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Kerry stayed at US-blacklisted hotel on Myanmar visit

Aug 12, 2014

Kerry stayed at US-blacklisted hotel on Myanmar visit

American companies are still barred from doing business with individuals perceived as having profited from past or current military connections. #World #IMF #NewsTracker #Myanmar #Sanctions #John Kerry #Kerry in Burma #Max Myanmar group #Zaw Zaw
Thai junta to deport over a lakh 'refugees' to Myanmar

Jul 15, 2014

Thai junta to deport over a lakh 'refugees' to Myanmar

Human Rights Watch researcher Sunai Phasuk says the Thai junta should clarify its plans to make sure the repatriation is not forced on refugees. #BreakingNow #Myanmar #Thailand #Deportation #refugees #General Prayuth Chan-ocha #Thailand's military Junta #Ethnic violence in Burma
China-backed dam project meets with protests in Burma

Mar 23, 2014

China-backed dam project meets with protests in Burma

Environmental activists claim that the dam will displace countless villagers and upset the ecology of one of the country's most vital national resources, the Irrawaddy river. #China #Burma #Ecology #protest march #Irawaddy River #dam project
Bodh Gaya blast alerts: Who are the Rohingya Muslims?

Jul 08, 2013

Bodh Gaya blast alerts: Who are the Rohingya Muslims?

Intelligence reports have claimed that conflicts between the Buddhist majority in Burma and the Rohingya Muslims minority in Burma are being mined by Pakistan-based terrorist groups, a phenomenon which is being linked to the attacks on Bodh Gaya #Terrorism #Burma #Buddhism #WhoIsThis #Rohingya Muslims #Bodh Gaya #Rohingyas #Bodh Gaya blasts
Bodh Gaya bombings: Why were so many warnings ignored?

Sep 14, 2014

N. Korea seeks tourists including, 'imperialist' kind

MOUNT MYOHYANG, North Korea -- When it comes to untrampled corners of the world, few options are left for getting off the beaten track. Cuba? Not what it once was. Burma? Basically open. Syria? Well, that's out for now. But for travelers with an Indi... #Syria #Cuba #North Korea #Myanmar #Fidel Castro #China #Soviet Union #Libya #Indiana #Pyongyang #Josip Broz Tito #Kim Il-sung #Bashar al-Assad #Muammar al-Qaddafi #Mao Zedong #Joseph Stalin #Yugoslavia
Bodh Gaya bombings: Why were so many warnings ignored?

Sep 25, 2014

Book on elephant expert celebrates special animal and human ties

American writer Vicki Constantine Croke has a special place in her heart for animals and their magical connection and friendship with humans, which inspired her latest book, "Elephant Company." In the book Croke, 56, chronicles the life story of Worl... #Syria #Cuba #North Korea #Myanmar #Fidel Castro #China #Soviet Union #Libya #Indiana #Pyongyang #Josip Broz Tito #Kim Il-sung #Bashar al-Assad #Muammar al-Qaddafi #Mao Zedong #Joseph Stalin #Yugoslavia
Bodh Gaya bombings: Why were so many warnings ignored?

Sep 16, 2014

Thailand murders: CCTV shows Britons walking hand-in-hand moments before horrific attack

Three migrant workers from Burma arrested following the double murder... #Thailand #Myanmar