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Top Gear; review – 'Oh Lord, I laughed'
Clarkson, Hammond and May crash about in Burma. It's puerile, it's silly and it's undeniably funny Y ou've got to feel for poor Burma, Myanmar, whatever you want to call it. After getting on for half a century of oppressive military rule they limp painfully towards some kind of democracy, if not an especially liberal one. And then suddenly – just what they need – they get invaded by Jeremy ...(4/17/2014 1:09:50 AM)
Burma Soldier's siblings living in limbo
Myo Myint, known for his story in "Burma Soldier," is looking for a little help.(4/15/2014 2:03:30 AM)
Fighting Intensifies in Northern Burma
Fighting has intensified in northern Burma as government troops continue a weeklong offensive against ethnic Kachin rebels. Presidential spokesman Ye Htut on Wednesday confirmed that several government troops, including a senior commander, have been killed in the fighting with the Kachin Independence Army ((KIA)). He added that some local civilians have been displaced, but did not provide exact ...(4/16/2014 4:28:17 PM)
Crossing the border from Burma to Thailand
Gill Charlton offers advice on a trip combining Burma (Myanmar) and Thailand(4/16/2014 3:26:55 AM)
Burma tries to overhaul its iron-fisted police
Burma’s military junta has given way to a civilian-led government, but institutions are slow to change.(3/20/2014 2:27:00 PM)
Burma and #8217;s clunkers scrapped in rush for and #8216;new and #8217; cars
RANGOON, Burma – Mike Shwe Hlaing has a lot full of used SUVs and a potentially huge market to sell them to if Burma manages to spread some of the affluence blooming in its biggest city to a poor and still mostly road-less countryside.(4/11/2014 10:16:33 AM)
Burma's Inle Lake under threat from rapid tourist development
Concerns have been raised that tourism is threatening the delicate eco-system of Inle Lake, one of Burma's most popular tourist sights(4/8/2014 10:42:24 AM)
Thailand Charges Journalists for Human Trafficking Report
BANGKOK ?? Two journalists in Thailand are facing criminal charges for publishing a story about Thai security forces' alleged involvement in trafficking Rohingya Muslims from Burma. The story was ...(4/16/2014 11:03:06 AM)
Burma papers protest sentencing of reporters
YANGON, Burma (AP) — Several private newspapers in Burma have printed black front pages to protest the recent arrests and sentencing of journalists. Burma has only recently emerged from a half-century of military rule, and one of the most visible reforms since a new, nominally civilian government came to power in 2011 was a freeing up of the press. But experts warn the media climate has been ...(4/11/2014 1:12:06 AM)
Burma vows to protect aid workers from violence
YANGON, Burma (AP) — Burma is vowing to protect U.N. and humanitarian aid workers seeking to return to the strife-torn state of Rakhine after rampaging Buddhist mobs attacked the workers' homes and offices.(4/9/2014 11:13:21 PM)
Source: Yahoo