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Namibia Economist
Why Burmese hip-hop is inevitably politicalIN APRIL, a government dominated by Aung San Suu Kyi and her National League fo
Why Burmese hip-hop is inevitably political
Namibia Economist / Posted 7 hours ago
IN APRIL, a government dominated by Aung San Suu Kyi and her National League for Democracy (NLD) took over in Myanmar, ending decades of oppressive military-only rule. For both the music world and Burmese millennials, one re-elected member of... Read more
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Bdnews24.com
Myanmar's Suu Kyi to lead new effort on restive Rakhine Stateminister of border affairs, appointed by the commander-in-chief, and the state'
Myanmar's Suu Kyi to lead new effort on restive Rakhine State
Bdnews24.com / Posted 9 hours ago
minister of border affairs, appointed by the commander-in-chief, and the state's chief minister, a member of Suu Kyi's National League for Democracy party, will both be vice-chairmen of the committee. Zaw Htay, spokesman at the state... Read more
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The Star
Myanmar's Suu Kyi to lead new effort on restive Rakhine Stateminister of border affairs, appointed by the commander-in-chief, and the state'
Myanmar's Suu Kyi to lead new effort on restive Rakhine State
The Star / Posted 10 hours ago
minister of border affairs, appointed by the commander-in-chief, and the state's chief minister, a member of Suu Kyi's National League for Democracy party, will both be vice-chairmen of the committee. Zaw Htay, spokesman at the state... Read more
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The China Post
Democracy helps fulfill late teen's last wish28 years, but it is done. The time was finally right to perform a funeral cere
Democracy helps fulfill late teen's last wish
The China Post / Posted 2 days ago
28 years, but it is done. The time was finally right to perform a funeral ceremony for 16-year-old Win Maw Oo when the National League for Democracy party of Nobel laureate Aung San Suu Kyi came to power this year, after decades of bitter... Read more
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Adirondack Daily Enterprise
When religion becomes evildenied resettlement in Thailand, Indonesia, Bangladesh, Malaysia and Australia.
When religion becomes evil
Adirondack Daily Enterprise / Posted 4 days ago
denied resettlement in Thailand, Indonesia, Bangladesh, Malaysia and Australia. Aung San Suu Kyi, president of the Burmese National League for Democracy and recipient of the 1991 Nobel Peace prize, has failed to speak out against the killing of... Read more
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The Daily Jeffersonian
Democracy helps fulfill long-dead Myanmar teen's last wish28 years, but it is done. The time was finally right to perform a funeral cere
Democracy helps fulfill long-dead Myanmar teen's last wish
The Daily Jeffersonian / Posted 5 days ago
28 years, but it is done. The time was finally right to perform a funeral ceremony for 16-year-old Win Maw Oo when the National League for Democracy party of Nobel laureate Aung San Suu Kyi came to power in Myanmar this year, after decades of... Read more
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The Daily Jeffersonian
World in Brief at 6 a.m. on Thursday, May 26, 201628 years, but it is done. The time was finally right to perform a funeral cere
World in Brief at 6 a.m. on Thursday, May 26, 2016
The Daily Jeffersonian / Posted 5 days ago
28 years, but it is done. The time was finally right to perform a funeral ceremony for 16-year-old Win Maw Oo when the National League for Democracy party of Nobel laureate Aung San Suu Kyi came to power in Myanmar this year, after decades of... Read more
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Salon.com
Democracy helps fulfill long-dead Myanmar teen’s last wish28 years, but it is done. The time was finally right to perform a funeral cere
Democracy helps fulfill long-dead Myanmar teen’s last wish
Salon.com / Posted 5 days ago
28 years, but it is done. The time was finally right to perform a funeral ceremony for 16-year-old Win Maw Oo when the National League for Democracy party of Nobel laureate Aung San Suu Kyi came to power in Myanmar this year, after decades of... Read more
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The Wilmington Star-News
Democracy helps fulfill long-dead Myanmar teen's last wish28 years, but it is done. The time was finally right to perform a funeral cere
Democracy helps fulfill long-dead Myanmar teen's last wish
The Wilmington Star-News / Posted 5 days ago
