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August 17, 2009
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Burma Denies Nuclear Plans

U.S. Senator Jim Webb, who recently held talks with Burma’s military leaders, says the government denies reports that it is trying to acquire nuclear technology. The senator also says Burma’s oppositi…
VOA

Sen. Webb Advocates Engaging Myanmar

August 17, 2009 U.S. Sen. Jim Webb (D-VA) is calling for a new U.S. approach to dealing with the military regime in Myanmar. He’s spoken with the junta’s reclusive leadership and also helped secure th… NPR  

American gets medical tests after Burma jailing

The Associated Press BANGKOK — An ailing American who was spared a seven-year prison sentence in Burma underwent medical testing in Bangkok on Monday, while the U.S. senator who secured his release …
CTV

NLD Leader Undergoes Operation

Win Tin, 80, a senior National League for Democracy (NLD) leader, underwent an operation for a heart condition at a private clinic in Rangoon on Sunday. Family members said he is good condition. Win T…
The Irrawaddy

American Held in Myanmar Is Released

BANGKOK — An American man who was sentenced in Myanmar last week to seven years of hard labor for intruding at the home of Daw Aung San Suu Kyi, the pro-democracy leader, was released Sunday an…
Gadsden Times

U.S. senator says Suu Kyi not against lifting some Myanmar sanctions+

BANGKOK, Aug. 17 (AP) – (Kyodo)—U.S. Sen. Jim Webb said Monday after a visit to Myanmar that Myanmar’s democracy leader Aung San Suu Kyi has indicated she does not oppose lifting some of the sanc…
Breitbart

Realpolitik revealed in Myanmar release

By Brian McCartan BANGKOK – United States Senator Jim Webb’s trip to military ruled Myanmar highlights again the difficulties of dealing with the ruling generals and brings into focus the debat…
Asia Times

American Politician Leaves Critics of Burma Regime Unimpressed

(CNSNews.com) – One swam in, invited, while the other flew in and was permitted a 45-minute meeting, but as far as some Burma advocates are concerned neither the exploits of U.S. Sen. Jim Webb n…
CNS News

US detainee set free from Myanmar

The American who was jailed in Myanmar after swimming to the home of detained Opposition Leader Aung San Suu Kyi has been set free after a visit from a US senator.
One News

Burma frees US pawn in Suu Kyi detention farce

When John Yettaw boarded a plane in Rangoon yesterday morning the American Senator who secured his release hailed the moment as a possible first step towards better relations between Burma and the W…
Belfast Telegraph

First int’l level shopping center opens in Myanmar new capital

The first private-run international-level shopping center, “Junction Center Nay Pyi Taw” opened in Myanmar’s new capital Nay Pyi Taw Sunday. Jointly inaugurated by First Secretary of the Sta…
People’s Daily

US Senator Wins Release of American Prisoner in Burma

U.S. Senator Jim Webb, who won the release of an American prisoner in Burma, says the United States must develop new ways to bring about political and economic change in the isolated state. Senator We…
VOA

Aung San Suu Kyi left to pay the price for John Yettaw’s indiscretion

END: Module – M24 Article Headline with no image –> BEGIN: Module – Main Article –> First it was Bill Clinton in North Korea, escorting home two scared US journalists from the clutch…
Times Online

Myanmar release of US man could thaw relations

By AMBIKA AHUJAAssociated Press Writer BANGKOK (AP) – Myanmar freed an ailing American whom it had sentenced to seven years of hard labor and handed him to an influential U.S senator on Sunday, a mov… KTNV

Fresh bid to debate Burma travel ban

When John Yettaw boarded a plane in Rangoon yesterday morning, the American senator who secured his release hailed the moment as a possible first step towards better relations between Burma and the We…
The Independent

Burma releases Suu Kyi’s intruder to U.S.

Burma has released to the United States an ailing American who was sentenced to seven years of hard labour for secretly entering the house of detained democracy leader Aung San Suu Kyi. John Yettaw, …
CBC News

Immigrants from Myanmar stuck in Malaysian jails

AP, SEPANG, MALAYSIA Monday, Aug 17, 2009, Page 4 A growing number of immigrants from Myanmar are ending up stuck, often for months, in crowded detention centers in Malaysia designed to hold peopl… Taipei Times

American Leaves Myanmar After Release From Prison

John Yettaw of Falcon, Missouri, steps from the plane as he arrives in Bangkok on a US government plane in this image taken from TV Sunday Aug. 16, 2009. Yettaw was imprisoned in Myanmar for sneaking … NPR

US man jailed after swimming to Myanmar democracy leader’s home leaves the country

