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Channel NewsAsia
Some Myanmar citizens reject Suu Kyi's call to avoid terms like 'Rohingya' and 'Bengali'away a group of Muslim street vendors and prevented them from doing business be
Some Myanmar citizens reject Suu Kyi's call to avoid terms like 'Rohingya' and 'Bengali'
Channel NewsAsia / Posted yesterday
away a group of Muslim street vendors and prevented them from doing business because they were too close to the renowned Shwedagon Pagoda. Such incidents can be seen as a reminder of how divided the society in Myanmar is and could possibly... Read more
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ESPN.co.uk
The role of karma in Leicester's fairy-tale titlethe Grand Palace to pay their respects to King Bhumibol Adulyadej. They were al
The role of karma in Leicester's fairy-tale title
ESPN.co.uk / Posted 2 days ago
the Grand Palace to pay their respects to King Bhumibol Adulyadej. They were also whisked to Myanmar to pray at the iconic Shwedagon pagoda. There were some conspicuous absentees from the trip, though. Vardy couldn't afford to lose any time with... Read more
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The Arizona Republic
Myanmar slowly opens up to tourismforeign currency they bring to this impoverished nation. The city’s must-see a
Myanmar slowly opens up to tourism
The Arizona Republic / Posted 3 days ago
foreign currency they bring to this impoverished nation. The city’s must-see attraction is the spectacular 2,500-year-old Shwedagon Pagoda, a monument to Buddhism that was built on a hilltop in the center of Yangon. Its glorious stupas, shrines... Read more
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Daily Mail
Jamie Vardy available to Champions League clubs for £20mand Jamie Vardy both score as...England 2-1 Turkey PLAYER RATINGS: Jamie Vardy
Jamie Vardy available to Champions League clubs for £20m
Daily Mail / Posted 3 days ago
and Jamie Vardy both score as...England 2-1 Turkey PLAYER RATINGS: Jamie Vardy must start...Leicester take Thaliand tour to Shwedagon pagoda where... Share this article VARDY STATS 2015-16 SEASON Aiyawatt Srivaddhanaprabha, Leicester's... Read more
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San Antonio Express-News
From champs to flops, assessing the European soccer seasonManager of English club Leicester City Claudio Ranieri, center participates in
From champs to flops, assessing the European soccer season
San Antonio Express-News / Posted 4 days ago
Manager of English club Leicester City Claudio Ranieri, center participates in Buddhist religious rituals at Shwedagon pagoda, considered as the holiest Buddhist shrine in Yangon, Myanmar, Sunday, May 22, 2016. The Leicester City players and staff,... Read more
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Guardian Unlimited
'No Muslims allowed': how nationalism is rising in Aung San Suu Kyi's Myanmarthey planned to charge the activists with unauthorised protest. Nanda Kyaw, a
'No Muslims allowed': how nationalism is rising in Aung San Suu Kyi's Myanmar
Guardian Unlimited / Posted 4 days ago
they planned to charge the activists with unauthorised protest. Nanda Kyaw, a Muslim taxi driver who was beaten outside Shwedagon Pagoda, from which Islamic vendors were evicted a few weeks earlier, says he is still getting headaches. “I have... Read more
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Channel NewsAsia
Myanmar fans get fleeting glimpse of FoxesEnglish Premier League champions Leicester City as they made a whirlwind visit
Myanmar fans get fleeting glimpse of Foxes
Channel NewsAsia / Posted 5 days ago
English Premier League champions Leicester City as they made a whirlwind visit to Yangon and took in the city's stunning Shwedagon Pagoda. The Foxes, who have spent a week soaking up the adulation of a growing Thai fanbase, were greeted with a... Read more
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Sunday Observer
The Eight Precepts, five of which are broken by mostglobe, this cat for one thinks that we compare unfavourably with a country such
The Eight Precepts, five of which are broken by most
Sunday Observer / Posted 6 days ago
globe, this cat for one thinks that we compare unfavourably with a country such as Myanmar where in a temple, whether the Shwedagon Pagoda or a smaller village temple, piety is most evident with silence and slow moving around. Last meal This in... Read more
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Guardian Unlimited
Story of cities #47: Myanmar rising – how democracy is changing Yangon's skylinewith the people it houses, has never been under such pressure. “With every new
Story of cities #47: Myanmar rising – how democracy is changing Yangon's skyline
Guardian Unlimited / Posted 7 days ago
with the people it houses, has never been under such pressure. “With every new building bidding for the best view of the Shwedagon Pagoda, we’re not going to have any views left,” says Daw Moe Moe Lwin, director of the Yangon Heritage Trust... Read more
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Business Standard India
MCD bypolls: AAP, Congress win from four wards eachas good as others' pictures of the selfie-taking! https://t.co/sNILVmfgFV Spir
MCD bypolls: AAP, Congress win from four wards each
Business Standard India / Posted 10 days ago
as good as others' pictures of the selfie-taking! https://t.co/sNILVmfgFV Spiritual-World Heritage in our neighbourhood, SHWEDAGON PAGODA, Yangon,Myanmar-A Precious country in many respects https://t.co/yz8HXaUECg Heartening to see this... Read more
