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Shwedagon Pagoda

Monk praying at Shwedagon Pagoda in Yangon
Cut Off From The World… in Myanmar

May 29th 2006
If you read only one of my blogs all the way through...make it this one. Imagine a country… Where the Internet is only 5 years old, but is so heavily regulated by the government that it is almost impossible to contact the outside world Where citizens have to pay exorbitant fees to open a Cyber Café, after which, the government bans e-mail. (by only having 2 internet companies, both controll ... read more
Asia » Burma

Burmese Flag Britain conquered Burma over a period of 62 years (1824-1886) and incorporated it into its Indian Empire. Burma was administered as a province of India until 1937 when it became a separate, self-governing colony; independence from the Commonwealth wa... ... read more
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