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Over 2,000 Karens flee Myanmar army raids-aid group

Today, January 23, 2010, 2 hours ago

BANGKOK (Reuters) – More than 2,000 ethnic Karen people have fled their villages in eastern Myanmar after deadly attacks by government troops in the past week, a humanitarian group said on Saturday. T…

Over 2,000 Karens flee Myanmar army raids

Today, January 23, 2010, 2 hours ago

BANGKOK (Reuters) – More than 2,000 ethnic Karen people have fled their villages in eastern Myanmar after deadly attacks by government troops in the past week, a humanitarian group said Saturday.

Over 2,000 Karens flee Myanmar army raids

Today, January 23, 2010, 2 hours ago

BANGKOK (Reuters) – More than 2,000 ethnic Karen people have fled their villages in eastern Myanmar after deadly attacks by government troops in the past week, a humanitarian group said Saturday.

Over 2,000 Karens "flee Myanmar army raids"

Today, January 23, 2010, 3 hours ago

More than 2,000 ethnic Karen people have fled their villages in eastern Myanmar after deadly attacks by government troops in the past week, a humanitarian group claimed on Saturday. Troops have shot d…

Over 2,000 Karens flee Myanmar army raids

Today, January 23, 2010, 3 hours ago

BANGKOK (Reuters) – More than 2,000 ethnic Karen people have fled their villages in eastern Myanmar after deadly attacks by government troops in the past week, a humanitarian group said Saturday.Troop…

Expelled Hmong Imprisoned in Laos

Today, January 23, 2010, 3 hours ago

Around 50 Hmong refugees who were forcibly repatriated by Thailand to Laos on Dec. 28 have been imprisoned in Paksan jail, according to the Fact Finding Commission (FFC), an American based NGO.It is s…

Punk still rules in military-ruled Myanmar

Today, January 23, 2010, 16 hours ago

Published Date: January 23, 2010 The singer smashes his guitar to pieces on the stage as thousands of spiky-haired punk fans cheer loudly-a rare display of countercultural exuberance in military-rule…

Myanmar verdict on American man expected next week

Today, January 23, 2010, 17 hours ago

Yangon – A Myanmar court will hand down its verdict next week on an American charged with forgery and currency infractions after being accused of trying to foment rebellion against the country&#8217…

Burma praised for anti-trafficking progress – Joseph Allchin and Naw Say Phaw

Today, January 23, 2010, 17 hours ago

A senior UN official in Burma has congratulated the ruling junta on steps it has taken to tackle human trafficking, during a meeting yesterday of six Mekong states in Bagan.

Myanmar Air Force jet crashes near Yangon airport

Today, January 23, 2010, 17 hours ago

Yangon – A Myanmar Air Force fighter plane crashed on Friday morning while attempting to land at Yangon airport, killing its pilot, an airport official said.

No taxes for workers: Burma

Today, January 23, 2010, 17 hours ago

The Burmese government will not be collecting tax from immigrant workers and their families once their nationality has been identified, the Employment Department’s deputy director-general said y…

Junta puts more state-owned properties up for sale – Wai Moe and Ba Kaung

Today, January 23, 2010, 17 hours ago

Burma’s government privatization commission has announced that it is selling more than 100 state-owned buildings and factories as part of the latest wave of privatizations in the military-ruled coun…

We can’t dance alone: US to Burma – Lalit K Jha

Today, January 23, 2010, 17 hours ago

A top US official said engagement with Burma can’t be a one-way process and indicated the US is not getting an adequate response from the Burmese military junta.