28 years, but it is done. The time was finally right to perform a funeral ceremony for 16-year-old Win Maw Oo when the National League for Democracy party of Nobel laureate Aung San Suu Kyi came to power this year, after decades of bitter... Read more
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ABC News
Democracy Helps Fulfill Long-Dead Myanmar Teen's Last Wish28 years, but it is done. The time was finally right to perform a funeral cere
Democracy Helps Fulfill Long-Dead Myanmar Teen's Last Wish
ABC News / Posted 5 days ago
28 years, but it is done. The time was finally right to perform a funeral ceremony for 16-year-old Win Maw Oo when the National League for Democracy party of Nobel laureate Aung San Suu Kyi came to power this year, after decades of bitter... Read more
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The Arizona Republic
Myanmar slowly opens up to tourismguide Khin said when discussing the country’s first democratically elected parl
Myanmar slowly opens up to tourism
The Arizona Republic / Posted 7 days ago
guide Khin said when discussing the country’s first democratically elected parliament, which assumed power in February. The National League for Democracy, led by Nobel Peace Prize laureate and national hero Aung San Suu Kyi, won a landslide victory... Read more
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iol.co.za
Deadly accident hit Myanmar jade-mining arealisted as missing and it was unclear how many people could still be buried. Kh
Deadly accident hit Myanmar jade-mining area
iol.co.za / Posted 7 days ago
listed as missing and it was unclear how many people could still be buried. Khin Maung Myint, an lawmaker from the ruling National League for Democracy (NLD) from Hpakant, said workers were digging illegally in the abandoned mine when the wall... Read more
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iol.co.za
‘Penis poet’ freed after 6 months in jailhe had been freed and was “feeling well.” Maung Saungkha was arrested just bef
‘Penis poet’ freed after 6 months in jail
iol.co.za / Posted 7 days ago
he had been freed and was “feeling well.” Maung Saungkha was arrested just before the landmark election that saw Suu Kyi's National League for Democracy win a massive victory, winding up nearly half a century of military domination. The poet was... Read more
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Hindustantimes.com
Myanmar’s ‘penis poet’ freed after six months in jailhe had been freed and was “feeling well.” Maung Saungkha was arrested just bef
Myanmar’s ‘penis poet’ freed after six months in jail
Hindustantimes.com / Posted 7 days ago
he had been freed and was “feeling well.” Maung Saungkha was arrested just before the landmark election that saw Suu Kyi’s National League for Democracy win a massive victory, winding up nearly half a century of military domination. The poet was... Read more
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Australian Broadcasting Corporation
Myanmar's 'penis poet' freed after six months in jaildetained during crackdown on activists Maung Saungkha was arrested just before
Myanmar's 'penis poet' freed after six months in jail
Australian Broadcasting Corporation / Posted 7 days ago
detained during crackdown on activists Maung Saungkha was arrested just before the landmark election that saw Ms Suu Kyi's National League for Democracy win a massive victory, winding up nearly half a century of military domination. The poet was... Read more
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The Star
Myanmar’s ‘penis poet’ freed after six months in jailhe had been freed and was “feeling well.” Maung Saungkha was arrested just bef
Myanmar’s ‘penis poet’ freed after six months in jail
The Star / Posted 7 days ago
he had been freed and was “feeling well.” Maung Saungkha was arrested just before the landmark election that saw Suu Kyi’s National League for Democracy win a massive victory, winding up nearly half a century of military domination. The poet was... Read more
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dna
Myanmar: Pit collapse kills at least 13 in jade-mining districtlisted as missing and it was unclear how many people could still be buried. Khi
Myanmar: Pit collapse kills at least 13 in jade-mining district
dna / Posted 7 days ago
listed as missing and it was unclear how many people could still be buried. Khin Maung Myint, an lawmaker from the ruling National League for Democracy (NLD) from Hpakant, said workers were digging illegally in the abandoned mine when the wall... Read more
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Guardian Unlimited
'No Muslims allowed': how nationalism is rising in Aung San Suu Kyi's Myanmarwestern Myanmar. Nationalists insist the group are illegal immigrants from Bang
