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December 22, 2009

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Chinese company wins ownership of Myanmar-China pipeline project

Today, December 22, 2009, 59 minutes ago

Yangon – China National Petroleum Corp (CNPC) has secured exclusive ownership and management rights over a planned 771-kilometre, overland Myanmar-China crude oil pipeline, industry sources said Tuesd…

Obama has powerful tool to pressure Myanmar

Today, December 22, 2009, 1 hour ago

FILE – In this Nov. 15, 2009 file photo, from left, Myanmar’s Prime Minister Gen. Thein Sein, Singaporean Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong and U.S. President Barack Obama, prepare to take their seats fo…

Obama has powerful tool to pressure Myanmar

Today, December 22, 2009, 2 hours ago

FILE – In this Nov. 15, 2009 file photo, from left, Myanmar’s Prime Minister Gen. Thein Sein, Singaporean Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong and U.S. President Barack Obama, prepare to take their seat…

CNPC to construct China-Myanmar oil pipeline

Today, December 22, 2009, 2 hours ago

(MENAFN) China National Petroleum Corp (CNPC), the country’s biggest oil and gas producer, announced that it has signed an agreement with Myanmar’s Energy Ministry to receive exclusive rights to build…

Obama has powerful tool to pressure Myanmar

Today, December 22, 2009, 2 hours ago

(AP Photo/Pablo Martinez Monsivais)FILE – In this Nov. 15, 2009 file photo, from left, Myanmar’s Prime Minister Gen. Thein Sein, Singaporean Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong and U.S. President Barack Ob…

Obama has powerful tool to pressure Myanmar

Today, December 22, 2009, 2 hours ago

WASHINGTON (AP) — If talks with Myanmar over democratic reforms fail, the Obama administration could tie up large amounts of money that the country’s ruling generals stash in international banks from…

Clothes shop looted in Rangoon

Today, December 22, 2009, 3 hours ago

New Delhi (Mizzima) – Cash and goods worth millions of Kyats were looted from a shop in Rangoon’s San Chuang Township and the owner assaulted in a daring robbery on December 20.A police officer in…

Obama has powerful tool to pressure Myanmar

Today, December 22, 2009, 3 hours ago

FILE – In this Nov. 15, 2009 file photo, from left, Myanmar’s Prime Minister Gen. Thein Sein, Singaporean Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong and U.S. President Barack Obama, prepare to take their seats fo…

Obama has powerful tool to pressure Myanmar

Today, December 22, 2009, 3 hours ago

WASHINGTON (AP) – If talks with Myanmar over democratic reforms fail, the Obama administration could tie up large amounts of money that the country’s ruling generals stash in international banks from …

Myanmar official media hail Chinese vice president's visit

Today, December 22, 2009, 4 hours ago

Chinese Vice President Xi Jinping’s official visit to Myanmar, which ended on Sunday, contributes a great deal to mutual friendship existing between Myanmar and China and bilateral cooperation in vari…

US could pressure Myanmar with bank sanctions

Today, December 22, 2009, 9 hours ago

(AP) — WASHINGTON – The Obama administration has ready a powerful economic weapon if talks with Myanmar fail to achieve democratic reforms: pressuring banks to avoid doing business with the co…

Burma court to hear Suu Kyi arrest appeal

Today, December 22, 2009, 10 hours ago

Dozens freeze to death and travel disrupted as icy chill grips Europe RANGOON – Burma’s supreme court has agreed to hear an appeal against the house arrest of opposition leader Aung San Su…

Burmese bra workers resume protest

Today, December 22, 2009, 15 hours ago

More than 3,000 female Burmese workers at a bra factory in Tak’s Mae Sot district again went on strike on Monday over an assault on two of an employee’s relatives by four security officers…

China gets Myanmar assurances on pipeline, border

Today, December 22, 2009, 15 hours ago

Beijing – Myanmar has given China political assurance over an important crude oil pipeline and promised to maintain stability along the border after unrest in August pushed thousands of refugees int…

Burma’s Deputy Foreign Minister to visit Bangladesh

Today, December 22, 2009, 15 hours ago

Dhaka: Burma’s Deputy Foreign Minister U Maung Myint is scheduled to visit Bangladesh on 28 December to attend foreign secretary level talks, according to a report from the Bangladesh foreign mi…

Refugees struggle to survive funding cuts – Mariko Kato

Today, December 22, 2009, 15 hours ago

The office of the Japan Association for Refugees in Shinjuku Ward, Tokyo, sometimes gets 15 to 20 visits a day from refugees who have been cut off from government aid, according to Mika Sakurai, a sta…

The fascist and feudal Than Shwe – Zarni

Today, December 22, 2009, 15 hours ago

In his doctrine, ‘The Art of War’, Sun Zi, the master Chinese strategist, stressed that “all warfare is based on deception.” No one in Burma politics appears to appreciate this principle more …

A Jewish tour of Burma – Sammy Samuels

Today, December 22, 2009, 15 hours ago

Only a handful of Jews live in Burma today. For more than 35 years, my family has taken care of the synagogue, cemetery and what remains of the once flourishing Jewish community.

