Overlooked in favor of foreigners since colonial times, local photographers left a rich legacy of images, Austrian photographer and historian says
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“Dropping the cases is just a part of it. The root cause of this is the forced installation of the statue against the will of the people," said Khun A Than, one of the protesters
ANP-dominant Rakhine parliament votes down military proposal calling for public support of army following heavy losses. AA suggests referendum to measure actual public support.
Mogok is an emerging destination for travelers in Myanmar looking for a glimpse of the legendary ruby trade in a town complimented by impressive vistas and a chilly climate.
"Our region will have problems if they do not stop their military operations in our area,” said U Kyaw Wan Sein, a member of the NSCN-K’s central executive committee.
In widely circulated video, creators of ‘Yongbang Blockchain SEZ’ in Shan State promise ‘e-citizenship’ to all
“Because our country is in a strategic position, it could become a battleground if a wrong position is taken. It is necessary to be aware of this,” Brig. Gen. Maung Maung said.
India and Pakistan are each keen to cement ties with Saudi Arabia as tensions between them have risen sharply over a recent bombing in Kashmir.
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Activists say the ruling party’s refusal to heed local sensitivities is already taking a tollRead Now
For some, an increase in clashes with the Tatmadaw is a fair price to pay for having a locally based armed force fighting for their rights.
The future for many, if not most, of them is not in Rakhine State. Rather, it is in the burgeoning cities of South and Southeast Asia, and for some in
Will the military abide by U Than Shwe’s pledge to allow reform after ‘a few years’ of the party’s rule?
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