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US man says no regrets about Myanmar jailing

American John Yettaw said Wednesday he has no regrets about taking a secret swim to the home of Myanmar’s detained democracy leader – a decision that landed them both in prison – and indicated that he…
The Miami Herald

Myanmar junta urges West to lift sanctions

Army-ruled Myanmar urged Western countries to lift economic sanctions and allow the country to modernise and achieve its democratic goals. A commentary in three official newspapers, which serve as mo…
One News

Trade exhibition launched in Myanmar former capital

A trade exhibition, aimed at boosting external and domestic trade, opened at the Tatmadaw Convention Hall here Thursday. The four-day 2009 Yangon Expo with 180 booths from 120 companies, will run unti…
People’s Daily

U.S. Man Returns From Jail In Myanmar

Yettaw, 53, was in a wheelchair and wearing a surgical mask as a woman pushed him through Chicago’s O’Hare International Airport – the next to last stage of a nearly 24-hour trip from Bangkok to south…
The Ledger

Helicopter aid service grounded

YANGON, 20 August 2009 (IRIN) – For aid workers, accessing Myanmar’s cyclone-stricken Ayeyarwady Delta had meant a hop into the World Food Programme (WFP) helicopter and being airborne for about an ho…

No regrets for American freed from Burma

American John Yettaw said he had no regrets about taking a secret swim to the home of Burma’s detained democracy leader – a decision that landed them both in prison.The 53-year-old also indicated that…

Burma thrives on divisions

The perennial question of what to do about Burma has once again arisen following the junta’s decision this week to renew the house arrest of democracy activist Aung San Suu Kyi.
Mail and Guardian

Released Prisoner of Myanmar Junta Returns Home Unrepentant

Myanmar who illegally swam across a lake there in early May and set off a bizarre international spectacle, arrived here Wednesday night, fatigued and apparently unrepentant. Mr. Yettaw, an eccentric a…
International Herald Tribune

American doesn’t regret his swim in Myanmar

CHICAGO — American John Yettaw said Wednesday he has no regrets about taking a secret swim to the home of Myanmar’s detained democracy leader — a decision that landed them both in prison &…
Deseret News

I would do it again for Aung San Suu Kyi

END: Module – Module – M24 Article Headline with portrait image (b) –> BEGIN: Module – Main Article –> The American man who swam to Aung San Suu Kyi’s home in Burma, causing a…
Times Online

ASEAN debates calling on Myanmar to free Suu Kyi

Senior Southeast Asian officials are meeting in Jakarta to debate whether to call on Myanmar to release opposition leader Aung San Suu Kyi, Indonesia said today. Suu Kyi, who has spent 14 of the last …

US gambles on diplomatic gains in N Korea, Myanmar

Thursday, August 20, 2009 WASHINGTON: The White House is willing to gamble that high-profile missions by former president Bill Clinton to North Korea and Senator Jim Webb to Myanmar this month will b…
The News

American Held in Myanmar Heading Home to U.S.

A weary-looking John Yettaw left Thailand on Wednesday, finally heading home after his secret swim to the home of Myanmar’s detained democracy leader landed them both in prison. (Aug. 19)
Gadsden Times

State-run media hails junta as “humanitarian government”

Wednesday, 19 August 2009 22:05 New Delhi (Mizzima) – Burma’s military rulers hope that hosting US Senator Jim Webb and releasing John William Yettaw will help promote bilateral relationship between…
Mizzima News

Yangon FC to tour Thailand

Tuesday, 18 August 2009 20:45 Chiang Mai (Mizzima) – The Yangon United Football Club owned by business tycoon Tayza is all set to play friendly matches from August 20 to 26 with football clubs in Th…
Mizzima News

The politics of dam construction along the Salween

Saturday, 15 August 2009 12:55 Maesod (Mizzima) – The dislocation of between 5,000 and 6,000 Burmese to Thailand in the past two months has thus far been reported as a military thrust against the Kare…
Mizzima News

US Senator’s mercy mission to Burma may start a new process

Monday, 17 August 2009 18:25 Bangkok (Mizzima) – The American senator, Jim Webb may have started something significant, but at this stage everything to do with his visit is still shrouded in mystery. …
Mizzima News

