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Myanmar court hands hard-labor sentences to 6 activists

Activist Than Shwe, center, who protested in front of the Chinese Embassy in Yangon against a Chinese-backed copper mine project, is hugged by crying members of his family as he is escorted by Myanmar police officers upon arrival for his trial at a ... MySanAntonio, 6 days ago

'Third man' to replace Suu Kyi?

YANGON -- Ahead of Myanmar's general election this autumn, the country's parliament speaker Thura Shwe Mann is creating a stir. When he visited the U.S. earlier this month, Shwe Mannmet a number of influential U.S. politicians and dropped hints that ...
 Nikkei Asian Review1 week ago Suu Kyi does not rule out alliance with Shwe Mann  DVB2 weeks ago Myanmar's Suu Kyi praises 'co-operative spirit' of key rival (AFP)  Yahoo!Xtra2 weeks ago Myanmar's Suu Kyi praises 'cooperative spirit' of key rival  Channel NewsAsia2 weeks ago

Myanmar presidential race heats up

YANGON -- In an upbeat tour of China and the U.S. in recent days, Myanmar Parliament Speaker Shwe Mann made every effort to look and sound presidential. Ditching his usual longyi , or sarong, for a sharp Western suit, Shwe Mann told a gathering ...
 Nikkei Asian Review2 weeks ago

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 Telegraph1 month ago Photo of Myanmar's Reclusive Former Dictator Than Shwe Surfaces on Facebook  NDTV1 month ago Photo of Myanmar’s reclusive former dictator surfaces on Facebook  Reuters1 month ago

Accor prepares to follow Best Western's lead by opening a Mandalay hotel

Best Western Premier Hotel Shwe Pyi Thar has become the first internationally operated hotel to open its doors in Mandalay for more than a decade. For many years, Myanmar's second-largest city has had only two large international-standard hotels, ...
 Myanmar Times1 week ago Best Western Premier Hotel Shwe Pyi Thar Opens in Mandalay, Myanmar  Marketplace2 weeks ago Mandalay's Hotel Shwe Pyi Thar Rebranded as a Best Western Premier Hotel  Hotel Online2 weeks ago Best Western Makes Debut in Mandalay  Hospitality Net2 weeks ago

Myanmar ruling party chief ready to stand as president if called

China's President Xi Jinping (R) talks with speaker of Myanmar's Lower House of Parliament Thura Shwe Mann, during their meeting at the Great Hall of the People, in Beijing, China, April 27, 2015. Reuters/China Daily (Reuters) - The chairman of ...
 Reuters2 weeks ago Govt Ready to Finalize Nationwide Ceasefire: President  Irrawaddy2 weeks ago Myanmar's ruling party chief ready to run in presidential polls if asked  Japan Times2 weeks ago Myanmar ruling party chief says hell run for presidency if called  Malay Mail2 weeks ago

Rigid Requirements for Older Refugees Test U.S. Humanitarianism

News-Sentinel/New America Media , News Feature, , Posted: May 15, 2015 Photo: Burmese refugee Khin Shwe, 75, gets English lessons from her grandson, Khangye Hein, but struggles to recall facts in English for the U.S. citizenship test. And a ...
 New America Media1 week ago

Journalist Could Face Charge for Attending Unlawful Prayer Service

Shwe Hmone (L), a reporter for Thamaga News Journal, has been threatened with charges for her participation in a public prayer for detained media workers late last year. (Photo: Sai Zaw / The Irrawaddy) RANGOON — Journalist Shwe Hmone, a ...
 Irrawaddy1 week ago Journalist charged six months after press freedom protest  Myanmar Times1 week ago

Thura U Shwe Mann criticizes the government's lack of transparency

Pyithu Hluttaw Speaker Thura U Shwe Mann has criticised the government's lack of transparency and called on officials to demonstrate accountability through their practices, not their words. The Speaker's intervention came yesterday after Yankin ...
 Myanmar Times1 week ago

Intrigue and an iPad

Retired junta leader Snr-Gen Than Shwe is seen receiving instructions on how to use an iPad from his granddaughter. (Photo: Facebook) Is ex-senior general Than Shwe, the country's widely feared and reviled former head of state, still pulling ...
 Irrawaddy1 week ago
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