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Myanmar – Google News

Google News

‘Stay away from Myanmar politics’ – Bangkok Post


Bangkok Post

'Stay away from Myanmar politics'
Bangkok Post
YANGON – The international medical group Doctors Without Borders (MSF) was warned to stay away from politics if it resumes aid operations in western Myanmar, local media reported on Sunday. This picture taken on September 17, 2014 shows the …

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Posted on 21 September 2014 | 7:44 am

Myanmar president calls for peace – Bangladesh News 24 hours


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Myanmar president calls for peace
Bangladesh News 24 hours
Myanmar President U Thein Sein on Sunday called on all parties to make a greater than ever cooperation for peace. Print Friendly and PDF. He made the remarks on the occasion of the International Day of Peace, Xinhua reported. He said peace-making …
Myanmar president calls for greater-than-ever cooperation for peaceShanghai Daily (subscription)

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Posted on 21 September 2014 | 6:17 am

Illegitimate Chinese companies hog housing projects in Myanmar – Eleven Myanmar


Illegitimate Chinese companies hog housing projects in Myanmar
Eleven Myanmar
The majority of housing and residential projects in Yangon, Mandalay and Muse have been dominated by illegitimate Chinese companies. A local businessperson at the Myanmar Global Investment Forum said: “New Star Light Company, which is currently …

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Posted on 21 September 2014 | 1:22 am

Group presses for action on rights violation in Chin State – Eleven Myanmar


Group presses for action on rights violation in Chin State
Eleven Myanmar
Chin Human Rights Group has said they will encourage the Chin National Front (CNF) and Myanmar Human Rights Commission to look into violations of human rights in Chin State. Lyuan Bwetan, who handles domestic affairs for the Chin Human Rights …

Posted on 21 September 2014 | 1:12 am

Myanmar Demands Justice for Murdered in Malaysia – Radio Free Asia


Gulf Times

Myanmar Demands Justice for Murdered in Malaysia
Radio Free Asia
Concerns have been expressed over the safety of Myanmar's 1.5 million migrant laborers in Malaysia following the grisly murders of more than 20 mostly Myanmar workers over the last 15 months, in what observers believe could be killings linked to …
Intimidation, Uncertainty Mar Aid Work in Myanmar's Rakhine StateHuffington Post
Rohingyas face pressure to deny identityGulf Times

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Posted on 19 September 2014 | 10:10 pm

Myanmar police officers injured freeing hostages in factory rally – Channel News Asia


Channel News Asia

Myanmar police officers injured freeing hostages in factory rally
Channel News Asia
YANGON: Nine Myanmar police officers were injured as they sought to free officials held hostage by dozens of angry workers demanding wages and compensation after their factory was shuttered, authorities said on Thursday (Sep 18). More than 150 former …
Fighting spiritEleven Myanmar
Nine Myanmar officers injured in factory unrestPeninsula On-line

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Posted on 18 September 2014 | 1:23 pm

Two Indian firms help China ship Myanmar gas over land – Indian Express


Two Indian firms help China ship Myanmar gas over land
Indian Express
The arrival of Chinese President Xi Jinping is expected to break new ground in Sino-Indian ties. But in neighbouring Myanmar, their common hunting ground, two Indian state-run firms have already helped China end its quest for a secure route to ferry

Posted on 17 September 2014 | 8:33 pm

Car quirk poses quandary for Myanmar – Financial Times


Car quirk poses quandary for Myanmar
Financial Times
Squads of new foreign cars ranging from rugged Ford four-by-fours to sleek Jaguars have landed on Myanmar's streets in what could be the first steps in a revolution on roads where most vehicles are built the wrong way round. The gleaming Yangon …

Posted on 14 September 2014 | 12:34 pm

Myanmar activist faces prison for anti-government march – BBC News


BBC News

Myanmar activist faces prison for anti-government march
BBC News
An activist in Myanmar (also known as Burma) has been sentenced to at least 11 years for taking part in an anti-government march. Htin Kyaw is being prosecuted in each of the 12 Yangon townships he marched through earlier this year. He was convicted …
1 March, 11 Sentences for Myanmar Rights ActivistABC News

