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    Ukraine Wants Closer Military Ties with Burma, Expert Says
    Feb13

    Ukraine Wants Closer Military Ties with Burma, Expert Says

    ‘The Ukraine and Burma indeed have intensified their military cooperation recently,’ says Kiev-based military analyst. The post Ukraine Wants Closer Military Ties with Burma, Expert Says appeared first on The Irrawaddy. …read more Source: The...

    Desmond Ball Unbound
    Oct12

    Desmond Ball Unbound

    Professor Desmond Ball, as seen on the Thai-Burma border. (Photo: Phil Thornton) For the past 20 years Professor Ball, an Australian, spent much of his time among Burma’s ethnic people and armed groups. His books include The Ties That Bind, Burma’s Military Secrets and The Boys in Black, about Thailand’s paramilitary border...

    Revisiting the Ties That Bind Singapore and Suu Kyi
    Jun07

    Revisiting the Ties That Bind Singapore and Suu Kyi

    Aung San Suu Kyi speaks to the Burmese community living in Singapore on Sept. 22, 2013. (Photo: Edgar Su / Reuters) Singaporean Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong is scheduled to meet with President Htin Kyaw, State Counselor and Foreign Affairs Minister Aung San Suu Kyi, army head Snr-Gen Min Aung Hlaing and speakers of Parliament during his visit...

    Sweden Lends Women of Burma Its Support
    May30

    Sweden Lends Women of Burma Its Support

    Women and children take shelter as they flee fighting in Burma’s Kachin State. (Photo: The Irrawaddy) STOCKHOLM, Sweden — The Swedish government says women in Burma can count on its support in furthering gender equality and protecting them from violence over the next four years. Under Sweden’s recently adopted National Action Plan for...

    China Limits Coverage, Denounces Panama Papers’ Tax Haven Revelations
    Apr05

    China Limits Coverage, Denounces Panama Papers’ Tax Haven Revelations

    Chinese President Xi Jinping speaks during his meeting with US President Barack Obama at the Nuclear Security Summit in Washington on March 31, 2016. (Photo: Reuters) BEIJING — China has moved to limit coverage of the massive leak of documents from a Panamanian law firm that may have exposed financial wrongdoing by some of the world’s rich...

    Rangoon’s Rare International Cuisines
    Mar05

    Rangoon’s Rare International Cuisines

    A vendor sorts sausages at a stand in Vienna, Austria. Similar German sausages are now available at Mahlzeit restaurant in Rangoon. (Photo: Herwig Prammer / Reuters) RANGOON — Asian cuisines from China, Japan, Korea, Thailand and India are not considered unconventional among food lovers in Rangoon. But German, Russian and Mediterranean dishes...

    With Mining Law Changes, Are Foreign Firms Set to Dig In?
    Feb08

    With Mining Law Changes, Are Foreign Firms Set to Dig In?

    Aung San Suu Kyi watches a test explosion during a visit to the Letpadaung copper mine project in Sarlingyi Township on March 14, 2013. (Photo: Soe Zeya Tun / Reuters) Long-anticipated revisions to Burma’s Mining Law, which were passed by the outgoing Parliament at the end of last year, could spur foreign investment in a sector that is...

    UN Group Says Anwar’s Jailing in Malaysia Politically Motivated
    Nov03

    UN Group Says Anwar’s Jailing in Malaysia Politically Motivated

    Malaysian opposition politician Nurul Izzah Anwar, daughter of jailed opposition leader Anwar Ibrahim, appears at the Oslo Freedom Forum in Oslo, Norway, May 26, 2015. (Photo: Terje Pedersen / Reuters) KUALA LUMPUR, Malaysia — Imprisoned Malaysian opposition leader Anwar Ibrahim was prosecuted for political reasons and should be released, a UN...

    Dutch Probe: Buk Missile Downed Malaysian Jet in Ukraine
    Oct14

    Dutch Probe: Buk Missile Downed Malaysian Jet in Ukraine

    The reconstructed wreckage of the MH17 airplane is seen after the presentation of the final report into the July 2014 crash over Ukraine, October 13, 2015. (Photo: Michael Kooren / Reuters) GILZE-RIJEN AIR BASE, Netherlands — The missile shot skyward from war-ravaged eastern Ukraine. With deadly accuracy more than six miles up, it detonated just...

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