Kyawhtin1May 1, 201013min960
Myanmar ceasefires on a tripwire By Brian McCartan BANGKOK – Yet another deadline has passed for ethnic ceasefire groups in Myanmar to join the military as part of a new government-controlled Border Guard Force (BGF). With the rainy season approaching and a transition from military to civilian rule underway, opportunities are dwindling for the […]

Kyawhtin1April 27, 201014min840
For those interested and might need their donated services: Remote Area Medical Is Returning To LA In the biggest event of its kind, Los Angeles is coming together to bring medical, dental and vision care to thousands who desperately need it. Special Notice: Additional Wristband Distribution is Wednesday April 28 Remote Area Medical® (RAM) […]

Kyawhtin1April 2, 20102min1120
WASHINGTON — With 2010 models arriving in dealer showrooms, the Internal Revenue Service reminds taxpayers that purchasing a new car, light truck, motor home or motorcycle could qualify them for a special deduction for the state and local sales and excise taxes on their 2009 tax returns. Purchases made before Jan. 1, 2010, will qualify for this deduction under the American […]

Kyawhtin1February 13, 201066min8035
Aung San – Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia Bogyoke (General) Aung San (Burmese: အောငျဆနျး; MLCTS: buil hkyup aung hcan:; IPA: [bòʊdʒoʊʔ àʊn sʰán]); 13 February 1915 – 19 July 1947) was a Burmese revolutionary, nationalist, and founder of the modern Burmese army, the Tatmadaw. He was instrumental in bringing about Burma’s independence from British colonial rule, […]

Kyawhtin1February 13, 201052min1650
1985 Deng Xiaoping BY GEORGE J. CHURCH Jan. 6, 1986 TIME Person of the Year: Story Archive Since 1927, Deng Xiaoping “Marx sits up in heaven, and he is very powerful. He sees what we are doing, and he doesn’t like it. So he has punished me by making me deaf.” — Deng Xiaoping, […]

Kyawhtin1February 12, 201029min1280
1937TIME Person of the Year: Story Archive Since 1927, Generalissimo and Madame Chiang Kai-Shek Generalissimo and Madame Chiang Kai-Shek But while Japan launched her great adventure without outstanding leadership, China, the victim of the adventure, has had the ablest of leadership. Through 1937 the Chinese have been led—not without glory—by one supreme leader and […]

Kyawhtin1February 12, 201019min1121
Mohandas Gandhi: Biography from Born: 2 October 1869 Birthplace: Porbandar, India Died: 30 January 1948 (assassination) Best Known As: Non-violent leader of Indian independence Revered in India as the “Father of the Nation,” Mohandas K. Gandhi is also a worldwide icon of non-violent political resistance. Gandhi was born in India and studied law […]

Kyawhtin1February 11, 201033min1390
======================================================= CORY AQUINO’s death once again reunites Filipino people August 5, 2009 — Rizza Cory’s death was the saddest moment for the Filipino people. Everyone is in grave for losing a mother, a teacher, an adviser, a confidant and a leader. The former president Cory Aquino touches many Filipino lives. Cory was a very low […]

Kyawhtin1February 10, 201033min1291
1930 Mohandas K. Gandhi FROM THE TIME ARCHIVE Jan. 5, 1931 TIME Person of the Year: Story Archive Since 1927, Mohandas K. Gandhi Curiously, it was in a jail that the year’s end found the little half-naked brown man whose 1930 mark on world history will undoubtedly loom largest of all. It was exactly […]

Kyawhtin1February 9, 201014min1020
1951 Mohammed Mossadegh FROM THE TIME ARCHIVE Jan. 7, 1952 TIME Person of the Year: Story Archive Since 1927, Mohammed Mossadegh Once upon a time, in a mountainous land between Baghdad and the Sea of Caviar, there lived a nobleman. This nobleman, after a lifetime of carping at the way the kingdom was run, […]

Kyawhtin1February 9, 201015min1040
1979 Ayatullah Khomeini FROM THE TIME ARCHIVE Jan. 7, 1980 The dour old man of 79 shuffles in his heel-less slippers to the rooftop and waves apathetically to crowds that surround his modest home in the holy city of Qum. The hooded eyes that glare out so balefully from beneath his black turban are often […]