Burma News

NLD Reiterates Call for Dialogue

The opposition National League for Democracy has once again called for unconditional dialogue between Aung San Suu Kyi and junta chief Than Shwe.

Than Shwe Meets Thai Army Chief

Burma’s No 1 meets with the Thai military leader to discuss the Rohingya boat people issue.

Quintana Flies to Naypyidaw

The visiting UN human rights envoy has flown to Naypyidaw and is expected to meet Burmese premier Thein Sein. But it’s still not clear if he will meet with Suu Kyi or the NLD leadership.

Wa Businessman Flees Drug Charges

Aik Hawk, a Wa businessman accused of involvement in Burma’s drugs trade, has reportedly taken refuge in territory controlled by the United Wa State Army.

Quintana meets Chief Justice in Naypyitaw

United Nations human rights envoy, Tomas Ojea Quintana, who travelled to Naypyitaw, Burma's new capital, on Wednesday met several Junta officials including the Chief Justice...

Rohingya boatpeople's fate hangs in balance

The fate of Rohingya boatpeople, who in recent months were stranded in Indonesia, India and Thailand, is still hanging in balance as authorities continue discussing what to do with them......

Prison terms commuted for two political prisoners

Two political prisoners put in prison for having contact with a Thai based opposition organization had their sentences commuted by 16 years each by a divisional court...

Thai Army Chief likely to discuss Rohingya issue with Than Shwe

Thailand's Army Chief Anupong Paojinda is likely to discuss matters relating to the Rohingya migrants, during his meeting with Burma's military supremo Snr Gen Than Shwe in Naypyidaw, the new...

Clinton looks to boost US image in Asia
The Associated Press
Greater US engagement with ASEAN could pave the way for a fresh approach to promote reform in Myanmar, also known as Burma, whose military regime has a ...
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Operators defend Burma stance
Travel Weekly UK - Sutton,England,UK
Tour operators have defended their decision to send tourists to Burma despite being accused of supporting the country's brutal regime. ...
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Bangladesh Business Team to Visit Burma
Narinjara News - Dhaka,Bangladesh
A Bangladesh business delegation will visit Burma tomorrow to discuss a direct banking arrangement and border trade to accelerate business between the two ...
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Clinton Arrives In Jakarta; Criticizes Myanmar's Military Junta
Burma has been governed by a military junta since 1962. Its current government is headed by of Senior General Than Shwe. Its most well-known pro-Democracy ...
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Clinton heralds new era in Jakarta
The Australian - Sydney,Australia
She also announced that the two countries would be undertaking a review of strategies to encourage democracy in Burma, including working through the medium ...
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Are we going soft on Burma?
Hot Air - MD,USA
The US has imposed sanctions on the ruling junta of Burma for a number of years, hoping to dislodge the military junta ruling the Asian nation since 1962 in ...
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Business Gazette
Dining at Burma Road: A rewarding voyage of discovery
Business Gazette - Gaithersburg,MD,USA
The original Burma Road, circa 1937, supplied China through its "back door" during its conflict with Japan. Growing up in Burma, Charlie Sheh listened to ...
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The Irrawaddy News Magazine
Burmese Junta Sees Satellite TV as Threat
The Irrawaddy News Magazine - Chiang Mai,Thailand
By WAI MOE The Burmese junta believes information technology, particularly satellite TV, is a decadent threat that undermines nationalism and has warned the ...
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Than Shwe Meets Thai Army Chief
The Irrawaddy News Magazine - Chiang Mai,Thailand
Thai Supreme Commander Gen Songkitti Jaggabat visited Burma in January to talk with the junta on the Rohingya boat people issue. Songkitti met with Maung ...
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Clinton Arrives in Indonesia
The Irrawaddy News Magazine - Chiang Mai,Thailand
Coinciding with Clinton's visit, the latest human rights issue in the region involves the Muslim Rohingya boat people from the Bangladesh-Burma border ...
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ENGLISH DEYEA NEWS: Burmese Workers’ Rights Group Attacked in Malaysia
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