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Recent Burmese News 090711

July 11, 2009

Recent Burmese News – 090711

Hopes and fears over Suu Kyi trial



Aung San Suu Kyi returns to court

The trial against Aung San Suu Kyi has resumed in Rangoon, Myanmar.
Big News

MoU on establishing friendly city ties between Nanning, Yangon signed in Myanmar

Municipal authorities of Nanning of China and Yangon of Myanmar Saturday signed a memorandum of understanding on the establishment of friendship-city relationship between the two cities. Nanning is th…
People’s Daily

Ban to brief UNSC on Myanmar

United Nations Secretary General Ban Ki-moon would brief Security Council on his recent visit to Myanmar on Monday, a UN spokeswoman said on Saturday. Ban had visited Myanmar last week, wherein the M…
Hindustan Times

Suu Kyi trial restarts after Burma snubs plea by UN

The widely condemned trial of the Burmese opposition leader Aung San Suu Kyi resumed yesterday, a week after the country’s military rulers ignored a plea from the UN chief to drop security charges aga…
The Independent

Khin Nyunt appears in public

Burma’s former premier and spy chief Gen Khin Nyunt, who was ousted and placed under house arrest in October 2004,  recently appeared in public and appeared to be in good health, according to one R…

Deaths among children in Kalemyo

Reports available suggest that though there are some adults among the dead, most are children under12 years.  Dengue broke out in the first week of June 2009. Things have come to such a pass that the…

Yettaw admitted to prison hospital – Lawi Weng

John William Yettaw, the American accused of unlawfully seeking refuge in Aung San Suu Kyi’s home, has been admitted to hospital in Rangoon’s Insein Prison after declining food for 49 days, accord…

Detained ethnic party leader suffering from leg swelling – Hseng Khio Fah

The leader of Shan Nationalities League for Democracy (SNLD), Burma’s second largest winning party in the 1990 elections, Khun Htun Oo, 66, has been suffering from the swelling of his legs due to la…

Burma junta ‘unwilling’ to aid opium eradication – Francis Wade

Prohibition on poppy cultivation enforced by armed groups in Burma’s Shan state has caused a dramatic cut in opium production, although the government has been ‘unwilling’ to help, says a report…

Burmese Gem traders throng Kunming Gem Emporium – Myo Gyi

Ruili – Gem traders, who are members of the Burma Gem Traders’ Association, showcased their exhibits at the Gem Emporium in Kunming, Yunnan Province, inaugurated on Friday.

Second victim of H1N1 hospitalized in Rangoon – Kon Chan

Another carrier of the flu virus H1N1, commonly known as ‘Swine Flu’, has been detected in Rangoon, and officially announced by the Burmese government television last night.

Richard Gere backs Burma campaign

The VJs were arrested for secretly filming the 2007 Saffron Revolution. Their story is told in the new documentary Burma VJ, which features illegal footage filmed by the now-imprisoned VJs using conce…

Foreign Investment in Burma: Analysing the statistics – Derek Tonkin

The article by Solomon in Mizzima on 6 July highlights the latest data about foreign investment in Burma. Perhaps I might try to interpret them from the perspective of a former investment director.

Former Canadian PM urged to withdraw from Ivanhoe – Salai Pi Pi

The Canadian Friends of Burma (CFOB), a Non-Governmental Organization, has exhorted Jean Chretien, former Canadian Prime Minister to cancel his contract with the Canadian firm Ivanhoe Mines operating …

Saline water from prawn farms destroys paddy fields

Friday, 10 July 2009 22:32 Rangoon (Mizzima) – Paddy fields in Pyinsalu, Laputta Township, Irrawaddy Division have been inundated with saline water and destroyed, following bidding for sea-water pra…
Mizzima News

Mismanagement Vs the state of Burma’s economy

“I think our concerns with the state of democracy are very well known. We have of course called for the release of the 2,100 political prisoners in Burma.”
Mizzima News

Suu Kyi’s trial adjourned, next hearing on July 17

Friday, 10 July 2009 14:23 New Delhi (mizzima) – The trial of pro-democracy leader Aung San Suu Kyi was adjourned till July 17 by the special court in Rangoon’s Insein prison on Friday, even as scor…
Mizzima News

With No Clear Path Out of a Diplomatic Thicket, a Push to Redraw the Map

Ban Ki-moon , the United Nations secretary general, who, despite the weight of his personal intervention, failed to secure so much as a chat with Asia’s most famous political prisoner, much less…
International Herald Tribune

U.N. Chief Meets With Myanmar Junta

was on trial . Early Saturday, Mr. Ban said that his request to see her before he left the country Saturday night had been rejected. Mr. Ban is hoping to win the release of political prisoners — …
International Herald Tribune

