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· May, 2008

Stories about Myanmar (Burma) from May, 2008

21 May 2008

Southeast Asia: Coping with the rice and food crisis

Food prices continue to rise in the world market. Southeast Asian governments are now re-examining their food and agricultural policies in order to prevent consumer panic and social unrest. Bloggers...

20 May 2008

Videos: Creativity in facing the water crisis

With two very recent natural disasters in mind: the cyclone in Myanmar and the Earthquake in Sichuan, China, the topic of getting pure and drinkable water to needy populations has...

Myanmar: Through the eyes of a mission worker

Myanmar: Situation in Laputta

Myanmar: Report from Yangon

16 May 2008

Myanmar: Citizen videos in Cyclone Nargis’ aftermath

Despite restrictions on journalists imposed by the Burmese junta who govern the country, people have been going out and recording what is really happening to the victims of this natural...

Myanmar: Media coverage of cyclone

Myanmar: Government information website

15 May 2008

Sri Lanka: Responsibility and Burma

Japan: Views on the Sichuan Earthquake

The earthquake in China's Sichuan province, besides taking its toll on tens of thousands of Chinese citizens, has also had reverberations far away in the Japanese blogosphere, where the topic...

14 May 2008

Myanmar: Voices through Tweets

Twittering is getting popular among Myanmar community and blogosphere. Although many Myanmarnese are yet to make effective use of available tech gadgets and popular medium such as twitter, facebook and...

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