U.S. policy grants China greater influence in Burma – Mungpi

Today, January 23, 2010, 17 hours ago

The inconsistent foreign policy of the United States towards Asian countries has gifted an opportunity to China to enhance its influence over regional countries including military-ruled Burma, Senator…

Did Ban Ki-moon really save half a million lives in Burma – Colum Lynch

Today, January 23, 2010, 17 hours ago

Faced with criticism of his leadership style last summer, U.N. Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon repeatedly defended his tenure by claiming credit for opening the door to international aid workers in Burm…

Myanmar junta worse than Cyclone Nargis

Today, January 23, 2010, 19 hours ago

Rights violations by Myanmar’s junta has caused more damage than Cyclone Nargis, a Philippines senator and top member of the world’s leading body of parliamentarians said on Thursday.”In the year 2008…

Final arguments heard in Burmese-American’s trial

Today, January 23, 2010, 21 hours ago

New Delhi (Mizzima) – The final arguments by all lawyers in the trial against Burmese-born American citizen, Kyaw Zaw Lwin (aka) Nyi Nyi Aung was heard by a special court in Rangoon’s notorious In…

USDA woos Muslims in Kachin state ahead of elections

Today, January 23, 2010, 21 hours ago

Chiang Mai (Mizzima) – The Union Solidarity and Development Association (USDA) is out to woo the Muslim community living in Myitkyina since early this month for the forthcoming 2010 general election…

Counterinsurgency and the War on Drugs

Today, January 23, 2010, 21 hours ago

WASHINGTON, Jan. 22 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ — To stabilize Afghanistan, President Barack Obama has called for a surge of American and NATO troops. His counternarcotics strategy, a major departure fro…

Win Tin returns to Rangoon

Yesterday, January 22, 2010, 11:49:44 PM

Chiang Mai (Mizzima) – Veteran journalist Win Tin,  a central executive committee member of the National League for Democracy (NLD), who spent 19 years in prison, returned to Rangoon on Friday afte…

Fighter plane crashes in Yangon, pilot killed+

Yesterday, January 22, 2010, 11:39:26 PM

YANGON, Jan. 22 (AP) – (Kyodo)—A fighter jet in Myanmar’s air force crashed Friday in Yangon, killing the pilot, airport sources said. The single-seat Chinese-made F-7 jet, returning from a train…

USDA woos Muslims in Kachin state ahead of elections

Today, January 23, 2010, 21 hours ago | zawpoezaw@gmail.com (Phanida )

The Union Solidarity and Development Association (USDA) is out to woo the Muslim community living in Myitkyina since early this month for the forthcoming 2010…

Rehmonya group implicated in villager’s slaying

Today, January 23, 2010, 22 hours ago | zawpoezaw@gmail.com (Jorn, Lyeh Htaw)
Members of the “Rehmonya” armed group are prime suspects in the January 12th 2010 shooting of a villager named Nai Oung from Kaw-dood village, Lamine…

Businesses accuse Htoo Trading of unfair monopolization

Today, January 23, 2010, 22 hours ago | zawpoezaw@gmail.com (Myo Thein )

Mobile phone dealers are accusing Htoo Trading of monopolizing the market for CDMA 800 MHz phones following a subsidiary of the parent company being recognized as the sole sales agent of essential SIM card….

U.S. policy grants China greater influence in Burma

Today, January 23, 2010, 22 hours ago | zawpoezaw@gmail.com (Mungpi )
he inconsistent foreign policy of the United States towards Asian countries has gifted an opportunity to China to enhance its influence over regional countries including military-ruled Burma, Senator Jim Webb said on Thursday during…

One million fake notes seized in Northern Arakan

Today, January 23, 2010, 22 hours ago | zawpoezaw@gmail.com (Tin Soe)

Maungdaw, Arakan State: The Burmese border security force (Nasaka) seized one million kyat in fake currency notes in Maungdaw town on January 19,…

Associated Press: Myanmar verdict on American man expected next week

Today, January 23, 2010, 18 hours ago | editor, BurmaNet

Yangon – A Myanmar court will hand down its verdict next week on an American charged with forgery and currency infractions after being accused of trying to foment rebellion against the country’s military rulers.Nyan Win, the lawyer for Myanmar-born Kyaw Zaw Lwin, said final arguments in his case were made Friday at the court inside

