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Title: "Northern Alliance" - Google search results
Description/subject: "About 736,000 results" (4 December 2016)
Language: English
Source/publisher: Google
Format/size: html
Date of entry/update: 04 December 2016
ML > Internal armed conflict > Internal armed conflict in Burma > Armed conflict in Burma, theoretical, strategic and general


Title: "InsideClimate News"
Description/subject: "InsideClimate News is an independent, not-for-profit, non-partisan news organization that covers clean energy, carbon energy, nuclear energy and environmental science—plus the territory in between where law, policy and public opinion are shaped. We are staffed by professional journalists, many of whom bring decades of experience from leading media organizations in the nation, including the Wall Street Journal, New York Times, ProPublica, Los Angeles Times, Bloomberg News and Frontline. We have earned national recognition for our work and many of the most prestigious awards in journalism, including the Pulitzer Prize for National Reporting. Founded in 2007, InsideClimate News is incorporated in the state of New York and is a 501 C3 tax exempt organization operating with IRS approval as a public charity. It is governed by a Board of Directors and guided by best practices in non-profit management."
Language: English
Source/publisher: "InsideClimate News"
Format/size: html
Date of entry/update: 04 December 2016
ML > Climate Change > Climate Change - science (causes and effects, general, global)


Title: "Third World Network (TWN)
Description/subject: "Includes "Third World Resurgence" - some issues containing articles on climate change
Language: English
Source/publisher: Third World Network (TWN)
Format/size: html
Date of entry/update: 04 December 2016
ML > Climate Change > Climate Change - global: policy > Climate Change - policy global - (agreements, statements, studies, conferences etc.)


Title: "The Global New Light of Myanmar" Sunday 4 December, 2016
Date of publication: 04 December 2016
Description/subject: DOMESTIC NEWS: State Counsellor visits vocational training Institute (SMVTI), Yangon...Reading of contemporary historical literature, day 3 held...Daylight robbery of Money Changer at gunpoint in busy township of largest city in Myanmar...Government troops defend Mongkoe military post...Peace Commission succeeds in withdrawal of Wa troops from Mongla area...Homage paid to doyen writers on Myanmar Sarsodaw Day...Five arrested for timber trafficking in Bilin Township...New bridge allows vehicles to resume travel...Heroin and yaba seized in Lashio, Mandalay...Rice growers ask for extension of repayment period to Kayin State government...Bean price continues to decline in local market...Community radio programme to launch in Yangon’s Htantabin Township...Kanbawza Brighter Future Myanmar donates K 30 m...Ks375m in compensation paid by insurance industry over past five years - Aung Thant Khaing...Child sexual abuse prevention video to be developed..... EXTERNAL RELATIONS: Kofi Annan visits Maungtaw... Prospect of Maungtaw Trade Zone Development - Myint Maung Soe...Developer Conference on 17-18 December..... "OPINION": "Should problems go from bad to worse" - Myint Win Thein..... ARTICLE: "Education: Academia’s Resurgence on the Horizon?" - Phoehlaing.....POEM: "Progress" - Lokethar
Language: English
Source/publisher: The Global New Light of Myanmar
Format/size: pdf (2.6MB)
Date of entry/update: 04 December 2016
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Title: "Myanmar Alin" Sunday 4 December, 2016
Date of publication: 04 December 2016
Language: Burmese (ျမန္မာဘာသာ)
Source/publisher: News and Periodicals Enterprise, Ministry of Information, Union of Myanmar
Format/size: pdf (11MB)
Date of entry/update: 04 December 2016
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Title: "The Mirror" ("Kyemon") Sunday 4 December, 2016
Date of publication: 04 December 2016
Language: Burmese (ျမန္မာဘာသာ)
Source/publisher: News and Periodicals Enterprise, Ministry of Information, Union of Myanmar
Format/size: pdf (10MB)
Date of entry/update: 04 December 2016
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Title: "The Global New Light of Myanmar" Saturday 3 December, 2016
Date of publication: 03 December 2016
Description/subject: HLUTTAW MEETINGS:- Amyotha Hluttaw: 2nd Amyotha Hluttaw 3rd regular session holds its 10th day meeting...Pyithu Hluttaw: Defence minister urges Pyithu Hluttaw to announce four armed groups as terrorist organizations..... OTHER DOMESTIC NEWS: Ward and Village –Tract Administration Third amended bill signed into law...Myanmar Gazette [appointments]...Vice President U Henry Van Thio attends Mingalarbar Cultural Festival...Corrigendum...Ceremony for paper reading on contemporary historical literature held for 2nd day...Mass walking to mark the World AIDS Day...Mosaic of Scenes in Maungtaw...Job opportunities to create for the women in Shan and Kachin States...Highway accidents this year edge toward 700...Tenders to invite for Myitsone resort in mid-December...First Private Bank’s stock trading to commence in December...Sugarcane price high in domestic market...Senior General Min Aung Hlaing addresses the Parade held in Honour of the Graduation Ceremony of 58th intake of Defense Services Academy...Tatmadawmen fighting in the battle of Mongkoe with valour...Fierce fighting between the government troops and KIA, TNLA, MNDAA & AA armed groups in Mongkoe & Kyukok/ Pansang...KIA armed group attacks Tatmataw troops and 2 trucks with artilleries and firearms...Donations offered for police killed & injured...Action taken against suspected violent attackers in accordance with law..... EXTERNAL RELATIONS: State Counsellor Daw Aung San Suu Kyi enjoys breakfast hosted by Minister for Foreign Affairs, Singapore...Ministry of Foreign Affairs issues press release on State Counsellor’s Singapore visit - The following is an unofficial translation of the press release of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs on the official visit of the State Counsellor to Singapore...Delegation led by Kofi Annan, chairman of Advisory Commission On Rakhine State, Arrives At Rakhine...The Certificate Course in Advanced Diplomatic Skills (ADS – 4/2016) concluded at the Ministry of Foreign Affairs...Amyotha Hluttaw Speaker receives Ms Faith Doherty...U Aung Lynn concurrently appointed as ambassador of Panama...Muse border trade value drops by over US$ 210 million...Avid Myanmar Travelers can now pay with Mastercard and CB Bank credit...International Law Experts meet Myanmar Police for border area management...91 repatriated illegal fishing laborers accepted from Myanmar side...5 suspects, 56 travellers detained..... "OPINION": "Learning from society" - Myint Win Thein.....ARTICLES: "Education: Academia’s Resurgence on the Horizon?" - Phoehlaing..."Vegetarian and vegan diets good for kids and adults, nutritionists say"
Language: English
Source/publisher: The Global New Light of Myanmar
Format/size: pdf (2.5MB)
Date of entry/update: 03 December 2016
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Title: "Myanmar Alin" Saturday 3 December, 2016
Date of publication: 03 December 2016
Language: Burmese (ျမန္မာဘာသာ)
Source/publisher: News and Periodicals Enterprise, Ministry of Information, Union of Myanmar
Format/size: pdf (11MB)
Date of entry/update: 03 December 2016
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Title: "The Mirror" ("Kyemon") Saturday 3 December, 2016
Date of publication: 03 December 2016
Language: Burmese (ျမန္မာဘာသာ)
Source/publisher: News and Periodicals Enterprise, Ministry of Information, Union of Myanmar
Format/size: pdf (11MB)
Date of entry/update: 03 December 2016
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Title: "The Global New Light of Myanmar" Friday 2 December, 2016
Date of publication: 02 December 2016
Description/subject: HLUTTAW MEETINGS:- Pyidaungsu Hluttaw: Deputy Minister vows to make Hpa-an Industrial Zone a success...Pyithu Hluttaw: Land in Hlaing, dam in Shan State discussed by Union ministers.....OTHER DOMESTIC NEWS: Vice President addresses meeting on economic development...World AIDS Day celebrated at Amyotha Hluttaw...Ceremony for paper reading on contemporary historical literature and winter season book fair festival opened...Republic of the Union of Myanmar President’s Office Notification 89/2016 2nd Waxing of Nadaw, 1378 ME 1st December, 2016 Formation of Investigation Commission [into the situation in Rakhine/Arakan State]...Mandalay’s famed Shwenandaw Monastery still a tourist favourite...Night market in Nyaungshwe planned to launch in January...Mobil phone ownership at 90 per cent...Deterrent punishment to be meted out for misappropriation of school funds...MCDC to quintuple land rent...Commercial filmmaking in Mandalay culture zones raises country’s income...Highway accidents this year edge toward 700...Electric short circuit causes fire...Fire destroys a CANTER on the highway..... EXTERNAL RELATIONS: State Counsellor meets with Senior Minister Mr Goh Chok Tong...U Maung Wai presents credentials to President of India...U Aung Lynn concurrently appointed as ambassador of Panama...Singapore and China top in FDI...Sacha Inchi sample products already exported to European countries...Only left-hand drive vehicles permitted to import in 2017...Mandalay’s famed Shwenandaw Monastery still a tourist favourite...Night market in Nyaungshwe planned to launch in January...2025 ASEAN Socio- Cultural Community vision plan workshop held...Shinhan Bank sponsors Korean medical team to provide free operation for Myanmar children...14 countries invest in Thilawa Special Economic Zone..... "OPINION": "Youth and Cooperatives" - Htun Tin Htun.....ARTICLE: "Celebrating 250 Year of Swedish Press Freedom" - Staffan Herrström
Language: English
Source/publisher: The Global New Light of Myanmar
Format/size: pdf (3MB)
Date of entry/update: 02 December 2016
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Title: "The Global New Light of Myanmar" Tuesday 29 November, 2016
Date of publication: 29 November 2016
Language: English
Source/publisher: The Global New Light of Myanmar
Format/size: pdf (6.5MB)
Date of entry/update: 02 December 2016
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Title: "The Global New Light of Myanmar" Thursday 1 December, 2016
Date of publication: 01 December 2016
Description/subject: HLUTTAW MEETINGS:- Pyidaungsu Hluttaw: Pyidaungsu Hluttaw representative invited to debate foreign loans...Pyiithu Hluttaw: : OTHER DOMESTIC NEWS: Vice President U Myint Swe presents literary awards...Street vendors not satisfied with YCDC’s arrangement...Nocturnal Convoy Patrols in Uttara Thiri District...Child abuse cases double this year in Mandalay...Yaba seized in Kengtung...White ribbon movement launched in Mandalay...13 injured when light truck overturns on Yangon- Mandalay Highway...Yaba and heroin seized in Htigyaing...SuPwar deposit account introduced by KBZ bank...Total value of stock trading at YSX in November decreases by half from October...Myanmar National Literary Award for General Knowledge(English)...Senior General Min Aung Hlaing donates offertories to Masoyein Taikthit Monastery...8,000 affordable flats to be established within five years in Mandalay Region...International Disabilities Day celebrated with Myanmar skills demonstration...Cardiologists transplant porcine tissue valve...KIA, TNLA group destroys bridge, shoot at Tatmataw aid convoy...Two missing policemen from Namphatka police outpost found...KIA, TNLA attacks Kutkai, Mongkoe outposts...One suspect involved in Maungtaw armed attacks arrested...One escapes, one found dead out of three captured by KIA, TNLA and MNDAA..... EXTERNAL RELATIONS: State Counsellor receives ceremonial welcome in Singapore...Export entrepreneurs hope for reopening Maungtaw Border Trade Zone as soon as possible...Thura U Shwe Mann meets Chinese Ambassador...State Counsellor in Singapore for official visit...Immigration checkpoint to reopen at 16 mile in 2017...Entry card for Singapore Tour available at Silk Air counter during layover period in transit...Mizuho Bank and MAX Myanmar inked an MoU for business cooperation...Pea price plunges due to low demand from India..... "OPINION": "Readers' recognition is the greatest reward for writers" - Myint Win Thein.....ARTICLE: "Notary Public" - U Mya Thein B.A.,B.L......POEM: "Dear December" - Yin Nwe Ko (Linn)
Language: English
Source/publisher: The Global New Light of Myanmar
Format/size: pdf (2.6MB)
Date of entry/update: 02 December 2016
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Title: "The Mirror" ("Kyemon") Friday 2 December, 2016
Date of publication: 02 December 2016
Language: Burmese (ျမန္မာဘာသာ)
Source/publisher: News and Periodicals Enterprise, Ministry of Information, Union of Myanmar
Format/size: pdf (6.8MB)
Date of entry/update: 02 December 2016
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Title: "The Mirror" ("Kyemon") Thursday 1 December, 2016
Date of publication: 01 December 2016
Language: Burmese (ျမန္မာဘာသာ)
Source/publisher: News and Periodicals Enterprise, Ministry of Information, Union of Myanmar
Format/size: pdf (10MB)
Date of entry/update: 02 December 2016
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Title: "The Mirror" ("Kyemon") Wednesday 30 November, 2016
Date of publication: 30 November 2016
Language: Burmese (ျမန္မာဘာသာ)
Source/publisher: News and Periodicals Enterprise, Ministry of Information, Union of Myanmar
Format/size: pdf (8.1MB)
Date of entry/update: 02 December 2016
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Title: "The Mirror" ("Kyemon") Tuesday 29 November, 2016
Date of publication: 29 November 2016
Language: Burmese (ျမန္မာဘာသာ)
Source/publisher: News and Periodicals Enterprise, Ministry of Information, Union of Myanmar
Format/size: pdf (8.6MB)
Date of entry/update: 02 December 2016
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Title: "The Mirror" ("Kyemon") Monday 28 November, 2016
Date of publication: 28 November 2016
Language: Burmese (ျမန္မာဘာသာ)
Source/publisher: News and Periodicals Enterprise, Ministry of Information, Union of Myanmar
Format/size: pdf (7.9MB)
Date of entry/update: 02 December 2016
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Title: Climate Change
Description/subject: " 2016 is shaping up as the hottest year on record. The first six months of the year were the hottest since records began in 1880, while the Artic has seen record low sea ice levels. As a result of the growing impacts of climate change, millions of people experiencing higher temperatures and extreme weather events such as droughts, heat waves, floods and storm surges, putting food and water security at risk, and threatening agricultural supply chains and many coastal cities. The impacts and risks posed by climate change highlight the need for action to deliver on the Paris Agreement on climate change, reached in December 2015, to keep a global temperature rise this century below 2 degrees Celsius above pre-industrial levels and to pursue efforts to limit the temperature increase even further to 1.5 degrees Celsius. And with the world’s poorest people hit hardest by climate change, the case for action has been underscored by the Sustainable Development Goals, adopted by countries in September 2015, as well as the Financing for Development agenda and the Sendai Framework for Disaster Risk Reduction. For the World Bank Group, with its goals of ending extreme poverty and boosting shared prosperity, climate change and poverty are inextricably linked. A Bank report, Shock Waves: Managing the Impact of Climate Change on Poverty, warned that without rapid action, climate change could push an additional 100 million people into poverty by 2030. Delaying action would significantly increase the cost of keeping warming below 2 degrees Celsius – according to the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) scenarios, delaying action until 2030 would increase the costs of mitigating the impact of climate change by 50 percent.//"
Language: English
Source/publisher: World Bank
Format/size: html
Date of entry/update: 01 December 2016
ML > Climate Change > Climate Change - science (causes and effects, general, global)


