Saturday, March 30, 2013

Mar 30, 2013 (English Version)


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Root Out the Source of Meikhtila Unrest

At least 40 people have been killed and many more houses, buildings and mosques destroyed; the government needs to identify and act against the instigators. Read More


Muslims Vanish as Buddhist Attacks Approach Burma’s Biggest Cities

As sectarian violence led by Buddhist mobs spreads across central Burma, many Muslims are disappearing from cities and towns they inhabited for generations. Read More


Rangoon Learns to Rock With Danish Pop Band

Danish band Michael Learns to Rock will play in Rangoon on Saturday night, becoming the second international pop act to perform in Burma since December. Read More


As US Hardens Line on North Korea, South May Pay

Washington’s decision to fly B-52 and stealth bomber missions over Korea risks pushing the North into staging an attack on the South. Read More


China’s First Lady Serenaded Tiananmen Troops

A photo of China’s new first lady in younger days, singing to martial-law troops following the 1989 bloody military crackdown, flickers across Chinese cyberspace. Read More


Burma Business Roundup (Saturday, March 30)

Rip-offs hurting tourism; budget airline flock to Burma; sectarian strife unlikely to halt reforms; Burma’s rise to “challenge” Thailand; $6.5 billion invested since 2011. Read More


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