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N Korea warns of nuclear responseA woman looks at the USS George Washington in Busan in South Korea on 24 July, 2010
North Korea says it will use its "nuclear deterrent" in response to joint US-South Korean military exercises this weekend.

Than Shwe Visit Condemned in Letter to Indian PM

Civil society groups in India send a letter to the country's prime minister to protest a state visit by Burmese junta leader Snr-Gen Than Shwe.

US Wants India to Urge Burma to Change

The Obama administration tells Indian officials they should “communicate directly and forcefully” with visiting Burmese junta leader Snr-Gen Than Shwe about the need for political reform.

Burma's FM Gets an 'Earful' from Asean and Partners

Burma dominated this week’s regional meetings in Vietnam, as Asean foreign ministers and their dialogue partners took their Burmese counterpart to task over this year's election.

Weekly Business Roundup (July 24, 2010)

Burma’s junta leader Snr-Gen Than Shwe is expected to seek India’s help in developing information technology systems during a visit he is scheduled to make from this weekend.
Over 4,500 refugees in need of anti-malarial drugs
Forced to flee their homes with little more than the clothes on their backs and seek ...
Washington renews Burma sanctions
U.S. President Barack Obama’s administration on Thursday renewed sanctions against ...Cautious optimism greets Burmese minister’s overtures on labor rights
Burmese migrant workers responded with cautious optimism to the words of Burma’s ...
Floods wash away homes in Phakant
Following heavy downpours resulting in severe flooding, houses in a region of Kachin ...
The electoral curse of poor, divided countries
(Commentary) As time draws ever nearer for Burma’s 2010 general election, news of ... US renews sanctions as Clinton rues abuses thumbnail

US renews sanctions as Clinton rues abuses

US secretary of state voices 'deep concern' about oppression in Burma as Washington extends for another year sanctions on the pariah USDA turns to religious propaganda thumbnail

USDA turns to religious propaganda

Junta-proxy group to reform as the Association for the Propagation of Śāsana under the direction of the Burmese government
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Thais protest Burma migrant driving licenses

1000-strong group of taxi drivers in Ranong complain that the government's granting of driver licenses to Burmese migrants could threaten their jobs

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