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Burma archives of news sites or groups which are no longer active

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Title: "Burma Alert" Archive (1993-1997)
Description/subject: Useful news summaries, incl. info on companies investing in Burma, though the tables are scrambled. This newsletter began in 1990, ended in 1997 and was re-started in March 2003. The archive is gradually being scanned and put in the Library in pdf format (see below under individual documents)
Language: English
Source/publisher: Associates to Develop Democratic Burma (ADDB)
Format/size: html
Date of entry/update: May 2003


Title: "Burma-related News" - searchable January 2000-August 2003
Description/subject: Very useful archive with articlesa and wires from international and regional media.
Author/creator: Compiler, Tin Kyi
Language: English
Source/publisher: Various wires and newspapers
Format/size: html
Alternate URLs: http://www.burmalibrary.org/TinKyi (files by month)
Date of entry/update: 25 October 2003


Title: "Burmese Buddhist News Online" (2001-2006)
Description/subject: No activity since September 2006..."Burmese Buddhist News Online will list the Buddhism-related articles and news from Myanmar (previously Burma) and abroad. The Objective is to keep in touch with the Buddhist Activities taking place in Burma and elsewhere among Burmese or Myanmar communities with a view to enhance the Buddhism Practice of all individuals. It is not a discussion group. But please contact us if you have any useful information regarding important events taking place in your area."...Archive from 2001-2006.
Language: English
Source/publisher: "Burmese Buddhist News Online"
Subscribe: BurmeseBuddhistNewsOnline-subscribe@yahoogroups.com
Format/size: html
Date of entry/update: 03 June 2003


Title: "MAN News" (2003-2005)
Description/subject: "This is the Muslim News Agency providing news on Burma including the events concerning with Muslim community inside and outside of Burma"...Archive from September 2003
Language: Burmese
Source/publisher: Muslim News Agency
Format/size: html
Date of entry/update: 28 December 2005


Title: "The Burma Press Summary" (1987 - 1996)
Description/subject: NOW TRANSFERRED TO THE MAIN DATABASE "The Burma Press Summary" contains full texts of many of the laws and decrees pronounced between April 1987 and December 1996, speeches by the BSPP and SLORC leaders as well as other documents and summaries of reports from "The Working People's Daily", "The New Light of Myanmar" and "The Guardian".
Author/creator: Hugh MacDougall, compiler
Language: English
Source/publisher: SLORC/SPDC publications
Format/size: pdf
Date of entry/update: 03 June 2003


Title: "Mojo" (The Lightning) - inactive
Language: Burmese (occasionally some English pages)
Source/publisher: BINA (Burma Independent News Agency)
Format/size: pdf
Date of entry/update: 06 March 2006


Title: Asiaweek Burma Search
Description/subject: THE LINK LEADS TO THE "TIME MAGAZINE" SITE. NO APPARENT ARCHIVE FOR "AW"....Archive of the defunct weekly. 2096 hits for Burma Myanmar in Advanced Search (October 2002), but it had dropped to 1833 by Feb 2005, and the results were a bit weird.
Language: English
Source/publisher: Asiaweek
Format/size: html
Date of entry/update: 03 June 2003


Title: Mergui-Tavoy Monthly Human Rights Situation Reports
Description/subject: Reports from 2000 to 2004
Language: English
Source/publisher: Mergui-Tavoy District Information Department, Karen National Union
Format/size: Frequency: monthly
Date of entry/update: 03 June 2003


Title: Nagani
Description/subject: General site. Feeble yellow pages. One nice touch: it puts the currency exchange rates next to the horoscope. 5 or so news links daily. Archive back to January, but many links dead.
Language: English
Date of entry/update: 03 June 2003


Title: Washington Post (Burma Page)
Description/subject: 51 stories back to 1999 on the page. 200 hits for "Myanmar")and for "Burma" in the Archives. Free view of summaries but pay for full text. 13 AP wiress. (Oct 2002)
Language: English
Source/publisher: "Washington Post"
Format/size: html
Date of entry/update: 03 June 2003