Burma News

Armed Insurgents in Burma Face Shortage of Ammunition

Rebel groups fighting the Burmese regime say they are having trouble finding an adequate supply of ammunition for their favorite weapon, the AK-47 assault rifle.

Burma One of the Worst Crises in the World: MSF

In its annual “Top Ten” humanitarian crises, Médecins Sans Frontières singles out the governments of Burma and Zimbabwe for neglecting medical emergencies.

GSM Cards Launched in Yadanabon

Demand for GSM single-use cards are in greater demand in Rangoon since they went on sale in Yadanabon on Dec 12.

Health of Burmese Cyclone Volunteer at Risk

A seriously ill Burmese cyclone volunteer relief worker in Insein Prison is being denied permission to receive adequate medical attention.

19 North Koreans Arrested at Thai-Burmese Border

Burmese authorities at the frontier town of Tachilek have arrested a group of 19 North Koreans trying to reach neighboring Thailand, according to sources at the border.

Burma's health care cripplingly under funded: MSF

Lack of sufficient funding by the military junta and the international community towards the health care system has caused severe suffering and preventable deaths in Burma, a new report by...

Detained North Koreans to face trial on New Year's Eve

Nineteen North Korean nationals, who were arrested earlier this month, for illegally entering Burma, will undergo trial at the Keng Tung Township Court in Shan state,

urmese labour issues destined to invite problems

In the absence of proper law enforcement and means to abide by legal measures, almost all Burmese workers are subjected to forced labour by their employers.

Editorial, Opinion and Analysis

Will ASEAN's charter cure Burma's ills?

(Analysis) The ten country bloc known as the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) on Monday of this week announced that ...

Burmese labour issues destined to invite problems
Mizzima.com - New Delhi,Delhi,India
Though management and workers agree Burma's labour laws should be made more flexible, a Ministry of Labour spokesman said there were no plans to update or ...
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Jubilee Action News: Burma Update
By Jubilee Action
Burma Update. Our partner, Pastor Timothy is currently travelling into Burma and the Irrawaddy Delta again. It is now the start of ‘open season’, the finishing of the monsoon season. The opportunity is now here for us to start building ...
Jubilee Action News - http://jubilee-action.blogspot.com/
International Campaign for Freedom of Aung San Suu Kyi and Burma ...
BURMA NEWS: MYANMAR /TIBET NEWS , BURMA DISASTER NEWS, FREE BURMA / TIBET NEWS. "My brother was too young and ran the wrong way and they killed him." Burma Army Using New Landmines Against Villagers in Northern Karen State ...
International Campaign for Freedom... - http://internationalcampaignforfreedom.blogspot.com/

Veteran's story: Burma Road memories haunt Mansfielder
Mansfield News Journal - Mansfield,OH,USA
By RON SIMON • News Journal • December 22, 2008 MANSFIELD -- To this day Robert Hoover winces at the memory he unwittingly retains from the Burma Road in ...
The Sikh Times, UK
Burmese Journalist Looks Back at a 20-Year Struggle
The Sikh Times, UK - Birmingham,West Midlands,UK
By Asia Media Forum On the 20th year anniversary of the 1988 uprising in Burma, a Burmese journalist in exile looks back at how that crucial event ...
Health of Burmese Cyclone Volunteer at Risk
The Irrawaddy News Magazine - Chiang Mai,Thailand
By SAW YAN NAING A Burmese cyclone relief worker, Yin Yin Wine, who has been detained in Insein Prison in Rangoon, is suffering a stomach or intestinal ...
Burmese labour issues destined to invite problems
Mizzima.com - New Delhi,Delhi,India
by Moe Thu & Htet Win Rangoon (Mizzima) – In the absence of proper law enforcement and means to abide by legal measures, almost all Burmese workers are ...
BBC News
Aid work 'increasingly hazardous'
BBC News - UK
The charity also flagged up health crises in both Burma and Zimbabwe. In Burma, it said, hundreds of thousands of people were dying from Aids because the ...
'No! No! No! It was not supposed to end like this. ... My weeping ...
Globe and Mail - Canada
My father was in the 14th Army in Burma, and mopping up in India until 1946. When he died in 1988, we found a stack of 50 letters in an old trunk in our ...
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Country Life - UK
Burma Teak Flooring and Paneling (the favourite in luxurious yacht building). Materials: The world's best solid Teak specially imported from Burma is chosen ...
Rock Band goes underground, giving cult faves a boost
Boston Herald - United States
It'sa few more recent downloadable track packs - including ones with songs by local underground legends Mission of Burma and the Dead Kennedys - that are ...
More Funds To Aid Burmese, Donated By EU
TopNews - Noida,Uttar Pradesh,India
According to a commission statement, "The European Commission on Thursday pledged an additional 40.5 million euros (US $58.7 million) to the Burmese people ...

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ABITSU - All Burma I.T Students' Union
Irrawaddy News: Military-ruled Burma is hosting one of the world's worst humanitarian and medical emergencies, alongside the Democratic Republic of Congo, Somalia, Iraq, Sudan and Pakistan, according to a Médecins Sans Frontières (MSF) ...
ABITSU - All Burma IT Students Union - http://www.abitsu.org/
A colombo- americana's perspective: Good news from Atlas Corps
By Kate
Short email with some good news. We made it to the finals with about 500 votes this week and now we are in the finals and our vote count gets reset to zero. We think we need about 1500 votes this week to win $20000. Here is the plan: ...
A colombo- americana's perspective - http://rolita816.blogspot.com/
Ruscombe Green: Dirty List of companies in Burma
By Philip Booth
The Burma Campaign recently launched their new edition of the "Dirty List" containing 170 companies that directly or indirectly fund Burma's brutal regime. Thanks to campaigners emails over the past year many companies have pulled out ...
Ruscombe Green - http://ruscombegreen.blogspot.com/
Aid work 'increasingly hazardous' · SpeedSignal News
The charity also flagged up health crises in both Burma and Zimbabwe. In Burma, it said, hundreds of thousands of people were dying from Aids because the government was failing to act. In Zimbabwe, soaring inflation had left many ...
Pakistan terror infrastructure threat to world: Pranab
... in Pakistan as the "greatest terrorist danger to peace and security of the entire civilised world," Mukherjee said "there has been some effort so far by the international community but this is not enough." SOURCE: OMNI NEWS ...
The News is NowPublic.com - World:... - http://www.nowpublic.com/developing?filter=news&order=recent
Meanwhile, in Burma, the state-run New Light of Myanmar newspaper reported World AIDS Day with a commentary declaring, "Stop AIDS. Keep the Promise. ...
Middle East Gets Burmese Beans; Junta buys Indian Wheat — Indo ...
December 12, 2008: The Burmese government plans to sell bean crops to Middle East markets via Israel.
BBC News: Burma comic 'sent to remote jail' - Topix
BBC News: Burma comic 'sent to remote jail'. A dissident comedian serving a 59- year jail sentence in Burma has been moved to a remote jail in the north of ...
The unquenchable fire in Burmese hearts - Yahoo! News
That's the cumulative time in prison sentences given last month to a handful of people expressing political dissent in Burma(Myanmar). News, Headlines and ...

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