Theater of Cruelty

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Poetry in Burmese

In conflict-ravaged Myanmar, poetry has been an important tool for dealing with reality. But the road has been short from the writing room to the prison cell.

"The Lady" and the game about the Earth

Will Aung San Suu Kyi and the new government be able to involve the people in fulfilling the promise of equitable distribution of natural resources? These are new times in Myanmar. The first democratically elected government since the 1950s ...