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Bangladesh hands over strayed Burmese soldier

Today, January 05, 2010, 2 hours ago

Dhaka (Mizzima) – Bangladesh has handed over a Burmese soldier who strayed into Bangladeshi territory back to Burma.The Bangladeshi army unit led by Capt. Nurul Jahel handed over Sgt. Tun Tun (27) f…

US sceptical about Burma elections

Today, January 05, 2010, 9 hours ago

The United States is voicing doubts on whether Burma’s upcoming elections will be credible and wants the military regime to engage the opposition and ethnic minorities.Burma’s leader Senior Ge…

Burma's Leader Urges 'Correct Choices' in Elections

Today, January 05, 2010, 10 hours ago

del.icio.us Burma’s ruling general urged people Monday to make “correct choices” in national elections to be held sometime this year. In a message to mark the country’s 62nd year of indep…

Myanmar pushes poll 20 years after ignoring NLD win

Today, January 05, 2010, 11 hours ago

YANGON (Reuters) – Reclusive Myanmar ruling General Than Shwe urged the country on Monday to make “correct choices” in this year’s general election but gave no hint about exactly when the long-awaited…

Junta confirms elections in Myanmar – Mark McDonald

Today, January 05, 2010, 17 hours ago

No specific dates or procedures for the elections were announced, although Western diplomats in Myanmar, formerly known as Burma, have received indications that the vote will come in the late spring o…

Myanmar pushes poll 20 years after ignoring NLD win – Aung Hla Tun

Today, January 05, 2010, 17 hours ago

Yangon – Reclusive Myanmar ruling General Than Shwe urged the country on Monday to make “correct choices” in this year’s general election, but gave no hint about exactly when the l…

Economist urges reforms and transparency

Today, January 05, 2010, 17 hours ago

Rangoon — A leading Burmese scholar has urged institutional reforms after the advent of a new government following the elections this year, to improve people’s living standards across the country.

Myanmar court charges US citizen

Today, January 05, 2010, 17 hours ago

Yangon – A special court Friday formally charged a Myanmar-born American, initially accused of attempting to foment rebellion against the country’s military rulers, for forgery and violation o…

Radios from Australia ‘used in Burmese military campaigns’ – Hamish McDonald

Today, January 05, 2010, 17 hours ago

ADVANCED radio sets supplied to Burma by an Australian company have been diverted to military use, linking the Burmese army’s headquarters with key regional commands running its brutal wars agai…

Locals tortured following Karen defection

Today, January 05, 2010, 17 hours ago

A pro-junta Karen army in eastern Burma have kidnapped a village chief and tortured locals after several of its members defected to an opposition group, locals say.

Myanmar to give big boost to gov’t worker salaries

Today, January 05, 2010, 17 hours ago

Yangon – Myanmar’s military regime, apparently hoping to placate civil servants facing spiraling prices, will raise the salaries of low-paid government employees starting Jan. 31, a regime off…

Tay Za granted electricity contract – Wai Moe

Today, January 05, 2010, 17 hours ago

The Htoo Trading Co Lt, listed on the US sanctions list and owned by Tay Za, a business crony of senior Burmese generals, and others have been awarded a contract to build, operate and transfer electri…

Anger over mobile phone charge hike – Ba Kaung

Today, January 05, 2010, 17 hours ago

A doubling of mobile phone charges in Burma at the same time as civil servants are promised a fixed monthly cash allowance is creating public anger in Burma.

Opposition welcomes British PM’s Letter – Salai Pi Pi

Today, January 05, 2010, 17 hours ago

New Delhi– The leading Burmese opposition party today congratulated British Prime Minister Gordon Brown for reiterating the United Kingdom’s support for Nobel Peace Laureate Aung San Suu Kyi and h…

US marks Burmese Independence Day, reaffirming new Burma approach

Today, January 05, 2010, 17 hours ago

Chiang Mai– The United State remains ready to improve ties with Burma if there is measurable progress toward democracy in the country, according to a statement released on Wednesday in the run-up to…

Constitutional impunity for Generals in Burma – Kay Latt

Today, January 05, 2010, 17 hours ago

But, Burma’s 2008 Constitution states things somewhat differently: it is not about equality under the law and justice. It’s about special exemptions granted to the generals and those worki…

Myanmar junta asks people to make 'correct choices' in election

Today, January 05, 2010, 18 hours ago

Military-ruled Myanmar’s junta chief urged people yesterday to make “correct choices” at national elections to be held this year, in a message to mark the country’s 62nd independence anniversary.Senio…

Junta Urges Burmese To 'Vote Correctly'

Yesterday, January 04, 2010, 11:25:53 PM

Aung San Suu Kyi’s opposition National League for Democracy. But the junta ignored the result and has since jailed more than 2,000 activists and political opponents, many for minor offences. Ms Suu …

