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Happy Thingyan Water Festival for Rohingyas? Like hell

One Western aid worker is frustrated and sickened by what’s going on in Burma.…

  • Wed Apr 16 04:36:00 2014
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Burma must address its ‘Rohingya problem’

With ethnic violence displacing hundreds of thousands, a resolution can’t come too soon, says Iris Gonzales.…

  • Wed Aug 21 04:05:00 2013
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The case of Ban Mae Surin: tragic accident or foul play?

Daniel Pye and Saw C Rogers investigate a suspicious fire which killed 37 Burmese refugees in Thailand.…

  • Wed Aug 14 04:36:00 2013
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‘This is just the beginning of Burma’s new beginning’

Democracy is within sight, Iris Gonzales is told, as she meets those who have reason to hope.…

  • Tue Aug 13 03:55:00 2013
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What Aung San Suu Kyi could do next

Clearly articulating her party’s economics policies would be a good start, reckons Dinyar Godrej.…

  • Wed May 9 08:02:00 2012
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Burma: ‘the people aren’t scared anymore’

Pride and optimism – change is in the air, says William Lloyd George on the eve of by-elections in Rangoon.…

  • Thu Mar 29 05:37:00 2012
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Stripping Burma bare

With its lax environmental laws, Burma has become a battleground for neighbouring countries keen to get their hands on the country’s abundant natural resources…

  • Fri Sep 2 05:07:00 2011
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A military dictatorship in all but name

Burma’s much-touted ‘roadmap to democracy’ is anything but, say Jody Williams and Tin Tin Nyo.…

  • Wed May 4 05:14:00 2011
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Crazy medicine

Southeast Asia’s ‘war on drugs’ is about managing profitable criminal enterprises, not closing them down.…

  • Thu Jan 6 06:50:00 2011
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Football and pagodas galore, but no bread at Burma’s circus

Daniel Pye exposes the dark side of Burmese soccer.…

  • Fri Dec 10 06:13:00 2010
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