· January, 2006

Stories about Myanmar (Burma) from January, 2006

Myanmar: More on the Capital Move

26 January 2006

Kanbawza Win, at Burma Digest, tries to uncover the reasons for the ruling junta's decision to move Myanmar's capital from Yangon to Pyinmana.

Myanmar: A Changeless Land

18 January 2006

On the 120th anniversary of the beginning of British colonial rule over Myanmar, Burma Digest translates an article comparing military dictatorship and colonialism. “How’s it different from today? Not much!” writes the author.

Myanmar: Missing Portrait

3 January 2006

Burma Digest explains why a portrait of General Aung San, Myanmar's national hero and father of opposition icon Aung San Suu Kyi, no longer appears on the country's currency, the kyat.