Archives from Star Online about Myanmar Cyclone Nargis

 Archives from Star Online about Myanmar Cyclone Nargis

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Documents 1 to 10 of 63 matching the query “nargis”

[NATION  12-May-2008]
The Special Malaysia Disaster Assistance and Rescue Team (SMART) is on standby for deployment to Myanmar to provide assistance to Cyclone Nargis victims.

2.Myanmar: Mercy M’sia recruiting local medical personnel

[NATION  12-May-2008] Mercy Malaysia has signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU) with international non-governmental organisation Save the Children of UK (SCUK) and is now recruiting Myanmar doctors and nurses to provide basic medical services to Cyclone Nargis survivors.

3.Offering of alms to 300 monks at PISA on June 22

[NORTH  12-May-2008]
SOME 300 monks and thousands of Buddhist devotees are expected to throng the Penang International Sports Arena (PISA) to celebrate the 2008 National Maha Sanghika Dana on June 22.

4.Call to give visas for volunteers to help cyclone victims in Myanmar

[NATION  12-May-2008]
The Myanmar Government should issue special visas for volunteers to help the victims affected by Cyclone Nargis.

5.Death toll from Cyclone Nargis’ aftermath may be alarmingly high

[NATION  12-May-2008]
Once old and battered, Yangon, Myanmar, is now strewn with debris. Cyclone Nargis not only devastated Yangon, but it now looks like a war-zone.

6.Fund raising for Myanmar

[CENTRAL  12-May-2008]
Joining in the effort to aid victims of the Cyclone Nargis, Buddhist chief high priest of Malaysia Ven K. Sri Dhammaratana Maha Nayaka Thera is organising a fund raising campaign until May 20.

7.Boat carrying aid for Myanmar cyclone victims sinks as death toll jumps to 28,000

[APWORLD  12-May-2008]
YANGON, Myanmar (AP): Myanmar’s monumental task of feeding and sheltering 1.5 million cyclone survivors suffered yet another blow when a boat laden with relief supplies – one of the first international shipments – sank on its way to the disaster zone.

8.Myanmar’s junta holds election to cement hold on power despite cyclone crisis

[APWORLD  11-May-2008]
YANGON, Myanmar (AP): Myanmar’s military rulers held elections aimed at solidifying their hold on power, while brazenly turning cyclone relief efforts into a propaganda campaign. In some cases, generals’ names were scribbled onto boxes of foreign aid before being distributed.
 
[NATION  11-May-2008]
The Myanmar government should be more lenient in issuing special visa passes for volunteers to help out the victims affected by Cyclone Nargis, which has killed about 60,000 people in the military-ruled nation.

10.Groups sending relief teams and aid for cyclone victims

[NATION  11-May-2008]
Peace Malaysia will send a medical team carrying vaccines and water treatment tablets to Myanmar, to help victims in the aftermath of Cyclone Nargis.
[NATION  11-May-2008]
Protesters gathered in force near the Myanmar embassy here yesterday, in a show of defiance against the Myanmar junta’s go-ahead with yesterday’s constitutional referendum in spite of the country’s current turmoil.
[NATION  10-May-2008]
Fujifilm (M) Sdn Bhd became the latest corporate company to contribute to The Star Myanmar Relief Fund, as donations continue to pour in for the victims of Cyclone Nargis.
[NATION  10-May-2008]
They may be hard-pressed for money, but Myanmar refugees want to come forward to help their compatriots back home after the devastation caused by Cyclone Nargis.
[APWORLD  10-May-2008]
UNITED NATIONS (AP): The United Nations was seeking $187 million (euro120.97 million) from donor nations to help cyclone survivors in Myanmar.
[APWORLD  10-May-2008]
YANGON, Myanmar (AP): Myanmar’s military government pushed ahead Saturday with a referendum on a controversial proposed constitution despite a devastating cyclone that killed tens of thousands.
[NATION  9-May-2008]
PAS is sending a three-member relief team to Myanmar today to provide assistance to the victims of Cyclone Nargis.
[NATION  9-May-2008]
For a week starting today, 10 sen from every Rapid Penang bus fare paid will go to the company’s Cyclone Nargis Myanmar Victims Humanitarian Fund.
[NATION  9-May-2008]
Malaysians who wish to donate to help victims of Cyclone Nargis in Myanmar can forward their donations to the Foreign Ministry.


[NATION  9-May-2008]
The first two Mercy Malaysia’s relief officers who flew over to Myanmar on Wednesday night have started to establish contacts there.
20.[NATION  8-May-2008]
Mercy Malaysia has received approval from the Myanmar embassy in Kuala Lumpur to allow them to enter Myanmar and deliver aid to the cyclone-hit country.

