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Myanmar video journalist jailed for 20 years

Today, January 06, 2010, 4 hours ago

BANGKOK–A Myanmar court has handed down a 20-year jail term to a video journalist who worked with exiled media, rights groups said Wednesday, as the ruling junta continues its crackdown on dissent. F…

Burmese-American Makes Court Appearance in Rangoon

Today, January 06, 2010, 12 hours ago

Australian Firm Sells Radios Used By Burma Military U.S. Embassy officials say a detained Burmese-American has made another court appearance in Burma’s main city, Rangoon. A statement from the U.S….

Burma Has Not Taken Meaningful Steps Toward Credible Elections

Today, January 06, 2010, 13 hours ago

Washington — Burma’s ruling military junta has not taken any meaningful steps that would add to the credibility of the country’s general elections, proposed for later in 2010, the State Departme…

Fears that Burma’s first poll since 1990 will tighten junta’s grip as voters warned: make correct choice – Justin McCurry

Today, January 06, 2010, 15 hours ago

Burma’s military leader confirmed yesterday that the country would hold its first election in two decades this year, but warned voters to make the “correct choice” when they go to th…

Opposition to 2010 election, the writing is on the road – Jaloon Htaw

Today, January 06, 2010, 15 hours ago

In a deliberate display of protest on New Years Day, and on the politically significant Burmese Independence Day, Mon youth carried out varied acts of defiance, most prominently spray paining roads wi…

Myanmar casino boss accused of laundering – Yvonne Tsui and Loretta Fong

Today, January 06, 2010, 15 hours ago

The head of a family online casino business based in Myanmar is accused of laundering hundreds of millions of dollars in Hong Kong from the proceeds of his alleged illegal gambling operation.

UNHCR estimates 90,000 refugees seeking asylum in Malaysia – Thomas Chong

Today, January 06, 2010, 15 hours ago

“In the meantime, Malaysia has also become a place of refuge for stateless people – about 60,000 Muslim Filipinos are residing in Sabah,” says the report quoted from the UNHCR websit…

Burmese in Japan shoot film to fight for democracy – Erika Toh

Today, January 06, 2010, 15 hours ago

With hopes of encouraging their compatriots in their struggle for democracy, a group of Burmese living in Japan is making a film denouncing the military junta that controls Myanmar (Burma).

UN chief praises ‘support’ from junta – Francis Wade

Today, January 06, 2010, 15 hours ago

The UN secretary general yesterday congratulated the head of Burma’s ruling junta on the country’s 62nd Independence Day anniversary and extolled the general’s “support” for UN goals.

Chasing change in Burma – Dr. Zarni

Today, January 06, 2010, 15 hours ago

“Change” has been the most important buzzword in the world of Burma ever since the “8.8.88” events which brought down the flimsy bamboo fence of Gen Ne Win’s “Burmese Way to Socialism….

Predicting the unpredictable – Aung Naing Oo

Today, January 06, 2010, 15 hours ago

Sadly, Burma’s democracy icon Aung San Suu Kyi will remain under house arrest. She has adopted a more flexible position toward sanctions, however, most importantly, she should signal her commitment …

Burmese gloomy over election year prospects – Phoebe Kennedy

Today, January 06, 2010, 15 hours ago

Winds of change are whistling through Asia’s most entrenched military dictatorship. Twenty years after the opposition leader Aung San Suu Kyi’s democrats were cruelly cheated of power afte…

Junta buys radio sets from Australian company

Today, January 06, 2010, 21 hours ago

Chiang Mai (Mizzima) – Perth-based Barrett Communications Company said today that they had sold advanced radio sets with model number Barrett 2050 to Burma. Philip Bradshaw, Managing Director of Barre…

Dental Patient Dies at Top Rangoon Hospital

Yesterday, January 05, 2010, 9:31:46 PM

A 68-year-old former teacher died while undergoing an operation to remove 11 of her teeth at Asia Royal Cardiac and Medical Care Center in Rangoon on Nov. 22 after she had been hospitalized two weeks …

Tatmadaw 'Using Australian Radio Technology'

Yesterday, January 05, 2010, 9:31:32 PM

, are using Australian radio technology despite a Canberra arms embargo, a Sydney-based newspaper reported on Tuesday. At least 50 high frequency radio sets supplied by the Perth company Barrett Commu…

Debate over BGF continues in Shan State Army

Today, January 06, 2010, 4 hours ago | zawpoezaw@gmail.com (Hseng Khio Fah )

