Cyclone-hit Myanmar opens border to intl aid

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Myanmar, May 8th 2008: Myanmar's military junta opened its borders under pressure to more international help after a devastating cyclone killed over 100,000 people, according to the US diplomat in Yangon, Shari Villarosa. United Nations relief flights started to arrive on Thursday, May 8.

South Korea's Foreign Minister has also said his country would provide $2 million U.S. dollars-aid to cyclone-ravaged Myanmar on top of the $100,000 U.S. dollar worth of aid announced earlier.

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