Burma News

Naypyidaw’s Version of Shwedagon Pagoda Nears Completion

Preparations are reported to be under way to consecrate and complete a replica in Naypyidaw of Burma's famous Shwedagon Pagoda.


Washington’s Man in Thailand Discusses Obama’s Asia Policies

In a wide ranging interview with The Irrawaddy, US Ambassador to Thailand Eric G John spoke about what Asia and the countries of Asean in particular can expect from the foreign policy program of Barack Obama’s presidency.

Hundreds of Thousands Still Displaced in Burma: Watchdog

A new report reveals that the internal displacement of local populations remains a serious problem in many parts of Burma.

UNHCHR Calls for Investigation on Mistreatment of Rohingya

The UN High Commissioner for Human Rights has called for an investigation into alleged mistreatment of Rohingya boatpeople.

Report not aimed at Chin, Mizo confusion: HRW

The Mizo community in India’s North Eastern state of Mizoram should look at the recent Human Rights Watch report on Chin people’s suffering in military-ruled Burma from a human rights...

Over 451,000 IDPs in Burma in 2008: Report

At least 451,000 people have been internally displaced as a fall out of the continuous conflicts between the Burmese Army and ethnic armed rebels and the subsequent human rights...

Severe power shortage in commercial city

The availability of power supply in Rangoon Division has dipped sharply by over 50 per cent since the middle of February despite a daily load shedding roster. Earlier, townships in...

TCG mandate extended, critics question PONREPP

The role of a United Nations-backed group assisting in reconstruction and recovery in Burma, following the devastation caused by Cyclone Nargis, has been extended to another year for facilitating...

Inner City Press
At UN, Amid Sudan Indictment Hoopla, Myanmar Follow-Up and Sri ...
Inner City Press - Bronx,NY,USA
In the conference room with cookies, Naw Htoo Paw and Khin Sann Htwe of the Thailand-based Women’s League of Burma spoke passionately about the lack of ...
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Burma dismisses US reports on human rights and counter-narcotic ...
Mizzima.com - New Delhi,Delhi,India
by Mungpi New Delhi - Burma’s military rulers on Thursday rejected two recent US reports on Human Rights records and counter-narcotic efforts, claiming the ...
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Fresh rain deepens misery in Myanmar
Canada.com - Don Mills,Ontario,Canada
"We are still trying to convince the authority of Burma to authorize us to go there," Ripert said. "The ship will be off the coast of the delta, ...
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Thai army's brutalities against Rohingya Muslims
Media Monitors Network - CA,USA
This dimension of the military rule in Burma has received little attention in the Western media and their local spokesmen that make so much noise about ...
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No Hugs for the Thugs in Burma
In recent months, the Burmese generals stepped up their imprisonment of dissidents. The number of political prisoners has swelled to over 2000. ...
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Political prisoner’s daughter to speak at prayer day for Burma
Inspire Magazine - Worthing,England,UK
The 20-year-old daughter of a Burmese political prisoner sentenced to 65 years in prison, is due to speak about her experiences at the annual Global Day of ...
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Rights envoy takes new approach on Burma
United Press International, Asia - Hong Kong,USA
By Awzar Thi Hong Kong, China — A week or so from now the representative of the United Nations to Burma on human rights will present his annual report to ...
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Australia ups aid for Rohingyas
BBC News - UK
The Australian foreign minister has said his country will give a further $1.5m to help displaced people from the Rohingya ethnic minority in Burma. ...
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Dealing with Burma Through China?
Foreign Policy In Focus - USA
The people of Burma have high hopes for Barack Obama. Burmese still look to Washington — rather than Beijing, New Delhi, or Moscow — to provide reliable ...
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Fear from Freedom: Why Suicide?
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Join Going Home 2009 Kwekalu News « democracy for burma
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Join Going Home 2009 Kwekalu News · The military rulers of Burma, through their local commanders in Shan State East, have set out different conditions for two different Wa factions on the Thai-Burma border, according to Thai and Shan ...
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Want to know your Asean neighbour? Check out his restaurant « News ...
And it can begin with either campaigning for freedom in Burma - or by first searching out for the nearest Burmese restaurant in Bangkok which is supposedly in the Ramkhamhaeng area. Source: Want to know your Asean neighbour? ...
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Australia ups aid for Rohingyas
News. Australia's foreign minister pledges an additional $1.5m to help displaced people from Burma's Rohingya minority. « Home page ». 2009-03-05 08:38. Australia ups aid for Rohingyas. Australia's foreign minister pledges an additional ...
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