All Posts Tagged Tag: ‘Burma’

Yangon Blast in Burma Injures One American

Since its transition from a military junta to a quasi-civilian democracy in 2011, Burma has seen fewer explosions. However, a recent string of bombings has authorities and the government wondering who is upset, and why. Shortly before midnight on Monday, the Traders Hotel in Yangon, Burma’s main city, was subject to an explosion from a homemade bomb. The bomb exploded …

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‘They Call it Myanmar’ Director Robert Lieberman Talks At Google

Dr. Robert Lieberman, novelist and director of the film, “They Call it Myanmar: Lifting the Curtain,” recently participated in an “At Google” talk, discussing the film. The late Roger Ebert included the film among his top documentaries of 2012. More recent At Google talks here.

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YouTube Launches Channel To Follow Burma Elections

Burma (or the Republic of the Union of Myanmar) is opening up its doors to the rest of the world and allowing media to take part in chronicling this year’s by-elections. On April 1st, millions will vote, and YouTube has set up an elections channel to cover it. On Sunday, April 1, millions of voters in Burma will cast a …

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