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"Burma News International (BNI)"
Burma News International (BNI) is a network of nine independent Burma media organizations: Mizzima News, Shan Herald Agency for News, Kao Wao News Group, Khonumthung News Group, Narinjara News, Kaladan Press Network, Independent Mon News Agency, Karenni Information Network Group and Network Media Group.

Individual Documents

Title: Burma News International, April 20, 2005
Date of publication: 20 April 2005
Description/subject: (1) REACTION TO SHAN INDEPENDENCE DECLARATION MIXED; (2) NEW ZEALAND TRADE UNIONS URGE GOVERNMENT TO SANCTION BURMA; (3) VILLAGERS KILLED BY MON SPLINTER GROUP; (4) 27 CIVILIANS ARRESTED AFTER ONE SOLDIER KILLED, ONE IBJURED IN CLASH WITH YOUTHS IN SITTWE; (5) SHAN ELDERS DECLARE INDEPENDENCE; (6) Burmese workers on strike seek help (In Burmese).
Language: English
Source/publisher: Burma News International
Format/size: html (53K)
Date of entry/update: 24 April 2005


Title: BURMA NEWS INTERNATIONAL, APRIL 12, 2005
Date of publication: 12 April 2005
Description/subject: (1) KNU not invited for Thinggyan (In Burmese); (2) Vice Ser Gen Maung Aye travels and gives speech at Shan State (In Burmese); (3) MON LITERACY TRAINING CLOSING CEREMONY HELD FOR MORE THAN 10,000 STUDENTS; (4) FOREIGN TRADE OFFICE IN IMPHAL TO BOOST INDO-BURMA TRADE; (5) ARAKANESE NEW YEAR FESTIVAL IS KNOCKING AT THE DOOR; (6) SSA SAYS WAR WITH WA INEVITABLE; (7) TWO BANGLADESHI ARAKANESE WOMEN ARRESTED FOR DEALING IN HEROIN; (8) MORE RICH LAND TAKEN BY JUNTA.
Language: English
Source/publisher: BURMA NEWS INTERNATIONAL
Format/size: html (57K)
Date of entry/update: 24 April 2005


Title: BURMA NEWS INTERNATIONAL, APRIL 8, 2005
Date of publication: 08 April 2005
Description/subject: (1) One ceasefire commander has had enough of it; (2) Thai relocation of Burma nationals to border camps causes concern among exile journalists; (3) Rubber price drops after export to China ban.
Language: English
Source/publisher: BURMA NEWS INTERNATIONAL
Format/size: html (40K)
Date of entry/update: 24 April 2005


Title: Burma News International, March 30, 2005
Date of publication: 30 March 2005
Description/subject: (1) Burmese Delegation Submits Link Road Design, Land Document to Dhaka; (2) Singapore PM Likely to Press Burma Junta on Asean issue; (3) Shan Independence cause resurrected; (4) Prisoners' food inadequate in Burma’s jails; (5) Bomb scare mounts security cover in Rangoon hotels; (6) Kalam urged to reopen Stillwell Road to Reach Burma; (7) Convention rep: 'No law in Burma;' (8) Burma’s Mangrove Eco-System Faces Devastation (Article).
Language: English
Source/publisher: Burma News International
Format/size: html (105K)
Date of entry/update: 24 April 2005


Title: Burma News International, March 24, 2005
Date of publication: 24 March 2005
Description/subject: (1) Not a few for engagement at dissident forum; (2) Shan army fights on two fronts; (3) Four-Nation Economic Forum Unborn for Lack of New Delhi Support; (4) 100,000 metric tons of fertilizer smuggled into Burma from Bangladesh this year; (5) Indo-Burma to check AIDS along porous border.
Language: English
Source/publisher: Burma News International
Format/size: html (58K)
Date of entry/update: 24 April 2005


Title: Burma News International, March 8, 2005
Date of publication: 08 March 2005
Description/subject: (1)International Women's day in Dhaka (In Burmese); (2)KNPP attacks KNPLF camp and seizes weapons (In Burmese); (3) ENC enforces CF groups demands (In Burmese); (4) Seized cars are Hkun Htun Oo's; (5) Ferry porter service drivers ordered to transport government servants; (6) Who will chair ASEAN in 2006; (7) Toward Understanding Rohingya (Article).
Language: English
Source/publisher: Burma News International
Format/size: html (42K)
Date of entry/update: 23 March 2005


Title: Burma News International March 1, 2005
Date of publication: 01 March 2005
Description/subject: (1) Shan boy shot, being accused of theft (In Burmese); (2) Hkun Htun Oo's trial is tomorrow; (3) India Agrees To Put Conditions In Tri-nation Gas Pipeline MoU Draft; (4) Army bombards village of allies; (5) Enemies at the Gate (Analysis); (6) The Forgotten Road (Feature).
Language: English
Source/publisher: Burma News International
Format/size: html (57K)
Date of entry/update: 01 March 2005


Title: Burma News International February 19, 2005
Date of publication: 19 February 2005
Description/subject: (1) 95 Percent Rohingya Refugees Repatriated; (2) Two villagers escape from police camp in Chin state (In Burmese); (3) Law still free, alive and kicking; (4) Burmese Foreign Minister Will Visit Dhaka to Finalize Road Link; (5) Exiled Shans demand release of leaders; (6) New spy machine starting from scratch.
Language: English
Source/publisher: Burma News International
Format/size: html (33K)
Date of entry/update: 26 February 2005


Title: Burma News International February 16, 2005
Date of publication: 16 February 2005
Description/subject: (1) 10 houses gutted by frie in Arakan (in Burmese); (2) Rangoon, Shans: No more Mr Nice Guys; (3) India Urged To Reverse Policy On Burma; (4) Shan party seeks release of its arrested leaders.
Language: English
Source/publisher: Burma News International
Format/size: html (25K)
Date of entry/update: 26 February 2005


Title: Burma News International, February 15, 2005
Date of publication: 15 February 2005
Description/subject: (1) Burma Junta have reject to KNPP carfare letter( In Burmese); (2) Boom blast in Valentine day (In Burmese); (3) Dhaka defers Tri-Nation gas pipeline project meeting; (4) Burmese military dismisses 10,000 MAPT employees; (5) Shan group calls for release of leaders.
Language: English
Source/publisher: Burma News International
Format/size: html (20K)
Date of entry/update: 15 February 2005


Title: Burma News International, February 14, 2005
Date of publication: 14 February 2005
Description/subject: (1) Log trading increasing in Three Pagoda; (2) 5 people released in Jail, Aung Nwge is still in Jail (In Burmese); (3) Freedom of leaders proviso for Convention; (4) Natwar Singh: India to Maintain Good Relationship with Burma; (5) India, Burma Meet on Non-traditional Security Issues; (6) SPDC picks USDA members to represent Arakan State at National Convention; (7) CRPP General Secretary threatened by SPDC authorities; (8) Reconvening National Convention (Article).
Language: English
Source/publisher: Burma News International
Format/size: html (60K)
Date of entry/update: 14 February 2005


Title: Burma News International, February 11, 2005
Date of publication: 11 February 2005
Description/subject: (1) 57 of Karen Nation Day (In Burmese); (2) ASEAN Urged To Say No to Burma, Yes to Philippines; (3) Shan leaders take state-financed 'holiday'; (4) India names pipeline meeting representatives; (5) Bangladesh deep seaport would increase trade with Asian neighbours; (6) Four Missing, One Wounded on Arakan Coast; (7) SPDC soldiers killed innocent villager.
Language: English
Source/publisher: Burma News International
Format/size: html (46K)
Date of entry/update: 14 February 2005


Title: Burma News International, February 10, 2005
Date of publication: 10 February 2005
Description/subject: (1) An Untold Village of Burma; (2) Canabis seized near Guwahati; (3) Pa-O Democratic Organization Conference Third conference (In Burmese); (4) Wa lauded by populace; (5) Rice Prices Increase in Arakan State; (6) Villagers in Chin state earnestly involved in self-support road construction; (7) Youth unaware of Shan National Day's significance; (8) Home grown tyranny was not better than the foreign colonist (Article).
Language: English
Source/publisher: Burma News International
Format/size: html (74K)
Date of entry/update: 14 February 2005


Title: Burma News International, February 7, 2005
Date of publication: 07 February 2005
Description/subject: (1) Burmese Ethnic Groups Celebrate Cultural Program In New Delhi; (2) Around 100 Causalities In Month - Long Karenni Offensive (In Burmese); (3) Trial Of Myanmar Times Partner Postponed; (4) Border trade fair to be held on Mae Hong Son border.
Language: English
Source/publisher: Burma News International
Format/size: html (18K)
Date of entry/update: 14 February 2005


Title: Burma News International, February 2, 2005
Date of publication: 02 February 2005
Description/subject: (1) Myanmar's military junta headed for another huge shake-up; (2) Opposition groups deny terrorist accusation by military government (In Burmese).
Language: English
Source/publisher: Burma News International
Format/size: html (15K)
Date of entry/update: 14 February 2005


Title: Burma News International, February 1, 2005
Date of publication: 01 February 2005
Description/subject: (1) Researcher to Opposition: Provide ice-breaker before Convention; (2) NMSP replaced its delegates to NC; (3) 54 Burmese Muslims arrested while illegally entering Bangladesh; (4) People forced to paint fences or walls for bridge opening; (5) Wa freighters ply the Salween;
Language: English
Source/publisher: Burma News International
Format/size: html (34K)
Date of entry/update: 14 February 2005


