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Myanmar's Indian independence veterans demand recognition

Myanmar, the land of the monk

The old British Indian empire of our schooldays consisted of India, Burma and Ceylon (Pakistan and its progeny, Bangladesh, were still to be born then) Business Standard, 2 months ago

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Policy paper: UK Activities in Burma

The British Government attaches great importance to encouraging and supporting Burma's transition. Since the reform process started in 2011, our relationship with Burma has deepened and widened, as we have sought to support the reforms that have ... week ago News story: Burma: Cleaning up for growth month ago UK to Spend $25 Million on Burma's Peace Process  Irrawaddy1 month ago News story: UK supports Burma's economic reform and welcomes progress on EITI month ago

This Is the First Time We Are Having a Serious Impact on State Schools

Kevin Mackenzie, director of the British Council in Burma, speaks with The Irrawaddy at his office in Rangoon. (Photo: JPaing / The Irrawaddy) The director and cultural attaché at the British Council in Burma, Kevin Mackenzie, sees an expanding ...
 Irrawaddy2 weeks ago British School to Open in Rangoon, Offer UK Curriculum to Meet Education Demands  Irrawaddy3 weeks ago Plan to Shed Light on Burma's Secretive Companies  Irrawaddy1 month ago Jaguar Land Rover to Enter Burma's Car Market  Irrawaddy1 month ago

News story: Burma: Mobilising banking for the people

The British Embassy in Rangoon has joined forces with UK mobile banking experts Keatan and Standard Chartered Bank to host a 3-day workshop for Burma's local banking sector as it prepares to use the expansion of Burma's telecoms sector to make ... weeks ago

Serge Pun and partner to develop hotel at former railway HQ

Rangoon's iconic former British Burma Railway Company headquarters, one of the city's oldest colonial-era buildings, is on track for a makeover that will leave it looking a lot more like a luxury hotel. Yoma Strategic Holdings Ltd (YSH) and ...
 DVB1 month ago
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'The Railway Man': Colin Firth portrays a former POW who confronts an enemy

Firth plays real-life figure Eric Lomax, a British POW who was kept prisoner by the Japanese and decades later seeks out the man who oversaw his torture. The Railway Man, starring Colin Firth, is based on the autobiography of Eric Lomax, a British ...
 Christian Science Monitor1 week ago Film pick: The Railway Man  Asiaone3 weeks ago Movie pick: The Railway Man (NC16)  Asiaone1 month ago Movie Review: The Railway Man (NC16)  Asiaone1 month ago

Time is running out for the Rohingya

(Image courtesy Partners Relief & Development) Burma (MNN) — The clock is ticking for Burma's Rohingya people. Buddhist mobs forced a UN aid group out of Arakan statealso called Rakhine statein late March, following the removal of a Buddhist ...
 Mission Network News1 week ago Burma mobs put census in doubt as western aid workers flee violence  Transnational Institute2 weeks ago Burma's Racist Census Degenerates Into Violence  Time2 weeks ago No Rohingya Muslims on Burma Census  IslamOnline NET2 weeks ago
WA Today

Indian-British Actress Sues BBC's Top Gear for Racism

An Indian-British actress has sued the BBC for discrimination and misconduct after one of the hosts of the popular Top Gear car show referred to Burmese people as slopes, a derogatory term for Asians. Somi Guha, 36, who also works under the name ...
 India-West1 week ago BBC and Top Gear race row  WA Today2 weeks ago BBC sued for $1.9m over Top Gear racism row weeks ago Indian-origin actress suing BBC for racism weeks ago

Burma's Logging Ban Is Great for Forests, but a Disaster for Its Working Elephants

An elephant pulls a teak log in a logging camp in Pinlebu township, Sagaing, northern Burma, in this picture taken March 6, 2014. Soe Zeya Tun—Reuters Some 5,000 elephants are used in Burma's timber industry. When logging stops, they'll either ...
 Time2 weeks ago
Al Jazeera

The many British connections to massacres of Sikhs

Murky British connections to the Indian government's attack on the Golden Temple in Amritsar in 1984 have fuelled demands for full disclosure in UK and India. Prime Minister David Cameron ordered a review when documents released to the public after ...
 Al Jazeera3 weeks ago
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