|Time and again, the international community has failed to act decisively to bring Burma’s agony under military rule to an end.|
|The Start of Another Crisis in Thailand?|
|By POKPONG LAWANSIRI|
|By LAWI WENG|
|Recent military exercises by the United Wa State Army come as the former rebel group continues to resist calls from the Burmese Army to disarm.|
|QUOTE OF THE DAY|
| I've met thousands of women from many nations and I've seen that women everywhere have the same dreams. |
— US First lady Laura Bush
| Burma's Nuclear Temptation|
The Epoch Times - New York,NY,USA
Burma's fledgling nuclear program with Russian assistance and its mysterious connections with North Korea raise concern in the region about its purpose. ...
| RIGHTS-BURMA: Junta Turns Blind Eye to Rising Landmine Casualties|
Inter Press Service - Rome,Italy
By Marwaan Macan-Markar BANGKOK, Dec 11 (IPS) - Thanks to the callousness of its military rulers, Burma has aacquired another unenviable statistic. ...
| More companies ignore sanctions on Burma: BCUK|
Mizzima.com - New Delhi,Delhi,Indiaby Solomon Despite a call for sanctions by the international community on Burma, companies are instead expanding their engagement in business relationships ...
| Nobel Laureates speak out for Suu Kyi|
Sydney Morning Herald - Sydney,New South Wales,Australia
Nobel peace laureates opened a summit in Paris on Thursday to draw world attention to the plight of Burma's Aung San Suu Kyi, but former Soviet leader ...
Business Gazette - Gaithersburg,MD,USA
Vetter introduced the Brownies to the idea of poverty in Burma, and how many Burmese people come to the United States as refugees. ...
| Unhappy Human Rights Day in Burma|
United Press International, Asia - Hong Kong,USA
The downbeat mood was certainly shared in Burma. There, a handful of people belonging to local group Human Rights Defenders and Promoters gathered in ...
| Junta Has Crushed Peaceful Dissent: Laura Bush|
The Irrawaddy News Magazine - Chiang Mai,Thailand
By LALIT K JHA NEW YORK — Praising the courage of the people of Burma for standing up to the barbaric rule of the country's junta, US first lady Laura Bush ...
| Ex-Indonesia FM Alatas dies in Singapore|
ABC Online - Australia
Former Indonesian foreign minister, Ali Alatas, who once served as United Nations special envoy to Burma, has died in Singapore aged 76, ...
| US to provide $5 million more for Myanmar relief aid|
Reuters - USA
"I'm going to pay, really, a lot of attention to these two issues, the international issues that I've worked on the most, both Afghanistan and Burma," she ...
| Burma's junta finds no laughs in political satire|
Toronto Star - Ontario, Canada
AP FILE PHOTO Burmese comedian Zargana, who uses only one name, is seen joining a street protest in this Sept. 24, 2007 file photo. ...
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| Burma: Struggling for human rights Precious Metal: the blog|
Package of prayer cards blown up by bomb squad · Burger King Virgins · Students take a STAND to help Darfur, Myanmar · Introducing a new contributor to Precious Metal · BYU students 'Zen Mormons' after retreat ... 8 Vote(s)
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| Burma-Thailand elephant smuggling accusation|
Asian elephants are being smuggled from Myanmar into neighbouring Thailand for elephant trekking' tourism, says a new report.
OneWorld UK - UK/English/OneWorld... - http://uk.oneworld.net/
| Burma plans embassy in Kuwait|
Burma's military regime has taken initial steps towards opening an embassy in oil-rich Kuwait as a part of its policy of enhancing diplomatic relations with the Middle East, diplomatic sources said Tuesday. A high-ranking delegation ...
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| Ethnic Kachin Christians live under duress (feature)|
The Christian majority, who make up over one million ethnic Kachin Christians in northern Burma of a population of 47 million in the country, have to live under all forms of duress and systematic human rights abuses by the Burmese ...
BURMA NEWS: MYANMAR /TIBET NEWS... - http://myamarnews.blogspot.
| Our Rights, Douye! Yes We Can, Douye!|
Recent images of hundreds of monks dressed in red, peacefully protesting the rights of their people may trigger memory of Burma, as well as news footage from 2008's Cyclone Nargis. What you may not know, though, is that the rightful ...
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