Anger Over Mobile Phone Charge Hike

Yesterday, January 04, 2010, 9:39:52 PM

A doubling of mobile phone charges in Burma at the same time as civil servants are promised a fixed monthly cash allowance is creating public anger in Burma.An official at the Ministry of Post and Tel…

Economist urges reforms and transparency

Yesterday, January 04, 2010, 10:37:08 PM | zawpoezaw@gmail.com (Moe Thu)

A leading Burmese scholar has urged institutional reforms after the advent of a new government following the elections this year, to improve people’s living standards across the country…

Elections in Burma in 2010: Than Shwe

Yesterday, January 04, 2010, 10:28:02 PM | zawpoezaw@gmail.com (Salai Pi Pi )

On the 62nd anniversary of Burma’s Independence Day today, the Burmese junta supremo Senior General Than Shwe reiterated the regime’s plan to hold election…

Recruitment of Arakanese Rohingya teachers in north Arakan

Yesterday, January 04, 2010, 9:54:25 PM | bniwebmaster@gmail.com (BNI)

The Burmese military junta is recruiting Arakanese Rohingya teachers for primary schools following the visit of the Western Command Commander and Education officer of Arakan State to north Arakan …

New York Times: Junta confirms elections in Myanmar – Mark McDonald

Today, January 05, 2010, 18 hours ago | editor, BurmaNet

Hong Kong — The head of the military junta in Myanmar confirmed Monday that it was planning to hold national elections this year. No specific dates or procedures for the elections were announced, although Western diplomats in Myanmar, formerly known as Burma, have received indications that the vote will come in the late spring or early

Reuters: Myanmar pushes poll 20 years after ignoring NLD win – Aung Hla Tun

Today, January 05, 2010, 18 hours ago | editor, BurmaNet

Yangon – Reclusive Myanmar ruling General Than Shwe urged the country on Monday to make “correct choices” in this year’s general election, but gave no hint about exactly when the long-awaited polls will take place. Myanmar’s last election, in 1990, ended with a landslide win for Aung San Suu Kyi’s opposition National League for Democracy but

Mizzima News: Economist urges reforms and transparency

Today, January 05, 2010, 18 hours ago | editor, BurmaNet

Rangoon — A leading Burmese scholar has urged institutional reforms after the advent of a new government following the elections this year, to improve people’s living standards across the country. Dr. Aung Tun Thet, an economist and former senior UN official said health care, education and welfare sectors should be accorded priority in terms of reforms

Associated Press: Myanmar court charges US citizen

Today, January 05, 2010, 18 hours ago | editor, BurmaNet

Yangon – A special court Friday formally charged a Myanmar-born American, initially accused of attempting to foment rebellion against the country’s military rulers, for forgery and violation of the foreign currency act, his lawyer said. In another court case, the Supreme Court announced that it will hear final arguments to decide whether to review the most

The Age (Melbourne, Australia): Radios from Australia ‘used in Burmese military campaigns’ – Hamish McDonald

Today, January 05, 2010, 18 hours ago | editor, BurmaNet

ADVANCED radio sets supplied to Burma by an Australian company have been diverted to military use, linking the Burmese army’s headquarters with key regional commands running its brutal wars against ethnic minorities, according to monitors of the country. The radio sets, made and supplied by Perth-based Barrett Communications, have been used in recent months at the

Democratic Voice of Burma: Locals tortured following Karen defection

Today, January 05, 2010, 18 hours ago | editor, BurmaNet

A pro-junta Karen army in eastern Burma have kidnapped a village chief and tortured locals after several of its members defected to an opposition group, locals say. The Democratic Karen Buddhist Army (DKBA) have accused villagers in Kyar Inn Seik Gyi township in Karen state of assisting the six defectors, who last week joined the Karen

Associated Press: Myanmar to give big boost to gov’t worker salaries

Today, January 05, 2010, 18 hours ago | editor, BurmaNet

Yangon – Myanmar’s military regime, apparently hoping to placate civil servants facing spiraling prices, will raise the salaries of low-paid government employees starting Jan. 31, a regime official said Saturday. Under the new scale, civil servants with the lowest pay of 15,000 kyat ($15) per month to mid-level pay of 80,000 kyat ($80) will receive a

Irrawaddy: Tay Za granted electricity contract – Wai Moe

Today, January 05, 2010, 18 hours ago | editor, BurmaNet

The Htoo Trading Co Lt, listed on the US sanctions list and owned by Tay Za, a business crony of senior Burmese generals, and others have been awarded a contract to build, operate and transfer electricity for two hydro power projects in Burma. Htoo Co Lt is the first private Burmese company to be awarded such

