Hey folks! Sorry about the delay in welcoming you into a new semester and new year! I went on the Thai/Burma alt break and got food poisoning on the way back last week. So without further ado, your weekly news update recommences!
As poll looms, Myanmar still building parliament
Observing the eerie new capital city as construction on the Parliament building continues...
Burma leader Than Shwe gives election warning
From Jan 4
ASEAN should not be taken in by unprincipled Burma
"The junta's generals are well-bred gentlemen in front of the Asean counterparts where as they are the inhumane tormenters to their own populace"
India Can Move the Needle on Burma
"Delhi should be more clever about using its own values and role as a regional leader to press for political reform."-- Wall Street Journal
Burma's Supreme Court hears final Suu Kyi appeal
Burma has a court system??? Who knew!
With that, let's hope for better news next week! Keep Haiti in your thoughts,
Your news gal,
Anne K Lynch
P.S. Check out the latest Alt-Break's blog at http://auburmabusters.blogspot.com/