Title: "The Global New Light of Myanmar" Wednesday 30 November, 2016
Date of publication: 30 November 2016
Description/subject: HLUTTAW MEETINGS:- Pyithu Hluttaw: License revocation for distilleries that breach rules on waste management...Amyotha Hluttaw: Industrial zones to be developed at site of paper factory (Sittaung).....OTHER DOMESTIC NEWS: Myanmar to draft environmental policy: President U Htin Kyaw...Precise statistics are invaluable: Vice President U Henry Van Thio...Small Clinic Needs Big Help - Mark Angeles...Golden Paddy Fields, Mount May Yu and Northern Road of Maungtaw (Part 2) - Myint Maung Soe...One-stop service provided for licensing of Kalay industrially produced jeeps...Myayinanda fair-cost apartments to draw lots in January - Aung Thant Khaing...Sugarcane price increases by Ks15,000 per tonne compared to last year...Myanmar rubber price hits record high...Commander-in-Chief of Defence Services speaks words of encouragement to injured Tatmadawmen...107 restaurants and a hotel fined for not having stamp duty...Brighter Future Myanmar Foundation donates Ks20 million for Shan New Year...Mid-Year Gem Emporium concludes...KIA, TNLA armed group launch artillery attacks, fire shells in Muse...Four more M150 bottles found at Yangon Airport...Two local residents injured by KIA landmine...Two Policemen From Namphatka Outpost Missing...Four improvised landmines found on Union Highway..... EXTERNAL RELATIONS: Speaker of Pyithu Hluttaw Receives Ambassador of India...Amyotha Hluttaw Speaker receives Israeli ambassador...The 2nd Myanmar-Australia Foreign Office Consultations Meeting held...U Aung Htoo accredited to Democratic Republic of Timor-Leste...U Htin Lynn accredited to Swiss Confederation...U Myint Lwin accredited to Republic of Turkey...World Food Programme to help villagers in Koetankauk & Cheinkhali...Group trying to emigrate to Bangladesh arrested...KIA, TNLA & MNDAA armed groups’ attack drives people from Monekoe into China..... "OPINION": "Let us refrain from being gutter mouths!" - Khin Maung Oo.....ARTICLE: "New book on ‘Myanmar Political History’ released in New Delhi" - Dr. Nehginpao Kipgen
Language: English
Source/publisher: The Global New Light of Myanmar
Format/size: pdf (2.4MB)
Date of entry/update: 01 December 2016
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Title: "The Global New Light of Myanmar" Monday 28 November, 2016
Date of publication: 28 November 2016
Language: English
Source/publisher: The Global New Light of Myanmar
Format/size: pdf (5.6MB)
Date of entry/update: 01 December 2016
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Title: "Myanmar Alin" Friday 2 December, 2016
Date of publication: 02 December 2016
Language: Burmese (ျမန္မာဘာသာ)
Source/publisher: News and Periodicals Enterprise, Ministry of Information, Union of Myanmar
Format/size: pdf (13MB)
Date of entry/update: 01 December 2016
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Title: "Myanmar Alin" Thursday 1 December, 2016
Date of publication: 01 December 2016
Language: Burmese (ျမန္မာဘာသာ)
Source/publisher: News and Periodicals Enterprise, Ministry of Information, Union of Myanmar
Format/size: pdf (11MB)
Date of entry/update: 01 December 2016
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Title: "Myanmar Alin" Wednesday 30 November, 2016
Date of publication: 30 November 2016
Language: Burmese (ျမန္မာဘာသာ)
Source/publisher: News and Periodicals Enterprise, Ministry of Information, Union of Myanmar
Format/size: pdf (12MB)
Date of entry/update: 01 December 2016
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Title: "Myanmar Alin" Tuesday 29 November, 2016
Date of publication: 29 November 2016
Language: Burmese (ျမန္မာဘာသာ)
Source/publisher: News and Periodicals Enterprise, Ministry of Information, Union of Myanmar
Format/size: pdf (14MB)
Date of entry/update: 01 December 2016
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Title: "Myanmar Alin" Monday 28 November, 2016
Date of publication: 28 November 2016
Language: Burmese (ျမန္မာဘာသာ)
Source/publisher: News and Periodicals Enterprise, Ministry of Information, Union of Myanmar
Format/size: pdf (14MB)
Date of entry/update: 01 December 2016
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Title: DEPARTMENT OF METEOROLOGY AND HYDROLOGY (MYANMAR)
Description/subject: "Objectives of the DMH is as follows: (1) To take precautionary measures against and minimize the effects of natural disasters (2) To promote safety, comfort, efficiency and regularity of air, land (rail & road), sea and inland water transportation. (3) To bring sustainable development of natural resources (hydro electric power, forest produce, water use, wind energy, etc.) (4) To promote agricultural and food production. (5) To ensure efficient operation, planning and development of activities in natural defense, industry, health, social welfare and all sectors of national economy. (6) To undertake international collaboration for all development activities and works of the DMH"
Language: English, Burmese (ျမန္မာဘာသာ)
Source/publisher: DEPARTMENT OF METEOROLOGY AND HYDROLOGY (MYANMAR)
Format/size: html
Alternate URLs: http://www.dmh.gov.mm/
Date of entry/update: 01 December 2016
ML > Climate Change > Climate Change - Burma/Myanmar > Climate Change - Burma/Myanmar: Description and policy
Natural disasters in Burma/Myanmar > Natural Disasters - General


Title: Climate Change and Security
Description/subject: "The IISS believes climate change could have a serious effect on regional and global stability, and researches how global warming may affect disputes over territory, water and other resources, or could otherwise threaten peace. It also studies the mechanisms for averting 'climate wars'."
Language: English
Source/publisher: International Institute for Strategic Studies (IISS)
Format/size: html
Date of entry/update: 01 December 2016
ML > Climate Change > Climate Change - science (causes and effects, general, global)


Title: Ecological Buddhism - A Buddhist Response to Global Warming.
Description/subject: ♦ Mission Statements: *What we are experiencing in the degradation of the Earth, is a soul loss, a loss of meaning in life itself that calls for a recovery of a sense of the sacred. The Earth must be seen, not as a collection of objects for our use, but as a communion of subjects of which we are all a part. We are all part of a single community that will live or die together. - Thomas Berry *When we recognise the virtues, the talent, the beauty of Mother Earth, something is born in us, some kind of connection—love is born. We want to be connected. That is the meaning of love, to be at one… You would do anything for the benefit of the Earth, and the Earth will do anything for your well-being. - Thich Nhat Hanh *Our practice is not to clear up the mystery. It is to make the mystery clear. - Robert Aitken
Language: English
Source/publisher: Ecological Buddhism
Format/size: html
Date of entry/update: 28 November 2016
ML > Climate Change > Climate Change - global: policy > Climate Change - policy global - (agreements, statements, studies, conferences etc.)


Title: "The Global New Light of Myanmar" Sunday 27 November, 2016
Date of publication: 27 November 2016
Language: English
Source/publisher: The Global New Light of Myanmar
Format/size: pdf (2.6MB)
Date of entry/update: 27 November 2016
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Title: "The Global New Light of Myanmar" Saturday 26 November, 2016
Date of publication: 26 November 2016
Language: English
Source/publisher: The Global New Light of Myanmar
Format/size: pdf (2.5MB)
Date of entry/update: 27 November 2016
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Title: "Myanmar Alin" Saturday 26 November, 2016
Date of publication: 26 November 2016
Language: Burmese (ျမန္မာဘာသာ)
Source/publisher: News and Periodicals Enterprise, Ministry of Information, Union of Myanmar
Format/size: pdf (11MB)
Date of entry/update: 27 November 2016
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Title: "Myanmar Alin" Sunday 27 November, 2016
Date of publication: 27 November 2016
Language: Burmese (ျမန္မာဘာသာ)
Source/publisher: News and Periodicals Enterprise, Ministry of Information, Union of Myanmar
Format/size: pdf (9.3MB)
Date of entry/update: 27 November 2016
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Title: "The Mirror" ("Kyemon") Sunday 27 November, 2016
Date of publication: 27 November 2016
Language: Burmese (ျမန္မာဘာသာ)
Source/publisher: News and Periodicals Enterprise, Ministry of Information, Union of Myanmar
Format/size: pdf (12MB)
Date of entry/update: 27 November 2016
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Title: "The Mirror" ("Kyemon") Saturday 26 November, 2016
Date of publication: 26 November 2016
Language: Burmese (ျမန္မာဘာသာ)
Source/publisher: News and Periodicals Enterprise, Ministry of Information, Union of Myanmar
Format/size: pdf (7.8MB)
Date of entry/update: 26 November 2016
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Title: "The Global New Light of Myanmar" Friday 25 November, 2016
Date of publication: 25 November 2016
Description/subject: DOMESTIC NEWS: Three steps to return Maungtaw to normalcy...Three killed, one injured by armed groups...Mahn Win Khaing Than opens statue of U Razak...Bridge destroyed skirmishes between RCSS, TNLA...Gun-powder explosion leaves one dead, six injured...Kyeinchaung in northern Maungtaw returning to stability...Two villages to be designated as towns in Maungtaw District...Series of small blasts hit Yangon...Suspected attackers detained in Maungtaw...Armed group launches artillery attacks into Kutkai...Parade, salute in celebration of 96th National Day in Yangon City...Government troops clear Pyidaungsu Highway blocked by KIA...Ministry of Border Affairs provides food to IDPs...Union Minister visits Mid-Year Gems and Jewellery Emporium in Nay Pyi Taw...Illegal massage parlours, Karaoke lounges not yet eliminated - Ko Moe...Nearly 9,000 yaba tablets seized in Mongpun...Youths killed in road accident in Paung Township...Public transport to be prioritised in Yangon urban development plan - Zin Oo, Nay Win Tun...A silent emergency: Violence against women and girls - Janet E. Jackson, UNFPA Representative for Myanmar; Jarmo Kuuttila, Chargé D’Affaires, Diplomatic Mission of Finland; Ann Stödberg, Head of Development Cooperation, Embassy of Sweden Section Office; Peter Tschumi, Deputy Head of Mission, Embassy of Switzerland in Myanmar; Gavin McGillvray, Head of Office, UK Department for International Development; Peter Batchelor, Country Director, UNDP Myanmar; Troels Vester, Country Manager, UNODC Myanmar; Jean D’Cunha, Head UN Women, Myanmar..... EXTERNAL RELATIONS: Authorities grant licenses to over 400 tourism vehicles in southern Shan State in past two months...US$2,541million invested in hotel and tourism sector...South Korean investigators raid Lotte and SK offices amid political scandal...Control center to be built in Htaukkyant...Lay Htat Kyee Pagoda renovation - Aung Thant Khine... "OPINION": "We had best perform assigned duties peremptorily, not perfunctorily" - Khin Maung Oo..... ARTICLE: "Hailing 96th National Day and anticipating the Centenary of Yangon University" - Maha Saddhamma Jotika dhaja Sithu, Dr. Khin Maung Nyunt.
Language: English
Source/publisher: The Global New Light of Myanmar
Format/size: pdf (2.5MB)
Date of entry/update: 25 November 2016
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Title: "Myanmar Alin" Friday 25 November, 2016
Date of publication: 25 November 2016
Language: Burmese (ျမန္မာဘာသာ)
Source/publisher: News and Periodicals Enterprise, Ministry of Information, Union of Myanmar
Format/size: pdf (15MB)
Date of entry/update: 25 November 2016
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Title: "The Mirror" ("Kyemon") Friday 25 November, 2016
Date of publication: 25 November 2016
Language: Burmese (ျမန္မာဘာသာ)
Source/publisher: News and Periodicals Enterprise, Ministry of Information, Union of Myanmar
Format/size: pdf (10MB)
Date of entry/update: 25 November 2016
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Title: Strength in Diversity: Towards Universal Education in Myanmar’s Ethnic Areas
Date of publication: 11 October 2016
Description/subject: "This study details the role and operations of non-state education providers in ethnic areas, specifically Mon, Shan and Karen States, and the interface with state education. This paper terms education providers connected to ethnic armed groups, and other community-based providers, as ethnic basic education providers (EBEPs), which have been providing vital pre-tertiary education services to conflict-affected communities. Given the political grievances arising out of the Burmanization of government education in the past, as well as the inaccessibility of state services in some of these areas, EBEPs have filled a significant gap and have been educating youths that live daily with conflicts and are at risk of hindered educational development. Valuing a diverse education sector and recognizing existing providers as important partners, will not only contribute to universal education goals and ensure access for all, but is a durable component of a successful peace process. We hope that this report will contribute to ongoing discussions of critical governance and reform issues that are cornerstone to Myanmar’s transition and peace process... Related topics: Peace & Conflict in Myanmar
Author/creator: Kim Jolliffe and Emily Speers Mears
Language: English
Source/publisher: Asia Foundation
Format/size: pdf (5MB)
Date of entry/update: 25 November 2016
ML > Education > Education in Burma/Myanmar > Education in Burma/Myanmar by ethnicity/administrative area > Education in Burma - several ethnic groups


