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Three activists sentenced to three years each – Myint Maung

Today, January 14, 2010, 17 hours ago

New Delhi – A township court in Burma’s former capital city of Rangoon on Wednesday sentenced three opposition party members to three years imprisonment each.

Army reshuffle focuses on ceasefire areas – Thet Aung Kyaw

Today, January 14, 2010, 17 hours ago

Part of a reshuffle within the Burmese army has included the promotion of a number of middle-ranking officials to positions in close proximity to a fragile ceasefire area, according to leaked informat…

Insurgent group blasts pylon in Pekhon Tsp Damaged tower under repair to resume power supply

Today, January 14, 2010, 17 hours ago

Nay Pyi Taw — At about 6:30 pm on 9 January, an insurgent group blast Pylon No (199) of 230 KVA Grid near Marseplo Village in Pekhon Township, Shan State (South). The Pylon is located between Lawpit…

Anti-junta spray campaign on Sino-Burma border

Today, January 14, 2010, 17 hours ago

Unidentified activists spearheaded a two-day spray campaign against the ruling Burmese military junta last week, according to sources on the Muse-Ruili border.

IOM helps resettle over 17,000 refugees in 2009 from Thailand – Usa Pichai

Today, January 14, 2010, 17 hours ago

Chiang Mai – Over 17,000 refugees from Thailand were resettled in a third country in 2009 with support from the International Organization for Migration.

Clinton, Okada discuss Burma – Lalit K Jha

Today, January 14, 2010, 17 hours ago

Washington — US Secretary of State Hillary Clinton and Japanese Foreign Minister Katsuya Okada discussed how to influence the Burmese military junta to move toward democracy and to release Aung San …

India home secretary to visit Burma for talks 19 January

Today, January 14, 2010, 17 hours ago

New Delhi – Cross-border movement of militants and cooperation in other security matters will figure in the three-day home secretary level talks beginning January 19 between India and Myanmar in Nay…

Burma freedom is ‘worst of the worst’ – Joseph Allchin

Today, January 14, 2010, 17 hours ago

Burma ranks alongside nine other countries in the “worst of the worst” category in Freedom House’s ‘Freedom in the World 2010’ report, which includes Libya, Tibet, China, Eritrea, North Kore…

You’ve got mail, Than Shwe! – Aung Zaw

Today, January 14, 2010, 19 hours ago

Now head of Burma’s military junta, Snr-Gen Than Shwe must receive a lot of mail: official transcripts, secret reports and dossiers, military analysis, international dispatches, petitions, even …

Palpable tension between LID 66 and MAS unit

Today, January 14, 2010, 21 hours ago

Chiang Mai (Mizzima) – There is palpable tension between the Inma village based Burmese Army battalion under LID 66 and a battalion of the Military Affairs Security (MAS) in Pyi district of western …

‘Miss Tourism’ 2010 to be appointed tourism ambassador

Today, January 14, 2010, 23 hours ago

Chiang Mai (Mizzima) – The winner of ‘Miss Tourism 2010’, a beauty contest to be held in February, will be appointed as ‘Tourism Ambassador’ by the Union of Myanmar Travel Association (UMTA)…

Mobile prices falling in Burma

Yesterday, January 13, 2010, 10:30:18 PM

New Delhi (Mizzima) – The announcement to make available over 130,000 additional SIM cards for mobile phones has sounded the death knell of the black market business in the cards with prices plummet…

NLD Reorganizes For New Challenges

Yesterday, January 13, 2010, 10:27:59 PM

The National League for Democracy (NLD) has reorganized its Central Executive Committee (CEC) to prepare for new challenges, including the coming national election.The CEC met at its Rangoon headquart…

Rice Price Increases Halt after Ministry Appeal

Yesterday, January 13, 2010, 10:27:54 PM

Increases in the price of rice in Burma’s markets halted on Wednesday after Ministry of Commerce warned traders to keep prices stable in order to slow inflation.The warning comes as inflationary p…

You’ve Got Mail, Than Shwe!

Yesterday, January 13, 2010, 10:27:44 PM

You may have heard we have a little problem with a former postal clerk in Burma. Before joining the army in the early 1950s the young man delivered letters and packages to people in central Burma. We …

Burma to see longest solar eclipse of 21st century

Yesterday, January 13, 2010, 8:41:43 PM

, throughout middle Burma, including Monywa, Shwebo and the popular tourist locations of Pagan, Nyaung Oo, Poppa, Mandalay and Sagaing, the spectacle of the moon passing between the sun and earth will…

Burmese artist’s work on exhibit in Singapore

Yesterday, January 13, 2010, 6:59:08 PM

New Delhi (India) – The works of Burmese artist Htein Lin are presently on display as part of a multinational art festival underway in Singapore.“We had some difficulties in exhibiting our works a…

