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Recent Burmese News 090708

July 8, 2009
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Recent Burmese News – 090708

Lack of cash slows Nargis recovery

YANGON, 8 July 2009 (IRIN) – A three-year recovery plan for survivors of Cyclone Nargis remains severely underfunded: of the US$691 million requested under the post-Nargis recovery and preparedness pl…
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Landslide caused by rain kills 30 in Myanmar

A landslide caused by torrential rain killed about 30 people in northern Myanmar at the weekend when it swept away their homes, which were built on a mine dump, people in contact with the area said on…
One News – Comment on this

Burmese flash floods kill at least 30

At least 30 people were killed when a landslide caused by torrential rain swept away homes in Burma. The dwellings were built on a dump at Lonkhin Jade Mine near Phakant – around 1,500km (930 miles) …
ITN

‘SOS BURMA,’ time for UN to do the right thing

Wednesday, 08 July 2009 14:45 Unlike in the past visit, this time there was no real expectation that the United Nations General Secretary’s visit to Burma would changeanything.The State Peace and De…
Mizzima News – Comment on this

Indonesian President Set for Re-election

After polls closed, an unofficial quick count at 2,000 polling stations with more than half of ballots tallied gave President Susilo Bambang Yudhoyono 58 percent of the vote, which would be enough to …
The Irrawaddy – Comment on this

‘Time to take off the kid gloves’

The international community has few options left for Burma after the United Nations secretary general’s failure last week to engage the recalcitrant military regime.
Mail and Guardian – Comment on this

UN Chief Speaks Out Against Lack of Human Rights

BANGKOK, Jul 8 (IPS) – Using the power of his office, U.N. Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon achieved a rare diplomatic feat during his recent visit to military-ruled Burma. He broke a taboo by delivering…
IPS – Comment on this

Ulfa hit-squad enters Assam from Myanmar

The outlawed United Liberation Front of Asom (Ulfa) is planning to stage violent strikes in the run up to Independence Day, with a four-member hit squad sneaking into the state from bases in Myanmar, …
Daily Star – Comment on this

Myanmar rebuilding uneven a year after the cyclone – John Heilprin

Throngs of people lined the muddy walkways of Kyon Da village, a relief camp erected in this cyclone-hit area, while others stayed in their homes — neat rows of small houses made out of dried palm a…
BurmaNet – Comment on this

US industry group calls for renewed ban on Burmese exports

An industry group representing U.S. footwear and clothing companies and their suppliers has called on U.S. lawmakers to renew a ban on Burmese exports.
BurmaNet – Comment on this

Foreign investments soar in Burma despite economic sanctions – Solomon

Economic sanctions imposed by the West – United States and the European Union – notwithstanding, foreign investments in Burma, since 1988, accounts for a total of US dollar 15 billion.
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Burma rebels vow to stop using child soldiers – Mark Tran

Shan insurgents get foreign aid in return for halting use of children in country with highest number of underage conscripts. One of Burma’s main rebel groups has pledged to stop using child sold…
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Ban warns Junta of costly isolation – Lalit K Jha

Expressing deep disappointment at the failure to make any headway with the leaders of the military junta, UN Secretary General Ban Ki-moon has warned Burma of “costly isolation” if it stic…
BurmaNet

Senior General Than Shwe receives UNSG for two times

Chairman of the State Peace and Development Council Senior General Than Shwe received and held discussions with UN Secretary-General Mr Ban Ki-moon and party at Bayintnaung Yeiktha here two times – …
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Ethnic Burmese among world’s ‘most threatened’ – Francis Wade

Nine ethnic groups in Burma have been ranked fifth on a table measuring groups of people throughout the world deemed to be most under threat of genocide, mass killing and other systematic violent repr…
BurmaNet – Comment on this

India urged to stop helping Burmese junta – Salai Pi Pi

The Indian government has been exhorted to stop helping the Burmese military regime by student leaders and journalists from Northeast Indian states, who in a show of solidarity, demanded the unconditi…
BurmaNet – Comment on this

Myanmar earns $292 million from jade sales

Military-ruled Myanmar earned more than 209 million euros ($292 million) from the sale of jade at a government-sponsored gems show despite a U.S. ban on their import, a merchant said Tuesday.
BurmaNet – Comment on this

Honorary degree for Burma laureate – Freya McClements

Burmese pro-democracy campaigner and leader of the opposition Aung San Suu Kyi has been detained by the country’s ruling military junta for 11 of the past 19 years. Today the university present…
BurmaNet – Comment on this

Life is cheap in the East, even cheaper in Burma – Pascal Khoo-Thwe

When the Nazis organized the nationwide burning of books deemed ‘un-German’ in May 1933, not many people could have imagined that they would go on to kill many unarmed, non-combatant and i…
BurmaNet – Comment on this

