Tag: myanmar

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The ‘Humans of’ revolution: what in the world do Sydney and Naypyidaw have in common?

Monsoon subeditor Oliver Friedmann interviews Olivia Cable and reflects on his experiences with Humans of Sydney. Sydney and Naypyidaw are vastly different places. One is […]

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Photos and Reflections From the Thai/Myanmar Border

Monsoon subeditor Oliver Friedmann reflects on his experience on the Thai/Myanmar border. The Thai–Myanmar borderlands are vibrant, dynamic and often confusing. The people who are attracted […]

Myanmar's women in ancient dresses take part in the 2,600th anniversary celebrations of Shwedagon Pagoda in Yangon, Myanmar, Wednesday, Feb. 22, 2012. Gongs chimed as thousands of people in ceremonial costumes walked barefoot Wednesday through the marble walkways of Myanmar's most sacred Buddhist shrine in an annual festival that was banned for more than 20 years under the former military government. (AP Photo/Altaf Qadri)

“Academic Talks” with Dr. Nicholas Farrelly

This week we caught up with Dr Nicholas Farrelly, a fellow at the Bell School of Asia Pacific Affairs, to discuss his academic career and […]

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State, society, and the language of jade in Southeast Asia

Words by ALICE DAWKINS. Peruse the internet for Myanmar-China news and the space is awash with insights about the two states’ participation in the trade […]