Irrawaddy: Anger over mobile phone charge hike – Ba Kaung

Today, January 05, 2010, 18 hours ago | editor, BurmaNet

A doubling of mobile phone charges in Burma at the same time as civil servants are promised a fixed monthly cash allowance is creating public anger in Burma. An official at the Ministry of Post and Telecommunications told The Irrawaddy anonymously that rates charged by such popular mobile phone services as GSM and WCDMA rose from

Mizzima News: Opposition welcomes British PM’s Letter – Salai Pi Pi

Today, January 05, 2010, 18 hours ago | editor, BurmaNet

New Delhi– The leading Burmese opposition party today congratulated British Prime Minister Gordon Brown for reiterating the United Kingdom’s support for Nobel Peace Laureate Aung San Suu Kyi and her struggle for political change in Burma. Nyan Win, Spokesperson for the National League for Democracy (NLD), on Thursday said the party praised the move of

Mizzima News: US marks Burmese Independence Day, reaffirming new Burma approach

Today, January 05, 2010, 18 hours ago | editor, BurmaNet

Chiang Mai– The United State remains ready to improve ties with Burma if there is measurable progress toward democracy in the country, according to a statement released on Wednesday in the run-up to the 62nd anniversary of Burma’s independence from Britain. The statement from the US State Department expressed the warmest wishes to the people of

Irrawaddy: Constitutional impunity for Generals in Burma – Kay Latt

Today, January 05, 2010, 18 hours ago | editor, BurmaNet

“In the military everybody is liable for their failure to abide by the law. No one is above the law,” said Gen Thura Shwe Mann shortly after Gen Khin Nyunt had been taken into custody on corruption charges. But, Burma’s 2008 Constitution states things somewhat differently: it is not about equality under the law and

New Light of Myanmar: Message sent on the occasion of the 62nd Anniversary Independence Day by Chairman of the State Peace and Development Council Senior General Than Shwe

Today, January 05, 2010, 18 hours ago | editor, BurmaNet

Entire national people to remain vigilant at all times against dangers posed by neo-colonialists Pursuing national goal is, in fact, laying substantial foundations for a prosperous future of the nation The following is a translation of the message sent on the occasion of the 62nd Anniversary Independence Day by Chairman of the State Peace and Development Council

ျမန္မာကမၻာ သတင္းပေဒသာ/ေဆာင္းပါးမ်ား

ျမန္မာစာလုံးရယူရန္      zawgyi      bit (RFA)     myanmar1 (BBC)     အျခားျမန္မာေဖာင့္မ်ား

{အထက္ပါ မ်ဥ္းသားထားေသာလင့္မ်ားကုိတုိ႔ၿပီး မိမိတုိ႔ကြန္ပ်ဴတာတြင္ သိမ္းဆည္းထားပါ}

 

ဗမာ့ၾကယ္ကြန္ယက္စာအုပ္စင္

က႑စုံ (အခ်ိန္ႏွင့္တေျပးညီ)

ေဒၚေအာင္ဆန္းစုၾကည္အမႈ ေလွ်ာက္လဲခ်က္ အၿပီးသတ္ ၾကားနာမည္

ေ႐ြးေကာက္ပြဲအေၾကာင္း ဗိုလ္ခ်ဳပ္မႉးႀကီး၏ လြတ္လပ္ေရး သဝဏ္လႊာမွာ ေဖာ္ျပ

အမ်ဳိးသားျပန္လည္သင့္ျမတ္ေရး ေဖာ္ေဆာင္ရန္ NLD ေတာင္းဆို

လြတ္လပ္ေရးလား ေပ်ာက္လုၿပီ

၂၀၁၀ ကို ပံုေဖာ္ရတာ လြယ္ပါတယ္

၂၀၁၀ ေရြးေကာက္ပြဲအတြက္ အၿငိမ္းစား၀န္ထမ္းမ်ားစာရင္း စတင္ေကာက္ခံ
နအဖသုိ႔ ႏွစ္သစ္ဦးေမတၱာစာ

လြတ္‌လပ္‌‌ေရးကုိ တန္‌ဖုိးထား‌ေရး

စစ္ဦးက်ဳိးေစရန္ နအဖ တပ္ရိကၡာမ်ားကုိ
ေကအန္ယူ သိမ္းဆည္း
၆၂ ႏွစ္ေျမာက္ လြတ္လပ္ေရးေန႔ အေပၚ သံုးသပ္ခ်က္မ်ား