[NATION  11-May-2008]
Protesters gathered in force near the Myanmar embassy here yesterday, in a show of defiance against the Myanmar junta’s go-ahead with yesterday’s constitutional referendum in spite of the country’s current turmoil.
[NATION  8-May-2008]
Two Myanmar brothers tell of how they lost their father in the killer cyclone Nargis.
[NATION  8-May-2008]
One of the first things Dijaya Corporation Berhad group chief executive officer Tan Sri Danny Tan Chee Sing did after reading about the plight of Cyclone Nargis victims in Myanmar was direct his staff to make arrangements to help them.
[NATION  8-May-2008]
Malaysians who wish to donate to help victims of Cyclone Nargis in Myanmar can forward their donations to the Foreign Ministry.
[FOCUS  9-May-2008]
A letter from DR TAN ENG BEE, Kajang.
[BUSINESS  7-May-2008]
It is business as usual for Malaysian companies which have operations in Myanmar despite the havoc wrought by tropical cyclone Nargis on the country.
[APWORLD  8-May-2008]
YANGON, Myanmar (AP): Hungry people swarmed the few open shops and fistfights broke out over food and water in Myanmar’s swamped Irrawaddy delta Wednesday as a top U.S. diplomat warned that the death toll from a devastating cyclone could top 100,000.
[ASIA  8-May-2008]
Myanmar’s junta, which has appealed for international aid to cope with the disastrous impact of Cyclone Nargis, is barring foreign journalists from entering the country and has expelled one BBC reporter.
[ASIA  8-May-2008]
Hundreds of Buddhist monks were on the streets here yesterday helping residents clear roads of fallen trees and other debris caused by killer tropical cyclone Nargis.
[ASIA  8-May-2008]
The stench of death hung yesterday over this Irrawaddy delta town, where the blackened bodies of people and animals, rotting in the tropical heat, were washed aground as Myanmar’s cyclone floodwaters receded.
[WORLDUPDATES  8-May-2008]
YANGON (Reuters) – Myanmar’s military government came under pressure on Wednesday to open its borders to more international help after a devastating cyclone that a U.S. diplomat said may have killed more than 100,000 people.
[WORLDUPDATES  8-May-2008]
YANGON (Reuters) – Myanmar’s military government came under pressure on Wednesday to open its borders to more international help after a devastating cyclone that a U.S. diplomat said may have killed more than 100,000 people.
[WORLDUPDATES  8-May-2008]
YANGON (Reuters) – Myanmar’s military government came under pressure on Wednesday to open its borders to international help after a devastating cyclone that a U.S. diplomat said may have killed more than 100,000 people.
[WORLDUPDATES  8-May-2008]
YANGON (Reuters) – Aid trickled into Myanmar on Wednesday for an estimated one million victims of Cyclone Nargis in military-ruled Myanmar, with the death toll rising to nearly 23,000 and expected to go higher.
[WORLDUPDATES  8-May-2008]
YANGON (Reuters) – Aid was trickling in on Wednesday for an estimated one million victims of Cyclone Nargis in military-ruled Myanmar, with the death toll of more than 22,500 expected to mount.
[APWORLD  7-May-2008]
NEW DELHI (AP): India warned Myanmar that Cyclone Nargis was headed for the country two days before it made landfall there, an official said Wednesday.
[WORLDUPDATES  7-May-2008]
YANGON (Reuters) – Aid was trickling in on Wednesday for an estimated one million victims of Cyclone Nargis in military-ruled Myanmar, with the death toll of more than 22,500 expected to mount.
[WORLDUPDATES  7-May-2008]
YANGON (Reuters) – Military helicopters dropped food and water on Wednesday to the cyclone-stricken people of Myanmar’s Irrawaddy delta, where entire villages have been washed away and one million people left homeless, officials said.
[WORLDUPDATES  7-May-2008]
BANGKOK (Reuters) – About 1 million people were left homeless by the devastating cyclone that hit Myanmar and about 5,000 sq km remain underwater in the Irrawaddy delta, a U.N. aid official said on Wednesday.
[ASIA  7-May-2008]
Myanmar’s military government raised its death toll from Cyclone Nargis yesterday to nearly 22,500 with a further 41,000 missing, nearly all of them from a massive storm surge that swept into the Irrawaddy delta.
[WORLDUPDATES  7-May-2008]
YANGON (Reuters) – Military helicopters dropped food and drinking water to the cyclone-stricken people of Myanmar’s Irrawaddy delta, where entire villages have been virtually washed away, officials said on Wednesday.
 
