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Buddhist mob burns Muslims' houses in Myanmar sectarian violence

Homes and businesses owned by Muslims have been burnt to the ground by a mob of Buddhists in the the latest incident of sectarian violence in Myanmar.<p>Tensions flared in the northern Sagaing region after a Muslim man was detained by police and accused of raping a Buddhist woman.<p>Police arrested 12 …

Astrology Remains a Constant in Fast-Changing Myanmar

Astrology is a part of day-to-day life in Myanmar. But people get their astrological guidance in different ways. While Myanmar has undergone dramatic political changes in the past few years, many citizens are unsure of how these changes will actually affect their lives.

Who’s Behind the Mysterious String of Bombings in Myanmar?

This article is from the archive of our partner .<p>Two people have been killed and several wounded in nine small bomb blasts in Myanmar since Friday, …

Who’s behind the mysterious string of bombings in Myanmar?

Two people have been killed and several wounded in nine small bomb blasts in Myanmar since Friday, including an American tourist who was injured by an improvised explosive device left in the bathroom of her luxury hotel. No one has claimed responsibility for the attacks, which have raised new …

Asia

Hold fire, if not ceasefire

IT HAS become something of a holy grail for the government of President Thein Sein—a nationwide ceasefire ceremony, witnessed by the world’s …

Preparing for success

SQUATTING on the bare floor of a sparsely furnished flat in central Yangon, a handful of 20-somethings tap furiously on battered old laptops, …

Asia

The silence of the muezzin

A SUNNI mosque looks as if it has seen better days. Many of the tiles on its roof are missing and one of the minarets looks as if it is about to …

The silence of the muezzin

A SUNNI mosque looks as if it has seen better days. One of the minarets seems close to collapse. But the cool white floor-tiles are spotless, and the …

Asia

UNHCR fears dozens dead after boat capsizes off Myanmar, urges action

Fishermen's haunt by day, smugglers' den by night, this waterway on the outskirts of Sittwe is reported to be a common departure point for smugglers' …

Myanmar violence between Buddhists, Muslims threatens reforms

THABYUCHAING, Myanmar — U Abdul Samat spent his life farming the rice paddies that stretched, brilliant green, in all directions. Now he was nearly 90 years old, a great-grandfather who walked with a cane.<p>He was also a Muslim, and the men who stormed his village with machetes were Buddhists looking …

Asia Pacific

Last Meals | Brent Cunningham

Audio brought to you by curio.io, a <i>Lapham’s Quarterly</i> partner<p><b>I</b>n January 1985, Pizza Hut aired a commercial in South Carolina that featured a …

Death Row