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a blogger currently residing in Yangon, Myanmar.

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Latest posts by tan

9 March 2012

Myanmar: Life Inside a Refugee Camp

Global Voices Author Tan translated a three-part series of blog posts written by a Burmese blogger Nang Nyi who visited a Kachin refugee camp in Myanmar and recounted her experience...

1 November 2011

Myanmar: A Year After Suu Kyi's Release

A year has passed since Myanmar democracy icon Aung San Suu Kyi was released from prison. How did netizens react? Did the government censor news reports about Suu Kyi? What...

24 June 2011

Myanmar: Bomb Blasts in Three Cities

Three bomb blasts hit three major cities in Myanmar today. No casualties have been reported. Global Voices author Tan translates a few Burmese online reports which give first hand accounts...

26 March 2011

Myanmar: Post-Earthquake Stories from Aid Workers

Myanmar is still reeling from a 6.8 earthquake which hit the country two days ago. Our Myanmar-based author translates interviews and stories of residents and aid workers who witnessed the...

25 February 2011

Myanmar: Over 3,000 Attend Mandalay Barcamp 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...

14 November 2010

Myanmar: Suu Kyi is free at last

She has been in prison for 15 years in the past 21 years, but now she is free at last. Burmese pro-democracy icon and opposition leader Aung San Suu Kyi...

27 October 2010

Myanmar: “Boycott elections” campaign

The Myanmar elections will push through on November 7 despite the non-participation of opposition parties. Global Voices translates the statement of Myanmar citizens who will boycott the coming elections

14 October 2010

Myanmar: Overcrowding in Hledan

4 July 2010

Myanmar: World Cup Reactions

Myanmar has caught up the 2010 World Cup fever. Electricity became stable in the capital, fans get to watch the games for free on state-owned TV channels, bars and tea...

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