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  1. Lifestyle - Books

    Photo-book gives powerful testimony to plight of Myanmar's Rohingya minority

    Posted Sep 30th 2012, 12:00am by Greg Torode

    ... reforms, with at least 88 people killed since June in fighting between Rohingya and Myanmese Buddhists in northern Rakhine state. It has not been pretty. A suddenly unshackled press has given vent to deep-seated anti-Rohingya hatreds among the country's Buddhist majority. And not even freedom icon Aung San Suu Kyi has been so far willing to spend her considerable moral capital in demanding ...

  2. Lifestyle - Arts & Culture

    Open sesame

    Posted Jul 21st 2013, 12:00am by Rosie Gogan-Keogh

    ... expressionist or Impressionist art." "We are missing the modern techniques," agrees Tin Win, an artist and owner of the Beikthano Gallery. His works- of Buddhist monks, ethnic women or a peasant scene- are embellished with gold leaf, a technique that harks back to Buddhist temples and Gustav Klimt's figures. "Contemporary art is such a visual celebration of life ...



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