After 130 years of obscurity, Myanmar’s forgotten royals make a comeback

After 130 years of obscurity, Myanmar’s forgotten royals make a comeback @ https://www.theguardian.com/world/2016/dec/30/myanmar-burma-royal-family-monarchy-king-thibaw-comeback

The descendants of exiled King Thibaw sense a revival and hope to bring his body home a century after he died in India

Soe Win, the great-grandson of the last king of Burma, now Myanmar. ‘From when the British took over, we lost our identity.’ Photograph: Handout

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ရခိုင္ျပည္နယ္အေရး ပူးေပါင္း ေဆာင္ရြက္ရန္ မေလးရွား ဝန္ႀကီးခ်ဳပ္ႏွင့္ ျမန္မာအထူးသံအဖြဲ႔ ေတြ႔ဆံုေဆြးေႏြးမည္

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ရခိုင္ျပည္နယ္အေရး ပူးေပါင္း ေဆာင္ရြက္ရန္ မေလးရွား ဝန္ႀကီးခ်ဳပ္ႏွင့္ ျမန္မာအထူးသံအဖြဲ႔ ေတြ႔ဆံုေဆြးေႏြးမည္
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ျမန္မာႏုိင္ငံ အထူးသံအဖြဲ႔သည္ ရခုိင္ျပည္နယ္ ကိစၥရပ္မ်ား အပါအဝင္ ရခုိင္ျပည္နယ္ ျဖစ္စဥ္မ်ားအေပၚ ႏွစ္ႏုိင္ငံ ပူးေပါင္း ေဆာင္ရြက္ရန္ မေလးရွားႏုိင္ငံသုိ႔ သြားေရာက္၍ မေလးရွား ဝန္ႀကီးခ်ဳပ္ႏွင့္ ေတြ႔ဆုံ ေဆြးေႏြးသြားမည္ျဖစ္ေၾကာင္း ႏုိင္ငံေတာ္ သမၼတ႐ုံးမွ သိရသည္။

ျမန္မာႏုိင္ငံ အထူးသံအဖြဲ႔သည္ မေလးရွားႏုိင္ငံသုိ႔ ဇန္နဝါရီ ၁၀ ရက္ ေနာက္ပုိင္းတြင္ သုံးရက္ၾကာ သြားေရာက္မည္ျဖစ္သည္။

ျမန္မာသံအဖြဲ႔သည္ ရခုိင္ျပည္နယ္ ကိစၥရပ္မ်ားအေပၚ မေလးရွားႏုိင္ငံမွ ပူးေပါင္း ေဆာင္ရြက္ေရး၊ ျမန္မာႏုိင္ငံ အတြင္းသုိ႔ ဇန္နဝါရီလ ၁၀ ရက္တြင္ ဝင္ေရာက္မည့္ မေလးရွားႏုိင္ငံ ေထာက္ပံ့ေရး ေရယာဥ္ကိစၥရပ္မ်ားကုိ ေဆြးေႏြးသြားမည္ျဖစ္သည္။

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Why are white people expats when the rest of us are immigrants?

Why are white people expats when the rest of us are immigrants? @ https://www.theguardian.com/global-development-professionals-network/2015/mar/13/white-people-expats-immigrants-migration?CMP=fb_gu

Surely any person going to work outside their country is an expatriate? But no, the word exclusively applies to white people

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Tanned elderly retired British couple living in Costa Blanca

Expats or migrants? Photograph: Alamy

Mawuna Remarque Koutonin

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Bama soldiers torturing Rohingyas ျမန္မာအစိုးရက ၫွဥ္းပန္းႏွိပ္စက္ျခင္းေတြ မလုပ္ပါဘူးလို႔ျငင္းမလား?

မေန႔က တင္ခဲ့တဲ့ဗီဒီယုိနဲ႔ ပတ္သက္ၿပီး ေဇာ္ေဌးက ဘယ္ေနရာမွာ ျဖစ္ခဲ့တယ္ဆုိတာ စုံစမ္းရမယ္လုိ႔ The Voice ကုိ ေျပာထားတာ ေတြ႔လုိက္တယ္။

အဲဒီဗီဒီယုိကုိ ၂၀၁၆ ခုႏွစ္ ႏုိ၀င္ဘာလ (၅) ရက္ေန႔မွာ ရေသ့ေတာင္ၿမဳိ႕နယ္၊ ကုိးတန္ေကာက္ေက်းရြာမွာ ရုိက္ကူးထားတာပါ။

ကုလသမဂၢဌာေနကုိယ္စားလွယ္နဲ႔ သံတမန္ေတြ ကုိးတန္ေကာက္ရြာကုိ သြားေတာ့ ရြာသားေတြ အားလုံးက စာရြက္ေတြကုိင္ၿပီး ဆႏၵျပၾကတယ္။ အဲဒီအတြက္ ရြာသားေတြအားလုံးကုိ ႏုိ၀င္ဘာလ (၅) ရက္ေန႔နဲ႔ (၆) ရက္ေန႔ ႏွစ္ရက္လုံး ဗီဒီယုိထဲမွာ ပါတဲ့ အတုိင္း ရုိက္ႏွက္ညွဥ္းပန္းႏွိပ္စက္ခဲ့တာလုိ႔ ေျပာရင္လည္း မွန္ပါမယ္။

Ro Nay San Lwin

ျမန္မာအစိုးရက ၫွဥ္းပန္းႏွိပ္စက္ျခင္းေတြ မလုပ္ပါဘူးလို႔ျငင္းမလား?

My comment: IF DASSK dare to deny this torture, I want to ask her again after KICKING her face.

I would not kick her with a boot but with my bare foot because I am not cruel like Bama soldiers.

And I promise not to use force.

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Arakan: An Un-decolonized Colonial Territory

Aman Ullah

Arakan: An Un-decolonized Colonial Territory
By Aman Ullah

“Decolonization not only refers to the complete “removal of the domination of non-indigenous forces” within the geographical space and different institutions of the colonized, but it also refers to the “decolonizing of the mind” from the colonizer’s ideas that made the colonized seem inferior.” Karl Hack (2008)

Arakan with an area of about 20000 square miles was long famous and widely known to Arabs, Dutch, Portuguese, and British traders as centre of international trade and commerce. It is situated in the tri-border region between modern day – Burma, Bangladesh and India. Although it is made a part of Burma now, it had never been so in the past.

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OPEN LETTER TO THE PRESIDENT OF THE UN SECURITY COUNCIL AND MEMBER COUNTRIES OF THE COUNCIL TO END THE HUMAN CRISIS OF ROHINGYAS IN MYANMAR

Yunus Centre

OPEN LETTER TO THE PRESIDENT OF THE UN SECURITY COUNCIL AND MEMBER COUNTRIES OF THE COUNCIL TO END THE HUMAN CRISIS OF ROHINGYAS IN MYANMAR

Dear President and Members of the Security Council,

As you are aware, a human tragedy amounting to ethnic cleansing and crimes against humanity is unfolding in Myanmar.

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