Myanmar’s Aung San Suu Kyi gets honorary degree in Northern Ireland

London – Myanmar opposition leader Aung San Suu Kyi was Tuesday awarded an honorary degree by the University of Ulster in Northern Ireland. The democracy campaigner was awarded the honorary degree of …
Earth Times – Comment on this

Die Hard’ spirit of 7-July; Burmese activists vow to march ahead

Tuesday, 07 July 2009 21:45 New delhi (mizzima) – Burmese activists and Indian supporters on Tuesday reiterated their call to the Indian government to stop supporting Burma’s military regime and ins…
Mizzima News – Comment on this

Myanmar refugee numbers swell in Thailand

As the 50,000th Myanmar refugee to be resettled abroad recently left Thailand for the United States, thousands of others fled their military-ruled homeland to seek shelter under tarps and in temples a…
BurmaNet – Comment on this

Burma starts to acquire veneer of wealth as elite enjoy times of plenty – Amy Kazmin

The revellers – young men with hair gelled into modish styles and young women wearing mini-skirts and clutching mobile phones – have each paid a $10 cover charge to enter, a steep price in a land wher…
BurmaNet

Senior General Than Shwe receives UNSG for two times

Chairman of the State Peace and Development Council Senior General Than Shwe received and held discussions with UN Secretary-General Mr Ban Ki-moon and party at Bayintnaung Yeiktha here two times – …
BurmaNet – Comment on this

Ethnic Burmese among world’s ‘most threatened’ – Francis Wade

Nine ethnic groups in Burma have been ranked fifth on a table measuring groups of people throughout the world deemed to be most under threat of genocide, mass killing and other systematic violent repr…
BurmaNet – Comment on this

India urged to stop helping Burmese junta – Salai Pi Pi

The Indian government has been exhorted to stop helping the Burmese military regime by student leaders and journalists from Northeast Indian states, who in a show of solidarity, demanded the unconditi…
BurmaNet – Comment on this

Myanmar earns $292 million from jade sales

Military-ruled Myanmar earned more than 209 million euros ($292 million) from the sale of jade at a government-sponsored gems show despite a U.S. ban on their import, a merchant said Tuesday.
BurmaNet – Comment on this

Honorary degree for Burma laureate – Freya McClements

Burmese pro-democracy campaigner and leader of the opposition Aung San Suu Kyi has been detained by the country’s ruling military junta for 11 of the past 19 years. Today the university present…
BurmaNet – Comment on this

Life is cheap in the East, even cheaper in Burma – Pascal Khoo-Thwe

When the Nazis organized the nationwide burning of books deemed ‘un-German’ in May 1933, not many people could have imagined that they would go on to kill many unarmed, non-combatant and i…
BurmaNet – Comment on this

Myanmar’s Aung San Suu Kyi gets honorary degree in Northern Ireland

London – Myanmar opposition leader Aung San Suu Kyi was Tuesday awarded an honorary degree by the University of Ulster in Northern Ireland. The democracy campaigner was awarded the honorary degree of …
Earth Times – Comment on this

Die Hard’ spirit of 7-July; Burmese activists vow to march ahead

Tuesday, 07 July 2009 21:45 New delhi (mizzima) – Burmese activists and Indian supporters on Tuesday reiterated their call to the Indian government to stop supporting Burma’s military regime and ins…
Mizzima News – Comment on this

Myanmar refugee numbers swell in Thailand

As the 50,000th Myanmar refugee to be resettled abroad recently left Thailand for the United States, thousands of others fled their military-ruled homeland to seek shelter under tarps and in temples a…
BurmaNet – Comment on this

Burma starts to acquire veneer of wealth as elite enjoy times of plenty – Amy Kazmin

The revellers – young men with hair gelled into modish styles and young women wearing mini-skirts and clutching mobile phones – have each paid a $10 cover charge to enter, a steep price in a land wher…
BurmaNet

Digging the tunnels, part two

The tunnel project underway in Burma includes plans to build covert ammunitions factories that will produce surface-to-air missiles controlled from underground command bases, leaked intelligence docum…
BurmaNet – Comment on this

Release prisoners, says PM – Anucha Charoenpo

Thailand wants the Burmese government to release opposition leader Aung San Suu Kyi and other political prisoners as part of its national reconciliation process, acting government spokesman Panitan Wa…
BurmaNet – Comment on this

Allies in paranoia and repression – Kay Seok and David Scott Mathieson

The U.S. Navy shadowing a North Korean cargo ship suspected of carrying weapons bound for Burma is the stuff of potboiler thrillers. Yet for two of the world’s most reclusive and repressive states, …
BurmaNet – Comment on this

Ban—empty-handed but wiser – Editorial

Through his official visit to the military-ruled country he should have discovered a deeper understanding of how far the international community—under the name of the United Nations—can expect to …
BurmaNet

 

ျမန္မာကမၻာ သတင္းပေဒသာ/ေဆာင္းပါးမ်ား

ျမန္မာစာလုံးရယူရန္      zawgyi      bit (RFA)     myanmar1 (BBC)     အျခားျမန္မာေဖာင့္မ်ား

