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BURMA RELATED NEWS – MARCH 13-14, 2013
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AP – Myanmar villagers unhappy that Suu Kyi backs mine
AP – Suu Kyi meets more anger over Myanmar mine
AP – Bitter Myanmar villagers vent their hostility to Suu Kyi for backing copper mine
AFP – Myanmar’s Suu Kyi defends protest-hit mine project
AFP – Fast-changing Myanmar joins consumer age
Reuters – Suu Kyi draws rare rancour over Myanmar mine report
The Wall Street Journal – Myanmar Opposition Leader Visits Controversial Mine
Asia News Network – Myanmar’s draft printers law to reverse freedom gains
Business Wire – Research and Markets: Myanmar Oil and Gas Strategic Analysis and Outlook to 2025 – Supply, Demand, Infrastructure, Investment and Market Shares
Bangkok Post – Myanmar nabs ED drug sellers
Arab News – Burmese to be exempted from residency fees for four years
Channel NewsAsia – Experts say aid flowing to Myanmar may hinder, not help
Channel NewsAsia – Reforms in Myanmar gaining momentum
Scoop – Burmese visit must pay attention to human rights issues
Scoop – Myanmar President Welcomed by Fonterra
UN News Centre – Myanmar: Ban encourages parties to reach ceasefire to end conflict in Kachin
The Yomiuri Shimbun – JICA to aid development of special Myanmar zone
UPI – HRW: Thailand not helping Myanmar reforms
The Irrawaddy – Foreigners to Get Daily Access to Accounts
The Irrawaddy – Suu Kyi Confronted by Hundreds of Angry Anti-Mine Protesters
Mizzima News – Suu Kyi blocked by angry protesters at Latpadaung
Mizzima News – Defense Ministry denies Pangwa airstrikes
Mizzima News – Se Tel villagers protest against Suu Kyi
DVB News – Burma eyes ‘symbolic’ energy deals with the West
DVB News – Peace marchers arrive in rebel stronghold
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BURMA RELATED NEWS – MARCH 12, 2013
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AP – Myanmar mine protesters reject official report
AFP – Myanmar probe finds phosphorus used in crackdown
AFP – Myanmar and Kachin rebels agree ceasefire talks
Reuters – Myanmar copper mine told to compensate for land grabs
IANS – Myanmar panel wants China-backed mine project
The Washington Post – Veteran Burmese activist Win Tin says democracy icon Suu Kyi is too conciliatory
The Atlantic – It’s Tough to Start a Newspaper After 50 Years of State Censorship
Channel NewsAsia – S’pore companies can help shape Myanmar’s business landscape
The Nation – Silken threads that bond Thailand, Myanmar relations
Eleven Myanmar – Myanmar military denies scaling up operations in conflict areas
Eleven Myanmar – Press Council awaits reply from President over press bill objection
The Age – Patchy progress for Burma as leader’s visit looms
Energy and Capital – Myanmar Oil Discovery Could Be Huge
SBS – Concerns over visit of Burma’s President
The Independent – Aung San Suu Kyi faces mounting anger from Burmese activists over her support for controversial copper mine
The Irrawaddy – Activists, Locals Reject Letpadaung Inquiry
The Irrawaddy – Army Prevents Kachin Peace Marchers from Reaching Laiza
The Irrawaddy – Government Tries to Seduce Karen Rebels with Investment
Mizzima News – No hasty ceasefire, says KIO
Mizzima News – Myanmar stretches rubber exports
Mizzima News – ITD ‘relieved’ that Dawei project is moving ahead
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BURMA RELATED NEWS – MARCH 11, 2013
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AFP – N. Korea should copy Myanmar’s example: US official
AFP – Myanmar government and Kachin rebels renew talks
Reuters – Italian-Thai to spend initial $300 mln on Myanmar’s Dawei
Channel News Asia – UN monitor urges Myanmar to tackle sectarian unrest
Channel News Asia – Singapore looks to Myanmar as potential food source
Fuseworks – President of Myanmar to visit NZ
ABC News – Burmese president to visit Australia
ABC News – Report: Myanmar Police Used Phosphorus at Mine
IANS – Myanmar to hold kite show, contest
IANS – India, Myanmar to forge closer non-political ties
UPI – U.N. gives mixed report on Myanmar
UPI – U.N.: Myanmar rights better but need work
Eleven Myanmar – US company to build food factory in Myanmar
Eleven Myanmar – No Rohingya in Myanmar; say international experts
Asia News Network – Myanmar beverage sector frets as giants return
New Straits Times – Myanmar woman dies in crash
People’s Daily – Envoy for Asia to prioritize Myanmar ‘for now’
The Irrawaddy – Court Rejects Complaint against President over Protest Raid
The Irrawaddy – Local Authorities Still Wary of Foreign Visitors
The Irrawaddy – Google Chief to Visit Burma
Mizzima News – Govt to explore mining in Chin State
Mizzima News – Hong Kongers scared off by Myanmar property prices
Mizzima News – Little change in NLD as old guard stands firm
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BURMA RELATED NEWS – MARCH 08- 10, 2013
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AP – Suu Kyi selected to remain Myanmar opposition head
AP – Suu Kyi vows to bring new blood to party
AP – Myanmar opposition holds first party congress