Title: Burma News International, January 28, 2005
Date of publication: 28 January 2005
Description/subject: 1. Rich Sedona Feeling Poorly; 2. Five Refugees Jailed For Refusal Of Forced Repatriation; 3. Regimes' Troops Fighting Karinni Inside (In Burmese)*; 4. Riots Spread Near Kyauk Pru As Army Besieges Three Buddhist Monasteries In Arakan; 5. 2,000 Bags Of Urea Fertilizer Seized By Bangladesh Navy; 6. Tsunami Mon Victims Likely To Increase... * For Burmese language stories, please go to the BNI site at www.bnionline.net
Language: English
Source/publisher: Burma News International
Format/size: html (38K)
Date of entry/update: 30 January 2005


Title: Burma News International, January 27, 2005
Date of publication: 27 January 2005
Description/subject: 1.Two hundreds Burmese workers under strike for sixth day (In Burmese)*; 2.Artist 'Aung San' pays homage to tsunami victims; 3.India-Bangladesh talks on gas pipeline unlikely during SAARC summit; 4.A Hundred Families Fled To Mon Resettlement Camp; 5.Burma's Western Command under high alert... * For Burmese language stories please go to the BNI site at www.bnionline.net
Language: English
Source/publisher: Burma News International
Format/size: html (29K)
Date of entry/update: 30 January 2005


Title: Burma News International, January 26, 2005
Date of publication: 26 January 2005
Description/subject: 1.Book Review: BMA publishes "U-Dunn" No 2 (In Burmese)*; 2.World Food Program food aid looted by robbers in Arakan; 3.Five million kyats per month demanded for gas pipeline security fee; 4.Farmers exultant over alien poppy strain; 5.Army sergeant arrested for attempted rape; 6.Muslims complain of military extortion during religious festival in Arakan; 7.Ethnic groups condemn junta's brutality against religions; 8.Religious riot in Arakan State... * For Burmese language stories please go to the BNI site at www.bnionline.net
Language: English
Source/publisher: Burma News International
Format/size: html (42K)
Date of entry/update: 30 January 2005


Title: Burma News International, January 24, 2005
Date of publication: 24 January 2005
Description/subject: 1)MNDF chairman asks cease-fire groups to demand ethnic rights at resumed NC; 2)Burma hands top drug suspect to China (in Burmese)*; 3)Moe Nyin Collage students find difficult in accommodation (in Burmese)*; 4)Mass forced labor used to fence police camp in Chin State...* For Burmese Language Stories, please visit www.bnionline.net
Language: English
Source/publisher: Burma News International
Format/size: html (16K)
Date of entry/update: 30 January 2005


Title: Burma News International, January 22, 2005
Date of publication: 22 January 2005
Description/subject: (1) Two military regimes' troops fighting Karenni area (In Burmese)*; (2) villagers forced to fence police camp in Chin state (In Burmese)*; (3) Thai-Burma Relations Burma opens wider door for gamblers; (4) Burmese Military authorities launch anti-insurgency campaigns in Chin State... *For Burmese Language Stories please visit www.bnionline.net
Language: English
Source/publisher: Burma News International
Format/size: html (19K)
Date of entry/update: 30 January 2005


Title: Burma News International, January 20, 2005
Date of publication: 20 January 2005
Description/subject: (1) Second call to form advisory council; (2) Malaysia police arrest Chin protestors demonstrating before Burma embassy; (3) Bangladesh conditions jolt Burma-India gas pipeline project; (4) Thai authorities arrests picnickers from Mae Hla refugee camp (In Burmese)*... * For Burmese Language Stories please visit www.bnionline.net
Language: English
Source/publisher: Burma News International
Format/size: html (28K)
Date of entry/update: 30 January 2005


Title: Burma News International, January 18, 2005
Date of publication: 18 January 2005
Description/subject: (1) Khin Nyunt still towers in Panghsang; (2) Motorbike price jumps up after SPDC announces cleanup of illegal cars; (3) Bangladesh wants direct return on Burma gas pipeline project; (4) Price Hike on Kerosene, Petrol This Year in Arakan State.
Language: English
Source/publisher: Burma News International
Format/size: html (31K)
Date of entry/update: 30 January 2005


Title: Burma News International, January 16, 2005
Date of publication: 16 January 2005
Description/subject: (1) Diarrhea outbreaks in Kalay Prision; (2) More aftershock deaths reported; (3) Shelling increased on Kayah State Day (In Burmese)*; (4) Burma, Bangladesh and India agree on Gas pipeline project; (5) Sub-town PDC Chairman kicked out after meeting NMSP members; (6) Surrendered Burmese Insurgents Entered Bangladesh; (7) Bangladesh East Policy Observed...* For Burmese Language Stories please visit www.bnionline.net
Language: English
Source/publisher: Burma News International
Format/size: html (40K)
Date of entry/update: 30 January 2005


Title: Burma News International, January 13, 2005
Date of publication: 13 January 2005
Description/subject: (1) Border war gets in way of tourism; (2) Bangladesh- Burma Border Trade Turns Downward; (3) Military authourities destroyed cross erected (In Burmese)*; (4) Rice production decline this year in Arakan (In Burmese)*; (5) Campaigners Protest Trilateral Gas Meet... * For Burmese Language stories please go to the BNI webpage, www.bnionline.net
Language: English
Source/publisher: Burma News International
Format/size: html (23K)
Date of entry/update: 30 January 2005


Title: Burma News International, January 13, 2005
Date of publication: 13 January 2005
Description/subject: (1) Suu Kyi to retain power if polls are held again; (2) Burma reduces value of the Straits; (3) Forced Labor On Tea Plantation (In Burmese)*; (4) Head of Nasaka department indicted by local authority; (5) Two Burmese Smugglers Nabbed in Bangladesh;... * For Burmese Language stories please go to the BNI webpage, www.bnionline.net
Language: English
Source/publisher: Burma News International
Format/size: html (40K)
Date of entry/update: 30 January 2005


Title: Burma News International, January 10, 2005
Date of publication: 10 January 2005
Description/subject: (1) Burmese Products Popular in North East India; (2) DPA members surrender to SPDC troops; (3) Karenni stronghold under attack (In Burmese)*; (4) Karen New Year ceremony in Mae Sot (In Burmese)*... *For Burmese Language stories, please go to the BNI webpage, www.bnionline.net
Language: English
Source/publisher: Burma News International
Format/size: html (20K)
Date of entry/update: 30 January 2005


Title: Burma News International, January 9, 2005
Date of publication: 09 January 2005
Description/subject: (1) Arakan State's tsunami death toll rises to 96; (2) WANTED REBEL POSTERS ON SALE; (3) Bangladesh government to decide on gas pipeline; (4) 12- Top level Nasaka Officer including the Nasaka Driector Arrested (In Burmese) (5) Burma soldiers' militia training in Indo - Burma border (In Burmese) (6) Fifty three Journalists killed last year (In Burmese) (7) Mon Music Year’s 2005 (In Burmese) *** (For Burmese Language stories please read in the Webpage. www.bnionline.net)***
Language: English
Source/publisher: Burma News International
Format/size: html (24K)
Date of entry/update: 30 January 2005


Title: Burma News International, January 6, 2005
Date of publication: 06 January 2005
Description/subject: News: (1)Three Indonesian journalists confirmed dead in Tsunami devastation (In Burmese)-- [Note: For the Burmese Language News Please Read In The Webpage www.bnionline.net]; (2) Wa relocations have resumed; (3)Army confiscated more than 3,300 acres of people's land in 2004; (4) George Fernendes: Shame on India for its government policy on Burma; (5)Tsunami quake kills two in Shan State; (6)Wa reinforces border command; (7)Western Command tenders 12 shrimp farms to local businessmen.
Language: English
Source/publisher: Burma News International
Format/size: html (46K)
Date of entry/update: 30 January 2005


Title: Burma News International, January 6, 2005
Date of publication: 06 January 2005
Description/subject: News: (1) Another Two Bombs Explosion in Kachin; (2) 18 Mon women raped by Burmese Army troops in 2004; (3) NE trade body to have office in Mandalay; (4) Suu Kyi Party calls for Unconditional Release of All Political Prisoners.
Language: English
Source/publisher: Burma News International
Format/size: html (30K)
Date of entry/update: 30 January 2005


Title: Burma News International, January 3, 2005
Date of publication: 03 January 2005
Description/subject: (1) Students Hunted For Anniversary Statements In Sittwe; (2) India-Burma Relationship in Year 2004; (3) A small volcano erupts in Arakan; (4) Arakan National Council holds ceremony commemorating the fall of Arakan; (5) TWO REFUGEE GIRLS RAPED IN BANGLADESH.
Language: English
Source/publisher: Burma News International
Format/size: html (52K)
Date of entry/update: 30 January 2005


Title: Burma News International, December 28, 2004
Date of publication: 28 December 2004
Description/subject: (1)Tsunami kills 6 in Arakan; (2) Army starts taking areca nut tax from villagers.
Language: English
Source/publisher: Burma News International
Format/size: html (16K)
Date of entry/update: 30 January 2005


Title: Burma News International, December 22, 2004
Date of publication: 22 December 2004
Description/subject: (1) Shan Disclaim Responsibility For Attack Last Week; (2) Land confiscation for Burmese Army for border security.
Language: English
Source/publisher: Burma News International
Format/size: html (19K)
Date of entry/update: 30 January 2005


