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Myanmar Police Charge Workers Involved in Labor Rights Protest
Radio Free Asia

Myanmar charges protesters with rioting

Around 50 factory workers and activists involved in a protest march in Myanmar (also known as Burma) have been charged with rioting, police said. The protesters had been blocked by police as they tried to march into the capital, Nay Pyi Taw, on ... BBC, 5 days ago

Why Burma Is Trying to Stop People From Using the Name of Its Persecuted Muslim Minority

Burma's newly installed government is trying to get foreign diplomats from using the name Rohingya, in the latest blow to the country's heavily persecuted Muslim group. The move is an apparent bow to pressure from a small but influential ...
 Time2 weeks ago

Kerry pledges strong support for Burma's democratic transition

Aung San Suu Kyi, Burma's foreign minister and de facto leader, met with US Secretary of State John Kerry in the country's new capital on Sunday, cementing ties with the promise of completing what has been a trying transition from dictatorship to ...
 DVB2 days ago Aung San Suu Kyi on list of Burma cabinet members  Equilibrio Informativo1 month ago Aung San Suu Kyi likely to head Burma's Foreign Ministry  Equilibrio Informativo1 month ago People's president Suu Kyi appointed to Burma Cabinet months ago

The 'lawlessness' of Stave Lake

The first time Angela Ramos travelled Burma Road, she was shocked to see all the crosses. Ramos had never heard of the gravel road, or the mudflats to which it leads, until the rainy night in March when her daughter was a passenger in a Nissan ...
 MSN Canada3 days ago

Sagaing workers march ends in arrests

Negotiations to end a march on Burma's capital by former employees of a wood-processing factory in Sagaing Division broke down on Wednesday, resulting in the arrest of protest leaders as the group approached the town of Tatkon in the Naypyidaw Union ...
 DVB1 week ago

After Burma Protests, China Says Companies Should Respect Laws

Local farmers protesting the Letpadaung copper mining project in Sagaing Division's Salingyi Township on Thursday. (Photo: Myo Min Soe / The Irrawaddy) China has consistently demanded its companies operating abroad respect local laws, China's ...
 Irrawaddy2 weeks ago After Myanmar Protests, China Says Companies Should Respect Laws  Myanmar Business Today1 week ago Stung by protests, China tells companies to respect laws  DVB2 weeks ago

Ambassador says US seeks full rights for Burma's people

US Ambassador to Burma Scot Marciel took to a podium in Rangoon on Tuesday and sought to assure the public that the United States remains squarely in the corner of the country's people, even as new challenges emerge throughout a rocky transition to ...
 DVB2 weeks ago

[Feature] The unlikely diplomat

Malariologist Myaing Myaing Nyunt was a medical student in Rangoon, Burma, on 8 September 1988 when her country erupted in prodemocracy riots. When the army opened fire, Nyunt, like thousands of other student radicals, fled for the borders. After a ...
 Bionity.com4 weeks ago

The ecoregions of Burma/Myanmar

Individual Documents Title: Determinants of Local People's Perceptions and Attitudes Toward a Protected Area and Its Management: A Case Study From Popa Mountain Park, Central Myanmar Date of publication: 13 October 2015 ...
 Online Burma Library1 month ago
Epoch Times

Burma Democracy Takes Momentous Step With New President

NAYPYITAW, Burma/Myanmar—Burma's slow transition to democracy took a momentous step Wednesday as a trusted aide to ruling-party leader Aung Suu Kyi took over as the country's president, officially ending more than 50 years of the military's ...
 Epoch Times1 month ago Myanmar takes historic step with new president Suu Kyi aide Kyaw takes over in transition to democracy  Kuwait Times1 month ago Myanmar democracy takes momentous step with new president  Deccan Chronicle1 month ago
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