Myanmar’s Suu Kyi party needs new blood: analysts – Rachel O’Brien

Today, December 22, 2009, 15 hours ago

Bangkok — Myanmar’s opposition leader Aung San Suu Kyi faces an urgent challenge to shake up her party’s ranks, analysts say, after a rare meeting with her colleagues exposed a weak and …

The best policy – Maung Shwe Ni

Today, December 22, 2009, 15 hours ago

Which is wanted? Want cooperation? Want confrontation? The prevailing conditions have paved the way for cooperation. This decision is the best, isn’t it? It is clear that cooperation benefits t…

Full Myanmar high court to weigh Suu Kyi appeal

Today, December 22, 2009, 18 hours ago

news archive ] against the 18-month extension of her house arrest. The decision for the full court to hear her appeal came as the result of a preliminary hearing held Monday, after the court

Xi concludes Burma visit with handful of MoUs

Today, December 22, 2009, 18 hours ago

New Delhi (Mizzima) – Chinese Vice President Xi Jinping wrapped up his Burma visit on Sunday with assurances of several projects on trade, finance, oil and natural gas pipeline and stability along the…

Detained Burmese-American thrown into dog-cell

Today, December 22, 2009, 20 hours ago

New Delhi (Mizzima) – Detained Burmese American, Kyaw Zaw Lwin a.k.a Nyi Nyi Aung, has been shifted to a separate room, called military dog-cell, inside the notorious Insein prison, his aunt said. K…

Advising army generals on economics

Yesterday, December 21, 2009, 10:55:54 PM

Mizzima News – The United Nations Under-Secretary and Economics and Social Commission Asia-Pacific (ESCAP) Executive Secretary Noeleen Heyzer along with Nobel Prize winning economist Joseph Stiglitz v…

Foreigners Banned at Naga New Year Festival

Yesterday, December 21, 2009, 9:20:08 PM

Foreign tourists have been banned from attending the Naga New Year’s festival this year by the Burmese military government, according to Rangoon-based tour companies. No reason was given for the b…

Myanmar's Supreme Court agrees to review Suu Kyi appeal+

Yesterday, December 21, 2009, 9:11:35 PM

YANGON, Dec. 21 (AP) – (Kyodo)—(EDS: UPDATING WITH FRESH INFO) Myanmar’s Supreme Court on Monday agreed to review the house arrest extension for detained pro-democracy icon Aung San Suu Kyi after…

Junta constructing new Indo-Myanmar border road

Today, December 22, 2009, 19 hours ago | zawpoezaw@gmail.com (BNI)

The Burmese military junta is constructing a new Indo-Myanmar border road for developing Chin state, in western Burma.
A stretch of 12 feet from Thantlang town to western Tiau village has already been laid. It is being widened and will…

Traditional oil wells seized for Asia World Company

Today, December 22, 2009, 20 hours ago | zawpoezaw@gmail.com (Man Aung)

The Burmese military authorities have seized many traditional hand-dug oil wells owned by locals in Man Aung Township in Arakan State for the Asia World Company, which won concessions to explore for oil and gas in the area, said an owner…

Ceasefire meeting fails to fill junta BGF quota

Today, December 22, 2009, 20 hours ago | zawpoezaw@gmail.com (BNI)

The 11-day meeting to sound out members of the Shan State Army (SSA) ‘North’ at its Hsengkeow headquarters Hsipaw township, Shan State North, adjourned on 18 December, without being able to fulfill the required 900 to 1,000 strength quota to form three homeguard battalions as demanded by Naypyitaw, according to sources…

Court accepts Aung San Suu Kyi’s appeal

Yesterday, December 21, 2009, 11:51:40 PM | zawpoezaw@gmail.com (Phanida )

Burma’s Supreme Court on Monday agreed to hear pro-democracy leader Aung San Suu Kyi’s appeal against her sentence, by a district court in August.

