niknayman-niknayman.blogspot.com:သန္းေရႊ သိန္းစိန္တို ့ ထိုးစစ္ဆင္တာေတြ ဗုံးေပါက္တဲ့ကိစၥေတြအျပင္ လူမ်ဳိးေရး ပဋိပကၡဗုံး ဖန္တီးေဖါက္ခြဲျပီးလား။

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TheStar:Government refutes Myanmar refugee’s allegations

THE Government has denied allegations by a Myanmar refugee who claimed in a foreign media that he was wrongfully detained for three months and caned last year despite possessing a refugee card.

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TheStar:Myanmar deports, blacklists Hollywood star Michelle Yeoh

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Mizzima:Burma photographs win international award

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Mizzima:Burma is ‘red with the blood and the cries of our children’

(Commentary) – For the past three years, I have personally experienced the meaning of World Refugee Day (June 20).
 
Before World Refugee Day this year there was a call to provide food and clothes to needy new refugees at our refugee camp. Life in our camp is hard.
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AFP:Myanmar’s Suu Kyi turns 66 in freedom

YANGON — Myanmar’s democracy icon Aung San Suu Kyi celebrated her 66th birthday on Sunday, her first as a free woman for almost a decade.

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Guardian.co.uk:Aung San Suu Kyi’s unhappy birthday

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Oilprice.com : Chinese Dam and Pipeline Projects Raise Burmese Tensions

Written by Joao Peixe   
Saturday, 18 June 2011

Lucrative China-backed hydropower projects are raising tensions along Burma’s northern border with China.

Environmental groups claim that the Burmese government’s against armed ethnic groups along its northern frontier is intended to provide security around the China-backed energy projects, the Democratic Voice of Burma Online reported.

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Aung San Suu Kyi: A triumph of the spirit – independent.co.uk

Behind the high fence on an anonymous Rangoon road, an old colonial house sits in slightly faded grandeur. Somewhere inside Aung San Suu Kyi is playing the piano. It is a daily ritual, developed while spending most of the past 21 years in detention as the leader of the movement to bring democracy to military-ruled Burma.

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nytimes.com:U.S. Said to Turn Back North Korea Missile Shipment

By DAVID E. SANGER
Published: June 12, 2011

 SEOUL, South Korea — The United States Navy intercepted a North Korean ship it suspected of carrying missile technology to Myanmar two weeks ago and, after a standoff at sea and several days of diplomatic pressure from Washington and Asia nations, forced the vessel to return home, according to several senior American officials.

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Why do Aussies’ dirty work?

Diplomatically Speaking
By Dennis Ignatius

The problem of asylum seekers is a serious one and Malaysia is right to cooperate with other nations to curb human trafficking. However, any cooperation should not be to our disadvantage.

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Reuters:Robber with toy pistol flees with RM80,000

(Reuters) – EU countries agreed on Friday on tougher sanctions against people conducting cyber attacks such as those registered in recent weeks against the French government, European institutions and Citigroup.

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Kazakhstan deports Uighur to China, rights groups cry foul

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Amnesty scam-thestar.com.my

KUALA LUMPUR: Several companies claiming to represent the Home Ministry are under probe by the ministry for collecting money to legalise illegal immigrants.

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