Palpable tension between LID 66 and MAS unit

Today, January 14, 2010, 23 hours ago | zawpoezaw@gmail.com (Phanida)

There is palpable tension between the Inma village based Burmese Army battalion under LID 66 and a battalion of the Military Affairs Security (MAS) in Pyi district of western Pegu division for…

Three activists sentenced to three years each

Today, January 14, 2010, 23 hours ago | zawpoezaw@gmail.com (Myint Maung )

A township court in Burma’s former capital city of Rangoon on Wednesday sentenced three opposition party members to three years…

IOM helps resettle over 17,000 refugees in 2009 from Thailand

Today, January 14, 2010, 23 hours ago | zawpoezaw@gmail.com (BNI)

Over 17,000 refugees from Thailand were resettled in a third country in 2009 with support from the International Organization…

Signature campaign to halt dam construction for Chinese premier

Today, January 14, 2010, 23 hours ago | zawpoezaw@gmail.com (BNI)

A signature campaign to stop China’s state-owned company, which is leading the construction of the Irrawaddy Myitsone dam in Kachin State, northern Burma has started. The signatures will be sent to Chinese…

BDR pushes back 17 Rohingyas to Burma

Today, January 14, 2010, 23 hours ago | zawpoezaw@gmail.com (BNI)

Teknaf, Bangladesh: The Bangladesh Rifles (BDR) pushed back 17 Rohingyas including women and children to Burma on January 11, at about 5 pm after arresting them from Teknaf and Whykong Lamber Bill,…

Anti-junta spray campaign on Sino-Burma border

Yesterday, January 13, 2010, 11:16:45 PM | zawpoezaw@gmail.com (BNI)
Unidentified activists spearheaded a two-day spray campaign against the ruling Burmese military junta last week, according to sources on the Muse-Ruili border….

Kuaukpru seaport renovated for Chinese ships

Yesterday, January 13, 2010, 11:11:37 PM | zawpoezaw@gmail.com (BNI)

The Kyaukpru seaport, especially jetty No 1, in Arakan state has been renovated by the junta to allow Chinese cargo ships using the port for transporting Chinese goods for the gas pipeline project, to harbour,…

Mizzima News: Three activists sentenced to three years each – Myint Maung

Today, January 14, 2010, 18 hours ago | editor, BurmaNet

New Delhi – A township court in Burma’s former capital city of Rangoon on Wednesday sentenced three opposition party members to three years imprisonment each.The defendants, members of the humanitarian committee of Burma’s main opposition party, National League for Democracy (NLD), were charged with unlawful association and handed three year sentences with hard labor by

Democratic Voice of Burma: Army reshuffle focuses on ceasefire areas – Thet Aung Kyaw

Today, January 14, 2010, 18 hours ago | editor, BurmaNet

Part of a reshuffle within the Burmese army has included the promotion of a number of middle-ranking officials to positions in close proximity to a fragile ceasefire area, according to leaked information.At least six Lieutenant Colonels were recently promoted to Tactical Operations Commander (TOC) and Military Operations Commander (MOC) positions, four of these in Shan

New Light of Myanmar: Insurgent group blasts pylon in Pekhon Tsp Damaged tower under repair to resume power supply

Today, January 14, 2010, 18 hours ago | editor, BurmaNet

Nay Pyi Taw — At about 6:30 pm on 9 January, an insurgent group blast Pylon No (199) of 230 KVA Grid near Marseplo Village in Pekhon Township, Shan State (South). The Pylon is located between Lawpita and Toungoo.The attack leveled the tower down to the ground, causing temporary interruption of power supply. The Myanma Electric

Shan Herald Agency for News: Anti-junta spray campaign on Sino-Burma border

Today, January 14, 2010, 18 hours ago | editor, BurmaNet

Unidentified activists spearheaded a two-day spray campaign against the ruling Burmese military junta last week, according to sources on the Muse-Ruili border.On January 7, people coming to join the education festival at Muse’s High School No. 2 found several slogans sprayed on the building walls. It said: •    “We don’t want the 2010 elections!” •    “Down with

Mizzima News: IOM helps resettle over 17,000 refugees in 2009 from Thailand – Usa Pichai

Today, January 14, 2010, 18 hours ago | editor, BurmaNet

Chiang Mai – Over 17,000 refugees from Thailand were resettled in a third country in 2009 with support from the International Organization for Migration.The IOM in a press release on Tuesday said that since 2004, the total number of refugees shifted from Thailand’s refugee camps to new homes abroad, accounted for over 74,000. The majority

