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Karen honor Japanese-executed British officer 'Longlegs' for bravery in wartime Burma
Japan Times

Karen honor Japanese-executed British officer 'Longlegs' for b...

YANGON Seventy years after World War II ended, withered and mostly impoverished veterans will gather at the graveside of a British officer who almost no one in England remembers. Maj. Hugh Paul Seagrim — or Grandfather Longlegs — remains a ... Japan Times, 2 weeks ago
They fought battles on two fronts CHINAdaily USA, 6 days ago

VJ Day commemoration in Edinburgh

13,000 British soldiers died in prisoner-of-war camps and during forced labour on projects such as the Burma-Siam railway. The minister of the Canongate Kirk, the Reverend Neil Gardner, himself a former Army chaplain, said between VE Day (Victory ...
 BBC2 weeks ago Queen attends prayer service marking 70th anniversary of VJ day weeks ago Blind Far East veteran to lay VJ Day wreath  Charity Today News2 weeks ago British military prepare for jungle warfare  Arabstoday.net3 weeks ago
The Telegraph UK

Japanese Burma Railway soldier shakes British POW's hand 70 years on

Sir Harold Atcherley, 96, meets Mikio Kinoshita, 95, for the first time after the Japanese veteran flew 6,000 miles to reconcile with his former enemy By Tom Rowley, Special Correspondent 6:45AM BST 22 Jun 2015 Follow After years of loathing and then decades ...
 The Telegraph UK2 months ago 'At 18 I fought the Japanese'  BBC2 weeks ago The Burma Boy  Al Jazeera2 weeks ago U.S. and China: Allies in war  CNN2 days ago
Irish Independent

Two migrant workers plead not guilty to charges of killing two British...

Two migrant workers from Burma have pleaded not guilty to charges that they killed two British tourists on the popular resort island of Koh Tao in southern Thailand. Nakorn Chompoochart, the lawyer for the two, said they had made their pleas today ...
 Irish Independent1 month ago Father weeps at Thai murder photos  BBC1 month ago Thai justice goes on trial alongside accused duo  New Zealand Herald1 month ago Thailand murder trial: First witness to the stand describes crime scene Middle East  Irish Independent1 month ago

Burma's minimum wage pledge welcomed by UK retailers

Major British clothing retailers using factories in Burma have welcomed the nascent democracy's steps to regulate low pay. Marks and Spencer, Tesco, Primark, New Look and Topshop have joined international players including H&M, C&A, Aldi and Gap ...
 ExecReview.com3 days ago In Myanmar, Garment Factories That Source Popular Brand-Name Clothing Retailers Aim To Defeat A 40-Cent Hourly Minimum Wage  International Business Times1 month ago

Footage Of The Allied Invasion In Burma - 1944 Newsreel

This footage is from a Untied News newsreel released in 1944 that depicts British and Chinese troops in combat with the Japanese in central Burma (now
 NigerianHerald.com3 weeks ago

Burma war hero celebrates 100th birthday in Los Boliches

ERNEST HALL, a member of the British Legion and one of the last surviving former POWs from the Burma Campaign in the Second World War, celebrated his 100th birthday with several generations of his family in Los Boliches, Fuengirola on Monday July ...
 EuroWeeklyNews1 month ago

Yangon Burma

The former British capital of Rangoon By Marjie Courtis Schwedagon Pagoda actually an extensive complex. Yangon Marjie Courtis First impressions of Yangon The official centre of Yangon (formerly Rangoon) is Sule Pagoda, as decreed by the ...
 Web Wombat1 month ago
Gulf News

Rhythm of life in tribal paintings of India

More from Arts Hamari Adhuri Kahani now a playA British surveyor's vistas of India and BurmaDubai's oldest district revisitedCalligraphic expressions of spiritual spaceMona Saudi creates poetry in stonePerformances in the darkPerpetual human quest ...
 Gulf News1 month ago Interview: Shaikha Hoor Al Qasimi  Gulf News2 months ago

Renaming Aurangzeb Road after Kalam isn't right: Delhi ...

When the British were planning Lutyen's Delhi, the last known descendants of Mughal dynasty were either resting in their graves or pulling rickshaws in the streets of Calcutta. After the failed mutiny of 1857 and the subsequent death of Bahadur ...
 Firstpost.com1 day ago
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