Reuters – Myanmar must face up to junta crimes, U.N. envoy says
AFP – Myanmar must stay in rights spotlight: UN monitor
UPI – Myanmar’s NLD party needs ‘new blood’
ABC News – Icon Under Fire: Burma’s Suu Kyi Eyes Presidency Amid Criticism
IANS – Myanmar, US to cooperate in wide range of sectors
IANS – Golf championship to be held in Yangon
New York Times – In Public Eye, Shining Star of Myanmar Loses Luster
New York Times – Myanmar Opposition Leader Vows Party Reform
Marketwire – Centurion Advances Gold Mineral Concession Applications in Myanmar
Asia News Network – Thai-based ad, media firms flock to Myanmar
The Canadian Press – Cisco to set up training centres in Myanmar after delegation with Google, HP, Intel, Microsoft
Financial Times – Myanmar: cutting red tape – the Public Services Performance Appraisal Task Force
Times of India – India, Myanmar all set for joint naval exercise
The Korea Herald – Eximbank, IIAC consider joining forces for airport project in Myanmar
Hampstead & Highgate Express – Burma icon Aung San Suu Kyi sends personal message to Camden primary school
Times of Oman – Cambodia opposition head compares notes with Suu Kyi
The Irrawaddy – Finally, a Window for Peace in Burma
The Irrawaddy – Constitutional Reform Key, But Still Far Off: Report
The Irrawaddy – Tax Rise Plans Prompt Worries Over Wasteful Spending, Transparency
Mizzima News – Suu Kyi calls on NLD members to work for the nation
Mizzima News – Amnesty calls for continued human rights monitoring in Myanmar
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BURMA RELATED NEWS – MARCH 07, 2013
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Reuters – Suu Kyi’s inexperienced party in search of policies for Myanmar
Reuters – Rakhine crisis risks spread, endangering Myanmar reforms: UN
Reuters – USAID optimistic on Myanmar work, but firm on terms
AP – Cisco to set up tech training centers in Myanmar
IANS – Myanmar allows companies to open forex counters
New York Times – Myanmar Reforms Could Falter, U.N. Investigator Says
Asia News Network – New Myanmar a test for Suu Kyi’s party
Channel NewsAsia – Myanmar’s NLD set for landmark congress
The Nation – GE expands in Myanmar, but not at expense of Thai operations
Eleven Myanmar – Thein Sein says Myanmar has no plan to amend citizenship law
Eleven Myanmar – ADB urges Myanmar to integrate with ‘the most dynamic region in the world’
GlobalPost – Myanmar shelter offers refuge for HIV patients
The Irrawaddy – Beer Wars in Burma as Rival Brewers Battle for New Market
The Irrawaddy – Disgruntled NLD Member Lashes Out at Party Leaders
The Irrawaddy – NKorea Hit by New UN Sanctions After Nuke Test
Mizzima News – Myanmar’s inflation at 1.95%
Mizzima News – Taxes slashed on importing pick-up trucks
Mizzima News – Govt works ‘tirelessly’ for peace, Thein Sein tells Brussels
DVB News – British activist fighting to avoid Thai jail term
DVB News – Soldiers assault local during wedding party
DVB News – The pipeline and its discontents
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BURMA RELATED NEWS – MARCH 01- 02, 2013
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AP – China executes 4 foreigners over Mekong murders
AFP – Finnish Nobel laureate sees peace prize for Myanmar govt
Reuters – Games: Myanmar weathers storm in quest for SEA Games gold glut
IANS – Myanmar allows eight private daily newspapers
IANS – Indian scholars to engage with Myanmar
IANS – Myanmar punishes nearly 6,000 in drugs cases
Bernama – Myanmar Strengthens International Cooperation In Drug Elimination
UPI – ICRC gets aid into Myanmar’s Kachin state
UPI – Rights groups put pressure on Myanmar
Xinhua – Myanmar strengthens int’l cooperation in drug elimination
The Nation – Myanmar president upbeat on ending ethnic conflicts
The Nation – Many falsely identify themselves as Myanmar nationals
The Nation – Myanmar’s draft of new press law draws concerns
Goal.com – AFF U16 and U19 Championship to be hosted by Myanmar and Timor Leste
Textileweb.com – Italian Textile Machinery Sector To Prospect In Myanmar
Philippine Center for Investigative Journalism – Myanmar parliament votes to investigate blogger
Asian Tribune -Burma President broadcasts a hypothetical radio message
MoneyControl.com – 108 Myanmarese detained for crossing into Indian waters
Jakarta Globe – Hacking a Path Between China’s California and Myanmar’s Dracula
The Irrawaddy – Rangoon Car Dealers Protest Eviction from Hanthawady Market
The Irrawaddy – Tensions Grow between Govt and SSA-South
The Irrawaddy – Kachin Group Accuses Burmese Army of Blocking Red Cross Aid
Mizzima News – India on the road to Myanmar
Mizzima News – Power struggle: Myanmar’s energy crisis dissected
Mizzima News – Shan groups warn Thein Sein of continuing fighting
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Editor - The Myanmar Gazette || First Amendment – Religion and Expression - Congress shall make no law respecting an establishment of religion, or prohibiting the free exercise thereof; or abridging the freedom of speech, or of the press; or the right of the people peaceably to assemble, and to petition the Government for a redress of grievances.