Associated Press: Myanmar Air Force jet crashes near Yangon airport

Today, January 23, 2010, 18 hours ago | editor, BurmaNet

Yangon – A Myanmar Air Force fighter plane crashed on Friday morning while attempting to land at Yangon airport, killing its pilot, an airport official said.An official at Yangon International Airport said the Chinese-made F-7 jet crashed while on a training flight. The official spoke on condition of anonymity because he was not authorized to

Democratic Voice of Burma: Burma praised for anti-trafficking progress – Joseph Allchin and Naw Say Phaw

Today, January 23, 2010, 18 hours ago | editor, BurmaNet

A senior UN official in Burma has congratulated the ruling junta on steps it has taken to tackle human trafficking, during a meeting yesterday of six Mekong states in Bagan.It is the seventh year that the meeting, the Coordinated Mekong Ministerial Initiative Against Trafficking (COMMIT), has taken place. It is billed as a UN effort to

The Nation (Thailand): No taxes for workers: Burma

Today, January 23, 2010, 18 hours ago | editor, BurmaNet

The Burmese government will not be collecting tax from immigrant workers and their families once their nationality has been identified, the Employment Department’s deputy director-general said yesterday.The identification of Burmese workers has been extended by another two years and should be completed by 2012, Supat Gukun said. The Burmese government confirmed that no tax would be

Irrawaddy: Junta puts more state-owned properties up for sale – Wai Moe and Ba Kaung

Today, January 23, 2010, 18 hours ago | editor, BurmaNet

Burma’s government privatization commission has announced that it is selling more than 100 state-owned buildings and factories as part of the latest wave of privatizations in the military-ruled country.An announcement in the state-run Myanmar Ahlin newspaper on Friday said that the properties for sale include some buildings owned by the Supreme Court and the Inspector

Agence France Presse: Burma junta worse than Cyclone Nargis: IPU official

Today, January 23, 2010, 18 hours ago | editor, BurmaNet

Rights violations by Burma’s junta has caused more damage than Cyclone Nargis, a Philippines senator and top member of the world’s leading body of parliamentarians said on Thursday.“In the year 2008 Burma was hit by a terrible catastrophe, by typhoon Nargis, and because there was so much devastation people thought that was the worst thing

Irrawaddy: We can’t dance alone: US to Burma – Lalit K Jha

Today, January 23, 2010, 18 hours ago | editor, BurmaNet

A top US official said engagement with Burma can’t be a one-way process and indicated the US is not getting an adequate response from the Burmese military junta.Showing signs of frustration, Assistant Secretary of State for East Asia and Pacific Affairs Kurt Campbell told senators at a Congressional briefing on Thursday: “We are attempting to

Mizzima News: U.S. policy grants China greater influence in Burma – Mungpi

Today, January 23, 2010, 18 hours ago | editor, BurmaNet

The inconsistent foreign policy of the United States towards Asian countries has gifted an opportunity to China to enhance its influence over regional countries including military-ruled Burma, Senator Jim Webb said on Thursday during a hearing of which he chaired.Webb, in his remarks at the Senate’s Foreign Relations Subcommittee Hearing on Washington’s engagement in Asia,

Foreign Policy: Did Ban Ki-moon really save half a million lives in Burma? – Colum Lynch

Today, January 23, 2010, 18 hours ago | editor, BurmaNet

Faced with criticism of his leadership style last summer, U.N. Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon repeatedly defended his tenure by claiming credit for opening the door to international aid workers in Burma following Cyclone Nargis and saving more than 500,000 lives.“I have been able to speak and save about half a million civilian population from this typhoon,”

ျမန္မာကမၻာ သတင္းပေဒသာ/ေဆာင္းပါးမ်ား

ျမန္မာစာလုံးရယူရန္        zawgyi      bit (RFA)     myanmar1 (BBC)     အျခားျမန္မာေဖာင့္မ်ား

{အထက္ပါ မ်ဥ္းသားထားေသာလင့္မ်ားကုိတုိ႔ၿပီး မိမိတုိ႔ကြန္ပ်ဴတာတြင္ သိမ္းဆည္းထားပါ}

ဗမာ့ၾကယ္ကြန္ယက္စာအုပ္စင္

က႑စုံ (အခ်ိန္ႏွင့္တေျပးညီ)

