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Bangladesh, Myanmar agree to compromise on sea boundary dispute

Yesterday, January 09, 2010, 11:09:42 PM

Dhaka, Jan 9 : Bangladesh and Myanmar Saturday agreed to compromise to resolve a long-standing maritime border dispute in the Bay of Bengal, officials said.

Bangladesh, Myanmar agree to compromise on sea boundary dispute

Yesterday, January 09, 2010, 10:30:02 PM

Dhaka, Jan 9 (DPA) Bangladesh and Myanmar Saturday agreed to compromise to resolve a long-standing maritime border dispute in the Bay of Bengal, officials said.

New Enemies of the State in Burma

Yesterday, January 09, 2010, 10:27:22 PM

In recent days, the Burmese military junta has imposed harsh sentences, including the death penalty, on five citizens accused of leaking information, demonstrating once again that it doesn’t toler…

Bangladesh, Myanmar agree to resolve maritime boundary disputes+

Yesterday, January 09, 2010, 10:18:32 PM

DHAKA, Jan. 9 (AP) – (Kyodo)—Bangladesh and Myanmar agreed Saturday to “accommodate both the principles of equidistance and equity” to resolve their maritime boundary dispute. The agreement was r…

Bangladesh, Myanmar agree to compromise on sea boundary dispute

Yesterday, January 09, 2010, 9:36:00 PM

Dhaka – Bangladesh and Myanmar on Saturday agreed to compromise to resolve a long-standing maritime border dispute in the Bay of Bengal, officials said. The lack of a clear boundary caused tension bet…

State secrets in Burma are no secret for 2010 election

Yesterday, January 09, 2010, 6:21:11 PM

Mizzima News – More or less every day, there are reports of peoples’ defiance in Burma. On Friday three more Burmese were added to the list. They are guilty of leaking State secrets to the media in …

Death sentences over Myanmar leaks

Yesterday, January 09, 2010, 1:53:39 PM

A foreign ministry employee and a retired army officer in Myanmar have been sentenced to death for allegedly leaking confidential details of a government visit to North Korea.The two men were handed t…

Tourists wrestle with rights issues in Myanmar

Yesterday, January 09, 2010, 12:27:57 PM

BAGAN, Myanmar (AFP) – Soaring high in a hot air balloon over Bagan in central Myanmar at sunrise, foreign tourists gasp in awe at a vast plain dotted with around 4,000 centuries-old temples. …

Burma to execute whistleblowers

Yesterday, January 09, 2010, 10:58:28 AM

Burma after leaking information about sensitive military contacts with China and North Korea to the outside world, exile sources reported on Friday. The two men, Win Naing Kyaw, a retired army major, …

Burma elections to be held ‘in October’

Yesterday, January 09, 2010, 5:36:10 AM

Elections in Burma could be held in October this year, according to information leaked from a meeting between the head of a Japanese charity and Burma’s agriculture minister.

Activist sentenced to 71 years in prison – Myint Maung

Yesterday, January 09, 2010, 5:36:08 AM

New Delhi – Fifteen political activists from three townships in Mandalay Division, who were held in Obo prison in Mandalay for three months, were given various prison sentences ranging from two year…

Burma would ‘disintegrate’ under federalism: Gen Maung Aye – Lawi Weng

Yesterday, January 09, 2010, 5:36:08 AM

Burma would “disintegrate” if the demands by ethnic groups for a federal system of government were granted, Vice Snr-Gen Maung Aye, the No 2 ranking general, told military officers and government …

100 factory workers strike in Rangoon

Yesterday, January 09, 2010, 5:36:07 AM

In a sign of growing unrest in Burmese factories, about 100 female workers from a shrimp processing factory in Rangoon’s Hlaing Tharyar Township went on strike at 8 a.m. on Thursday, though full…

Dhaka wants equitable demarcation

Yesterday, January 09, 2010, 5:36:06 AM

Bangladesh proposed demarcation of the maritime boundary on the basis of equity in the two-day talks between Bangladesh and Myanmar that began yesterday in the port city.

UN defends hiatus on Burma envoy

Yesterday, January 09, 2010, 5:36:05 AM

The United Nations has said that it continues to be closely engaged with Burma after accusations that it has been lax in appointing a successor to former envoy Ibrahim Gambari.

