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New rival for 2015 elections in Burma

By Aung Tun Though the next election in Burma/Myanmar will be held in November 2015, almost three years from now, the election campaign is already more intense than expected. However,...

Squar: the Burmese answer to Facebook

China has Weibo and Burma now has Squar. The new social network launched just weeks ago is set to challenge Facebook with the growing number of online Burmese. While only...

Asia excels in ‘young universities’ ranking

Asian universities made a strong showing in this year’s ‘100 Under 50’ top university rankings, published by Times Higher Education. More than a dozen Asian institutions made the list, including South Korea’s...