Title: Public Financial Management Glossary and Terms - Burmese (ျမန္မာဘာသာ)
Date of publication: 21 November 2016
Language: Burmese (ျမန္မာဘာသာ)
Source/publisher: Asia Foundation
Format/size: pdf (440K)
Date of entry/update: 25 November 2016
ML > Economy > Economy in Burma/Myanmar: general, analytical, statistical > Economy: general, analytical, statistical (various sources)


Title: Marrakech Climate Change Conference - November 2016
Date of publication: November 2016
Description/subject: "The twenty-second session of the Conference of the Parties (COP 22), the twelfth session of the Conference of the Parties serving as the meeting of the Parties to the Kyoto Protocol (CMP 12), and the first session of the Conference of the Parties serving as the meeting of the Parties to the Paris Agreement (CMA 1) were held in Bab Ighli, Marrakech, Morocco from 7-18 November 2016. The Conference successfully demonstrated to the world that the implementation of the Paris Agreement is underway and the constructive spirit of multilateral cooperation on climate change continues. The decisions adopted by COP22/CMP12/CMA1 are listed here...
Language: English, Burmese
Source/publisher: United Nations Framework Conference on Climate Change
Format/size: html
Date of entry/update: 25 November 2016
ML > Climate Change > Climate Change - global: policy > Climate Change - policy global - (agreements, statements, studies, conferences etc.)


Title: "Myanmar Alin" Thursday 24 November, 2016
Date of publication: 24 November 2016
Language: Burmese (ျမန္မာဘာသာ)
Source/publisher: News and Periodicals Enterprise, Ministry of Information, Union of Myanmar
Format/size: pdf (11MB)
Date of entry/update: 24 November 2016
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Title: "The Global New Light of Myanmar" Thursday 24 November, 2016
Date of publication: 24 November 2016
Description/subject: HLUTTAW SESSIONS:- Pyithu Hluttaw: Pyithu Hluttaw focuses on environmental issues...Amyotha Huttaw: Amyotha Hluttaw discusses ecotourism, water management with China.....OTHER DOMESTIC NEWS: State counsellor Daw Aung San Suu Kyi dismayed over Shan State violence...1st Coordination Meeting of Television and Broadcasting Law Revision and Rules Drafting Committee Held...Humanitarian aids reach IDPs in northern Shan State...Emergency ambulances donated for Station Hospitals In Maungtaw Area...Small number of vehicle owners paid Mandalay wheel tax...Small number of vehicle owners paid Mandalay wheel tax...Military medical mobile team leaves for Ayeyawady Region...Crackdown on illegal fishing methods in Ayeyawady Region...All stakeholders required to cooperate to enhance livestock and fishery sector...President U Htin Kyaw sends the message on the 96th Commemoration of National Day - Following is the full-text of the message sent by the president...Daw Aung San Suu Kyi addresses 1st National Education Conference for Children with Intellectual Disabilities...TNLA bombs Moneseinchaung Bridge in Shan State...Arsonists set fire to homes in Dargyizar Village...Civilian injured by KIA/TNLA/ MNDAA troops...Weapon, ammunition recovered... Fire destroys fighter jet... Three suspects for violent attacks arrested in Maungtaw..... EXTERNAL RELATIONS: KIA, MNDAA mortar shells land in China...Information minister receives EU’s Special Representative for Human Rights...President U Htin Kyaw receives Chief of Royal Thai Armed Forces...Daw Aung San Suu Kyi meets president of OISCA International...Garment export jumps this year...Myanmar writers’ delegation visits China...4th High Level Committee Meeting between Myanmar, Thailand held...Senior General Min Aung Hlaing receives EU’s Special Representative for Human Rights...Hosts Myanmar triumph as Cambodia knocked out..... "OPINION": "Dignity and the potential of the disabled" - Myint Win Thein.....ARTICLE: "Morality & Ethics" - Khin Maung Myint
Language: English
Source/publisher: The Global New Light of Myanmar
Format/size: pdf (2.4MB)
Date of entry/update: 24 November 2016
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Title: "The Mirror" ("Kyemon") Thursdsay 24 November, 2016
Date of publication: 24 November 2016
Language: Burmese (ျမန္မာဘာသာ)
Source/publisher: News and Periodicals Enterprise, Ministry of Information, Union of Myanmar
Format/size: pdf (7.3MB)
Date of entry/update: 24 November 2016
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Title: Before The Flood (video)
Date of publication: 04 November 2016
Description/subject: "If you could know the truth about the threat of climate change — would you want to know? "Before the Flood", presented by National Geographic, features Leonardo DiCaprio on a journey as a United Nations Messenger of Peace, traveling to five continents and the Arctic to witness climate change firsthand. He goes on expeditions with scientists uncovering the reality of climate change and meets with political leaders fighting against inaction. He also discovers a calculated disinformation campaign orchestrated by powerful special interests working to confuse the public about the urgency of the growing climate crisis. With unprecedented access to thought leaders around the world, DiCaprio searches for hope in a rising tide of catastrophic news. From Academy Award®-winning filmmaker Fisher Stevens and Academy Award®-winning actor, environmental activist and U.N. Messenger of Peace Leonardo DiCaprio, Before the Flood presents a riveting account of the dramatic changes now occurring around the world due to climate change, as well as the actions we as individuals and as a society can take to prevent the disruption of life on our planet. Beyond the steps we can take as individuals, the film urges viewers to push their elected officials in supporting the use of alternative energy sources such as solar and wind power. “We need everyone to demand bold action from their political leaders and to elect representatives who have their best interests at heart, not the interests of corporations to perpetuate a cycle of greed and destruction,” says DiCaprio. “This documentary shows how interconnected the fate of all humanity is — but also the power we all possess as individuals to build a better future for our planet.” Before the Flood premieres in theaters on October 21st and will air globally on the National Geographic Channel on October 30th in 171 countries and 45 languages. The film is directed by Fisher Stevens and produced by Leonardo DiCaprio, Fisher Stevens, Jennifer Davisson and Trevor Davidoski with Brett Ratner and James Packer of RatPac Entertainment. It was written by Mark Monroe and Executive Produced by Martin Scorsese, Adam Bardach, Mark Monroe, and Zara Duffy. The film is edited by Geoffrey Richman A.C.E., Ben Sozanski, Abhay Sofsky, and Brett Banks. The Director of Photography is Antonio Rossi. The Executive Music Producers are Trent Reznor and Atticus Ross with original music by Trent Reznor and Atticus Ross, Mogwai and Gustavo Santaolalla. The carbon emissions from Before The Flood were offset through a voluntary carbon tax. Learn how you can offset your own carbon emissions by going to CarboTax.org "
Author/creator: Fisher Stevens (Director), Leonardo DiCaprio and Martin Scorsese (Producers)
Language: English
Source/publisher: National Geographic
Format/size: Adobe Flash (1 hour 35 minutes)
Alternate URLs: https://www.beforetheflood.com/
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Before_the_Flood_(film)
Date of entry/update: 24 November 2016
ML > Climate Change > Climate Change - science (causes and effects, general, global)


Title: ENCYCLICAL LETTER LAUDATO SI’
Date of publication: 24 May 2015
Description/subject: ENCYCLICAL LETTER LAUDATO SI’ OF THE HOLY FATHER FRANCIS ON CARE FOR OUR COMMON HOME
Author/creator: Pope Francis
Language: English
Source/publisher: Vatican
Format/size: pdf (2.1MB), html
Alternate URLs: http://w2.vatican.va/content/francesco/en/encyclicals/documents/papa-francesco_20150524_enciclica-l...
Date of entry/update: 24 November 2016
ML > Climate Change > Climate Change - global: policy > Climate Change - policy global - (agreements, statements, studies, conferences etc.)


Title: "The Global New Light of Myanmar" Wednesday 23 November, 2016
Date of publication: 23 November 2016
Description/subject: HLUTTAW SESSIONS:- Pyidaungsu Hluttaw: MPs debate loans from JICA, KECF for infrastructure construction...Amyotha Hluttaw: 2nd Amyotha Hluttaw, 3rd Regular Session Holds Its 5th Day Meeting...Pyithu Hluttaw: Pyithu Hluttaw session continues.....OTHER DOMESTIC NEWS: Truck driver killed in attack by combined force of KIA, TNLA & MNDAA...Police fires shots at suspected attackers in Maungtaw...Project For Upgrading Yangon Circular Train - Ko Moe...KIA, TNLA extort money from vehicles...Bomb Explodes in Kaunghmuton, Muse...Suspect admits planting improvised landmine on bridge in Maungtaw...License to operate unregistered motorbikes will no longer be issued...Traffic returns to normality on Phakant-Karmai Road...KIA/ TNLA Coordinated Armed Groups Attack Muse Police Station...Yaba, pseudoephedrine and caffeine seized...Man charged with motorbike theft in Mon State...Applications invited for low-cost apartments of Construction ministry starting from 28th November...MYANMAR GAZETTE...KIA, TNLA and MNDAA seriously wounds one civilian...KIA, TNLA & MNDAA combined troops blow up lorry carrying watermelons...3 Company Employees Tortured, One Escapes..... EXTERNAL RELATIONS: Pyithu Hluttaw Speaker receives Ambassador of the Republic of Chile, EU Special Representative for Human Rights...State Counsellor Daw Aung San Suu Kyi meets EU’s Special Representative for Human Rights...Daw Aung San Suu Kyi addresses opening ceremony for 3rd Myanmar-EU Seminar on Human Rights...President receives outgoing Poland Ambassador...KOICA to build teacher training center...Hpa-an Industrial Zone attracts only two foreign firms in six years...MCB hits zero trading volume on 21 November at YSX...Myanmar under discussions with U.S. to export straw mushrooms...Defence Services C-in-C holds talks with Chief of Royal Thai Armed Forces...U Kyaw Myo Htut presents credentials to Governor General of Canada..... "OPINION": "Law and Justice" - Myint Win Thein.....ARTICLE: "Occupational Competency Standards Based Training" - Kyaw Win (Labour)
Language: English
Source/publisher: The Global New Light of Myanmar
Format/size: pdf (2.4MB)
Date of entry/update: 23 November 2016
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Title: "Myanmar Alin" Wednesday 23 November, 2016
Date of publication: 23 November 2016
Language: Burmese (ျမန္မာဘာသာ)
Source/publisher: News and Periodicals Enterprise, Ministry of Information, Union of Myanmar
Format/size: pdf (14MB)
Date of entry/update: 23 November 2016
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Title: "The Mirror" ("Kyemon") Wednesday 23 November, 2016
Date of publication: 23 November 2016
Language: Burmese (ျမန္မာဘာသာ)
Source/publisher: News and Periodicals Enterprise, Ministry of Information, Union of Myanmar
Format/size: pdf (11MB)
Date of entry/update: 23 November 2016
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Title: Ethnic Armed Actors and Justice Provision in Myanmar (English)
Date of publication: October 2016
Description/subject: Executive Summary: "As a result of decades of ongoing civil war, large areas of Myanmar remain outside government rule, or are subject to mixed control and governance by the government and an array of ethnic armed actors (EAAs). These included ethnic armed organizations (EAOs), with ceasefires or in conflict with the state, as well as state-backed ethnic paramilitary organizations, such as the Border Guard Forces (BGFs) and People’s Militia Forces (PMFs). Despite this seeming recipe for chaos, there is a startling level of order in most of these areas. This order has been created in large part through customary justice mechanisms at the community level, and as a result of justice systems administered by EAAs, and in some cases by ethnic paramilitary organizations. In EAO-controlled areas, their justice systems are often the only formal structures present, while in mixed-control areas, government and EAA justice systems exist separately, but side by side. The village, and village-based justice mechanisms, are the glue that provides stability and order for most civilians in these areas. Often reliant on a long tradition of customary law and practices, village heads and village justice committees handle civil disputes and petty crimes – the bulk of justice issues in these areas. EAAs have built their justice systems on top of the village structures, relying on them to handle most justice issues, while requiring more serious crimes to be handled in EAO courts, which are also available for appeals from the village level. On paper, at least, EAA justice systems are hierarchical, allowing for referral up the chain from village tract to township to district to the center. These structures, often backed by official procedures, also provide for the assignment of progressively more serious cases and progressively more severe punishments at each level. Judicial procedures differ between organizations, with some following a more formal model while other systems are more rudimentary. In practice, there may be variation from established procedures due to the ebb and flow of conflict, the capacity of an organization in a given area, or the personal connections of an individual to members of an EAA. Internal security for most EAOs is provided by their regular soldiers and militia they establish at the local level. These formations commonly function as arresting agencies as well as jailers. A few EAOs have established police forces dedicated to preserving public order among the populace. Criminal investigations are usually conducted by EAO administrative authorities, except in the case of the Karen National Union (KNU), which has a police force authorized for this. Village customary justice and EAA justice structures have continued to maintain order in EAA areas through periods of conflict and ceasefire. Without the EAA justice systems and the stabilizing effect of village customary justice structures, this order and stability would have been far less likely. 1 In many areas of Myanmar where EAAs operate, the central government has only ever had tenuous control, if any control at all. The ability of EAOs to maintain order and a degree of justice in turn contributes to their legitimacy among the population they claim to represent in areas they control, in mixed-control areas, and often to some degree in government-control areas adjacent to conflict zones where members of the group’s ethnic base also reside. The rule of law and the workings of Myanmar’s justice system are receiving increasing attention, while the role and structure of EAO justice systems and village justice remain relatively little studied or understood. The continuity and stability of village justice systems provide the bedrock on which official justice systems – the government’s and the EAOs’ – are built, and thus are important to maintaining order and stability across the country. The fact that EAO justice systems operate in parallel with that of the government in large areas of the country, and provide the only means of justice for large portions of the population, should indicate their importance for the peace process as well as for the future governance of Myanmar"
Author/creator: Brian McCartan and Kim Jolliffe
Language: English
Source/publisher: Asia Foundation
Format/size: pdf (1.9MB-reduced version; 3.4MB-original)
Alternate URLs: http://asiafoundation.org/wp-content/uploads/2016/10/Ethnic-Armed-Actors-and-Justice-Provision-in-M...
Date of entry/update: 23 November 2016
ML > Law and Constitution > Legal Pluralism > Legal Pluralism - Burma/Myanmar-specific