Title: Burma News International , December 21, 2004
Date of publication: 21 December 2004
Description/subject: (1) Culture Minister's visit to ancient pagodas of Arakan leaves local astrologers worried; (2) Forgotten Mon refugees in Malaysia; (3) Arakanese dies while fleeing from Malaysian Police.
Language: English
Source/publisher: Burma News International
Format/size: html (30K)
Date of entry/update: 30 January 2005


Title: Burma News International, December 20, 2004
Date of publication: 20 December 2004
Description/subject: NEWS: (1 Depayin Butcher Not Evil: Former Bodyguar; (2 Asian Democrats Urge: Release Suu Kyi Now; OPINION: READING THE DICTATOR’S PRIMITIVE MIND (By Aung Kin).
Language: English
Source/publisher: Burma News International
Format/size: html (42K)
Date of entry/update: 30 January 2005


Title: Burma News International, December 15, 2004
Date of publication: 15 December 2004
Description/subject: (1) Indian company likely to export diesel to Burma; (2) Army Authorities Reselling Seized Vehicles; (3) Border landmines have far-reaching effects; (4) Exhortation for money by authorities in Arakan State increasing; ASEAN's Softened Stance Toward Burma's Junta Will Bring Forth Shame.
Language: English
Source/publisher: Burma News International
Format/size: html (52K)
Date of entry/update: 30 January 2005


Title: Burma News International, December 11, 2004
Date of publication: 11 December 2004
Description/subject: (1) Bangladesh still unaccommodating to Indo-Burma gas pipeline; (2) Indian Companies Reluctant to Invest in Burma; (3) Cash confiscated from father-in-law of purged Nasaka official.
Language: English
Source/publisher: Burma News International
Format/size: html (29K)
Date of entry/update: 30 January 2005


Title: Burma News International, 10 December, 2004
Date of publication: 10 December 2004
Description/subject: (1) Forcible paddy purchase at better price; (2) Denied Issuing Travel Documents Made Over 165 Of Rohingya Students Deprive In Their Exam; (3) Burma Army complimented by poppy farmers.
Language: English
Source/publisher: Burma News International
Format/size: html (27K)
Date of entry/update: 30 January 2005


Title: Burma News International, December 9, 2004
Date of publication: 09 December 2004
Description/subject: (1) Villagers forced to build 90 houses for government employees in new town; (2) Kyaw Win still in hot water; (3) Bangladesh Army seizes arms at Burmese Border; (4) Northeast Buddhist scholars team to visit Burma; (5) Visiting general also carries alms-bowl.
Language: English
Source/publisher: Burma News International
Format/size: html (34K)
Date of entry/update: 30 January 2005


Title: Burma News International, December 7, 2004
Date of publication: 07 December 2004
Description/subject: (1) Ceasefire groups told to help round off roadmap (Politics); (2) Dhaka bargains over support for Indo-Burma gas pipeline (Business); (3) Yawdserk: War unlikely between Rangoon and Wa (War); (4) Three-Day Biswa Ijtema Ends Dec. 5 with Final Prayer (Religion).
Language: English2004-12-07
Source/publisher: Burma News International
Format/size: html (35K)
Date of entry/update: 30 January 2005


Title: Burma News International, December 4, 2004
Date of publication: 04 December 2004
Description/subject: (1) UNHCR's Asia-Pacific director arrives in Dhaka; (2) Dhaka Defers Support To Indo-Burma Gas Pipeline; (3) Fuel Price Increase Raises Cost Of Travel; (4) HIGH SCHOOL STUDENTS' AS A LIQUOR CARRIER; (5) Commander Rewarded For Role In October 'Coup'; (6) Mandalay Seminar Emphasizes Entrepreneurs’ Partnership; (7) UBI To Open Branches In Burma.
Language: English
Source/publisher: Burma News International
Format/size: html (47K)
Date of entry/update: 30 January 2005


Title: Burma News International, December 2, 2004
Date of publication: 02 December 2004
Description/subject: (1) Myanmar Times' Partner in Jail; (2) HRP declined overture from Burmese military; (3) Drug fugitive on Thailand's 'most wanted' list; (4) Six people, including five Italians, died when boat sank in Arakan. State (5) Rough rides for Mongla residents
Language: English
Source/publisher: Burma News International
Format/size: html (31K)
Date of entry/update: 30 January 2005


Title: Burma News International, 30 November 2004
Date of publication: 30 November 2004
Description/subject: (1) Chin National Front Appreciates Release of Political Detainees; (2) No sweat, no UN Security Council agenda, says academic; (3) No trader dares import Thai goods to Burma via Three Pagoda Pass route.
Language: English
Source/publisher: Burma News International
Format/size: html (29K)
Date of entry/update: 30 January 2005


Title: Burma News International, 30 November 2004
Date of publication: 30 November 2004
Description/subject: (1) Ceasefire leader fighting fit; (2) Business premises built for the workers' welfare demolished in Akyab; (3) Convention reps: one more, one less.
Language: English
Source/publisher: Burma News International
Format/size: html (20K)
Date of entry/update: 30 January 2005


Title: Burma News International, 25 November 2004
Date of publication: 25 November 2004
Description/subject: (1) Bangladeshi security forces seize another weapons cache; (2) Arakan’s border security chief accused of involvement in heroin traffic.
Language: English
Source/publisher: Burma News International
Format/size: html (17K)
Date of entry/update: 30 January 2005


Title: Burma News International, 23 November 2004
Date of publication: 23 November 2004
Description/subject: (1) Burmese Military Team arrives in Guwahati; (2) More strict on cars without licenses in Karen and Mon States; (3) Analyzing the current political situation with releasing prisoner.
Language: English
Source/publisher: Burma News International
Format/size: html (31K)
Date of entry/update: 30 January 2005


Title: Burma News International
Date of publication: 22 November 2004
Description/subject: Burmese Generals Hiding From Press At India-Asean Rally.
Author/creator: Surajit Khaund
Language: English
Source/publisher: Burma News International
Format/size: html (11K)
Date of entry/update: 30 January 2005


Title: Burma News International, 22 November 2004
Date of publication: 22 November 2004
Description/subject: (1) India On Track for Railway Link with Vietnam through Burma; (2) Suu Kyi's Party Welcomes Burma Junta's Move; (3) Army set to move command from Rangoon.
Language: English
Source/publisher: Burma News International
Format/size: html (24K)
Date of entry/update: 30 January 2005


Title: Burma News International, 20 November 2004
Date of publication: 20 November 2004
Description/subject: (1)Burma's Most Prominent Student Leader Min Ko Naing Free; (2)Muslim Rohingyas, police clash in Ukhiya, over 100 wounded; (3)Agriculture authorities forced farmers to grow subsidiary crops; (4)India to Start Railway Link with Burma; (5)Burma without Khin Nyunt - Is it heading for better or worse? (Commentary)
Language: English
Source/publisher: Burma News International
Format/size: html (44K)
Date of entry/update: 30 January 2005


Title: Burma News International, 19 November 2004
Date of publication: 19 November 2004
Description/subject: (1) Entrepreneurs welcome border trade initiative; (2) Trade Seminar to Held at Mandalay along Rally; (3) Feature) The Opposite Side of Border Fence.
Language: English
Source/publisher: Burma News International
Format/size: html (27K)
Date of entry/update: 30 January 2005


Title: Burma News International, 19 November 2004
Date of publication: 19 November 2004
Description/subject: Five killed, Over 100 Wounded, Over 100 Arrested in Police-Refugee Camp Melee.
Language: English
Source/publisher: Burma News International
Format/size: html (16K)
Date of entry/update: 30 January 2005


Title: Burma News International, 17 November 2004
Date of publication: 17 November 2004
Description/subject: * Burmese minister to attend Indo-ASEAN car rally inauguration; * A drug adductor woman car crash killed one; * (Opinion) Making a Burmese connection in the Northeast.
Language: English
Source/publisher: Burma News International
Format/size: html (31K)
Date of entry/update: 30 January 2005


Title: Burma News International, 17 November 2004
Date of publication: 17 November 2004
Description/subject: (1) Rights Group Holds Workshop On Justice At Time of Transition; (2) India Supreme Court issues notice to CBI on Burmese detainees of Operation Leech; (3) Call for new Nationalism recipe (HOPE FOR THE SOUTH?).
Language: English
Source/publisher: Burma News International
Format/size: html (35K)
Date of entry/update: 30 January 2005


Title: Burma News International, Burma News International
Date of publication: 15 November 2004
Description/subject: (1) Myanmar Times's VIP Status Gone With the NIB; (2) AIDS in Shan State a crisis; (3) Mon Monks maintain themselves as an organization; (4) Sons reunited with Khun Sa.
Language: English
Source/publisher: Burma News International
Format/size: html (31K)
Date of entry/update: 30 January 2005


Title: Burma News International, 13 November 2004
Date of publication: 13 November 2004
Description/subject: * Business catches up with politics; * Unofficial Makeshift Refugee Camp in Teknaf Relocated to Dhomdomia.
Language: English
Source/publisher: Burma News International
Format/size: html (17K)
Date of entry/update: 30 January 2005


Title: Burma News International, 12 November 2004
Date of publication: 12 November 2004
Description/subject: * Village headman kidnapped villagers to get money; * Millionaire Nasaka officer arrested in Arakan State.
Language: English
Source/publisher: Burma News International
Format/size: html (15K)
Date of entry/update: 30 January 2005


