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Photo of Myanmar's Reclusive Former Dictator Than Shwe Surfaces on Facebook

Than Shwe appears in public

Myanmar's reclusive former military dictator, Than Shwe, appears to have surfaced in public for the first time in almost four years in a photograph on Facebook showing him being taught to use an iPad by a young girl. The former strongman is reviled by many ... The Telegraph, 4 days ago

If you go Myanmar

CURTIS ELLIS FOR THE BOSTON GLOBE A golden Buddha at Shwe Yan Pyae monastery. HOW TO GET THERE Cathay Pacific flies nonstop from Boston to Hong Kong beginning May 3, connecting to its intra-Asian airline DragonAir to Yangon daily. Cathay ...
 Boston Globe1 month ago

Still Not Sorry: Neither Modesty nor Mea Culpa in Khin Nyunt Memoir

Burmese opposition leader Aung San Suu Kyi stands with former junta leader Snr-Gen Than Shwe, center, and former Prime Minister Khin Nyunt, right, during a September 1994 meeting in Rangoon. (Photo: Reuters) RANGOON —To whom should I ...
 Irrawaddy4 weeks ago Political Parties Pilot Gender Quotas  Irrawaddy1 month ago Suu Kyi, Singapore and the Ties That Bind  Irrawaddy1 week ago Myanmar's Suu Kyi Shrugs Off Criticism  Malaysia MSN1 month ago

The Gloves Are Off: Karen Boys Fight to Win

Moe Hein practices for his next fight with coach Shwe Kyi San in Me-Kathi Club, February 2015. (Photo: Timo Jaworr / The Irrawaddy) HPA-AN, Karen State Although similar to Muay Thai in many ways, Letwei, or traditional Burmese boxing, remains ...
 Irrawaddy2 weeks ago

Govt accused of misleading MPs on land returns

Hluttaw Speaker Thura U Shwe Mann has acted to speed up the restitution of land seized from its former owners by ordering the two bodies concerned, the Farmland Investigation Commission and the Land Utilisation Management Committee, to work ...
 Myanmar Times1 month ago Govt, MPs seek ways to speed up settling land confiscation issues  Myanmar President Office2 weeks ago Land policy could help farmers win disputes  Myanmar Times2 months ago

From the Frontline: On Chinese Border, Kokang Conflict Halts New Year Celebrations

An abandoned amusement park in Laukkai on the weekend. (Photo: JPaing / The Irrawaddy) CHIN SHWE HAW, Kokang Special Region — Every year, the town of Chin Shwe Haw heralds the Chinese New Year in the customary style. In other circumstances, ...
 Irrawaddy1 month ago Kokang: The Backstory  Irrawaddy3 weeks ago

Labour protest calls for union, salary raises

:54 More than 3,000 manual labourers from five garment factories in Shwe Pyi Tha Industrial Zone held a demonstration on Monday morning calling for the formation of a labour union and salary raises. The procession marched around the five ...
 Eleven Myanmar1 month ago Protests highlight labour law shortcomings: activists  Myanmar Times1 month ago

Court Deems White Card Holders Vote Unconstitutional, Sends Law Back to Parliament

Lower House Speaker Shwe Mann arrives at the Parliament meeting room in Naypyidaw. (Photo: Reuters) RANGOON — Burma's Constitutional Tribunal informed Parliament on Monday that the articles of the recently passed Referendum Law that granted ...
 Irrawaddy1 month ago Speaker scolds absentee MPs  Eleven Myanmar1 month ago Shwe Mann weighs in on constitutional reform  DVB2 months ago Voting rights for white card holders contradicts charter  Eleven Myanmar1 month ago

Nyaung Shwe Township: A European-Style Sanctuary Is on Its Way to Burma's Inle Lake

Hotel Openings / Hotel Opening Rates / Lake Inle Hotels / Burma Hotels / Myanmar Hotels / → All Tags A European-Style Sanctuary Is on Its Way to Burma's Inle Lake A Suite Burma's Inle Lake is one of the biggest tourist ...
 HotelChatter1 month ago

Caution urged before joining multilevel marketing firms

ByJeremy Mullins and Shwe Yee Saw Myint |Monday, 19 January 2015 Earning a modest monthly wage of US$250 has left Ma Poe Poe searching for opportunities to supplement her income from different work. She had been looking into other sideline ...
 Myanmar Times2 months ago
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