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· May, 2009

Stories about Myanmar (Burma) from May, 2009

18 May 2009

Myanmar: 150th Anniversary of the Founding of Mandalay City

Mandalay, the last royal capital of Myanmar, celebrated its 150th anniversary with a three-day festival event from May 14 to May 16. GV Author TAN translates a few posts written...

17 May 2009

Cyclone Nargis in Myanmar: A Year After

A deadly cyclone hit Myanmar’s southern Irrawaddy delta in May 2008 which affected more than 2 million people. A year after the Cyclone Nargis tragedy, survivors are still suffering while...

8 May 2009

Myanmar: Rogue Wind Blasted through Mandalay City

On May 6 a rogue wind blasted through Mandalay, the third capital city of Myanmar. GV author Tan translates a blog post written by a Burmese blogger who witnessed the...

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