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3 hrs ago | The Irrawaddy Newsmagazine
In this week's Dateline Irrawaddy, panelists discussed the downing of a Malaysia Airlines jet over Ukraine on July 17. Aung Zaw : This week, we'll discuss Malaysia Airlines Flight 17, which was destroyed by a missile near the Russian and Ukrainian border.
7 hrs ago | The Indian Express
It's "western culture" and needs to be shunned. Instead, wear "swadeshi clothes" this day, do a havan, pray to the ishtadev, feed cows.
11 hrs ago | CFR.org
China's President Xi Jinping reviews an honor guard on the sidelines of the 6th BRICS summit at the Planalto Palace in Brasilia on July 17, 2014.
15 hrs ago | The Irrawaddy Newsmagazine
The Arakan State government and Burma's Ministry of Health have encouraged international humanitarian organizations-including the previously maligned Medecins Sans Frontieres-to work in the troubled state, where 140,000 internally displaced persons live in increasingly dire conditions after interreligious violence broke out more than two years ago.
20 hrs ago | Bangkok Post
Myanmar on Thursday invited Doctors Without Borders to resume work in Rakhine state nearly five months after the medical aid group was ejected from the region despite a severe health crisis.
20 hrs ago | Channelnewsasia.com
Myanmar on Thursday invited Doctors Without Borders to resume work in Rakhine state, which is gripped by a severe health crisis nearly five months after the medical aid group was ejected from the region.
22 hrs ago | The Irrawaddy Newsmagazine
A farmer tills earth beside a marker that indicates the "monument zone" of the ancient Pyu city of Sri Ksetra.
Bangkok Airways will turn Chiang Mai into its third airport hub and use it as a stepping stone to boost its coverage of Myanmar.
Myanmar tycoon Tay Za leans back and fulminates against the U.S. government as a playful pet bear cub scrambles up his alligator-skin chair.
Her book should come with a spoiler alert - her real name isn't Phoebe. In the summer of 2008, Rosalind Russell arrived in Myanmar hoping to work as a journalist under rather unlikely circumstances.
Myanmar wants to initiate an agreement with Singapore, to offer better protection for its domestic maids working in the city-state.
Police patrol the streets of Mandalay on Wednesday, after an outbreak of inter-communal violence in early July.
Steven Law listens to a speech during a luncheon for Asean economic ministers in Toronto on June 5, 2014.
Five people were killed in a camp for displaced Kachin civilians near the rebel-held town of Laiza on Tuesday after their shelters were buried by a landslide, according to Kachin rebels.
YANGON, Myanmar- On a recent rain-soaked night, the ancient gold Shwedagon Pagoda, believed to contain relics of the Buddha, glowed through the mist in Yangon.
Leveraging their longtime presence and hefty government backing, Japanese businesses eager to hedge their risks in China and find new offshore production bases and markets are rushing into Myanmar, setting up factories and taking on mentoring roles across a wide range of industries, from stock trading to rice growing.
A Southeast Asian press watchdog has raised concerns over Thailand's deportation of two Burmese media professionals to Burma, where they face prosecution after publishing an article that upset their government.
Updated: Thu Jul 24, 2014 09:57 pm
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