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Missiles aboard a frigate - 26/01/2010
China announces a series of moves in retaliation for a US proposal to sell $6.4bn of weapons to Taiwan.

Blast hits Pakistani checkpoint
A suspected suicide bomber kills at least 12 people in an attack on a checkpoint in north-west Pakistan, officials say.

Serena Williams seals Aussie title
Tennis' world number one Serena Williams beats Justine Henin in three sets to win her fifth Australian Open title.

A key the World Bank cannot afford.

She spends a good deal of time working out how to strengthen the party [the National League for Democracy].
—Nyan Win, a lawyer of Aung San Suu Kyi

'We Will Fight,' Says Mon Leaders

A Mon leader rallies a crowd to oppose the Burmese military regime at a Mon National Day festival.

Chinese Ambassador Meets Burmese Minister as Uncertainty Mounts on the Sino-Burmese Border

The Chinese ambassador to Burma met with a Burmese minister on Friday as the junta renews efforts to persuade cease-fire groups to accept its Border Guard Force plan.

A Visit to 'Little Lhasa'

The Irrawaddy correspondent Zarni Mann visited Dharamshala recently and was struck by the similarities between Burmese and Tibetans who live in exile.

Weekly Business Roundup (January 30, 2010)

One of the world’s largest international oil and gas companies has teamed up with a shadowy Burmese-Singapore firm to explore the waters of Burma’s Gulf of Martaban.

Despite Discomfort, Suu Kyi Stays Busy

Confined in her delapidated home, Suu Kyi keeps busy and healthy, according to her lawyer.

Burma has nuclear ambitions: report
Burma’s military junta nurses nuclear ambitions, though there is insufficient evidence ...
Burmese workers in thousands throng Ranong concert
In the midst of tight security, Burmese migrant workers in thousands attended a concert ...
Plight of political prisoners deteriorates in 2009
The political prisoners population in military-ruled Burma increased to 2,177 ...
Indian tourists to visit Burma on land route
A group of Indian tourists are geared to visit military-ruled Burma, through the border ...
Minister’s comment is attempt to influence court – Suu Kyi

Jan 29, 2010 (DVB)–Detained pro-democracy leader Aung San Suu Kyi said that Burma’s Home Minister Major General Maung Oo’s alleged comment on her release is an attempt to influence the court, according to a lwayer of hers. - more

UN rights envoy to visit Burma in February

Jan 29, 2010 (DVB)–Tomas Ojea Quintana, United Nations’ Special Rapporteur on the situation of human rights in Burma, is planning to make a visit to the country in February. - more

Armed groups to form parallel Burmese govt

Jan 28, 2010 (DVB)–Several Burmese armed groups, including the Karen National Union, could soon merge with Burma’s government-in-exile to form a parallel government prior to elections this year. - more

Pertilla & Thein share first round lead in Air Bagan Myanmar Masters
Sports Source > TheSportsCampus Thursday, 28 January 2010 21:44
Finland's Jani Pertilla took early bragging rights with Myanmar's Thein Zaw Myint on the opening day of the US$75,000 Air Bagan Myanmar Masters presented by IBTC ...
Myanmar-India To Flush Out Terrorists, Nab Paresh Baruah
Regional Source > News Worms Thursday, 28 January 2010 21:15
Myanmar's ruling junta has assured India of a coordinated operations to flush out Northeast militants and has also promised to help track down elusive ULFA 'commander-in-chief' Paresh Baruah, ...
Myanmar arrests 11 for 'evil' bomb plots
National Source > AFP Thursday, 28 January 2010 21:07
Myanmar's police have arrested 11 "terrorists" accused of "evil plots" to carry out bomb blasts aimed at jeopardising plans to hold national elections this year, state media said Thursday...
MYANMAR: Slow funding hits Nargis recovery
National Source > IRINnews Thursday, 28 January 2010 21:00
Poor funding support for recovery efforts after Cyclone Nargis has left hundreds of thousands in Myanmar vulnerable, many without durable shelters to withstand further disasters, the UN says...
Myanmar Expands International Rice Market
Business Source > Bernama Thursday, 28 January 2010 20:58
Myanmar has been expanding its rice market to more countries by exporting its agricultual crop to Russia, Ukraine, Australia and South Korea in the first nine months of the 2009-2010 fiscal year ...
World Bank considering assistance for Burma
World Source > Tim Johnston/Financial Times Thursday, 28 January 2010 20:49
The World Bank is considering providing Burma with assistance more than two decades after relations were frozen following the bloody suppression of the 1988 democracy movement...

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