Tuesday, March 20th, 2007


Burmese authorities on Tuesday arrested two activists in Pegu Division for allegedly distributing the text of the UN’s Universal Declaration of Human Rights.
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Officers of the Bangladesh Rifles recovered 26 live landmines from a deep forest in the Bangladesh-Burma border area during a raid on a terrorist den on Monday night.
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Singapore: Myanmar’s prime minister Soe Win, the suspected mastermind of a deadly attack on opposition forces four years ago, is in a Singapore hospital with an unspecified medical problem, an embassy official told AFP Tuesday.
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Burmese migrants battle bureaucracy and exploitation in their search for a new life

Kuala Lumpur: When he came to Malaysia 10 years ago, Tun Min Naing was full of hope. The 21-year-old even broke off his further education as a third-year student at a Rangoon university. His goal was to help his family survive in crisis-ridden Burma.
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Reforms stall as top generals position themselves for when an ailing Than Shwe fades from the scene
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