Burma News

China Clamps Down ahead of Key Tibetan Anniversary

Military convoys rumble along winding mountain roads, the Internet has been cut in potential trouble spots and motorists must run a gantlet of inspection checkpoints in Tibet.


Sleepless in Mae Sot

Alarm bells must be ringing in the upper echelons of the KNU after being told they are no longer welcome on Thai soil.

Thai Police Target Websites Unflattering to Royalty

As if the country’s draconian lese-majeste laws are not harsh enough, Thailand’s thought police have another weapon, the computer crimes law, to curtail the space for free expression.

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.

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.

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Burma: UNHCR urged not to help cut the heads of Rohingyas to ...
The Muslim News - UK
During the recent 14th Asean summit in Cha-am of Thailand, the Burmese military government agreed that it would take back the Rohingya boat people if they ...
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Now showing: the 2009 BU Japanese film festival
Examiner.com - USA
... and The Burmese Harp (1956), which follows a division of war-weary Japanese soldiers stationed in Burma, who sing to keep their spirits lifted. ...
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Minister, UN agree Rohingya proposal
Bangkok Post - Thailand
After his talks with Mr Kasit, Mr Guterres flew off to Burma yesterday to meet members of the Burmese government and discuss the issue at length. ...
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Blogs Alert for: Burma news

MEDIA-THAILAND: Police Target Websites Unflattering to Royalty ...
By peacerunning
democracy for burma ... Friday saw a new low in this South-east Asian country when the police raided the Bangkok office of ‘Prachatai’, a popular alternative news website, to arrest its editor, Chiranuch Premchaiporn. ...
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Burma Wants Freedom & Democracy: TRUE LOVE and PEACE
By Jeg
Burmese Bloggers w/o Borders, Please Help Burma, Ko Htike, Irrawaddy News, Mizzima News, Myint Yee, Who is Who in Burma, Burmese Dem. Mov. Ass.UK, Dr Lun Swe, Ko Moe Thee - We Fight, We Win, Hit Taing Org, i On Global Trends ...
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VIDEO: "An Unholy Alliance" - Documentary examines CIA and other ...
By Reprehensor
Since Hekmatyar is back in the news, now is an important time to remind people of Hekmatyar's dubious past, and his links to the heroin industry in Afghanistan and Pakistan. (Continued below the fold...) The CIA and the Afghan Arabs .... American dependence on drug proxies can be traced to the CIA decision, in 1949-1950, to provide arms and logistic support to the residual forces of the Chinese Kuomintang in Burma. This evolved into the much larger program of support for ...
911Blogger.com - Paying Attention... - http://www.911blogger.com/
Top 10 Big Media Travel Blogs | Where’s the Travel Answer Man
By travelanswerman
If it’s important—from unrest in Burma to affordable London hotels—it’s included. 8. The Denver Post’s Winging It Kicked off just last month, Denver’s newest blog is off to a flying start. Editors filter travel news from a variety of ...
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