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Credit Suisse Agrees to Forfeit $536 Million in Connection with Violations of the International Emer

Yesterday, December 17, 2009, 8:14:23 AM

WASHINGTON, Dec. 16 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ — Credit Suisse AG, a Swiss corporation headquartered in Zurich, has agreed to forfeit $536 million to the United States and to the New York County Distric…

Remarks of Attorney General Eric Holder at a Press Conference Announcing the Credit Suisse Resolutio

Yesterday, December 17, 2009, 8:14:22 AM

WASHINGTON, Dec. 16 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ — The following are remarks of Attorney General Eric Holder: Good afternoon. Today we are announcing the outcome of a major investigation into mass…

Suu Kyi calls for ‘reorganization’ of aging NLD leadership – Wai Moe

Today, December 17, 2009, 17 hours ago

Detained Burmese opposition leader Aung San Suu Kyi called on Wednesday for a reorganization of the aging central executive committee (CEC) of her National League for Democracy (NLD).

Junta bans Dhamma advertising – Arkar Moe

Today, December 17, 2009, 17 hours ago

The ban was issued through the Sangha Maha Nayaka Committee, the state-sponsored Buddhist monks’ organization. Dhamma talks are a deeply rooted tradition in Burma, and posters advertising them usua…

Senior General Than Shwe inspects greening of Mt. Popa

Today, December 17, 2009, 17 hours ago

Nay Pyi Taw – Chairman of the State Peace and Development Council Commander-in-Chief of Defence Services Senior General Than Shwe, accompanied by SPDC Member General Thura Shwe Mann, SPDC Secretary-…

Yawdserk warns ceasefire leaders

Today, December 17, 2009, 17 hours ago

The non-ceasefire leader Yawdserk of Shan State Army (SSA) ‘South’ has warned ceasefire groups opposed to the Border Guard Force (BGF) program setout by Naypyitaw of the need to beware of who amon…

Border stability to top China-Myanmar talks

Today, December 17, 2009, 17 hours ago

The military-ruled former Burma has few foreign friends due to its human rights record and detention of Nobel Peace Prize laureate Aung San Suu Kyi ahead of an election next year. That gives extra sig…

Thailand to provide Polio vaccine to migrant children – Usa Pichai

Today, December 17, 2009, 17 hours ago

Chiang Mai – Thailand’s Ministry of Public Health will provide free Poliomyelitis vaccination across the country for all Thai and migrant children next week.

Is Burma softening its stance – Alastair Leithead

Today, December 17, 2009, 17 hours ago

The first was 14 years – that is the amount of time she has now spent in detention during the past two decades. The second was to meet Western diplomats and begin talks with Burmese military le…

37 Myanmar exiles seek long-term residency

Today, December 17, 2009, 17 hours ago

More than three dozen people from Myanmar who have been granted exceptional status to remain in Japan without being designated as refugees have applied for more stable long-term residency, their lawye…

North Korean weapons mystery: Is Burma the missing link – Simon Roughneen

Today, December 17, 2009, 17 hours ago

The North Korean arms cargo interdicted in Bangkok seems unlikely to be bound for Burma, despite ties between Pyongyang and the Naypyidaw military junta. Burmese junta strongman Snr-Gen Than Shwe visi…

French oil giant Total S.A. still linked to killings and forced labor in Burma

Today, December 17, 2009, 17 hours ago

Bangkok — The French oil giant Total S.A. (Total) continues to be linked to killings and forced labor in Burma and continues to mislead policymakers, investors, and the general public about its …

Myanmar development partnership seeks to boost agricultural sector and enhance rural livelihoods

Today, December 17, 2009, 17 hours ago

Bangkok (UN/ESCAP Information Services) — The United Nations Economic and Social Commission for Asia and the Pacific (ESCAP) and the Government of the Union of Myanmar today held a wide-ranging …

UN development partnership seeks to boost agricultural sector in Myanmar

Today, December 17, 2009, 19 hours ago

United Nations development officials held talks with Government ministers in Myanmar today aimed at boosting the impoverished country?s agricultural sector to help it reclaim its status as the rice bo…

Aung San Suu Kyi meets senior opposition party officials

Today, December 17, 2009, 21 hours ago

Yangon (AsiaNews / Agencies) – The Burmese opposition leader Aung San Suu Kyi has met with senior officials from her party, the National League for Democracy (NLD). The meeting – authorized by the mil…

