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  1. Magazines - Post Magazine - SUNDAY MORNING

    My life: Ester van Steekelenburg

    Posted Aug 30th 2014, 11:32pm by SARAH LAZARUS

    ... YANGON Having completed heritage projects in Indonesia, Vietnam and various other countries, I'm now focusing on Yangon (in Myanmar). It's a unique place. It's like time stood ...

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    City scope: waiting for Li

    Posted Mar 01st 2014, 11:13pm by Nick Walker

    ... exotic. But Mandalay- Myanmar's second city, of 1.3 million souls- is changing. The unhurried rhythm of life here is speeding up as a result of an influx of entrepreneurial immigrants and capital from China. Myanmar is a resource-rich land on the economic rise and its vast northern neighbour knows this well. Nevertheless, the fabled city remains an enchanting metropolis endowed ...

  3. Magazines - Post Magazine - SUNDAY MORNING

    Six degrees

    Posted May 17th 2014, 11:06pm

    ... Aung San Suu Kyi … Having endured nearly 15 years of house arrest, Myanmar’s most famous daughter is expected by some people to just keep on giving. “I think everyone agrees now she has been a disappointment when it comes to human rights promotion,” said David Mathieson, Human Rights Watch’s senior researcher on Myanmar. On June 19, 2009, while in Insein Prison, Suu Kyi celebrated her 64th ...

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    City scope: Oh brother!

    Posted Dec 07th 2013, 10:48pm by Charukesi Ramadurai

    ... Myanmar, Bangladesh and northeast India, in order to boost trade in the region. "Sister-city agreements are a popular form of diplomacy, meant to promote understanding between countries," ...

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    Then & now: taking note

    Posted Dec 21st 2013, 10:44pm by Jason Wordie

    ... and recent sharp spikes in jade prices offer an insight into current asset bet-hedging. Massive exploitation of jade resources in Myanmar in recent years has led to increased demand in the mainland, ...

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    Reflections: history of violence

    Posted May 05th 2013, 12:00am

    ... Wee Kek Koon Compared with other world religions, Buddhism enjoys excellent PR, but the recent anti-Muslim violence in Myanmar – much of it incited by Buddhist monks – has dented its image. Like most religions, Buddhism is inherently good but some of its adherents do bad things in its name. Corruption among the clergy is believed to have been a factor in inciting several ...

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    Then & now: Stone stock

    Posted Nov 23rd 2013, 11:18pm by Jason Wordie

    ... maintained a tribute relationship to China and- to any objective observer- this dependency seems to be returning. With wholesale Chinese economic penetration into Myanmar in recent years- a process ...

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    My life: Joanna Chan

    Posted Jan 04th 2014, 10:11pm by Oliver Chou

    ... I was travelling to Tibet via Myanmar and the plane was so low I saw all these beautiful woods. As I was turning 60 soon, I asked myself, "Why wait?" Shortly after I returned to New York, I came ...

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    Then & now: Friends indeed

    Posted Sep 01st 2013, 12:00am by Jason Wordie

    ... eastern seaboard cities had been either blockaded or occupied by the Japanese. And in case anyone wonders why China makes such massive investments in Myanmar's ports and infrastructure today, ...

  10. Magazines - Post Magazine - SUNDAY MORNING

    Rant: bogus adventures

    Posted Jan 13th 2013, 12:00am by Vanessa Ko

    ... You have some catching up to do. Sri Lanka seems to be up and coming, too. And let's not forget the trendiest Asian destination of all right now: Myanmar. It feels like people have ...




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