Myanmar

Burmese film star turned political activist Kyaw Thu, who is in Seattle this month promoting a film about his life. (Courtesy photo by Myint Myint Khin Pe)

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Kyaw Thu, leading man of Burmese film, endured decades of blacklisting and imprisonment in one of the world’s toughest military regimes. He's in Seattle this month to share his story.

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United Nations Secretary General Ban Ki-moon called on Myanmar to improve living conditions for its Rohingya Muslim minority.

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What do beauty products in Burma have in common with rampant police brutality in the U.S. and world history? Anti-blackness.

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The change comes after decades of struggle, but Aung San Suu Kyi's party still must share power with the army.

Supporters celebrate as they watch official results from the election in front of the National League for Democracy Party (NLD) head office in Yangon. (Photo by REUTERS/Soe Zeya Tun)

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What does Seattle’s Burmese refugee population think about dramatic election results last week?

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For the Burmese community in Kent, the Karen New Year is a chance to show off traditions that have long been repressed back in...

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It almost sounds too good to be true. In remote areas of Myanmar, a portable soy milk machine that runs without electricity, is cheap...

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President Obama is on his way to Burma (aka Myanmar) on Monday for a six hour visit that will be the first by any...

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Bo Kyi, a renowned Burmese human rights activist, was in town last week on a speaking tour to raise awareness of the changing situation...