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1 hr ago | The Irrawaddy Newsmagazine
An ethnic Mon women's rights activist, Khin Khin Kyu, has won the N-Peace Award, given by the multi-country N-Peace Network in recognition of her efforts to advance the rights of ethnic minority women in Burma.
5 hrs ago | Channelnewsasia.com
Medecins Sans Frontieres , or Doctors without Borders, has expressed cautious optimism about news that it can resume its medical activities in Myanmar's Rakhine state.
10 hrs ago | Nerve News
The third Myanmar ethnic summit began Friday in the country's northernmost Kachin state.
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.
It's "western culture" and needs to be shunned. Instead, wear "swadeshi clothes" this day, do a havan, pray to the ishtadev, feed cows.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Updated: Fri Jul 25, 2014 03:00 pm
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