Category: Current

Current Issues & News on Burma & Burmese people with the sub sections – News, Feature, Interview, Photo-News, Op-Ed and so on

USDA, Burmese Regime’s instrument charming public

USDA, Burmese Regime’s instrument charming public Win Myat March 10, 2009 Union Solidarity & Development Association (USDA), an instrument organization backed by Burmese regime, was found recently charming Burmese public with charity work such as organizing after school study group…

NLD reopened its party’s office in KunChanKone township

NLD reopened its party’s office in KunChanKone township

MoeMaKa Reporter (Rangoon)

March 9th, 2009

          While opposition media were reporting that NLD party was being cut off communication channel and abused by Burmese regime supported thugs, they however managed to reopen party office on 8th March 2009 in KonChanKone Township battered badly by Cyclone Nargis back in May 2008. In the reported photos, among the party township organizers, some prominent leaders from the Rangoon’s headquarter such as U Win Tin, Dr Win Naing, U Ba Swe and Dr Myo Aung were present.

9th Anniversary of Passing of Zaw (Pyinmanar), a Burmese poet

9th Anniversary of Passing of Zaw (Pyinmanar), a Burmese poet MoeMaKa Reporter (Rangoon) March 4, 2009             On last March 1st of 2009, at “Aung Metta” hall of “Thudhammayon” monastery, in Shwedagon Pagoda compound, remaining family members, fellow poets and…

“Tabayarlay” Burmese Literary Award hosted at family’s home

“Tabayarlay” Burmese Literary Award hosted at family’s home MoeMaKa Reporter (Rangoon) March 3, 2009 To uphold the legacy of “Tawbayarlay”, a late Burmese nationalist and last of Burmese royal blood line, the family members were awarding “Tawbalarlay” Burmese literary award…

Burmese celebrated Annual Htamanai Traditional Festival at Shwedagon Pagoda

Burmese celebrated Annual Htamanai Traditional Festival at Shwedagon Pagoda

MoeMaKa Photo News

February 9, 2009

          As this day as full moon day of Burmese month, Tabodwe and Burmese at Shwedagon Pagoda celebrated Burmese Harvest Festival with making a special Burmese traditional treat call “Htamanai”, combination of glutinous rice, coconut, sesame seeds and peanuts cooked over heated iron pan. Photos were taken from the event.

MoeMaKa Win – Burmese Journals and Academy Awards made in Korea

 

Burmese Journals and Academy Awards made in Korea
MoeMaKa Win
Ferbruary 7, 2009

I was glancing at the situation of Burmese journal market here in our country. There were a lot of journals in number but most popular were journals on sports and football. The selling price were around 500 but some sold at 600 Kyats. One journal called “Weeklyeleven” was sold at Kyat 600 before the other price hike. Still some of the journals were selling at 400 Kyats too. Journals were used to focus on scoops and latest news but most of the news was outdated and world news. Now a day, news on actors and actress from Korea seemed a most popular issue in the market.

Burmese Regime collecting list of political prisoners from outside source

Burmese Regime collecting list of political prisoners from outside source MoeMaka Reporter (Rangoon) February 6, 2009           The Burmese Junta who sent political prisoners to various remote prisons was itself collecting the list of prisoners from other source, it was…

D Aung Khin – Refugees Made in Burma

Refugees Made in Burma
D Aung Khin
February 6, 2009
 
“All the villagers are deserting their villages!!!” According to the news headline, the readers might be puzzled, “It can’t be true. How can it be?”
 
Yes, it was true. There were several numbers of villages being deserted and increasing.
 
While city dwellers from Rangoon or Mandalay were busy attending certificate courses, catching buses and train, consulting with the astrologers and psychics for their better future, the villagers from remote areas were also struggling and hard-working on their own.

Golden September Music Group in Burma launched a new song under ground

 Golden September Music Group in Burma launched a new song under ground

February 5, 2009

A Burmese music group formed secretly in Burma back in 2007 Burmese Saffron Revolution with Burmese artists and singers released again a new song for 2009 called “Unity and Peace”.  They had posted their song through CD, USB Drive and email attachment. MoeMaKa had presented the copy form here.
 

Maung Yit – How to face Depression, which way, US or Burma


How to face Depression, which way, US or Burma
Maung Yit
February 5th, 2009
While under the great economic downturn, the governments, businesses and corporations were taking measures and actions. Some of the major obvious were going bankrupts, begging bailouts, cutting the jobs and firing workers.
Especially around this time, community and authority from all over the world were keeping an close watch on how the newly elected US Presidents and his administration would be handling their issues. Even the state governments were also waiting for their federal authority’s initiatives and supports while all their immediate projects and planning on hold.
 
Right now, Obama’s team is sending, planning and proposing assistance, supports and bailouts in billion of US dollars to their people, banks and businesses. While do so, the administration had only three sound advise for its own people.
 
Firstly, was to “save”. Second, “be transparent” and thirdly, to “share”.

Zarny Win – Day One & Day Two for Burma

Day One and Day Two for Burma

Zarny Win

February 5, 2009

 

Day One Task

 

          There are two kinds of task. “Day One and Day Two”. We started hearing this “words” back six years ago at Thai-Burma border. The most important and urgent prioritized works are referred to as “Day One” task.

          It was first used by our “Burmese politician” and it meant the “works” focusing on “Getting rid of Burmese regime” and “Getting democracy in Burma”. Theses were “Day One” tasks.