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QUOTE OF THE DAY
The rest of Asean is shocked by Burma’s election law, which rejected Asean’s call for inclusiveness in the election. Asean countries might not know what to say.
— Debbie Stothard, the coordinator of the Alternative Asean Network
|By NAW MAY OO|
|If the dream of a truly united Burma is ever to be realized, its peoples must learn toleration and peaceful coexistence.|
|By WAI MOE|
|Burma and North Korea join in defending each other's human rights records before the United Nations Human Rights Council in Geneva.|
|By SAW YAN NAING|
|Since the release of the Burmese election laws, political campaigns have begun in Karen State.|
|By KO HTWE|
|Burma's military chief Snr-Gen Than Shwe met with Princess Maha Chakri Sirindhorn, the daughter of the Thai king, on Monday in Naypyidaw, the capital of Burma.|
|By THE ASSOCIATED PRESS|
|Philippines urges Southeast Asian countries to push the Burmese junta to rescind a slate of new elections laws.|
|By DENIS D. GRAY|
|Thai protesters poured blood they had donated outside the front gate of the government headquarters in a symbolic sacrifice to press their demands for new elections|
Pro-democracy activists in the Philippines, keen to see democracy being ushered ...
Karen IDPs protest dam projects on Salween River
Hundreds of men, women and children thronged the sand bank of Salween river ...
Revisiting the political significance of Aung San Suu Kyi
(Commentary) For 20 years Burmese politics has remained relatively static, ...
A one-sided and repressive law
(Interview) Election-related laws recently announced by Burma’s military junta ...
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