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Back From the Dead in Myanmar

Stanley Weiss | Posted 05.24.2015 | World
Stanley Weiss

YANGON -- Measuring around 17 centimeters in length and weighing about 1 ounce, the Jerdon's babbler of Mayanmar is a small brown bird that is similar...

Myanmar Hacking: Government Denies Allegations

AP | Posted 02.11.2013 | World

YANGON, Myanmar -- Myanmar's government denied on Monday that it was behind a possible attempt to hack into the email accounts of journalists working ...

Yeoh Reacts To Deportation From Myanmar

AP | MIN LEE | Posted 08.30.2011 | Arts

HONG KONG — Former Bond girl Michelle Yeoh, who plays Myanmar pro-democracy leader Aung San Suu Kyi in an upcoming biopic, says she is "saddened...

SHAM: Myanmar's Junta Officially 'Dissolves'

AP | Posted 05.30.2011 | World

NAYPYITAW, Myanmar -- Myanmar's junta was officially disbanded Wednesday after handing over power to a new so-called civilian government, the latest p...

Myanmar Sentences Comedian To 45-Year Sentence For Helping Cyclone Victims

New York Times | Sharon Otterman | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

A secret court run by Myanmar's military leadership on Friday sentenced a prominent Burmese comedian and activist to 45 years in prison, continuing a ...

Myanmar Forcing Cyclone Victims Into Menial Labor For Food : Amnesty International

AP | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living

YANGON, Myanmar — Myanmar's military junta has detained a popular comedian who had just returned from an aid trip to the cyclone-ravaged delta, ...