Burma’s alliance with Pyongyang, cause of worry for northeast India – Anirban Roy

Yesterday, January 09, 2010, 5:36:04 AM

Even as pro-democracy forces are fighting a long battle against the despotic military junta in Burma, New Delhi’s silence on Naypyidaw’s growing friendly relationships with Pyongyang, has surprise…

Myanmar court sentences two to death for secret leak

Yesterday, January 09, 2010, 4:11:55 AM

A court in military-ruled Myanmar has sentenced two officials to death for leaking information, sources said Friday, in a case reportedly involving secret ties between the ruling junta and North Korea…

Activist sentenced to 71 years in prison

Yesterday, January 09, 2010, 2:20:18 AM

New Delhi (Mizzima) – Fifteen political activists from three townships in Mandalay Division, who were held in Obo prison in Mandalay for three months, were given various prison sentences ranging fro…

Burmese form part of missing children in Thailand

Yesterday, January 09, 2010, 2:20:13 AM

Chiang Mai (Mizzima) – Thai social workers have urged the government to find a solution for a large number of missing children less than 18 years in the country.Bangkok-based, Information Center of Mi…

Junta allows KIO to wear uniforms at Manau festival

Yesterday, January 09, 2010, 2:20:11 AM

Chiang Mai (Mizzima) – Junta’s Northern Command Commander has allowed the Kachin Independence Organization (KIO) officers and soldiers to attend the 62

Burmese junta sentences to death two officials for breach of state secrecy

Yesterday, January 09, 2010, 1:27:29 AM

Charged with revealing “confidential information” relating to two diplomatic trips to North Korea and Russia. A third man will serve 20 years in prison. According to the indictment, the three have pro…

Myanmar sentences 2 to death for leak

Yesterday, January 09, 2010, 1:17:10 AM

Two officials have been sentenced to death by a court in Myanmar for leaking information, official sources said yesterday, in a case reportedly involving secret ties between the ruling junta and North…

Burma’s alliance with Pyongyang, cause of worry for northeast India

Yesterday, January 09, 2010, 12:40:22 AM

Guwahati (Mizzima) – It is surprising as to why India, one of the strongest global torch bearers of democracy, is so silent on Burma.Even as pro-democracy forces are fighting a long battle against the…

No gain for the retired in civil servant pay hikes

Yesterday, January 09, 2010, 1:46:04 AM | zawpoezaw@gmail.com (Tawlawi)

Despite recent pay increases for Burmese civil servants and government workers, thousands of retired staff have been left out…

Small rice mill owner pays Kyat 60,000 as tax

Yesterday, January 09, 2010, 1:28:57 AM | bniwebmaster@gmail.com (BNI)

Local Burmese military authorities have collected Kyat 60,000 as annual tax from a small rice mill owner in Kyaukdaw Township, Arakan (Rakhaine) state in Burma…

Appeal against death sentence for leaking official secrets

Yesterday, January 09, 2010, 1:27:59 AM | bniwebmaster@gmail.com (Kyaw Thein Kha)

Lawyers plan to file an appeal against the death sentences on two of their clients handed down by the special court in Burma yesterday for allegedly leaking official secrets to the public…

Bangladesh cracks down on illegal Burmese in Cox’s Bazaar

Yesterday, January 09, 2010, 1:26:40 AM | bniwebmaster@gmail.com (Nyein Chan)

In a crackdown on illegally settled Burmese in Bangladesh the local authorities in Cox’s Bazaar town, Chittagong District arrested a number of them. At least 30 Burmese nationals were arrested in Cox’s Bazaar town …

Two foreign energy firms expand operations

Yesterday, January 09, 2010, 1:25:41 AM | bniwebmaster@gmail.com (Moe Thu)

Two foreign oil companies operating in Burma have expanded operations in offshore oil and gas exploration, a government statement said. MPRL E&P Pte Limited and Twinza Oil (Asia) Limited will conduct …

Democratic Voice of Burma: Burma elections to be held ‘in October’

Yesterday, January 09, 2010, 4:47:40 AM | editor, BurmaNet

Elections in Burma could be held in October this year, according to information leaked from a meeting between the head of a Japanese charity and Burma’s agriculture minister. The revelation follows a visit to Japan in August last year by agriculture minister Htay Oo, who also heads a proxy organization of the Burmese junta, the Union

Agence France Presse: Tourists wrestle with rights issues in Myanmar

Yesterday, January 09, 2010, 4:47:22 AM | editor, BurmaNet

Bagan, Myanmar — Soaring high in a hot air balloon over Bagan in central Myanmar at sunrise, foreign tourists gasp in awe at a vast plain dotted with around 4,000 centuries-old temples. Despite sights like these Myanmar remains one of the least visited nations in Asia, as many operators and holidaymakers take their money elsewhere so

