KALAY, Burma (AP) — Burma's president has visited one of the worst-hit areas of the flood-stricken country, saying that water levels are slowly receding and that he hopes people can soon return to their homes....
One of the most concerning developments in any nascent democracy is the institutionalisation and mainstreaming of extremist ideologies. Countries undergoing political transitions are perhaps most susceptible to this, given that the conditions of early democratization — the jockeying of groups for power at a time when institutions are too weak to constrain those forces—are ripe for mass ideologies to take hold and proliferate. ...
YANGON, Burma (AP) — Nearly 7,000 prisoners in Burma, including some former military intelligence officials who had been purged by their army colleagues, have been given presidential pardons....
THANLYIN, Burma (AP) — Burma's democracy leader and lawmaker Aung San Suu Kyi has registered for a seat in November elections....
Academics, students and activists from Burma (Myanmar), Thailand and around the world were among those who attended the first Conference on Burma/Myanmar Studies at Chiang Mai University from 24 to 26 July....
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