Title: Burma News International, 11 November 2004
Date of publication: 11 November 2004
Description/subject: * Wa prepare for the worst; * Indian PM will flag off international rally run through Burma; * Burmese Junta Relaxes Border Entry Restrictions to India's Northeast; * Confusing news regarding army operations against Northeast militants.
Language: English
Source/publisher: Burma News International
Format/size: html (31K)
Date of entry/update: 30 January 2005


Title: Burma News International, 11 November 2004
Date of publication: 11 November 2004
Description/subject: * Nagas oppose Indo-Burma military operation; * Another screw on the Wa; * Nine Arakanese monks arrested for agitating municipal authority.
Language: English
Source/publisher: Burma News International
Format/size: html (23K)
Date of entry/update: 30 January 2005


Title: Burma News International, 9 November 2004
Date of publication: 09 November 2004
Description/subject: General Khin Nyunt sentenced to 40 years in prison
Language: English
Source/publisher: Burma News International
Format/size: html (9K)
Date of entry/update: 30 January 2005


Title: Burma News International, December 7, 2004
Date of publication: 07 November 2004
Description/subject: (1)Report Recommends Enhancing India-Burma border trade (Business); (2)The Clear Message of the Burmese Junta (Commentary).
Language: English
Source/publisher: Burma News International
Format/size: html (34K)
Date of entry/update: 30 January 2005


Title: Burma News International, 6 November 2004
Date of publication: 06 November 2004
Description/subject: * Man-made disaster defeats tough farmers; * As Asia stays passive on Burma, Burmese advocates left to their own resources; * CHILD LABOR IN ARAKAN.
Language: English
Source/publisher: Burma News International
Format/size: html (38K)
Date of entry/update: 30 January 2005


Title: Burma News International, 6 November 2004
Date of publication: 06 November 2004
Description/subject: * Fire Bombs exploded in crowd, wounding more than 20 people; * Czech foreign minister counsels dissidents to be pragmatic; * New Money Transfer Law Likely to Harm People in Burma.
Language: English
Source/publisher: Burma News International (BNI)
Format/size: html (22K)
Date of entry/update: 30 January 2005


Title: Burma News International, 4 November 2004
Date of publication: 04 November 2004
Description/subject: * Local resident: car clampdown is a show of force; * Arrested Owners of Cars without licenses face court; * Burma's New PM Making First-Time Visit To China.
Language: English
Source/publisher: Burma News International
Format/size: html (20K)
Date of entry/update: 30 January 2005


Title: Burma News International, 4 November 2004
Date of publication: 04 November 2004
Description/subject: * Beaten villager case has unreasonable ending, family says; * Huge price hike in Muse; * Suspension Bridge To Be Built By Local People; * Indo-Myanmar Border Trade Frozen.
Language: English
Source/publisher: Burma News International
Format/size: html (22K)
Date of entry/update: 30 January 2005


Title: Burma News International, 1 November 2004
Date of publication: 01 November 2004
Description/subject: * Military Government Cracking Down on Cars without Licenses; * Seized Wa Cars Returned.
Language: English
Source/publisher: Burma News International
Format/size: html (18K)
Date of entry/update: 30 January 2005


Title: Burma News International, 31 October 2004
Date of publication: 31 October 2004
Description/subject: * Ethnic meeting urges ceasefire groups to stick to their guns; * Military officers take party line on constitution draft to the public; * Alternative charter guidelines proposed.
Language: English
Source/publisher: Burma News International
Format/size: html (27K)
Date of entry/update: 30 January 2005


Title: Burma News International, 18 October 2004
Date of publication: 18 October 2004
Description/subject: * ICRDB urged to recognize denial of democracy, release political prisoners, start tripartite dialogue; * Nasaka Forcibly Extracts Labor and Donations from Rohingya villagers.
Language: English
Source/publisher: Burma News International
Format/size: html (26K)
Date of entry/update: 30 January 2005


Title: Burma News International, 18 October 2004
Date of publication: 18 October 2004
Description/subject: “The Draft Constituation was centralized; the State Supreme Legislative Body has no power to do legislation”.
Language: English
Source/publisher: Burma News International
Format/size: html (23K)
Date of entry/update: 30 January 2005


Title: Burma News International, 18 October 2004
Date of publication: 18 October 2004
Description/subject: *Computer Training Program, A Burden; * Directive orders new listing of illegal Burmese Muslim refugees; * Easy Learning Mon VCD for Mon People made.
Language: English
Source/publisher: Burma News International
Format/size: html (22K)
Date of entry/update: 30 January 2005


Title: Burma News International, 17 October 2004
Date of publication: 17 October 2004
Description/subject: Burmese army distributes flyer to increase its number of soldiers.
Language: English
Source/publisher: Burma News International
Format/size: html (12K)
Date of entry/update: 30 January 2005


Title: Burma News International, 15 October 2004
Date of publication: 15 October 2004
Description/subject: Poppy farmers point to want of options (S.H.A.N.).
Language: English
Source/publisher: Burma News International
Format/size: html (13K)
Date of entry/update: 30 January 2005


Title: Burma News International, 15 October 2004
Date of publication: 15 October 2004
Description/subject: * India-Burma border fencing delays due to protest by local communities; * Mon State PDC ordered Chaungzon USDA to form USDA battalion in town; * India Refuses to Issue Visa to Exiled Burmese PM.
Language: English
Source/publisher: Burma News International
Format/size: html (26K)
Date of entry/update: 30 January 2005


Title: Burma News International, 14 October 2004
Date of publication: 14 October 2004
Description/subject: Western Commander orders villagers to move out (Kaladan News).
Language: English
Source/publisher: Burma News International
Format/size: html (12K)
Date of entry/update: 30 January 2005


Title: Burma News International, 14 October 2004
Date of publication: 14 October 2004
Description/subject: Ceasefire congress endorses new leadership (S.H.A.N.)
Language: English
Source/publisher: Burma News International
Format/size: html (12K)
Date of entry/update: 30 January 2005


Title: Burma News International, 13 October 2004
Date of publication: 13 October 2004
Description/subject: * General Khin Nyunt does development by detaining villagers; * Nasaka Arrests Three-Member Mosque Committee for not Complying With Order; * Unfriendly Gesture in Dhaka-Rangoon Relations.
Language: English
Source/publisher: Burma News International
Format/size: htm,l (42K)
Date of entry/update: 30 January 2005


Title: Burma News International, 13 October 2004
Date of publication: 13 October 2004
Description/subject: Shan leader slams UN drug report (S.H.A.N.)
Language: English
Source/publisher: Burma News International
Format/size: html (12K)
Date of entry/update: 30 January 2005


Title: Burma News International, 8 October 2004
Date of publication: 08 October 2004
Description/subject: * Lisbon rolls out red carpet for Shan-Karen duo; * Army used young women and girls for model show to entertain commander.
Language: English
Source/publisher: Burma News International
Format/size: html (22K)
Date of entry/update: 30 January 2005


Title: Burma News International, 7 October 2004
Date of publication: 07 October 2004
Description/subject: Army ordered villager about they are going to confiscate land (IMNA).
Language: English
Source/publisher: Burma News International,
Format/size: html (11K)
Date of entry/update: 30 January 2005


Title: Burma News International, 6 October 2004
Date of publication: 06 October 2004
Description/subject: More atrocities by Army reported (S.H.A.N.).
Language: English
Source/publisher: Burma News International
Format/size: html (12K)
Date of entry/update: 30 January 2005


Title: BURMA NEWS INTERNATIONAL, 5 October 2004
Date of publication: 05 October 2004
Description/subject: * Trade gap between Bangladesh and Myanmar widens; * AN EXCLUSIVE INTERVIEW WITH LARRY JAGAN, A BURMA SPECIALIST.
Language: English
Source/publisher: Burma News International
Format/size: html (42K)
Date of entry/update: 30 January 2005


Title: Burma News International, 4 October 2004
Date of publication: 04 October 2004
Description/subject: • Opposition in need of new game plan to keep friends in line (S.H.A.N); • Former NMSP medical worker suspected of supporting rebels fled to border after he was seriously beaten (IMNA); • Current Forced labor and Human Rights Abuse in Southern Burma (Kao Wao).
Language: English
Source/publisher: Burma News International
Format/size: html (37K)
Date of entry/update: 30 January 2005


Title: Burma News International, 1 October 2004
Date of publication: 01 October 2004
Description/subject: * Guilty of listening to the BBC; * Non-stop forced labor on road construction.
Language: English
Source/publisher: Burma News International
Format/size: html (15K)
Date of entry/update: 30 January 2005


Title: BNI Weekly News, 17 September 2004
Date of publication: 17 September 2004
Description/subject: Lahu: Rangoon broke its word to us (S.H.A.N); U Lwin: NLD to Continue with Changes despite no Meeting with Suu Kyi (Mizzima News); One Win could be losing (S.H.A.N); Burma Reopens Its Border Transit Point to Trade after 14 Days (Kaladan; Tension on Burma-Bangladesh Border (Kaladan News); Nasaka Abduct Bangladeshi Fisherman (Kaladan News); One captured and eight arrested on suspicion of supporting rebels (Independent Mon News Agency); Indian Army Chief Visits Northeast (Mizzima News); French judge refuses to stop Total case (Kao Wao News Group); Assam CM Wants More Pressure on Burma (Mizzima News); Burmese Migrants kill Thai employers (Kao Wao News Group).
Language: English
Source/publisher: Burma News International
Format/size: html (114K)
Date of entry/update: 21 September 2004