Mizzima News: Activist sentenced to 71 years in prison – Myint Maung

Yesterday, January 09, 2010, 4:46:48 AM | editor, BurmaNet

New Delhi – Fifteen political activists from three townships in Mandalay Division, who were held in Obo prison in Mandalay for three months, were given various prison sentences ranging from two years to 71 years on 30 December by a court sitting inside the prison.The special branch of the police arrested the political activists from

Irrawaddy: Burma would ‘disintegrate’ under federalism: Gen Maung Aye – Lawi Weng

Yesterday, January 09, 2010, 4:46:29 AM | editor, BurmaNet

Burma would “disintegrate” if the demands by ethnic groups for a federal system of government were granted, Vice Snr-Gen Maung Aye, the No 2 ranking general, told military officers and government officials on Thursday.In a speech at a graduation parade at the Defense Services Institute of Nursing and Paramedical Science, Maung Aye stressed the need

Irrawaddy: 100 factory workers strike in Rangoon

Yesterday, January 09, 2010, 4:45:55 AM | editor, BurmaNet

In a sign of growing unrest in Burmese factories, about 100 female workers from a shrimp processing factory in Rangoon’s Hlaing Tharyar Township went on strike at 8 a.m. on Thursday, though full details of their demands have not emerged. A source close to the factory, which is located in an industrial park in Rangoon’s

The Daily Star (Bangladesh): Dhaka wants equitable demarcation

Yesterday, January 09, 2010, 4:45:16 AM | editor, BurmaNet

Bangladesh proposed demarcation of the maritime boundary on the basis of equity in the two-day talks between Bangladesh and Myanmar that began yesterday in the port city.Two teams with 13 members each from both the countries are participating in the meeting in efforts to resolve the dispute over maritime boundary. Yesterday’s session started at 9:30am

Democratic Voice of Burma: UN defends hiatus on Burma envoy

Yesterday, January 09, 2010, 4:44:50 AM | editor, BurmaNet

The United Nations has said that it continues to be closely engaged with Burma after accusations that it has been lax in appointing a successor to former envoy Ibrahim Gambari.A spokesperson for UN secretary general Ban Ki-moon was yesterday forced to defend charges that it had “downgraded” its commitment to the country by not arranging

Mizzima News: Burma’s alliance with Pyongyang, cause of worry for northeast India – Anirban Roy

Yesterday, January 09, 2010, 4:41:29 AM | editor, BurmaNet

Guwahati – It is surprising as to why India, one of the strongest global torch bearers of democracy, is so silent on Burma.Even as pro-democracy forces are fighting a long battle against the despotic military junta in Burma, New Delhi’s silence on Naypyidaw’s growing friendly relationships with Pyongyang, has surprised a lot of Indians, especially

ျမန္မာကမၻာ သတင္းပေဒသာ/ေဆာင္းပါးမ်ား

ျမန္မာစာလုံးရယူရန္        zawgyi      bit (RFA)     myanmar1 (BBC)     အျခားျမန္မာေဖာင့္မ်ား

{အထက္ပါ မ်ဥ္းသားထားေသာလင့္မ်ားကုိတုိ႔ၿပီး မိမိတုိ႔ကြန္ပ်ဴတာတြင္ သိမ္းဆည္းထားပါ}

ဗမာ့ၾကယ္ကြန္ယက္စာအုပ္စင္

က႑စုံ (အခ်ိန္ႏွင့္တေျပးညီ)

