Information & useful resources for expats in Burma
You will find the following information useful for your life abroad in Burma including BBC World news, weather, images, UK Foreign Office travel summary, visa requirements, laws and customs, safety and security, and health.
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- Crossing the border from Burma to Thailand - Telegraph.co.uk
Wed, 16 Apr 2014 10:
Telegraph.co.ukCrossing the border from Burma to ThailandTelegraph.co.ukWe are planning a visit to Burma for 28 days this May. We would like to fly into Yangon, tour the country in a clockwise direction and cross into Thailand overland using the ...
- Fighting Intensifies in Northern Burma - Voice of America
Wed, 16 Apr 2014 20:
Fighting Intensifies in Northern BurmaVoice of AmericaFighting has intensified in northern Burma as government troops continue a weeklong offensive against ethnic Kachin rebels. Presidential spokesman Ye Htut on Wednesday confirmed that several ...
- Burma's newspapers run black front pages in protest at journalist arrests - The Guardian
Fri, 11 Apr 2014 13:
The GuardianBurma's newspapers run black front pages in protest at journalist arrestsThe GuardianZaw Pe, a journalist for the Democratic Voice of Burma (DVB) news website, was convicted by a court in the central town of Magway on Monday for ...
- Burma's New Year water festival â in pictures - Democratic Voice of Burma
Wed, 16 Apr 2014 05:
Getty ImagesBurma's New Year water festival – in picturesDemocratic Voice of BurmaThis week millions of Burmese celebrated New Year by getting merry and very very wet. The Thingyan Festival is also a national holiday in some other Buddhist ...
- Burma mobs put census in doubt as western aid workers flee violence - The Guardian
Thu, 27 Mar 2014 16:
The GuardianBurma mobs put census in doubt as western aid workers flee violenceThe GuardianBurma's first census for 30 years is at risk of being derailed before it has even started, as renewed unrest in the country's west threatens to send ...
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