Stories about Myanmar (Burma) from February, 2008
Myanmar bloggers are posting photos and reports of fire outbreaks in two major cities, Yangon and Mandalay. Nearly 3000 people have become homeless due to fire at Hlaingthayar, Yangon and damages are yet to estimated for Mandalay's YadanarPon Market fire.
Burma Sitmone urges fellow Burmese to start a radio campaing for Free Burma, “There are wonderful young and energetic Burmese bloggers who have been posting very relevant and interesting opinion in Burmese language … it would be very lucky if these posts are read by one percent of Burmese staying...
At the Glocom blog, there is news that the Japanese government is planning to admit refugees from Burma now staying in Thailand.
Dawn reflects on a recent suicide bombing attack in Myanmar.
Dawn reflects on a recent case of suicide bombing in Myanmar.
Blogger MgHla posted the photos of “Mr & Miss Valentine” competition that he attended on the Valentines’ Day. He also complaint about having to leave the show early and couldn't get to see the winners for the sake of keeping the curfew issued by the Missus back home. One of...
Keith commenting on a post about Myanmar's government's ignoring of the UN writes “Ban Ki Moon must go to Burma. If Kofi Annan can go to Kenya and tries to resolve the conflict there, Ban must go to Burma. As a fellow Asian, Ban must show compassion to the Burmese...
Mayburma has penned a poem welcoming the referendum announced by the military rulers of the nation.
The Burmese people now ally in their struggle against the regime.