ပါတီတခုလုံးကို ေထာင္က်တဲ့ အေနအထားမ်ဳိး ေရာက္လာမယ္ဆိုရင္ က်ေနာ္တို႔ရဲ႕တုံ႔ျပန္မႈေတြဟာ ပိုၿပီးေတာ့ ျပင္းထန္တင္းမာလာမယ္

ဒီမုိကေရစီေရး ျမန္မာစစ္အစိုးရဖက္က ႐ွင္းလင္းတဲ့ ေျခလွမ္း အေမရိကန္အစိုးရ ေစာင့္ေနဆဲ

စစ္အစိုးရအေပၚစီးပြားေရး ပိတ္ဆို႔မႈ မလံုေလာက္ေသး

စစ္အစိုးရသည္ ဆိုင္ကလံုးနာဂစ္ထက္ ပိုဆိုးဝါးဟု ဖိလစ္ပိုင္အမတ္ေျပာၾကား

၂၀၁၀ ေရြးေကာက္ပြဲ လုပ္မယ့္ကိစၥ အေမရိကန္ မေ၀ဖန္ႏုိင္ေသး

အေမရိကန္ ႏုိင္ငံသား ကုိညီညီေအာင္အမႈ အၿပီးသတ္ ေလွ်ာက္လဲခ်က္ တင္သြင္း

ILO အရာရွိ ႏွင့္ လူ႔အခြင့္အေရး လႈပ္ရွားသူမ်ားေတြ႕

အသြင္သစ္ျဖင့္ အမ်ိဳးသမီးလူကုန္ကူးမွဳ ပိုမိုမ်ားျပားလာ

ဒုကၡသည္မ်ား ေနရပ္ျပန္ၾကဖို႔ ထုိင္း စစ္တိုင္းမႉး ေျပာၾကား

ျမန္မာ တိုက္ေလယာဥ္ပ်က္က်၊ ေလယာဥ္မႉး ေသဆံုး

ျမန္မာႏိုင္ငံဝင္ခြင့္ ဗီဇာကို နယ္စပ္ၿမိဳ႕မ်ားတြင္ ထုတ္ေပးမည္

ကိုညီညီေအာင္၏ အမႈ ေနာက္ဆံုးေလွ်ာက္လဲခ်က္ေပး

အက်ဥ္းက် လယ္သမားမ်ား၏ မိသားစုကို ILO ၫႊန္မႉး သြားေရာက္ေတြ႕ဆံု

ေက်ာင္းသြားစဥ္ ကေလးစစ္သားစုေဆာင္းခံရ

ရန္ျဖစ္သူမ်ားႏွင့္ တညေန

၃တန္ အထက္ တရုတ္ကားမ်ား ပုဂၢလိက သြင္းခြင့္ျပဳထား

ဒီေကဘီေအမွ တပ္သားသစ္အဓမၼေကာက္ယူေန

ကိုးကန္႔နယ္ေျမတာဝန္က် ျမန္မာစစ္တပ္အတြင္း ပစ္ခတ္မႈျဖစ္

ပဲခူးၿမိဳ႕လယ္ေကာင္မွာ ကေလးစစ္သားေတြ စုေဆာင္း

တုိက္ေလယာဥ္တစင္း ရန္ကုန္ၿမိဳ႕မွာ ပ်က္က်၊ ေလယာဥ္မႉး ေသဆုံး

ရိကၡာမလုံ‌ေလာက္‌လုိ ့ ရဲကပါ အာခံၾကၿပီ

ေဟတီ ငလ်င္ဒဏ္သင့္သူေတြ ရွာေဖြေရး အခြင့္အလမ္း ေလ်ာ့ပါးလာ

ဂြမ္‌တန္‌နာမုိ အက်ဥ္‌းသား‌ေတြကုိ တရားမစြဲဘဲ ‌ေထာင္‌ခ်ဖုိ ့အဆုိျပဳ

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