'No Muslims allowed': how nationalism is rising in Aung San Suu Kyi's Myanmar
Guardian Unlimited / Posted 8 days ago
western Myanmar. Nationalists insist the group are illegal immigrants from Bangladesh. The few public comments Suu Kyi’s National League for Democracy has given on the issue have not been encouraging. Suu Kyi reportedly instructed the new US... Read more
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dna
More than 50 people charged in Myanmar after protest: Policeinto the capital, police said on Thursday. The arrests come as parliament, dom
More than 50 people charged in Myanmar after protest: Police
dna / Posted 11 days ago
into the capital, police said on Thursday. The arrests come as parliament, dominated by members of Aung San Suu Kyi's National League for Democracy (NLD), debates possible changes to the laws on public demonstrations which allow police to... Read more
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New Kerala
India offers to aid Myanmar in boosting agriculture, healthcare - newkerala.com #66076the industries where the two countries can work together. "Sitharaman congratu
India offers to aid Myanmar in boosting agriculture, healthcare - newkerala.com #66076
New Kerala / Posted 12 days ago
the industries where the two countries can work together. "Sitharaman congratulated Myanmar for landslide victory by the National League for Democracy led by Daw Aung San Suu Kyi in the elections held in November 2015," the statement said, adding... Read more
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Channel NewsAsia
Vivian Balakrishnan meets with ex-Myanmar president Thein Seinformer President, Thein Sein in the capital Nay Pyi Taw before leaving for Yang
Vivian Balakrishnan meets with ex-Myanmar president Thein Sein
Channel NewsAsia / Posted 12 days ago
former President, Thein Sein in the capital Nay Pyi Taw before leaving for Yangon. Since handing over power to the National League for Democracy party earlier this year, Mr Thein Sein has resumed his position as the chairman of the former... Read more
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Channel NewsAsia
Targeted Myanmar tycoon may profit from US sanctions changesuntil 2011. The photo opportunity with President Htin Kyaw on Wednesday was pa
Targeted Myanmar tycoon may profit from US sanctions changes
Channel NewsAsia / Posted 13 days ago
until 2011. The photo opportunity with President Htin Kyaw on Wednesday was part of his campaign to build bridges with the National League for Democracy (NLD), whose leaders were persecuted by the military but swept to power in a landslide election... Read more
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The Star
Targeted Myanmar tycoon may profit from U.S. sanctions changesuntil 2011. The photo opportunity with President Htin Kyaw on Wednesday was pa
Targeted Myanmar tycoon may profit from U.S. sanctions changes
The Star / Posted 13 days ago
until 2011. The photo opportunity with President Htin Kyaw on Wednesday was part of his campaign to build bridges with the National League for Democracy (NLD), whose leaders were persecuted by the military but swept to power in a landslide election... Read more
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Brisbane Times
Vietnam hopes Barack Obama will lift decades-long arms embargoUS's lifting of sanctions on Myanmar, the country also called Burma, comes as d
Vietnam hopes Barack Obama will lift decades-long arms embargo
Brisbane Times / Posted 13 days ago
US's lifting of sanctions on Myanmar, the country also called Burma, comes as democracy leader Aung San Suu Kyi and her National League for Democracy negotiate a fragile transition to democratic rule with the country's powerful military. The... Read more
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WA Today
Vietnam hopes Barack Obama will lift decades-long arms embargoUS's lifting of sanctions on Myanmar, the country also called Burma, comes as d
Vietnam hopes Barack Obama will lift decades-long arms embargo
WA Today / Posted 13 days ago
US's lifting of sanctions on Myanmar, the country also called Burma, comes as democracy leader Aung San Suu Kyi and her National League for Democracy negotiate a fragile transition to democratic rule with the country's powerful military. The... Read more
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The Age
Vietnam hopes Barack Obama will lift decades-long arms embargoUS's lifting of sanctions on Myanmar, the country also called Burma, comes as d
Vietnam hopes Barack Obama will lift decades-long arms embargo
The Age / Posted 13 days ago
