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Recent Burmese News 090715

July 15, 2009

Recent Burmese News – 090715

Myanmar authorities seize nearly a tonne of heroin

Myanmar authorities intercepted nearly one tonne of heroin in Shan state in one of the biggest drug busts in recent history, Thai media reports said Wednesday.
Big News

New regulation introduced for importing car parts

Wednesday, 15 July 2009 13:59 Chiang Mai (Mizzima) – In a revision of existing policy concerning vehicle parts, Burma’s Ministry of Economics and Commerce has re-permitted domestic car industries to…
Mizzima News

Myanmar coordinates with Thailand on recruiting new workers

Myanmar has coordinated with Thailand on recruiting new Myanmar workers to the latter after nationality verification, the official newspaper New Light of Myanmar reported Wednesday. The coordination w…
People’s Daily

Skepticism in Myanmar over junta amnesty plan

U.N. Myanmar representative told Security Council about planned amnesty Opposition spokesman said few prisoners were released in a past amnesty U.N. Secretary-General has asked ruling junta to release…
CNN Asia

When ‘Pets’ Turn Deadly

That’s an understatement.On July 1, an 8-foot python strangled a 2-year-old girl in her Sumter County home, providing the most horrifying example of what exotic constrictor snakes can do.The python be…
The Ledger

Daewoo led consortium to invest US$ 3 billion in Burma

Tuesday, 14 July 2009 21:48 New Delhi (Mizzima) – A consortium of companies led by South Korea’s Daewoo International will invest over US$ 3 billion in gas production in the West Coast of Burma.  A…
Mizzima News

Burma’s offer of amnesty met with cautious optimism – Tim Johnston

Political analysts cautiously welcomed the Burmese government’s promise of amnesty for prisoners but warned that proof of the authorities’ sincerity will be measured in how many political …

Mon group offered alternative to border guard proposal – Lawi Weng

The Burmese army’s Southeast Regional Commander in Moulmein, Mon State, has suggested to the New Mon State Party (NMSP) that it should transform its armed wing into a militia group if it doesn’t w…

87-year-old opposition member imprisoned – Khin Hnin Htet

An elderly member of Burma’s opposition National League for Democracy party who is said to be in declining health was yesterday sentenced to two years in prison under defamation charges.

Suu Kyi trial in Myanmar could be nearing an end

The trial of Myanmar opposition leader Aung San Suu Kyi resumed briefly in Yangon, with final arguments set for later in the month, signaling a possible end in sight for the high-profile legal case.

China ranks as Myanmar’s top investor in fiscal 2008-09

China’s total investments in Myanmar last fiscal year, ending on March 31, amounted to 856 million dollars, compared with the country’s total of 985 million dollars in foreign direct inves…

Deputy FM: Migrant workers are good people – Hseng Khio Fah

A representative of the Burmese military government, while meeting with Thai labor mister last Saturday said families of migrant workers applying for new passport documents under the national verifica…

Myanmar offers amnesty for some political prisoners

Myanmar on Monday offered an amnesty for some political prisoners after UN chief Ban Ki-moon demanded the release of key political detainees, including Aung San Suu Kyi, to ensure “credible and legiti…
Daily Star

Ban Ki-moon talks of ‘a major lost opportunity’ for Burma – Htet Aung Kyaw and Francis Wade

The UN chief yesterday briefed the Security Council on what had been “a major lost opportunity” for the Burmese junta to commit to terms set out by him on a recent visit that would kick-start demo…
BurmaNet – Comment on this

US, Britain and France doubt credible election; China calls for lifting sanctions – Lalit K Jha

Three permanent members of United Nations Security Council—the United States, Britain and France—expressed skepticism that the Burmese junta will hold free, fair and credible general elections in …
BurmaNet – Comment on this

China’s black cat, white cat diplomacy – Wen Liao

Why Beijing is losing patience with its dysfunctional allies. Deng Xiaoping famously said that it doesn’t matter if a cat is black or white so long as it catches mice. These days, China seems t…