Irrawaddy: Clinton, Okada discuss Burma – Lalit K Jha

Today, January 14, 2010, 18 hours ago | editor, BurmaNet

Washington — US Secretary of State Hillary Clinton and Japanese Foreign Minister Katsuya Okada discussed how to influence the Burmese military junta to move toward democracy and to release Aung San Suu Kyi, the popular pro-democracy leader, from detention.They provided no details of their discussion at a joint press conference in Honolulu on Wednesday. Japanese Foreign

Press Trust of India: India home secretary to visit Burma for talks 19 January

Today, January 14, 2010, 18 hours ago | editor, BurmaNet

New Delhi – Cross-border movement of militants and cooperation in other security matters will figure in the three-day home secretary level talks beginning January 19 between India and Myanmar in Nay Pay Taw.The Indian delegation, headed by Indian Home Secretary G. K. Pillai, will hold extensive discussions with the Myanmar contingent led by Brigadier General

Democratic Voice of Burma: Burma freedom is ‘worst of the worst’ – Joseph Allchin

Today, January 14, 2010, 19 hours ago | editor, BurmaNet

A Washington-based NGO has labeled Burma one of the worst countries in the world for ‘freedom’ in an annual report, released yesterday.Burma ranks alongside nine other countries in the “worst of the worst” category in Freedom House’s ‘Freedom in the World 2010’ report, which includes Libya, Tibet, China, Eritrea, North Korea and Equatorial Guinea. The organization,

Irrawaddy: You’ve got mail, Than Shwe! – Aung Zaw

Today, January 14, 2010, 19 hours ago | editor, BurmaNet

You may have heard we have a little problem with a former postal clerk in Burma. Before joining the army in the early 1950s the young man delivered letters and packages to people in central Burma. We should assume then that as a messenger of the state he learned to appreciate the importance most people

ျမန္မာကမၻာ သတင္းပေဒသာ/ေဆာင္းပါးမ်ား

ျမန္မာစာလုံးရယူရန္      zawgyi      bit (RFA)     myanmar1 (BBC)     အျခားျမန္မာေဖာင့္မ်ား

{အထက္ပါ မ်ဥ္းသားထားေသာလင့္မ်ားကုိတုိ႔ၿပီး မိမိတုိ႔ကြန္ပ်ဴတာတြင္ သိမ္းဆည္းထားပါ}

ဗမာ့ၾကယ္ကြန္ယက္စာအုပ္စင္

က႑စုံ (အခ်ိန္ႏွင့္တေျပးညီ)

ပါတီတခုလုံးကို ေထာင္က်တဲ့ အေနအထားမ်ဳိး ေရာက္လာမယ္ဆိုရင္ က်ေနာ္တို႔ရဲ႕တုံ႔ျပန္မႈေတြဟာ ပိုၿပီးေတာ့ ျပင္းထန္တင္းမာလာမယ္

ဗဟိုအလုပ္အမႈေဆာင္သစ္ (၉) ဦး၏အမည္ အန္အယ္လ္ဒီ ေၾကညာ

ကခ်င္အထူးေဒသ (၁) အထူးအစည္းအေဝးပဲြ က်င္းပ
အေမရိကန္နဲ႔ ဂ်ပန္ ႏုိင္ငံျခားေရး ၀န္ႀကီးတုိ႔ ျမန္မာျပည္အေၾကာင္း ေဆြးေႏြး

