Perhaps even Donald Trump should read this book to better understand how the CIA exercises power from behind the scenes, writes Bertil Lintner.
20 The News For 20 February 2017
Aung Naing Oo falls short of providing real insight into Burma’s complicated peace process in this collection of essays, writes Bertil Lintner.
The exclusion of female leaders and thinkers from school curricula leads many girls to believe they are second-class citizens, says a new NGO report.
Over 3,000 lanterns will be lit in the streets of Chinatown and pandals will offer traditional food and host lion and dragon dances.
A showing by German conceptual artist Wolfgang Laib is set up in Rangoon’s Secretariat building.
An ICT fair, a dance performance, live music, a cat face tea party and fundraiser, an elephant awareness exhibition, and a children’s reading event.
The book outlines the dangers inherent in ceasefire agreements not being accompanied by a commitment to political change, writes BertilLintner.
A journey taken as part of a music-based youth project sparks reflections on a cathartic interfaith freestyle rap music session.
A DJ fueled group run, the symphony orchestra, a gospel music festival, Latin Christmas, and several art exhibitions.
‘It is not easy to get attention from the world,’ says preservationist Nyo Ko Naing. ‘So it’s like Katha won the lottery.’
After nearly three decades in exile, popular musician Mun Awng is making a comeback with brand new album Raindrops of Peace released this weekend.
More than 500 works of art by Burmese women will be on display in the Myanmar Ladies Art Exhibition at the Yangon Gallery.
Two temples suffer partial collapse after rainwater seeps into cracks caused by the Aug. 24 earthquake, say government archaeologists.
The American actress is the most prominent face in one of Asia’s major competitive film festivals and Japan’s biggest, which began on Tuesday.
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