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Around Loika - Visiting tribes and mixed feelings - Myanmar April 2016

The trip to Loika was an odd one.  We were transported by  boat down through Inle lake all the way to through to what I think was Pekon, i’m not completely sure but essentially after going through Inle we then went through very narrow river to reach another lake and then crossed that.   1,400 more words

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During Darker Times


Photography by El-Branden Brazil

Times have changed since this photograph was taken, back in 2010. At that time, we were campaigning for Aung San Suu Kyi’s release from imprisonment. 9 more words

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Nan Khine Shwe Warwin is Miss Earth Myanmar 2016

Miss Golden Land Myanmar 2016 Winners Crowned

Nan Khine Shwe Warwin was crowned as Miss Earth Myanmar 2016 at the coronation gala of Miss Golden Land Myanmar on August 25, 2016.  198 more words

News

Shan community groups want Salween dams scrapped

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The Nation August 24, 2016 1:00 am

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Representatives of Shan communities have expressed serious concerns on the ongoing plan to construct a series of hydropower dams on the Salween River, saying many areas are still plagued with ongoing fighting between minority groups and the government. 309 more words

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YLM Update: Aug 26 2016

We are excited and happy to announce that starting from September 1, 2016 we will be paying our writers. This next step has come from extensive meetings, fundraising and planning from the YLM Team to expand the reach of the magazine. 56 more words

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Myanmar, Day 5: Boat to Bagan

Travelling from Mandalay to Bagan by boat on the Irrawaddy River is romantic… sounding.  The reality is different.  Don’t get me wrong, it’s a great alternative to another endless freezer bus ride, but romantic it is not.   454 more words

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