Burmese stream home to ‘Dracula’ fish

LONDON, Mar 11, 2009 (UPI via COMTEX) — A so-called “Dracula” fish, named for its fangs made of bone, has been found in a stream in Burma, researchers in London say.

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AFP:Jailed Myanmar monk goes on hunger strike

BANGKOK (AFP) — A Buddhist monk imprisoned in Myanmar for leading street protests against the junta has gone on hunger strike to demand access to his family, according to an exiled group of former political prisoners.

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AFP:Myanmar astrologer predicts Obama re-election

A top astrologer in Myanmar Monday predicted ahead of Barack Obama’s inauguration that the US president-elect would win another term in office and that he would escape attempts to harm him.

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Mizzima:Christians in Rangoon avoid churches

by Mungpi   

New Delhi (Mizzima) – Christians in Rangoon said they are being forced to avoid their churches and conduct services in make-shift places of worship at the homes of their members in rotation after authorities earlier this month made them sign pledges not to worship in their apartment churches.
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The plight of the Myanmarese

By:Rizal Sukma /from:thejakatapost

After Cyclone Nargis hit Myanmar last year, very few in the region took notice of the continuing plight and suffering of the Myanmarese. It was overshadowed by other events in the region and in other parts of the world.

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Two Burmese fishermen survive 25 days at sea in ice box

By Bonnie Malkin in Sydney /from:telegraph.co.uk

Two Burmese fishermen survive 25 days at sea in ice box

Two Burmese fishermen are lucky to be alive after “miraculously” surviving 25 days in shark-infested waters by floating in a large ice box after their fishing boat broke apart in heavy seas off the north coast of Australia.

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