Title: BNI Weekly News, August 30, 2004
Date of publication: 30 August 2004
Description/subject: * Madame Khin Nyunt cashes in on Thai demand for young women (Shan Herald Agency for News); * Military authorities ease off rigorous checking (Khonumthung News Group); * Students distressed by educational officials in Chin state (Khonumthung News Group); * Burma border cannot be sealed (Mizzima News); * Two Rohingya Youths Sentenced to 7 years Imprisonment in Western Burma (Kaladan News); * Flag Meeting Held at Teknaf (Kaladan News); * Law and Order Situation Hits Border Trade (Mizzima News); * Confusion about crackdown on northeastern militants (Mizzima News); * Heroin Seized on India-Burma Border (Mizzima News); * Fear of Bird Flu Causes Ban on Pigs from China (Mizzima News); * Nagas Claim Burma’s Land for Reunion (Mizzima News); * Forced Labor for Model Village (Kaladan News); * Sex In The Border Town (Kao Wao News); * Mon Canadian Remembers Late Leader Nai Non Lar (Kao Wao News).
Language: English
Source/publisher: Burma News International
Format/size: html (30K)
Date of entry/update: 30 August 2004


Title: BNI Weekly News, August 23 2004
Date of publication: 23 August 2004
Description/subject: Assam Chief Minister Blames Burma, Bangladesh (MIZZIMA NEWS); * Foreign Goods Prohibited from Entering Bangladesh (KALADAN NEWS); * SevenRohingya Refugees Arrested at Cox’s Bazaar (KALADAN NEWS); * Look to Burma: Ministry hints to OIL (MIZZIMA NEWS); * Friendly Football Match to be Held on the Thai-Burma border (MIZZIMA NEWS).
Language: English
Source/publisher: Burma News International
Format/size: html (14K)
Date of entry/update: 29 August 2004


Title: BNI Weekly News, 18 August 2004
Date of publication: 18 August 2004
Description/subject: August 18 2004... ON THE BORDER: * Couple Flee from Nasaka Extortion (Kaladan News); * HIV: You Cannot Hide for Long (Kaladan News); * Religious Teacher Sentenced to 7 Years in Jail (Kaladan News); * Rohingyas Observe 16th Anniversary of 8888 (Kaladan News); * Arakanese exiles hold demonstration in Dhaka (Narinjara News); * Nine Arakanese arrested for complaining to Prime Minister (Narinjara News); * Rohingya Youths Observe International Youth Day (Kaladan News); * About 30 smugglers kill each other before SPDC Seizes 830 kilograms of Heroin (Independent Mon News Agency); * New Mon State Party Deny SPDC Accusation that their Soldiers are Criminals (Independent Mon News Agency); * Three Pagodas Pass football tournament stops at semi-finals in fear of armed conflict (Independent Mon News Agency)... INSIDE BURMA: * Local authorities seize business properties after NLD MP refuses to resign (Independent Mon News Agency); * Mon comedian Dies after Beating and Torture (Independent Mon News Agency).
Language: English
Source/publisher: Burma News International
Format/size: html (62K)
Date of entry/update: 19 August 2004


Title: BNI Weekly News - 14 July 2004
Date of publication: 14 July 2004
Description/subject: * Forced Labour in Arakan Capital Increases Agony (Narinjara News); * Bangladeshi Delegation Wants to Increase Trade (Mizzima News); * Bangladeshi Law Minister Calls for Solution to Rohingya Problem (Kaladan News); * Burma Hands over 6 Bangladeshi Detainees to Bangladesh (Kalandan News); * Burmese Nasaka Forces Create Border Tension for Unknown Reasons (Narinjara News); * OIL to Double Gas Production with Burma’s Help (Mizzima News); * Oxygen Cylinder Shortage at Akyab Hospital (Narinjara News); * Internet Café too expensive for ordinary Akyabians (Narinjara News); * 18 Burmese Citizens Rescued from Traffickers (Narinjara News); * Moreh Trade Temporarily Suspended (Mizzima News).
Language: English
Source/publisher: Burma News International
Format/size: html (40K)
Date of entry/update: 10 August 2004


Title: BNI Weekly News - 5 July 2004
Date of publication: 05 July 2004
Description/subject: * Uncertain Future of Rohingya Prisoners in Thailand (Kaladan News); * More Indian Troops to Deploy along India-Burma borders (Mizzima News); * SPDC Changes Enemies in Military Training Lectures (Narinjara News); * Elephant kills Rohingya Refugee in Bangladeshi Camp (Kaladan News); * Rohingya Refugees Call Off 21-day Strike (Kaladan News); * Gas pipeline project opposed by indigenous people in India (Khonumthung News); * Arakanese Activist Arrives in Bangladesh (Narinjara News).
Language: English
Source/publisher: Burma News International
Format/size: html (32K)
Date of entry/update: 10 August 2004


Title: BNI Weekly News - June 15-28, 2004
Date of publication: 28 June 2004
Description/subject: * Repatriation Fails (Kaladan News); * Rohingya Barred from Cyclone Relief in Arakan; * ‘Made In China’ Threatens Indian Industries; * Forgotten Burmese Refugees in Dhaka; * Arakanese Refugees Observe World Refugee Day in Dhaka; * Election Commission Rejects Reposting of Fallen NLD Signboards; * Rohingya Hacked to Death in Western Burma; * Daylight Robbery Followed by Search of China Town; * Akyab police without salary for one year; * KIO Hands Back Burmese Spy with Warning to Military Intelligence; * Endless illegal Car Trading; * Karen cease-fire group kidnaps six sex workers; * Indian delegation arrivesin Burma; * India-ASEAN Car Rally to Pass Through Burma; * Rangoon Signs Protocol with other BIMST-EU Countries.
Language: English
Source/publisher: Burma News International
Format/size: html (55K)
Date of entry/update: 10 August 2004


Title: BNI Weekly News - 7 June 2004
Date of publication: 07 June 2004
Description/subject: * More Funds Injected to Develop Indo-Burma Trade Points (Mizzima News); * India submits list of militants' camps to Burmese Authorities (Mizzima News); * Custom Gates mushrooming across Arakan (Narinjara News); * Give Autonomy to Nagaland, Naga group tells new Indian Government (Mizzima News); * Burmese Currency Exchange Rate down in Mon Area(Independent Mon News Agency); * Three Mon Leaders Released from Moulmein Jail (Independent Mon News Agency); * Army to seize 800 acres of farm land (Independent Mon News Agency); * Mon Cultural Exhibition in Bangkok (Independent Mon News Agency);; * Newspapers Condemn Burma's Military Junta (Mizzima News); * Bangladesh is committed to close ties with South Asian countries (Mizzima News)
Language: English
Source/publisher: Burma News International
Format/size: html (37K)
Date of entry/update: 10 August 2004


Title: BNI Weekly News - 31 May 2004
Date of publication: 31 May 2004
Description/subject: · Border forces Seize Table Salt en Route to Bangladesh (Kaladan News); · Ancient Arakanese City Walls Unearthed (Narinjara News); · Government Attempts to Close down Mon National School (Independent Mon News Agency); · Moreh no longer safe for trading (Mizzima News); · BDR Arrest two Burmese Nationals on Bangladesh-Burma border (Kaladan News); · Flag Meeting Between BDR and Nasaka (Kaladan News); · Burma Abusing Muslim Minority, Amnesty Claims (Kaladan News); · Bangladeshi vessel sinks off Burmese Coast (Narinjara News); · Bangladeshi salt production deprived by black market (Narinjara News); · BDR Arrest Eight Rohingyas(Kaladan News); · Bangladesh border force Destroys 100 Huts of Unofficial Rohingya Refugees at Teknaf (Kaladan News) · Cyclone Claims 78 Lives in Arakan (Narinjara News) · Brokers Push Up Motorbike License Fees in Mon State (Independent Mon News Agency); · Razali Ismail: India to Help Free Aung San Suu Kyi (Mizzima News); · Burmese Generals Should Be Expelled Says ACHR (Mizzima News); · Burmese living at risk of Arsenicosis and Fluorosis (Mizzima News); · Traders appeal to new Prime Minister to boost India-Burma trade (Mizzima News); · Kachin people in Chiang Mai open new Church (Network Media Group); India's Foreign Policy.
Language: English
Source/publisher: Burma News International
Format/size: html (84K)
Date of entry/update: 10 August 2004


Title: BNI Weekly News - 17 May 2004
Date of publication: 17 May 2004
Description/subject: · NLD decides not to attend National Convention (Network Media Group); · Former BBC Stringer jailed for 15 years in Burma (Network Media Group); · Curfew on Monks Harmful, says Chairman of ABYMU (Network Media Group); ·Bangladesh Earns US$5.5 Million in Seven Months from Border Trade with Burma (Kaladan News); ·Fleeing Burmese Muslims arrested by Bangladeshi Police(Narinjara News); ·Smuggled Longyis Seized at Cox’s Bazar (Kaladan News); ·Nasaka Troops Rape and Strangle 12-Year Old Girl (Kaladan News); ·Nagas Appeal for Protection to Burmese and Indian Governments (Mizzima News); ·KIA Arrests Five SPDC Soldiers (Mizzima News); ·Britain Urges Burma Regime to Reconsider NLD Requests (Mizzima News); ·Statement of National League for Democracy on National Convention (NLD); ·Burmese government's response on NLD statement (New Light of Myanmar); ·National Coalition Government of the Union of Burma Statement (NCGUB); ·Position of cease-fire groups on National Convention.
Language: English
Source/publisher: Burma News International
Format/size: html (58K)
Date of entry/update: 10 August 2004