US's lifting of sanctions on Myanmar, the country also called Burma, comes as democracy leader Aung San Suu Kyi and her National League for Democracy negotiate a fragile transition to democratic rule with the country's powerful military. The... Read more
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Sydney Morning Herald
Vietnam hopes Barack Obama will lift decades-long arms embargoUS's lifting of sanctions on Myanmar, the country also called Burma, comes as d
Vietnam hopes Barack Obama will lift decades-long arms embargo
Sydney Morning Herald / Posted 13 days ago
US's lifting of sanctions on Myanmar, the country also called Burma, comes as democracy leader Aung San Suu Kyi and her National League for Democracy negotiate a fragile transition to democratic rule with the country's powerful military. The... Read more
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Canberra Times
Vietnam hopes Barack Obama will lift decades-long arms embargoUS's lifting of sanctions on Myanmar, the country also called Burma, comes as d
Vietnam hopes Barack Obama will lift decades-long arms embargo
Canberra Times / Posted 13 days ago
US's lifting of sanctions on Myanmar, the country also called Burma, comes as democracy leader Aung San Suu Kyi and her National League for Democracy negotiate a fragile transition to democratic rule with the country's powerful military. The... Read more
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The Age
Toxic mix of jade, drugs and rebels in MyanmarBecause of the fighting, voting was not held in dozens of villages in November'
Toxic mix of jade, drugs and rebels in Myanmar
The Age / Posted 13 days ago
Because of the fighting, voting was not held in dozens of villages in November's election, which vaulted Suu Kyi and her National League for Democracy into power. A man fishes from a small boat near a floating restaurant on the Irrawaddy River.... Read more
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Sydney Morning Herald
Toxic mix of jade, drugs and rebels in MyanmarBecause of the fighting, voting was not held in dozens of villages in November'
Toxic mix of jade, drugs and rebels in Myanmar
Sydney Morning Herald / Posted 13 days ago
Because of the fighting, voting was not held in dozens of villages in November's election, which vaulted Suu Kyi and her National League for Democracy into power. A man fishes from a small boat near a floating restaurant on the Irrawaddy River.... Read more
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The Economic Times
Nirmala Sitharaman to lead CEO delegation to Myanmarthe first visit of any minister from India after the change of regime inMyanmar
Nirmala Sitharaman to lead CEO delegation to Myanmar
The Economic Times / Posted 14 days ago
the first visit of any minister from India after the change of regime inMyanmar which witnessed a landslide victory by the National League for Democracy led by Daw Aung San Suu Kyi in the elections held in November last year. Sitharaman will lead... Read more
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The Financial Express
Nirmala Sitharaman to lead high level CEOs delegation to Myanmarand Minister for Industry U KhinMaung Cho. Bilateral trade between the countri
Nirmala Sitharaman to lead high level CEOs delegation to Myanmar
The Financial Express / Posted 14 days ago
and Minister for Industry U KhinMaung Cho. Bilateral trade between the countries stood at USD 2 billion in 2014-15. Myanmar witnessed a victory by the National League for Democracy led by Daw Aung San Suu Kyi in the elections held in November 2... Read more
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The Economic Times
Nirmala Sitharaman on 3-day visit to Myanmar from tomorrowthe first visit of any minister from India after the change of regime inMyanmar
Nirmala Sitharaman on 3-day visit to Myanmar from tomorrow
The Economic Times / Posted 14 days ago
the first visit of any minister from India after the change of regime inMyanmar which witnessed a landslide victory by the National League for Democracy led by Daw Aung San Suu Kyi in the elections held in November last year. Sitharaman will lead... Read more
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Bangkok Post - Thailand's English news
Suu Kyi, generals form a cosy alliancegovernment," a former senior military officer told the Bangkok Post. "And this
Suu Kyi, generals form a cosy alliance
Bangkok Post - Thailand's English news / Posted 15 days ago
government," a former senior military officer told the Bangkok Post. "And this merely formalises it." Ms Suu Kyi and the National League for Democracy (NLD) faced an enormous task when they took over power at the end of March -- one which was far... Read more
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Bangkok Post - Thailand's English news
