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Myanmar NLD Leader Suu Kyi turns 63 on June 19

2008-06-21 08:17:42 - Aung San Suu Kyi's 63rd birthday June 19 in Rangoon, international organizations and activists remain persistent in linking Burma's political stage with the humanitarian crisis following Cyclone Nargis.August 8,2008 being numerology better omen day for revolution to take place opposition leader ask army to go to barracks on this days and let saffron revolution to prevail.Myanmar Junta on the other hand is keeping alert vigil on total situation.

In the Nargis Mayhem May 02-03,2008 saw Myanmar killing more than 78000 people deads and more than 56000 missing in Irrawaddy delta,Deadly tropical cyclone Nargis, which occurred over the Bay of Bengal, hit five divisions and states Ayeyawaddy, Yangon, Bago, Mon and Kayin on last May 2-3, of which Ayeyawaddy and Yangon inflicted the heaviest casualties and massive infrastructural damage. The storm has killed 77,738 people and left 55,917 missing and 19,359 injured, according to official released death toll.

This 19 …

Myanmar Junta extends San Suu Kyi's detention

International community and Myanmar people to free Noble laurate pro-democracy leader Daw Aung San Suu Kyi,the Burma's junta on Tuesday extended her detention period, a government source said.

The extension was reportedly read out to the detained Burmese opposition leader on Tuesday afternoon by government officials, who visited her at her lakeside villa in Rangoon's University Avenue, the source said.

The source said the extension is for another six months. However, some reports said the extension is for a year. It was not immediately possible to independently verify the information.

Daw Aung San Suu Kyi was told of the extension, as her party – the National League for Democracy – today observed the 18th anniversary of the landslide victory in the general election in 1990.

While her party leaders remained unaware of the extension of Aung San Suu Kyi's detention, Nyan Win the NLD spokesperson said it is against the law and condemned the ruling junta for manipulating the law to…

WFP efforts in aid Nargis Cylone victims

01.06.2008 WFP is making continues efforts to in reaching victims of the Myanmar cyclone Nargis.WFP has dispatched food to eight townships namely ogale, Labutta, Pyapon, Kyaiklat, Maubin, Ngaputaw, Dedaye and Pathe near Rangoon in in the Ayeyarwady delta.

WFP till now dispatched enough food to the affected areas to feed 575,000 people with a two-week ration of rice. WFP estimates that nearly 485,000 people have received a first ration of food since the cyclone struck. High-energy biscuits for over 107,000 children and ready-to-eat meals for about 2,500 people have also been dispatched.

However, these quantities fall short of WFP's target, as many people still haven't been reached with food rations while others may now be due to receive more as part of the next distribution cycle.

In terms of Logistics support,Myanmar has set the area at Don Muang is taken over as the main hub for air transport of humanitarian items into Myanmar. Currentlytwo transport planes with pay load of 40 t…