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· November, 2006

Stories about Myanmar (Burma) from November, 2006

Myanmar: Graduation Ceremony

Dawn describes the unique graduation ceremony in Myanmar. “Myanmar graduation ceremonies are different from western ones. There are two days: rehearsal day and the actual ceremony day. I don't know...

Arabisc: Plagiarism, Arrests, Bans and Democracy!

The Arabs are as usual busy this week debating anything and everything, from plagiarism to the arrest of bloggers, and from banning public meetings to embarrising George Bush Senior at...

Myanmar: Taking Responsibility for Myanmar's Troubles

Myanmar's neighbours and other powers must take responsibility of state of things in Myanmar says the blogger at Macam-Macam. “The fish always rots from the head. Always. But Than Shwe...

Reactions to the Burmese “Royal” Wedding Video Clip

A clip from a leaked video of Myanmar's (Burma) military ruler Senior General Than Shwe‘s daughter's wedding was posted online last week. People who have seen the video are appalled...

Myanmar: Lavish Wedding

The blogger at Meanderings points to a YouTube video (now removed) of Burma's military leader Than Shwe's daughter. The blogger is saddened by the lavish lifestyle of the leader while...

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