ဟီလာရီ ကလင္တန္ အာရွခရီး ျမန္မာ့အေရး ေဆြးေႏြးဖို႔ရွိ

ျမန္မာ့ ေ႐ြးေကာက္ပြဲအေျခအေန ကုလသမဂၢ ေစာင့္ၾကည့္မည္

ဗိုလ္မႉး၀င္းႏိုင္ေက်ာ္တို႔ ေသဒဏ္ ဥပေဒနဲ႔ မကိုက္ညီ

ျမန္မာႏုိင္ငံဖြား အေမရိကန္ ႏုိင္ငံသား ကုိညီညီေအာင္ မိသားစု သက္ေသအျဖစ္ ထြက္ဆုိ

စစ္အစုိးရ ေရြးေကာက္ပဲြ ေအာက္တုိဘာလမွာ က်င္းပမယ့္ သတင္းထြက္

ႏုိင္ငံေတာ္ လွ်ဳိ႕၀ွက္ခ်က္ ေပါက္ၾကားမႈအတြက္ ေသဒဏ္မ်ား ခ်မွတ္

တို႔ကေတာ့… တို႔ကေတာ့…

ကခ်င္ေက်ာင္းသားအဖြဲ႕ ျမစ္ႀကီးနားၿမိဳ႕မွာ စစ္အစိုးရဆန္႔က်င္ေရး စာျဖန္႔

၅၀၀၀က်ပ္တန္ ေငြအတုမ်ားပဲခူးတြင္ ဖမ္းဆီးရမိ

၅၀၀၀ က်ပ္တန္ အတု ကိုင္ေဆာင္သူတဦး ပဲခူးတြင္ အထိန္းသိမ္းခံရဟုဆို

ကခ်င္ျပည္နယ္ေန႔ႏွင့္ မေနာပြဲ လံုၿခံဳေရးတင္းက်ပ္

ဝန္ထမ္းအဆင့္အားလံုး လစာအျပင္ ေန႔စားလုပ္ခေတြပါ တုိးေပး

မႏၱေလးတိုင္းယာဥ္ထိန္းရဲမ်ားက ဒဏ္႐ိုက္ၿပီး ေငြ႐ွာေန

ရန္ကုန္တိုင္း လယ္သမားမ်ားကို လယ္သိမ္း႐ံုမက ၿခိမ္းေျခာက္ေန

ကခ်င္မေနာပြဲ စည္းကမ္းမ်ား ႀကိဳတင္သတ္မွတ္

မီးသတ္ကားျပင္ရန္အတြက္ ေငြေၾကးေကာက္ေန

မေနာပဲြသို႔ စစ္၀တ္စံုျဖင့္ တက္ေရာက္ခြင့္ျပဳ

တက္ၾကြသူမ်ား ေထာင္ဒဏ္ ၇၁ ႏွစ္အထိ အျမင့္ဆံုး က်ခံရ

လွ်ဳိ႕ဝွက္ မွတ္တမ္းေၾကာင့္ ေသဒဏ္က်သူမ်ား အယူခံဝင္မည္

ဒု-ဗိုလ္ခ်ဳပ္မႉးႀကီး ေမာင္ေအး နာဂစ္ေဒသ သြားမည္

SNLD တင္ျပခ်က္အေပၚ စစ္အစုိးရ တုန္႔ျပန္မႈမရွိ

ရဲေထာက္လွမ္းေရးက NLD အမတ္ ေဆြမ်ိဳးမ်ားကို ဓါတ္ပံုရိုက္

ဇြဲကပင္ ပညာဒါနအသင္း အစည္းအေ၀းႀကီး ေအာင္ျမင္စြာၿပီးဆံုး

၂၀၀၉ ခုႏွစ္အတြင္း ေကအဲန္ယူ ထိန္းခ်ဳပ္နယ္ေျမမ်ား၌ တိုက္ပြဲေပါင္း တစ္ေထာင္ေက်ာ္ ျဖစ္ပြားခဲ့

ယဇ္ပူေဇာ္မည္ ဆုိေသာေၾကာင့္ ျမန္မာအလုပ္သမားတုိ႔ အလုပ္ မဆင္းရဲ

ဓမၼတရားနဲ႔ ရွမ္းအိုးစည္သံေတြ လႊမ္းၿခံဳထားတဲ့ ေမြးေန႔ပြဲ

လႊတ္ေတာ္ထဲကေန ျပဳျပင္ေျပာင္းလဲေရး လုပ္ခ်င္သူ

‌ေရပုိင္‌နက္‌ ‌အ‌ေရး ဆက္‌လက္‌‌ေဆြဝး‌ေႏြး

ေလယာဥ္ဗံုးခြဲသမားကို မတားႏုိင္ခဲ့တဲ့အေပၚ တာ၀န္ရွိ အဖြဲ႕ေတြကို အိုဘားမား အျပစ္တင္

ေလယာဥ္ေဖာက္ခဲြဖုိ႔ ႀကံစည္သူ ႏုိင္ဂ်ီးရီးယား ႏုိင္ငံသား ပထမဆုံးအႀကိမ္ ႐ုံးတင္စစ္ေဆးမည္

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