30
Sep

New Mandala

Here is a blurb on [him] from a blog called New Mandala. Read it for Burma / Myanmar news as well as alternative views on the new junta to the south.

29
Sep

Patient turned away from hospital in Rangoon

The [him] moderator welcomes comments on this story.

28
Sep

7 Sisters Statement on the 2nd Special Session on HIV/AIDS of the ASEAN Summit on December 2006

This statement gives background information for anyone writing a concept paper for ASEAN.

27
Sep

Preventing HIV/AIDS among school dropouts

In military-ruled Myanmar poverty forces over half the country’s children to leave primary school early, putting many at greater risk of contracting HIV/AIDS as they are left out of any formal education on how to avoid the virus. …

26
Sep

A couple of views on internet use in Myanmar / Burma

The [him] moderator thinks that the primary reason to block internet usage is political and not financial. Read on …

25
Sep

Burma's hopes burn brightly amid squalor

Want to find a connection between poverty and internet connectivity? Here is an interesting one. Fortinet has a lot to explain.

25
Sep

Myanmar's troubles news article from Reuters

This news article from Reuters was released on the weekend.

23
Sep

ABC Online radio segment on the Three Diseases Fund

This is a transcript of an Australian radio segment on the 3D Fund.

22
Sep

Rambo is on his way to Burma

Now we can discern the ‘real’ reason for the transfer of the capital to Pyinmana. Rambo is, according to Wikipedia, on his way. There is, he thinks, no truth to the rumour that Laura Bush or John Bolton have been approached to see if they will take on cameo roles …

21
Sep

Impending deadline for submission of project ideas to Seven Sisters for ASEAN

The [him] moderator has attached the submission form. Hurry! —–
Seven Sisters Coalition and its individual networks will be submitting proposal / project briefs or concepts to ASEAN Secretariat in line with the tracks/components identified in the proposed Third ASEAN Work Programme 2006-2010 …

20
Sep

MWAF conducts a workshop

The Myanmar Women's Affairs Federation MWAF has conducted a workshop on human trafficking and HIV. This event is not noteworthy. The article is attached.
But the [him] moderator hasn't seen much copy on HIV in the official New Light of Myanmar lately. Why not?

19
Sep

Amateur meddling by Laura Bush

The [him] moderator thinks that both Than Shwe’s wife and Laura Bush should leave politics to the professionals. Amateur meddling usually does more harm than good. Is this the best the US can do at the roundtable? Rice would be nice.
21 September – Reuters reported only six people showed up and the Washington Post reported eight. What a waste.

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