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Q&A: Aye Ne Win, Grandson of a Burmese Legend


ByShibani Mahtani

Photos from Aye Ne Win
In retirement from politics, Gen. Ne Win and grandsons greeting Prime Minister of Singapore Goh Chok Tong, who made an official visit to Myanmar in March 1998.

YANGON – When Myanmar’s president, Thein Sein, released 69 political prisoners last November, two among them stood out – not because they posed a major threat to the military junta that imprisoned them, but because they bore the name of one of the country’s most polarizing figures. Read more

EU to urge Myanmar to allow Aung San Suu Kyi to seek presidency


By James Fontanella-Khan in Brussels
EU member states will urge Myanmar’s former military rulers to change the country’s constitution and electoral laws to allow Nobel laureate Aung San Suu Kyi to run in 2015 presidential elections. Read more

European firms seize on Suu Kyi release to hunt profit in Burma


Reaching Out

Swarovski among the companies under fire for breaking spirit of renewed EU sanctions

swarovski
EPA

By Andrew Buncombe and Joseph Allchin
Monday, 25 April 2011

The luxury crystal and jewellery house Swarovski was among two dozen European companies that recently visited Burma on a controversial business trip that activists say broke the spirit, if not the letter, of recently renewed EU sanctions. Read more

ႏိုင္ငံေရး အက်ဥ္း သားမ်ား လႊတ္ေပး ရန္ ေတာင္းဆို ၿပီ


အက်ဥ္းေထာင္ ေတြ ထဲ မွာ စစ္အစိုးရ ရဲ ့ မတရား ဖမ္းဆီး အက်ဥ္း ခ်ထားျခင္း ခံရတဲ့ ႏိုင္ငံ ေရး
အက်ဥ္းသားေတြ အျမန္ ဆံုး လႊတ္ေပး ဖို ့ ျပည္တြင္း လႈပ္ရွား မႈ အဖြဲ ့ ေတြ နဲ ့ ႏိုင္ငံ ေရး အက်ဥ္း
သား မိသား စု ေတြ က ျမန္မာ ႏွစ္ဆန္း တစ္ရက္ေန ့မွာ အရပ္သား အစိုးရ အသြင္ ဟန္ေဆာင္
ထားတဲ့ စစ္အစိုးရ ကို ေတာင္း ဆို လိုက္ပါတယ္။ Read more

ျမန္မာ ႏိုင္ငံ တြင္ ဆင္းရဲ/ခ်မ္းသာ ကြာဟ မႈႀကီး မားေန


သက္ႀကီး ရြယ္ အို မ်ား လည္း စား၀တ္ေနေရး အတြက္ မရပ္မနား သက္ေမြး ၀မ္းေက်ာင္းေနရ

ဟိန္းခိုင္ထြန္း။ ။ျမန္မာ ႏိုင္ငံ တြင္ ဆင္းရဲ ခ်မ္းသာမႈ ကြာ ဟာခ်က္ မွာ ကမာၻ ့ဘဏ္ ႏွင့္ ႏိုင္ငံတကာ ေငြေၾကး
ရန္ကုန္ အဖြဲ ့က ခန္ ့မွန္းထား သည့္ Poverty Line ထက္ ပင္ ကြာ ဟ ေနေၾကာင္း ယခင္ သ
တင္း ပတ္ က ျမန္မာ ႏိုင္ငံ ရန္ကုန္ ၿမိဳ ့သို ့သြား ေရာက္ လည္ ပတ္ ခဲ့သည့္ အေမရိကန္ ႏိုင္ငံ
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Burma Soldier က ျမန္မာ စစ္တပ္ သရုပ္မွန္ ကို အထုပ္ေျဖ


ကိုဦး၊          ၊ယေန႔ညပိုင္းက ထိုင္းႏိုင္ငံဘန္ေကာက္ၿမိဳ႔ ႏိုင္ငံျခားသတင္းေထာက္မ်ားကလပ္တြင္
ျမန္မာစစ္သားေဟာင္း မ်ဳိးျမင့္ရဲ့ “ျမန္မာစစ္သား” (BURMA SOLDIER) ဇာတ္ကားကို ျပသခဲ့သည္။

ျမန္မာႏိုင္ငံအတြင္းႏွစ္ေပါင္း(၆၀)ေက်ာ္ျဖစ္ပြါးေနေသာ  ျပည္တြင္းစစ္ေၾကာင့္ ႀကံဳေတြေနရ ေသာ ေဘးဒုကၡမ်ားႏွင့္ဆိုးက်ဳိးမ်ားကိုျပသခဲ့ျခင္းျဖစ္သည္။ Read more

Myanmar military rule ends, but army retains grip


YANGON — Myanmar’s military handed power to a nominally civilian government after almost
50 years in power Wednesday, as the ruling junta was disbanded and a new president appointed.

Myanmar state television reported the junta’s State Peace and Development Council (SPDC)
“has been officially dissolved”, quoting an order signed by Senior General Than Shwe. Read more

အီဂ်စ္ ဆႏၵျပသူမ်ား ကို ေဒၚေအာင္ဆန္းစုၾကည္ ေထာက္ခံ


Burmese Democracy Leader Backs Egypt Protestors
DVB
Burmese democracy icon Aung San Suu Kyi told anti-regime protesters in Egypt on Tuesday that “we’re all with you”, as hundreds of thousands of people took to the streets in Cairo.

In a live question and answer session on BBC World Service radio, the Nobel peace laureate, who has fought the military regime in Burma for decades, said she was “very interested” in the situation and urged protesters to stay strong Read more

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