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· May, 2007

Stories about Myanmar (Burma) from May, 2007

Cambodia: Myanmar and Cambodia

The latest cartoon by Cambodian blogger/cartoonist Sacrava mocks the recent contacts between Cambodia's strong man Hun Sen and Myanmar's generals. Myanmar recently extended pro-democracy leader Aung San Suu Kyi's detention...

Singapore's Myanmarese Go Online for Double Taxation Petition

Myanmar residents abroad have to pay an additional tax to the Myanmar government in addition to the tax they pay in their host countries. Failure to pay this this tax...

Myanmar: Congratulating the Exiled News Agency

Yangon Thu congratulated Myanmar's exiled news agency Mizzzima for winning the Free Media Pioneer award this year. “I have been reading Mizzima since 2004, I believe and I admire what...

Myanmar: Militia Given Free Reign

Fifty Viss writes about a vigilante group that took the law in its own hand by arresting civilian supports of pro-democracy leader Aung San Suu Kyi.

Maynmar: Dam Building in Myanmar

Yangon Thu points to an article that talks about the Myanmar government using force to clear the ground for massive dams.

Myanmar: Government banned the sale of Remote Control toys

Moe Moe wonders why her cousin asked her to send him a remote control car for his birthday because of the Government decision on banning such toys. “Strange thing to...

Myanmar: Financial Difficulties for Studying Medicine

Blogger Phoe Htaung is organizing the financial support for Mg Aung Myin who came from a poor family and having a financial difficulties studying Medical Science. He is currently a...

Myanmar: Preparing Mont Lone Yay Paw

Yangon Thu shares her recipe for Mont Lone Yay Paw or Burmese Glutinous Rice Balls with palm sugar. The blogger posts a picture of the dessert to motivate to readers...

Myanmar: Military trainings for locals

BurmaNet reported about locals being ordered for military trainings in Ayataw Township.”The authorities of Ayataw Township, Monywa district in central Burma’s Sagaing Division, ordered local people to supply one person...

Myanmar: Photos and Links Roundup

This week I came across a few good photos from Myanmar Bloggers so I compiled them as photo and link round up post. This image is from fifty viss blog...

Myanmar: Road to Bangladesh

New Mandala has a post on the new Friendship Road that is being built to connect Myanmar and Bangladesh. Road links between Myanmar and its western neighbors (India and Bangladesh)...

Myanmar: Kason Festival – Buddha Day

Yesterday, 1st of May - well known for International Labor day, also happens to be one very significant day for Myanmar Buddhist people. This month in Myanmar calendar is called...

Myanmar: Burmese Food in the US

Fifty Viss is making his readers hungry with a picture laden post on finding Burmese food in the US.

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