US to keep Myanmar sanctions, with tweakstargeted for sanctions, congressional aides and US officials said. Kerry's vis
US to keep Myanmar sanctions, with tweaks
Bangkok Post - Thailand's English news / Posted 17 days ago
targeted for sanctions, congressional aides and US officials said. Kerry's visit to Myanmar is his first since the National League for Democracy led by Aung San Suu Kyi swept to power following a landslide election win in November. A... Read more
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DW
US expected to renew Myanmar sanctions, with some changes |to go through the country's ports and airports for six months. Pro-democracy b
US expected to renew Myanmar sanctions, with some changes |
DW / Posted 17 days ago
to go through the country's ports and airports for six months. Pro-democracy benefits The victory of the pro-democracy National League for Democracy in last year's landmark elections had led many to believe that Washington would lift most of... Read more
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Bdnews24.com
Myanmar military says it gets along with Suu Kyi's new governmentis in accord with constitutional provisions," he said when asked about the rela
Myanmar military says it gets along with Suu Kyi's new government
Bdnews24.com / Posted 18 days ago
is in accord with constitutional provisions," he said when asked about the relationship between the military and Suu Kyi's National League for Democracy (NLD). He said the army reported important matters to President Htin Kyaw, who is a Suu Kyi... Read more
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Channel NewsAsia
Myanmar military says it gets along with Suu Kyi's new governmentis in accord with constitutional provisions," he said when asked about the rela
Myanmar military says it gets along with Suu Kyi's new government
Channel NewsAsia / Posted 18 days ago
is in accord with constitutional provisions," he said when asked about the relationship between the military and Suu Kyi's National League for Democracy (NLD). He said the army reported important matters to President Htin Kyaw, who is a Suu Kyi... Read more
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Bangkok Post - Thailand's English news
Myanmar government keeps some curbs on protestsonce wielded against it by the country's former junta. Since taking power in A
Myanmar government keeps some curbs on protests
Bangkok Post - Thailand's English news / Posted 18 days ago
once wielded against it by the country's former junta. Since taking power in April, former political prisoner Suu Kyi's National League for Democracy (NLD) has released scores of detainees and is making a big push to revise some of the most... Read more
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Asian Correspondent
Burma: Suu Kyi’s govt proposes to keep junta restrictions on free speechforeign ministry warned the newly-appointed U.S. envoy Scot Marciel to refrain
Burma: Suu Kyi’s govt proposes to keep junta restrictions on free speech
Asian Correspondent / Posted 18 days ago
foreign ministry warned the newly-appointed U.S. envoy Scot Marciel to refrain from using the term “Rohingya”. Suu Kyi’s National League for Democracy (NLD) is now being criticized for retaining the oppressive military laws that they fought so... Read more
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Channel NewsAsia
New Myanmar government proposes keeping some junta curbs on protestsonce wielded against it by the country's former junta. Since taking power in A
New Myanmar government proposes keeping some junta curbs on protests
Channel NewsAsia / Posted 18 days ago
once wielded against it by the country's former junta. Since taking power in April, former political prisoner Suu Kyi's National League for Democracy (NLD) has released scores of detainees and is making a big push to revise some of the most... Read more
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The Star
New Myanmar government proposes keeping some junta curbs on protestsonce wielded against it by the country's former junta. Since taking power in A
New Myanmar government proposes keeping some junta curbs on protests
The Star / Posted 18 days ago
once wielded against it by the country's former junta. Since taking power in April, former political prisoner Suu Kyi's National League for Democracy (NLD) has released scores of detainees and is making a big push to revise some of the most... Read more
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Business Standard India
Shankar Acharya: A tiger cub in the neighbourhood?was clearly rendered in the elections of last November. The challenge (a huge o
Shankar Acharya: A tiger cub in the neighbourhood?
