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News - Inactive Burma news sites and discussion groups
Burma archives of news sites or groups which are no longer active but still retain material on their sites

Websites/Multiple Documents

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: "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, pdf
Date of entry/update: May 2003

Title: "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: "Burma Report" (Deutsch) - 2007-2012
Description/subject: "Für Frieden, Freiheit, Demokratie und Menschenrechte in Burma"... Monthly collection of news items on Burma in German. Archive from January 2007 to May 2012
Language: Deutsch, German
Source/publisher: Burma Büro Germany
Format/size: pdf
Date of entry/update: 03 December 2009

Title: "Burma Report" (English) -2007-2012
Description/subject: "FOR PEACE, FREEDOM, DEMOCRACY AND HUMAN RIGHTS IN BURMA" ... Monthly collection of news items on Burma in English. Archive from January 2007...German version at Alternate URL
Language: English, German, Deutsch
Source/publisher: Burma Büro Germany
Format/size: pdf
Alternate URLs: http://www.burma-report.de/burma-reportde.htm
Date of entry/update: 03 December 2009

Title: "Burma Research Electronic Discussion Group" (BuRe) - closed 2012
Description/subject: "This list is intended for discussion related to research on Burma/Myanmar. We do not include political discussions per se, only insofar as they relate to the state of research in the field. You must be signed in and a member of this group to read its archive."
Language: English
Source/publisher: SOAS
Format/size: html
Date of entry/update: 03 June 2003

Title: "Burma-related News" July 2000-October 2013
Description/subject: Very useful archive with articles and wires from international and regional media...Searchable on OBL from 2000-2003
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: "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: "Maykha" Listserv Archive
Description/subject: The biggest searchable Burma archive on the Internet, I would think - probably more than 100,000 items. One can also link to individual articles, since each has a unique address. From September 1995 to early 2014
Language: English and Burmese
Source/publisher: Maykha
Format/size: html
Date of entry/update: 03 June 2003

Title: "Mergui-Tavoy Monthly Human Rights Situation Reports" (2000-2004)
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: "Mojo" - The Lightning - (1999-2010)
Language: Burmese (occasionally some English pages)
Source/publisher: BINA (Burma Independent News Agency)
Format/size: pdf
Date of entry/update: 06 March 2006