Judges at the Supreme Court after hearing arguments by lawyers…

Landslide kills one injures five in Kutupalong camp

Yesterday, December 21, 2009, 11:49:22 PM | zawpoezaw@gmail.com (Tin Soe)

Kutupalong, Bangladesh: A refugee girl died and five were injured in a landslide which occurred yesterday noon in the Kutupalong unregistered Arakanese Rohingya refugee camp, according to a camp…

Inauguration of dam construction marred by anti-dam posters

Yesterday, December 21, 2009, 11:45:27 PM | zawpoezaw@gmail.com (BNI)

Construction of the dam at the confluence of the Irrawaddy River, which is a tourist spot, was inaugurated today at noon in Burma’s northern Kachin State by the ruling junta’s Minister of Electric Power No. 1, Col Zaw Min, even as students…

Associated Press: Myanmar’s court to review Suu Kyi house arrest

Today, December 22, 2009, 15 hours ago | editor, BurmaNet

Yangon, Myanmar — Myanmar’s highest court agreed Monday to review the most recent extension of democracy leader Aung San Suu Kyi’s house arrest.Suu Kyi’s lawyers appealed to the Supreme Court last month after a lower court upheld a decision to sentence her to 18 more months of house arrest. She had been convicted for violating

Bangkok Post: Burmese bra workers resume protest

Today, December 22, 2009, 15 hours ago | editor, BurmaNet

More than 3,000 female Burmese workers at a bra factory in Tak’s Mae Sot district again went on strike on Monday over an assault on two of an employee’s relatives by four security officers.On Friday, workers from Top Form Brassiere (Mae Sot) Co Ltd gathered in front of the plant and demanded that police  show

Reuters: China gets Myanmar assurances on pipeline, border

Today, December 22, 2009, 15 hours ago | editor, BurmaNet

Beijing – Myanmar has given China political assurance over an important crude oil pipeline and promised to maintain stability along the border after unrest in August pushed thousands of refugees into the Chinese side.The pledges were made during a weekend visit by Chinese Vice-President Xi Jinping to the military-run former Burma, treated as a pariah

Narinjara News: Burma’s Deputy Foreign Minister to visit Bangladesh

Today, December 22, 2009, 15 hours ago | editor, BurmaNet

Dhaka: Burma’s Deputy Foreign Minister U Maung Myint is scheduled to visit Bangladesh on 28 December to attend foreign secretary level talks, according to a report from the Bangladesh foreign ministry.Bangladesh Foreign Secretary Mohamed Mijarul Quayes will receive his Burmese counterpart U Maung Myint for two days of bilateral talks, said the report. During the meeting,

The Japan Times: Refugees struggle to survive funding cuts – Mariko Kato

Today, December 22, 2009, 15 hours ago | editor, BurmaNet

Last in a series Since the government last May changed the way it distributes funds to asylum-seekers, nonprofit organizations have had to deal with an influx of callers in critical situations.The office of the Japan Association for Refugees in Shinjuku Ward, Tokyo, sometimes gets 15 to 20 visits a day from refugees who have been

Democratic Voice of Burma: The fascist and feudal Than Shwe – Zarni

Today, December 22, 2009, 15 hours ago | editor, BurmaNet

In his doctrine, ‘The Art of War’, Sun Zi, the master Chinese strategist, stressed that “all warfare is based on deception.” No one in Burma politics appears to appreciate this principle more than Than Shwe.The element of Than Shwe’s leadership that has escaped serious scrutiny is not how he has, so far, successfully met internal

Jerusalem Post: A Jewish tour of Burma – Sammy Samuels

Today, December 22, 2009, 15 hours ago | editor, BurmaNet

Only a handful of Jews live in Burma today. For more than 35 years, my family has taken care of the synagogue, cemetery and what remains of the once flourishing Jewish community.Burma has been our home since 1890 or even earlier, when my great-grandparents left Baghdad to start a new life in the vibrant city

Agence France Presse: Myanmar’s Suu Kyi party needs new blood: analysts – Rachel O’Brien

Today, December 22, 2009, 15 hours ago | editor, BurmaNet

Bangkok — Myanmar’s opposition leader Aung San Suu Kyi faces an urgent challenge to shake up her party’s ranks, analysts say, after a rare meeting with her colleagues exposed a weak and ageing leadership team.Faced with national polls next year and their leader still in detention, members of the National League for Democracy (NLD) also

New Light of Myanmar: The best policy – Maung Shwe Ni

Today, December 22, 2009, 15 hours ago | editor, BurmaNet

In this age, an important question has sprung up, and the people have been awaiting it. Which will be chosen, cooperation or confrontation?Which is wanted? Want cooperation? Want confrontation? The prevailing conditions have paved the way for cooperation. This decision is the best, isn’t it? It is clear that cooperation benefits the two sides as well

