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Recent Burmese News 090801

August 1, 2009

Recent Burmese News – 090801

Can Indonesia Break the Asean Deadlock on Burma

The military junta ruling Burma is more or less impervious to foreign pressure, or so it seems. It might well respond to some harsh words from Beijing or New Delhi, should these ever materialize. For …
The Irrawaddy

Food Insecurity Remains a Challenge for Cyclone Survivors

Villager try to catch money thrown by donors during the opening ceremony of the first cyclone shelter in Pyar Pon Township in Burma, May 2, 2009. (Photo: Reuters)
The Irrawaddy

Filipino activists call for immediate release of Suu Kyi

Dozens of Filipino activists protested Friday outside the Myanmar embassy in the Philippine capital and demanded the immediate release of opposition leader Aung San Suu Kyi.

Burmese regime deliberately depresses economy – Saw Yan Naing

Many developing countries in Southeast Asia such as Malaysia, Singapore and Thailand lack the abundant natural resources of Burma, Stothard noted. However, Burma is poorer than each of these neighbori…

Salween dam plan draws heavy flak – Apinya Wipatayontin

The groups yesterday claimed the dams would cause massive damage to the river and communities that rely on it, lead to forced relocation and labour abuses, and would enrich Burma’s military junt…

Suu Kyi selects books for a long spell in prison – Richard Lloyd Parry

Rangoon The novels of John le Carré and biographies of Winston Churchill are among the books that Aung San Suu Kyi, the Burmese democracy leader and Nobel Prize winner, is assembling in expectation o…

haka delegation in Naypyidaw for border talks – Lawi Weng

A delegation of Bangladeshi experts on border issues met with Burma’s foreign minister in Naypyidaw on Friday to discuss an territorial dispute between the two countries, according to Burma’s stat…

Ministry orders checks on “black listed” tourists – Nem Davies

Tour agencies have been directed by Burma’s Ministry of Hotel and Tourism to check tourists applying for ‘Arrival Visa’ with the list of people banned from entering the country.

With all deliberate delay – Francis Wade

It is a trial that has twisted and turned over the course of nearly three months, besieged by delays and digressions from the courtroom and flecked with the odd concession from the judges. It has succ…

Myanmar junta keeps ‘the Lady’ waiting – Danny Kemp

During her years in detention Aung San Suu Kyi has got used to the whims of Myanmar’s junta, and the democracy icon again finds herself waiting for the military regime to make up its mind.

At least 28 National League for Democracy members arrested

The verdict in the trial of Noble Peace Prize Laureate Aung San Suu Kyi has been postponed to August 11, 2009. Meanwhile, the Assistance Association for Political Prisoners (Burma) has learnt that the…

Thailand to setup pilot project for refugees

Friday, 31 July 2009 18:17 Chiang Mai (mizzima) – Thailand’s Ministry of Labour has initiated a dialogue with businessmen on a pilot project that envisages  Burmese refugees, living in camps alon…
Mizzima News

Ban reiterates call for authorities to release opposition figure

Myanmar must ensure the immediate release of the Nobel Peace Prize laureate and opposition leader Aung San Suu Kyi, who is in detention and currently facing trial, Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon has to…
UN News Centre

17-foot Burmese python killed in Fla.

Posted on: Friday, 31 July 2009, 14:28 CDT Florida wildlife authorities said a 17-foot, 2-inch Burmese python was captured and destroyed on a private property in Okeechobee County. The Florida Fis…

Protests outside Burmese Embassy in Bangkok

Friday, 31 July 2009 20:56 Chiang Mai (Mizzima) – At least 20 Burmese pro-democracy activists on Friday staged a brief protest outside the Burmese embassy in Bangkok, demanding the release of pro-demo…
Mizzima News

Myanmar should free Suu Kyi, says US

Myanmar residents of Japan attend a rally to demand the release of democracy leader Aung San Suu Kyi, in front of the Myanmar Embassy in Tokyo yesterday. A Myanmar court has postponed its verdict in t…
Daily Star

Six NLD members freed

Friday, 31 July 2009 21:30 Chiang Mai (Mizzima) – Six members of the opposition National League for Democracy, arrested on Thursday evening, were freed by authorities on Friday. Thet Thet Aung of Ra…
Mizzima News

Northern Commander meets KIO in Laiza

Friday, 31 July 2009 21:08 Ruili (Mizzima) – The Commander of the Northern Military Command Maj-Gen Soe Win, along with leaders of the Kachin Independence Organisation (KIO), the largest ceasefire e…
Mizzima News

End of the old man

Friday, 31 July 2009 20:10 The kangaroo court pretends there’s no problem in tackling the case of pro-democracy leader Aung San Suu Kyi but it had to postpone hearing dates without coming up with a …
Mizzima News

Large Burmese python captured in Okeechobee County

OKEECHOBEE COUNTY – State wildlife officials say the capture of a 17-foot Burmese python on private property in Okeechobee County shows why a program to hunt them in the

Foreign aid trickling in for Myanmar

‘); YANGON, Myanmar Shrunken to 30 pounds of skin and bones, Ma Moe could barely walk when she arrived on the doorstep of the clinic nearly two years ago. Her husband had died from AIDS complica…
Washington Times

Fake eggs enter Burmese market

Friday, 31 July 2009 10:56 Rangoon (Mizzima) – Burma’s state-run television on Thursday cautioned that fake-eggs, which look like normal eggs, have been entering the country through border gates.The…
Mizzima News


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{အထက္ပါ မ်ဥ္းသားထားေသာလင့္မ်ားကုိတုိ႔ၿပီး မိမိတုိ႔ကြန္ပ်ဴတာတြင္ သိမ္းဆည္းထားပါ}

‌ေဒၚ‌ေအာင္‌ဆန္‌းစုၾကည္‌ စီရင္‌ခ်က္‌ ရက္‌ခ်ိန္‌း‌ေ႐ႊ႕

ျမန္မာ့အေရး ဖိလစ္ပိုင္နဲ႔ အေမရိကန္ ရပ္တည္ခ်က္ တူညီ

ေဒၚစုအမႈ စီရင္ခ်က္ခ်မည့္ရက္ ၾသဂုတ္လ ၁၁ ရက္ကို ေရႊ႕ဆုိင္း

တ႐ုတ္ကို အတုယူခုိးခ်ေသာ နအဖ စစ္တပ္

ေဒၚေအာင္ဆန္းစုၾကည္အမႈ စီရင္ခ်က္ ၾသဂုတ္လ ၁၁ ရက္ေန႔ ေ႐ႊ႕ဆိုင္း

အဖြဲ႕ခ်ဳပ္အဖဲြ႕ဝင္ သံုးဆယ္နီးပါး ဖမ္းဆီးခံရ

အမ်ဳိးသား ဒီမိုကေရစီ အဖြဲ႔ခ်ဳပ္ဝင္ ၅ ဦး အဖမ္းခံရ

ယံုဳကည္မႈတည္ေဆာက္ေရးတံခါး ျမန္မာစစ္အစုိးရ ပိတ္ပစ္

ျမန္မာစစ္အစိုးရကုိ အေမရိကန္နဲ႔ ဖိလစ္ပုိင္သမၼတ ႐ႈတ္ခ်

ဗီဇာပိတ္ စာရင္းဝင္သူမ်ားကို စိစစ္ရန္ ဝန္ၾကီးဌာန ညႊန္ၾကား

ဘန္ေကာက္မွာလည္း စိတ္တုိင္းက်

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