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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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 Hindu, 1 week ago
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 India, 2 weeks ago Five days after air crash, British analysed pros and cons of 'trying' Netaji MSN News US, 2 weeks ago British Raj analysed how to treat Bose, 5 days after aircrash Deccan Herald, 2 weeks ago 5 days after aircrash, British Raj analysed how to treat Netaji Oneindia, 2 weeks ago
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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.com, 1 month ago Protests in Burma over British backpacker murders verdict Irish Independent, 1 month ago Burma military chief urges review of verdicts in British backpacker murders case Yahoo! UK and Ireland, 1 month ago Protests over death sentences MyInforms, 1 month ago
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 Chronicle, 1 month ago Thai Police Websites Hacked with Failed Law Message Irrawaddy, 1 month ago Anonymous hacks Thai police websites over death sentences The Week UK, 1 month ago Burma's Rights Body Calls on Thai Counterpart to Assist Koh Tao Accused Irrawaddy, 1 month ago
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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 Herald, 1 month ago UN Hails Myanmar's Historic New Parliament EnvironmentGuru.com, 6 days ago Will Historic Elections Pull Myanmar Into Modernity? Global Finance Magazine, 1 month ago Myanmar Opens Stock Exchange DailyForex, 1 month ago
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 Research, 2 weeks ago Is Tony Blair Pursuing a Governance Mission in Burma? Irrawaddy, 1 month ago
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 ...Noodls, 2 months ago
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 Times, 5 days ago
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 ...BBC, 1 week ago
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