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· September, 2005

Stories about Myanmar (Burma) from September, 2005

Burma/Myanmar: The name game

Just a little conversation…about romanization. Burma Underground throws its hat into the ring on the Burma/Myanmar naming debate.

Myanmar: Burma Underground

The Thailand-based Burma Underground blog has been set up to support civil organizations in Burma (Myanmar), especially ethnic minority groups.

Myanmar: Young rocker

Bangkok-based Myanmar blogger Wai Pyo picks up a feature from a state-run newspaper about 11-year-old rocker Aung Thiha.

Burma: The coasts of Titan

Myanmar blogger Kyaw Oo is taken with newly beamed images of Titan, one of the moons of Jupiter, complete with coastlines, rain and river systems, and seas of liquid methane.

Indonesia: Tsunami slideshow

Tony Demark has built a slideshow which allows you to toggle between Before and After shots of the tsunami as it hit Banda Aceh and Sri Lanka's Kalutara Beach....

Myanmar: Coca-Cola pressured

The Canadian Auto Workers (CAW) union has been pressing Coca-Cola Canada to stop sourcing Coke-branded garments produced under military dictatorship in Myanmar (Burma). Coca-Cola Ltd is accommodating the union's wish.

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