Aung San Suu Kyi meets legal team refuses comment on Ban visit – Myint Maung

Burma’s detained opposition leader Aung San Suu Kyi has refused to comment on the just concluded visit of United Nations Secretary General Ban Ki-moon, after she was briefed by her legal team, who m…

Jade tycoons distribute food, water to flood victims

In the aftermath of floods in the Uru River and landslides, jade tycoons are distributing much-needed food and drinking water to victims in Hpakant jade land in Burma’s northern Kachin State, sa…

A infected girl discharged from hospital after recovering from illness

A 13-year-old girl visited Singapore together with her family on 21 June and arrived back in Yangon on 26 June at 1.30 pm. Although she was found to have no fever while she was screened by health staf…


ျမန္မာကမၻာ သတင္းပေဒသာ/ေဆာင္းပါးမ်ား

ျမန္မာစာလုံးရယူရန္        zawgyi      bit (RFA)     myanmar1 (BBC)     အျခားျမန္မာေဖာင့္မ်ား

{အထက္ပါ မ်ဥ္းသားထားေသာလင့္မ်ားကုိတုိ႔ၿပီး မိမိတုိ႔ကြန္ပ်ဴတာတြင္ သိမ္းဆည္းထားပါ}

ေဒၚေအာင္ဆန္းစုၾကည္အမႈ ေနာက္ဆံုးအဆင့္ ထုေခ်ဖို႔ ဇူလိုင္၂၄ ရက္ ခ်ိန္း

ေဒၚေအာင္ဆန္းစုၾကည္အမႈ ႐ံုးခ်ိန္းေန႔တိုင္း ဆုေတာင္းပြဲမ်ားျပဳလုပ္

ေဒၚေအာင္ဆန္းစုၾကည္ အမႈမွာ သက္ေသ ေဒၚခင္မိုးမုိးအား စစ္ေဆး

ေဒၚေအာင္ဆန္းစုၾကည္အမႈ ေနာက္ဆုံးေလွ်ာက္လဲရက္ သတ္မွတ္

ေဒၚေအာင္ဆန္းစုၾကည္ကို ဇူလိုင္ ၂၄ ႐ုံးခ်ိန္း

ဘန္ကီမြန္းခရီးစဥ္ မေအာင္ျမင္ေသာ္လည္း အဖြဲ႔ခ်ဳပ္က ေ႐ွ႕ဆက္မည္ဟုဆို

ခ်ဲထီေလာင္းကစားေၾကာင့္ အက်င့္ပ်က္ ရာဇဝတ္မႈ တိုးပြား

ထုိင္းဝန္ႀကီးခ်ဳပ္ ျမန္မာႏုိင္ငံကို သြားေရးၫိႇႏိႈင္း

စီမံခန္႔ခြဲမႈ ည့ံဖ်င္းျခင္း အေမြ၊ ျမန္မာ့စီးပြားေရး အေျခအေန – (အပိုင္း ၁)

စီမံခန္႔ခြဲမႈ ည့ံဖ်င္းျခင္း အေမြ၊ ျမန္မာ့ စီးပြားေရး အေျခအေန – (အပိုင္း ၂)

ပုစြန္လုပ္ငန္းမွ ဆားငန္ေရမ်ား ဝင္ေရာက္သျဖင့္ လယ္ေျမပ်က္စီး

နာဂစ္စတိတ္႐ိႈး လန္ဒန္တြင္ လုပ္မည္

ဖါးကန္႔ေျမၿပိဳမႈ ထိေရာက္တဲ့ အကူအညီမရ

ျမန္မာႏိုင္ငံမွာ ၀က္တုပ္ေကြး ကူးစက္သူ ေနာက္တဦး ေတြ႔

ဝက္တုပ္ေကြး ေရာဂါပုိးရိွသူ ၂ ဦးထက္ ပုိႏုိင္

နအဖႏွင့္ ဒီေကဘီေအ ထုိးစစ္ကို ေကအန္ယူက ေျပာက္က်ားႏွင့္ ခုခံမည္

ဘဂၤလားေဒ့ရွ္-ျမန္မာ နယ္စပ္တြင္ မူးယစ္ေဆး အျပန္အလွန္ ေရာင္းခ်မႈမ်ား ရွိေန

ဆင္းရဲတဲ့ႏိုင္ငံေတြကို ေဒၚလာ ၂၀ ဘီလီယံ ကူဖို႔ G-8 ေခါင္းေဆာင္ေတြ ဆံုးျဖတ္

အီရန္မွာ မၿငိမ္မသက္ ျပန္ျဖစ္

ယူနန္ငလ်င္ အိမ္ ၁၀,၀၀၀ ေက်ာ္ၿပိဳက်

အာဖဂန္‌မွာ က်ဆုံးသူ ၿဗ္ိတိသွ် တပ္‌သား ၁၈၄ ‌ေယာက္‌႐ွိၿပီ


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