Title: BNI Weekly News - 10 May 2004
Date of publication: 10 May 2004
Description/subject: · Bangladesh Chamber Urge Revision of Account Trade Deal with Burma (Kaladan News); · Pesticides Usage leading to extinction of shell animals (Narinjara News); · University student condemns SPDC’s education system (Narinjara News); · Arakan People Welcome US Congress Renewal of Sanctions on Burma (Kaladan News); · Diarrhea kills 3 in Teknaf Camp; many fighting for Life (Kaladan News); · No more foreign tourists in Arakan (Narinjara News); · Bangladeshi medicine enjoys high demand in Burma (Narinjara News); · Army Operations will not Cross into Burma (Mizzima News); · Nasaka Handed 48 Prisoners over to BDR after Flag Meeting (Narinjara News); · Sino-Burma friendship festival: a big success (Mizzima News).
Language: English
Source/publisher: Burma News International
Format/size: html (32K)
Date of entry/update: 10 August 2004


Title: BNI Weekly News - 3 May 2004
Date of publication: 03 May 2004
Description/subject: · Fifteen Burmese Nationals Get Four Years Imprisonment for Smuggling Rice; · Daewoo to Begin Gas Exploitation of Arakan in July; · SPDC Campaigns for National Convention in Northern Arakan; · Jellyfish Season Makes Promising Start on Arakan Coast; · Indian Army Launches Aerial Strike on Rebels; · AIR Hit By Northeast Rebels; · Barbaric Killing of a Religious Teacher in Nasaka Custody; · Burmese Students in Nagaland Strive for Unity; · NLD could join National Convention if members are released, says MNDF chairperson; · KIO to demand Federal Union at National Convention; · Long-term jail sentences for 11 NLD members; · Power Black Out in Rangoon; · Political prisoner Ko Khin Win to have both arms amputated; · China’s Burmese Drug Headache; · FBC Urges Pragmatic Approach Towards National Re-conciliation; · Government Sanctions Rs. 60 million for Burma Trade Point; · GMS Meets for Transportation; · BJP Plans to Pursue Closer Ties with Burma.
Language: English
Source/publisher: Burma News International
Format/size: html (66K)
Date of entry/update: 10 August 2004


Title: BNI Weekly News - 26 April 2004
Date of publication: 26 April 2004
Description/subject: · New Computer Technology and Science University in Rangoon Closed Down (Independent Mon News Agency); · SPDC Sidelines Arakanese Political Parties from National Convention (Narinjara News); · Permit Auctions Cause Pain for Arakanese People (Narinjara News); · People's Farm Makes Funds for Army (Narinjara News); · Chin Nationals Hold Consensus-Building Meeting (Mizzima News); · Burmese Child Dies in Assam (Mizzima News); · USDA disturbs formation of NLD Social Support Committee (Network Media Group); · Thingyan (Water Festival) Ends in Cox’s Bazar (Kaladan News); · Friend of Prisoners who were Jailed for Contacting ILO Flees to Border (Independent Mon News Agency); · Corruption in Three Pagoda; · Havel and Nobel Laureates Call for Release of Suu Kyi and Burmese Writers (Mizzima News); · India and Burma Set US $ One Billion Trade Target (Mizzima News).
Language: English
Source/publisher: Burma News International
Format/size: html (44K)
Date of entry/update: 10 August 2004


Title: BNI Weekly News - 12 April 2004
Date of publication: 12 April 2004
Description/subject: · Burmese Need Sponsor to Enter Mizoram (Mizzima News); · Thai labor office orders factory to pay 16 million Baht to Burmese workers (Network Media Group); · New teaching methods for border teachers (Network Media Group); · Two Burmese nationals sentenced to 25 years imprisonment in Bangladesh (Narinjara News); · Dhaka Rangoon Highway Foundation Stone Laid in Ramu (Kaladan News); · Rohingyas Cast Doubt on SPDC National Convention (Kaladan News); · Logging Business On Increase in Karen State (Independent Mon News Agency); ·Burmese PM’s visit to Bangladesh gets under way (Narinjara News).
Language: English
Source/publisher: Burma News International
Format/size: html (33K)
Date of entry/update: 10 August 2004


Title: BNI Weekly News - April 5, 2004
Date of publication: 05 April 2004
Description/subject: Rohingya Refugees Attacked (Kalandan Press Network); Burma and Bangladesh clash over abduction of 13 loggers (Narinjara News); Border talks between Burma and Bangladesh begin (Narinjara News); Bangladesh-Burma Highway Joint Construction Started (Narinjara News); Burmese Trade Delegates to visit Northeast India (Mizzima News); Karenni Peace Talks Halted (Network Media Group); Report of Burmese Army raping Karen women released (Network Media Group); Rohingya Refugees seek High School education in Bangladeshi Camp (Kaladan News); Akyab- Myuk Oo steamer passengers in trouble (Narinjara News); Orient Shipping Line to cease operations in Rangoon from the 1st April (Narinjara News).
Language: English
Source/publisher: Burma News International
Format/size: html (54K)
Date of entry/update: 10 August 2004


Title: BNI Weekly News - March 29, 2004
Date of publication: 29 March 2004
Description/subject: Arakanese Farmers Forced to Sell Rice to Burmese Army (Narinjara News);; Military Personnel Deposits Large Amount of Money at UMEH bank (Narinjara News); Border Police seize Contraceptives Destined to Burma (Narinjara News); Palaung Conference on Culture and Literature Held on China border (Mizzima News); KNPP Heading to Rangoon Despite Negative Response by Junta (Network Media Group); Rights Groups Bid to Stop Child Soldier in Burma (Network Media Group); Burmese Right Group PUblishes book on Child Soldiers (Network Media Group); India to Build One More Road in Burma (Mizzima News); Burma PM to Visit Dhaka (Narinjara News); Human Rights and US Strategy in Burma (Mizzima News); Opium Cultivation Continues in Shan State (Mizzima News); Trade In Animals (Mizzima News); Arakanese Monk Donates Ancient Coins to Burmese Government (Narinjara News); Ordination Ceremony Held in Midst of Crackdown on Illegals (Network Media Group); UN Should Lead International Forum on Burma: ACHR (Mizzima News).
Language: English
Source/publisher: Burma News International (BNI)
Format/size: html (82K)
Date of entry/update: 10 August 2004


Title: BNI Weekly News - March 22, 2004
Date of publication: 22 March 2004
Description/subject: Weak economy lowers house rents (Narinjara News); Forced labor continues in Kachin State(Mizzima News); Smuggled Fertilizer seized in Bangladesh Coastal area (Narinjara News); Rohingyas’ concern over “ANC” (Kaladan Press Network); Continued Extortion of Money in Northern Arakan (Kaladan Press Network); Fighting brakes out between KNU and DKBA (Network Media Group); Forced relocation for Asia highway construction in Tamu (Network Media Group); Multi-religious Prayer Meetings held for Peace in Burma (Network Media Group).
Language: English
Source/publisher: Burma News International (BNI)
Format/size: html (46K)
Date of entry/update: 10 August 2004


Title: BNI Weekly News - January 12, 2004
Date of publication: 12 January 2004
Description/subject: . Bangladesh officials device a new method to force repatriation of Burmese refugees; . Ethnic Nagas forced to work ahead of New Year celebration; . Burma to crack down Indian Insurgents soon; . Authorities destroy 26 houses in a northern Arakan village; . The authorities had also promised to provide compensation and alternative site for the rehabilitating the displaced villagers; . SPDC using cultural troupes for propaganda, defaming democratic forces; . Farmers ordered to grow Mustard, green gram on paddy fields in northern Arakan; . Nasaka collecting Paddy for Buddhist village in Northern Arakan; . Maung Daw authorities arrest three Muslim youth; . Burmese Navy arrests eight Bangladeshi; . Burmese Military Intelligence arrests ten democracy activists; . Bangladesh Army seizes weapons near Bangladesh-Burma border; . A Nasaka check-post erected to frisk and check Rohingya travellers; . Burmese PM claims support of six cease-fire groups for democracy Road Map; . Burma: A Thorny Question for the Region.
Language: English
Source/publisher: Burma News International (BNI)
Format/size: html (78K)
Date of entry/update: 11 January 2004


Title: BNI Weekly News- December 29, 2003
Date of publication: 29 December 2003
Description/subject: . Forced Labour Continues in Arakan; . NATIONAL RECONCILIATION - the long and painful path; . Cynthia's medic kidnapped by Military Intelligence in Mae Sod; . New Oasis for Burmese Migrant Workers in India; . New Mon State Party’s first step to reform; . Burma-Bangladesh Friendship Road to open for traffic this winter; . Robbers kill an MI informer smuggling goods across Naf; . Rakhaing nationals heading for Malaysia captured from Thai waters; . Move to destroy centuries old village foiled; . Expectation rose from Burma and Bangladesh to drive out Indian insurgents.
Language: English
Source/publisher: Burma News International (BNI)
Format/size: html (75K)
Date of entry/update: 30 December 2003