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Business Standard India
Counting underway for Delhi MCD bypollthe IFS 2014 Batch at their Valedictory Ceremony https://t.co/mBfbAsk3jq Spiri
Counting underway for Delhi MCD bypoll
Business Standard India / Posted 10 days ago
the IFS 2014 Batch at their Valedictory Ceremony https://t.co/mBfbAsk3jq Spiritual-World Heritage in our neighbourhood, SHWEDAGON PAGODA, Yangon,Myanmar-A Precious country in many respects https://t.co/yz8HXaUECg Heartening to see this... Read more
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Bangkok Post - Thailand's English news
US to keep Myanmar sanctions, with tweaksA flower seller walks near Shwedagon pagoda, Myanmar's holiest Buddhist shrine
US to keep Myanmar sanctions, with tweaks
Bangkok Post - Thailand's English news / Posted 13 days ago
A flower seller walks near Shwedagon pagoda, Myanmar's holiest Buddhist shrine and most recognised landmark, in Yangon. (AP Photo) Related search WASHINGTON — The United States plans to renew the bulk of its sanctions against Myanmar when they... Read more
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Daily Telegraph
Top cruise deals of the weekthe cruise aboard rivership Princess Panhwar takes in all of the fascinating hi
Top cruise deals of the week
Daily Telegraph / Posted 14 days ago
the cruise aboard rivership Princess Panhwar takes in all of the fascinating highlights of this emerging destination, including the Shwedagon Pagoda in Yangon and an exploration of Bagan, one of the world’s most spectacular archaeologic... Read more
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Perth Now
Top cruise deals of the weekthe cruise aboard rivership Princess Panhwar takes in all of the fascinating hi
Top cruise deals of the week
Perth Now / Posted 14 days ago
the cruise aboard rivership Princess Panhwar takes in all of the fascinating highlights of this emerging destination, including the Shwedagon Pagoda in Yangon and an exploration of Bagan, one of the world’s most spectacular archaeologic... Read more
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Adelaide Now
Top cruise deals of the weekthe cruise aboard rivership Princess Panhwar takes in all of the fascinating hi
Top cruise deals of the week
Adelaide Now / Posted 14 days ago
the cruise aboard rivership Princess Panhwar takes in all of the fascinating highlights of this emerging destination, including the Shwedagon Pagoda in Yangon and an exploration of Bagan, one of the world’s most spectacular archaeologic... Read more
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Perth Now
Backpacker killers could sue policePicture: Supplied. Protests were also held in Myanmar’s biggest city, Yangon —
Backpacker killers could sue police
Perth Now / Posted 28 days ago
Picture: Supplied. Protests were also held in Myanmar’s biggest city, Yangon — outside the Thai Embassy and at the famed Shwedagon Pagoda and at the Myanmar-Thai border. She said “the vast majority of Thai police” were corrupt, making the... Read more
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Herald Sun
Protests over death sentencesthe verdict, protests have been held in Myanmar’s biggest city, Yangon — outsid
Protests over death sentences
Herald Sun / Posted 30 days ago
the verdict, protests have been held in Myanmar’s biggest city, Yangon — outside the Thai Embassy and at the famed Shwedagon Pagoda — and at the Myanmar-Thai border. Sunday’s English-language Bangkok Post reported that Myanmar’s ambassador... Read more
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Herald Sun
Backpacker killers could sue policePicture: Supplied. Protests were also held in Myanmar’s biggest city, Yangon —
Backpacker killers could sue police
Herald Sun / Posted 30 days ago
Picture: Supplied. Protests were also held in Myanmar’s biggest city, Yangon — outside the Thai Embassy and at the famed Shwedagon Pagoda and at the Myanmar-Thai border. She said “the vast majority of Thai police” were corrupt, making the... Read more
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News.com.au
Backpacker killers could sue policeSun Protests were also held in Myanmar’s biggest city, Yangon — outside the Th
Backpacker killers could sue police
News.com.au / Posted 30 days ago
Sun Protests were also held in Myanmar’s biggest city, Yangon — outside the Thai Embassy and at the famed Shwedagon Pagoda and at the Myanmar-Thai border. She said “the vast majority of Thai police” were corrupt, making the... Read more
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The Courier Mail
Backpacker killers could sue policePicture: Supplied. Protests were also held in Myanmar’s biggest city, Yangon —
Backpacker killers could sue police
The Courier Mail / Posted 30 days ago
Picture: Supplied. Protests were also held in Myanmar’s biggest city, Yangon — outside the Thai Embassy and at the famed Shwedagon Pagoda and at the Myanmar-Thai border. She said “the vast majority of Thai police” were corrupt, making the... Read more
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Adelaide Now
Backpacker killers could sue policePicture: Supplied. Protests were also held in Myanmar’s biggest city, Yangon —
Backpacker killers could sue police
Adelaide Now / Posted 30 days ago
Picture: Supplied. Protests were also held in Myanmar’s biggest city, Yangon — outside the Thai Embassy and at the famed Shwedagon Pagoda and at the Myanmar-Thai border. She said “the vast majority of Thai police” were corrupt, making the... Read more
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