The Shan State Army (SSA) ‘North’ is reported to have reconvened its meeting to consider Naypyidaw’s demand that requires 900 to 1,000 strong quota to form three homeguard battalions, at its 1st Brigade base in Wanhai, Kehsi township, Shan State South, according to sources from the…

Mon delegates urge for National Congress

Today, January 06, 2010, 4 hours ago | zawpoezaw@gmail.com (BNI)

Mon delegates from inside Burma met Mon from the border and overseas areas in a three-day meeting in Burma to build solidarity…

Vehicle owners suffer due to SPDC portering

Today, January 06, 2010, 4 hours ago | zawpoezaw@gmail.com (BNI)

Owners of vehicles driving in the area of Anan Kwin village, where the Military Operation Command (MOC) office is located, are hijacked to be used as porters…

Rice mill owners suffer due to increased taxesJanuary 5

Today, January 06, 2010, 4 hours ago | zawpoezaw@gmail.com (BNI)

Buthidaung: Owners of private rice mills in Buthidaung Township have been suffering financially as five different government departments have raised taxes on mills in the township…

Opposition to 2010 election, the writing is on the road

Today, January 06, 2010, 21 hours ago | zawpoezaw@gmail.com (Jaloon Htaw)

In a deliberate display of protest on New Years Day, and on the politically significant Burmese Independence Day, Mon youth carried out varied acts of defiance, most prominently spray paining roads with slogans,…

Another 20-year prison term for undercover reporter Hla Hla Win

Yesterday, January 05, 2010, 11:38:10 PM | zawpoezaw@gmail.com (Phanida )

The Pakokku District court gave another 20-year prison term to an undercover female reporter, a judicial court…

Junta buys radio sets from Australian company

Yesterday, January 05, 2010, 11:34:30 PM | zawpoezaw@gmail.com (Kyaw Theinkha )

Perth-based Barrett Communications Company said today that they had sold advanced radio sets with model number Barrett…

Guardian (UK): Fears that Burma’s first poll since 1990 will tighten junta’s grip as voters warned: make correct choice – Justin McCurry

Today, January 06, 2010, 16 hours ago | editor, BurmaNet

Burma’s military leader confirmed yesterday that the country would hold its first election in two decades this year, but warned voters to make the “correct choice” when they go to the polls. The long-awaited election would be Burma’s first since 1990, when the main opposition party, led by the democracy leader Aung San Suu Kyi, won

Mizzima News: Another 20-year prison term for undercover reporter Hla Hla Win – Phanida

Today, January 06, 2010, 16 hours ago | editor, BurmaNet

Chiang Mai – The Pakokku District court gave another 20-year prison term to an undercover female reporter, a judicial court source said. Hla Hla Win, believed to be a video reporter for an exile based news agency currently being held in Pakokku prison, and her co-accused in the same case Myint Naing, were given additional 20

Independent Mon News Agency: Opposition to 2010 election, the writing is on the road – Jaloon Htaw

Today, January 06, 2010, 16 hours ago | editor, BurmaNet

In a deliberate display of protest on New Years Day, and on the politically significant Burmese Independence Day, Mon youth carried out varied acts of defiance, most prominently spray paining roads with slogans, condemning the election plans slated for 2010. On the morning of January 1st, 2010, slogans opposing the 2010 election were found spray painted

South China Morning Post: Myanmar casino boss accused of laundering – Yvonne Tsui and Loretta Fong

Today, January 06, 2010, 16 hours ago | editor, BurmaNet

The head of a family online casino business based in Myanmar is accused of laundering hundreds of millions of dollars in Hong Kong from the proceeds of his alleged illegal gambling operation. Tam Hung, 58, pleaded not guilty in the District Court yesterday to three charges of money laundering. He is accused of using three bank accounts

Utusan Malaysia: UNHCR estimates 90,000 refugees seeking asylum in Malaysia – Thomas Chong

Today, January 06, 2010, 16 hours ago | editor, BurmaNet

Putrajaya – The political stability in Malaysia has attracted 90,000 refugees from various countries to seek asylum in this country. According to the UNHCR 2010 report, 90 per cent of them are refugees from Burma. “Apart from Burma, there are also refugees from Afghanistan, Iraq, Somalia, and Sri Lanka seeking asylum in Malaysia. “In the meantime, Malaysia has

Voice of America: Australian firm sells radios used by Burma military

Today, January 06, 2010, 16 hours ago | editor, BurmaNet

The Perth-based firm Barrett Communications reportedly has sold about 50 radio sets to the Burmese government. International monitors say sophisticated radios sold by an Australian firm are being used by Burma’s military despite an Australian embargo against military sales to the east Asian nation. Australian media reported Tuesday that the Perth-based firm Barrett Communications has sold about

