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· October, 2008

Stories about Myanmar (Burma) from October, 2008

Rats invade Myanmar fields

Adding to the woes of Myanmar farmers are rats which are invading fields in West Myanmar

Burmese Americans and US elections

Writers Myat Soe and May Ng discuss the views of Burmese Americans about the U.S. elections

Myanmar: Crop failure in cyclone-hit areas

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.

Myanmar: Socio-economic history documents

Myat Thura links to a website which features ancient documents about Myanmar’s socio-economic history.

Myanmar: Bomb blasts in North Yangon

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.

Myanmar: Burmese Songs

Dawn sings couple of Burmese songs for her blog readers.

China milk scandal and Southeast Asia

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...

Myanmar: Journalist, opposition leader arrested

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.

Myanmar: Veteran journalist criticizes bloggers

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.”

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