Title: Ethnic Armed Actors and Justice Provision in Myanmar - တိုင္းရင္းသားလက္နက္ကိုင္အုပ္စုမ်ား၏ တရားစီရင္ေရးစနစ္မ်ား ဘ႐ိုင္ယန္ မ
Date of publication: October 2016
Description/subject: အဓိကအခ်က္မ်ားေကာက္ႏႈတ္ခ်က္ ႏွစ္ေပါင္းမ်ားစြာ ျဖစ္ပြါးေနေသာ ျပည္တြင္းစစ္၏ အက်ဳိးဆက္ေၾကာင့္ ျမန္မာေတာင္တန္းနယ္ေျမအမ်ားစုသည္ အစိုးရထိန္းခ်ဳပ္မႈ ေဘာင္အျပင္ဖက္ သို႔မဟုတ္ အစိုးရ ႏွင့္ တိုင္းရင္းသားလက္နက္ကိုင္ အဓိကဇာတ္ေကာင္မ်ား (EAAs) ၏ ထိန္းခ်ဳပ္မႈ၊ အုပ္ခ်ဳပ္မႈ ေရာေထြးေနေသာ အေနအထားအတြင္းတြင္ ရွိေနၾကဆဲ ျဖစ္သည္။ တိုင္းရင္းသားလက္နက္ကိုင္ အဓိက ဖာတ္ေကာင္းမ်ား (EAAs) ] ဟုဆိုရာတြင္ တိုင္းရင္းသားလက္နက္ကိုင္အဖြဲ႔အစည္းမ်ား (EAOs) (အပစ္ရပ္ထားေသာ (သို႔မဟုတ္) ပ႗ိပကၡဆက္လက္ျဖစ္ပြားလွ်က္ရွိေသာ) အျပင္ နယ္ျခားေစာင့္တပ္မ်ား (BGF) ႏွင့္ ျပည္သူ႔စစ္အဖြဲ႔(PMF) တို႔ ကဲ့သို႔ေသာ အစိုးရေနာက္ခံျပဳ တပ္မေတာ္ကြပ္ကဲမႈေအာက္ရွိ လက္နက္ကိုင္ထားေသာ တိုင္းရင္းသားအဖြဲ႕အစည္းမ်ား (State-backed ethnic paramilitary organization) ပါ၀င္ပါသည္။ ထို႔ေၾကာင္႔ ဖ႐ိုဖရဲျဖစ္ေနသည္ဟုထင္ရေသာ္လည္း ၎နယ္ေျမအမ်ားစုတြင္ ဥပေဒစိုးမိုးေရး စတင္မႈအဆင့္တြင္ ရွိေနၾကၿပီျဖစ္သည္။ ယင္းဥပေဒစိုးမိုးမႈ သည္ ရပ္ရြာအဆင့္တြင္ ဓေလ့ထံုးတမ္းအရ တရားစီရင္ျခင္းစနစ္ႏွင့္ တိုင္းရင္းသားလက္နက္ကိုင္ အဓိက ဇာတ္ေကာင္မ်ား (EAAs)၊ တခါတရံ တပ္မေတာ္ကြပ္ကဲမႈေအာက္ရွိ လက္နက္ကိုင္ထားေသာ တိုင္းရင္းသားအဖြဲ႕အစည္းမ်ား (ethnic paramilitary organization) စီမံခန္႔ခြဲေသာ တရားစီရင္မႈစနစ္တို႔ေၾကာင့္ ေနရာအေတာ္မ်ားမ်ားတြင္ အဓိကျဖစ္ေပၚလာခဲ့သည္။ တိုင္းရင္းသားလက္နက္ကိုင္အဖြဲ႔မ်ား ထိန္းခ်ဳပ္ေသာ နယ္ေျမမ်ားတြင္ ၎တို႔၏ တရားစီရင္မႈစနစ္မ်ားသည္ တရားဝင္ပံုစံ တစ္ခုတည္းသာရွိေသာ္လည္း ထိန္းခ်ဳပ္မႈေရာယွက္ေနေသာ နယ္ေျမမ်ား တြင္မူ အစိုးရႏွင့္ လက္နက္ကိုင္ထားေသာ တိုင္းရင္းသားအဖြဲ႔မ်ား၏ တရားစီရင္မႈစနစ္မ်ားသည္ သီးျခားစီတည္ရွိေနေသာ္လည္း ရပ္တည္ခ်က္ မွာ အတူတူပင္ျဖစ္သည္။ ၎နယ္ေျမမ်ားရွိ အရပ္သားအမ်ားစုအတြက္ တည္ၿငိမ္မႈႏွင့္ ဥပေဒစိုးမိုးမႈတို႔ကို ျဖည့္ဆည္းေပးေသာအရာမွာ ေက်းရြာႏွင့္ ေက်းရြာအေျချပဳ တရားစီရင္မႈ စနစ္မ်ားျဖစ္သည္။ အဆိုပါနယ္ေျမမ်ားတြင္ အျဖစ္မ်ားေသာ တရားမေၾကာင္းႏွင့္ အေသးစားရာဇဝတ္မႈမ်ားကို ေက်းရြာသူႀကီးႏွင့္ ေက်းရြာတရားစီရင္ေရးေကာ္မတီမ်ားက အစဥ္အလာဓေလ့ထံုးတမ္းဥပေဒမ်ားကို အမွီျပဳ၍ ကိုင္တြယ္ေျဖရွင္းေလ့ရွိၾကသည္။ တိုင္းရင္းသား လက္နက္ကိုင္အဓိကဇာတ္ေကာင္မ်ား(EAAs)သည္ ၎တို႔၏ တရားစီရင္မႈစနစ္မ်ားကို ေက်းရြာဖြဲ႔စည္းပံု၏ ထိပ္တြင္ထည့္သြင္းထားၿပီး ယင္းတို႔ကို အမွီျပဳ၍ အမႈကိစၥမ်ားကို ကိုင္တြယ္ၾကသည္။ ျပင္းထန္ေသာရာဇဝတ္မႈမ်ားကိုမူ တိုင္းရင္းသားလက္နက္ကိုင္အဖြဲ႔အစည္းမ်ား (EAOs) ၏ တရား႐ံုးမ်ားတြင္ ေျဖရွင္းရန္လိုအပ္ၿပီး ၎တရား႐ံုးမ်ားသို႔ ေက်းရြာအဆင့္မွ အယူခံလႊာတင္သြင္းႏိုင္သည္။ စာရြက္ေပၚမွ ဖြဲ႔စည္းပံုအရ EAO မ်ား၏ တရားစီရင္မႈစနစ္မ်ားသည္ အထက္မွေအာက္သို႔ အဆင့္ဆင့္ဖြဲ႕စည္းထားၿပီး ရပ္ေက်း၊ ၿမိဳ႕နယ္၊ ခ႐ိုင္၊ ဗဟိုအဆင့္ဆင့္တင္ျပရန္ ခြင့္ျပဳထားသည္။ တရားဝင္ လုပ္ထံုးလုပ္နည္းမ်ား ျဖင့္ ပံ့ပိုးထားေသာ ၎တရားစီရင္မႈစနစ္မ်ားသည္ အဆင့္တိုင္းတြင္ ပိုမိုျပင္းထန္ေသာ အမႈအခင္းမ်ားကို စစ္ေဆးရန္ႏွင့္ ပိုမိုျပင္းထန္ေသာ ျပစ္ဒဏ္မ်ား ခ်မွတ္ရန္ ခြင့္ေပးထားသည္။ EAO မ်ားအၾကား တရားစီရင္မႈ လုပ္ထံုးလုပ္နည္းမ်ား ကြာျခားမႈရွိၿပီး အခ်ဳိ႕က ပံုစံတက်ရိွမႈကို လိုက္ပါက်င့္သံုးၾကၿပီး အခ်ဳိ႕က အေျခခံက်လြန္းေသာပံုစံကို ဆုပ္ကိုင္ထားၾက သည္။ လက္ေတြ႔တြင္မူ ပဋိပကၡ သံသရာ၊ နယ္ေျမအတြင္း အဖြဲ႔အစည္း၏ စြမ္းေဆာင္ရည္၊ EAA အဖြဲ႔ဝင္မ်ားႏွင့္ ပုဂၢိဳလ္ေရးဆက္ႏြယ္မႈ စသည္တို႔ေၾကာင့္ ေရးဆြဲထားေသာ လုပ္ထံုးလုပ္နည္းမ်ားႏွင့္ ကြဲျပားမႈမ်ားရွိႏိုင္သည္။ EAO အမ်ားစုအတြက္ အဖြဲ႕တြင္းလံုၿခံဳမႈကို ၎တို႔၏ အၿမဲတမ္းတပ္ဖြဲ႔ဝင္မ်ားႏွင့္ ေဒသတြင္းအဆင့္တြင္ ၎တို႔ဖြဲ႕စည္းထားေသာ ျပည္သူ႕စစ္အဖြဲ႕မ်ားက တာဝန္ယူၾကသည္။ ၎တပ္ဖြဲ႕ဝင္မ်ားကပင္ တရားခံဖမ္းျခင္း၊ အခ်ဳပ္ခန္းေစာင့္ၾကပ္ျခင္းတို႔ကို ေဆာင္ရြက္ၾကသည္။ ရပ္ရြာအတြင္း လူထုလံုၿခံဳေရးေဆာင္ရြက္ရန္ရည္ရြယ္၍ ရဲဌာန ဖြဲ႔စည္းထားေသာ EAO အနည္းစု ရွိသည္။ ရာဇဝတ္မႈစံုစမ္းစစ္ေဆးရာတြင္ ရဲဌာနကို အခြင့္အာဏာေပးထားေသာ ကရင္အမ်ိဳးသားအစည္းအ႐ံုး (KNU) အဖြဲ႔မွလြဲလွ်င္ မ်ားေသာ အားျဖင့္ EAO အုပ္ခ်ဳပ္ေရးအာဏာပိုင္မ်ားက လုပ္ေဆာင္ေလ့ရွိသည္။ ေက်းရြာဓေလ့ထံုးတမ္းတရားစီရင္မႈႏွင့္ EAAမ်ား၏ တရားစီရင္မႈစနစ္မ်ားသည္ ပ႗ိပကၡကာလႏွင့္ အပစ္ရပ္ကာလမ်ားတစ္ေလွ်ာက္ ဥပေဒစိုးမိုးမႈကို ထိန္းသိမ္းရန္ ဆက္လက္ တည္ရွိခဲ့ၿပီးျဖစ္သည္။ EAA မ်ား၏ တရားစီရင္မႈစနစ္မ်ား ႏွင့္ တည္ၿငိမ္ေစသည့္ သက္ေရာက္မႈရွိေသာ ေက်းရြာဓေလ့တရားစီရင္မႈ မရွိပါက ဤသို႔တည္ၿငိမ္ၿပီး တရားဥပေဒစိုးမိုးႏိုင္စရာအေၾကာင္းမရွိေပ။1 ျမန္မာႏိုင္ငံရွိ EAA မ်ားလႈပ္ရွားေသာ နယ္ေျမအမ်ားစုတြင္ ဗဟိုအစိုးရအေနႏွင့္ ထိန္းခ်ဳပ္ႏိုင္မႈရွိခဲ့လွ်င္လည္း အနည္းငယ္ေသာ ထိန္းခ်ဳပ္မႈသာလွ်င္ ရွိသည္။ EAO မ်ား၏ ဥပေဒစိုးမိုးမႈႏွင့္ တရားစီရင္မႈ ထိန္းသိမ္း ႏိုင္စြမ္းသည္ ၎တို႔ထိန္းခ်ဳပ္ေသာ နယ္ေျမမ်ား၊ ထိန္းခ်ဳပ္မႈေရာေႏွာေနေသာနယ္ေျမမ်ား၊ ႏွင့္ ရံဖန္ရံ ခါသက္ဆိုင္ရာတိုင္းရင္းသားလူမ်ိဳးစုမ်ား ေနထိုင္ၿပီး ပဋိပကၡဇုန္မ်ား ႏွင့္ ကပ္ေနေသာ အစိုးရထိန္းခ်ဳပ္နယ္ေျမမ်ားအခ်ိဳ႕ရွိ ၎တို႔ကိုယ္စားျပဳသည့္ လူထုအသိုင္းအဝိုင္းမ်ားအၾကားတြင္ တရားဝင္မႈ ရရွိႏိုင္စြမ္းအေပၚတြင္ အျပန္အလွန္အားျဖင့္ သက္ေရာက္မႈရွိသည္။ EAO မ်ား၏ တရားစီရင္မႈစနစ္မ်ား ဖြဲ႔စည္းပံုႏွင့္ ေက်းလက္တရားစီရင္မႈပံုစံမ်ားကို အနည္းအက်ဥ္းမွ်သာ သိရွိနားလည္ေသးေသာ္လည္း ဥပေဒစိုးမိုးမႈႏွင့္ ျမန္မာ့တရားစီရင္မႈစနစ္မ်ား အလုပ္လုပ္ပံုတို႔အေပၚ ေက်းလက္တရားစီရင္မႈစနစ္မ်ား၏ စဥ္ဆက္မျမတ္မႈႏွင့္ တည္ၿငိမ္မႈတို႔ သည္ အစိုးရႏွင့္ EAO မ်ား၏ တရားဝင္တရားစီရင္မႈစနစ္မ်ား တည္ေဆာက္ရန္ အမာခံအုတ္ျမစ္သဖြယ္ ျဖည့္ဆည္းေပးၿပီး ႏိုင္ငံတစ္ဝွမ္း တည္ၿငိမ္မႈႏွင့္ ေအးခ်မ္းမႈထိမ္းသိမ္းေရး၏ အေရးႀကီးေသာ အစိတ္အပိုင္းျဖစ္ၾကသည္။ EAO တရားစီရင္မႈ စနစ္မ်ားက ႏိုင္ငံ၏နယ္ေျမ အမ်ားစုတြင္ အစိုးရတရားစီရင္မႈစနစ္မ်ားႏွင့္ အၿပိဳင္လည္ပတ္လုပ္ေဆာင္ေနၿပီး လူထုအသိုင္းအဝိုင္းအမ်ားစုအတြက္ တရားစီရင္မႈဆိုင္ရာ နည္းလမ္းမ်ား ျဖစ္ေနေသာအခ်က္ေၾကာင့္ ယင္းစနစ္မ်ားသည္ ျမန္မာႏိုင္ငံ၏ အနာဂါတ္စီမံအုပ္ခ်ဳပ္မႈႏွင့္ ၿငိမ္းခ်မ္းေရးလုပ္ငန္းစဥ္အတြက္ အေရးပါေၾကာင္း ညႊန္ျပသင့္ရွိသည္။
Author/creator: Brian McCartan and Kim Jolliffe
Language: Burmese (ျမန္မာဘာသာ)
Source/publisher: Asia Foundation
Format/size: pdf (6.2MB)
Alternate URLs: http://www.burmalibrary.org/docs23/AF-2016-10-Ethnic-Armed-Actors-and-Justice-Provision-in-Myanmar-...
Date of entry/update: 23 November 2016
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Title: "The Global New Light of Myanmar" Tuesday 22 November, 2016
Date of publication: 22 November 2016
Description/subject: HLUTTAW SESSIONS:- Pyidaungsu Hluttaw: Depreciation of Myanmar kyat in 2014-15 due to surging US dollar...PYITHU HLUTTAW: Pyithu Hluttaw to debate bill amending examination law...Amyotha Hluttaw: 3rd Regular Session of Amyotha Hluttaw Holds Its Fourth Day Meeting.....OTHER DOMESTIC NEWS: Cars carrying aid workers attacked in Muse, one philanthropic man injured...System breakdown causes nationwide power outage...Central Committee for holding 69th Independence Day celebration convenes 2nd meeting...IDPs in Muse provided with aid, health care...Demonstration of monsoon paddy harvesting held in Htigyaing...Over 100 tonnes of timber confiscated in Kawlin...Short-life paddy price drops in Thaton, farmers stuck with high yield...Awareness campaign to be offered for tea leaf growers from 40 villages...Winter crop farmers from Seikpyu Township delayed by erratic rain...Survey to be conducted on taxis licensed outside of Yangon...State Sangha Maha Nayaka holds 12th meeting..... EXTERNAL RELATIONS: Amyotha Hluttaw Speaker receives Chilean Ambassador...Chinese Embassy in Myanmar reacts to armed conflicts near border...Humanitarian groups allowed to deliver aid to Maungtaw - Myint Maung Soe...President U Htin Kyaw accepts credentials of newly accredited ambassadors...Hotel must report on list of foreign guests to authorities...MACCS encounters initial problems...US-based Ball Corporation can produce 500 million cans per year...New investment law to be effective in April...Mid-year Gems and Jewellery Emporium-2016 crowded with traders..... "OPINION": "Never let yourself be dragged in any destructive activities by subversive elements!" - Khin Maung Oo.....ARTICLE: "Towards The Way Home Back" - Yin Nwe Ko (Linn).....POEM: "When the history is lost" - Maung Win War
Language: English
Source/publisher: The Global New Light of Myanmar
Format/size: pdf (2.3MB)
Date of entry/update: 22 November 2016
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Title: "The Global New Light of Myanmar" Monday 21 November, 2016
Date of publication: 21 November 2016
Language: English
Source/publisher: The Global New Light of Myanmar
Format/size: pdf (5.9MB)
Date of entry/update: 22 November 2016
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Title: "Myanmar Alin" Monday 21 November, 2016
Date of publication: 21 November 2016
Language: Burmese (ျမန္မာဘာသာ)
Source/publisher: News and Periodicals Enterprise, Ministry of Information, Union of Myanmar
Format/size: pdf (12MB)
Date of entry/update: 22 November 2016
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Title: "Myanmar Alin" Tuesday 22 November, 2016
Date of publication: 22 November 2016
Language: Burmese (ျမန္မာဘာသာ)
Source/publisher: News and Periodicals Enterprise, Ministry of Information, Union of Myanmar
Format/size: pdf (14MB)
Date of entry/update: 22 November 2016
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Title: "The Mirror" ("Kyemon") Tuesday 22 November, 2016
Date of publication: 22 November 2016
Language: Burmese (ျမန္မာဘာသာ)
Source/publisher: News and Periodicals Enterprise, Ministry of Information, Union of Myanmar
Format/size: pdf (7.6MB)
Date of entry/update: 22 November 2016
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Title: "The Mirror" ("Kyemon") Monday 21 November, 2016
Date of publication: 21 November 2016
Language: Burmese (ျမန္မာဘာသာ)
Source/publisher: News and Periodicals Enterprise, Ministry of Information, Union of Myanmar
Format/size: pdf (12MB)
Date of entry/update: 22 November 2016
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Title: Asian Views on America’s Role in Asia: The Future of the Rebalance (text, slideshow, video)
Date of publication: 14 November 2016
Description/subject: The Future of the Rebalance... STRATEGIC RECOMMENDATIONS FOR THE INCOMING U.S. PRESIDENT ON FOREIGN POLICY TOWARDS ASIA.....EXECUTIVE SUMMARY: As in much of the world, policymakers in Asia have been transfixed by the twists and turns of the 2016 U.S. presidential campaign.The contest between Donald Trump and Hillary Clinton has unexpectedly set the stage for a comprehensive discussion of America’s post-war foreign policy—including its commitment to the global security system and a liberal trading regime. As the United States reexamines many of the traditional assumptions about its role in the world, Asian leaders are deeply concerned about America’s long-term support for the liberal, global economic order and Washington’s political will to sustain its longstanding international security commitments. Faced with the forces of isolationism and economic nationalism, the United States must not shrink from its leadership role in the international order. The U.S. has been a major power in Asia for the past 70 years, a time of unprecedented and dramatic economic expansion and societal change that has transformed virtually every Asian nation and thrust the region as a whole into a position of global preeminence. Yet despite these advances, the countries of Asia are contending with a number of complex and potentially destabilizing international and internal challenges—from territorial disputes and nuclear proliferation, maritime piracy and human and drug trafficking, to corruption, rapid urbanization, environmental pollution, income inequality and poverty, aging populations, and natural disasters..."
Language: English
Source/publisher: Asia Foundation
Format/size: pdf (7.4MB)
Alternate URLs: http://asiafoundation.org/slideshow/asian-views-americas-role-asia-report-release-events-united-sta... (slideshow)
http://asiafoundation.org/video/asian-views-americas-role-asia-public-program-washington-dc/ (video)
http://www.burmalibrary.org/docs23/AF-2016-11-17-Asian-Views-on-Americas-Role-in-Asia-en.pdf (pdf)
Date of entry/update: 22 November 2016
ML > Foreign Relations > USA-Asia relations


