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Myanmar – Google News

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Myanmar’s Lady cosies up to the General – BBC News


BBC News

Myanmar's Lady cosies up to the General
BBC News
Myanmar's democratic icon, Aung San Suu Kyi, has had a rocky start since she took the reins of government at the beginning of April. But in the past week there have been some significant developments that suggest she is in fact on the verge of making a …
Myanmar: Missteps or new directions? ― Simon Tay and Melody AuMalay Mail Online
In a Freer Myanmar, State Media Are Left OutWall Street Journal
Myanmar's Aung San Suu Kyi Accepts Obama's Invitation to Visit USVoice of America
Lion’s Roar
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Posted on 23 July 2016 | 11:29 pm

Myanmar’s fortune tellers have bad news and good – Stuff.co.nz


Stuff.co.nz

Myanmar's fortune tellers have bad news and good
Stuff.co.nz
Myanmar's fortune tellers have various ways of predicting your future, including palm reading. Getty Images. Myanmar's fortune tellers have various ways of predicting your future, including palm reading. In Burmese culture, Saturday is considered an

Posted on 23 July 2016 | 5:00 pm

Myanmar census data on Muslim population raises doubts – Anadolu Agency


Anadolu Agency

Myanmar census data on Muslim population raises doubts
Anadolu Agency
Controversial data on religion withheld by Myanmar's government for two years has shown a decline in the country's Muslim population, raising questions about the exclusion of a stateless community as well as anti-Muslim campaigns driven by a
Eight die as disasters hit MyanmarThe Nation
Eight die in July disastersEleven Myanmar

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Posted on 23 July 2016 | 10:05 am

Transforming libraries in Myanmar: The e-Library Myanmar Project – OUPblog (blog)


OUPblog (blog)

Transforming libraries in Myanmar: The e-Library Myanmar Project
OUPblog (blog)
I have been a lifelong librarian in Myanmar since 1985. It is a great pleasure and honor to share the challenges and success of the e-Library Myanmar Project implemented by EIFL. During the darkest years until 2011, when all information was cut off, I

Posted on 23 July 2016 | 9:35 am

Exploring Myanmar, one of the last true travel frontiers – The Globe and Mail


The Globe and Mail

Exploring Myanmar, one of the last true travel frontiers
The Globe and Mail
Myanmar, a country still in the early thralls of its tourism boom, is a land of unreliable transport: the trains derail on the old British lines and the buses break down on the terrible roads. With infinite time, the slow, bumpy route could make for

Posted on 22 July 2016 | 8:47 pm

Political Alliance Crafts a Common Policy For Myanmar Peace Conference – Radio Free Asia


Political Alliance Crafts a Common Policy For Myanmar Peace Conference
Radio Free Asia
Myanmar's United Nationalities Alliance (UNA) is working on the formation of a coordinated platform based on common policies on key issues as it prepares for the government's Panglong Peace Conference in late August, an official involved in the process …

Posted on 22 July 2016 | 7:49 pm

Can Myanmar Live Up To The Hype? – Forbes


Forbes

Can Myanmar Live Up To The Hype?
Forbes
SINGAPORE – Myanmar has been hailed in recent years as the next big destination for greenfield investment, yet it very much remains a frontier market and a highly complex place to do business. Myanmar's transition to semi-civilian rule in early 2011

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Posted on 22 July 2016 | 3:54 pm

Some Myanmar singles are marrying even if they’ve only met online – Mashable


Mashable

Some Myanmar singles are marrying even if they've only met online
Mashable
There was a table stacked with gifts, a banquet, hundreds of her friends and family members in attendance and a bridal gown of handwoven fabric unique to her community in western Myanmar. There was, however, one vital thing missing: the groom.

Posted on 22 July 2016 | 11:40 am

Myanmar census data undercuts Buddhist hardliner claims – Channel NewsAsia


Channel NewsAsia

Myanmar census data undercuts Buddhist hardliner claims
Channel NewsAsia
A Buddhist monk (L) walks by Myanmar Muslims (R) greeting one another outside the Narsapuri mosque to mark Eid al-Fitr in Yangon on Jul 7, 2016 as the country's Muslims celebrate the end of the Islamic holy fasting month of Ramadan. (Photo: AFP/Romeo …
Census data shows Myanmar Muslim population has fallenAnadolu Agency
Census shows proportion of Myanmar Muslims unchangedDaily Mail

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Posted on 21 July 2016 | 2:51 pm

Myanmar military admits soldiers killed villagers during interrogation – The Guardian


The Guardian

Myanmar military admits soldiers killed villagers during interrogation
The Guardian
Lieutenant General Mya Tun Oo, one of Myanmar's highest-ranking officers and the chief of military intelligence, told a news conference in Yangon that a court martial was under way and that the verdict would be made public. The military also pledged
In rare move, Myanmar military admits soldiers killed five villagersReuters
Soldiers Accused of “War Crime” in Myanmar's Mong Yaw VillageThe Wire
Myanmar army admits villagers killed during interrogationChannel NewsAsia
ABC News
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Posted on 21 July 2016 | 3:08 am