“We have been doing some work on it. We have been looking at it, and we have been dealing with it,” Premier John Key said.
Jailed for religious defamation, New Zealander Phil Blackwood is the sole foreigner on Amnesty International’s list of 91 prisoners of conscience in Burma.
New Zealand bar-restaurant manager has lost over 30 kg in weight and needs to take anti-depressants while in Insein Prison, says family.
Burma goes down 5-1 to New Zealand, bringing the curtain down on its first ever World Cup qualification.
Although Burma still have a mathematical chance of going through in third place, coach Gerd Zeise wasn’t hopeful after the team’s 6-0 thrashing by Ukraine.
Playing in the chilly northern town of Whangarei, the Burmese began the match ferociously, attacking the US with everything they had in the opening minutes.