UN gains leverage over Myanmar – Haseenah Koyakutty

The consensus headlines from United Nations chief Ban Ki-moon’s recent trip to Myanmar focused on his failure to meet with detained pro-democracy leader Aung San Suu Kyi. The ruling military jun…

Activists doubt Burma’s prisoner release plan

Burmese pro-democracy activists are sceptical about plans by the military junta to release political prisoners ahead of next year’s elections. Burma’s representative to the United Nations has told th…
ABC Australia

Explosion at Asia World’s Rangoon port

Tuesday, 14 July 2009 21:03 New Delhi (Mizzima) – A small explosion occurred on Tuesday at a port in western Rangoon’s Ahlone Township, according to an official at the Township fire brigade. The off…
Mizzima News

ONGC Videsh to join Chinese gas pipeline from Myanmar

ONGC Videsh, the overseas arm of state-run Oil and Natural Gas Corp (ONGC), may pick up a stake in the $1.95 billion gas pipeline that China is building for ferrying natural gas found off the Myanmar …
Business Standard

Pro-democracy politician sentenced in Myanmar

Y ANGON, Myanmar — An 87-year-old member of Myanmar’s pro-democracy party has been sentenced by the military regime to a two-year prison term for alleged defamation, a party member said Tu…
Boston Herald

Passport applications accepted in Muse

Tuesday, 14 July 2009 17:38 Ruili (Mizzima) – According to residents, local authorities in conjunction with a travel agent are issuing Burmese passports, valid for three years, from the northern Sha…
Mizzima News

A cursed treasure – ‘Jade Land’ Hpakant

Tuesday, 14 July 2009 13:39 New Delhi (mizzima) – While the world’s highest quality green stone, jade, continues to be a money maker for the military rulers of Burma, the precious gem has literally …
Mizzima News


ျမန္မာကမၻာ သတင္းပေဒသာ/ေဆာင္းပါးမ်ား

ျမန္မာစာလုံးရယူရန္        zawgyi      bit (RFA)     myanmar1 (BBC)     အျခားျမန္မာေဖာင့္မ်ား

