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August 22, 2009

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ASEAN agrees on joint appeal for Suu Kyi’s release

Senior South-East Asian officials recommended Friday that their foreign ministers issue a joint appeal to Myanmar’s military rulers for the release of detained opposition leader Aung San Suu Kyi, an Indonesian official said.
Big News

The Story of a Child Soldier

Speaking quietly against a background of birdsong and eddying water in the fast flowing Salween River, he told us his story before he left.Htun Htun Oo escaped from the Burmese Light Infantry Battalio…
The Irrawaddy

Burma’s Exiled Prime Minister on Suu Kyi’s Sentence

Burma’s exiled prime minister explains how Aung San Suu Kyi is dealing with her sentence—and argues that, as long as the junta is around, Burma has no hope.

US monitoring Myanmar on N Korea sanctions

A top US diplomat said Friday Washington was monitoring Myanmar’s stated commitment to enforcing UN sanctions on North Korea, after reports of possible nuclear cooperation between the Asian nations.La…
Daily Star

The long wait – Giles Duley

It is dawn at the Kutupalong refugee camp and men, women and children are filing into a hastily erected bamboo structure resembling a covered cattle market. On all sides are tables manned by volunteer…

Rohingya ‘won’t be deported’ – Achara Ashayahachat

Chalida Thacharoensak, of People’s Empowerment, a human rights group, greets Rohingya immigrants during her visit to a detention centre at the Immigration Bureau in Bangkok yesterday. The migrants h…

Domestic journals can quote NLD spokesman – Nem Davies

New Delhi – Burma’s Censor Board has relaxed its stringent rules and allowed two Rangoon based weekly journals to quote the spokesman of the main opposition party the ‘National League for De…

USDA leader in Japan – Wai Moe

A key leader of the Union Solidarity and Development Association (USDA), the junta-backed mass organization, Maj-Gen Htay Oo, who is also the minister of Agriculture and Irrigation, is on an official …

Stop junta’s killing spree before more refugees flock to Thailand: Shan leader

Sao Yawdserk, the leader of the Shan State (SSA) South, at war with Burma’s military rulers, has warned Thailand of more asylum seekers unless the regional grouping ASEAN gives a down-to-earth inter…

Webb’s tangled message – Editorial

Unlike Clinton, Senator Jim Webb was not acting as an official emissary of the Obama administration when he went to Burma last week. This meant that he was free to set his own agenda, which went far b…

Have positive attitude to things – Ko Toe

In this regard, every country has to cope with their domestic issues according to the objective situations. So, different nations have different ways to work out their internal issues, and they cannot… BurmaNet

Same old song and dance – Ginanne Brownell

The guilty verdict handed down last week came as no surprise to those following the bizarre case brought against Burmese opposition leader Aung San Suu Kyi by the country’s military government. … BurmaNet

Campaigners call for commission of inquiry into junta crimes

Thursday, 20 August 2009 23:00 New Delhi (Mizzima) – Campaigners say now is the time for the international community, particularly the United Nations, to call on the Security Council to establish a co…
Mizzima News

Max Myanmar Company awarded mining contract

Friday, 21 August 2009 16:16 Chiang Mai (Mizzima) – The Burmese Ministry of Mines has awarded Max Myanmar Group of Companies, a domestic conglomerate owned by business tycoon Zaw Zaw, a contract to pr…
Mizzima News

30 More Karens Flee Hlinebwe

Some 30 Karen people from Hlinebwe District in Pa-an Township have fled to the Thai-Burmese border recently to escape forced recruitment and other abuses by the Democratic Karen Buddhist Army (DKBA), …
The Irrawaddy

Burmese Released from Malaysian Detention Center

Eighty Burmese migrants have been released from an immigration detention center near Kuala Lumpur International Airport with the help of the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugee office (UNHCR)…
The Irrawaddy

Myanmar Troops Gain on Rebels as Villagers Flee

MAE SALID, Thailand — For the first time in at least a decade, Myanmar’s central government controls most of its own border with Thailand. By the standards of most countries this might n…
Gadsden Times

The Strongest Army in Southeast Asia

The Burmese military regime is well on its way to modernizing its military services, including a self-manufacturing infrastructure for the army, navy and air force. Many of the changes have occurred u…
The Irrawaddy

