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  1. General's eyesore tower mars sacred Bagan skyline

    Posted Sep 02nd 2005, 12:00am by Nick Meo

    ... in Myanmar's exquisite city of 1,000-year-old temples. Inhabitants of the ancient city of Bagan privately admit they hate it and whisper it was sacrilegious to build the tower higher than all the 3,000 pagodas. Tourists call it an eyesore. Global experts trying to preserve one of the world's great cultural treasures have condemned it. For Myanmar's military rulers and their business ...

  2. Slapstick trio has last laugh on military junta

    Posted Aug 23rd 2005, 12:00am by Nick Meo

    ... but for Myanmar's military government they are no joke. The Moustache Brothers are a trio of comedians who put on nightly performances in the front room of their home in Mandalay, the country's second ... of their countrymen. Two of them have already undergone nearly five years of hard labour. Their crime? Holding the regime up to ridicule at a performance before Myanmar's democracy leader Aung San Suu ...



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