BERLIN—China is a big fan of dams. Indeed, over the last 50 years, the country has constructed more dams than all other countries combined. But there is one dam that China never managed to get built: the Myitsone Dam in Burma (Myanmar). And ... Philippine Daily Inquirer, 4 weeks ago
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A directive by Burma's Ministry of Health that cigarette packets must display mandatory warnings of health problems caused by smoking in both text and pictures came into effect on 1 September. According to the directive, 75 percent of all ...DVB, 1 month ago
Gender-based violence is a serious problem in Burma, where many women find themselves in vulnerable situations due to poverty or dislocation caused by conflict. To learn more about these issues, DVB sat down with two representatives of the the ...DVB, 2 months ago
A human rights group in Karen State is calling for the demilitarisation of former conflict areas to ensure that Burma's ongoing peace process is stable and long lasting. In a report released on Thursday, the Karen Human Rights Group ( KHRG ) ...DVB, 5 days ago Burma faces ethnic violence. Has Aung San Suu Kyi ignored her people's plight? Washington Post, 6 days ago Reality Bites for Aung San Suu Kyi Amid Surging Violence Crisisweb, 5 days ago Syi Kyi exhausted after gruelling UK, US tour DVB, 4 weeks ago
Although it might seem unbelievable, Buddhism and magic have long been uniquely linked in Burma. "I can see your future and that of everyone I meet," smiled U Aung Baung, as the gilded dome of the legendary Shwedagon Pagoda glistened behind him in ...BBC, 2 weeks ago
r. Gunadasa Amarasekera's book, Towards a Civilization State, addresses the very opportune task of examining the problems besetting our society and a practical approach to the discovery of solutions. Basic institutions have today been distorted ...Daily Mirror Sri Lanka, 3 weeks ago
Nominations for the Golden Horse Awards, announced Saturday evening in Taiwan, will pose plenty of problems for mainland Chinese media. The contenders for the most prestigious prizes in Chinese-language cinema contain a large dose of banned actors ...Variety, 3 weeks ago 'Godspeed' leading Taiwan's Golden Horse Awards nominations New Delhi News.Net, 3 weeks ago Godspeed leading Taiwan's Golden Horse Awards nominations PanARMENIAN Network, 3 weeks ago
HANGZHOU, China: The problems began as soon as President Barack Obama landed in China. There were no stairs waiting for him to emerge from his usual door at the front of Air Force One. On the tarmac, as Obama's staffers scrambled to get ...NDTV, 1 month ago Rough start to Obama's G-20 trip reflects current state of affairs between U.S. and China Washington Post, 1 month ago Obama's China visit gets off to rocky start MSN UK, 1 month ago
Following complaints of problems in garbage cleaning in a few areas Consequent to the complaints of problems in garbage cleaning in a few areas, and to ensure effective cleaning, the Tiruchi Corporation has introduced night sweeping for the first ...The Hindu, 1 month ago
To draft an apologia for Barack Obama's foreign policy might seem like a thankless task. The problem is obvious: things don't appear to be going very well. Let's accept for purposes of argument that the administration has enjoyed some progress on ...Free Beacon, 1 month ago Obama's pivot to Asia will leave some big problems unsolved Washington Post, 1 month ago Ambassador Frank Wisner on US Foreign Policy World Policy Institute, 1 week ago Obama heads to Asia with his biggest foreign policy push hanging in the balance Washington Post, 1 month ago
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