Win Tin, a senior leader of the National League for Democracy was taken to the Aung Tha Pyay detention camp this morning by the Special Branch of the police in Burma. Now he is get back home at Kyut Gone township around 4 pm this evening.
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|QUOTE OF THE DAY|
| "She [Aung San Suu Kyi] never asked me to leave Myanmar.” |
— Total CEO Christophe de Margerie, responding to demands that the company pull out of Burma
|By NYO OHN MYINT|
|The recent breakdown of a two-decade-old ceasefire between Burma’s military junta and ethnic militias in the country’s north demonstrates the failure of China’s foreign policy.|
|By HTET AUNG|
|The 2008 constitution is a tightly constructed document designed to provide “disciplined democracy” to Burma, which means continued military dominance.|
|By SAW YAN NAING|
|Electricity is so irregular in Rangoon that any time it goes on people rush to take showers, wash clothes and cook food.|
|By MIN LWIN|
|Win Tin, a senior member of the National League for Democracy and an outspoken critic of Burma’s ruling junta, has been taken into custody. |
|By MIN LWIN|
|A Burmese-born US citizen has not been heard from since his arrest in Rangoon more than a week ago. |
|By WILLIAM BOOT|
|One of the two giant oil companies exposed this week for helping to finance the Burmese military regime says on its corporate Web site that it supports human rights in what it terms “The Chevron Way.” |
|By WAI MOE|
|The Burmese military junta has conducted strategic offensives against Suu Kyi and ethnic opposition in border areas.|
Chief of French oil giant Total, Christophe de Margerie, on Friday made it absolutely clear that the company does not have any political agenda and that it would not move... The Burmese Ministry of Health has directed a network of voluntary groups, which are providing assistance to people living with HIV/AIDS, to register with the ministry. The National...
US senator Jim Webb announced on Thursday that he will hold a congressional hearing on the impact and effectiveness of United States policy on Burma, according to a statement...... Detained opposition leader Aung San Suu Kyi’s lawyers met her for about two hours on Thursday and discussed the appeal to be filed against her sentence. “We were allowed to...