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Travel deals: Chef John McLeay leads Intrepid Travel foodie tour in Burma
Take an 11-day foodie adventure of Burma and be lead by Melbourne Chef John McLeay on the Yangon leg.(10/23/2014 2:07:16 AM)
Burma: building the most beautiful ship on the Irrawaddy
A new all-suite river ship, the creation of local craftsmen, sets sail in Burma next month(10/22/2014 11:56:13 AM)
Devotees Flock To ‘Japan Pagoda’ In Rangoon
RANGOON : Pilgrims from all corners of Burma have been flocking to a monastery in Rangoon’s Hmawbi Township, where a Japanese man has donated hundreds of ancient Buddha images from seven different historical eras.(10/23/2014 9:11:23 PM)
Burma jails 3 journalists for leadership report
YANGON, Burma (AP) — A Burma court has sentenced a media owner, publisher and three journalists to two years in prison in the latest ruling to raise concerns about press freedoms in the country emerging from military rule.(10/17/2014 1:25:02 AM)
Human rights still a concern in Burma, despite big-name investment
As Burma is celebrated for growing investment and diplomatic opportunities, there are concerns among local activists and the international community that the country's ongoing human rights abuses will be forgotten.(10/19/2014 10:39:55 PM)
Capt. Linnaeus Tripe photo exhibit at National Gallery of Art
The images are some of first photographic records of landscape and architecture of India and Burma.(10/23/2014 10:48:59 AM)
Burma: Government plan would segregate Rohingya
The forced resettlement of the Rohingya and the discriminatory citizenship process they face creates dangers, says Human Rights Watch. A draft government plan would entrench discriminatory policies that deprive Rohingya Muslims in Burma of... (Visited 226 times, 185 visits this week) The post Burma: Government plan would segregate Rohingya appeared first on ALIRAN .(10/18/2014 5:02:23 AM)
Burma’s President Seeks Less EU Scrutiny Amid ‘Backsliding’ Concerns
RANGOON — President Thein Sein last week urged the European Union to stop submitting annual reports on human rights in Burma, even as a UN report was released noting with concern “possible signs of backsliding” on reforms implemented by his government.(10/21/2014 9:23:08 PM)
Banish The Night
Solar energy could help bring power to the powerless in Burma(10/23/2014 10:34:56 AM)
Navigating The Rivers Of Burma
MON STATE : The long, rich history of Burma is deeply entwined with the nation’s extensive waterways and river systems.(10/17/2014 8:37:28 PM)
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