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  1. Myanmar Tries to Grow By Leasing Jets for Its National AirlineRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 10, 2014 | Skift

    Myanmar needs to demonstrate it can handle its new visitors, and since it can't handle it on its own turning to a third party is its best option.


  2. Mother-Tongue Instruction Pushed for Burma's SchoolsRead the original story

    Feb 4, 2014 | The Irrawaddy Newsmagazine

    A seminar on multilingual education has called for the use of ethnic minorities' mother tongue as their language of instruction, in combination with allowing local education authorities to draft ethnic language curricula for primary school students who do not belong to Burma's ethnic Burman majority.


  3. UK Minister Hugo Swire pressures Burma on Suu Kyi presidency bidRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 3, 2014 | Asian Correspondent

    British Minister of State for the Foreign Office Hugo Swire has called for called for constitutional change in Burma to pave the way for democratic reform ahead of next year's elections.


  4. Mizzima News: War refugees tell UK minister they want to go homeRead the original story

    Jan 30, 2014 | Burmanet

    Civilians displaced by fighting in Kachin State told British Foreign Office Minister Hugo Swire they want to go home when he visited a refugee camp housing more than 1,000 people near Myitkyina in January 29. Residents of the St Joseph Minor camp for internally displaced people in Wai-maw Township near the State capital also told Mr Swire they ... (more)


  5. After Split, Me N Ma Girls Continue With US-Recorded AlbumRead the original story

    Jan 28, 2014 | The Irrawaddy Newsmagazine

    The Me N Ma Girls in their old set up. From left to right: Cha Cha, Htike Htike, Kimi and Ah Moon.


  6. 100-Year-Old Pilot Returns to Burma With War Stories and Sense of HumorRead the original story

    Jan 24, 2014 | The Irrawaddy Newsmagazine

    Moon Chin was a pilot for the China National Aviation Corporation in the 1940s. "You have anything fragile?" asked the lady at the airport counter in Kunming.


  7. Conference of Burma's Ethnic Armed Groups Begins in Karen TerritoryRead the original story

    Jan 20, 2014 | The Irrawaddy Newsmagazine

    A conference of most of Burma's ethnic armed groups began Monday in Karen National Union -controlled territory near the Burmese-Thai border, with an ethnic Karen leader affirming his support for ongoing talks with the government toward a nationwide ceasefire agreement.


  8. Concerns Over Impunity in Burma Soldier's Alleged Rape of 13-Year-OldRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 15, 2014 | The Irrawaddy Newsmagazine

    A Burma Army soldier who allegedly raped a 13-year-old girl last month in Mon State's Ye Township may escape justice, an ethnic Mon women's advocacy group warned.


  9. Myanmar, Burma, Kachin, Karen, peace, nationwide ceasefire, Myanmar Peace Center, Hpa-anRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 15, 2014 | The Irrawaddy Newsmagazine

    A meeting between a team of negotiators from Burma's ethnic armed groups and the government's peace negotiating team, due to be held in the Karen State capital of Hpa-an, has been postponed for the second time, according to an ethnic leader.