[WORLDUPDATES  7-May-2008]
YANGON (Reuters) – Disease, hunger and thirst pose a major threat to hundreds of thousands of survivors of Cyclone Nargis, aid agencies said on Wednesday, urging Myanmar’s military rulers to open the doors to international humanitarian relief.
[WORLDUPDATES  7-May-2008]
YANGON (Reuters) – Disease, hunger and thirst pose a major threat to hundreds of thousands of survivors of Cyclone Nargis, aid agencies said on Wednesday, urging Myanmar’s military rulers to open the doors to international humanitarian relief.
[WORLDUPDATES  7-May-2008]
YANGON (Reuters) – Disease, hunger and thirst pose a major threat to hundreds of thousands of survivors of Cyclone Nargis, aid agencies said on Wednesday, urging Myanmar’s military rulers to open the doors to international humanitarian relief.
[ASIA  7-May-2008]
Rice fields littered with corpses, desperate survivors homeless and with nothing to eat or drink – witnesses paint a horrifying picture of Myanmar’s remote typhoon-devastated south.
[ASIA  7-May-2008]
Indian meteorologists tracking the cyclone that killed more than 22,000 people in Myanmar said yesterday they had given their neighbour 48 hours warning of an impending storm.
[NATION  7-May-2008]
The thoughts and prayers of Myanmars living here are with their countrymen as the death toll of Cyclone Nargis soars.
[NATION  7-May-2008]
Join The Star in extending a helping hand to the people of Myanmar.
[NATION  7-May-2008]
A four-member relief team will be sent by Mercy Malaysia to Yangon to evaluate the situation in the aftermath of Cyclone Nargis.
[NATION  7-May-2008]
It has been a “wet affair” for the Malaysian embassy in Yangon the last two days.
[WORLDUPDATES  7-May-2008]
YANGON (Reuters) – Myanmar’s military government raised its death toll from Cyclone Nargis on Tuesday to nearly 22,500 with another 41,000 missing, almost all from a massive storm surge that swept into the Irrawaddy delta.
[WORLDUPDATES  7-May-2008]
YANGON (Reuters) – Myanmar’s military government raised its death toll from Cyclone Nargis on Tuesday to nearly 22,500 with another 41,000 missing, nearly all of them from a massive storm surge that swept into the Irrawaddy delta.
[APWORLD  6-May-2008]
YANGON, Myanmar (AP): Myanmar’s Irrawaddy delta, where nearly 22,000 people perished, remained largely cut off from the rest of the world Tuesday, four days after a cyclone unleashed winds, floods and high tidal waves on the densely populated region.
[APWORLD  6-May-2008]
YANGON, Myanmar (AP): Myanmar’s ruling junta, which has spurned the international community for decades, urgently appealed for foreign aid as a Cabinet minister said that more than 10,000 people may have died from a cyclone that swept through the country.
[WORLDUPDATES  6-May-2008]
YANGON (Reuters) – Countries worldwide promised help to Myanmar after a cyclone killed 10,000 people in just one town, suggesting the overall death toll in the impoverished military-run Southeast Asian nation will be much higher.
[WORLDUPDATES  6-May-2008]
YANGON (Reuters) – Myanmar’s military junta believes at least 10,000 people died in a cyclone that ripped through the Irrawaddy delta, triggering a massive international aid response for the pariah state in southeast Asia.
[WORLDUPDATES  6-May-2008]
YANGON (Reuters) – Myanmar’s military junta believes at least 10,000 people died in a cyclone that ripped through the Irrawaddy delta, triggering a massive international aid response for the pariah southeast Asian nation.
[APWORLD  5-May-2008]
YANGON, Myanmar (AP): Residents of Myanmar’s biggest city lit candles Monday, lined up to buy water and hacked their way through trees felled in a cyclone that killed more than 350 people, destroyed thousands of homes and caused widespread power cuts.
[WORLDUPDATES  5-May-2008]
YANGON (Reuters) – Hundreds of thousands of people have been left without shelter and drinking water in military-ruled Myanmar after a devastating cyclone tore through the Irrawaddy delta, a United Nations official said on Monday.
[WORLDUPDATES  5-May-2008]
YANGON (Reuters) – Hundreds of thousands of people have been left without shelter and drinking water in military-ruled Myanmar after a devastating cyclone tore through the Irrawaddy delta, a United Nations official said on Monday.
[WORLDUPDATES  5-May-2008]
YANGON (Reuters) – Myanmar’s military authorities and foreign aid workers struggled on Monday to assess the damage from a devastating cyclone that killed more than 350 people and left tens of thousands homeless.
[APWORLD  5-May-2008]
YANGON, Myanmar (AP) – Residents of Myanmar’s biggest city lit candles Monday, lined up to buy water and hacked their way through trees felled in a cyclone that killed more than 350 people, destroyed thousands of homes and caused widespread power cuts.
[FOCUS  8-Oct-2007]
Former Bollywood leading lady Vyjayanthimala broke the unwritten convention in the Indian society when she chose to touch upon delicate relationships with her leading men.
[FOCUS  6-Aug-2007]
Emotion does not, and should not, interfere in the administration of justice, said the judge who jailed Bollywood star Sanjay Dutt for an arms offence

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