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Yangon (Burma)

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  • Nobel Laureate Aung San Suu Kyi wins in Myanmar by-election

     
    Democracy election Myanmar: Pro-democracy Leader Aung San Suu Kyi elected Sunday in Myanmar by-election...
  • Myanmar's dazzling shrines to Buddha

    Myanmar's dazzling shrines to Buddha
    As I sat on a high ledge of the 734-year-old Mingalarzedi Temple, looking out over the hundreds of ancient temples around Bagan, I wondered how long it would take a visitor to see them all. Archaeologists say there once were about 5,000 temples, but...
  • 12 places to visit in 2012

    12 places to visit in 2012
    New Mexico: This year, New Mexicans mark 100 years of statehood. But much of the state's appeal stems from its human history that goes back much further. (In 2010, Santa Fe celebrated 400 years of cityhood.) Explore here: the adobe architecture and art...
  • Saving Burma the right way

    Iwas 8 when I experienced my first protests in Burma. It was 1974, and thousands of students and Buddhist monks had taken to the streets, angered by the military government's handling of burial arrangements for my grandfather, U Thant, the former United...
  • Myanmar / Burma facts

    Once part of the British Empire, Burma attained independence in 1948 and was ruled constitutionally until left-wing Gen. Ne Win staged a coup in 1962, introducing the "Burmese Way to Socialism." Massive unrest forced him to step down in 1988, and the...
  • Monsoon predicted in Myanmar delta

    Monsoon winds and rain were predicted on Wednesday to whip through Myanmar's Irrawaddy River delta, compounding the misery for at least 1.6 million survivors of this month's deadly cyclone and spawning fresh appeals from the international community for...
  • Singing while under suspicion in Myanmar

    Singing while under suspicion in Myanmar
    The military government's tightening grip doesn't give people here much to sing about, and when they do feel the urge to make music, even that can be risky. The generals who rule Myanmar have spies snooping around for subversives in the most unlikely...