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Looters in Port-au-Prince, 15 January 2010.
Security concerns rise in Haiti's capital as distribution problems continue to hamper the supply of aid to desperate quake survivors.

Karzai in second cabinet setback
Afghan MPs reject 10 of 17 revised cabinet posts suggested by President Hamid Karzai, dealing him a new blow.
US to protest to China on Google
The US says it will make a formal protest to China over alleged cyber-attacks on internet search giant Google.
We want to be sure that Aung San Suu Kyi has the possibility and opportunity to interact with her party colleagues. This is for the NLD to decide how they will approach the elections, whether they will participate or not participate.

Evicted from an Earthly Paradise

Residents of Burma's famous beach resort areas once made a respectable living growing coconuts; now they're reduced to selling food to tourists and dodging the police.

Is War Office Reshuffle Related to Info Leak?

Analysts say the recent reassignment of six officials from the War Office could be related to last year's leak of information about secret military ties between Burma and North Korea.

Weekly Business Roundup (January 16, 2010)

Bangladesh has described its latest negotiations with Burma over oil and gas exploration in disputed sea territories as “fruitful.”

Burmese workers in Jordan resume work after negotiation
map_of_jordansAfter a nine-day cease work in the wake of a brawl inside the premises nearly 600 Burmese ...

First Burmese women pilots take to the sky air-baganssAs the first female pilots in Burma, two women, after completing commercial pilot ...

BGF talks on hold, junta and Wa at impasse United Wa State Party (UWSP) Chairman Bao Yu Xiang recently rejected ...
Aung San Suu Kyi meets junta’s liaison minister
suu-kyi-campbellssDetained Burmese pro-democracy leader Aung San Suu Kyi on Friday, for the first time ...

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