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'They just want a chance' [Messenger-Inquirer, Owensboro, Ky.]

April 26--Thak Gee remembers when his home village in Burma was set ablaze, forcing his family to a refugee camp in Thailand for 16 years. "Sometimes, I don't want to talk about it, but I have to let people know what happened," he said. "We didn't ... Bloomberg, 1 week ago

Our Children and Grandchildren Will Be Richer Than Us, but There Is a Problem

Writing in 1830, the British historian Thomas Babington Macaulay said "If we were to prophesy that in the year 1930 a population (in Britain) of 50 million, better fed, clad and lodged than the English of our time, will cover these islands, that ...
 Huffington Post1 week ago

Welcome to Letpadan, Burma's Ferguson

RANGOON, Burma — There are plenty of reasons why cities and towns in America shouldn't be using military-grade weapons or armored vehicles to scatter protests. But here's one that might not have occurred to you. Over-the-top police aggression — ...
 USA Today3 weeks ago Welcome to Letpadan, Myanmar's Ferguson  USA Today3 weeks ago Myanmar is using Ferguson to justify its latest crackdown on protesters  GlobalPost3 weeks ago
Christian Science Monitor

American warrior extends clandestine aid to Myanmar's ethnic minorities

Founded by a former Green Beret, the Free Burma Rangers train ethnic minorities to run their own humanitarian missions in war-torn regions. Myanmar has reached a tentative peace deal with ethnic insurgent groups. Thi Nain of the Free Burma Rangers, ...
 Christian Science Monitor4 weeks ago

The solar mamas of Burma show how to light up the world

We live in an age of giving. When media outlets showcase devastating tragedies that take the lives of innocent people, our immediate response is to help our fellow brothers and sisters around the globe. We donate, volunteer and even pray to bring ...
 Yourstory.in1 month ago

Have patience with progress in Burma

The March 15 editorial A failing engagement with Burma misrepresented Myanmar's progress and instead focused only on the important problems the country still faces in navigating the shoals of sociopolitical change and economic development. The ...
 Washington Post1 month ago

Burmese refugees: In the middle of nowhere

Fearing persecution, hundreds of Chin refugees fled Burma for New Delhi.But the national capital has hardly provided any solace, says Varun Bidhuri Safe haven? New Delhi is home to more than 4,500 Chin refugees, many of them women and children ...
 Tehelka1 month ago

BidOkee Empowers Start-Ups in Crowdfunding Fight with Big Corporations

BidOkee's CEO, Eyal Lichtmann, contends a major problem with crowdfunding is that small campaigns are being pushed aside as big corporations look to dominate the industry. Approximately one million crowdfunding campaigns are launched annually.
 Wall Street Select1 month ago

Burma: Police reforms expand women's roles

There was a time when there were very few women in Burma's national police force, and they were practically invisible. Under an ambitious plan to enlarge, modernise and reform the Myanmar Police Force (MPF), however, that situation is rapidly ...
 The Interpreter3 days ago Meet the last tattooed women of Burma  Capital Bay2 months ago

Khin Aung Myint Hints at Opposition to Suu Kyi Presidency

Khin Aung Myint, speaker of the Upper House of Parliament, arrives to attend Burma's six-party talks at the Presidential palace in Naypyidaw on Apr. 10. (Photo: Soe Zeya Tun / Reuters) RANGOON —Khin Aung Myint appears to have once again ...
 Irrawaddy3 days ago *Will Burma faithfully carry on its political reform?  OpEdNews.com2 weeks ago Suu Kyi, Singapore and the Ties That Bind  Irrawaddy1 month ago The rise of Myanmar's 'Lady' Aung San Suu Kyi  Public Radio International1 week ago
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