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· February, 2011

Stories about Myanmar (Burma) from February, 2011

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Myanmar: Over 3,000 Attend Mandalay Barcamp 2011

  25 February 2011

The city of Mandalay in Myanmar held its first Barcamp two weeks ago which was attended by more than 3,000 participants. GV author Tan gives an overview of what transpired in the Barcamp by quoting from blogs and websites written in the Burmese language.

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Myanmar: Barcamp Yangon 2011

  24 February 2011

More than 4,000 participants attended Barcamp Yangon 2011 in Myanmar which made it one of the biggest Barcamps in the region. The Xanga website was banned after a speaker (whose blog is hosted by Xanga) talked about web censorship in Myanmar.

Myanmar privatizes airports, airlines

  3 February 2011

Joseph Allchin, writing for the Democratic Voice of Burma, discusses the issue of privatization in Myanmar as the government readies the privatization of the country's main airport and the operation of its airlines.

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