Stories about Myanmar (Burma) from October, 2005
“What we need is a more serious, thoughtful, creative and most importantly realistic method of assisting the blossoming of democracy” — Burma Watch.com agrees that the West's approach to Burma isn't working.
‘concentration’ by awfulsara “A young monk by candlelight, brow furrowed in not quite peaceful contemplation.”
Burma watch.com has a roundup on global commentary on the 10th-year anniversary of opposition leader Aung San Suu Kyi's house arrest.
“What a year it's been,” says Macam-macam of Indonesian president Susilo Bambang Yudhoyono's first year in power. Corruption and rising fuel prices bedevil the country, Sarapan Ekonomi notes. Meanwhile, Myanmar appears to be the next fuel domino in Southeast Asia to fall: Burma Watch.com observes that fuel prices there have...
“It probably comes as no surprise that as far as Internet censorship goes, the Burmese junta is one of the most restrictive in the world,” writes Burma Underground, citing a recent report by the Harvard-backed Open Net Initiative.
Burma Underground recommends a flash/photo show entitled Burma: Grace Under Pressure.