Stories about Myanmar (Burma) from October, 2008
Adding to the woes of Myanmar farmers are rats which are invading fields in West Myanmar
Writers Myat Soe and May Ng discuss the views of Burmese Americans about the U.S. elections
Rule of Lords warns of food shortage in Myanmar, especially in the cyclone-hit areas. Crop failures were reported in fields inundated with salt water.
Myat Thura links to a website which features ancient documents about Myanmar’s socio-economic history.
Two bomb blasts rocked North Yangon, Myanmar over the weekend. The Sunday blast claimed the life of a man who made a home-made bomb.
Dawn sings couple of Burmese songs for her blog readers.
Like the rest of the world, the China milk scandal has shocked Southeast Asian countries. China is the major trading partner of Southeast Asian nations. How did governments, consumers, and bloggers from the region react to the issue?
Ohn Kyaing, a veteran Burmese journalist and opposition figure was arrested by the police Wednesday night. Ohn Kyaing was also involved in cyclone relief activities.
Respected intellectual and veteran journalist Mg Su San criticizes the behavior of some Myanmar bloggers who are “abusing the chance to express given by the new technology.”