Title: Asia Foundation Releases Top 10 Recommendations for Trump Administration on Asia Foreign Policy
Date of publication: 14 November 2016
Description/subject: "The U.S. must not shrink from its leadership role in the international order, according to a new Asia Foundation report released today. Asian Views on America’s Role in Asia: The Future of the Rebalance is the Foundation’s signature foreign policy initiative bringing together diverse, distinct perspectives from influential Asian foreign policy specialists and thought leaders. The report arrives on the eve of possibly the greatest change in American foreign policy in Asia since the end of World War II. One of the principal conclusions of the report is that most Asians believe that a robust, sustained, and consistent U.S. diplomatic, economic, and security presence in the region is essential. President-elect Donald Trump will find a complex set of issues to address in the dynamic and divergent region, including pressing inter-Asian tensions, expectations of Asian leaders and the broader public about America’s role, as well as rising powers eager to set their own agendas. In contrast to the majority of Asia policy projects in the U.S. which limit the inquiry to American views, the report emphasizes the views of Asians, not only foreign policy luminaries, but also an emerging younger generation of leaders, including from civil society and policy institutes. The Asia Foundation report is formulated as a set of strategic recommendations—including a concise top 10—for the new administration on U.S. foreign policy priorities in Asia. These are: Maintain a strong American presence in the Asia Pacific; Support Asian regional architecture; Ratify TPP; Rethink U.S. strategy on the Korean peninsula; Pursue a balanced approach towards China; Ratify UN Convention on the Law of the Sea; Work with India to address South Asian security; Do not abandon Afghanistan; Play a leading role in nontraditional security; and Continue to project American “soft power.”
Language: English
Source/publisher: Asia Foundation
Format/size: html
Date of entry/update: 22 November 2016
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Title: Google search results for "Trump Myanmar OR Burma"
Description/subject: About 16,700,000 results (23 November 2016)
Language: English
Source/publisher: Google
Format/size: html
Date of entry/update: 22 November 2016
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Title: "The Global New Light of Myanmar" Sunday 20 November, 2016
Date of publication: 20 November 2016
Description/subject: DOMESTIC NEWS: EXTERNAL RELATIONS: "OPINION": " ARTICLE:
Language: English
Source/publisher: The Global New Light of Myanmar
Format/size: pdf (6.5MB)
Date of entry/update: 20 November 2016
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Title: "Myanmar Alin" Sunday 20 November, 2016
Date of publication: 20 November 2016
Language: Burmese (ျမန္မာဘာသာ)
Source/publisher: News and Periodicals Enterprise, Ministry of Information, Union of Myanmar
Format/size: pdf (11MB)
Date of entry/update: 20 November 2016
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Title: "The Mirror" ("Kyemon") Sunday 20 November, 2016
Date of publication: 20 November 2016
Language: Burmese (ျမန္မာဘာသာ)
Source/publisher: News and Periodicals Enterprise, Ministry of Information, Union of Myanmar
Format/size: pdf (7MB)
Date of entry/update: 20 November 2016
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Title: The impact of swidden decline on livelihoods and ecosystem services in Southeast Asia: A review of the evidence from 1990 to 2015
Date of publication: 01 October 2016
Description/subject: Abstract: "Global economic change and policy interventions are driving transitions from long-fallow swidden (LFS) systems to alternative land uses in Southeast Asia’s uplands. This study presents a systematic review of how these transitions impact upon livelihoods and ecosystem services in the region. Over 17 000 studies published between 1950 and 2015 were narrowed, based on relevance and quality, to 93 studies for further analysis. Our analysis of land-use transitions from swidden to intensified cropping systems showed several outcomes: more households had increased overall income, but these benefits came at significant cost such as reductions of customary practice, socio-economic wellbeing, livelihood options, and staple yields. Examining the effects of transitions on soil properties revealed negative impacts on soil organic carbon, cation-exchange capacity, and aboveground carbon. Taken together, the proximate and underlying drivers of the transitions from LFS to alternative land uses, especially intensified perennial and annual cash cropping, led to significant declines in pre-existing livelihood security and the ecosystem services supporting this security. Our results suggest that policies imposing landuse transitions on upland farmers so as to improve livelihoods and environments have been misguided; in the context of varied land uses, swidden agriculture can support livelihoods and ecosystem services that will help buffer the impacts of climate change in Southeast Asia." Keywords: *Alternative land uses *Ecosystem services * Livelihood security *Shifting cultivation *Southeast Asia
Author/creator: Wolfram H. Dressler, David Wilson, Jessica Clendenning, Rob Cramb, Rodney Keenan, Sango Mahanty, Thilde Bech Bruun, Ole Mertz
Language: English
Source/publisher: The Royal Swedish Acadamy of Sciences, Crossmark
Format/size: pdf (1.8MB)
Alternate URLs: http://www.burmalibrary.org/docs23/2016-Dressler_et_al-swidden_review.pdf
Date of entry/update: 20 November 2016
ML > Agriculture and fisheries > Shifting ("swidden", "jhum", "taungya", "kaingin") cultivation - regional and global
Climate Change > Climate Change - Asia-Pacific region > Adaptation > Policies
Climate Change > Climate Change - Asia-Pacific region > Mitigation > Policies
Land > Customary tenure - global and regional


