Portal:Southeast Asia/2007 February 11

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February 11, 2007 (Sunday) edit history watch
  • Myanmar Burma has announced a peace deal with a splinter group of the Karen rebel movement, which has been fighting Burmese rule for over half a century. Officials held a peace ceremony with the head of the group, Htain Maung. He and a few hundred followers broke from the main organisation, the Karen National Union (KNU), two weeks ago. (BBC)
  • Indonesia A 20-year-old woman in Indonesia who tested positive for bird flu has died, becoming the country's 64th human victim. She died on Sunday in West Java province, a day after being diagnosed with the H5N1 strain of the virus. (BBC)