{အထက္ပါ မ်ဥ္းသားထားေသာလင့္မ်ားကုိတုိ႔ၿပီး မိမိတုိ႔ကြန္ပ်ဴတာတြင္ သိမ္းဆည္းထားပါ}

ကုလအတြင္းေရးမႉးခ်ဳပ္ႏွင့္ ေတြ႕ဆံုခဲ့ျခင္းကို NLD ႐ွင္းလင္းပြဲ က်င္းပ

ဆဲဗင္းဂ်ဴလိုင္ ေသြးစြန္းေသာေန႔ ဆႏၵျပပြဲမ်ား ျပည္ပမွာျပဳလုပ္

ဇူလုိင္လ ၇ ရက္ လႈပ္႐ွားမႈမ်ား ျပည္တြင္းမွာ လွ်ဳိ႕ဝွက္ျပဳလုပ္

‘’ျမန္မာသည္ အထီးက်န္ မဟုတ္ပါ’’ (ဘန္ကီမြန္း၏ မိန္႔ခြန္း ဘာသာျပန္)

တုိင္းျပည္အတြက္ ေက်ာင္းသားလူငယ္မ်ား တာဝန္ယူေစလို

7th July အထိမ္းအမွတ္ပဲြမ်ား ထုိင္းႏိုင္ငံတြင္ က်င္းပ

မဟန္လွေသာ ခရီးေပမယ့္ ဘန္ကီမြန္း အေကာင္းျမင္ (ဗီဒီယို)

ပိတ္ဆို႔မႈ သက္တမ္းတိုးရန္ အေမရိကန္တြင္ ေတာင္းဆုိ

ရလဒ္မဲ့ေသာ္လည္း အေျမာ္အျမင္ရိွေသာ ဘန္ကီမြန္း၏ ခရီးစဥ္

ရန္ကုန္ ဂ်ီေမးလ္ အသံုးျပဳသူမ်ား အခက္ၾကံဳ

ရန္ကုန္ၿမိဳ႕ မဂၤလာေစ်းမွ ျပည့္တန္ဆာေစ်းကြက္ႀကီးမားက်ယ္ျပန္႔လာ

ဖားကန္႔ေဒသအတြင္း ေခ်ာင္းေရႀကီး လူအေသအေပ်ာက္ အမ်ားအျပားရိ

ဖားကန္႔ေရေဘးကယ္ဆယ္ေရး မလုပ္ႏိုင္ေသးေရေဘးဒုကၡသည္မ်ား အခက္ခဲႀကံဳေနရ

ကရင္စစ္ေျပးဒုကၡသည္မ်ားအား စခန္းေရႊ႕ေျပာင္းရန္စီစဥ္

မႏၲေလးသားတုိ႔ ရတနာပုံအက္ဖ္စီအသင္း ႀကိဳရန္ျပင္

ႏိုင္ငံေရးေဘးလြယ္အိတ္မ်ား သတိထား

ဝက္တုပ္ေကြးလူနာကို ေဆး႐ံုမွ ဆင္းခြင့္ေပးေတာ့မည္

FM လိုင္းသစ္ ႏွစ္လုိင္း အသစ္တိုးခ်ဲ႕မည္

ဗန္းေမာ္မွာ ေရႊဆုိင္ ဓားျပတုိက္ခံရ

အင္‌ဒုိနီး႐ွား သမၼတ‌ေ႐ြး‌ေကာက္‌ပဲြ ဒီ‌ေန ့စ‌၊ ယူဒုိယုိနုိ ‌ေ႐ွ႕ေျပး‌ေန

တပတ္‌စာ အစီအစဥ္‌မ်ား

႐ွင္‌က်န္‌ အၾကမ္‌းဖက္‌မႈ လူ ၁၅၆ ‌ေယာက္‌ထက္‌မနည္‌း‌ေသ

႐ွင္‌က်န္‌ က မၿငိမ္‌သက္‌မႈ

မသန္ ့႐ွင္‌းတဲ့ ‌ေလ‌ေတြ‌ ဆူညံသံ‌ေတြ‌ေၾကာင္‌့ ဘယ္‌လုိ ဒုကၡ‌ေရာက္‌ရ သလဲ

မၿငိမ္မသက္ျဖစ္ေနတဲ့ တရုတ္ ရွင္ဂ်န္းျပည္နယ္ ေန၀င္မီးၿငိမ္းအမိန္႔ထုတ္

ေျမာက္ကိုရီးယား ဒုံးက်ည္ပစ္လႊတ္မႈ လုံျခဳံေရးေကာင္စီ အျပင္းအထန္ ရႈတ္ခ်

အေမရိကန္နဲ႔ ရုရွား တေျပးညီ ဦးတည္ခ်က္ေတြ အိုဘားမား ခ်ျပ

 

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