Title: "The Global New Light of Myanmar" Saturday 19 November, 2016
Date of publication: 19 November 2016
Description/subject: HLUTTAW SESSIONS:- AMYOTHA HLUTTAW: Ring road to be built in Kengtung...PYITHU HLUTTAW: Third meeting of Pyithu Hluttaw continues.....EXECUTIVE: Republic of the Union of Myanmar President Office Order 59/2016 4th Waning of Tazaungmon 1378 ME Termination of Duties The duties of Deputy Minister for Agriculture, Livestock and Irrigation Dr Tun Win are terminated with effect from today.....OTHER DOMESTIC NEWS: Reports of hundreds fleeing Myanmar being pushed back by Bangladesh said to be false...Investigation commission vows to help local residents in Maungtaw...Suspected arson in school complex In Maungtaw Township...Investigation commission vows to help local residents in Maungtaw...Elder village leader murdered in Maungtaw...Third meeting held to implement Peace, Stability and Development in Rakhine State...Wheelchair journey launched to hail Int’l Day Of Persons With Disabilities...Yaba, heroin seized in Lashio and Moemeik...Heroin and yaba worth Ks 8 million seized in Monywa...Sleepy driver crashes into road divider on Highway...Man charged with car theft in Pathein...Modern car park system will hopefully help ease Yangon traffic congestion...Republic of the Union of Myanmar Union Election Commission Notification 29/2016 4th Waning of Tazaungmon 1378 ME...Republic of the Union of Myanmar Union Election Commission Notification 30/2016 4th Waning of Tazaungmon 1378 ME...Harvesting Season Commences About Maungtaw Township...MPU holds 5/2016 meeting...14 Suspect Villagers Seized in Maungtaw Township..... EXTERNAL RELATIONS: Pyidaungsu Hluttaw, Hanns Seidel Foundation sign MoU...Sender of fake news in Rakhine linked to int’l extremist groups...President accepts credentials of newly-accredited ambassadors...Sate Counsellor Daw Aung San Suu Kyi receives ambassadors...Trade value under ITC reaches over Ks4,400 million...Exhibition in Bagan to show off Myanmar traditional products...Maritime trade value declines while border trade value increases...Export volume of rice drops by over 100,000 tonnes...Over 140,000 tonnes of rubber to be exported this fiscal year...Japan and Myanmar to boost trade, investment this year...Defence Services C-in-C holds talks with JPN-MYN Friendship Association Chairman...Delivery of Aid from WFP to villagers in Maungtaw from 4-11-2016..... "OPINION": "Vulnerable agriculture sector" - Myint Win Thein.....ARTICLE: "Water service delivery in Myanmar cities" - Reinforcing operators’ capacities to sustain upgraded services - Dr. Khin Maung Lwin
Language: English
Source/publisher: The Global New Light of Myanmar
Format/size: pdf (2.4MB)
Date of entry/update: 19 November 2016
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Title: "Myanmar Alin" Saturday 19 November, 2016
Date of publication: 19 November 2016
Language: Burmese (ျမန္မာဘာသာ)
Source/publisher: News and Periodicals Enterprise, Ministry of Information, Union of Myanmar
Format/size: pdf (9.1MB)
Date of entry/update: 19 November 2016
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Title: "The Mirror" ("Kyemon") Saturday 19 November, 2016
Date of publication: 19 November 2016
Language: Burmese (ျမန္မာဘာသာ)
Source/publisher: News and Periodicals Enterprise, Ministry of Information, Union of Myanmar
Format/size: pdf (12MB)
Date of entry/update: 19 November 2016
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Title: "The Global New Light of Myanmar" Friday 18 November, 2016
Date of publication: 18 November 2016
Description/subject: HLUTTAW SESSIONS:- PYIDAUNGSU HLUTTAW: Second Day Meeting, 3rd Regular Session of 2nd Pyidaungsu Hluttaw Held...PYITHU HLUTTAW: Pyithu Hluttaw to debate legal protection for house maids...AMYOTHA HLUTTAW: Union Government to fund ethnic language, culture courses.....OTHER DOMESTIC NEWS: "Detainees: Forced terrorist training and arsons under threat of foreign extremists...59 more suspects in Maungtaw armed attacks arrested...Scenes of Maungtaw which is more frenetic day by day! - Ko Thet and group...Eighth meeting of JMC-U held...Mandalay’s Chanmyashwepyi Bus Terminal to be upgraded...Action taken against unlicensed car dealers in Myitkyina...Court to sentence seven policemen for detainee’s death...Woman robbed of jewellery in Nay Pyi Taw Council Area...Low-cost flats to be built in Yangon - Ko Moe...Tenders invited for water taxi vessels...Two men suspected of involvement in Maungtaw armed attacks receive medical treatment...New Myaungmya bridge to be built in 2017-18...BFM’s warm clothing donations reach IDPs in Kachin State...Police training aims to raise security in Rakhine State...1st phase of the “Rural Development Programme at Taungni-Taung Lay Lone road in Taunggyi Tsp completed...Rakhine State Advisory Commission members visit Sittway Hospital..... EXTERNAL RELATIONS: Pyithu Hluttaw Speaker meets Vice President of German Federal Parliament, JPN-MYN Friendship Association Chairman...Amyotha Hluttaw Speaker meets Vice President of German Federal Parliament...President attends 80th Anniversary of birth of Czech hero Vaclav Havel...President accepts credentials from newly-accredited ambassadors...Over 1,200 trafficked to Thailand in six years...Statue of Daw Aung San Suu Kyi up for auction at Miss World 2016 contest...Flower crab exports declined by half this year...Myanmar’s dried tea leaves to go to Germany before Christmas Eve..... "OPINION": "Housemaids need legal protection - Myint Win Thein".....ARTICLE: "The Rights of Shareholders of a Public Company" - Win Sein
Language: English
Source/publisher: The Global New Light of Myanmar
Format/size: pdf (2.6MB)
Date of entry/update: 18 November 2016
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Title: "Myanmar Alin" Friday 18 November, 2016
Date of publication: 18 November 2016
Language: Burmese (ျမန္မာဘာသာ)
Source/publisher: News and Periodicals Enterprise, Ministry of Information, Union of Myanmar
Format/size: pdf (11MB)
Date of entry/update: 18 November 2016
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Title: "The Mirror" ("Kyemon") Friday 18 November, 2016
Date of publication: 18 November 2016
Language: Burmese (ျမန္မာဘာသာ)
Source/publisher: News and Periodicals Enterprise, Ministry of Information, Union of Myanmar
Format/size: pdf (7.6MB)
Date of entry/update: 18 November 2016
RR > News - Daily newspapers produced by the Government of Burma/Myanmar (archive from June 2003) > "The [Global] New Light of Myanmar", "Kyemon" and "Myanmar Alin" > "The Mirror" ("Kyemon") archive > "The Mirror" ("Kyemon") 2016


Title: Burma: Massive Destruction in Rohingya Villages. Satellite Images Show 430 Burned Buildings; UN-Aided Inquiry Needed
Date of publication: 13 November 2016
Description/subject: "High-definition satellite imagery shows widespread fire-related destruction in ethnic Rohingya villages in Burma's Rakhine State, Human Rights Watch said today. The Burmese government should immediately invite the United Nations to assist in investigating reported destruction of villages in the area. “New satellite images not only confirm the widespread destruction of Rohingya villages but show that it was even greater than we first thought,” said Brad Adams, Asia director at Human Rights Watch. “Burmese authorities should promptly establish a UN-assisted investigation as a first step toward ensuring justice and security for the victims.” Human Rights Watch identified a total of 430 destroyed buildings in three villages of northern Maungdaw district from an analysis of very high resolution satellite imagery recorded on the mornings of October 22, November 3, and November 10, 2016. Of this total, 85 buildings were destroyed in the village of Pyaung Pyit (Ngar Sar Kyu), 245 in Kyet Yoe Pyin, and 100 in Wa Peik (Kyee Kan Pyin). Damage signatures in each of the assessed villages were consistent with fire, including the presence of large burn scars and destroyed tree cover. Because of dense tree cover it is possible that the actual number of destroyed buildings is higher..."
Language: English
Source/publisher: Human Rights Watch
Format/size: html
Date of entry/update: 18 November 2016
ML > Governance, Administration and administrative areas > Arakan (Rakhine) State > Arakan (Rakhine) State - reports etc. by date (latest first)