မုိဘီ ဂ်ီနုိ အစီအစဥ္‌သစ္‌

ကခ်င္ျပည္နယ္ေန႔ အထိမ္းအမွတ္ မေနာကြင္းႏွင့္ ေစ်းေရာင္းပဲြေတာ္ ဖြင့္လွစ္

ရထားဆင္ဆာအမိန္႔ေၾကာင့္ ႐ုပ္ရွင္၊ ဗီြဒီယိုသမားမ်ားစိတ္ပ်က္
ပံုႏွိပ္မီဒီယာတြင္ အရက္ႏွင့္ဘီယာ ေၾကာ္ျငာအားလံုး ပိတ္ပင္
ေတာင္သူမ်ားထံမွ ေျမဆီေႂကြး ႀက့ံ့ဖြံ႔ အာဏာသံုးေတာင္းခံ

တပ္စခန္းျပဳျပင္ရန္္ ရြာသားမ်ားကို အလွည့္က် လုပ္အားခုိင္းေစ

သၿဂဳႋဟ္စရိတ္ တိုးမည့္ ေကာလာဟလ စိုးရိမ္မႈပြား

သတင္းေထာက္ မလွလွဝင္းကို ေထာင္ဒဏ္ ၂၀ ႏွစ္တိုး

တပ္ေျပာင္းရန္အတြက္ ကားပိုင္ရွင္မ်ားအား ေငြေၾကးေတာင္းယူ

အေအးဓါတ္ လြန္ကဲသျဖင့္ အက်ဥ္းသားမ်ားအတြက္ စိုးရိမ္ေန

လမ္းျပေျမပံုအတြက္ ဘဲြ႔ႏွင့္ ဆုမ်ား ခ်ီးျမႇင့္မည္

စစ္ေခါင္းေဆာင္က ေရြးေကာက္ပြဲ လုပ္မည္ဟု ထပ္မံေျပာ

ကရင္နီျပည္တြင္ ပထမဦးဆံုးအႀကိမ္ တိုင္းရင္းေဆး မွတ္ပံုတင္ၿပီး ထုတ္လုပ္ႏိုင္

အေမရိကန္ေရာက္ ကရင္ဆယ္ေက်ာ္သက္ႏွစ္ဦး ေသဆံုး

ျမန္မာေရႊ႕ေျပာင္းအလုပ္သမားမ်ားအတြက္ အဆင့္ျမင့္ပညာသင္ေက်ာင္းဖြင့္ၿပီ

လြတ္လပ္ေရးေန႔ အထူးအစီအစဥ္

ျမန္မာဆိုင္းနဲ႔ အေနာက္တိုင္းတူရိယာ မတြဲဖက္ဖို႔ အမိန္႔ထုတ္

နယ္ေဝးေထာင္ေရာက္ ႏုိင္ငံေရးအက်ဥ္းသားမ်ား က်န္းမာေရး စိုးရိမ္ရ

သတင္းေထာက္ မလွလွ၀င္းကို ေနာက္ထပ္ ႏွစ္႐ွည္ေထာင္ဒဏ္ ခ်မွတ္

မဲေဆာက္ေဒသ ျမန္မာမ်ားအတြက္ FM ေရဒီယုိ လႊင့္မည္

ဗိုလ္ခ်ဳပ္မႉးႀကီး၏ အာမခံခ်က္ကို အတိုက္အခံတို႔ သံသယရွိ

မႏၲေလးတိုင္း ႏိုင္ငံေရးလႈပ္႐ွားသူမ်ား ႏွစ္႐ွည္ ေထာင္ဒဏ္ခ်မွတ္ခံရ

ျမန္မာအတြက္ ဆက္သြယ္ေရး စက္မ်ား ၾသစေၾတးလ်က ေရာင္းခ်

ၾသစေၾတးလ်ထုတ္ ဆက္သြယ္ေရးစက္မ်ား စစ္အစုိးရ ၀ယ္ယူ

အမ်ိဳးသားအက်ပ္အတည္း လက္တြဲေျဖ႐ွင္းဖို႔ ဝါရင့္ႏုိင္ငံေရးသမားႀကီးမ်ား တိုက္တြန္း

မေလး႐ွား NLD လြတ္လပ္ေရးေန႔အခမ္းအနား

MPU ၏ လြတ္လပ္ေရးေန႔ ေဳကညာခ်က္

ဦးေက်ာ္ၿငိမ္း (သို႔မဟုတ္) ႏုိ္င္ငံေရးသမား တဦး၏ အလင္း အေမွာင္ဘဝမ်ား

ကမၻာ့ဖလား ထိုင္းအတြက္ေကာင္း၊ ျမန္မာအတြက္ အလွမ္းေဝး

ေဘက်င္း ရာသီဥတုဆိုး၊ သြားလာေရး ခက္ခဲ

ယီမင္ရိွ အေမရိကန္နဲ႔ ၿဗိတိန္သံ႐ံုးမ်ား ပိတ္

ပီ႐ူး တရား႐ံုးခ်ဳပ္က သမၼတေဟာင္း ဖူဂ်ီမူရီအေပၚ ေထာင္ဒဏ္ ၂၅

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