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· August, 2009

Stories about Myanmar (Burma) from August, 2009

13 August 2009

Southeast Asia: Twitter reactions on Suu Kyi guilty verdict

Myanmar opposition leader and global democracy icon Aung San Suu Kyi was sentenced to 18 months of house arrest for violating the terms of her detention. Suu Kyi’s conviction was...

7 August 2009

Fake eggs in Myanmar

Myanmar: Buddhists Outraged by Actor's Photo

A controversial photo of a Burmese actor and his friends wearing saffron robes was posted on a popular Burmese blog, creating a severe outrage within the Burmese Buddhist community. GV...

Myanmar: Actor in Monk Photo Scandal

4 August 2009

Southeast Asia: Internet and Nationalism

The Internet is increasingly being used by many Southeast Asians for various nationalist campaigns. This trend is positive in so far as it expands and improves the political participation of...

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