ယခုနွစ္အတြင္း ေရြးေကာက္ပြဲလုပ္မည္ဟု နအဖႏိုင္ငံျခားေရး၀န္ႀကီး ေျပာၾကားျပန္

Freedom House ရဲ့ အစီရင္‌စာပာ မ္ရန္‌မာနုိင္‌ငံ

အင္အားႀကီး ငလ်င္ဒဏ္ေၾကာင့္ ေဟတီမွာ လူေထာင္ခ်ီ ေသဆုံး

ေသာၾကာေန႔ ေနၾကတ္မႈ ေထာင္စုႏွစ္သစ္မွာ အၾကာဆုံးျဖစ္မည္

ႏိုင္ငံတကာ ဖြံ႔ၿဖိဳးမႈဘဏ္မ်ား ျမန္မာ့စီးပြားေရး ေဆြးေႏြးမည္

ျမန္မာေလွစီး ဒုကၡသည္ ၅၀ ခန္႔ ပါပူဝါ နယူဂီနီကၽြန္းမွာ ေသာင္တင္ေန

NLD အဖြဲ႕ဝင္သံုးဦးကို ေထာင္သံုးႏွစ္စီ အထူးတရား႐ံုးက ခ်မွတ္

စစ္အစိုးရ၏ အာဏာလုယူေရးဝါဒ လက္မခံႏုိင္ပံု ဝ သတင္းစာမွာေဖာ္ျပ

လြတ္လပ္ခြင့္ အဆုိးဆုံး စာရင္းမွာ ျမန္မာႏုိင္ငံ ဆက္လက္ပါဝင္

အေမရိကန္ႏွင့္ ဂ်ပန္ႏႎုိင္ငံျခားေရးဝန္ႀကီးမ်ား ျမန္မာအေၾကာင္း ေဆြးေႏြးမည္

အခြင့္အေရး အကင္းမဲ့ဆံုး လူေတြထဲ ျမန္မာေတြ ပါ၀င္

စာဖတ္ခန္း (၁) ။ ဆရာတင္မိုးႏွင့္ ပညာေရး ေဆြးေႏြးပြဲ

ထုိင္းနိဳင္ငံေရာက္ ျမန္မာေရႊ႕ေျပာင္းလုပ္သားမ်ား မႇတ္ပံုတင္ျခင္းလုပ္ငန္း သက္တမ္း(၂)ႏႇစ္တိုးျမႇင့္

SSA အပစ္ရပ္ ထိုးစစ္ဆင္မည့္သတင္းေၾကာင့္ ဗမာတပ္ မိသားစု ေျပာင္းေ႐ႊ႕

ရဟန္းေတာ္တပါးကို ဖမ္းဆီးျပီးေနာက္ ဒါယကာတဦးကို ထပ္မံဖမ္းဆီး

SSA အပစ္ရပ္ ထိုးစစ္ဆင္မည့္သတင္းေၾကာင့္ ဗမာတပ္ မိသားစု ေျပာင္းေ႐ႊ႕

နအဖစစ္သင္တန္းအသြား ကိုးကန္႕နယ္ျခားေစာင့္တပ္ဖြဲ႕၀င္ လမ္းခုလတ္၌ထြက္ေျပး

ေတြ႔ဆံု ေဆြးေႏြးရန္ ဝ ဥကၠ႒ ျငင္းဆုိ

လစာႏႈန္းထားသစ္ အမိန္႔စာ

ထုိင္းေတာင္ပိုင္းတြင္ ျမန္မာႏုိင္ငံသားမ်ား ဖမ္းဆီးခံရ

အဖြဲ႔ခ်ဳပ္ ဗဟုိေကာ္မတီ အဖြဲ႔၀င္ တိုးခ်ဲ႕

ထုိင္းတြင္ ႏုိင္ငံတကာ ပူးတြဲ စစ္ေရးေလ့က်င့္မႈ လုပ္မည္

ဆန္ႏွင့္ အေျခခံ စားေသာက္ကုန္ ေစ်းႏႈန္းျမင့္တက္

ရြာေရွာင္မ်ား၏ ေျမကြက္မ်ားကို သိမ္းယူကာ အရာရိွမ်ားက ေစ်းတင္ေရာင္း

ရန္ကုန္-မႏၲေလးလမ္း အသံုးျပဳခ ႏွစ္ဆတိုး

ဖမ္းဆီးမႈေၾကာင့္ ဒုကၡသည္မ်ား ဒုကၡသည္ စခန္းကို ခိုလံု

မေလးေရာက္ ကရင္နီ ၅ ဦး ပြဲစားလက္မွ လြတ္ေျမာက္

လူထုစိတ္ဝင္စားမႈနည္းေသာ ၂၀၁၀ ေရြးေကာက္ပြဲ

ရွမ္းျပည္ေျမာက္ပိုင္း ေဒသအတြင္းမွ ဘိန္းခင္းမ်ား မၾကာမီ အေစးျခစ္ႏိုင္ေတာ့မည္

ကခ်င္ၿငိမ္းအဖဲြ႔၏ ေမွာင္ခိုပစၥည္းမ်ား ဖမ္းဆီးခံရ

အေမရိကန္သြားခြင့္မရရင္ ျမန္မာျပည္ ျပန္ပို႔မွာစိုးရိမ္မိ

ပတ္စ္ပို႔ မလုပ္လွ်င္ အလုပ္ လုပ္ခြင့္သက္တမ္း တိုးေပးမည္မဟုတ္

ရထားလမ္းအတြက္ ဥယ်ာဥ္ႏွင့္ လယ္ေျမ သိမ္းယူ

ေနျပည္ေတာ္တြင္ ေဘာလံုးကြင္း ၂ ကြင္း ေဆာက္လုပ္

ကုန္တင္ႏွင့္ခရီးသည္တင္ ကားႀကီးမ်ား နယ္စပ္မွတင္သြင္း

တပ္မ ၆၆ ျပႆနာ မဟုတ္မွန္ဟု ျငင္းဆန္

ဗိုလ္ခ်ဳပ္မႉးႀကီး၏သမီး ႏိုင္ငံျခားဘာသာတကၠသိုလ္တက္ေရာက္

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