Ethnic Karens celebrate New Year

Today, December 17, 2009, 21 hours ago

Wednesday, 16 December 2009 22:04 Chiang Mai (Mizzima) – Ethnic Karen in Rangoon and Karen State on Wednesday celebrated their New Year in accordance with their calendar. Celebrations were held in var…

Aung San Suu Kyi Meets Party Elders

Today, December 17, 2009, 23 hours ago

U Lwin, secretary of the detained pro-democracy leader Aung San Suu Kyi’s National League for Democracy Party, talks to journalists at his home after a meeting with Noble laureate Aung San Suu Kyi at …

Seized fishing vessel owners reach Rangoon

Today, December 17, 2009, 23 hours ago

Wednesday, 16 December 2009 21:06 New Delhi (Mizzima) – An Indonesian and a Taiwanese, who are owners of recently seized fishing boats, arrived in Rangoon this week to negotiate with Burmese authori…

Back from the hell-hole of four prisons

Yesterday, December 16, 2009, 10:25:46 PM

Wednesday, 16 December 2009 18:29 The door slammed shut violently behind me and it seemed to cut me into pieces. I was in a totally strange place among strangers suffering from a sense of inferiority …

KNU Offers Logging Contracts in Brigade 6

Yesterday, December 16, 2009, 8:51:14 PM

The Karen National Union (KNU) has permitted logging companies to cut down more than 1,000 tons of timber from the two main hardwood forest reserves in Kawkareik District since the beginning of Decemb…

Well-known Burmese Satirist Dies

Yesterday, December 16, 2009, 8:51:02 PM

Kyaw Tun, 72, a popular Burmese writer and satirist who wrote under the pen name Danuphyu Kyaw Tun and Ei Kyar Kwe, died on Tuesday evening in Rangoon’s General Hospital. Well-known in Burma for h…

Myanmar junta allows Suu Kyi to meet ailing party elders+

Yesterday, December 16, 2009, 8:43:25 PM

YANGON, Dec. 16 (AP) – (Kyodo)—Myanmar’s junta on Wednesday allowed detained pro-democracy icon Aung San Suu Kyi to meet with three ailing senior members of her party in Yangon. During the 45-min…

ASEAN envoys optimistic on solution over Myanmar democracy problem

Yesterday, December 16, 2009, 8:36:44 PM

The envoys of the Association of the Southeast Asia Nations (ASEAN) said on Wednesday that they are optimistic Myanmar could find solution to solve democracy issue. “It’s just a matter of time,&q…

Burmese Dissident Meets With Her Party’s Leaders

Yesterday, December 16, 2009, 7:44:32 PM

Daw Aung San Suu Kyi to meet with senior members of her party on Wednesday, the latest in a recent series of signals that suggest the junta might be responding to diplomatic overtures from the West. A…

Is Burma the Missing Link

Yesterday, December 16, 2009, 7:24:58 PM

The North Korean arms cargo interdicted in Bangkok seems unlikely to be bound for Burma, despite ties between Pyongyang and the Naypyidaw military junta. Burmese junta strongman Snr-Gen Than Shwe visi…

Yettaw Named One of Year's 'Top 10 Fleeting Celebrities'

Yesterday, December 16, 2009, 7:24:53 PM

US national John William Yettaw, who swam across Rangoon’s Inya Lake to the home of Burmese pro-democracy leader Aung San Suu Kyi, resulting in the extension of her house arrest, has been named on…

Oslo's Message for Burma

Yesterday, December 16, 2009, 7:24:48 PM

Despite questions about the timing of his Nobel Peace Prize award, US President Obama went to Oslo and accepted the honor. As expected in his acceptance speech, the US president defended his earlier d…

Myanmar opposition leader meets party elders

Yesterday, December 16, 2009, 5:49:40 PM

YANGON, Myanmar (AP) – Myanmar’s detained opposition leader was allowed out of her home Wednesday to meet three ailing elders of her political party, with whom she discussed a reorganization of its le…

Aung San Suu Kyi meets elderly party leaders

Yesterday, December 16, 2009, 5:22:40 PM

Yangon, Dec 16 : Myanmar’s detained pro-democracy icon Aung San Suu Kyi was allowed a rare outing Wednesday to meet the elderly leadership of her National League for Democracy (NLD) party, government …

Aung San Suu Kyi allowed to meet colleagues

Yesterday, December 16, 2009, 4:26:06 PM

Detained Burmese opposition leader, Aung San Suu Kyi, has been able to meet top officials of her National League for Democracy.

