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We have urged Burma’s senior leadership to abide by its own commitment to fully comply with UN Security Council Resolution 1874... .Without such a process, the United States maintains the right to take independent action within the relevant frameworks established by the international community.
—Kurt Campbell, the assistant secretary of state for East Asia and Pacific Affairs

Burma's “Umbrella Dialogue”

The junta remains intransigent as Suu Kyi and Campbell talk under the midday sun.

Prime Minister, Ministers Set to Resign

Prime Minister Thein Sein and other government ministers who are leaders of the Union Solidarity and Development Party will resign from their government posts this month, according to sources in Naypyidaw.

Police Chief Trips Up in Bomb Blast Testimony

An examination of statements made at a press conference by Burma's Police Chief Khin Yi has disclosed factual errors that cast doubt on accusations relating to the fatal bomb explosions.

Bombing Photographer Accused of Contacting 'Unlawful Associations'

Rangoon authorities will reportedly charge photographer Sithu Zeya, who was arrested after taking photos of the water festival bombing aftermath, with violating the 1957 Unlawful Associations Act.

Inequality Gap Stains Thailand’s MDG Achievements

Thailand may have earned praise for meeting national targets to slash poverty and hunger ahead of a global deadline.

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Cambodia is devastating its coast by dredging vast quantities of sand to sell to tiny Singapore, with multimillion-dollar profits going to tycoons close to Hun Sen, the Global Witness said.

Campbell Warns Burma over NKorea Arms

A top US official visiting Burma warns that its military regime should abide by UN sanctions that prohibit buying arms from North Korea, and also said the junta's election plans lack legitimacy.
Poet Saw Wai to be freed on May 26
Well known Burmese poet Saw Wai, sentenced to two years in prison for his acrostic ...  
60 villages in Pegu face water crisis
face-water-crisis1sMore than 60 villages in Pegu Division are facing severe water shortages after record high temperatures ... 
Supreme Court grants leave for Suu Kyi’s special appeal
suu-kyi-campbellssRangoon Supreme Court has given Burmese pro-democracy leader Aung San Suu Kyi special leave to ...
US envoy meets Suu Kyi, Ends visit upset at junta pre-poll conduct
kurt-campbell-assk1ssUS envoy Kurt Campbell met detained pro-democracy leader Aung San Suu Kyi for an hour at a state guest house ...
Suu Kyi makes last bid for freedom thumbnailSuu Kyi makes last bid for freedom
Suu Kyi launches final appeal against her house arrest only days after the legal dissolution of her opposition National League for Democracy party

US mulls ‘independent action’ on Burma thumbnailUS mulls ‘independent action’ on Burma
UN envoy Kurt Campbell's concerns about 'recent developments' in Burma renew fears of strengthening military ties with North Korea and China
Rangoon photographer ‘was tortured’ thumbnailRangoon photographer ‘was tortured’
Mother of Sithu Zeya says that he was beaten and denied food for several days after being arrested for photographing the Rangoon bombing aftermath

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