Sanctions – a stumbling block for Burma

Tuesday, 18 August 2009 18:30 New Delhi (Mizzima) – On the now contentious issue of sanctions, Burma’s detained opposition leader Aung San Suu Kyi said she had not indicated to the visiting US Sen…
Mizzima News

Veteran opposition leader in hospital

Monday, 17 August 2009 18:47 Chiang Mai (Mizzima) – Win Tin, a member of the Central Executive Committee of the National League for Democracy, who was hospitalised on Saturday and underwent a cardiac …
Mizzima News

Burmese student recovers from H1N1 flu in India

Friday, 14 August 2009 12:45 New Delhi (Mizzima) – A Burmese student, studying in Maharashtra state in India, the state worst affected by the H1N1 virus, has reportedly recovered after being treated…
Mizzima News

UNSC expresses “serious concern” over Suu Kyi’s sentence

Friday, 14 August 2009 12:38 New Delhi (Mizzima) – The United Nations Security Council on Thursday expressed “serious concern” over the conviction and sentencing of Burmese opposition leader Aun…
Mizzima News

Obama, Ban Ki-moon welcome Yettaw’s release

Tuesday, 18 August 2009 13:34 New Delhi (Mizzima) – Untied States President Barack Obama and United Nations Secretary General Ban Ki-moon on Monday praised Senator Jim Webb for facilitating the releas…
Mizzima News

Brisk sale of banned cooking oil brands

Tuesday, 18 August 2009 20:22 Chiang Mai (Mizzima) – Ban on four brands of imported cooking oil notwithstanding, brisk sales continues unabated because it is cheap. The ‘Food and Drug Administration…
Mizzima News

USDA Secretary to visit Japan

Wednesday, 19 August 2009 19:38 New Delhi (Mizzima) – A Burmese delegation led by the Secretary of the pro-junta civil organisation – the Union Solidarity and Development Association (USDA) – will…
Mizzima News

Government employees to lose incentives in Naypyitaw

Monday, 17 August 2009 18:10 Naypyitaw (Mizzima) – Authorities will begin collecting five different bills including house rent, electricity and water bills, from government employees they were earli…
Mizzima News

Will ‘Webb diplomacy’ bring a thaw in US-Burma relation

Saturday, 15 August 2009 18:58 New Delhi (Mizzima) – US Senator Jim Webb, who is also the chairman of the Senate Foreign Relations Asia Pacific Subcommittee, during his visit to Burma this weekend, ha…
Mizzima News

Ceasefire groups put business expansion on hold

Monday, 17 August 2009 12:20 Chiang Mai (Mizzima) – Four ceasefire groups, which have an alliance and have flatly refused the junta’s proposal to transform into the Border Guard Force (BGF), are p…
Mizzima News

KIO trains administrative staff

Friday, 14 August 2009 19:17 Ruili (Mizzima) – The Kachin Independence Organization (KIO), which has refused to transform itself to a Border Guard Force (BGF), is imparting military training to depa…
Mizzima News

Thailand urges Asean for a consensus on Burma

Saturday, 15 August 2009 19:18 Chiang Mai (Mizzima) – Thailand has circulated a letter to members of the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (Asean) to bring about a consensus urging for a pardon a…
Mizzima News

Aircraft frame and ware houses to be auctioned

Wednesday, 19 August 2009 14:11 Dhaka (Mizzima) – The frame of an aircraft that had crash landed and old ware houses will be auctioned by authorities in Sittwe town of western Burma’s Arakan state…
Mizzima News

Regulations imposed on beans and pulses market

Saturday, 15 August 2009 13:55 Chiang Mai (Mizzima) – The Burmese military regime has regulated the export and prices of beans and pulses through the ‘Union of Myanmar Federation of Chamber of Com…
Mizzima News

Journalists doubts effectiveness of sanctions on Burmese State-run media

Tuesday, 18 August 2009 12:27 New Delhi (Mizzima) –   Journalists in Burma doubts the effectiveness of the European Union (EU)’s inclusion of four Burmese state-run media in their updated list of …
Mizzima News

