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|Washington has decided to take a new approach to dealing with Burma’s oppressive rulers, but for the country’s people, nothing has changed.|
|By ALEX ELGEE|
|Bilateral business interests could save the Burmese regime from a military showdown with Bangladesh.|
|By SAW YAN NAING|
| Observers wonder what lies behind Min Lwin’s announcement that detained opposition leader Aung San Suu Kyi will be released soon. |
|By SIMON ROUGHNEEN|
| A senior US diplomat says President Obama will push for the NLD leader’s release at the US-Asean summit in Singapore this weekend. |
|By LAWI WENG|
| The Arakan Rivers Network calls for India to stop a river-highway transportation project intended to increase trade between India and Burma. |
|By LALIT K JHA|
|No bilateral meeting between US President Barack Obama and Burmese Prime Minister Thein Sein is scheduled for the US-Asean Summit on Sunday in Singapore.|
Rights groups have demanded that the United Nations Security Council Working Group closely monitor the progress of work on eliminating violations against children and the use of... There is a plethora of Burmese weekly journals online these days. Some of the weekly journals online now are Zaykwet (Market), Rangoon Times, Weekly Eleven,...
The 38th India-Burma bi-annual liaison meeting is currently being held in Leimakhong in Manipur, with Major General S S Pawar, Chief of Staff 3 corps leading the Indian delegation and......
The Union Solidarity and Development Association (USDA), the pro-junta social organization will hold a nationwide conference starting November 23 at its head office in Dekhina Thiri town...
The case against four women, including Naw Ohn Hla was heard yesterday by the Rangoon East District court, where the prosecutor's made their submission. The four accused...
The 'New Democratic Army – Kachin' (NDAK) was ceremonially transformed into the 'Border Guard Force' (BGF) under the wings of the Burmese Army on Sunday. The ceremony held...
| Suu Kyi release met with skepticism|
Nov 10, 2009 (DVB)–Comments made by a Burmese government official that detained opposition leader Aung San Suu Kyi could soon be released have been greeted with skepticism by party members. - more
| India lays waste to Burma’s untouched rivers|
| US won’t let ‘the Burmese tail wag the ASEAN dog’|
Nov 10, 2009 (DVB)–US president Barrack Obama will this week look to rekindle relations with Southeast Asian countries that his administration says have been thwarted by a lack of interaction with Burma. - more
| Fresh charge for US detainee in Burma|
Nov 9, 2009 (DVB)–A new charge of possessing foreign currency has been leveled at the Burmese-born United States’ citizen currently standing trial in Burma, his lawyer said. - more
| Is ASEAN guilty of ‘selective interference’?|
| Japanese aid dependent on Suu Kyi’s release|
Nov 9, 2009 (DVB)–Japan is willing to provide more humanitarian aid to Burma but only on condition that detained opposition leader Aung San Suu Kyi is released, Tokyo said on Saturday. - more
| Man dies during police interrogation|
Nov 9, 2009 (DVB)–A man accused of stealing a vacuum flask has died after being beaten by police during interrogation in central Burma, according to locals. - more
| Military intelligence official kidnapped|
Nov 9, 2009 (DVB)–Armed men in Burma’s northeastern Shan state have kidnapped an official from the government’s Military Affairs Security unit, locals said last week. - more