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|By NEHGINPAO KIPGEN|
|The Obama administration has taken a step in the right direction with its new Burma policy.|
|By WAI MOE|
|The Burmese junta's official mouthpieces accuse the BBC Burmese Service of using reports of alleged mutiny to foment unrest within the military.|
|By SAW YAN NAING|
| More than 1,000 Karen villagers from Nyaunlebin District in Pegu Division have been hiding in the jungle since they came under attack by Burmese troops last week. |
|By SIMON ROUGHNEEN|
| Nearly two weeks after a deadly earthquake, relief agencies are still struggling to provide aid to survivors in the Haitian capital. |
|By WILLIAM BOOT|
| Chinese companies have begun drawing up plans for a mini power grid along the Irrawaddy River in Burma—to transmit electricity north into southwest China. |
|By WAI MOE AND BA KAUNG|
|Burma's ruling regime is continuing a recent wave of privatizations with the sale of 100 state-owned properties.|
Final arguments heard in Burmese-American’s trial
The final arguments by all lawyers in the trial against Burmese-born American citizen, ...
The Union Solidarity and Development Association (USDA) is out to woo the Muslim community ...
(Interview) Mizzima reporter Kyaw Kha recently interviewed poet ...
| Security concerns plague migrant workers|
Jan 22, 2010 (DVB)–Burmese migrant workers are waiting with concern over the new National Verification Programme which will seek to register the millions of migrant workers currently in Thailand. - more
| Burma journal attacks ‘criminal’ homosexuality|
Jan 22, 2010 (DVB)–Homosexuality can cause mental illness and encourage sexual crimes, medical “experts” have warned in a front-page article in Burmese media today. - more
| Burma praised for anti-trafficking progress|
Jan 22, 2010 (DVB)–A senior UN official in Burma has congratulated the ruling junta on steps it has taken to tackle human trafficking, during a meeting yesterday of six Mekong states in Bagan. - more
Myanmar official: human traffickers under pressure
|Human Rights Source > Associated Press Thursday, 21 January 2010 23:16|
|Cooperation among the countries of the Mekong River region is putting pressure on human traffickers, a top Myanmar official has said. The Myanma Ahlin daily reported Thursday that ...|
|ILO Renews Watchdog Pact with Burma|
|National Source > THE ASSOCIATED PRESS Thursday, 21 January 2010 23:14|
|Burma's military government has renewed for a year an agreement allowing the UN to monitor complaints of forced labor, the state-controlled press reported Wednesday...|