to Myanmar political prisoners

New York, Jul 2 : Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon during his trip to Burma, officially known as Myanmar, should press the ruling generals to publicly commit to the release of all political prisoners and…
New Kerala

Pet Burmese python strangles 2-year-old in her crib

Oxford, Fla. — A pet Burmese python measuring more than 8 feet long broke out of a terrarium and strangled a 2-year-old girl in her bedroom Wednesday, authorities said. Shaiunna Hare was dead when p… Los Angeles Times

Burmese wary of UN chief’s visit – Naw Say Paw

Burmese politicians have expressed fear that Ban Ki-moon’s visit to Burma will achieve little without concerted attempts to meet National League for Democracy members, including Aung San Suu Kyi. BurmaNet

Houses to be demolished for expansion of Myitkyina airport

A large number of houses near the Myitkyina airport have to be demolished for its expansion. U Myo Myint, a secretary of the Kachin State Peace and Development Council told this to heads of Aye Mya Th…

Than Shwe congratulates Iranian President Ahadinejad – Lawi Weng

Burma’s state-run media reported on Wednesday that Snr-Gen Than Shwe, the head of the Burmese junta, has congratulated the recently re-elected president of Iran, Mahmoud Ahmadinejad.

China Hong Kong trade fair seeks exhibitors from Myanmar

Sponsor of China’s Hong Kong Trade Fair is seeking exhibitors and buyers from Myanmar, aiming at strengthening bilateral trade between Hong Kong Special Administrative Region and Myanmar.

North Korean ship makes U-turn – Francis Wade

A North Korean carrying ship being tracked by the US navy as it apparently made its way towards Burma has reportedly turned around, US officials said yesterday.

June leaves Mon State with unprecedented HIV-AIDS death rate – Rai Maraoh and Roi Mon

Responsible for supplying over 200 HIV-AIDS patients with antiretroviral (ARV) medicines, the organization told reporters that the number of new and developing cases may still be on the rise. “… BurmaNet

Junta bans travel between Indo-Burma border

The Burmese military junta has banned local villagers from travelling on the Indo-Burma border, especially the southern part of Mizoram state of India and south of Chin State in Burma, after seven vil…

Myanmar rally in Japan calls on UN chief to press junta

About 100 Myanmar activists rallied in Japan on Wednesday, calling on visiting UN chief Ban Ki-moon to press the junta to free political prisoners including democracy leader Aung San Suu Kyi.

Second chance: Burmese Monks

In September 2007, thousands of Buddhist monks led the “saffron revolution,” a series of peaceful marches in response to military oppression and a dire economic situation in Myanmar, forme…

Pitting Karen against Karen in a bloody war – Alex Ellgee

The tragedy of the Burmese army forces and Karen clashes over the past month can be seen here in Mae Sot Hospital where many Karen soldiers lie injured, many the victims of land mines or artillery fir…

Q+A – Will Ban’s visit to Myanmar yield results

Questions have been raised about what Ban believes he can achieve, and about the timing of his visit, which will start on Friday as Suu Kyi’s widely condemned trial resumes in Yangon. WHY IS SU…

Make Ban’s visit meaningful; UN leader should stand firm on prisoners, election, political dialogue, minorities

United Nations Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon during his trip to Burma should press the ruling generals to publicly commit to the release of all political prisoners and to engage in a dialogue with the…

Scientists say Myanmar fossil shows ancestors of humans, apes evolved from primates in Asia

BANGKOK, Thailand – Fossils recently discovered in Myanmar could prove that the common ancestors of humans, monkeys and apes evolved from primates in Asia, rather than Africa, researchers contend in …
Star Tribune

Karen refugees to be shifted to another camp

Wednesday, 01 July 2009 22:15 Chiangmai (Mizzima) – About 3000 Karen refugees, who fled to Thailand to escape the Burmese Army’s offensive in eastern Burma, will be shifted to another camp – ‘Th…
Mizzima News

UN chief heads for Burma with high hopes and little else

Wednesday, 01 July 2009 22:29 BANGKOK (Mizzima): Ban Ki-Moon, the United Nations Secretary General, is visiting Burma later this week, a year since his last trip there. He will be raising both politic…
Mizzima News

Will Ban Ki-moon’s trip to Burma be fruitful

Wednesday, 01 July 2009 22:04 Chiang Mai (Mizzima) – Ban Ki-moon, United Nations Secretary General will visit Burma on Friday. And during his two-day stay, Ban has sought a meeting with Nobel Peace …
Mizzima News

A Memoir of Survival in Burma and the West

Little Daughter: A Memoir of Survival in Burma and the West Author: Zoya Phan with Damien LewisPublisher: Simon & Schuster Ltd, 2009, 352  p.Price: $32 U.S. (hardcover) Reviewed by: David Calleja
Mizzima News

Archer Named Co-Producer of 2009 Bangkok Film Festival

, announced today it will co-produce this year’s Bangkok Film Festival, September 23 through the 30th. In addition to film screenings, seminars, gala events and the Golden Kinnaree Awards, major fi…
Interest! Alert