 

ျမန္မာကမၻာ သတင္းပေဒသာ/ေဆာင္းပါးမ်ား

ျမန္မာစာလုံးရယူရန္      zawgyi      bit (RFA)     myanmar1 (BBC)     အျခားျမန္မာေဖာင့္မ်ား

{အထက္ပါ မ်ဥ္းသားထားေသာလင့္မ်ားကုိတုိ႔ၿပီး မိမိတုိ႔ကြန္ပ်ဴတာတြင္ သိမ္းဆည္းထားပါ}

ဗမာ့ၾကယ္ကြန္ယက္စာအုပ္စင္

က႑စုံ (အခ်ိန္ႏွင့္တေျပးညီ)

‌ေဒၚ စု အမႈ အယူခံခြင္‌့ ရၿပီ

ေဒၚစုရဲ႕ ျပစ္မႈဆိုင္ရာ ျပင္ဆင္မႈ ေလွ်ာက္လဲခ်က္ ဗဟိုတရား႐ံုး လက္ခံ

ျမန္မာႏိုင္ငံ တည္ၿငိမ္ေရး ေက်းလက္ဖံြ႕ၿဖိဳးမႈ လိုအပ္

ေဒၚစုအမႈ အယူခံ ဗဟိုတရား႐ုံး လက္ခံ

ပထမဆုံး ဗုဒၶ FM ေရဒီယုိ Online မွ စတင္ထုတ္လႊင့္

HIV ေ၀ဒနာသည္ေတြ ေသဆုံးသြားလို႔သာ ေလ်ာ့နည္းသြားတာ ျဖစ္ႏိုင္တယ္

ခံတပ္တခု ၿပိဳျခင္း

မီဒီယာကို ဒီမိုကေရစီ ဇာတ္သြင္းျခင္း

ကိုယ္က်ဳိးစြန္႔ အနစ္နာခံသူ သွ်မ္းလူငယ္တဦးအား သုစႏၵီ ေခါင္းေဆာင္ဆု ခ်ီးျမႇင့္

ေရျပင္ပိုင္နက္ အျငင္းပြားမူကို ေျဖရွင္းရန္ ျမန္မာကုိယ္စားလွယ္အဖြဲ႕ ဘဂၤလာေဒခ်္႕သို႕လာမည္

၂၀၁၀ ေရြးေကာက္ပြဲအတြက္ မြန္ျပည္နယ္တြင္ တစည စည္း႐ုံးေရးဆင္း

ျမစ္ဆံု ေရကာတာစီမံကိန္း ဖြင့္ပဲြ ျပဳလုပ္မည့္ေန႔တြင္ ေရကာတာ ဆန္႔က်င္ေရး လႈပ္ရွားမႈ ျပဳလုပ္

ျမစ္ဆံုေရကာတာ ေဆာက္လုပ္ေရးဖြင့္ပဲြ
ေဒသခံမ်ားကို အတင္းအက်ပ္ တက္ခိုင္း
နာဂႏွစ္သစ္ကူးပြဲေတာ္သုိ႔ ကမာၻလွည့္ ခရီးသြားမ်ားကို ပိတ္ပင္

႐ိုဟင္ဂ်ာမ်ား ျပန္လက္ခံရန္ ဘဂၤလားေဒ့ရွ္ တိုက္တြန္းမည္

ႏုိင္ငံျခားေရး ၀န္ႀကီးဌာန ရာထူး အေျပာင္းအေရႊ႕မ်ားျပား

ေငြေၾကးဆိုင္ရာ ပိတ္ဆို႔ အေရးယူမည္ေလာ

မတရားမႈ ေဖာ္ထုတ္မည့္ သတင္းမွန္မ်ား စိစစ္ေရးကပိတ္ပင္

ျမန္မာ ၁၅၀ ခန္႔ကို မေလးအာဏာပိုင္မ်ားက ဖမ္းဆီး

ေငြေဆာင္တြင္ ေတာျပဳန္း၍ ပတ္၀န္းက်င္ပ်က္သုန္း

ျပည္တြင္းျဖစ္ ဂ်စ္ကားထုတ္လုပ္မႈ ရပ္ဆိုင္း

အုိဘားမား က်န္‌းမာ‌ေရး ဥပ‌ေဒ ၾကမ္‌း အတည္ျ‌ဖစ္‌ဖုိ ့ လမ္‌းပြင္‌့

အီရန္ အတုိက္အခံ ဘာသာေရးေခါင္းေဆာင္ စ်ာပန လူေပါင္း ေထာင္နဲ႔ခ်ီ စုေ၀း

 

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