Title: "The Global New Light of Myanmar" Thursday 17 November, 2016
Date of publication: 17 November 2016
Description/subject: HLUTTAW SESSIONS:- PYIDAUNGSU HLUTTAW: Pyidaungsu Hluttaw hears clarification on additional budgets...PYITHU HLUTTAW: Pyithu Hluttaw session begins...AMYOTHA HLUTTAW: Amyotha Hluttaw commences.....EXECUTIVE: Republic of the Union of Myanmar State Counsellor’s Office Information Committee Press Release 1/2016 2nd Waning of Tazaungmon, 1378 ME (16 November 2016). The following is an unofficial translation of press release 1/2016 of the State Counsellor’s Office information committee. [Re a Human Rights Watch report on events in Rakhine State].....OTHER DOMESTIC NEWS: IED discovered on village road in Maungtaw...Rakhine State Advisory commission meets local people in Sittway...Info Committee formed for Rakhine issues..MNA plane veers off runway at Manaung Airport....Rakhine State Advisory commission meets local people in Sittway...Tatmadaw flies passengers from Yangon to Coco Island...Action taken against hundreds of squatters...Harmful food to be seized beginning in January...10,000 yaba tablets seized in Nawnghkio...Alphard hits road divider on Yangon-Mandalay highway...High tax rate resulted in low demand in condominium market...Stock trading cool at YSX...Myanmar Industrial zone operations expected to double in 2017...Workshop on federalism held in Nay Pyi Taw...Myanmar Cricket Federation Yangon Club Cricket 2016-2017 Season...Court to sentence seven policemen for detainee’s death...Harvesting demonstration on model field in Kayin State...FFVPE Association plans to submit loan proposal for growers..... EXTERNAL RELATIONS: Government refutes rights group report on Rakhine...State Counsellor receives US-ASEAN Business Council President...President U Htin Kyaw and wife attend launching of Mekong region eye care tour program in Myanmar...Government purchasing process to be more transparent...India, Myanmar and Thailand Friendship Motor Car Rally, 2016 Flagged-off...Automated system available in border trade camps by 2018...Rubber market sales stable despite high price...Security challenges on agenda as South-East Asia’s defence ministers meet in Laos...Comparison of figures released by Human Rights Watch and actual destruction...FFVPE Association plans to submit loan proposal for growers..... "OPINION": "Human rights vs protectionism" - Khin Maung Aye.....ARTICLE: "Those Which Are Worth Being In Compliance With Ethics" - Wai Yan Maung.....POEM: "“Counsel To Boys (3)” - Daw Aye Aye Pyone (Retired Teacher)
Language: English
Source/publisher: The Global New Light of Myanmar
Format/size: pdf (2.5MB)
Date of entry/update: 17 November 2016
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Title: "The Global New Light of Myanmar" Wednesday 16 November, 2016
Date of publication: 16 November 2016
Description/subject: DOMESTIC NEWS: Economic development is equal to progress...35 suspects in violent attacks arrested in Maungtaw...Public meeting to build a fuel reservoir in Amarapura township held...Sleepy motorist drives into passenger bus...Free dental treatment at Sitagu eye special hospital...Overheated electrical main causes fire in Mayangon...Maungtaw hospital opens to all around the clock...Violent attackers torched houses in Kykhutchaung Village, Maungtaw...Rakhine State’s Advisory Commission members to study ground situation in violence affected villages...Statement by Kofi Annan, Chair of the Advisory Commission on Rakhine State on the recent violence in Rakhine State, Myanmar...Number of Tax payers reaches over 300,000 in this FY...Tender for construction of monopole in Mandalay to be sold out...Over 200 emergency patients come to MGH on Full Moon of Tazaungmon..... EXTERNAL RELATIONS: Economic development is equal to progress...Illegal foreign workers in construction sites to be scrutinized...Air KBZ to operate international flights to Chiang Mai...1st US-Myanmar Partnership meeting held in Nay Pyi Taw...Dollar hits record high on 14th November...68 companies approved to invest in Thilawa SEZ...Second-hand industrial machinery from China in high demand...Pyithu Hluttaw Speaker receives CEO of US-ASEAN Business Council...Statement by Kofi Annan, Chair of the Advisory Commission on Rakhine State on the recent violence in Rakhine State, Myanmar...Japan grants US$316,302 for two Schools in Ayeyawady Region...EIA submitted for drilling program in offshore Block A-6..... "OPINION": "Respect rights of those nearby who wish to live in peace" - Tha Sein.....ARTICLE: "Sorry to interrupt! I want you to convince yourself of the truth" - Ye Tint
Language: English
Source/publisher: The Global New Light of Myanmar
Format/size: pdf (2.5MB)
Date of entry/update: 17 November 2016
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Title: "Myanmar Alin" Thursday 17 November, 2016
Date of publication: 17 November 2016
Language: Burmese (ျမန္မာဘာသာ)
Source/publisher: News and Periodicals Enterprise, Ministry of Information, Union of Myanmar
Format/size: pdf (9.2MB)
Date of entry/update: 17 November 2016
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Title: "Myanmar Alin" Wednesday 16 November, 2016
Date of publication: 16 November 2016
Language: Burmese (ျမန္မာဘာသာ)
Source/publisher: News and Periodicals Enterprise, Ministry of Information, Union of Myanmar
Format/size: pdf (11MB)
Date of entry/update: 17 November 2016
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Title: "The Mirror" ("Kyemon") Wednesday 16 November, 2016
Date of publication: 16 November 2016
Language: Burmese (ျမန္မာဘာသာ)
Source/publisher: News and Periodicals Enterprise, Ministry of Information, Union of Myanmar
Format/size: pdf (6.6MB)
Date of entry/update: 17 November 2016
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Title: "The Mirror" ("Kyemon") Thursday 17 November, 2016
Date of publication: 17 November 2016
Language: Burmese (ျမန္မာဘာသာ)
Source/publisher: News and Periodicals Enterprise, Ministry of Information, Union of Myanmar
Format/size: pdf (11MB)
Date of entry/update: 17 November 2016
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Title: Environmental Impact Assessment in the Mekong Region - Materials and commentary (first edition) October 201
Date of publication: October 2016
Description/subject: Introduction to the First Edition: "EarthRights International (ERI), alongside its partners in the Mekong Legal Network (MLN), is working directly to build the capacity of communities, campaigners and lawyers to engage in Environmental Impact Assessment (EIA) processes in the Mekong region . Consequently, ERI and the MLN have collaborated to produce this original manual for EIA practitioners in the six Mekong countries which specifically targets government decision - makers, investors, lawyers and other professionals working on the implementation of EIA. The result is this unique practical guide for implementing EIA in the Mekong, which both ERI and the MLN are strategically placed to disseminate to relevant EIA stakeholders, especially project-affected communities across the region. The Environmental Impact Assessment in the Mekong Region manual is the first time that anyone has sought to bring together in one volume an analysis of the EIA systems of each of the six Mekong countries, including the common themes and approaches. This was also the first project undertaken by the MLN, in collaboration with ERI. As a result, there was a lot of learning throughout the process of collaboration and collation from all involved. Whilst all of the members of the MLN are experienced lawyers, we found that there was a gap between law and practice. There was also the need to be able to communicate in a transboundary way, while acknowledging that different countries used different processes and with some different approaches to EIA. The First Edition is the result of this period of collaboration. We have tried to ensure accuracy and completeness. However, we also recognise that there is always room for improvement. We welcome any comments, criticisms or complaints. Our aim is to provide the materials and continue the existing discussion on the value of EIA in the region and how EIA can be improved. The work of the Mekong Partnership for the Environment, and the work of PACT, has been devoted to the role of EIA in achieving sustainable development. Through the work of PACT and many other practitioners and communities, the profile of EIA has been raised. Many discussions are occurring to improve the standard and value of EIA. In particular, the development of Regional Guidelines on Public Participation and the drafting of national guidelines on Public Participation in EIA for both Cambodia and Myanmar are all indicators of the importance of enhancing public participation in EIA. This First Edition is aimed at practitioners, civil society, lawyers, EIA consultants and project proponents. We hope that, by under standing the legal obligations under national law, all stakeholders will work together to pursue constant improvement in the EIA process across the Mekong region."
Author/creator: Matthew Baird, Sor Rattanamanee Polkla, Songkrant Pongboonjun, Manolinh Thepkhamvong, Dang Dinh Bach, Tep Neth, Than Than Aye, Oo Kyaw Thein, Jinmei Liu, Rémy Kinna.
Language: English
Source/publisher: EarthRights International (ERI)
Format/size: pdf (3.6MB)
Alternate URLs: http://www.burmalibrary.org/docs23/ERI-2016-10-EIA_manual-en.pdf
Date of entry/update: 17 November 2016
ML > Environment > The regional environment > Environmental Impact Assessments (EIAs) for the region


Title: Karen Refugee Committee Criticizes Refugee Repatriation Process
Date of publication: 15 November 2016
Description/subject: "The Karen Refugee Committee (KRC), a community-based organization that has been facilitating the needs of Burmese refugees in Thailand, has said that they feel they were neglected in decision-making processes and were not invited to cooperate in recent refugee repatriation efforts. On October 25, the Thai government and the UN refugee agency, UN High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR), repatriated a reported 71 Burmese refugees to Karen State, Mon State, and Tenassarim and Rangoon divisions. Some refugees have since reported that they are unhappy with the circumstances of the return—they report having been asked to buy into low-income housing, a cost for which they were not prepared. Sources close to the refugees have also reported that some of unhappy returnees are trying to come back to the refugee camps in Thailand. Two families have reportedly returned to Nu Po camp on Thai-Burma border, said the sources..."
Author/creator: Saw Yan Naing
Language: English
Source/publisher: Karen Refugee Committee (KRC) via "The Irrawaddy"
Format/size: html
Date of entry/update: 16 November 2016
ML > Refugees > Proposed return of Burmese asylum-seekers from Thailand to Burma


Title: Freedom on the Net 2016 - Myanmar Country Profile
Date of publication: November 2016
Description/subject: Status: Not Free..."Introduction: "Higher rates of internet access and digital advocacy improved internet freedom, though the year also saw the highest number of prosecutions documented since liberalization began in 2011.1 Myanmar went through its second phase of political transition, shifting power from the military-backed government to the National League for Democracy (NLD) party chaired by Nobel Peace Prize laureate Aung San Suu Kyi in April 2016.2 Troublingly, internet users were tentative in their discussion about the new government, and continued to practice self-censorship after the November elections, fearing harassment and censure from the still-powerful military, and even supporters of the democratically elected leadership. The unprecedented political dynamism of the general elections in November 2015 was marred by intimidation of internet users by supporters on both sides of the political divide. With the new NLD administration sworn in on March 30, 2016, rights groups expect reform. Dozens of political prisoners were pardoned and released in April.3 Another early step was to streamline bureaucracy with the creation of a new Ministry of Transport and Communications. The government of former military leader President Thein Sein officially ended media censorship in 2012. Norway’s Telenor Group established the country’s first independent connection to the international internet, and Qatar’s Ooredoo launched mobile phone service across large parts of the country in 2014. The government passed a Telecommunications Law to facilitate this opening of the market.4 However, it was the basis of several arrests for online speech in 2015 and 2016. And the outgoing communications ministry issued its last mobile telecommunication operator license to a newly-formed consortium in a move that observers said advantaged the military’s financial interests. Online mobilization was particularly dynamic. All major political parties engaged on social media, which was an influential platform in major cities, and internet usage nationwide was 12 percent higher than usual on election day, according to one report.5However, intolerance is also rampant online, aggravated by discriminatory policies against ethnic minorities like the Muslim Rohingya,6 who are denied citizenship under Myanmar’s laws. Religious nationalist movements negatively influenced public discourse on the internet, especially in the run-up to the elections and immediately after the new government took office. In a new development, some NLD supporters are showing intolerance for criticism of Aung San Suu Kyi..."
Language: English
Source/publisher: Freedom House
Format/size: html
Date of entry/update: 16 November 2016
ML > Human Rights > Freedom of Opinion and Expression, Right to /Censorship > Freedom of opinion and expression: - the situation in Burma/Myanmar - reports, analyses, recommendations
Information services in Burma/Myanmar > Media - control of media in Burma


