· November, 2005

Stories about Myanmar (Burma) from November, 2005

Malaysia, Myanmar, Thailand: Raiding Burmese

  18 November 2005

Burma Underground compares raids on Myanmar refugees and activists in Malaysia and Thailand. “In Chiang Mai, I would sit on the floor at my Kachin friends’ house, and Naw Kham would tell me traditional stories from the Jinghpaw, their tribe. Here in KL, I sit in the kitchen of the...

Myanmar: Moving Capital

7 November 2005

In a surprise move, Myanmar's government announced that it was relocating the country's administrative bodies from Yangon (Rangoon) to a new, administrative capital 320 km to the north in the town of Pyinmana. Mizzima.com considers the various explanations, from severing the government from foreign embassies to entrenching the military-led government...

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