The Virtues of Careful Engagement

As a dissident who openly turned his back on sanctions and, since 2003, has attempted engagement with the junta, albeit with little or no success, I welcome US Sen. Jim Webb’s highly publicized vi…
The Irrawaddy

A message to Mr. John Yettaw

Friday, 21 August 2009 13:04 Dear Mr. John Yettaw, How are you doing? I hope you are better and ready for a good rest at your home, sweet home. I am glad you were released. You may not have heard yet …
Mizzima News

Myanmar reports two dozen A/H1N1 flu cases in nearly two months

YANGON, Aug. 21 (Xinhua) — Two dozen people have been infected with new influenza A/H1N1 in Myanmar in nearly two months since the country reported the first case of the influenza in late June, accor…

U.S. man says no regrets about Myanmar jailing

SPRINGFIELD, Mo. — John Yettaw the father, husband and long-retired military man left southern Missouri months ago, little known beyond his friends and family. He returned as the American who swam un…
The China Post

Time for Decisive Action

Daw Aung San Suu Kyi is guilty and her sentence is three years hard labor. That was the judgment handed down by a court in the compound of the notorious Insein Prison on August 11th, 2009. As a result…
The Irrawaddy


ျမန္မာကမၻာ သတင္းပေဒသာ/ေဆာင္းပါးမ်ား

ျမန္မာစာလုံးရယူရန္        zawgyi      bit (RFA)     myanmar1 (BBC)     အျခားျမန္မာေဖာင့္မ်ား

{အထက္ပါ မ်ဥ္းသားထားေသာလင့္မ်ားကုိတုိ႔ၿပီး မိမိတုိ႔ကြန္ပ်ဴတာတြင္ သိမ္းဆည္းထားပါ}

ဧည့္သည္ေတြ႔ဆံုခြင့္ ေဒၚေအာင္ဆန္းစုၾကည္ ရွင္းလင္းခ်က္ေတာင္း

ဗိုလ္ခ်ဳပ္ႀကီးသူရေ႐ႊမန္းထံ ေထာက္လွမ္းေရး ဗိုလ္မႉးေဟာင္း အိတ္ဖြင့္ေပးစာပို႔

ေျမာက္ကိုရီးယားအေပၚ အေရးယူမႈ ျမန္မာလိုက္နာျခင္း ႐ိွ-မ႐ိွေစာင့္ၾကည့္မည္

အကန္႔အသတ္မ်ားေၾကာင့္ NLD စည္း႐ုံးေရး ထင္သေလာက္ ခရီးမေပါက္

ေက်ာင္းသြားရင္း အဖမ္းခံရေသာ ကေလးစစ္သားကို မိဘမ်ား ျပန္ေခၚမရျဖစ္ေန

ဘုန္းၾကီးေက်ာင္းမ်ား ႏိုင္ငံေရးကင္း႐ွင္းရန္ သံဃာ့မဟာနာယကအဖြဲ႕ သတိေပး

ေဒၚေအာင္ဆန္းစုၾကည္္လႊတ္ေပးေရး ေတာင္းဆိုရန္ အာဆီယံအရာ႐ွိမ်ား သေဘာတူ

၂၀၁၀ ေ႐ြးေကာက္ပဲြေၾကာင့္ အစိုးရပံုစံ ေဴပာင္းလဲႏိုင္ေၾကာင္း ICG ေၾကညာ

“ဂီတမွာရူးသြပ္တာက Composer….”

စစ္အစိုးရ အဏုျမဴစီမံကိန္း ရွင္းလင္းျမင္သာ ရွိသင့္

ကမၻာ့စီးပြား‌ေရး ျပန္‌ဦး‌ေမာ့‌ေတာ့မယ္‌လုိ ့ အ‌ေမရိကန္‌‌ေျပာ

ေလယာဥ္ဗံုးခြဲသမား ေစာၿပီး ျပန္လြတ္

အာဖဂန္ ေရြးေကာက္ပြဲ ေအာင္ျမင္စြာ ၿပီးဆံုး

၀က္တုပ္ေကြးအတြက္ ျပင္ဆင္ၾကဖို႔ ကုလသမဂၢ သတိေပး

ကင္မ္ေဒးဂ်ံဳ စ်ာပန ေျမာက္ကိုရီးယား ကိုယ္စားလွယ္တက္ေရာက္


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