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· July, 2012

Stories about Myanmar (Burma) from July, 2012

Bangladesh, Myanmar: Rohingya Repression in International Spotlight

Protests are happening around the world against Rohingya repression. Six weeks after clashes between Rohingya and Rakhaine broke out in Western Myanmar, more than 100 people have been killed and...

Myanmar's Unique Naming System

Most Myanmar citizens do not have a family name. Ever wonder how they fill out forms which ask for both first name and last name or wonder what is the...

United States Eases Sanctions on Myanmar

Myanmar: Netizens Cheer Release of more Political Prisoners

Myanmar, Malaysia: Football Fans Debating about Overaged Players

Myanmar : Jackie Chan Visits Orphanage

Myanmar: Students Detained for Commemorating Historical Event

Leaders of the All Burma Federation of Student Unions were detained by the government for planning an event to commemorate the 50th anniversary of a military crackdown on student protesters....

Koumintang Army in Thailand

China: How Myanmar's Opening Up Differs

Chinese Investment: Boon or Bane for Southeast Asia?

The emergence of China as a global economic powerhouse is bringing tremendous benefits to its cash-strapped neighbors in Southeast Asia. But some of its investments have been mired in various...

Southeast Asia: Home to the World's Longest Ongoing Civil Wars

Southeast Asia is more than just white sand beaches, temples and resorts: it’s not often mentioned that the region is actually home to the world's longest ongoing civil wars, the...

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