Burma News

Burma ranks among worst nations for civilian freedom: Rights Group

A United States-based Freedom House in its annual global release on freedom in the world, has ranked Burma among the 'worst of the worst' countries, where civilians enjoy negligible political...

Nigeria's $500,000 gift to junta draws international ire

Nigeria is making a "big mistake" by giving a donation of half a million US dollars to Burma's military government in aid of cyclone victims, as the donation is unlikely...

Curfew imposed in Magwe oilfields

The Burmese military junta has intervened and imposed curfew in an oilfield, after the dispute between a private oil company and local oil producers in Myaing Township, Magwe Division in...

Two Singaporeans defending Burmese workers arrested

Two Singaporean activists were arrested after staging a protest on Monday against the government's rejection of the extension of work permits to Burmese nationals.

Thailand to Help Rebuild Temples in the Irrawaddy Delta

Thailand’s foreign minister has offered to help Burma rebuild temples damaged by Cyclone Nargis, according to reports in the Thai press.

The goals of Western countries and the countries of this region for Burma are not different. We all want to see some changes. But our methods may differ because of two main reasons—cultural differences and the distance of the countries.
— Thai Prime Minister Abhisit Vejjajiva

Rangoon Under Tightened Security: Sources

Burma’s ruling authorities have tightened security around Rangoon after anti-government leaflets were distributed last week, according to sources in the city.

Burmese Rice Farmers Struggle to Make a Living

The destruction wrought by Cyclone Nargis, combined with falling world prices, is hitting Burmese rice farmers hard, with many of them complaining they are working at a loss.

Singaporean Activists Detained after Protesting Burmese Migrants’ Plight

Two activists were briefly detained by Singaporean police after campaigning for the rights of Burmese migrant workers.

Supporting Burma Key Achievement of Laura Bush

In the waning days of the Bush presidency, the White House recounts the efforts of first lady Laura Bush to help the Burmese people.

Two Singaporeans defending Burmese workers arrested
Mizzima.com - New Delhi,Delhi,India
Seelan Palay and Chong Kai Xiong, who were demonstrating outside the Ministry of Manpower (MOM) office in Singapore, to highlight the plight of Burmese ...
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The Irrawaddy News Magazine
East Timor President Calls for Review of Burma Sanctions Policy
The Irrawaddy News Magazine - Chiang Mai,Thailand
By WAI MOE East Timor President Jose Ramos-Horta criticized the West’s sanction policy on Burma on Sunday, saying that the country’s people should not be ...
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New Bangkok Governor has Big Plans
The Irrawaddy News Magazine - Chiang Mai,Thailand
Sukhumbhand Paribatra has also been a strong critic of the military regime in Burma. The Democrat Party-led coalition won 20 of the 29 House seats in the ...
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Man Arrested Smuggling Fertilizer to Burma
Narinjara News - Dhaka,Bangladesh
Dhaka: Fertilizer prices recently went down in Burma, but Bangladeshi traders continue to export fertilizer products to Burma illegally by sea. ...
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Burma needs reform, unified and balanced structure
Mizzima.com - New Delhi,Delhi,India
by Htet Win Rangoon (Mizzima) Burma is in urgent need of mainstream political figures who are capable of shaping unified public opinion, which will allow ...
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"International Artists Collaborate in Fight for Freedom"
Absolutearts.com - USA
... a key political figure who was placed under house arrest in Myanmar (formerly Burma) 19 years ago over her bid for political freedom. ...
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Not standing up and being counted on Burma
Manila Times - Philippines
THE Philippines missed out on a gilt-edged chance to make a principled stand on the burning question of Myanmar—or Burma as the civilized world remembers ...
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Karen rebels under the gun along Thai-Burma border | MOTHER IRRAWADDY
Posted by: admin in Feature, News. DKBA head Saw Kyaw San. DKBA head Saw Kyaw Than. Burma’s ethnic Karen rebels are facing another daunting challenge, as a Burmese military campaign designed to hunt out opposition forces and put an end ...
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Religious Connections: Persecution in Burma
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Two local activists, Seelan Palay & Chong Kai Xiong, arrested outside MOM for speaking out on Burmese work permit issue - This blogpost (or my twitter) will be updated if i get any news. Plainclothes police officers keep watch and block ...
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