Myanmar for sneaking into the home of detained democracy leader Aung San Suu Kyi flew out of the country Sunday after a visiting U.S. senator won his release. John Yettaw of Falcon, Missouri, arrived …
Baltimore Sun

Burma drops hint at better relations

He earlier talked with regime leader Than Shwe and was allowed to visit imprisoned democracy leader Aung San Suu Kyi, rare gestures by the junta that might signal new willingness to negotiate some nor… The Australian

Uncertainties Remain Following Webb’s Myanmar Visit

after years of advocating economic isolation. After realizing that sanctions have done little to dislodge the generals, “she wants to comprise,” says Nyo Ohn Myint, a former close aide to Suu Kyi a…
Morning Star

American who visited Suu Kyi to be freed from Myanmar with U.S. senator’s help

YANGON — U.S. Senator Jim Webb met Myanmar top military leader Than Shwe and opposition leader Aung San Suu Kyi on Saturday and announced the release of an American jailed for visiting the Nobel peac…
National Post

US senator thanks Myanmar junta for American’s release – Summary

Bangkok – US Senator Jim Webb on Sunday expressed gratitude to Myanmar’s junta for freeing an American national whose “regrettable” swim to the house of opposition leader Aung San Suu Kyi in May provi…
Earth Times

 

ျမန္မာကမၻာ သတင္းပေဒသာ/ေဆာင္းပါးမ်ား

ျမန္မာစာလုံးရယူရန္      zawgyi      bit (RFA)     myanmar1 (BBC)     အျခားျမန္မာေဖာင့္မ်ား

{အထက္ပါ မ်ဥ္းသားထားေသာလင့္မ်ားကုိတုိ႔ၿပီး မိမိတုိ႔ကြန္ပ်ဴတာတြင္ သိမ္းဆည္းထားပါ}

စစ္အစိုးရ အာဏာလႊဲေျပာင္းေရး လွ်ဳိ႕ဝွက္လုပ္ကုိင္ေန

အေမရိကန္ အထက္လႊတ္ေတာ္အမတ္၏ ခရီးစဥ္ ျမန္မာ့ႏိုင္ငံေရးအတြက္ ေမွ်ာ္လင့္စရာမရွိ

စီးပြားေရးပိတ္ဆို႔မႈ ႐ုတ္သိမ္းေပးရန္ ေဒၚေအာင္ဆန္း စုၾကည္တုိက္တြန္း သင့္သည္ဟု ဂ်င္မ္ ဝက္ဘ္ ေျပာခဲ့

အေမရိကန္ လႊတ္ေတာ္အမတ္ ျမန္မာႏုိင္ငံခရီးစဥ္ၿပီးဆံုး

ဂ္ယင္‌မ္‌ဝက္‌ဘ္‌ သတင္‌းစာရ္ဟင္‌းလင္‌းပြဲ

အ‌ေမရိကန္‌အမတ္‌ ရဲ့ ျမန္‌မာျပည္‌ခရီး

“ျပန္ေပဦးေတာ့ ေက်းဇူးရွင္ေရ … ဘိုင့္ဘိုင္”

သံဃာမ်ား အေရးအခင္းစမည္ဟု သတင္းထြက္ေပၚ ရန္ကုန္တြင္ လုံၿခံဳေရးတိုးျမႇင့္ခ်ထား

ယက္ေထာကို လႊတ္ေပးသည့္အတြက္ ျမန္မာလူထု မေက်နပ္
လာေတာ့မယ့္ စည္းကမ္းရွိဒီမုိကေရစီရဲ႕ ျပယုဂ္တခု

ပုတ္သင္တေကာင္အတြက္ စကားလက္ေဆာင္

ကြာလာလမ္ပူ ထိန္းသိမ္းေရး စခန္းမွ ျမန္မာမ်ားထြက္ေျပး

ဦး၀င္းတင္ ႏွလုံး ခြဲစိတ္ကုသမႈခံယူရ

ျမန္မာစစ္တပ္ ေခတ္မီလက္နက္ငယ္မ်ား တပ္ဆင္ၿပီးစီး

တို႔မႏၲေလးၿမိဳ႕ႀကီးရဲ႕ ပတ္လည္တခို

တေျပးညီ စည္းကမ္းထားရန္ စာေပစိစစ္ေရးကို ေတာင္းဆို

စစ္အစိုးရႏွင့္ ကိုးကန္႕အၾကား တင္းမာမႈေၾကာင့္ KIO ျပင္ဆင္မႈလုပ္

ရန္ကုန္တြင္ ေခြးၿပိဳင္ပဲြ က်င္းပမည္

 

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