1Cast to Offer Al Jazeera Video Clips on Gamechanging TV News Site

KIRKLAND, Wash., July 1 /PRNewswire/ — 1Cast, the revolutionary broadcast platform that delivers up-to-the-minute news video to subscribers’ smartphones and the web, today announced that Al Jazeera E…
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ျမန္မာကမၻာ သတင္းပေဒသာ/ေဆာင္းပါးမ်ား

ျမန္မာစာလုံးရယူရန္        zawgyi      bit (RFA)     myanmar1 (BBC)     အျခားျမန္မာေဖာင့္မ်ား

{အထက္ပါ မ်ဥ္းသားထားေသာလင့္မ်ားကုိတုိ႔ၿပီး မိမိတုိ႔ကြန္ပ်ဴတာတြင္ သိမ္းဆည္းထားပါ}

ဘန္ကီမြန္းခရီးစဥ္ စစ္အစိုးရ အသံုးခ်ႏိုင္

ဘန္ကီမြန္းခရီးစဥ္တြင္ အန္အယ္လ္ဒီ ဗဟိုအမႈေဆာင္မ်ားႏွင့္ေတြ႔ဆံုမည္

ေဒၚေအာင္ဆန္းစုၾကည္အမႈ ေျပာင္းလဲႏုိင္ဟု ေရွ႕ေနမ်ားေျပာ

ေျမာက္ကိုရီးယားေရျပင္အနီး သေဘၤာမ၀င္ဖို႔သတိေပး

ျမန္မာ့ျပည္တြင္းေရး အေျခအေန ဂ်ပန္ စိုးရိမ္

သိမ္နံရံေပၚမွ ဆရာေတာ္ တပါး၏ပံုရိပ္ စိတ္ဝင္းစားသူမ်ားျပား

ေျမာက္ကိုရီးယားသေဘာၤ ေနာက္ျပန္လွည့္ပံုရ

ဝန္‌ထမ္‌း‌ေတ္ဝ ပ္ရည္‌သူကုိ ဘယ္‌လုိဆက္‌ဆံသင္‌့သလဲ

‌ေျမာက္‌ကုိရီးယား သ‌ေဘၤာ ‌ေနာက္‌‌ေၾကာင္‌း ျပန္‌လွည္‌့သြား

ဗိုလ္ခ်ဳပ္ႀကီး သူရေ႐ႊမန္း၏ ေျမာက္ကိုရီးယား လွ်ဳိ႕ဝွက္ခရီး (၂)

ဘန္ကီမြန္း၏ခရီးကို ဂ်ပန္က အျပည့္အဝေထာက္ခံ

ႏုိင္ငံျခား လုပ္သားမ်ားကို ထိုင္းအစိုးရက အလုပ္သမားကဒ္အသစ္ စတင္ထုတ္ေပး

ကုလအတြင္းေရးမႉးခ်ပ္က ျမန္မာျပည္ခရီး အခ်ိန္ေ႐ြးခ်ယ္မႈ အထူးသတိထား

ဝက္တုပ္ေကြးလူနာကို ဓာတ္ပံု႐ိုက္ဖို႔ ႀကိဳးစားသူ သတင္းေထာက္ကို ထိန္းသိမ္း

ဝက္တုပ္ေကြးေၾကာင့္ ေသဆံုးသူမ႐ွိေသးဟု က်န္းမာေရး ၫႊန္ခ်ဳပ္ေျပာၾကား

ဝက္တုပ္ေကြး မသကၤာရသူမ်ားအား HIV ေဝဒနာ႐ွင္မ်ားႏွင့္ တေဆာင္တည္းထား

ဝက္တုပ္ေကြးေၾကာင့္ ေဆးႏွင့္ အကာအကြယ္မ်ား ႐ွားပါးျပတ္လပ္

နအဖအတြက္ ေတာေျခာက္ေပးရာေရာက္လိမ့္မယ္

ေစာင့္ၾကည့္ရမည့္ မစၥတာဘန္ကီမြန္း ခရီးစဥ္

ဒီဂ်စ္တယ္ဖိုင္စနစ္ စာေပစိစစ္ေရးအက်ဳိးအတြက္သာျဖစ္

မေလးတြင္ ဆႏၵျပ ျမန္မာ အက်ဥ္းသားမ်ား အၾကမ္းဖက္ ႏွိမ္နင္းခံရ

ေျခာက္ႀကဳိးကေဝ ခ်စ္စမ္းေမာင္ႏွင့္ အင္တာဗ်ဴး

ဗကသ အထက္ဗမာျပည္ တိုးခ်ဲ႕ဖဲြ႔စည္း

ေဟာင္ေကာင္မွာ ဒီမိုကေရစီျပဳျပင္ေျပာင္းလဲေရး ဆႏၵျပ

အာဖဂန္‌မွာ အဓိက စစ္‌ဆင္‌‌ေရးႀကီး စတင္‌

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  1. smartieartie permalink
    July 2, 2009 8:27 pm

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