Democratic Voice of Burma: UN chief praises ‘support’ from junta – Francis Wade

Today, January 06, 2010, 16 hours ago | editor, BurmaNet

The UN secretary general yesterday congratulated the head of Burma’s ruling junta on the country’s 62nd Independence Day anniversary and extolled the general’s “support” for UN goals. The cajoling coincided with an announcement by Senior General Than Shwe, who has ruled Burma since 1992, that elections would take place this year, although he failed to confirm

Asahi Shimbun (Japan): Burmese in Japan shoot film to fight for democracy – Erika Toh

Today, January 06, 2010, 16 hours ago | editor, BurmaNet

With hopes of encouraging their compatriots in their struggle for democracy, a group of Burmese living in Japan is making a film denouncing the military junta that controls Myanmar (Burma). They hope to distribute DVDs of the film in Myanmar prior to general elections slated for this year. The production is led by Htay Thit, who was

Irrawaddy: Chasing change in Burma – Dr. Zarni

Today, January 06, 2010, 16 hours ago | editor, BurmaNet

“Change” has been the most important buzzword in the world of Burma ever since the “8.8.88” events which brought down the flimsy bamboo fence of Gen Ne Win’s “Burmese Way to Socialism.” And yet, generally speaking, most activists and analysts who make Burma change Doe-A-Yay or “Our Business” have failed to either affect the process

Irrawaddy: Predicting the unpredictable – Aung Naing Oo

Today, January 06, 2010, 16 hours ago | editor, BurmaNet

f the political opposition is widely involved in the election, Burma will begin an irreversible transition away from authoritarianism. The National League for Democracy (NLD) will decide to contest the 2010 election, despite its current demands for a constitutional review and other preconditions to be met before it participates. The run-up to the election will be

Independent (UK): Burmese gloomy over election year prospects – Phoebe Kennedy

Today, January 06, 2010, 17 hours ago | editor, BurmaNet

Winds of change are whistling through Asia’s most entrenched military dictatorship. Twenty years after the opposition leader Aung San Suu Kyi’s democrats were cruelly cheated of power after winning a general election by a landslide, Burma is to have another election some time in 2010. After years in the deep freeze, relations with the US are

ျမန္မာကမၻာ သတင္းပေဒသာ/ေဆာင္းပါးမ်ား

ျမန္မာစာလုံးရယူရန္      zawgyi      bit (RFA)     myanmar1 (BBC)     အျခားျမန္မာေဖာင့္မ်ား

{အထက္ပါ မ်ဥ္းသားထားေသာလင့္မ်ားကုိတုိ႔ၿပီး မိမိတုိ႔ကြန္ပ်ဴတာတြင္ သိမ္းဆည္းထားပါ}

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၂၀၁၀ ႏွစ္သစ္ ကားသစ္

အႏွစ္သာရျပည့္တဲ့ ျပန္လည္သင့္ျမတ္မႈ လြတ္လပ္ေရးေန႔ NLD ေတာင္းဆို

၂၀၁၀ ေရြးေကာက္ပြဲမွာ မွန္ကန္စြာ ဆုံးျဖတ္ၾကဖို႔ ျမန္မာစစ္ေခါင္းေဆာင္ လြတ္လပ္ေရးေန႔ တုိက္တြန္း