Title: BNI Weekly News - December 22, 2003
Date of publication: 22 December 2003
Description/subject: Monopoly dealership, distributed by MI-18; Burma-Bangladesh Director general level meeting start today in Rangoon; FURTHER RESTRICTION IMPOSED ON THE FREEDOM OF MOVEMENT OF THE ROHINGYA; Karenni rebels ready to talk with Junta; Forced labor for harvest in Northern Arakan; WB to Help Bangladesh- Burma Rail Networks; Delay of newspapers in Sittwe; Revenue from Burma-Bangla border trade higher than expected; Flag staff meeting held at Cox’sbazar, infiltration main issue; No more free rice trading in Arakan, says the SPDC; Force labour for construction Ngapali Sea beach tourism complex; Army demolishes village for making Recreation Park; AHOM: The Forgotten Burmese; A Total Replacement or Peaceful Negotiation (Burma).
Language: English
Source/publisher: Burma News International (BNI
Format/size: html (117K)
Date of entry/update: 22 December 2003


Title: BNI Weekly News - December 15, 2003
Date of publication: 15 December 2003
Description/subject: High Security Alert in towns of Northern Arakan; US Embassy officials visit Arakan; Arakanese youth turns a fugitive for wearing T-shirt with Daw Suu’s photo; Burmese Activists Celebrate the 55th Human Rights Day; Peoples’ land confiscated for sale in USDA fund drive; New marriage law brings new sufferings; Champion Wool Company laid off 1200 Burmese workers; Force Relocation and Forced Labor For The Re-construction of Tamu-Nanphalong Road; Strategic Meeting of Burmese Revolutionary forces held at the Thailand-Burma border.
Language: English
Source/publisher: Burma News International (BNI)
Format/size: html (63K)
Date of entry/update: 22 December 2003


Title: BNI Weekly News - December 8, 2003
Date of publication: 08 December 2003
Description/subject: DA BYU CHAUNG – PALAY DAUNG ROAD UNDER CONSTRUCTION WITH FORCED LABOUR; Rangoon-Kyauk Pyu Road under construction people’s cultivated land confiscated; Arakan Alliance Signed Deed of Commitment Under Geneva Call; Burma outgoing ambassador calls on Bangladesh opposition leader; Villagers are exposed to sun for interrogations; Outgoing Burma ambassador meets Bangladesh PM; Village set ablaze by the army; Rice smuggled from Bangladesh; 18 more Burmese Muslim Refugees repatriated yesterday; Arson Attack to a Mosque and Its Guesthouse; Military Junta western commend collects taxes from black trading vessels; Are the Burmese People Fit for Democracy?
Language: English
Source/publisher: Burma News International (BNI)
Format/size: html (111K)
Date of entry/update: 22 December 2003


Title: BNI Weekly News - December 1, 2003
Date of publication: 01 December 2003
Description/subject: Fund to rebuilt the destroyed Mosque; TTBT concludes six-month-long teachers training; Ethnic Karen Women mark delayed “Violence against women day”; Burmese Leather Doing Well in Bangladeshi Market; Burma-Bangladeshi border security commanders have urgent meeting; Tariff for small-time traders abolished; Abducted Burmese trader rescued by Bangladesh police; Maung Daw Nasaka tells local Nasaka authorities to stop the use of forced labour; Mosques in Maung Daw under guard during prayers in Ramadan; The Mountain of Vengeance.
Source/publisher: Burma News International (BNI)
Format/size: html (76K)
Date of entry/update: 22 December 2003


Title: BNI Weekly News - November 24, 2003
Date of publication: 24 November 2003
Description/subject: USDA as powerful as the Local Intelligent services in Arakan; Nasaka Authorities Illegally Taking Money From Public to Support their Armed Force; Regional Command Level meeting held between Indian and Burmese Army; Chinese Motorcycle factory to be built in Mandalay; The Smuggling of Fertilizer to Burma stopped by the Bangladeshi Coast Guard; UNHCR cuts back on support for Burmese refugee student; Indian Rupee falls against Kyats along Indo-Burma border; Largest gathering at Shwedagon Pagoda after May 30th bloodshed; Burmese Refugees Protest against the detention of 43 Burmese in Delhi jail; Auxiliary midwife training being given to ethnic women; Indian Defence Minister visits Burma border; Arakan prawn industry suffers; Chin National Front holds its third Conference, rejects SPDC’s roadmap; Where Sanctions Lead Remains Unclear; NSCN ‘liberates’ Indian districts bordering on Burma.
Language: English
Source/publisher: Burma News International (BNI)
Format/size: html (153K)
Date of entry/update: 22 December 2003


Title: BNI Weekly News - November 17, 2003
Date of publication: 17 November 2003
Description/subject: Gas Export Deal Kept Secret from the Arakanese; Residents of Taungbru Left Relocated for New Battalion and Jail Project; Human Rights Commission moved to act on behalf of Burmese refugees; Naga people barred from Traveling; Burmese woman dead due to harassment by Thai authorities No Cane for Arakan’s lone sugar mill; Burmese refugees kept from demonstrating against UNHCR; Burmese In-Gyin Fossils Fast Disappearing to China; Bangladesh ministers oversee privatisation of Teknaf port; Arakan rice trade restricted by military junta; A cattle grazer sodomized by Army soldier; Sixty families ordered to relocate for bridge construction; Bangladesh Consul graces Bangla-Myanmar Friendship Bridge construction engineers’meeting; BDR seizes arms and ammunition from RNA; Three victims of Depeyin incident released from prison; Prices of essentials fall in Maungdaw town; Rise in price of London Cigarette in the China-Burma border area.
Language: English
Source/publisher: Burma News International (BNI)
Format/size: html (117K)
Date of entry/update: 22 December 2003


Title: BNI Weekly News - November 10, 2003
Date of publication: 10 November 2003
Description/subject: SPDC Authorities Refuted The News of Muslim Exodus; A Regional Conference on Protection for Refugees from Burma completed; No Rohingyas Camped Across the Naf River to Cross the Border; Repatriated Burmese workers forced to pay a 1000 baht each for entry; Student Army honors to those who sacrificed their lives and bodies; Money for civilian military training disappears, local authority blamed; Two Deserters Arrested in Arakan State; Gambling hitting hard on Arakanese Youth; Muslim Leaders are called up to help the “Road Map”; U.N. Envoy's Visit Means Judgement Day Is Nearing; Have President Bush Betrays Democracy and the Burmese People? Forced Collection of Money for Conducting Civil Defense Training in Arakan.
Language: Englsih
Source/publisher: Burma News International (BNI)
Format/size: html (134K)
Date of entry/update: 22 December 2003


Title: BNI Weekly News - November 3, 2003
Date of publication: 03 November 2003
Description/subject: Singpho: Victims of Opium in North East India; 50,000 Rohingyas poised to cross into Bangladesh; US Embassy officials Discuss on Burmese Refugees issue; Burma’s National Convention: A New Negotiating Forum?; Burmese smuggled goods flood Chittagong markets a head of Eid; Exile members of NLD pray for Aung San Suu Kyi release; Cheaper Burmese Onions to go to Bangladesh; Counting the paddy in Arakan; Robbers disguised as Immigration officials loot belongings from Burmese workers; Kachin Christians pray to get back their holy hill; Some Refugees go back to Burma as the new relocation site seems insecure.
Language: English
Source/publisher: Burma News International (BNI)
Format/size: html (106K)
Date of entry/update: 22 December 2003


Title: BNI Weekly News - October 20, 2003
Date of publication: 29 October 2003
Description/subject: Seven Burmese Citizens fined 10,000 Taka for overstay in Bangladesh; ASEAN Values and President Bush; Two arrested for smuggling arms into Bangladesh; Burma, India and Thailand to develop highway network; Army looting goods from passengers and travellers; Burma Remains Contentious Issue for Region, U.S.; Cooperation on combating drug trafficking agreed at ASEAN meet; Tension in Manipur affects Indo-Burma border trade at Moreh; Burma, An Acid Test of American Foreign Policy; No Sign of Policy Change in Burma after ASEAN Summit.
Language: English
Source/publisher: Burma News International (BNI)
Format/size: html (98K)
Date of entry/update: 22 December 2003


Title: BNI Weekly News - October 27, 2003
Date of publication: 27 October 2003
Description/subject: Military Intelligence is selecting the Convention Representative secretively; Fire victims blamed for blaze; The tallest Buddha Image in Arakan, to be constructed soon; Rakhine State Chairman launches statewide campaign in support of the Road Map; Burmese Refugees Fight UNHCR for survival; Leveling the Playing Field in Burma: Steps for Stemming the Imbroglio; Some Refugees go back for security reason; Conducting Population Survey in Northern Arakan; Some Refugees go back for security reason; Bangladeshi fishermen under stress from the Burmese and Thai trawlers’ from invasion of their waters; Burma third from last in World Press Freedom Ranking; Burmese Army demands farm products and firewood to withdraw farmlands confiscation order; Prostitution increases under hardship of SPDC rule.
Language: English
Source/publisher: Burma News International (BNI)
Format/size: html (107K)
Date of entry/update: 22 December 2003