{အထက္ပါ မ်ဥ္းသားထားေသာလင့္မ်ားကုိတုိ႔ၿပီး မိမိတုိ႔ကြန္ပ်ဴတာတြင္ သိမ္းဆည္းထားပါ}

ျမန္မာစစ္အစိုးရ အက်ဥ္းသားေတြ လႊတ္ေပးမည့္အေပၚ NLD သံသယနဲ႔တံု႔ျပန္

ေထာင္ထဲ႐ွိေက်ာင္းသားေခါင္းေဆာင္မ်ားကို ေ႐ြးေကာက္ပြဲဝင္ဖို႔ စည္း႐ံုး

ႏိုင္ငံေရးေခါင္းေဆာင္မ်ားကို လုပ္ႀကံရန္ စစ္အစိုးရက ေသနတ္သမားမ်ား ေစလြတ္

ကုလအတြင္းေရးမႉးခ်ဳပ္၏ အစီရင္ခံစာအေပၚႏႎိုင္ငံေရးေခါင္းေဆာင္မ်ား၏အျမင္

ဘန္ကီမြန္း၏ အစီရင္ခံစာအေပၚ အေနာက္ႏိုင္ငံမ်ားႏွင့္ တ႐ုတ္၏ တံု႔ျပန္မႈ

ျမန္မာကို ကမၻာက ေစာင့္ၾကည့္ေနေၾကာင္း ကုလအတြင္းေရးမႉးခ်ဳပ္သတိေပး

ကုလသမဂၢအတြင္းေရးမႉးခ်ဳပ္ႀကီး ဘာဆက္လုပ္မွာပါလဲ

‌ေ႐ႊဝါ‌ေရာင္‌ သံဃာ့လႈပ္‌႐ွားမႈ သတင္‌းကား ျပသပြဲ အခမ္‌းအနား လန္‌ဒန္‌မွာ က်င္‌းပ

ဖားကန္႔ ေရႀကီးမႈ အကူအညီ ကုလသမဂၢ ဒုတိယ ဌာေနအႀကီးအကဲ ႐ွင္းလင္းေျပာၾကား

ရန္ကုန္-ေနျပည္ေတာ္-မႏၱေလး လွ်ပ္စစ္အျမန္ရထားလမ္း စီစဥ္

အဓမၼေငြေတာင္းမရ၍ ဒညင္းၿခံေျမမ်ားကို သိမ္းမည္ဟု စစ္တပ္က ၿခိမ္းေျခာက္

မိုးေကာင္းၿမိဳ႕နယ္ ပင္းေဘာတိုက္နယ္ေဆး႐ံုမွာ လူနာအဆမတန္မ်ားျပားေန

ထုိင္း႐ွိ ျမန္မာေ႐ႊ႕ေျပာင္းလုပ္သားမ်ား အတြက္ ယာယီႏုိင္ငံကူးလက္မွတ္ထုတ္မည္

ေက်ာင္း ၁၅မိနစ္ ေစာလႊတ္သျဖင့္ ဆရာဆရာမမ်ား ခံဝန္ခ်က္လက္မွတ္ထိုးရ

ဖားကန္႔ေရေဘးဒုကၡသည္မ်ား ေနစရာအခက္အခဲေတြ႕ေန

စစ္ေတြတြင္ စိတ္ႂကြေဆးျပားမ်ား ဖမ္းဆီးရမိ

ကားပစၥည္း တင္သြင္းခြင့္ မူဝါဒေျပာင္း

ဧရာ၀တီတိုင္းတြင္ ေလဆင္ႏွာေမာင္းတိုက္ခတ္ႀကိမ္ေခ်ာင္းႀကီးေက်းရြာတြင္ အိမ္မ်ားပ်က္စီး
အင္အားမေလ်ာ့ဘဲ ကခ်င္ေဒသ လံုျခံဳေရးတပ္ဖြဲ႔ဟု ေျပာင္းလဲရန္ KIO က လုိလား

ေအးရွားေဝါလ္ ဆိပ္ကမ္းတြင္ ေပါက္ကဲြမႈတရပ္ ျဖစ္ပြား

ဂ်ာနယ္ စာမူၾကမ္းမ်ားကို စီဒီျဖင့္ တင္ျပရန္ စာေပစိစစ္ေရး ညႊန္ၾကား

ရန္ကုန္ၿမိဳ႕တြင္ ေဆးလိပ္ေရာင္းအား က်ဆင္းျခင္းမရိွ

ျမန္မာႏုိင္ငံေတာင္ပုိင္းတြင္ ျမစ္ေရႀကီးသျဖင့္ေရလမ္းခရီးအခ်ဳိ႕ ရပ္ဆုိင္းထားရ

စစ္အစုိးရ၏ အလုပ္သမားကာကြယ္ေရးဖြဲ႔စည္းမႈ ေနာက္က်

ဗုိလ္ခ်ဳပ္မႉးႀကီး ဇနီးေမာင္ႏွံ ေ႐ႊတိဂုံမွာ ပန္းယၾတာေခ်

အစိုးရဝန္ထမ္းမ်ား ဆိုင္ကယ္မစီးရ၊ ေထာင္ဒဏ္ ၃ လ

ျမစ္ဝကြ်န္းေပၚမွာ ေလဆင္ႏွာေမာင္းတိုက္၊ အိမ္ေျခ ၃၀ ခန္႔ပ်က္စီး

လိုင္ေဘးရီးယား သမၼတေဟာင္းကို စစ္ရာဇ၀တ္ခံုရံုး စတင္စစ္ေဆး

သမၼတ‌ေဟာင္‌း ‌ေတလာ ICC မွာ ခုခံ‌ထြက္‌ဆုိ


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