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A new weapon in Myanmar's fight against HIV
A new $160m funding package will allow the country to treat all of its citizens affected by HIV/AIDS.
Last updated: 14 Sep 2013 18:53 GMT
Military plays a civilian-looking game
Burma's adoption of some forms of representation lead to hopes that it could be on track to an Asian-style democracy.
Last updated: 11 Apr 2011 16:33 GMT
A marriage of (in)convenience
The relationship between China and Myanmar may be economically advantageous but is the balance of power shifting?
Donata von Hardenberg
Last updated: 10 Nov 2010 10:33 GMT
An election, but not as we know it
The people of Myanmar have experienced the military regime's idea of a 'flourishing, disciplined democracy'.
Last updated: 08 Nov 2010 12:59 GMT
Myanmar ruler 'not running in poll'
Diplomat at summit in Vietnam is quoted as saying Than Shwe's name will not appear on ballot in November 7 election.
Last updated: 28 Oct 2010 18:12 GMT
Myanmar ministers 'quit army'
Senior members of military removing uniforms to stand in November 7 polls, official says.
Last updated: 29 Aug 2010 07:38 GMT
Myanmar leader issues poll warning
Senior general warns against "improper campaigning" during planned elections.
Last updated: 27 Mar 2010 08:37 GMT
UN envoy meets Myanmar opposition
Tomas Quintana held talks with recently freed opposition leader.
Last updated: 19 Feb 2010 07:06 GMT
UN envoy examines Myanmar rights
Tomas Quintana travels to border areas to look at human rights progress before polls.
Last updated: 16 Feb 2010 09:21 GMT
UN head 'disappointed' with Myanmar
Ban Ki-moon expresses regret at not being able to visit jailed opposition leader.
Last updated: 05 Jul 2009 06:08 GMT
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The photo controversy over indigenous people
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