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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
What's in a name? US starts using Myanmar as well as Burma

May 21, 2013

What's in a name? US starts using Myanmar as well as Burma

The Southeast Asian nation formerly known as Burma received further backing from the White House on Monday in its campaign to be called Myanmar. #White House #World #Barack Obama #Jay Carney #Myanmar #Burma #Thein Sein

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What's in a name? US starts using Myanmar as well as Burma

Jul 04, 2014

Once Again, Racial Tensions in Burma Turn Deadly

Buddhist gangs, including monks, attacked Muslim-owned businesses and a mosque, in violence that has left two dea... #Myanmar #Aung San Suu Kyi #Burma #Thein Sein
What's in a name? US starts using Myanmar as well as Burma

Jul 21, 2014

Illegal wildlife trade along the Burma-China border - in pictures

The town of Mong-La in Burma's Shan state, close to the border with China, is at the crossroads of illegal wildlife trade routes that are sucking the forests, jungles and plains of India, Burma, Laos and Thailand dry of their native animals and plant... #China #India #Thailand #Laos #Myanmar #Burma
What's in a name? US starts using Myanmar as well as Burma

Jul 03, 2014

Dave steers clear of Top Gear offence | Media Monkey

Top Gear executive producer Andy Wilman may have called it a light-hearted wordplay joke referencing both the build quality of the bridge and the local Asian man who was crossing it, but Jeremy Clarkson s controversial slope reference in Top Gears Bu... #Myanmar #Jeremy Clarkson #Ofcom