|By SAW YAN NAING|
|The Burmese regime is being accused by human rights groups of punishing the families of political prisoners by confining the condemned activists in prisons scattered in remote parts of the country.|
|With many Burmese in Singapore returning to Burma for the December holiday season, it has become very difficult to get air tickets in time.||The World Association of Newspapers (WAN) condemned the Burmese military junta for cracking down on freedom of expression, called for the release of all jailed journalists and urged its neighbouring...|
Mizzima.com - New Delhi,Delhi,Indiaby Than Htike Oo Chiang Mai (Mizzima) – Glaring discrimination in the army has compelled two Burmese soldiers to desert and seek refuge in an ethnic rebel ...
Christian Science Monitor - Boston,MA,USA
The river, the world's 12th longest, flows through Cambodia, Laos, Burma, Thailand, Vietnam, and the southern Chinese province of Yunnan. ...
| MP attends reception to mark Burmese leader's birthday|
WalesOnline - United Kingdom
CYNON VALLEY MP Ann Clwyd attended a reception at 10 Downing Street, along with female Burmese exiles, to mark the birthday of the democratically-elected ...
| No Immediate Plans for Gambari to Visit Burma|
The Irrawaddy News Magazine - Chiang Mai,ThailandBy LALIT K JHA NEW YORK — The United Nations said on Tuesday that there is no immediate plan for its special envoy to Burma, Ibrahim Gambari, ...
| Regime Shrugs Off Effects on Burma of Global Economic Crisis|
The Irrawaddy News Magazine - Chiang Mai,ThailandKyaw Ye Min's unrealistic assessment of the situation echoes a recent statement by Prime Minister Gen Thein Sein, who went even further and said Burma would ...
| Cooler Approach, but Business as Usual with Junta|
The Irrawaddy News Magazine - Chiang Mai,ThailandPro-democracy groups are hopeful that Abhisit will place the issue of human rights, particularly in neighboring Burma, higher up the agenda, ...
| The state of human rights in Burma - 2008: A double disaster in ...|
ReliefWeb (press release) - Geneva,Switzerland
Perhaps the two most significant features of the human rights landscape in Burma during 2008 were the morally bankrupt and blatantly repressive response of ...
| WWF: More Than 1000 New Species Discovered in Southeast Asia|
Voice of America - USA
... wetlands along the 5000-kilometer Mekong River, that flows through six Southeast Asian countries - China, Burma, Laos, Thailand, Cambodia and Vietnam. ...
| Mekong a 'treasure trove' of 1000 newly discovered species|
CNN - USA
War is always a threat in countries touched by the Mekong River, particularly Burma. Also known as Myanmar, the largest country by geographical area in ...
| EarthRights International Special Commentary:|
Earthrights.org - Washington,DC,USA
When asked what advice he would give to private businesses invested in Burma's (Myanmar's) energy sector, the UN Secretary General Ban Ki-moon firmly stated ...
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admin | Daily News, Politics | December 17th, 2008. Chiang Mai (Mizzima) – Glaring discrimination in the army has compelled two Burmese soldiers to desert and seek refuge in an ethnic rebel controlled area in eastern Burma last week. ...
| Afro-Asian organization demands release of Burmese political ...|
A social consortium of Asian and African non-governmental organizations (NGOs) today collectively called for the release of all political prisoners in Burma,
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[Review] Burma Chronicles Link: Steve Duin. Duin calls Guy Delisle's latest travel book "a marvelous graphic memoir of a year in the life in a remote world that is beyond the ability of most readers to grasp." ...
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