Business Standard India / Posted 20 days ago
was clearly rendered in the elections of last November. The challenge (a huge one) for the new government of the National League for Democracy, which assumed office last month, will be to master the wholly novel intricacies and pitfalls... Read more
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Ekklesia
Church of Scotland Moderator hosts visit from Myanmar Cardinalethnic and religious conflict. Yet the country is changing, Cardinal Bo said.
Church of Scotland Moderator hosts visit from Myanmar Cardinal
Ekklesia / Posted 20 days ago
ethnic and religious conflict. Yet the country is changing, Cardinal Bo said. In 2016, in a landmark election, the National League for Democracy, the party of former political prisoner, Aung San Suu Kyi, won a majority in both houses,... Read more
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Guardian Unlimited
US defies Myanmar government request to stop using term Rohingyais a divisive issue. Scot Marciel took over as the head of the US mission at a
US defies Myanmar government request to stop using term Rohingya
Guardian Unlimited / Posted 20 days ago
is a divisive issue. Scot Marciel took over as the head of the US mission at a critical time after Aung San Suu Kyi’s National League for Democracy (NLD) won a landslide victory in historic elections, following decades of pro-democracy... Read more
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Christian Today
Myanmar: No hope yet for Rohingya under Aung San Suu Kyiby extremist Buddhist monks convinced Islam poses a deadly threat to Myanmar's
Myanmar: No hope yet for Rohingya under Aung San Suu Kyi
Christian Today / Posted 21 days ago
by extremist Buddhist monks convinced Islam poses a deadly threat to Myanmar's identity. It's opposed to Aung San Suu Kyi's National League for Democracy, seeing it as soft on Muslims and too open to Western influence. It supports laws severely... Read more
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Channel NewsAsia
New US ambassador to Myanmar says he will keep using term 'Rohingya'The term is a divisive issue. Scot Marciel took over as the head of the U.S. m
New US ambassador to Myanmar says he will keep using term 'Rohingya'
Channel NewsAsia / Posted 21 days ago
The term is a divisive issue. Scot Marciel took over as the head of the U.S. mission at a critical time after Suu Kyi's National League for Democracy (NLD) won a landslide victory in historic elections, following decades of pro-democracy... Read more
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The Star
New U.S. ambassador to Myanmar says he will keep using term 'Rohingya'The term is a divisive issue. Scot Marciel took over as the head of the U.S. m
New U.S. ambassador to Myanmar says he will keep using term 'Rohingya'
The Star / Posted 21 days ago
The term is a divisive issue. Scot Marciel took over as the head of the U.S. mission at a critical time after Suu Kyi's National League for Democracy (NLD) won a landslide victory in historic elections, following decades of pro-democracy... Read more
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Asian Correspondent
Interview: Kachin rebel leader La Nan on peace, the military and China’s role in BurmaNCA,” said the KIO official, explaining his group’s decision to opt out. Our i
Interview: Kachin rebel leader La Nan on peace, the military and China’s role in Burma
Asian Correspondent / Posted 22 days ago
NCA,” said the KIO official, explaining his group’s decision to opt out. Our interview with La Nan took place before the National League for Democracy (NLD), the party led by Aung San Suu Kyi, called for fresh talks with ethnic leaders on a new... Read more
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KGTV San Diego
Myanmar Doesn't Recognize Its Muslims And Doesn't Want US To, Eitherstruggle for democracy and human rights." An author and longtime political pri
Myanmar Doesn't Recognize Its Muslims And Doesn't Want US To, Either
KGTV San Diego / Posted 24 days ago
struggle for democracy and human rights." An author and longtime political prisoner, Suu Kyi's recently elected party, the National League for Democracy, pulled the country out of a military-led government last year. That government didn't... Read more
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