A ceremony was held on Wednesday in Rangoon’s Thanlyin township as lots were drawn by local residents to give them substitute plots of land to compensate for land acquired to build the Thilawa Special Economic Zone.
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After more than five decades of censorship, the art scene is blooming in Burma and artists enjoy a newfound freedom. But now, disagreement exists about the role art should play in society.
In Rangoon, the high cost of living has forced more and more people onto the streets to beg – and increasingly many of them are elderly.