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  1. News - Asia - MYANMAR

    Thousands mark 25th anniversary of bloody crackdown in Myanmar

    Posted Aug 09th 2013, 12:00am by AFP

    ... Agence France-Presse in Yangon Protesters commemorate 1988 deaths of 3,000 in pro-democracy rallies crushed by then-junta Thousands mark bloody crackdown in Myanmar Thousands massed in Yangon yesterday to mark the anniversary of a bloody crackdown on rallies in Myanmar 25 years ago, in a historic commemoration urging further democratic reform. Some 5,000 people crammed ...

  2. Lifestyle - Books - MYANMAR

    Book review: Golden Parasol, by Wendy Law Yone

    Posted Jul 21st 2013, 12:00am by CLAIRE HUIBONHUA

    ... In Golden Parasol Wendy Law Yone touches on several of these issues on both a personal and political level, creating a magnificent look into Myanmar. Compiled with a plethora of historical sources, ...

  3. News - Asia - MYANMAR

    Myanmar's Thein Sein to free all political prisoners as Cameron presses on human rights

    Posted Jul 16th 2013, 12:00am by AFP

    ... Cameron said he was “very pleased” to see Thein Sein on his “historic visit”. But Cameron, who last year became the first British prime minister to visit Myanmar, added: “As well ...

  4. News - Asia - MYANMAR

    Anti-Muslim violence explodes onto streets in northern Myanmar

    Posted May 29th 2013, 04:15pm by Reuters

    ... still burning in one quarter, underlining the difficulty the president faces in containing mounting religious violence in an era of historic reforms since military rule ended in March 2011. “I ...

  5. News - Asia - MYANMAR

    US visit endorses ‘Myanmar’s Spring’, says Thein Sein aide

    Posted May 17th 2013, 12:34pm by Agence France-Presse in Yangon

    ... Agence France-Presse in Yangon President Thein Sein’s historic invitation to the White House is an endorsement of “Myanmar’s Spring” and a further sign that the former pariah’s reforms are irreversible, a senior Myanmar official said. Washington will welcome the former general on Monday in a hugely symbolic reward for sweeping changes since he took power two years ago. He ...

  6. News - Asia - MYANMAR

    Myanmar leader frees prisoners ahead of US visit

    Posted May 18th 2013, 03:00pm by Associated Press in Yangon

    ... Associated Press in Yangon \Myanmar’s president has pardoned at least 20 political prisoners just ahead of a historic visit to the United States that will highlight the two sides’ improved relations brought about by the former pariah nation’s democratic reforms. State media reported Saturday that 23 prisoners were freed, though it did not call them political offenders. Ye Aung, ...


    Police arrest two in new anti-Muslim unrest in Myanmar

    Posted May 04th 2013, 07:36pm by Agence France-Presse in Yangon

    ... the perpetrators of the “terrible destruction” accountable. “The recent anti-Muslim violence... has raised questions among many about whether this country’s historic spirit of tolerance and compassion ...

  8. News - Asia - MYANMAR

    Indonesia to urge Myanmar to address Muslim violence

    Posted Apr 23rd 2013, 02:29pm by Reuters in Singapore

    ... Last year’s violence in Rakhine State killed at least 110 people, mostly Rohingya Muslims, and left 120,000 homeless. Rohingya activists claim their historical lineage in Rakhine dates back ...

  9. News - Asia - MYANMAR

    Suu Kyi's plea for unity at first party congress

    Posted Mar 10th 2013, 12:00am by AFP

    ... Agence France-Presse in Yangon Opposition leader in rallying cry to National League for Democracy ahead of 2015 elections Suu Kyi pleads for unity at first party congress Myanmar's opposition leader Aung San Suu Kyi yesterday called for her once-banned party to unify amid concerns that internal squabbles could undermine its push for power at historic polls in 2015. Speaking ...

  10. News - Asia - MYANMAR

    Suu Kyi’s NLD party holds landmark Myanmar congress

    Posted Mar 08th 2013, 02:52pm by AFP

    ... two decades campaigning for democracy in Myanmar before finally entering parliament after historic by-elections last year, must now prepare itself for the myriad challenges of ruling ...




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