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|By AUNG NAING OO|
|Burma's National League for Democracy should consider the facts and the long term perspective when deciding whether to contest this year's election.|
|By KO HTWE|
|Sixty-nine Burmese activists who were taken into custody on Friday for protesting in front of the Burmese embassy in New Delhi have been released, but 26 still face charges.|
|By WILLIAM BOOT|
|China and Bangladesh have agreed to work together on oil and gas exploration in the Bay of Bengal—where Western firms have hesitated because of territorial disputes with Burma and India.|
|By SIMON ROUGHNEEN|
|More than 150 organizations representing the Burmese opposition, ethnic minority groups and overseas supporters call for the international community to denounce the planned Burmese election and refuse to recognize the results.|
|By WAI MOE|
|Beijing is again using its permanent position on the UN Security Council to protect the Burmese regime, this time by blocking efforts to raise the issue of new election laws.|
|By KO HTWE|
|Bangladesh has sought Chinese help in its maritime dispute with Burma|
(Interview) "People must know how to take responsibility and how to perform their duty. We should stand as human beings and work for mankind" ....Burmese activists in New Delhi released on bail
Burmese democracy activists arrested by the police for protesting against the ruling junta ...
Worries spread regarding NLD split
Fears are the ranks of the National League for Democracy (NLD) could fracture following ...
Burmese protesters detained by Delhi police
The Delhi police detained about 70 Burmese activists, who held a brief protest in front of ...
Burmese democracy activists denounce 2010 polls
A leading Burmese opposition group has denounced the junta’s forthcoming election as illegitimate ...