KNU to try and reunite breakaway DKBA

Wednesday, 19 August 2009 13:18 Chiang Mai (Mizzima) – Serious confabulations are on in some KNLA battalions under the command of the KNU’s 6th Brigade, where ways are being explored to reunite wi…
Mizzima News


US citizen Yettaw to be deported

Saturday, 15 August 2009 19:09 New Delhi (Mizzima) – The Burmese military junta agreed to deport US national John William Yettaw, who was sentenced to seven years in prison on Tuesday, for illegally…
Mizzima News

Another auction to be held soon

Friday, 14 August 2009 19:04 Chaing Mai (Mizzima)- In another auction of state-owned properties in just over  a week the military junta will auction 38 buildings and land confiscated by the state on …
Mizzima News

Senator Jim Webb meets Prime Minister Thein Sein

Friday, 14 August 2009 18:10 Chiang Mai (Mizzima) – US Senator Jim Webb, who arrived in Burma on Friday, met Burmese Prime Minister Thein Sein in Naypyitaw, sources said. Jim Webb, the senior most US …
Mizzima News

Burmese Women Shot in the South

A Burmese woman worker was killed and three women wounded in a shooting by unidentified assailants in Pattani Province in southern Thailand on Tuesday, according to local sources. Moe Kyaw Thu, a 28-y…
The Irrawaddy

Survey Work Pressing Ahead at Hat Gyi Dam Site

Preliminary survey work at the proposed Hat Gyi dam on the Salween River is pushing ahead despite opposition by environmental organizations, which say the project will create huge ecological and socia…
The Irrawaddy

Arsenal to Offer Training Academy

The Yangon United Football Club has signed a joint-venture agreement with BEC Tero Sasana FC of Bangkok to contract with Arsenal, the Premier League club in Britain, to offer a youth football training…
The Irrawaddy

US Senator’s visit could herald new Myanmar policy

Myanmar offers an opportunity to turn around America’s policy toward the military-ruled nation, any real warming of relations is likely to be a slow and uncertain process.Webb’s trip was “an important…

Burma’s Monks Carry On Democratic Fight

It was, in fact, the connection to Aung San Suu Kyi — the democracy icon known simply as “the Lady” in Burma, who on Aug. 11 was sentenced to 18 months of house arrest on charges condemned by lea…


ျမန္မာကမၻာ သတင္းပေဒသာ/ေဆာင္းပါးမ်ား

ျမန္မာစာလုံးရယူရန္        zawgyi      bit (RFA)     myanmar1 (BBC)     အျခားျမန္မာေဖာင့္မ်ား