အရပ္‌ဘက္‌သုံး အ‌ေယာင္‌ျပၿပီး စစ္‌ဘက္‌သုံး ‌ေနတဲ့ ျမန္‌မာစစ္‌တပ္‌

ျမန္မာစစ္အစုိးရသုိ႔ ေရဒီယုိကိရိယာ တင္ပုိ႔မႈ ရပ္တန္႔ရန္ ၾသစေၾတးလ်အမတ္ ေတာင္းဆုိ

ေ႐ြး‌ေကာက္‌ပြဲ အတြက္‌ စီစဥ္‌‌ေနၿပီလုိ ့ ဗုိလ္‌ခ်ဳပ္‌မႉးႀကီးကဆုိ

ကိုညီညီေအာင္အေပၚ ျဖဳတ္ပယ္ၿပီး ပုဒ္မကို အစိုးရဖက္က ျပန္တင္မည္

ဗိုလ္ခ်ဳပ္မိသားစုမ်ား ေရႊ ပိႆာလုိက္ဝယ္ယူ

ဂ်ပန္ေရာက္ ျမန္မာအႏုပညာ႐ွင္မ်ား ဒီဗီဒီ ဇာတ္လမ္း႐ိုက္ကူးေန

အလြမ္းမ်ားႏွစ္ ဧရာဝတီ ႐ိုက္ကူး

အတြင္းက စ ေျပာင္းမွသာ

လြတ္လပ္တဲ့ ေရြးေကာက္ပြဲ ျဖစ္မည္ မဟုတ္…

၂၀၁၀ ေရြးေကာက္ပြဲအေပၚ ဒုကၡသည္ေတြ ဘယ�…

ေျပာင္းျပန္လွန္မယ့္ ၂၀၁၀

ရန္ကုန္သားမ်ား ရန္ကုန္ FM ကုိ ၿငီးေငြ႔ၿပီ

DVB ျပည္တြင္း သတင္းေထာက္ ေထာင္ဒဏ္ ႏွစ္ ၂၀ ခ်ခံရ

ေရဒီယိုဆက္သြယ္ေရးစက္မ်ား ေရာင္းခ်မႈ ၾသစေၾတးလ် အတုိက္အခံပါတီ ေ၀ဖန္

ေကအိုင္အိုႏွင့္ ျမန္မာစစ္အစိုးရတို႔ ၁၀ ႀကိမ္ေျမာက္ ေတြ႕ဆံု ေဆြးေႏြး

အေမရိကန္ေရာက္ ဒုကၡသည္မ်ား အဆင္ေျပေရး အိမ္ျဖဴေတာ္အေျဖ႐ွာမည္

ပုဂံေဒသ ေက်းရြာမ်ားသို႔ ကမာၻလွည့္ခရီးသြားမ်ားကို ပိတ္ပင္
စစ္ေတြမွ ဆရာေတာ္မ်ား သာသနာဆိုင္ရာ ဘြဲ႕တံဆိပ္ေတာ္မ်ားႏွင့္ေ၀း

ရခုိင္ႏွင့္ မာရာမာ ခ်စ္ၾကည္ေရး ႏွီးေႏွာ ဖလွယ္ပြဲ ဂ်ပန္တြင္ က်င္းပ

ကခ်င္ သတင္းစာကို အစုိးရတပ္က တည္းျဖတ္

ဝန္ထမ္း လစာ တိုးေပမယ့္ မေပ်ာ္ရဲၾက

ကရင္ဒုကၡသည္မ်ား၏ အျဖဴေရာင္ ခရစၥမတ္

ကရင္နီျပည္တြင္ အရြယ္မေရာက္ေသးေသာ သစ္ႏုမ်ား ဖ်က္ဆီးျခင္း ခံေနရ

နယ္ကြၽံသည့္ နအဖတပ္ ဖမ္းဆီးခံရ

ေနျပည္ေတာ္အမိန္႕ဟုဆုိကာ လူထုလယ္ေျမမ်ားလုိက္သိမ္းေန

ကရင္မိန္းကေလးငယ္မ်ားကုိ နအဖစစ္တပ္
ေပၚတာဆဲြဟု မြန္လူ႔အခြင့္အေရးအဖြဲ႔ေျပာ

စစ္အရာရွိကိုယ္တိုင္ ရထားလက္မွတ္ ေမွာင္ခိုလုပ္
ပုဂၢလိက စာေပဆုမ်ားကို စာေပစာနယ္ဇင္းမွ သတိေပး

ျမန္မာဘာသာျဖင့္ ေရဒီယိုအသံလႊင့္အစီအစဥ္ မဲေဆာက္တြင္ စတင္

အာရွရဲ႕ ျပင္းထန္တဲ့ ရာသီေၾကာင့္ ေလယာဥ္ခရီးစဥ္မ်ား ေႏွာင့္ေႏွး

ဒူဘိုင္းက ကမၻာ့အျမင့္ဆံုး အေဆာက္အဦး ဖြင့္လွစ္

ယီမင္အေျခအေန ကမၻာ့လံုၿခံဳေရးကို ၿခိမ္းေျခာက္

အၾကမ္းဖက္မႈ အႏၲရာယ္ ႀကီးမားတဲ့ ၁၄ ႏုိင္ငံ ခရီးသည္ေတြကို အေမရိကန္ ေလဆိပ္မွာ တင္းတင္းက်ပ္က်ပ္ စစ္ေဆးသြားမည္

ယီမင္ မတည္‌ၿငိမ္‌မႈကမၻာ့ လုံၿခဳံ‌ေရးကုိ ၿခိမ္‌း‌ေျခာက္‌လုိ ့ကန္‌‌ေျပာ

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