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|QUOTE OF THE DAY|
| I'm afraid the verdict will be painfully obvious |
—Aung San Suu Kyi, Burma’s detained opposition leader and Nobel Peace Prize laureate.
|By WAI MOE|
|In an address to Asian energy ministers, Burmese Prime Minister Gen Thein Sein said that Burma is doing its best to ensure energy security and the development of green energy.|
|By SAW YAN NAING|
|Police reinforcements are stationed around Rangoon’s Insein Prison in preparation for the verdict on Friday|
|By ARKAR MOE|
|Burmese doctors are warning H1N1 flu is dangerous and greater public awareness is needed to combat the pandemic. |
|By LAWI WENG|
|An estimated 100 residents in Hpakant Township have been ordered to relocate following a landslide on July 5, according to local residents. |
|By WILLIAM BOOT|
|BANGKOK—China appears to be making alternative plans in case its Middle East oil transshipment port and pipeline project in Burma fails because of regime change. |
|By LALIT K JHA|
|The UN secretary-general says that the Burmese junta will miss another opportunity to engage the international community if it sentences Suu Kyi to prison.|
Editorial, Opinion and Analysis
(Commentary) Rays of sun pierce the clouds, bathing the entire mountain range and forest. At other times during monsoon season, drizzle and mist veil the mounta...
Even as Burma’s Ministry of Health on Thursday announced that the number of human infection of type A (H1N1) virus in the country has increased to 10, health experts sounded...... The sale of a plot of land in detained opposition leader Aung San Suu Kyi’s house compound has been opposed by her lawyer through an official letter on Thursday. “We...
Residents of Yan Myo Hlone ward in Chan Aye Thar Zan Township of Burma’s second largest city of Mandalay were in for a pleasant surprise, when they began to receive... Nyi Nyi Htwe, a lawyer belonging to the opposition camp, recently released from jail and forced out of his profession, alleged he is finding it difficult to continue with his...