Stories about Myanmar (Burma) from May, 2015
The era of Internet memes has arrived in Myanmar, where the online phenomenon has become a popular way to discuss various social and political topics, particularly upcoming elections.
The International Organization for Migration has released a map showing the routes taken by boat refugees from Bangladesh and Myanmar when they sought shelter in several Southeast Asian countries. As of May 19, 2015, the IOM estimated that 4,000 refugees are still stranded in the sea while 3,200 have already...
"Action on #Rohingya is a real test of character for #ASEAN. Are we compassionate or heartless nations?"
"They belong in the classroom, not in prison. That's why I painted their portraits."