Title: BNI Weekly News - October 13, 2003
Date of publication: 13 October 2003
Description/subject: A Refugee Woman Missing from Refugee Camp; An agreement has to be signed between Nasaka and new couples; Township Chairman Ordered to Vacate 65 Dwelling houses; Five Rohingyas sentenced for 7-years jail in Buthidaung; Burmese Nasaka Gave Ultimatum to Bangladesh Businessmen; Rights activists criticise ASEAN; Army Headquarters Became a Market; A meeting held in Maungdaw to elicit support for Road Map; Burma: Time to review Razali's Performance; Junta order to deposit money in bank encourages soldiers to corruption; Seminar on Rice policy; Rice for famine hit Western Burma.
Language: English
Source/publisher: Burma News International (BNI)
Format/size: html (90K)
Date of entry/update: 22 December 2003


Title: BNI Weekly News – October 6, 2003
Date of publication: 06 October 2003
Description/subject: Bangladesh Police arrest seven Burmese Businessmen on charges of involvement in terrorism; Indian bank to open branch in Burma; Rice Purchase Teams formed despite hunger in western Burma; Dialogue Process Adrift after Failed Visit by U.N. Envoy; Burmese Foreign Minister meets his counterpart from Bangladesh; Sanctions hit hard shrimp export in western Burma; · Annan: Burma democracy talks have halted; 2003 Gandhi Prize for former Czech President; Seven Bangladeshis nabbed in Burma while trying to cross into Thailand; World Food Programme rice in Western Burma; Burma MPs testify before IPU; Burmese Find No Reprieve from Low Pay, Harsh Work; Thai Government target Refugee Clinic at Burma Borde;r SPDC Soldiers surrender to KNU; Burmese Gemstones seized at Moreh; Burmese army man abducts and marries a schoolgirl.
Language: English
Source/publisher: Burma News International (BNI)
Format/size: html (161K)
Date of entry/update: 22 December 2003


Title: BNI Weekly News - September 29, 2003
Date of publication: 29 September 2003
Description/subject: Arrested Burmese activists sent to Special Detention Center Motherhood a Risk for Burmese Migrants A female Refugee Detained in Cox’s Bazar Jail Ex-Political Prisoners Seek Justice from Thai Town Rupees 5.1 million Building for Indo-Burma Border Trade Inaugurated US students to fast on Burmese student leader's birthday Goods allegedly imported from Burma seized by Indian customs Amid Pressure, Suu Kyi's Operation May be Way Out for Junta Burmese military delegation visit a hilly town in Bangladesh The Moral Authority of ASEAN India enquire Suu Kyi's well-being National Council of the Union of Burma On its 11th founding anniversary Clash with police leave several Burmese Muslim refugees hurt.
Language: English
Source/publisher: Burma News International (BNI)
Format/size: html (155K)
Date of entry/update: 22 December 2003


Title: BNI Weekly News - September 22, 2003
Date of publication: 22 September 2003
Description/subject: Attempted demonstration failed, 15 activists arrested; Burmese MPs Demand Suu Kyi’s Release; Teachers eager to upgrade education in border areas; Floating Rohingyas of Teknaf; He is a Prisoner - but unusual; Is the Lady a Problem or a Solution for the Burmese Generals?
Language: English
Source/publisher: Burma News International (BNI)
Format/size: html (65K)
Date of entry/update: 22 December 2003


Title: BNI Weekly News – September 15, 2003
Date of publication: 15 September 2003
Description/subject: A taskforce to stop smuggling in the unguarded seas; Extortion for Myanmar Veteran Organization; Forced Labour is Still Continuing in Arakan; Foreign labourers to be replaced by Thai workers; Police and Immigration forces arrest 120 Men for extortion; The Commander’s Decree for repairing drains; Mosque knocked down, mosque rebuilt; Free Burma Activists Coalition Re-aligns to Face New Challenges; Army Beat Up a Cleric’s Wife and Daughter; SPDC honors Depeyin village head; Mae Sot Murder Case confessed.
Language: English
Source/publisher: Burma News International (BNI)
Format/size: html (102K)
Date of entry/update: 22 December 2003


Title: BNI Weekly News – September 8, 2003
Date of publication: 08 September 2003
Description/subject: S.Korea and Burma businessmen meet; ‘100 killed in attack on Aung San Suu Kyi convey’; Ethnic Nationalities of Burma announce a new Road Map; 2858 Rohingya Refugees Returned Home in August and till 4th September; Why is Dollar increasingly smuggled into Burma?; The Unfolding Tragedy; Indian MPs launch South Asia Forum, wants Burma to be included; Activist's plea George Bush to arbitrate in Burma affair; Delhi Based Pro-democracy Groups Urge Protest for the Release of ASSK; BRC and UNHCR Don’t Take Responsibility If Political Refugees of Burma; Money collected for civil defence training in Chin; Muslim youth’s repatriation stirs controversy; Manipur to import 50,000 tonne rice from Burma; ; Two Burmese newspapers to be published from Sittwe; Buddhist rites to prevent foreign invasion!; Karen National Union denounces Burmese PM’s statement; Exiled Burma activists seek punitive actions against military junta.
Language: English
Source/publisher: Burma News International (BNI)
Format/size: html (142K)
Date of entry/update: 22 December 2003


Title: BNI Weekly News - September 1st, 2003
Date of publication: 01 September 2003
Description/subject: Bangladesh Burma border trade on strike; Burmese Opposition denounce junta’s proposed roadmap; Burma Announces Democracy Roadmap; Bangladesh PM greets Burma counterpart; Primary Education System Deteriorated in Northern Arakan; The Bangladesh army seized a large quantity of arms and ammunition; 7 Rohingya robbers held in Bangladesh; Rice Smuggling Boom from Bangladesh to Burma.
Language: English
Source/publisher: Burma News International (BNI)
Format/size: html (66K)
Date of entry/update: 22 December 2003


Title: BNI Weekly News - August 25, 2003
Date of publication: 25 August 2003
Description/subject: Burmese Oppositions agree on concept to ‘Road Map’; ICFTU denounces China on Burma; Does forced labour exist in Arakan?; Thai police raid NGOs; Two Deals with Burma in the Process Implementation; Nasaka Confiscated a Garden From a Poor man; Money Extorted From Farmers for Model Village; Majority votes to expel Burma from ASEAN; SPDC Authorities and DKBA Jointly Checked Mosques; Burmese Junta officials operate smuggling gangs; Chinese vessel sinks off Arakan coast; Extortion from car owners as Burmese junta fail to repair roads; Six including two Burmese nationals held with heroin in southeastern; August Rice Killing Day observed; Karens in large numbers celebrate Chi-Phyu; Five Muslims arrested in Myawaddi town; Burmese workers donate blood on Mother's Day in Thailand; Ten crewmembers missing as boat capsizes; Refugee camp under tight security.
Language: English
Source/publisher: Burma News International (BNI)
Format/size: html (123K)
Date of entry/update: 22 December 2003


Title: BNI Weekly News – August 11, 2003
Date of publication: 11 August 2003
Description/subject: SPDC Recruiting Villagers For Short-term Military Training; "Road Map", just a diplomacy to avoid sanction: Thai senior journalist; Seeking more jobs for Burmese Seafarers; Call for improving Myanmar condition; Demonstration on the anniversary of the 8th August in Dhaka; Opposition voice on the 15th Anniversary of the Burmese Democracy Uprising; Army Abducted and Married a Rakhine Girl; KNLA refutes SPDC allegation on bomb blasts; Fishery industry being harassed; Villagers in Kalemyo forced into fire safety training; SPDC top leaders meet KIO leaders; Free sale of drugs in Bamo; Compulsory military training in Shan.
Language: English
Source/publisher: Burma News International (BNI)
Format/size: html (82K)
Date of entry/update: 22 December 2003


Title: BNI Weekly News – 1st August, 2003
Date of publication: 01 August 2003
Description/subject: . Cancel ID cards to Migrant Workers to Thailand; . 500 Burma refugees rendered homeless after eviction; . Seven Rohingya Muslims seek refugee status; . Nasaka resorts to firing in Bangladesh territory; . Burmese Junta’s development sans electricity!; . Rohingya woman raped by Nasaka officer; . NCUB calls on ASEM to take up Burmese issue; . Thailand condemned for proposing Burma as ASEM member; . Burmese fish: concern for Bangladesh!; . “Call for paramilitary force formation to divert attention”; . Seventeen NLD detainees released; . Repairs work on Maungdaw Jame Mosque halted again; . TPDC order on Black Pepper cultivation in North Arakan.
Language: English
Source/publisher: Burma News International (BNI)
Format/size: html (103K)
Date of entry/update: 22 December 2003


Title: BNI Weekly News - 20 July 2003
Date of publication: 20 July 2003
Description/subject: . India raises troops in fight against Northeast militancy and drug trafficking; . 154 Foreigners including Burmese nationals in Bangladeshi jail . Nasaka border security forces committed series of robbery; . Arakanese Political parties welcome US sanctions on Burma; . ALD (Exile) General Secretary Passed away; . Diaspora Needs Dynamic Leadership; . Forced Conscription in Western Burma; . Communist Ceasefire Group faces bankruptcy in Burma; . Rohingya welcomes on US approved sanctions on Burma; . Khin U Township NLD members sent to jail; . Two Burmese Refugees Arrested in Kutupalong Camp Over Repatriation; . Burma and Bangladesh held Flag Meeting; . Burma forms paramilitary People’s Army; . Future of the construction of bridges uncertain in western Burma; . Burma-Bangladesh border alert.
Language: English
Source/publisher: Burma News International (BNI)
Format/size: html (117K)
Date of entry/update: 22 December 2003