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Australian Universities Court Burmese Students

Australian Universities Court Burmese Students

Freshmen students attend a chemistry class in Yangon University in Rangoon on Dec. 5, 2013. (Photo: Reuters) RANGOON — Higher education officials from Australia in the coming years hope to draw more Burmese students to study in their country, ... Irrawaddy, 3 weeks ago
WA Today

Screen Grabs, Charade, Top Gear Burma Special and Doomsday Preppers

CLASSIC CHARADE Universal (PG) Stanley Donen's 1963 comedy-thriller is nothing like Hitchcock, whatever anybody says, but it's fluff of the most agreeable kind. Audrey Hepburn stars as a woman in trouble, stranded in Paris and surrounded by ...
 WA Today6 days ago
Outlook India

Singapore-Bali Diary

Model Town Im giving a talk on youth and protest politics at the National University of Singapore, but I could be in Havana, minus the mojitos. The conference organiser has invited his Marxist pals from across the world. A dialectical-materialist ...
 Outlook India1 month ago

Burma's Democracy Struggle Hostage to Real Estate Boom

Ethical issues in Burma (also known as Myanmar) have never been simple, and the real estate boom roiling Rangoon ranks with the thorniest. Those poised to reap rewards are scoundrels and those being fleeced have their backs to the wall. Unless ...
 Huffington Post1 month ago

King Thebaw's transit

"The Lord of the Universe is being marched down to his ship and this letter will have the honour of travelling with him as far as Rangoon," thus ran the communication dated November 29, 1885, from Col Agnew to Mountstuart Elphinstone Grant-Duff, ...
 The Hindu1 month ago

Network Rejects Burma's Imminent National Education Bill

Members of the National Network for Education Reform give a press conference in Rangoon on Tuesday. (Photo: Yen Snaing / The Irrawaddy) RANGOON — A network of educational organizations has rejected a new bill approved by Parliament last month, ...
 Irrawaddy1 day ago National Education Bill Passes Parliament, Heads to President  Irrawaddy3 weeks ago A Broader Vision of Education for Burma  Irrawaddy1 month ago

President's Scholarships to Support Burmese Wanting to Study Abroad

Burma President Thein during a televised address in March 2013. (Photo: President's Office website) RANGOON — The Burmese government announced it will be offering scholarships for outstanding students who want study under- and postgraduate ...
 Irrawaddy3 weeks ago

Miss Universe holds Myanmar competition for second year

The Miss Universe contest has just finished a regional competition in Myanmar. This is just the second year that the beauty pageant has held a competition round in Myanmar. But unlike last year, when the competition was severely opposed by some ...
 CNTV3 weeks ago

Why the State Is Still Incredibly Weak

RANGOON — It has no place on official maps, but parts of Myanmar fall within a geographical zone described by some Southeast Asia scholars as Zomia. Stretching across a massive area of Asia, Zomia is considered to be the biggest area in the world ...
 Irrawaddy3 weeks ago

Stupa-fied in old Rangoon (The West Australian)

Novice monks in Rangoon. Picture: Peta Murray Rangoon, the former capital of Burma, is sometimes overlooked by visitors in their haste to get to the temples of Pagan or the wonders of Inle Lake. But this bustling port city, home to lively eat ...
 West Australian3 weeks ago Portraits of Burma's Independence Hero  Irrawaddy1 month ago Burma is Like a Cancer Victim  Irrawaddy1 month ago
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