Title: "The Global New Light of Myanmar" Tuesday 15 November, 2016
Date of publication: 15 November 2016
Description/subject: DOMESTIC NEWS: 14 violent attackers, 17 terrorist trainees arrested in Maungtaw...Violent attackers set fire to 60 homes...Mandalay’s famed U Bein Bridge to be renovated next month...Military’s information team refutes fabrication about massive destruction in Rakhine...Myanmar celebrates Tazaungmon...Sea-water dikes essential for agriculture in coastal areas on Rakhine State - Maung Sein Lwin...Emerald green project promises to improve lives of fishermen...Two men found dead in burnt car in Paung Tsp...Matho Robe-Weaving Contest at Shwedagon...Highly inflow of CP chicken to Kyaukpyu adversely effects indigenous chicken husbandry...Republic of the Union of Myanmar Union Election Commission Notification 26/ 2016 15th Waxing Day of Tazaungmon 1378 ME (14th November 2016) Six Defence Services Personnel Pyithu Hluttaw Representatives substituted...Republic of the Union of Myanmar Union Election Commission Notification 28/ 2016 15th Waxing Day of Tazaungmon 1378 ME (14th November 2016) Thirty Defence Services Personnel Region and State Hluttaw Representatives substituted...Republic of the Union of Myanmar Union Election Commission Notification 27/ 2016 15th Waxing Day of Tazaungmon 1378 ME (14th November 2016) Ten Defence Services Personnel Ahmyotha Hluttaw Representatives substituted..... EXTERNAL RELATIONS: C-in-C of Defence Services concludes working visit to Italy...Myanmar to share cane ball technique with Philippines...Myanmar’s river catfish to penetrate Russia’s market...Bulk volume of watermelon and muskmelon planned for export to China...About 100,000 tonnes of pulses to be sold to India under G to G agreement...Myanmar’s pomelo planned to export to China market..... "OPINION": "The importance of principles" - Myint Win Thein..... ARTICLES: "Discussion with my uncle (Ba Gyi) about the law" - Maung U Pa De..."Festivals of the month “Tazaungmon” Part II" - Maha Saddhamma Jotika dhaja Sithu, Dr. Khin Maung Nyunt
Language: English
Source/publisher: The Global New Light of Myanmar
Format/size: pdf (5.9MB)
Date of entry/update: 15 November 2016
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Title: "The Global New Light of Myanmar" Monday 14 November, 2016
Date of publication: 14 November 2016
Description/subject: DOMESTIC NEWS: Matho Robe-Weaving Contest at Shwedagon...Violent attackers set fire to 80 houses in Maungtaw...Clashes continue in the northern Rakhine, 25 violent attackers dead...200 acres of pulses in Sagaing destroyed by flood...Locals accused of illegal logging detained in Kawthaung...64 cases of electricity theft in Yangon this year...Government troops attacked with improvised mines in Maungtaw...Authorities makes inspection tour of villages in Maungtaw Township...Myanmar Navy transports food, household goods to Sittway...Transportation between Buthidaung and Maungtaw has improved - Ye Khaung Nyunt...Two factories suspended for environmental concerns in Pyigyidagun - Aung Thant Khine...Agency to be established to enhance SMEs...Over 160 enterprises granted license for microfinance businesses..... EXTERNAL RELATIONS: New 3MDGF health facilities aim to reduce TB in Myanmar...Myanmar rice market encounters challenges...Dubai considers purchase of Myanmar’s muskmelon...Over 160 enterprises granted license for microfinance businesses..... "OPINION": "Soup kitchens in Myanmar which people from all walks of life join in" - Khin Maung Oo..... ARTICLE: "Festivals of the month “Tazaungmon” Part I" - Maha Saddhamma Jotikadhaja Sithu, Dr. Khin Maung Nyunt
Language: English
Source/publisher: The Global New Light of Myanmar
Format/size: pdf (6.6MB)
Date of entry/update: 15 November 2016
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Title: "Myanmar Alin" Monday 14 November, 2016
Date of publication: 14 November 2016
Language: Burmese (ျမန္မာဘာသာ)
Source/publisher: News and Periodicals Enterprise, Ministry of Information, Union of Myanmar
Format/size: pdf (14MB)
Date of entry/update: 15 November 2016
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Title: "Myanmar Alin" Tuesday 15 November, 2016
Date of publication: 15 November 2016
Language: Burmese (ျမန္မာဘာသာ)
Source/publisher: News and Periodicals Enterprise, Ministry of Information, Union of Myanmar
Format/size: pdf (12MB)
Date of entry/update: 15 November 2016
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Title: "The Mirror" ("Kyemon") Monday 14 November, 2016
Date of publication: 14 November 2016
Language: Burmese (ျမန္မာဘာသာ)
Source/publisher: News and Periodicals Enterprise, Ministry of Information, Union of Myanmar
Format/size: pdf (7.8MB)
Date of entry/update: 15 November 2016
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Title: "The Mirror" ("Kyemon") Tuesday 15 November, 2016
Date of publication: 15 November 2016
Language: Burmese (ျမန္မာဘာသာ)
Source/publisher: News and Periodicals Enterprise, Ministry of Information, Union of Myanmar
Format/size: pdf (11MB)
Date of entry/update: 15 November 2016
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Title: Prison Conditions in Burma and the Potential for Prison Reform
Date of publication: September 2016
Description/subject: Executive Summary: "As Burma emerges from decades of authoritarian rule and international isolation, the issue of human rights and human rights abuses has been of large concern to many actors involved. Holding those accountable for crimes committed in the past has been at the forefront for many observers. However, Burma must also take steps toward ensuring that the opportunity for such abuse is removed and cannot be repeated in the future. Prisons are one such place where abuses are particularly likely to occur. They are hidden from the public eye, and prisoners are shown little sympathy by the general public. This creates an environment of increased impunity, which in turn leads to the violation of basic human rights for many individuals. This is true for both political prisoners and criminal prisoners alike. Reforming the prison system, although perhaps not politically expedient, is therefore crucial to eliminating human rights violations. This paper, therefore, is a preliminary assessment of the potential for such a reform in Burma. The research is ongoing and will hopefully provide a valuable resource for other individuals and organizations interested in the penal system in Burma and its reform. It is meant as a foundation from which to work from and build upon..."
Language: English
Source/publisher: Assistance Association for Political Prisoners, Burma (AAPPB)
Format/size: pdf (3MB)
Date of entry/update: 14 November 2016
ML > Law and Constitution > Administration > Military, Police, Prisons, Fire services etc. > Laws, decrees, bills, regulations and manuals relating to the Penal System (standards and commentary)


Title: "The Global New Light of Myanmar" Sunday 13 November, 2016
Date of publication: 13 November 2016
Description/subject: DOMESTIC NEWS: History of peaceful coexistence among Buthidaung, Maungtaw students - Ko Ko Thet...Violent armed attackers ambushes convoy of border guards and government staffs, explodes a bridge in Rakhine...One officer, one soldier dead, several injured in fighting continuously erupts in Rakhine...MMA-ObGyn Society/MMA, MNMA affirm Joint Statement on Collaborative Practice...Three traffic accidents happened on Yangon-Mandalay Highway, kills seven...School Building handed over to Pyay No 1 BEMS...Yaba pills seized in Mogok...Bridge linking Buthidaung and Rathedaung in Rakhine to be opened next year - Maung Sein Lwin...Rakhine state minister inspects roads and bridges in Maungtaw... NLD’s central committee meets...Jade mining businesses in Hkanti face difficulties due to illegal miners...Decline in inshore, offshore fishing causing financial hardships to Mon State fish firms...Fruit zone to be built in Mawlamyine...Over 200 apply for temporary licenses for oil refineries...Salient Points of New Myanmar Investment Law (2016) - Zaw Nyunt..... EXTERNAL RELATIONS: Union Attorney-General attends 10th ASEAN-China Prosecutors- General Conference...Japanese firm opens steel factory in Myanmar’s Yangon...E-licenses for hotel and tourism not very popular yet...Myanmar Senior General meets General Claudio Graziano in Italy...Senior General Min Aung Hlaing tours Granatieri Military History Museum in Rome..... "OPINION": "Libraries and Book-Crossing Practice" - Khin Maung Oo.....ARTICLE: "Kathina Offering and Generous Spirit of Myanmar Buddhist Community" - Dr. Nyan Tun.....POEM: "Through Meditation" - Zaw Tun
Language: English
Source/publisher: The Global New Light of Myanmar
Format/size: pdf (2.5MB)
Date of entry/update: 13 November 2016
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Title: "Myanmar Alin" Sunday 13 November, 2016
Date of publication: 13 November 2016
Language: Burmese (ျမန္မာဘာသာ)
Source/publisher: News and Periodicals Enterprise, Ministry of Information, Union of Myanmar
Format/size: pdf (12MB)
Date of entry/update: 13 November 2016
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Title: "The Mirror" ("Kyemon") Sunday 13 November, 2016
Date of publication: 13 November 2016
Language: Burmese (ျမန္မာဘာသာ)
Source/publisher: News and Periodicals Enterprise, Ministry of Information, Union of Myanmar
Format/size: pdf (11MB)
Date of entry/update: 13 November 2016
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Title: Noam Chomsky and Lawrence Krauss, conversation October 2016 (video)
Date of publication: 02 October 2016
Description/subject: Noam Chomsky and physicist Lawrence Krauss - Critical thinking, US role in the world etc. See Alternate URLs for more. Also search on Youtube.com
Author/creator: Noam Chomsky, Lawrence Krauss
Language: English
Source/publisher: Youtube
Format/size: Adobe Flash (2 hours, 8 minutes
Alternate URLs: https://www.youtube.com/results?search_query=noam+chomsky+and+lawrence+krauss (other conversations between the same culprits)
Date of entry/update: 13 November 2016
ML > Education > Education - global > Theory and practice of education - global (profiles and books)


Title: Chomsky's philosophy
Description/subject: 347 videos (November 2016) of Noam Chomsky - interviews, debates, lectures etc. on politics, education, philosophy, activism.... from 2 minutes to more than 2 hours -
Language: English
Source/publisher: Youtube
Format/size: Adobe Floash
Date of entry/update: 13 November 2016
ML > Politics and Government > Politics and Government - global and regional - general studies, strategies, theory


Title: Prisons and laws related to prisons in Burma/Myanmar
Description/subject: Link to a sub-section in Law and Constitution
Language: English, Burmese (ျမန္မာဘာသာ)
Source/publisher: Online Burma/Myanmar Library
Format/size: html
Date of entry/update: 12 November 2016
ML > Human Rights > Detentions, Trials, Independence of the Judiciary > SPDC detention facilities


Title: "The Global New Light of Myanmar" Saturday 12 November, 2016
Date of publication: 12 November 2016
Description/subject: DOMESTIC NEWS: First Report of the Ayeyarwady-Myitsone Upstream River Basin Hydropower Projects...TNLA heavy-weapon injures nine-year old child on thigh...More suspects in 9th October attacks arrested...Man of October Awards go to bus driver and conductor...Two writers emerge winners of Lifelong National Literary Award...Winners for National Literary Awards announced...Poultry farmers to receive US$ 1.6m loan from Famsun...Winners for Sarpay Beikman Manuscript Awards announced...CEO, chief editor of Eleven Media in police custody - Ko Moe...Voices coming from a sanctuary-like shelter...Construction of Reed lake view point completed...Two vehicles hit road-dividers on highway...Price of millet increases by Ks5,000 per bag - Aung Thant Khaing...Approved Standard Prices for Real Estate In Mandalay Released Officially - Aung Thant Khaing...Temporary license for refining oil to issue starting Nov..... EXTERNAL RELATIONS: Senior General visits Goriziane Group...Myanmar delegation to attend information, communication and media cooperation forum...Japan grants US$71,543 for a flood affcted school...Second round of national drug policy consultations completed in Myanmar...Cross-border gates to upgrade beyond 2018..... "OPINION": "Bandwagon, transfer, testimonial and card stacking propaganda" - Khin Maung Aye.....ARTICLE: "Farming for the future" - DR Poonam Khetrapal Singh
Language: English
Source/publisher: The Global New Light of Myanmar
Format/size: pdf (2.5MB)
Date of entry/update: 12 November 2016
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Title: "The Global New Light of Myanmar" Friday 11 November, 2016
Date of publication: 11 November 2016
Description/subject: DOMESTIC NEWS: Peace Commission, UNFC discuss unsettled proposals - Zaw Gyi (Panita)...CBM likely to pave way for new mobile money services...Eight men arrested on suspicion of 9 October northern Rakhine attacks...BUILD Myanmar launches inaugural event for infrastructure development...Daily Eleven CEO fails to appear in police station...Work coordination meeting on reviewing laws held...Festival of Literature, Tradition and Culture of Ethnic Groups to be held...Metal parts with Chinese writing fall down into Kachin State...Freight vessel capsizes after hitting sand bank...Pyin Oo Lwin celebrates hot-air balloon festival...Raw opium and yaba tablets seized...GI Group Express hits road divider on Ygn-Mdy Highway...Larcenous motorboat purchaser caught using fake K10,000 notes...Over 120 CCTVs to be installed across Mandalay next year...MDY Urban & Housing Development to sell 500 affordable..... EXTERNAL RELATIONS: President U Htin Kyaw congratulates President-elect Donald Trump...State Counsellor congratulates President-elect Donald Trump...Defence Services C-in-C Senior General Min Aung Hlaing and Tatmadaw delegation visit Venice & Florence...Minister of State for Foreign Affairs receives his UK counterpart...Agricultural exports top last year’s earnings...Myanmar-Thailand border trade value hit over US$710million...US election affects price of gold, dollar...China fishery businessmen propose to purchase Myanmar’s seafood..... "OPINION": "Fundamental principles can avoid repetition of erroneous past" - Myint Win Thein.....ARTICLE: "Let's minimize traffic accidents" - Khin Maung Myint
Language: English
Source/publisher: The Global New Light of Myanmar
Format/size: pdf (2.5MB)
Date of entry/update: 12 November 2016
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Title: "The Global New Light of Myanmar" Thursday 10 November, 2016
Date of publication: 10 November 2016
Language: English
Source/publisher: The Global New Light of Myanmar
Format/size: pdf (2.6MB)
Date of entry/update: 12 November 2016
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Title: "The Global New Light of Myanmar" Wednesday 9 November, 2016
Date of publication: 09 November 2016
Language: English
Source/publisher: The Global New Light of Myanmar
Format/size: pdf (2.7MB)
Date of entry/update: 12 November 2016
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Title: "The Global New Light of Myanmar" Tuesday 8 November, 2016
Date of publication: 08 November 2016
Language: English
Source/publisher: The Global New Light of Myanmar
Format/size: pdf (5.9MB)
Date of entry/update: 12 November 2016
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Title: "Myanmar Alin" Saturday 12 November, 2016
Date of publication: 12 November 2016
Language: Burmese (ျမန္မာဘာသာ)
Source/publisher: News and Periodicals Enterprise, Ministry of Information, Union of Myanmar
Format/size: pdf (12MB)
Date of entry/update: 12 November 2016
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Title: "Myanmar Alin" Friday 11 November, 2016
Date of publication: 11 November 2016
Language: Burmese (ျမန္မာဘာသာ)
Source/publisher: News and Periodicals Enterprise, Ministry of Information, Union of Myanmar
Format/size: pdf (12MB)
Date of entry/update: 12 November 2016
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Title: "Myanmar Alin" Thursday 10 November, 2016
Date of publication: 10 November 2016
Language: Burmese (ျမန္မာဘာသာ)
Source/publisher: News and Periodicals Enterprise, Ministry of Information, Union of Myanmar
Format/size: pdf (12MB)
Date of entry/update: 12 November 2016
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