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Students Stage Sit-In at Dagon University

Students Stage Sit-In at Dagon University

Students outside the office of the Dagon University rector on Friday. (Photo: Sai Zaw / The Irrawaddy) RANGOON — Students of Dagon University in Rangoon's outer northeast have staged a sit-in protest outside the office of the rector, after ... Irrawaddy, 1 week ago

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US University Pulls Plug on Pioneering Program With Rangoon Counterpart

Staff walk out of the Rangoon University Library in 2012. (Photo: Reuters) RANGOON — There are few countries in which education is as contentious and politically fraught as Burma, a fact that one American university learned the hard way ...
 Irrawaddy1 week ago Rangoon to Undergo Quake Assessment  Irrawaddy4 days ago

Students ask for symbol of the 1962 protests to be rebuilt

The newly formed Rangoon University Students Union will call on the Burmese government to rebuild the Student's Union building that was blown up by the military under dictator Gen. Ne Win's rule in 1962. At its launch event on 16 December, the ...
 DVB2 months ago Myanmar Threatens Action Against Student Protesters  Radio Free Asia1 week ago Confrontation looms as students approach Thaungtha  DVB1 month ago

Mandalay marchers make university stopover in Magwe

A column of students marching from Mandalay to Rangoon, who have been spearheading widespread protests in aid of education reforms, visited a university to rally more support as they headed to the village of Thityargauk in Magwe Division. The ...
 DVB3 weeks ago Burma Students Reject Govt Warning to Stop Protests  Irrawaddy3 weeks ago Students ready for fresh wave of protests  DVB3 weeks ago Student Protest March Continues Despite Opposition from Local Officials  Irrawaddy1 month ago

Forty years on, fresh images emerge of U Thant's funeral

In November 1974, my teacher invited me to work as a photographer at Rangoon Arts and Sciences University (RASU). I had been studying at the Institute of Medicine 1, Rangoon, for eight years but was not particularly interested in medicine. Photo: ...
 Myanmar Times2 months ago Remembering a Political Showdown Turned Funereal Fiasco  Irrawaddy2 months ago

DVB Bulletin: 2 December 2014

On tonight's bulletin: Firm agreement made on federal union, says Thein Sein Norwegian king speaks at Rangoon University Counterfeit ten thousand Kyat bills seized in Mon State Japanese mission to uncover Burma war dead You can watch DVB ...
 DVB2 months ago

Recognizing a Bipartisan Response to Global Crises

Remarks by , U.S. Permanent Representative to the United Nations, at the University of Louisville McConnell Center, January 12, 2015 Thank you, Leader McConnell, for your kind words, for your vision in creating a center dedicated to public ...
 Huffington Post1 month ago Remarks at the University of Louisville McConnell Center  US Department of State1 month ago

Felix Gyi-Burmese Bioethicist & Best Dad

For such a little man, my dad led a very big life. Born in Rangoon, Burma (Myanmar) in 1956, my dad immigrated to the United States in 1968 with his parents, older brother, and younger sister with Down Syndrome. The son of Francis, a civil engineer, ...
 CNN2 months ago

A New Zealander Is Facing 4 Years in a Burmese Prison for Insulting Buddhism

New Zealand citizen Philip Blackwood, center, is escorted by Burmese policemen after his hearing at a court in Rangoon on Dec. 18, 2014 Lynn Bo Bo—EPA His trial is the latest example of growing religious intolerance in the country A bar ...
 Time2 months ago Blasphemy and offence in Burmese Buddhism  DVB2 months ago

Observers Weigh FDI Impact of Ongoing Ethnic Conflict

A billboard advertises a business exposition in Naypyidaw. (Photo: The Irrawaddy) RANGOON — Recent conflicts between the government and armed ethnic rebels in Burma are not expected to have an impact on foreign investment inflows over the ...
 Irrawaddy1 week ago
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