Latest Politics of Burma Stories

2012-05-21 23:03:16

Investment outlook and opportunities in Myanmar will take centre stage on 20-21 June at CMT’s New

2008-10-08 09:00:20

Text of report in English by Thailand-based Burmese publication Irrawaddy website on 7 October A truck carrying a squad of police pulls up in front of a Rangoon's internet cafe.

2008-09-25 06:00:14

Text of report in English by Japan's largest news agency Kyodo Yangon [Rangoon], Sept. 25 Kyodo - A small blast occurred at a bus stop in central Yangon on Thursday, injuring three people, sources confirmed. The explosion, believed to have been caused by a small bomb, occurred around 10:40 a.m.

2008-09-24 06:00:13

Text of press release published by Paris-based Reporters Without Borders (RSF) on 23 September Reporters Without Borders and the Burma Media Association are overjoyed by today's release of leading Burmese journalist U Win Tin after 19 years in detention.

2008-09-23 15:00:13

Myanmar journalist U Win Tin was released after 19 years in jail Tuesday as part of an amnesty announced by the country's military junta, advocates said.

2008-09-10 09:00:41

Myanmar and Nobel Oil of Russia have agreed to explore for oil and gas at two onshore blocks in the military-ruled southeast Asian country, an official newspaper reported.

2008-08-07 09:00:19

Text of report in English by Thai newspaper Bangkok Post website on 7 August [Report by Anucha Charoenpo, AFP: "Bush: America Seeks An End To Tyranny in Burma; reiterates call for release of Suu Kyi] United States President George W.

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