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As Burma power brokers talk, could Suu Kyi emerge as president?
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Suu Kyi's silence and Myanmar's future

In the early months of 1942, as British Burma fell to the Japanese, an indigenous entity, the Burmese Independence Army (BIA), became the effective government of the Crown colony. The Japanese soon found themselves powerless against the BIA, which ... Asiaone, 1 month ago
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Timeline of a troubled nation

1885 Centuries of rule by a Buddhist monarchy ends with the defeat and exile of Burma's last king by the British. A lengthy period of Western colonialism begins and Burma (as it was then known) becomes a province of British India. 1941-1945 ...
 The Hindu1 week ago
Times of India

British Raj analyzed pros and cons of 'trying Netaji as war criminal'

Various options — ranging from Bose's trial for waging war in India, or in Burma (now Myanmar) or Malaya (Malaysia) or intern him in "some other British possession e.g. Seychelles Islands" were considered.
 Times of India2 weeks ago Five days after air crash, British analysed pros and cons of 'trying' Netaji  MSN News US2 weeks ago British Raj analysed how to treat Bose, 5 days after aircrash  Deccan Herald2 weeks ago 5 days after aircrash, British Raj analysed how to treat Netaji  Oneindia2 weeks ago
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Irish Independent

Protest in Burma over convictions in Jerseyman's murder trial

Thai authorities have convicted two bar workers for the murders of the British backpackers, amid allegations that the suspects made confessions under duress. Mr Miller and Miss Witheridge were brutally murdered on the holiday island of Koh Tao in ...
 ITV.com1 month ago Protests in Burma over British backpacker murders verdict  Irish Independent1 month ago Burma military chief urges review of verdicts in British backpacker murders case  Yahoo! UK and Ireland1 month ago Protests over death sentences  MyInforms1 month ago
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2 Burmese men sentenced to die for killing tourists in Thailand

BANGKOK — A Thai court sentenced two men from Burma on Thursday to death for the murder of two British tourists last year, ending a high-profile trial shadowed by allegations that the police had mishandled the investigation. The men, U Zaw Lin ...
 San Francisco Chronicle1 month ago Thai Police Websites Hacked with Failed Law Message  Irrawaddy1 month ago Anonymous hacks Thai police websites over death sentences  The Week UK1 month ago Burma's Rights Body Calls on Thai Counterpart to Assist Koh Tao Accused  Irrawaddy1 month ago
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Marvellous Myanmar

Burma or Myanmar is a place lost in the pages of history. Many of us remember it as a part of the British empire and for its strong ties with India. However, after years of military dictatorship, the nation’s wonders were closed out from the ...
 Deccan Herald1 month ago UN Hails Myanmar's Historic New Parliament  EnvironmentGuru.com6 days ago Will Historic Elections Pull Myanmar Into Modernity?  Global Finance Magazine1 month ago Myanmar Opens Stock Exchange  DailyForex1 month ago
Global Research

Tony Blair Queried, Again, Over Nature of Burma Dealings

Former British prime minister Tony Blair was back in Burma earlier this month for at least his fifth visit since a quasi-civilian government assumed power under President Thein Sein. Blair, who has staked out a lucrative niche in various advisory ...
 Global Research2 weeks ago Is Tony Blair Pursuing a Governance Mission in Burma?  Irrawaddy1 month ago

BBC Burmese channel launches on the Viber messaging platform

BBC - British Broadcasting Corporation (via noodls) / With its population of 48.7 million, Myanmar (also known as Burma) has 29 million active mobile subscriptions. According to the international telecoms providers operating in the country, Myanmar ...
 Noodls2 months ago

Coerced to learn a language

R ecently, British Prime Minister David Cameron threatened migrant families — primarily Muslim — with deportation if they do not pass an English test. Cameron's interest in showing his power over marginalised people, especially women, through ...
 Jordan Times5 days ago
BBC

How a forgotten British captain is a hero in Myanmar

As the Japanese advanced, British soldiers and civilians were forced to retreat to India. But a few officers volunteered to stay behind, while others later trekked or were parachuted in to help raise guerrilla armies in the hill-tribe areas. These ...
 BBC1 week ago
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