Burma's News World's News

The Pakistani government has still fully to assert control in the district of Buner, military officials tell visiting BBC journalists.

Burmese opposition leader Aung San Suu Kyi appeared composed and energetic at a trial hearing, a diplomat says.

Rescuers search for victims at the wreckage of a crashed military C-130 cargo plane in Magetan, East Java, Indonesia, 20 May 2009
Wed. 20 May 2009 0905 UTC

Indonesian Military Plane Crash Kills At Least 97

Indonesian officials say a military transport plane crashed into homes and burst into flames Wednesday near an air force base in East Java

Full Story »


NATO: Airstrike Kills 8 Afghan Civilians

NATO-led international military force on Wednesday said its troops called in the airstrike in Helmand province after a clash with about 25 insurgents

Burma's opposition leader Aung San Suu Kyi (2008 file)

Burma Opens Trial of Aung San Suu Kyi to Journalists, Diplomats

Total of 10 foreign, local reporters will attend proceedings at Insein prison

Passengers wear masks during morning rush hour in Sannomiya, Kobe, western Japan, 20 May 2009

Numbers of Swine Flu Cases Surge in Japan Audio Clip Available

Government has confirmed more than 200 cases now - up from 4 last week

Secretary of State Clinton announces humanitarian aid to Pakistan during  news conference in Brady Press Briefing Room in White House, 19 May 2009

Clinton Announces US Aid for Pakistan Audio Clip Available Video clip available

Secretary of State Hillary Clinton says $110 million will to go to international assistance efforts to help those who fled their homes in Swat Valley

Thank you very much for coming and for your support. I can't meet you one by one, but I hope to meet you all in better days.
— Aung San Suu Kyi

Thirty Diplomats, Ten Reporters Attend Suu Kyi Trial

Thirty diplomats and 10 journalists were allowed to attend the third day of Aung San Suu Kyi’s trial in Rangoon’s Insein Prison on Wednesday.

Asian Property May Keep Sliding, Analysts Say

Asian property values may keep sliding this year as the global credit crisis and economic slowdown undermine investor confidence, investors and analysts said.


A Reporter's Diary

Crowds gather every day outside Insein Prison waiting for news from the trial of Aung San Suu Kyi.

Is it Time to Take Than Shwe to International Criminal Court?

East Timor President Jose Ramos-Horta and two Burmese organizations say they’re ready to ask the International Criminal Court to investigate Snr-Gen Than Shwe.

Asean’s Human Rights Dilemma

Asean steps up to the plate in its first major human rights test and strikes out.

Lawyer: Burma Possibly Rushing Suu Kyi's Trial

Burma's military regime appeared to be rushing through the trial of Aung San Suu Kyi.
Prices Rise in Burma during Suu Kyi Trial
Commodities, fuel and gold cost more in Burma now as Suu Kyi’s fate is in the hands of a special Insein Prison court.

Suu Kyi on trial amid increased calls for UN action

As Burma’s pro-democracy leader, Aung San Suu Kyi’s trial in Insein prison continues, there is mounting international pressure on the military regime to release her.

Divergent views on extension of U.S. sanctions

Divergent views have emerged among Burmese analysts regarding the extension of U.S. sanctions against military-ruled Burma. Some welcomed the extension of sanctions by the U.S. even as.....

Canal dam breaks, flooding villages

The left canal of Kinda dam in Myitha Township, Mandalay Division, cracked on the 16th of May, inundating 12 villages. Incessant heavy rainfall is thought responsible for the collapse. ...

Suu Kyi’s trial Day 2 News and Videos

Burma’s state-owned newspaper, the New Light of Myanmar, on Tuesday carried a brief report on the trial of opposition leader Aung San Suu Kyi, who has been charged with breaching...
Diplomats meet with Suu Kyi

May 20, 2009 (DVB)–Three foreign diplomats who were granted access to the courtroom where Aung San Suu Kyi is on trial today met face-to-face with the defendant following the hearing. - more

Journalists and diplomats allowed inside Suu Kyi trial

May 20, 2009 (DVB)–In a surprise move, the Burmese government has allowed 10 reporters and a number of foreign diplomats inside the courtroom where Aung San Suu Kyi is currently on trial. - more

Yettaw ‘had visions’ of Suu Kyi in danger

May 20, 2009 (DVB)–The US citizen who swam to Aung San Suu Kyi’s compound earlier this month reportedly had visions in which he saw a potential threat to Suu Kyi’s life, he told the courtroom yesterday. - more

David Beckham adds voice to calls for Suu Kyi’s release

May 19, 2009 (DVB)–British footballing legend David Beckham has added his name to a list of celebrities calling for the release of Aung San Suu Kyi, as international pressure mounts on the Burmese junta on the second day of her trial. - more

No comments:

Post a Comment