Aung San Suu Kyi meets elderly party leaders

Yesterday, December 16, 2009, 4:20:03 PM

Yangon, Dec 16 (DPA) Myanmar’s detained pro-democracy icon Aung San Suu Kyi was allowed a rare outing Wednesday to meet the elderly leadership of her National League for Democracy (NLD) party, government and opposition sources said.

Border stability to top China-Myanmar talks

Yesterday, December 16, 2009, 2:38:14 PM

BEIJING/YANGON (Reuters) – Chinese Vice-President Xi Jinping arrives this week in Myanmar where he is expected to meet the regime’s reclusive top leader and press for assurances there will be no m…

Nobel laureate economist advises Myanmar junta on agriculture

Yesterday, December 16, 2009, 2:21:10 PM

Yangon – Nobel laureate and former chief economist at the World Bank Joseph Stiglitz has warned Myanmar’s junta that economics and politics cannot be separated if the country wishes boost agricultural…

FACTBOX – Five facts about China-Myanmar relations

Yesterday, December 16, 2009, 2:15:16 PM

REUTERS – Chinese Vice President Xi Jinping, seen as frontrunner to succeed President Hu Jintao, arrives in Myanmar on Saturday for a two-day visit and is expected to meet the regime’s reclusive top l…

Border stability to top China-Myanmar talks

Yesterday, December 16, 2009, 2:04:19 PM

BEIJING/YANGON (Reuters) – Chinese Vice-President Xi Jinping arrives this week in Myanmar where he is expected to meet the regime’s reclusive top leader and press for assurances there will be no more …

Border stability to top China-Myanmar talks

Yesterday, December 16, 2009, 1:50:40 PM

BEIJING/YANGON (Reuters) – Chinese Vice-President Xi Jinping arrives this week in Myanmar where he is expected to meet the regime’s reclusive top leader and press for assurances there will be no more …

Border stability to top China-Myanmar talks

Yesterday, December 16, 2009, 1:36:00 PM

BEIJING/YANGON (Reuters) – Chinese Vice-President Xi Jinping arrives this week in Myanmar where he is expected to meet the regime’s reclusive top leader and press for assurances there will be no more …

PREVIEW – Border stability to top China-Myanmar talks

Yesterday, December 16, 2009, 12:45:08 PM

BEIJING/YANGON (Reuters) – Chinese Vice-President Xi Jinping arrives this week in Myanmar where he is expected to meet the regime’s reclusive top leader and press for assurances there will be no more …

Burma’s future generation at ‘stake’: ITUC

Yesterday, December 16, 2009, 11:40:12 PM | bniwebmaster@gmail.com (Mungpi)

Lack of investment in education has resulted in millions of school drop outs among Burmese children leaving the future generation “at stake”, an international labour organization said…

Thailand to provide Polio vaccine to migrant children

Yesterday, December 16, 2009, 11:39:07 PM | bniwebmaster@gmail.com (Usa Pichai)

Thailand’s Ministry of Public Health will provide free Poliomyelitis vaccination across the country for all Thai and migrant children next week. Dr Thongchai Keerati Hathayakorn, Director of Ranong …

Wretched life for Mon village headman

Yesterday, December 16, 2009, 11:37:42 PM | bniwebmaster@gmail.com (BNI)

A village headman was accused of supporting a Mon splinter group and was severely beaten on the head by Burmese troops on December 10. A column of State Peace and Development Council soldiers charged …

ျမန္မာကမၻာ သတင္းပေဒသာ/ေဆာင္းပါးမ်ား

ျမန္မာစာလုံးရယူရန္      zawgyi      bit (RFA)     myanmar1 (BBC)     အျခားျမန္မာေဖာင့္မ်ား

{အထက္ပါ မ်ဥ္းသားထားေသာလင့္မ်ားကုိတုိ႔ၿပီး မိမိတုိ႔ကြန္ပ်ဴတာတြင္ သိမ္းဆည္းထားပါ}

ဗမာ့ၾကယ္ကြန္ယက္စာအုပ္စင္

က႑စုံ (အခ်ိန္ႏွင့္တေျပးညီ)