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Posted on 11 September 2014 | 2:48 pm

Myanmar’s missing millions – The Economist (blog)


The Economist (blog)

Myanmar's missing millions
The Economist (blog)
MYANMAR has just found out that 9m-odd people it had thought were living within its borders actually do not. In fact most of them don't live anywhere at all. The first census in three decades puts Myanmar's population at just 51.4m, not 60m. The dearth
Companies Resize Ambitions in Myanmar After CensusWall Street Journal

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Posted on 4 September 2014 | 2:16 pm

Burma – Yahoo News Search Results

Burma – Yahoo News Search Results

Inside Burma

The country is emerging from the shadow of a military dictatorship, but life is far from settled. This rare report from the former totalitarian state finds democracy is a struggle in the land of Aung San Suu Kyi. Photographs by Brenda Fitzsimons

Posted on 20 September 2014 | 12:16 am

In Burma, a cruise along the Irrawaddy River from Mandalay to Bagan

A luxury boat ride with glitter, and just a glint of grit, and many Buddhas and stupas along the way.

Posted on 18 September 2014 | 10:53 pm

Warga Burma antara suspek utama

11 pendatang Burma telah disoalsiasat atas kematian warga Britain tersebut selepas menemui kesan darah pada beberapa pakaian mereka.

Posted on 18 September 2014 | 4:42 am

Tensions Rise As Military Orders Rebels To Disarm In Myawaddy

RANGOON – Tensions continue to rise in Karen State’s Myawadday after a local Burma Army commander reportedly ordered some armed Karen rebel groups not to carry weapons or wear uniforms in the Burma-Thai border town.

Posted on 18 September 2014 | 12:07 am

'Burma' – cars, crime and confusion (Tamil Movie Review)

Debutant Dharani Dharan-directed "Burma", which is about carjacking, could've easily been an excellent film with its interesting premise and an equally exciting non-linear narrative.

Posted on 12 September 2014 | 9:22 am

'Burma' – cars, crime and confusion

Film: "Burma"; Cast: Michael Thangadurai, Reshmi Menon, Sampath Raj, Atul Kulkarni, Sharath Kumar and Deepak Parameshwaran; Director: Dharani Dharan; Rating: **1/2

Posted on 12 September 2014 | 7:34 am

Burma convicts activist 11 times for single march

YANGON, Burma (AP) — A Burmese court has sentenced a prominent human rights activist to two years in prison for marching through its biggest city and handing out leaflets that questioned the legitimacy of the country's new, nominally civilian government.

Posted on 11 September 2014 | 9:55 am

Shooting 'Burma' in real locations was challenging, says director

Chennai, Sep 9 (IANS) First-time director Dharani Dharan says shooting his forthcoming Tamil directorial debut "Burma" in real locations of north Madras, was challenging as it required them to shoot in places where acquiring permission was "difficult". "Most of the story takes place in real places in north Madras. We shot in highly crowded places like Royapuram, Pudhupet and Ennore," Dharani …

Posted on 9 September 2014 | 7:06 am

Crowds gather for Bromsgrove VJ commemorations

A POIGNANT service to commemorate the 69th anniversary of VJ Day – ‘Victory over Japan’ – was held at Bromsgrove’s Burma Campaign Memorial in Crown Close.

Posted on 9 September 2014 | 1:38 am

Dethroned Burmese beauty queen blasts pageant organizers, wants apology before returning $100K crown

YANGON, Burma — A dethroned 16-year-old beauty queen from Burma said Tuesday she won’t return her bejewelled $100,000 crown until pageant organizers apologize for calling her a liar and a thief. May Myat Noe — the country’s first winner of an international beauty contest — lashed back at her accusers at a tightly packed news […]

Posted on 2 September 2014 | 4:21 pm