Articles by Aung Hla Tun

Aid Reaches Reluctant Myanmar

  • 13 May 08
  • Reuters
The first U.S. military aid flight to Myanmar landed in Yangon on Monday but emergency supplies remained at a trickle for 1.5 million people facing hunger and disease in the cyclone-ravaged Irrawaddy delta.

Myanmar Death Toll Reaches 22,500

  • 07 May 08
  • Reuters
Myanmar's military government raised its death toll from Cyclone Nargis on Tuesday to nearly 22,500 with a further 41,000 missing, nearly all of them from a massive storm surge that swept into the Irrawaddy delta.

Myanmar Cyclone Kills Nearly 4,000

  • 06 May 08
  • Reuters
A devastating cyclone killed nearly 4,000 people and left thousands more missing in army-ruled Myanmar, state media said Monday as the ruling generals gave a ""careful green light"" to offers of international aid.

Monks Protest Despite Threats

  • 26 September 07
  • Reuters
Chanting ""democracy, democracy,"" 10,000 monks marched through the heart of Myanmar's main city Tuesday in defiance of a threat by the ruling generals to send in troops to end the biggest anti-junta protests in 20 years.

UN Envoy: Suu Kyi Unharmed

  • 11 June 03
  • Reuters
Detained opposition leader Aung San Suu Kyi is in good spirits and top military leaders have given assurances she will be freed as soon as possible, a United Nations envoy said Tuesday.

Myanmar Funny Money No Laughing Matter

Burmese Opposition Chief Released Early