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  • Myanmar locks down one million in Rakhine state

    Myanmar expanded a lockdown in conflict-wracked Rakhine state to cover four more townships on Wednesday, halting the movement of about 1 million people as the number of coronavirus cases climbs steadily. One hundred new infections were confirmed across Myanmar in the last 24 hours –…
  • An obstruction on the road to Mandalay

    In striving to outlaw discriminatory practices, are we in danger of throwing the baby out with the bathwater? The Burma Star Association is a grouping of servicemen and women who served in the Burma Campaign of World War II. Every year, their dwindling numbers gather…