NLD ‌ေခါင္‌း‌ေဆာင္‌ပုိင္‌း ျပန္‌လည္‌ဖြဲ႕စည္‌းမယ္‌

NLD ေခါင္းေဆာင္ပိုင္း ေျပာင္းလဲေရး ကြဲလြဲမႈမ်ားရွိ

သက္ႀကီးရြယ္အုိ ေခါင္းေဆာင္မ်ားကုိ ေဒၚစု ဂါရ၀ျပဳ

ေဒၚေအာင္ဆန္းစုၾကည္ (သို႔မဟုတ္) သဇင္နီ – (အပိုင္း ၄၃)

စီးပြားေရးႏွင့္ႏိုင္ငံေရး ခြဲထုတ္လို႔မရေၾကာင္းႏိုဘယ္ဆုရ စီးပြားေရးပညာ႐ွင္ေျပာၾကား

အိႏၵိယအစုိးရႏွင့္ နအဖစစ္အုပ္စု

ကုိယ့္ဥပေဒ ကိုယ္ခ်ဳိးေဖာက္ဟု ဒိန္းမတ္ေရာက္ ျမန္မာမ်ားက EU ကို စြပ္စဲြ

ဗိုလ္ခ်ဳပ္မႉးၾကီး သန္းေရႊ၏ မ်က္ႏွာဖံုးကုိ ခြာခ်ျခင္း

နယ္စပ္တည္ၿငိမ္ေရး တ႐ုတ္ဒုတိယသမတ ဦးစားေပးေဆြးေႏြးဘြယ႐ွိ

ခ်င္းမိုင္ေရာက္ ပေဒါင္မ်ား လူကုန္ကူးခံရသလား

ဒါ႐ုိက္တာ စင္ေရာ္ေမာင္ေမာင္ ဂ်ာနယ္ထုတ္မည္

ဒဏ္ခတ္မႈ ခ်ိဳးေဖာက္သည့္ဘဏ္ ေဒၚလာ သန္းရာခ်ီ ေလ်ာ္ရမည္

ေဒၚေအာင္ဆန္းစုၾကည္ႏွင့္ ပါတီေခါင္းေဆာင္မ်ား ေတြ႔ခြင့္ရျခင္းကို အေမရိကန္ ႀကိဳဆို

ထိုင္းေရာက္ ျမန္မာကေလးမ်ား ေက်ာင္းေနခြင့္ မေသခ်ာ

ျမန္မာျပည္ ေထာင္မ်ားတြင္ ေရသန္႔စက္ တပ္ဆင္

ေျမးသူူၾကီး (သို႔မဟုတ္) ေရႊၾကက္ယက္ဝံပုေလြ

ရာသီဥတုဆုိင္‌ရာ ညီလာခံမွာ ျမန္‌မာနုိင္‌ငံျခား‌ေရးဝန္ႀ‌ကီး ‌ေရာက္‌‌ေန

ယခုႏွစ္ လွ်ပ္တျပက္ နာမည္ႀကီးသူ ဆယ္ဦးတြင္ ယက္ေထာ ပါဝင္

ဘဂၤလားေဒ့ရွ္ေရာက္ ျမန္မာမ်ား ျပန္ပို႔ခံရ

ကခ်င္ျပည္နယ္ စီးပြားေရးလုပ္ငန္းရွင္မ်ား အလုပ္သမားရွားပါး
စက္မႈဇုန္ (၃) တြင္ အလုပ္သမားမ်ား လုပ္အားခ တုိးျမႇင့္ေတာင္းဆို
အမွတ္ (၂) စက္မႈ၀န္ႀကီးဌာန စက္႐ံုအခ်ဳိ႕မွ ၀န္ထမ္းမ်ားအား စတင္ အၿငိမ္းစားေပး

လိႈင္ျမစ္အတြင္း ေရညစ္ညမ္းမႈ စစ္ေဆးေတြ႔ရိွ
ေကအန္ယူ ထိန္းခ်ဳပ္ေဒသမွသစ္မ်ား ခုတ္ခြင့္ ပုိေပးေန
လယ္ယာထြက္ကုန္ပစၥည္း ေရာင္း၀ယ္ေရး အေဆာက္အအုံ ဦးပိုင္ ေလလံေအာင္

လိႈင္သာယာ ဆႏၵျပပြဲ သေဘာတူညီမႈရ

ဓာတ္ေငြ႔ ပိုက္လိုင္း တေလွ်ာက္ ေပၚတာဆြဲမႈမ်ား ရွိေနဆဲ

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