{အထက္ပါ မ်ဥ္းသားထားေသာလင့္မ်ားကုိတုိ႔ၿပီး မိမိတုိ႔ကြန္ပ်ဴတာတြင္ သိမ္းဆည္းထားပါ}

ဦးဝင္းတင္ ေဆး႐ံုမွ ဆင္းၿပီ

အျဖဴေရာင္ကင္ပိန္း အဆံုးသတ္

ေဒၚေအာင္ဆန္းစုၾကည္ကို လြတ္ၿငိမ္းခြင့္ေပးေရး ေတာင္းဆိုဖို႔ အာဆီယံ ေဆြးေႏြ

ေဒၚေအာင္ဆန္းစုၾကည္ လႊတ္ေပးဖုိ႔ အာဆီယံ ဥကၠ႒ ထုိင္းႏုိင္ငံ ထပ္မံတုိက္တြန္း

(၈၈) မ်ဳိးဆက္ေက်ာင္းသားမ်ားအား ေထာင္၀င္စာမွန္မွန္မေတြ႔ႏုိင္

ငါးလီတာ ေညာင္ဦးဖီးႏွင့္ ခ်ိဳကုပ္ဒူးႀကီး

ပန္းေကာက္ရင္း လမ္းေပ်ာက္ေနသူမ်ား

ေ႐ႊတြင္းစြန္႔ပစ္ဓာတုပစၥည္းမ်ားေၾကာင့္ ေဒသခံက်န္းမာေရး အႏၱရာယ္ျဖစ္

႐ြာသားမ်ားအား ရထားသံလမ္း အလွည့္က်ကင္း အဓမၼေစာင့္ခိုင္း

အျဖဴေရာင္လႈပ္႐ွားမႈႏွင့္ ဆုေတာင္းပြဲမ်ားကို ေႏွာင့္ယွက္မႈၾကားမွ ဆက္လက္ျပဳလုပ္

ကမၻာ့ လူသားခ်င္းစာနာ ေထာက္ထားေရးေန႔ ရန္ကုန္မွာ က်င္းပ

ယက္ေထာ ေနာင္တ မရ၊ ျမန္မာျပည္ ထပ္သြားဦးမည္ဟုဆုိ

ျမန္မာ့ပို႔ကုန္ပစၥည္းတြင္ ေခြးကို တရား၀င္စာရင္းသြင္း
ေမတၱာေက်းရြာ ရြာသားအခ်ဳိ႕
အိမ္ရာမ်ား စြန္႔ခြာထြက္ေျပးေနၾက

လိင္ေျပာင္း ဝန္ေဆာင္မႈ ျမန္မာတြင္ စတင္

ဝက္တုပ္ေကြးပိုး ကူးစက္ခံရသူ ၁၀၀၀ ေက်ာ္ရွိႏိုင္ဟုဆို

အပိတ္ခံ စားအုန္းဆီမ်ား ေမွာင္ခုိေစ်းကြက္မွာ အေရာင္းအ၀ယ္ျပန္ျဖစ္ေန

မေလးရွား အခ်ဳပ္မွ ျမန္မာတခ်ိိဳ႕ UNHCR အကူျဖင့္ လြတ္

ခ်င္းျပည္နယ္တြင္ စစ္သင္တန္းတက္ရန္ လူစုေဆာင္းေန

ကိုရီးယားသြားခြင့္ ၾကန္႔ၾကာေနေသာေၾကာင့္ လူငယ္ ၃၀၀၀ နီးပါး အခက္ေတြ႕

ကရင္ျပည္နယ္တြင္ ထုိးစစ္ဆင္ဦးမည္

ၾကက္သြန္နီ ေစ်းႏႈန္း ျမင့္မားဆဲပင္

ၿပိိဳင္တူတြန္းလွွ်င္ ေရြ႕ႏိုင္ပါသည္

စစ္ကိုင္းျပတ္ေရြ႕ ငလ်င္လမ္းေၾကာင္းေျမပံု အၿပီးသတ္ ေရးဆြဲေန

ပဲကုန္သည္ၾကီးမ်ား အေၾကြးမႈ ၇၉ မႈ ရင္ဆိုင္ေနရ

ေရြးေကာက္ပဲြ မတုိင္မီ တရက္အလုိ ကဘူးလ္မွာ အၾကမ္းဖက္မႈတုိး

ဘဂၢဒက္ တုိက္ခုိက္မႈ လူအနည္းဆုံး ၈၀ ေသဆုံး

အေမရိကန္ ႏုိင္ငံသား ဂၽြန္ယက္ေတာ ထုိင္းႏုိင္ငံမွတဆင့္ ဌာေနျပန္

တာလီဘန္ ေျပာခြင့္ရသူကို ပါကစၥတန္ ဖမ္းမိ

အိုဘားမားနဲ႕ မူဘာရက္ အိမ္ျဖဴေတာ္မွာ ေတြ႕ဆံု

ေတာင္ကိုရီးယား သမၼတေဟာင္း ကင္မ္ေဒးဂ်ဳံ ကြယ္လြန္

အာဆီယံ ရဲ့ မစြက္‌ဖက္‌ေရးမူ ‌ေျပာင္‌းလဲ နုိင္‌ျခင္‌း႐ွိမ႐ွိ

‌ေဘးမကင္‌းတဲ့ ဆီနဲ ့ တျခားစား‌ေသာက္‌‌ကုန္‌‌ေတြ ‌ေရာင္‌းဝယ္‌နုိငၾ္‌ကသလား

‌ေ႐ြး‌ေကာက္‌ပြဲ အႀကိဳေန ့ထိ တုိက္‌ခုိက္‌မႈေတြ႐ွိ‌ေနဆဲ


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